Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT) and Institute of Housing and Local Government (I-KPKT) in collaboration with Ministry of Housing and Local Government (KPKT), URBANICE MALAYSIA and PLANMalaysia organised Knowledge and Sharing Session: How to Accelerate the Implementation of Smart Cities in Malaysia”. This virtual forum and training serves as a part of capacity building programme for GEF6 Sustainable Cities Development in Malaysia. This training is intended for local authorities, industry player, solution provider, urban planner, policy makers, and anyone with an interest in exploration of opportunities and challenges in developing smart cities. This training consisted of 7 Modules moderated by smart city innovators, entrepreneurs, leaders, communities, and businesses.

OBJECTIVES

To enhance local authorities’ understanding of Malaysia’s national aspiration toward smart cities implementation. The initiative focuses on the planning, implementing and management of smart cities based on business models, technologies and funding models available.
To provide the local authorities with further understanding of the various scenarios of business opportunities, funding models and guidelines for smart city development.
To provide guidance and know-how for local authorities to implement smart city projects.

PROJECT OUTCOMES

Identify suitable funding model and financial package for smart city development.
Explore and identify suitable business opportunities on smart city development.
Produce good documentation for budget application under the Twelfth Malaysia Plan 2021-2025.
Execute successful smart city projects.
DAY 1: 15 MARCH 2021 (MONDAY)
DAY 2: 16 MARCH 2021 (TUESDAY)