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Intelligent Cities Conference & Expo - Bradford 15 July - Host City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

Building on the 2013 Intelligent Cities Conference in Leeds - the focus moves to neighbouring Bradford. Innovation, smart city technology and digitally enabled services will be under the spotlight at this national event hosted in a UNESCO 'City of Film' and home to the National Media Museum.

Bradford has a thriving digital community and will proudly showcase some of its smart city advances alongside wider local, national and international developments.

We will explore not simply the connectivity infrastructure needed for smart cities but will discuss intelligent open data, green technologies, innovation, healthcare, mobile advances, wealth creation, digital inclusion and M2M capabilities. 

Includes participation by Tony Reeves - Chief Executive City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council, Rashik Parmar - President IBM Academy of Technology, Nada Nohrova - Researcher at Centre for Cities, Kathryn Vowles - Project Management and Business Development Balfour Beatty, Tim Brooke - Creative Technologist Future Cities Catapult, Professor Cantor - Vice Chancellor University of Bradford, Tom Riordan - Chief Executive Leeds City Council, Acclaimed Futurist Rohit Talwar, Craig Johnson - Higher Education Programme Manager Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Adam Beaumont - CEO aql, Adam Lusby - Founder CE-optimal, Mark Collins - Director of Strategy and Policy CityFibre, Mariam Kiran - Lecturer in Computing University of Bradford, John Duncan - Business Development Officer Super Connected Cities Leeds City Council, Ian Sharp - Director Khemeia Consulting, Professor Peter Hopkinson - Director of re:centre at University of Bradford, John Eaglesham - Chief Executive Advanced Digital Institute, Mark Fordyce - Managing Director York Data Services, Graeme Scott - Technical Account Manager Independent Fibre Networks Ltd (IFNL) and Brian Condon - Director CBN and Co-Director Networks and Outreach Centre for Creative Collaboration (C4CC). Click here to see the speakers

Click here to see the agenda and you can download the official conference guide here

A lively exhibition and trade show runs alongside the conference with companies exhibiting state of the art digital products and services. NextGen Intelligent Cities Conference in association with the Yorkshire Enterprise Network.