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Charles K. Kao Auditorium

1/F, Lakeside 2 |

Hong Kong Science Park

New Territories

Hong Kong

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Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Institute (ASTRI) is organising the annual Technovation Summit – bringing together the brightest minds from the Innovation and Technology (I&T) ecosystem to explore new ideas and share insights. The Summit will also enable I&T experts to engage and collaborate with their industry peers. ASTRI is the largest Government-funded research institution in the SAR, established in 2000 with the mission of enhancing Hong Kong's competitiveness through applied research.

The theme for this year’s Technovation summit is “A Smart Future Powered by AI”. The event will focus on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and connectivity and, in particular, how the revolution in AI and communication technologies will shape our future.

Program Rundown:


8:30- 9:00


9:00- 9:10

Welcome Remarks

Mr Wong Ming-yam, SBS, JP

Chairman, ASTRI

9:10- 9:20

Opening Remarks

Mr Nicholas W Yang, GBS, JP

Secretary for Innovation and Technology HKSAR Government

9:20- 9:30

Launch Ceremony & Group Photos

9:30 -9:50

Keynote Address One-
Smart Hong Kong

Mr Jason Pun

Assistant Government Chief Information Officer (Cyber Security & Digital Identity), HKSAR Government

9:50- 10:05

Theme Presentation One -
Mind Machine

Ms Esther Wong

Managing Director, Strategic Investment, SenseTime

10:05- 10:20

ASTRI Presentation -
ASTRI – Innovating Hong Kong with Intelligent, Connected & Trusted Technologies

Mr Hugh Chow

Chief Executive Officer ASTRI

10:20- 10:40

Break & Exhibition

10:40- 10:55

Speech One -
A City that Connects and Cares

Mr Charles Mok

Legislative Councilor I.T. Industry Representative

10:55- 11:10

Speech Two -
A future-ready Hong Kong

Dr Winnie Tang

Founding and Honorary President, Smart City Consortium

11:10 -11:50

Panel Discussion One -
Made in Hong Kong V2X – the World’s First


Dr MeiKei Ieong

Chief Technology Officer, ASTRI


1. Mr Yang Yongchao

Product Development Director, Cellular V2X solution, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd

2. Mr Peter Lam

Managing Director, Engineering, HKT

3. Dr Justin Chuang

Vice President, Next Generation Network, ASTRI

4. Mr George Tee

Chief Technology Officer, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation

11:50- 12:30

Panel Discussion Two -
A Smart and Secure Government for Hong Kong


Mr Sunny Lee Wai-kwong, JP

Vice-President (Administration), City University of Hong Kong


1. Dr Frank Law

Senior Superintendent of Police, Cyber Security & Technology Crime Bureau,
Hong Kong Police Force

2. Mr Roger Wong

Assistant Director/Development (Acting), Water Supplies Department

3. Mr Tam Yat-keung, Jimmy

Assistant Commissioner, Customs and Excise Department

4. Mr Yeung Yan-kin, Andy

Assistant Director (Headquarters), Hong Kong Fire Services Department

12:30- 14:00

Lunch Break


14:00- 14:05

Afternoon Session Opening

14:05- 14:20

Theme Presentation Two -

IoT: Unleashing Industry 4.0 for 2025 and Beyond

Dr Wei Luo

Vice President, Foxconn Cloud & Network BG, and Director, Foxconn 5G Research Institute

14:20- 14:35

Keynote Address Two -

How 3rd Generation Semiconductor Enables Smarter Devices with A.I.

Prof Henry Chung

Assistant Head and Professor, Department of Electronic Engineering, City University of Hong Kong

14:35- 15:15

Panel Discussion Three -

Powering Hong Kong – a Global Financial Hub - with AI


Dr Lucas Hui

Senior Director, Security & Data Science, ASTRI


1. Mr Nelson Chow

Chief Fintech Officer, HKMA

2. Mr Liam Gilligan

Head of eXellerator, Standard Chartered Bank Hong Kong

3. Mr Toa Charm

Group Chief Marketing Officer
, TNG FinTech Group

4. Mr Sammy Kam

Technical Director, Octopus Holdings Limited

5. Mr Samuel Ho

Chief Executive Officer, Nova Credit Limited

15:15- 15:30

Break and Exhibition

15:30- 16:10

Panel Discussion Four

Customer EXP+


Mr Peter Yan

Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited


1. Mr Perry Wong

Managing Director, GOXD Technology Ltd.

2. Mr Derek Chan

Director & Co-Founder, Master Concept

3. Ms Rachel Hong

Managing Director, Profit Peak Hong Kong Holdings Limited.

4. Mr John Bergqvist

Chief Executive Officer, Smart Secure ID AG

5. Dr Qifeng Liu

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, FDT AI Limited

16:10- 16:45

Panel Discussion Five

ASTRIANs: Brightest Minds, Powerful Impacts.


Professor Enboa Wu, PhD,

Associate Vice-President for Knowledge Transfer cum Dean of HKUST Fok Ying Tung Graduate School


1. Mr Bill Wong

Chief Technology Officer, Digital Transaction Limited

2. Ms Gabrielle Zhang

Principal Engineer, ASTRI

3. Mr Joe Chan

Chief Executive Officer, Advstar Laboratory

4. Mr Eddy Chiu
Senior Manager, ASTRI

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1/F, Lakeside 2 |

Hong Kong Science Park

New Territories

Hong Kong

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