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Two-day Internet Economy Summit maps data-driven economies with technology gurus and business leaders

The Internet Economy Summit (IES) started yesterday at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Center (HKCEC) jointly organized by the Hong Kong SAR Government and Cyberport. The two-day Summit brings together some of the most respected figures, businessmen and investors in the tech world to explore the opportunities and challenges that digital technology will bring us down the road.

This year’s keynote speeches and panel discussions will take place in its fourth edition in six specialist forums anchored around the central theme of “Digital Economy-Redesign our Future.” More than 70 heavyweight speakers will take the stage, including senior tech giant representatives like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Twitter, Alibaba Group, ZhongAn, and Microsoft.

Mrs Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR and Mr Yang Xiaowei, Deputy Director of the Cyberspace Administration of China delivered the introductory statements and administered the opening ceremony. Mr Chen Xinhua, Member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Hangzhou Municipal Committee, imparted to the audience Hangzhou’sexperience in utilizing innovation to cultivate social and monetary change amid his opening speech.Mrs Carrie Lam addressed at her opening discourse, “In the course of recent years, the Internet has developed supernaturally from a system of a couple of PCs to one that associates billions of individuals, machines and gadgets around the globe. The Internet is currently the bedrock of advancement and innovation. It’s at the core of distributed computing, enormous information examination, the Internet of Things, fintech, blockchain, AI, apply autonomy thus considerably more to come. The open doors they make stretch out to each business area, each societal issue, from wellbeing and maturing to instruction, maintainability and the earth. This two-day Summit will be a fantastic open door for you to share bits of knowledge into the most recent computerized advances and the immense potential the Internet can achieve through changing organizations, social orders and economies.”

Gathering of global tech giants

Mrs Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR and Mr Yang Xiaowei, Deputy Director of the Cyberspace Administration of China delivered the introductory statements and administered the opening ceremony. Mr Chen Xinhua, Member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Hangzhou Municipal Committee, imparted to the audience Hangzhou’sexperience in utilizing innovation to cultivate social and monetary change amid his opening speech.Mrs Carrie Lam addressed at her opening discourse, “In the course of recent years, the Internet has developed supernaturally from a system of a couple of PCs to one that associates billions of individuals, machines and gadgets around the globe. The Internet is currently the bedrock of advancement and innovation. It’s at the core of distributed computing, enormous information examination, the Internet of Things, fintech, blockchain, AI, apply autonomy thus considerably more to come. The open doors they make stretch out to each business area, each societal issue, from wellbeing and maturing to instruction, maintainability and the earth. This two-day Summit will be a fantastic open door for you to share bits of knowledge into the most recent computerized advances and the immense potential the Internet can achieve through changing organizations, social orders and economies.”

Key Figures to Address Topical Technology Issues

The second day of IES will highlight four master sessions that will reveal insight into how advancements will change and reshape the New Economy.The FinTech Forum will include “The New Era of Finance Redefined”. Specialists from the budgetary and innovation networks will share subjects, for example, virtual banking, InsurTech and blockchain-based savvy contracts. The three further gatherings toward the evening are together sorted out by the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park (HKSTP), Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) and Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Institute (ASTRI) individually and will talk about issues including AI, Enterprise 4.0 and cybersecurity. The coordinators will likewise organize an extraordinary “financial specialist coordinating” session to permit speculators from everywhere throughout the world to meet one-on-one with high-potential new businesses and tech firms to investigate venture openings.

Dr Lee George Lam, Chairman of Cyberport, said: “The entry of 5G, network of everything, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are introducing another computerized insurgency, which will significantly change the manner in which we live, work and work together. The current year’s IES assembles a portion of the world’s driving tech administrators, business people and financial specialists to investigate the most significant troublesome advancements in business and innovation, offering an energizing sneak look into the future.””These dialogs will be especially important to business pioneers, speculators and business visionaries who need to remain on top of things by grasping the most recent innovation patterns and chances to change their plan of action, grow new items and administrations, and exploit the new economy,” Dr Lam continued.The simultaneous International ICT Expo and the Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) sorted out by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) keep running somewhere in the range of 13 and 16 April. The two shows assemble in excess of 3,600 exhibitors from 27 nations and areas, displaying bleeding edge arrangements and electronic items. Among them are 15 Cyberport’s new companies, displaying their savvy city and keen living related items and arrangements.

Mia Turner

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