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"Bristol is Open" - Smart Programmable City


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Dimitria Simeonidou explains how smart sensors, high-speed networks and the Internet of Things are coming together in Bristol to develop a smart, programmable city with a wide range of applications.

Date and Time

13 November 2017 - 19:00-19:30


Bristol, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)


Organised by the UK - SW:Bristol local network.

About this event

"Bristol Is Open" is a joint venture between the University of Bristol and Bristol City Council, delivering research and development initiatives that contribute to the development of a smart city and the 'Internet of Things'.

Small sensors, including the smart phones and GPS devices of willing participants, will supply the three new fast networks in the centre of Bristol, with information about many aspects of city life, including energy, air quality and traffic flows. A city operating system will dynamically host this machine-to-machine communication, allowing the development of a wide range of applications.
More about Bristol Is Open.


19:00 - Networking and free refreshments
19:30 - Lecture

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About the speaker

Dimitra Simeonidou is a Professor of High Performance Networks at University of Bristol. She joined Bristol with her team of 20 researchers in September 2012 after 15 years at the University of Essex where she established the internationally renowned High Performance Networks group (HPN). She has chaired a number of international conferences and committees across these technical fields and is the author and co-author of over 400 publications, of which many have received best paper awards; 11 patents and several major contributions to standards.


Room 1.11
Merchant Venturers' Building
Woodlands Road, Bristol

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