list of college leaders at talloires concerned with university connecting with citizen development challenges
old header - feb 2023 in hong kong to discuss how much has changed since dec 2019 death of abed and decade of Bangladesh as number 1 cooperation space- will be updating soon - with singapore friends, we have huge cooperations planned new york march 2023 glasgow june 2023 - mail firstname.lastname@example.org if your city in middle of scaling cooperations with UN tech envoy office or 23-24 college year buildinup to UNsummit future DUBAI + 2021 Entrepreneurial Revolutions top 12 countdown 2025report.com1 dhaka : hk hkft singapore 2 oxbridge Netherlands ...glasgow adam smith cop26 november with italy &. 3abc hong kong fintech 4abc seoul and busan 5abc Vienna geneva & Hague 6abc ny state community corridors 7abc nordica
8abc haidian-beijing youth 9abc barcelona rome 10 abc uae stanford & valley ,, boston 12 abc tokyo ER begun 1976 The Economist 1 2lives matter-can human-tech leap over value chains of shelf -safety*health*education*loveq*finance Economist's Macrae Norman Foundation 17 sdgs Map-Notes G1M.N : G2 M.N : G3 M.N : G4 M.N: G5 M:N
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
3 cheers for singapore selected as hub for next world economic forum may 2021 - some questions on preparations ,, can singapore continue its world lead of blended summits? can singapore be lead partner of new universities and digital gov by and for the peoples? does sustainability of economics exist separately anymore from blending human and artificial intel- i think its the case that weforum's board director of ai is based in san francisco one of global singapore's bases? what if it turns out that singapore is the world's crossroads for industrial revolution 4 as well as the most future-joyful sea port and airport 6 million people have ever connected with sustainable worldwide trades and love of cultural diversity? can diaspora scots be of any assistance in continuing post covid and new climate celebrations on the road to nov cop26 glasgow and 260th review of machine/human era started up by glasgow univerity's james watt and adam smith email@example.com www.economistasia.net www.livesmatter.city www.2025report.com - back in 2011 my number 1 hero the late great www.fazleabed.com started debating with pan asian ambassadors why sdgs and womens empowerment would depend on new university coalitions and nominated singapore as the world's benchmark for universities of the sdg generation; at about the same time qatar nominated sir fazle as their inaugural world education laureate
Monday, December 7, 2020
coming up 60th year of world citizen celebrations with japan
also just published 5th nye-armitage report on us-japan's 21st century
japan to publish norman macrae biography of john von neumann in 2021 - his immediate legacy in 1957 - moon races, arificial intelligence labs on both pacific and atlantic coasts, conflict mapping of three sources of energy- green. nuclear, carbon, debates on whether economists have the maps and maths to value win-win trade, with yale the future of emotionally intel brain science aka humans AI
WITH BRAC FRIENDS OF OPENSOCIETYUNIVERSITYNETWORK billion dollar grants call launched by george soros at last pre-covid weforum davos 2029
including students in budapest/vienna, dhaka, new york state, aeizona state, london ...
Monday, August 31, 2020
1 vaccine coalition races oxford
2 chip races arm partner of masa son softbank japan connections with jack ma damo --oops arm sold to nvidia- masa redesigns post covid portfolio - refocus on japan 5g
3 cambridge european host of yidan prize and legacy of fazle abed
4 rhodes and 21st c rhodes- schwarzman - mit - tsinghua- still a lot to do for oxford to transform ethics in line with adam smith's maps
rsvp other sdg oxbridge coalitions
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Livesmatter.city at HumansAi.com
1000#HkforGood*Womens Metaverse*AI Hall of Fame*Millennial-Grad-COLLABS
Jeanne Lim, Beingai.com, Zbee, Relationship connections of Sophia eg UN Berkley ..
Li Ka-Shing, CKGSB (with Kissinger Committee100), R&D other HK U, HK Family Foundation (In Beijing Women Empowerment, Alumni of China Entrepreneur Network eg Jma)
Jim Yong Cai Former world bank (Jim Kim) IFC Infrastructure Mapper (friends Jin Family Liqun AIIB, Keju LSE )Jin Kin Health)
Charles Yidan Prize, Abed-Yidan Luminaries (1BillionWomen Stanford-Ixbrodge-Harvard-MIT-Bangladesh-Africa (Camfed). India (Pratham) Kopp(TeachforAll) Wuhan Uni, Tencent Foundations
JMa Links (Cloiud Entrepreneur Prize), Summit Philanthropy Models : Hangzhou Top 5 China Supercity, Past connectiond Jerry Yang Stanford/Ma Son Softbank, Current Damo in US National Health Centre
Fav Summit city of Elon Musk Collab Ecosystem eg WHUB The Mills HKTSP Innoacademy EdwardChan ..(Global Ceneters Report top 3 Finance with (HK & London) , Asean Fintechforgood … East West Crossroads
“bethesda” Footnote Damo
IEEE Fellow at IEEE Computer Society, AE for IEEE TPAMI, MICCAI Society Board Member
Bethesda, MD Current: Head of Medical AI R&D, Alibaba Group; Senior Director, DAMO Academy USA at Alibaba Group
Very Interesting Beijing/Tsingua Alumni
Yuxuan Chen at https://web-assets.bcg.com/09/f8/8936f07f41eabd355e98f4e0ee58/rhodes-gates-scholar-booklet-wttg-2021.pdf
Samira Khan 1 Citizenship + Market Dev, AI & Sustainability @Microsoft |
Fady Saad MassRobotics Robotics & AI Investor | Boston
Edward Chan HKSTP InnoAcademy Lead, Hong Kong Science Tech Parks Corporation (HKSTP)
Sabrina Benioudren Remo.co Moscow
Mae-wan Ho Director at Institute of Science in Society London
Lee Chapman President AIbeing.com
Douglas Morin Devolver Digital
Saturday, July 11, 2020
|The StartmeupHK Festival 2021 is coming up next week!|
Starting next week, the StartmeupHK Festival will run for the entire week virtually featuring 14 main events organised by number of event partners that are experts in their field. Themes range from fintech, AI, proptech, smart city, healthtech to sustainability, female entrepreneurship, and the GBA – some of the most discussed topics of our time.
Our stellar speaker lineup include marketing maestro and futurist Guy Kawasaki, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin, Esther Wong of AI unicorn Sensetime, Eva Na of IOT platform Tuya, Christina Gaw from Gaw Capital, ex-NASA astronaut Chris Altman, MD of Zhenfund Le Yin, which has seen 50 exits from its portfolio companies.
If you’re a startup and interested to exhibit, pitch, join investor matching sessions, find talent (or a job!), attend workshops, or generally want to be inspired and connected to the startup ecosystem in Hong Kong, the GBA and beyond, sign up and apply for the sessions.
|Check the main events below and mark your calendar:|
(Note: events are organised by separate event partners and need individual registrations)
|SHAPERZ – A Tech Event for SMEs|
Empowering small and medium businesses to transform digitally.
Learn from experts at Bumble, Klook, Foodpanda, Vectr Ventures, LinkedIn, Shopify, and L'Oréal on marketing, scaling, hiring, etc. or join the masterclasses or roundtables.
PropTech: Asia & Beyond
Evolution of real estate and the urban landscape.
Speakers include Christina Gaw from Gaw Capital and Dr. Andrew Baum, Professor of Practice at the University of Oxford. Also check out the Pitch Battle finals to see some of the most innovative proptech from the region!
|AI for All & Making Money with AI|
Trends, technologies and future products in Edge AI.
Listen to insights and learn how to apply AI practically business by leaders from Qualcomm, China Accelerator, Pi Ventures and others (India event).
Female Funding Fair
Importance of investing in women to promote gender equality.
Discussions on female founders and the drive for gender equality by businesses and social enterprises. Apply for mentoring by business leaders.
|Scaleup Impact Summit|
Bringing insights, powerful networks and experiences.
Fireside chat with Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of HK, and other speakers including Tom Chi, Claire Calmejane, CIO, Societe Generale plus a live music performance from NFT musician Hanjin Tan! Also includes job fair, business matching and networking.
GBA Innovation Summit
Connecting businesses. Unveiling potentials in GBA.
Sign up if you’re interested about the latest tech developments in China’s tech industry by some of its biggest tech and investment companies. Simultaneous translation between English and Chinese in real time provided.
|Thriving Together – Trends of Startups and ESG Investors|
A 1.5hr talk on startups and ESG investments.
Speakers include HKEX, Food Made Good HK, The Mills Fabrica, BlackRock Investment Institute and more.
Startup World Cup Asian Regional Finale 2021
Bringing together CEOs of top startups, venture capitals and enterprises.
The Asian finals brings together some of the best startups in the region. Keynotes from Guy Kawasaki and Pegasus Tech Ventures.
|Connected Cities Conference|
Smart / connected cities and technologies from around the world.
Over 120 smart city and proptech startup showcases, plus discussion on how to live, work and play after the pandemic, with senior leaders from KPMG, Siemens, CLP, Visa, Jardine, HKIA, MTR and Schneider Electric.
Asia Healthcare Innovation Summit
Connecting Asia’s Healthcare Technology Ecosystem.
Thought provoking discussions from leaders in the healthtech and investment space, including Danny Yeung, Co-founder of Prenetics, Amit Kakar, Head of Asia for Novo Holdings, Victor Tong, Partner at Decheng Capital and Judith Li, Partner at Lilly Asia Ventures.
|Virtual Fintech Forum|
Fintech for Industry 4.0 and ESG & Sustainability.
Featuring Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum, Ronit Ghose, Global Head of Banks Research for Citi and Christopher Hui, Sec. for Financial Services and the Treasury.
GBA Online Hackathon 2021
An online hackathon combined with mentoring, brainstorming and more.
Listen to final pitches on startup projects in the Greater Bay Area where you can catch up with the latest technological innovation and entrepreneurship. (GBA event)
Promoting HK as a global innovation and sustainability hub.
Discussions on developing Hong Kong’s startup ecosystem with some of the city’s top community builders and business leaders.
1.5C – The Defining Decade for Impact with Tech
Sustainability and impact-driven startup solutions.
Listen to talks by executives from NWS Holdings, DBS Bank, McKinsey Global Institute, Arup, Ampd Energy and Avant Meats, on how to mitigate climate change.
Visit the festival website to know more and register.
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Friday, July 10, 2020
almost from birth hong kong's people- about one thousandth of our human race - have had to be among the most entrepreneurial worldwide traders- that way whatever empire governs them - from brit to chinese - the empire's economy needs the island economy to be celebrated worldwide. Startup culture has gwon exponenrially in 2010s and in 2021 its not surprising that like the UN secretary general, HK aims to lead the world in fintech. To some it will be a surprising bonus if HK also leads the world on how education as the greatest opportunity to linkin 2 types of intelligence that have been bubbling up since glasgow began the age of humans and machines -more remarkable yet if the richest men ever to invest through hong kong since von neumann created post industrial revolutions value educating hong kong's youth on health and humanising machines as much as the 5th governor of california
| Hong Kong's leading billionaire Li Ka-Shing has invested in being one of Asia's largest foundations (hq 2 queens road hk ) with a focus on community building and education - at the college level many hong kong 1 universities -hku medicine ; cuhk health ; sciences polyu tower ... - have been supported by his grants; he also owns his own University CKGSB - "CKGSB is a leading business school in China founded in 2002 with the support of the Li Ka Shing Foundation. The school has campuses in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen and offices in Hong Kong, London and New York." CKGSB boasts a roster of distinguished alumni including Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba; Shi Yuzhu, Chairman of Giant Interactive; Li Dongsheng, Chairman of electronics company TCL Corp.; and Fu Chengyu, Chairman of China’s national oil and gas enterprise Sinopec". ; Ka-Shing is also one of the front gate sponsors of schwarzman college at Tsingua along with Japanese tech magnate Maso Son and New York investment fund leader Ray Dalio|
Much younger is internet billionnaire Charles Yidan who went from co-founder tencent to leading its foundation to creating his own education foundation Yidan Prize and Luminaries which connects hong kong with education transformation in every hemisphere
HELP DEVELOP LIVESMATTER TOUR OF HONG KONG
here is a cross-sample of people who have been zooming the future of fintech out of hk