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Joint-Chamber Webinar: Future Hong Kong 2030: Harnessing new technologies and enhanced connectivity to build a smarter, more liveable and sustainable city

Dear MayCham members,

The ongoing rollout of 5G, which has higher speed and capacity and lower latency compared to 4G, will vastly increase the amount of data that can be collected through an increasing array of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Such enhanced connectivity holds tremendous promise to help Hong Kong to achieve its smart development objectives.

MayCham along with eight other chambers of commerce will be supporting this joint-chamber webinar hosted by KPMG China. Mr Marcos Chow, Head of Technology Enablement, Hong Kong for KPMG China, a MayCham's Corporate Member, will share highlights from its recent white paper, Future Hong Kong 2030, published in cooperation with CLP, Cyberport, HKBN JOS, Smart City Consortium, Siemens, Weave Co-Living and Wilson Group. The report analyses the factors shaping Hong Kong's smart city transformation over the next 10 years and looks at how smart infrastructure and innovation like a comprehensive open data ecosystem can be used to address Hong Kong's biggest urban challenges.

Marcos will then be joined by expert panellists Messrs Austin R. Bryan (CLP), and Daniel Chun (Smart City Consortium) and, Mses Jimalyn Yao (Siemens) and Jessica So (Wilson Group) to provide an update and share their insights on the following areas:

- Implications of the 5G rollout for the development of IoT smart city solutions

- How to create and leverage a dynamic open data ecosystem in Hong Kong

- Importance of Digital Trust & Cybersecurity

- Best practices in technology enablement from other smart cities

This event is co-hosted by MayCham, Belgium-Luxembourg, Canadian, Finnish, Dutch, Danish, European, Spanish and Swiss Chambers of Commerce.


Member - Complimentary

Non-member - HKD 90 per person


  • Marcos Chow (Partner, IT Advisory at KPMG)

    Marcos Chow

    Partner, IT Advisory at KPMG

    Marcos is the Head of Technology Enablement in Hong Kong. He works with organisations to accelerate their digital transformation journey. He has over 19 years of experience as an executive in technology leadership roles across Australia, Greater China, South East Asia and the USA. His specialisations include technology strategy, cloud adoption, digital transformation and leveraging global delivery centers.

    Marcos’ current areas of focus include China’s Greater Bay Area initiative, the use of emerging technologies and also how Smarter Cities can improve the lives of its citizens.

    Marcos represents KPMG in a number of associations such as Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association, Australian Chamber of Commerce (Hong Kong), Fintech Association of Hong Kong, and Malaysian Chamber of Commerce (Hong Kong & Macau).

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  • Daniel Chun (Chairman of Research & Blueprint Committee at Smart City Consortium)

    Daniel Chun

    Chairman of Research & Blueprint Committee at Smart City Consortium

    Daniel Chun is currently the General Manager and EVP of Market Innovations at Remotec Technology Limited – a 25-year old pre-IPO company based in Hong Kong, which focused in smart controls, home automation and the emerging opportunities in the Internet of Things (IoT) market. Before this appointment, Daniel had served in leadership in the third sector bringing in various innovative products and services to the charity sector.

    Daniel currently serves as an Executive Committee member for the Hong Kong Electronics Technologies Association (www.hketa.org.hk) and leads the Green Committee to develop
    advocacy programmes in creating social and environmental impact around the development and use of technologies. Daniel is also currently the chairman for the Blueprint SIG at Smart City Consortium (www.smartcity.org.hk) At Remotec Technology Limited, he invented and founded a product concept that led to
    winning Hong Kong Institution of Engineer’s first ever Smart City IoT product competition beating other competitive entries. SmartAirCon is the name of the project and advocates the smart use of air conditioning to reduce carbon foot print and reduce the consumption of electricity. He strongly believes that mobile operators could become a major contributor in creating environmental impact in this context.

    Daniel is a co-founder of a ICT startup company (Art Group Limited) and received incubation from Hong Kong Cyberport which has revolutionized the way how charities handle fundraising
    at gala dinners and events - by enhancing patrons participation and engagement through the use of OpenHeart’s mobile technologies. In 2015 alone, OpenHeart has supported over 30 charities and helped raised over HK$80M for these charities and causes.

    Daniel started off his career as a programmer at Hutchsion Mobile Data in 1990 and had launched CompuServe HK. Since Hutchison, Daniel had been a business development professional in telecom and Internet businesses in Asia Pacific (Taiwan Mobile, Iridium, Wharf T&T). During the dotcom era, he became a resident-entrepreneur at a venture capital fund in Europe based in Malta. He later immigrated to Canada after 9/11 where he started up his own
    brick and mortar toy store. He sold the toy business in 2008 and joined a Canadian toy manufacturer and became involved in invention, licensing and product innovations.

    Daniel is a Blue Ocean Strategy trainer and also a part-time lecturer at City University and HKUSPACE in IT and Corporate Communications. Daniel has invented a few product
    concepts and currently own a few patent pending for these inventions. In the past four years, Daniel served as the Vice President (Elect) for The Entrepreneurs’ Network (TEN) association
    in Hong Kong that promotes entrepreneurship.

    Daniel received a degree in Master of Research focused in E-research and Technology- Enhanced Learning from Lancaster University, a MBA (Distinction) from Sunderland University, a Master in IT from Charles Sturt University and a computer science degree from Deakin University.

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  • Austin R. Bryan (Senior Director – Innovation of CLP Holdings Limited)

    Austin R. Bryan

    Senior Director – Innovation of CLP Holdings Limited

    Austin R. Bryan joined CLP Holdings in May 2016 as Senior Director – Innovation, leading the Group’s efforts to develop innovative business models and build collaborative partnerships as decarbonisation and digitalisation open up new opportunities in the global energy market. A proven pioneer of new services and value creation in the digital media sector, Austin is a globally-recognised leader in transforming business activities in the financial and telecommunications sectors.

    His experience spans the creation of the first direct banking activities in Germany in the early 1990s, the introduction of virtual customer service platforms for American Express and creation of the first 3G multi-media mobile network in Australia with “3 Mobile”. Most recently he was Vice President of Strategic Innovation at Singtel Optus, where he led the acquisition of major digital media projects and created a US$1 billion digital media business developing and implementing new digital products and services.

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  • Jessica So (General Manager at Let’s Park)

    Jessica So

    General Manager at Let’s Park

    Jessica is the General Manager of Let’s Park, a new startup business with the mission to make parking more efficient and seamless in the community. Its digital parking solutions meant to take forward Hong Kong’s smart mobility journey through connecting space owners and parkers for maximum utilization of limited parking real estate, enhancing parking convenience, and raising additional revenue.

    She has over 13 years of experiences in the transport infrastructure industry, in various roles throughout Digital Innovation, Service Design, Branding, Customer Acquisitions & Engagement. She and her team is committed to help organization accelerate their parking innovation journey and has been instrumental in pioneering the digital Car Park Booking Portal for Hong Kong Zhuhai Macao Bridge Hong Kong Port.
    Previously, she has worked for Nestle and GlaxoSmithKline, and hold a MBA in Bradford University, UK. Jessica is a Boston-qualified marathon runner, always look for challenge and adventure.

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  • Jimalyn Yao (Digital Solutions Development at Siemens LTD)

    Jimalyn Yao

    Digital Solutions Development at Siemens LTD

    Jimalyn has been in the buildings industry for ten years, in roles ranging from strategy, marketing, sales and solutions development. Her work has cut across energy efficiency, product development and business strategy for the built environment in multiple cities. Currently, Jimalyn serves as a Digital Solutions Developer, creating progressive solutions for customers by harnessing the power of their data. Having worked in Taiwan, ASEAN and most recently Hong Kong, Jimalyn has a macro-view of the smart city technology trends and adoption levels across Asia Pacific. Jimalyn has a degree in Science & Technology Policy from Georgetown University in Washington D.C.

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Standard Price HKD 90