APAC Smart Cities & Urban Planning Conference Virtual 2021

November 23, 2021

27 days left

The promise of technology in Asia has contributed and evolved well in certain capital cities across the region. The concept is simple – technology takes a lead everywhere in order to make your city better and your citizens prosperous. While acceptance has been challenged and slower in some areas in Asia-Pacific (APAC), countries like Japan, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam and Myanmar have successfully implemented their own versions of smart city.

Smart cities can improve the access and quality of urban services for citizens, businesses, and governments through digital technologies. At present, connectivity created a wider availability and considering the low-cost internet of things (IoT) big data, artificial intelligence (AI) and distributed hybrid multicloud, smart infrastructures innovations in APAC continues to grow. These takes APAC as the fastest region to adopt smart city technologies.

This coming November 23, 2021, Opal Financial Group is proud to present to you it’s very own APAC Smart Cities and Urban Planning Conference. An approach to support and create opportunities that reflects in specific urban challenges as well as the city’s capacity to address those challenges, both in sustainable implementation and management of smart city solutions.

In this edition, we will explore on the diversity of smart city initiatives, models, implementation modes draws out the potential opportunities to collaborate in facilitating the the development of livable cities.

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Join us! Interested in attending, speaking or sponsoring? Contact us at (212) 532-9898 or email info@opalgroup.net

Preliminary Agenda subject to modification. To request our current agenda, participant list and sponsors

Current as of October 25, 2021

All times are in SGT (Singapore Time Zone)




Welcome Remarks


2020-2030 Philippine Smart City Project Outlook
Public Private Partnership of the Philippines


Angat Pilipino, Smart City Project
Bureau of Investment


Building community ecosystem to achieve better Philippines through smart cities and urban planning


Networking Break


Empowering Climate Resilient Businesses and Communities

Felix Ayque, Founder, Komunidad Global Pte Ltd


Panel Discussion: Redesigning your cities. Are we ready for City 3.0 and how smart are we?

TBA, KPMG – Malaysia

TBA, Jones Lang Lasalle

TBA, Jacobs


Lunch Break


ICT infrastructure. A city-wide network of connectivity, combined with the latest intelligent systems, secures the real-time exchange of data across a city and makes it available to citizens and businesses

TBA, Converge ICT


Parallel Session

Room A – Urban Planning: Rethinking Urban Development In A Post Pandemic World

Arnel Casanova, Country Representative, AECOM

Room B – Smart City: Promoting a safer and efficient community through innovation


Networking Break


Panel discussion: Challenges of building a smart city? Factors to consider and why not every space can be turned into a smart city


Fireside chat with DILG: Creating a safer community that allows each individual to confidently move without worries


Closing Remarks

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