[Event] ICT Professionals Discussion Forum: Perspectives on Policy Address

Introduction

The Chief Executive is going to announce his Policy Address in early October 2010. As the ICT professionals, you have a critical role in the advancement of Hong Kong. You are invited to the forum to contribute your views on how to make Hong Kong staying competitive and developing in a sustainable manner. The opinions will be summarized and submitted to the Chief Executive and legislators for consideration of policy formulation.

Date: 2-Sep-2010 (Thu)
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Venue: Room 501, 3 Lockhart Road, Boys and Girls Clubs Association, Wan Chai.
Participants: Open to all ICT professionals

Rundown

While we are open to different perspectives of opinion, the organizers like to put up a few items which many people had shown interests to stimulate more discussions:
1. Security and Personal Data Privacy: pillars of a Safe Hong Kong
2. Sensible Governance in Internet,Telecommunication and Broadcasting
3. Sustainable Development of ICT Sector, Business and Professionals, with good Education and Innovation

Moderators and Panellists:
Mr. Charles Mok (The Professional Commons)
Mr. S C Leung (IT Voice)
Mr. Dale Johnstone
Mr. Lento Yip (HKISPA)
Mr. Michael Yung (ISACA)
Mr. Ian Christofis (PISA)

*Inputs collected in the forum were used to enrich a joint submission to the Chief Executive (see the later submission on 6-Oct-2010 here)

Organizers

Supporting Organizations

  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM-HK)
  • Association of IT Leaders in Education (AiTLE)
  • Communications Association of Hong Kong (CAHK)
  • Hong Kong Association of Interactive Marketing (HKAIM)
  • Hong Kong Information technology Federation (HKITF)
  • Hong Kong Internet Service Providers Association (HKISPA)
  • Hong Kong Linux Industry Association (HKLIA)
  • Hong Kong Retail Technology Industry Association (RTIA)
  • Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association (WTIA)
  • ISACA China Hong Kong Chapter (ISACA)
  • Professional Information Security Association (PISA)

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