SmartHK 2020 - Smart Manufacturing Seminar
1 Dec 2020
The Innovation and Technology Development Office of PolyU co-organised with The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) a thematic seminar on Smart Manufacturing during SmartHK 2020 on 25 November in Chengdu, Sichuan. Speakers were invited to share the latest technological developments and integration in smart manufacturing. These included the development of smart operations in the food industry and supply chain to cope with the industrial challenges brought about by global trade competition, to encourage technological upgrading and cooperation among industries and academia, and to grasp technological advancement for a safer, more efficient and flexible production process.
Smart Manufacturing Seminar
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Welcoming remarks by
Topic: Embrace innovation and technology in smart manufacturing
Speaker: Dr Terence LAU, Interim Associate Vice President (Innovation and Technology Development) of PolyU
Topic: Digital innovations in food safety and quality management
Speaker: Mr XU Jie, Food Safety Director of Danone Greater China
Topic: How data drives smart operation
Speaker: Mr Julian SIN, Senior Manager of GS1 Hong Kong
Since 2011, The HKTDC has hosted the flagship event, SmartHK, in various mainland cities, including Guangzhou, Jinan, Chengdu, Fuzhou and Hangzhou. In 2020, SmartHK returned to Chengdu, with a focus on promoting Hong Kong as a hub for innovation and technology, as well as facilitating the connection between Hong Kong enterprises and potential partners in Sichuan. This year, in view of the epidemic, SmartHK was held in a mixed mode, combining offline and online live broadcasting.
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