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[JCI Victoria.innobrand 2012] 你今日寫左app未呀? !

Dear All Member of iProA,

On Behalf of JCI Victoria InnoBrand team, we sincerely invite you to join the opening ceremony of one of our most remarkable flagship projects, InnoBrand 2012.


Look forward to seeing everyone of you on there!

Best regards,
InnoBrand 2012 OC Team


Act now and Register as an ITFC Voter !


 Act now and Register as an ITFC Voter !


Being members in the ICT and related industries, our voice is vital to the strategic development of IT industry and the continuous prosperity of Hong Kong.


Valid and qualified iProA Full members or Fellow members who are degree holders with at least 4 years of working experience in the ICT fields can register as voters in the IT Functional Constituency. If you wish to vote in the coming Legislative Council in September, please remember to register as voter on or before 16 May 2012 (Wednesday).


To register, please fill out the registration form REO-41 available at http://www.reo.gov.hk/pdf/reo-41.pdf.

PCPD - Professional Workshops on Data Protection


PCPD Activities
Professional Workshops on Data Protection


Date Time Course Code Course Medium of Instruction Enrolment Status
April 2012
18 Apr 2pm-5pm INS-4 Data Protection in Insurance*# Cantonese Full
19 Apr 2pm-5pm BF-15 Data Protection in Banking/Financial Services* Cantonese Full
20 Apr 2pm-5pm CPD-13 Legal Workshop on Data Protection* Cantonese Full
23 Apr 2pm-5pm IT-5 Data Protection in Internal IT Management Cantonese Open
25 Apr 2pm-5pm HR-11 Data Protection in Human Resource Management# Cantonese Open
May 2012
9 May 2pm-5pm DAR-12 Data Protection and Data Access Request*# Cantonese Full
11 May 2pm-5pm IT-6 Data Protection in Internal IT Management Cantonese Open
16 May 2pm-5pm CPD-14 Legal Workshop on Data Protection* Cantonese Full
23 May 2pm-5pm INS-5 Data Protection in Insurance*# Cantonese Full
24 May 2pm-5pm BF-16 Data Protection in Banking/Financial Services* Cantonese Full
30 May 2pm-5pm DM-12 Data Protection in Direct Marketing Activities# Cantonese Full
June 2012
19 Jun 2pm-5pm PM-5 Data Protection in Property Management Practices Cantonese Open
21 Jun 2pm-5pm BF-17 Data Protection in Banking/Financial Services* English Full
25 Jun 2pm-5pm IT-7 Data Protection in Internal IT Management Cantonese Open
27 Jun 2pm-5pm INS-6 Data Protection in Insurance*# Cantonese Open
28 Jun 2pm-5pm HR-11 Data Protection in Human Resource Management# Cantonese Open

* 3 CPD points is accredited by the Law Society of Hong Kong.

# 3 CPD points will be awarded under the Insurance Intermediaries Quality Assurance Scheme.

Course Fee:

Standard Fee: $450
Discounted Fee: $360 (PCPD’s Data Protection Officers’ Club and supporting organization)

Venue: Conference Room, Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data Room 1301, 13/F, 248 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong


  • To enrol in the workshop, please return the completed enrolment form to PCPD by fax (28777026) or by email ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ). PCPD will confirm the reservation by phone.
  • Attach a crossed cheque (including your name at the back) payable to "Privacy Commissioner For Personal Data" with the completed enrolment form and send to the Assistant Manager (Corporate Communications), Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, 12/F, 248 Queen's Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong. Application will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis and will be confirmed by email.

About the Workshop

In Hong Kong, individuals' awareness and expectation of their rights in relation to personal data privacy has reached an unprecedented level after recent incidents of corporate malpractices in the use of personal data. Data protection has become a vital component to the success of business in building employee trust and enhancing corporate image. If your business involves the collection and use of personal data, it is important that your staff are fully up-to-date and compliant with the requirements under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance ("the Ordinance").

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data ("PCPD") has developed a series of professional workshops on data protection tailored to the needs of those dealing with personal data in different work contexts. Participants will work through guidance notes issued by the PCPD and practical scenarios with expert guidance from PCPD’s experienced trainers or commissioned consultants.

Upon completion of the workshop, participants will possess a solid knowledge of data protection law, as well as an understanding of the practical implications of the legal requirements under the Ordinance. Participants will be encouraged to discuss cases that they have dealt with and to share ideas and knowledge with other participants. Questions will be answered within a systematic framework enabling participants to apply the fundamental principles to a range of privacy issues.

Key features

  • Conducted by expert trainers – PCPD staff or commissioned consultants
  • Fully up-to-date and comprehensive course materials
  • Sharing ideas with others
  • Interaction with the trainer and other participants
  • Case study based on real cases
  • PCPD's updated guidance notes
  • Certificate of participation awarded at each course
  • Plenty of opportunities for questions
  • Bring your queries to the workshop

Who should attend

Data Protection Officers, Human Resource Managers, Administration Managers, Compliance Officers, Data Security Personnel, Company Secretaries, Marketing Personnel, Solicitors (in-house or private practice), Insurers, IT Managers, Policy Advisers.

Course contents

  • Definitions and interpretation of the legal terminology in the Ordinance
  • Analysis of each data protection principle with relevant real-life scenarios
  • PCPD complaint handling process
  • Codes of Practice and Guidelines
  • Updated guidance notes from the PCPD
  • Lessons learnt from real cases
  • Recommended good practices


  • Lecture
  • Case study
  • Discussion
  • Question and answer

In-depth Workshops

The Workshops are open to people wishing to deepen their knowledge of data protection.

To acquire basic knowledge of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, you may:-

i) Enrol in the “Introduction to the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance” Seminar (http://www.pcpd.org.hk/english/activities/promotion.html).
ii) View the On-line Seminar on “Introduction to the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance”  (http://www.pcpd.org.hk/misc/OnlineSeminar/English/OSMain_e.html)

Supporting Organizations (in alphabetical order)

austcham hong kong & macau Chartered Management Institute (Hong Kong Branch) The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce
The Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong Communications Association of Hong Kong, Employers' Federation of Hong Kong Employers' Federation of Hong Kong
Federation of Hong Kong Industries The Hong Kong Association for Customer Service Excellence The Hong Kong Association of Banks
The Hong Kong Association of Property Management Companies Hong Kong Bar Association Hong Kong Computer Society
Hong Kong Confederation of Insurance Brokers Hong Kong Direct Marketing Association The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers
Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong General Chamber of Small and Medium Business Ltd. Hong Kong
Institute of
Certified Public
The Hong Kong Institute of Housing Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management Hong Kong Institute of Marketing
HKIE Hong Kong Retail Management Association iProA
Information Systems Audit and Control Association China Hong Kong Chapter Limited The Law Society of Hong Kong  

Invitation to HKTDC International ICT Expo (13-16 April, 2012)

Dear iProA Members,

Invitation to HKTDC International ICT Expo (13-16 April, 2012)

We cordially invite you to attend the HKTDC International ICT Expo 2012 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre during 13-16 April 2012.

The ICT industry moves quickly and it is vital that industry players to keep abreast with the latest ICT development, International ICT Expo is therefore the best platform for exchanging latest news and information of the ICT industry. The Expo is divided into various themed zones include Business Apps on Cloud & Mobile, Mobile Marketing, Smartphone & Tablet, Digital Living & Multimedia, Enterprise Solutions & IT Outsourcing, Cloud Computing & Open Source, Home-grown Innovations, Telecom, Networking & Wireless Technologies, E-Logistics & Retail Technologies and Trade Related Services.

SME IT Clinic , a popular attraction at the Expo, offers enterprises with complimentary business matching services. The show’s conferences and seminars also cover a wide range of useful topics for enterprises. For details, please visit www.hktdc.com/ictexpo or refer to the attachment.

As an important association in the industry, your presence will definitely add much weight to the fair. Kindly indicate your interest by returning the enclosed reply slip by fax at (852) 2270 5898 on or before March 30, 2012. Should you need further information, please feel free to contact Mr. Jake Lee from HKTDC at 2240 4585 or by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Kind Regards,
Internet Professional Association

HKCS Cloud Computing SIG Seminar:Is Cloud Computing Ready for Financial Services Industry?
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HKCS Cloud Computing SIG Seminar:
Is Cloud Computing Ready for Financial Services Industry?

An enjoyable yet fruitful evening to meet up and share views with gurus from each of banking, securities and insurance industry!

Stepping into 2012, the momentum of looking into Cloud Computing as an alternative delivery platform continues to grow.

According to a survey conducted by Springboard Research, most CIOs consider cost saving as the primary reason for adopting Cloud Computing.

What about the financial industry?

Financial industry, including Banking, Securities and Insurance, traditionally is top on the list of IT spending. It is interesting to see:
- What will be the adoption of Cloud Computing in this industry?
- In which area(s) Cloud Computing can be adopted, and when?
- What are the key challenges, i.e., government policies and security concerns?
- How does the industry perceive and handle these challenges?

With all these interesting questions, it is our honor to invite the IT gurus from the Financial Industry to share their invaluable views through a non-traditional, very interacting forum.

Prize   You have a chance to win the complimentary gifts:

Lucky Draw:
- Two Cash Coupon of HK$2,000 each for joining Certification Program offered by KORNERSTONE

Door Prize:
- HK$100 event voucher for joining any events or training program offered by KORNERSTONE

(The above gifts are sponsored by KORNERSTONE)
Event Details:
Date: 23 Mar 2012 (Friday)
Time: 6:30pm - 8:45pm (registration starts at 6:00pm)
Venue: Room B&C, 27/F, Chong Hing Bank Centre, 24 Des Voeux Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
Free for: Register
  • HKCS Member (HKCS D. Fellow / Fellow / Full / Associate / Practitioner / Corporate Member)
HK$120 for: Register (Online Payment) Register (Paid By Cheque)
  • HKCS Member (Graduate / Student / Affiliate Member)
  • Members of Supporting Organizations
HK$150 for:
  • Non-HKCS Member
Target Audience: HKCS: CCSIG or interested members
Language: Cantonese
6:00pm - 6:30pm Registration & Networking Time
6:30pm - 6:40pm Introduction
(Representative from CCSIG)
6:40pm - 8:00pm Keynote Speech
(Mr. Rocky Cheng)
Keynote Speech
(Dr. Paul Liu)
Keynote Speech
(Mr. Arthur Wong)
Keynote Speech
(Ms. Doris Cheng)
8:00pm - 8:20pm RoundTable Discussion
(Moderated by CCSIG)
8:20pm - 8:30pm Q&A
8:30pm - 8:45pm Lucky Draw
* Refreshment will be provided.
Should you have any enquiry, please feel free to contact us at 2834-2228 / This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Speaker's Profile
  Mr. Rocky Cheng
Mr. Rocky Cheng

Deputy General Manager
Information Technology of Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited
Rocky is Deputy General Manager of Information Technology of Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited. He is responsible for driving strategic IT resources and activities to support corporate goals and demonstrate IT values for business. With 21 years in IT and banking industry, Rocky has strong experience in IT governance for large-scale corporates.

Additionally, Rocky has solid experience in IT system consolidation and data centre consolidation for corporate restructuring and M & A activities.

Mr Cheng holds a Master's degree of Business Administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Computer Science from City University of Hong Kong.

- Cambridge University - Advanced Management Programme (British Chevening Scholarships)
- London Business School - Accelerated Development Programme (British Chevening Scholarships)
- The Chinese University of Hong Kong - Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
- City University of Hong Kong - Master of Computer Science

  Dr. Paul Liu
Dr. Paul Liu

Information Technology Division, Chong Hing Bank Ltd
Dr. Paul Tak Shing Liu is the IT Strategy department head and manager of Information Technology Division of Chong Hing Bank Ltd., a director of Chong Hing Information Technology Ltd., and a school manager of Liu Po Shan Memorial College.

Dr. Liu was awarded PhD. degree in Electrical Engineering from McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, in 1993. From Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Dr. Liu was awarded M.Sc.(Physics) (1989) , H.B.Sc. (Physics)(1987) , B.Eng.(Electrical Engineering) (1986) , and B.Sc. (1984). He was also awarded Dean of Science medal, Lakehead University, 1984. Dr. Liu has working experience in Data Mining and Artificial Intelligence, workflow systems, banking system, stock trading, hospital application, simulation, and microwave component design.

Dr. Liu specializes in banking applications, workflow system, data-mining, artificial intelligence, finite element method and system simulation, etc. He is also members of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Hong Kong Computer Society (HKCS) and Hong Kong Institute of Directors (HKIoD).

  Mr. Arthur Wong
Mr. Arthur Wong

Head of IT
Asia Pacific of KKR
Arthur is currently working as the Head of IT Asia Pacific of KKR, one of the leading private equity companies in the world. Prior to joining to KKR, Arthur was the Director of IT and General Administration in Sun Hung Kai Financial, the largest non-bank financial institutions in Hong Kong. Before that, Arthur had been working for Fubon Bank (HK) as the Head of IT, as well as China Construction Bank for 13 years as the Head of IT for their Hong Kong and overseas branches. Arthur had also worked for international banks including National Australia Bank, Citibank and Standard Chartered Bank. Arthur holds an MBA degree from University of Warwick, UK.
  Ms. Doris Cheng
Ms. Doris Cheng

Assistant Vice President
Technical Services, IT & Procurement Management
Sun Life Hong Kong Limited
Doris Cheng is the Assistant Vice President of Technical Services, IT & Procurement Management of Sun Life Hong Kong Limited (Sun Life). She manages IT services for over 2000 users of individual life insurance business, pension business, group business and insurance sales channels located in multiple office locations. She is responsible for procurement and vendor management to ensure the best value realized for Sun Life, with many multi-million IT contracts under her portfolio.

Doris has over 15 years of IT management and project mangement experiences. She had attained LOMA FLMI qualification and is a certified PMI Project Management Professional. She successfully managed and delivered many multi-million dollars projects, example projects in Sun Life including the Data Center Construction projects; the Data Center Relocation and Consolidation projects; as well as the very complex IT infrastructure Outsourcing Project.

General Notes:
- Seat is subject to availability and is reserved on a first-come-first-served basis.
- All registrations will be confirmed only upon receipt of payment.
- The registration / event fee is non refundable.
- HKCS reserves the right to change terms and conditions without prior notice. In case of dispute, the decision of HKCS shall be final and binding.
HKCS Cloud Computing SIG Internet Professional Association Hong Kong Internet Society
Chong Hing Bank LimitedKORNERSTONE

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