Connexin Live. 04 October 2018.
Building Smarter Cities.

Our Topic. Building Smarter Cities.

Connexin Live 2018 brought together experts from leading businesses, local government, universities and development organisations to make connections, explore synergies and learn from one another. Keynote speakers included Arvind Satyam, Global Managing Director Smart Cities at Cisco, Furqan Alamgir, CEO & Founder at Connexin as well as representatives from Hull City Council, Newcastle City Council, Northern Powerhouse and Future Cities Catapult. The emphasis was be on smart technologies such as LoRaWAN and Internet of Things applied in the real world. Expert speakers used demonstrations and case studies to show how smart technologies are boosting local economies and enhancing lives.

Beyond the Technology

How can smart cities improve quality of life for people and businesses?

Overcoming Barriers

What’s holding back our cities from becoming smarter and how we can overcome these?

Working Together

How can we work together to deliver smarter, connected communities?

Keynote Speakers

Arvind Satyam

Managing Director
Global Public Sector

Andy Burton

Assistant Director
Hull City Council

Tom Warburton

Director of City Futures
Newcastle City Council

Jenny Nelson

Digital Newcastle
Programme Manager
Newcastle City Council

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