May 8, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Europe/London Timezone
Faraday Wharf
Holt Street, Birmingham, B7 4BB
United Kingdom

SMART Cities and Smarter working

This event is a hybrid seminar workshop focused on the problem of how smart cities will support the transition to flexible and smart working. This workshop brings together University of Birmingham postgraduate researchers and industry specialists interested in remote, flexible and collaborative working.

Participating in this workshop will enable you to discover and better understand the various factors that impact future work. The postgraduate researchers will present possible solutions alongside talks from industry specialists, followed by structured problem solving sessions in order to create and to improve on known products, services, and systems.


09:30 Registration & networking: Refreshments provided.
10:15 Introduction and context
10:30 Amey: What different cities are doing to enable flexible working
11:20 Refreshments
11:40 Climate KIC: Creating productive and liveable green spaces

12:30 Summary, review, conclusions

13.00 Networking, Light lunch
14:00 Close
Dr Rick Robinson, Amey

Richard Davies, Climate KIC

This work forms part of The Innovation Engine Project, which aims “to create new markets for SMEs by finding challenges that need innovative solutions”.

The Innovation Engine project is an ERDF funded project with the aim of benefitting SMEs with offices in the in the Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP area.

The Innovation Engine Project is supported by:

Project delivered by:

Innovation Birmingham Ltd

in partnership with

Amey Plc

Birmingham City University

University of Birmingham

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Transport for West Midlands

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