New Smart City Declaration!

October 28, 2011
Smart City Week 2011 Steering Committee

Smart City projects are advancing worldwide with the purpose of achieving increased efficiency in energy usage and urban management. In order to realize Smart Cities, which are a kind of “urban revolution,” rather than a simple extension of existing patterns of urbanization, it is essential to think again about the desirable form of the city. With this perspective in mind, we hereby transmit the following message to the world as a “New Smart City Declaration.”

1. Citizens and enterprises

The key players in Smart Cities are their citizens and the enterprises engaged in industrial activities there. Together they will realize an optimum society for citizens.

2. Quality of life of citizens

The objective of Smart Cities is to further enhance the quality of life (QOL) of their citizens.

3. Clear vision

It is essential for Smart Cities to have a clear vision and to be promoted in accordance with that vision.

4. Always evolving

Smart Cities will continue to evolve ahead of the needs of citizens and changes in the local communities.

5. Japan’s contribution to the world

Japan will transmit to the world its experience in building better societies through overcoming natural disasters and the demographic issues of a low birth rate and aging population.



24 Mon. - 28 Fri. October, 2011

26 Wed. - 28 Fri. October, 2011



Organized by

Nikkei Business Publications,Inc.

Special cooperated by

City of Yokohama

Supported by

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) / The Organization of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism/Japan Smart Community Alliance(JSCA)

Collaborated by

Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan (SEAJ) /The Chemical Society of Japan / Japan Vacuum Industry Association / The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)

Supervised by

NikkeiBP Cleantech Institute

Cooperated by

Nikkei Business/ Nikkei Ecology/ Nikkei Electronics/ Nikkei Computer/ Nikkei Architecture/ Nikkei Monozukuri/ Nikkei Automotive Technology/ Nikkei Business Publications Eco Management Forum

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Admission fee

2,000yen (including consumption tax)
Online pre-registration enables free admission into exhibition.