EMISSIONS & AIR QUALITY Smart Class, South 2021: Retrospectives Round-Up


See Related event

Two months ago today we hosted EMISSIONS & AIR QUALITY Smart Class, South 2021 in London, one of the first in-person events to return since the easing of restrictions and in compliance with the government’s step 3 (out of lockdown) rules at the time. If you’ve missed any of the presentation “Retrospectives” from this event, here’s another opportunity to gain valuable insights from our Keynote Supporters (City of London Corporation, HS2 and UK100) and our Innovation Sponsors (ANS Global, Imperial, Videalert/Marston Holdings and Vortex IoT)…

If you satisfy our regular delegate qualification criteria* for an Emissions & Air Quality Smart Class but were unable to join us on June 23rd, CLICK HERE and complete the short “Download form” at the bottom of the post. We’ll then e-mail you a unique link giving you free of charge access to all of the presentation videos, recordings and slides from this event. Alternatively, click on your preferred presentation title from below to re-visit an individual retrospective:

  1. “A National Approach to Air Pollution – Advancing the Action Plan”
  2. “How to Effectively Manage and Enforce Clean Air and Low Emission Zones”
  3. “Air Quality Best Practice in the City of London”
  4. “Technology for Good – A New Hyperlocal Air Quality Monitoring Dimension”
  5. “Innovation in Construction – Building by Example”
  6. “Combining Nature and Innovation to Improve Air Quality, Inside and Out”

*Those qualifying to receive the rich content from these presentations include: commissioning, procurement, trialling and partnering leads, senior influencers, strategic decision makers and planners from local authorities (e.g. city, borough, metropolitan, district and county councils); public/private transport operators; sub-regional transport bodies, combined authorities, integrated transport authorities and passenger transport executives; freight and logistics operators; airports and port operators; vehicle manufacturers; energy providers; potential partners from industry (e.g. retail, construction, manufacturing and waste management sectors) and healthcare; DfT, Defra, EA, BEIS, DHSC and supporting national agencies; prime contractors etc.


Here’s what some of the stakeholders in attendance had to say about EMISSIONS & AIR QUALITY Smart Class, South 2021:

“A very good event, relevant to my work and all of the roundtables were valuable in different ways”Smart Cities Project Manager and Clean Tech City Lead, Westminster City Council“A thoroughly informative and enjoyable experience – will be recommending to colleagues! Found all presentations and application areas useful. Monitoring networks, lessons learned and high level policy of particular interest”Principal Air Quality Consultant, Cundall“Thank you for a very helpful and informative event. The Smart Class was perfect! Lovely number of people, expert presentations highlighted the importance of central support and data collection, and all of the roundtables were equally valuable”Senior Transport Planning & Infrastructure Officer, Essex County Council“HS2 presentation a great example of all that was discussed being put into actual practice, very well presented and a relevant interesting topic. The roundtables were informative, questioning the expert speakers further”Air Quality Officer, City of London Corporation“Camera enforcement options, green walls and Hammersmith & Fulham comparisons were of particular interest”Environmental Health Enforcement Officer, LB Waltham Forest

“All of the presentations and roundtables were good. Most valuable to hear how the City of London is addressing Air Quality issues and to understand the hyper-local air quality deployment model”Strategy and Partnerships Manager, Smart Cambridge Programme, Cambridgeshire County Council“Many thanks for inviting me to the event which I found really informative”Senior Environmental Advisor, Highways England“All of the presentations and roundtables included good, interesting content. The Hammersmith & Fulham case study info was especially valuable. Also had a great chat about green walls!”Sponsor Manager for Regional Programmes, Transport for London • “Thank you – a very helpful event” – Principal Urban Environment Consultant, ANS Global (Innovation Sponsor) • “A great event in London today…Fantastic to be in the room again, seeing people face-to-face and safely!”Managing Director & Co-founder, Vortex IoT (Innovation Sponsor)


Here’s our current schedule of Smart Classes for the year ahead:


Like to learn more about our Smart Class events and how you can potentially participate? Click here to discover the market context of Smart Classes and for a general overview of our Transport, Emissions & Air Quality, Waste Management, Public Realm & Urban Spaces, Energy, Water Management and Health & Assisted Living editions.

Buyer side stakeholders (e.g. councils/local authorities, transport authorities, transport operators, waste collection authorities, utilities, public service providers, critical infrastructure operators, government agencies, prime contractors etc) meeting the qualification criteria described on the individual event page (click selected Smart Class from the schedule above) can apply for a free delegate place by completing the “Registration form” located at the bottom of that page.

Up to 5 innovators/solution vendors can be accommodated at each Smart Class in an “Innovation Sponsor” capacity: Peruse the Event Sponsorship page for full details on “Smart Class Innovation Sponsorship Packages”. Check out our Testimonials page (or the individual Smart Class event pages) for feedback from previous delegates, sponsors and supporters.

Seeking further inspiration to realise the ‘Smart Vision’ of your city, region, communities, public services or critical infrastructure operations? Explore our Innovator Directory for profiles, experts and thought leadership from trailblazers, early adopters and major stakeholders developing or deploying the latest digital innovations, data-driven strategies and best practices. Enlist your own smart credentials with a “Mover”, “Shaker” or “Disruptor” package: priced, respectively, at just £100, £200 or £300 for a full 12 months exposure, these are genuinely affordable options for every budget! For additional insights, check out the Smart Classes Knowledge Base!

Heard about Smart Classes Digest, our thought leadership e-digest? Click here to access the launch edition (published on Feb 3rd); Click here to access issue #02 (published on April 7th); Click here to access issue #03 (published on June 2nd); Click here to access issue #04 (published on August 11th). If you like what you see, Sign up for free to receive Smart Classes Digest straight into your inbox, every 2 months! Our remaining 2021 editions will be published on October 6th and December 14th.

Interested in sponsoring a future edition? Digest Sponsorship is semi-exclusive and a cost effective way to raise your profile as a recognised authority and trailblazer; maximise awareness of brand, services, solutions and smart credentials; generate leads for sales pipelines; boost registrations to a webinar series; enrol industry professionals for a training course; attract subscribers to a newsletter, e-book, whitepaper or podcast; increase responses to a questionnaire or quantitative research survey; or encourage participation in a collaboration initiative.

Contact us here if you’d like to arrange a call or Zoom meeting to discuss these opportunities further!

Sign up to Smart Classes Digest to receive the latest thought leadership, innovation insights and event updates straight into your inbox. You can also follow us on LinkedIn or follow us on Twitter.

#Emissions&AirQuality  #SmartCities 

EMISSIONS & AIR QUALITY Smart Class, South 2021

EMISSIONS & AIR QUALITY Smart Classes show key buyer side stakeholders how they can deploy the latest digital technology-enabled solutions, data-driven strategies and best practices to improve urban air quality and drive down emissions and air pollution in our cities and regions.


   London, UK

Sponsored by
ANS Global
Vortex IoT

Stay in touch

Sign up to Smart Classes Digest to receive the latest thought leadership, innovation insights and event updates straight into your inbox.

We offer great opportunities for our sponsors, and would love to hear from potential speakers, contributors or new partners.