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Engineering the future of communications 2018

IET factfile: Connecting people - maximising the user experience (House of Lords event 2018)

This was the 10th Annual Parliamentary Meeting of the Institution of Engineering and Technology Communications Policy Panel sponsored by Lord Broers FRS FMedSci FREng and chaired by Professor Will Stewart, FREng, CEng FIET.

This year we focused on how the digital UK would give all citizens, places and businesses access to the physical infrastructure they need – such as energy, transport and digital. We had three talks on key aspects - on what ‘quality’ services will need to look like in the future to deliver what we need, the impacts on society and the challenges these pose, and lastly, we considered the way smart cities will evolve for us.

This event is being held by the IET Communications Policy Panel, which provides guidance to Policymakers and Government. The Panel draws on the experience of some of the most knowledgeable and respected engineers in the field of communications from industry, academia and the public sector.