“I”deal Smart City

Activity “I”deal Smart City
Form Game
Medium of Instruction Cantonese
Description

The concept of "Smart City" was first raised by the IBM in 2008, which aims to explore the advancement of the city as well as its operation with manipulation of information and communication technologies. A Smart City is making good use of information technologies and innovative ideas to improve the city management, systems and services, enhance the effectiveness of resources utilization, and finally improve people’s quality of living as well as city’s sustainability.

How many enabling technologies do we have? How will the possible solutions change our lives? Participants will explore the key and practical elements of developing a Smart City through a wild combination card game. Let’s create your "I"deal Smart City!

Instructor(s) Dr. WU Chun Ho, Jack
Lecturer I of Department of Supply Chain and Information Management

Over the years, Dr. Wu worked closely with many industrial partners such as Towngas Telecommunications Co Ltd, Leo Paper Bags Manufacturing (1982) Ltd, and Dr Kids Education Group Ltd, to support and contribute to the formulation of their business strategies, operations improvement and new product development. Dr Wu was the recipient of the Big Data Analysis Award from the China & Hong Kong Enterprise Market Development Association in 2014, and the Best Reviewer Award for a journal entitled Internet Research in 2016.

Dr. HO To Sum, George
Assistant Professor of Department of Supply Chain and Information Management

Dr. Ho has his major research interests in Business Intelligence and Smart City. He and his team have successfully developed different intelligent systems such as the drug management systems to prevent errors in dispensing drugs.; the electronic nursing service management system to enable the management, recording and tracking of nursing services information with the electronic system; and the RFID-based intelligent monitoring system on railway operation and development. One of his projects named “IoT-based Advanced Automobile Parking Navigation System” has won the “Gold Medal with the Congratulations of Jury” in the 43rd International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva.

Related Programme

Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Supply Chain Management;

Bachelor of Management Science and Information Management (Honours)