ISOC-HK eNewsletter – August 2013


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“Internet of Things – From Vision to Reality” (4 Sep @ Cyberport)

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This conference is jointly organized by Internet Society Hong Kong and The Institution of Engineering and Technology. It will cover both research and real case study. We will bring you from vision to reality.

CASE STUDY: CLP Power’s Smart Metering Pilot – A realization of the Internet of Things

In May, this year CLP Power launched its myEnergy pilot, which leverages Hong Kong’s first Smart Metering platform using an IPv6 network. Hear how CLP are leveraging this network to test new and improved services to its customers and the role this may play in the future Internet of Things in Hong Kong.

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『如何確保機構網頁符合無障礙標準』講座(21 Aug @ Wanchai)

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為了讓社福界的同工對無障礙網頁有初的步認識,講座會介紹以下內容︰(1)萬維網聯盟的無障礙網頁內容指引2.0 (2)(Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, WCAG 2.0) 的基本概念 (3)無障礙網頁的趨勢 (4)全失明與弱視人士的不同需要 (5)其他殘疾人士上網的特殊需要 (6)如何精明挑選網站開發公司 (7)人手測試網站無障礙程度的重要性


Past Events

IPv6 Case Study in Hong Kong and goIPv6 Service Launching Ceremony (11 Jul @Cyberport)

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Hosted by the Internet Society Hong Kong, Hong Kong Internet Registration Corp., Cyberport and supported by goIPv6 Consortium, “goIPv6 Now!” seminar was successfully held on 11 July. Highlighting the actual IPv6 cases deployed for Hong Kong SAR Government, Hong Kong Observatory, the seminar also signified the launch of the first goIPv6 tunnel service in Hong Kong and kick-start to accept registrations on-site. Nearly 120 participants came to the seminar and support this event

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World Internet Developers Summit (WIDS) (27-28 Jun@ Cyberport & HKSTP)

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Hosted by Internet Society Hong Kong, Cyberport and Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation, World Internet Developers Summit successfully took place on 27-28 Jun. The main theme of the event is big data: Cloud – scale your application to million users. Prominent speakers from Google, LinkedIn, Twitter, Square, Microsoft, BlackBerry and Mozilla came all together and more than 380 participants gathered at the summit to meet, learn and exchange experiences and ideas on different development platform / environment

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StartLab (1–8 Jun@ PolyU)

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StartLab: The First Startup Bootcamp for Tertiary Students & Graduates in Hong Kong!

Hosted by ISOC HK, Cyberport and Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation and supported by over 40 institutions and organizations, StartLab successfully took place on 1-8 Jun. We aim at fostering startups and its ecosystem in Hong Kong.

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Media Coverage Highlight

StartLab (1-8 Jun 2013)

  • 翡翠台星期日檔案 (7 July 13) Online Version
  • 本港台金錢世界 (2 Jun 13)

World Internet Developers Summit (27-28 Jun 2013)


Supported Events

The NTT Global Forum 2013 – What’s next for Cloud and Data Centre? (21 Aug)

The NTT Global Forum in Hong Kong will feature a series of thought-provoking keynote presentations and solution showcases focusing on the latest solutions of cloud and data centre that can achieve the highest performance, and also serve as a benchmark for enterprises in selecting their service providers.

“Development of IT Manpower in Hong Kong” Seminar (23 Aug)

Organized by Office of the Hon Charles Mok, Legislative Councillor (IT), the seminar is aiming to provide a platform to explore the issues pertaining nurturing IT talent from education, training, market and policy perspective and formulate strategies for future manpower development. IT industry representatives, educators and experts on manpower development are invited as to share their views from their perspective.

EMC Forum 2013 – Lead Your Transformation (6 Sep)

From business trends and cloud directions to real-world use cases and interactive discussions, EMC Forum is definitely worthwhile. Connect with peers, learn from experts, and get solution demos. Hundreds of your colleagues attend; you should, too!

The 6th CIO Executive Roundtable 2013 – Hong Kong (18 Sep)

Carrying the theme of “Harness the Power of IT Convergence: Cloud Computing, Mobility, Big Data and Social Media”, the 6th CIO Executive Summit 2013 aims to empower regional CIOs, CxOs and IT leaders to expand their professional communities and enhance their influence of future enterprise IT and business leadership. In addition to the distilled and compact state-of-the-art insights, the summit connects you with the unrivalled array of global IT and business professionals, serving as an arena for peer-to-peer networking opportunities.

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