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Connected Future Cities

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Science & Industry Museum

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Cities are changing and upgrading faster than ever. This special half-day conference in Manchester will highlight the main trends coming forward in the worlds of digital and transport connectivity, energy and smart mobility, and how property professionals can take advantage of the opportunities.

Speakers so far include:

James Kelly, head of cities for the North, Uber

Bev Taylor, head of energy, Bruntwood

Giles Perkins, head of smart mobility, WSP

Ben Haddock, transport associate, Arup

Kristy Duane, head of infrastructure, CMS

Dr Somayeh Taheri, chief executive, UrbanChain

Tony Smith, commercial strategy manager, Peel Environmental

Simon Warburton, transport strategy director, Transport for Greater Manchester

Simon Navin, head of innovation programmes, Ordnance Survey

Tim Wynn-Jones, head of energy solutions, Good Energy

Eleanor Lane, partner, CMS

With more speakers to be announced in the coming weeks

The event is sponsored by law firm CMS, and will provide an in-depth look at the recently published report ‘Connected Future’, answering questions many property professionals have about the real impact of these technologies, such as:

  • what the cities of tomorrow will really look like
  • how to retrofit vehicle charging points in an already busy city
  • how autonomous vehicles will impact the availability of land
  • where established business parks can find space for large energy storage facilities
  • how to futureproof ageing property portfolios so they don’t devalue

Discussion will showcase examples of international best practice, alongside where smart infrastructure is being installed in the North West.

The conference will take place on Thursday 28 March at the Science & Industry Museum in Manchester, running from 8am until midday with further networking over lunch.

Tickets are £60+VAT and include all refreshments.

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