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International IT Fest to showcase Hong Kong's strengths

More details on International IT Fest 2014, can be found on the website.

The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSARG), in collaboration with its technology partners and the local information and communications technology (ICT) industry, will stage International IT Fest 2014 from April 7-20.

The International IT Fest will feature a series of events to showcase Hong Kong’s information technology (IT) development and achievements.

Government Chief Information Officer Daniel Lai said, “Hong Kong is a digital city. We possess a robust IT infrastructure, a vibrant ICT sector and a tech-savvy population. Our ICT professionals are innovative and able to grasp the market trends and demands swiftly to develop many outstanding products that shine in the international arena.”

The International IT Fest not only promotes public understanding of Hong Kong’s ICT development, but also provides a platform for local and overseas industry players to exchange insight and foster collaboration.

In its second edition, the International IT Fest will include more international elements and feature a series of international events, some of which are being held in Hong Kong for the first time. There will also be a number of events that are particularly suitable for the general public and students.

International IT Fest 2014 is bringing together 38 ICT events, including the annual signature event Hong Kong ICT Awards Presentation Ceremony, which recognizes outstanding local IT applications and solutions; and the International ICT Expo, which is the largest of its kind in Asia. The events will cover a wide range of ICT domains in which Hong Kong is developing fast, such as cloud computing, startups, cyber security, mobile technology, the Internet of Things, digital entertainment, e-learning, digital inclusion and more, together presenting a showcase of interactive Hong Kong.


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