Overview of 1st Smart Cities Asia 2015

Conference Agenda

08:00 AM
Registeration
Mark Thomas, Task Force Member, Smart City Council Australia & New Zealand

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) brings great promise and peril to smart cities. How can we navigate a path through this? This presentation will explore how public and private sector leaders can redesign strategies and policies by exploiting a deeper understanding of the 4IR. They can thus take practical and impactful steps to lift lives in smart cities, that also take into account the social, economic and cultural uniqueness of their cities

King Wang Poon Director, Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities/ Senior Director Strategic Planning Singapore University of Technology and Design

Understanding the purpose of Smart City development and utilizing current and future technologies to fulfil Smart City Goals. The convergence of cloud-based computing, big data and IoT enabling social innovations that will enhance people’s lives and support other goals such as environmental sustainability.

Andrew Mui, Chief Commercial Officer – Asia Pacific, Global Innovation Business, Hitachi, Ltd. Chief Marketing Officer, Social Innovation Business, Hitachi Asia Ltd.
10:45 AM
Morning break & tour to exhibition hall

Buildings offer a much more cost-effective pathway to reducing carbon emissions than any other sector. For the same amount of money, buildings can save 40 percent more emissions than the next most cost-effective sector. Using examples from Malaysia and around the world, this presentation will discuss the opportunities there are in Malaysia to reduce carbon emissions through more energy efficient buildings and at the same time ensuring they are sustainable.

Anthony Abbotts, Director Group Sustainability, ROCKWOOL Group, Denmark

Discussing pressing urban challenges and share best practices. A holistic view to ensure all the relevant components are intact in building sustainable future cities..

Moderator: Yasmin Rasyid, President & Founder, EcoKnights | Panelist Anthony Abbotts Director Group Sustainability ROCKWOOL Group, Denmark Kenny Tan, General Manager, Alibaba Cloud, Malaysia Marjolein Brasz, Challenge Lead, Circular Economy Amsterdam Economic Board Daniel Havas, Minister Counsellor (Commercial) and Senior Trade & Investment Commissioner, Malaysia and Brunei Australian Trade and Investment Commission
01:00 PM
Networking luncheon & tour to exhibition hall
08:50 AM
Chairperson
Dr Amila Zawawi Director, Institute of Self-sustainable Building at Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS

Smart city initiatives are not just about optimized traffic patterns, parking management, efficient lighting and improvements to public works.The way forward is a community-driven, bottom-up approach where citizens are an integral part of designing and developing smart cities.

The focus is not just about the use of technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and smart machines, but the enhancement of services and experience.

Mark Thomas, Task Force Member, Smart City Council Australia & New Zealand
YBM Senator Dato’ Raja Kamarul Bahrin Shah Ibni Raja Ahmad Baharuddin Shah Deputy Minister, Ministry of Housing and Local Government
09:50 AM
Morning Refreshments & Tour to Exhibition Hall

The 3P strategic and systemised approaches in accelerating the national and local levels Smart City agenda involving Policy, Programmes and Projects. How to align and synergise of multiple contents and stakeholders through strategic platforms are equally crucial

Datuk Nik Ahmad Faizul Abdul Mallek, Vice President-Special Projects, Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology

Chief Smart City Officers/National Representative roundtable where they will share their action plans and discuss the Smart Cities initiatives.

Moderator: Mark Thomas, Task Force Member, Smart City Council Australia & New Zealand Panelist | Datuk Nik Ahmad Faizul Abdul Mallek, Vice President-Special Projects, Malaysian Industry- Government Group for High Technology | David Pickeral, Mobility and Smart Cities Expert, Washington | Marjolein Brasz, Challenge Lead, Circular Economy Amsterdam Economic Board

Discussing the most important enabling technologies for Smart Cities today that is required right now. Why smart city projects go wrong? What needs to be done to prevent this?

Mathias Steck, EVP & Regional Manager, Digital Consulting and Smart Cities, Asia, DNV GL – Digital Solutions
12:45 PM
Networking luncheon & tour to exhibition hall

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