Memory Capture: African Frontier Panel Discussion in Future City Summit Annual Meet 2019 in Chicago Booth Business School in Hong Kong.

On 16–17 December 2020, the 5th Annual Meet of Future City Summit was successfully held globally, with Cyberport in Hong Kong used as the studio. The event was jointly sponsored by InvestHK (Government Department of Foreign Direct Investment) and Cyberport Hong Kong. The summit recorded over 390 nominated delegates from 49 countries in Asia, Europe, Africa and North America with over 34,000 organic audience reach while streaming. Since 2018, Future City Summit has been highly engaged by the African young professional, policy and technology innovator communities.


Stephen Phillips, Director General of InvestHK, sharing as Keynote Speaker on the importance of shaping collaborative hubs in Asia with Hong Kong and other strategic countries.

On 16–17 December 2020, the 5th Annual Meet of Future City Summit was successfully held globally, with Cyberport in Hong Kong used as the studio. The event was jointly sponsored by InvestHK (Government Department of Foreign Direct Investment) and Cyberport Hong Kong. The summit recorded over 390 nominated delegates from 49 countries in Asia, Europe, Africa and North America with over 34,000 organic audience reach while streaming. Since 2016, Future City Summit has been highly engaged by the Khmer real estate and tech communities. This year, the Summit partnered and earned support of the Khmer Enterprise (KE).


Stephen Phillips, Director General of InvestHK, sharing as Keynote Speaker on the importance of shaping collaborative hubs in Asia with Hong Kong and other strategic countries.

On 16–17 December 2020, the 5th Annual Meet of Future City Summit was successfully held globally, with Cyberport in Hong Kong used as the studio. The event was jointly sponsored by InvestHK (Government Department of Foreign Direct Investment) and Cyberport Hong Kong. The summit recorded over 390 nominated delegates from 49 countries in Asia, Europe, Africa and North America with over 34,000 organic audience reach while streaming. Since 2016, Future City Summit has been highly engaged by the Palestinian innovation and young professional communities. This year, the Summit partnered and earned support of the United Nations Development Program in Palestine.


Panel Session “Land & Affordable Living” Maximising the “value” of land: exit plan for Hong Kong’s housing crisis? in Future City Summit Annual Meet 2020
  • The 5th Annual Meet was themed “Global Post-Pandemic Recovery” with series of thought-leadership dialogues with influential figures such as Stephen Phillips of InvestHK, Petrider Paul(Tanzania) of African Union Youth Advisory Council, Tita Larasati(Indonesia) of Indonesia Creative Cities Network, Retnam Shanmuga of ASEAN Smart Cities Network, along with multiple side sessions.
  • Panels were also attended and spoken by thought leaders such as Dr. Winnie Law, Deputy Director and Principal Lecturer at the Centre for Civil Society and Governance of The University of Hong Kong, William Chiu, Head of Future Skills and Corporate Sustainability, Asia Pacific at HSBC, Richard Hsu, Professor of…

A settlement is seen against the skyline of Manila’s financial district in the Philippines NOEL CELIS/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

A new roadmap designed by global experts aimed at addressing the most pressing issues facing cities who want to deploy new technologies and accompanying policies aligned with the World Economic Forum has been launched by the G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance.

A recent partnership between technology consulting firm LAB.PH and Hong Kong-based Good City Foundation(Institutional Partner of G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance) is bringing the G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance initiatives to Philippine shores with the inclusion of the City Government of Manila as one of the “Pioneer Cities” that will collaborate with experts in developing smart city policies.


What matters to you most in the post-pandemic world? What matters most to change for the next 100 new cities in future? A symposium of social entrepreneurs and scholars in Future City Summit is trying to find more actionable thoughts. We believe there is a way for better future.


Group Photo with Regional Planning Agency and Tourism Board of Denpasar City Government in Public Private Partnership by Youth in Denpasar(Jan 2020)

Inspired by the latest global development of urban governance, with the establishment of G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance(with World Economic Forum as Secretariat) in 2019, Good City Foundation is launching the featured side-session “Planning For Good Cities” in the coming Future City Summit Annual Meet 2020 in Hong Kong and Hangzhou, virtually on 16th and 17th December, with Hong Kong Cyberport as a live-stream studio, sponsored by InvestHK(investment promotion agency of Hong Kong government).


With the hosting of the Future City Summit Annual Meet 2020, sponsored by investment promotion agency of Hong Kong government, InvestHK, Good City Foundation is gathering multiple committees in City Master Planning; Financial Inclusion; Urban Tech and Human Capital, to deliver the annual technology roadshow: Tech For Good Cities.

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