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World Internet Developer Summit (WIDS)
7 & 8 June, 2016 | Cyberport, Hong Kong
Scalability • DevOps  • ProgLang
 
Register NOW to enjoy the Early Bird!


  • 2-day Summit will be packed with main track Conference, diverse track Workshops and Seminars
  • An exhibition will be concurrently run with local tech companies and enterprise demonstrating the latest tech-product and ideas.
  • Learn from renowned speakers/leaders and share of insight/ideas on the diverse development platform/environment. Summit speakers and supporters in previous years of WIDS including Google, Dropbox, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Microsoft, Mozilla, Adobe, IBM, Paypal, Alibaba and much more!
  • Networking and matchmaking opportunities among +500 attendees of hirable developers and hiring companies within!
  • Evaluate latest state of art technologies and products in town!


Hosts
  • Ben Cheng
  • Vice Chairman,
  •  Internet Society Hong Kong
  • Ken Lam
  • Treasurer,
  • Internet Society Hong Kong

    Speakers
  • Pili Hu
  • Chief Technology Officer,
  • Initium Media
  • 陳電鋸
  • Chung-Hong Chan
  • PhD candidate,
  • Journalism & Media Studies Centre,
  • Hong Kong University
  • William Chan
  • Co-founder,
  • S Loyalty

  • More speakers to be announced! Please stay tuned!


    Be our Exhibitor / Sponsor –  Exhibition Packages and Sponsorship Options Available Now!

    Enquiry: sec@isoc.hk / (852) 3157-1357

     
    5 May 2016
    World Internet Developer Summit (WIDS)
    7th & 8th June, 2016 | Cyberport, Hong Kong
    Scalability • DevOps  • ProgLang
    Entering its fifth year since 2012, this annual and signature Summit continues to put the spotlights on the latest development, news, technologies, advanced hints and tips.
    • 2-day Summit will be packed with main track Conference, diverse track Workshops and Seminars
    • An exhibition will be concurrently run with local tech companies and enterprise demonstrating the latest tech-product and ideas.
    • Learn from renowned speakers/leaders and share of insight/ideas on the diverse development platform/environment. Summit speakers and supporters in previous years of WIDS including Google, Dropbox, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Microsoft, Mozilla, Adobe, IBM, Paypal, Alibaba and much more!
    • Networking and matchmaking opportunities among +500 attendees of hirable developers and hiring companies within!
    • Evaluate latest state of art technologies and products in town!

    Know more about WIDS….

    Check out the PHOTOS and VIDEO for review of WIDS 2015

    WIDS 2015:http://isoc.hk/wids2015/

    WIDS 2014:http://isoc.hk/wids2014/

    WIDS 2013:http://isoc.hk/wids2013/

    Please Stay Tuned for Details!

     
    8 April 2016
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    ISOC HK SUPPORTED EVENTS

     1170x180_en_editedbutton.jpg Build a Secure Cyberspace 2016: “Protect Data, Secure Transaction” Mascot Design Contest

    The objective of the contest is to raise the awareness of information security, adoption of security best practices to protect corporate data and personal sensitive information, and appeal to the public to be vigilant when using online services or conducting online transaction and thereby avoid falling into the trap of the criminals. The mascot design aims to arouse the public to protect data and information, and the importance to secure transaction.

    Category: Open Group / Secondary School Group / Primary School Group

    There are a champion, a 1st runner-up, a 2nd runner-up and also merit prizes for each group.

    Submission Deadline: 15 Jul (Fri)

    For more information about the event, click here.


     
     poster-SWHK-10_edited.jpg Total Security Hong Kong Conference 2016 (12 May)

    This Conference aims to answer this. Bringing today’s leading IT professionals together under the same roof with leading solution providers and analysts, it also aims to the challenge today’s security thinking about information security and be part of its evolution over time.

    Date 12 May (Thu)
    Time: 9:00am – 5:30pm
    Venue: The Mira, Hong Kong
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     poster-SWHK-10_edited.jpg Startup Weekend Hong Kong #10 (15-17 Apr)

    Entrepreneurship becomes more and more popular nowadays and Hong Kong government is trying to offer more support. To start a startup from scratch, this event provides an opportunity for you to kick-start your journey.

    Date 15-17 Apr (Fri-Sun)
    Time: (15 Apr) 6:30pm – 10:30pm (16 Apr) 9:00pm – 10:00pm

    (17 Apr) 9:00am – 9:00pm

    Venue: The Wave, 4 Hing Yip Street, Kwun Tong
    For more information about the event, click here.
    *Special HK$50 discount is offering to ten ISOC HK members on a first-come, first-served basis, please enter the promotional code “ISOCSW10″.
     
     CAHKI_button (1) ICT Conference & Expo 2016 (19 Apr)

    With the theme – Internet of Things in Smart Sustainable Cities: “A New Era of Smarter Living”, in this conference, industry leaders will share their insights on cutting-edge Internet of Things technologies and corresponding best practices. The conference also features an exhibition of SMART technologies & solutions.

    Date 19 Apr (Tue)
    Time: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
    Venue: Conference Hall, 4/F, HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     hkej_ebutton 2016 香港互聯網金融峰會 (16 Apr)

    最近金融科技(FinTech)督導小組發表報告, 提出多項建議, 冀將香港建立成為金融科技樞紐, 未來勢必有更多金融科技初創企業和技術落戶本港, 是否意味將會掀起一場金融科技大戰?

    Date 16 Apr (Sat)
    Time: 09:45am – 12:45pm
    Venue: 香港灣仔博覽道一號香港會議展覽中心4樓S421室
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     Cyberport FinTech Idea Jam_button Cyberport FinTech Idea Jam (16 Apr) 

    A whole day event aiming to brainstorm FinTech ideas for Cyberport entrepreneurship programme recruitment. Speaker sessions on FinTech related subjects, panel discussion and most importantly, idea jamming, will be the key elements of the event.

    Date 16 Apr (Sat)
    Time: 09:45am – 6:00pm
    Venue: Function Room 1- 3, Level 3, Cyberport 3 (Core E), 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
      Eday Entrepreneur Day (13-14 May)

    An annual anchor event to promote entrepreneurial activities, to facilitate information exchange, and to help start-ups and startups to be to establish potential partnership.

    Under the E-day, Fund & Mentor Session will be carried out with deal-sourcing and matchmaking purpose, with pre-scheduled one-on-one meetings between project owners and potential investors/mentors to explore cooperation.
    Date 13 – 14 May (Fri & Sat)
    Time: (13 May) 10:30am – 6:30pm (14 May) 10:00am – 6:00pm
    Venue: Hall 1D-E, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai, Hong Kong
    Please click here for Project Submission.

    Please click here for Mentor/Investor Registration.


     
     edm1_web_ebutton_edited HK-Mainland Cyber Security Forum 2016 (12 Apr)

    In addition to explore today’s cyber security landscape, there will be in-depth exchanges and discussions on security risks and measures in the areas of cloud computing and financial technology. The Forum also provides a platform for informationsecurity experts, industry stakeholders, academia and researchers to share insights and foster further collaboration.

    Date 12 Apr (Tue)
    Time: 10:00am – 12:45pm
    Venue: Auditorium, G/F, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     E2_web_buttonedited E2 Day 2016 (23 Apr)

    The event aims at facilitating the exchange of ideas of startups, dreamers and innovators from different sectors (such as technology and social enterprise) in creating innovative products or services to solve social problems.  The exciting pitching section is also open for entry now.

    Date: 23 Apr (Sat)
    Time: 2:00pm – 7:00pm
    Venue: Chamber 3, InnoCentre 72 Tat Chee Road, Kowloon Tong.
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     DBS SocTalk_eButton DBS Social Innovators 2016
    The Programme aims to provide funding and incubation support to social innovators, to convert innovative ideas into sustainable and viable business solutions through the use of design and technology and to tackle various kinds of social problems. It is now calling for proposal until 25 Mar 2016!Briefing Session – Funding and Incubation Support:
    Date: 10 Mar (Thu)
    Time: 4:00am-5:30pm
    Venue: SME One, Hong Kong Productivity Council Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
    For more information about the programme, click here.
     
     button Internet Economy Summit 2016 (13 Apr)

    The inaugural Internet Economy Summit explores the future development and strategies on Internet Economy, and provides a platform for renowned ICT experts and leaders of innovative technology enterprises across the world to interact and share insights. In-depth discussions and exchanges on topical issues.

    Date: 13 April  (Wed)
    Time: 8:30am – 5:00pm
    Venue: Convention Hall, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     hkpf_btn_v3 Cyber Security Summit 2016 (16-18 May)

    With expanded capacity and venue, the summit is expected to gather over 600 stakeholders from various private sectors in the cyber security industry, government departments and critical infrastructures in Hong Kong as well as intelligence agencies and law enforcement agencies around the world. This year, the theme of the summit is “Knowing the Cyber Security Landscape and Matching Your Gears to Effectively Address the Challenges of Cyber Threats”.

    Date:

    Day 1 & 2: 16-17 May (Seminars, workshops &  technical demonstrations) | Day 3: 18 May (Presentation & Roundtable)

    Time: (Day 1 &2) 9:00am – 5:30pm (Day 3) 8:50am – 5:00pm
    Venue: (Day 1, 2 & Roundtable) Hong Kong Science Park, Pak Shek Kok (Day 3) JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     eDM01-en_01_eButton Asia Smartphone Apps Contest 2016

    Following up by the success of last year, Asia Smartphone Apps Contest 2016 is organized to to further facilitate the growth of this burgeoning sector in Asia.Objectives include:

    • To recognize the excellence of innovations and efforts in developing best-of-breed smartphone apps
    • To create a platform to expand business opportunities and facilitate collaboration among the smartphone app developers in Asia regions
    • To nurture creative talents in the smartphone apps development industry
    Open for Nomination: NOW – 8 Apr 2016 For more information about the event, click here.
     
     eDM_rev0331 Blockchain unchained: should we bank on it? (13 Apr)

    In this seminar, various speakers are invited to share where will Blockchain lead us to in 10 years? Will it continue to disrupt or fade out soon?

    Date: 13 Apr (Wed)
    Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm
    Venue: “The Vault” (Basement, Overseas Trust Bank Building, 160 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai)
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     ICTExpop_eButton International ICT Expo (13-16 Apr)

    The International ICT Expo is Asia’s leading ICT trade show. It provides an ideal platform for ICT startups to showcase projects and ideas to potential customers, partners and even investors. Celebrating its 13th version on 13-16 April 2016, the Expo is where you could bring your startup business to the next level of success!

    Date: 13-16 Apr (Wed-Sat)
    Time: 9:30am-6:30pm (Wed-Fri) | 9:30am-5:00pm (Sat)
    Venue: Halls 3F-G , HKCEC, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
    Special Discounted Price for ISOC HK Members:
    • Up to 30% off on booth price
    • Eligible for SME Export Marketing Fund – up to 50% refund
    • Opportunity to join business matching activity and meet potential customers from retail, government etc.
    • Chance to present ideas at pitching, round-table and networking events to investors.
    • Further discount for startups – mini booth or shared desk at Apps Zone.
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     Web icon SocTech (社創科技)

    SocTech events create a great platform to foster communications and collaborations amongst our SocTech fellows to exchange their ideas, skill and technology.  All members of the society from any background can engage in the SocTech initiatives, including:

    • Technology sector – which can provide technological expertise to formulate smart and revolutionary solutions that address the most desperate needs in today’s knowledge- and technology-based society;
    • Social service sector – which can spread its wealth of knowledge about today’s most pressing issues to other parts of the society;
    • Business sector – of which ample resources can be capitalized to make good for the society to ultimately support their own growth parallel to that of the wider society in a sustainable manner;
    • Education sector – which should ride on the crest of this inevitable trend of SocTech to better equip future leaders.
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
    網頁 Best .hk Website Awards 2015

    The Awards aim to actively promote outstanding .hk websites, and recognise the remarkable achievements of all outstanding .hk websites from different sectors. Since its inception in 2009, the Awards has been developed as a platform for business, organisations, the Government and local entities to share their best practices for .hk website development. Objectives include:

    • Encourage the use of good practices and design in website development to increase competitiveness and maximise the benefits brought by the Internet to the society
    • Recognise excellent use of technology and .hk or .香港 domain names to develop outstanding websites
    • Cultivate the spirit of best practice sharing of .hk and .香港 website design and development across the community
    For more information and details, click here.
     
     MobileAppsAwardbanner-1170x400_rev ICT Awards 2016: Best Mobile Apps Award

    The Award is expected to attract participation from outstanding apps developers and practitioners of various industries with usage of mobile apps in their business operations.  Objectives include:

    • To promote Hong Kong’s identity in providing quality mobile and wireless technology and application, anytime and anywhere.
    • To honour the best local mobile and wireless technology and application development.
    • To promote the greater adoption of mobile and wireless technology in business and daily life.
    • To encourage further mobile and wireless technology and application development with enhanced creativity, design and commercial value.
    • To recognise convergence of internet, mobile and wireless technology in product and service marketing.
    For more information and details, click here.
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    A Balance or A Tug-of-War? Innovation VS Regulation

    11 March | Causeway Bay | 3:30pm-5:00pm (Registration starts at 3:00pm)

    Co-organized by ISOC HK & KPMG China

    Nowadays, the sharing economy provides many opportunities to innovative business.  Should all these be regulated? Can technology, innovation and regulation co-exist?

    Speakers from famous startups and companies are invited to share their thought and views on this hot topic. Senior Business Leaders, CEOs, startup founders, developers and IT professionals are all welcome!

    Date: 11 March, 2016 (Fri)
    Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm (Seminar) 5:00pm – 7:00pm (Networking Hours)
    Venue: Conference Room, KPMG Office, 23/F, Hysan Place, 500 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay
    Language: English
    Admission fee: FREE OF CHARGE
    Registration: HERE
         
    Guest of Honor Keynote Speaker Co-Host Co-Host & Moderator
    David_Chung Allan_Zeman (1 of 1) Co-host_PingWong_edited Irene Chu-9_edited

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    Dr David Chung, Under Secretary of the Innovation and Technology Bureau,The Government of the HKSAR

    LKF-Group-Logo-2013

    Dr Allan Zeman, Chairman, Lan Kwai Fong Group

    isochklogo_smallSize       Ping Wong, Director & Convener, Startup Working Group, Internet Society Hong Kong KPMG_Logo+Strap_LC_TM   Irene Chu, Partner, Head of Technology, Media and Telecommunications, KPMG China
    Panelists
    KennethShe_LinkedIn - Edited Jyoti_edmPhoto YWY_5335 - EditedF Yat Siu (bio pic)_edited
    Uber-Horizontal-Logo         Kenneth She, Head of Uber Hong Kong KPMG_Logo+Strap_LC_TM       Jyoti Vazirani, Principal, Risk Consulting, KPMG China           logo-on-green


    Christopher Yeung, Founder, Carshare


    outblazelogo
    Yat Siu,Founder & CEO, Outblaze Limited
      Supporting Organizations: supporting_organization_webpage0303nn_noRole Sponsor: Evention logo_landscape
    11 March 2016
    WEB1

    ISOC HK SUPPORTED EVENTS

     edm1_web_ebutton_edited HK-Mainland Cyber Security Forum 2016 (12 Apr)
    In addition to explore today’s cyber security landscape, there will be in-depth exchanges and discussions on security risks and measures in the areas of cloud computing and financial technology. The Forum also provides a platform for informationsecurity experts, industry stakeholders, academia and researchers to share insights and foster further collaboration.
    Date 12 Apr (Tue)
    Time: 10:00am – 12:45pm
    Venue: Auditorium, G/F, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     E2_web_buttonedited E2 Day 2016 (23 Apr)
    The event aims at facilitating the exchange of ideas of startups, dreamers and innovators from different sectors (such as technology and social enterprise) in creating innovative products or services to solve social problems.  The exciting pitching section is also open for entry now.
    Date: 23 Apr (Sat)
    Time: 2:00pm – 7:00pm
    Venue: Chamber 3, InnoCentre 72 Tat Chee Road, Kowloon Tong.
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     button Internet Economy Summit 2016 (13 Apr)
    The inaugural Internet Economy Summit explores the future development and strategies on Internet Economy, and provides a platform for renowned ICT experts and leaders of innovative technology enterprises across the world to interact and share insights. In-depth discussions and exchanges on topical issues.
    Date: 13 April  (Wed)
    Time: 8:30am – 5:00pm
    Venue: Convention Hall, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     Media Pitch Day - Long Banner Hong Kong’s 1st Media Pitching Day (22 Mar)
    For Startups & SMEs who want free media coverage, ‪this is a chance to pitch multiple journalists face-by-face in one go. Media pitching is not easy, grab this media opportunity for user acquisition, increase transaction, build your brand & improve SEO. 8 Startups & SMEs will be selected to pitch 4 media outlets.
    Date: 22 Mar (Tue)
    Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm
    Venue: Cocoon
     For more information about the eventclick here.
     
     hkpf_btn_v3 Cyber Security Summit 2016 (16-18 May)
    With expanded capacity and venue, the summit is expected to gather over 600 stakeholders from various private sectors in the cyber security industry, government departments and critical infrastructures in Hong Kong as well as intelligence agencies and law enforcement agencies around the world. This year, the theme of the summit is “Knowing the Cyber Security Landscape and Matching Your Gears to Effectively Address the Challenges of Cyber Threats”.
    Date:

    Day 1 & 2: 16-17 May (Seminars, workshops &  technical demonstrations) | Day 3: 18 May (Presentation & Roundtable)

    Time: (Day 1 &2) 9:00am – 5:30pm (Day 3) 8:50am – 5:00pm
    Venue: (Day 1, 2 & Roundtable) Hong Kong Science Park, Pak Shek Kok (Day 3) JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     eDM01-en_01_eButton Asia Smartphone Apps Contest 2016
    Following up by the success of last year, Asia Smartphone Apps Contest 2016 is organized to to further facilitate the growth of this burgeoning sector in Asia.Objectives include:
    • To recognize the excellence of innovations and efforts in developing best-of-breed smartphone apps
    • To create a platform to expand business opportunities and facilitate collaboration among the smartphone app developers in Asia regions
    • To nurture creative talents in the smartphone apps development industry
    Open for Nomination: NOW – 8 Apr 2016 For more information about the event, click here.
     
     DBS SocTalk_eButton DBS Social Innovators 2016
    The Programme aims to provide funding and incubation support to social innovators, to convert innovative ideas into sustainable and viable business solutions through the use of design and technology and to tackle various kinds of social problems. It is now calling for proposal until 25 Mar 2016!Briefing Session – Funding and Incubation Support:
    Date: 10 Mar (Thu)
    Time: 4:00am-5:30pm
    Venue: SME One, Hong Kong Productivity Council Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
    For more information about the programme, click here.
     
     e-button_rev The Good Seed Programme  
    A social innovation training and funding programme, Good Seed, which is now open for enrollment. It opens for students and graduates of all universities / higher education institutions to join.The Programme aims to:
    • Inspire you with knowledge and skills to generate creative solutions against poverty and promote social inclusion,
    • Enable your social innovations through Design and Technology, and
    • Empower your social innovation projects with funding and multi-disciplinary resources and support.
    For more information about the programme, click here.
     
     ICTExpop_eButton International ICT Expo (13-16 Apr)
    The International ICT Expo is Asia’s leading ICT trade show. It provides an ideal platform for ICT startups to showcase projects and ideas to potential customers, partners and even investors. Celebrating its 13th version on 13-16 April 2016, the Expo is where you could bring your startup business to the next level of success!
    Date: 13-16 Apr (Wed-Sat)
    Time: 9:30am-6:30pm (Wed-Fri) | 9:30am-5:00pm (Sat)
    Venue: Halls 3F-G , HKCEC, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
    Special Discounted Price for ISOC HK Members:
    • Up to 30% off on booth price
    • Eligible for SME Export Marketing Fund – up to 50% refund
    • Opportunity to join business matching activity and meet potential customers from retail, government etc.
    • Chance to present ideas at pitching, round-table and networking events to investors.
    • Further discount for startups – mini booth or shared desk at Apps Zone.
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     Web icon SocTech (社創科技)
    SocTech events create a great platform to foster communications and collaborations amongst our SocTech fellows to exchange their ideas, skill and technology.  All members of the society from any background can engage in the SocTech initiatives, including:
    • Technology sector – which can provide technological expertise to formulate smart and revolutionary solutions that address the most desperate needs in today’s knowledge- and technology-based society;
    • Social service sector – which can spread its wealth of knowledge about today’s most pressing issues to other parts of the society;
    • Business sector – of which ample resources can be capitalized to make good for the society to ultimately support their own growth parallel to that of the wider society in a sustainable manner;
    • Education sector – which should ride on the crest of this inevitable trend of SocTech to better equip future leaders.
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     Web_banner Hong Kong Chapter Annual Conference 2016 (17 Mar)
    Carrying theme of “Effective Governance to deal with cybersecurity, emerging technology risks, and privacy”,  this Conference features thought leaders and senior IT Professionals experiences of enterprise governance and IT-related risk and compliance. 
    Date: 16 Mar (Wed) – Workshop 1 (Pre-conference workshop)         17 Mar (Thu) – Annual Conference                                         18 Mar (Fri) - Workshop 2 (Post-conference workshop)
    Time:

    9:00am-5:00pm

    Venue: Regal Ballroom, Basement 1, Regal HongKong Hotel, 88 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong (Conference)        HKBU-SCE, 26/F , Wu Chung House, 213 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong (Workshops)
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
    網頁 Best .hk Website Awards 2015
    The Awards aim to actively promote outstanding .hk websites, and recognise the remarkable achievements of all outstanding .hk websites from different sectors. Since its inception in 2009, the Awards has been developed as a platform for business, organisations, the Government and local entities to share their best practices for .hk website development. Objectives include:
    • Encourage the use of good practices and design in website development to increase competitiveness and maximise the benefits brought by the Internet to the society
    • Recognise excellent use of technology and .hk or .香港 domain names to develop outstanding websites
    • Cultivate the spirit of best practice sharing of .hk and .香港 website design and development across the community
    For more information and details, click here.
     
     MobileAppsAwardbanner-1170x400_rev ICT Awards 2016: Best Mobile Apps Award
    The Award is expected to attract participation from outstanding apps developers and practitioners of various industries with usage of mobile apps in their business operations.  Objectives include:
    • To promote Hong Kong’s identity in providing quality mobile and wireless technology and application, anytime and anywhere.
    • To honour the best local mobile and wireless technology and application development.
    • To promote the greater adoption of mobile and wireless technology in business and daily life.
    • To encourage further mobile and wireless technology and application development with enhanced creativity, design and commercial value.
    • To recognise convergence of internet, mobile and wireless technology in product and service marketing.
    For more information and details, click here.
    (more…)
    1 March 2016
    header_ISOCHK_KPMG_0304a
    A Balance or A Tug-of-War? Innovation VS Regulation

    11 March | Causeway Bay | 3:30pm-5:00pm (Registration starts at 3:00pm)

    Co-organized by ISOC HK & KPMG China

    Nowadays, the sharing economy provides many opportunities to innovative business.  Should all these be regulated? Can technology, innovation and regulation co-exist?

    Speakers from famous startups and companies are invited to share their thought and views on this hot topic. Senior Business Leaders, CEOs, startup founders, developers and IT professionals are all welcome!

    Date: 11 March, 2016 (Fri)
    Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm (Seminar) 5:00pm – 7:00pm (Networking Hours)
    Venue: Conference Room, KPMG Office, 23/F, Hysan Place, 500 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay
    Language: English
    Admission fee: FREE OF CHARGE
    Registration: HERE
         
    Guest of Honor Keynote Speaker Co-Host Co-Host & Moderator
    David_Chung Allan_Zeman (1 of 1) Co-host_PingWong_edited Irene Chu-9_edited

    ITB_text2   

    Dr David Chung, Under Secretary of the Innovation and Technology Bureau,The Government of the HKSAR

    LKF-Group-Logo-2013

    Dr Allan Zeman, Chairman, Lan Kwai Fong Group

    isochklogo_smallSize       Ping Wong, Director & Convener, Startup Working Group, Internet Society Hong Kong KPMG_Logo+Strap_LC_TM   Irene Chu, Partner, Head of Technology, Media and Telecommunications, KPMG China
    Panelists
    KennethShe_LinkedIn - Edited Jyoti_edmPhoto YWY_5335 - EditedF Yat Siu (bio pic)_edited
    Uber-Horizontal-Logo         Kenneth She, Head of Uber Hong Kong KPMG_Logo+Strap_LC_TM       Jyoti Vazirani, Principal, Risk Consulting, KPMG China           logo-on-green


    Christopher Yeung, Founder, Carshare


    outblazelogo
    Yat Siu,Founder & CEO, Outblaze Limited
      Supporting Organizations: supporting_organization_webpage0303nn_noRole Sponsor: Evention logo_landscape
    22 February 2016
    WEB1

    ISOC HK SUPPORTED EVENTS

     e-button_rev The Good Seed Programme  
    A social innovation training and funding programme, Good Seed, which is now open for enrollment. It opens for students and graduates of all universities / higher education institutions to join. The Programme aims to:
    • Inspire you with knowledge and skills to generate creative solutions against poverty and promote social inclusion,
    • Enable your social innovations through Design and Technology, and
    • Empower your social innovation projects with funding and multi-disciplinary resources and support.
    For more information about the programme, click here.
     
     eDM_button Joint ICT Spring Dinner 2016 (18 Feb) 
    To welcome the Year of the Monkey, the Joint ICT Spring Dinner, jointly organized by Hong Kong Information Technology Federation (HKITF) and Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association (WTIA) will be held in February.
    Date: 18 Feb (Thu)
    Time: 7:00pm-10:00pm
    Venue: The Banqueting House, 2/F, Kimberley 26, 55 Carnarvon Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     ICTExpop_eButton International ICT Expo (13-16 Apr)
    The International ICT Expo is Asia’s leading ICT trade show. It provides an ideal platform for ICT startups to showcase projects and ideas to potential customers, partners and even investors. Celebrating its 13th version on 13-16 April 2016, the Expo is where you could bring your startup business to the next level of success!
    Date: 13-16 Apr (Wed-Sat)
    Time: 9:30am-6:30pm (Wed-Fri) | 9:30am-5:00pm (Sat)
    Venue: Halls 3F-G , HKCEC, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
    Special Discounted Price for ISOC HK Members:
    • Up to 30% off on booth price
    • Eligible for SME Export Marketing Fund – up to 50% refund
    • Opportunity to join business matching activity and meet potential customers from retail, government etc.
    • Chance to present ideas at pitching, round-table and networking events to investors.
    • Further discount for startups – mini booth or shared desk at Apps Zone.
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     image004 Future Workplace Forum 2016 (25 Feb) 
    This conference is designed for LOB and IT leaders, it will examine the new workplace design, unearth new technologies that is shaping how we will work in the future, and highlight new HR strategies and processes that improves the competitiveness.  It offers delegates to learn from key experts, analysts, practitioners and thinkers on the future workplace. They can network and build partnerships with peers and experts, while learning new ideas, best practices and strategies that they can replicate within their own organizations.
    Date: 25 March (Thu)
    Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
    Venue: The Mira, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     Web icon SocTech (社創科技)
    SocTech events create a great platform to foster communications and collaborations amongst our SocTech fellows to exchange their ideas, skill and technology.  All members of the society from any background can engage in the SocTech initiatives, including:
    • Technology sector – which can provide technological expertise to formulate smart and revolutionary solutions that address the most desperate needs in today’s knowledge- and technology-based society;
    • Social service sector – which can spread its wealth of knowledge about today’s most pressing issues to other parts of the society;
    • Business sector – of which ample resources can be capitalized to make good for the society to ultimately support their own growth parallel to that of the wider society in a sustainable manner;
    • Education sector – which should ride on the crest of this inevitable trend of SocTech to better equip future leaders.
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     Web_banner Hong Kong Chapter Annual Conference 2016 (17 Mar)
    Carrying theme of “Effective Governance to deal with cybersecurity, emerging technology risks, and privacy”,  this Conference features thought leaders and senior IT Professionals experiences of enterprise governance and IT-related risk and compliance. 
    Date: 16 Mar (Wed) – Workshop 1 (Pre-conference workshop)         17 Mar (Thu) – Annual Conference                                         18 Mar (Fri) - Workshop 2 (Post-conference workshop)
    Time:

    9:00am-5:00pm

    Venue: Regal Ballroom, Basement 1, Regal HongKong Hotel, 88 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong (Conference)        HKBU-SCE, 26/F , Wu Chung House, 213 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong (Workshops)
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
    網頁 Best .hk Website Awards 2015
    The Awards aim to actively promote outstanding .hk websites, and recognise the remarkable achievements of all outstanding .hk websites from different sectors. Since its inception in 2009, the Awards has been developed as a platform for business, organisations, the Government and local entities to share their best practices for .hk website development. Objectives include:
    • Encourage the use of good practices and design in website development to increase competitiveness and maximise the benefits brought by the Internet to the society
    • Recognise excellent use of technology and .hk or .香港 domain names to develop outstanding websites
    • Cultivate the spirit of best practice sharing of .hk and .香港 website design and development across the community
    For more information and details, click here.
     
     MobileAppsAwardbanner-1170x400_rev ICT Awards 2016: Best Mobile Apps Award
    The Award is expected to attract participation from outstanding apps developers and practitioners of various industries with usage of mobile apps in their business operations.  Objectives include:
    • To promote Hong Kong’s identity in providing quality mobile and wireless technology and application, anytime and anywhere.
    • To honour the best local mobile and wireless technology and application development.
    • To promote the greater adoption of mobile and wireless technology in business and daily life.
    • To encourage further mobile and wireless technology and application development with enhanced creativity, design and commercial value.
    • To recognise convergence of internet, mobile and wireless technology in product and service marketing.
    For more information and details, click here.
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    22 February 2016
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    CNY_GreetingsISOC

    Dear Members & Friends of ISOC HK,

     

    Wishing you all the luck, health, and fortune in the Year of the Monkey!

    Cheers,

    Internet Society Hong Kong

     
     
     eDM_button Joint ICT Spring Dinner 2016 (18 Feb) 
    To welcome the Year of the Monkey, the Joint ICT Spring Dinner, jointly organized by Hong Kong Information Technology Federation (HKITF) and Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association (WTIA) will be held in February.
    Date: 18 Feb (Thu)
    Time: 7:00pm-10:00pm
    Venue: The Banqueting House, 2/F, Kimberley 26, 55 Carnarvon Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     ICTExpop_eButton International ICT Expo (13-16 Apr)
    The International ICT Expo is Asia’s leading ICT trade show. It provides an ideal platform for ICT startups to showcase projects and ideas to potential customers, partners and even investors. Celebrating its 13th version on 13-16 April 2016, the Expo is where you could bring your startup business to the next level of success!
    Date: 13-16 Apr (Wed-Sat)
    Time: 9:30am-6:30pm (Wed-Fri) | 9:30am-5:00pm (Sat)
    Venue: Halls 3F-G , HKCEC, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
    Special Discounted Price for ISOC HK Members:
    • Up to 30% off on booth price
    • Eligible for SME Export Marketing Fund – up to 50% refund
    • Opportunity to join business matching activity and meet potential customers from retail, government etc.
    • Chance to present ideas at pitching, round-table and networking events to investors.
    • Further discount for startups – mini booth or shared desk at Apps Zone.
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     image004 Future Workplace Forum 2016 (25 Feb) 
    This conference is designed for LOB and IT leaders, it will examine the new workplace design, unearth new technologies that is shaping how we will work in the future, and highlight new HR strategies and processes that improves the competitiveness.  It offers delegates to learn from key experts, analysts, practitioners and thinkers on the future workplace. They can network and build partnerships with peers and experts, while learning new ideas, best practices and strategies that they can replicate within their own organizations.
    Date: 25 March (Thu)
    Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
    Venue: The Mira, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     Web icon SocTech (社創科技)
    SocTech events create a great platform to foster communications and collaborations amongst our SocTech fellows to exchange their ideas, skill and technology.  All members of the society from any background can engage in the SocTech initiatives, including:
    • Technology sector – which can provide technological expertise to formulate smart and revolutionary solutions that address the most desperate needs in today’s knowledge- and technology-based society;
    • Social service sector – which can spread its wealth of knowledge about today’s most pressing issues to other parts of the society;
    • Business sector – of which ample resources can be capitalized to make good for the society to ultimately support their own growth parallel to that of the wider society in a sustainable manner;
    • Education sector – which should ride on the crest of this inevitable trend of SocTech to better equip future leaders.
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     Web_banner Hong Kong Chapter Annual Conference 2016 (17 Mar)
    Carrying theme of “Effective Governance to deal with cybersecurity, emerging technology risks, and privacy”,  this Conference features thought leaders and senior IT Professionals experiences of enterprise governance and IT-related risk and compliance. 
    Date: 16 Mar (Wed) – Workshop 1 (Pre-conference workshop)         17 Mar (Thu) – Annual Conference                                         18 Mar (Fri) - Workshop 2 (Post-conference workshop)
    Time:

    9:00am-5:00pm

    Venue: Regal Ballroom, Basement 1, Regal HongKong Hotel, 88 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong (Conference)        HKBU-SCE, 26/F , Wu Chung House, 213 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong (Workshops)
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
    網頁 Best .hk Website Awards 2015
    The Awards aim to actively promote outstanding .hk websites, and recognise the remarkable achievements of all outstanding .hk websites from different sectors. Since its inception in 2009, the Awards has been developed as a platform for business, organisations, the Government and local entities to share their best practices for .hk website development. Objectives include:
    • Encourage the use of good practices and design in website development to increase competitiveness and maximise the benefits brought by the Internet to the society
    • Recognise excellent use of technology and .hk or .香港 domain names to develop outstanding websites
    • Cultivate the spirit of best practice sharing of .hk and .香港 website design and development across the community
    For more information and details, click here.
     
     MobileAppsAwardbanner-1170x400_rev ICT Awards 2016: Best Mobile Apps Award
    The Award is expected to attract participation from outstanding apps developers and practitioners of various industries with usage of mobile apps in their business operations.  Objectives include:
    • To promote Hong Kong’s identity in providing quality mobile and wireless technology and application, anytime and anywhere.
    • To honour the best local mobile and wireless technology and application development.
    • To promote the greater adoption of mobile and wireless technology in business and daily life.
    • To encourage further mobile and wireless technology and application development with enhanced creativity, design and commercial value.
    • To recognise convergence of internet, mobile and wireless technology in product and service marketing.
    For more information and details, click here.
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    2 February 2016
    Board of Directors  2015 – 2016

    Chester Soong, Chairman


    Ben Cheng, Vice Chairman, and Convener, Startup Working Group


    Ken Lam, Treasurer and Convener, Internet Application Development Working Group


    Ping Wong, Director, Secretary and Convener, Startup Working Group


    Edmon Chung, Director, International Liaison


    Sang Young, Director, Education and and Convener, Internet Security and Privacy Working Group


    SC Leung, Director


    Joe Yau, Director and Convener, Copyright and Creativity Working Group


    Philip Leung, Director

    8 January 2016
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     Web icon SocTech (社創科技)
    SocTech events create a great platform to foster communications and collaborations amongst our SocTech fellows to exchange their ideas, skill and technology.  All members of the society from any background can engage in the SocTech initiatives, including:
    • Technology sector – which can provide technological expertise to formulate smart and revolutionary solutions that address the most desperate needs in today’s knowledge- and technology-based society;
    • Social service sector – which can spread its wealth of knowledge about today’s most pressing issues to other parts of the society;
    • Business sector – of which ample resources can be capitalized to make good for the society to ultimately support their own growth parallel to that of the wider society in a sustainable manner;
    • Education sector – which should ride on the crest of this inevitable trend of SocTech to better equip future leaders.
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     Web_banner Hong Kong Chapter Annual Conference 2016 (17 Mar)
    Carrying theme of “Effective Governance to deal with cybersecurity, emerging technology risks, and privacy”,  this Conference features thought leaders and senior IT Professionals experiences of enterprise governance and IT-related risk and compliance. 
    Date: 16 Mar (Wed) – Workshop 1 (Pre-conference workshop)         17 Mar (Thu) – Annual Conference                                         18 Mar (Fri) - Workshop 2 (Post-conference workshop)
    Time:

    9:00am-5:00pm

    Venue: Regal Ballroom, Basement 1, Regal HongKong Hotel, 88 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong (Conference)        HKBU-SCE, 26/F , Wu Chung House, 213 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong (Workshops)
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
    網頁 Best .hk Website Awards 2015
    The Awards aim to actively promote outstanding .hk websites, and recognise the remarkable achievements of all outstanding .hk websites from different sectors. Since its inception in 2009, the Awards has been developed as a platform for business, organisations, the Government and local entities to share their best practices for .hk website development. Objectives include:
    • Encourage the use of good practices and design in website development to increase competitiveness and maximise the benefits brought by the Internet to the society
    • Recognise excellent use of technology and .hk or .香港 domain names to develop outstanding websites
    • Cultivate the spirit of best practice sharing of .hk and .香港 website design and development across the community
    For more information and details, click here.
     
     MobileAppsAwardbanner-1170x400_rev ICT Awards 2016: Best Mobile Apps Award
    The Award is expected to attract participation from outstanding apps developers and practitioners of various industries with usage of mobile apps in their business operations.  Objectives include:
    • To promote Hong Kong’s identity in providing quality mobile and wireless technology and application, anytime and anywhere.
    • To honour the best local mobile and wireless technology and application development.
    • To promote the greater adoption of mobile and wireless technology in business and daily life.
    • To encourage further mobile and wireless technology and application development with enhanced creativity, design and commercial value.
    • To recognise convergence of internet, mobile and wireless technology in product and service marketing.
    For more information and details, click here.
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    4 January 2016
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    christmas card

    Dear Members & Friends of ISOC HK,

     

    Season’s Greetings to you all!


    Wishing you all the Joy, Hope and Wonder of the Christmas!


    Cheers,


    Internet Society Hong Kong

     
    EDM Visionaries Connected – Entrepreneurship Conference (15-16 Jan) The event aims toconnect aspiring entrepreneurs with community stakeholders in building a dynamic entrepreneurial community, and promote Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation with “Do Well Do Good” mindset and drive the continuous development of local entrepreneurial ecosystem through inspirational talks, workshops and networking sessions, as well as encouraging  active participation from the community.
    Date: 15-16 Jan (Fri-Sat) - Two-day Entrepreneurship Conference, 16 Jan (Sat) – A kaleidoscopic Carnival
    Time: 9:30am-6:30pm (15 Jan) | 10:00am- 1:00pm (16 Jan)
    Venue: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     5371_Website Right-Hand Side Banner_220x203px_20151106_eng_right Cyberport Creative Micro Fund & Cyberport Incubation Programme (Dec) The scheme is a seed fund set up to encourage innovation and creativity by sponsoring high potential creative and innovative start-up projects or business concepts in ICT-related areas. Provision of seed funding will be awarded to the successful applicants in a 6-month project period for proof of concepts and for developing prototype products.
    Application Deadline: 5:00pm, 23 Dec (Wed)
    For more information about the programme, click here.
     
    ScalingBitcoin_webutton2 Scaling Bitcoin Phase 2 (6-7 Dec) Workshops aims at collecting technical criteria, present proposals and evaluate technical materials and data with academic discipline and analysis that fully considers the complex tradeoffs between decentralization, utility, security and operational realities, through the process enhance everyone’s understanding of the technical properties of Bitcoin to help foster an inclusive, transparent, and informed process.
    Date: 6-7 Dec (Sun-Mon)
    Time: 9:00am-7:00pm
    Venue: Hong Kong Cyberport, Function Rooms, 3/F., Core E, Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
    MHK_Beijing_banner_S 「香港製造」智能手機應用平台計劃-北上創業講座:內地機遇與經驗分享 (8 Dec) 智能手機應用程式產業在本港發展成熟,但要進入內地市場殊不容易。文化差異和用家行為模式上的不同等等的原因,構成各種窒礙。有見及此,主辦單位推行一個為期兩年的計劃,以助業界進入內地市場。是次研討會將是整個兩年計劃的最後一部分,旨在透過本地業界人才於內地營商的成功經驗分享,繼續推廣「香港製造Apps展示廊」及鼓勵業界進軍內地市場。
    Date: 8 Dec (Tue)
    Time: 3:00pm-5:30pm
    Venue: Function Room, Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road
    For more information about the event and registration, click here.
     
     xmas2015_edm_button   Joint ICT Christmas Party 2015 (10 Dec)  A festive party with drinks,snacks, performance and fabulous prizes to celebrate the Christmas among ICT industry.
    • Guest of Honour: Ir Allen Yeung, GCIO, OGCIO
    • Special Guest: Honorable Charles Mok, Legislative Councilor, Information Technology
    Date: 10 Dec (Thu)
    Time: 4:30pm-6:00pm
    Venue: Admiralty Conference Centre, 1804A, 18/F, Tower 1, Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road, Admiralty
    For more information and details, click here.
     
    網頁 Best .hk Website Awards 2015 The Awards aim to actively promote outstanding .hk websites, and recognise the remarkable achievements of all outstanding .hk websites from different sectors. Since its inception in 2009, the Awards has been developed as a platform for business, organisations, the Government and local entities to share their best practices for .hk website development. Objectives include:
    • Encourage the use of good practices and design in website development to increase competitiveness and maximise the benefits brought by the Internet to the society
    • Recognise excellent use of technology and .hk or .香港 domain names to develop outstanding websites
    • Cultivate the spirit of best practice sharing of .hk and .香港 website design and development across the community
    For more information and details, click here.
     
     MobileAppsAwardbanner-1170x400_rev ICT Awards 2016: Best Mobile Apps Award The Award is expected to attract participation from outstanding apps developers and practitioners of various industries with usage of mobile apps in their business operations.  Objectives include:
    • To promote Hong Kong’s identity in providing quality mobile and wireless technology and application, anytime and anywhere.
    • To honour the best local mobile and wireless technology and application development.
    • To promote the greater adoption of mobile and wireless technology in business and daily life.
    • To encourage further mobile and wireless technology and application development with enhanced creativity, design and commercial value.
    • To recognise convergence of internet, mobile and wireless technology in product and service marketing.
    For more information and details, click here.
    cybersecurity Cyber Security and Digital Forensic Conference (1 Dec)  The role of Digital Forensics should not be limited to Investigation. It could be used to enhance the overall security level and the information security governance of an organisation too. At present, most users of digital forensic tools are employees of law enforcement agencies, law firms, big accounting firms, and data recovery companies. There are very few commercial corporations have digital forensics incorporate into their day to day governance due to this misunderstanding or lack of knowledge. It is the aims of this conference to bridge this gap and to increase the cyber security and forensic awareness for leaders of enterprise and organizations.
    Date: 1 Dec (Tue)
    Time: 9:00am-6:00pm
    Venue: Lingnan University, 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun, New Territorites
    For more information about the event and registration, click here.
     
    hkcia 9th Annual HTCIA Asia Pacific Training Conference (2-4 Dec)  The premier event for those in law enforcement and private industry who investigates in high technology crime. Re-connect with your colleagues, network with your peers, exchange best practices and preview technology and services from leading providers in the industry.
    Date: 2-4 Dec (Wed-Fri)
    Time: 2nd – 4 Dec 2015, 2 Dec – Management Track, 3rd – 4 Dec – Training Series
    Venue: Marco Polo Hong Kong Hotel, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    For more information about the event and registration, click here.
     
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    1 December 2015
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    網頁 Best .hk Website Awards 2015
    The Awards aim to actively promote outstanding .hk websites, and recognise the remarkable achievements of all outstanding .hk websites from different sectors. Since its inception in 2009, the Awards has been developed as a platform for business, organisations, the Government and local entities to share their best practices for .hk website development. Objectives include:
    • Encourage the use of good practices and design in website development to increase competitiveness and maximise the benefits brought by the Internet to the society
    • Recognise excellent use of technology and .hk or .香港 domain names to develop outstanding websites
    • Cultivate the spirit of best practice sharing of .hk and .香港 website design and development across the community
    For more information and details, click here.
     
     MobileAppsAwardbanner-1170x400_rev ICT Awards 2016: Best Mobile Apps Award


    The Award is expected to attract participation from outstanding apps developers and practitioners of various industries with usage of mobile apps in their business operations.  Objectives include:

    • To promote Hong Kong’s identity in providing quality mobile and wireless technology and application, anytime and anywhere.
    • To honour the best local mobile and wireless technology and application development.
    • To promote the greater adoption of mobile and wireless technology in business and daily life.
    • To encourage further mobile and wireless technology and application development with enhanced creativity, design and commercial value.
    • To recognise convergence of internet, mobile and wireless technology in product and service marketing.
    For more information and details, click here.
     Cyber1127 “Cyber Security is Everywhere” Seminar (27 Nov) 
    In this seminar, information security experts will share the security best practices and their experience. Participants can understand how to practise cyber security so that they can continue to enjoy the convenience of the cyber space.
    Date: 27 Nov (Fri)
    Time: 9:15am-5:40pm AM Session (09:15am–12:30am) PM Session (02:15pm–05:40pm)
    Venue: Lecture Theatre, Hong Kong Central Library, 66 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
    For more information about the event and registration, click here.
     
     ASTRI_IUCF Industry and University Collaboration Forum (18 Nov)
    This forum introduces a wide range of technical projects and R&D initiatives to the industry and academia with an aim to strengthen collaborations and professional exchanges, including the latest technical developments, solicit suggestions for future R&D projects, as well as cultivating opportunities to establish collaborations for current and potential partners.
    Date: 18 Nov (Wed)
    Time: 9:30am-3:30pm
    Venue: Grand Hall, Phase 3, Science Park Hong Kong
    For more information about the event, click here.
     MHK_SZ_eDMBanner “Made in Hong Kong” Business Exchange Trip to Shenzhen and Visit to Qianhai (17-18 Nov) 
    The two-day business exchange trip to Beijing will include Seminar and Business Matching with local investors and potential business partners in China. Delegates will also be eligible to join China Hi-Tech Fair 2015 and network with the attendants from the globe. Moreover, a day-visit to “Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone” will be included the trip.
    Date: 17-18 Nov (Tue-Wed)
    For more information and details, click here.
     
    edmcisco 4th cisco Asia Summit & Roundtable (2-4 Nov) 
    The CISO Asia Roundtable is the ideal benchmarking session for senior heads of information security from across the region to exchange experiences on approaches to specific challenges, approaches, successes and failures in relation to information security, risk management and the cyber threat landscape.
    Date: 2-4 Nov (Mon-Wed)
    Time: 2 Nov (8:30am-5:45pm) 3 Nov (7:30am-05:45pm)
    Venue: Harbour Grand Kowloon, Hong Kong
    For more information about the event, click here.
    cybersecurity Cyber Security and Digital Forensic Conference (1 Dec) 
    The role of Digital Forensics should not be limited to Investigation. It could be used to enhance the overall security level and the information security governance of an organisation too. At present, most users of digital forensic tools are employees of law enforcement agencies, law firms, big accounting firms, and data recovery companies. There are very few commercial corporations have digital forensics incorporate into their day to day governance due to this misunderstanding or lack of knowledge. It is the aims of this conference to bridge this gap and to increase the cyber security and forensic awareness for leaders of enterprise and organizations.
    Date: 1 Dec (Tue)
    Time: 9:00am-6:00pm
    Venue: Lingnan University, 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun, New Territorites
    For more information about the event and registration, click here.
    hkcia 9th Annual HTCIA Asia Pacific Training Conference (2-4 Dec) 
    The premier event for those in law enforcement and private industry who investigates in high technology crime. Re-connect with your colleagues, network with your peers, exchange best practices and preview technology and services from leading providers in the industry.
    Date: 2-4 Dec (Wed-Fri)
    Time: 2nd – 4 Dec 2015, 2 Dec – Management Track, 3rd – 4 Dec – Training Series
    Venue: Marco Polo Hong Kong Hotel, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    For more information about the event and registration, click here.

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    2 November 2015
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     MHK_SZ_eDMBanner “Made in Hong Kong” Business Exchange Trip to Shenzhen and Visit to Qianhai (17-18 Nov) 
    The two-day business exchange trip to Beijing will include Seminar and Business Matching with local investors and potential business partners in China. Delegates will also be eligible to join China Hi-Tech Fair 2015 and network with the attendants from the globe. Moreover, a day-visit to “Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone” will be included the trip.
    Date: 17-18 Nov
    For more information and details, click here.
     
    HKIAC_forum1028_wordpress (1) Managing the Risks in the Fast-Changing Internet (28 Oct) 
    The seminar will serve as a forum for prominent speakers who are policy makers, legal practitioners and technical experts to exchange their views on salient issues pertaining to cyber-security.
    Date: 28 Oct
    Time: 2:00pm-5:00pm
    Venue: Hong Kong Arbitration Centre (HKIAC)
    For more information and details, click here.
    edmfintech Fintech Innovation Forum (9 Oct) 
    Featuring a varied group of industry practitioners, advocators, detractors, futurists, analyst and thinkers, it will examine new trends and show how financial services is being rewired for a new future.
    Date: 9 Oct
    Time: 9:00am-5:00pm (8:30am: registration)
    Venue: Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong
    Fee Regular Rate for IT end users: US$595 / Regular rate for Service providers, vendors & consultants: US$1, 995
    For more information and details, click here.
    edmcisco 4th cisco Asia Summit & Roundtable (2-4 Nov) 
    The CISO Asia Roundtable is the ideal benchmarking session for senior heads of information security from across the region to exchange experiences on approaches to specific challenges, approaches, successes and failures in relation to information security, risk management and the cyber threat landscape.
    Date: 2-4 Nov
    Time: 2 Nov (8:30am-5:45pm) 3 Nov (7:30am-05:45pm)
    Venue: Harbour Grand Kowloon, Hong Kong
    For more information about the event, click here.
    iot IoT Revolution – How does it benefit your business? (13 Oct) 
    Leaders from Microsoft, Texas Instrument, Intel, Samsung, Philips and HP will share with you their opinion and thoughts on Internet of Things (IoT).
    Date: 13 Oct (Tues)
    Time: 10:30am–4:30pm
    Venue: Theatre , Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (500+seats)
    For more information about the event and registration, click here.
    cybersecurity Cyber Security and Digital Forensic Conference (1 Dec) 
    The role of Digital Forensics should not be limited to Investigation. It could be used to enhance the overall security level and the information security governance of an organisation too. At present, most users of digital forensic tools are employees of law enforcement agencies, law firms, big accounting firms, and data recovery companies. There are very few commercial corporations have digital forensics incorporate into their day to day governance due to this misunderstanding or lack of knowledge. It is the aims of this conference to bridge this gap and to increase the cyber security and forensic awareness for leaders of enterprise and organizations.
    Date 1 Dec (Tues)
    Time 9:00am-6:00pm
    Venue Lingnan University, 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun, New Territorites
    For more information about the event and registration, click here.
    hkcia 9th Annual HTCIA Asia Pacific Training Conference (2-4 Dec) 
    The premier event for those in law enforcement and private industry who investigates in high technology crime. Re-connect with your colleagues, network with your peers, exchange best practices and preview technology and services from leading providers in the industry.
    Date: 2-4 Dec (Wed-Fri)
    Time: 2nd – 4 Dec 2015, 2 Dec – Management Track, 3rd – 4 Dec – Training Series
    Venue: Marco Polo Hong Kong Hotel, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    For more information about the event and registration, click here.
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    28 October 2015
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    HKIAC_forum1028_wordpress (1) Managing the Risks in the Fast-Changing Internet (28 Oct)
    The seminar will serve as a forum for prominent speakers who are policy makers, legal practitioners and technical experts to exchange their views on salient issues pertaining to cyber-security.
    Date 28 Oct
    Time 2:00pm – 5:00pm
    Venue Hong Kong Arbitration Centre (HKIAC)
    For more information and details, click here.
     
    edmfintech Fintech Innovation Forum (9 Oct)
    Featuring a varied group of industry practitioners, advocators, detractors, futurists, analyst and thinkers, it will examine new trends and show how financial services is being rewired for a new future.
    Date 9 Oct
    Time 9:00am – 5:00pm (8:30: registration)
    Venue Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong
    Fee Regular Rate for IT end users: US$595 / Regular rate for Service providers, vendors & consultants: US$1, 995
    For more information and details, click here.
    edmcisco 4th cisco Asia Summit & Roundtable (2-4 Nov)
    The CISO Asia Roundtable is the ideal benchmarking session for senior heads of information security from across the region to exchange experiences on approaches to specific challenges, approaches, successes and failures in relation to information security, risk management and the cyber threat landscape.
    Date 2-4 Nov
    Time 2 Nov (8:30am – 17:45pm) 3 Nov (7:30am – 17:45pm)
    Venue Harbour Grand Kowloon, Hong Kong
    For more information about the event, click here.
    iot IoT Revolution – How does it benefit your business? (13 Oct)
    Leaders from Microsoft, Texas Instrument, Intel, Samsung, Philips and HP will share with you their opinion and thoughts on Internet of Things (IoT).
    Date 13 Oct (Tues)
    Time 10:30am – 4:30pm
    Venue Theatre , Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (500+seats)
    For more information about the event and registration, click here.
    cybersecurity Cyber Security and Digital Forensic (1 Dec)
    The role of Digital Forensics should not be limited to Investigation. It could be used to enhance the overall security level and the information security governance of an organisation too. At present, most users of digital forensic tools are employees of law enforcement agencies, law firms, big accounting firms, and data recovery companies. There are very few commercial corporations have digital forensics incorporate into their day to day governance due to this misunderstanding or lack of knowledge. It is the aims of this conference to bridge this gap and to increase the cyber security and forensic awareness for leaders of enterprise and organizations.
    Date 1 Dec (Tues)
    Time 9am-6pm
    Venue Lingnan University, 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun, New Territorites
    For more information about the event and registration, click here.
    hkcia 9th Annual HTCIA Asia Pacific Training Conference (2-4 Dec)
    The premier event for those in law enforcement and private industry who investigates in high technology crime. Re-connect with your colleagues, network with your peers, exchange best practices and preview technology and services from leading providers in the industry.
    Date 2-4 Dec (Wed-Fri)
    Time 2nd – 4th December 2015, 2nd December– Management Track, 3rd – 4th December – Training Series
    Venue Marco Polo Hong Kong Hotel, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    For more information about the event and registration, click here.
    15 October 2015
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    Fintech Innovation Forum (9 Oct)

    Featuring a varied group of industry practitioners, advocators, detractors, futurists, analyst and thinkers, it will examine new trends and show how financial services is being rewired for a new future.

    Date 9 Oct
    Time 9am-5pm (8.30: registration)
    Venue Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong
    Fee Regular Rate for IT end users: US$595 / Regular rate for Service providers, vendors & consultants: US$1, 995

    For more information and details, click here.
    edmcisco

    4th cisco Asia Summit & Roundtable (2-4 Nov)

    The CISO Asia Roundtable is the ideal benchmarking session for senior heads of information security from across the region to exchange experiences on approaches to specific challenges, approaches, successes and failures in relation to information security, risk management and the cyber threat landscape.

    Date 2-4 Nov
    Time 2 Nov (8.30am – 17:45pm) 3 Nov (7.30am-17:45pm)
    Venue Harbour Grand Kowloon, Hong Kong

    For more information about the event, click here.
    iot

    IoT Revolution – How does it benefit your business? (13 Oct)

    Leaders from Microsoft, Texas Instrument, Intel, Samsung, Philips and HP will share with you their opinion and thoughts on Internet of Things (IoT).

    Date 13 Oct (Tues)
    Time 10:30am – 4:30pm
    Venue Theatre , Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (500+seats)

    For more information about the event and registration, click here.
    cybersecurity

    Cyber Security and Digital Forensic (1 Dec)

    The role of Digital Forensics should not be limited to Investigation. It could be used to enhance the overall security level and the information security governance of an organisation too. At present, most users of digital forensic tools are employees of law enforcement agencies, law firms, big accounting firms, and data recovery companies. There are very few commercial corporations have digital forensics incorporate into their day to day governance due to this misunderstanding or lack of knowledge. It is the aims of this conference to bridge this gap and to increase the cyber security and forensic awareness for leaders of enterprise and organizations.

    Date 1 Dec (Tues)
    Time 9am-6pm
    Venue Lingnan University, 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun, New Territorites

    For more information about the event and registration, click here.
    hkcia

    9th Annual HTCIA Asia Pacific Training Conference (2-4 Dec)

    The premier event for those in law enforcement and private industry who investigates in high technology crime. Re-connect with your colleagues, network with your peers, exchange best practices and preview technology and services from leading providers in the industry.

    Date 2-4 Dec (Wed-Fri)
    Time 2nd – 4th December 2015, 2nd December– Management Track, 3rd – 4th December – Training Series
    Venue Marco Polo Hong Kong Hotel, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

    For more information about the event and registration, click here.
    15 September 2015
    SecureHongKong-851x315_withsponsor SecureHongKong2015 – Protecting Our Infrastructure and Information Assets September 11, 2015 (Friday) | Cyberport | 10:00 – 17:15 (Registration starts at 09:30) The one-day conference will deliver discussion and thought-provoking presentations on many of the serious critical infrastructure protection, management, security and cyber security issues and challenges facing the industry. In addition, it will provide the attendees an opportunity to understand emerging technologies and how its adoption can help them mitigate the risk their organizations face. For details, please visit here
    Date: 11 Sept(Fri)
    Time: 10:00-17:15 (Registration starts at 09:30)
    Venue: Function Room 1-3, Level 3, Core E, Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road
    Registration: Here
    Registration Fee: USD 50
    *Members of (ISC)², ISOC, CSA, PISA : FREE

    Our Notable Guests & Speakers Include:

     
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    David ShearerCISSP, PMP, CEO, (ISC)2, U.S.A. Victor Lam,JPDeputy Government Chief Information Officer (Consulting and Operations), Hong Kong Hon Charles MokLegislative Councillor (IT), Legislative Council
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    Kawin BoonyapredeeCISSP, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Qualys, Inc. ,SINGAPORE Clara CheungHCISPP, Senior Systems Manager, Information Technology Services, Hospital Authority, Hong Kong Chuan-Wei HooCISSP, BCCE, CFE, CISA Technical Advisor, Asia-Pacific, (ISC)2, SINGAPORE
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    Carol LeeCSSLP, CEH, Cyber Risk Manager – Group at CLP Power HONG KONG SC LeungCISSP, CISA, CBCP Senior Consultant, Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre HONG KONG Frankie LiCISSP, Security Researcher & Founder, Dragon Threat Labs HONG KONG
    - Matty Kaffeman, RVP,Asia Pacific, Rogue Wave Software, Inc - Frank Ng, CISSP, GREM, GCFA, CISA, Researcher & Founder, Dragon Threat Labs, HONG KONG  

    Co-organizers:

    - (ISC)2 - Internet Society Hong Kong - Professional Information Security Association (PISA) - (ISC)2 Hong Kong Chapter - Cloud Security Alliance – Hong Kong & Macau Chapter (CSA) - Cyberport

    Sponsor:

    - QUALYS support
    27 August 2015
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    domain

    DOMAINfest Asia 2015 (4-7 Sept)

    Asia’s first-ever DOMAINfest will soon come to Macau! DOMAINfest first launched in 2004 began as a series of gatherings globally. In Collaboration with DotAsia and Allegravita, 2015DOMAINfest.Asia will take place in Macau from Sep 4th – 7th! Asia and in particular China is becoming a hotbed of high value domain acquisitions. The region’s domain market is burgeoning with opportunities. DOMAINfest.Asia is the biggest Asia Domain show to see and to be seen. It is the one forum in Asia to fortify business relationships and to establish new ones.

    Date 4-7 Sept
    Agenda Here
    Venue Grand Hyatt Macau, Macau, Estrada do Istmo City of Dreams

    For more information about the contest and regulation, click here.
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    Data Center Summit (11 Sept 2015)

    Data Center Summit festures a varied group of industry practitioners, advocators, detractors, futurists, analyst and thinkers, it will examine at data center evolution, and show how data center design has changed considerably to future-proof business success.

    Date 11 Sept
    Time 09:00-16:20 (08:30 – Registration)
    Venue Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Kowloon East, Tower 5, 3 Tong Tak Street, Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong

    For more information about the event, click here.
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    Information Security Summit 2015 (15 Sept – 13 Oct)

    The Information Security Summit 2015 is a Regional Event with the aim to give participants from the Asia Pacific region an update on the latest development, trends and status in information security. With growing popularity of disruptive technologies including Mobility and Cloud Computing, Social Networking and Big Data Analytics, the accompanying data security and privacy issues become vital concerns. Overseas and Local Experts from the industry will be invited to share their experience and knowledge.

    Date 15 Sept – 13 Oct
    Time 09:00-18:00 (08:30 – Registration)
    Venue Level 2, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong.

    For more information about the event and registration, click here.
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    Big Data, Big Opportunities (12 Sept)

    Big Data is the most hyped technology in the past few years. How to drive your success through big data analytics? What are the trends and career opportunities in Hong Kong? What skills and knowledge can you get from Big Data Analytics? In the Big Data Big Opportunities conference held on 12 September 2015, you can learn how enterprises turn operation data to real-time insights and predictive analytics for better decision making. The conference also brings together business leaders and experts from the industry with keynote presentations, interactive breakout sessions, practical use cases and exhibitions. It can take you to a new frontier and broaden your horizon in many ways.

    Date 12 Sept(Sat)
    Time 13:30 – 16:30
    Venue Grand Hall 1/F 12W Phase 3 , Hong Kong Science Park (HKSTP), Shatin

    For more information about the event and registration, click here.
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    DBSxCAL Talk(11 Sept)

    “DBSxCAL Talk” is a series of whole new forum organized by CityU Apps Lab and sponsored by DBS Bank for the young talents and dynamic industry innovators to get connected and share their inventive project ideas, especially related to technology industry.

    Date 11 Sept(Fri)
    Time 2:15 – 5pm
    Venue Wei Hing Theatre, 6/F, Amenities Building, CityU

    For more information about the event and registration, click here.
    20 August 2015
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    We will meet with Creator of Elasticsearch Mr. Shay Banon.

    ElasticSearch is a popular open source, distributed, multitenant-capable full-text enterprise search engine based on Lucene with a RESTful web UI and schema-free JSON documents. Elasticsearch is developed in Java.

    Date: 1 Aug (Sat)
    Time: 18:30 – 20:00
    Venue: The Good Lab 好單位 – L1, The Sparkle, 500 Tung Chau Street, West Kowloon, HK
    Language: English
    Registration: here

    Free of Charge!!


    Speaker:

    SHAY
    Shay Banon
    Elastic Co-Founder and CTO, creator of Elasticsearch
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    Preliminary Agenda:

    6:30 – 6:45pm Reception & Networking
    6:45 – 7:15pm Shay Banon from Elasticsearch. (30 min)
    7:15 – 7:30pm Q&A, Discussion
    7:30 – 7:45pm Networking

    Co-organizers:
    Internet Society Hong Kong
    Open Source Hong Kong

    Supporting Partner:
    Print

    24 July 2015
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    “Story of Open Source Startups”
    Speakers from famous open source startups and companies are invited to share their great story on how to start and run their open source startups and business.

    Please join this event to get the tips behind their successful story and more importantly, meet them in person! This event is free of charge. Startup founders, developers and IT professionals are all welcome!

    Date: 2 Aug (Sun)
    Time: 2-5pm
    Venue: LT-18 , 4/F Academic 1, City University Hong Kong
    Registration: Here

    Free of charge!

    Speakers:

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    Matt Mullenweg
    Founder, WordPress
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    Robert Lau Jeff Yoshimura
    VP and General Manager,
    Asia Pacific and Japan, ElasticSearch
    VP of Worldwide Marketing, ElasticSearch
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    Agenda

    2.15 – 2.30pm Registration and Networking
    2.30 – 3.00pm WordPress (30 mins)
    3.20 – 3.50pm ElasticSearch (30 mins)
    3.50 – 4.20pm Panel + Q&A (30 mins)
    4.20 – 4.45pm Networking time

    Co-Organizers:

    - Open Source Hong Kong
    - Internet Society Hong Kong

    Venue Sponsor:

    Department of Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong
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    Cyber Security is Everywhere” Graphic Design Contest (15 June – 30 Sept)

    The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, Hong Kong Police Force and the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre jointly organise the “Cyber Security is Everywhere” Graphic Design Contest which aims to promote the awareness of information security and adoption of security best practices in the community, and appeal to the public to be vigilant and thereby avoid fall into the trap of criminals.

    Date 15 June – 30 Sept
    Category Open Group, Secondary School Group, Primary School Group
    There are a champion, a 1st runner-up, a 2nd runner-up and also merit prizes for each group.
    Format of Entries 30 Sept
    How to Submit https://secure.jotformpro.com/hkcert/securecyberspace2015

    For more information about the contest and regulation, click here.
    PAS2015

    Public Awareness Seminar on Wifi Security 2015 (25 July)

    The public seminar will invite reputed speakers to give keynote talks on wireless security, including onsite demonstration of cracking protected wifi setup and tips on maintaining a safe wifi network. Through the talks and activities given by our guests, we hope to enhance public awareness about WiFi security

    Date 25 July 2015 (Sat)
    Time 14:30-17:00 (14:00 – Registration)
    Venue Room Z209, Block Z, Hong Kong Polytechnic University,

    For more information about the event and registration, click here.
    digital

    Digital Marketplace Seminar “Sharing Economy – Opportunities and Threats” (13 Aug)

    Organised by HKIRC, the 7th Digital Marketplace Seminar (DMP) themed the “Sharing Economy – Opportunities and Threats”, provides an opportunity for local business, SMEs, industry pioneers and participants to exchange views and get first-hand market knowledge. This year, we will discuss the emerging trends of the Sharing Economy, its opportunities and threats and key technological developments driving the marketplace.

    Date 13 Aug 2015 (Thu)
    Time 09:00 – 18:00
    Venue Function Room, Core F, Level 3, Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road

    For more information about the event and registration, click here.
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    創業大時代:香港 Startup 如何顛覆世界 (14 Aug)

    一個個「立足香港,進攻全球」的港產科網初創企業案例,於新書「創業大時代:香港 Startup顛覆世界」中示範如何以創新方式覤準先機、俘擄死忠用家、招徠天使注資,以「顛覆」精神,超越本土,衝出國際! 作者黃雅麗(Leona)與方健僑(Ken),請來其中中兩位Startup創辦人,解構他們怎樣成功取得融資,掌握致勝關鍵。

    Date 14 Aug 2013 (Fri)
    Time 3-5pm
    Venue Training Room, Level 3, Core F, Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Rooad

    For more information about the event and registration, click here.
    HKETA

    HKETA Symposium 2015 (24 Aug)

    It is a one-day symposium. And the audience is targeted at senior management / decision makers, professionals, ICT/Technology vendors, academics and users working broadly in areas where IoT and its impacts and opportunities play a significant role.

    Date 24 Aug 2013 (Mon)
    Time 09:00 – 17:00
    Venue Charles K. Kao Auditorium of the Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin

    For more information about the event and registration, click here.
    21 July 2015