Public Sector Event

The Telegraph Britain's Smart Cities Conference 2018

Venue: Corinthia Hotel, London

Date: 19 Sep 2018

Synopsis: This is the only event connecting the UK’s council and private sector leaders to drive innovation in frontline services. Now in its fourth year, The Telegraph is proud to bring together an audience of 300 government officials, smart city experts, technologists and innovators to bolster regional economic development using city-wide digital infrastructure, new technologies and financing models.


Focusing on driving sustainability in infrastructure, financing and community engagement, this year’s event will enable the UK’s 418 principal councils, a multitude of business improvement districts and statutory bodies to overcome organisational and technological hurdles to innovation in frontline services.

Top speakers include:

  • • David Waboso, leader of Network Rail’s digital railway directorate
    • Nicola Yates OBE, Chief Executive Officer, Future Cities Catapult
    • Julie Snell, Managing Director, Bristol is Open
    • Matteo de Renzi, Chief Executive Officer, Gett UK
    • Dr. Jacqui Taylor, Chief Executive Officer, Flying Binary & Smart Cities Advisor to HM Government

Five reasons you should attend:

  • 1. Be part of a truly collaborative environment encouraging city and rural leaders to share their war stories and tips for success
    2. Foster best practice in overcoming departmental and data silos and unlocking ROI in public sector procurement
    3. Cast your vote on the best-of-breed SME-led solutions tackling citizen engagement, e-procurement and budget management during the Smart SME Challenge
    4. Join the post-event VIP networking reception; forge unique partnerships and cement age-old buyer-supplier relationships
    5. Speed up your pilot to project-realisation timelines by learning how to 'collaborate to scale' with input from central government


We’re offering complimentary passes to senior leaders in the public sector. To register your interest, please email your full name, job title and organisation details to: