SMARTIES are part of the UK Prime Minister’s Ministerial Delegation to India for the TECH Summit 2016

SMARTIES will be represented strongly at the India-UK TECH Summit 2016 on 7-9 November 2016 in New Delhi.  Professor Michele Clarke (Associate Pro Vice Chancellor, University of Nottingham) and our other SMARTIES colleagues will be part of the UK Prime Minister’s Ministerial Delegation to India for the India-UK TECH Summit 2016  . Michele Clarke will also be presenting these ideas at the India-UK TECH Summit 2016 and take our work forward. Well done SMARTIES ☺

TECH Summit 2016 brings together the most exciting thought leaders, businesses, educational institutions and innovators to connect and explore the future of India-UK collaboration. Details at http://www.ciitechknow.com/india/index.html

The full list of excellent speakers including Theresa May (Prime Minister, United Kingdom) are at http://www.ciitechknow.com/india/speakers.html

The RCUK funded SMARt ciTIES  is lead by Professor Michele Clarke (University of Nottingham) and Dr. Ajith Kaliyath (National Institute of Urban Affairs, India) brings together a consortium of multidisciplinary, international researchers with expertise spanning education and social science, cultural heritage and urban planning, science and engineering, ecology and environmental sciences and information technology to develop new collaborative solutions to the multi-layered challenges of rapid urbanisation. See more details of our kickoff meeting at New Delhi last month at http://opensourcegeospatial.icaci.org/2016/10/reflections-from-the-kickoff-workshop-of-the-uk-india-joint-network-on-sustainable-cities-and-urbanisation-in-india/

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