Smart Infrastructure: What Hong Kong Needs to Lead
08 May 2019 12:00pm - 02:00pm
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Smart Infrastructure: What Hong Kong Needs to Lead

08 May 2019 12:00pm - 02:00pm

More Events 1904 Bank of America Tower, 12 Harcourt Road Central, Hong Kong
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2018 was a landmark year for technology and infrastructure development in Hong Kong. Notable achievements include the launch of the Faster Payment System (FPS) digital payment network and the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link in September as well as the opening of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge in October.

Julian Vella, ASPAC Regional Head - Global Infrastructure Advisory & Co-Head – China Infrastructure, KPMG China will share insights on the current state of smart city development in Hong Kong, Melbourne, Seoul, Shanghai and Singapore surveyed as well as key differentiators and best practices.

What to expect?

First 15-20 minutes is for networking (Sandwiches and beverages included)

Julian Vella, KPMG China will give a keynote speech on Smart City developments in the ASPAC region.

In addition, a panel comprising Julian Vella (KPMG), Elke Kornalijnslijper (CLP), Henry Louie (Wilson Group), Keith Cheng (Siemens) and Mark Lunt (JOS) will discuss how Hong Kong's smart infrastructure development compares with other leading world cities, best practices that can be incorporated into Hong Kong's development, and the next steps.

Why should you join?

Hong Kong is planning ambitious targets for smart development in the next two years – including a rollout of electronic identity (eID) for residents, a launch of commercial 5G, and a plan to replace half of the coal-powered energy to the city's grid with renewable sources.

Find about these plans and developments in the ASPAC region during this lunch.

Who should join?

Individuals interested in Smart City, Changemakers etc. 

 

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