Please join us for a workshop exploring research opportunities at the intersection of Smart Cities, Machine Learning and Public Engagement. The event forms part of a research visit by Dr Sobah Abbas Petersen from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology to scope out potential research collaborations between NTNU and the University of Brighton.  Programme below:

Dr Marcus Winter  |

Date: Thursday, 26th May

Location: Room 302, Elm House, Lewes Rd (see map)

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09:45 – 10:10    Arrival, Coffee

10:10 – 10:20    Welcome by Mary Darking and Marcus Winter

10:20 – 10:40    Sobah Abbas Petersen
Information Systems, ICT and Sustainable Cities

10:40 – 11:00    Khuong Nguyen
Passenger tracking on the London underground network with smartphone sensors

11:00 – 11:20    Kelly Prime
Smart(er) Energy Justice: The Challenge of public engagement in the future of smart technology use and design.

11:20 – 11:40    Break

11:40 – 12:00    Mary Darking
De-carbonising travel with smart transport infrastructure: how can research design accelerate the green shift?

12:00 – 12:20    Marcus Winter
Interactive applications of low-power, privacy-preserving machine learning

12:20 – 12:40    Ada Xiaoyu Hao
Technologically Enabled & Virtually Embodied: Technology-mediated performance as a praxis to body, forth the archive of the future.

12:40 – 13:30    Light lunch (Sandwiches, drinks, fruit and cakes)

13:30 – 14:30    Round table discussion: research opportunities

14:30 – 15:00    Coffee

15:00 – 15:30    Next steps

16:00                Close


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