Annual Cleantech Futures Conference 2017


The 4th Industrial Revolution:
the Next Generation of Smart Technology

Join us to hear about the 4th industrial revolution, what it means for development across the globe and about the Governments perspective on the UK's leadership in smart technology. Hear about major new local investments in cleantech, about corporates with new innovation search programmes and the smart cleantech innovators keen to meet their needs.
Thursday 6th July 2017, The Trinity Centre, Cambridge Science Park



Keynote Session
9:30 Global Climate Change: the Science, Geopolitics and Latest Trends Eliot Whittington, Programme Director, Policy, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership
9:45 The 4th Industrial Revolution; The Future of Smart Technology and the Global Implications Bee Hayes-Thakore, Director of Marketing Programmes for IoT, ARM
10:00 ​The Critical Success Factors for Encouraging Smart Technology, Enterprise and Innovation in the Region Professor Andy Neely, Pro Vice Chancellor for Enterprise, University of
10:15 Panel Discussion Speakers and Industry Experts including Toby Hiles, Director of Strategic Development, Transport Systems Catapult

Investing in Cleantech and Smart Technologies
10:30 The Smart Island Concept: The Isle of Man as a Discrete Testbed for New Smart Technology Ken Milne, Director of Corporate Services, Isle of Man
10:40 Leading Global Tech Cities in 2017 - The Savills International Tech Cities Research Programme Nicky Wightman, Director World-Wide Occupier Services, Savills
10:50 Panel Discussion Speakers and John Hunter, UK Manager, Isle of Man, Paul Hughes Director, Allia,
Paul Skitt, Assistant Principal, Employer Engagement and Marketing, Cambridge Regional College
11:00 Coffee and Networking Break  

The Smart Cities Innovators of the Future
11:20 Trends in Intelligent Mobility and Connected Transport Karla Jakeman, Connected Transport & Comms Innovation Lead, Innovate UK and the Transport Systems Catapult Technology Spin-Out Programme
11:30 An Introduction to Theia Immersive, a spin-out from Transport Systems Catapult Martin Pett, Head of Visualisation, Transport Systems Catapult
11:35 City Transport Ecosystems Robin North, CEO, Immense Simulations
11:40 Extending the Range of Electric Vehicles - The MSF Technologies Growth Story David Morgan, CEO, MSF Technologies
11:50 Novel Innovation in Waste Management and Recycling  Carlos Ludlow-Palafox, CEO, Enval
12:00 Leading Innovation in Water Supply, Management and Treatment Annie Brooking, CEO, Bactest
12:10 Smart Innovators Panel Speakers and Hugh Parnell, Chairman, Cambridge Cleantech

Cleantech: The International Dimension
12:18 Introduction Jeff Tucker, Chairman, Asia Special Interest Group, Cambridge Cleantech
12:20 Think Asia Think Hong Kong David Marsden, Director, Hong Kong Trade Development Council
12:30 The Greensoul Project and Wellness Telecom David Galan Gijon, Product Manager, Wellness Telecom
12:40 Investing in Cleantech and Smart Technologies
A Case Study of Investing Globally in Cleantech Facilities, Business Support and Smart Growth Companies
Guo Yang, Investment Director, TUS Holdings
12:50 Photo Opportunity: TUS Holdings & Cambridge Cleantech  
12:55 ​The New Cleantech Venture Day in London Emmi Kaipio, CEO, Nordic Innovation Accelerator
13:05 A Political Perspective and Insight on the Importance of the Cleantech Sector to the Region and the UK, including Connecting Cambridgeshire - Smart Cambridge
Followed by Q&A
​Councillor Steve Count, Leader, Cambridgeshire County Council
13:25 Concluding Morning Session Remarks
Followed by Networking Luncheon
Hugh Parnell, Chairman, Cambridge Cleantech
Lunch Sponsored by Cambridge Cleantech Founder Member Price Bailey. Paul Cullen, Partner, Price Bailey

Corporates and their Smart Technology Needs
14:30 The Search for Innovative Water Supply and Treatment Solutions Steve Dawson, Vice President of Advanced Technology and Innovation, Sentec/Xylem.
14:45 The Development of and Search for New Technologies at Johnson Matthey. I-Ying Chen, Innovation Factory, Johnson Matthey
15:00 Close of Conference and start of Scale-Up Meet the Buyer Event Scale-Up Networking for all conference attendees
Scale Up Event: Introduction and Plenary.
Innovation Hungry Corporates, Xylem and Johnson Matthey meet with Innovative Cleantech SME’s from across north west Europe
Sam Goodall, European Projects Manager,
Cambridge Cleantech
  Individual 1 to 1 Meetings between Corporates and SMEs  
17:00 Close  


Conference Delegate Fee:

Cambridge Cleantech Member £149 + VAT
Non-Member £249 + VAT

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