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Walk21HK CityTech Awards

Cast your Vote for the ‘Social Media Winner’

among 20 Finlaists Now!

最後20強經已誕生! 立即投選你的’Social Media Winner’!

截止投票日期: 香港時間 2016年9月30日, 晚上七時正!

Voting Deadline: 30 Sep 2016, 7:00pm (HKT)

欲查詢詳情, 
 請致電+852 3157-1357或電郵至Citytech-startup@walk21hk.com.
Should you have any enquiries, please call +852 3157-1357 or email to Citytech-startup@walk21hk.com.
 
 
23 September 2016
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ISOC HK SUPPORTED EVENTS

 HTCIA_logo.jpg Welcoming Dinner for IT Legislative Councilor 2016-20, The Honorable Charles Mok (30 Sep)The Hong Kong Information Technology Federation (HKITF) and Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association (WTIA) are jointly organizing a welcoming dinner for The Honorable Charles Mok as the elected Legislative Councilor, Information Technology, of the new term of Legislative Council 2016-2020.
Date 30 Sep (Fri)
Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Venue: The Banqueting House, 2/F, Kimberley 26, 55 Carnarvon Road, Tsim Sha Tsui.
For more information about event, click here.
 
 HTCIA_logo.jpg 10th Annual HTCIA Asia Pacific Training Conference (6-7 Dec)It is an 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 6-7 Dec (Thu-Wed)
Time: 09:00am – 9:30pm (Day 1 – Conference) ; 09:00am – 5:00pm (Day 2 – Training)
Venue: Function Rooms, Core E, Level 3, Cyberport 3
For more information about event, click here.
 
 DigitalEntrepreneurLeadership_ForumLOGO.jpg Digital Entrepreneur Leadership Forum (DELF) (6 Oct)The theme of DELF 2016 will be “The Next Innovation Frontier: The Future of Smart Mobility”, which explores how tech innovation enables the next paradigm shift for how cities will operate as well as how people will move both within and between the rising numbers of global urban populations.
Date 6 Oct (Thu)
Time: 09:00am – 5:30pm
Venue: Function Rooms, Core E, Level 3, Cyberport 3
For more information about event, click here.
 
 20160919_ICE_Pitch-poster-v11_logo.jpg ICE Pitch 2016 (22 Sep)This event will be part of the second annual DOMAINfest Conference in Asia, which is going to be held in Hong Kong on 19-22 September! All innovative & change-making entrepreneurs/startups are welcome to enter the ICE hackathon & pitching to showcase their Startup x Change power and groundbreaking ideas!
Date 22 Sep (Thu)
Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm
Venue: Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road,Telegraph Bay, Hong Kong
For more information about event, click here.
 
 Screenshot-2016-09-05-at-11_logo.png 1st Media Pitch Day for Mother Entrepreneur in HK (Sep 2)This event aims at helping Hong Kong mother entrepreneurs to tell their startup & mom story to the world via media. Selected 8 Mother entrepreneurs will have the chance to pitch journalists face-to-face so journalists will write a story to feature them.
Date 2 Sep (Fri)
Time: 2:00pm -4:00pm
Venue: The Wave, 4 Hing Yip Street, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong
For more information about event, click here.
 
 Secure-HongKong-300x250.jpg SecureHongKong 2016 (2 Sep)With the theme of ‘Advancing Security Leaders: People, Policy & Technology’, this one-day conference will deliver discussion and thought provoking presentations on latest 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.
Date 2 Sep (Fri)
Time: 10:00am – 5:15pm
Venue: Function Room, Level 3, Core E, Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong
For more information about the agenda & registration, click here.
 
 DomanFest_button.jpg DOMAINfest@IoN.Asia (19-22 Sep)This event will be four days of great keynotes, panels, networking and more, the conference will focus on networking and opportunities around domains with a specific elegance about the subtleties of the Chinese Market and Consumer.
Date 19-22 Sep (Mon-Thu)
Time: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Venue: Cyberport, 100 Cyberport Rd, Telegraph Bay, 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.
 
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1 September 2016

 

SecureHongKong 2016 

Privacy, Policy and Technology

2 Sep, 2016 (Fri) | Cyberport | 10:00 – 17:15 (Registration starts at 09:30)

 
With the theme of ‘Advancing Security Leaders: People, Policy & Technology’, this one-day conference will deliver discussion and thought provoking presentations on latest 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.

Date: 2 Sep, 2016 (Fri)
Time: 10:00am – 5:15pm 
(Registration starts at 9:30am)
Venue: Function Room 1-3, Level 3, Core E, Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road
Registration: Here
Registration Fee: USD50/HKD400
*Members of (ISC)², ISOC, CSA, PISA": FREE
 
Speakers
 
 
 
Co-organized by:

Sponsored by:
Supported by:
 
 

 

 

9 August 2016

Walk21HK CityTech Awards 現正接受提名及報名 

Call For Nominations & Entries

「以創新意念助城市設計實踐以人為本

“Innovation for Walking”

香港互聯網協會及思匯政策研究所 聯合主辦的 Walk21HK CityTech Awards,旨在嘉許改善「步行」體驗或鼓勵步行習慣的創新科技產品及構思 — 當中包括,但不限於任何科技應用,如道路裝置、手機應用程式、配件、穿戴裝置等等。 Co-organized by Internet Society Hong Kong (ISOC HK) & Civic Exchange, ‘The Walk21HK CityTech Awards’ is to celebrate innovations for walking, how the integration of “smart” elements into urban settings has changed the modern walking experience – from the integration of street facilities, apps on phones, tablets and wearable gadgets to technologies that encourage new walking habits and anything in between.
Related issues 相關範疇
Environment Protection 環境保護 
Low Carbon 低碳 / Public Health 公眾健康  
Pollution Reduction 減少污染 / Energy Saving 節省能
Public Transport Tracking & Road Safety Monitoring 公共運輸追蹤及道路安全
Real-time Tracking 系統實時追踨 / Alerts 提示 / User-friendliness 符合用家應用程度
Amenities 促進步行普及化設施
City Get Around Guides 城市生活指南 / Urban Planning 城市規劃 / Daily Reminders 日常提示
Connectivity 幫助連繫社區
Sharing Economy 共享經濟 / Community Engagement 社區平台 / Create Connection 組織參與
Accessibility 輔助到達目的
Barrier-free Access 無障礙 / Personalized 個人化  / Customized Route 自訂路線
Utilize Public Open Space 活用公共空間
Recreational Facilities 康樂設施 / Locate Nearby Activities 定位鄰近活動 / Events 事件
 

…..由你發現更多!

…..and much more from you!

截止報名日期:延至2016年9月5日

Extended Submission Deadline: 5 Sep 2016

馬上行動! 為你的 CityTech 創意及構思抓緊機會!

Action Now!

Seize the Chance to Share your CityTech Ideas with us!

公開接受提名! 發掘你心目中CityTech強隊! Your Nomination is Welcomed! Determine the One you wish to Nominate would be an Appropriate Recipient of Walk21HK CityTech Awards!  Click here for Nominations details.

按此細閱評審準則及其他資料

Click HERE for Awards Criteria & Details

重要日期 Important Dates:

18/07/2016

接受報名 Official Call for Entries 

Extended to 05/09/2016

截止報名 Closing Date for Entries

09/09/2016 , 10/09/2016

面試 Interview

5/10/2016

頒奬典禮 Awards Presentation Ceremony

評審團 Judging Panel:

  • 香港互聯網協會主席 宋德嘉先生 Mr Chester Soong, Chairman, Internet Society Hong Kong
  • 思匯政策研究所行政總監 王虹虹女士  Ms Maura Wong, Chief Executive Officer, Civic Exchange
  • 香港數碼港管理有限公司公眾使命總監 湛家揚博士 ​Dr Toa Charm, Chief Public Mission Officer, Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited
  • 香港理工大學企業發展院助理院長 朱志賢先生 Mr ​Raymond Chu, Assistant Director, Institute for Entrepreneurship, Hong Kong Polytechnics University 
  • Red Chapel Advisors董事總經理 林東先生 ​Mr Felix Lam, Managing Director, Red Chapel Advisors
  • 香港社會服務聯會資訊科技資源中心總經理 李振培先生 Mr Tony Lee, General Manager, Information Technology Resource Centre, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service
  • 香港科技大學創業中心副主任 暨 學生事務處副處長 蕭觀明先生 Mr Donny Siu, Associate Director, HKUST Entrepreneurship Center​ cum Student Affairs Office
  • 好單位召集人及總監 黃英琦女士 Ms Ada Wong, Convener and Director, The Good Lab
  • 香港科學園公司首席商務總監 楊孟璋先生  ​Mr Andrew Young, Chief Commercial Officer, Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation
欲查詢詳情, 
 請致電+852 3157-1357或電郵至Citytech-startup@walk21hk.com.
Should you have any enquiries, please call +852 3157-1357 or email to Citytech-startup@walk21hk.com.

   
5 August 2016
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ISOC HK SUPPORTED EVENTS

 forum-final-edited.jpg LegCo ITFC Election Forum (29 Aug)

An Election Forum will be organized to create a platform for IT voters to understand more about the candidates’ view for the upcoming LEGCO Election IT Functional Constituency.

Date 29 Aug (Mon)
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Venue: Auditorium, 1/F, Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, No. 15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
For more information about the event, click here.
 
 Secure-HongKong-300x250.jpg SecureHongKong 2016 (2 Sep)

With the theme of ‘Advancing Security Leaders: People, Policy & Technology’, this one-day conference will deliver discussion and thought provoking presentations on latest 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.

Date 2 Sep (Fri)
Time: 10:00am – 5:15pm
Venue: Function Room, Level 3, Core E, Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong
For more information about the agenda & registration, click here.
 
 DomanFest_button.jpg DOMAINfest@IoN.Asia (19-22 Sep)

This event will be four days of great keynotes, panels, networking and more, the conference will focus on networking and opportunities around domains with a specific elegance about the subtleties of the Chinese Market and Consumer.

Date 19-22 Sep (Mon-Thu)
Time: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Venue: Cyberport, 100 Cyberport Rd, Telegraph Bay, Hong Kong
For more information about the event, click here.
 
 DomanFest_button.jpg GMIC Competition Final Hong Kong

This is a opportunity to budding startups and industry veterans to share experiences, develop networks and pitch genius ideas to investors.

Eligibility: Digital tech start-ups in Greater China region;Raised a seed round of

Application Deadline: 9:00am, 29 Aug (HKT)
For more information about Programme, click here.
 

 HKIRC_EDM_edited.png Public Awareness Seminar on WiFi Security 2016 (13 Aug)

The seminar aims at increasing public awareness of the importance of Wi-Fi Security and educating them how to adopt Wi-Fi Security measures.

Date 13 Aug (Sat)
Time: 2:30pm – 5:00pm
Venue: Conference Hall, 4/F, HKPC Building
For more information about the event, click here.
 
 HKIRC_EDM_edited.png 2016 Digital Marketplace Seminar – “Smart City Business – Shaping Our Future” (18 Aug)

In view of the importance of smart city, this year’s DMP will discuss the emerging smart technology and its trends as well as unveiling some of the opportunities and challenges that Hong Kong’s business faces today.

Date 18 Aug (Thu)
Time: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Venue: Function Room, Core F, Level 3, Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road
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.
 
 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.
 
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1 August 2016

The Walk21HK CityTech AwardsCall for Entries

“Innovation for walking”

“Walk21 Hong Kong Conference”, an international five-day conference co-sponsored by Walk21 a global leader in championing walking – and Civic Exchange – a renowned Asian public policy Think Tank.,  The Walk21HK CityTech Awards , the first ever award to celebrate innovations for walking, was created to showcase how the integration of “smart” elements into urban settings has changed the modern walking experience – from the integration of apps on phones, tablets and wearable gadgets to technologies that encourage new walking habits and anything in between. Eligible entrants will be informed to attend a presentation session hosted by co-organizers, 20 finalists will be recognised at the Conference on the 5th October 2016. Our Judging Panel is formed by investors, angel investors, renowned startup founders, entrepreneurs, IT experts and startup community friends.

Share your ideas with us and gain worldwide exposure!

Winning entries can achieve the followings:

    • Walk21 Hong Kong Conference
    • The opportunity to showcase your project to 500 international urban walkability experts and business leaders – a fantastic networking opportunity and a chance to meet potential investors!
     
      • Media and Publications
      • CityTech Awards will be introduced at the Conference’s Welcome Remarks and through press releases in the lead up to the event. This assures that winning entrants receive media attention and generate public interest.
     
      • Walk21HK Website
      • Each winning entry will be on the Walk21HK website which can showcase the idea and provide stakeholders with contact details and information.
     
      • Newsletter Announcement
      • Winning entries will be listed in our newsletter, which has a circulation of over 15,000 from both Civic Exchange’s and Internet Society Hong Kong’s databases.
     
      • Social Media Campaign
      • An online voting campaign will be launched in September. The 20 winning entries will be promoted on Walk21HK, Civic Exchange, Internet Society Hong Kong and all the other supporting organisations’ social media platforms.
     
    Sumit NOW by following the steps below:
     
    • Fill in the online application form not later than (HKT) 18:00 on 31 August 2016
    • Submissions from STARTUP CATEGORY should provide the following documents along with the completed online application form:
    •  
        1. A copy of Business Registration of the entrant or equivalent supporting document
        2. A copy of the Certificate of Incorporation of the entrant or equivalent supporting document (if applicable)
        3. Attachments or supplementary information (if any).
       
      *Important Dates*
      18 July 2016 Official Call for Entries
      31 August 2016 Closing Date for Entries
      9 – 10 September 2016 Interview
      5 October 2016 Awards Presentation Ceremony
       

      Please click HERE for more information about the Awards criteria & details!

      Should you have any enquiries, please call +852 3157-1357 or email to Citytech-startup@walk21hk.com.

       

      Walk21HK CityTech Awards - 報名從速

      以創新意念助城市設計實踐以人為本

       

      一連五日的「香港Walk21國際會議」,由英國非牟利機構 Walk21 及香港公共政策研究智庫思匯政策研究所舉辦,以鼓勵各地城市推動步行環境為目標,為世界各地專家提供交流意見及經驗的平台。 Walk21HK CityTech Awards是「香港Walk21國際會議」的重點活動之一,旨在嘉許改善「步行」體驗或鼓勵步行習慣的創新科技產品及構思 — 當中包括,但不限於開發平板電腦及手機應用程式、穿戴裝置等科技。入圍的參賽單位將被邀請參與面試環節,獎項的評審委員會由投資者和天使投資者、創業和企業家,以及IT 專業人員等不同界別代表組成。

       

      立即分享你的創意及構思!

       

      優勝者將

      • 參與「香港Walk21國際會議」

      向多達 500 位國際城市專家及商界領袖展示意念的機會— 擴展人脈網絡及認識其他專業層面的投資者。

      • 獲媒體報導

      科技產品或構思會列於國際會議的宣傳平台,以及獲得會議現場介紹增加媒體曝光率,提高公眾興趣。

      • 於Walk21HK 網站展示作品

      每位優勝者均可在 Walk21HK 網站展示其參賽構思,並將聯絡詳情及有關資料留予持份者作參考。

      • 登上電子通訊

      優勝者名單將列明於電子通訊內,並廣發予多達 15000 位思匯政策研究所及香港互聯網協會旗下的訂閱者。

      • 於社交媒體展示作品

      網上投票活動將於 9 月份舉行, 20 位優勝者資料將刊登在 Walk21HK, 思匯政策研究所及香港互聯網協會及支持機構的網上社交平台上。

       

      請依循下列程序, 立即報名:

      • 香港時間 2016 8 31 日下午 6 時前遞交已填妥之網上報名表格。
      • 參加初創企業組別公司除網上表格外需同時遞以下文件:

      1. 參賽公司的商業登記證副本或相關証明文件;

      2.參賽公司的公司註冊證書副本或相關証明文件(如適用);

      3.有關參賽公司/人士的其他附加資料(如適用)。

      *重要日期*
      2016年7月18日 接受報名
      2016年8月31日 截止報名
      2016年9月9日至9月10日 面試
      2016年10月5日 頒奬典禮

       

      欲了解更多詳情, 請按此細閱評審準則及其他資料。

      查詢詳情請致電+852 3157-1357或電郵至 Citytech-startup@walk21hk.com.

     

     
 
18 July 2016
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ISOC HK SUPPORTED EVENTS

 HKIRC_EDM_edited.png 2016 Digital Marketplace Seminar – “Smart City Business – Shaping Our Future” (18 Aug)

In view of the importance of smart city, this year’s DMP will discuss the emerging smart technology and its trends as well as unveiling some of the opportunities and challenges that Hong Kong’s business faces today.

Date 18 Aug (Thu)
Time: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Venue: Function Room, Core F, Level 3, Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road
For more information about the event, click here.
 
 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: Extended to 29 Jul (Fri)

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.
 
 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.
 
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13 July 2016
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ISOC HK SUPPORTED EVENTS

 9JUne_edited.png Law, Privacy and Surveillance: Protecting Users in Post-Snowden Era (9 Jun)

An expert in IT law and editor of the book “Law, Privacy and Surveillance in Canada in the Post-Snowden Era”, Prof. Michael Geist will share Canadian experience in surveillance law, how to protect internet privacy of users and prospects for reform. Hon Charles Mok will discuss the Hong Kong situation and way forward.

Date 9 Jun (Thu)
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Venue: Rm 502, LegCo Complex, Hong Kong
For more information about the event, click here.
 
 Opensource_HKOSC_edited.png HKOSCon 2016 (24-26 Jun)

This Conference aims at connecting global open source technology, which speakers and participants come from overseas and local. At the 4th year, the Conference extends to 3 day conference, and 4 multiple track with community focus on Day 2. Themes of Conference this year are Internet of Things (IoT), Data Science, Cloud Computing and DevOps.

Date 24 – 26 Jun (Fri-Sun)
Time: 9:30am – 6:00pm
Venue: Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road, Telegraph Bay
For more information about the event, click here.
 
 cyberportFund_edited.png Cyberport Creative Micro Fund (CCMF) and Cyberport Incubation Programme

Participants will have a chance to have seed fund for prototype development and proof of concept in CCMF or acquire financial assistance with a range of business and professional services for start-ups to accelerate the growth of their businesses in their 24-month project period in Cyberport Incubation Programme.

Application deadline: 1 Jun (Wed), 5:00pm

For more information about the programme, click here.


 
 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.


 
 
 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.
 
 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.
 
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13 June 2016
Hosted By
Internet Society Hong Kong & Cyberport
  • World Internet Developer Summit (WIDS)
    7 & 8 June, 2016 | Cyberport, Hong Kong

    Scalability • DevOps  • ProgLang

    Register NOW!
     
    More Speakers Announced and Many More to Come!
     
    • 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.
    • Get connected with the greatest minds in the industry with the latest Internet development, news, various development platform techniques, hints and tips. Speakers from elastic, mondo, CCC, Braintree, Microsoft and more are coming all together with motivating and inspirational talks and workshops. Learn from renowned speakers/leaders and share of insight/ideas on the diverse development platform/environment.
    • Hundreds of developers will gather at to meet, learn and exchange experiences and ideas on different development platform / environment!

    ***Click HERE for the Latest Schedule!***

     
    Keynote Speakers
     

     

    Christian Strzadala,
    Software Engineer, 
    Elastic    

    Matt Heath,
    Distributed Systems 
    Engineer,
    Mondo

     
    Andy Cheung,
    Partner Business Evangelist,
    Microsoft 
    Hong Kong 
    Davide Benvegnu,
    Founder & CTO,

    DBTek 
     
    Speakers

     

     

    陳電鋸 
    Linus Neumann,
    Computer Hacker & 
    Internet Activist,
    Spokesperson,  
    Chaos Computer Club, 
    Germany  
    Chung-Hong Chan,
    PhD candidate,
    Journalism & 
    Media Studies Centre, 
    HKU
    Thomas Weiss,
    Founder, 
    Additive Labs

     

    Pili Hu,
    CTO, 
    Initium Media
    Nick Sutterer,
    Ruby Architect,
    TRB, INC
    Tim Yu,
    Lead Sales Engineer, 
    APAC, Braintree
     
     
    Kenneth Lui, 
    Head of Sales, 
    Hong Kong & Macau,
    Tesla
    Gautam Rege,
    Co-founder,
    Josh Software, India
    William Chan,
    Co-founder,
    S Loyalty
     
    Workshop Trainers

     

     
    Chunliang Lyu, 
    Software Engineer, 
    Initium Media
    Ho Wa Wong,
    Python Developer
    Charles Wong, 
    Co-Founder & 
    Software 
    Product Lead, 
    EONIQ

     

    Nick Sutterer,
    Ruby Architect,
    TRB, INC
    Gautam Rege,
    Co-founder,
    Josh Software, India

     



    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

     
    23 May 2016
    shay

    Hacktivism: How German Hackers Confront Network Surveillance


    After Snowden’s revelations, German government was found to have aided US’s NSA and UK’s GCHQ. Linus Neumann will share with us on how hackers’ groups in Germany defended internet safety and freedom to the courts.

    Linus Neumann is a computer hacker and Internet activist. He is a spokesperson of the German Chaos Computer Club, Europe’s largest Hacker organization. He is an expert in IT security and a former journalist to the independent news outletnetzpolitik.org.

    He will speak about the challenges of maintaining a free and open Internet in Germany, and protecting fundamental digital rights.


    Date: 16 May (Mon)
    Time: 19:00 – 21:00
    Venue: Room 505B, 5th floor, Legislative Council Complex, Admiralty, HK
    Language: English
    Fee: Free of Charge
    Registration: here

    SHAY
    Linus Neumann
    Computer Hacker & Internet Activist, Spokesperson,
    Chaos Computer Club, Germany
    Host:
    Internet Society Hong Kong
    Supporting Organization:
    Office of the Hon Charles Mok, Legislative Councillor (IT)
    17 May 2016
     
    Keynote Speakers
     

     

    Christian Strzadala,
    Software Engineer, 
    Elastic    

    Matt Heath,
    Distributed Systems 
    Engineer,
    Mondo

     
    Andy Cheung,
    Partner Business Evangelist,
    Microsoft 
    Hong Kong 
    Davide Benvegnu,
    Founder & CTO,

    DBTek 
     
    Speakers

     

     

    陳電鋸 
    Linus Neumann,
    Computer Hacker & 
    Internet Activist,
    Spokesperson,  
    Chaos Computer Club, 
    Germany  
    Chung-Hong Chan,
    PhD candidate,
    Journalism & 
    Media Studies Centre, 
    HKU
    Thomas Weiss,
    Founder, 
    Additive Labs

     

    Pili Hu,
    CTO, 
    Initium Media
    Nick Sutterer,
    Ruby Architect,
    TRB, INC
    Tim Yu,
    Lead Sales Engineer, 
    APAC, Braintree
     
     
    Kenneth Lui, 
    Head of Sales, 
    Hong Kong & Macau,
    Tesla
    Gautam Rege,
    Co-founder,
    Josh Software, India
    William Chan,
    Co-founder,
    S Loyalty
     
    Workshop Trainers

     

     
    Chunliang Lyu, 
    Software Engineer, 
    Initium Media
    Ho Wa Wong,
    Python Developer
    Charles Wong, 
    Co-Founder & 
    Software 
    Product Lead, 
    EONIQ

     

    Nick Sutterer,
    Ruby Architect,
    TRB, INC
    Gautam Rege,
    Co-founder,
    Josh Software, India

     

    12 May 2016
    WEB1

    ISOC HK SUPPORTED EVENTS

     201605-jobfair_edited.png The HK Tech & Startup Job Fair (28 May)

    This Job Fair aims to connect talented job seekers with the best HK-based startups. This event will bring together undergraduates, graduate students, and seasoned professionals to one event, exclusively for Tech Startups..

    Date 28 May (Sat)
    Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm
    Venue: Metta, California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar Street, Hong Kong
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     iTea-Cyberport-Fung-Kam-Keung_edited.jp 「從寬頻街霸到創業做Apps」- 五月i-Tea茶聚 (31 May)

    主辦: 莫乃光議員辦事處

    主題:「從寬頻街霸到創業做Apps」

    嘉賓:馮錦強先生- Awesapp Limited 創辦人

    學生時期已從事寬頻推銷員,有「寬頻街霸」之稱,三個月勁賺30萬佣金,是公司的TOP SALES。畢業後開發的流動程式iSafe,現已超過1,300萬下載量,長期高居香港、日本及台灣的App Store 排行榜前列位置。2013年中,他創立首家公司Awesapp,專注研發手機遊戲,並於2015中,推出本地call車App — Cetah。

    日期: 5月31日 (二)
    時間: 下午12:30 – 下午2:30
    地點: Delaney’s 薄扶林數碼港商場4樓
    名額: 40 位,先到先得
    費用: 免費,可額外自行付款點餐
    備註: 提供免費小食和飲品

    查詢: 3758 2617 / charlesmok@charlesmok.hk

    有關活動詳情, 請按此.
     
     event_banner_edited.jpg Build a Secure Cyberspace 2016 – “Protecting Data from Ransomware Attacks” Seminar (31 May)

    Ransomware has recently spread across the globe. Media in Hong Kong also reported cases of ransomware attacks. Ransomware is one kind of malware and it is also one means of cyber attacks. Cyber attacks are ever evolving and getting more sophisticated. Protection from cyber attacks cannot solely rely on a single defensive product. If you want to better protect yourself from cyber attacks of these kinds, you should understand more about cause and impact of these attacks and the associated preventive measures.

    Date 31 May (Tue)
    Time: 2:15pm – 5:30pm
    Venue: Conference Hall, 4/F, HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     Opensource_HKOSC_edited.png HKOSCon 2016 (24-26 Jun)

    This Conference aims at connecting global open source technology, which speakers and participants come from overseas and local. At the 4th year, the Conference extends to 3 day conference, and 4 multiple track with community focus on Day 2. Themes of Conference this year are Internet of Things (IoT), Data Science, Cloud Computing and DevOps.

    Date 24 – 26 June (Fri-Sun)
    Time: 9:30am – 6:00pm
    Venue: Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road, Telegraph Bay
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     cyberportFund_edited.png Cyberport Creative Micro Fund (CCMF) and Cyberport Incubation Programme

    Participants will have a chance to have seed fund for prototype development and proof of concept in CCMF or acquire financial assistance with a range of business and professional services for start-ups to accelerate the growth of their businesses in their 24-month project period in Cyberport Incubation Programme.

    Application deadline: 1 June (Wed), 5:00pm

    For more information about the programme, click here.


     
     HKUCourse_edited.png HKU Intensive Course – Global Technology Law and Policy: Advanced Issues in IT Law

    This course examines legal and policy issues relating to information technology (IT) from a comparative, global perspective. It covers a wide range of issues involving how national governments regulate the technology of the Internet and how private citizens’ rights relating to the Internet are protected. Issues to be canvassed include privacy and personal data, internet jurisdiction, regulation of internet marketing, issues in electronic transactions, internet governance, domain name business models and disputes, intellectual property challenges for new business models, legal issues raised by cloud computing, as well as net neutrality and telecom regulation.

    Dates: 1 – 5, 10-12, Jun, 2016 (8 lectures)

    Practitioners may claim up to 15 Law Society CPD points.

    Deadline for registration: 31 May (Tue)

    For more information about the course, click here.


     
     event_banner_edited.jpg PISA Security Jam 2016 (21 May)

    This 1 day conference aims at gathering security buddies to share their knowledge and information. In the morning section, experts from different areas of security will talk about the up-to- date security trends and their research and experience. In the afternoon section, each security interested group will provide a closed sharing, discussion or even workshop to the participants.

    Date 21 May (Sat)
    Time: 9:30am – 12:15pm
    Venue: Hong Kong Poly University
    For more information about the event, click here.
     
     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.
     
      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.


     
     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.
     
     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.
     
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    6 May 2016
    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
    Hosted By
    Internet Society Hong Kong & Cyberport
  • World Internet Developer Summit (WIDS)
    7 & 8 June, 2016 | Cyberport, Hong Kong

    Scalability • DevOps  • ProgLang

    Register NOW to enjoy the Early Bird on or before 22 May!
     
    • 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!
     
    Keynote Speakers
     

     

    Christian Strzadala,
    Software Engineer, 
    Elastic    

    Matt Heath,
    Distributed Systems 
    Engineer,
    Mondo

     
    Andy Cheung,
    Partner Business Evangelist,
    Microsoft 
    Hong Kong 
    Davide Benvegnu,
    Founder & CTO,

    DBTek 
     
    Speakers
     

    陳電鋸 

    Tim Yu,
    Lead Sales Engineer, 
    APAC, Braintree

     

    Chung-Hong Chan,
    PhD candidate,
    Journalism & 
    Media Studies Centre, 
    HKU

    Thomas Weiss,
    Founder, 
    Additive Labs
     
    Nick Sutterer,
    Ruby Architect,
    TRB, INC
    Pili Hu,
    CTO, 
    Initium Media
    Gautam Rege,
    Co-founder,
    Josh Software, India 
     

    Kenneth Lui, 
    Head of Sales, 
    Hong Kong & Macau,
    Tesla
    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

     
    29 April 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
    WEB1

    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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    1 April 2016
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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

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    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


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

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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
    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.
    (more…)
    22 February 2016