50-plus experts and entrepreneurs from Shenzhen and Hong Kong had a discussion on the smart city cooperation between Shenzhen and Hong Kong in terms of education, healthcare, transportation, customs clearance, etc.
Date: November 29, 2016
Venue: Conference Hall, Government Headquarters of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) of the People Republic of China, Hong Kong
Host: CDI, Central Policy Unit of HKSAR
Theme: Shenzhen-Hong Kong Smart City Cooperation
The forum gathered 50-plus experts and scholars from Shenzhen and Hong Kong to discuss issues related to smart city cooperation, for example, education, healthcare, transportation, and customs clearance.
10:30-10:40 Opening Remarks
- Shao Shanbo, Chief Advisor, Central Policy Unit of HKSAR (5 mins)
- Guo Wanda, Executive Vice President, CDI (5 mins)
10:40-12:30 Plenary Session: Prospect for Shenzhen-Hong Kong Smart City Development and Cooperation
l How should Shenzhen and Hong Kong make use of their rich experience and resources in building smart city to secure their leading position in the field?
l What channels could be used for Shenzhen and Hong Kong to share their experience and challenges in developing smart city, and to seek new cooperation platforms so as to achieve interconnectivity between the two cities?
l How could Shenzhen and Hong Kong secure their geographical advantages and strategic position by making use of opportunities provided by the Belt and Road Initiative?
- Peter Yeung, Head of ICT, Smart City and Green Technology, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (15 mins)
- Wang Mingxin, Board Chairman, Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (15 mins)
- Zheng Zhibin, Vice President, Strategic Department of Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd (10 mins)
- Li Lin, President, Smart City Society of Shenzhen (10 mins)
- Liang Qiuxia, Deputy Director, the Smart City Research Institute of China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (10 mins)
14:00-15:00 Session One: Advantages and Experience of Shenzhen and Hong Kong in Developing Smart City
l What experience can be drawn for Shenzhen and Hong Kong to learn from each other based on their respective development history?
l What are the biggest obstacles hindering the planning and scientific development of smart city in Shenzhen and Hong Kong? Is there any latest development in terms of smart city planning?
l How can Shenzhen and Hong Kong, by developing smart city, make use of their geographical advantages to improve their strategic position in the national planning and global layout?
Wang Guowen, Director, Department of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, CDI
- Lu Siyuan, Founder and President, Hong Kong Internet of Things Association, Founder and CEO, Future Impact Lab (10 mins)
- Ren Deqi, President, Shenzhen Hwahau Consulting Co., Ltd (10 mins)
15:00-15:20 Tea Break
15:20-16:20 Session Two: Cooperation Opportunities in Smart City Construction in terms of Industry, University and Research between Shenzhen and Hong Kong
l What conditions do Shenzhen and Hong Kong need to create so as to establish a strategic partnership given that the two cities are still in primary stage of developing smart city science and technology?
l What are the specific cooperation opportunities in smart city construction in terms of industry, university and research between Shenzhen and Hong Kong?
l How to seize the opportunities by establishing pilot projects in Lok Ma Chau Loop and Qianhai?
Tang Fuji, CEO, Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute
- Yang Qiang, Dean, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (10 mins)
- Bi Yalei, Assistant to President, ShenZhen Institute of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (10 mins)
Guo Wanda, Executive Vice President, CDI (5 mins)
Shao Shanbo, Chief Advisor, Central Policy Unit of HKSAR (5 mins)