Edinburgh Napier University x HKU SPACE Event - HKU SPACE
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Mar 2019
(Tue)

Edinburgh Napier University x HKU SPACE Event

The partnership of Edinburgh Napier University and HKU SPACE has been developed since 1970.  Both institutions jointly offered academic programmes in different disciplines over the past four decades.  Currently, HKU SPACE College of Business and Finance are in collaboration with the Business School of Edinburgh Napier University in offering 7 programmes.

Rundown

18:30 - 19:00    Registration and Networking
19:00 - 19:15    Opening Session
19:15 - 20:00    Guest talks: FINTECH in Smart City (Parallel Sessions) 
19:15 - 20:00    Guest talks: AI Application in Enhancing Customer Experience (Parallel Sessions) 
20:00 – 21:00   Meeting with the Alumni/prospective students
 

Why should I attend?

  • Gain insights and latest market knowledge on today’s ever-changing business environment from our renowned speakers
  • Build up networks with alumni and industry practitioners
  • Face-to-face consultation with Edinburgh Napier University and HKU SPACE Programme Leaders


Venue: Room 204 and 205, 2/F Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road, Hong Kong (access via the shopping arcade escalators through Exit A, Admiralty MTR Station)

Enquiry:  2867-8310 (msc.bm@hkuspace.hku.hk)

  • 19Mar 2019 (Tue)19:00 - 21:00

    Guest talk: FINTECH in Smart City

    Venue
    Room 204, 2/F Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road, Hong Kong (access via the shopping arcade escalators through Exit A, Admiralty MTR Station
    Speaker
    Mr. Emil Chan, Chairman of FINTECH Committee, Smart City Consortium
    Mr. Emil Chan, Chairman of FINTECH Committee, Smart City Consortium

    Mr. Emil Chan, Chairman of FINTECH Committee, Smart City Consortium

    Emil is a FINTECH enthusiast with over 20 years experience in managing IT, back office operations and business transformation projects. 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 Asia Pacific. He has extensive experience in both Business and IT consulting encompassing the design, setup, leading and managing of cross-border projects throughout Asia. Emil is currently the Honorary Chairman of SmartHK, an NGO to promote startups for underprivileged and the members and advisors of several FINTECH startups. He is also the adjunct lecturer of FINTECH courses for Universities in Hong Kong. He conducts CPD accredited courses for professional bodies and delivers in-house training courses for well-known companies. In the past 10 years, he participated actively in voluntary community services in related to popularization of technology. He is the founding Chairman of the Association of Cloud and Mobile Computing Professionals, Past Vice President and Supervisory Committee Member of Internet Profession Association (iProA), the Vice Chairman of Hong Kong New Emerging Technology Education Association. Emil had obtained a bachelor degree on Applied Computer Science from Hong Kong Open University and graduated from the University of Iowa with a Master of Business Administration degree. To facilitate his training skill, he also had obtained the NLP (Neuro-linguistic programming) Trainer Certificate with strong rapport building and story telling or over 20 years.

  • 19Mar 2019 (Tue)19:00 - 21:00

    Guest talk: AI Application in Enhancing Customer Experience

    Venue
    Room 205, 2/F Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road, Hong Kong (access via the shopping arcade escalators through Exit A, Admiralty MTR Station)
    Speaker
    Mr. Patrick Tu, CEO & Co-founder of Dayta AI Limited

    Mr. Patrick Tu, CEO & Co-founder of Dayta AI Limited

    Patrick Tu, CEO & Co-founder of Dayta AI Limited. Dayta AI Limited is a Hong Kong-based company that offers customized AI solutions to various industries and sectors including e-commerce, education, finance, media, and many more. Dayta AI identified a common problem in the retail industry that there were many cameras in stores but the management was not utilizing them efficiently. Hence, Dayta AI’s solution was to generate meaningful data from video capture in stores and provide companies with real-time feedbacks on customers profile, pathing, emotional recognition, and real-time tracking. Dayta AI utilizes our in-house developed technology of re-identification which is on the cutting-edge in the world of AI, to continuously and precisely track individuals throughout different cameras. This advanced technology enables us to perform accurate customers’ pathing and tracking of specific individuals throughout their journey in the store at ease. Therefore, retail operators can gain more insights on conversion rates and customers’ behavior, thus improving the strategic planning of their companies.