The host Romain Lacombe, CEO of PlumeLabs talked about:
- Global Pandemic – 9,400 deaths per year in London
- In Paris: everybody loses 6 months of life expectancy
- Pollution is an information issue
Their Plume Air Cloud
- is an ‘environmental Artificial Intelligence (AI) system
- predict levels of pollution
- and produces the Plume Air Report – an urban weather report for 200 cities worldwide – for the Apple watch!
Audrey de Nezelle – Head of Environmental Policy at Imperial College – gave an excellent overview of the challenges in terms of ‘exposure measures’ and the difficulty of ‘matching’ environmental data with individual health effects.
The excellent programme continued with:
Jonathan Keeping – Pavegen Systems – a fabulous patented global flooring generator of turning foot steps into energy with these projects of achievement:
- Saint Omer train station – funded by GDF Suez
- Heathrom Terminal 3
- 300 tiles in a football pitch in Rio de Janeiro to power the flood lights
- £15,000 for 6% equity – investing in
- Democracy and Society, i.e. Social Impact.
Mark Waters – Gliide – a taxi service only providing electric vehicles – Transportation Transformed
Urban Tech replaces the Smart City!