Events

Lunchtime Talk
Fri 2 Dec 2016 13:00-14:00 at Pervasive Media Studio


Rebooting Smart Cities

How do we reboot the approach to building successful smart cities?

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Jarmo Eskelinen

Speaker

Jarmo Eskelinen

Chief Innovation & Technology Officer, Future Cities Catapult

How do we reboot the approach to building successful smart cities?

Future Cities Catapult Chief Innovation and Technology Officer Jarmo Eskelinen joins us to unpack the successes and challenges around smart cities and to share some global examples. Future Cities Catapult accelerate urban ideas to market, to grow the economy and make cities better. The Catapult brings together businesses, universities and city leaders so that they can work with each other to solve the problems that cities face. Originally trained as an architect, Jarmo is an expert in smart cities. During this Lunchtime Talk. Jarmo will discuss the importance of global collaboration and cross-pollination, and ask the question - what’s next?

This Lunchtime Talk is part of Open Studio Friday, which takes place at the Studio every week.

Do you want to find out what is going on at the Pervasive Media Studio? Are you interested in meeting our residents, talking about a specific project or curious about pervasive media? Why not pack a sandwich and join us for one of our Lunchtime Talks and Open Studio Friday.

Lunchtime Talks are informal presentations by Studio residents and associates. They normally take place at 1pm on Friday, are free and open to everybody who’s interested in what we do.

After the Talk, we also invite you to stay with us for the afternoon to continue the conversation or work on your own projects. We provide chairs, tables, wireless and a great space. You bring what you need to work with (laptop/mobile). Our open afternoons close at 5pm.

Let us know if you’d like a tour of the space and we'll be happy to show you around just before the talk. Send an email to studio@watershed.co.uk to book your place on a tour.


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