Poster of Smart City and Geospatial Technology in Hong Kong

Professional Geospatial Talk

"Smart City and Geospatial Technology in Hong Kong"



To embrace innovation and technology in fostering a smart city in Hong Kong, the role of geospatial technology is essential. As institutions and the market are actively in search of talents for smart city development, how does the young generation equip themselves with geospatial technology to meet the rising demand? The talk invited representatives from two tertiary institutions. They will introduce a wide range of applications in the field of geospatial technology. During the event, there will be students’ sharing sessions and advanced mapping equipment demonstration, in order to provide useful information for youngsters considering a career in the industry.

Intended Audience

Secondary school students with parents and teachers


1. Professional Geospatial Talk – Smart City and Geospatial Technology in Hong Kong

2. Tour in Geospatial Lab, with showcases and demonstrations (Face-to-face session only)


20 April 2024 at 10:00 – 13:00


Geospatial Lab (Units 915-918, 9/F, Tower 1, Millennium City 1, 388 Kwun Tong Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon) or online

Guest Speakers:

  • Dr. Chen Si, Sissi, Lecturer of Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Ms. SIU Cheuk Ying, Cherrie, Lecturer of Higher Diploma in Geospatial Science and Land Surveying, Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Sha Tin)
  • Mr. Yau Yu Chun, Leo, Assistant Lecturer of Higher Diploma in Geospatial Science and Land Surveying, Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Sha Tin)


Cantonese, supplemented by English presentation materials

Registration Details

  • Please register via the registration link

  • Quota for face-to-face session: 40 (first-come-first-served)

  • Free of charge

  • The talk will be conducted in both face-to-face and virtual format
  • Successful applicants will be notified individually by phone or email

*Geospatial Lab reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the activity

Introduction of Guest Speakers

Dr. Chen Si, Sissi 

Dr. Sissi Chen is an environmental health geographer. She is currently a Lecturer in the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She specializes in urban greenery, air pollution, GIS, and environmental health. In recent years, her research has extended to plant ecology and the functions of vegetation in urbanized areas, as well as mobile GIS geospatial technologies. She is a certified arborist of the International Society of Arboriculture and a member of the Hong Kong Geographic Information System Association (HKGISA).

Ms. SIU Cheuk Ying, Cherrie

Ms. SIU is a land surveyor who possesses over 10 years professional experiences covering geospatial data analysis and management, 3D mapping, laser scanning and land surveying. She worked not only in Hong Kong but also in China and Switzerland. Currently Ms SIU has been actively engaged in nurturing students and younger generation in Geospatial Science and Land Surveying community.

Mr. Yau Yu Chun, Leo

Mr. Yau is an Assistant Lecturer at IVE and an alumnus of the Hydoclimate Extremes Lab at PolyU. He primarily educates on leveraging GIS and Remote Sensing in addressing urban challenges and has a special interest in studying extreme weather and climate events, enhancing resilience and sustainability in city planning and infrastructure.


Please contact the Geospatial Lab via 3708 7260, WhatsApp 9187 2916 or email