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"Science in the Public Service" 15th Anniversary Forum and Lecture Series

"Science in the Public Service" (SIPS) is a joint campaign organised 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. With SIPS campaign entering its 15th anniversary this year, a series of activities including forums and lectures, science exploration activity, workshops and site visits will be held from August to December.

Details of the forums and lectures are listed below:

Onsite
Venue: Lecture Hall, 1/F, Hong Kong Science Museum
Language: Cantonese
Free admission on a first-come, first-served basis

Online
Click the "Live broadcast links" below to watch online for free

 

Title and Speaker Date Time Live broadcast links
Global Warming against the Backdrop of COVID-19 Pandemic

Mr. Tong Hang Wai (Scientific Officer, Hong Kong Observatory)
07-08-2021
(Sat)
2:30pm – 3:15pm Cisco Webex / Facebook / YouTube
2020 Territory-wide Airborne LiDAR Survey and the Geotechnical Applications of LiDAR Data

Mr. Leung Wai Kin (Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Geotechnical Engineering Office, Civil Engineering and Development Department)

Miss Yang Yan Yu, Celia (Engineering Geology Graduate, Geotechnical Engineering Office, Civil Engineering and Development Department)
07-08-2021
(Sat)
3:15pm – 4:00pm Cisco Webex / Facebook / YouTube
Conservation of Incense Tree in Hong Kong

Dr. Tsang Ho Leung (Conservation Officer, Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)
07-08-2021
(Sat)
4:00pm – 4:45pm Cisco Webex / Facebook / YouTube
"Application of Innovation and Technology in Rainstorm and Landslip Warning Systems" Forum

Mr. Chu Kei Hong, Edward (Geotechnical Engineer, Geotechnical Engineering Office, Civil Engineering and Development Department)

Mr. Wong Wai Kin (Senior Scientific Officer, Hong Kong Observatory)
11-09-2021
(Sat)
2:30pm – 4:00pm Cisco Webex / Facebook / YouTube
Solar Energy Development in Hong Kong: Opportunities and Challenges

Prof. Yip Hin Lap, Angus (Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, City University of Hong Kong)
11-09-2021
(Sat)
4:00pm – 4:45pm Cisco Webex / Facebook / YouTube
My Journey in Mathematics: From Skipping School Grades to Becoming an Associate Professor

Dr. Horatio Boedihardjo (Associate Professor, University of Warwick, United Kingdom and Scientific Advisor of the Hong Kong Observatory)
18-09-2021
(Sat)
2:30pm – 3:15pm Cisco Webex / Facebook / YouTube
The Untold Secret of Thickeners in Cosmetics

Dr. Wong Chun Yuen (Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong)
18-09-2021
(Sat)
3:15pm – 4:00pm Cisco Webex / Facebook / YouTube
Relocation of Sha Tin Sewage Treatment Works to Caverns – Application of Innovation and Technology

Mr. Wong Yiu Fai, Joel (Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Drainage Services Department)

Mr. Chan Hok Man, John (Senior Engineer, Drainage Services Department)

Mr. Ko Ming Yuen, Elton (Geotechnical Engineer, Drainage Services Department)
18-09-2021
(Sat)
4:00pm – 4:45pm Cisco Webex / Facebook / YouTube
The Arctic Expedition: A Virtual Tour to the Jockey Club Museum of Climate Change, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dr. Pang Yick Cheung, Matthew (Senior Manager, Climate Action Section, Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development Office, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
16-10-2021
(Sat)
2:30pm – 3:15pm Cisco Webex / Facebook / YouTube
Eco-Shoreline

Miss Lam Sau Lai, Katy (Engineer, Civil Engineering Office, Civil Engineering and Development Department)
16-10-2021
(Sat)
3:15pm – 4:00pm Cisco Webex / Facebook / YouTube
The Conservation of Sea Turtles in Hong Kong

Dr. Wong Wai Ho, Simon (Wetland & Fauna Conservation Officer, Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)
16-10-2021
(Sat)
4:00pm – 4:45pm Cisco Webex / Facebook / YouTube
Recent Development of 5G Services in Hong Kong

Mr. Chan Kin Leung, Michael (Senior Regulatory Affairs Manager, Office of the Communications Authority)
23-10-2021
(Sat)
2:30pm – 3:15pm Cisco Webex / Facebook / YouTube
Harnessing Renewable Energy in Water Supplies Department

Mr. Wong Chi Wai, Kevin (Mechanical Engineer, Water Supplies Department)

Mr. Siu Ka Shun (Electrical Engineer, Water Supplies Department)
23-10-2021
(Sat)
3:15pm – 4:00pm Cisco Webex / Facebook / YouTube
How does the Observatory Perform Emergency Radiation Monitoring and Assessment?

Dr. Chan Siu Wai (Scientific Officer, Hong Kong Observatory)
23-10-2021
(Sat)
4:00pm – 4:45pm Cisco Webex / Facebook / YouTube
Application of Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) in Engineering

Mr. So Wing Fat, Kevin (Geotechnical Engineer, Geotechnical Engineering Office, Civil Engineering and Development Department)
30-10-2021
(Sat)
2:30pm – 3:15pm Cisco Webex / Facebook / YouTube
Instrument Landing System at Hong Kong International Airport

Mr. Lee Tak Che (Electronics Engineer, Civil Aviation Department)
30-10-2021
(Sat)
3:15pm – 4:00pm Cisco Webex / Facebook / YouTube
Latest Developments in Online Statistics Dissemination Services of the Census and Statistics Department

Mr. Lin Kwok Leung, Jimmy (Senior Statistician, Census and Statistics Department)
30-10-2021
(Sat)
4:00pm – 4:45pm Cisco Webex / Facebook / YouTube
High-risk Foods: Uncooked Seafood from a Microbiological Perspective

Dr. Tang Shiu Ping, Anna (Scientific Officer, Centre for Food Safety, Food and Environmental Hygiene Department)
20-11-2021
(Sat)
2:30pm – 3:15pm Cisco Webex / Facebook / YouTube
Open Data vs. Privacy Concerns during the Pandemic

Dr. Liu Xiaofan (Assistant Professor, Department of Media and Communication, City University of Hong Kong)
20-11-2021
(Sat)
3:15pm – 4:00pm Cisco Webex / Facebook / YouTube
The Development and Applications of Superconductors

Dr. Yu Wing Chi (Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, City University of Hong Kong)
20-11-2021
(Sat)
4:00pm – 4:45pm Cisco Webex / Facebook / YouTube
How does Artificial Intelligence Compute – Past, Present and Future?

Dr. Cheung Chak Chung, Ray (Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong)
04-12-2021
(Sat)
2:30pm – 3:15pm Cisco Webex / Facebook / YouTube
AI for Social Good: Opportunities and Challenges

Dr. Cheung Kwok Wai, William (Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong Baptist University)
04-12-2021
(Sat)
3:15pm – 4:00pm Cisco Webex / Facebook / YouTube
Use of Firefighting Robots

Mr. Wong Ho Man (Systems Manager, Hong Kong Fire Services Department)
04-12-2021
(Sat)
4:00pm – 4:45pm

Cisco Webex / Facebook / YoutTube

Low Carbon Transport in Hong Kong

Mr. Simon Ng (Director, Policy & Research, Business Environment Council)
11-12-2021
(Sat)
2:30pm – 3:15pm Cisco Webex / Facebook / YouTube
Salient Features of Constructing Tseung Kwan O Cross Bay Link

Mr. Yuen Chi Hang (Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department)
11-12-2021
(Sat)
3:15pm – 4:00pm Cisco Webex / Facebook / YouTube
New Territories Cycle Track Network

Mr. Chan Ka Shing, Davy (Senior Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department)

Mr. Chiu Chi Ho, Derek (Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department)
11-12-2021
(Sat)
4:00pm – 4:45pm Cisco Webex / Facebook / YouTube

 

For abstracts of the lectures and details of other activities, please visit the website of SIPS
https://www.science.gov.hk/eng/news.html

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


 


 

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