Smart City. Connected City.

This conference will focus on how technology can drive city transformation. On both the city and regional levels, we will explore the Smart City Blueprint for Hong Kong and how smart resilient planning can successfully be realised in neighboring countries.

On Day 2, we will further the discussion of how sensor technologies can connect for a wide range of applications including smart lighting, home automation, smart parking, surveillance, air and water quality monitoring, wellness monitoring and other novel applications.


Day 1

7 September 2017

Main Conference (Morning)

09:30 - 12:40

Grand Hall, Science Park

09:00 Registration
09:30 Welcome Remarks

George Tee, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation

Opening Speech by Guest-of-Honour

David Chung, JP, Acting Secretary for Innovation and Technology, HKSAR Government

Introduction Speech

Benjamin Wah, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

09:50 Keynote 1: Smart City Blueprint for Hong Kong

Allen Yeung, Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, HKSAR Government

10:20 Keynote 2: Smart City - New Platform for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Jong-Sung Hwang, National Information Society Agency, Republic of Korea

10:50 Networking Coffee Break
11:20 Keynote 3 : Connected and Autonomous Vehicles - A New Challenge for Smart Connected Cities

Azzedine Boukerche, University of Ottawa, Canada

11:50 Keynote 4: Inspiring Smart Cities in China

Emily Kong, Cisco Systems, Inc.

12:20 Keynote 5: Smart Region for Hong Kong

Yee Leung, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Peter Yeung, Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation

12:40 Networking Lunch (for Speakers only)
12:45 First@Science Park Guided Tour (Registration is closed due to overwhelming responses)

Main Conference (Afternoon)

14:30 - 17:30

Grand Hall, Science Park

14:30 Keynote 6: Smart City – Internet of Talent

Joe Chung, Avnet Asia

15:00 Keynote 7: New Ways to Smarter Digitally Enhanced Cities

Monika Sturm, Siemens

15:30 Networking Coffee Break
16:00 Keynote 8: Digital Transformation towards Society 5.0

Shigetoshi Sameshima, Hitachi, Ltd

16:30 Keynote 9: Smart Districts Drive Smart Cities

Gordon Falconer , Schneider Electric

17:00 Keynote 10: Powering Up for Smarter Tomorrows

Eric Cheung, CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd

17:30 Programme Ends

Day 2

8 September 2017

Main Conference (Morning)

09:30 - 12:35

Grand Hall, Science Park

09:30 Prologue

Peter Yeung, Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation

09:35 Keynote 1: Smart Cities - How Radar Sensors Will Change Our Life

Heinrich Heiss, Infineon Technologies AG

10:05 Keynote 2: Heterogeneous Packaging and Integration for Future Sensors or Electronic System

Frank Roscher, Fraunhofer Institute for Electronic Nano Systems

10:35 Keynote 3: Mixed Signal Machine Learning and Heart Muscle Based Identification

David Schie, Linear Dimensions Semiconductor Inc.

11:05 Networking Coffee Break
11:35 Keynote 4: Image and Vision Sensors, Systems and Applications for Smart Cities

Thierry Ligozat , Teledyne e2v

12:05 Keynote 5: Nanofabrication and Its Impact on Sensor Manufacturing

Patrik Lundström, Obducat AB (publ)

12:35 Networking Lunch (for Speakers only)

Technical Presentation cum Business Matching (Afternoon)

14:00 - 16:30

Grand Hall, Science Park

14:00 Technical Presentation
  • 5 minutes by each organisation 
  • For creative enthusiasts/ organisations to present to potential collaborators their novel ideas/applications using sensors or sensor related technology

14:00 – 14:05     Creaxon

14:05 – 14:10     Fundació i2CAT*

14:10 – 14:15     Future Impact Lab Limited

14:15 – 14:20     Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI)

14:20 – 14:25     Inhouse Group Pty Ltd*

14:25 – 14:30     Obducat AB (publ)

14:30 – 14:35     Platysens Limited

14:35 – 14:40     SENSCO Inc*

14:40 – 14:45     Teledyne e2v

14:45 Networking Coffee Break
15:15 One-on-One Business Matching Sessions
  • 15 minutes by each organisation x 6 sessions
  • For organisations to have a further discussion with the potential partners
16:45 Programme Ends




  • Information is subject to change without prior notice.
* The project titled "Soft-landing Programme for Technology and Innovation Collaboration (2015-2017)" is organised by Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material/event (or by members of the project team) do not reflect the views of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Innovation and Technology Commission or the Vetting Committee of General Support Programme of the Innovation and Technology Fund.



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Location Map

Hong Kong Science Park is strategically located in the middle of Hong Kong to benefit from the equidistant transport links from downtown and the border with Mainland China.

  • 5-minute from MTR University Station by taking 272K.
  • 10-minute from MTR Shatin Station (Pai Tau Street, near to IKEA) by taking minibus route number 27.
  • 600 parking spaces available at Science Park Phase 2 Car Park. From Monday to Sunday (include public holiday), visitor can enjoy first 2 hours free parking for purchase at HK$200 or above or first 4 hours free parking for purchase at HK$400 or above.
  • Free parking and battery charging service for electric vehicle.
  • Bicycle parking spaces are also available at the Park.