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"Science in the Public Service" Forum and Lecture Series

"Science in the Public Service" (SIPS) is a joint campaign by government bureaux/departments and other organisations to promote their scientific work and application of technology to the provision of services for the general public. A series of public forums and talks on the theme "Science for Smart City" will be held from July to October this year.

Title and speaker Date Time
Smart City Blueprint for Hong Kong 07-07-2018 (Sat) 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Speakers: Mr Chan Yung Ming, Anthony (Systems Manager, Office of the Government Chief Information Officer)
Ms Tang Sze Man, Janice (Assistant Systems Manager, Office of the Government Chief Information Officer)
Internet of Things(IoT)- An Ubiquitous Network Society 07-07-2018 (Sat) 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Speaker: Mr Tsan Siu Yan, Sidney (Principal Regulatory Affairs Manager, Office of the Communications Authority)
Proactive Rejuvenation of Senescent Acacia Slopes along Highways in Hong Kong 07-07-2018 (Sat) 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Speakers: Ms Tong Chui Shan (Senior Landscape Architect, Highways Department)
Mr Wong Cheuk Him (Landscape Architect, Highways Department)
Application of Remote Sensing Technology in Geotechnical and Geological Studies 28-07-2018 (Sat) 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Speaker: Mr Leung Wai Kin (Geotechnical Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department)
Climate Change Impact on Hong Kong 28-07-2018 (Sat) 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Speaker: Mr Sham Fu Cheung (Chief Experimental Officer, Hong Kong Observatory)
From Micro-climate Observations to Urban Weather Forecasting 28-07-2018 (Sat) 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Speakers: Mr Wong Wai Kin (Senior Scientific Officer, Hong Kong Observatory)
Mr Lau Po Wing (Scientific Officer, Hong Kong Observatory)
Adoption of Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) in Engineering Survey to Address Smart City Challenges 12-08-2018 (Sun) 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Speaker: Mr Ng Tsz Kin (Land Surveyor, Civil Engineering and Development Department)
How to Design and Construct a Blue-green Artificial Island in Hong Kong Waters? 12-08-2018 (Sun) 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Speaker: Dr Chu Chi Keung (Senior Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department)
Causes of Deterioration and Repair Guidelines of Reinforced Concrete Buildings in Hong Kong 12-08-2018 (Sun) 4:00pm – 4:45pm
Speaker: Mr Chan Kin (Structural Engineer, Buildings Department)
Introduction of Rainstorm and Landslip Warning Systems Forum 18-08-2018 (Sat) 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Speakers: Mr Ho Man Lee, Ivan (Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department)
Mr Wong Wai Kin (Senior Scientific Officer, Hong Kong Observatory)
Mr Lee Kwok Lun (Scientific Officer, Hong Kong Observatory)
Application of SWIRLS Nowcasting System in Optimisation of the Control Philosophy of Shuen Wan Drainage System and Kai Tak River Improvement Works Forum 15-09-2018 (Sat) 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Speakers: Mr Wong Ho Yeung, Jason (Senior Engineer, Drainage Services Department)
Mr Tam Ying Fan, Barry (Engineer, Drainage Services Department)
Mr Woo Wang Chun (Scientific Officer, Hong Kong Observatory)
Hung Shui Kiu - The Road to Smart and Green City 22-09-2018 (Sat) 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Speakers: Mr Fung Yiu Cheung (Senior Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department)
Ms Pun Lim Shuet, Paulina (Senior Town Planner, Planning Department)
Smart Initiatives and Energy Conservation 22-09-2018 (Sat) 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Speaker: Ir Wong Chuen Wai, Thomas (Corporate Customer Experience Manager, CLP Power HK Ltd)
Application of Information Technology for Dissemination of Statistics 22-09-2018 (Sat) 4:00pm – 4:45pm
Speaker: Ms Chan Lai Shan, Edith (Senior Statistician, Census and Statistics Department)
Smart Airport Forum 13-10-2018 (Sat) 2:30pm – 4:30pm
Speakers: Mr Chan Wing Chi, Chris (Assistant General Manager, Smart Airport, Airport Authority Hong Kong)
Mr Cheung Ping (Scientific Officer, Hong Kong Observatory)
Radiological Protection and Environmental Radiation Monitoring 14-10-2018 (Sun) 2:30pm – 3:45pm
Speakers: Dr Yin Haiping (Physicist, Department of Health)
Mr Kong Yu Chau, Max (Scientific Officer, Hong Kong Observatory)
Food Safety in a Smart City in the Face of Climate Change 14-10-2018 (Sun) 3:45pm – 4:45pm
Speaker: Dr Tang Shiu Ping, Anna (Scientific Officer, Centre for Food Safety, Food and Environmental Hygiene Department)

 

Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum
Language: Cantonese
Free admission on a first come, first served basis.

Enquiries: 2732 3223 (Mon to Fri: 9:00am - 1:00pm, 2:00pm - 5:00pm, except public holidays)


 

Research Grants Council Lecture Series

The University Grants Committee and Research Grants Council have been supporting the Hong Kong higher education sector to undertake many exciting academic research projects over the years. To let the community know about the importance and values of the work of our researchers and their contribution to the society, the Research Grants Council has been organising regular public lectures to introduce to the public the achievements of our researchers.

Title and speaker Date Time
Cancer Immunotherapy - An Epic Trilogy of Serendipity, Skepticism and Scientific Breakthrough 14-07-2018 (Sat) 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Speaker: Prof Brigette Ma (Professor, Honorary Consultant, Medical Director of the Phase I Clinical Trial Centre (Oncology), CUHK)
The Tumor Microenvironment on Ovarian Cancer Progression and the Potential Target-based Therapy 14-07-2018 (Sat) 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Speaker: Dr David Chan (Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, HKU)

 

Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum
Language: Cantonese
Free admission on a first come, first served basis.

Jointly organised by the Hong Kong Science Museum and the Research Grants Council

Enquiries: 2732 3223 (Mon to Fri: 9:00am - 1:00pm, 2:00pm - 5:00pm, except public holidays)

 

 

Last Modified: 15-06-2018

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