Hong Kong International Computer Conference 2018 (6-7 November 2018)

Overview:

As an annual flagship event organised by the Hong Kong Computer Society (HKCS), the 41th Hong Kong International Computer Conference (HKICC) is one of the best and most popular ICT conferences in Hong Kong. Near 500 delegates attended the conference of last year, representing a variety of local and overseas participants from public and private sector organisations, including renowned ICT professionals, academics, executives and senior government officers.

The theme of our conference this year is “Building a Smarter Bay Area through Technology Leadership”. The development of the Greater Bay Area will offer new and exciting opportunities for those working in the technology field. With the growing need for digitalization and business transformation within this region, there is great growth potential for IT professionals.

Content:

The theme of our conference this year is “Building a Smarter Bay Area through Technology Leadership”. The development of the Greater Bay Area will offer new and exciting opportunities for those working in the technology field. With the growing need for digitalization and business transformation within this region, there is great growth potential for IT professionals.

The Greater Bay Area (GBA) consists of Hong Kong, Macau, and 9 other nearby cities in Guangdong, including Shenzhen. This represents a population of 67 million people with a combined GDP that is 12% of the national economy. This provides enormous opportunities for collaboration and business synergies among the 11 cities as well as a united force to world markets, with Hong Kong leading as the “super connector.” The theme of this conference highlights the tremendous opportunities for technology and digitalization in the GBA region and beyond.

Highlighted topics:

  • Artificial Intelligence – This parallel session covers latest AI advancements, including topics such as Smart City and IoT.
  • Risk and Regtech –With an increased focus on managing risk and complying with stricter rules, the financial industry needed to find new ways to adapt. This parallel session covers latest developments in Regtech, risk analysis, and cybersecurity.
  • Shared Economy – This session will explore the exciting opportunities and discuss the technologies behind the scenes, e.g. Cloud and the role of Hong Kong startups for this new business model in the GBA region.
  • Cross Border Opportunities – This parallel session explores the cross-border opportunities in Greater Bay Area, including in logistic, financial, talent acquisition and employment, as well as academic research.

Please click here for registration.

Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact Ms Connie Chan of HKICC Secretariat at 2834-2228.

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