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Event hub: Smart Wales & Connected Cymru



Event hub: Presentations and videos from our recent event in Cardiff looking at Microsoft's CityNext vision for building the smart places and connected communities of our common future  

Watch the overview video above to digest a flavour of the smart events. All speaker presentations are below, with slides embedded. 

Welcome from Microsoft: Dave Veryard, Country Manager for Wales, Microsoft 
Cardiff Future vision: Isabelle Bignall, Chief Digital Officer, Cardiff City Council 
Connected Communities vision: Neil Carter, Industry Director, Local and Regional Government, Microsoft UK 
Smart Places & Connected Communities vision: Helena Zaum, CityNext lead, Microsoft UK 
Unleashing the value & benefit of intelligent automation within UK public sector: Phil Sheen, Head of Public Sector, Thoughtonomy 
The rise of the bots and shift to the cloud: Neil Aubin, Digital Advisor for Wales, Microsoft UK
Preventing falls: Andrea Baker, Health and Care STP Lead, Falls Programme, East Midlands
Putting data in the beat: Matt Bishop, CTO for Policing, Microsoft Services
Prison management and prisoner wellbeing: Gary Monaghan, Director, Business Change, HMPPS
TeenTech City of Tomorrow: Maggie Philbin OBE, CEO, TeenTech CiC 
Single operational intelligence system: Stuart Chalmers, ICT Business Manager, Scottish Fire & Rescue Service
Supporting early learning services: Graham Arnold, Early Years Sector Development Manager, Cambridgeshire County Council
Using data to power support for families: Graham McCusker, Director, Sentinel Partners
Council & police working together on safeguarding:Paul Donnelly, Director of Justice Solutions, risual
HoloLens: Chris Hardess, Windows Technical Specialist, Microsoft UK

To note, the presentation from Dr Aimee Donald, paediatrician, Manchester University NHS Foundation - 'App helps children with rare disease' (with solution from Aparito) - has not been published for privacy reasons. If you wish to discuss this presentation, please contact Helena Zaum on the email below.

You can find more presentations from the sister event, Smart Places & Connected Communities in London, here

Meanwhile, for more information on the CityNext vision download the paper 'Smart Places & Connected Communities'
or visit:

If you would like to discuss how Microsoft can help you start to build smart places and connected communities today, contact CityNext lead at Microsoft, Helena Zaum

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