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Official Launch

We are delighted to launch the Centre for Smart Connected Futures, a new multi-disciplinary research network at Imperial College London. The launch event will share more information about the groups working across the Centre, and aims to foster new collaborations between departments and with industry, in smart technologies (such as the Internet of Things, Cyber-physical systems, Sensor networks etc.)

 

How to find us

Getting here

Location: Lecture Theatre 200
City and Guilds Building
Exhibition Road 
London 
SW7 1AL

Event information

16 July

Monday, 16 July 2018, 16:00-18:00
Imperial College London
City & Guilds LT200
South Kensington

16:00     Welcome

Professor Nick Jennings, Vice Provost, Imperial College London

16:05     Introduction to the Centre

Professor Julie McCann, Centre Director

16:10     Keynote Talk: “Innovation Begins At Home”

Andy Stanford-Clark, CTO, IBM UK & Ireland

16:40     Lightning talks from Centre academics: session 1

Talks by leading academics from the Centre for Smart Connected Futures, outlining the main challenges for research and how their own research can contribute to address these challenges

Dr Ivan Stoianov - Dynamically Adaptive and Resilient Water Supply Networks

Prof Eric Yeatman - Alternative Powering Methods for Wireless Sensing

Dr David Boyle - Over the air technologies for intelligence in extreme environments

Dr Pier Luigi Dragotti - Estimation and inference in sensor networks and graphs

Dr Naranker Dulay - Software Engineering in Cyber-Physical Systems

17:10     Lightning talks from Centre academics: session 2

Talks by leading academics from the Centre for Smart Connected Futures, outlining the main challenges for research and how their own research can contribute to address these challenges

Dr Athanasios Gkelias - Distributed Resource Allocation for Wireless Sensors and Vehicles

Dr Omar Faqir - Coordinating how robots move, talk and think

Dr Michael Breza - Science of Sensor Systems

Dr Deniz Gunduz - Learn to Communicate - Communicate to Learn

Dr Fengrui Shi - Towards the trading of mobile and IoT resources on Blockchain

17:40     Theo Blackwell, Chief Digital Officer for London

17:55     Close

18:00     Drinks and canapes in themain entrance, with demonstrations and posters