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Smart cities, smart living?

Past event - 2019
20 May Doors 7pm
Event 7.30-9.30pm
Station East Pub, 1 Hills Street, Gateshead,
Newcastle NE8 2AS
Sold Out!
Technology is becoming increasingly more integrated into society and everyday life, making our cities "smarter". But does this make our lives better?

This venue is wheelchair accessible.

The Urban Observatory

Dr Lindsay Bramwell (Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University)
Newcastle University's Urban Observatory gathers huge amounts of data on everything from flooding to air pollution, traffic flows and even the behaviour of bees so that informed decisions can be made for the city’s development. It is the densest sensor deployment in the UK and probably the largest set of open real time environmental monitoring data in the world. Lindsay will wax lyrical on air monitoring and show how anyone can access and use the observatories data
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Innovation Sherpas - Technology for Tomorrow

Erin Kinnee (Accenture, Newcastle)
Helen Simmons (Accenture, Newcastle)
Helen and Erin will take you through some of the newest technologies and explain how they are being used to bring benefits to society. Find out how blockchain is allowing refugees with a secure way to prove their identities and access vital support, how artificial intelligence is allowing the blind to understand their surroundings, ways in which virtual reality is helping to challenge gender bias and how quantum is being used to promote the development of electric vehicles.
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