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Showing of Streams
10:50 - 11:40

Networking Refreshment Break

Showing of Streams
13:00 - 13:50

Luncheon Break & Networking

Showing of Streams
09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
Chairperson’s opening remarks
  • David Altabev - Director of Data & Demonstrators, Connected Places Catapult
09:10 - 09:30 20 mins
Smart governments for smart cities: Addressing the data knowledge gaps in administration
  • Miquel Estape - Deputy Director, Open Government of Catalonia
  • Understand the importance of data analysis across local authorities
  • Clearly defining a space and role within local administration for data
  • Unlock the potential to form public initiatives through evidence -based data
09:30 - 09:50 20 mins
Effective and efficient cities: why does real-time data hold the key?
  • Mark Jenkinson - Head of Account Management Office Cities & City Director London, Siemens
  • Understanding the infrastructure that needs to be in place to collect and access real time data, as well as the advantages of PPP in this area,
  • How can local authorities improve and expand public services effectively and efficiently through effective data response.
09:50 - 10:10 20 mins
The view from above: The potential of geospatial data through the findings of the Geospatial commission
  • William Priest - Chief Executive, Geospatial Commission, Cabinet Office
  • Using current research to understand the potential commercial avenues that can be generated by effective use of geospatial data.
  • Placing openness and access at the forefront of geospatial data by taking a deeper look into how data is currently held and stored, and why this needs to change
  • Facilitating collaboration between PPPs in the sharing of geospatial data to fully optimize commercial revenues and offset data cost
10:10 - 10:50 40 mins
Unlocking the smart city through open data delivery
  • Terence Eden - Open Standards Lead, Government Digital Service
  • Liz O'Driscoll - Director, Exeter City Futures
  • David Francis - Director, West London Alliance
  • Facilitating an honest and genuine debate about the use and effectiveness of open data to explore how to navigate implementation of open data systems across public and private bodies.
  • Discussion on how to collect, share and protect data
  • Exploring the potential of government regulated data sharing systems that offer ROI for enterprises. Understand the legislative regulations that control b2b data sharing to set clear parameters over what anonymous should be shared
  • Creating the expectation that data sharing should be expected for effective PPPs
10:50 - 11:40 50 mins
Networking Refreshment Break
11:40 - 12:00 20 mins
Data, AI and Blockchain, the perfect match?
  • Chen-Yu Lee - Director, Taipei Smart City Project Management Office (TPMO)
  • Addressing the questions around citizen safety and cost of using blockchain in the city. Discussing the uses and possibility of data within government administration
  • Focussing on the potential of open and traceable transactions and ensuring citizen ownership of data through blockchain Understanding the role government can play as the regulator and supporter of blockchain 
  • Insight into how data, AI and other forms of emerging technologies can work together to form a truly smart city.
12:00 - 12:20 20 mins
Addressing silos through data standards
  • Sascha Tegtmeyer - Head of Urban Data Hub, City of Hamburg
  • Data standards for collecting, recording and storing static and real-time data are the key to connect IT-Systems within cities
  • Understanding where standards become effective and why they are the key to break up data silos
  • How to establish an Urban Data Platform with the key challenges using the example Hamburg
12:20 - 13:00 40 mins
Smart regions problem pitch and brainstorming session
  • Kathryn Rees - Assistant Director for Transformation, Wigan Council
  • Stephen Lloyd Jones - Sustainable Transport Development, Hertfordshire County Council
  • Angela Blake - Service Director Economy and Skills, Kirklees Council
  • Kieran O'Hea - Head of Smart Cities, Leicester City Council

Through the pitches of smaller local authorities learn how to better share and adopt solutions for innovative uses of smart city solutions

  • The Wigan Deal: how digital is being used to empower communities By Wigan Council
  • Build it and they will come; promote it properly and they will use it long term: The use of Section 106 funds to design and deploy marketing campaigns to support sustainable transport investments By Hertfordshire County Council 
  • Smart Town in a Smart region: Kirklees’ partnership approach to adapting and growing it’s digital connectivity By Kirklees Council
  • Developing Leicester’s USP (Unique Smart Proposition) By Leicester City Council


13:00 - 13:50 50 mins
Luncheon Break & Networking
13:50 - 14:00 10 mins
Smart regions: Opening access of smart cities
Chairperson's Opening Remarks
  • Colin Willcock - Chairman of the Board, 5G IA
14:00 - 14:20 20 mins
Smart regions: Opening access of smart cities
Creating walkable cities
  • Anna Herriman - City Centre Programme Manager, The City of Edinburgh
  • Through efficient use of sensor enabled IoT technologies and data mapping, learn how local authorities can reduce air pollution and congestion by making cities walkable
  • Taking a partnership focus: who are the key partners for local authorities to enable pedestrianized centers, who do they need to convince for buy-in?
  • Focus on safety through sensor controlled lighting and open access to real-time data
14:20 - 14:40 20 mins
Smart regions: Opening access of smart cities
How sensors, smart control systems and data in urban planning is preserving cultural heritage in the city of tomorrow: A case study of Liverpool and the ROCK Project
  • Suzanne Jameson - Head of Creative Economy, City of Liverpool
  • Gamze Dane - Assistant Professor, Smart and Sustainable Transformation of Cities, Eindhoven University of Technology
  • What is the ROCK project and how does the approach enhance sustainable development in cities?
  • What’s in it for citizens? First-hand insight into wellbeing and health, the impact of urban greening and the importance of democratic access to City Cultural Heritage assets within the urban planning process
  • How technology encourages citizen integration with Cultural Heritage and preserves heritage environments
  • Why knowledge sharing between cities is vital, uplifting and accelerating smart approaches to urban planning
14:40 - 15:00 20 mins
Smart regions: Opening access of smart cities
A case study into planning for community need: How the City of Espoo is transforming public buildings into community hubs through City-as-a-service (CaaS)
  • Harri Pananeen - Head of Economic Development, City of Espoo
  • How is CaaS being used and adapted by the City of Espoo?
  • Utilizing building design for multipurpose spaces that account for growing populations and changing community needs. Strategic placement of public services within community hubs for greater public engagement.
  • How can data and sensors enable adaptive spaces, enabling efficient savings without compromising community value
  • Scaling CaaS towards an effective business platform.
15:00 - 15:40 40 mins
Smart regions: Opening access of smart cities
Re-imagining the high street
  • Colin Willcock - Chairman of the Board, 5G IA
  • Simon Brereton - Head of Economic Development, City of York
  • Anna Herriman - City Centre Programme Manager, The City of Edinburgh
  • Hans Sakkers - Head of department of European and International Affairs, Municipality of Utrecht
  • Lauri Inna - Mayor and General Director, City of Salo
  • Placing citizen focused high streets at the forefront of future town planning to facilitate long term sustainable growth in the local authority
  • Make the high street more interoperable with data sharing amongst local business and government to re-engage underutilized areas.
  •  Enable building use to respond to the social environment, utilizing and optimising local economy
  • Learn how to adapt urban planning by facilitating sensors to monitor foot flow and congestion