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Asia Internet Symposium, Hong Kong 2016


Shaping our Lives with Internet of Things (IoTs): the Angels and the Devils 

Symposium Details


Together, with the celebration of ISOC Hong Kong 10th anniversary, Internet Society's Asia Internet Symposium Hong Kong aims to provide a forum for different sectors to deliberate on issues of IoT covering from applications, implications to forecast on areas of technology, social and political landscapes, etc. 

Participants / Invitees

  • Government Officials
  • Technical Community
  • Industry Representatives
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Academia 
  • Civil Society Organizations




9.30 - 10:00


10:00 - 10:30

Opening Ceremony

10:30 - 11:15

Keynote Session (1)
Topic: 'Securing The Internet of Things'
Speaker: Fred Baker, Former IETF Chair & Current Co-Chair of the IETF’s IPv6 Operations Working group

11:15 - 11:50

Plenary Session (1)
Topic: 'The IoT – A Law Enforcement Perspective'
Speaker: Dr Frank Law, Superintendent, Head, Cyber Security Division, Cyber Security & Technology Crime Bureau (CSTCB), Hong Kong Police Force

11:50 - 12:30

Keynote Session (2)
Topic: 'Internet of Things and the Future Network'
Speaker: Andrew Sullivan, Fellow of Dyn & Chairman of Internet Architecture Board (IAB)

12:30 - 13:30


13:30 - 14:00

Keynote Session (3)
Topic: 'Staying Safe in a Wireless World'
Speaker: Rob Nickel, VP Security & Media Relations, Eye-Zone Corporation

14:00 - 14.30

Keynote Session (4)
Topic: 'Who are the "things" for? An Internet Of the People, For the People'
Speaker: Rebecca MacKinnon, Director,
Ranking Digital Rights at New America

14:30 - 15:00

Plenary Session (2)
Speaker: TBA

15:00 - 15:20

Coffee Break 

15:20 - 15:50

Plenary Session (3)
Topic: 'IoTs: Privacy Threats to Ordinary Users'
Speaker:Glacier Kwong, Spokesperson, Keyboard Frontline

15:50 - 16:20

Plenary Session (4)
Topic: 'Hyperconnected Society and IoT'
Speaker: Dr Dae Ho Kim, Professor, Inha University, Korea

16:20 - 17:30

Panel Discussion