SWBC Quarterly Conference – Smart City Region 2.0 –South West 2050

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SWBC Quarterly Conference – Smart City Region 2.0 –South West 2050

Thursday 6th December 2018 @ 09:30 - 15:00

Details

Date:
Thursday 6th December 2018
Time:
09:30 - 15:00
Event Category:

Venue

Exeter Racecourse
Kennford Exeter EX6 7XS United Kingdom + Google Map
Website:
http://exeter.thejockeyclub.co.uk/

Organiser

South West Business Council
Phone:
01752 395665
Email:
info@swbc.co.uk
Website:
https://www.southwestbusinesscouncil.co.uk

In partnership with Royal HaskoningDHV, Redpill Group & Womble Bond Dickinson.

This conference focuses on the cities of Plymouth, Exeter and Bristol and explores the opportunities to co-create a smart city region for sustainable growth, jobs and quality of life across the South West.

The event brings together senior representatives from the public, private and third sectors to share new developments, research and best practice in Smart Cities and their potential contribution to the transition to sustainable cities and communities across the South West using a City-Region approach.

POST CONFERENCE DOCUMENTATION:

Speaker Presentations:

Agenda:

Optional Coffee and Networking (9.30 – 10.00)

Morning Plenary (10.00 to 11.15)

10:00 – 10.10 Welcome Tim Jones, Chair SWBC
10.10 – 10.15 An introduction to the day Rufus Howard, Director of Sustainable Development, Royal HaskoningDHV
10:15 – 10:25 Challenges and Opportunities: Implementing Sustainable Development in the South West; Dr Robin Daniels, Managing Director, Redpill Group
10:25 – 10:35 When is a city not a city? The growth of the city region; Victoria Hills, CEO, Royal Town Planning Institute | Download
10:35 – 10:45 Smart – the state of the art; what will the city region of 2050 feel like? Rufus Howard, Director of Sustainable Development, Royal HaskoningDHV | Download
10:45 – 10:55 The region from space; climate change, environment and using technology to plan for the future; Professor Vicky Pope, Head of Science and Technology Futures, Met Office | Download
10:55 – 11:15 Panel discussion

Breakout Sessions (11.20 to 12.15) mini presentations followed by a panel discussion.

Digital Breakout: How big data and technology can combine to drive a new wave of strategic planning for smart city regions.
11:20 – 11:30 Peter Stirratt, Director, Sensat
11:30 – 11:40 David Brown, VP Smart City Urban Innovation, Geospock | Download
11:40 – 11:50 Robin Daniels, Advisor, Urbanetic | Download
11:50 – 12:15 Panel discussion / working session
Built Environment Breakout: Greening the Built Environment: Carbon Free Buildings, Electric Vehicles, Distributed Power, Community Energy, Green and Blue Infrastructure.
11:20 – 11:30 Jonathan Bower, Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson | Download
11:30 – 11:40 Antony Morgan, Co-Founder & Co-Chairman, The Carbon Free Group | Download
11:40 – 11:50 Dr Marianna Cavada, University of Birmingham & Author; The Little Book of Smart Cities | Download
11:50 – 12:15 Panel discussion / working session
Planning and Environment Breakout: Healthy Cities + Thriving Nature = Resilient Cities: Food, Water, Recreation and Wildlife.
11:20 – 11:30 Colin Morrison, Head of Sustainability, Turley | Download
11:30 – 11:40 Adam Cook, Director, Hillvalley Research | Download
11:40 – 11:50 Steve Jackson, Director, LDA Group
11:50 – 12:15 Panel discussion / working session

Lunch Break (12.15 – 12.45)

Afternoon Plenary (12.45 – 13.45)

Different specific challenges in South west and cities, shared opportunities; opportunities for joining up.

12:45 – 12:55 Dr Kevin Bishop, Chief Executive, Dartmoor National Park | Download
12:55 – 13:05 Patrick Hartop, Head of City Deal, Plymouth City Council | Download
13:05 – 13:15 Liz O’Driscoll, Programme Director, Exeter City Futures | Download
13:15 – 13:25 Alex Minshull, City Innovation & Sustainability Services Manager, Bristol City Council
13:25 – 13:45 Panel discussion

Facilitated breakouts: Plymouth – Exeter – Bristol; finding the common ground. (13:50 – 14.30)

Final Plenary (14.35 – 15.10) Smart City Region 2.0 a Vision for South West 2050

Update on Challenges and Opportunities: Implementing Sustainable Development in the South West 5 minutes report back from each of the three breakouts.

14:35 – 14:40 Plymouth
14:40 – 14:45 Exeter
14:45 – 14:50 Bristol
14:50 – 15:10 Smart City Region Roadmap: Where next for South West 2050? Robin Daniels & Rufus Howard

Ends (15.10)

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