E2 Tech X Social: Innovation for Inclusive Society – Keys and Opportunities
Incu-Lab would like to invite you to attend E2 Tech X Social: Innovation for Inclusive Society – Keys and Opportunities, an event as a part of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) organised by Cyberport Hong Kong on November 14-20.
The event is a insight sharing + panel discussion in which change-making entrepreneurs will focus on exchanging ideas about the keys and opportunities for tech startups and social enterprises to use technology innovation for bridging different gaps in a diversified society (such as age, ethnics, culture, religion and economic class) and thus promoting social inclusiveness in Hong Kong.
Event details are tentatively as follows:
Tech X Social Speaker:
Edmon Chung is serving as the CEO for DotAsia Organisation and heads the secretariat for the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF), and the secretariat for the Asian Film Awards Academy. Edmon serves also on the founding board of the Internet Governance Forum Support Association (IGFSA), and on the Executive Committee of Internet Society Hong Kong, which serves as the secretariat for the Asia Pacific Regional At-Large Organisation (APRALO) and participates extensively on Internet governance issues.
Since 2002, Edmon played a leadership role in the region-wide .Asia initiative, bringing together an open membership of 29 official country-code top-level domain authorities and regional Internet bodies. DotAsia is a not-for-profit organization with a mandate to promote Internet development and adoption in Asia. Since its launch in 2008, DotAsia has contributed significantly to a variety of community projects in Asia, including for example: OLPC.asia, Go.Asia, ISIF.Asia, NetMission.Asia, MaD.Asia and others.
Edmon is an inventor of patents underlying technologies for internationalized domain names (IDN) and email addresses on the Internet. Edmon has served on many global IDN related committees, including technical and policy groups, that made it possible for the introduction of multilingual domain names and email addresses on the Internet. Currently Edmon Co-Chairs the Universal Acceptance Steering Group and is an Advisor on the IDN Variant Project Label Generation Rules Panels. Edmon founded Neteka Inc. in partnership with the University of Toronto Innovations Foundation in 1999, and went on to win the Most Innovative Award in the Chinese Canadian Entrepreneurship Award in 2001. In 2000, Edmon was selected by The Globe and Mail as one of the Young Canadian Leaders. Between 2006 and 2010, Edmon served as an elected member on the ICANN GNSO Council. Between 2010 and 2012, Edmon served as an elected member on the ICANN At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) from the Asia Pacific Region. Between 2006 and 2011, Edmon served as an elected member of the Elections Committee of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in the Information Technology Subsector.
Edmon has a Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Engineering from the University of Toronto.
The Brightly Project
The Brightly Project is reducing the ‘suck’ for teens experiencing depression, shame, and loneliness. By creating apps that spread positivity, show teens they are not alone in their struggles, and that people who care are all around — teens everywhere can be themselves and not be judged for having a mental illness, for not fitting in, or for being different.
SMART GERIATRIC is providing a cloud-based platform for elderly care institutions who aim to enhance the elderly care service quality through the use of modern technology. Our advance solutions offer elderly care institutions to achieve seamless and efficient elderly care experiences.
We sell stylish custom orthopedic sandals. GROM was founded to empower people by giving them back their independence and self-confidence. We create prescription footwear to alleviate pain, styled in accordance with the latest fashion trends. Our team has deep roots in entrepreneurship (500 Startup Alumni), shoe design (5+ years) and podiatry (30+ years). We can’t wait to bring our shoes to the market next April!
Hong Kong Creative Open Technology Association (HKCOTA) is a non-profit tax-exempt organization founded in 2014, aiming at promoting Open Standards, Free and Open Source Software, Open Hardware, Free Culture Works, Open Content and Creative Commons. We are now holding the TinyBoy 3D Education Project, aiming at through the process of making can transform education by inviting students to go beyond being consumers of education.