IoT & Autonomous Vehicles

08 June 2021 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

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Join BetaDen on the 8th of June, from 10:00am till 11:15am for the next instalment of Tech Tuesdays.

Take a deep dive into autonomous vehicle tech, future mobility, and IoT (Internet of Things) with the help of speakers from BT, Coventry University, and Conigital. 

During our free, virtual event, you will be provided with insights into Digital Security by Design, and the ecosystem, connectivity and security surrounding Autonomous Vehicles and Mobility, as well as discussions surrounding 5G, with Siraj Ahmed Shaikh . We will also be focusing in on the UK's progression in the IoT and Smart City sector with Dr John Davies. Tom Robinson will be presenting Conigital's impressive case study, centralising on their technology and the future use of autonomous vehicles. 

As you can see, our upcoming event isn't one to miss! Register your FREE place today by completing the form at the bottom of this page.


Meet Our Speakers 

Dr John Davies - BT 
Chief Researcher 

Dr. John Davies is Chief Scientist in the Future Business Technology Research practice at BT. He is currently lead researcher on a number of IoT and Smart City projects, and also has line and programme management responsibilities. His research interests include semantic technology, internet of things, linked data, knowledge management, information and retrieval and knowledge representation. He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society and a Chartered Engineer. Earlier research at BT led to the development of a set of knowledge management tools which are the subject of a number of patents. He is co-author of the HyperCat IoT standard.


Siraj Ahmed Shaikh - Coventry University 
Director of Research at Institute of Future Transport & Cities

Siraj is Director of Research and Professor of Systems Security at the Institute for Future Transport and Cities (IFTC) at Coventry University. From February 2015 till May 2016, he was seconded to the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), which is the innovation network in Britain. He served as cyber security lead for the KTN coordinating activities across academia, industry and national policy. From March 2015 till March 2016, he was also seconded to HORIBA MIRA, as part of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s industrial secondment scheme. In 2016, Siraj co-founded CyberOwl, which is a spinout from Coventry involved in developing an early warning system for cyber threats.


Tom Robinson - Conigital
Technical Director 

Tom is Technical Director of Conigital, members of BetaDen’s Cohort 4.0 programme, a skilled Project Director with significant experience in leading both commercial and R&D programmes. 

Conigital are now established as a key international player within the smart mobility marketplace. Through affordable vehicle autonomy and a suite of services that enable transport authorities and organisations to optimise their fleets and provide a seamless consumer journey from door to door. Conigital have developed their own propriety algorithms to empower those businesses to manage their fleets and operations more effectively and efficiently. Therefore, improving routing and asset management to reduce their costs and carbon footprint.


Book your FREE place for this fantastic virtual event by completing the form below. We look forward to seeing you on the day!

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