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Event Name HKIRC held “Smart City Business ─ Shaping Our Future” Seminar and announced survey results on “Would Smart Technologies Smarten up Hong Kong?”
Date 18 August 2016
Brief Description
Organised by HKIRC, the 8th Digital Marketplace Seminar themed the “Smart City Business ─ Shaping Our Future” held on 18 August 2016 at Cyberport was concluded with applause and success. The seminar, officiated by Ir. Allen Yeung, Government Chief Information Officer, OGCIO, HKSAR Government, was attended by nearly 500 participants who acquired first-hand market intelligence and explored new opportunities as well as best practices.

At the event, HKIRC announced the result of an online survey titled “Would Smart Technologies Smarten up Hong Kong?” which aimed to get better understanding on what Hong Kong people think Smart City would mean to them and to unveil the underlying opportunities for the local business community. The survey indicates Smart City would bring along massive business opportunities in Smart Technologies and the survey results echo the Government’s Smart City development blueprint. For details, please read:[Infographic]

Marking its eighth iteration this year, the DMP seminar has evolved into one of industry’s premier events, gathering online business frontrunners, renowned organisations and .hk customers from MTR, PwC Advisory Services, Future Impact Lab Limited, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, JOS, Realmax Hong Kong, Smart City Consortium, Hong Kong Cyberport Management Limited and Octopus Cards Limited and many other visionary leaders to share their opinions on various topics.

Presentation Files

Opening Speech
Ir Allen YEUNG - Government Chief Information Officer, OGCIO

Grasping the Opportunity to be a Smart City - Focus on a Few Key Priorities
Mr Stephen WOOLLEY - Partner, Consulting, PwC Advisory Services Hong Kong

Smart Transportation and The Future
Mr Ted SUEN - Head of Information Technology, MTR Corporation Limited

Building a Smart Business using Social Listening and LiFi Internet
Dr Ernest LO - Founder & CEO, Future Impact Lab Limited

Robot Vision for Motion and Manipulation Control
Prof Yunhui LIU - Director, CUHK T Stone Robotics Institute, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

IoT in Urban Planning
Mr Sankar S. VILLUPURAM - Head of Business Development & IoT, JOS

How Augmented Reality is Transforming Traditional Industries
Mr Tandy TAN - Founder & CEO, Realmax Hong Kong

Smart Cities and Big Data: Opportunities and Challenges
Dr Toa CHARM - Chief Public Mission Officer, Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited

P2P (Peer-to-Peer) Mobile Payment Service - The New Way to Pay?
Mr Sammy KAM - Technical Director, Octopus Cards Limited

Digital Transformation for Smart City
Mr Fred SHEU - National Technology Officer, Microsoft Hong Kong

Creating a Greater User Experience - How to Marry Open Data and Design into Smart City Experience
Mr Gene SOO - General Manager, Citymapper

Case Sharing of Heartisans
Mr Tim LUI - Co-founder, Heartisans

Case Sharing of Air Button
Mr Oswis WONG - Co-founder & CEO, Air Button