HKTIC AGM and Annual Gathering 2016

Hong Kong Association for Testing, Inspection and Certification Limited (HKTIC) celebrated the 36th Anniversary in the Annual General Meeting and Annual Gathering held on 8th Dec 2016.  Before the dinner, I took photos with my TIC friends.  (Left: Ir. Dr. Peter Lai (HKQF ITAC), Mr. K. Gabuji (HKAS Technical Assessor), Mr. Anthony Mak (GM, International Sales and Business Development, HKSTC) and I (HKSTP))

(Left: Mr. Fung Kam Wing (Manager, Env Analysis, HKPC), I, Mr. Arthur SY Lam (GM, Business Development, CMATCL) and Mr. Anthony Mak (HKSTC))

Then Gabuji and I took a photo with Mr. W.W. Wong (Executive Administrator, HKAS).

After that I took a photo with Mr. Dominic Lam (CMATCL) and Mr. Richard Fung (HKSTC).  They both were great men in the TIC industry.

Firstly, Mr Harry Yeung (Chief Operations Officer, HKSTC), who was the new chairman of HKTIC, gave a welcome speech to us.  He said HKTIC would continuously collaboration with HKCTC, foreign research institutions and industries to promote TIC in Hong Kong.  

Dr. Miro F.Y. Ng (Director, Guild Gem Laboratories (HK)) was our guest speaker and his presentation entitled “Authentication Techniques for Gemstones”.  The genstone’s “5 Emperors, 1 King and 1 Queen” (五皇一王一后) collectively were “Diamond, Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, Emerald, Chrysoberyl, Fei Cui (Jadeite Jade) and Pearl”.

Then Dr. Ng introduced different diamond and pearl to us.  He said many Gemstones were fake or Artificial.  Some forged technical was very advance that the traditional testing methodology did not work.  In natural, stones were not distinct to be real or fake.  They were classified as:
-          Natural stone
-          Treated stone included Composite stone (Doublet and Triplet)
-          Synthetic stone / Artificial stone (Man made stone)
-          Simulated stone / Imitation

The following diagrams showed the sapphires after heat treatment, traditional testing equipment and certificates.  A very beautiful and professional certificate with the gemstones was a normal.

After that Dr. Ng introduced different authentication technique included FTIR, Raman, UV-Vis, XRF-chemical analyses, LA-ICP-MS, 

Mr Felix Chan (Immediate Past Chairman, HKTIC) presented a certificate to Dr. Miro F.Y. Ng.

After the presentation, we took a group photo.  Firstly, all guests and committee members took a photo.
(Left row 2: XXX, Mr. Long Wai Kwok (VTC), Mr. Dominic Lam (CMATCL), Mr. Richard Fung (HKSTC), Ms. Christina Law (ITS), Mr. Matthew Yien (HKQF – ITAC Secretary), Dr. George Lau (OUHK), XXX, XXX, XXX, XXX, Dr. Miro F.Y. Ng)
(Left row 1: Mr. Tsang Kam-lam (HKPC), Mr. W.W. Wong (HKAS), XXX, Mr Harry Yeung (HKSTC), Professor Albert Cheung-Hoi YU (HKCTC), Mr Felix Chan (Fugro), Ms. Camdy Chow (TUV), XXX and Ms. Fung Ka-Wing (HKQF))

Group photo of Table 1 (HKTIC General Committee member)

Group photo in Table 2

Group photo in Table 3

Group photo in Table 4

Group photo in Table 5

Dinner started and I took a group photo in Table 4.
(Left: Mr. K. Gabuji, I, Mr. Anthony Mak, Mr. Stephen Chan (GM, Jonesone Env Tech Ltd.), Mr. Cheung Chung Cheung (Manager, Calibration & Testing Laboratory, Sun Creation), XXX, Mr. Fung Kam Wing (HKPC) and Mr. Simon Yan (Project Manager, The Lab (Asia) Ltd.))

Implementation details announced for testing and certification sector under CEPA Guangdong Agreement - http://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/201504/13/P201504100784.htm
20101208: HKTIC 30th AGM and Product Certification Talk - http://qualityalchemist.blogspot.hk/2010/12/hktic-30th-agm-and-product.html


International PostDoctor Association (IpostDocA) Annual Dinner

I was honor to be invited by Prof. Philip Chan (Founding President - IpostDocA) to attend International PostDoctor Association (IpostDocA) annual dinner and ceremony for four Stanford/Berkeley/CSU post-doctorate certificates on 6 Dec 2016.  Tonight, the official guest was Mr. Ju Mengjun (President, Xinhua News Agency Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau; Xinhua News Agency Hong Kong Branch; Asia Pacific Daily) (主禮嘉賓:新華社亞太總分社俱孟軍社長).  We took a photo for memory.

 (Left: Dr. Yau Pak Man, Dr. Fred So, Mr. Ju Mengjun, Prof. Philip Chan, I and Mr. Harvey Tsui (Youth Committee & Public Relations Standing Committee, CMA))

Then participants had exchanged ideas with Mr. Ju Mengjun.

Certificate presentation ceremony:
Four Stanford/Berkeley/CSU post-doctors
(Upper Left: Dr. Argus TC Chan, Dr. William Poon; Lower Left: Dr. Eddie Liu, Prof. Philip Chan)

Then Mr. Ju Mengjun presented the IpostDocA membership to us.  I was honor to be awarded as Affiliate Member of IpostDocA.  Prof. Philip Chan recognized my contribution on ANQ Congress for their postdoc student presentations since 2012.  

Mr. Ju Mengjun also presented Affiliate Member of IpostDocA to Sir Peter SP Ho (Kinton International Group Limited) and Member of IpostDocA to Dr. Argus TC Chan.

And then Prof. Philip Chan presented souvenir to Mr. Ju Mengjun and took a group photo with all PostDoctors.  

After that we took a group photo with all participants.
(出席名單: 潘偉駿博士後, 陳天聰博士後, 廖寶城博士後, 陳勤業博士後, 黎劍虹博士, 蒙嘉辉博士生, 羅秉強博士生, 羅菁準博士生, 趙卓慧EMBA, 馬偉強博士生, 蘇汝培博士後, 李偉浩凖MBA, 梁俊傑博士生, 邱柏民博士後, 何少波博士MH, 何展安工程師 and 徐嘉鴻凖MBA)

Dinner started.

Mr. Ju Mengjun gave an opening remark that he appreciated Prof. Philip Chan’s invitation.  Mr. Ju said he serviced people but Prof. Chan had higher vision to service human. 

Mr. Ju gave a toast to us and we appreciate Ms. Eva Chiu (Managing Director, Masterford Investment Ltd) donated very good red wine.

20161001: Lunch with Prof. Philip Chan and Post-Doctorate Fellows - https://qualityalchemist.blogspot.hk/2016/10/lunch-with-prof-philip-chan-and-post.html


Dinner with Prof. Cai Wen during the first in-house training of the Extenics (可拓學) in Hong Kong

Minda and I were honor to be invited to have dinner with Prof. Can Wen (The Director of International Academy of Extenics (HK), The National Distinguished Experts of China) for promoting the Extenics (可拓學) in Hong Kong during Prof. Can’s in-house training in the company “Baby First (智慧寶貝教育集團)” on 5th Dec 2016.  We met Mr. Victor Chiu (Academic Director), Ms. Hemans Leung (Operations Director) and Mr. Wilson Leung (Project Consultant) this night and exchanged ideas for promoting the Extenics in Hong Kong.

 (Left: Ms. Minda Chiang, I, Prof. Can Wen, Mr. Victor Chiu, Ms. Hemans Leung and Mr. Wilson Leung)

Prof. Can Wen was very satisfied for this three days in-house training from 3rd to 5th Dec 2016 and participants were all passionate about discussing the Four Steps of Extensive Innovation (可拓創新四步法).  The certificate issued by the International Extenics Research Institute Limited (國際可拓學研究院有限公司) which had established by Prof. Cai Wen since 2014.

It is just the first step to promote the Extenics in Hong Kong Education section by Baby First.  HKSQ would focus on Quality and Industry, as well as, Academic promotion.

Guangdong University of Technology (廣東工業大學) - http://www.gdut.edu.cn/
Research Institute of Extenics and Innovation Methods, GDUT (廣東工業大學可拓學與創新方法研究所) - http://web.gdut.edu.cn/~extenics/hyanjiusuo.htm
Baby First (智慧寶貝教育集團) - http://www.babyfirst.com.hk/babyfirstweb/
20160522: The meeting with Prof. Cai Wen for promoting the Extenics (可拓學) to Hong Kong - https://qualityalchemist.blogspot.hk/2016/05/the-meeting-with-prof-cai-wen-for.html


HKSQ Student Project Competition Plant Pre-visit

HKSQ Student Project Competition (Company-based) is our annual event for five universities students studied in the industrial related departments (including HKU, CUHK, HKUST, PolyU and CityU) since 2005.  The previous student project competition was based on university student final year project since 1993/94.  In 2016/17, we appreciated Sanmina-SCI (China) Ltd. as our company sponsor. In order to make the project more smooth, we had some meetings and pre-visit to the plant before the competition.  Dr. KS Chin (Former Chairman, HKSQ), Mr. Peter Fung (Chairman, HKSQ) and I visited Sanmina’s Shenzhen plant on 2nd Dec 2016.  In the beginning, we discussed the project with Sanmina’s top management.

Then we walked around the production line and discussed what items suitable for students to collect information for different questions in the competition.  Mr. William Chui (VP/Plant Manager, IMS Shenzhen, Greater China Operation) introduced the overall operation to us.

Some visualized online management was observed.

Wow! The auto-trolley for parts was employed.  The first time I saw this auto-trolley was in Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (Oppama Plant) during ANQ Congress’s Technical Visit in 2009.

Most repeating operations were automated

After visited the plant, they introduced the background and management in Sanmina Shenzhen plant  to us.  Their end to end quality management service was introduced.

Plant capability included PCB assembly, Backplane, Box Build System Integration, Medical Device & Equipment and Optical PCBA & System Integration.  

We took a group photo before lunch.
(Left: Ms. Becky Chan (Director, Program Management), Mr. Quincy Wong (GM – MU2), Dr. KS Chin, Mr. William Chui (VP), Mr. Peter Fung, I, Mr. Solomon Poon (VP – Quality and Operation Excellence) and Mr. Edward Law (Director, Operations))

I would like to appreciate Prof. Philip Chan and Prof. PK Chan introduction Sanmina as HKSQ Student Project Competition company sponsor.  We had lunch on 24 Oct 2016 for expressing our appreciation.

We had pre-meeting to discuss the schedule and procedures of HKSQ Student Project Competition with Mr. Solomon Poon on 10 Nov 2016.

Hopefully, we are everything success for coming HKSQ Student Project Competition.

HKSQ – www.hksq.org
HKSQ Student Project Competition – http://www.hksq.org/special_event.htm
Sanmina-SCI Greater China – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OgtJAvhWF3A


CityU Inno-preneurship Mentoring Scheme Dinner

I was honor to be invited by CityU Knowledge Transfer Office as Inno-preneurship mentor to assist our junior cohort especially in BCH Department.  The Inno-preneurship Mentoring Scheme is exclusive for CityU communities who desire to turn their creative ideas into start-ups.  This scheme has different support included Innovation to Realization Funding Scheme (I2RF), Technology Start-up Support Scheme for Universities (TSSSU), Student Early Entrepreneurship Development Scheme (SEEDS) and CityUE Investment Fund.  I was assigned as mentor to Hands Life Science and met the CEO Mr. Marco So who had just graduate in BCH Department, CityU.  We took a photo for memory.

Mr. David Ai (Director of Knowledge Transfer Office, CityU) gave a welcome speech and he appreciated all participants’ contribution on Inno-preneurship mentoring scheme, as well as, CityU Eminence Society (CityUES) sponsored this dinner.  I remembered we met several time and the most recently was in the Launch Ceremony of CityU Innopreneurship Ecosystem on 23rd Nov 2015.  HKSTP was one of partners to support CityU Community.

Dr. Gary Cheng (Deputy Chairman, CityUES) gave a speech and introduced CityU Eminence Society which is an independent registered organization formed by enthusiastic and supportive alumni who are committed to contributing their expertise and resources for the betterment of City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and the community.

Then we took a group photo for memory.  I also met Dr. Rocky Lam (CityUES committee member and CityU EngD Society former chairman) and his friend Mr. Peter YF Chan (Parnter, Assurance, EY).

After that we shared our experience to junior alumni and young Inno-preneurs. I also learnt much from other mentors such as Mr. Measure KF Hung (Chairman, Mobicon), Mr. Steven Fung (Partner, Marks&Clerk HongKong) and Ms. Oliva Wong & Ms. Catherine Mak in my table.  

CityU Inno-preneurship Mentoring Scheme - http://www.cityu.edu.hk/kto/index.aspx?id=PG-1600012
20151123: CityU Innopreneurship Ecosystem Launch Ceremony 2015 - https://qualityalchemist.blogspot.hk/2015/11/cityu-innopreneurship-ecosystem-launch.html


HKQF Partnerships Commendation Ceremony

Hong Kong Qualification Framework (HKQF) arranged a QF Partnerships Commendation Ceremony on 29 Nov 2016 at the Heung Yee Kuk Jockey Club Grand Theatre.  HKQF is a platform covering academic, vocational and continuing education sectors to promote lifelong learning with a view to continuously enhancing the quality, professionalism and competitiveness of our workforce in an increasingly globalized and knowledge-based economy.  QF Partnerships Commendation Ceremony” was a large-scaled event to commend and show government appreciation to more than 100 organizations for their support and contribution to QF.  I (member, Industry Training Advisory Committee for Testing, Inspection & Certification Industry (TIC-ITAC)) was honor to be invited for attending this ceremony.  I took a photo in front of the venue.

Then I met the two winners of Award Scheme for Learning Experiences.  They were Ms. Kathy Choi (SGS) (2016/17) and Mr. Litto Tam (SGS) (2015/16)

They became our HKQF TIC ambassadors. Ms. Kathy Choi and I gave career talk to secondary school. (https://qualityalchemist.blogspot.hk/2016/10/hkqf-career-talk-on-testing.html ) and Mr. Litto with other winners joined ANQ Congress 2015 in Taiwan. (https://qualityalchemist.blogspot.hk/2015/09/anq-congress-2015-taipei-day-2.html )

 Then we took a photo with Ms. Fung Ka-Wing (Senior Manager, HKQF) for memory.

In the ITAC session, I met Ms. Bess Choi (HKQAA) and Ms. Camdy Chow (TUV).  We were the committee members since 2011. 

In the beginning, Mr. Yeung Yun-Hung, Kevin, JP (Under Secretary for Education) gave welcome speech. He appreciated all organizations; society and government departments supported HKQF and achieved many results. 

Then group photo with all ITAC chairmen / representatives for starting the QF Partnerships Commendation Ceremony.

Group photo for outstanding supported industries 

Group photo of organizations/associations/societies for promoting HKQF

Group photo for representatives of government departments / public organizations those promoted HKQF

Finally, all winners of Award Scheme for Learning Experiences took a group photo with ITAC representative.  Ms. Kathy Choi (SGS) and Mr. Litto Tam (SGS) were walking to the stage.  

After the group photo, MC asked the representatives transferred the torch to the winner, indicating to pass the flame to next generation (薪火相傳).

At the end, all ITAC committee members took a group photo for memory.

During the tea time, HKQF made a cookie as gift. 

Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry Training Advisory Committee (ITAC) - http://www.hkqf.gov.hk/ind/en/tic.aspx
Members of Testing, Inspection and Certification Industry Training Advisory Committee (ITAC) at http://www.hkqf.gov.hk/guie/com_ITAClist_TIC.asp
20110103: Qualifications Framework Cocktail Reception 2011 - https://qualityalchemist.blogspot.hk/2011/01/qualifications-framework-cocktail.html


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