News and Events (2014-15)

 
 
2015-11-27
Networking Dinner by Youth Sub-com
The Theme : Innovation Product Design
HKETA-YS is proud to announce that our YS organized a November Network Dinner with the theme of "Innovative Product Design; From Engineering to Business Perspective". It was successfully held on Nov 27th, 2015.
This event had three talks presented by young professional:
(1) Designing Your First Product at Co-Working Space by Luv Sheth, Co-founder of ATOM.
(2) Toy Design with Kids by Monica Leung, Director of Blueinno Technology.
(3) How We Make the Hearing-Aid Product by Danny Cheung, CEO of Logital Co, Ltd.
With a group of students from HKUST and PolyU joining our events, they shared the market opportunities, and technical challenges with our members and speakers for the young startups in Hong Kong.
Talk 1 by Luv Sheth, Co-founder of ATOM
Talk 2 by Monica Leung, Blueinno Technology
Talk 3 by Danny Cheung, CEO of Logital

2015-10-28
Career Talk to ECESS at HKUST
HKETA-YS is proud to announce that our Youth Sub-com Chairman Mr. Derek Lee was invited by Electronic and Computer Engineering Student Society (ECESS) to provide a career talk to ECE students at HKUST on 28th Oct, 2015. We also shared students and other participants our Youth events, mentoring services and other networking activities offering by our HKETA.

2015-08-24
HKETA Symposium 2015 on M2M in IoT: Impacts and Opportunities at HKSTP
HKETA-YS is proud to announce that our YS team actively participated in the Organizing Committee (OC) team of the Symposium 2015 on the theme of Machine to Machine (M2M) in Internet of Things (IoT) : Impacts and Opportunities which was organized by our HKETA. Our Derek Lee was one of the members of the Technical Program team and our YS members: Victor Choi, Myron Kwan, and KK Hau were the key members in the OC supporting to the event.
For this year, our Youth make sponsorship for this Symposium to local universities of Hong Kong for the promotion of our Youth career development in technology industry. In order to let our Hong Kong’s student understand the tech industry, we invited over 30 postgraduates and undergraduates of local universities including HKU, CUHK, HKUST and PolyU to attend this Symposium. We expected that this Symposium can provide insight IoT technology trends and innovative opportunity for the graduates when they go into the industry.
This Symposium was successfully held at Hong Kong Science and Technology Park (HKSTP) on Aug 24th, 2015. The theme of the Symposium was to exploring the latest technology of IoT, ecosystem and M2M. The Symposium included 2 keynote speeches, 8 talks and 2 discussion panels in which, speakers, moderators and panelist from Industry and Academic institutions.
Group Photo for all Speakers
Group Photo1 for Local University
Group Photo2 for Local University

2015-07-23
Young Mainlanders of UESTC Technical Visit to HKSTP
HKETA-YS is proud to announce that our Youth Sub-com co-operated with The University of Hong Kong (HKU) and Research Institute of Tsinghua University in Shenzhen (深圳清華大學研究院) to organize one-day technical visit to Hong Kong Science and Technology Park (HKSTP) for University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, UESTC (成都電子科技大學) on 23rd July 2015.   In this event, around 100 people including young mainlanders, teachers, and HKU students participated to understand the operation of HKSTP and visit four innovative technology & development companies : Nano and Advanced Materials Institute (NAMI), WeSoft, Sengital and Red Solider inside the Science Park.
Through the visit and industry sharing, the attendants realized how HKSTP to provide a innovation and technology ecosystem to the tech companies, incubation programme for startups, and nurture technology talents in Hong Kong.  The companies also shared their entrepreneur process, product/service development and success story with the students.  
At the end of the event, our Youth Chairman, Derek Lee concluded the company visit with students and shared them for the technology insight and business strength of startups in Hong Kong and how to complement with China for manufacturing industry. 
 
Group Photo for Technical Visit at HKSTP
Sharing Session 1
Sharing Session 2

2015-05-31
HKUST Venture Mentor Service (VMS) Mentor-Mentee Matching
HKETA-YS is proud to announce that Mr. Derek Lee, our Chairman of YS and Mr. KK Hau and Ms. Monica Leung, our YS teammates were invited by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), Venture Entrepreneurship Network (VEN) on 31st May, 2015 to support their Venture Mentor Service (VMS).
We participated their VMS mentor-mentee mix where we met with the VMS qualified startup teams along with other passionate and professional mentors. In this event, there were over 20 startup teams who were part of the HKUST community, over 50 mentors and 20 high-profile venture investors joining to it. This event was mainly supported by various HKUST Alumni, MBA & EMBA alumni organizations, Cyberport and HKETA.

2015-04-29
Industry Sharing (Session 2) at HKUST for Engineering Post-graduates

HKETA-YS is proud to announce that Mr. Derek Lee, our Chairman of YS and Mr. Myron Kwan were invited by Career Centre, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) on 18th Mar, 2015 for a industry sharing with the theme of “Sustainable Development for Career Success in Engineering Field” to a class of engineering postgraduates. 

A panel discussion was formed to share with the post-graduates students with other industry professionals.

 
 

2015-04-24
Networking Dinner by YS & HKUST VMS Partnership
The Theme : Innovation and Venture for Start-ups
HKETA-YS is proud to announce that our YS organized an April networking dinner to launch our Mentoring Service Program (MSP) and as well as partnership with HKUST’s Venture Entrepreneurship Network (VEN) Venture Mentoring Service (VMS).
In this networking dinner, we invited several professional speakers for the following 3 talks with the theme of “Innovation and Venture for Start-ups”.

Talk 1 : Models of Innovation and Venture, By Dr. Stephen Cheung, Chief Technologist of a US-Canada Venture

Talk 2 : Creation of Venture and Manufacturing Platforms to Support the Start-up Ecosystem in Hong Kong, By Prof. Michael Sung, Director, Centre for Industry Engagement and Internship & Associate Director, Entrepreneurship Centre, HKUST

Talk 3 : Sustainable Development for Start-up Success, By Mr. Jitesh Chhabria, CEO & Co-founder, Sensable Dynamics

Talk 1 by Dr. Stephen Cheung, Chief Technologist of a US-Canada Venture
Talk 2 by Prof. Michael Sung of HKUST and Associate Director of Entrepreneurship Centre
Talk 3 by Mr. Jitesh Chhabria, CEO & Co-founder, NGgear/Fit-Kick (now Sensable Dynamics)

2015-04-17
HKIE Symposium ES2015 at HKSTP
HKETA-YS is proud to announce that our YS team actively participated in the Organizing Committee (OC) team of Hong Kong Electronics Symposium, HKES2015 which was primarily organized by HKIE Electronic Division and supported by HKETA. Mr. Derek Lee was one of Co-Chairmen of OC, Ms. Monica Leung was the member of Publicity and Website Committee and Mr. KK Hau was the member of Sponsorship Committee.
The HKES2015 was a full day symposium consisted of two keynotes, seven talks and two panel discussions. Topics/talks included IoT communication technology, smart grid, IoT transportation, IoT e-health, E2E infrastructure and smart networks. This HKES2015 was successfully held at Hong Kong Science and Technology Park on 17th April 2015.
Group Photo for Morning Session
Group Photo for Afternoon Session
Panel Discussion

2015-03-18
Industry Sharing (Session 1) at HKUST for Engineering Post-graduates
HKETA-YS is proud to announce that Mr. Derek Lee, our Chairman of YS , Mr. Kenneth So and Dr. Martin Tsai were invited by Career Centre, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) on 18th Mar, 2015 for a industry sharing with the theme of “Understand the work world” to a class of engineering postgraduates.
 
Small Circle Sharing by Kenneth So
Small Circle Sharing by Derek Lee
Small Circle Sharing by Martin Tsai

2014-11-28
Networking Dinner by Youth Sub-com
The Theme : Business Sharing of Robotic/Automation and Electronic Applications from Hong Kong Startups
HKETA-YS is proud to announce that our YS organized a November Network Dinner with the theme of "Business Sharing of Robotic/Automation and Electronic Applications from Hong Kong Startups". It was successfully held on Nov 28th, 2014.
This event had two talks presented by young talents :
(1) The Next Generation of Industrial Automation by George Kui, CEO of Ackuis Technology, which is a young startup from Hong Kong Science Park focused on automation & management solution.
(2) Video Analytic and Applications for iCity by Nelson Woo, Technical Service Manager of AXIS Communications, which is a market leader of network video vendor from Sweden focused on network video and analytic solution.
A discussion the talks to share the opportunities, automation applications and business challenges with our members and speakers.
Talk 1 by George Kui of Ackuis Technology
Talk 2 by Nelson Woo of AXIS Communications
Group Photo with our Chairman, Victor Ng

2014-08-29
HKETA Symposium 2014 on Innovation and Technology at Science Park
HKETA-YS is proud to announce that our YS team actively participated in the OC team of The Symposium 2014 on Innovation and Technology organized by our HKETA. Our Derek Lee was the Technical Program Chairman and our YS members: Alan Lam, Victor Choi, Myron Kwan, KK Hau and Martin Tsai were the key members in the OC supporting to the event.
This Symposium was successfully held at Hong Kong Science and Technology Park on Aug 29th, 2014. The theme of the symposium was to exploring the technology of innovative technology for smart living including big data, IoE and wireless technology. The symposium included 2 keynote speech, 7 talks and 2 discussion panels in which, speakers, moderators and panelist from Industry and Academic institutions.
Group Photo for morning session
Group Photo for afternoon session
Event Helpers from HKUST

2014-07-14
HKUST Innovation & Entrepreneurship Training Camp 2014
HKETA-YS is proud to announce that our YS supported on the event of HKUST Innovation and Entrepreneurship Training Camp 2014 on 13th-20th July 2014 at Clear Water Bay campus of HKUST.

2014-05-09
Final Year Project (FYP) Industry Day of ECE Dept at HKUST
HKETA-YS is proud to announce that our YS supported on the event of the Electronic and Computer Engineering (ECE) Final Year Project Industry Day on May 9th 2012 at HKUST. Our Derek Lee and our YS members, Myron Kwan were actively participated and invited to be Judging panelists to share with undergraduates for technology insights and business opportunity for their projects and researches.
 
 
 
 

2014-05-02
VEN Festival at HKUST
HKETA-YS is proud to announce that our YS supported on the event of VEN (Venture Entrepreneurship Network) Festival on May 2nd, 2014 at the Hong Kong Jockey Club Atrium of HKUST and also our Derek Lee was invited to the opening ceremony of this VEN Festival launch.
In the festival, over 20 of idea showcases and with start-ups were exhibited in the event. A lot of business insights were shared and discussed.
Open Ceremony
VEN Festival Launch
 

2014-04-28
Mock Interviewer Workshop at HKUST for Engineering Graduates
HKETA-YS is proud to announce that Mr. Derek Lee, our Chairman of YS was invited by Career Centre, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) on 28th Apr, 2014 as a mock interviewer for Dept of Engineering: BENG, BBA and BSC. Derek shared a lot of insight for the engineering job interview’s techniques and preparation, and also discussed the early stage of career development. Derek briefed the current and future situation of the tech market and business opportunity in Hong Kong with undergraduates.
 

2014-04-14
HKIE Symposium ES2014 at Science Park
HKETA-YS is proud to announce that our YS team actively participated in the OC team of Hong Kong Electronics Symposium, HKES2014 which was primarily organized by HKIE Electronic Division and supported by HKETA. Our YS members: Monica Leung was the members of Webmasters, KK Hau was Deputy Chair of Sponsor Committee, Derek Lee was Deputy Chair of Technical Programme Committee.
This ES2014 was successfully held at Hong Kong Science and Technology Park on April 14th, 2014. The theme of the symposium was to exploring the technology of Internet of Everything (IoE) – Smarter Hong Kong. The symposium included 1 keynote speech, 8 talks and 2 discussion panels in which, speakers, moderators and panelist from Government, Industry and Academic institutions. The key panel discussion focused on the themes on "Innovation and Technology".
One of our key YS members, Martin Tsai was invited to be a panelist in Panel Discussion B.
Group Photo in the Morning Session
Panel Discussion A
Panel Discussion B

2014-03-28
Networking Dinner for Youth Sub-com
The Theme : New Business Model of Startups in Hong Kong
HKETA-YS is proud to announce that our YS organized a March Network Dinner for our youth team kick off with the theme of "New Business Model of Startups in Hong Kong". It was successfully held on March 28th,2014.The event was also supported by EE/CUHK and ECE/HKUST with participants of Prof.Douglas Yung from CUHK and Dr. Albert Wong from HKUST.
This event had two talks - (1) Hardware Start-ups and Hong Kong by Julian Lee, CEO of Ambi Lab, (2) What I experienced in youth Entrepreneur Program in Hong Kong by Monica Leung, Account Manager of Red Soldier.
A panel discussion followed the talks to discuss the career opportunity for the youth which managed by Derek Lee, the Moderator and the Youth Sub-com Chairman. The Panelists included Grace Siu, Instructor of Career Centre of HKUST, Joe Wong, CEO of Medisen and speakers.
Talk 1 by Mr. Julian Lee, CEO of Ambi Lab
Talk 2 by Monica Leung, Account Manager of Red Soldier
Panel Discussion

2014-03-17
Industrial Forum Talk at HKUST
HKETA-YS is proud to announce that Dr. Martin TSAI, our one of YS members was invited by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) on 17th March, 2014 for Industrial Forum Talk on "Hi-Tech SME in Hong Kong: Prospective and Career Opportunities". Martin also shared a lot of technology insight and business opportunity with other speakers and undergraduates.

2014-01-07
Mock Interviewer Workshop at HKUST for MsC Post-graduates
HKETA-YS is proud to announce that Mr. Derek Lee, our Chairman of YS was invited by Career Centre, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) on 7th Jan, 2014 as a mock interviewer for the School of Science: MsC of IT, Mechanical Engineering, Telecom, Environmental Engineering and Management. Derek shared a lot of insight for the preparation, how to position yourself when the graduate selecting the first career and as well as the early stage of career development. Derek also briefed the current and future situation of the tech market and business opportunity in Hong Kong with undergraduates.
 

2014-01-05
Youth Sub-committee (YS) Formation for 2014-2015
HKETA-YS is proud to announce that Executive Committee of HKETA has approved a new sub-committee, Youth to be formed in 2014-2015. Mr. Derek Lee is the Chairman of the Youth Sub-com (YS) and develops her core team members. Our YS team targets to develop an innovative platform and global business connectivity for the young professional and encourage them to be initiative, innovative and creativity people to tackle a diverse range of challenges in a fast-moving technology world.