Asian Knowledge and
Innovation Forum (AKIF)


生成式AI ∶ 重塑知識管理與創新

27-28 March 2024


Supporting organisations

Generative AI is not only reshaping our lives and creativity, but also ushering in a new era in knowledge management. This transformative technology promises to improve productivity and propel organisations forward into unexplored realms.

At AKIF 2024, we will navigate the challenges and opportunities that generative AI brings to knowledge management and innovation. You will have the chance to connect with like-minded professionals who share your passion and vision for utilising AI’s power to unlock business potential.

Leap into the future of knowledge and innovation, and shape this exciting new landscape with us.

About AKIF

The annual Asian Knowledge and Innovation Forum (AKIF) provides a unique opportunity for management and organisational development professionals to share their Knowledge, expertise and experience in employing innovative strategies to enhance knowledge sharing, learning and management.

The Global and Hong Kong Most Innovative Knowledge Enterprise (MIKE) Award ceremony will also take place at this occasion. The award winners will share insights into their best practices in knowledge management.

Past events: 2023 | 2022 | 2021

About MIKE

The Most Innovative Knowledge Enterprise (MIKE) Award is a global benchmarking study assessing effective knowledge management and innovative practices. Arup University and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University have co-organised the Hong Kong Regional MIKE award programme since 2018.

The MIKE Award builds on the original Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise (MAKE) Award as previously conducted by Teleos in 1998. Prestigious MAKE winners include Microsoft, Google, etc. All Hong Kong MIKE winners will enter the next round of assessment for the Global MIKE award along with other regional MIKE winners.


Distinguished speakers

Dr Darron Sun
Dr Vincent Ribiere
Dr Eric Tsui
Ir Kevin Ip
Dr Toa Charm
Data Literacy
Terence Pong
Fano Labs

Top MIKE Award winners

Xenia Tang
Airport Authority Hong Kong
Kevin Kwong
EMSD, The Government of HKSAR
Sean Xiao
FinDreams Battery Co. Ltd


09:00 - 09:30

09:30 - 09:45
Welcome remark

09:45 - 10:50
Keynote speech
Unveiling the Pandora's box: exploring the risks and ethical implications of generative AI
Dr Darron Sun
Vice Chairman
Serendipity by design: integrating generative AI in knowledge management
for innovation
Dr Vincent Ribiere
Co-founder and Managing Director
Impact of generative AI and metaverse on KM and learning
Dr Eric Tsui
Associate Director
Application of Large Language Models in knowledge management
Ir Kevin Ip
Associate Director

10:50 - 11:10

11:10 - 11:50
Mini-workshop on generative AI
Jasper Hilkhuijsen
Senior East Asia Innovation Manager

11:50 - 12:20
Panel discussion
Harnessing lessons: navigating generative AI in the business landscape

- Ravel Lai, Chief Information Officer, Uni-China Group
- Dr Andy Luk, Head of Digital Transformation & Insights, HK Express
Dr Toa Charm (Moderator)
Founding Chairman
Data Literacy Association
12:20 - 12:40
Keynote speech
AI in action to enhance customer experiences and public safety
Terence Pong
Vice President of Solutions
Fano Labs

12:40 - 13:20
The MIKE Award 2023 Presentation Ceremony

13:20 - 14:25

14:25 - 14:55
The MIKE Award 2023 winners presentations
Sustainable energy innovations: how FinDreams Battery is reshaping the
industry through knowledge and research
Sean Xiao
Project Manager, FinDreams Battery Co. Ltd
Flight path to the future: tech-driven knowledge sharing in Airport Authority Hong Kong
Xenia Tang
Innovation & Data Insights
Sustaining momentum: how EMSD fuels knowledge sharing to provide E&M services for enhancing the safety and quality of life of Hong Kong
Kevin Kwong
Senior Engineer Quality and Safety

14:55 - 15:00
Closing remark

15:00 - 15:15
Assembly for innovation tours

15:15 - 17:00
Innovation tours (Select 1 out of 3)
- Hall of Innovation & Hall of Future Energy, Towngas
- Experience Centre, Hong Kong Science and Technology Park
- Experience Centre, Microsoft
09:30 - 12:00
Concurrent session - Room A
1. Leveraging and uses of large language models in knowledge management processes
Prof WB Lee
Emeritus Professor
2. Creative synergy: unleashing potential with generative AI
Dr Vincent Ribiere
Co-founder and Managing Director

09:30 - 12:00
Concurrent session - Room B
1. Evaluating and enhancing generative AI compatibility in knowledge management: a hands-on workshop
Nicole Sy
Knowledge Manager
2. Hong Kong MIKE Winner sharing
Strategic insights: data-driven knowledge management for
business success
Andy Kwok
Vice President
OpenCertHub Academy
Bridging minds: enhancing connectivity in construction
Alex Ho
Construction Digitalisation, CIC
3. Global MIKE Winner sharing
Transforming urban mobility: PT MRT Jakarta's journey in
knowledge management and innovative solutions
Mega Tarigan
Director of Operation & Maintenance
PT MRT Jakarta

09:30 - 12:00
Concurrent session - Room C
Synergising AI and intellectual capital: managing knowledge in
the AI era
Prof Stephen Selby
Former Director of Intellectual Property
The Government of HKSAR

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Winners list of MIKE Award 2023

Global MIKE Awards
2023 winners

Hong Kong MIKE Awards
2023 winners


Day 1:
27 March 2024

The Ballroom, Cordis Hotel

  • 555 Shanghai Street, Mong Kok
Directions to Cordis Hotel, Hong Kong
  • By MTR: Get off at Mongkok Station, exit from C3, then walk 2-3 mins to the hotel entrance on Shanghai Street.

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Day 2:
28 March 2024

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • 11 Yuk Choi Road, Hung Hom
Directions to The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • By MTR: Get off at Hung Hum Station and take the footbridge at Exit A1 or D1 to the campus.
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Contact us

For enquiries, please contact the AKIF 2024 Organising Committee at

Frequently asked questions

This event is open to professionals and practitioners in the fields of knowledge management or innovation, as well as anyone with an interest in generative AI.
The registration fee per person is HK$1,380. For group registrations with 10 guests or more, there will be a discount of HK$100 per person. Please select the appropriate ticket option for bulk purchases.
Upon request, a letter of attendance will be issued to participant after the event. The recognition of CPD hours will be at the discretion of relevant professional bodies.
Once you complete the registration via Eventbrite, you will receive an email with the order summary and a QR code for admission. Show the reception your QR code as your entry pass.
This is a face-to-face event to be held in Hong Kong on 27 - 28 March 2024. No recording will be available if you are not able to attend in person. Register now and secure your spot for AKIF 2024!
Once you complete the registration and settle the payment via Eventbrite, you will receive an email with an order summary, which serves as the proof of your payment, ie. the receipt for your record.
Once you have completed the registration, the organiser will receive your information and proceed with necessary preparation. If you need to make any changes, please contact the organiser directly via The organiser will try the best to accommodate the changes if circumstances allowed.
You may refer to the venues for transportation details.

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