is a population shift to urban areas. According to the United Nations,
it is projected that 64% of the developing world and 86% of the
developed world will be urbanized. While urban development brings
immense business opportunities, highly urbanized cities like Hong Kong
would result in adverse effects, such as high business and living costs,
pollutions, urban heat islands as well as ageing population. Therefore,
effectively adoption of advanced technology and innovation can improve
our quality of living, further help Hong Kong transform to be a better
and smarter city.
According to the recent findings
from the IDC Government Insights, by 2025, the market for smart city
related technology in Asia alone will reach US$1 trillion a year, and
its impact is predicted to affect nearly every industry. The government
has been spearheading the development of Hong Kong into a smart city.
is the state of smart technology development in Hong Kong? How would
business better prepared for the next move amid the big trend of smart
by the Internet and innovation, cloud computing, social web, mobile
and, big data, a wide application of new technologies such as sensors,
Internet of Things (IoT), robotics are available, making our city more
sustainable and competitive.
In view of the importance of smart city, HKIRC is organising the 8th Digital Marketplace Seminar (DMP). Themed “Smart City Business – Shaping Our Future”,
this year’s DMP will discuss the emerging smart technology and its
trends as well as unveiling some of the opportunities and challenges
that Hong Kong’s business faces today.
This annual one-day seminar
will be a perfect platform for local business, start-ups, SMEs and
industry pioneers to gather and exchange views on latest digital market
Language: Mainly conducted in Cantonese, partially in English
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