Future Tech Talent Theme Day of HKTDC Education & Careers Expo 2020 (RESCHEDULED)
Future Tech Talent Theme Day of HKTDC Education & Careers Expo 2020 (Rescheduled)

In line with the measures against the spread of novel coronavirus infection in Hong Kong, and in enhancing the safety of exhibitors and visitors, the HKTDC has announced the Education and Careers Expo 2020 (originally scheduled for 6-9 February) will be rescheduled. The Future Tech Talent Theme Day (originally scheduled for 6 February) co-organised by the HKTDC and OGCIO will also be postponed until further notice.

Audience : Youth, Post-graduates, Graduates, Associate Degree Graduates,
Secondary School Students, School Representatives and the General Public
Medium : Mainly Cantonese (with English terms)

HKTDC and OGCIO will co-organise a Future Tech Talent Theme Day on 6 February 2020, which will be the launch day of the HKTDC 30th Education and Careers Expo 2020 held in HKCEC during 6 - 9 February 2020. We aim to enhance secondary students' interest in IT learning and IT career and raise public's awareness of digital transformation taking place in all walks of life.

Date : 6 February 2020 (Thursday)

Time : 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Venue : Careers Forum at Hall 1D, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Time Session Speakers

1:30 pm – 1:32 pm

Event Introduction


1:32 pm – 1:35 pm

Welcome Address

Mr Brian Sun, Senior Systems Manager (Industry Development),

1:35 pm – 1:50 pm

Hong Kong Secondary School Junior Olympiad Blockchain ABCD Challenge 2020

5 Levels of ABCD

Dr Lawrence Ma, President,
Hong Kong Blockchain Society

Mr Peter Woo, Vice-President,
Hong Kong Blockchain Society

1:50 pm – 2:05 pm

Machine Learning in Slope Safety and the related AI Competition for Secondary School Students under the "Safer Living 2.0" Campaign

Mr Sammy Cheung, Chief Geotechnical Engineer / Slope Safety,
Civil Engineering and Development Department

2:05 pm – 2:20 pm

Introduce IT/STEM activities and competitions for secondary schools, e.g. Students Section Youth Mentorship Programme, STEM 4 Girls Mentorship Programme, Underwater Robot Challenge (ROV), etc.

Ms Justina Ho, Hong Kong Branch Vice Chairlady, Council Member,
The Institution of Engineering and Technology Hong Kong

2:20 pm – 2:35 pm

Education and Career Digital Transformation

Dr Ray Cheung, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering,
City University of Hong Kong

2:35 pm – 2:45 pm


2:45 pm – 3:00 pm

Sharing on Applying Data Science in Solving Real-life Problems and how to become a Data Scientist

Mr Edward Chan, Data Scientist, Innovation,
CLP Power Hong Kong Limited

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm

User-centric STEM Experience

Mr Kenneth Lee, Supervisor (Innovation and Creativity),
The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm

What Every Student Should Know & Learn about Digital Skills

Mr Sidney Yuen, Board Director,
The Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm


3:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Be a Government IT Professional

Mr Louie Loui, Senior Systems Manager (Governance & Resources),

4:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Unleash the Innovation Power via Modeling and Computing - Sharing the Experience in International Mathematical Modeling Challenge (IMMC)

Mr Chan Lung Chak, Mathematics Teacher, and Students,
St. Paul's Co-educational College

4:15 pm – 4:30 pm

How to initiate Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning project in secondary school

Ms Tam Wai Fan, IT in Charge,
HHCKLA Buddhist Ching Kok Secondary School

*The above rundown and speakers may be subject to change