「香港去中心化智能身份认证」系列论坛成功举行

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莫家豪教授

 

由香港公匙基建论坛主办,美国,加拿大等联合协办的“香港去中心化智能身份认证“系列研讨会於2021年1月12日举行第一天,为疫情常态化下的治理带来了令人鼓舞的消息。香港特区香港特区政府创新科技署局 、香港特区政府资讯科技总监 、香港特区政府财经事务及库务局副局长、中华厂商会、香港智慧城市联盟 ,岭南大学 、加拿大安大略省前信息和隐私专员,以及“全球隐私和安全性”设计的创建者,国际资讯安全保安总监和欧洲私隐专员律师等产学研届出席并发表演讲, 网上网下逾百人参加共畅谈推动香港新一代去中心化电子身分证和区块链技术在香港智慧城市的发展。

 

首场研讨会聚焦在政府防疫政策和崭新去中心化数字身份证和崭新互联网区块链技术对於对於未来互联网上的安全交易以及香港发展成为智慧城市至关重要。岭南大学副校长莫家豪教授的演讲题目是“去中心化电子身份证(DID)对香港作为智慧城市的社会和教育影响”。莫教授分享了他对未来数字身份采用和实施的独特见解。他还介绍了岭南大学将如何利用智能技术连接到互联网并使用AI驱动的算法为教职员工和学生创造新的体验和服务的计划,从而发展成为智慧校园。此外,岭南大学将在金融科技,区块链,Decentralized-ID (DID) / Self-Sovereignty-ID(SSI), Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) 和智慧城市高管培训方面开设新的专业课程,还将组织国际会议,研讨会,展览和网络研讨会。莫教授呼吁培育Certified Caring Professionals with Connectivity (CCPC),即通过数字化转型为具有认证的关怀专业人员培养互联互通。

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Professor Joshua Mok

 

Professor Joshua Mok, Vice-President of Lingnan University and Dean of Lingnan's Graduate School, was invited to give a talk at the Hong Kong Public Key Infrastructure Forum Conference 2021. The topic of the conference, which was organised by the Hong Kong Public Key Infrastructure Forum Limited (HKPKIF), was"Evolution and Localization of Public Key Infrastructure and Digital Identity – Digital Trust Ecosystem". The conference, which took place on 12 January 2021, was presented in person and online, and was attended by an audience of more than 100. Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) members from Hong Kong, and experts from the US, shared and promoted the concepts of secured digital PKI infrastructure and the relevance of Decentralized-ID (DID) technology for the implementation of digital identity so as to help reopen businesses, speed up public services, streamline KYC and financial transactions, and connect students with employers.

 

Professor Mok’s talk was entitled “The Societal and Educational Impact of DID for Hong Kong as a Smart City”. During his presentation, Professor Mok shared unique insights on the future of digital identity adoption and implementation. He also discussed how Lingnan University plans to develop into a Smart Campus by utilizing smart technologies to connect to the internet, and by using AI-driven algorithms to create new experiences and services for its staff and students. Professor Mok added that Lingnan University will establish new professional courses in FinTech, Blockchain, Decentralized-ID (DID) / Self-Sovereignty-ID (SSI), Legal Entity Identifier (LEI), and Smart City executive training, and will also organise international conferences, seminars, exhibitions and webinars. Professor Mok also talked about the need for CCPC, that is, nurturing Certified Caring Professionals with Connectivity through digital transformations.

 

The conference was supported by the HKSAR Government and major representatives of industry and commerce, along with Lingnan University. Mr Alfred Sit, JP, Secretary for Innovation and Technology, and Dr Bernard Chan, JP, Under Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development also gave speeches at the event.

 

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