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The 8th Asia Smart City Conference (ASCC)

For the 8th Asia Smart City Conference (ASCC), we announced that the week of the Conference from October 8th to 11th 2019 would be named Asia Smart City Week (ASCW). In coalition with the ASEAN-Japan Smart Cities Network High-level Meeting (ASCN) hosted by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) and the inaugural meeting of the Global Smart Cities Alliance on Technology Governance (GSCA) adopted by the G20 Ministerial Statement on Trade and Digital Economy in the City of Tsukuba, we actively publicized both domestically and abroad. During Asia Smart City Week (ASCW), approximately 850 persons participated in the above three conferences (ASCC, ASCN, and GSCA).

DateOctober 8-11, 2019  
Co-organizerWorld Bank Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC) Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)
SponsorsGovernment of Japan (Cabinet Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Ministry of the Environment), Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Yokohama, Yokohama City University, CITYNET
VenueInterContinental Yokohama Grand
Overall ThemeCreating business opportunities through the market place -the role of a knowledge hub in promoting business matching –
ParticipantsOverseas governments and cities participants were from 56 Cities, 20 Countries almost in the Asia-Pacific region including Cebu (Philippines), Da Nang (Vietnam), Bangkok (Thailand), and more.
Many other participants were from Japanese governmental organizations, international organizations, academic institutions, private sectors and embassies.
DocumentsReport  (PDF: 4,437KB)
Preliminary Report  (PDF: 2,463KB)

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