Research symposium on smart cities, innovation and entrepreneurship in Asia
The Joint Symposium on “Smart Cities, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Asia: Challenges and Opportunities”, co-organised by Lingnan University (LU), King’s College London, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and supported by Smart City Consortium was held on 20 April on Lingnan campus. The event brought together talented scholars from Hong Kong, the UK, Singapore, Vietnam, Taiwan and the US to share insights on the development of global cities, entrepreneurship and technological innovation in Asia.
In his opening speech, Prof Joshua Mok Ka-ho, Vice-President thanked the international scholars for this research partnership and sharing their scholarly work in the Joint Symposium. He welcomed the international collaboration and said that this would further facilitate scholars and students to think globally in line with the development that is taking place around the world. Also giving opening remarks were Prof Xun Wu from HKUST, Dr Robyn Klingler-Vidra from King’s College London and Mr Jason Ngan, Chairman of Smart Healthcare SIG, Smart City Consortium.
The symposium was well attended by research postgraduate and taught Masters’ students from LU and other universities in Hong Kong. It gave them a platform to discuss and share ideas with scholars on future research endeavours and collaboration.