Future Cities

  • Smart
  • Sustainable
  • Social

Programme

Welcome Reception

Join us at London’s iconic Tower Bridge for a welcome reception to kick off the Future Cities conference.

Enjoy the amazing view across London from the walkways of one of London’s most famous landmarks whilst networking with business representatives from both sides of the transatlantic corridor.

 

Registration and refreshments

A chance to network with the varied gathering of industry professionals.

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BABC President's Welcome

BABC President, Steve Allen, will outline aims and objectives of the day.

 

 

Speakers

A conversation: the Future of Global Cities.

A fascinating direct interview with two significant leaders Vivian Hunt of McKinsey and Greg Hodkinson of Arup outlining how meaningful infrastructure and consumer led behavior affects how our cities will look in 2050. Moderated by Anne Ashworth, Property Editor, The Times.

 

Development in Cities and the Impact on Politics

Justin Webb from BBC’s Radio 4 Today Programme will keynote the event looking at the development of Cities and the impact on politics.

Speakers

Refreshment break

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Cities are doing it for themselves

What makes for a successful growth model for cities?

What is the role for business?

Do US and UK cities have the right levers sufficient to determine their own growth paths?

What does the internationalization of city promotion and city to city relationships mean?

Moderated by Thorold Barker, Editor, EMEA, The Wall Street Journal.

Infrastructure, investment and our built environment: rethinking design.

What are the present and future infrastructure challenges cities are facing?

What are the innovations, how are they being implemented and what impact are they having?

Lunch

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Internet of Things

Deon Newman, Global Vice President, IBM Watson Internet of Things

Speakers

Innovation and technology – driving urban sustainability.

Panel session moderated by Tim Race, The New York Times

How are companies integrating innovative technologies into their business?

What potential threats are on the horizon for urban cities and how can technology help?

What other technological disruptors are making a name for themselves?

 

Refreshments and networking.

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Urban security, resilience and risk in the Digital Age.

Panel session moderated by Kristen Neller Verderame, Vice President, BABC

What are the latest trends and impacts of digital and infrastructure urban risk?

What does this mean for business and how can you prepare?

How can government and business work together to manage urban risk more effectively?

Closing remarks

Jeffries Briginshaw, CEO of BAB and BABC will round off the conference with a collection of thoughts and insights from the day

BAGOL Meeting Registration and Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome and opening remarks

Steve Allen, Partner, Mills & Reeve LLP, Birmingham, England, BABC Vice-President

Bruce J.L. Lowe, Partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, Cleveland, Ohio, BAGOL Co-ordinator

Brett K. Bacon, Partner, Frantz Ward LLP, Cleveland, Ohio, BAGOL Program Moderator

MAJOR FINES AND “DEATH” OF SAFE HARBOR -- HOW DO NEW EU DATA LAWS AFFECT YOU? (For US and EU Businesses Alike)

Christopher Graham, The UK Information Commissioner

Rafi Azim-Khan, Partner IP/IT and Head of Data Privacy, Europe, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, London, England

 

BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL LITIGATION VERSUS ARBITRATION. THE WAY FORWARD

W. Robert Griffiths Q.C., Head of Mondial Chambers, London, England

 

 

 

Coffee and Networking Break

 

 

 

 

 

THE NEXT BIG THING: DRIVERLESS CARS AND THEIR IMPACT ON LAWS AND REGULATIONS

Stephen Hamilton, Partner, Mills & Reeve LLP, Birmingham, England

 

 

 

TTIP: THE DEBATE HOTS UP ON BOTH SIDES OF THE ATLANTIC

Discussion Leader, Paul Henty, Partner, Charles Russell Speechlys LLP, London, England

 

 

 

OBAMA AND THE NLRB: THE FINAL ROUND

Grant Petersen, Partner, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., Tampa, Florida

 

 

 

CLOSING REMARKS & CLOSE