Dr Sielker Presents "Future Cities in the Making" Project to UK Dept BEIS at CDBB

On Tuesday, February 12, Dr Sielker presented the “Future Cities in the Making” project to representatives from the UK’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the Infrastructure Projects Authority at the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB). BEIS sponsors CDBB, and representatives came to visit the Centre for a day. As a part of the visit, CDBB organised a showcase, highlighting the research it supports as well as its other activities and collaborations. The “Future Cities in the Making” project was one of the Early Career Researcher (ECR) and general projects selected to represent CDBB’s work at the ‘tour de vignettes’, helping to demonstrate CDBB’s activities.

Presenting the “Future Cities in the Making” project to BEIS representatives

Presenting the “Future Cities in the Making” project to BEIS representatives

The government visitors expressed particular interest in understanding how to tackle challenges the current planning system faces to support digitalisation. We look forward to sharing our results as they unfold.