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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.  

Member $ 300.00 HKD
Non-Member $ 400.00 HKD
  • Reservations in advance are required. Please consider your booking confirmed unless notified otherwise.
  • Cancellations must be made in writing 24 hours prior to the event. No shows will be charged.
  • This event is closed to the media.
  • The event will be cancelled if the No.8 Typhoon signal or the Black Rain Storm warning is in force.
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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

Smart City Development for Hong Kong – Turning Challenges into Opportunities

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

Ir Allen Yeung, Chief Information Officer, HKSAR Government

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
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