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E-Centre eNews Vol.38 (Aug 16, 2013)

In this issue:

• Google Developer Training (29 Aug)
• WTIA - Start Up Series (16 Aug)
• 第九屆中國(南京)國際軟件產品和信息服務博覽會「香港展區」
• Software and Creative Industries Exhibition 2013 (23-26 Aug)
• Greater China digital advertising creativity forum (30 Aug)
• Invitation: Internet Contest for Cloud & Mobile Computing ('ICOME')
• Banff Venture Forum 2013
• Bizpark Programme registration for new incubatees

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Google Developer Training 29 - 8 - 2013 @ Cyberport



Event Detail  
Date: 29 August 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 13:45 – 17:30
Venue: Training Theatre, Level 3, Cyberport 3 (Core F), 100 Cyberport Road Hong Kong  
Language: English  
Fee: Free-of-charge and registration on first-come-first-served basis
Note:  
Shuttle bus (depart from Admiralty to Cyberport) will be provided at 13:30
Return shuttle bus (depart from Cyberport to Admiralty) will be provided at 17:35  



13:45 - 14:20 Registration & Networking
15:05 - 15:50 Connect Mobile Apps to the Cloud without Breaking a Sweat (Google's offering for mobile backends)
15:50 - 16:00 Break
16:00 - 17:30 Create Amazingly Scalable Games on Google Cloud Platform (in this section Google Team presents a highly scalable and reliable gaming architecture and reference implementation that leverages Google App Engine and Google Compute Engine for real-time player interactions)
17:30 End of Event


Online gaming has evolved from just a few people running game servers to an environment, where millions of players enjoy seamless online experience with matchmaking, in-game stores and friend lists. These common game components have resulted in the development of sophisticated and distributed systems, which rival high performance computing and large scale web implementations.
In this session, Google team will present a highly scalable and reliable gaming architecture and reference implementation that leverages Google App Engine and Google Compute Engine for real-time player interactions. Also, we will showcase how mobile applications can benefit from Google's offering for mobile backends, like Mobile Backend Starter and Google Cloud Endpoints, which allows developers to reap the benefits of a multi-client capable cloud backend.

  

WTIA - Start Up Series on 16 August 2013




第九屆中國(南京)國際軟件產品和信息服務博覽會「香港展區」

「中國內地軟件市場推廣計劃」
第九屆中國(南京)國際軟件產品和信息服務博覽會
「香港展區」參展邀請函

致軟件及資訊科技企業﹕

第九屆「中國(南京)國際軟件產品和信息服務博覽會」﹙南京軟博會﹚將於2013年9月5至8日在南京國際博覽中心舉行。本會非常榮幸獲得工業貿易署撥款資助及南京軟件谷全力支持於南京軟博會設立「香港優秀軟件展區」(香港展區)及組織「香港代表團」,協助本港軟件及科技企業建造「香港優秀軟件品牌」,開拓龐大的內地市場。香港展區位於博覽中心A展館,佔地258平方米,將容納20間香港優秀軟件產品及服務企業各自展示產品及服務方案。香港展區亦將設立小型演講場地,讓各參展企業向軟博會參加者介紹其優秀軟件產品和服務,本會亦將為參展企業組織商業配對論壇,與?地企業、伙伴交流。

南京軟博會由江蘇省人民政府與工業和信息化部、科學技術部、國家新聞出版廣電總局、中國國際貿易促進委員會共同主辦,今年以“軟件與智慧生活”為主題,為軟件企業搭建國際和國內的交流與合作平台。軟博會已連續舉辦八屆,並成為廣受業界矚目的軟件盛會。展會規模達8萬平方米,吸引來自30多個國家和地區、48個城市的客商參展參會,去年參展企業首次突破1,000家,增長達40%。展會期間共簽訂項目155個,投資總額達258億元。

今年南京軟博會香港展區是本會「中國內地軟件市場推廣計劃」的首站,已取得工業貿易署BUD的專項基金﹙機構支援計劃﹚撥款資助*,合資格的本地企業的參展和參會費用全免,而每位參展商代表只須支付$4,600港元的參展團費(非政府資助項目,包括五晚住宿[四星級酒店連早餐]、香港/南京來回機票[香港航空]、當地交通及交流安排,具體費用將按最終機票價格略?調整)。參展商的企業領導亦將被特別邀請加入「香港代表團」,參加軟博會開幕典禮、論壇、及代表團的各項宴請和訪問等活動,代表團的費用待定。

本會誠意邀請 貴司成為南京軟博會「香港優秀軟件展區」的參展商。如欲參展,請填妥附件申請表並於2013年8月12日或以前交回本會秘書處。如有任何查詢,請與秘書處林小姐聯絡(852-39132038 / eunice.lam@hksia.hk)。

附件1: 2013南京軟博會
附件2: 2013南京軟博會參展商申請表
附件3: 2013南京軟博會香港招商手?

專此奉邀,敬候示覆,並頌
台祺!
香港軟件行業協會 會長
邱達根 謹啟

中國內地軟件市場推廣計劃
主辦機構: 香港軟件行業協會
協辦機構: 香港科技園、香港數碼港管理有限公司、香港生產力促進局
支持機構: 香港資訊科技聯會、互聯網專業協會、香港電腦學會、香港電腦商會、
                     英國電腦學會(香港分會)、香港青聯科技協會、香港I.T.人協會、
                     香港通訊業聯會、香港移動軟件基地、香港數碼文化創意產業聯盟、
                     香港中小型企業總商會、中小企國際聯盟
                     (排名不分先後)

*本計劃已取得工業貿易署「發展品牌、升級轉型及拓展內銷市場的專項基金﹙機構支援計劃﹚」撥款資助。在此刊物上/活動內(或項目小組成員)表達的任何意見、研究成果、結論或建議,並不代表香港特別行政區政府、工業貿易署或中小企業發展支援基金及發展品牌、升級轉型及拓展內銷市場的專項基金(機構支援計劃)評審委員會的觀點。」


Software and Creative Industries Exhibition 2013 on 23 - 26 August 2013

Good news that the Exhibition is a pre-approved trade show under SME Export Marketing Fund in which SME exhibitors can apply for 50% rebate of the net booth cost; and special discount is also offered to Hong Kong ICT Awards (2011-2013) winners! Organized by Hong Kong Productivity Council and Chamber of Hong Kong Computer Industry, below please find the pamphlet for your consideration and action!

Exhibition pamphlet:
http://events.hkpc.org/1800740799/Software%20&%20Creative%20Industries%20Expo%2013/SCIE_SalesKit_0429_01.pdf

Floor plan:
http://events.hkpc.org/1800740799/Software%20&%20Creative%20Industries%20Expo%2013/SCIE_20130426_v4.pdf

Should any information required, please click HERE or feel free to call 2788-5693.


Greater China digital advertising creativity forum on 30 August 2013


Invitation: Internet Contest for Cloud & Mobile Computing ('ICOME')

Should you have any enquiries, please contact Ms Sindy Kwan at 3166 3872 or email to sindykwan@cyberport.hk.


Banff Venture Forum 2013

 

 

 

 

BUILD: Creating The New Breed of Tech Companies

 

 

  

Companies and relationships get built through face-time with the right people. Be there.

  

Follow us on Twitter @CapRoad_BVF_CFF

Join the conversation #BVF2013!

 

 

Join us for the 15th annual BVF

 

 

This September, all of the right people in the technology community will come together in Banff to connect, engage and build! Banff Venture Forum's 2013 theme is BUILD: Creating The New Breed of Tech Companies. Build and grow your network at the Banff Venture Forum. Don't miss the opportunity to connect with over 350 delegates from all across North America. 

  

Program Snapshot

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

- Entrepreneur Bootcamp

- VC & Angel Professional Development

   Day - NEW!!

Thursday, September 26, 2013

- Company Presentations

- First Look Stream - NEW!!

- Information Technology Stream

- Cleantech Stream

- Meet the Investors Panel

- Keynote Lunch

- Stream Specific Panel Sessions

Friday, September 27, 2013

- Panel Sessions

- Company Presentations

- Keynote Dinner

- Awards

Mark your calendars! BVF 2013 will be the hottest ticket in town!

 

 

 

BVF 2012 Alumni Investors - Partial List

 

 

BVF 2012 was a sold out event that hosted a stellar roster of investors. BVF 2013 will be bigger and better - get your tickets early and get ready to network with the who's who of the Tech Entrepreneur,  VC & Corporate Investment communities!

 

 

 

 

Title Sponsor Spotlight

 

 

 

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Erynn Shannon, Associate Executive Director at erynn@criticalpathgroup.com

 

 

 

 

 

Banff Venture Forum Presented by:

 

Visit www.banffventureforum.com for more information, updates and announcements.

 


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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