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E-Centre eNews Vol.28 (Mar 16, 2013)

In this issue:

 Cyberport launches innovative open work space for start-ups
 Promoting Your Business via Online Marketing (21 Mar) @ Cyberport
 The Cutting-Edge New Media Technology for TV and Digital Cinema (20 Mar)
 New Generation Digital Entertainment Summit (20 Mar)
 Protecting Security and Privacy on the Cloud (21 Mar)
 MoDev Hong Kong 2013 Conference on 12 Apr @Cyberport
 Digital Entertainment Leadership Forum 2013 (17 Apr)
 Bizpark Programme registration for new incubatees


Cyberport launches innovative open work space for start-ups

In January, Cyberport's Entrepreneurship Centre launched Connect-Space, a unique shared working environment for entrepreneurs and ICT start-ups who are Cyberport Creative Micro Fund grantees, Cyberport Incubation Programme alumni and incubatees, particularly for those based outside the Cyberport campus, as well as service subscribers of the Cyberport Collaboration Centre.

The open shared space will allow like-minded users to network and exchange ideas, and work in a collaborative environment that nurtures innovation and talent. Networking events will be held regularly to allow users to meet each other and as much as possible draw out potential business alliances.

For users, the free of charge space comes complete with mailbox, locker, free power charging facilities, high speed Wi-Fi access, use of a conference room, a multi-purpose room, brainstorming room and a pantry. In addition, users can access Cyberport's state-of-the-art Fitness Centre and receive shuttle bus free tickets.

To find out more information, email ecentre@cyberport.hk or call 3166 3900.


Promoting Your Business via Online Marketing on 21 March 2013

日期: 21 / 03 / 2013 (星期四)
地點: 香港數碼港道100號數碼港3座5樓518室企業發展中心 Connect-Space
時間: 12:30-14:00
費用: 全免 (提供簡單午餐)
語言: 廣東話 (Cantonese only)

近年網上廣告及數碼媒體已成為促銷不可或缺的部分。最近有傳媒報導指網上廣告的收入,首次超越傳統的廣告,顯示消費者接收信息的行為改變。及早了解網上媒體的市場趨勢、網上用戶行為模式和推廣竅門,相信對初創公司有一定的幫助。

活動詳情:

12:30 – 13:00 登記、交流及享用簡單午餐  
13:00 – 13:20  如何利用高效網上宣傳工具擴展公司業務?
講者:黃雅蘭小姐 - 雅虎搜尋推廣服務部聯席總監
摘要:互聯網經已成為中小企重要的推廣平台之一,透過合適的網上推廣方案,客戶不但可以開拓龐大客源從而提升業務,其成本比傳統媒體低,而且配備數據作分析用途。講者將分享網上宣傳推廣的要訣,以助中小企吸引潛在客戶,擴展商機。
13:20 – 13:40   分享網上媒體的使用模式
講者:王麗文小姐 - Guru Online客戶總監
13:40 – 14:00 答問時間  

報名方法:

如閣下有興趣參與是次活動,請於19 /03 / 2013 (星期二)前按此報名留位。

 

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The Cutting-Edge New Media Technology for TV and Digital Cinema on 20 March 2013

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New Generation Digital Entertainment Summit on 20 March 2013

Grasp the latest trend – Mobile Entertainment & Games
New Generation Digital Entertainment Summit
(Mobile Entertainment & Games: Now and Future)
Register Now

Date: 20 March 2013 (Wednesday)
Time: 14:00- 16:30
Venue: Studio, Hall 1, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Co-organisers: HKTDCHong Kong Digital Entertainment Association
Remarks: All are welcome

Synopsis

The number of active smartphone users around the world has topped the 1 billion in the third quarter of 2012, according to Strategy Analytics. Against the background of the rising and unleashed business opportunities of mobile entertainment and games, this Summit shall share about the successful cases in developing mobile gaming markets by renowned overseas and local industry players, and look into the latest developments, challenges and new opportunities presented by the global market. Essential keys for making popular mobile games will also be discussed. The Summit is now open for free registration – ACT NOW!

Speakers

Mr. Katsunori Yamaji
Chief Executive Officer, Premium Agency Inc. (Japan)
Mr. Yoshiyuki Miyagawa
Chief Executive Officer, AppBank Games. Inc. (Japan)
Mr. Takeshi Sankawa
Chief Operating Officer, Gumi Co. Ltd (Japan)
Mr. Howard Cheng H.L.
Chief Executive Officer, Joy Hubs
Mr. Andy Chung
Chief Executive Officer, XNT Limited
and other industry representative(s)

* Register Now to obtain a FREE Day Pass (20 March) to FILMART!

The FILMART will also feature concurrently the Digital Entertainment Pavilion 2013 which shall gather around 50 Hong Kong digital entertainment companies to showcase latest services and know-how and to promote interactive developments across media. The Pavilion welcomes Trade Buyers to visit to gain market information and make business exchanges!

Programme

14:00 – 14:30 Registration
14:30 – 14:35 Welcome Remarks
14:35 – 15:35 Key to Making Successful Mobile Games
15:35 – 15:55 Creating Next-gen Digital Entertainment with Virtual Production
15:55 – 16:15 Licensing – New Business Opportunity for Game Industry
16:15 – 16:30 Panel Discussion

* Only Trade Buyers aged 18 or above are admitted. Programme subject to changes without prior notice.

* Simultaneous interpretation will be provided (Cantonese, Putonghua, English and Japanese).

Enquiry Contacts

Ms. Hailey Lau Tel: (852) 2584 4194 Email: hailey.hc.lau@hktdc.org
Ms. Peony Yu Tel: (852) 2584 4414 Email: peony.lw.yu@hktdc.org
Mr. Tim Lung Tel: (852) 2584 4560 Email: cp.lung@hktdc.org

For further details: www.hkfilmart.com/filmart


Protecting Security and Privacy on the Cloud on 21 March 2013

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PROTECTING SECURITY AND PRIVACY ON THE CLOUD

Cloud computing allows people to access services any time, on any device around the world. It improved cost-savings and efficiency.  However, it bring about threats due to attacks, abuse of use and security and privacy issues. You are the first line of defense over these threats. Protect yourself now and reduce the risk of being a target. Don't miss the great opportunity to learn and implement some Internet security and privacy strategies on the cloud!

REGISTER: Click here

Date Mar 21, 2013 (Thu)
Time 2pm – 5pm
Venue
Function Room 2-3, Level 3, Core E, Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong 
(Shuttle bus will be provided to Cyberport)
Language Cantonese
Fee FREE of Charge

Don't miss the chance to earn up to 3 CPE credits and WIN a Samsung Galaxy Note II LTE!!


 

HONOURABLE GUESTS  
People - Charlesmok People - Alex LEE
Hon. Charles Mok
Legislative Councillor (IT), HKSAR
Mr. Alex Lee

Assistant GCIO, Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO)

 

SPEAKERS  
People - Henry CHANG People - TS_Yu
Dr. Henry Chang
Information Technology Advisor, Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (PCPD)
Topic: Keeping on top of the cloud
Mr. TS Yu

Senior Systems Manager, OGCIO

Topic: Adopting cloud computing with a risk mitigation strategy

 

  Moderator
People - Andy Yee  People - Chester Soong
Mr. Andy Yee
Policy Analyst, Google

Topic: Trust & Innovation in Cloud Computing

Mr. Chester Soong
Convener, Internet Security and Privacy Working
Group, ISOC HK
Panel Discussion: Outlook of Security and Privacy on the Cloud 2013

 


Attend the Seminar for a chance to WIN a

Samsung Galaxy Note II LTE!! Valued at $5,598

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Hosts:  Internet Society Hong Kong/Cyberport, Key Partner: Google, Supported Organization: OGCIO/ INFOSEC/ CSA HK & Macau Chapter/ ISC2 HK Chapter/ PISA


MoDev Hong Kong 2013 Conference (12 Apr 2013)

 
     
 
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MoDev Hong Kong 2013 Conference
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ATTENTION ALL MOBILE APPS DEVELOPERS, ENTHUSIASTS, USERS, DIGITAL MARKETERS, PLATFORM PROVIDERS, INVESTORS and ENTREPRENEURS. PLEASE MARK YOUR DIARY FOR FRIDAY 12 APRIL 2013 at CYBERPORT.

The Hong Kong Computer Society (HKCS), with MoDevNetworks LLC and Cyberport, is organising the first "MoDev 2013 Conference" in Asia to be held on Friday, 12 April 2013 at Cyberport. It is one of the major events in the International IT Fest 2013.

MoDev originated in the US, is a fast growing international platform for leading mobile application developers, designers, and marketing professionals to network and exchange views on the evolving trends and applications of mobile computing.

The MoDev Hong Kong 2013 Conference will involve a delegation of relevant organisations from the US, to meet up and exchange information with their HK and China counterparts. Details are as below:

Date: 12 April 2013 (Friday)
Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm
Venue: Function Room, Core F, Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong
Fee (including lunch):
  $80   - HKCS members (Distinguished Fellow / Fellow / Full / Associate / Corporate)
  $100   - HKCS members (Student / Affiliate) / Members of supporting organisations
  $150   - All others

Free shuttle bus service will be available between Queensway Central (in front of Admiralty Centre) and Cyberport. (Admiralty to Cyberport: 8:00am and 8:20am; Cyberport to Admiralty: 4:30pm)

Programme
Time   Speakers / Guests
Morning Session – MoDev Conference
9:00 am Welcome Speech Mr. Stephen Lau, JP, President of HKCS
9:05 am Speech by Guest of Honour Mr. Daniel Lai, BBS, JP, Government Chief Information Officer, Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, the Government of HKSAR
9:10 am Introduction to MoDev Mr. Peter Erickson, Founder of MoDev and Disruptathon
9:15 am Bridging Markets - U.S. / Asia Mr. Sze Wong, CEO, iFormbuilder and Leader of US Delegation
9:20 am Presentation of Souvenirs  
9:30 am Session 1
Topic: Mobile Apps Scene in Asia
Gartner (TBC)
10:00 am Session 2
Topic: Mobile Apps in HK
Mr. Jason Chiu, CEO of CherryPicks, HK
10:30 am Coffee Break  
11:00 am Session 3
Topic: Five secrets to successful global mobile development
Mr. Imran Aftab, Founder of TenPearls, US
11:30 am Session 4
Topic: Mobile apps and the race for international markets
Mr. Danny Boice, Founder of Speek, US
12:00 nn Panel Discussion
Topic: Users patterns in diverse markets
Moderator:
Mr. Peter Erickson, Founder of MoDev and Disruptathon

Panelists:
Mr. Jason Chiu, CEO of CherryPicks, HK
Mr. Imran Aftab, Founder of TenPearls, US
Mr. Danny Boice, Founder of Speek, US
Speaker from Gartner (TBC)
Lunch
1:00 pm Luncheon  
Afternoon Session - Disruptathon
A unique feature of MoDev, Disruptathon is about short and sharp presentations of innovative applications in identifying disruptive innovations across industries by seeking out and promoting creative ideas across all sectors of the economy. The Disruptathon Innovation Discovery Platform allows the audience to use a mobile application to provide ratings and feedback to presenters. This allows events to be run as contests or powerful forums for connecting presenters and the audience in a new and powerful way. The session will be introduced by the inventor of Disruptathon with illustrious samples from past Disruptathon presentations in the US, followed by Apps presentations by HK and China (TBC) Apps developers.

Know more about disruptathon: http://youtu.be/Rbcs7-eZTuY
2:30 pm Introduction to Disruptathon Mr. Peter Erickson, Founder of MoDev and Disruptathon
2:35 pm Disruptathon Showcase US presenters (TBC)
2:55 pm Disruptathon HK entries
China entries (TBC)
3:55 pm Conference Closing Remarks Mr. John Chiu, JP, Chairperson of HKCS Mobility Special Interest Group
4:00 pm End  

PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR AND REGISTER NOW!!!
FRIDAY 12 APRIL 2013

 
 
Note:
- Seat & shuttle bus service are subject to availability and are reserved on a first-come-first-served basis upon receipt of payment.
- Organisers reserves the right to change terms and conditions without prior notice. In case of dispute, the decision of Organiser shall be final and binding.
 
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Digital Entertainment Leadership Forum 2013 on 17 April 2013

 

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Microsoft Bizpark Programme: registration for new incubatees

MicrosoftR BizSparkR is a global program that helps software startups succeed by giving them access to software development tools, connecting them with key industry players, and providing marketing visibility. Microsoft Hong Kong joins hands with Hong Kong Cyberport to provide BizSpark program to incubatees.  The programme also includes access to Windows Azure, a flexible, comprehensive, and powerful cloud platform for the creation of web applications and services.

Join the BizSpark Program to get such benefits as:

 

 

MSDN Subscription for Microsoft Software & Tools (including Windows Azure)

Microsoft BizSpark membership includes a Visual Studio Ultimate with MSDN Subscription which offers a wide range of products for development, testing, and production. Products include:

Visual Studio is the ultimate all-in-one solution for Windows, Windows Phone, the web, and beyond.

Expression tools will help creating content for the Web and developing apps for the desktop or phone.

Microsoft SQL Server provides the data platform developers need to quickly create compelling, data-driven applications.

Learn more about BizSpark programme
Learn More about Azure

To register BizSpark programme membership (for Cyberport incubatees and alumni only), you could send email to ecentre@cyberport.hk with your company name and we will help proceeding your application.

 

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