Smart cities – infrastructure and transport of the future

Innovation Summit London

Innovations within transport will reshape the cities of tomorrow. Automated driving, electromobility and connected vehicles will allow for quieter, cleaner and safer megacities to grow and prosper.

As one of the world’s largest manufacturers of heavy commercial vehicles and a driver of innovation, the Volvo Group wants to initiate a dialogue between industry, interest groups and policymakers on how to overcome hurdles and to make sure that society can reap the benefits of innovations, such as increased transport efficiency, lower environmental impact and improved traffic safety. The summit will focus on how smart cities of the future can deliver commercially viable, safe and sustainable transport.


Volvo Group would like to invite you to attend an in-depth summit dedicated to discussing the infrastructure and transport of tomorrow.

The event will combine in-depth dialogue on how innovations within transport will reshape the cities of tomorrow, with demonstrations of innovative transport solutions from the Volvo Group.

Date: Tuesday 16th May
Time: 9AM Registration (event runs 9.30AM – 2PM)
Place: Here East, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20 3BS
           Directions: Here East


9.00    Registration

9.30    Key note speeches

10-12  Panel discussions

12-14  Demonstrations

Among the speakers and panelists are:
Lars Stenqvist, Chief Technology Officer at the Volvo Group
Terri Wills, CEO of World Green Building Council
Matthew Hudson, Head of Technology & Data Strategy at Transport for London
Professor Michael Browne, University of Gothenburg
James Hookham, Deputy Chief Executive of Freight Transport Association
Roger Bayliss, Senior Vice President Operational Efficiency at Skanska


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