Paul Foster Senior Software Engineer, Microsoft

Paul Foster

 

Presents: Crowd Sourced Smart Cities

Over the last few years, many communities across Europe have been instrumenting their locality using The Things Network.

This session will tell the journey and share the progress of communities in the UK and discuss some of the key society empowering use cases and technologies being developed.

Paul will be sharing accumulated knowledge with the intent to inspire you to take part.

 

About Paul

Since joining Microsoft in 1994, Paul Foster has worked across a wide range of sectors and customers, providing a mix of technical and strategic guidance around the creative use of technology in relation to their business needs. Paul is currently a senior software engineer at Microsoft. Paul is currently focusing on the building of next generation sensor webs which automate the gathering of data from disparate sources, and how to enable the creative analysis of this data to start a new era of perception.

For a short-time Paul was a member of a high-wire flying trapeze circus troupe, is a keen roboticist and an international marathon runner.