At a time when the economy is faced with a crisis, it is critical to invest in infrastructure that will help the country grow and recover faster. With the majority of the world's population residing in urban areas, cities remain critical in achieving sustainability and economic growth. However, rapid urbanization and the rising population in urban areas poses several challenges to sustainability. To address this, innovative solutions have been developed and facilitated by the private and public sector.
As the closing topic for the 3-day conference, the last installment will tackle Building Smart and Resilient Cities for High Growth on 07 December 2021, 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM GMT+8 via Zoom. The webinar will showcase best practices from the different ASEAN countries to build smart and resilient cities for high growth and will feature a presentation on smart city pathways for developing Asia with representatives from Japan, Singapore, Philippines, Indonesia, and the World Bank.