Relevance of smart city to accountants - Workshop 2020

The workshop aims to provide an introduction on Smart City technologies and show its key challenges and opportunities for contemporary cities.

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Overview

The workshop aims to provide an introduction on Smart City technologies and show its key challenges and opportunities for contemporary cities. It will also explain the impact of Smart City development on the accounting and financial service industries and illustrate how to develop Hong Kong into a smart city.


Key topics covered:

  • Key drivers for adoption of a smart city
  • The impact on urban development
  • Case studies on how different governments have used the Smart City concept to build their citizen centric ecosystems


Trainers profile:

Dr Anson Wong is a teaching fellow and program manager of MSc in Accountancy program of the School of Accounting and Finance at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She is a Ph.D holder and a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA Australia). Her teaching and research areas include Financial Management, Asset Valuation and Financial Technology.

Fletcher Ng is an Ex-CIO for international MNCs with over 25 years’ industry experience with a B(Eng) Engineering from Coventry University (UK). Fletcher has been developing global IT strategies and managing international teams. He is currently on the Board at Invotech, an NGO dedicated to developing innovation across Hong Kong and is also on the Start up Funding advisory at Cyberport.

Objectives

  • Discuss the trend of Smart City Development
  • Identify opportunities and challenges of Smart City
  • Recognise elements in developing a Smart City
  • Explain key drivers for adoption of a Smart City
  • Understand the relevancy of Smart City to the professional accountant
  • Develop citizen centric ecosystems

Audience

This workshop is suitable for accounting professionals who are interested in the impact of Smart City development on the accounting and financial service industries.

Details

108068013

3 hours

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