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Emerging Digital Technologies for the Smart City

As part of London Technology Week the Greenwich Google Developers group, supported by its partners, Royal Borough of Greenwich, Ravensbourne and The University of Greenwich, is pleased to announce ‘Emerging Digital Technologies for the Smart City’ on Wednesday 22nd June 2016 from 5.30 – 8.00pm.

This is an excellent opportunity for companies and individuals to demonstrate new technologies and business ideas, it’s a chance to learn about working with our partners.

The Royal Borough of Greenwich launched its ‘Smart City Strategy’ in late 2015 which set out how the Council proposes to implement “smarter” approaches to coping with the challenges ahead, and to create new opportunities for businesses and local communities, securing business regeneration and growth. Redevelopment of Greenwich Peninsula, Charlton Riverside and Thamesmead will all provide an opportunity to test new smart services/technologies and to work directly with Digital Greenwich and the dynamic ecosystem of emerging talents and SMEs in Greenwich.

We are looking for new smart services and technologies which could play an important role in the future of Greenwich, Greater London and major international cities. We are particularly interested in technology related to Citizen engagement, Smart use of Energy and Water, Service transformation, Autonomous Vehicles, 3D Printing and Smart Systems for Pervasive Robotics – A built environment that responds to the users comfort.

If you are an entrepreneur or start-up based in London, a resident of the Royal Borough of Greenwich, a Ravensbourne or UoG staff member or student interested in smart technologies this will be a perfect event to attend. We also welcome investors looking for investment opportunities.

Learn more about Digital Greenwich and the Smart City Strategy at


5.30pm – 6.00pm


6.00pm – 6.10pm

Welcome from the Greenwich Google Developers Group

6.10pm – 7.00pm

Allan Mayo, Smart City Advisor, Digital Greenwich 

Opportunities to test new smart services and technologies in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Jazz Rasool, Research Fellow, Ravensbourne 

WEKIT project, GATEway 2030 creative competition results.

Chris Bailey, Director Compuational Mechanics Reliabilty Group (CMRG) EU NextFactory Project  

3D Printing for manufacturing – Factories of the future

Rupert Whitehead, Developer Relations Regional Lead, Google

Showcasing the latest technologies and approaches from Google to support the Smart Cities Agenda.

7.00pm – 7.20pm


7.20pm – 8.00pm

Exhibition Open/ Networking and Drinks

Showcase of the most innovative new technologies and services for the Smart City


Posted 07th Jun 2016
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