The 2019 edition of Smart City Africa Casablanca will be organized under the theme of Artificial Intelligence at the Service of Citizens. The key objective of this edition is to present and decipher the subject of artificial intelligence (AI), and it will highlight its undeniable potential to improve the quality of urban services and the quality of life of citizens.
Furthermore, it aims to generate major innovation opportunities to the Smart–City ecosystem of Casablanca, with all its institutional, socio-economic, academic and civil society components. In addition, “AI serving citizens” represents a potential for creating new businesses for start-ups and more generally for this Smart-City ecosystem of the metropolis and the kingdom. This confirms the positioning of the city as a locomotive of knowledge and innovation in its region and in Africa.
The theme of this year will focus on the smart city by its citizens, the AI and the co-construction of a smart city, the acceleration of the digital transformation through the economic and legal tools and the urban resilience as well as the territorial sustainability that are reinforced by AI.