Technical seminar on the award papers of the HKIE Outstanding Paper Award for Young Engineers/Researchers 2017
(Supported by the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

Date, time & venue
7 September 2017 (Thur); 6:30pm registration for 6:45pm - 8:30pm; AG710, 7/F, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Programme highlights
The HKIE Outstanding Paper Award for Young Engineers/Researchers 2017 is an international paper competition which is organised in its 12th consecutive year. With an aim of encouraging young engineers and researchers to publish their works as well as promoting engineering among younger generation, this competition is open to worldwide young engineers and researchers who are at the age of 35 or below. Three papers have been selected for this year's award. In this seminar, the awardees will share and exhibit their accomplishments in various engineering fields.

Topics & speakers
- "Equilibrium adsorption isotherm study of binary basic dyes on to bamboo derived activated carbon" by Ir L S Chan, CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd
- "Shear thickening of cement powder paste - why and how to mitigate?" by Mr J Maybury, The University of Queensland and Cornell Engineers
- "Towards effective and robust list-based packet filter for signature-based network intrusion detection: an engineering approach" by Dr Meng Weizhi, Technical University of Denmark

Registration & enquiries
All members are welcome. For registration, please complete and return the Standard Reply Form by Fax: 2882 6825 or Email: hkietransactions@hkie.org.hk. For enquiries, please contact Miss Ruby Au at Tel: 2830 9067. Attendance certificates will be available.

Presidential Address/Dinner
Date, time & venue
8 September 2017 (Fri); 6:15pm; Grand Ballroom, JW Marriott Hong Kong, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong

Programme
Presidential Address
6:15pm
Ir Thomas K C Chan will deliver his Presidential Address at 6:15pm.

Cocktail and dinner
7:00pm for 7:45pm
Members and their guests are welcome to join the President for the cocktail and dinner following the Presidential Address. The price is HK$1,188 per person (HK$14,256 for a table of 12 persons) which covers the pre-dinner cocktail and dinner.

Dress code
Lounge suit

Registration & enquiries
Please complete and return the Reply Form with the appropriate payment to:

Eli Mock / Vicky Lau
Conference and Function Section, The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
9/F Island Beverley, No 1 Great George Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2830 9071
Fax: (852) 2203 4133
Email: conf3@hkie.org.hk

Payment should be made by cheque payable to "The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers".

Prior registration is also necessary for members and their guests who would like to attend the Presidential Address only. Registration is subject to acceptance on a first-come-first-served basis.

Each (circular) table will be for 12 persons. If a booking is made for less than 12 persons. the Institution reserves the right to place additional persons at such tables or to charge for vacant places.

If you make booking for a table (12 persons) or more, a set of invitation cards and place cards as well as a wine list with an order form, will be sent to you upon receipt of the full payment.

No refund will be made once the registration has been confirmed. The Institution reserves the right to decide on the final allocation of tables/seats and to release the tables/seats for any registrations without the appropriate payment upon the deadline.

港滬科技合作研討會
(與上海市科學技術協會合辦)

日期及地點
2017年9月14日及15日(星期四及五);上海市上海科學會堂

節目重點
研討會以「二十年滬港科技發展與未來挑戰」為主題,探討「清潔能源•智慧交通」、「城市更新•生態環境」和「智慧城市•數據融合」三個議題。有關研討會詳情,請參閱網頁:http://www.hkie.org.hk/shanghai-hk。

費用
HK$2,200 (不包括住宿及機票)

報名及查詢
如欲報名及查詢,請聯絡會議及項目部林君熒小姐,電話:2830 9059 或電郵:conf3@hkie.org.hk

粵港澳大灣區會議
(與廣東省科學技術協會及澳門工程師學會合辦)

日期、時間及地點
2017年11月24日(星期五);上午9時至下午5時(暫定);深圳四季酒店四季宴會廳,深圳市福田區福華三路138號

節目重點
會議以「粵港澳大灣區工程領域的機遇與挑戰」為主題,並邀請港、澳及內地工程業界人士及相關持份者就粵港澳大灣區發展規劃,從不同角度就工程業界關注的議題進行探討和交流,期望讓參與者更深入了解有關計劃的詳情及定位,討論未來的合作方向。詳情請參閱會議網站:http://www.hkie.org.hk/bigbayarea/。會議將以普通話進行,大會不會提供即時傳譯。

費用
HK$1,200 (已包括交通服務、會議資料、會議午餐及茶歇)

報名及查詢
如欲報名及查詢,請聯絡會議秘書處連雲美小姐 (電話:2830 9075)/劉韻碧小姐 (電話:2830 9003) 或電郵至sd@hkie.org.hk

The HKIE Distinguished Lectures
Date & venue
9 & 12 December 2017 (Sat & Tue); The University of Hong Kong

Programme highlights
The theme of this year's lectures is "Climate Change and Engineering Solutions". Two prominent speakers, Mr Shun Chi-ming, Director of the Hong Kong Observatory of the HKSAR Government and Prof Norbert R Morgenstern, Distinguished University Professor (Emeritus) of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Alberta will share their valuable insight into "Global Climate Change and Its Implications to Hong Kong" and "The Evaluation of Slope Stability: A Further 25 Year Perspective" at two lectures respectively. For more details, please visit the website at http://www.hkie.org.hk/distinguishedlectures2017/.

Registration & enquiries
For registration and enquiries, please contact Tel: 2830 9071 or Email: conf3@hkie.org.hk.

The International Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE) 2018
(Jointly organised with the Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering (CSEE), the Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan (IEEJ) and the Korean Institute of Electrical Engineers (KIEE))

Date & venue
24 - 28 June 2018 (Sun - Thur); Seoul, Korea

Programme highlights
The ICEE aims to provide a forum for sharing knowledge, experience and creative ideas among worldwide electrical engineers. The deadline for abstract submission is 30 November 2017. For more details, please visit the website at http://www.icee2018.org/.

Enquiries
For enquiries, please contact Ms Summer Lam at Tel: 2830 9059.