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If you read the recent news, you can see many tech companies are entering Metaverse. But what is Metaverse? Is it just a buzz word or will it be a long-term market to stay? What are the opportunities/ threats for traditional brick & mortar companies in Hong Kong and in the Greater Bay Area (GBA)?

This interactive webinar attempts to demystify the key concepts of Metaverse to non-tech professionals, and to present both the Metaverse opportunities and threats to different industries.

In this interactive webinar, we will discuss:
• Interactive polling to bust some common myths and misunderstandings of Metaverse
• Introduction of Metaverse and its relationship with Web 3.0, NFT and Crypto
• What is "Metaverse", and what is not "Metaverse"?
• Opportunities/ Threats in different industries:
   - Reimagining "residential property" in the Metaverse
   - Reimagining "office space" in the Metaverse
   - Reimagining retail in the Metaverse
   - Reimagining manufacturing in the Metaverse
   - Reimagining hospitality in the Metaverse
• Showcasing and demonstrating some common Metaverse platforms (Meta/ AltspaceVR/ Sandbox/ Omniverse/ Gather.town)
• Pros and cons for these metaverse platforms in different use cases

DISCLAIMER
Speakers' presentations at this event are intended for educational purposes only and do not replace independent professional judgment. Statements of fact and opinions expressed during this event are those of the speakers and participants and, unless expressly stated to the contrary, are not the opinion or position of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, its members, or its committees. The Chamber does not endorse or approve, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, accuracy or completeness of the information presented. Attendees should note that, with the approval of speakers, this event may be recorded, and possibly published on the Chamber's website in audio and/or video formats without further notice.

Recording, duplication or distribution of the contents of the online event is prohibited without prior written permission from the Chamber.

Speaker(s)

Andrew Ma, PhD, MBA, Director & Co-founder of Steam Building

Dr Ma was in the global hi-tech field for more than12 years before establishing his business in Consulting and EdTech in Asia Pacific. He has been offering his consulting & training services in areas including Metaverse, Blockchain, NFT, Web 3.0 to leading companies such as BEA, Swire Properties and New World Development.

Language Cantonese
Date and Time 2022/05/26 14:30 to 17:00
Venue This event will take place online via Zoom
Media Closed to media
Enquiries Cathy Chan
Tel: 2823 1282
Email: cathy@chamber.org.hk
Fee Members @ HK$380 / Non-Members @ HK$770
+$50 for booking offline
This event accepts Chamber Coupon (terms and conditions)
Members enjoy 30% discount with BOC HKGCC VISA Card
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