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"Science in the Public Service" Ten Years of Passion Lecture Series
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“Science in the Public Service” (SIPS) is a joint campaign by government bureaux/departments and other organizations to promote their scientific work and application of technology to the provision of services for the general public. With SIPS campaign entering its 10th anniversary this year, the Ten Years of Passion Lecture Series will be held from June to December.

The talks will be conducted in Cantonese. Attendance is free of charge and seating is on a first-come first-served basis. Don't miss the chance to enrich your knowledge in science and to better understand the scientific work of various government departments and other organizations! Details of the talk are as follows:

   
Date: 18 June 2016 (Saturday)
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Time and Topic:
(1) 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  Climate Change - Clear and Present Danger   Powerpoint
  Mr Sham Fu Cheung, Chief Experimental Officer, Hong Kong Observatory
(2) 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  Landscaping of Slopes - Create a Green Living Environment
  Ms Chan Suet Ying, Lily, Geotechnical Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon
   
 
Date: 16 July 2016 (Saturday)
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Time and Topic:
(1) 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  How to Combat Bad Weather during Mountain Search and Rescue Operations
  Mr Lai Yiu Kei, Keith, Platoon Commander, Civil Aid Service, Civil Aid Service Mountain Search and Rescue Company
(2) 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  Technology Unlock Students’ Potential
  Mr Victor Cheng Pat Leung, Executive Director, Hong Kong Education City
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon
   
 
Date: 23 July 2016 (Saturday)
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Time and Topic:
(1) 11:00 am - 12:00 noon
  Radiation Monitoring and Assessment
  Dr Wallace SW Chan, Scientific Officer, Hong Kong Observatory
(2) 12:00 noon -  1:00 pm
  Management and Application of Public/Marine Fill in Hong Kong
  Mr Chan Ngai Chi, Louis and Ms Li Kit Man, Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon
   
 
Date: 6 August 2016 (Saturday)
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Time and Topic:
(1) 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  How Radio Spectrum is Managed in Hong Kong
  Mr Ting Lap Hing, Senior Telecom Engineer, Office of the Communications Authority
(2) 3:00 pm -  4:00 pm
  From Daily Life to International Trade - A Brief Talk on Chemical Metrology for Testing and Certification
  Mr Bobbie KK Cheung, Chief Chemist, Government Laboratory
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon
   
 
 
Date: 13 August 2016 (Saturday)
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Time and Topic:
(1) 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  Energy Management and Harnessing Renewable Energy in Water Supplies Department
  Mr Ho Kai Ming, Electrical Engineer, Water Supplies Department
(2) 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  Desalination Plant in Tseung Kwan O
  Ms Lau Chiu Wah, Engineer/Consultants Management, Water Supplies Department, (supported by The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers – Civil Division)
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon
   
 
Date: 20 August 2016 (Saturday)
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Time and Topic:
(1) 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  Happy Valley Underground Stormwater Storage Scheme
  Ir Luk Wai Hung, Chief Engineer, Drainage Services Department
(supported by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers – Civil Division)
(2) 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  Design and Construction of Mountain Bike Trails
  Mr Ho Tsz Him, Kenny, Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon
   
 
Date: 10 September 2016 (Saturday)
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Time and Topic:
(1) 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  Development and Application of a Regional Air Quality Model for the Pearl River Delta Region
  Dr Kenneth KM Leung, Senior Environmental Protection Officer, Environmental Protection Department
(2) 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  The Future of Horseshoe Crabs in a Warming World
  Dr Cheung Siu Gin, Associate Professor of the Department of Biology and Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon
   
 
 
Date: 17 September 2016 (Saturday)
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Time and Topic:
(1) 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  Roadside Air Quality in Hong Kong
  Professor Chak K Chan, Dean and Chair Professor of Atmospheric Environment, School of Energy and Environment, City University of Hong Kong
(2) 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  Hong Kong Air Pollutant Emission Inventory
  Ms Wan Tsui Yan, Zues, Environmental Protection Officer, Environmental Protection Department
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon
   
 
Date: 5 October 2016 (Wednesday)
Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Time and Topic:
(1) 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  Testing and Certification in Hong Kong
  Ms Rebecca Wong Wan Ha, Accreditation Officer, Hong Kong Accreditation Service
(2) 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  Construction of the Section of Central – Wan Chai Bypass Tunnel Crossing Above the MTR Tsuen Wan Line
  Mr Lee Hon, Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department
(3) 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  The Way to Sustainable Drainage - Revitalisation of Water Bodies
  Ir Ng Siu Tung, Tommy, Engineer, Drainage Services Department
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon
   
 
Date: 12 October 2016 (Wednesday)
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Time and Topic:
(1) 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  First Paperless Population By-census in Hong Kong
  Mr Yu Chun Keung, Senior Statistician, Census and Statistics Department
(2) 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry
  Dr Ken Leung, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Hong Kong Baptist University
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon
   
 
Date: 9 November 2016 (Wednesday)
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Time and Topic:
(1) 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  What are Environmental Friendly and Low Carbon Consumer Products?
  Mr William Lin Chi Wai, Director, Environmental Management, Business Environment Council
(2) 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  Tai O Flood Protection Effort
  Mr Lewis Leung Wai Pang, Senior Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department
  Mr Steven Yip Yuk Tsang, Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon
   
 
Date: 10 December 2016 (Saturday)
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Time and Topic:
(1) 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  The Hidden Resilience
  Mr Shum Ka Wah, Lawrence, Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department
(2) 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  The Underground World
  Dr King Wong, President, Hong Kong Institute of Utility Specialists
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon
   
 
 

 

 
 

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