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In collaboration with Future Cities Catapult, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is bringing top innovators together to work in London on the future of UK cities and UK citizen services.

Take a look at the agenda and join us throughout a week of exclusive events between 6 – 10 March, 2017 at the Urban Innovation Centre to hear about innovation best practices, all the newest technologies that could boost your mission, and how you can make the most out of the new AWS UK Region.

When? 
6 – 10 March, 2017

Where?
Urban Innovation Centre, 1 Sekforde St, London EC1R 0BE



Customize your own itinerary during the week of discussions and workshops as part of the Future Citizen Innovation Series, so you can learn to build services in a new and fresh way.

Topics of the event series for 6 – 10 March are:

  • Integrated City Services – featuring the London Borough of Kingston Transformation Programme 
  • Dynamic Urban Planning – featuring Urban Growth Planner by Future Cities Catapult 
  • Citizen Led Innovation – featuring City of Bournemouth (the UK's fastest growing digital economy)
  • Citizen and Small and Medium Enterprise Engagement – featuring the example of Belfast 
  • Resilience and Sustainability – featuring David Wilde, Executive Director, Exeter County Council
     

There are ten “Ask an Architect” sessions available on a first come, first served basis throughout the week. Please indicate your interest on the registration form to book your one-on-one time with a Solutions Architect.

We will contact you soon to confirm your slot!


  • Day 1

    Cities work best when underpinning services of a city work together. Discover the initiatives enabling cities to think smarter.

    09:00 - 10:00 Ask an Architect & Breakfast
    10:00 - 10:30

    Breakfast & Registration 

    10:00 - 10:35 Intro
    Joe Dignan, Relationship Developer, Business, Future Cities Catapult
    10:35 - 11:15 The UK Future Cities Market
    Sam Markey, Head of Relationship Development, Future Cities Catapult
    11:15 - 11:30 Break
    11:30 - 12:00 Organicity - Best Practice in Future Cities across Europe
    Belen Palicios, Designer/Researcher, Future Cities Catapult
    12:00 - 12:30 Performance In Use - Measuring Effectiveness
    Shefali Enaker, Interim Lead Economist, Future Cities Catapult
    12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
    13:30 - 14:30 City Case Studies Showcase: London Borough of Kingston
    Ricky Morton, Digital Transformation and Smart Cities Lead,
    Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames
    14:30 - 14:45 Break
    14:45 - 15:30

    Citizen Obsessed:
    Taking a Start-up Approach to Government Innovation

    Mark Ryland, Director of Solutions Architecture and Chief Architect,
    Amazon Web Services

    The Internet of Things for Local Authorities
    (How technology can provide integrated services
    in the Social Services and City arena)

    John Griffiths, Director, Care Systems Integration (CSI)

    15:30 - 15:45 Information Exchange Session
    AWS is represented by Mark Ryland,
    Director of Solutions Architecture and Chief Architect, Amazon Web Services
    15:45 - 16:30 Demo Session
    16:30 - 17:00 Networking Reception

    Register for free now!
    Seats are limited

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    If you require any further assistance please do not hesitate to contact us.

  • Day 2

    The planning application process is undergoing some dynamic changes, particularly digital innovation. Find out how the changes will impact cities. 

    09:00 - 10:00 Ask an Architect & Breakfast
    10:00 - 10:30

    Breakfast & Registration 

    10:00 - 10:35 Intro
    Joe Dignan, Relationship Developer, Business, Future Cities Catapult
    10:35 - 11:15 Future of Planning
    Stef Webb, Head of Account & Project Development, Future Cities Catapult
    11:15 - 11:30 Break
    11:30 - 12:00 Heineken
    Finlay Kelly, Projects & Cities Financing Lead, Future Cities Catapult
    12:00 - 12:30 BIM Level 3
    Teresa Gonzales Rico, Senior Account & Project Development,
    Future Cities Catapult
    12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
    13:30 - 14:30 City Case Studies Showcase: Growth Planner
    Stef Webb, Head of Account & Project Development,
    Future Cities Catapult
    14:30 - 14:45 Break
    14:45 - 15:30 Digital Government Transformation
    Simone Hume, Business Development Manager, UK & Ireland Public Sector,
    Amazon Web Services
    15:30 - 15:45 Information Exchange Session
    AWS is represented by Simone Hume, Business Development Manager,
    UK & Ireland Public Sector, Amazon Web Services
    15:45 - 16:30 Demo Session
    16:30 - 17:00 Networking Reception

    Register for free now! (Seats are limited.)

    Register now


    If you require any further assistance please do not hesitate to contact us.

  • Day 3

    How can the citizen inform urban innovation? Through user led design and citizen-centric information, Wednesday’s sessions will explore the value of citizen engagement in cities. 

    09:00 - 10:00 Ask an AWS Architect & Breakfast
    10:00 - 10:30

    Breakfast & Registration

    10:30 - 10:35 Intro
    Joe Dignan, Relationship Developer, Business, Future Cities Catapult
    10:35 - 11:00 UX Design and Capstone Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
    Geoff Stevens, Urban IoT Manager, Future Cities Catapult
    11:00 - 11:30

    From Disrupted to Disruptor:
    Reinventing Healthcare Technology by Transforming the Core

    Rob Hayles & Laura Fischer, CWE

    11:30 - 11:45 Break
    11:45 - 12:45 Co-Creation in Cities from International Experts
    Stevel Hilton, Founder, Bristol Futures
    Sandra Bear, CEO, Personal Cities
    12:45 - 13:30 Lunch
    13:30 - 14:30 City Case Studies Showcase: City of Bournemouth
    Chris Shephard, Head of Economic Development & Sustainability
    14:30 - 14:45 Break
    14:45 - 15:30 Open Data, Research & Innovation Powered by the Cloud
    Brendan Bouffler, Manager WW Research Cloud Program,
    Amazon Web Services
    15:30 - 15:45 Information Exchange Session
    AWS is represented by Brendan Bouffler,
    Manager WW Research Cloud Program, Amazon Web Services
    15:45 - 16:00 AWS Demo Session
    16:00 - 17:00 Networking reception

    Register for free now! (Seats are limited.)

    Register now


    If you require any further assistance please do not hesitate to contact us.

  • Day 4

    Small and Medium Enterprises are the backbone of the economy and are engaged with various industries without any input for the external organisations.

    09:00 - 10:00 Ask an Architect & breakfast
    10:00 - 10:30 Breakfast & registration
    10:30 - 10:40

    Intro
    Joe Dignan, Relationship Developer, Business, Future Cities Catapult
    Gemma Guilera, SME Programme Lead, Future Cities Catapult

    10:40 - 11:30

    Technology & Social Change
    The Innovation Challenge & successes

    Panel Discussion chaired by Joe Dignan, Relationship Developer, Business,
    Future Cities Catapult

    Panel including:
    Priya Prakash, Designer-Founder, D4SC
    Michael, Wilkinson, CEO, Inavya
    Cristian Parrino, CEO, Green Game
    Miloš Milisavljević, CEO, Strawberry Energy
    Tim Buick, CEO, Street Pin

    11:30 - 11:45 Break
    11:45 - 12:45

    SME & City Data - The innovation challenge and successes

    Panel Discussion chaired by Joe Dignan, Future Cities Catapult

    Including:
    Stephen Leece, Managing Director, Citilogik
    Paul Dunn, Managing Director, Telensar
    Dr. Furqan Alamgir, Founder & CEO, Connexin
    Joyeeta Das, Founder & CEO, Gyanna

    12:45 - 13:30 Lunch
    13:30 - 14:30 City Case Studies Showcase: Belfast
    Mark McCann, Business Research and Development Manager,
    Belfast City Council
    Erin Walsh, Head of Cities Strategies, Future Cities Catapult
    14:30 - 14:45 Break
    14:45 - 15:30

    A New Economy for Citizen Services, an Open Data Story
    Chris Hayman, Head of UK & Ireland Public Sector, Amazon Web Services

     

    An Example of Intelligent Citizen Services in Councils
    Lars Malmqvist, CTO, Arcus Global

    15:30 - 15:45 Information Exchange Session
    AWS is represented by Chris Hayman,
    Head of UK & Ireland Public Sector, Amazon Web Services
    15:45 - 16:30 AWS Demo Session
    16:30 - 17:00 Networking Reception

    Register for free now! (Seats are limited.)

    Register now


    If you require any further assistance please do not hesitate to contact us.

  • Day 5

    Sustainable infrastructure produces cities built to withstand increasing pressures built on lasting principles. Discover best practice guidelines for cities.

    09:00 - 10:00 Ask an Architect & Breakfast
    10:00 - 10:30

    Breakfast & Registration

    10:30 - 10:35

    Intro 
    Joe Dignan, Relationship Developer, Business, Future Cities Catapult

    10:35 - 11:30

    Roundtable: Standards - City Standards Institute CSI and BSI

    Panel Chair: Joe Dignan, Relationship Developer, Business, FCC
    Matt Wood-Hill, City Standards Coordinator, FCC
    Saviour Alfino, British Standards Institution
    David Cuckow, Hypercat

    11:30 - 11:45 Break
    11:45 - 12:45 Hyper-Connected and Data Rich City.
    HDRC £ 110m - Large Scale Demonstration Project
    Andy Robinson, Senior Consultant, Future Cities Catapult
    12:45 - 13:30 Lunch
    13:30 - 14:30 City Case Studies Showcase: Essex County Council
    David Wilde, Executive Director for Place, Operation & CIO,
    Essex County Council
    14:30 - 14:45 Break
    14:45 - 15:30

    The AWS UK Region & Connectivity for UK Public Sector
    Matt Johnson, Solutions Architect, UK Public Sector, Amazon Web Services

    In Practice: Security Requires Visibility:
    Ensuring Security and Compliance Across Your AWS Environment
    James Hodge, Director Technical Services, Public Sector, Splunk

    15:30 - 15:45 Information Exchange Sessioin
    AWS is represented by Matt Johnson, Solutions Architect,
    UK Public Sector, Amazon Web Services
    15:45 - 16:30 UK Official Quickstart Demo Session
    16:30 - 17:00 Networking Reception

    Register for free now! (Seats are limited.)

    Register now


    If you require any further assistance please do not hesitate to contact us.