13 February 2018 Towards Sustainable Cities and Communities
On the final day of the World Urban Forum, the GSIAC Smart Cities Alliance together with MIGHT, SDSN Malaysia, Sunway and the Global Futures Group organised a Networking and Sharing Session. During this session, Dato Ir Lee Yee Cheong, co-chair of SDSN Malaysia, Tan Sri Dr Ir Ahmad Tajuddin Ali, co-chairman of MIGHT and Datuk Dr Mohd Yusoff Sulaiman, CEO of MIGHT launched the GSIAC Smart Cities Alliance (GCSA) Towards Achieving Sustainable Cities and Communities. The launch was witnessed by the founding members of the GSIAC Smart Cities Alliance (GCSA), industry experts, academics and members of the public. The publication catalogued success stories by the GSCA members on smart cities and communities in Malaysia. All these initiatives contribute towards Malaysia’s achievement of SDG 11.
During this networking session, the working group on Cities Index and Dashboards for Malaysia conducted a sharing session. This session was moderated by Dato Ir Lee Yee Cheong, co-chair of SDSN Malaysia and consisted of several speakers who spoke on the role of smart cities as an economic driver, TRX as the future Financial District, Localizing the SDG, the ASEAN SDG Index and Measurement of SDG for Cities.