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International Symposium on “Unlocking Innovation in Construction through 5G Technology”

About this event

Co-organised by Construction Industry Council (CIC) and Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP), the Symposium will focus on “Digitalisation and Automation supported by 5G Technology”, bringing together local and international professionals and experts to exchange views on transforming the construction industry.


09:30-09:40 Welcome Remarks

Ir Ringo YU, Chairperson, Committee on Productivity, CIC

Mr. Albert WONG, CEO, HKSTP Corporation

09:40-09:45 Keynote Speech

Ms. Rebecca PUN, JP, Commissioner,

Innovation and Technology Commission

PUTONGHUA SESSION (No simultaneous interpretation will be provided)

09:45-10:00 The Value of 5G Technology

Mr. Shawn SHAO

Chief Architect, Wireless

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd, China


10:00-10:15 Intelligent Construction System and Engineering Practice Sharing of Bright Dream Robotics Company Limited

Mr. Yan SONG

Vice president

Guangdong Bright Dream Robotics Co., Ltd, China


10:15-10:30 Construction Intelligence

Mr. Hao MENG


Roboticplus.AI (Shanghai) Co., Ltd, China


10:30-10:45 Panel Discussion 1

Moderator: Dr Crystal FOK

Director, HKSTP Corporation

10:45-10:50 Break


10:50-11:05 Leveraging 5G Network for Enhancing Construction Safety and Efficiency

Mr. Michael CHEN

General Manager of Enterprise Solutions & Support,

Business Markets

SmarTone Mobile Communications Limited, Hong Kong

11:05-11:20 Digital Transformation of Construction Industry through 5G

Ir Derek SO

Executive Director

Hip Hing Construction Co., Ltd, Hong Kong

11:20-11:35 Infrakit Cloud Platform for Infra Projects


Sales Manager

Infrakit, Finland

11:35-11:50 Panel Discussion 2

Moderator: Ir Prof. KF Chung

Professor and Associate Head (Academic Development), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

11:50-11:55 Closing Remarks

Ir Albert CHENG, Executive Director of CIC

Participating in this virtual conference counts for 2.5 CPD hours. The e-Certificate of Attendance will be sent via email to qualified participants.

Should you have any queries, please contact Mr. Terry Lam/ Ms. Letitia Pang (email:

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  • Guest speaker
    5g - Hao Meng CEO @ Roboticplus.AI, China 上海大界机器人科技有限公司

    Mr. Meng Hao established RoboticPlus, a robotic construction technology company in 2016. He was a PhD candidate in the direction of Construction Intelligence at Tongji University, and leader of the Laboratory of Construction Robots and Artificial Intelligence at Zhejiang University.

  • Guest speaker
    5g - Shawn Shao Chief Architect, Wireless @ Huawei Technologies Company Limited, China 華為技術有限公司

    Mr. Shao engaged in the communications industry for more than 19 years. He is familiar with the R&D, testing, and marketing processes of the communications industry and engaged in 2G, 3G, 4G R&D for more than 10 years, and is currently engaged in the market expansion of 5G 2B industry solutions.

  • Guest speaker
    5g - Yan Song Vice president @ Guangdong Bright Dream Robotics Company Limited, China 廣東博智林機器人有限公司

    For many years, Mr. Song has been committed to promoting the digitalization of the construction industry, took the lead of more than 10 international / industry / enterprise BIM technical standards established, presided over the implementation and application of more than 40 major BIM projects.

  • Guest speaker
    5g - Derek So Executive Director @ Hip Hing Construction Company Limited, Hong Kong

    Mr. So has over 34 year experience in the design and construction of projects in HK, China, Singapore, India and Middle East. He has been actively promoting digital transformation of the industry particular on the use of BIM, advanced material, robotic construction and artificial intelligence.

  • Guest speaker
    5g - Toni Louhisola Sales Manager @ Infrakit, Finland

    Infrakit has been founded 2010 as spinoff from reseach project in University of Oulu. Toni Louhisola has 7 years of experience working with machine control sites on large, medium and small projects in Finland. Infrakit is used in 2000 sites around Europe.

  • Guest speaker
    5g - Michael Chen General Manager Enterprise Solutions & Support Business Markets @ SmarTone, Hong Kong

    Joined SmarTone in 1998, he played a key role in transforming SmarTone from a horizontal mobile services to vertical ICT solutions. He has great experience in addressing need of corporate from different domains and challenges in applying both conventional and emerging technologies.