The Internet of Things, and the City Verve project

When: 11th Dec 2017, 18:00 - 11th Dec 2017, 20:00
Where: The Bright Building, Lloyd Street North, Manchester Science Park, Manchester, M15 6SX
Town/City: Manchester
Organiser: BCS Manchester Branch
Price: Free
Further Information: Further Information

Yannis GeorgasYannis Georgas, Senior Project Manager at Cisco Systems Inc.
Senior project manager and business consultant with 10 years’ international experience working with US and EMEA clients in the technology sector.

As the lead industry partner for CityVerve, Cisco is spearheading the technical innovation across the whole project, playing a pivotal role in showcasing how Internet of Things (IoT) can be harnessed to revolutionise the lives of citizens and companies in Manchester.

Julian TaitJulian Tait, CEO at Open Data Manchester and more…
Co-Founder of The Garden in Manchester, UK. A design company that seeks to identify and create appropriate solutions enabled through technology, for communities, business and the public sector alike. Much of his work is around the societal impact of technology having presented and written about data, Internet of Things and the Smart City both in the UK and abroad.

Current work involves the creation of a GM-wide public IoT infrastructure through Things Manchester, developing programmes around the impact, opportunities and challenges of data/open data with Open Data Manchester and the development of IoT services with The Ltd.

For overseas delegates who wish to attend the event please note that BCS do not issue invitation letters.

Car Parking:

Please note that there is no visitor parking at the Bright House, however, you may use the visitor bays, first come, first served, at the other buildings on the campus. Full details: [link to the attached]. Once parked within a visitor’s bay, please ensure that your vehicle is logged within the visitors log at the Bright House Reception. This will ensure that your car is protected from ticketing during your visit. Paid parking is available 0.4 miles away as follows: NCP, Manchester Aquatic Centre, M13 9SS; NHS, Grafton Street, M13 9WG.

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Travel Options to Manchester Science Park:

By tram: St Peters Square is the nearest tram stop, it is about a 25 minute walk from the venue, or a 10 minute taxi ride. By bus: the 85, 85A, 101, 102, 103 and 108 services all stop nearby the venue. By bike: bike racks are available. The Oxford Road Corridor provides dutch style cycle lanes. From Oxford Road, visitors should take Denmark Road, and then Pencroft Way. By train: Oxford Road train station is the closest train station, it is about a 25 minute walk from the venue or a 10 minute taxi ride.