Government Leaders' Roundtable Speakers

Convenor:

Mr Eddie Ng

Mr Eddie NG Hak-kim, SBS, JP

Secretary for Education, Education Bureau
The Government of the HKSAR




Panel Members:

Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya

Datuk Dr. Mary YAP Kain Ching, JP

Deputy Minister of Higher Education
Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia


Dr Sophon NAPATHORN

Dr Sophon NAPATHORN

Vice Minister for Education
Ministry of Education, Thailand


Mr WANG Yangnan

Mr WANG Yangnan

Deputy Director General, Department of Vocational
Education and Adult Education, Ministry of Education, The People's Republic of China


Keynote Speakers

Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya

Professor Lord Kumar BHATTACHARYYA, CBE, FREng, FRS

Chairman and Founder
Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG), United Kingdom


Professor Shyamal MAJUMDAR

Professor Shyamal MAJUMDAR

Head
UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre, Germany


Professor Andreas SCHLEICHER

Professor Andreas SCHLEICHER

Director for Education and Skills, and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the Secretary-General Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, France


Higher Education Leaders' Roundtable Panelists

Convenor:

Mr Tim LUI Tim-leung

Mr Tim LUI Tim-leung, BBS, JP

Chairman of Education Commission
The Government of the HKSAR




Panel Members:

Professor Herbert BINGGELI

Professor Herbert BINGGELI

Rector/President
Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland


Professor CHEN Qiuming

Professor CHEN Qiuming

Board Chairman, Shenzhen Polytechnic, The People's Republic of China


Professor Christina HONG

Professor Christina HONG

President
Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong


Professor Vesa TAATILA

Professor Vesa TAATILA

Rector/President
Turku University of Applied Sciences, Finland


Focus Highlight in VPET Speakers

Professor Stephen BILLETT

Professor Stephen BILLETT

Professor of Adult and Vocational Education
School of Education and Professional Studies
Griffith University, Australia


Dr Jisun CHUNG

Dr Jisun CHUNG

Head of Division for Research in Lifelong Vocational Education
Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training (KRIVET)
The Republic of Korea


Professor Frederick MA Si-hang, GBS, JP

Non-executive Chairman
MTR Corporation Limited
Hong Kong


Professor Sandra MCNALLY

Professor Sandra MCNALLY

Director General, Centre for Vocational Education Research
The London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom


Professor Peter NOONAN

Professor Peter NOONAN

Professor of Tertiary Education Policy
Mitchell Institute for Health and Education;
Professorial Fellow, Centre for Research on International Education Systems, Victoria University, Australia


Professor Cornelia OERTLE

Director General, Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (SFIVET), Switzerland


Professor Peter NOONAN

Mrs Birgit THOMANN

Head, Department of Internationalisation of VET / Knowledge Management,
Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB), Germany



STEM Students' Chat with Executives: STEM - The Pathway to Success

Convenor:

Dr Roy CHUNG Chi-ping

Dr Roy CHUNG Chi-ping, BBS, JP

Member of Standing Committee, Vocational Training Council, Hong Kong
Co-founder and Non-Executive Director of Techtronic Industries Company Limited, Hong Kong




Panel Members:

Mr Jordan CHENG

Mr Jordan CHENG Man-fai

Founder and CEO
Dragon Creative Enterprise Solution Limited, Hong Kong


Mr Nigel White

Mr Nigel WHITE

Executive Director, Gammon Construction Limited, Hong Kong


Conclusion of Day 1 / Closing Remarks Speakers

Dr Margarita Pavlova

Dr Margarita PAVLOVA

Director
UNEVOC Centre (Hong Kong)


Dr Carrie YAU

Dr Carrie YAU, GBS, JP

Executive Director
Vocational Training Council, Hong Kong