2018

INTERNET OF THINGS

The Smart Airport – Technovation Conference and Exhibition is an ideal platform for airport community members and industry experts to exchange ideas on the latest trends in innovative technology. Stepping into its fourth year, the theme this year is "Internet of Things". We strive to improve passengers’ experience and optimise airport operations through the application of technology. In this respect, we will collaborate and steer HKIA in reaching new heights.

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10:00
Welcome Remarks
Mr. Fred Lam
Chief Executive Officer
Airport Authority Hong Kong
10:10
Opening Speech
Mr. Nicholas Yang
Secretary for Innovation and Technology
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
10:15
Kick-off Ceremony
Mr. Jack So
Chairman
Airport Authority Hong Kong
Mr. Fred Lam
Chief Executive Officer
Airport Authority Hong Kong
Mr. Nicholas Yang
Secretary for Innovation and Technology
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Dr. Raymond So
Under Secretary for Transport and Housing
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Theme: Insider Insights
10:25
From Good to Great: The Past, Present and Future of an Innovative HKIA
Mr. C K Ng
Executive Director, Airport Operations
Airport Authority Hong Kong
10:45
Flying in the Digital Era
Mr. Greg Hughes
Chief Operations and Service Delivery Officer
Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd.
11:00
Creating Industry-Level Innovation: The NEXTT Programme
Mr. Thomas Pellegrin
Head of Consulting, Asia-Pacific & Middle East
International Air Transport Association
11:15
The Prospect of Digital Technology in Aviation Development
Mr. Shi Miao
Vice President
Cainiao Network
11:30
Panel Discussion:
Opportunities and Challenges for Aviation Leadership in the Digital Era
[Panelists]
Mr. C K Ng
Executive Director, Airport Operations
Airport Authority Hong Kong
Mr. Greg Hughes
Chief Operations and Service Delivery Officer
Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd.
Mr. Thomas Pellegrin
Head of Consulting, Asia-Pacific & Middle East
International Air Transport Association
Mr. Shi Miao
Vice President
Cainiao Network
[Panel Moderator]
Mr. Thomas Pellegrin
Head of Consulting, Asia-Pacific & Middle East
International Air Transport Association
12:00
Award Presentation of “Smart Airport Technovation Awards”
Mr. Fred Lam
Chief Executive Officer
Airport Authority Hong Kong
12:30
Lunch Break (with Light Refreshment)
Theme: Innovation in Aviation
13:45
Reinventing the Digital Flying Experience
Mr. Leslie Lu
General Manager Digital
Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd.
14:00
Future Airport: Empowering Passengers with Smart Technology
Mr. Suhail Kamil Kadri
Vice President of Technology & Innovation
Hamad International Airport
14:15
Making Zense of IoT at the Airport
Mr. Jerrel Leung
Chief Architect
ubiZense
14:30
Nurturing the Future Innovative Leaders in Aviation
Mrs. Vivian Cheung
Deputy Director, Aviation Development
Airport Authority Hong Kong
14:45
Panel Discussion:
The Story Behind a Successful Innovation Corporation
[Panelists]
Mr. Leslie Lu
General Manager Digital
Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd.
Mr. Suhail Kamil Kadri
Vice President of Technology & Innovation
Hamad International Airport
Mr. Jerrel Leung
Chief Architect
ubiZense
Mrs. Vivian Cheung
Deputy Director, Aviation Development
Airport Authority Hong Kong
[Panel Moderator]
Mr. Arnaud Brolly
Senior Product Manager
SITA
15:15
Networking Session (with Light Refreshment) & Tour of the Exhibition Area
Theme: Digital Transformation in Aviation
15:45
Making the New Digital Technology Led Airport a Reality
Mr. Steve Armitage
Head of Innovation and Intelligent Automation
Heathrow Airport Limited
16:00
Transforming a Functional Airport to a Smart One Using IoT
Mr. Alan Newbold
Director, Global Digital Aviation Leader
Arup
16:15
Moving to the “Next-Generation” of Digitalisation Based on V-DOM
Mr. Ben Wong
Chief Operating Officer
Hong Kong Airlines
16:30
Intrapreneurship Leading to a New Passenger Journey
Mr. Chris Au Young
General Manager, Smart Airport
Airport Authority Hong Kong
16:45
Panel Discussion:
Shaping the Future Travel Experience with Digitalisation: Opportunities and Challenges
[Panelists]
Mr. Steve Armitage
Head of Innovation and Intelligent Automation
Heathrow Airport Limited
Mr. Alan Newbold
Director, Global Digital Aviation Leader
Arup
Mr. Ben Wong
Chief Operating Officer
Hong Kong Airlines
Mr. Chris Au Young
General Manager, Smart Airport
Airport Authority Hong Kong
[Panel Moderator]
Mr. Alan Newbold
Director, Global Digital Aviation Leader
Arup

Speakers

MEET OUR PROFESSIONALS

  • Mr. C K Ng
    Mr. C K Ng
    Executive Director, Airport Operations
    Airport Authority Hong Kong
  • Mr. Greg Hughes
    Mr. Greg Hughes
    Chief Operations and Service Delivery Officer
    Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd.
  • Mr. Thomas Pellegrin
    Mr. Thomas Pellegrin
    Head of Consulting, Asia-Pacific & Middle East
    International Air Transport Association
  • Mr. Shi Miao
    Mr. Shi Miao
    Vice President
    Cainiao Network
  • Mr. Leslie Lu
    Mr. Leslie Lu
    General Manager Digital
    Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd.
  • Mr. Suhail Kamil Kadri
    Mr. Suhail Kamil Kadri
    Vice President of Technology & Innovation
    Hamad International Airport
  • Mr. Jerrel Leung
    Mr. Jerrel Leung
    Chief Architect
    ubiZense
  • Mrs. Vivian Cheung
    Mrs. Vivian Cheung
    Deputy Director, Aviation Development
    Airport Authority Hong Kong
  • Mr. Steve Armitage
    Mr. Steve Armitage
    Head of Innovation and Intelligent Automation
    Heathrow Airport Limited
  • Mr. Alan Newbold
    Mr. Alan Newbold
    Director, Global Digital Aviation Leader
    Arup
  • Mr. Ben Wong
    Mr. Ben Wong
    Chief Operating Officer
    Hong Kong Airlines
  • Mr. Chris Au Young
    Mr. Chris Au Young
    General Manager, Smart Airport
    Airport Authority Hong Kong
  • Mr. Alex Kwan
    Mr. Alex Kwan
    Executive Director, Engineering and Technology
    Airport Authority Hong Kong
  • Mr. Jintong Zhu
    Mr. Jintong Zhu
    Director of Data Intelligence for International Business
    Alibaba Cloud
  • Mr. Carl Rogers
    Mr. Carl Rogers
    Senior Business Development Manager – Airport IT
    Amadeus
  • Mr. Arnaud Brolly
    Mr. Arnaud Brolly
    Senior Product Manager
    SITA
  • Dr. Jack Cheng
    Dr. Jack Cheng
    Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Mr. Kadir Dindar
    Mr. Kadir Dindar
    Senior VP, Global Head of Digital Business
    Siemens PPAL
  • Mr. Leon Chan
    Mr. Leon Chan
    Director, Technology
    Hong Kong Disneyland
  • Mr. Joe So
    Mr. Joe So
    Chief Technology Officer, Industry Solutions, Enterprise Business Group
    Huawei
  • Mr. Vishwanath (Vish) Narayan
    Mr. Vishwanath (Vish) Narayan
    Chief Technology Officer
    IBM Watson IoT Lab Services
  • Mr. Peter Lam
    Mr. Peter Lam
    Managing Director, Engineering
    HKT
  • Mr. Andy Bien
    Mr. Andy Bien
    Chief Information Officer
    Airport Authority Hong Kong
  • Mr. Ronald Chan
    Mr. Ronald Chan
    Azure IoT Sales Lead, Global Black Belt Team
    Microsoft
  • Mr. Albert Wong
    Mr. Albert Wong
    Chief Executive Officer
    Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
  • Mr. Sankar .S. Villupuram
    Mr. Sankar .S. Villupuram
    Board of Director
    Hong Kong Internet of Things Alliance
  • Professor Norman Tien
    Professor Norman Tien
    Chairman
    AI and Robotics Alliance of Hong Kong
  • Mr. Gansha Wu
    Mr. Gansha Wu
    Cofounder, chairman and CEO
    Uisee Technologies Inc.
  • Dr. Lawrence Poon
    Dr. Lawrence Poon
    General Manager
    Hong Kong Productivity Council and Automotive Parts and Accessory Systems R&D Centre
  • Mr. Berry Leung
    Mr. Berry Leung
    Founder
    Teksbotics Asia
  • Mr. Simon Wong
    Mr. Simon Wong
    Chief Executive Officer
    Logistics and Supply Chain MultiTech R&D Centre

Exhibitors

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