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Smart Places & Smart Communities 2024

Wednesday 19 June to Friday 21 June

Time: 11:00 - 12:30 each morning via Teams Live

Exploring a smart future

Exploring the rise of Geospatial and Smart Data, AI and IoT across Place - improving the lives of our citizens whilst making sure no one is left behind. Is it possible to enable both cyber resilience and collaboration as we deliver proactive and efficient services as 'one' public sector?

Join us LIVE over three 90-minute sessions on Wednesday 19th, Thursday 20th and Friday 21st June (11:00-12:30) as public sector leaders and industry experts showcase what can be achieved and take part in lively discussions and Q&A sessions with delegate participation too.

Speakers and the genda are currently being built out in line with the latest news and developments. For speaker and partner opportunities contact [email protected]

2023 conference

Nearly 200 delegates took part in this online event last year and speakers from the following organisations:   


Speakers: Andrew Elliot, Deputy Director for Cyber Security, Innovation and Skills, Department for Science, Innovation and Technology Anna Broberg, COO & co-founder, Maptionnaire | Colin Birchenall, Chief Digital Officer, Glasgow City Council and Chief Technology Officer, Digital Office for Scottish Local Government Dan Clarke, Head of Innovation and Technology, Greater Cambridge Partnership Eddie Copeland,Director, London Office of Technology & Innovation (LOTI) Georgina Maratheftis, Associate Director, techUKJames Perrineau, Sales Manager, Maptionnaire Liz St Louis, Director for Smart Cities, Sunderland City CouncilPeter Takacs, Network Services Commercial Lead, Crown Commercial Service | Rebekah Brown, IoT Project Delivery Manager, Royal Borough of Kingston Sarah King, Curriculum Achievement Officer, Cardiff Council Sherelle Fairweather, Digital Strategy Lead, Manchester City Council Stu Higgins, Head of Smart and IoT, Sustainability  Ambassador, Cisco | Theo Blackwell, Chief Digital Officer for London, Greater London Authority

Who should attend?

Suggested, but not limited to, Chief Information Officers, Heads of IT, Assistant and Chief Executives, Members, Heads of Digital and Digital Leaders, Heads of Smart Initiatives, Data Leaders, Transformation and Change, Customer Insight, Finance, Strategy and Corporate Services, Departmental Service Heads/Senior Managers.


This event is free to attend for the public sector. Please register using your public sector email – registrations from personal email addresses may be rejected.

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