When: Wednesday 8th July 2020

A reception to mark the launch of ASTUTE: the Aston Institute for Urban Technologies and the Environment, showcasing technologies destined to shape our life in the cities of tomorrow: artificial intelligence, sustainable energy, future transportation, robotics…

CityFest is an exploration of technologies that will sit at the heart of our future cities.

CityFest will provide hands-on demonstrations, small group workshops and public lectures.

CityFest seeks to educate, enthuse and excite a future generation of scientists and engineers.

CityFest aims to tackle the digital divide, supporting the attendance of 1,000 pupils from the most disadvantaged local regions.

Lectures, Workshops and Demonstrations
  • Further details coming soon
 Sponsorship opportunities

CityFest is seeking commercial sponsorship to fund:

  • Coach hire to ferry pupils from disadvantaged schools
  • The creation of the highest quality demonstrations that will provide a legacy for future outreach activities
  • Travel and subsistence for high profile speakers
  • Publicity and marketing of the event
  • Evening reception in BMAG for all demonstrators, speakers, sponsors and industrial collaborators, providing the formal launch of the Aston Institute of Urban Technologies and the Environment