OpenData OpenSource experts and 300+ audiences had a very fruitful forum today in HKPC. HKSAR OGCIO Victor Lam JP shared what our government has been doing to transform Hong Kong to be a SmartCity & a DataEconomy. Dr. Bernard Chan JP, Under Secretary for Commerce & Development, and many government leaders & officials have joined the forum. Mr. Stephen Wong, HK Privacy Commissioner, also shared his view on how to protect our data privacy in Data Economy.
Appreciate HKPC Edmond Lai Just Tang (Justine) and their teammates to organize a great platform for all of us to share & learn from each other. AWS OpenCertHub CIOConnect HKU CUHK SCC HKCOTA OpenSourceHK HKSTP Cyberport and many others were there to share and support the open data and open sources community in HK. Thank you all.
As OpenCertHub Chairman, I shared my view on talents requirement in Data Economy and how enterprises & SMEs should reskill their colleagues to be AI & BigData ready. Empowering business & functional leaders & executives to be CitizenDataScientist is the key to success in the inevitable AI Era.
My final thought shared was that Open Sources & Open Data, in fact, bring OpenInnovation & CoCreation mindset to traditional companies to stay relevant & competitive in the DigitalEra.