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13:00 - 14:00

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15:40 - 16:20

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17:30 - 18:30

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08:50 - 09:00 10 mins
Shared Keynotes with Smart Mobility
Chairperson's opening remarks
09:00 - 09:20 20 mins
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Shared Keynotes with Smart Mobility
Keeping the city moving: How technology is connecting the smart city with today's passenger
  • Harnessing AI and using predictive analytics to improve transport service delivery and efficiencies
  • The power of IoT: how technology is improving maintenance and reducing faults to ensure a transport system that works
  • Supporting innovation through open data to drive the next generation of development and further connect the passenger to the city
09:20 - 09:40 20 mins
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Shared Keynotes with Smart Mobility
The Makings of a Smart City: Supporting local authorities with technology solutions for smart city success
  • Building an effective foundation: What platforms can help local authorities become more effective and efficient within administration? Recognising that the most innovative smart city technology can be most effective by tackling administrative burden
  • Towards interoperability: Unlocking opportunity through creating crucial communication links between government, solution providers and smart city technology
  • Targeting planning, installation and operational logistics of initiatives for future smart city success
09:40 - 10:00 20 mins
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Shared Keynotes with Smart Mobility
Learning from success: enabling smart city initiatives through standardized frameworks
  • Gianfranco Moi - Deputy General Director of the Directorate of Economic Development, Research and Innovation, and former CIO, State of Geneva
  • Learn how model initiatives from previous successful smart city programmes can be effective alternative in city projects, especially when local authorities may not have the capacity to plan initiatives without this guidance
  • Facilitate a business models to support future smart city programmes. Enable support from existing, tried and tested business models to effectively adopt emerging technologies
  • Cross region business models to support future smart city programmes, with insight from different local authorities, being aware of the different challenges this may bring.
10:00 - 10:20 20 mins
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Shared Keynotes with Smart Mobility
Driving smart cities through smart mobility solutions and infrastructure
  • Understanding how smart mobility opens opportunities to deliver the smart city
  • Exploring the technology solutions available to support cities and partners on the journey to a sustainable and intelligent transport network
  • Dissecting the road map to success: Securing key partners, capturing intelligent data and navigating the critical path to delivery
10:20 - 10:50 30 mins
Shared Keynotes with Smart Mobility
Joining the smart city with smart mobility: Creating cross-sector collaboration for innovative cities of tomorrow
  • Zeina Nazer - Co-Founder, Cities Forum
  • Gustaf Landahl - Head of dept. for Planning & Environment /GrowSmarter coordinator, City of Stockholm
10:50 - 11:20 30 mins
Break & Networking
11:20 - 11:30 10 mins
Keynotes
Chair Opening remarks
  • Jeanette Carlsson - Founder, Tech Nordic Advocates, Nordics/Baltics
11:30 - 11:50 20 mins
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Keynotes
Unlocking value within smart cities
  • How to foster a clear message that smart city initiatives are cost effective and effective for citizens, including why should investment happen now and not later.
  • Identify who you need to engage through a clear business case, how to ensure buy in to the project across the ecosystem including government, citizens and potential partners
  • Ensure a sound-proof business case by characterising clear ROI from your initiative, both community value and cost-savings
  • Identify where effective PPPs can solve specific issues facing the local authority to ensure greater return of investment. 
11:50 - 12:10 20 mins
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Connection, collaboration, co-ordination: Understanding the role of government in effective cross-city partnerships
  • Ineffective communication across departments creates an unsteady foundation for PPPs to succeed. Understanding where weaknesses may arise in the partnership, appreciating that solutions may be too narrow to solve without efficient support and integration by local authorities
  • Facilitating interoperability through long-term co-ordination across services as a priority in strategy to serve as a partnership foundation.
  • Unlocking the benefits of greater integration of public services and cost savings especially across smaller authorities.
12:10 - 12:30 20 mins
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Getting started with smart city design —creating sustainable and livable city spaces with smart infrastructure and open systems
  • Barbara Kreissler - Director of Professional Lighting, Signify
  • How an ecosystem of open technologies and partners deliver effective, scalable, and integrated smart city solutions?
  • How can new technologies help tackle old problems that hinder municipalities from delivering value to their citizens?
  • How can connected lighting help a city collect actionable data and open the door to deploying city-wide connected IoT systems?
  • How can cities derive value from the data collected from connected lighting and other IoT systems?
12:30 - 13:00 30 mins
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Moving beyond the pilot stage, from those who have
  • Piero Pelizzaro - Chief Resilience Officer and the City Lead for the H2020 Lighthouse project Sharing Cities, Municipality of Milan
  • Matthew Evans - Director, Market Programmes, Tech UK
  • Chen-Yu Lee - Director, Taipei Smart City Project Management Office (TPMO)
  • From city examples of successful initiatives, learn how the broad structure of government can work as a foundation for start-ups and SME’s who hold innovative technology but work in a narrow part of the smart city ecosystem
  • Working towards solution driven trials that solve set problems identified by the city to help citizens. Ensure the potential of the partnership is realised by offering a genuine value to citizens across the local authority, becoming an effective use of resources.
13:00 - 14:00 60 mins
Lunch break & Networking
14:00 - 14:10 10 mins
Sustainable Urban Environments
Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
14:00 - 14:10 10 mins
Disruptive Technology Delivery
Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
  • Carrie Pawsey - Senior Analyst, Ovum
14:10 - 14:30 20 mins
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Sustainable Urban Environments
Addressing carbon emission initiatives and the future of green energy
  • What is the future legislation that will affect emission targets within the post-Brexit landscape? Who is delivering incentives post Brexit? Answering key questions around national plan to lower emissions
  • Understanding targets to become the foundations of smart city initiatives
  • Exploration of the options available to help lower emissions at a cost-effective price, including unlocking the potential of using solar to fuel smart cities.
14:10 - 14:30 20 mins
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Disruptive Technology Delivery
Powering the Cities of the Future: The Role of 5G in Realising Smart Cities
  • Justifying the business case and investment in 5G Infrastructure
  • Key Exploration into the structural placements that can attract future 5G pilots: Improving bandwidth and utilizing small cells for stronger 4G networks
  • Identify city owned assets that hold the key for smarter connectivity, including suburban city assets.
  • Dig once: Optimising fibre placement for process streamlining to save on future costs
  • Towards cross-city adoption of 5G: Addressing the link between connectivity and opportunity for smart city projects across the ecosystem
14:30 - 14:50 20 mins
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Sustainable Urban Environments
Empowering citizens for a sustainable future
  • Sam Verbelen - Innovation Manage and Circular South Lead, City of Antwerp
  • Challenging the culture around energy consumption by creating a clear initiative to engage citizens with emission reducing schemes within the local authority.
  • Understanding what initiatives are currently available, sharing opportunities at key interactions between government and citizens enabling the opportunity to become prosumers.
  • Unlocking potential by mapping data from smart meters to understand where excessive energy use can be solved, reducing costs for citizens and authorities.
14:30 - 14:50 20 mins
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Disruptive Technology Delivery
Using IoT data platforms to unlock citizen focused service models
  • Daniel Clarke - Smart Cambridge Programme Manager, Cambridgeshire County Council
  • In depth investigation into how to upscale IoT network pilots to a cross-city deployment
  • How do cities build IoT deployments from the citizen up?
  • Engage with the crucial questions around the neutrality of service solution platforms
  • How data can drive new service models which deliver benefit for citizens.
  • What is the role of the local authority, and where can the role of partners be most effective?
14:50 - 15:10 20 mins
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Sustainable Urban Environments
Smart meters: the key for effective wellbeing management?


  • PPP's with smart meter providers to enable data sharing can unlock opportunities for local authorities to engage in new forms of welfare management.
  • In depth look at potential of Smart meters in ensuring wellbeing in elderly and vulnerable residents.
  • Mapping data to spot irregularities in patients with Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease
14:50 - 15:10 20 mins
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Disruptive Technology Delivery
Bristol’s go-to data platform: How one city turned data into an environmental asset with Open Data Soft
  • Fanny Goldschmidt, OpenDataSoft
  • Marius Jennings - Open Data Project Manager, Bristol City Council
  • All about partnerships: In depth insight into how Bristol created a bespoke go-to data platform with Open Data Soft
  • Why – and how - sensors and IoT made real-time air quality data analysis possible in one platform.
  • Raising awareness: Why engaging stakeholders and citizens became Bristol’s most effective data asset in fighting for better air quality.
15:10 - 15:40 30 mins
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Sustainable Urban Environments
How to build a sustainable city
  • Harri Pananeen - Head of Economic Development, City of Espoo
  • Astrid Vanackere - Smart City Coordinator, City of Ostend
  • Roudaina Al Khani - Lecturer in Planning and Design, University of Westminster
  • Taking a practical approach to Eco-design: identifying where technological foundations, such as sensors and solar panels, can be implemented so that further costs can be offset.
  • Justify local government focus on energy efficiency in longstanding public infrastructure.
  • Addressing longstanding public service costs in hard to heat homes and public infrastructure with self-sufficient solutions.
  • Exploration into where sustainable infrastructure can enhance liveability and enable sustainable lifestyles
15:10 - 15:40 30 mins
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Disruptive Technology Delivery
Smart spaces, smart citizens: Placing social value in connectivity for citizen-driven welfare transformation
  • Jeanette Carlsson - Founder, Tech Nordic Advocates, Nordics/Baltics
  • Natalia Reen - Technical Lead, IoT Projects, City of Helsinki
  • Ricky Morton - Digital and Smart City Advisor, London Borough of Newham
  • Piero Pelizzaro - Chief Resilience Officer and the City Lead for the H2020 Lighthouse project Sharing Cities, Municipality of Milan
  • interconnection between connectivity and social opportunity by opening broadband access
  • Safeguarding vulnerable people from isolation by humanizing the digital process. Importance of digital placemaking, incorporating AR/VR and IoT into citizen engagement
  • Using connectivity to optimize digital services to encourage citizen 'buy in' to projects in turn encouraging interaction with initiatives
15:40 - 16:20 40 mins
Afternoon Networking Refreshment Break
16:20 - 16:40 20 mins
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Sustainable Urban Environments
Building with sensors, smart control systems and data: How the City of Umea became smarter with smart energy
  • Carina Aschan - Smart City Project manager -RUGGEDISED lead, City of Umea
  • Exploration into how local authorities can control energy use through building with sustainability at the forefront of the planning process
  • Controlling air, heat and light through a smart control system.
  • Towards efficiency: where else can sensors inform general maintenance and energy savings
  • The prosumer city: Using new technology to improve transparency around energy use within the public sector
16:20 - 16:40 20 mins
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Disruptive Technology Delivery
Towards collaborative digital health for empowering citizen-led healthcare with connected in-home IoT and wearables
  • DeeDee Wallace - Health and Care Innovation Lead, Innovation Hub, Oxfordshire County Council
  • Empowering personal health management with in-home connectivity to monitor health from smart inhalers to blood pressure apps.
  • Benefits of opening different avenues of healthcare delivery to reduce stress n public health services
  • Tracking inconsistencies and behavioural changes for evidence-based diagnoses based on data and monitoring by patient and practitioner
  • Wellness incentives through data-driven trend monitoring of activity to lower preventable health costs
16:40 - 17:00 20 mins
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Sustainable Urban Environments
The realistic roadmap towards a circular economy
  • Trevor Gibson - Smart City Leadership and Development Manager, Opportunity Peterborough


  • Practical approaches to set the enabling conditions for circularity including the development of a city-wide road map including the role of technology
  • Understanding consumer behaviour as an enabler of circular economy solutions
  • Enabling emerging technology such as digital models that facilitate a better understanding of the city landscape.
  • The benefits and challenges of applying circular economy approaches at the city scale as part of developing cities of the future.
  • Tackling preventable waste in cities with local scalable solutions that focus on reusing and recovering waste within the city.
16:40 - 17:00 20 mins
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Disruptive Technology Delivery
Camden’s case for connectivity: An exploration into developing digital infrastructure for community need
  • Richard Bond - Connectivity Manager, London Borough of Camden
  • How Camden formed effective PPP’s to create a connected borough
  • The social value of digital inclusion: assessing social opportunity from greater connectivity and rolling out their social inclusion initiative
  • How effective has free connectivity been to promote social and economic growth?
17:00 - 17:30 30 mins
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Disruptive Technology Delivery
The AI driven city: Exploring the chances, the cost and the consequences throughout the ecosystem
  • Bartosz Bartoszewicz - Deputy Mayor, City of Gdynia
  • Debbie Hardy - Technical Planning Manager, Milton Keynes Council
  • David Boswarthick - Director CSC, ETSI
  • In depth insight into where AI technologies can work together to enhance citizen experience of the city
  • Enabling AI to work with real-time data and adapt the city to pedestrian habits
  • Where can AI solve long standing city problems?
17:30 - 18:30 60 mins
Evening Drinks Reception