Smart Cities Showcase

AMCHAM and the U.S. Embassy organized a Smart Cities Showcase at Hilton Kuala Lumpur on November 20, 2019. The event was graced with the presence of Yang Berhormat Tuan Khalid Abd Samad, Minister of Federal Territories, and The Honorable Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir, U.S. Ambassador to Malaysia and various Senior Officials from the Ministry of Federal Territories. Yang Berhormat Tuan Khalid Abd Samad gave the keynote address, providing the attendees an indication of the current status and direction of Smart Cities that are under the purview of the ministry.

The event brought together a number of distinguished speakers, experts in their field and knowledge of what is required to make a smart city – the initiatives, infrastructure, cybersecurity, and the attitude of embracing change. Speakers included Andrew Aho, Country Sales Manager of Intersystems; Hasnul Nadzrin Shah, Director, Government & Regulatory Affairs of IBM Malaysia; Dalbir Singh, Regional Lead Smart Cities, ASEAN of CISCO; Dhaval Shah, Commercial Leader of Honeywell Business Technologies; Mohammad Sallehuddin Kodri, Security Solutions Consultant, of McAfee; and Amran Mansoor, Technology Strategist, Public Sector Group of Microsoft Malaysia.

AMCHAM would like to thank the distinguished speakers and Yang Berhormat Tuan Khalid Abd Samad for making this event a success.