12 – 15 October 2020, via Virtual Platform, The 3rd Edition of Cities 4.0 Conference & Exhibition was held on 12th to 15th October 2020 via Online. A total of 25 papers were presented during the conference and exhibition, along with 500 participants from 15 different countries and 10 exhibitors joined the event. The event consists of two sections;
i. Cities 4.0 Virtual Conference – provide practical strategies and introduce relevant tools and technologies.
ii. Cities 4.0 Virtual Exhibition – showcase some of the latest smart city planning and development, smart city technologies and solutions.
As urban populations continue to expand and citizens’ expectations grow, the development of smart cities – enabled, powered and integrated by digital technologies – is set to be one of the crowning achievements of societies worldwide in the 21st century. Smart cities address a diverse set of problems, such as efficient transportation, smart and enhanced buildings and homes, optimum energy utilization, and better administrative services. The increasing adoption of novel technologies that complement the management of cities in the future is also a major catalyst for market growth.
The hosting of the third edition of Cities 4.0 in Kuala Lumpur is to provide an interactive platform for governments, municipalities, urban planners, developers, urban futurists, solution providers and innovators to converge and discuss the practical deployment of cutting-edge technologies in shaping sustainable, competitive and resilient cities. The key themes of Cities 4.0 are;
- Digital Deployment in Smart Cities Planning.
- Improving Living with Efficiency, Safety and Security.
- Building a Cleaner and Sustainable City.
- Effective Transportation and Mobility for All.
- Disaster Prevention and Mitigation for a Safer City.
- Strategies in Developing Secondary Cities into Smart City.