NG Events Ltd produces unique, high quality conferences, events and study tours including - now in its 6th year - NextGen 13. NG Events Ltd is directed by Marit Hendriks and Andrew Macdonald.
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The sustainable development of every aspect of the UK’s economy, our enterprises, our communities and government, is increasingly dependent on the quality of the digital infrastructure. The way we all live (and the way we work) is informed and enabled by this basic investment. Making these access networks fit for new purposes is a huge challenge - an infrastructure investment of £3bn every year until 2017 - and yielding massive benefits for UK enterprise and societal development.
At our Events, independently of suppliers, technologies and services, we provide the space and freedom for knowledge transfer, collaborative planning, community development and the sharing of great ideas, to help with this massive digital transformation. The Next Generation Digital Challenge Awards showcase the best in next generation digital access infrastructure innovation and run alongside the annual NextGen Conference - the UK's leading event for Next Generation broadband activity.
Events for 2013
Digital Scotland 2013 (Edinburgh) 22 May - Conference and Expo. This Scottish Government hosted event will bring together those parties interested in creating a World Class Digital infrastructure for Scotland by 2020. Nicola Sturgeon MSP - Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities - will be delivering a Keynote.
Intelligent Cities Conference (Leeds) 19 June. This event hosted by the city of Leeds with support from 'Leeds and Partners' and 'Leeds City Council' will address the needs of smarter cities. Looking beyond the basic connectivity infrastructure to inward investment, open data, super connected cities, innovation, healthcare, medtech, wealth creation, digital inclusion and M2M capabilities.
NextGen 13 National Conference (London, 6th edition) - the UK's leading event for Next Generation Broadband activity - 14/15 October. This important annual landmark event will build on the conferences as described above and provides the focus to take forward the UK’s digital access requirements debate.
Next Generation Digital Challenge Awards The awards showcase the best in next generation digital access infrastructure innovation and run alongside the annual NextGen Conference. The 2012 Awards ceremony took place in a packed House of Commons Members' Dining Room and the 2013 Awards Ceremony is scheduled to take place on 14 October at the National Conference.
In association with Groupe Intellex we organise Study Tours as training and development for government & community leaders and enterprise developers. Previous Study Tours have taken delegates to cities in Sweden and The Netherlands. In 2013 we are planning a Study Tour to Chattanooga (the USA’s first ‘Gigabit City’) and the ICF Summit in New York.
Overview of NextGen 12
Organisations associated with NextGen: Huawei, Prysmian Group, UK Broadband, Magnet Networks, BT, City of Westminster, Openreach, Avanti, DCMS, Ofcom, Cambium Networks, CityFibre, KEYMILE, Point Topic, SPATIALinfo, BIS, Avio Group, Stirling Lloyd, EXFO, Marais Group, Ericsson, European Commission, Birmingham City Council, Manchester City Council, Bristol City Council, Allied Telesis, DSLRings, NETadmin, Groupe Intellex, Emtelle, HellermannTyton, 3M, Acome, OpticRech, Calix, IP Performance, Imtech, O2, Online Centres Foundation, Analysys Mason, Broadband Forum, Virgin Media, ISPA, CMA, Diffraction Analysis, Mobile Operators Association, Hyperoptic, TalkTalk Group, GreySky Consulting, IS Communications and Open Knowledge Foundation.
Digital Policy debate at NextGen 12 with Robert Madelin - Director General DG Connect, Simon Towler - Head of Spectrum, Broadband and international ICT policy DCMS and David Stewart - Competition Policy Director Ofcom. Chaired by Stephen Hilton - Service Director Bristol Futures Group, Bristol City Council
Presentations from past events are available from this website and interviews with many of the speakers and sponsors can be seen on NextGenTV