Course ID CDI020201204
Course Title Talk Series on Emerging Technologies — Science, Opportunities and Challenges: (4) Saving Our Planet with Science and Technology (New)
Organising Division Curriculum Development Institute
First Issue Date and Time 2020/06/01 14:28
Latest Issue Date and Time 2020/06/01 14:28
 Event (ID)   Session   Date   Time   No. of Hours   Venue   Speaker(s) / Facilitator(s)   Max. no. of participants 
 AA    2020/06/20 (Sat)    10:00 - 12:00    2.0    W301, 3/F, West Block, EDB Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong   Dr Amos TAI (Associate Professor, Earth System Programme, Faculty of Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong);
Dr LU Yi Chung (Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong) 
 Event (ID)   Session   Closing date for   Remark 
 Applicant   Recommending / Approving Officer 
 AA   1   2020/06/17   2020/06/18   1. This talk is co-organised by the Hong Kong Young Academy of Sciences (YASHK) and the Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education (HKAGE).
2. Please refer to the attachment for the biographies of the speakers. 
Participant Group Teachers of STEM related KLAs of Secondary Schools 
Background In the past few centuries, we have been witnessing the huge impacts of advancements in science and technology on the socio-economic developments of our society. Assisted by the new technologies, the productivity and the living standards of people have been raised tremendously, but also with awareness and ramifications on the health and sustainability of our environment.

We are currently at the dawn of a new industrial revolution and the impacts of technology on our society is even greater. Emerging technologies such as quantum engineering, genome editing, AI and renewable energy will likely have a revolutionary impact on our way of living, our planet, and our way of understanding nature and even ourselves.

The Hong Kong Young Academy of Sciences and Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education are committed to informing our school teachers and students about the latest emerging technologies, and preparing our next generations for the opportunities and challenges ahead of us. 
Objective(s) 1. To discuss the latest sustainable development in science and technology;
2. To discuss the applications of knowledge and skills in physics, biology and machine learning in understanding and predicting the earth's environment; and
3. To discuss the innovative solutions for clean energy and sustainable development in urban cities and developing countries. 
Programme Description Please refer to the attachment. 
Language Medium English  
CPD Elements for Teacher
CPD Mode: Structured Learning
CPD Hours: 2.0   Hour(s)
CPD Domain: I. Teaching & Learning
Content Area Subject Knowledge & Pedagogy/Learning & Teaching (V)
Attendance required for successful completion 100 %  Training & development data will be revealed in Teacher's Personal Profile in e-Services Portal (for e-Services Teacher account holders only) upon successful completion.
Enrolment Method: Web enrolment
Number of Nominees from Each School/Unit: 2
Requiring School Priority: Yes
Maximum No. of Event(s) selectable: 1
First-Come, First-Served: Yes
Evaluation Paper evaluation  
Contact Person(s): Mr William Lau
Enquiry Telephone No: 3698 3440
Email Address:
Remarks 1. Special Arrangements for Bad Weather

a. Course/Activity in the morning session will be cancelled when Black Rainstorm Warning Signal or Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above is issued at or after 6:30 am.

b. Participants will be notified of further arrangement in due course.

2. Car Park Arrangement
No car parks will be provided at venue.

3. Being late or early leave for more than 30 minutes will not be counted as achieving 100% attendance.  
Co-organiser The Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education
Attachment(s) 講者簡介_Biographies of speakers_talk 4.docx 
講座簡介_Programme synopsis_talk 4.docx