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Local Digital Live: Is Smart just for Cities?


Online virtual event - Studio-based panel discussion, 14:00 to 15:00, 30 January 2015

Local Digital's new series of Live discussions kicks off next Friday with exploration of the Campaign's Microsoft-supported research, 'Smart Places Today', asking the question: "Is Smart just for Cities?" Speakers on next Friday's panel include:

  • Sarah Gonsalves, Head of Policy, Milton Keynes Council
  • Ben Hawes, Smart Cities and Internet of Things Policy, Digital Economy Unit, BIS
  • Debbie Johnson, ICT Business Development, Kent County Council
  • Linda Chandler, Lead Architect for Cities and Regions, Microsoft
  • Julian Bowrey, Deputy Director Digital & Corporate Communications, DCLG

Virtual attendees will be invited to submit questions to the panel via Instant Messenger while watching the discussion Live in the Local Digital studio via the internet. Register now to join us Live next week:

You can also submit your questions to the host in advance by emailing Helen Olsen, Head of Communications, Local Digital Campaign: [email protected]

The second discussion in the Local Digital Live series will be on 13th February, again between 2.00pm and 3.00pm, asking: "Do Smart Citizens Demand Smart Services?" Register to join the discussion here:

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