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The Outline of Smart City Week 2013

Theme: City Innovation

Dates October 21(Mon.) - 25(Fri.)

* Exhibition: October 23(Wed.) - 25(Fri.), 2013 (three days)

Venue Pacifico Yokohama
Organizer Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.
Special cooperation City of Yokohama
Attendees 26,170 (Conference: 9,336)

Attendees Analysis

  • Industry : Wide range of stakeholders, including local governments
  • Job Category : 22.9% in corporate planning or management
  • Managerial Position : 67.2% were decision makers


Rising interest from overseas

Overseas participants 2,477

Overseas : 2,477 (68 countries and regions) / 2012 : 940

<Asia · the Middle East · Oceania>

Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, India, Indonesia, Korea, Cambodia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Taiwan, China, Turkey, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Philippines, Bhutan, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Myanma, Jordan, Maldives, Mongolia, Laos, Fiji


Angola, Egypt, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Madagascar, South Africa, Liberia, Rwanda, Lesotho


Azerbaijan, Armenia, Italy, Uzbekistan, England, Kazakhstan, Croatia, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, Slovakia, Slovenia, Germany, Finland, France, Portugal, Romania, Russia

<North · Central · SouthAmerica>

America, Argentina, Ecuador, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Colombia, Chile, Nicaragua, Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Mexico

Greater recognition for the SCW conference as a platform for Japanese local governments to share/disseminate information

Local governments 1,151

Expanding programs


♦ International conferences: 24 sessions:

City Innovation, Service Innovation, Leaders' Summit

♦ Concurrent meetings: 17 sessions:

Introducing Low Carbon Cities in Asia, Corporate Seminar on Expansion of Low Carbon Cities in Asia, Smart City Standardization Leading to Exports of Overseas Infrastructure, Asia Smart City Conference, Local Government Summit

♦ Overseas seminars: 40 sessions:

World Smart City Forum, Asian Day, Spain Day, Sweden Days

♦ Local government seminars: 7 sessions:

Yokohama Day, Toyota Day

♦ Corporate seminars: 27 sessions:

Autodesk/Clean Green Forum Japan Day, IBM Day, Hitachi Day, Toshiba Day

♦ Trend seminars: 17 sessions:

Themed Seminar, Solar Power Seminar, Risk Management Seminar, Sensor Network Seminar

♦ Open Theater: 36 sessions:

Main Theater, Social Device Theater

Featured speakers

Growing number of speakers

‹ Representatives of leading companies ›

  • TOSHIBA CORPORATION Director, Vice Chairman of the Board - Norio Sasaki
  • IBM Corporation General Manager, IBM Smarter Cities - Michael Dixon
  • Schneider Electric Japan, Inc. President - Serge Goldenberg
  • Oriental Land Co., Ltd. Representative Director, President and COO - Kyoichiro Uenishi
  • Fujitsu Limited Vice Chairman, CSO - Masahiro Koezuka
  • Mitsui Fudosan Co., ,Ltd President and Chief Executive Officer - Masanobu Komoda
  • Hitachi, Ltd. Representative Executive Officer and President - Hiroaki Nakanishi
  • Sekisui House, Ltd. Chairman, Representative Director & CEO - Isami Wada
  • NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD. COO - Toshiyuki Shiga

‹ Local Governments ›

  • City of Yokohama Mayor - Fumiko Hayashi
  • Toyota City Mayor - Toshihiko Ota
  • Taku City Mayor - Yokoo Toshihiko
  • City of Chiba Deputy Chief Information Officer Deputy Chief, Department of ICT, HR & General Affairs - Kohei Miki
  • Spain City of Malaga Mayor Francisco de la Torre
  • City of Sandy Springs City Manager John F. McDonough
  • Stockholm City Head of Department Planning & Environment at the Environment and Health administration Gustaf Landahl

‹ Experts ›

  • Keio University Professor - Heizo Takenaka
  • The University of Tokyo Professor, Architecture - Kengo Kuma
  • Author - Shuhei Nire
  • Kyoto University
  • Tokyo University

‹ Administration official ›

Ministry of the Environment, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

Featured speakers

Growing number of exhibition booths

Booths 245

Popular Exhibits

Nissan new mobility concept

Topical Ultra-Small mobility Nissan new mobility concept


City security enabled by robots SECOM Robot X

Robot Suit HAL ®

A new relationship between people and robots to support an aging society Robot Suit HAL®

 Overseas visitors tour

Support for visitors from 68 countries and regions around the world Overseas visitors tour

Sponsors and Exhibitors

95 sponsors and exhibitors / 245 Booths


Akita city, Alfa Laval , INEA, Integration Technology, Weathernews, Urayasu city, ABB, XLAB, ETREL, MTS, Osaka city, OMRON HEALTHCARE, OPTEX, Kaga, Kashiwa city, Ministry of the Environment, KIKUCHI SEISAKUSHO, Graduate School of Economics and Faculty of Economics, Kyoto University, Cloud Testing Service, Global Information, KEC Electronic Industry Development Center, Ministry of Economy, KOZO KEIKAKU ENGINEERING, Kobe city, German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan, CYBERDYNE, Sakai city, Green Frontier Technology, JVC KENWOOD, JBM, JETNET, SYSTEM CONTROL FAIR 2013, Measurement and Control Show 2013 TOKYO, Systems Engineering, JUJO CHEMICAL, TEAM SKELETONICS, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Tigo Energy, Dai Nippon Printing, Geo-Heat Promotion Association of Japan, CHAdeMO Association, Chiyoda, Tsukuba city, TSUBAKIMOTO KOGYO, TechJini, Dengen, THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO, TOSHIBA MITSUBISHI-ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS, Toyama city, Toyota city, Navigant Research, Nant Mobile, Nichicon, NISSIN SYSTEMS, NEC, Nihon Unisys, HASETEC, Embassy of Papua New Guinea, Hamamatsu city, Power Device Enabling Association, FAMILYNET JAPAN, Fukuoka city, Fujikura, microbase, Mitsubishi Motors, Yaguchi Electric, YAZAKI, UQUEST, Yokohama city, Light Rail Transit, Robotina

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