[Apr-14, Apr-15] Open Data Conference: Let Our Data Talk

IOTA is happy to support HKU on the Open Data Conference. Please RSVP by Mar-24.

Conference Website: http://www.ssrc.hku.hk/open_data_conf.php
When: Mar-24, Mar-31, Apr-14, Apr-15 2021
RSVP: https://hkuems1.hku.hk/hkuems/ec_hdetail.aspx?guest=Y&ueid=73930
(Deadline Mar-24 2021)

Panel 1 Title: Privacy-safe ways to deal with shared data on virus notification with Unique Building ID

Date: 24/03/2021 14:00-16:00

Director of Social Sciences Research Centre
The University of Hong Kong

1. Mr. Eric TSE, Assistant Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (Public Affairs)
2. Mr. Danny YEUNG, Chief Land Surveyor, Land Information Centre, Lands Department
3. Mr. Donald MAK, Assistant Government Chief Information Officer (Infrastructure), OGCIO
4. Dr. Eric SCHULDENFREI, Head of the Department of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong
5. Mr. Chi-lam LAM, Co-Founder and CEO at Spaceship, HKSTP Incubatee

Panel 2 Title: How can Digital Tech Competence help in Employment and foster Entrepreneurship?

Date: 31/03/2021 14:00-16:00

Chairman of OpenCertHub

1. Mr. KC LAM, Head of Aftercare, Invest Hong Kong
2. Dr. Joseph LEUNG, former member of the Industry Training Advisory Committee (Information and communications technology) of Education Bureau and Technical Advisor, Employee Retraining Board
3. Mr. Owen CHONG, Senior Business Development Manager, Amazon Web Services
4. Dr. Wendy LEE, Regional Manager, HK & Macau, Autodesk Far East Ltd.

Panel 3 Title: BIM, GIS, Common Spatial Data Infrastructure and Smart Cities: Challenges & Opportunities

Date: 14/04/2021 14:00-16:30

Dr. Kenneth TANG
Chairman of the Spatial Data Infrastructure Committee
Smart City Consortium (SCC)

1. Ms. Winnie SHIU, Assistant Director (Spatial Data) , Lands Department
2. Mr. TAM Wing-cheung, Assistant Director (Corporate Services), Buildings Department
3. Dr. Bruce CHONG, Director of Urban Sustainability, Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Ltd.
4. Mr. Thomson LAI, Asia Digital Leader, AECOM Asia Co. Ltd.
5. Ar. Ada FUNG, BBS, Chairperson of Committee on BIM, Construction Industry Council

Panel 4 Title: Possibilities Unbound with Open Data of Public Transport Operators

Date: 15/04/2021 15:00-17:00

Ms. Patsy HO
Cities Data Quality & Product Lead

1. Mr. Ricky HO, Chief Engineer, Smart Mobility, Transport Department
2. Mr. Gene SOO, Head of Ecosystem, MTR
3. Mr. Newton NG, Head of Development, Citybus and NWFB

Other pre-recorded videos:

1. Open Data Governance – International Standards
Mr. Benjamin ZHOU
Researcher of HK Open Data Index, Internet Society Hong Kong Chapter

2. Data Literacy – The Most Wanted Skill in the Digital Economy
Chairman of OpenCertHub

3. How Cloud Computing empowers collaboration and innovation using Open Data & Shared Data?
Mr. Owen CHONG
Senior Business Development Manager, Amazon Web Services

4. Digital City – Differentiate with Strategy
Mr. Thomson LAI
Asia Digital Leader
AECOM Asia Co. Ltd.

5. Development of a Common Spatial Data Infrastructure: Built Environment Application Platform
Dr. Bruce CHONG
Director of Urban Sustainability, Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Ltd.

6. Applying BIM in Smart Cities
Dr. Wendy LEE
Regional Manager, HK& Macau
Autodesk Far East Ltd.

7. Automate and contextualise digital ads with Open Data
Mr. Pili HU
Technical Solutions Consultant, Google (Hong Kong) Limited

8. Managing Resources to Meet Diverse User Demands
Mr. Leo YU
Deputy Commissioner, Census & Statistics Department

9. How 5G and Pandemic Open Data foster Enterprise 4.0
Mr. Jorge LEUNG
Head of Digital Enablement, Digital Transformation Division Hong Kong Productivity Council

10. How can Hong Kong’s FinTech development benefit from Common Spatial Data Infrastructure?
Mr. Emil CHAN
Chairman of the FinTech Committee, Smart City Consortium (SCC)

11. How Hospital Authority Data Collaboration Lab enables Smart Health
Dr. Joanna PANG
Chief Manager, Hospital Authority

12. Leveraging SaaS in Cloud: Machine Learning of Open Data
Dr. Victor HUNG
Principal Advisor, CIO Connect Hong Kong Limited

13. Bringing research publications to life in the COVID-19 era, with rapid and interactive sharing of open data and code
GigaScience Press, BGI HK

14. Role of open data in CitizenScience
Mr. Mendel WONG
Co-founder of CitizenScienceAsia

15. From Open Data to Open Technology in Hong Kong
Mr. Sammy FUNG
President, Open Source Hong Kong & Asia
Dr. Haggen SO
President, Hong Kong Creative Open Technology Association