SUNDAY – OCT 29, 2023

8:00 am - 8:30 am


8:30 AM - 8:40 AM

Welcome & Opening Speech

by David Chin, CEO, SPARK

8:40 AM - 8:50AM

Guest-of-Honor Speech (HK)

by Ir Tony Wong, Government Chief Information Officer, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

8:50 AM - 9:00AM

Guest-of-Honor Speech (SG)

by Kiren Kumar, Deputy Chief Executive (Development), Infocomm Media Development Authority

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Keynote I // Leading in the New Frontier of Artificial Intelligence

By Global Futurist Speaker – Dr David Hanson, Founder, CEO of Hanson Robotics

9:15 AM - 9:55 AM

Panel I // Gearing Up for the Disruptive Future of AI

Artificial intelligence is rapidly changing the world, and its disruptive potential is undeniable. AI is already having a major impact on many industries, and it is poised to do so in even more industries in the near future. Tech leaders on this panel will share insights on the potential of AI to revolutionize the way we live, work, and play and the potential risks and benefits of AI before adopting it at scale.

Panel Speakers:

  • Dr David Hanson, Founder, CEO, Hanson Robotics
  • Kiren Kumar, Deputy Chief Executive (Development), Infocomm Media Development Authority
  • Divyesh Vithlani, Group Chief Transformation Officer, Standard Chartered
  • Ten Chern Chiang, Public Sector Director, Huawei Cloud
  • Robin Fong, Regional Vice-President & General Manager, Denodo
  • Moderator: Howie Lau, Managing Partner, Corporate Development & Partnerships, NCS Group


9:55AM - 10:10 AM

tea Break

10:10 AM - 10:25AM

Keynote II //

By Howie Lau, Managing Partner, Corporate Development & Partnerships, NCS Group

10:35 AM - 11:15 AM

Panel II // Managing Risk in the New Open Digital Paradigm

The rise of AI and open development has created a new digital paradigm that is both exciting and challenging. On the one hand, these technologies have the potential to revolutionise our lives and solve some of the world’s most pressing problems. On the other hand, they also pose new risks that need to be carefully managed. In this thought-provoking discussion, tech leaders will explore the key issues around managing risk in the new open digital paradigm. Key discussion areas include managing new AI risks, such as bias, privacy, and security and addressing new vulnerabilities new digital footprints and exposure.

Panel Speakers:

  • Benedict Jones, Chief Transformation and Operations Officer, Manulife
  • Dr Sekar Jaganathan, Chief Business Officer, Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad
  • Howard Kwong, Chief Digital Officer, Prudential Hong Kong
  • Casa Goh, Country Director, Veeam
  • Derrick Loi, General Manager, International Business, Digital Technology, Ant Group Digital Technologies
  • Moderator: Glen Francis, Board Member, ACRA – Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority; Strategic Advisor, Google
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Keynote iII //

By Malcolm Koh, Head of Customer Experience Advisory, APJ & MEA,  Freshworks

11:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Panel III // Building the Digital Arsenal in the Battle Against Climate Change

The digital world has the potential to be a powerful tool in the fight against climate change. By harnessing the power of data, technology, and innovation, we can develop new ways to reduce our emissions, adapt to the effects of climate change, and build a more sustainable future. How can organisations build long-lasting partnership ecosystems to invest in building the digital arsenal we need to win this battle. This panel will explore means investing in research and development, training the next generation of climate change  technologists, and creating policies that support the use of digital technologies for good.

Panel Speakers:

  • Jacky Lai, Director, Digital Product Management, Hong Kong Disneyland
  • Atty. Kelvin Lester K. Lee, Commissioner, Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Sébastien Pivet, Chief Sustainability Officer and QA Director, A.S. Watson Group
  • Moderator: Sherie Ng, Executive Director, co-Founder, Singlife Philippines; Chairman, Point Carbon Zero
12:05 PM - 1:30PM

Networking Lunch

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Journey to Hong Kong Science and Technology Park

2:30 PM - 5:30 PM​

Innovation Site Visit

– Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Journey to dinner venue

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Networking Dinner

8:30 PM

Journey to hotel