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  E-Centre eNews Vol.50 (Feb 14, 2014)

In this issue:


•      CloudCamp Hong Kong (17 February)


•      Unity Workshop: Interactive Apps & Game (21-23 March)


•      Join My Favourite Cloud Product competition and have a chance to fly to San Francisco and pitching opportunity at World Internet Developer Summit/ Microsoft TechDay (17 February)


•      Invitation to support at the LSCM Roadshow 2014


•      INVITATION: Meet Some of Our Panelists!


•      Join TiE & SAP's Startup HANA Workshop @Cyberport.


•      [免費]雲端運算介紹工作坊(二) (28 February)


•       [WTIA] Apply Now: Asia Smartphone Apps Contest 2014


•       Echelon 2014 is now open for submissions


•      IT Champions - A Brand New TV Drama Series on ICT Professionals


•       Hong Kong Animation & Digital Entertainment Pavilion (24-27Mar,2014)


•       International ICT Expo (13-16 April,2014)


•      Bizpark Programme registration for new incubatees

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Eligible applicants:








CloudCamp Hong Kong on 17 February

CloudCamp Hong Kong, is a causal meet-up for OpenStack, from the organizers of CloudCamp and Hong Kong Cyberport, where you can learn about OpenStack, see demos of solutions running on OpenStack, share your own ideas, and learn about the latest ways to develop & deploy applications on OpenStack. This meet-up will be held at Cyberport on 17 February 2014. We will have overseas and local OpenStackers and developers to share and demonstrate their OpenStack solutions during the event. Feel free to join us if you are interested to know more about applications on OpenStack.

Website & Registration: http://www.cloudcamp.org/hongkong

Date: 17 February 2014 (Monday)
Time: 14:00 to 19:00
Venue: Solution Lab, Cyberport Entrepreneurship Centre, Unit 518, Level 5, Cyberport 3 (Core F), 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong


Unity Workshop: Interactive Apps & Game on 21-23 Mar

Learn to Create Interactive Apps & Game over 3-day Workshop!

Cyberport and Unity co-organize a basic certificate workshop in interactive apps and games using Unity3D. In the 3-day training course, the participants will be able to realize their ideas into a demo, and they will demo their project in Day 3 to win a HK$2,000 Cyberport Le Meridien Hotel dining coupon, Unity sweaters and T-shirts!

Who should attend? Startups, industry professionals, students and anyone, who are interested in developing interactive apps or games! And further develop their projects in any platform.

What is the outcome? Students in a small class up to 30 participants will form teams in Day 1 and to develop their ideas into a demo prototype, which will be shown to judging panels in Day 3, to have a chance of winning a HK$2,000 Cyberport Le Meridien Hotel dining coupon, Unity sweaters and T-shirts!

Registration at http://openclass.hk/activity/2180 by 10 March 2014.
Act NOW, while seats are available!

Workshop curriculum

About the Trainer



Carlos Wesley Bott
Carlos Bott was the games developer and founder of Triluminary Design Studios, a game development company focusing in iOS and Android Game Development. He also serves as an independent consultant and conducts workshops and lectures in game development, programming, networking, and project management. He has been a Professor of Computer Science for the University of Maryland, NHTV Breda University of Allied Sciences, and the University of the Philippines, as well as a corporate trainer for 15 years in the Philippines, Japan, the Middle East, United States and Europe.

Workshop details:



Date:21-23 March 2014 (Friday – Sunday)
Time:9:30 – 17:30 (with light lunch and shuttle bus)
Venue:Training Rooms 1-3, Level 3, Cyberport 3 (Core E), 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong.
Fee:HK$1,080
(Students / Supporting organizations / Cyberport Collaboration subscribers with 20% off at HK$864)
Language:English

To register: if you are interested in the workshop, please click HERE to register by 10 Mar 2014.

Certificate will be issued to participants with over 80% attendance rate.

Note:
- Participants are required to bring their own laptop computers to attend the workshop.

- And your laptop should at least be installed with the latest free version of Unity at http://unity3d.com/unity/download


Join My Favourite Cloud Product competition and have a chance to fly to San Francisco and pitching opportunity at World Internet Developer Summit/ Microsoft TechDay

My Favourite Cloud Product competition is to recognize developers / startups who developed innovative and creative cloud services / products. The competition is open to any software products that use / employ cloud technologies, such as (but not limited to) web application and mobile application on various platforms.

We will give out the following prizes for startups:
1. TWO air-tickets to San Francisco
2. TWO Co-working space offer: 50 hours use of WYND co-working space within 6 months period worth $6,000 for a team of 3
3. TWO one2free My Plan – SIM Connection (12-month contract) with 10GB local mobile data usage & 5,000 local basic voice minutes
4. Nokia Lumia 1520 phone
5. Presentation opportunity at Microsoft TechDay 2014 Hong Kong (11-13 March) / World Internet Developer Summit 2014 (27-28 March)

Nominate your favorite cloud product/ apply your product now!
By Clicking Here
(Deadline: 17 Feb mid-night)

More details: www.isoc.hk/mfp

You can choose one of the below two streams:
1. World Internet Developers Summit stream (WIDS)
- To recognize creative and innovative products which apply the latest Internet technology

2. Microsoft stream
– To show how Microsoft technology lights up your product and how your innovation lights up Microsoft Platform e.g. BizSpark/ BizSpark Plus

Enquiries:
Ms. Wan, 2806 2208/ itprohk@microsoft.com

Timeline

19 Dec 13 – 17 Feb 14 Nomination and application
17 – 23 Feb 14 Judging
24 Feb – 7 March 14 Public voting
11-13 Mar, 14 Microsoft TechDay 2014 Hong Kong
27-28 Mar, 14 World Internet Developer Summit


Invitation to support at the LSCM Roadshow 2014

If you cannot view this page, please click HERE.

Dear Sir / Madam,

The LSCM R&D Centre will organise our 2nd roadshow at Olympian City 2 on 19-20 February 2014. This year, we will focus on the enabling technologies applied in Logistics, Construction and Retail Industries. Highlights of the roadshow include interactive demonstration of LSCM's technologies and latest technologies showcasing by technology partners.

We cordially invite you to join the kick-off ceremony of LSCM Roadshow 2014 at 3:00-4:15pm on 19 February (Wednesday). Please refer to below the tentative rundown of the kick-off ceremony for your reference:

3:00pm Cocktail reception
3:30pm Event starts
3:35pm Welcome Remarks by LSCM representative
3:40pm Speech by Commissioner for Innovation and Technology
3:45pm Speech by Co-organiser representative
3:50pm Officiating Ceremony
3:52pm Souvenir Presentation and Group Photo
3:55pm VIP tour
4:15pm Event finishes

Please register on or before 27th January 2014 (Monday). For enquiries, please contact Ms Michelle Lai, Tel: 2255 0860, Email: info@lscm.hk.

We look forward to seeing you on 19 February 2014!

Best regards,

Funding Organisation
Hosting Institutes

Co-organiser
 
Venue Sponsor
 
Supporting Organisations

 

Technology Exhibition Partners

 

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Meet Some of Our Panelists!



Interested parties please click here to register.

Join TiE & SAP's Startup HANA Workshop @Cyberport. Fantastic benefits included!

TiE is proud to work with SAP, a global leader in enterprise software, to bring their 2-day startup workshop on their HANA software to Hong Kong. The SAP HANA platform enables startups in the Big Data, predictive and real-time analytics space to develop new applications with blazing speeds.

Date: 25-26 February, 2014
Location: Function Rooms 1-2, Level 3, Cyberport 3 (Core E), 100 Cyberport Road, HK
For more info, click here. Discounted fee of HK$100 (incl. brown bag lunch)!
If you are interested, please click HERE to register by 19 Feb!

***Note:
Incubatees could enjoy 75% training reimbursement, please refer to "Guidelines for the Incubatees – Incubation Programme" for details and procedure.


What SAP Startup Focus will provide:
• technology: Immediate access to cutting edge HANA technology platform - free
• resources: Access to technical HANA experts and marketing & sales enablement support - free
• customers: Access to our global customer base to sell market-ready solutions - free
• money: Opportunity to pitch to the venture community via the HANA Real Time Fund and SAP Ventures - free (SAP Startup Focus does not require any equity sharing from participating startups)
• community: Of entrepreneurs, partners, investors and thought leaders in the Big Data space ? free

Agenda:
On Day One -
Learn about the SAP Startup program, $1 billion SAP HANA Real Time Fund and dive deep into the technology that is the focus of this program

On Day Two -
Access a complimentary technical training on SAP HANA where you will learn to install the software on AWS, do data modelling and coding exercises.


[免費]雲端運算介紹工作坊(二) on 28 February

Intested parties please click HERE to register.


[WTIA] Apply Now: Asia Smartphone Apps Contest 2014 (Deadline: 31 Mar)



Interested parties please click here to apply.

Echelon 2014 is now open for submissions

Dear All,

You are cordinally invited to join the Echelon 2014. The deadline for submissions has been extended to 14 February 2014 (11:59pm, +8 GMT) and all interested startups should apply before then.

Hong Kong is SouthEast Asia's fastest growing startup scene and we aim to highlight these startups to regional users, investors, and media when they take part in Echelon 2014.

All startups can apply at: http://e27/co/echelon/

Looking forward to your participation!

Thanks & Regards,
Cyberport Entrepreneurship Centre
Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company


IT Champions - A Brand New TV Drama Series on ICT Professionals

Jointly produced by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer and Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK), IT Champions, a brand new TV drama series on ICT professionals, will make its debut on Today (13 January 2014), together with the launch of RTHK's new digital TV channel - Channel 31.

The series will feature seven exciting episodes based on real life stories of ICT professionals, covering topics on entrepreneurship, mobile app development, digital entertainment, e-learning, digital inclusion, etc. Through IT Champions, we hope to showcase the brilliance of our ICT talents on how they use ICT innovatively to bring benefits to the society, thereby uplifting the image of the industry and attracting more young people to join the profession.

IT Champions will be broadcast every Monday at 9:00 p.m. on RTHK's Digital TV Channel 31 starting from 13 January 2014. Each gripping episode of IT Champions will feature different popular artistes, including Danny Summer (夏韶聲), Hotcha, Sammul Chan (陳鍵鋒), Jason Chan (陳柏宇), Zac Kao (高皓正), Joman Chiang (蔣祖曼), Det Dik (狄易達), and many more.

Details about this project and relevant documents:
Poster/ Website


Hong Kong Animation & Digital Entertainment Pavilion on 24-27 Mar, 2014

Hong Kong Animation & Digital Entertainment Pavilion
24-27/3/2014 (Mon-Thur), Hall 1, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre Apply Now
FILMART is a leading event in Asia and an important market for the global film, digital content and entertainment players to get together. Renowned producers, distributors, investors and professionals will be there to network and negotiate business deals. The Hong Kong Animation & Digital Entertainment Pavilion (DE Pavilion), inaugurated in 2004, has received high acclaims not only from the DE industry, but also from filmmakers alike. The Animation & Digital Entertainment World is poised to astound the market in 2014.

Who should exhibit? Industry related to...

Animation, Computer Graphics, Digital Content, Digital Effects, Digital Post-production, Entertainment Software, Games, Mobile Content, Post-production.

Why exhibit? To…

  • Attend a wide array of special events and seminars;
  • Gain access to the international market and Chinese mainland market;
  • Meet buyers, sellers and financiers from across all platforms;
  • Seek collaboration opportunities;
  • Sell your state-of-the-art products and services strategically
Highlights in FILMART 2014
  • Equipment and Post-production Services Pavilion
  • Hong Kong – Asia Film Financing Forum (Concurrent event)
  • TV World
Major Events in the Animation & Digital Entertainment World in FILMART:
  • Digital Entertainment Industry Networking Reception
  • Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Conference
  • Hong Kong International Mobile Film Awards Ceremony

Special rate to join the DE Pavilion (with government's funding)

Booth Size Original Price Discounted Price
3 sqm HK$ 19,700 HK$ 2,400
9 sqm HK$ 32,340 HK$ 4,300

Entitlement

  • Enjoy FREE business matching
  • Enjoy FREE one-stop consultation service
  • Enjoy FREE poster and demonstration counter (additional booth facilities)
  • Enjoy FREE feature in tailor-made promotional trailer and catalogue

Enquiries

Ms Gloria Ng
Tel : (852) 2584 4510
Fax : (852) 3915 1440
Email : gloria.tk.ng@hktdc.org
Website : www.hkfilmart.com/filmart/

International ICT Expo on 13-16 April

Dear All,

You are cordially invited to join Cyberport pavilion in International ICT Expo at HKCEC during 13-16 April 2014.

Simply HK$3,000, you can enjoy a co-exhibitor booth in our 54-sqm pavilion with design and production of display panels included.

To complete the enrolment, please
1. Provide information via https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1DY5NFQy4yQEZv_4cHFJ3C94fEVkqPiVrrZIEqiiCP3U/viewform
2. Send a crossed cheque of HK$3,000 payable to 'Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited no later than 28 Feb.
Feel free to contact Mr. Horace Tang at 3166 3701 should you have any enquiries.

Note: Enrolment is on first-come-first-served basis.

Thanks & Regards,
Cyberport Entrepreneurship Centre
Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Ltd


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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