Mayor Cheng departs for the United States and will visit five major cities to share his experience in smart-city governance
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Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-Tsan will lead the municipal team for a visit to the United States from July 6 to 17. At the airport before his departure, Mayor Cheng stated that he will visit five cities including Houston, Dallas, Washington, D.C., New York, and Seattle. He was also invited by the U.S. Department of State as a keynote speaker for the opening ceremony of the 2019 Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC) Expo, an event hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce and co-hosted by the Department of Homeland Security and National Science Foundation. The theme of the expo is “Smart Cities – Cybersecurity and Privacy”. This year, Taoyuan was recognized as the Top1 smart community by the ICF. Mayor Cheng will share his experience in smart-city governance and engage with representatives from other countries at this event.