This one-day knowledge transfer conference is designed and organized by Lingnan University in collaboration with the Smart City Consortium (SCC) to elicit maximum involvement in a constructive atmosphere. It aims at experience and expertise sharing to further delve into the valued big data as the critical driver for smart city development in the modern and innovative world and to explore technologies which could be practically applied in solving our day-to-day city problems. It seeks to create a perfect networking environment where esteemed scholars, data scientists, technologists, researchers, developers, vendors, big-data deploying companies and SMEs could meet together to progress big data analytics for different community sectors of Hong Kong, making it a genuine smart city in Asia.

About the Conference

Date: 23rd January 2019 (Wednesday)
Time: 09:30 - 17:15
Venue: Conference Hall, 4/F, HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon ()
Language: All sessions will be conducted in English

About the Conference

Date: 23rd January 2019 (Wednesday)
Time: 09:30 - 17:15
Venue: Conference Hall, 4/F, HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon ()
Language: All sessions will be conducted in English
Morning Session: Infrastructure and Utility Companies in Hong Kong

Opening Remarks:

Dr. Louisa Lam, Chief Information Officer and Librarian of Lingnan University

Welcome Remarks:
  • Mr. Eric Yeung, President of Smart City Consortium
  • Mr. Mohamed D. Butt, Executive Director of The Hong Kong Productivity Council

Keynote Speech:

Mr. Victor Lam Wai-kiu, Government Chief Information Officer, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Token of Appreciation and Group Photo (I)
Morning Networking (Light breakfast will be served)
Presentation Sharing Session (A): Infrastructure and Utility Companies in Hong Kong
Ir Ted Y. T. Suen, FHKCS, Chief Information Officer, MTR Corporation Limited
Topic: Smart City and Smart Transport
Mr. Phil Lansley, Chief Manager (Business Supporting Systems), Hong Kong Hospital Authority
Topic: Using Data to Transform Healthcare - Insights into "The Now" and "The Future"
Mr. Wilson Kwok, Head of Technical Services, The Hongkong Electric Co., Ltd.
Topic: How HK Electric Evolve from Corrective and Time-Based Maintenance in the Past to Condition-Based Maintenance with the Help of Big Data Analytics
Mr. Shun Chi-ming, JP, FRMetS, Director of the Hong Kong Observatory
Topic: Weather and Smart City
Mr. Chris Chan, Assistant General Manager, Smart Airport, Airport Authority Hong Kong
Topic: Shaping the Future Travel Experience with Digitalisation
Lunch (Buffet)
Luncheon Talk
Dr. Andreas Matthias, Senior Lecturer of Philosophy Department, Lingnan University
Topic: Making Smart Cities Ethical
Afternoon Session: IT and Big Data Companies
Tour Group: HKPC InnoSpace with AI Facilities
Welcome Remarks for Afternoon Session:
Dr. Peter Kwan, Chairman of Big Data SIG of Smart City Consortium
Topic: How Big Data Facilitate the Construction of Smart City?
Token of Appreciation and Group Photo (II)
Presentation Sharing Session (B): IT and Big Data Companies
Prof. WONG Man-leung, Associate Professor & Head of Department of Computing & Decision Sciences, Lingnan University
Topic: Data Science: the Challenges and Opportunities of AI and Big Data
Mr. Tim Lin, Senior Director of Business Development, Appier INC
Topic: How to Add Value to Your E-commerce Businesses with AI in 2019
Afternoon Networking and Break Time
Mr. Ahim Kho, Head of Business Development at Amazon Web Services HK, Taiwan and Macau
Topic: Transforming Cities Using Cloud Technology
Mr. Raymond Xiao, Lead Solutions Architect, Alibaba Cloud HK, Macau & Taiwan
Topic: Building a Smarter Life with Alibaba Cloud ET Brain
Sr. Paul Tsui, Managing Director of Esri China (Hong Kong) Limited
Topic: Geospatial Big Data Fuels Smart Hong Kong
Closing Remarks
End of Event

Registration deadline is 18th January 2019

Supporting Organizations:

Supporting Organizations
Coffee Sponsor:

Catering Sponsor