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MK Future Cities Conference


Taking place on 5th March 2015, this senior level conference will showcase a range of smart city activities we have underway in Milton Keynes.

These include the MK Data Hub - the UK’s first citywide Internet of Things network as well as world-leading projects in autonomous transportation systems and intelligent mobility.

We will combine this with national expertise to create a wider conversation about where next opportunities are for smart cities.

The conference will enable attendees to be at the forefront of future city planning and gain valuable knowledge of how to implement infrastructure and new technologies to create a leading ‘Smart city of the future'.


Panel sessions include

Data and the Internet of Things
Transport and Intelligent Mobility
Citizens and Communities
Opportunities for Cities

Speakers include

Martha Lane Fox, Chancellor of The Open University and Chair, Go ON UK
Ian Dalton CBE, President, Global Government & Health, BT Global Services
Neil Crockett, CEO, Digital Catapult
Sir Alan Wilson FBA, FRS, Professor of Urban and Regional Systems, UCL and Chair, Lead Expert Group, Foresight Future Cities Project, Government Office for Science
Peter Madden OBE, Chief Executive, Future Cities Catapult
John Miles, Professor of Transitional Energies, University of Cambridge
Tim Blackman, Acting Vice-Chancellor, The Open University
Gary Atkinson, Director Emerging Technologies, ARM
Stuart Martin, CEO, Satellite Applications Catapult
Enrico Motta, Professor of knowledge technologies, KMi, MK:Smart
Liz Brandt, CEO, Crtl-Shift
Brian Kilkelly, FRSA, CEO, World Cities Network
Mark Prisk FRICS, MP, Chair of Smart Cities, APPG