Parks Associates is supporting Saudi Smart Cities Conference

by Parks Associates | Feb. 23, 2017

Parks Associates is supporting the Saudi Smart Cities Conference, which will take place May 16-18 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The event will explore how to create successful collaboration between public and private sectors, the monetization opportunities that will help boost infrastructure, increase investment, make cities sustainable and improve quality of life for all.

With the economic diversification plans in place, key government authorities are focused on providing the best quality of life for their citizens, which means seamless transportation, state-of-the-art healthcare facilities, round the clock security, affordable housing and creating citizen-centric cities. Having realized that, the citizen-centric cities can only be created through better urban planning and connected infrastructures using a combination of friendly policies, state-of-the-art technologies and good governance.

Saudi Arabia will be investing over $500 billion into modernizing its infrastructure across the 285 municipalities to provide the best quality of life for their citizens on par with global standards and the major contributor towards these milestones will be smart technologies.

With the responsibility of developing urban infrastructure and creating citizen-centric cities, the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs (MOMRA), which is the governing body of all the municipalities across Saudi Arabia is hosting the First Saudi Smart Cities 2017 conference at the Intercontinental Hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

The conference will feature over 1,000 attendees who are and will be involved in the Smart Cities project, and also feature presentations on best practices in Smart Cities from over 20+ countries. Since technology is the major enabler for the success any smart city, leading solution providers both local and international will be showcasing their strengths and capabilities to help the Kingdom reach their ultimate goals.

The conference is jointly organized by Dar Al Riyadh – a company headquartered in Saudi Arabia with capabilities in Development of Smart Cities Profiles, Urban Planning, Infrastructure Design, GIS Services, Transportation Planning, and Smart Applications, and Nispana Innovative Platforms – a company headquartered in India, with offices in Dubai and USA.

For more information, please contact Saad AlGarni at, 966-545-393-444.

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