CONFERENCE
HKUST Energy Day 2018
Date 24 Apr 2018 (Tuesday)
HKUST Energy Day 2018
 
Date:
 24 April 2018 (Tuesday)
Time:
 
 9 am – 12 noon (Symposium)
 9 am – 5 pm (Demonstrations and Exhibits)
Venue:
 
 Lam Woo Lecture Theater (LTB)
 Chia-Wei Woo Academic Concourse
Registration:
 
This is an open-to-all event on a first-come-first-served basis. 
To reserve a seat, please click here.
 
We take great pleasure in inviting you to the first Energy Day at HKUST, to be held on 24 April 2018 (Tuesday).
 
With the focus on the future of clean energy, we are honored to have Mr Chin-wan Tse, BBS, JP, Under Secretary for the Environment as the guest-of-honor and keynote speaker at the Symposium.
 
We will have keynote presentations from Ms Isabel Fan, Regional Director of Tesla, and Prof Samuel Mao, Director of Clean Energy Engineering Laboratory at UC Berkeley, who will also join other local experts from academia and industry for a panel discussion on the opportunities for innovation in the shifting energy paradigm in Hong Kong and beyond.
 
In parallel to the presentations and discussion, the Energy Day will also feature interactive demonstrations and exhibits to showcase research and education activities on new energy technologies at HKUST.
 
Symposium Program
 
8:30
 
 
9:00 – 9:05
 
 
 
Registration
 
 
Welcome Remarks
Prof Tim Cheng
Dean of Engineering, HKUST
 
9:05 – 9:20
 
 
 
 
HKUST Energy Institute & Innovative Energy Technologies
Prof Tianshou Zhao
Director of HKUST Energy Institute
Cheong Ying Chan Professor of Engineering & Environment
 
9:20 – 9:50
 
 
 
Keynote Lecture
Mr Chin-wan Tse, BBS, JP
Under Secretary for the Environment, HKSAR
 
9:50 – 10:00
 
Group Photo
 
10:00 – 10:25
 
Coffee Break 
 
10:25 – 10:40
 
 
 
 
Keynote Presentation:
Accelerate the World’s Transition to Sustainable Energy
Ms Isabel Fan  
Regional Director, Tesla, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan
 
10:40 – 10:55
 
 
 
 
 
Keynote Presentation:
Perspectives of Solar Energy Technologies
Prof Samuel Mao  
President of Institute of New Energy, Shenzhen
Director of Clean Energy Engineering Laboratory, UC Berkeley
 
10:55 – 11:40
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Panel Discussion:
Where Are the Opportunities for Innovation and Application in the Shifting Energy Paradigm?
 
Moderator:
Prof Christopher Y H Chao
Head/Chair Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, HKUST
 
Panelist: (by alphabetical order)
 
Ir Chi Leong Colin Chung
HKIE Energy Discipline Advisory Panel Chairman, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
 
Ms Isabel Fan     
Regional Director, Tesla, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan
   
Prof Jimmy Fung
Head of Environment & Sustainability, HKUST
   
Mr Vincent Lau 
Director, ITE Engineering Limited
 
Prof Samuel Mao  
President of Institute of New Energy, Shenzhen
Director of Clean Energy Engineering Laboratory, UC Berkeley
 
Ir Raymond Poon  
Assistant Director/Electricity & Energy Efficiency, Electrical & Mechanical Department, HKSAR
 
Mr Jim Taylor 
Director – Strategic Development Project, CLP Power Hong Kong Limited
 
Mr Paul Wong  
Principal Assistant Secretary for the Environment (Energy), HKSAR
 
11:40 – 11:50
 
 
Closing Remarks
Prof Henry Yan
Associate Director of HKUST Energy Institute
 
 
Organizer: 
HKUST Energy Institute
 
Supported by:
The School of Engineering, HKUST
The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE)

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