Gen AI and Web3:
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13 June 2024 (THU)
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing)

The 8th cloud Forum Highlight


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Hybrid Clouds

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Cloud Security

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Web 3.0

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Cloud Automation

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Cloud Innovations

The 8th Cloud Forum is a must-attend event for business and technology leaders and professionals to optimize cloud use and stay ahead of the rapidly evolving industry. The Fireside Chats focus on Hong Kong’s ecosystem as a global Fintech leader and traditional businesses tapping into Web 3.0. The Panels explore Web 3.0 and AI/ML potentials and pitfalls, digital infrastructure and IT operation sustainability, and cloud security, data protection, and skills shortage. Innovative applications like AI-powered ChatGPT, decentralized finance, AR gaming, and real-time automation highlight the need to keep up with cutting-edge developments.

Attendees gain valuable insights on cloud security, hybrid cloud strategies, and cloud-native development to apply in their organizations. The event also provides networking opportunities with leading cloud service providers and leaders from various industries, driving innovation and business growth.

In program sequence

Speakers in 2023

Conference Chair

Dr. Ted Suen

Executive Director

Guest of Honour

Ms. Lillian Cheong

Under Secretary for Innovation, Technology and Industry
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR)

Fireside Chat Speaker

Mr. Charles Li

Founder and Chairman,
Micro Connect;
Former Chief Executive
Hong Kong Stock Exchange and Clearing Limited

Fireside Chat Moderator

Mr. King Leung

Head of Fintech


Mr. Alan Chung

Group Chief Information Officer
Dah Chong Hong


Mr. Lawrence Fong

Director, Digital & Information Technology
Cathay Pacific Airways


Ms. Charlotte Wong

Chief Information Officer


Mr. Dickson Yue

Head of Solutions Architecture
Amazon Web Services (AWS)


Mr. Henry Ng

Master Trainer


Mr. Derek Chan

Master Concept Group


Mr. Ben Wong

General Manager, Technology and Innovation
New World Development Co;
Head of Open Innovation
Eureka Nova


Dr. Peter Wong

Chief Technology Officer


Mr. ShiWei Wu

Chief Technology Officer of
APAC Region


Dr. Andy Chun

Regional Director - Technology Innovation
Prudential plc

Fireside Chat Speaker

Mr. Evan Auyang

Group President
Animoca Brands

Fireside Chat Moderator

Ms. Akina Ho

AllStarsWomen DAO


Mr. Austin R. Bryan

Chief Digital Officer
CLP Holdings Limited


Mr. David Chan

Chief Information Security Officer
Hang Seng Bank


Dr. Lana Lo

Chief Information Officer
City University of Hong Kong


Mr. Harry Pun

Director, Cloud Transformation
Palo Alto Networks


Dr. Toa Charm

Founding Chairman
Data Literacy Association

Keynote speaker

Mr. Jay Jenkins

Chief Technology Officer


Dr. Lana Lo

Chief Information Officer
City University of Hong Kong


Mr. Harry Pun

Director, Cloud Transformation
Palo Alto Networks

Cloud Expert

Mr. Steven Kwok

AWS Authorized Instructor

Cloud Expert

Mr. Aaron Sin

AWS Authorized Instructor

Cloud Expert

Mr. Kidd Ip

Microsoft Certified Trainer
Alibaba Certified Trainer


Mr. Harry Pun

Director, Cloud Transformation
Palo Alto Networks

Program (To be announced)

28th June 2023 (WED)

Executive Conference (08:30 - 12:30)

08:30 - 08:55


08:55 - 09:15

Welcoming Remarks

Dr. Ted Suen, Executive Director, NEOM

Opening Remarks

Ms. Lillian Cheong, Under Secretary for Innovation, Technology and Industry - Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR)

09:15 - 09:40

Fireside Chat 1

Hong Kong as a global leader in fintech: A look at its ecosystem

Mr. Charles Li, Founder and Chairman, Micro Connect
Former Chief Executive, Hong Kong Stock Exchange and Clearing Limited

Mr. King Leung, Head of Fintech, InvestHK

09:40 - 10:15

Panel 1

Powering the digital economy - Potentials and pitfalls of AI/ML

Mr. Alan Chung, Group Chief Information Officer, Dah Chong Hong
Mr. Lawrence Fong, Director Digital & IT, Cathay Pacific Airways 
Ms. Charlotte Wong, Chief Information Officer, HSBC
Mr. Dickson Yue, Head of Solutions Architecture, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Mr. Henry Ng, Master Trainer, KORNERSTONE Institute

10:15 - 10:50

Panel 2

Battle of best digital infrastructure and IT operation for sustainability and innovation

Mr. Derek Chan, Co-Founder, Master Concept Group
Mr. Ben Wong, General Manager, Technology and Innovation, New World Development Co
Dr. Peter Wong, Chief Technology Officer, Prenetics
Mr. ShiWei Wu, Chief Technology Officer of APAC Region, Huawei

Dr. Andy Chun, Regional Director - Technology Innovation, Prudential plc

10:50 - 11:10

Networking Break

11:10 - 11:30

Fireside Chat 2

How can traditional businesses tap into Web3?

Mr. Evan Auyang, Group President, Animoca Brands 

Ms. Akina Ho, Co-Founder, AllStarsWomen DAO

11:30 - 12:05

Panel 3

Finding the sweet spot across cloud security, data protection and skills shortage

Mr. Austin R. Bryan, Chief Digital Officer, CLP Power Hong Kong
Mr. David Chan, Chief Information Security Officer, Hang Seng Bank
Dr. Lana Lo, Chief Information Officer at City University of Hong Kong
Mr. Harry Pun, Director, Cloud Transformation, Palo Alto Networks

Dr. Toa Charm, Founding Chairman, Data Literacy Association

12:05 - 12:30

Closing Keynote

From Cloud Native to Native Clouds

Mr. Jay Jenkins, Chief Technology Officer, Akamai Cloud Computing Services

Executive Luncheon (by invitation only)

Discover Cloud Workshop (14:00 - 17:30)

14:00 - 14:30


14:30 - 17:30

Discover Cloud Workshop

Track 1 – Implementing a zero-trust Architecture on AWS

Mr. Steven Kwok, AWS Authorized Instructor
Mr. Aaron Sin, AWS Authorized Instructor

Participants will learn the concept of zero-trust architecture, which assumes that no user or system can be trusted by default, and the best practices can be used to secure your infrastructure and data

Track 2 - Deep learning with Alibaba Cloud

Mr. Kidd Ip, Alibaba Cloud Authorized Instructor

Participants will learn how to use Alibaba Cloud's AI services to build and deploy deep learning models

Who Should Attend?

The 8th Cloud Forum is a perfect event for the innovative business executives and sharp skilled professionals. Whether you are involved in the digital transformation of your business, the management of a mountain of useful data or the defence of all sorts of cloud threats, you will find something useful at our event.

Take a look at the profile of delegates from our past events:

Target Job Titles

  • Chief Architecture Officer or CAO
  • Chief Analytics Officer or CAO
  • Chief Compliance Officer
  • Chief Data Officer or CDO
  • Chief Engineering Officer
  • Chief Information Officer or CIO
  • Chief Information Security Officer or CISO
  • Chief Innovation Officer
  • Chief Intellectual Property Officer or CIPO
  • Chief Operation Officer or COO
  • Chief Process Officer or CPO
  • Chief Procurement Officer or CPO
  • Chief Program Officer or CPO
  • Chief Security Officer or CSO
  • Chief Strategic Planning Officer or CSPO
  • Chief Supply Chain Officer or CSCO
  • Chief Technology Officer or CTO
  • Chief Web Officer or CWO
  • Vice President – IT
  • Assistant Vice President – IT
  • Executive VP – IT
  • Senior VP – IT
  • Head of IT
  • Director of IT
  • Business Innovation Lead
  • Cybersecurity Professionals
  • Data Centre Heads
  • Digital Transformation Lead
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Infrastructure Heads
  • Cloud Administrator
  • Cloud Security Analyst
  • Cloud Network Engineer
  • Cloud Automation Engineer
  • Cloud Consultant
  • Cloud Software Engineer
  • Cloud Architect
  • Cloud Developer


Address: N101, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai​

About Us + Partners + Sponsors


Knowledge Partner

Panel Sponsors in 2023


Keynote Sponsor in 2023

Luncheon Sponsors in 2023

Workshop Sponsors in 2023

Exhibitors & Sponsors in 2023


Media Partners in 2023

Supporting Organisations in 2023

Cloud Training

KORNERSTONE is the only official training partner in Hong Kong for all major clouds, and all programs are approved under the government training fund RTTP.

Cloud Training Partners

about the past forum

The 5th - 8th Cloud Forum


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