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Opportunities in ASEAN Smart Cities Project (Geospatial)

March 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

ASEAN Members States (AMS) recognise the need for urbanisation to embark on a Smart Nation journey to make cities more liveable and sustainable, and to improve citizens’ lives. Singapore, as Chair for ASEAN in 2018, launched the ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN), with the theme of “Resilience and Innovation” to identify digital solutions for rapid urbanisation, deliver integrated responsive public services and maximise job opportunities.

The collective ASEAN vision of a smart city captured in the ASEAN Smart Cities Framework has identified 26 ASEAN cities for collaboration, investment and forged partnerships with the public and private sectors to kickstart the implementation. In this context, geographical and information systems or GIS-enabled tools hold an important implementation tool that enable cities to plan and coordinate among agencies more productively and efficiently. The impact of each decision may be small but it has a large positive on the overall quality of the whole community.

This seminar aims to provide an overview for Smart Cities projects relating to Geospatial which has close collaboration with city government, involving projects from ASCN and other smart cities projects in ASEAN. Mayor Bernard Faustino La Madrid Dy of Cauayan City from Philippines, Mr Setiaji from Head of the Jakarta Smart City and Prof. Dr. Suhono Supangkat, President of Smart Indonesia Initiatives Association from Indonesia will share more on their approach and opportunities in their city-specific projects.


Time Programme
9:00am – 9:30am Registration
9:30am – 9:45am Welcome Remarks by GeoWorks
9:45am – 10:00am Enterprise Singapore’s Role in ASEAN Smart Cities Network

By Mr Clarence Hoe, Enterprise Singapore, Director of Infrastructure Services

10:00am – 10:15am Overview of ASEAN Smart Cities Network

By Mr Lim Teng Leng, Center of Liveable Cities, Deputy Director

10:15am – 10:30am Case study presentation
10:30am – 12:00pm Collaboration of ASEAN Smart Cities Projects

  • Philippines

Why we plan for Digitally Twinned Smart Cities in the Philippines?

Cauayan City is the first Smarter City in the Philippines, and had led the movement towards Smarter and Sustainable cities for the Philippines, supported by the Philippines Department of Science and Technology. Cauayan City is one of the 3 cities in this pioneering Concept for ASEAN, together with Jakarta and Singapore. In this sharing, Mayor Bernard will explain how geospatial applications play an important Concept for Smart Cities in Philippines.

By Mayor Bernard Faustino La Madrid Dy, Cauayan City


  • Indonesia (Jakarta and Bandung)

Example Collaboration between Indonesia and Singapore – Developing 3-D Model for the Banding Command Centre”.

The Smart Indonesia Initiatives Association (SIIA) signed an MOU for Inclusive and Sustainable Cities with Smart Cities Network in September 2018 at the Bandung Command Centre. As a follow-up, Singapore company G Element and a local Indonesian start-up (“Indismart”) collaborated in a project to develop the 3-D Model of the Bandung Command Centre, integrated to the existing CCTVs. Prof Suhono will share about this project and other potential collaboration with SIIA and his start-up community for more Smart Cities in Indonesia and ASEAN.

By Prof Dr Suhono Supangkat, President of Smart Indonesia Initiatives Association

Geospatial Apps development for Jakarta Smart City. What’s next for Jakarta Smart City?

The Jakarta Smart City division, launched in 2014, has looking and developing technology solutions to improve city life and routine for citizens on a greater good. The division hosts incubation for start-ups to create applications for Smart City Jakarta. Mr Setiaji will share more on the use of Geospatial Apps to create application for Jakarta Smart City. In addition, he will also share on the project phrases that they are looking out for partnerships (from government services projects relating to mobility, public safety, education and transportation), need for security capabilities and programme that they are initiating that would provide mentorship to aspiring start-ups.

By Mr Setiaji, Head of the Jakarta Smart City Office

12:00pm – 12:30pm Q&A Session

Facilitated by Mr Tay Kok Chin, Chairman of Smart City Network

12:30pm Demo Exhibition and End of Session

Programme is correct at time of print and subject to change / further improvements


March 26
9:00 am - 12:00 pm


460 Alexandra Road, Level 7 PSA Building
Singapore, 119963 Singapore