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Watch Again | IEEE WIE UKI Early Profession Programme – 2023 Challenges and Opportunities: Enabling Technologies for Connected Smart Cities

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The Industrial Internet of Things research group (IIoT) at the University of West London hosted this year’s IEEE WIE 2023 Challenges and Opportunities event, organised by the IEEE Women in Engineering UK&I Affinity Group – Early Profession programme. This 2023 workshop with the theme “Enabling Technologies for Connected Smart Cities” was organised by women and open to all.

It was be a full-day event including six technical talks and panel discussions by speakers from industry, academia, regulators and policymakers. The event introduced the participants to state-of-the-art research in the smart cities field, highlighting the challenges and opportunities and is aimed at anyone with an interest or experience in the subject. We particularly welcomed graduate students, early career researchers (ECR), and final-year students from STEM subjects.


  • Prof Tatiana Kalganova – Towards Environmentally Friendly AI: Useful Data Lead to Higher Accuracy
  • Dr David McKee – Capabilities to Twins for Smart Cities
  • Dr Aisha Naseer – Future Sustainable Societies with Ethical and Trusted Excellence
  • Eng Armelle Boisset – Spectrum Regulation for Smart Cities
  • Eng Greg McSorley – Telco Network Cooling Infrastructure
  • Eng Kristy Yiu and Eng Jane Wright – Connected London: Past, Present and Future