Alibaba Group Holding Limited, SenseTime and Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) had launched The HKAI Lab, a not-for-profit initiative with the aim to support innovation in the field of AI in Hong Kong on 21st May 2018 in the Charles K Kao Auditorium (Golden Egg). Before the ceremony, we took some photos for memory. Photo with Alibaba and ITB
(Left: Mr. Teddy Lui (Operations Director, Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund) (呂紹勇), Dr. David Chung (Under Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Innovation and Technology Bureau, HKSAR), I (Committee Member of Extenics Society, Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAAI)) (中國人工智能學會可拓學專業委員會委員) and Mr. 邱彼特 (虛凡) (技術戰略部 高級專家) (Senior Advisor, Technology Strategy Department, Alibaba Group)
Photo with HKQAA friends and Incubation Program colleages
(Left: Ms. Reese Kwan, I, Ms. Brenda Ling (HKQAA), Mr. Adams Wong (HKQAA) and Mr. Gallen Leung)
CityU EngD cohort took a photo in the venue.
(Left: Mr. Curie Lee, Dr. David Chung and I)
In the beginning, Mrs. Fanny Law (Chairperson of HKSTP) gave a welcome speech. She said Industry-University-Institute (產學研) cooperation was very important. Now China government and HKSAR highly supported Innovation and Technology in Hong Kong. We had right time and place (天時、地利、人和) for Innovation and Technology.
The Hon Mrs. Carrie Lam (Chief Executive, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region) gave a keynote speech. She said China Government strongly supported Hong Kong to be International Innovation and Technology Centre and R&D funding from China would pass to Hong Kong. Moreover, Legco agreed to the budget for pre-phase engineering work in the Hong Kong-Shenzhen Innovation and Technology Park Limited (HSITP). She added the platform of AI & Robotic was one of I&T development plan in Hong Kong. Finally, she hope every success of the The HKAI Lab.