Friday, 30 October 2015

Alex Peng to speak at Business & innovation Network, Portugal

On 3 November Dr Alex Peng will chair an Action Tank session on Smart Cities at the Business and Innovation Network event in Porto, Portugal.

Although the smart city concept is driven by advanced technologies, its success is highly dependent on the engagement of citizens. Historically, such engagement has been problematic, especially considering individual differences in terms of age, education, skills, income levels, and family composition. A lack of citizen engagement is increasingly recognised as a global issue affecting successful deployment and usage of smart technologies worldwide. This session will address the issue of citizen engagement with new smart technologies and will discuss ways to overcome this lack of engagement. This session will focus on the new promising technologies and possible industrial application of flexible electronic.

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