HK Supported Event Jun



 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.