April 19, 2018
Dear members & friends,
We are pleased to welcome the French business community from both Malaysia and Singapore for an outlook on smart city.
As we know Iskandar Malaysia is set to become Southern Peninsular Malaysia's most developed region. Designed with investors in mind, the region will enjoy state-of-the-art facilities, full infrastructure and a one-stop business centre to ensure business transactions are fast, seamless and convenient. This session will provide an outlook at development smart cities, focusing on Forest City and Medini situated within Iskandar Malaysia.
The event will include a visit to Forest City and Medini. Forest City is a mega development and a joint venture project between China and Malaysia and shall become the standard demonstration zone of "One Belt One Road" in Southeast Asia. It is strategically located adjacent to Singapore, approximately 5km from the Second Link and 40 minutes to Singapore CBD.
Medini is a 2,300 acres (9.3 km2) urban township development planned for a population of 450,000 by 2030. Medini is among Malaysia’s largest single urban development and will become the smart and connected Central Business District of Iskandar Puteri. The gross development value of Medini stands at US$20 billion spanning 15 to 20 years.
It will also be an opportunity to extend your network with both governmental bodies and private companies in the region.
Date : Thursday, 19 April 2018
Venue : Dewan Serbaguna, Level 2, Block B, Dato Abdul Rahman Andak Building, Kota Iskandar, 79000 Iskandar Puteri, Johor Bahru, Johor Darul Takzim
Time : Morning Session 09h00 -14h00
: Afternoon Session 14h00-17h00
Patrons & Sponsors : Free of charge
Members : RM 85 per person
6% GST will be applicable on all rates
09h30 - Arrival of Guest and Registrations
10h00 - Welcoming address by Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive of Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA)
- Opening remarks, H.E Frederic Laplanche, Ambassador of France to Malaysia.
10h15 - Presentation of Johor's projects in the field of sustainable and smart cities by IRDA.
- Video and presentation of a smart city virtual 3D demonstrator
- Views on how new equipment and services can create a sustainable city and bring energy efficiency?
- Views on how urban growth and public transport needs can be reconciled?
- Views on how a city can be smart connected through engineering, Internet of things and big data.
12h00 - Networking Lunch hosted by Johor State Investment Center (JSIC)
14h00 - Site visits to Medini and Forest City
17h00 - End of program
Coach Transportation for the tour as per itinerary will be provided (*). Transportation to Kota Iskandar is on own arrangement.