Speaker Bio & Abstract

Rania Qutieshat Assistant Professor
Al-Balqa Applied University

BiographyI am Assistant Professor at Al-Balqa Applied University in Jordan since 2012 at Planning and Project Management Department &Architectural Engineering Department. I am interested in Urban planning and Smart cities issues. I teach GIS for undergraduate and Graduate students.AbstractThe aim of this paper is to summarize the current state of understanding the smart city concept and to present a proposed communication platform for the development of city services particularly in developing countries/Amman city as a case study area .The paper shall present introduction to give an overview of various aspects - city services, smart infrastructure and facilities, using information and communication technologies, interconnection, feedback, and electronic and digital applications. The next part addresses individual challenges for the planning, development, and operation of cities. New solutions allow for use of different data on Amman city and meet the request for better city services. An overview of smart cities applications and services is given in the next section of the paper. An overview of some aspects related to the technological solution of services is discussed in the summary section.