RegistrationYou may join the event independently or as a company.

Application Deadline:18:00, 26 May 2015 (Tuesday)

Individual Registration

Individual Registration

You must hold a Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card and be aged 18 or above upon the application deadline.

Company Registration

Company Registration

Your company must be registered as a legal entity and incorporated in Hong Kong.

  1. If you have an idea in mind, you are welcome to fill in the title and description of your idea in the registration form;
  2. Participants are allowed to propose more than one idea or participate in more than one team, and each idea will be treated as an individual project;
  3. For company registration, you are welcome to form your own team of maximum 4 persons and provide the team members’ information upon registration;
  4. Participants are required to bring your own computers, adaptors and related equipment as needed to facilitate online search and access the provided sample datasets.
  5. Please read ‘Terms and Condition’ and registration is on a first-come-first served basis.

For more information of sample datasets and registrants’ proposed ideas, please click here.


  1. Each of the top three teams of the workshop will win a Cyberport Le Meridien Hotel dining coupon of HKD$2,000;
  2. Lenovo hardware and mobile accessories;
  3. On top of the above, the Champion will be invited to attend the interview session of the Cyberport Creative Micro Fund (CCMF) or Cyberport Incubation Programme.

The Champion must fulfil the eligibility criteria of the Cyberport Creative Micro Fund (CCMF) or Cyberport Incubation Programme to be entitled to the prize of attending the interview session. Please visit here for more information.

AssessmentThe ideas will be judged by a judging panel of industry experts based on the 4 elements:

  • Usage and usability of open data (40%)
  • Creativity and innovation of the proposed idea (35%)
  • Business model (10%)
  • Benefits to various industries and the society (15%)

We are glad to have representatives from the following supporting organisations in the judging panel:
Company Representative Title
Centaline Property Agency Limited Mr. Edward Lau Chief Information Officer
Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited Dr. David Chung Chief Technology Officer
Lenovo (Hong Kong) Limited Mr. Michael Xue Manager, Emerging Business & Strategic Collaboration Ecosystem & Cloud Service Group
MTR Corporation Limited Mr. Lui Chi Kin Chief IT Strategy and Enterprise Architecture Manager
Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, The HKSAR Miss Joey Lam,J.P. Deputy Government Chief Information Officer (Policy and Community)
Open Source Hong Kong Mr. Sammy Fung President