Thought Leadership Conference

Beginning on 3 February at the Future City Seminar Series, leading futurologists, business leaders and academics will position the challenges to developing technology for the future city.

These challenges will be explored across the Venturefest Series in the intervening months, leading up to the Venturefest Showcase in October which will include a thought leadership conference to tie these themes together. The conference will be headlined by a leading business personality who will give the keynote session.

The launch event on 3 February will include speakers such as Sam Mazloum, Director of Public Sector UK at MasterCard, Dan Hubert, CEO and founder of AppyParking, and Miranda Sharp, Head of Smart Cities Practice at Ordnance Survey.

Check back for further details as we announce the full line-up.

Some of the themes being explored across the 9-month Venturefest programme include Smart Energy, Intelligent Transport, Intelligent Infrastructure, Smart Living and Smart Money.

Thought Leadership Conference

Venturefest Questions

Leading futurologists, business leaders and academics will position the challenges to developing technology for the future city.

Smart Energy

A smart energy system fit for the 21st Century needs to radically rethink the place that energy holds in the world and in our lives.

Intelligent Transport

Urban mobility has undergone a radical shift from large-scale public infrastructure  to the rise of mobility on demand services.

Intelligent Infrastructure

Embedded sensors and ubiquitous digital communication networks are enabling a world where ‘dumb’ and ‘silent’ infrastructure assets are springing to life.

Smart Living

What does it mean to ‘live smart’ in a world where there are more connected devices than people, yet natural resources are increasingly scarce?

Smart Money

The banking and finance sector is anticipating more change in the next two years than in the last 200, see the tech thats driving it.

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