HKPC Organises “vHK Grand Tour” AR Design Competition

Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Establishment of HKSAR and

Utilising AR Technology to Build a Green and Smart Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) will organise “vHK Grand Tour” AR Design Competition to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), encouraging Hong Kong secondary academia to combine AR technology with famous landmarks in Hong Kong, thus creating their ideal Green and Smart City landscape. It is also aimed to acquaint the public with Hong Kong once again from a novel perspective, enhancing their sense of belonging to the city. You and/or your representatives are cordially invited to attend the “vHK Grand Tour” AR Design Competition Kick-off Ceremony cum Seminar on 22 June 2022 to learn more details.

The event is funded by the Innovation and Technology Commission and supported by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO), the Education Bureau, various enterprises and organisations. Guest speakers from the government department, well-known innovation and technology enterprises and local education sector are also invited to introduce the Smart City Blueprint for Hong Kong 2.0, the latest development of immersive technologies and their applications in STEM education.

Details of the event are as follows:

Date 22 June 2022 (Wednesday)
Time 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Media registration will begin at 1:45 pm)
Venue Conference Hall, 4/F, HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue
Rundown and Guest Speakers


Kick-off Ceremony
2:00 pm – Welcoming Speech

  • Mr Willy LIN, GBS, JP, Chairman, HKPC


2:05 pm – Opening Speech

  • Ms Rebecca PUN, JP, Commissioner for Innovation and Technology, HKSAR Government


2:10 pm – Kick-off Ceremony and Group Photo

Officiating Guests:

  • Ms Rebecca PUN, JP, Commissioner for Innovation and Technology, HKSAR Government
  • Mr Victor LAM, JP, Government Chief Information Officer, HKSAR
  • Mr Willy LIN, GBS, JP, Chairman, HKPC


2:15 pm – Introduction of “vHK Grand Tour” AR Design Competition

  • Dr Lawrence POON, General Manager, Smart City Division, HKPC


2:25 pm – Media Interviews (if any)


2:30 pm – Keynote Speech (1): Smart City Blueprint for Hong Kong 2.0

  • Mr Kingsley WONG, Assistant Government Chief Information Officer (Industry Development), HKSAR


2:50 pm – Keynote Speech (2): The Future Empowered by Immersive Technologies

  • Mr Ivan WONG​, Industry Executive – Education, Microsoft Hong Kong


3:10 pm – Keynote Speech (3): The Latest Development of Metaverse and Its Huge Impact to the World

  • Mr Yannick MAHÉ​, Head of Business Engineering & Growth Engineering, Greater China Region, Meta​


3:30 pm – Keynote Speech (4): The Development of 5G Technology and Its Impact to Immersive Technologies

  • Mr Ricky CHAN​, General Manager, Innovation and Carrier Business, SmarTone​


3:50 pm – Keynote Speech (5): EdTechverse

  • Dr Jason CHAN, MH, JP​, Assistant Dean (Innovation and Entrepreneurship) and Head of Information Technology, College of Professional and Continuing Education, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


4:10 pm – Keynote Speech (6): TechEd – Supporting Technology and Technical Education at Inno Space

  • Ms Karen FUNG​, General Manager, InnoPreneur (SME & Startup Growth) and FutureSkills, HKPC


4:45 pm – Q&A Session


5:00 pm – Event Ends


*The Keynote Speech (3) will be conducted in English, while the others will be conducted in Cantonese.

You are welcome to register your attendance for the event through this link before 21 June. Registered media will be contacted before the event. For enquiry, please contact Ms Sophie Law of Corporate Communications Unit, Corporate Development Division at HKPC on 2788 5347.

Friendly reminder: Starting from 31 May 2022, all visitors of HKPC Building must show their Vaccine Pass with at least three doses of COVID-19 vaccine or at least two doses of COVID-19 vaccine with the second dose received within six months for entering the HKPC Building. Those who are unfit for vaccination due to health reasons must show Medical Exemption Certificates issued electronically by doctors via the Government’s eHealth System or the Hospital Authority’s computer system for entry. Certificates without an encrypted QR code will not be accepted. For persons recovered from COVID-19, the “recovery record QR code” can be used for Vaccine Pass purposes. For details, please click here. Thank you for your cooperation.

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