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Important Notes for Online Lectures:

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: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us.
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.

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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.
   
Date: 1 November 2020 (Sunday)
Time: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Time and Topic:
  “Dissolving the Border: Dialogue, Collaboration and Integration between Art and Science” Forum   
  Dr LAM Yun Wah, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong
Ms WONG Kit Yi, Lecturer, Academy of Visual Arts, Baptist University of Hong Kong
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum or click the Zoom link for the talks.
Meeting ID : 273 483 0573
Passcode : 289831
   
 
Date: 22 August 2020 (Saturday)
Time: 2:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Time and Topic:
(1) 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
  Physics Spots Pneumonia, and other Medical Applications  [PowerPoint]   [Video]
  Dr Condon LAU, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, City University of Hong Kong
(2) 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
  The Latest Development of Harnessing Renewable Energy in Drainage Services Department   [Video]
  Mr HO Kwok Kei, Electrical and Mechanical Engineer, Drainage Services Department
(3) 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
  Regional Air Pollution and LiDAR Application   [PowerPoint]   [Video]
  Mr Roy C.W. TSANG, Senior Environmental Protection Officer, Environmental Protection Department
Venue: Online
   
 
Date: 30 August 2020 (Sunday)
Time: 2:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Time and Topic:
(1) 2:30pm - 4:00pm
  “Application of Innovation and Technology in Monitoring of Rainstorm, Landslide and Coastal Hazards” Forum   
[PowerPoint 1]   [PowerPoint 2]   [PowerPoint 3]
[Video 1]   [Video 2]   [Video 3]
  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
(2) 4:00pm - 4:45pm
  Life Changing 5G Use Cases
  Mr Dennis LEUNG, Principal Regulatory Affairs Manager, Office of the Communications Authority
Venue: Online
   
 
Date: 12 September 2020 (Saturday)
Time: 2:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Time and Topic:
(1) 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
  Climate Change and the Role of Nuclear Power   
  Dr LUK Bing Lam, Laboratory Manager, Department of Mechanical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong
(2) 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
  Use of Technology in Tree Management – Outline and Project Sharing   [PowerPoint]
  Mr PANG Man Cheong, Manson, Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Development Bureau
(3) 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
  Introduction of Drainage System in Multi-Storey Buildings of Hong Kong
  Mr NG Yue Yan, Joe, Building Surveyor, Buildings Department
Venue: Online
   
 
Date: 19 September 2020 (Saturday)
Time: 2:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Time and Topic:
(1) 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
  Matrix and Its Applications in Imaging   [PowerPoint]
  Prof. Raymond CHAN, Dean of College of Science & Chair Professor, City University of Hong Kong
(2) 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
  Science and Technology in the 2021 Population Census   [PowerPoint]
  Mr WONG Tsz Lim, Matthew, Senior Statistician, Census and Statistics Department
(3) 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
  Application of Geographic Information System (GIS) & Smart Technology at Complaint Handling and Enforcement Support
[PowerPoint]
  Dr NG Wai Yin, Jackie, Environmental Protection Officer, Environmental Protection Department
Mr CHAN Wai Kit, Kevin, Environmental Protection Officer, Environmental Protection Department
Venue: Online
   
 
Date: 26 September 2020 (Saturday)
Time: 2:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Time and Topic:
(1) 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
  Application of Technology in Construction and Operation of Lung Shan Tunnel   
  Mr LAM Wai Kin, Ricky, Senior Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department
Mr HO Ying Lun, Alan, Senior Resident Engineer, AECOM Asia Company Limited
(2) 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
  Future Advanced Energy Efficient Building Technologies
  Dr TSO Chi Yan, Assistant Professor, School of Energy and Environment, City University of Hong Kong
(3) 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
  High-risk Food and Pasteurisation
  Dr TANG Shiu Ping, Anna, Scientific Officer, Centre for Food Safety, Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
Venue: Online
   
 
Date: 3 October 2020 (Saturday)
Time: 2:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Time and Topic:
(1) 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
  Application of Compact Sensors for Air Quality Monitoring   [PowerPoint]
  Dr Damgy H.L. CHAN, Environmental Protection Officer, Environmental Protection Department
(2) 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
(3) 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
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum and online
   
 
Date: 17 October 2020 (Saturday)
Time: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Time and Topic:
  “Applications of New Energy Ferries in Hong Kong” Forum
   [PowerPoint]
  Ms Tiffany AU YEUNG, Environmental Protection Officer, Environmental Protection Department
Mr TONG Hang Wai, Scientific Officer, Hong Kong Observatory
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum and online
   
 
Date: 21 October 2020 (Wednesday)
Time: 2:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Time and Topic:
(1) 2:30pm - 4:00pm
  “Weather Hazards – Disaster Prevention and Mitigation” Forum
   [PowerPoint 1]   [PowerPoint 2]
  Mr LEE Kwok Lun, Alan, Acting Senior Scientific Officer, Hong Kong Observatory
Ms Irene LUI, Manager (Community Resilience), Health & Care Department, Hong Kong Red Cross
(2) 4:00pm - 4:45pm
  Where Would the Volcanic Ash Spread? Simulation of Long-range Airborne Dispersion   [PowerPoint]
  Mr LEUNG Wai Hung, Scientific Officer, Hong Kong Observatory
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum and online
   
 
   

 
 

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