Opening Remarks by Guests of Honour
Professor the Honourable Tsui Lap-chee, GBM, GBS, JP
President, The Academy of Science of Hong Kong
Professor Joseph J. Y. Sung, SBS, JP
Mok Hing Yiu Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics
Director, Institute of Digestive Disease
Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Topic: Transforming Education Technology: How Can Teachers Implement AI and STEM in the Curriculum?
Professor Rose Luckin, Learner Centred Design, University College London Knowledge Lab, United Kingdom
One of the 20 most influential people in British Education (Seldon List 2017)
Rose Luckin is Professor of Learner Centred Design at the UCL Knowledge Lab in London. Her research involves the design and evaluation of educational technology using theories from the learning sciences and techniques from Artificial Intelligence (AI).
She has a particular interest in using AI to open up the 'black box' of learning to show teachers and students the detail of their progress intellectually, emotionally and socially. Rose is also Director of EDUCATE, a London hub for Educational Technology StartUps, researchers and educators to work together on the development of evidence-informed Educational Technology.
Rose was named on the Seldon List 2017 as one of the 20 most influential people in Education.
Topic: “How Scientists See the World? STEM in Everyday Life”
Professor Michael Lam Hon-wah, Associate Dean (Education) of College of Science and Professor of Department of Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong
Professor Michael Lam Hon-wah is Associate Dean (Education) of College of Science and Professor of Department of Chemistry at City University of Hong Kong.
He did his post-doctoral with the Nobel laureate (the late) Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson in the Johnson Matthey Laboratory of the Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine, UK. He has worked as a forensic scientist in the Government Laboratory of Hong Kong and as a water scientist in the Environmental Protection Department of Hong Kong before he joined CityU in 1994.
He has been enthusiastic in promoting science and participating in different types of primary and secondary school science activities. In recent years, he has also received various newspapers and media interviews to answer public questions about food chemistry.
Moderator: Mr. Chu Tsz-wing, Chief Headmaster, St. Hilary's Primary School and VNSAA St. Hilary's School