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Smart City Development for Hong Kong – Turning Challenges into Opportunities

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Major cities of the world take a strategic approach in addressing urban challenges;  Hong Kong is no exception. The challenges faced by our city include ageing population, traffic congestion, need for enhancing our global competitiveness, etc.

In this next event in the Innovation and Technology Series, sponsored by BT, Ir Allen Yeung, the Government Chief Information Officer, will share how Hong Kong can turn these challenges into opportunities through smart city development. 

 

About the speaker

Ir Allen Yeung has extensive business and management experience in the ICT field before joining the HKSAR government in 2015.  He holds a BSEE from the University of Texas at Austin, an MSEE from Purdue University and an Executive MBA from HKUST-Kellogg Northwestern University. 

As GCIO, his responsibilities include formulating ICT policies and strategies; leading the e-government programmes; promoting and developing ICT industry as key business and economy driver; and bridging the digital divide.

Ir Yeung was the Chief Corporate Development Officer of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation.  He started his career in 1987 in the Silicon Valley, working for many hi-tech companies.  In 1995, he relocated to Hong Kong to further his career development, and served in several senior management positions for multinational enterprises and Hong Kong listed companies.

Ir Yeung has contributed significantly in promoting and developing the innovation and technology industry in Hong Kong and the region.  He has served on many councils and advisory committees in the ICT industry associations, business angel networks, engineer professional bodies, as well as educational institutions.  

   
ATTENDANCE FEE
ATTENDEE PRICE
Member $ 300.00 HKD
Non-Member $ 400.00 HKD
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  • Please make cheques payable to: "The British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong" & send it to Room 1201 Emperor Group Centre, 288 Hennessy Road, Hong Kong
Event:

Smart City Development for Hong Kong – Turning Challenges into Opportunities

Date:
Tue, April 25, 2017
Time:
08:00 AM - 09:15 AM
Speaker:

Ir Allen Yeung, Chief Information Officer, HKSAR Government

Venue:
Infiniti Lab, 2/F Hopewell Centre 183 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai (Please enter through G/F showroom side door)
Contact Person:
Yammie Yuen
Contact information:
yammie@britcham.com
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