Talk organised by The IET (Institution of Engineering & Technology) at Imperial College, London, on 27 November 2009.
- Build Environment Technologies sub-group:
The talk commences with example startling data to seek audience attention & participation. Cities are a fulcrum of ever growing population migration, this presents various issues that must be faced promptly so as to allow the next generation an opportunity to define their own built environment (for living, working, and playing). The ecosystem of groups involved is presenting new opportunities for entrepreneurs and new partnerships. The talk ends with a brief look-back at the technology that has been developed over the last 50 years, before posing a set of new questions and opening for discussion.
- Hoare Lea (Huw Blackwell)- Sustainable Homes
- Arup (Duncan Wilson) - The future of the workplace
- IBM (Alexis Biller and Chris Phillips) - Smart Cities and Urban Informatics
Link to this presentation using: www.bit.ly/smartC
(IBM internal link http://ibmurl.hursley.ibm.com/20V2)