UKA correspondentWednesday 4 April 2018

UKA Live: Smart Places and Connected Communities

Can you build smart places and connected communities from the bottom up or do you need a top down programme? In a fast moving world of technology change, do you need a mega bucks all embracing, all seeing smart city plan from which to work? Or can innovation that is driven by point need on the frontline provide a foundation from which to build? 

UKAuthority publisher, Helen Olsen Bedford, puts the questions to our UKA Live expert panel: 

  • Stephen Baker, chief executive, Suffolk Coastal & Waveney District Council 
  • Ellen Wilson, CityNext lead, Microsoft UK 
  • Euan Mills, urban futures lead, Future Cities Catapult

Watch the debate now:

Further information:

Read more by downloading the full CityNext Smart Places & Connected Communities vision paper here.