Day 1 (November 14th):

Time: Event: Details: 
8:30 amRegistrationParticipants join the meeting to complete the registration for themselves and their team 
9:00 – 9:15 amOpening RemarksRundown of the event and theme, information about the schedule, expectations for all participants, etc. 
9:15 – 9:30 am Speech IFred Shen (Microsoft National Technology Officer)
9:30 – 9:50 amSpeech IILawrence McCook (Head of Oceans Conservation WWF Hong Kong) 
10:00 – 11:30 amWorkshop IHuman-Centered Innovation through Design Thinking with Derek Seto and Jennifer Fuqua (Ogilvy Consulting)
11:30 – 11:45 amMorning wrap-up
13:00 – 14:00 pmWorkshop IIProject Sharing: GPS Tracker, Ghost Gear with June Wong (WWF Hong Kong)
14:00 – 15:00 pmWorkshop IIIResponsible Production & Consumption with Benita Chick (CEO and Founder of Encompass HK)
15:00 – 16:00 pmWorkshop IVA Diver’s Look at Marine Biodiversity & Challenges at Sea with Benita Chick (CEO and Founder of Encompass HK)
16:15 – 17:15 pmWorkshop VMobile App Development using Thunkable with Vanessa Tang (COBO Academy) 
AND (two workshops running simultaneously)
Introduction to SwiftUI with CIS Staff
17:15 – 18:15 pm Workshop VIWeb Development using Squarespace with Harshit Sethi (COBO Academy)
AND (two workshops running simultaneously) 
Learn about Android + Firebase with CIS Staff
18:15 pmDay 1 wrap-up

Day 2 (November 15th):

Time: Event: Details: 
9:00 – 9:15 am Morning debriefing Participants join the meeting to attend a short debriefing for the day before breaking off to work on their projects.  
10:00 – 11:00 amWorkshop VIITensorFlow + Image Classification using Convolutional Neural Network with CIS Staff
11:00 – 16:00 pm Free work time for all participants Participants work in their teams to work on their product and submission. Should any questions arise, please email
16:00 – 17:00 pmWorkshop VIIIOverview of expectations for the final submission: Participants will hear about what they will be expected to create and deliver in a week’s time. Guidelines and possible upcoming tasks for the week ahead will be announced. 
17:00 – 18:15 pmContinue free work time for all participantsParticipants work in their teams to work on their product and submission. Should any questions arise, please email
18:15 – 18:30 pmWeekend 1 closing remarks 

Days 3-7 (November 16th – 20th): 

* Workdays for all participants. Mentors will be available during several time slots. This information will be released soon! 

Day 8 (November 21st):

17:00 – 18:30: More free work time and closing remarks

Monday – Friday, 16/11 – 20/11
Work days for all participants. Recorded Technical sessions and Mentor meetings are also available.

Saturday, 21/11

16:00- 17:00: Deliverables overview and Pitching/Storytelling Workshop.

Day 9 (November 22nd):

Submissions due by 5:00 pm

Date to be determined: Winners announce