The ParticleX UrbanTech Global Challenge, with the theme “Ignite Urban Technology – A Launch Towards Sustainable Innovation,” is a momentous event scheduled for October 12, 2023, from 1:45pm to 5:00pm at The Community Lab, Lee Garden Five, Causeway Bay.
The event is designed to ignite sustainable innovation in the field of urban technology. A line-up of esteemed speakers, including government officials, industry experts, and startup founders, will share insights and discussions on UrbanTech trends.
Participants will have the opportunity to network and engage in enlightening keynote speeches and panel discussions. Startups will also have the chance to pitch their novel ideas for sustainable urban development.
The event is more than just a gathering; it’s an initiative to shape the future of UrbanTech, explore solutions for sustainable urban development, and inspire innovative minds to make a difference.
Registration Closed. Thank you for your interest.
|1:45pm||Registration and Networking|
|2:10pm ||MC Opening and Introduce Co-Lab, Ms. Caca Lam|
|2:15pm||Welcome Remarks by Organizer|
Mr. Mingles Tsoi, Chief eXploration Officer, ParticleX
|2:20pm||Opening Remarks by Honourable Guest|
Hon. Mr. Duncan Chiu, Legislative Council Member, Technology & Innovation Constituency
|2:35pm||Speech by Honourable Guest|
Mr. Aldous Mak, Chief Financial Officer, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
|2:40pm||Speech by Honourable Guest|
Ms. Jayne Chan, Head of StartmeupHK | InvestHK
|2:50pm||Panel Discussion: UrbanTech Trends and Challenges|
Moderator: Ms. Sunnie Lau, Director , Head of Sustainability Research and Industry Collaboration at MIT HK Innovation Node
Strategic Partner Panelists :
ARUP – Mr. Jasper Hilkhuijsen, Senior East Asia Sustainable Development Manager and Innovation Manager
Baguio Green Group – Mr. Ron Chow, Chief Strategy Officer
Gammon Construction Limited – Ir. Dr. Stewart Wan, Head of Innovation
SOCAM Development Ltd – Mr. Kevin Lee, Head of Smart Facilities Management
MTR – Mr. Gene Soo, Head of Ecosystem of Global Innovation Department
|3:25pm||MC introduces the top 16 startups and 4 finalists of previous PUGC|
|3:30pm||Short pitches from selected startups – Showcase of innovative solutions and ideas for sustainable urban development|
Butlr – Mr. Donny Zhang, Head of Manufacturing & China Ops
Crown Digital – Mr. Keith Tan, CEO & Founder
viAct – Mr. Hugo Cheuk, COO & Co-Founder
R2C2 – Mr. San Wong, CEO & Founder
VeTrackr – Mr. Vincent Ha, CEO & Co-Founder
i2Cool – Dr. Martin Zhu, CEO & Co-Founder
|4:00 pm ||Networking and Refreshments – Final networking session for participants to connect and exchange ideas|
*Medium of Language: Cantonese & English
Note: The event agenda is subject to change and may be adjusted for optimal flow and attendee experience within the half-day timeframe.