Programme

Day 1

Monday October 14, 2019

Main Venue: CPD-3.28, 3/F, Jockey Club Tower Centennial Campus, HKU

9:00AM

Keynote Speech

by President Xiang Zhang

9:20AM

TED Talks by HKU Young Scholars:

Stephanie Ma    Kevin Tsia    David Palmer

9:45AM

Outstanding Young Scholar Presentations

(Parallel Sessions)

Panel 2

Engineering and Physical Sciences

Room CPD-3.04

Panel 3

Humanities and Social Sciences

Room CPD-2.58

Panel 1

Life

Sciences

Room CPD-3.28

12:45PM

Lunch

University Lodge

2:15PM

Outstanding Young Scholar Presentations (Parallel Sessions)

Panel 1

Life

Sciences

Room CPD-3.28

Panel 2

Engineering and Physical Sciences

Room CPD-3.04

Panel 3

Humanities and Social Sciences

Room CPD-2.58

5:15PM

Networking Hour

3/F Foyer, Jockey Club Tower

7:00PM

Dinner

Le Meridien, Cyberport

Day 2

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Main Venue: CPD-3.28, 3/F, Jockey Club Tower Centennial Campus, HKU

10:00AM

Outstanding Young Scholar Presentations (Parallel Sessions)

Panel 1

Life

Sciences

Room CPD-3.28

Panel 2

Engineering and Physical Sciences

Room CPD-3.04

Panel 3

Humanities and Social Sciences

Room CPD-2.58

12:30PM

Lunch

Loke Yew Hall, Main Building

2:00PM-5:30PM

Recruitment Interviews

(time and venue to be confirmed individually)

2:00PM

Thematic Conversation (1)

Mentoring Graduate Students

3:30PM

Break

3/F Foyer, Jockey Club Tower

4:00PM

Thematic Conversation (2)

Interdisciplinary Research and Diversity

Grand Challenge 1:

Promoting Human Health

Room CPD-3.28

Grand Challenge 2:

Pushing Knowledge Frontiers

Room CPD-3.04

Grand Challenge 3:

Sustainable Development

Room CPD-2.58

5:30PM

Closing Ceremony

Meet & greet: Sunday 13 October 2019, Le Meridien Cyberport

Scholars are invited to the informal meet & greet event on Sunday evening. If you’d like to meet the other scholars, please join Helen Lockey:

 

  • in PSI Bar, 4/F, Le Meridien Cyberport

  • from 20:00-22:00

The University of Hong Kong,

Pokfulam, Hong Kong

meetingofminds@hku.hk