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Third Thursday: Post-Pandemic Places

DATE : 16 July 2020
LOCATION : Webinar
START TIME : 4:00 pm END TIME : 5:00 pm

The onset of coronavirus and the drastic, mitigating measures that it has necessitated globally have brought a dire set of challenges for businesses, governments and citizens.

While only time will tell the extent of the impact, the spread of COVID-19 shuttered businesses across the globe and continues to threaten many more.

Despite its devastating impact on people’s lives and businesses, the COVID-19 pandemic represents an inflection point for connected places and will provide significant opportunities for innovative businesses and place leaders. The pandemic has shown that many barriers to innovation are molehills masquerading as mountains.

In this Third Thursday webinar we will highlight how connected places businesses have already risen to the challenge of COVID-19 and explore some of the market opportunities that the pandemic has created or accelerated across various sectors including, Mobility, Built Environment and Well Being.

16:05 –What can the coronavirus pandemic teach us about future innovation needs?  by Richard Miller, Associate Director, Connected Places Catapult

16:25 – Panel discussion

  • Richard Miller, Associate Director, Connected Places Catapult
  • Tamar Loach, Data Science Team Lead, Connected Places catapult
  • Bob Burgoyne, Market Intelligence Team Lead, Connected Places Catapult

16.45 – Questions from the audience

17:00 – Webinar ends