Elizabeth Yee

VP, Strategic Partnerships and Solutions

100 Resilient Cities, pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation

See-Kiong Ng

SERC Programme Director

Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore

Gerry Millar

Director of Property and Projects

Belfast City Council

Paul Wilson

Managing Director

Bristol is Open

Dan Palmer

Head of Market Development


Dave Carter

Chair, European Connected Smart Cities Network

Centre for Urban Policy Studies

Josu Santacruz

Smart Cities

Centro Informático Municipal de Bilbao (Cimubisa), Spain

Ger Baron

Chief Technology Officer

City of Amsterdam

Raj Mack

Head of Digital Birmingham

City of Birmingham

Winn Nielsen

Head of City Data

City of Copenhagen

Steffen Rasmussen

Head of Transport

City of Copenhagen

Floor de Jong

Smart City Program Manager

City of Groningen

Veera Mustonen

Project Leader, Smart Kalasatama

City of Helsinki

Vitor Pereira

Head of Strategy

Conteudo Chave

Peter Bjorn Larsen

Business Development Manager - Smart Cities

Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster

Paul Copping

Smart City Advisor

Digital Greenwich

Peter Kentie



Dr Shaun Topham


EU eForum

Frank Lee

Head of Financial Instruments, Western Europe

European Investment Bank

Karina Marcus

Ambient Assisted Living Joint Programme

European Union

Duncan Botting


European Utilities Telecom Council

Andrew Collinge

Head of Intelligence

Greater London Authority

Shane Rooney

Executive Director, Smart Cities & Transport


Ekaterina Lichtenstein



Alvaro Oliveira

CEO, Alfamicro

Human Smart City

Ian Jones

Solution Architect -Smart Cities

Leeds City Council

Cllr James Noakes

Mayoral Lead for Energy and Smart City

Liverpool City Council

Steve Turner

Head of City Policy


Geoff Snelson

Director of Strategy, Corporate Core

Milton Keynes Council

Gaby Sadowski

Strategic Advisor

Municipality of Eindhoven

Christopher Pennell

Lead Analyst, Public Sector


Charlotte Palmer

Climate Change Manager

Peterborough City Council

Silvio de Nigris

Provincial Project Manager, Energy Efficiency and RES

Province of Torino

Giovanni Vicentini

Town and Energy Planner

Province of Torino

Jordy van Kuijk

COO & CPO (Chief Privacy Officer)

Red Ninja Studios

Vojko Obersnel

Mayor of the City

Rijeka, Croatia

Ahmed Jebreel Fallatah

Project Manager, Telecoms

Royal Commission for Yanbu, Saudi Arabia

Atef Hamzah Melebari

Telecom Project Manager, AVS

Royal Commission for Yanbu, Saudi Arabia

Melanie Nutter

Former Director

San Francisco Department of the Environment

Patrick Driscoll

Sir Alan Wilson FBA, FRS


The Foresight Future of Cities, Lead Expert Group, UK Government Office of Science

Xiao Bin

Director, e-Government

Tianjin City, China

Bernd Vogl

Head of Energy Planning

Vienna City Administration

Deepak Bhatia

eGovernment Practice Leader, ICT Unit

World Bank

Urban IoT enabling Smart Citizens in the Connected, Sustainable City

Now in its 5th year, Urban IoT / Smart to Future Cities 2016 has a proven track record of delivering decision makers in their hundreds, and we are proud to boast an audience that is 70% end-user driven.

What’s the secret of our success? Our customers tell us it lies in topical content, engagement of all the relevant market players PLUS a relationship-building focussed event format to make those valuable conversations and connections happen.   

50+ global thought-leaders and innovators, 19 case studies, 400+ of your peers in attendance will provide you with the expertise at the heart of urban IoT through carefully curated sessions, interactive formats and plenty of networking.

Take a whirlwind tour of global smart city projects and innovation – from Tianjin City to Singapore, Bilbao, Turin, Copenhagen, Yanbu, Glasgow and many more – join us at Urban IoT / Smart to Future Cities 2015.

As the IoT develops at a steady pace, fulfilling the promise of a better networked economy and society, more and new opportunities arise for the connected city ecosystem.

The possibilities are endless, yet there are challenges to implementation. Join Urban IoT / Smart to Future Cities 2015 to access the business intelligence you need to succeed.

“It was an excellent event and we were very pleased to discuss with a great number of new companies how our product, Interoute Virtual Data Centre, can help underpin the largest of IoT projects. We’re looking forward to Smart to Future 2016!” - William Morrish, Director, Cloud Sales & Marketing – Interoute

 “As sponsors of the VIP Dinner we had the opportunity to engage in lengthy discussions with our selected guests, which we found informative and invaluable”. - Siemens

“Great opportunity to meet and hear about solution ideas across a broad set of smart city projects” Intel


  • 50+ global speakers addressing how to harness the opportunities of the connected city ecosystem
  • 70 % end user attendance representing cities proactively seeking advice and solutions  
  • 400+ expert, executive level attendees
  • a relationship-building focussed format to help you make valuable connections 
  • 19 real-life global case studies you won’t access anywhere else PLUS Ovum’s own exclusive research


How much value is there in having your specific questions and concerns addressed by a leading industry analyst in a one-to-one session?

How much time and money will having specific advice save you in the short, medium and long term?

And what about the added value this can bring to you and your business?

This is where an Ovum event can make a real difference to you and your organisation. As your trusted business intelligence partner, Ovum’s global Analyst team are experts in their field and are available to meet with you on site.

Here, in 30 minute meetings, you will be able to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing your business and get personalised advice on how to thrive in the connected city ecosystem. We encourage you to take advantage of this experience by securing a one-to-one meeting in advance to be sure of availability.

Register now for the conference, and get in touch to secure your analyst clinic slot

RELATIONSHIP BUILDING IS KEY TO Urban IoT / Smart to Future Cities 2015: 10+ hours of networking via ice breaker sessions, round table discussions, VIP meetings and executive speed networking to ensure you leave with valuable relationships to help you deliver your projects, build your business, and grow your network.

Executive Speed Networking is the most popular feature at Urban IoT / Smart to Future Cities 2015!

20 Senior Decision Makers + 20 face to face meetings over 2 days = 40 GUARANTEED MEETINGS for your team with decision makers

VIP concierge service will deliver 600 qualified sponsor-buyer introductions in 2015

Book your Speed Networking Place today



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Amazing second day at Ovum Smart Cities Conference, good to be part of it as a guest speaker #connectedliverpool #ovumsmartciti


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