Code : 2019149
Event Name : Unleashing HK’s true potential in the Digital Era
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Mr. Emil Chan

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 lecturer as well as advisor of various departments of local universities including HKU, PolyU, CityU, Hang Seng U, Lingnan U and VTC.

In the past 10 years, he participated actively in voluntary community services in related to popular adoption 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, Vice Chairman of Hong Kong New Emerging Technology Education Association and the Honorary Chairman of StartHK promoting proper usage of Cloud and Mobile, the developing digital banking ecosystem, STEM education as well as the adoption of startup culture in Hong Kong. He is a mentor of the Cyberport Mentors Network and member of the Final Judging Panel of the 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.
Event Date : 2019-10-15
Event Time : 7:00 - 8:30 pm
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Divisional PQSL Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : Surveyors Learning Centre, Room 1207, 12/F, Wing On Centre, 111 Connaught Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Division : QSD
Organizer : Quantity Surveying Division
Fee : HK$150 for members; HK$210 for non-members (HK$30 walk-in surcharge on all prices listed)
Priority : QSD Members; First-come-first-served
Language : Cantonese supplemented by English
Details :

While our remarkable public transport systems, container ports, airports, financial, education and legal system hand made Hong Kong so competitive in the past 1/4 century, there are indications telling us that our competitiveness is dropping. One of the main reasons is related to our readiness to adapt to the new digital era.  Emil will explain how the emerging Technologies such as AI, Bigdata, IoT, Blockchain, 5G can be used as the raw materials to build a future smart city with the building blocks of eID, Open Data and Open Banking, etc.

Remarks :

(Registration and networking time: from 6:30 pm)

Payment : HKD 150