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2019-04-18

STEM Workshop on Hour of Code at CityU Apps Lab

 

Our HKETA Executive Committee Member and STEM Club Chairman of Youth Sub-committee, Ms. Monica Leung was invited by CityU Apps Lab (CAL) to provide a STEM Workshop – “Introduction to Arduino” at Hour Of Code at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) on 7th April, 2019.  ‘Hour of Code’ was first started by Code.org in US since 2013.  CityU Apps Lab (CAL) is one of the leading organizations in Hong Kong to hold free workshops for young students and adults to learn to code.

 

This Arduino workshop aims to provide training for students and school teachers about engineering and coding with the Arduino hardware platform. In the long term, students will develop computational and problem-solving skills, and able to turn their ideas into real industry prototypes to solve real-life problems.

 

Our Youth’s STEM Club consist of a group of passionate and young professionals on STEM development and educational activity for local community.  Our mission is to develop, organize and support STEM events and activities to industry, educational institutes, and universities to promote STEM in the market.  Our Youth team will continue to support CityU Apps Lab (CAL) ‘s STEM activities in the coming future. 

 

 

 

2019-03-28

Networking Practicum for School of Science Students at HKUST

 

HKETA Youth was invited by Career Centre of The Hong Kong of University of Science and Technology (HKUST) to make career journey sharing and coaching with a group of under-graduate students from the School of Science on 18th and 20th Mar, 2019 at HKUST.  Our Youth Chairman, Derek Lee shared his working experience to the students how an engineer moving to business position in the tech world and turning the knowledge from school into practical skills to solve the problem in the work environment. 

 

 

 

2019-03-28

STEM Course for Lingnan University

 

Our HKETA Executive Committee Member and also Youth Member, Monica Leung was invited to develop STEM Curriculum and Courses at Office of Service-Learning, Lingnan University for their program - "Soc-Tech Development Scheme: Arduino Workshops". Students from Faculty of Social Sciences and Faculty of Business learned advanced robotics and will apply the knowledge for making social innovation projects during the coming summer in Nepal, Cambodia, and Uganda.

 

 

 

 

2019-02-26

HKETA Established MoU with San Jose State University on International Collaboration in Education, Industry and Research

 

HKETA established a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with San José State University (SJSU) on 13th Feb, 2019 to foster international collaboration in education, industry, and research.   This MOU is primary to establish the collaboration and support the career and professional development effort of our Youth and Startup subcommittee of HKETA through sharing SJSU’s academic programming and expertise in workforce development.

 

We will encourage to explore joint programs in research and development, technology workshops and seminars, and other educational activities.  Such programs could promote interest in technology among young people in Hong Kong and provide continuing education on latest technology advances to working professionals.  Program topics may include STEM training and span across a range of technologies, including but not limited to, VR/AR technology, IoT, cybersecurity and smart city applications.

 

We will organize educational and technology visits to expose young students and early career engineers with latest technology developments and to enhance their competitiveness in the technology field including visitation programs in Hong Kong and in Silicon Valley.

 

Our Youth team will continue to foster career development and professional mentoring of young talents and early career engineers and cultivate their potential as future entrepreneurs.   We will explore potential train-the-trainer arrangement between the entrepreneurial communities in Hong Kong and in Silicon Valley.

 

 

 

2019-02-08

STEM Interview at RTHK

 

Our HKETA Youth Member, Monica Leung was invited to have an interview by RTHK for STEM focus and the podcast has been released on 8th Feb, 2019.  Monica addressed her vision and experience with her startup, Blueinno Technology, a STEM Education Provider and shared with audiences her insight how to bring her STEM education and kids development in Hong Kong. 

 

Monica also chairs our STEM Club (which is established in Jan, 2019) under Youth & Startup subcommittee to develop and deliver STEM activites and workshps with industry partners such as VTC STEM education centres, local/overseas universities and other educational service providers for local students and teachers in Hong Kong.

Please CLICK HERE for this interview.

 

 

 

2019-01-28

Networking Practicum for School of Science Students at HKUST

 

HKETA Youth was invited by Career Centre of The Hong Kong of University of Science and Technology (HKUST) to make networking sharing with the School of Science students on 28th Jan, 2019 at HKUST.  Around 50 undergraduate students from Life Science major joined this activity.  Our Youth Chairman, Derek Lee shared his insight and make a lot of exploration on career opportunity and how was the influence and impact of the next generation for career development from life perspective. 

 

 

 

2019-01-17

HKETA Youth Published a STEM Article for Annual Book

 

HKETA Youth published a STEM article by one of our Youth members, Monica Leung who is specialising STEM education in the market.   Monica addressed a topic of STEM - Future Trend, Progress, Opportunities and Challenges in our HKETA 2019 annual book which is widely distributed and shared to the industry and community. 

 

The annual dinner was successfully held at Happiness Cuisine, Hong Kong Science Park on 17th Jan, 2019 with 400 people from our members, guests from industry, academic institutions and government to join our dinner event.

Please CLICK HERE for the article.

 

 

2018-11-25

Industry Ambassador for VTC STEM Education Centre

 

HKETA Youth was invited by VTC STEM Education Centre as a STEM industry ambassador as we, HKETA is one of the industry partners with VTC for STEM education and activity collaboration to bring an inspiring perspective and make positive impact to the STEM community.

 

Our HKETA Youth team will continue to support and organize indoor and outdoor activities for kids/young people in summer camp next year.  We expect to increase kids more capacity, curiosity and creativity through the STEM play.

 

 

2018-11-23

Seminar on Shatin IVE (沙田) 深度行暨伙伴傑青聚會

 

HKETA Youth was invited by Shatin IVE's engineering for joining a 深度行暨伙伴傑青聚會 seminar on 23rd Nov, 2018 and sharing career development and the importance of study engineering to the students.

 

The Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Shatin IVE) has launched a scheme called「IVE (沙田)深度行」with a series of events to be offered to industrial partners and schools for cross-disciplinary exchange and collaboration while learning about the latest industrial trend and manpower development of various industries.  HKETA is invited to support this event and provide a industry sharing with our engineering/industry experience and career development for the students and how the importance of study engineering.

 

Our Vice Chairman and Youth Chairman, Derek Lee, was invited to this event, the kick-off of the Scheme「IVE (沙田)深度行 暨 伙伴傑青聚會」at Shatin IVE and make a sharing for his career and industry experience to the students as well as the principals/career masters of secondary schools. 

Please CLICK HERE for the event details.

 

 

2018-11-20

Career Mock-Interview Session for Engineering Students at HKUST

 

HKETA Youth was invited by Career Centre of The Hong Kong of University of Science and Technology (HKUST) to make a session of career mock-interview practicum with engineering students on 20th Nov, 2018 at HKUST. Our Youth Chairman, Derek Lee shared his insight and interview skill with the undergraduates of engineering.

 

 

2018-07-27

HKETA Youth Organized a Networking Dinner at July

 

HKETA Youth organized a Networking Dinner with the theme of “From Digital Network Infrastructure to Intelligent Applications and The Challenges for Young Graudates in Tech Market”.  It was successfully held on 27th July, 2018 at Happiness Cuisine at Hong Kong Science Park.

 

Over 70 members and guests joined and enjoyed our networking dinner.   There were few technology and industry talks by ASTRI and Rohde & Schwarz.  Also, our legal advisor, Alvin Yueng shared with our Youth members, under-graduates and young talents with startup for his last visit to Israel on some hi-tech insight from the regulatory point of view. Young people also expressed their challenges and career experience in tech market.

 

Finally, our Youth Member, Ricky Yeung shared his career experience on IT/ICT sector and views on the challenges for young talents in tech market.

Please CLICK HERE for program rundown and event photo

 

 

2018-07-25

Industrial Sharing for VTC STEM Summer Camp Students at Tsing Yi IVE

 

HKETA Youth was invited to support an industrial sharing for VTC STEM Summer Camp Students at Tsing Yi IVE on 25th July 2018.  Over 40 secondary school students from F.1 to F.3 joined this sharing and open discussion.  Our Youth Chairman, Derek Lee and a Youth member, Monica Leung who is specializing STEM education made a sharing to explore STEM concept, its engineering and technology related to education sector to the students.  We also participated their drone practice and workshop at the end of event.

Please CLICK HERE for the event details.

 

2018-07-20

Industrial Visit to M800 for VTC STEM Summer Camp Students

 

HKETA Youth organized an industrial visit on 20th July 2018 to a VTC STEM summer camp team to M800, a telecom service provider in Hong Kong. Over 40 students/kids from different secondary schools to join and visit M800's data center, IT network platform and NOC (Network Operation Center). The students got well understanding how to make a call/SMS to worldwide, Internet network design, service application design and etc.

 

The main target of this visit for our secondary school students by introducing the technology and communication industry in Hong Kong, as well as sharing personal experience – life as an engineer to truly inspiring our kids.

Please CLICK HERE for the event details.

 

 

2018-05-02

Career Mock-Interview Session for Engineering Students at HKUST

 

HKETA Youth was invited by Career Centre of The Hong Kong of University of Science and Technology (HKUST) to make a session of career mock-interview practicum with engineering students on 2nd May, 2018 at HKUST. Our Youth Chairman, Derek Lee shared his insight and interview skill with the undergraduates of engineering.  

 

 

2018-04-18

MoU Signing Ceremony on Industry Partner Collaboration Scheme for VTC STEM Education Center

 

HKETA was invited by the Vocational Training Council (VTC) as one of industry partners on Industry Partner Collaboration Scheme for the VTC STEM Education Centre.  We joined a MoU signing ceremony on STEM Education Day 2018 at Chai Wan IVE on 18th Apr, 2018. 

 

Our HKETA Youth was actively to participate this event and setup a STEM project team to support this collaboration scheme to enhance students interests and overall understanding in the latest and innovative technology in Hong Kong.  We also plan to deliver STEM  for STEM seminars, AR/VR/AI workshops and etc for students/teachers in secondary schools with VTC STEM Education Centres.

Please CLICK HERE for the event details.

 

 

2018-03-26

Industry Sharing of Career Program for Postgraduate of Engineering School at HKUST

 

HKETA Youth was invited by Career Centre of The Hong Kong of University of Science and Technology (HKUST) as one of guests to make an industry sharing and career development discussion for a group of 40 post-graduates from Engineering school at 26th Mar, 2018 at HKUST in form of small circles and open discussion.  Our Youth Chairman, Derek Lee shared his industry experience, industry trend on tech market, and how to prepare for engineering jobs in future career development.  

 

 

2018-02-21

Industry Sharing of Network Forum for Computer Engineering Undergraduate at HKUST

 

HKETA Youth was invited by Career Centre of The Hong Kong of University of Science and Technology (HKUST) to make an industry sharing and panel discussion for 200+ of year 2 Computer Engineering undergraduate students 21st Feb, 2018 at HKUST.  The following major topics are discussed and shared by the industry guests.

1. Career interviewing skill

2. The latest industry trend and development

3. How our students of engineering do to tap into the job market

Our Youth Chairman, Derek Lee shared his industry experience on Hong Kong and Regional Asia job markets to students.   He also shared how to prepare for engineering jobs and future career development.  

 

2018-01-17

HKETA Annual Dinner cum Inauguration Ceremony with 10 Years Anniversary

 

HKETA Youth team members actively participated into our Annual Dinner this year and we also invited numbers of students and startups from local universities to join our dinner and inauguration ceremony to explore more business opportunity and networking from industry.  In this year, our sub-com will expand more resources and efforts on the local startup for development and business alliances.  Our sub-com name is changed to "Youth & Startup" Sub-committee.  Derek Lee is continously appointed to be the Chairman of this sub-committee in 2018-19. 

 

2017-12-05

Career Mock-Interview Sessions for Under-Graduates Engineering Students for Tech Companies in Silicon Valley at HKUST

 

HKETA Youth was invited by Career Centre of The Hong Kong of University of Science and Technology (HKUST) to make few sessions of career mock-interview practicum with engineering under-graduates on 5th Dec, 2017 at HKUST.

 

Our Youth Chairman, Derek Lee made a few of mock-interview practicum sessions with event facilitator to share the insight and skill-set on the recruitment interview and internship program to tech companies in silicon valley. 

 

 

2017-11-10

HKETA Youth Organized Youth Forum (Intellectual Property (IP) Patent in Commercialization Process)

 

HKETA Youth organized the Youth Forum (Networking Practicum in Small Talks Circles) on 10th Nov 2017, 6:30-9:00 pm in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  The theme of this forum was “Prospective & Career Opportunity for Engineering in Hong Kong and Asia Pacific”.  This Youth Forum was one of our Youth Sub-committee’s major activities this year.  It was designed for UG/PG students and young alumni in local Universities for gathering and networking fellowship in our Youth platform.

 

In this forum, Dr. Teresa Law, Founder and Director, Akos Advanced Technology and also, our IP advisor of our Youth, as a speaker to a talk : "Intellectual Property (IP) Patent in Commercialization Process" to our students and shared with them to understand the importance of Intellectual Property (IP) rights and patents how to fit into the business model during the commercialization of the product or service to be invented.

 

Participants were primarily from UG/PG, young alumni and startups from PolyU. In the final sharing session, our industry guests, Alvin Lee, CEO, Armitage Technologies and Wilson Chan, Senior Manager, Strategy and Business Development, CISCO Systems, Asia Pacific and Japan Regions shared the challenges, opportunities, and prospects of career/startup development in Hong Kong and regional countries.