The summit will create a large network of corporate innovators, industry disruptors, investors and smart city solution-providers to drive smart cities innovation.
SINGAPORE – August 21, 2019 – The Singapore Smart Cities Summit is set to take place on the 30th of August 2019. Held at JW Marriott South Beach, the summit aims to create a network of corporate innovators, industry movers and shakers, investors and startups to accelerate smart cities innovation.
Organised by igloohome, a smart access company headquartered in Singapore and SG:D Accredited under the Infocomm Media Development Authority’s (IMDA) Accreditation@SG Digital program, the Summit is the first of its kind - a ground-up smart cities initiative. The event expects over 250 participants, and the opening speech will be made by DCEO of Enterprise Singapore, Mr Ted Tan.
The Summit will feature numerous panels with themes revolving around smart cities in different regions, property technology, deep tech, smart living and more. Notable speakers include Steve Melhuish, co-founder of PropertyGuru; Ivan Ng, CTO of leading global real estate company, City Developments Limited; Diomedes Kastanis, Head of IoT, Singtel; Ian Chadsey, Director of Jones Lang Lasalle, and Andrew Young, Group Chief Innovation Officer of SINO Group. Attending media include Bloomberg, CNBC and Nikkei.
CEO and co-founder of igloohome, Anthony Chow says, “Singapore has won the Smart City of 2018 award at the Smart City World Congress in Barcelona, and many cities are looking to Singapore as a prime example of how to digitize and innovate to boost livability and sustainability. Startups and smart city innovators have a large role to play in these efforts. We want to connect the key drivers of innovation in the region and beyond through the Summit to facilitate the adoption of smart cities technologies and initiatives.”
igloohome expects that connections made through this network will help to deepen conversations between the stakeholders, and will sustain well beyond the Summit.
To get tickets or find out more about the Singapore Smart Cities Summit, head to https://smartcitiessummit.igloohome.co.
igloohome is a smart access company based in Singapore that helps people manage their homes and properties through innovative technologies. igloohome smart locks and lockboxes have been sold in over 100 countries. With igloohome smart locks, users can grant time-sensitive access to their property remotely, via the igloohome mobile app. igloohome is a partner of Airbnb, HomeAway and Booking.com.
igloohome launched iglooworks as a dedicated line for large-scale access management in enterprises. Aligned with the company’s vision to create an access ecosystem for smart cities, iglooworks supports the need for data-driven insights in smart city initiatives.