Open Data Conference – “Open Data Brings Commercial Benefits – Leveraging Digital Transformation”



13:30-13:59 Registration & Networking
13:45-13:59 Group photo taking of speakers and moderators
14:00-14:05 Welcoming remarks & Briefing on Open Data Initiative at SSRC-HKU
Prof. John BACON-SHONE, Director of Social Sciences Research Centre University of Hong Kong
14:05-14:12 Breakthroughs in Open Data development in Hong Kong
Mr Victor LAM, Government Chief Information Officer HKSAR Government
14:13-14:19 Benefits of Open Data on enhancing productivity and money-making capabilities of companies in HK
Mr Edmond LAI, Chief Digital Officer Hong Kong Productivity Council
14:20-14:40 Working with Open Data in the Cloud
Mr Ahim KHO, Head of Business Development Amazon Web Services
14:41-14:46 Open Data standards: from global to local
Mr Benjamin ZHOU, Researcher of HK Open Data Index Internet Society Hong Kong Chapter
14:47-14:53 Open data x Digital marketing
Mr Pili HU, Technical Solutions Consultant Google (Hong Kong) Limited
14:54-15:00 Trusted data sharing using blockchain
Prof. Jiannong CAO, Chair Professor, Department of Computing The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
15:01-15:35 Personal data protection of Open Banking API
Mr Emil CHAN, FinTech Committee Chairman of the Smart City Consortium

1. Mr Stephen WONG, Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong
2. Mr Rex LIU, Security Director, Joint Electronic Teller Services Limited (JETCO)
3. Mr Eric CHAN, Chief Public Mission Officer, Cyberport

15:36-15:50 Coffee break
15:51-16:00 The Economics of Data
The Economics of Data Mr Lawrence KAY (via hologram) Senior Policy Advisor Open Data Institute, United Kingdom
16:01-16:35 Business opportunities of open data in smart city development
Dr Victor HUNG, Adjunct Associate Professor, Economics Department, University of Hong Kong

1. Mr Stephen WONG, Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong
2. Mr Zhiyong WANG, CEO, Fusion Tree Technology
3. Ir. Peter YEUNG, Head of Smart City Platform, ICT and Electronics Clusters, HKSTP
4. Mr. Edmund LEE, CEO, Application Technology

16:36-17:15 Commercial benefits of open traffic, lands and buildings data
Dr Kenneth TANG, Chairman of the Spatial Data Infrastructure Committee, Smart City Consortium
1. Mr Ricky HO Chief Engineer, Smart Mobility of Transport Department, HKSAR Government
2. Mr Victor NG Chief Land Surveyor of Lands Department, HKSAR Government
3. Mr Tak-cheung YU, JP Deputy Director of Buildings Department, HKSAR Government
4. Mr Gene SOO, General Manager of CityMapper
5. Mr Eric YAU, CEO of Ambit Geospatial Solution

17:16-18:00 Enterprise Adoption and Business Models of Open Sources and Open Data
Prof. WONG Kam-fai, Associate Dean, Faculty of Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
1. Dr Toa Charm, Chairman of OpenCertHub Limited
2. Dr Haggen SO, President of Hong Kong Creative Open Technology Association
3. Mr Sammy FUNG, President of Open Source Hong Kong & Asia
4. Mr Ben CHENG, Founder of Oursky

Enquiry: 2788 5555 or [email protected]

Sammy Fung

Sammy is the President and Founder of Open Source Hong Kong. He is also the founder of the Open Platform Society. In 2022, He become a board member of the GNOME Foundation and a fellow member of the Python Software Foundation.

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