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Thursday, December 3

8:30am PST

Registration & Morning Networking
Thursday December 3, 2020 8:30am - 8:55am PST

8:55am PST

Chair's Opening Remarks
Thursday December 3, 2020 8:55am - 9:00am PST

9:00am PST

Building Bridges between Technologies and Partnerships: Redefining CIOs in the New Decade
  • Adopting to new disruptors, standards and capabilities
  • Technology, market conditions and enterprise objectives: managing the tough act
  • Analyzing the economic and geopolitical factors: the must in expanding and securing partnerships
  • Re-engineering the processes

avatar for Ted Suen

Ted Suen

Chief Information Officer, MTR Corporation
Mr Ted Suen is currently the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for MTR Corporation. As the CIO for MTR, Ted is responsible for formulating the corporate Digital transformation strategy and the Cyber Security strategy.  Ted manages the overall MTR corporate IT functions for all business... Read More →

Thursday December 3, 2020 9:00am - 9:20am PST

9:20am PST

Convergence in Technology Decision Making: the CIO as a Driver of Change
Quoting a famous report on CIO’s changing profiles, the ‘I’ in CIO is now synonymous with innovation, ideation, investment and interaction – the definition of the role.

This panel discussion will get leading CIOs together with CTOs, CDOs and a CEO to elaborate on how they work together to ideate, innovate and invest on technologies, that will carry their enterprises into the new decade.

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Michael Leung

Chief Executive Officer, BOA International Financial Group
Prior to his current position, Mr. Leung was the CIO & COO of China CITIC Bank International, Deputy Chief Executive & CIO of China Construction Bank / Bank of America (Asia) and a senior manager at Standard Chartered Bank, following a career with major IT vendors and consulting firms... Read More →
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Steven S. H. Yau

Vice President, APAC Chief Information Officer, Estee Lauder
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Aaron Lee

Group CIO, United Asia Finance Limited
Aaron Lee has joined UA Finance as Group Chief Information Officer and is responsible for formulating digital transformation services strategies and deploying Fintech/DX solutions, including but not limited to digital and on-line, artificial intelligence, big data, blockchain, cognitive... Read More →

Thursday December 3, 2020 9:20am - 10:00am PST

10:00am PST

Enabling Enterprises to Integrate Cloud-first Strategy: Addressing Technological Complexities, Costs, and Operational Risks
  • How are cloud applications designed and deployed
  • The cloud-first strategy: targeting mid-to-upper segment of enterprises to migrate and integrate
  • How cloud strategy can impact your BI

Thursday December 3, 2020 10:00am - 10:20am PST

10:20am PST

Morning Networking Coffee Break
Thursday December 3, 2020 10:20am - 10:50am PST

10:50am PST

Re-inventing CIO’s Contribution to Enterprise-AI Integration Targets
  • Reviewing the changing landscape of AI integration: from tactical to strategic technology
  • What are the business cases for investing and accelerating relevant IT foundations and data capabilities
  • End-to-end business ownership model to scale-up AI operations
  • How to experiment AI with minimal business disruption

Thursday December 3, 2020 10:50am - 11:10am PST

11:10am PST

Trends in Creating and Managing Future of Work, Workplace and Workforce
•    What is the impact of digital technologies on future way of working?
•    What kinds of tasks and roles will be most affected ?
•    How can CIO’s and CTO’s prepare and get the most out of their digital workforce?
•    Action plan recommended for CIO’s to build to transform the workforce and workplace of tomorrow
• Case Example from ThyssenKrupp on adopting agile leadership and mindset in reshaping workforce development

Thursday December 3, 2020 11:10am - 11:35am PST

11:35am PST

Prioritizing Technology Investment: Understanding the Deal Breakers
  • Leveraging on and commercializing new technology investments: the yardstick for investment decision
  • Maximizing ROI with technology partners and vendors
  • Evaluation parameters for technologies and technology partners
  • Who are the stakeholders and what are their expected KPIs to note in tech-integration

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Eddie Rong

Co-Founder and Director at HEYCOINS FinTech and Innovation Team MemberCo-Founder and Director at HEYCOINS FinTech and Innovation Team Member, HKT Financial Services
Eddie RONG is currently participating in FinTech and Innovation at HKT Financial Services, which is an essential part of HKT Group’s digital ecosystem, serving to provide an integrated platform to consumers and merchants. Eddie is also the Co-Founder and Director of HEYCOINS, which... Read More →

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Daniel Lai

Advisory CIO, Esquel Group
Daniel is a seasoned IT professional with 50 years’ experience. He is a graduate of Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Griffith University with a Master in Technology Management. He is a Distinguished Fellow and Past President of Hong Kong Computer Society and a Fellow of Hong... Read More →
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Dr Lawrence Cheung Chi-chong

Chief Innovation Officer, Hong Kong Productivity Council
Dr. Lawrence Cheung has over 25 years of experience in research and development, consultancy and business. He manages a broad business portfolio on technological research and development as well as consultancy services in smart city, automotive, smart electronics, geron-tech, environmental... Read More →

Thursday December 3, 2020 11:35am - 12:10pm PST

12:10pm PST

AI Vs. AI: Securing Enterprise AI from AI Attacks
  • Outlining the cyber threats to virtual assets including robotics, machine learning tools and AI investments
  • How is AI redefining and reinventing the cybersecurity and cybercrime profiles
  • How to prepare a sustainable business continuity program for AI asset losses
  • Underlining the role of AI in improvising digital and data security

Thursday December 3, 2020 12:10pm - 12:35pm PST

12:35pm PST

Gen-next Strategies to Secure Data in Command and Control Configuration
  • Redefining the roles and responsibilities of security incidents responses
  • Designing and developing service chaining to secure digital assets and related chain of connected activities
  • Deploying efficient surveillance and monitoring techniques to combat web-based fraud attempt

Thursday December 3, 2020 12:35pm - 12:55pm PST

12:55pm PST

Networking Luncheon & Exhibition Visit
Thursday December 3, 2020 12:55pm - 2:20pm PST

2:20pm PST

The rise of the remote workforce and operational excellence – the balancing act
•    How are organisations evolving and innovating to manage business continuity?
•    Are business leaders navigating sudden uncertainties with resilience, agility and effectiveness?
• Gain insights into the productivity of your remote workforce

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Tarun Mahajan

Director Consulting, Asia Pacific, Verint’s Customer Engagement Solutions
As the director for consulting and customer success, Tarun leads the Asia Pacific Consulting Practice for Verint’s Customer Engagement Solutions portfolio servicing clients in various sectors including Insurance, Travel, Telecommunications and Financial Services. Tarun has over... Read More →

Thursday December 3, 2020 2:20pm - 2:40pm PST

2:40pm PST

Compliance and Privacy Challenges: Are Security and Privacy Challenges Neglected in the Push Towards Agility and Swift Turnaround?
  • The responsibility overlaps of information generation and security
  • GDPR and regional information compliance programs: the changing protocols for CIOs
  • How external and internal working processes are being re-evaluated
  • The cost of non-compliance: the share on CIOs

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Ir. Daniel Ng

Dissertation Supervisor, HKU Space
Ir Dr. Daniel Ng is a chartered engineer (IT, Mechanical) and a CPA. He has PhD (Big Data), PhD (Chinese Management Model) and DBA (Integrated Reporting). In 1990, he worked in a BIG-4 company as IT and Business advisory. Then he joined a Dutch Electronics giant as Global Controller... Read More →

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Jason Lau

CISO, Crypto
Jason is a multiple award winning cybersecurity professional, including the, “Hong Kong Cybersecurity Professional Award” and “Financial Technologist of the Year (Data Privacy)”. Jason is currently CISO at Crypto.com. Prior to Crypto.com, Jason was a regional Cybersecurity... Read More →
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Steven Fok

Deputy Head of Technology Risk, livi bank
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Danny Li

Deputy Chief Technology Officer & Chief Information Security Officer, Hong Kong Broadband Network
Danny is in charge of the HKBN’s Network Planning, Development, Implementation, & Operations. He oversees network strategy for the future development of HKBN’s infrastructure. Danny is also responsible for HKBN’s Information Security strategy & operations, making sure HKBN’s... Read More →
avatar for Anson Cho

Anson Cho

Director of Information Security & Data Protection, Langham Hospitality Group
Anson is an Information Security & Data Protection professional with experience of more than a decade in regional and global roles. He has Comprehensive knowledge on system development, database architecture as well as various Information Security and Risk management framework such... Read More →

Thursday December 3, 2020 2:40pm - 3:10pm PST

3:10pm PST

New APTs Addressed through End-to-End Security
  • What are the new technology-centric APTs that could disrupt operations and expansion plans
  • Countering app, web and mobility threats

Thursday December 3, 2020 3:10pm - 3:30pm PST

3:30pm PST

Afternoon Tea Break
Thursday December 3, 2020 3:30pm - 4:00pm PST

4:00pm PST

Using big data, AI, and blockchain technologies to improve jobs and skills forecasting, matching, and verification – SkillsFuture case study
  • Big data and AI tools to augment conventional skills forecasting approaches, to increase the agility and responsiveness of the skills training system in meeting industry and economic needs.
  • Machine learning and data analytics to enable matching of suitable training courses and job openings, based on educational and job history, individuals’ profiles, career aspirations and goals.
  • Blockchain technology for issuance and verification of certificates across a diverse range of education and training providers. 

Thursday December 3, 2020 4:00pm - 4:25pm PST

4:25pm PST

Commercializing Blockchain and the Role of a CIO: from Custodian to Contributor
  • Why the blockchain program fails: in view of a CIO
  • Investing in blockchain technology: checking organizational readiness and foreseeing cultural and structural changes that it can bring
  • Strategies to get blockchain into the mainstream organization and creating new revenue opportunities

Thursday December 3, 2020 4:25pm - 4:50pm PST

4:50pm PST

Closing Remarks & End of Conference
Thursday December 3, 2020 4:50pm - 5:00pm PST