Building the Smarter State campaign week 2019 | #techUKSmarterState


This week techUK is delighted to be hosting a Campaign Week in the run up to our flagship conference, Building the Smarter State. Returning for the fifth year, the 2019 conference will focus on the twin themes of People & Places, looking at how emerging tech and societal trends will transform how public services are designed and delivered, the workforce that will be delivering them and the citizens they're designed for. We're also pleased to have Accenture as this year's sponsor.  

Through lots of blogs and case studies submitted by our members and stakeholders, the week (2-6 September) will be exploring what the smarter state will look like and the technologies that will help make this vision a reality. Each day throughout this week is dedicated to an exciting theme with blog posts surrounding each one.

You can catch up on this week's blog posts by clicking the links below. 

Future gazing: What does the Smarter State look like and the future tech trends.

Guest blog: Future mobility in our urban environment

Guest blog: Digital identities are the new way to prove who we are

Guest blog: Digital Transformation

Guest blog: Greener states demand digital innovation


People: Future workforce; skills needed; bringing citizens on the journey

Guest blog: Preparing tech talent for a world of accelerating change

Guest blog: An Era of Lifelong Learning

Guest blog: Bringing citizens on the journey

Guest blog: What’s the future of public services for citizens?

Guest blog: The promise of health devices:prevention & self-management

Guest blog: How the smarter state will mean a healthier you


Smart places: The role of tech in creating places where citizens want to live, work and feel safe; improving outcomes through a place-based approach

Guest blog: The role of the Local Authority in a smart city

Tech’s role in creating safe, thriving places

Guest blog: Cyber resilience – The challenges of securing smart places

Guest blog: IoT: A Smarter Solution For Urban Area Management

Guest blog: An abundance of light

Guest blog: The new foundation for ‘smart’

Guest blog: Smarter places need smarter government

Guest blog: Smarter Living-What do our future towns & cities look like

Guest blog: Innovation for the nation


Procuring for innovation: How can procurement enable innovation; fostering the GovTech eco-system; the role of leadership in creating a digital first-mindset and right culture for innovation to flourish

Guest blog: Leading by example

Guest blog: Working better together

Guest blog: Innovating for change

Guest blog: Procurement for innovation

Guest blog: ‘Fixing the plumbing’ with a platform-first approach


Innovation: The technologies re-imagining public services to solving complex problems.

Guest blog: Future of surgery: robots and genomics

Guest blog: Enabling a ‘Smarter State’

Guest blog: Going the Distance in Supplier Selection

The Smarter State and its dependency on real time data movement


Please do join the conversation on Twitter @techUK #techUKSmarterState

  • Ellie Huckle

    Ellie Huckle

    Programme Manager | Central Government
    T 020 7331 2015

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