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

Given the latest epidemic situation of COVID-19 and the re-imposing certain social distancing restrictions on public health grounds, the HKTDC has announced the Education and Careers Expo 2020 (originally scheduled for 16-19 July) will be rescheduled. The Future Tech Talent Theme Day (originally scheduled for 16 July) 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 16 July 2020, which will be the launch day of the HKTDC 30th Education and Careers Expo 2020 held in HKCEC during 16 - 19 July 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 : 16 July 2020 (Thursday)

Time : 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Venue : Careers Forum at Hall 5G, 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

Application of AI and Machine Learning in Slope Safety

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