Labour Party Conference 2023 – Connected Cities: How to deliver on digital connectivity to make Britain more prosperous

Join Centre for Cities at Labour Party Conference 2023 for this panel discussion on how cities can improve digital connectivity to help local economies and communities prosper.

Event starts at 08:30 - 09:30 on 9 October 2023 at Clore Studio, Tate Liverpool

Join us to explore how cities can deliver the digital infrastructure they need to help local economies and communities prosper. Discussion will include insights on how partnerships between key institutions are helping Sunderland deliver its ‘Our Smart City’ programme.


Sir Chris Bryant MP, Shadow Minister for Creative Industries and Digital

Kim McGuinness, Police & Crime Commissioner for Northumbria and Labour candidate for North East Mayor

Patrick Melia, Chief Executive, Sunderland City Council

Katie Gallagher, Chair, UK Tech Clusters Group

Billy D’Arcy, UK&I CEO, Boldyn Networks

Chair: Paul Swinney, Director of Policy & Research, Centre for Cities

This event is kindly sponsored by Sunderland City Council and Boldyn Networks. 

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