• Saturday, 16 February 2019

The Flagship Smart Cities event is back for the 4th year running in KL Announced for 2 and 3 October 2018

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Knowledge Group of Companies, a leading technology events provider, presents SmartCitiesAsia'18, a conference and Exhibition that brings together world-class speakers from Hong Kong, Europe, USA, Singapore, Australia and other advanced markets.

Smart Cities Asia'18 will bring together 200 delegates and 25 prominent speakers from 25 prospective cities from around the world to discuss and share the latest technology and knowledge within the Smart Cities initiative. The 4th Smart Cities Asia Conference & Exhibition will take place at Connexion@Nexus, Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur on 2 and 3 October 2018. More information can be found at www.smartcitiesasia.com. This event is co-located with Next Big Tech Asia conference (www.nextbigtechasia.com) which is the anchor event for Big Data Week, Knowledge Group is the BIG DATA Week City Partner in Kuala Lumpur for the past 2 years.

Smart cities is the next evolution that most cities are going towards in the chase for more sustainable living conditions and this can be seen across the world and in South East Asia. This is something that will continue to accelerate quickly over the years. However, most cities are "not really there yet" when it comes to total implementation. This 2018 edition will explore and highlight the pioneering urban solutions that are defining and transforming cities around the world. This 2-day event will bring together global mayors, CTOs, CIOs, companies, start-ups, research centres, citizen's initiative and thought leaders, where cities meet other cities for discussions and dialogues on the key issues confronting modern urban leaders in their efforts to improve the quality of life in their cities.

Among the hot topics that will be discussed are:

Living Digital in Smart Cities
The Role of Buildings in Achieving a Decarbonised, Sustainable Society
Smart Governance
Leveraging IoT in Public Transportation
Data Driven Smart City
Future of Work, Education and Healthcare

The topics across these 6 themes Smart Governance, Smart Mobility, Smart Development, Smart Data & Technology, Smart Citizen and Smart Utilities will be addressed in a mix of informative speeches, presentations and panel discussions with vast opportunities for networking.

Among key Smart Cities leaders featured at the conference include Mark Thomas, Task Force Member, Smart City Council Australia & New Zealand, Ir. Allen Yeung, Former Government Chief Information Officer, Hong Kong, Marjolein Brasz, Challenge Lead, Circular Economy Amsterdam Economic Board, Amsterdam, David Pickeral, Mobility and Smart Cities Expert, Washington, USA and Khoo Salma, Former Councillor, City Council of Penang Island, Malaysia.

Also sharing their expertise are Andrew Mui, Chief Commercial Officer -- Asia Pacific, Global Innovation Business, Hitachi, Ltd., Anthony Abbotts, Director Group Sustainability, ROCKWOOL Asia, Denmark and Kenny Tan, Alibaba Cloud's Country Manager for Malaysia and Thailand and Mathias Steck, EVP & Regional Manager, Digital Consulting and Smart Cities, Asia, DNV GL - Digital Solutions.

Mr. Selva Nagappan, Managing Director of Knowledge Group of Companies and host of conference said, "We are featuring these key opinion leaders at Smart Cities Asia in the hopes that attendees can benefit from their knowledge and expertise."


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