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Day 1: The Future of Housing

Cityx, the Connected Places Business Expo, will bring together leaders, businesses and cities working in two key areas – Housing and Mobility – where change is both urgently needed and entirely achievable if we all work together. Each day consists of the following activities:

Day 1 programme

09:00 | Registration

09:45 | Welcome address

10:00 | Morning Speaker

11:00 – 11:45 | Show Zones

Demo Round 1

As well as demonstration spaces, all exhibitors will also be invited to address the audience in open mic Q&A sessions, where they can outline the challenges they are looking to solve, how they are deploying innovation in pursuit of that solution. Discover the innovators of tomorrow and ask them questions at one of these sessions.

Pitch Round 1

As well as demonstration spaces, all exhibitors will also be invited to address the audience in open mic Q&A sessions, where they can outline the challenges they are looking to solve, how they are deploying innovation in pursuit of that solution. Discover the innovators of tomorrow and ask them questions at one of these sessions.

Talk 1: Connected Homes

Defined as homes in which everyday devices and sensors connect, communicate, transfer data and increasingly take autonomous action, Connected Homes are already here, but what does it mean for us?

Talk 2: Low-Carbon Homes

With residential homes accounting for more than 20% of all human greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the world, how can we deliver low- or even zero-carbon homes?

12:00 | Main Keynote Speaker

12:45 | Lunch

14:00 – 14:45 | Show Zones

Demo Round 2

As well as demonstration spaces, all exhibitors will also be invited to address the audience in open mic Q&A sessions, where they can outline the challenges they are looking to solve, how they are deploying innovation in pursuit of that solution. Discover the innovators of tomorrow and ask them questions at one of these sessions.

Pitch Round 2

As well as demonstration spaces, all exhibitors will also be invited to address the audience in open mic Q&A sessions, where they can outline the challenges they are looking to solve, how they are deploying innovation in pursuit of that solution. Discover the innovators of tomorrow and ask them questions at one of these sessions.

Talk 3: New Builds

The scale and complexity of new development projects and the demand for new homes is on the rise. How can we ensure improved construction efficiency, lowered costs, and sustainable development?

Talk 4: Assisted Living/Connected Health

A growing ageing population, and the greater need to support those living with disabilities, is increasing demand on the UK’s health and care system. Might Housing be able to deliver solutions?

15:00 | Workshop One: Challenge-led Acceleration

Explore how to align your business to tackle challenges relating to low carbon, mobility, healthy ageing, and data & AI. Discover tools and techniques to accelerate your commercial offer within your sector.

15:45 | Workshop Two: Innovation Gamechanger

Explore new market entry points to elevate your business from scale-up to globalisation.  Apply innovative thinking to create new product, processes and services that can help add value to your business. 

16:30 | Closing Address

17:00 | Networking Drinks

18:30 | Event Close