“Singapore Smart City Construction Experience Sharing Conference” Held in Chongqing

The picture shows the scene of the Singapore Smart City Construction Experience Sharing Conference. Photo by Zhong Yan

  China News Service, Chongqing, October 28 (Reporter Zhong Yan) In order to deepen the mutual understanding between China and Singapore in the field of smart cities, the Singapore Smart City Construction Experience Sharing Conference was held in Chongqing on the 28th. Representatives from the government, industrial parks and enterprises from Singapore and Chongqing shared their experience in smart city construction and helped Chongqing build a “smart city” city card.

  Chu Bin, deputy director of the Chongqing Sino-Singapore Demonstration Project Administration, said at the scene that “smart city” has always been a key area of ​​cooperation between China and New Zealand. Cooperation, exploration and practice have been carried out in smart buildings, smart tourism, and smart parks.

  Chu Bin said that relying on continuous development policies and widely used digital intelligent technology, the construction of Singapore’s smart city has effectively improved the level of urban refined management, reduced urban operating costs, facilitated the work and life of citizens, and provided urban planning and construction for other countries. Provides valuable references. It is hoped that through exchanges and communication, the results of the conference will be transformed into concrete practices of creating high-quality life in Chongqing, and the high-quality development of Chongqing’s urban construction will be promoted.

  Jiang Aijuan, director of the International Cooperation and Strategic Partnership Department of Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority, spoke via video, saying that in an increasingly connected world, the construction of smart cities needs to take into account international networks, connectivity and partnerships. As a global phenomenon, smart cities have promoted urbanization, improved urban governance, solved the diseases of big cities, improved the quality of public services, and developed the digital economy.

  Jiang Aijuan believes that the key to smart cities is not to adopt new technologies. Rather, it is more important to make these technologies work for humanity. To fully leverage the true value of technology, governments need to create an enabling environment that lays the foundation for strong governance and facilitates the flow of trusted data.

  Jing Genyuan, deputy director of the Chongqing Big Data Application Development Administration, said that under the framework of the China-Singapore Connectivity Project, the bureau and the Singaporean side will give full play to the interconnection effect of information and communication technology and the role of supporting services in other fields, and actively develop China-Singapore digital Innovate the mechanism and system in the economic field, jointly open the China-Singapore (Chongqing) international Internet data channel, create the first Sino-Singapore information and communication media joint innovation and development fund, and promote more than 50 key cooperation in artificial intelligence, blockchain, VR/AR and other fields Project transformation and landing. This experience sharing meeting will provide valuable experience and a new perspective for Chongqing to build a “smart city”. (Finish)