AWS Innovate Online Conference
Build Without Boundaries

10:00 AM – 3:30 PM | August 26, 2021

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AWS Innovate Online Conference – AI and Machine Learning Edition
Build Without Boundaries

10:00 AM – 3:30 PM | August 26, 2021

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Learn the essentials of fundraising from the hottest startups and network with them virtually at AWS Startup Day 2021!

AWS Startup Day Hong Kong 2021 brings the local startup community together. The vibrant atmosphere offers founders, VCs, enterprises and startup enthusiasts an opportunity to share ideas on shaping the future. The free, half-day virtual event is also perfect for entrepreneurs and investors who are looking for opportunities to embrace the latest technologies. 
 
Tune in live to connect with AWS and learn about the latest services to help startups launch, grow, and go global. Because together we can build without boundaries!

Who should attend?

Why Attend?
Startup founders (from the earliest stages to expanding startups), technical founders, technical staff, and growing companies

Whether you are searching for investment, for ways to commercialize products, valuable corporate partnerships, or to sharpen your elevator pitch, we’ll provide the educational payload you need to get funded and succeed!

Who Should Attend?
The VC community, investors, incubators and anyone who is eager to launch a new business

Gain inspiration from local investment stories that make the most of innovation and disruptive technologies. You’ll also learn about new opportunities in Hong Kong’s strategic, high-growth verticals.

Agenda
 August 26 (Thursday) | 10:00 AM – 03:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Welcome remarks (English)
Robert Wang, Managing Director, Hong Kong & Taiwan, AWS
Ecosystem overview: dealing with a disrupted market
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM From industrial automation to intelligent manufacturing: How does SmartMore build the new generation of AI architecture (English) 
Davi Leung, Product Manager, SmartMore
Chan Sze Lok, Senior Startup Business Development Manager, AWS


Topics: AI, Machine Learning, Smart Manufacturing, Unicorn

10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
Modernizing machine learning workload to simplify scaling and improve productivity (English)
Hei Chow, Solutions Architect, AWS

Topics: Machine Learning, Deep Learning, SageMaker, TensorFlow, PyTorch, Intel
What next? – From startup to sustainability
11:25 AM - 11:55 AM Fireside chat: Learn pandemic lessons from fast-growing startups (Cantonese)
Bianca Ho, Co-Founder & COO, Clare.AI & WATI.io
Linda Chan, Co-Founder & CEO, Pictta
Craig To, Head of Operations & Founding Member, Sprout
Chan Sze Lok, Senior Startup Business Development Manager, AWS


Challenges can also be golden opportunities. Listen to local startups as they share their pandemic success stories and highlight emerging opportunities in Hong Kong.
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Cost effective ways to scale containerized application (English)
Jake Choi, Chief of Product, SpaceshipHK
Steven Lau, Senior DevOps Engineer, SpaceshipHK
Jerry Yuen, Solutions Architect, AWS


Topics: EKS, Cost Optimization, Scalability
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM Lunch break
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM Afternoon keynote: Lessons from the cloud (English)
Ian Massingham, Global Director, Startup Solutions Architecture, AWS
Transformation through technology
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM The impact of technology: From traditional finance to digital asset custodian (English)
Alessio Quaglini, CEO and Co-Founder, Hex Trust
Grace Li, Business Development Manager - FSI, AWS

Topics: Fintech, Blockchain, Digital Asset, DeFi
2:20 PM - 2:50 PM How to meet security and compliance requirements for startup? (English)
David Sung, Solutions Architect, AWS

Topics: Security, Compliance, PCI-DSS, SSO, Zero Trust
2:55 PM - 3:30 PM How to build a sustainable business from investor perspective (English)
Dr. Gordon Yen, Founding Managing Partner, Radiant Tech Ventures Limited
Chan Sze Lok, Senior Startup Business Development Manager, AWS


Topics: Scale Up, Corporate Venture, Investment, VCs, Fundraising, Sustainability
*The event agenda is subject to change. Final agenda and speakers will be posted closer to event date.
Featured Speakers
Robert Wang
Robert Wang

Managing Director, Hong Kong & Taiwan, AWS

Ian Massingham
Ian Massingham

Global Director, Startup Solutions Architecture, AWS

Alessio Quaglini
Alessio Quaglini

CEO and Co-Founder, Hex Trust

Dr. Gordon Yen
Dr. Gordon Yen

Founding Managing Partner, Radiant Tech Ventures Limited

Bianca Ho
Bianca Ho

Co-Founder & COO, Clare.AI & WATI.io

Linda Chan
Linda Chan

Co-Founder & CEO, Pictta

Craig To
Craig To

Head of Operations & Founding Member, Sprout

Sponsor
Cyberport
Supporting Organizations

Win Startup Day Rewards!

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Participate in the Startup Day mini-quiz and earn the chance to win a special edition AWS outdoor air sofa and more! Attendees who have completed the post event survey and created a new AWS free account will receive US$25 in AWS Credits.

AWS Hong Kong Startup Day attendees physically located in Hong Kong are eligible to participate. An email with redemption details will be sent to all eligible attendees by the end of September, 2021. In case of any disputes, AWS’ decision will be final.

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