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Dr. Tang Shares Profound Insight on

Smart City 5.0

 

Sustainability is crucial for our future well-being and success as we confront various challenges in Hong Kong, including the impacts of climate change, biodiversity loss, and the degradation of urban areas. Dr. Winnie Tang, MH, JP, Founder & Chairman of Esri China (Hong Kong),and Founder of GIS Academy, delivered a presentation in March on the topic of “Smart City 5.0” at the invitation of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) Graduate School for the Distinguished Speaker Series. In the presentation, Dr. Tang explored ways of using geospatial intelligence and innovative technologies to build a truly people-centric and sustainable smart city. The event attracted a vast number of PolyU students, alumni, and academic staff to join the enlightening conversation.

 

Dr. Winnie Tang (front row 4th from the right), MH, JP, Founder & Chairman of Esri China (Hong Kong), and Founder of GIS Academy, shared her vision of Smart City 5.0 with the participants at the invitation of Professor Cao Jiannong (front row 3rd from the right), Dean of Graduate School, Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

 

Engineers are one of the driving forces behind the development of smart cities. To promote a smart and sustainable city through innovative construction, the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) Building Division 21st Annual Seminar was held to stimulate interactions of exploring smart construction and sustainability. At the invitation of HKIE, Dr. Winnie Tang shared her view on the topic of “Smart Construction Driving Sustainable Smart Future” with the latest technology developments in the 3D digital map of Hong Kong, low-altitude economy, Digital Twin, GeoAI, and Smart Site Safety System. A Q&A session was moderated by Ir Cedric Chan, Honorary Secretary of Building Division, HKIE with the presenters including Dr. Winnie Tang, Ir Paul Evans, Executive Director & Chief Technology Officer, Gammon Construction, and Ir Kwong Ka Sing, John, JP, Head of Project Strategy and Governance Office Development Bureau.

 

Dr. Winnie Tang, MH, JP, Founder and Chairman, Esri China (Hong Kong) explained the opportunities of the low-altitude economy in the Greater Bay Area (GBA).

 

(from the left) Ir Paul Evans, Executive Director & Chief Technology Officer, Gammon Construction, Dr. Winnie Tang, MH, JP, Founder and Chairman, Esri China (Hong Kong) and Ir Kwong Ka Sing, John, JP, Head of Project Strategy and Governance Office, Development Bureau joined a Q&A session moderated by Ir Cedric Chan, Honorary Secretary of Building Division, HKIE. 

 

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