22 Jun

CTalk : Innovations

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought waves of challenges to every city in the world. On top of implementing new technologies, it is also critical for cities to utilize their capability in innovations to overcome the challenges and get ready for the new era.

Every year, CTalk has served as a platform for leaders and decision makers from public and private sectors to share insights and exchange ideas. In 2021, CTalk: Innovations will bring you the latest discussions on “How Innovations Lead the Way in Building Smarter Cities”.



16 : 00~16 : 05

Opening and Virtual Photo Session

16 : 05~16 : 15

Innovation Model Operated by Taipei City Government for Industrial Stimulus under Pandemic


Ms. Hsin-Pei Wu
Deputy commissioner, Department ofEconomic Development, Taipei City Government

16 : 15~16 : 25

Smart Taipei: A Livable and Sustainable City


Mr. Chen-Yu Lee
Director, Taipei Smart City Project Management Office (TPMO)

16 : 25~16 : 35

The Moscow Innovations’ Piloting Program


Moscow Pilot Program Manager, Moscow Agency of Innovations, Russia

16 : 35~16 : 45

The Future of Smart Cities in Bristol+Bath


Mr. Stephen Hilton
Smart City Specialist, Invest Bristol and Bath, UK

16 : 45~16 : 55

Eilat Smart City


Mr. Elad Topel
Smart City Coordinator of Eilat City, Israel

16 : 55~17 : 05

How Digital Transformation Finds the Way in the Pandemic at HCMC


Mr. Ha Than
Vice-Chairman, Ho Chi Minh City Computer Association, Vietnam

17 : 05~17 : 30

Panel Discussion


1. COVID-19 has changed people’s life, work, social life, and entertainment. When it comes to low-contact technologies, digital or virtual economy, what kind of roles do you think they will play in the future society?

2. The pandemic has changed the way cities utilize their innovation capabilities. What are the key changes and how do we take them into consideration for the ecosystem of startup communities?

17 : 30~17 : 35


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