Smart Dubai partners with Smart Cities NYC

High level delegation from Smart Dubai participated in New York global smart city event

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Smart Dubai partners with Smart Cities NYC Smart Dubai was a strategic partner for Smart Cities NYC.
By  Mark Sutton Published  May 30, 2017

Smart Dubai has participated in the Smart Cities NYC conference, to share the Dubai's progress in achieving its smart city aims.

The conference, which took place at start of May in New York, is a global conference and expo on smart cities and urban development, supported by the NYC mayor. Smart Dubai was a strategic partner of the event.

From Smart Dubai, HE Dr Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, Director-General of the Smart Dubai Office; Younus Al Nasser, Assistant Director General of the Smart Dubai Office; and HE Wesam Lootah, CEO of Smart Dubai Government Establishment all participated in the event/ They also participated in an event at the IBM Think Lab facility hosted by the US-UAE Business Council.

During the Smart Cities NYC conference, the Smart Dubai delegation participated in a number of events, including sessions on Blockchain, big data and municipal collaboration.

HE Dr Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr said: "Smart Dubai is committed to adopting the most-cutting edge international innovations and practices when it comes to building the smart city, which supports our end goal of making Dubai the smartest and happiest city on the planet. We are equally passionate about sharing our successes and accomplishments with likeminded ambitious organisations and individuals around the world, in order to play our part in the development of the smart city as a concept - worldwide.

"The Smart Cities NYC conference offers the ideal opportunity and platform for us to do so, seeing as it brings together international experts in smart city development, and creates synergy and momentum for the global smart city movement."

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