e-Newsletter of the HKPC 8 January 2019   Issue 507   繁體   简体

What’s Hot
10 Jan: Smart@Hong Kong:
Our Smart City Journey Conference

In this half-day conference, to be held in Grand Hall of the Hong Kong Science Park, we will focus on four topics: Smart Living, Smart People, Smart Environment and Smart Mobility, with engaging speeches given by renowned leaders, and a showcase of Unmanned Shop, 5G wireless demonstration, Autonomous Vehicle, Chatbot, Smart Locker and more. Don't miss the chance to also witness the establishment of Hong Kong’s inaugural Gerontechnology Cluster. Join now for free!

Date: 10 January 2019
Time: 9:00am - 12:30pm
Venue: Grand Hall, Hong Kong Science Park
Guests of Honour:
  • The Hon Bernard CHAN CHARNWUT, GBS, JP - Convenor of the Non-Official Members of the Executive Council
  • The Hon Nicholas YANG, GBS, JP - Secretary for Innovation and Technology, HKSAR
  • Dr the Hon LAM Ching-choi, BBS, JP - Chairman, Elderly Commission, HKSAR

Enquiry Tel.: 2788 5678

15 Jan: Smart City Symposium - Business Linkage

In this symposium, you will hear insights, case studies and best practices in smart city development from world-class U.S. technology and smart city solution providers. Join now to see how Hong Kong startups and other small- and medium- sized enterprises can collaborate and partner with U.S. companies on smart city initiatives. Key topics also include public-private partnerships and cybersecurity threats mitigation.

Date: 15 January 2019
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Venue: Charles K. Kao Auditorium and Pre-function Hall, Hong Kong Science Park
Enquiry Tel.: 2788 5678

24 Jan: Innovative Manufacturing Seminar

i4.0 is a heat in the city. With the trade tensions around the globe, manufacturers are now facing unprecedented challenges. How can these be turned into opportunities? Join us in this seminar to understand more on smart manufacturing production, automation process and system upgrading.

Date: 24 January 2019
Time: 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Venue: SME One, HKPC Building
Enquiry Tel.: 2788 5764

Expanding Your Operations to Myanmar

Myanmar has recently introduced new foreign investment policy, so as to improve Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and enhance the business environment. Coming up, HKPC will host an information seminar on 17 January for Hong Kong manufacturers and merchants who are interested in setting up manufacturing operations in Myanmar. Speakers will offer their insights on the country’s business and investment opportunities. Don’t miss it and sign up now!

Date: 17 January 2019
Time: 2:30pm - 5:15pm
Venue: SME One, HKPC Building
Enquiry Tel.: 2788 6262

News Feature
HKPC Builds Local Smart Production Line for Hong Kong Company to Realise Reindustrialisation

In the age of reindustrailisation, smart production line, one that reduces human errors, improves productivity, collects real-time data and assists production planning, is inevitable in every business. NiRoTech, a local intelligent intercom systems company, established a smart production line achieving i4.0 standards in Hong Kong, with custom built production machines and smart robots empowered with artificial intelligence, realising full automation and digitalisation in production, assembly and quality control. Learn more... (Chinese Only)

More Added Value
RTTP Courses

The newly launched Reindustrialisation and Technology Training Programme (RTTP) subsidises local enterprises to nurture talents in advanced technologies and Industry 4.0 (i4.0) related aspects, to help companies stay ahead of the game. An i4.0 course on laser technology for metal processing designed for manufacturing practitioners, will be commencing in February, and is now open for registration.

This course has been approved by RTTP which subsidises local companies for up to two-thirds of the tuition fees. There is no limits on the number of eligible trainees from each company for each training course. Applications for training grant should be submitted to the RTTP Secretariat at least two weeks before the course commencement.

Click for Course Details or Enrolment (Chinese only)
Course Title: Industry 4.0 - Laser Technology for Metal Processing
Course Date: 1 February 2019
Enquiry: Tel.: 2788 5305

2018 sees a year of cybersecurity challenges, with personal data leakage from international airline company and Internet service provider. To better protect personal data, it is important to address the issues occurred during workflow design, system maintenance and risk management processes.

This story is also covered in the latest weekly column “Internet+” in the Hong Kong Economic Times. Click to view the article (Chinese only)

For incidents reporting or enquiries, please contact HKPC’s Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) on 8105 6060, or email at hkcert@hkcert.org.