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**SOLD OUT**KPMG Presents: Innovation & Technology Series Pt.1–Developments in the Pearl River Delta
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Gain insights on these issues at this exceptional event. Take the opportunity to learn from and interact with senior business executives, policy makers, experts and respected thought leaders through this highly interactive panel.

When: 12/02/2015
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Where: KPMG office
23rd Floor, Hysan Place, 500 Hennessy Road,
Causeway Bay
Hong Kong
Contact: Stephanie Yim

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KPMG Presents:
The Innovation & Technology Series Part 1 –

Innovation and Technology Developments
in the Pearl River Delta



Date:         Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Time:         12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Venue:       KPMG office

                      23rd  Floor, Hysan Place
                      500 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay
                      Hong Kong

Price:          Members: $300/ Non-Members: $400
                  (Business Lunch Provided)



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About the Event:

Disruptive technologies such as data & analytics, cloud computing, and mobile internet are driving a new cycle of changes in our lifestyles and business practices. Asinnovations unfold in Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and neighboring cities, the Pearl River Delta could eventually become one of the major force in innovations and technology in China. And yet, this evokes many questions. Which disruptive technologies and disruptive business models will rock the world? What are the business implications? What government policy directions should we watch? Who will be the winners in this new cycle of disruptive changes?

Gain insights on these issues at this exceptional event. Take the opportunity to learn from and interact with senior business executives, policy makers, experts and respected thought leaders through this highly interactive panel.

This event is presented in partnership with CanChamHK'sTech Committee.
About the Speakers:
Key Note: Janet Wong Wing Chen
Innovation and Technology Commision, The Government of the Hong Kong SAR

Miss Janet Wong assumed her present post as the Commissioner for Innovation and Technology in September 2009 responsible for the formulation and implementation of policies pertaining to innovation and technology, a new pillar industry in Hong Kong.

Miss Wong joined the Civil Service as an Administrative Officer in 1980. Over the years, she has served in various bureaux and departments, including the Independent Commission Against Corruption, Food and Environmental Hygiene Department, Education and Manpower Bureau and Home Affairs Department. In 2004 Miss Wong was appointed to be the Head of the World Trade Organisation Sixth Ministerial Conference Coordination Office. In 2006 she took up the post of Deputy Secretary (Works) in the former Environment, Transport and Works Bureau which became the Development Bureau upon the re-organisation of the Government Secretariat in July 2007. She was then responsible for the Government's Capital Works Programme and heritage matters.
Egidio Zarrella
Clients and Innovation Partner, KPMG

Edge brings a career spanning more than 20 years in advisory. Hisspecializationsinclude Business and ITstrategy, and his key clients have included companies in Australia, Asia-Pacific and North America. Edge has also significant Asia Pacific experience in the countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, Thailand, Philippines and Hong Kong/ China. Edge is committed to proactive thought leadership and is the trusted advisor of many regional and global companies.
Thomas Lee
Managing Director, Star Vision Ltd.

Mr. Lee graduated from Edinburgh University with aM.Sc. in Geographical Information Systems. He is equipped with formal GIS and remote sensing training since 1988. Moreover, he is also a Chartered Land and Hydrographic Surveyor, RICS. With his professional experience in GIS, he has in-depth knowledge in data collection of both land and geographic information for the design and implementation of database-oriented nature GIS, digital photogrammetry and remote sensing.

Mr. Lee has an extensive background in business analysis and re-engineering with his many years of experience in feasibility studies and business consultancy work for international government bodies, local government departments and large corporate firms. His management and organizational analytical experience has awarded him with many consultancy projects from various business fields.
Dr. Samson Tam
Chairman, Group Sense Ltd.

Dr. Samson Tam graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1986 with a Bachelor degree of Science (Hons), and later was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is currently Chairman of Group Sense (International) Limited (“GSL”) responsible for overseeing the overall corporate strategy and building up of business and technology partnerships. In 1997, GSL won the first “Hong Kong Award for Industry: Technological Achievement” awarded by the HKSAR Government.

Dr. Tam was awarded the “Young Industrialist Award of Hong Kong” in recognition of his business achievement and contribution to the local industrial sector in 1992. He was also named one of the “Ten Outstanding Young Persons” in 1997. With extensive experience in product development and research, Dr. Tam strives to promote technological cooperation between Mainland China and Hong Kong, contributing significantly to the local Information Technology industry.

Moderator: Napoleon Biggs
Partner & Commercial Director, Bolei Digital

As a founding partner in Bolei Digital, Napoleon is leading the commercial adoption of the company’s innovative retail technologies by fashion and apparel brands across the globe.

Napoleon is a reputed digital marketing evangelist, influential thought leader and senior advisor on emerging communications and ecommerce strategies in Asia. He has over 16 years’ experience in the Internet in Asia and speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and Japanese.

He is also well-known as hard-hitting host of “Web Wednesday”, a community of Asian Digerati that he founded in July 2007. It has grown to become Asia's premier networking community for digital media and internet executives, with monthly gatherings and talks in Hong Kong, Beijing, Singapore, Bangkok, Dubai and Ho Chi Minh City.

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