Cloud Tech Forum 2012 (Hong Kong)
Event theme: I.T.'s path to a hybrid cloud future -- Realizing a vision for on-demand computing
Date: July 17, 2012 (Tuesday)
Venue: S221, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Organizer: Computerworld Hong Kong, Questex Media
09:05 – 09:15 Cloud Computing in Hong Kong -- an Industry Outlook
Speaker: Daniel Lai, OGCIO, HKSAR Government
09:15 - 09:45 Opening Keynote -- Cloud Economics: Facts, Fads, and Factors
How well is Cloud doing in Asia, and what are they key drivers and challenges that Asian businesses face?
Speaker: James McKeogh, Director, Management Consulting, KPMG
11:00 - 11:30 Keynote (3) -- Leveraging the cloud to enhance collaborations innovation and learning
Speaker: Prof. Eric YH Tsui, Knowledge Management, PolyU
14:15 - 14:45 Keynote (7) -- Is your cloud legal?
Speaker: Peter Bullock, Partner, Pinsent Masons
16:00 - 16:30 Keynote (10) -- Essar Group Cloud Journey
Speaker: N Jayantha Prabhu, CTO, Essar Group
16:30 - 17:15 Great Cloud Debate: Is Cloud a new fundamental shift in Enterprise IT?
Discussion between analysts, guest speakers and vendors.
An on-stage debate between those who believe that concept of Cloud Computing is a new and critical transformation phase of modern IT – as opposed to the idea that Cloud Computing is a mere evolution of existing IT concepts and technology visions such as real-time or on-demand computing.
- Francis Fung, Chief Technology Officer, Midland Realty
- James McKeogh, Director, Management Consulting, KPMG
- Prof. Eric YH Tsui, Knowledge Management, PolyU
- Micky Lo, Head of Global Technology for Greater China & Taiwan, Deutsche Bank
- Charles Koh, Former Head of IT, Temasek Holding and former CEO, Trusted Source