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Is a city with lots of isolated pilot projects really smart?
Implementing smart infrastructure to underpin multiple initiatives
What different parties need to work together to ensure successful centralization of solutions?
Making smart cities deliverable for local authorities
An interactive panel designed to discuss the opportunities, challenges and practicalities surrounding a variety of funding and partnership models available to smart city leaders and their collaborators. The panel will address, but is not limited to: public private partnerships, whole city finance, concessions, technology funds, peer sharing / funding, university-led and co-creation models.
Smart cities use the latest innovations in the Internet of Things to become more livable, resilient, economically sound and sustainable. We are finding ourselves at a moment in time when we are at a crossroads about leveraging lighting as a backbone for future smart technologies. In this session we will examine how connected lighting can serve as a catalyst for smart cities, leveraging significant benefits beyond illumination
How will we measure how smart a city is? As cities decarbonize through transport electrification, battery storage and cheap renewable energy we’re going make our city spaces cleaner and healthier.
Successful cities will use technology and nature to place people at the center of planning, enhancing health and well-being for happier, smarter populations.
We can measure the quality of that space by how much healthy human activity it enables.
What is the opportunity for early-stage businesses in a market seemingly dominated by the big tech companies?
The benefits for cities of working with innovative start-ups to help them realise their smart city objectives
How can we remove the barriers that can restrict start-ups getting involved?
The role investors can play
Smart City Networking Points
Find representatives from five of Europe’s leading Smart Cities at their City Networking point. Approach a representative to ask questions, gain information, make a proposal, or just find out a little more about their smart city plans.
Gaining a deeper understanding of the City by unifying security and public safety operations
How to improve public-private dialogue to increase trust and transparency
Creating safe, welcoming spaces and attract new business
Consolidating and sharing digital evidence before and after incident to solve cases faster
Example of a successful community safety project: The City of Detroit
Convergence of Health and Social Care around common data requirement
Assessing the potential of consumer tech and IoT in the Social and Healthcare context
Case study insight on telecare and smart care: Assistive digital technologies operational in Bristol
What are the building blocks for success, essential pitfalls to avoid?
Evening Drinks Reception - 17.30-18.30