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DE/2015 “Delivering the urban digital promise”

The Digital economy conference is one the main national events of the Research Councils UK’s Digital Economy programme. With its aim to rapidly realise the transformational impact of digital technologies on the economy and other aspects of society the programme covers a broad range of technical fields. The symposium is unique in bringing together the UK’s most innovative research thinkers with key members of the industrial, entrepreneurial and finance communities. More information is available at: www.de2015.org

Following on from last year’s success, the Digital City Exchange and RCUK would like to offer DE/2015 a free one-day conference on 10th December, IET London. Further information is available here.

DE/2015 is for anyone interested in the importance of the UK’s growing digital economy. The conference will explore the concepts at the heart of the global digital economy; from the cutting edge of digital economy research, economic and business opportunities, technical challenges, and user engagement, through to latest thinking on privacy and data sharing to exploring how to create value from digital data.

Confirmed speakers include:

David Gann CBE – Vice-President, Imperial College London

Gerard Grech – CEO, Tech City

Justin Anderson – CEO – Flexeye & Chair of the HyperCat Steering Group

Alwin Magimay – Head of Digital & Innovation – KPMG UKTBC

Sarah Kember– Chair, New Technologies of Communications, Goldsmiths, University of London

Stewart Room – Global Head of Cyber Security and Data Protection, PWC,

Julie Alexander – Director, Urban Development Siemens Global Centre of Competence for Cities

Andrew Collinge – Assistant Director, Intelligence and Analysis, GLA

Paul Copping – Smart Cities Advisor, Digital Greenwich

Richard Godfrey – Assistant Director of Digital, Peterborough

Paul Wilson – Managing Director, Bristol Is Open

For a taste of last year’s event, please see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NlNSFL5pbv8

This year’s event, DE/2015, will again be hosted by the Imperial College London’s Digital City Exchange*, and will take place at the Institution of Engineering and Technology in Savoy Place, London. The overarching theme of DE/2015 is “Delivering the urban digital promise.” The conference will explore concepts at the heart of the global digital economy; from the cutting edge in digital economy research, technical challenges, and user engagement, through to the latest thinking on privacy and data sharing to investigating how to create value from digital data. These issues will be explored through a mixture of curated activities and open submissions, and there will be a Digital Economy Exhibition featuring posters, videos and technical demonstrations.

Registration DE/2015 is free to attend event, but places are limited and registration will be required. To reserve your place: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW.