The 2nd Conference on Asian Inclusive Smart Cities in the Post Covid 19 Arena

Online Conference May 19th – 20th, 2022

Organized by

Yachiyo International Mega- Infrastructure Management Policy Chair,

Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University


ERIA (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia)

In collaboration with ABL University partners,

Japan Association of Asset Management,

Society of Global Business


Kyoto Business Research Center

Title and Abstract Submission Deadline: April 25th, 2022

Finished Papers Submission Deadline: July 31st, 2022

DAY 1: 19th May 2022

10:00-10:30 Opening Address

Prof. Kiyoshi Kobayashi (Kyoto University)

Dr. Koji Hachiyama (COO, ERIA)

Dr. Masahiro Kitano (Executive Officer, Deputy Director of International Division, Yachiyo Engineering Co., Ltd.)

10:30-12:00 Keynote lectures

Prof. Antonette Palma-Angeles (Ateneo de Manila University)

“Smart Cities and Inclusivity-The Case of Social Enterprises”

Mr. Fumitaka Machida (ERIA)

“Applicability of Citizens-driven Smart Cities in Asia

– How we can make Citizens-driven Smart Cities take root in Asia –”

Prof. Phouphet Kyophilavong (National University of Laos)

“The COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery Pathways: The Urban and Rural Amenities and Digital Transformation”

12:00-13:30 Lunch

13:30-13:50 Keynote lectures

Mr. Hirohisa Fujii (The mayor of Toyama city – Japan)

“Smart City, Toyama’s Aim”

13:50-15:50 Panel Discussions

“Inclusive smart cities and town asset management”

Facilitator: Prof. Kiyoshi Kobayashi(Kyoto University)


Prof. Osamu Fujiki (Kyoto University)

Prof. Veerasak Likhitruangsilp (Chulalongkorn University)

Prof. Ngov Penghuy (Royal Univ. of Phnom Penh)

Mr. Poon King Wang (Singapore University of Technology and Design)

Dr. Mohd Rizal Osman (URBANICE Malaysia)

15:50-16:00 Short break

16:00-17:00 Keynote lectures

Prof. Michael Batty (University College London)

“Inventing the Future City Using the New Urban Science”

Assoc. Prof. Tetsuharu Oba (Kyoto University)

“Smart City and Historic Preservation”

DAY 2: 20th May 2022

11:00-11:30 Keynote lecture

Yachiyo Chair Prof. Osamu Fujiki (Kyoto University)

“Platform management and governance in smart cities”

11:30-13:00 Session : “Indonesian Perspective on smart cities”

11:30-11:35 Opening (Prof. Ruslan Prijadi)

11:35-11:55 Smart City Concept at National Level (Oswar Mungkasa Ph.D. – National

Planning Agency, Vice President – Housing & Urban Institute Indonesia).

11:55-12:15 Practicing Smart City (Caroll Senduk SH, Mayor of Tomohon City, Indonesia).

**Tomohon City is the Smart City Award Winner (2021).

12:15-12:35 Factors influencing the information seeking and sharing on 8 Indonesian smart cities’ digital platforms (Ratih D. Kusumastuti Ph.D. – Universitas Indonesia).

12:35-13:00 Discussion and Closing (Prof. Ruslan Prijadi)

13:00-14:30 Lunch

14:30-17:50 **10 min break 16:00 – 16:10

Parallel Session 1 Yachiyo Session Smart City Case

Parallel Session 2 Tawn Asset Management Session

17:40‐17:50 Closing Address

Yachiyo Chair Prof. Osamu Fujiki (Kyoto University)

Parallel Session (Day 2, 20th May 2022)

Following conference


  • The 3rd Conference: Smart cities in Thailand September 2023
  • The 4th Conference: Smart cities in Malaysia November 2023