From the world’s largest arts and cultural development to a world-class harbourfront experience and people-centric smart city, Hong Kong’s urban landscape is being transformed like never before. This panel gathers leading policy- and place-makers, architects and innovators to discuss the future of smart city living from different perspectives.
Dr Winnie Tang is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Geography, Faculty of Social Sciences and Faculty of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong. She is one of the local born IT entrepreneurs from the city. In the 1990s, she founded Esri China to develop Geographic Information System (GIS) software and solutions.
Inge Goudsmit is an architect and urban designer with 17 years of experience in practice, Inge is teaching and conducting research in architecture and urban design with a focus on urban politics. Before joining The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), she was an Associate at the Office for Metropolitan Architecture, where she designed prestigious urban projects.
Vincent Ng is an award-winning architect and urban designer. Alongside his 30-year portfolio of commercial and institutional architecture, he is active in public services, driving forward Hong Kong’s harbourfront development. Before chairing the Harbourfront Commission in 2018, he has been a member of the former Harbour-front Enhancement Committee since 2004.
As heads of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and Home Affairs Bureau, Betty has been heavily involved in the development and promotion of arts and culture in Hong Kong in the past decade, contributing to the launch of the West Kowloon Cultural District project and the HK Palace Museum project.