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Cisco Connect Greater Bay Area

Hong Kong • 30 May 2019 | Qianhai & Macau • 31 May 2019

  • Date:
    30 May
    31 May
  • Location:
    Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
    Qianhai & Macau
  • Duration:
    9:00am – 5:00pm
    10:00am – 8:00pm
  • Attendance:
    C-level, senior executives and IT professionals


Join informative sessions and visits in Qianhai, Shenzhen and Macau on Day 2, and experience the Greater Bay Area concept in action.

Qianhai aims to provide a growth platform for innovation and enhanced cooperation between Guangdong and Hong Kong to create a modern service industry zone, with an ambition to bolster the development of modern services and lead industry upgrades in the region.

The event will include presentations and a panel discussion that will demonstrate how collaboration can be facilitated between Hong Kong and Qianhai, followed by a luncheon and visits around the zone. The day will conclude with a networking reception in Macau.


Time Activities Speakers
10:00 - 10:25 Registration  
10:25 - 10:30 Cisco Welcome Speech

Herman Lam, Managing Director, Cisco HK & Macau

10:30 - 10:45 Qianhai Welcome Speech

Yanxia Wang, Deputy Director General, Qianhai Authority

10:45 - 11:05 Opening Keynote: Smart Endeavour @Greater Bay Area

Zdravka Paskaleva Newman, Lead Smart and Connected Communities, Cisco APJC

11:05 - 11:35 Guest Keynote: Building International Innovation Center in Greater Bay Area

Prof Witman Hung, Principal Liaison Officer for HK, Qianhai Authority

11:35 - 12:30 Panel Discussion - A Guide to Success for Greater Bay Area Technology Startups from Grown-ups

Moderator: Robin Cai, Director of Technology Solution, Cisco


- Linshan Mu, Executive Director, Hong Kong X Foundation

- Wanxing Zhang, the Director of the Board office and the Director of Digital Business Group of Qianhai INNO-TECH Investment Holdings Co., Ltd.

- Gilbert Mak, Vice President, China Business, Commercial Group, HKT

- Sophy Wu, Senior IT Architect, Cisco Greater China

12:30 - 14:20 Lunch  
14:20 - 15:30 Tour Visit
- Qianhai Enterprise Mansion (前海企業公館)
- Qianhai Youth Innovation and Entrepreneur Hub (前海深港青年夢工場)
- Qianhai HKXTech Startup Platform (前海香港X科技創業平台)
- Qianhai Exhibition Hall (前海展示廳)


Time Activities Speakers
16:30 - 17:00 Registration  
17:00 - 18:00 Keynote: WiFi 6 – The Next Generation Enterprise Networking

Rica Lai, Business Development Manager, Cisco APJC

18:00 - 18:10 Closing Remarks

Herman Lam, Managing Director, Cisco HK & Macau

18:10 - 20:00 Networking Reception and Cisco Showcases