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The Custard Factory

Gibb Street

Birmingham

B9 4AA

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The UrbanTech Summit

10.50-17.00, Monday 6th November 2017 - Custard Factory, Birmingham.

The West Midlands Combined Authority are proud to present the first UrbanTech Summit - a day of events, supported by Public, demonstrating the potential of new technology to transform local government services.

So much of how we deliver services and respond to citizens can be improved with smarter use of data, better digital technologies and new business models. The UrbanTech Summit is an opportunity to explore and celebrate these latest developments:the
UK's potential £20bn GovTech market.

The Summit will be hosted by Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands and joined by Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Local Government.


AGENDA

1015 - Arrivals, coffee and networking

1050 - Welcome by Daniel Korski, CEO and Co-Founder of Public

1100 - Speech by Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Local Government

1120 - Q&A with Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Local Government, by Anushka Asthana, Political Editor, Guardian

1130 - Panel discussion: The role of startups working with local governments to solve urban challenges


Nitika Agarwal, COO, Apolitical (moderator)

Nicola Yates, CEO, Future Cities Catapult (TBC)

Theo Blackwell, Chief Digital Officer, GLA

Lucy Yu, Director of Public Policy, FiveAI

Azmat Yusuf, Founder & CEO, CityMapper

1215 - Speech by Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands

1235 - Q&A with Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands, by Anushka Asthana, Political Editor, Guardian

1250 - Lightning pitches

1300 - Lunch & Startup Showcase

1400 - Panel discussion: Data Innovation in Local Government Services


Paul Maltby, Chief Digital Officer, DCLG (Moderator)

Eddie Copeland, Director of Government Innovation, Nesta

Tracy Westall, Director of Corporate Services, Tech UK

Francine Bennett, CEO & Co-founder of Mastadon C

Linda O’Halloran, #VerifyLocal Lead, Government Digital Service

1500 - Closing remarks

1520 - Drinks reception hosted by AWS

1700 - Event close




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