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"HKAPA Online Info Day" is open for applications

Join us at the HKAPA Online Info Day including admission talks, programme information, expert talks, interview tips and Q & A webinar! Get to know about the Academy and the Undergraduate and Post-Secondary Programmes in 2021/22. Event programmes:- Admission Talks - Programme Information - Expert Talks- Interview Tips - Q & A Webinar

"The Future -- Performing Arts Education" Webinar Series

Maintaining and increasing students’ motivation is one of the most important things teachers can do. In this webinar we are joined by three speakers who will offer practical tips for making performing arts education online more engaging.Alongside Dr. Phoebe Chan (HKAPA Head of Performing Arts Research and Postgraduate Studies Coordinator) and Dr. Boaz Chow (HKAPA Music Lecturer in the School of Chinese Opera) we are joined by Dr. Curtis J. Bonk, Professor at Indiana University, and author of numerous papers and books including Empowering Online Learning: 100+ Activities for Reading, Reflecting, Displaying, and Doing (2008), Adding Some TEC-VARIETY: 100+ Activities for Motivating and Retaining Learners Online (2014) and most recently MOOCs and Open Education in the Global South: Challenges, Successes, and Opportunities (2020)Our speakers:Dr. Phoebe ChanHKAPA Head of Performing Arts Research and Postgraduate Studies CoordinatorThe Hong Kong Academy for Performing ArtsDr. Boaz ChowLecturerMusic - Chinese OperaThe Hong Kong Academy for Performing ArtsDr. Curtis J. BonkProfessorSchool of EducationIndiana University - The webinar will be conducted in English.- Video and podcast recordings of the webinar will be made available after the event.

Good Seed 2020 Cohort 2 Programme

Good Seed is a social innovation training and funding programme jointly developed and organized by Institute for Entrepreneurship (IfE) and Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation (J.C.DISI) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Funded by the Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund, the programme aims to unleash creative potential of young people to drive social innovations for the benefits of the underprivileged, with design, technology and business as major focus. Application Process - Submit an online application to enroll. The application must be submitted on or before the submission deadline. - Application for enrollment is on the first-come-first-served basis. Eligibility - Students and graduates of local higher education institutions with Hong Kong citizenship - Overseas students and graduates of high education institutions with Hong Kong citizenship For more details, please visit https://goodseed.hk

CUHK Virtual Information Day for Undergraduate Admissions

The CUHK Virtual Information Day provides a wide array of Live Admission Talks targeting for students who wish to apply through JUPAS, Non-JUPAS or Senior Year Admissions Scheme. Over 110 virtual booths will be showcased online and Live Chats Sessions will be available throughout the Day. The event is free-of-charge. All are welcome. Participants can relax and enjoy at home or anywhere, browsing online to understand academic programmes, college life and other various learning opportunities of CUHK. Event Highlights: - Over 110 Virtual Booths- Live Admission Talks- Programme Consultations- Online Chat Sessions- Prospectus Download

Experience Sharing Webinars for Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence (HKAEE)

1st Webinar: 30 October 2020 (Fri) Gammon Construction Limited – Main Contract for Medical Complex Extension at No. 21 Sassoon Road for The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong Gold Coast Hotel Kai Shing Management Services Limited – Uptown Plaza (Shopping Arcade) Karrie International Holdings Limited – Dongguan Feng Gang Castfast Metal & Plastics Company Limited; Dongguan Feng Gang Caston Metal & Plastics Company Limited LUSH Asia Limited   2nd Webinar: 6 November 2020 (Fri) Asiaray Advertising Media Limited Citybus Limited / New World First Bus Services Limited Foodlink Foundation Limited Sa Sa International Holdings Limited – Sa Sa Cosmetic Company Limited Urban Property Management Limited – Rhythm Garden   3rd Webinar: 13 November 2020 (Fri) adidas Hong Kong Limited Diving Adventure Limited Kai Shing Management Services Limited – Yoho Midtown Modern Terminals Limited The Harbourview   4th Webinar: 27 November 2020 (Fri) Citywalk Management Company Limited – Citywalk Green Price Limited JCDecaux Pearl & Dean Ltd. – JCDecaux Transport KPMG (Will be conducted in English) The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited   The webinars will mainly be conducted in Cantonese

Long Way to Agile: Challenges & Success Series - Scrum with Azure DevOps

Scrum HK Professional Scrum Trainer Lorenz CHEUNG and Premier Field Engineer from Microsoft Marco LAU are going to share common challenges for enterprises adopting Scrum / Agile, Azure DevOps can help and we will cover topics of below: ♦ Scrum with DevOps♦ Azure DevOps♦ DevOps / CI / CD/ Pipelines♦ Hybrid Cloud / PaaS/ IaaS ♦ Security♦ Budget / CapEx/ OpEx♦ Monitoring / Scaling / Performance♦ How to get Get Started Who Should Attend?Anyone who are IT Executives, Managers, Developers. Medium: English

[Free Webinar] How to make COVID-19 epidemic more traceable

People everywhere are looking for effective tools to monitor and control the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. AI and Big Data have the capability in nature to make the contact history of confirmed COVID-19 cases more traceable and track potential high risk patients. The webinar will cover : *AI & Big Data event management platform*Correct use of high accuracy Thermal Camera (±0.5 degree)*How AI diagnosis of CT scan can help in identifying COVID-19 cases*To make your private premises more traceable via indoor positioning system Target: -For people who are interested in Big Data & AI--No technical background is required Language: Cantonese and Putonghua

Cyberport Venture Capital Forum 2020

The unprecedented pandemic challenge has hit global businesses and the tech venture funding ecosystem, reshaping a new normal for investors, enterprises and technopreneurs alike. Changing business environments, new technology and accelerated digital transformation open up a new innovation space and market opportunities to infuse growth and fundraising capabilities. CVCF 2020 will discuss the latest tech venturing trends and outlook – the geopolitical impact on funding strategies, cross-border capital flow, China-US trade war reflections, Asia’s new powerhouse, and what drives the next smart deal opportunity. Hear from 40+ international and local experts and join our exclusive Investor Matching, Innovator Showcase and industry networking. This year, the EdVentures Global EdTech Summit and Silicon Dragon 2020 will join as spotlight events of CVCF to explore more tech venturing dynamics. Connecting capital, innovation, entrepreneurship and growth - the region’s signature venture conference you cannot miss! WHY CVCF? -Connect with influential investors and tech start-ups to foster investment matching and business collaboration opportunities-Be inspired by thought leadership and achieve early stage digital tech investment deal flows-Learn expert intelligence on the latest investment trends of corporate venture and strategic investing, disruptive funding platforms and more from the global, Belt & Road, US and Mainland China markets-Visit high-potential start-ups and growing companies of the Cyberport community

Social Enterprise Summit 2020 - Community Events

Life Journey of Ethnic Minorities @ Yau Tsim Mong (Virtual Tour)@Online2020-10-10;14:00-16:30 Mid Autumn Social Innovation Experience@Vessel 02 & 03, Kung Tong2020-10-02;14:00-20:00 網上校園講座「青年社創力」@網上2020-09-23;16:30-17:30 SE Lab@WTS【Wong Tai Sin Synergy Community Workshop】@Online2020-09-26 to 2020-10-31;10:00-13:00

Social Enterprise Summit 2020

About Social Enterprise Summit:Social Enterprise Summit (SES) is an annual series of non-profit events and programmes in Hong Kong. It has become a major cross-sector platform among the civic sector, businesses, academia and government in the region to advance social entrepreneurship and social innovation for positive social changes. Since its inception in 2008, SES has become a highly-acclaimed annual event attracting some 3,000-4,000 participants every year from Hong Kong, mainland China and the Asia Pacific region. An array of community activities is held in different districts in Hong Kong during the year to expand the participation and reach beyond the conference rooms, applying the knowledge; social entrepreneurship and innovative mindsets to various day to day life settings. Objectives:-To promote social entrepreneurship and social innovation as agents of positive social change-To provide a platform for social entrepreneurs, social innovators, NGOs, businesses, investors, academics and the government to engage with one another for cross-sector innovation-To enhance the business capabilities of social enterprises and on the other hand cultivate a purpose-driven mindset among businesses-To nurture innovative entrepreneurship among young people-To promote impact investing and bridge funding bodies and investors with social entrepreneurs and social innovators-To capture the new dynamics of social entrepreneurship and social innovation in the region and around the world and to provide a forum for exchange of ideas and strategies Why attend Social Enterprise Summit (SES)?1.Network with renowned social entrepreneurs2.Explore future opportunities 3.Plan short and long-term strategies for business growth4.Stay tuned to up-to-date news

Thailand LIVE Series II - Landing Thailand with Success [Free Webinar & Online Mission Tour]

Want to land your business in Thailand with success? A group of industry experts from both Hong Kong and Thailand will lead you to experience the infrastructure and supporting facilities in some popular industrial parks of Thailand, with some successful cases sharing on how to establish smart factories and leverage government funds. Language:Cantonese and English

HKPC Sourcing Fair 2020

If you have strong expertise in Big Data, AI, 5G, IoT, Robotics, Advanced Material & Machinery, and Digital Transformation, come join our online fair to learn about the procurement needs of HKPC and the supporting organisations through virtual forums and business matching sessions. We shall continue our efforts to assist local SMEs and sci-tech companies in thriving! Business Matching SessionHKPC sourcing fair 2020 provides a buyer-supplier matching platform exclusively for potential suppliers that are equipped with advanced solutions and services on 5 technology categories. Potential suppliers are able to seamlessly preview target buyers' profile and wish list; and enjoy an effective online networking experience via pre-booking one on one video conferencing. Remarks:*Registration deadline for a business matching session is 25 September 2020.*Due to time constraints, only selected participants will be invited to attend the matching session.

Impact Incubator Call for Third Round of Application

There are still a lot of unresolved social problems, while abundant community resources remain unutilised. Reappointed as an Intermediary of the Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund in early 2020, the Impact Incubator, a one-stop supporting platform that connects social innovation implementers (SIIs) to knowledge, resources and networks relevant to social welfare agencies, social enterprises, philanthropic foundations, business associations and professional bodies. The Hong Kong Council of Social Services operates the Impact Incubator. This platform helps SIIs implement innovative solutions to poverty and social exclusion problems in Hong Kong and drive sustainable impact. From 2015 to early 2020, the Impact Incubator supported over 100 social innovation projects, which benefitted more than 22,000 beneficiaries. The Impact Incubator also facilitated around HKD100 million of grant funding on behalf of the Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund. Social innovation projects at late prototype, start-up, growing and scale-up stages are eligible to apply for the Impact Incubator. Impact Incubator is a one-stop supporting platform connecting SIIs to various parties to share knowledge, resources and networks to implement innovative ideas with social purpose. We incubate and support: *Social entrepreneurs who aim to adopt sustainable business solutions to address poverty and social exclusion issues *Social intra-preneurs from the NGO or private sectors, who aim to mobilise internal resources for social good *Social innovators who adopt creative approaches to addressing social needs

hktdc.com Webinar Series: Mainland China Digital Marketing Practice - How to choose the most suitable promotion strategy? (Webinar)

Speaker: Mr. Chois ChoiStrategy Consultant, Source Network Media Group Event Conducted Language: Cantonese (No simultaneous interpretation service provided)

The 8th Hong Kong Games

To further promote the "Sport for All" culture in the community, the Sports Commission has organised the Hong Kong Games (HKG) biennially since 2007. HKG is a territory-wide major multi-sport event with the 18 District Councils (DCs) as participating units. The objectives of the HKG are to provide districts with more opportunities for sports participation, exchanges and co-operation, and to encourage active public participation in sports. Apart from improving sporting standards at the district level, HKG can also strengthen the public's sense of belonging to the district they live in and help promote community cohesion through facilitating communication and fostering friendship among the 18 districts. The 8th HKG is organised by the Sports Commission and co-ordinated by its Community Sports Committee, with the 18 DCs, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China, the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association, the Hong Kong Badminton Association, the Hong Kong Basketball Association, the Hong Kong Football Association, the Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association, the Hong Kong Table Tennis Association, the Hong Kong Tennis Association, the Volleyball Association of Hong Kong, China, the Hong Kong Paralympic Committee & Sports Association for the Physically Disabled and the Hong Kong Sports Association for Persons with Intellectual Disability as co-organisers.

PolyU Design Degree Show 2020 for Secondary Schools

Online Live Chat with PolyU Design Students Current students from different disciplines will share their experience and challenges when they first admitted to PolyU Design, and to tell how they choose between the disciplines. They will also cover what various design programmes teach and tips on admissions. Followed by Q&A. Session 1 in Cantonese Environment & Interior Design and Product Design 23 Sep (Wed) at 4:30-5:30PM Session 2 in English Advertising Design and Communication Design 19 Oct (Mon) 5:30-6:30PM   Environment & Interior Design and Product Design 22 Oct (Thu) 5:30-6:30PM   Online Guided Tour for PolyU Design Degree Show 2020 Our student ambassadors will lead you to the Jockey Club Innovation Tower and introduce the selected Tutors’ Choice projects.   Cantonese: 26 Sep (Sat) 3-4PM English: 1 Oct (Thu) 3-4PM Online Info Talk on BA Programmes General talk on Advertising, Communication, Environment & Interior and Product Design with admission strategies. Followed by Q&A. Cantonese: 30 Sep (Wed) 4:30-5:30PM

CUSCS FREE Preparatory Workshops in September

This September, CUSCS is offering FREE real-time online preparatory workshops on a selection of programmes in disciplines including career development, Chinese medicine, languages and environmental sciences, to ensure that you make the right choices for your study!   Secure your seat now!

“Testing in Everyday Life” Laboratory Workshops

The Laboratory Workshops provide practical opportunities for participants to learn about the basic chemical testing concepts and knowledge relevant to daily life examples. Participants will be guided by scientific officers of the Department of Chemistry of the Hong Kong Baptist University to conduct an experiment of the chosen topic in small groups. 10 October - Air Pollutant Analysis: Determination of NO2 in Air17 October – Differentiation of Chinese Herb Danshen from Other Similar Herbs24 October - Analysis of Copper in Wastewater31 October - Determination of SO2 in Dried Food7 November - Is the Dairy Product Safe? Use Gold Nanoparticles to Detect Melamine14 November – Determination of Vitamin C in Commercial Sample and Fresh Fruit Juice Suitable for : Secondary 4 students or above studying any science subjects Quota : 35 people(each session) Language : Cantonese (supplemented by English)