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Internet Economy Summit 2017 Thematic Forum
10 April 2017 (Monday)
Afternoon Session – Big Data and Artificial Intelligence in Business
14:30 – 18:00

In the current data-driven economy, big data will become a key basis of competiveness, underpinning new waves of growth and innovation. Through exchange among top industry experts and business leaders, the event explores latest trends and applications of data analytics, as well as business and daily use of Internet of Things in Hong Kong and around the world.

Leading Organiser:
Time Programme
14:00 – 14:30 Registration
14:30 – 14:35 Welcoming Speech
The Hon. Mrs Fanny Law, GBS, JP, Chairperson, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
14:35 – 15:05 Keynote Speech 1: The Era of Cognitive Computing
Dr C. Mohan, IBM Fellow and Former IBM India Chief Scientist
15:05 – 15:35 Keynote Speech 2: Designing for the Experience of Augmented Intelligence
Kurt Solarte, Partner, Digital & Emerging Tech, Ernst & Young
15:35 – 16:05 Keynote Speech 3: Augmenting Intelligence for Business
San Zaw, Head of Solution Consulting, Asia, TIBCO Software
16:05 – 16:20 Networking Coffee Break
16:20 – 16:50 Keynote Speech 4: Quantum Computing in the Age of Big Data
Dr Vlad Gheorghiu, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo
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16:50 – 17:50 Panel Discussion: Implication for Hong Kong – Inspiring Innovation with the Data Analytics and AI (a Business and Investor’s Outlook)

Panel Chair
Prof. Helen Meng, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Panel Members
Gao Xinmin, Vice President of the Internet Society of China
Dr David Chung, JP, Under Secretary for Innovation and Technology, HKSAR Government
Peter Yeung, Head, ICT & Green Technology Clusters, Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation
Lionel Louie, Chief Commercial Officer, CargoSmart Limited
Thomas Tsao, Founding Partner, Gobi Partners on behalf of Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund

17:50 Programme ends

Programme is subject to change without prior notice

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