Her Excellency Dr Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, Director General of the Smart Dubai Office (SDO), dealt with an audience of 1,500 people throughout a keynote speech at the Moscow Urban Forum (MUF) 2018. SDO was the only international government organisation invited to offer a keynote address at the occasion, which occurred July 17-22 in the Russian capital.
Birthing the theme ‘Megacity of the Future: New Space for Living,’ this year's MUF was gone to by the president of Russia, Vladimir Putin and the mayor of Moscow, Sergey Sobyanin. Dubai's know-how in the area of smart city development and the existence of SDO at the occasion showed a prominent draw for the Russian media.
“Smart cities are the way of the future,” asserted H.E. Dr Aisha throughout her address; "this truth is ending up being increasingly established with each passing year, with significant cities worldwide currently implementing enthusiastic approaches to catalyse their smart transformation. Dubai was an early adopter in this industry, with our wise leadership's forward-thinking vision causing the establishment of Smart Dubai. Our ensuing efforts and jobs are in the procedure of transforming the emirate right into the happiest and most smart city development in the world."
" Progress is at its most reliable and purposeful when shared," she proceeded, "and with this in mind, we at Smart Dubai are always looking for opportunities to share our successes with the world, in addition to pick up from other similar organisations. These global collaborations are essential to update the smart cities we are all functioning to build and events such as the Moscow Urban Forum offer the excellent platform for smart city specialists and government authorities to find with each other, exchange knowledge and brainstorm solutions for the challenges that stand in the means of smart city growth all over the world."
Included in the MUF 2018 agenda were discussions concerning the large city makeovers that have taken place over the last few decades and the options and tools necessary for constructing future cities that could fulfill changing economic, ecological, technical, social and social needs. Tasks included a Posting Program, which saw equated works from one of the most famous worldwide speakers released; an Urban Projects Competitors for young tech business owners, engineers and urbanists; and the 2nd MUF Community Awards ceremony, which recognises one of the most significant jobs in Moscow over the previous year.
The MUF activities were split into three classifications; an instructional programme, including talks, presentations, public conversations and directed tours around Moscow; Smart Games, an enjoyment and social program offering concerts, theater, songs and movie programs; and a digital photography competitors labelled 'Moscow. Yours.' In addition, the event hosted a number of sports tasks, including Moscow running scenic tours and the yearly MUF marathon.
Taking centre-stage at the forum was the Moscow Smart City Project, which has made significant development over the past One Year. The growth has seen cost-free wi-fi offered along 330km of city lines, as well as 15.5 km2 in the city centre. 90% of the city is currently covered by broadband at 20+ mbs, 99% is covered by 4G at 7+ mbs, and smartphone infiltration has gotten to 77%. The programme is centred around the three columns: lifestyle, effective government and strong facilities.
The biggest global congress on the growth challenges of global megacities, the Moscow Urban Forum has been held each year since 2011. The event brings together agents of city managements from Russia and around the world, designers, metropolitan coordinators, developers, heads of economic companies, investors, technical startups, media agents and people. The 2017 version welcomed 24 government delegations from all over the world, 800 local and worldwide reporters and 10,847 participants from 68 nations.