1. All online lectures are free to watch. No recording of any kind is allowed without permission from the organisers.
2. All lectures will be delivered in public live broadcast mode via Zoom, and there will be a question and answer session after each lecture.
3. Before you join the online lecture by using Zoom, please download the relevant software and check the system requirements (including the operating system and browsers) for PC / tablet / smartphone at:
4. The number of participants is limited to 100 for each Zoom online lecture. If the limit is reached, latecomers will need to wait until someone leaves the virtual lecture room.
5. To ensure a smooth reception, please make sure that your device is connected to WiFi or has sufficient mobile data with a stable connection.
6. With the consent of speakers, archive of the online lectures will be available afterwards on Hong Kong Science Museum's YouTube Channel.
In light of the latest COVID-19 situation, the arrangements for the talks are subject to change. Please stay tuned for the latest updates of our programmes on this webpage.
The theme of the lectures and forums on “Science in the Public Service” this year is “Science in Everyday Life”. They will be conducted in Cantonese. Attendance is free of charge. Don't miss the chance to enrich your knowledge in science and to better understand the scientific work of various government departments and relevant organizations.
Dr Sunny SO, Geotechnical Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department
Mr Edward CHU, Geotechnical Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department
Mr Dickson TSUI, Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department
Mr Ivan HO, Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department
Mr WONG Wai Kin, Senior Scientific Officer, Hong Kong Observatory
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Life Changing 5G Use Cases
Mr Dennis LEUNG, Principal Regulatory Affairs Manager, Office of the Communications Authority
Application of Compact Sensors for Air Quality Monitoring [PowerPoint]
Dr Damgy H.L. CHAN, Environmental Protection Officer, Environmental Protection Department
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Applications of Remote Sensing Techniques in Slope Safety Management [PowerPoint]
Mr SO Chak Tong, Anthony, Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department
Mr CHAN Ka Kit, Engineering Geology Graduate, Civil Engineering and Development Department
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Robotic In-line Inspection and Repair of Water Mains
Ms Kirstie CHENG, Engineer, Water Supplies Department
Professor K.L.YUNG, BBS, Sir Sze-yuen Chung Professor in Precision Engineering,
Chair Professor of Precision Engineering and Associate Head,
Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University