Dr Sam Chapman
Chief Innovation Officer & Co Founder
At The Floow, Sam is accountable for science, data analysis, research and innovation. His focus is upon driving The Floow to develop cutting edge capabilities and new services for our clients.
Sam’s prior research work focused upon state of the art approaches for large-scale knowledge management and information integration in complex domains. He has managed successful technical projects in a variety of specialised domains such as high-level procurement, aerospace engineering and emergency response.
Sam has published more than 38 papers in international conferences, books and journals; his publications and areas of expertise cover a broad range of technical ICT areas, including telematics, vehicular pollution, traffic management, knowledge management, multimodal systems, semantic technologies and information retrieval.
Sam frequently gives high profile talks in areas relating to transport and understanding its risks and impacts. He has also acted as an advisor to various government agencies on areas including insurance, autonomous vehicles, pollution, driver behaviour and the digital industry in the North of the UK.
Sam is also an appointed member of the Institute of Environmental Science, an Associate of the Institute of Air Quality Management, a member of the Northern Robotics Network as well as being elected in the company of Cutlers as the only digital cutler and he’s also part of the steering committee of the Yorkshire and Humber Digital Leaders.
11:10 am - 12:00 pm
Panel: Major projects driving transport connectivity
Theatre: Local Infrastructure
- Strategic vision to grow rail networks to support growing urban economies
- Long term expectation and the expected positive impact on housing crisis
- Models for Collaboration and finding efficiencies in the procurement process
- Smart Motorways Programme
- Future Influences on the Strategic Road Network
- Autonomous Vehicles
- ULEV and EVs – what is the potential for increased traffic and impact on our networks