Smart Cities Cardiff Tech Event

South Wales Technology Council presents free event

Designed for startup founders interested in Smart Cities

15th August 2017 11am, Meeting and Networking with Technology Experts


Cardiff is a Capital City which has huge potential to grow in the next 10 years and we are keen to explore ideas with other founders

The event features a lineup of speakers from fast growing technology business and established large businesses who are building technologies that make cities more enjoyable and sustainable places to live.

Covering topics spanning the smart environment,smart people,smart governance,smart economy,smart living and smart mobility, with input from innovative startups, thought leaders and design-led businesses. (Part-text credit to Warren Fauvel).

The South Wales Technology Council is presenting its first smart cities event to meet and network with great speakers (some travelling from outside Cardiff) to talk about Technology in Cities, where the opportunities are and how companies can gain new business, insights and development.

This is an excellent opportunity to learn, present, offer and discuss upcoming development opportunities particularly in the City of Cardiff. The event is on the 15th, August 2017 at Milk and Sugar One Central Square. Full details and tickets are available on this link.

Our First Speaker is Carole Griffiths , Key Accounts Manager for Kontron an S & T company, listed in Frankfurt Stock Exchange and on other exchanges under the symbol “KBC”.


Carole Griffiths South Wales Technology Council
Carole Griffiths South Wales Technology Council


Talk entitled: Security with Hardware Systems.

Her previous roles involved holding senior positions in Applied Microsystem Limited, Logicvision,The Mathworks and others.

Kontron is a global leader in embedded computing technology (ECT). As a part of technology group S & T, Kontron offers a combined portfolio of secure hardware, middleware and services for Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0 applications. With its standard products and tailor-made solutions based on highly reliable state-of-the-art embedded technologies, Kontron provides secure and innovative applications for a variety of industries.

With unmatched networking opportunities, come and be truly inspired and meet some of the most disruptive minds. This speaker is presented in partnership with ConnectIoT


Agenda 15th August 2017

  • 11.00 hrs am Welcome and Opening Introductions
  • 11.25 hrs am Cardiff Council Representative
  • 11.45 hrs am First Keynote Speaker (includes Q&As)
  • 12.30 hrs pm Second Keynote Speaker (includes Q&As)
  • 13.15 hrs pm Discussion Panel
  • 14.00 hrs Official Event Closing Remarks followed by Lunch Networking.


Our Second Speaker is Chris Meadows representing IQE

Chris Meadows South Wales Technology Council
Chris Meadows South Wales Technology Council

Chris will present and focus on the developing Semiconductor cluster which will result in longer term opportunities for software companies to develop embedded software and apps alongside the new hardware technologies that are emerging.

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