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Running order for 'Intelligent Cities'

Future Cities Forum 9 ‘Intelligent Cities’ will take place at The WestWorks, White City Place, London on 3rd July 2018, 9.30 am to 12.30 pm.

We will be discussing how the use of data is becoming crucial in informing our decisions about city planning and transport. We will also debate best practice in the creation of new urban neighbourhoods, with a focus on work / live / learn knowledge hubs and how new models for workspace are changing the way we develop and design cities.

Theo Blackwell, Chief Digital Officer at the London Mayor’s office will be leading discussions on the first panel along while Rachel Fisher, Deputy Director for Regeneration and Infrastructure in the Cities and Local Growth Unit at the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government will be joining the final panel.

Developers Stanhope and Mitsui Fudosan will also be speaking about the redesign of Television Centre and the creation of an urban knowledge hub at the mixed-use White City Place, which is part of the wider regeneration of the Shepherd’s Bush area.

Networking will start at 9.30 am and discussions will close at 12.30 pm. The format of the morning is as follows:

9.30 am Coffee and networking

10.00 am Forum Chair and facilitator, Heather Fearfield of Future Cities Forum

10.03 am Theo Blackwell, (Chief Digital Officer, Mayor of London’s Office) “The future of data and cities”

10.15 am New directions in using data for planning cities and transport

Panel discussion with Theo Blackwell, Prema Guranathan, Managing Director – Partnership for Growth & Innovation, London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham / Imperial College London and Simon Dixon, Partner and Head of Transport at Deloitte.

11.00 am Martyn Chase of Stanhope PLC “The restoration and re-purposing of Television Centre”

11.10 am Creating modern live/work/learning hubs on regenerated urban neighbourhoods

Panel discussion with David Height, Director of Planning and Engineering at Mitsui Fudosan, John Anderson, Director of Financial Strategy, Imperial College London, Daniel Hajjar, Managing Principal London Practice, HOK Architects and Anne Clements (Planning Director, WYG)

11.50 pm Making housing work for communities in mixed-use regeneration districts

Panel discussion with Rachel Fisher, Deputy Director of Regeneration and Infrastructure at The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, Dr.Tarsha Finney, Programme Lead on the City Design MA at the Royal College of Art, and Huw Lewis, Managing Director of Bexley Co

12.30 pm Close and networking

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