The City of Yokohama was delighted to inform that the first Asia Smart City Conference was successfully held on Oct 31, 2012 at Pacifico Yokohama, welcoming the mayors and the representatives from emerging Asian countries, Japanese government officials, representatives of International organizations etc. It aims to be a global platform to share best practices and challenges between participants, to discuss and share visions for building smart cities and to strengthen relationship between participating cities.
Asia Smart City Conference was held as a part of programs of Smart City Week 2012, the international conference and exhibition organized by Nikkei BP Inc., which gathers expertise and technologies of smart cities from all over the world and welcome experts, representatives of governments and international organizations, industrial leaders.
For Smart City Week 2012, refer to the following webpage.
Date: Tuesday, Oct 30, 10:30 - 17:00
★Kanagawa Waste Water Treatment Plant
Introduction of waste water management of the City of Yokohama
★Japanese Overseas Migration Museum at JICA Yokohama
Brief introduction of Japanese Overseas Migration
HEMS (Home Energy Management System) demonstration by Sekisui House Ltd. and Toshiba Corporation
EV (Electric Vehicle) and Micro EV (Micro Electric Vehicle) demonstration by Nissan Motor Co.,Ltd.
★J-Power Isogo Thermal Plant
Introduction of coal-fired themal power generation with ultra supercritical generation technology
Date: Wednesday, Oct 31, 9:00 - 12:00
Venue: Pacifico Yokohama Room 503
|09:00 - 09:10||Opening Remark by Ms. Fumiko Hayashi|
Mayor of the City of Yokohama
|09:10 - 09:30||Keynote Speech by Mr. Toshio Kato|
Secretary General, Regional Revitalization Bureau,
Cabinet Secretariat Government of Japan
|09:30 - 10:55||Presentations by participating cities |
Colombo (Sri Lanka)
| ||Presentation by Japanese govenment officials and international organizations|
|10:55 - 11:15||Coffee break|
|11:15 - 11:45||Discussion|
|11:45 - 11:55||Wrap up|
|11:55 - 12:00|
Closing remark by Ms. Fumiko Hayashi, Mayor of the City of Yokohama
Date: Wednesday, Oct 31, 12:00 - 13:30
Venue: InterContinental Yokohama Grand Ballroom
Hosted by: Nikkei BP Inc.
Date: Wednesday, Oct 31, 14:00 - 14:20
Venue: Pacifico Yokohama Main Hall
As the result of discussions in Asia Smart City Conference, Ms. Fumiko Hayashi, Mayor of the City of Yokohama made a declaration on behalf of participating cities.
To refer to the declaration,please click here(ＰＤＦ:35KB)。