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Smart City Summit Oman

With the support and cooperation of the Smart Cities Council and Information Technology Authority- ITA , the Sultanate of Oman will host the first conference and exhibition dedicated to discussing the economic value and benefits for citizens when implementing smart cities projects in the country.

Taking place at Oman Convention Center, which is part of the Al Irfan smart city project, the event will focus under the theme “Empowering Smart Nation” on what defines a smart city as well as explore how to adapt the concept to best meet the unique needs for each city. Speakers will include thought leaders from Oman and experts presenting case studies from around the world.

Oman’s digital strategy was led by ITA more than a decade ago and was successful in paving the way for building a future-proof ICT infrastructure. This solid infrastructure enables the creation of new ventures that contribute to the country’s GDP.

Oman Smart City Summit aims at various economic and service sectors translating the core concept and value of smart city technologies of linking government, business and social activities to improve citizens’ life and welfare. The event consists of two days’ program divided into four sessions to discuss the following:

  • What is a smart city?
  • How to Build a successful Smart City – Opportunities and Challenges.
  • The Role of Smart cities in the national and socio economy development.
  • The importance of public private partnerships in building smart cities.
  • How telecom operators play a key role in the vision of smart cities.
  • Internet of Things and Smart Cities: Platforms for Innovation.
  • The consumer experience – Smartness equal happiness.
  • The Global best practices of Smart cities – cities case studies.
  • Smart Cities Readiness Guide and sustainability.

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