The Opportunities and Challenges of Building the Northern Metropolis as Hong Kong’s Silicon Valley

Day 1 : 17:05 – 17:55

The Northern Metropolis initiative intends to transform an area covering one-third of Hong Kong that is mostly farmland and villages into an international innovation and technology hub, however brings about a number of opportunities and challenges. This session will bring in experts in the fields of city planning, infrastructure, and industries to share their insights on how this ambitious initiative can be achieved.


  • What is the development timeline of the Northern Metropolis and how realistic is this?
  • What are the key industries that we should be targeting to help support, promote and ensure the success of this project?
  • What is missing? What is needed to attract the right companies and talent?

Post-event Actions

  • Understand the opportunities and challenges associated with the Northern Metropolis project.

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