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Thursday 01 March 2018. 8:30am -
Thursday 01 March 2018. 10:00am
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Big Data – An essential realm in smart city development

Data is quintessential to smart city development.Governments collect and generate substantial amount of data in their daily operations.The advances of big data analytics / artificial intelligence technologies now enable huge quantities of data to be processed and analysed at great speed.Applying these technologies in governments will help improve decision making and boost operation efficiency, resulting in better policy making and smarter public services delivery.

- Government data, with due consideration of privacy issues, when being opened up in digital formats for public use can further release its potentials.Open data will spur innovation and foster technological research in the community, thus bringing convenience to citizens and benefiting the society as a whole.

- In the presentation, Mr. Anthony CHIU, Chief Systems Manager (Standards) of the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) will share his experience in enhancing the Government’s capability in big data analytics and advocating the open data initiative in the Government.


OGCIO representative:
Mr. Anthony S.H. CHIU, Chief Systems Manager, OGCIO

Mr. CHIU has been serving in the HKSAR Government mainly on central information technology (IT) infrastructures and services for 29 years.  He has led various innovative and government-wide IT initiatives, including standardization and virtualization of the OGCIO’s data centres, central secure messaging within the Government and establishment of the first government cloud platform.  He assumed the position of Chief Systems Manager (Standards) of the OGCIO in April 2016.  His current works mainly include supporting and enhancing the capability of government departments in big data analytics as well as facilitating them to open up data for public innovation and technological research.

Mr. CHIU was a winner of the Hong Kong Computer Society Outstanding ICT Awards (Project Management Category) in 2012. He holds a B.Sc. degree and a M.Phil. degree both from the University of Hong Kong, and a M.Sc. degree from the City University of Hong Kong.

Location Info

French Chamber meeting room, 21/F, On Hing Building, 1 On Hing Terrace, Central, Hong Kong