*Programme subject to change
08:30am - 09:30am - Registration/Expo
09:30 - 09:40 - Chair Introduction
09:40 - 09:50 - Keynote - The role of the Industrial Strategy to drive smart cities in UKSpeaker: Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and industrial Strategy - Invited
SESSION 1 - FUNDING A SMART UNITED KINGDOM
09:50 - 10:05 - Intelligent LeadershipSpeaker: Jacqui Taylor, Government Advisor on Smart Cities, CEO, FlyingBinary - Confirmed
10:05 - 10:20 - Making Britain Great through InnovationInnovate UK - Invited
10:20 - 10:40 - Inward investment and benefits for Smart Cities in the UKSpeaker: Dylan Thomas, Deputy Director, Technology, Entrepreneurship and Advanced Manufacturing International Trade and Investment Department for International Trade (DIT) - Confirmed
10:40 - 11:00 - Northern powerhouseSpeaker: Ken Cooper, Managing Director, British Business Bank - Confirmed
11:00 - 11:30 - Refreshments & Expo
SESSION 2 - SMART CITIES LANDSCAPE IN THE UK
14:15 - 14:30 - Flying High: Shaping the Future of Drones in UK CitiesFlying High will place cities and people at the center of designing how drone technology could operate in complex city environments to address local needs
Speaker: Kathy Nothstine, Lead, Future Cities, Nesta
SESSION 3 - ACCELERATOR ELEVATOR SESSION
12:30 - 13:00Our annual accelerator elevator session for start-up innovators seeking to drive economic and social impact in the UK
For more information click here
13:00 - 14:15 - Lunch & expo
SESSION 4 - ACCELERATED LEARNING: HOW TO USE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS TO DEVELOP SMART LEADERSHIP
14:15 - 15:15
SDG 9 - Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
SDG 11 - Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
SDG12 - Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
In September 2015, the UN General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that includes 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Building on the principle of “leaving no one behind”, the new Agenda emphasizes a holistic approach to achieving sustainable development for all.
3 accelerated learning workshops focus on different SDGs and are aimed at providing guidance and support for those working to develop a smart strategy in their city or town.
To read more about the SDGs click here (link opens in a new window).
SESSION 5 - ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION
15:15 - 16:15Chair - Scott Buckler, Smart Cities UK Conference Director
Panel includes: Jacqui Taylor, CEO, FlyingBinary
Key discussion points:
- Where is the investment coming from?
- Do we have the skills base to create a smart UK?
- What opportunities will Brexit bring for the UK?