Tag: Beyond The Smart City

On camping… and #camping

I’m in Shropshire for the first of two summer holidays camping with my wife. I’ve been camping for longer than I care to remember. As a young boy with my parents, as a youth with scouts and as a young

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Open Data and Supply Chain Managment

I recently went to the extraordinarily engaging event that was the Beyond the Smart City Conference at the Met Office; organised by the three musketeers of ODI Devon – @mistergough (Simon Gough), @jargonautical (Lucy Knight) and @MartinHowitt (errr… Martin Howitt). This

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Smart People

So Beyond the Smart City 2015 is over and it’s time to say a big thank you to everyone who gave their time, support and insights over the three days. You can check the #btsc15 hashtag for some of the

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Our Sponsors: Cosmic

Cosmic have been a major supporter of BTSC since its inception, when we approached their CEO, Julie Hawker, in the hope she would speak. We’re delighted that Cosmic are also sponsoring the event. We’ve been aware for a long time

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Beyond the Smart City – Three Day Schedule

After a lot of phone calls, texts, tweets, emails and direct messages we have finalised the line-up for the Beyond the Smart City event, which takes place 25-27 June in Exeter, Devon, UK. Lots of people have already signed up

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Saturday Workshops Final Line-Up

One of the defining features of the subject matter covered by the Beyond the Smart City event is its breadth; in putting together the programme we’ve deliberately selected topics and speakers that explore the wider implications of data and technology

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Beyond Smart Cities: Smart Rural?

Smart cities are coming of age, but are we forgetting the needs of rural communities? A lot’s been said about smart cities: the use of digital technology to make cities more efficient and engaging. Consultancy firm Arup for example, estimates the smart

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Speakers and Themes

When we started work on Beyond the Smart City we set out with an idea of the themes we wanted to cover and a list of speakers who’d help us get them across. Over the past few months that list

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Saturday Workshops

On Saturday 27th June we’re putting on some short, targeted workshops on a topics ranging from publishing and telling stories with open data to design for smart initiatives. It’s going to be a busy programme with the opportunity for follow-on

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ODI Futures

The ODI and Arup are hosting a smart cities event on 20th April which takes a forward-look at the ‘open smart city’. Simon Gough from ODI Devon and Redfront will be speaking about some of the themes of Beyond the

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