Before the 35th anniversary Annual Gathering dinner, Mr Felix Chan gave a welcome speech to all members. He appreciated HKCTC effort on promoting Testing and Certification industry and had to fight for business within China. HKTIC had also published a Food leaflet and cooperated with HKQF in 2014. He announced the first Product Conformity Certification Scheme for Paint Products (PCCS-PP) Parts One and Two (Administrative Regulations/Technical Regulations) was published on 1st Dec 2015.
Ms. Annie Choi, JP, (Commissioner for Innovation and Technology) was our guest speaker. She introduced the new structure of ITC after Innovation and Technology Bureau (ITB) established on 20th Nov 2015. ITB would promote Innovation and Technology to different industry in which role of Testing and Certification industry is very important. She said to review T&C industry effort last year. It was about 10% growth compared from 2014 to 2013. If we counted from 2008 to 2014, overall growth was upto 67% which was double the HK GDP growth about 32%. Moreover, Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA) supplementary agreement for Testing & Certification Industry (especially CCC) was extended. “The Guangdong Agreement allows testing organisations in Hong Kong to co-operate with designated Mainland organisations to undertake testing of products in the "audio and visual apparatus" category of the China Compulsory Certification (CCC) system that are designed and prototyped in Hong Kong, as well as processed or manufactured in Guangdong Province, and in respect of voluntary certification, to undertake testing of products manufactured or processed in Hong Kong or on the Mainland.” announced by Government on 13 April 2015. Moreover, she also mentioned ISO/TC 176 meeting was held in Hong Kong for 8 days and it demonstrated Hong Kong experts were actively participated in international standards’ establishment.
After the presentation, we took a group photo. Firstly, all guests and committee members took a photo.
(Left row 2: Ms. Ka-Wing Fung (HKQF), Mr. W.K. Lee (Castco Testing Centre Ltd), xxx, Mr. Y.C. Tsim (PolyU), Mr. Dominic Lam (CMATCL), Mr. Raymond Wong (SGS), Dr. George Lau (OUHK), Mr. Richard Fung (HKSTC), Mr. Long Wai Kwok (VTC), Mr. Matthew Yien (HKQF – ITAC Secretary))
(Left row 1: Mr. Kesson Lee (Secretary-General(T&C), HKCTC), Ms. Camdy Chow (TUV Rheinland), Mr. Felix Chan (Fugro Technical Services Ltd), Ms. Annie Choi (Commissioner, ITC) and Mr. Patrick Pang (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
Then I took a photo with Mr. Y.C. Tsim (PolyU) who was our HKSQ BOK course trainer and contributed for long time.
I also took a photo with CMATCL colleagues and alumni.
(Left: I, Mr. Dominic Lam, Ms. Cybil Law (SGS) and Mr. Alfred Chan)
Finally, I also took a photo with different HKTIC members.
(Left: Mr. Daniel KK Yau (Intertek), Mr. Trevor Lee (SGS), I (HKSTP), Mr. Dominic Lam (CMATCL), Mr. Mr. Richard Fung (HKSTC), Ms. Cybil Law (SGS) and Mr. Arthur SY Lam (CMATCL))
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