[27-OCT]Symposium on Innovation & Technology – REVIVE & THRIVE

HKIOTA is honoured to support Symposium on Innovation & Technology 2021. It is a wonderful seminar, rich in content covering 5G/6G, blockchain, Fintech, Machine Learning, and the most important technology – IoT. Professionals from different organizations, such as Hong Kong Electronics & Technologies Association, Innovation and Technology, KPMG China, ASTRI and China Mobile Research Institute are invited to share their experiences and views on the topics.


Date: 27 / 10 / 2021 (Wednesday)
Time: 10:30am – 4:10pm / GMT+8
Venue: The STAGE, Hall 1E, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre & Online Streaming (Attendants are welcomed to participate in the event in either format)
Language: English and Putonghua (With simultaneous interpretation service)
Remarks: Free admission (Please click HERE to register online) CPD Available



10:30AM – 10:33AMWelcome Remarks by Mr Victor Choi, Chairman, Hong Kong Electronics
& Technologies Association
10:33AM – 10:38AMOpening Remarks by Mr Alfred Sit Wing-hang, JP, Secretary for Innovation
and Technology
10:38AM – 10:40AMGroup Photo
10:40AM – 11:00AMInnovation and Technology Outlook for Hong Kong
Mr Marcos Chow, Partner & Head of Technology Enablement, KPMG China
11:00AM – 11:20AM5G/6G and the Tactile Internet
Prof Gerhard Fettweis, PhD, Vodafone Chair Professor Dresden University of
Technology, Germany
11:20AM – 11:40AMLooking to 6G and the wireless future in 2030 – The move to Sub-Terahertz
mobile communications

Prof Theodore S. Rappaport, David Lee/Ernst Weber Professor, New York
University (NYU), United States
11:40AM – 12:00NNThe new era of Fintech with integrated blockchain
Dr Lucas Hui, Chief Technology Officer, ASTRI
12:00NN – 12:45PMPanel Discussion
Moderator: Dr Nim Cheung, Chairman, Symposium on Innovation &
Technology Organising Committee
Panellists: Speakers of the Symposium (Both AM & PM Sessions)


2:30PM – 2:50PMInternet-of-Intelligent-Things in the Era of 6G – Several Key Technology

Dr Wai Chen, Chief Scientist, China Mobile Research Institute
2:50PM – 3:10PMAccelerated Machine Learning: What Comes Next?
Professor Wayne Luk, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Computing,
Imperial College London, United Kingdom
3:10PM – 3:30PMWireless Power: Current Status and Future Trend
Professor Ron Hui, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang
Technological University, Singapore
3:30PM – 3:50PMThe New Space Era: An Overview
Dr Stephen W. Cheung, Adjunct Professor of Physics, The University of Hong
Kong / International Council Member, Orion Astropreneur Space
Academy-Hong Kong
3:50PM – 4:10PMClean Energy

CPD Applications

  • 3.5 hours of CPD would be obtained for participants who have attended the event on time in both AM & PM sessions.
  • The CPD credits are to be endorsed by the Hong Kong Electronics & Technologies Association (HKETA). Applicants agreed to share the name and email with the HKETA under such practice.
  • Upon the event completion, the CPD certificates will be distributed via email. Please ensure the name and email address used to access the webinar are correct as they will be served as the information to issue the certificate.