KEYNOTE - Fred Kent, Founder & President, The Project for Public Spaces
May
31
9:00 am09:00

KEYNOTE - Fred Kent, Founder & President, The Project for Public Spaces

Place Making - The Intersection Innovation, Smart Technology and Place Led Cities

Fred's talk will be a discussion of the two following major topics: (1) the concept of placemaking and place-led cities and (2) PPS’s research on innovation hubs, the intersect of the tech sector, smart cities, and the creation of place-based cities. Innovation hubs that strive to create great places for professionals (like those in the tech sector) to interact have the potential to create smart and social capital- filled cities. 

 

Gerard Corcoran, Account Director, Huawei
May
31
1:30 pm13:30

Gerard Corcoran, Account Director, Huawei

Innovative ICT enables the Smart and Safe City

This presentation will look at trends in the development of Smart Cities. 

Huawei publish the annual Smart Cities Index in the UK and Gerard will examine selected Case Studies looking at innovative Smart Cities in Western Europe including Amsterdam, Paris and Madrid.

He will examine the difference in approach with selected Smart Cities in China and finally he will look at Huawei’s approach to Open Smart City ad a Platform

Barry Napier, CEO, Cubic Telecom
May
31
3:05 pm15:05

Barry Napier, CEO, Cubic Telecom

How Connectivity is Driving the future of the Car’

Cubic Telecom’s partnership with the Audi/VW Group.

Vehicle to Vehicle (V2V) Communication

Vehicle to Everything (V2X) Communication

Coming soon to a car near you…

Kieran Harte, Head of Cities, Uber
May
31
3:25 pm15:25

Kieran Harte, Head of Cities, Uber

The Future of Urban Mobility

Technology is radically changing the way we move through and interact with our cities. From ride-sharing, to self-driving cars, to delivery drones; the future is less congested and polluted; with more space for people and parks; and where everyone, wherever they live and whatever their income, has access to affordable, reliable transportation.