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Digital Economy Summit 2024

This event is supported by APRU.

APRU is inviting students and teaching staff in Hong Kong to join the Digital Economy Summit (DES)—grab 100 complimentary full passes to this event!

Send an email to [email protected] with your name, position (student / teaching staff), and name of the institution/university by 10 April 2024 to get the promo code that you can use to register to the event via this link.

The latest Summit information can be found here.

The Digital Economy Summit (DES) is one of the most prominent innovation and technology events in the region jointly organised by the HKSAR Government and Cyberport, and co-organised by key I&T and industry stakeholders. Running on the theme Smarter Technovation for ALL: Forging a Sustainable Future”, the Summit will return on 12-13 April 2024 to gather global industries and I&T ecosystem partners and offer an excellent platform for renowned tech and business experts and top-notch thought leaders to exchange insights.  It will feature 100+ speakers and attract 4,000+ elites, entrepreneurs, industry icons and top-level executives from various business sectors around the region. 

Details of the summit are as follows:  

Date:                      12-13 April 2024 (Friday – Saturday)

Time:                      09:00 – 18:00 

Venue:                   Convention Hall & Theatres, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre

Theme:                  Smarter Technovation for ALL: Forging a Sustainable Future

Organisers:           Hong Kong SAR and Cyberport

Key Highlights of DES 2024

8 thematic forums in the 2-day summit featuring global heavyweight speakers on diverse topics around smart city and digital economy.

  • New forum themes in DES 2024: Living & Inclusion, Supply Chain, Elite Innovators
  • Recommend students & teachers to attend DES on Day 2 (13 Apr, Sat) programme along with the first day of concurrent I&T fair InnoEX (by HKTDC)
  • Experience the smart future: Interactive smart city technology solutions made available for attendees to experience these solutions in-person



Contact [email protected] for inquiries.