Smart Cities Asia 2019 is committed to being the place to collectivize smart cites agenda, establish a partnership, to optimize the potentialities of cities and cultivate a better knowledge sharing culture amongst the key players. Smart Cities Asia 2019 returns for the 5th time to Kuala Lumpur, co-located with 3rd NextBigTech Asia 2019 conference. The focus of this conference is to make cities smarter and highlight the pioneering urban solutions that are defining and transforming cities around the world. Experts and professionals are gathered in this 2-days conference sharing on their insights, experience and real-life applications. Strategic issues will be discussed on Day 1 and zoom into 4 different industry verticals on day 2 which are Governance & Planning, Smart Mobility & Connectivity, Urban Intelligence and Smart & Sustainable Development.
GOVERNANCE & PLANNING
Cities in Asia are aggressively moving forward in practising smart cities to support sustainable development and smarter infrastructure. As per the current situation, improving infrastructure and enhancing connectivity is the hype. Smart Cities Asia’s Governance and Planning Track brings along private and government authorities sharing their insights and experience in improving a city to smarter.
SMART MOBILITY & CONNECTIVITY
When we talk about Smart Mobility and Connectivity, it refers to movement and connections between people and destinations. Adaptation to technologies, lack of sustainable mobility planning and changing demographics are some of the current issues we are facing. It is also questioning how so-called ‘Smart Mobility’ will fuel the different socio-technical transitions happening in cities. Smart Cities Asia’s Smart Mobility and Connectivity Track explore on how current mobility trend could alter future implementations to ensuring and enhancing public value.
It is not only about smart ideas but it is also about the intelligence of technological implementations, that could support efficiency, lowering costs and engaging with residents. Recognizing technology systems that are relevant and compatible with specific cities is also quite significant. City-data treasury advances the data management and analytics models support drive meaningful impact in climate action, social sustainability, and community resilience. Furthermore, creating a smart city framework at the initiated organisations also plays a core role in the sustainability of city intelligence technology.
SMART & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Smart Cities Asia’s Smart and Sustainable Track aims to provide both secured environmental and smart city initiatives. It is also crucial to know how smart cities implementations are compatible enough towards economic growth, social inclusion and environmental protection. Great minds are gathered in Smart Cities Asia’s Smart and Sustainable Track to share their experience in tackling smart and sustainable development.
Key Speakers include:
- YB Puan Hajah Zuraidah Bt Kamaruddin, Minister of Housing and Local Government, Malaysia
- Mark Thomas, Task Force Member, Smart Cities Council Australia & New Zealand
- Dr. Avik Sarkar, former head of Data Analytics Cell at NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog
- Karuna Gopal, Global Thought Leader, President of Foundation for Futuristic Cities, India
- Cha ChungHa, Co-Founder of Reimagining Cities, Korea