How 5G impact our everyday life?
- Event of
- Open SPACE 2019
- Event Unit
- | Digital Economy
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- Date & time
- 01Jun 2019 (Sat)11:00 - 12:30
- Professor and Mrs Enoch Young Lecture Theatre (Room 204) - Room 207, Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road, Admiralty (access via the shopping arcade escalators through Exit A, Admiralty MTR Station)
- Mr. Emil Chan, Chairman of FinTech Committee, Smart City Consortium Mr. Ivan Leung, Head of Engineering, SmarTone Mobile Communication Limited Moderator: Dr Bruce Cheung, Acting Head of College of Life and Science, HKU SPACE
Mr. Emil Chan, Chairman of FinTech Committee, Smart City Consortium
Emil is a FinTech evangelist with over 20 years experience in managing IT and business transformation projects in international financial institutions. He had worked for several sizeable international banks including Credit Suisse and BayernLB as the roles of First Vice President, Head of IT in Asia Pacific, Project Director and Operations Manager AP. He has extensive experience in both Business and IT consulting encompassing the design, setup, leading and managing of cross-border projects throughout Asia. He is the visiting and adjunct lecture as well as advisor of various departments of universities including HKU, PolyU, CityU, Hang Seng U and IVE in Hong Kong. In the past 10 years, he participated actively in voluntary community services in related to the popularization of technology. He is the founding Chairman of the Association of Cloud and Mobile Computing Professionals, The FinTech Committee Chairman of the Smart City Consortium and the Honorary Chairman of StartHK promoting proper usage of Cloud and Mobile, the developing digital banking ecosystem as well as the adoption of startup culture in Hong Kong. He is the member of the Final Judging Panel of Hong Kong ICT Awards and Chief Judge of the ICT Startup Award 2019. In order to unleash Hong Kong's potential and play a new role in the Greater Bay Area, Emil also hosts seminars, delivers public speeches and publishes articles of FinTech related topics on local newspapers and interviewed by various media from time to time.
Mr. Ivan Leung, Head of Engineering, SmarTone Mobile Communication Limited
Ivan joined SmarTone Mobile Communications in April 2000, taking charge of the 3G license bidding at that stage. He is currently Head of Engineering in SmarTone, overseeing all the engineering and operations activities in the SmarTone mobile infrastructure. Ivan graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and has over 30 years’ experience in both fixed and mobile telecom industries. Before joining SmarTone, Ivan held various positions in Hong Kong Telecom, CSL and New World Telephone in Hong Kong, as well as Optus Communications in Australia.
Moderator: Dr Bruce Cheung, Acting Head of College of Life and Science, HKU SPACE
Acting Head of College of Life and Science, HKU SPACE
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Language - Cantonese
The new era of 5G is almost upon us. While many people may still perceive it simply as ultra-fast mobile broadband, 5G is going to drive phenomenal changes in technology development such as IoT and smart city initiatives, many of which may impact every one of us in our living and working environments. Through this keynote talk, you will gain an understanding of 5G development and applications, as well as the implications of 5G for our society, economy and everyday life.
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