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10:40 - 11:35

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13:00 - 14:00

Lunch break & Networking

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15:40 - 16:10

Afternoon Networking Refreshment Break

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17:20 - 18:20

Evening Drinks Reception

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09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
Shared Keynotes with Smart Mobility
Chairperson's opening remarks
  • Zeina Nazer - Co-Founder and Doctoral Researcher, Cities Forum and University of Southampton
09:10 - 09:30 20 mins
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Shared Keynotes with Smart Mobility
The Future of Automotive in a Smart Cities World
  • Sally Leathers - Chief Engineer Electrical, Aston Martin Lagonda
  • An overview of the challenges and opportunities facing the automotive industry
  • Aston Martin Lagonda’s approach to electric, connected and autonomous technology
  • What’s needed to accelerate Smart Cities
09:30 - 09:50 20 mins
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Shared Keynotes with Smart Mobility
Building the smart city - facilitating effective city spaces through tactical and efficiency-driven investment
  • Barbara Kreissler - Director of Professional Lighting, Signify
  • Getting started with smart city design: What bespoke and sustainable solutions can make the city work together
  • Through working towards operational efficiency, how can new technologies help tackle old problems that hinder government from delivering value to citizens?
  • Lighting the way to new possibilities: How can connected lighting help a city with actionable collected data and connected IoT systems
09:50 - 10:10 20 mins
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Shared Keynotes with Smart Mobility
Driving smart cities through smart mobility solutions and infrastructure
  • Leen Balcaen - Senior Director, Industry Solutions, EMEAR, Here Technologies
  • 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
10:10 - 10:40 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 and Doctoral Researcher, Cities Forum and University of Southampton
  • Gustaf Landahl - Head of dept. for Planning & Environment /GrowSmarter coordinator, City of Stockholm
  • Stephen Lorimer - Smart London Strategy and Delivery Officer, Greater London Authority
  • Laura Peacock - Innovation Hub Manager, Oxfordshire County Council
10:40 - 11:35 55 mins
Break & Networking
11:35 - 11:40 5 mins
Keynotes
Chair Opening remarks
  • Jeanette Carlsson - Founder, Tech Nordic Advocates, Nordics/Baltics, Newmedia 2.0
11:40 - 12:00 20 mins
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Keynotes
The Makings of a Smart City: Supporting local authorities with technology solutions for smart city success
  • Nathan Pierce - Programme Director, Sharing Cities (Greater London Authority)
  • 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
12:00 - 12:20 20 mins
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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.
12:20 - 13:00 40 mins
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Keynotes
Moving beyond the pilot stage, from those who have
  • Nathan Pierce - Programme Director, Sharing Cities (Greater London Authority)
  • Matthew Evans - Director, Market Programmes, Tech UK
  • Chen-Yu Lee - Director, Taipei Smart City Project Management Office (TPMO)
  • Suzanne Jameson - Head of Creative Economy, City of Liverpool
  • 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
Disruptive Technology Delivery
Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
  • Carrie Pawsey - Senior Analyst, Ovum
14:00 - 14:10 10 mins
Sustainable Urban Environments
Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
  • Eric Woods - Research Director, Smart Cities, Navigant Research
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
  • Stephen Hilton - Strategic Adviser : Smart City Region, West of England Combined Authority
  • 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
14:10 - 14:50 40 mins
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Sustainable Urban Environments
Smart Cities to Smart regions: Building a business case for regional investment
  • Stephen Blackburn - Data and Innovation Manager, Leeds City Council
  • Adrian Hull - Strategic Consultant for Infrastructure Asset Management, Yotta
  • Sarah Wray - Editor, SmartCitiesWorld
  • Discovering effective ROI for PPPs in rural areas, encouraging buy-in and communication across regions
  • Where can urban and rural areas work together to facilitate smart regions?
  • Sharing open access to data to facilitate economic growth across within local authorities
  • Towards place-based funding for local authorities: Tailoring solutions for suburban lifestyle trends through Shared Prosperity Fund and other incentives
14:30 - 14:50 20 mins
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Disruptive Technology Delivery
Using IoT data platforms to unlock citizen focused service models
  • Natalia Reen - Technical Lead, IoT Projects, City of Helsinki
  • 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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Disruptive Technology Delivery
Bristol’s go-to data platform: How one city turned data into an environmental asset with OpenDataSoft
  • Fanny Goldschmidt, OpenDataSoft
  • Steve Crawshaw - Project Manager Bristol Clean Air Zone, Bristol City Council
  • All about partnerships: In depth insight into how Bristol created a bespoke go-to data platform with OpenDataSoft
  • 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.
14:50 - 15:10 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.
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, Newmedia 2.0
  • Natalia Reen - Technical Lead, IoT Projects, City of Helsinki
  • Ricky Morton - Digital and Smart City Advisor, London Borough of Newham
  • Matthew Clifton, Leicester City Council
  • 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
15:10 - 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 and Director of Platforms, University of Westminster
  • Stephen Lorimer - Smart London Strategy and Delivery Officer, Greater London Authority
  • 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
15:40 - 16:10 30 mins
Afternoon Networking Refreshment Break
16:10 - 16:30 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 health and social care delivery to reduce stress on public health services

• Wellness incentives through data-driven trend monitoring of activity to lower preventable health costs

16:10 - 16:30 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
16:30 - 17:10 40 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
  • Fergie Miller - UK Smart Cities & Intelligent Mobility Lead, EIT Digital
  • Steven Revill - CEO, UrbanTide
  • 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?
16:30 - 16:50 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.
17:20 - 18:20 60 mins
Evening Drinks Reception