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Kuala Lumpur will once again play host to the Cities 4.0 Conference and Exhibition from 23 – 24 September 2019 at Istana Hotel Kuala Lumpur to spearhead smart city framework among the ASEAN countries. This event is expected to be graced open by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad.
By 2050, over 70% of the world population will be living in cities covering less than 2% of the earth’s surface. Never had city been so challenged and the trend continues to grow. And, this rise to many issues like rising inequality, environmental pollution, infrastructure access, traffic congestion, mobility, safety and health of residents are only a few examples.
Cities of the future should be hyper connectives, technologically equipped and smart; to improve the life of its residents. The development and combination of new technologies such as the Internet of Things, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence offer a multi and fast solution to transform cities to promote economic development, improve infrastructure & environment, enhance public services, engage with citizens and optimize costs of managing public assets.
Co-organised by Human Life Advancement Foundation (HLAF) and Confexhub Group, the hosting of the second edition of Cities 4.0 is to provide an interactive platform for governments, municipalities, urban planners, developers, urban futurists, solution providers and innovators to converge and make positive impact in shaping resilient and sustainable cities. Themed ‘Unlocking Functional and Sustainable Cities’, Cities 4.0 will be bringing in the technology and application experts, data and analysis experts, communications and connectivity experts, services and integration experts, even business and financial experts to connect with the city leaders to explore and align goals, objectives and business model as part of the smart cities ecosystem reliance.
The Key themes of Cities 4.0 will be on:
• Digital Transformation – Big Data, IoT, Augmented Analytics, Digital Twins, Cyber Forensic, Privacy, Blockchain
• Smart Governance – e-Government, Data Transparency, Public Safety
• Smart Economy – Cashless City, Machine learning, Smart Space, Connected Factories
• Smart Environment – Infrastructure, Connectivity, Transportation, Water & Waste, Energy
• Smart Living – Smart Home, Ride Share, Autonomous, Smart Wearables, Smart Health
• Smart Citizen – Inclusion, Engagement, Immerse Experience
According to the organizer, over 400 international and local delegates will converge and meet face-to-face with the industry experts and share experiences and best practices; recommend solutions and get connected with the industry peers.
The 2-day conference with over 20 paper presentations aims to expose participants with essential information and strategies to adopt digital transformation in city planning and development; and improve the efficiency and services for the smart citizens. Held alongside is the Cities 4.0 Exhibition which will showcase the latest smart city technologies and solutions.
One of the highlights of the event is one-to-one business matching meetings between technology or solution providers with potential smart city project owners / municipal council to map their city transformation roadmap. This will be an effective channel for technology and solution providers to secure and expand their market outreach and for the project owners to source for best vendors and consultancy from the top-notch experts.
To sign up for the limited conference seats, contact the secretariat [email protected] Admission to exhibition is FREE. For more information about Cities 4.0, log on to www.cities4pointzero.com
About Confexhub (www.confexhub.com)
Confexhub is a leading thought leader network solutions provider focuses on delivering industry economic and policy studies, global business and investment matching, as well as innovative business and investment conferences, exhibitions, forums and trainings in the Asia-Pacific and EMEA regions. Our qualified multi-sectorial economists and seasoned conference producers continuously research and create new platforms to spearhead, incubate, develop and disseminate thought leadership ideas, innovations and future trends in energy, water, telecommunication, infrastructure development, tourism, agriculture and financial services sectors. Over the years, our research services in the industry economic and policy studies, global business and investment matching programs, and thought leader platforms including conferences, exhibitions and forums have aided the growth and development of emerging and developing economies across the Asia-Pacific and EMEA regions. We pride ourselves for contributing to the socio-economic development of communities and for transforming the Asia-Pacific and EMEA’s economies with access to governments, multi-lateral agencies, sovereign funders, development banks, NGOs’, associations and private sector across the globe. Head quartered in Kuala Lumpur, we have set our footprints in Asia-Pacific through our direct offices and partners in Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam. Our next exciting phase of growth will be across the BIMSTEC, EAS, PIF and SAARC economies.
For Further Information,
Contact: Hooi Sookmei
Tel: (603) 2771 1668
Fax: (603) 2771 1669
Email: [email protected]
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