Smart Cities Conference: Sharing and Learning among Smart Cities in ASEAN

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

15th March 2018

Organized By:
Taylor’s University, Malaysia, School of Computing & IT
University of the West of England, Bristol
MITRANS, University Teknologi Mara
British Council



A Big THANK YOU for all the keynote speakers and participants!

There are some photos we took during the Newton Smart Mobility Cities Conference 2018.

You may view and/or download them via this link "HERE"



The Newton Smart Mobility Cities Committee is pleased to invite you to submit abstract and research relevant to smart cities on topics related to the conference theme "Smart Cities Conference: Sharing and Learning among Smart Cities in ASEAN".



  • To create a platform for UK and ASEAN countries to share and exchange ideas on Smart Cities.
  • To develop new opportunities and initiatives on Smart Cities within ASEAN.
  • To share the British Council Newton Grant Smart Mobility Cities project findings with a wider ASEAN audience.
  • To highlight future work and collaborations by engaging conference invitees in ASEAN and UK on Smart Cities. 


Conference Date 

15 March 2018


Conference Venue 

Lecture Theatre 12 (LT12), Taylor's University, Lakeside Campus.

No. 1, Jalan Taylor's, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.

Find us in Google Map

N 3° 3' 52.91", E 101° 36' 58.15"


Important Dates

  • Abstract Submission Date: 9th March 2018 [extended]
  • Conference Date: 15th March 2018  



Time Agenda
8:00 - 9:00 am Registration & coffee
9:00 - 9:15 am

Opening Address:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Anthony Ho

Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research & Enterprise, Taylor's University

9:15 - 10:00 am

Smart Mobility Cities Project: Connecting Bristol with Kuala Lumpur. Collaborations and Comparisons 

Keynote Speaker 1: Joanna Bushell

Research Associate: Centre for Research in Sustainable Planning and Environments, University of the West of England, UK.

10:00 - 10:45 am

Connecting Smart Cities through Smart Cities Alliance 

Keynote Speaker 2: Dr. Raslan Ahmad 

Senior Vice President, Malaysia Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT)

10:45 - 11:15 am Coffee Break & Networking
11:15 - 11:35 am

Greening the Logistics and Transports: Towards Green Economic

Dr. Roslina Ahmad

Project Management Office, Malaysia Airports Holding Berhad

11:35 - 11:55 am

Adopting a Sustainable Mindset for Effectively Reducing Individual Carbon Footprint

Mr. Khoo Hock Aun

Honorary Secretary, Malaysian Society of Waste Management and Environment (MSWME)

12:00 - 1:15 pm Lunch Break & Networking
1:15 - 1:45 pm

Impact of Industry Revolution 4.0 on Smart Cities

Keynote Speaker 3: Ir. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Leong Wai Yie

The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia 

1:45 - 2:30 pm

Panel Discussion: Smart Cities Challenges and Solutions

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Patrice Francois Boursier

Head, School of Computing & IT, Taylor's University 

2:30 - 2:45 pm

UWE-TU Newton Grant, Summary of Completion & Closing Remarks by Emeritus Prof. Dato Dr. V. Navaratnam

Principal Investigator of UWE-TU Newton Grant & Advisor to the Vice Chancellor, Taylor’s University

2:45 pm End



































Abstract Submission 

Abstract should be not more than 200 words. The Paper should be written in English. Author must attend and present their article/topic.

Click here to submit your abstract. 

You will be expected to deliver a PowerPoint presentation in reference to your submitted abstract. The duration for each presentation shall be no more than 15 minutes excluding 5 minutes of Q&A.

The presentation should be related to smart cities and you may present work related to your research, field work, ideas and project initiatives for the purpose of sharing and learning.

Post-Graduate students and industries related to smart cities are encouraged to participate and present their ideas. 



During the conference, the registration counter will be opened and located in front of Lecture Theatre 12 (LT12) at Level 1, Taylor's University, Lakeside Campus.



Our in-campus Ruemz Hotel (Boutique Hotel). For more details visit the Ruemz website:

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For More Information and Secretariat Contact Details

Please email <SmartMobilityConferenceKL[at]>* us if you have any further questions. 

*Note: please replace [at] with @ when you email us. 



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