Event Overview

The economically active population in the Middle East is growing a lot faster than the other regions in the world. The Kuwaiti government has announced “Kuwait 2035”, which is a set of measures to boost the economy over the next 20 years through reducing on oil revenue and building the country as a hub for finance, trade and tourism in the region. Kuwait government has planned to build nine smart cities.

According to the Smart Cities Council (SCC), an industry coalition formed to accelerate the transition to the UN Agenda 2030 approved ‘Next Society’ cities; a smart city is defined as a city which has digital technology embedded across all city functions. The concept of the smart city has introduced the importance of Information and Communication technologies, in literature the term smart city is used to specify a city’s ability to respond to the needs of its citizens. City developments are extensively influenced by the core systems of the cities such as transport, government services, education, public safety and health.

Hence, we at TraiCon are proud to present the first ever Innovative Cities Summit scheduled to take place at the Millennium Hotel and Convention Centre in the Capital City of Kuwait, a very exclusive two day platform for government leaders and industry experts to address inhabitable and sustainable city challenges, share their views on integrated smart technology and solutions and forge new partnerships. It is a global platform to explore how cities can better govern and build up resilience through policy, technology and social innovations.

At this summit we will explore how to create successful collaborations between public and private sectors; the ways to fully leverage the modernization opportunities that will help boost Infrastructure, transport, increase investment opportunities and to develop smart sustainable cities. This platform will include a series of local and international keynote presentations, panel discussions, local and international case studies, interviews, demos, innovations and round table discussions; you will discover the latest trends, disruptors and innovators that are responsible for revolutionizing the industry as we know it.

We request all the government stake holders, private sector stake holders and smart city solution providers to support this initiative that focuses on Transforming Kuwait’s Cities into Secure & Digitalized Sustainable Cities.

30+ Sponsors & Exhibitors

Over 300+ Attendees

14 Knowledge Based Case Study Presentations

Highly Interactive Panel Discussions

Educative Workshops

Panel Discussions

Networking Sessions

Onsite Introductions

Exhibition

Why Exhibit

  • • Gain direct access to decision-makers.
  • • Showcase your line of products and recent innovations:
  • • Elevate your company’s brand: We will take care of your complete branding and marketing and you can rest assured. to meet the right buyers at your booth and at the Summit.
  • • You would have the opportunity to share your knowledge with the attending delegates and try to gain maximum mileage by speaking to the interested buyers.

Why Visit

  • • Evaluate competing solutions across every product category.
  • • Discover new, more cost-effective solutions to existing processes.
  • • Test drive the latest products and experience live demonstrations.
  • • Book in face-to-face appointments with key suppliers.
  • • Connect with new suppliers, customers and business partners.

Conference

  • • Get expert advice on the specific challenges faced by your business.
  • • Stay up-to-date with emerging or changing trends.
  • • Network with your peers from across the country and around the world.
  • • Listen to insightful keynotes from thought-leaders and innovators.
  • • Upgrade your skills, knowledge and on-the-job effectiveness.

How It Works ?

The event aims to lay the foundation for the next big smart cities phenomenon. It is a platform to initiate change. Hence it is imperative for solution providers like you to be here and be the change-makers!

Tell us more about your objectives.

Receive the complete list of participants one week prior to the event.

Select your matches & plan your projects.

Plan your agenda.

Meet at the show.

Keep networking after the show.

Vendor Categories

Smart Mobility Solutions

Smart Water Solutions

Smart Energy Solutions

Smart Cybersecurity and Privacy Solutions

Smart Parking Solutions

IoT Solution for Smart Cities

Smart Data Solutions

Smart Education Solutions

Smart Healthcare Solutions

Cloud Computing Solutions

Smart Safety & Surveillance Solutions

Smart ICT Solutions for Smart Cities

E-Governance

Smart Sanitation & Solid Waste Management Solutions

Smart Lighting Solutions

Artificial Intelligences

Vendor Benefits

Showcase your expertise and align your business with organisations wishing to develop their presence in Kuwait’s Smart City space. Be a part of Kuwait’s only business event focusing on the digital society and connected living.

Targeting the major industries and verticals disrupting connected living by the IoT including, Smart Home, Smart Cities, Insurance, Retail, Utilities, Telecoms and Connectivity.

Take to the stage and educate your audience on how your companies’ technology can drive the development of Smart Cities. Be seen alongside and network with some of the leading names in the IoT.

Up to 15 qualified introductions from your dedicated account manager and pre-scheduled business meetings with project stake holders and investors selected by you.

Media coverage and brand exposure with industry leading publications and news sources in attendance. Stand out from the crowd and connect with the right partners and investors.

Take part in more engaging and extensive networking sessions across the show including meetups, luncheons, panel discussions, round tables, workshops and much more.

Delegate Categories

  • Ministers
  • Mayors
  • Council Members
  • Investors
  • Sustainability Officers
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Presidents
  • Environmental Engineers
  • IT Architects
  • Developers
  • Power Generators
  • Waste Managers
  • Urban Planners
  • Disaster Management Officials
  • Transportation Managers
  • Architects
  • Network Administrators
  • Deputy Ministers
  • Deputy Mayors
  • Regulators
  • Heads of Smart City Projects
  • Pollution Control Officers
  • Chairmen
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Technology Officers
  • Contractors
  • Water and Energy Managers
  • Power Distributors
  • Utility Operators
  • Emergency Response Official
  • Police Forces
  • Public Works Managers
  • IT Manager
  • System Integrators

Delegate Benefits

  • Meet and interact with the "Who's Who" of Smart City Projects in Kuwait.
  • Learn about latest developments, insights, challenges and opportunities impacting the development of Smart Cities.
  • Share your knowledge and expertise on Smart City Projects with industry peers.
  • Discover how new Smart City Solutions can drive the development of Smart Cities.
  • Hear from leading innovators and industry experts on the latest in Smart City Trends.
  • Play an active role in the various Smart City dialogues.

Delegate Breakdown by Industries

Delegate Breakdown by Industries

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Confirmed Speakers

Mr. Sayed Abbas Almusawi

Head of Strategic Planning

Public Authority for Housing Welfare

Mr. Faisal Aljihayem

Kuwait Municipality

Kuwait master plan Department

Mr. Younghoon Son

Director India Office

Korea Land and Housing Corporation

Mr. Jeremy Gibberd

Architect Expert Conseil International du Bâtiment

Netherlands

Mr. Harry den Hartog

Dutch Urban Designer

Tongji University - CAUP

Mr. Jasem Yousef ALFahad

Distinguished Research Assistance

Assistance Professor of Construction and Building

Mr. Prashanth Reddy Marpu

Assistant Professor

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology United Arab Emirates

Mr. Muhammad Alrashed

Executive Director/Water Research Center at KISR

Kuwait

Mr. N. K. Ramachandran Menon

Chairman - Smart Indian Schools

Kuwait

Dr. Tamer El-Hossary

e-Governments Technical Consultant Central Agency for Information Technology

Kuwait

Husam AlWaer

Urban Design Recognized Practitioner (UDRP), SuBETool Founder, Place Making Promotor

The University of Dundee University of Liverpool Dundee, United Kingdom

Mr. Rachid Meziani

Head of IT Public Institution for Social Security

Kuwait

Mark Thomas

Entrepreneur | Managing Director | Smart Cities Leader | Speaker

Serviceworks Group Ltd - Singapore

Joaquín Rodríguez Álvarez

Prof and researcher - School of Prevention and Intregal Safety and Security

Member of the International Committee for Robot Arms Control Barcelona Area, Spain

Dr. Hanan Aljabri

Architect / Urban Designer / Planner Assistant Director of Strategic Planning Directorate, Muscat Municipality

Sultanate of Oman

Dr. Oualid Ali

Founder and President at FutureCitiesCouncil.org

FutureCitiesCouncil.org Smart, sustainable and Innovative Cities
Canada


Dr. Mazlan Abbas

CEO and Co-Founder of FAVORIOT | An IOT Evangelist | Keynote Speaker | IOT Thought Leader

FAVORIOT Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Ampang, Selangor, Malaysia

Gregory Curtin, Ph.D

Founder & CEO

CivicConnect

Vladimir Bataev

Senior Consultant

Smart Cities | Urban Tech | Disruptive Innovation | Horizon 2020 SME Instrument Zaz Ventures
Milano, Lombardy, Italy

Mr. Abdullah Al-Najjar

IT Director - Health Assurance Hospitals Company

Kuwait

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