Connect Wakefield Closing Event: A Look to The Future
16 June 2022 — All day
Venue: The Art House, Drury Lane, Wakefield, WF1 2TE
Join us at our official Closing event of Connect Wakefield looking at the future through smart cities and technology!
As our first ever Connect Wakefield comes to close what better way to celebrate the success of Connect by joining us at The Art House Wakefield as we raise a glass to business in Wakefield and to the future.
Our closing event will take a look to the future in particular the future of cities, how technology is key, 15 minute city theories and the role these key elements play for other key cities and how they could shape Wakefield in the future.
As cities become smarter, they are in tun evolving to become more liveable and more receptive, and at present we are only seeing a snippet of what’s to come via the power of technology.
Why smart cities are so important?
-Smart cities enhance quality of life
-Smart cities create Economic Value
-Smart cities promote & practise sustainability
The focus of the event will be with an expert panel and will feature a lively Q&A chaired by Mark Lynam, Corporate Director of Regeneration & Economic Growth and will include a panel of experts in areas such as consultancy and technology which will be announced shortly.
Please note – onsite parking is unavailable, please see below for advised parking locations…
-Merchant Gate Car Park WF1 2QN
-Rishworth Steet car WF1 3BY
-Excel Smyth Street Car park WF1 1EP
-Unity House Car Park WF1 1ER
-Carter Street Car park WF1 1XJ
-Garden Street Car park WF1 1EW