9:20 – 10:10, Friday 12 November


Future and Smart City


What does the future hold? How can we be smart about working together through innovation and knowledge and make intelligent choices?


  • Future Cities Demonstrator project
    Colin Birchenall, Architect for Glasgow Future Cities Demonstrator, GCC
    In 2013 Glasgow won funding worth £24m from innovate UK to explore the ways in which technology and data could be used to make life in the city safer, smarter and more sustainable. Colin will give an overview of the demonstrator projects.


  • Street lighting as the enabler for Smarter Cities
    Brian McGuigan, European Commercial Director of Smart Cities and Lighting, Silver Spring Networks
    In his presentation, Brian will show how cities like Glasgow, Bristol and Copenhagen are innovating city services and infrastructure through intelligent lighting systems.