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The challenges of measuring and understanding air quality will be discussed on this very special annual Clean Air Day. The problems and the need for solutions, not only on a local, but also on a global basis, will be considered.

This event will also be streamed as a webinar - attendees can choose to attend in person or by webinar.

The event is jointly organised by BCS Green IT, SG, BCS Hampshire Branch, BCS Dorset Branch and Solent University to celebrate International Clean Air Day.

Programme

5.30pm
Refreshments

6pm
Presentation

8pm
Estimated end

Speaker bio

Gary Barnett is the CTO of AirSensa, a dynamic tech start-up focussed on environmental monitoring. Gary has been in the software and technology industry for 28 years. He is a highly respected expert, with hands-on experience of innovation, smart cities, and the internet of things, combined with an established track record in leadership, consulting, technology development, and innovation. He has been engaged to work with Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle and Dell. Over the past 15 years, Gary has provided advice to IBM at the most senior levels and worked closely with SAP’s IoT programme. In the past, Gary has led development teams in mainframe, client-server, and distributed computing environments, and has served as CIO and CTO with several organisations and projects.

Over the past five years, he has been actively involved in the design, development, and delivery of a number of IOT projects, working on hardware design, firmware development, and the implementation of high-performance IoT platforms. He has also been a regular advisor to the UK’s Digital Catapult program and IoT-UK. Gary is a widely recognised expert in the IoT, distributed computing, and application development and has published papers and presented at conferences across the globe on these topics. In 2016 Gary was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts.