Hong Kong Cyberport is committed to nurturing ICT industry start-ups and entrepreneurs, and accelerating ICT adoption of the latest technologies and initiatives in different industries in Hong Kong. To address the heated discussions on open data in the society, we are launching the Cyberport Open Data IdeaJam 2015 - a one-day interactive; practical workshop targeting the public, start-ups, individual players and companies in ICT and various business sectors working together to inspire new ideas on collection, analysis, management and use of data information for ICT-related applications in different industries and in our daily lives.
You do not need to be a coding expert to join! We encourage participants from the public, ICT industry, entrepreneurs in all business sectors interested in open data applications to join the event.
Outstanding teams with brilliant and creative ideas will win great prizes and the Champion will be invited to attend the interview session of the Cyberport Creative Micro Fund (CCMF) or Cyberport Incubation Programme.
* Seats are limited and are in first-come-first-served basis
• Admiralty MTR Station → Cyberport, departure at 08:15am
• Cyberport → Admiralty MTR Station, departure at 18:45pm
09:00 - 10:30 | Idea Pitches and Team Formation
To start, all participants will discuss, brainstorm and present their ideas on the development and use of open data, and form teams of maximum 4 people each.
10:30 - 17:00 | Coding, Prototyping and Presentation Development
Teams will take references of the data sources available in the market and the sample datasets provided on event day to write codes, prepare prototypes and presentation materials for pitching.
• Facilitators: Mr. Sammy Fung - President and Mr. Calvin Tsang - Vice President, Open Source Hong Kong
|10:30 - 11:00||Mr. Michael Xue, Manager, Emerging Business & Strategic Collaboration - Ecosystem & Cloud Service Group, Lenovo (Hong Kong) Limited||Latest Development on Lenovo’s Open Data Portal||
|11:00 - 11:30||Mr. Joe Ng, Manager - Databank Management and GIS Division, IT, Centaline Property Agency Limited||Sharing on External Data Mapping Technique||
|11:30 - 12:00||Mr. Paul Li, Software Engineer, PredictionIO Limited||Building a Recommendation Engine with PredictionIO and Apache Spark MLlib||
17:15 - 18:30 | Idea Showcase and Presentation
Each team will have 3 minutes to pitch their idea using PowerPoint and/or video presentation to the judging panel, followed by a 2-minute Q&A session. The panel will evaluate the idea according to the assessment criteria and select 3 outstanding ideas.
Others: Light meal and refreshment will be provided