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Data, Technology and their Impact on the Built Environment – The potential and the pitfalls (and how to avoid them)

There is a lot of talk about 'Smart Cities' and the way new technologies will change the way our urban spaces operate, how we use and travel around them. Although there are some cutting edge developments already in existence in the UK, and others in the pipeline, for many in the real world the opportunities and impacts are still something of a mystery.

Led by Giles Clifford and Jocelyn Paulley of Gowling WLG's Regeneration and Tech teams, with other speakers from the policy and development worlds, this webinar will help to demystify the topic and give some clear pointers on:

  • How technology is changing real estate and the wider urban environment
  • The strands of public policy that are steering this and the direction of policy travel
  • What is actually happening now and what is in the pipeline
  • How will this affect those who are operating 'on the ground' in the real estate world
  • The traps to avoid, and the new relationships and arrangements that those in real estate will need in this changing world

Who should attend?

If you are involved in almost any way in real estate or the urban realm, this will be relevant to you. You may be an occupier, owner or investor, work in urban planning or real estate development, in sales, letting or property finance or in the operation or maintenance of buildings, or in transport or a public authority – it is a broad topic that crosses boundaries.


Gowling WLG
Gowling WLG
Chief Digital Officer
City Hall
Regional Solutions & Technology Director Europe / City Growth Director