Urbantech Shaping The Future of Smart Cities Series – Proptech, Build Environment, Waste Management and Circular Economy

The Opportunity of Proptech & Built Environment, Clean and Waste Management  & Circular Economy

In a tech-savvy metropolis like Hong Kong, proptech is essential. Hong Kong may be the next big thing with new technologies and a stabilizing real estate market. COVID-19 and market uncertainty have affected material recovery and recycling. The circular economy’s main principle is still the effective collection and return of wasted resources for manufacture, despite the epidemic’s impacts.

ParticleX Urbantech Global Challenge (PUGC) briefing and sharing sessions to showcase success stories and practical uses of innovation technologies driving digital transformation in urban cities.  Aside from the sharing sessions, the audience will acquire insights and crucial information regarding real-life industry challenges from our speakers.

Limited Seats Available


2:30pm – 2:45pm Registration

2:45pm – 2:50pm Opening Remarks, Invest Hong Kong
Speaker: Mr Chin Yung Lu, Senior Manager, StartmeupHK

2:50pm –  3:00pm Welcome and Introduction
Speaker: Mr Mingles Tsoi, CXO, ParticleX

3:00pm – 3:45pm  SESSION 1: Transition to a circular economy and reshape clean and waste management industries
Material recovery and recycling have been impacted by the COVID-19 epidemic and current market instability. Although the epidemic and its effects make it more difficult to recover materials, the circular economy’s core principle is still the effective collection and return of wasted resources for manufacture.

Topic 1:  Baguio’s Circular Economy Leadership in Hong Kong
Speaker:  Mr Ron Chow, Chief Strategy Officer, Baguio Green Group

Topic 2 – Reshaping the Cleaning and Disinfection industry
Speaker: Mr Lewis Ho, Co-Founder & CEO, Avalon SteriTech Limited

Topic 3: Can Smart Toilets Help Us Get to Net Zero?
Speaker: Mr Andrew Ip, Co-founder & Director, Softhard.io

3:45pm – 4:00pm Panel Discussion, Q&A
Moderator:  Mr Mingles Tsoi, CXO, ParticleX

4:00pm – 4:30pm Coffee Break & Networking

4:30pm – 5:15 pm  

SESSION 2:  Panel Discussion on Transforming the property industry through innovation
Proptech, or real estate technology, is unavoidable in a technologically savvy city like Hong Kong. With the emergence of new technologies and the stabilization of the real estate market, Hong Kong may be the next big thing, attracting more overseas investment. Start-ups supported by major real estate developers will undoubtedly act as excellent incubators for tomorrow’s game changers.


  • Mr Damien Wu, Director of Digital Transformation, ChinaChem Group
  • Mr Kevin Lee, Head of Smart Facilities Management, SOCAM Development Limited
  • Mr Anthony Stewart, CFO, Ampd Energy
  • Mr Hugo Cheuk, Co-Founder & COO, viAct

Moderator:  Mr Mingles Tsoi, CXO, ParticleX

5:15pm – 5:45pm Networking Session


This event will take a hybrid format and be livestreamed and recorded.

The recording may be used for marketing purpose after the event.

Contact us: [email protected]

If you missed it, watch the replay here