RICS – Smart City Consortium PropTech Conference 2018

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RICS, in collaboration with Smart City Consortium (SCC), will host the RICS-SCC PropTech Conference on Friday 23 November 2018 in the Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong.

It comprises 4 sessions:

Session 1: The changing landscape of our world

Topic: Gazing through the crystal ball: An overview of emerging technologies and their impacts to life (by Mr Ed Parsons, Geospatial Technologist, Google)

Panel discussion: Technology as the catalyst for change

  • Challenges and opportunities for urban life
  • City development
  • Ethical issues of technology

Session 2: Take-up technology in Hong Kong

Topic: Smart-city development in Hong Kong. What should we expect down the road? (By Dr Albert Wong, Urbanisation Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers Hong Kong Limited)

Topic: Smart cities, technology and urbanisation — a global perspective (By Mr James Kavanagh, Global Land Standards Director, RICS)

Panel discussion: What is Hong Kong doing in technology? Tech owners in Hong Kong share their experience in driving technology.

Session 3: Technology in action

Presentations:

  • Data security: The ultimate maker-and-breaker of a technology-driven world
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Big Data
  • Blockchain
  • New technology being applied in property

Session 4: From now to future

Panel discussion: What does the future hold for our next generation?

Topic: Getting the real estate industry ready for technological revolution. What RICS is doing to transform the surveying profession (By Mr Sean Tompkins, CEO, RICS)

 

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The Speakers:

 

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Picture (above): Mr CHAN Chung-ching, JP,Director of Lands.

 

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Picture (above): Dr Albert WONG, Urbanisation Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers Hong Kong Limited.

 

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Picture (above): Mr Ed PARSONS, Geospatial Technologist, Google.

 

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Picture (above): Mr Sean TOMPKINS, CEO, RICS.

 

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Picture (above): Dr Winnie TANG, JP, Founder and Honorary President, Smart City Consortium.

 

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Picture (above): Mr James KAVANAGH, Global Land Standards Director, RICS.

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