The Smart Cities annual conference will be an opportunity for cities and solutions providers to network and discuss the shape of future European urban landscape. The conference will include keynote speeches and workshops with networking sessions. The programme will focus on: key innovations amongst the stakeholders, technology providers and cities-with an emphasis on matchmaking; achievements and developments of the Smart Cities platform. More information can be found here.
The conference is a forum for discussing and disseminating information on EU research, innovation, higher education funding programmes and policies. As with previous conferences, the two-day programme includes significant networking opportunities and opportunity to meet representatives from the European Commission as well as counterparts from research institutions across the UK and from other countries. A particular focus of the conference this year will be on the next EU funding programme for research and innovation, Horizon 2020, and other sessions covering different aspects of the next round of EU funding programmes, such as Erasmus for All and Cohesion Funding. The provisional programme can be found here. For bookings made up to and including Friday 3rd May, non-subscribing organisations to UKRO can benefit from an early-bird reduced booking rate of £345 (excluding VAT).