Smart Cities UK 2018 Conference, Expo and Awards


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Across the UK we are seeing more and more examples of smart city transformation. Key 'smart' sectors utilised by such Cities include transport, energy, health care, water and waste. Against the current background of economic, social, security and technological changes caused by the globalization and the integration process, cities in the UK face the challenge of combining competitiveness and sustainable urban development simultaneously.

A smart city is a place where the traditional networks and services are made more efficient with the use of digital and telecommunication technologies, for the benefit of its inhabitants and businesses. With this vision in mind, the European Union is investing in ICT research and innovation and developing policies to improve the quality of life of citizens and make cities more sustainable in view of Europe's 20-20-20 targets.

The smart city concept goes beyond the use of ICT for better resource use and less emissions. It means smarter urban transport networks, upgraded water supply and waste disposal facilities, and more efficient ways to light and heat buildings.

And it also encompasses a more interactive and responsive city administration, safer and secure public spaces. Smart Cities UK 2018 Conference, Expo and Awards will lead the way on addressing the best practice examples on smart transformation from across Cities within the United Kingdom whilst disseminating guidance and information transformation within Data, energy,security, transport, Infrastructure and other key sectors.


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Thank you so much for all your assistance on the speaking opportunity for this event. It was a great conference and good to see so many key industry players there. Chubb were extremely pleased to be a part of it.”
— Chubb UK- 2017 Sponsor
It was a great pleasure to have had the opportunity to present on the Milton Keynes Smart City project and to meet a diverse audience interested in smart cities.
— Rajinder Sharma, MK:Smart Commercial Manager – Business Engagement
Thanks for a great event. It was fun, well organised and very fruitfull for us
— Frans Hauters, Hal24k, 2017 Sponsor