2019年9月12日星期四

CityU Seminar on the challenges and responses of AI to Public Management

The Department of Public Policy, CityU arranged a seminar named “The Challenges and Responses of Artificial Intelligence to the Public Management”.  The USA, China and the EU have launched strategies and policies to complete for the development opportunities of AI.  However, AI also brings a series of public management problems such as employment substitution, etc.  This seminar focused on those topics, based on theoretical discussions, international comparisons, combined with cases to analyze and then put forward some new views and understanding.  I took a photo with Prof. Richard M. Walker (Chair Professor, Acting Head of POL Dept., CityU).


I also took a photo with guest speaker Prof. Liang Zheng (Professor, School of Public Policy and Management; Deputy Director, China Institute for Science and Technology Policy (CISTP), Tsinghua University).


In the beginning, Prof. Liang Zheng briefed his talk content included i) The development of AI in China; ii) The challenge of AI for public management; iii) Key issues – Data Governance; iv) Key issues – Platform governance; and v) Opinions and recommendations.


Firstly, Prof. Liang mentioned the background of China’s AI strategies included “Made in China 2025” in 2015, “The 13th five-year plan for national science and technology innovation” in 2016 and “Development plan for the new generation artificial intelligence” in 2017.  Then he introduced China Institute for Science and Technology Policy (CISTP), Tsinghua University which had involved in the policy study and draft.  


Then Prof. Liang compared China and the world on Science and Technology output such as research papers (China is leader on AI research papers with high impact), Patent (China > US > Japan).  For international AI talent, China’s AI specialists reached 18,232 (8.9% of the global total), next only to the US (13.9%).  However, China has a lower percentage of top talents.   He also stated industry development in China had 1011 AI companies by June 2018 but still significantly behind the US which had 2028 companies.  Nevertheless, China has the highest venture investment in AI.


2019年9月10日星期二

Lunch with Prof. Raymond Chan and Prof. CS Lee in CityU for College of Science’s Mentorship Programme

I was honor to be invited by Prof. Raymond Chan (Dean of College of Science) and Prof. CS Lee (Head of Department of Chemistry) to have lunch for discussing the College of Science’s Mentorship Programme.  Mr. Nelson Yip is another invited guest and he is Honorary Fellow of the CityU. We are both member of CityU Eminence Society (CES) and mentor in Knowledge Transfer Office (KTO).



During the discussion, we knew Mr. Nelson Yip had many cooperation program for student internship and startup in in GBA and the whole mainland China. Moreover, he is partner of the Angel Investment Foundation.

Prof. Lee is interested in my course named “Quality Management in Laboratory” and would like to revitalize for undergraduates in the Chemistry Dept.  Moreover, I represented HKSQ and cooperated with HKQAA had been awarded TID SME Development Fund for the project named “Feasibility study on the quality of Hong Kong start-up development for supporting the sustainable business growth” in this year.

Hopefully, our effort could contribute to CityU and benefit to students.

Reference:
Mr. Nelson YIP - https://nelson-yip.com/
CityU Eminence Society (CES) - http://www.cityues.org/default.php
20190627: CityU Inno-preneurship Mentoring Meet-up Dinner 2019 - https://qualityalchemist.blogspot.com/2019/06/cityu-inno-preneurship-mentoring-meet.html

2019年9月8日星期日

ASQ Shenzhen LMC Seminar on Minus Quality Assurance (-QA) (減法品質保證)

ASQ Shenzhen LMC organized a seminar on “Minus Quality Assurance (- QA)” (減法品質保證) on 8th Sep 2019 (Sunday) in Shenzhen.  The seminar is full within two hours after the post published.  Dr. Aaron Tong (China Outstanding Quality Professional (中國傑出質量人)) was invited to be the honorary speaker.  Minda and I represented HKSQ to support Aaron’s talk.  Before the seminar, we were invited by ASQ Shenzhen LMC to have lunch together.

(Left: Ms. Minda Chiang, Ms. Susanne Chang, I, Mr. Simon Lee (Vice Chair, ASQ Shenzhen LMC) and Mr. Lorenzo (Operation Chair, ASQ Shenzhen LMC), Dr. Aaron Tong and Dr. Pat Cheung)

The venue was closed to the restaurant. Mind and I took a photo for memory.


We met Mr. Simon Tong (Chair, ASQ Hong Kong LMC) and took a photo for memory.


Dr. Pat Cheung, Minda and I prepared to learn from Aaron.  You could feel how hot in Shenzhen.  


In the beginning, Mr. Simon Lee (Vice Chair, ASQ Shenzhen LMC) introduced the guest speaker and the only one awarded the China Outstanding Quality Professional (中國傑出質量人) in GBA – Dr. Aaron Tong.


Dr. Aaron Tong firstly reviewed different quality cost concepts from 80s, 90s and now.  


2019年9月7日星期六

HKIE Seminar on Smart Manufacturing – How to use digitalization management to improve productivity?

The Manufacturing and Industrial (MI) Division of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE), IETHK – MIE Section and ISE Dept., PolyU co-organized Seminar named “Smart Manufacturing – How to use digitalization management to improve productivity” on 7th Sep 2019.  Smart Manufacturing has been defined as the fully-integrated, collaborative manufacturing system that respond in real time to meet changing demands and conditions in the factory, in the supply network and in customer needs.  The seminar aimed to sharing speakers experience and knowhow to improve productivity through digitalization management.  I met many friends and took a photo for memory. (Left: Mr. Paul Li (BUD Project Coordinator, HKSTLA), Dr. Luk Chi-fai (Director, WSI Group HK) and I)


In the beginning, Dr. Eric Liu (DED, VTC) represented HKIE to give welcome speech and introduced each guest speakers and co-organizers.  He said digitalization was important in Industry Engineering and System Engineering.  


The first guest speaker was Dr. Andrew Yan (Production Director, Wing King Tong Holdings Ltd.) and his topic named “New Inspection Optimization Process Technology for Printing Industry”.  He said this topic was part of his PolyU EngD thesis.


Then he briefed the domain knowledge for systems engineering that all related data.


2019年9月6日星期五

ESG Seminar – Disruptive Innovation - How to Use Design-Thinking & AI to Inspire Staff to Change for Survival

The Executive Study Group (ESG) seminar – Disruptive Innovation “How to use Design Thinking & AI to Inspire Staff to Change for Survival” was held by the ESG, Asia Pacific Institute for Strategy Limited (APIFS) and the Cyberport Hong Kong on 6 Sep 2019.  The seminar was held in Cyberport Smart-Space 8 @Tsuen Wan in this time.  I would like to summarize the seminar for sharing below.  I also met my junior classmate in BCH Dept., CityU Ms. Fay Lo (LPG Health Safety Security & Environment Manager, DSG Energy) and we took a photo for memory.


In the beginning, Dr. Mark Lee briefed some background of ESG and Asia Pacific Institute for Strategy (APIFS) and quoted Global Competitiveness report 2018 from World Economic Forum.


Dr. Mark Lee said the new criteria added two pillars for innovation ecosystem included Business Dynamism and Innovation Capacity.  Singapore and Hong Kong is good in Business Dynamism but weak in Innovation Capacity among Four Asia Dragons.  


Then we did the exercise to select two factors most important to Hong Kong businesses’ innovation and one least important.  I selected Customer Relationship and Risk-Taking Culture were the most important factors and Financial Resources was the least.  Another participant who is startup and shared that Customer Relationship and Financial Resource were the most important but the least was Advanced Technologies.


Then Dr. Lee quoted Mr. Tim Brown (Chair of IDEO) to explain that Design is “creation of products” but Design Thinking (DT) is “relationship between people and products”. Then upgrade to a platform for “relationship between people and people”.  


Lunch and Dinner with Dr. KS Chin Postgraduate Students

On 6th Sep 2019, Dr. KS Chin’s Postgraduate Students (PhD) started their study and we had lunch in CityU Chinese Restaurant together.  They mostly come from mainland Chinese and one from Africa.  My two current EngD cohort Mr. Barry Keung and Mr. Jackson Wan and Wan’s son also join this lunch. 


At night, Dr. Peter Ho invited all EngD cohorts under Dr. KS Chin supervision to have dinner together.  It is the first time gathering almost all Dr. KS Chin’s EngD student together.


Past Graduates
No.  / Name                          / Year
1*    Ringo Hok-Ling Lee    (2017)
2*    Kwok-Ming Yeung       (2013)
3*    Amie Lai                       (2012)
4*    Peter Ka-Nam Ho          (2012)
5*    Kwok-Kei Tong             (2011)
6*    Lotto KH Lai                 (2010)
7*    Andy Lap-Man Wong    (2010)
8*    Tak-Wing Liu                 (2009)
9      Alex Kwong-Chi Lo       (2008)
10    Tony Ching-Tung Chan  (2006)
11    Victor Man-Yu Lam       (2006)
Current
1*    Barry Keung
2*    Jackson Wan
(* Present for dinner)

I bring the whisky from Myanmar.


Reference:
20101121: EngD Graduation Dinner 2010 & Peak Performance Talk - https://qualityalchemist.blogspot.com/2010/11/engd-graduation-dinner-2010-peak.html

2019年8月31日星期六

The 4th Summit of pre-World Alliance for Chinese Quality (WACQ) – Post-Summit Culture Tour

The 4th Summit of pre-World Alliance for Chinese Quality (WACQ) (全球華人品質峰會) was organized by WACQ and CAQ which held together with “The Commemorative Congress of the 40th Anniversary of China Quality Association and TQM Promotion” (全面質量管理推進暨中國質量協會成立40週年紀念大會) from 27th to 31th Aug 2019.  The schedule arranged i) registration on 27th Aug, ii) Attend the Commemorative Congress of the 40th anniversary of CAQ and technical visit on 28th Aug, iii) pre-WACQ Summit on 29th Aug, iv) Technical visit in Taiyuan and pre-WACQ working meeting on 30th Aug and v) Chinese culture tour from 31st Aug to 1st Sep. The founding members of Pre-World Alliance for Chinese included China Association for Quality (CAQ), Chinese Society for Quality (CSQ), Hong Kong Society for Quality (HKSQ) and Singapore Quality Institute (SQI).  This Alliance was established after the 3rd Chinese Quality Forum (CQF) in Beijing in 2015.  After the summit, we had post-summit culture tour in Taiyuan. We arrived the Qiao’s Family Compound (喬家大院) on 31st Aug 2019 Morning.


Minda and I took a photo in front of the city entry.


I also took a photo with Aaron.


Prof. TN Goh (吳桐毅) and I took a photo in the main entry under CCTV.


During waiting the ticket, I took photo with Taiwan team included Prof. Dennis Tien (田墨忠), Mr. Gao Xinyang (高辛陽) and Mr. Andrew Wang (王嘉順) (GM, Tai Yi Electronics & Surveillance Co. Ltd.).


We took a photo with Prof. Phulporn Saengbangpia in the wall of the Compound.


The tour guide explained the history of the Qiao’s Family Compound and led us to visit different room in the compound.


2019年8月30日星期五

The 4th Summit of pre-World Alliance for Chinese Quality (WACQ) – Day 2 (Technical Visit)

The 4th Summit of pre-World Alliance for Chinese Quality (WACQ) (全球華人品質峰會) was organized by WACQ and CAQ which held together with “The Commemorative Congress of the 40th Anniversary of China Quality Association and TQM Promotion” (全面質量管理推進暨中國質量協會成立40週年紀念大會) from 27th to 31th Aug 2019.  The schedule arranged i) registration on 27th Aug, ii) Attend the Commemorative Congress of the 40th anniversary of CAQ and technical visit on 28th Aug, iii) pre-WACQ Summit on 29th Aug, iv) Technical visit in Taiyuan and pre-WACQ working meeting on 30th Aug and v) Chinese culture tour from 31st Aug to 1st Sep. The founding members of Pre-World Alliance for Chinese included China Association for Quality (CAQ), Chinese Society for Quality (CSQ), Hong Kong Society for Quality (HKSQ) and Singapore Quality Institute (SQI).  This Alliance was established after the 3rd Chinese Quality Forum (CQF) in Beijing in 2015.  On 30th Aug, CAQ arranged us to visit Taiyuan Iron and Steel (Group) Co., Ltd. (formerly Taiyuan Iron & Steel Corporation) (TISCO), also known as Taigang Group is a Chinese steel maker based in Taiyuan, Shanxi Province. So we took a High-speed Railway from Beijing to Taiyuan in the morning.


Minda and I took a photo with Prof. Phulporn Saengbangpia (SQAT).


I site with SQI friends - Mr. Tan Gheng Een (陳敬賢) and Prof. TN Goh (吳桐毅).


The train speed upto 304km/h!


When we arrived, HKSQ and SQAT took a photo in the railway entry.


Then we had lunch in the hotel before the technical visit.


TISCO arranged a bus for us and Ms. Wang Lilin (王麗林) (CAQ) was our leader.


Minda and I took a photo during wear the protection hat.


2019年8月29日星期四

The 4th Summit of pre-World Alliance for Chinese Quality (WACQ) – Day 1 (Part B)

The 4th Summit of pre-World Alliance for Chinese Quality (WACQ) (全球華人品質峰會) was organized by WACQ and CAQ which held together with “The Commemorative Congress of the 40th Anniversary of China Quality Association and TQM Promotion” (全面質量管理推進暨中國質量協會成立40週年紀念大會) from 27th to 31th Aug 2019.  The schedule arranged i) registration on 27th Aug, ii) Attend the Commemorative Congress of the 40th anniversary of CAQ and technical visit on 28th Aug, iii) pre-WACQ Summit on 29th Aug, iv) Technical visit in Taiyuan and pre-WACQ working meeting on 30th Aug and v) Chinese culture tour from 31st Aug to 1st Sep. The founding members of Pre-World Alliance for Chinese included China Association for Quality (CAQ), Chinese Society for Quality (CSQ), Hong Kong Society for Quality (HKSQ) and Singapore Quality Institute (SQI).  This Alliance was established after the 3rd Chinese Quality Forum (CQF) in Beijing in 2015.  Before afternoon session of the summit, Minda and I took a photo in front of banner for memory.


Dr. Aaron Tong and I represented HKSQ took a photo with Mr. Jia fuxing (賈福興) (Chairman, CAQ) and Prof. Phulporn Saengbangpia (Honary Advisor, SQAT).


Then I took a photo with Dr. Lin Chang (林暢) (Chairman, Macau Quality Management Association (MQMA)).


Ms. Wang Li-Lin (王麗林) (Director, International Exchange Department, CAQ) was MC in the afternoon session.


The first speaker of afternoon session was Ms. Liu Ming (劉明) (MBB, 品質棲所; daughter of Prof. Liu Yuanzhang) and her presentation entitled “Study the pass for knowing new thingsPass the torch to the next generation: Reviewing "Father of China's Quality" Academician Liu Yuanzhang Discusses China's Total Quality Management” (溫故知新、薪火相傳:重溫“中國質量之父”劉源張院士論述中國全面質量管理)


Firstly, she showed many old photos to review the TQM development in China.  The first photo is the first QC training course in China held in Oct 1957.  Then first textile factory started quality management in 1958.  In 1966, quality control facilitator training course performed.  Until 1977, TQM was first implemented in the textile factory.  The success key factors of early development on quality were Open-up policy, state organization from top down approach and cooperation policy among worker, leader and technical staff.


The 4th Summit of pre-World Alliance for Chinese Quality (WACQ) – Day 1 (Part A)

The 4th Summit of pre-World Alliance for Chinese Quality (WACQ) (全球華人品質峰會) was organized by WACQ and CAQ which held together with “The Commemorative Congress of the 40th Anniversary of China Quality Association and TQM Promotion” (全面質量管理推進暨中國質量協會成立40週年紀念大會) from 27th to 31th Aug 2019.  The schedule arranged i) registration on 27th Aug, ii) Attend the Commemorative Congress of the 40th anniversary of CAQ and technical visit on 28th Aug, iii) pre-WACQ Summit on 29th Aug, iv) Technical visit in Taiyuan and pre-WACQ working meeting on 30th Aug and v) Chinese culture tour from 31st Aug to 1st Sep. The founding members of Pre-World Alliance for Chinese included China Association for Quality (CAQ), Chinese Society for Quality (CSQ), Hong Kong Society for Quality (HKSQ) and Singapore Quality Institute (SQI).  This Alliance was established after the 3rd Chinese Quality Forum (CQF) in Beijing in 2015.  Before the summit, Minda and I took a photo in front of banner for memory.


All WACQ representatives and CAQ members took a group photo.

(Left: Mr. Li Gaoshuai (李高帥) (CAQ), Ms. Duan Yihong (段一泓) (CAQ), Dr. Duan Yonggang (段永剛) (CAQ), Dr. Lotto Lai (HKSQ), Mr. Jia fuxing (賈福興) (CAQ), Mr. Tan Gheng Een (陳敬賢) (SQI), Prof. Ching-Chow Yang (楊錦洲) (CSQ), Ms. Gao Xiuyan (高秀燕) (CAQ), Ms. Wang Lin (王琳) (CAQ), Dr. Lin Chang (林暢) (MQMA), Ms. Wang Lilin (王麗林) (CAQ) and Prof. TN Goh (吳桐毅) (SQI))

Then I took a photo with Mr. Jia fuxing (賈福興) (Chairman, CAQ).  Since WACQ logo was designed by HKSQ, I explained my idea for WACQ logo design that the earth background means the World, the Chinese characters “華人” and the outline like “Q” indicating Chinese Quality.


Ms. Wang Lin (王琳) (Deputy Secretary General, CAQ) was MC in the morning session.


In the beginning, Mr. Jia fuxing (賈福興) (Chairman, CAQ) gave welcome speech. He expected the Summit of pre-World Alliance for Chinese Quality (WACQ) (全球華人品質峰會) to enhance the recognition on Chinese culture and enhancing the power of Chinese Quality.  


Prof. Ching-Chow Yang (楊錦洲) (Chairman, CSQ) gave guest speech.  He reviewed the development of pre-WACQ from Chinese Quality Forum since 2012, as well as, quality development in Taiwan.  Prof. Yang hoped that pre-WACQ members would be enlarged in near future.


Dr. Lotto Lai (黎劍虹) (Chairman, HKSQ) represented HKSQ to give guest speech.  He briefed the quality movement in Hong Kong from the era of quality awareness to continual improvement and then to TQM and quality innovation.  Finally, he shared his prospective that to develop QMS based Innovation Management, promoting the China original discipline “Extenics” for innovation, cooperation with Shenzhen for innovation and technology industry, as well as, promoting quality innovation to Belt and Road.  


Mr. Tan Gheng Een (陳敬賢) (Chairman, SQI) gave an opening remark and he congratulated for the 40th anniversary of CAQ in the beginning.  He also shared Singapore service quality and quality management.


The sharing session started and we all learnt from each other. 


Dr. Aaron Tong led his team members (TQM Consultants Co. Ltd.) to join pre-WACQ summit.  


The first keynote speaker was Mr. Pan Yinsheng (潘銀生) (大亞灣核電運營管理有限責任公司黨委書記、總經理) who was awardee of China Outstanding Quality Professional (中國傑出質量人) 2019 and his topic entitled “Practice the truth, quality in the East” (實踐出真知,品質看東方).  Firstly, he quoted Peter Drucker that “Management is practice but not only knowledge. Verification is not from logic but result.  The only authority is success.”


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