8:30 – 9:30 REGISTRATION and SYMPOSIUM CONNECT - Welcome Coffee with Speakers

       9:30                      Opening Ceremony

  • Welcome Remarks
    Ms. Rosana Wong, Founder and CEO of Global Virtual Design and Construction Limited, Vice President, Smart City Consortium
  • Opening Speech by Guest of Honour
    Mr. Nicholas W. Yang, JP, Secretary for Innovation and Technology, The Government of the HKSAR
  • Remarks by Co-organiser
    Mr. Eric Yeung, President, Smart City Consortium
  • Officiating Guests
    Dr. Hon Elizabeth Quat, JP, Member, Legislative Council, HKSAR, Honorary President, Smart City Consortium
    Dr. Winnie Tang, JP, Founder and Chairman of Esri China (Hong Kong) Ltd.,
    Honorary President, Smart City Consortium

10:00                    Smart Planning and infrastructure

  • Thought Experiments for the Future City
    Dr. Adrian Lahoud, Dean of the School of Architecture, Royal College of Art
  • Smarter Cities - Better Choices!
    Mr. Stan Curtis, Portland / Metro Planning Expert and Advisor on Eco-districts and CIB Task Force on Smart Cities Founding Member of IBM's Open Innovation Council
  • What does the Kashiwa-no-ha Smart City in Japan Pursue?  
    Mr. Akihiko Tobe, General Manager, Social Innovation Business Promotion Division, Hitachi, Ltd                                          

11:00 – 11:15 Networking Tea Break


  • Laying the Foundations for Lifecycle Data Management
    Mr. Stewart Macfarlane, BIM Services Manager - Digital Engineering, MTR Corporation Ltd.
    Mr. Robert Greenfield, Chief Operating Officer, EcoDomus
  • Smart Technology for Airport and Railway Infrastructure Development
    Mr. Guan Ting, Director, Gehry Technologies Asia, A Trimble Company
    Mr. Ben Broad, Technical Engineer, Trimble Buildings
  • Introduction of NarrowBand – IoT as a Radio Technology for IoT Deployment, Application of Smart Metering in Hong Kong
    Mr. Simon Lau,  Assistant Vice President, Solution Development Commercial Group, CSL Mobile Ltd

12:15                    Panel Discussion

Dr. Adrian Lahoud | Mr. Stan Curtis | Mr. Akihiko Tobe | Mr. Stewart Macfariane | Mr. Robert Greenfield
Mr. Guan Ting | Mr. Ben Board | Mr. Simon Lau

Moderator: Ms. Rosana Wong

12:45 – 14:10 Luncheon and Presentation

14:15                    Smart Mobility, economy and transportation

  • The Future Transport Ecosystem
    Mr. Ken Montler, Director of Mobility Cubed, Inc
    Mr. Matthew Lesh, Chief Commercial Officer, Coast Autonomous
  • Peer-to-peer Precise Positioning is Solving Some of the Toughest Autonomous Smart Mobility Needs
    Mr. Phil Mann, Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President Commercial Sales, 5D Robotics, Inc.
  • Strategies to Protect Critical Infrastructure and Ensure Cyber Security and Digital Safety
    Mr. Job Lam, IBM Security BU Executive, Greater China, IBM
  • Grasping the Opportunity to be a Smart City
    Mr. Simon Booker, Partner - Advisory, PwC
  • Smart City Overview
    Dr. Kincho H Law, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Structural Engineering and Engineering Informatics, Stanford University
    Dr. Calvin Kam, Founder and CEO, Strategic Building Innovation•bimSCORE, Adjunct Professor, Center for Integrated Facility Engineering, Stanford University
  • Case Study of Hungarian Transformation from Technology to Knowledge / Education Economy
    Dr. Gábor Bojár, Founder of Graphisoft, Founder of the Aquincum Institute of Technology
  • Improving Cities through Digital and Education
    Mr. Fred Sheu, National Technology Officer, Microsoft Hong Kong Limited
  • Smart Economy Enabling Smart Cities
    Dr. Renu Bhatia, Chairman and Co-founder of Sonikure Technology Limited, Co-founder of Asia Fintech, Founding Partner of SuperCharger Limited

16:45                Panel Discussion

Dr. Ken Montler | Mr. Matthew Lesh | Mr. Phil Mann | Mr. Job Lam | Mr. Simon Booker | Dr. Kincho H Law
Dr. Calvin Kam | Dr. Gábor Bojár | Mr. Fred Sheu | Dr. Renu Bhatia

Moderator: Ms. Rosana Wong

17:25              Closing Remarks

                                                  Ir. Allen Yeung, Government Chief Information Officer, Innovation and Technology Bureau, The Government of the HKSAR

       17:30                  END OF PROGRAMME


Opening Remarks
Mr. Takahiko Nakae, Managing Director, Hitachi East Asia Ltd.
Ms. Rosana Wong, Founder and CEO of Global Virtual Design and Construction