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London Technology Week - Smart Cities: Digital Greenwich

London Technology Week is a festival of live events taking place throughout the UK’s capital. It celebrates and cultivates London as a global powerhouse of tech innovation by connecting the entire ecosystem both within London and beyond. This week of face to face networking, discovery and learning creates an inclusive and sustainable growth environment for organisations and social enterprises of all shapes and sizes.

Digital Greenwich is hosting a series of events during London Technology Week from the 20th - 24th June.

The 'Greenwich Smart City Series' will look at a number of transformative technologies, approaches and the latest thinking to support our future cities. 

If you are interested in emerging technologies for the Smart City then please join Digital Greenwich to find out how the Royal Borough of Greenwich is implementing “smarter” approaches to cope with the challenges ahead and to create new opportunities for businesses and local communities.

Greenwich Smart City Series

20-24th June 2016

Monday 20th June / 1.00pm - 2.30pm
Sharing Cities: London's Horizon 2020 Smart Cities and Communities Demonstrator

The 'Sharing Cities' Lighthouse programme will see Greenwich used as a testing ground for new technology to deliver a better future for local people. This event will outline the work‎ taking place within the Greenwich demonstrator, with a particular focus on innovation in the areas of energy, mobility and data integration through greatest use of technology.

 

Tuesday 21st June / 1.00pm - 2.30pm
Driverless Cars and The London Trial

This event will outline details of the GATEway pilot that will see driverless shuttles on the streets of London for the first time. This session will also look at how the Royal Borough of Greenwich is addressing the implications for mobility‎ and the built environment in our cities.

 

Wednesday 22nd June / 1.00pm - 2.30pm
Transformative Technologies for Last Mile Delivery

Digital technologies are transforming the world of retail and logistics but there are questions about whether current models of home delivery are sustainable and, similarly, whether current “click and collect” models are viable in the medium term. This event aims to give prominence to the new approaches that promise to transform last mile delivery, and to explore the issues around a theme that is on the cusp of change.

 

Wednesday 22nd June / 5.30 - 8.00pm
Emerging Digital Technologies for the Smart City

Redevelopment of Greenwich Peninsula, Charlton Riverside and Thamesmead will all provide an opportunity to test new smart services/technologies and to work directly with Digital Greenwich and the dynamic ecosystem of emerging talents and SMEs in Greenwich.

We are looking for new smart services and technologies which could play an important role in the future of Greenwich, Greater London and major international cities. This event offers an excellent opportunity for companies and individuals to demonstrate new technologies and business ideas and it’s a chance to learn about working with our partners.

 

Thursday 23rd June / 2.00 - 3.30pm
Government as a Platform: From Concept to Reality

In its smart city strategy, the Royal Borough of Greenwich signalled up its commitment to be at the forefront of public service applications of digital platforms. This event aims to explore the issues around a topic that has the potential to transform citizen engagement and service delivery at the local level.

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Date and time

Start Date :
20/06/16
End Date:
24/06/16
Duration :
All Day
Type :

Organiser details

Organiser :
Digital Greenwich

Address details

Address : 

Digital Greenwich

6 Mitre Passage

United Kingdom

SE10 0ER

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