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2018

The  3rd Academy Dinner in 2018



Date: Wednesday, 31st October 2018
Time: 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm (7:15 pm for 7:30 pm)
Venue: The Hong Kong Club, Central, Hong Kong

Mr Hugh CHOW, Chief Executive Officer of ASTRI, has kindly accepted the President’s invitation to attend the Academy Dinner and delivered a speech on “How the brightest minds collaborate to build an intelligent, connected and trusted Hong Kong”.

The  2nd Academy Dinner in 2018





Date: Friday, 6th July 2018
Time: 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm (7:15 pm for 7:30 pm)
Venue: The Hong Kong Club, Central Hong Kong

Prof. Jian LU, Prof. Ed. X WU and Prof. Youlin XU, the 3 Hong Kong Awardees of the 12th Guanghua Engineering Science and Technology Prize, have kindly accepted the President’s invitation to attend the 2nd Academy Dinner and delivered presentations to introduce their work.

 

The  1st Academy Dinner in 2018




Date: Monday, 26th March 2018
Time: 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm (7:15 pm for 7:30 pm)
Venue: Above and Beyond, Hotel Icon, Hong Kong

Sir Gordon Ying Sheung WU, Chairman of the Board of Hopewell Holdings Limited and the Chairman of Hopewell Highway Infrastructure Limited, kindly accepted the President’s invitation to be the Guest of Honour of the First Academy Dinner 2018 and delivered a speech on “Land Supply – How much Hong Kong needs”.

 

2017

The  3rd Academy Dinner in 2017

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Date: Tuesday, 31st October 2017
Time: 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm (7:15 pm for 7:30 pm)
Venue: The Hong Kong Club, Central, Hong Kong

Professor Tan Tieniu, Vice Minister of the Liaison Office of The Central People’s Government in the Hong Kong SAR, kindly accepted the President’s invitation to be the Guest of Honour of the Third Academy Dinner 2017 and delivered a speech on “Science, Technology and Innovation: Global Trends and Local Opportunities” .  

The  2nd Academy Dinner in 2017

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Date: Friday, 20th July 2017
Time: 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm (7:15 pm for 7:30 pm)
Venue: The Hong Kong Club, Central Hong Kong

Our two Fellows, Ir BLAKE, James as well as Ir POON, W Y Paul kindly gave presentation at the dinner.

 

The  1st Academy Dinner in 2017

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Date: Friday, 28th April 2017
Time: 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm (7:15 pm for 7:30 pm)
Venue: The Hong Kong Club, Central Hong Kong

Prof. Daniel M. CHENG has kindly accepted the President’s invitation to attend the Academy Dinner as the Guest of Honour and to deliver a speech onThe Future of Engineering in HK Industry 4.0 and Beyond 香港工程前景工業4.0 +” to HKAES Fellows.

Prof. Cheng is currently the Chairman of Federation of Hong Kong Industries; Managing Director of Dunwell Enviro-Tech (Holdings) Ltd and also the President of Hong Kong Environmental Industry Association. He serves in many associations and Government Committees, and has played an advisory role in environmental protection policy & development areas in Hong Kong for over 15 years.

2016

The  3rd Academy Dinner in 2016

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Date: Wednesday, 26th October 2016
Time: 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm (7:15 pm for 7:30 pm)
Venue: Hong Kong Room, The Hong Kong Club, Central, Hong Kong

Dr Franklin Tong Fuk-kay has kindly accepted the President’s invitation to attend the Academy Dinner as the Guest of Honour and delivered a talk to Fellows. Dr Tong is the Chief Executive Officer of the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute, Hong Kong, China. Dr Tong was a Professor at the Information Engineering Department of CUHK from 1996 to 2004. He currently serves as Adjunct Professor of the same Department. Fellows attended the Academy Dinner and exchanged views with Dr Franklin Tong Fuk-kay.

 

The  2nd Academy Dinner in 2016

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Date:   Thursday, 28th July 2016
Time:  7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Venue:  Harcourt Room, The Hong Kong Club, Central, Hong Kong

Mrs Fanny LAW FAN Chiu-fun has kindly accepted the President’s invitation to be the Guest of Honour of the Second Academy Dinner 2016. Mrs Fanny LAW is a member of the Executive Council of the Government of the HKSAR and the Chairman of the Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation. She delivered a speech at the Academy Dinner.

The Eleventh Guanghua Science and technology Award has concluded and two of the candidates nominated by HKAES have been honoured with this prestigious award. Prof. C C Chan, Fellow of HKAES and Prof. Patrick Yue, Professor of HKUST have won the“Engineering Award” and “Youth Award” respectively. The Executive Committee has decided to take the opportunity of this Second Academy Dinner to celebrate Prof. C C Chan’s success of being honoured with the Guanghua Science and Technology Award. To show his appreciation, Prof. Chan has kindly agreed to sponsor the dinner.

Fellows attended the Second Academy Dinner 2016 to exchange views with Mrs Fanny LAW on the development of innovation and technology industry in Hong Kong and to celebrate together with Prof. C C Chan his success of winning the Guanghua Award.

 

The  1st Academy Dinner in 2016

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Date:   Wednesday, 27th April 2016
Time:  7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Venue: Harcourt Room, The Hong Kong Club, Central, Hong Kong

Prof. Tsui, Lap-Chee, the President of The Academy of Sciences of Hong Kong and the 14th Vice-Chancellor and President of The University of Hong Kong has kindly accepted the HKAES President’s invitation to be the Guest of Honour of The First Academy Dinner of 2016. Prof. Tsui  delivered a speech to the dinner. Fellows were encouraged to take the opportunity to exchange views with Prof. Tsui in this happy occasion.

2015

The  3rd Academy Dinner in 2015

Prof Shyy was giving speech at the Academy

Prof Shyy was giving speech at the Academy Dinner

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President was presenting a souvenir to guest speaker Prof. Shyy

President was presenting a souvenir to guest speaker Prof. Shyy

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Date:   Thursday, 22nd October 2015
Time:  7:30 pm to 9:30 pm  (7:15 pm for 7:30 pm)
Venue: China & Caernarvon Room, The Hong Kong Club, Hong Kong

Prof. Wei Shyy has kindly accepted the President’s invitation to be the speaker of the 3rd Academy Dinner. Prof. Shyy is the Provost and Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He has established world–wide reputation as an eminent researcher and educator in aerospace and mechanical engineering. Fellows are encouraged to join the dinner to share Prof. Wei’s interest and experience.

The  2nd Academy Dinner in 2015

President and Mr. Nick Yang

President and Mr. Nick Yang

Mr. Nick Yang was delivering a talk to Fellows.

Mr. Nick Yang was delivering a talk to Fellows.

Mr Yang with Fellows at the dinner.

Mr Yang with Fellows at the dinner.

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Date:   Wednesday, 12th August 2015
Time:  7:30 pm to 9:30 pm  (7:15 pm for 7:30 pm)
Venue: The Hong Kong Club, Central, Hong Kong

Mr. Nick Yang has been invited by the President’ to be the speaker as the Guest of Honour and delivered a talk to Fellows. Mr Yang was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited in 2003. He was the Executive Vice President of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University from 2010 to 2015. In March 2015, Mr Yang joined the Hong Kong SAR Government, serving as Advisor to the Chief Executive on Innovation and Technology, and Non-Official Member of the Executive Council.

The  1st Academy Dinner in 2015

Prof. Chow Wan Ki was delivering a speech in the dinner gathering.

Prof. Chow Wan Ki was delivering a speech in the dinner gathering.

President and Prof. Chow Wan Ki

President and Prof. Chow Wan Ki

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Date:   Monday, 27th April 2015
Time:   7:30 pm to 9:30 pm   (7:15 pm for 7:30 pm)
Venue: The Hong Kong Club, Central, Hong Kong

Prof. Chow Wan Ki  has been invited by the President to be the speaker of this Academy Dinner. Prof. Chow is the Chair Professor of Fire Engineering and Head of the Department of Building Services Engineering of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Prof. Chow is also the Fellow of HKAES. Prof. Chow’s presentation was onFire Hazards to Watch in Big Dense Cities”.

2014

The  3rd Academy Dinner in 2014

Dr York Liao delivered a speech in the dinner gathering.

Dr York Liao was delivering a speech in the dinner gathering.

Dr York Liao and President was answering a question from the floor.

Dr York Liao was answering a question from the floor.

Dr Alex Chan was raising a question

Dr Alex Chan was raising a question

President presented a souvenir to guest speaker Dr York Liao

President was presenting a souvenir to guest speaker Dr York Liao


Date:   Monday, 13 October 2014
Time:   7:30 pm to 9:30 pm (7:15 pm for 7:30 pm)
Venue: Room China and Caernarvon, The Hong Kong Club, Central, Hong Kong

Dr York Liao, SBS had kindly accepted the HKAES President’s invitation to be the Guest of Honour of the Academy Dinner and delivered a speech on “ Reflections on two decades of Innovation and Technology Initiatives in Hong Kong” in the dinner gathering. Dr York Liao, being a co-founder of Varitronix International Ltd in 1978, is a pioneering technology innovator and entrepreneur in Hong Kong. Having served or chaired in numerous government committees, he is also a prominent figure in the educational and innovation & technology sectors.

 

The Second Academy Dinner in 2014

2nd Academy Dinner 2014, Ir. Paul Poon delivered a speech on “Power Supply for Hong Kong”

Ir. Paul Poon was delivering a speech on “Power Supply for Hong Kong”

2nd Academy Dinner 2014, Ir James Blake is raising a question

Ir James Blake was raising a question

2nd Academy Dinner 2014, Ir. Pail Poon is answering a question

Ir. Paul Poon was answering a question

2nd Academy Dinner 2014, Ir Paul Poon was taken a photo with Prof. Y L Choi (President) and Prof. Joseph Lee (Immediate Past President) at the dinner

Ir Paul Poon was taken a photo with Prof. Y L Choi (President) and Prof. Joseph Lee (Immediate Past President) at the dinner


Date:    Monday, 7th July  2014
Time:  7:30 pm to 9:30 pm  (7:15 pm for 7:30 pm)
Venue:  The Hong Kong Club, Central, Hong Kong

Guest of Honour: Ir. Paul Poon, Managing Director of CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd, attended the Academy Dinner as the Guest of Honour and gave a talk on “ Power Supply for Hong Kong “. 

 

The First Academy Dinner in 2014


Date: 14 April 2013
Time: 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm (7:15 pm for 7:30 pm)
Venue: The Hong Kong Club, Central, Hong Kong

Guest of Honour: Ir C S Wai, Permanent Secretary for Development (Works) of the Development Bureau. He delivered a speech with a title “From Mountains to Molehills – Hong Kong Infrastructural Development Beyond 2030” and Sir Gordon Wu was the moderator for the Q & A session.

 

2013

The Third Academy Dinner in 2013


Date:     21 October 2013
Time:     7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Venue:   The Hong Kong Club, Central, Hong Kong

Guest of Honour:   Ms Loh Kung Wai, Christine, JP, Under Secretary for Environment,  Environmental Bureau.

 

The Second Academy Dinner in 2013


Date:     29 July 2013
Time:     7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Venue:   The Hong Kong Club, Central, Hong Kong

Guest of Honour:  The Hon. Ms Regina Ip Lau Suk Yee, GBS, JP  Non-official Member of the Executive Council, HKSAR.

The First Academy Dinner in 2013


Date:     16  April 2013
Time:     7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Venue:   The Hong Kong Club, Central, Hong Kong

Guest of Honour:   Ir Dr The Hon. Lo Wai Kwok, Representative of the Engineering Functional Constituency of the Legislative Council, HKSAR.

2012

The Third Academy Dinner in 2012


Date:     22 October 2012
Time:     7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Venue:   The Hong Kong Club, Central, Hong Kong

Guest of Honour:  The Hon. Paul Chan, Secretary for Development, Development Bureau, HKSAR.


The Second Academy Dinner in 2012

Date:     27 July 2012
Time:     7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Venue:   The Hong Kong Club, Central, Hong Kong

Guest of Honour:  Mr. David Foster, Director of Croucher Foundation

 

The First Academy Dinner in 2012

Date:    30 April 2012
Time:    7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Venue:  The Hong Kong Club, Central, Hong Kong

Guest of Honour:  Mr. Richard Lancaster, Managing Director of CL