29 Nov – 3 Dec
Organized by Venturous Group – China’s first Citytech™ Group – and moderated by its Founder & Chairman Benson Tam
29 November to 3 December 2021
5:00 – 6:00 pm (HKT/SGT)
10:00 – 11:00 am (CET)
Daily webinars –
livestreamed on Venturous’
In case you cannot attend the live events, we still encourage you to register to receive post-event links for watching the sessions at your leisure.
About Citytech™ Week
Get a front row seat to uncover the latest in Smart Citytech™ in China!
The Next Frontier: Join us for exclusive access into Citytech in China with our LIVE presentations and fireside chats moderated by Venturous Group’s Founder & Chairman Benson Tam!
Meet our speakers and panel of thought leaders from the Citytech™ and investment communities to go behind the scenes and into China to learn about how Citytech™ is transforming China’s megacities into more liveable, sustainable and productive Smart Cities that will redefine how we live, work and play. All five sessions will be offered in both English and Mandarin with the help of simultaneous translation.
The future is being born here!
Sign up today for individual sessions or all sessions in one go!
SMART COMPUTING: “Harmony To Disrupt – The World’s Fastest Growing OS”
Dr. Ying Huang 黄颖博士, Vice Chairman, iSoftStone Group
Monday 29 November at 5:00 – 6:00 pm (HKT/SGT), 10:00 – 11:00 am (CET)
Harmony OS is the world’s fastest-growing operating system. iSoftStone Group, a top 10 IT services and digital transformation services provider in China with 85,000+ employees, is in the first wave of contributors to the Harmony ecosystem in terms of both software, hardware, services and solutions. Dr. Huang will explain the development of Harmony OS, its business framework and the ecosystem development. He will be joined by Mr. Luo Wei, OpenAtom Foundation, and Ms. Zhang Jingjing, Xinri Group, for a discussion.
SMART BUILDINGS: “Want To Save The Planet? Equip Each Building With A Digital Brain!”
Mr. Mark Chen, Arup’s East Asia Digital Technology Consulting Skills Leader
Tuesday 30 November at 5:00 – 6:00 pm (HKT/SGT), 10:00 – 11:00 am (CET)
Mark is leading the Neuron Digital Platform for Smart Buildings and various data-driven machine learning digital solutions for the built environment, infrastructure and Smart Cities at Arup, a world-leading firm for the built environment with 16,000 staff globally. He will talk about Digital Twins, AI and data-driven technology for buildings, how it works and all its benefits. Mark will be joined by panellists Mr. Simon Evans, Arup’s Global Digital Energy Leader and Digital Twin Leader, and Mr. Alvin Cheung, Real Estate Industrial Lead at Amazon Web Services, for a discussion.
SMART CITY MANAGEMENT: “China’s Smart Society Of The Future”
Mr. “Frank” Feng Yong 冯嵱, CEO of iSSTech Inc.
Wednesday 1 December at 5:00 – 6:00 pm (HKT/SGT), 10:00 – 11:00 am (CET)
iSSTech is a top 5 Smart City IT solutions provider in China and has been involved in establishing more than 100 Smart Cities across the country. This presentation reviews the 10-year history of China’s urban digital transformation and the new era of urban digital governance. China’s future Smart Society and new urban social governance come with challenges as well as several new trends. Frank will cover this as well as iSSTech’s recent involvement in various urban governance projects. Frank will be joined by Mr. Feng Kui, China Center for Urban Development, and Dr. Dong Li, China New Urbanization Research Institute at Tsinghua University, for a panel discussion.
SMART ENERGY: “Building A Carbon Neutral Future With Smart Energy”
Mr. Liu Bai Cheng 刘柏呈, Chairman of Tianjin Anjie IoT Science and Technology Co., Ltd. (“Anjie”)
Thursday 2 December at 5:00 – 6:00 pm (HKT/SGT), 10:00 – 11:00 am (CET)
Mr. Liu will be talking about China’s carbon neutrality goal, its challenges, trends and how Smart Energy technology can make a critical difference to China’s aggressive objective of being carbon neutral by 2060. Anjie is a leading Smart Energy AIoT technology solutions company in China helping its real estate clients to save 15-30% of their energy related costs. He will be joined by Mr. Haixiong Lin, Director of Green Building Data Research Center at ECADI, and Mr. John Quan, China Regional Director of Strategic Development at BSI, for a discussion.
SMART CITYTECH INVESTING: “Smart Citytech Solutions And Investment Themes”
Ms. Jasmine Duan, Investment Strategist, Asia, RBC Wealth Management
Friday 3 December at 5:00 – 6:00 pm (HKT/SGT), 10:00 – 11:00 am (CET)
Jasmine will talk about how metropolises use high-tech solutions to manage the challenges of urbanization nowadays, key enabling technologies, differences between West and East, and industries involved and challenges we face in Smart Cities development. She will be joined by seasoned China tech investors Marcus Thompson, Chairman of HPEF Capital Partners Group, and Benson Tam, Founder & Chairman of Venturous Group, for a discussion on the future investment implications. RBC Wealth Management is the world’s 5th largest wealth manager by assets.
Why Join Smart Citytech™ Week
Citytech™ – The Next Frontier
By 2050, 7 billion people are expected to live in cities around the world. Cities are already buckling under the pressure. The key to better city living is the implementation of DeepTech to make cities smarter – more liveable, sustainable and productive.
China is leading the way
For governments across the world, digital transformation to create Smart City economies is at the top of their agenda. Citytech™ will be everywhere. Think Smart Energy, Smart Buildings, Smart City Management and beyond. With 800 cities being developed into Smart Cites, China is leading the way.
Get an in-depth view from our different speakers and panellists into how the companies they represent are driving initiatives in Citytech™ in China. Learn about the opportunities at hand and how you can be part of the greatest transformation in human history.