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08.45 - 09.00 am

Welcoming remarks
Nicolas Borit, President of the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Hong Kong

followed by Anson Bailey, Master of Ceremony, Principal, Business Development, KPMG

09.00 - 09.20 am

Vision from Hong Kong Government: introduction of wise city project, details of the context, relevance of wise city to Hong Kong
Ir Wai Chi-sing, Permanent Secretary for Development, Development Bureau Hong Kong

09.20 - 09.40 am

Vision from French Government in Asia: introduction of smart city projects in Asia, details of the context, relevance of integration for large metropolis
Arnaud Barthelemy, Consul General of France in Hong Kong

09.40 - 10.10 am

Vision from industry: the impact of global megatrends on governments' strategies for the future.
Julian Vella, AsPAC Regional Head - Global Infrastructure Advisory, KPMG

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10.10 - 10.45 am Coffee break

10.45 - 11.30 am

Hong Kong views on smart city: debate between delegates from Hong Kong government on how the smart city of tomorrow are becoming a reality thanks to some unique collaboration between cities various departments. At the heart of the topic: the integration between budget planning, environmental practices, public governance, or mobility for a truly wise city. 

ModeratorWaltraut Ritter, Knowledges Dialogues, applied research on Knowledge Economy and Society
K. K. Ling, Hong Kong Director of Planning Department
T. N. Cheng, Project Manager (NTE), Civil Engineering and Development Department
Edwin K. H. Tong, Project Manager (HKI&Is), Civil Engineering and Development Department
Joseph K. H. Yu, Assistant Director/New Buildings 1 (Atg), Buildings Department
H. M. Wong, Head of Division Waste Reduction and Recycling, Environmental Protection Department 

11.30 - 12.00 pm

Waste management: a holistic and sustainable approach for the future cities. Intend to share and explore possible ways to develop wiser ways in handling challenges and issues in various perspectives in waste problems. 
Kin Kan Chan, Business Director SITA Waste Services

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12.00 - 12.30 pm

Smart water management: Exposition of the best practices for a smart water distribution network (real time monitoring), for the reutilization of waste water, and for the certification of the water’s quality. The highlight will be on education of the consumer for a better management of consumption. 
Francois Grosse, CEO, co-founder, ForCity Co. (Lyon, France)

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12.30 - 02.00 pm Buffet Luncheon
02.00 - 02.45 pm

Passenger centric mobility & Integrated transport management: In this discussion, the two panelists will debate the concept of walkable city that is created thanks to real time information, integrated transport management, and dynamic lane management for electrical vehicles. 
Nicolas Castres Saint Martin, Chief Technology Officer, Alstom
Jacques Bourgeois, Strategy & Marketing Director, Transport & Security, Thales
Moderator: Emmanuel Vivant, Managing Director, Hong Kong Tramways Limited

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02.45 - 03.15 pm

Sustainable and smart urban development : from Autonomous Buildings for Citizens to LinkCity: Through this ground breaking concept that will shape the housing of tomorrow, a residential block aiming to achieve self-sufficiency in water and energy as well as optimized waste management, Bouygues Construction has renewed its involvement in sustainable construction for sustainable cities. Working together with local authorities throughout the world, the company introduced a partnership methodology called LinkCity.
Philippe Van de Maele, Director of Innovation and Sustainable Construction, Bouygues Construction

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03.15 - 03.40 pm

Urban Farm: Design for a Vertical Farm Centre that would provide agricultural services for Hong Kong and create an ecological vision for Victoria Harbourfront
Sean Quinn, Head of Sustainable Design, 10 Design

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03.40 - 04.10 pm Coffee break
04.10 - 04.55 pm

Role of urban energy management in empowering a wiser city: Facing with ageing urban energy systems, rising energy costs, and a responsibility to balance the three pillars of sustainability, cities re-think the way energy is generated, distributed and consumed. Right now, there are two schools of thought: (1) Consume Green & Low Carbon or (2) Consume Less. The discussion will be around which is the best approach to follow for securing a wiser energy future for cities?
Michel Crochon, Executive Vice President, Schneider Electric
Wayne Pales, Head of Smart Grid Program, CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd 
ModeratorPhilippe Ulrich, General Manager & Director of Sales Asia, Saft Hong Kong Limited

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04.55 - 05.15 pm Vision from an artist: discover the view of the city of tomorrow through the eyes of one of its prominent citizen.
Simon Birch, UK-born artist, Hong Kong permanent resident
05.15 - 05.45 pm

One day in the city in 2030: What would the city of tomorrow look like thanks to all those smart solutions 
Dr Anne F Kerr, Director, responsible for the Urbanisation Initiative, Mott MacDonald Hong Kong Limited

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05.45 - 06.00 pm Closing remarks, by 

Anson Bailey, Master of Ceremony, Principal, Business Development, KPMG

06:00 pm   Networking cocktail