I was honor to be invited by Mr. Peter Yip (President, Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao-Bay Area Economic and Trade Association) and Mr. Bruce Cheung (Executive Director, CS Global Consultancy Limited) to attend the launching ceremony and welcome reception for the 1st “GBA Doctorate, Executive Master and Associate Academician" Course on 16th Oct 2019. I met Mr. Peter Yip and Mr. Bruce Cheung during HKIMI seminar on 26 July 2019 and then they introduced this association to me.
I took a photo with Mr. Peter Yip for memory.
I met many old and new friends in the ceremony.
(Left: I, Mr. Carlos Tam (Assistant VP, HKT Limited), Dr. William Yip (Vice Chairperson, Hong Kong Institute of Marketing), Mr. Emil Chan (CIO, CS Global Consultancy Ltd.) and Mr. David T.W. Chung (President, HKIMI))
(Left: Mr. David T.W. Chung, Dr. Toa Charm (Chairman, OpenCertHub; Associate Professor of Practice in Management, Director of Business Development, The Asia-Pacific Institute of Business, CUHK) and I)
(Left: I, Dr. Louis Ma (Director, School of Continuing and Professional Education, CityU) and Dr. Danny Wan (Vice Chairman, Choice Investment Holdings))
(Left: Mr. Daniel KF Choi (Programme Development Manager, SCOPE, CityU) and I)
(Left: Ms. Amy Pan (Manager (Career Development and Training) MBA Programme, HKU), Dr. Chen Wei Guang (Director, Nanchang University “Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan” Education Development Research Center and United Education Center of Greater Bay Area) and I)
Then all participants to take a group photo.
In the beginning, Mr. Peter Yip (President, Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao-Bay Area Economic and Trade Association) gave a welcome speech and introduced their vision and purpose to cooperate with the country's reform and opening up, the strategic planning development of GBA through nutrient talents to accelerate the construction of GBA district to be world leading economy area.
Then Mr. Stan Tang (President, Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao-Bay Area Economic and Trade Association) introduced the First "GBA Doctorate, Executive Master and Associate Academician" Course and its cooperation partners such as SCOPE, CityU, Swiss Education Group and Nanchang University.
Dr. Louis Ma (Director, School of Continuing and Professional Education, CityU) briefed the talent need and training in GBA. We needed suitable training for GBA continuously, so at to adopt the demand of talent in GBA.
Prof. Martin Yin (Shenzhen Institute of Peking University, PKU-HKUST Shenzhen-Hong Kong Institution, Financial Innovation Center; Swiss Education Group) introduced Master degree in Swiss to us.
Dr. Chen Wei Guang (陳偉光) (Director, Nanchang University “Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan” Education Development Research Center and United Education Center of Greater Bay Area) briefed Nanchang University research and it belong to 211 (mean that it is top 100 universities in China).
Finally, all guests took a group and toasted to us.
Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao-Bay Area Economic and Trade Association - http://www.gba-institute.com
20190726: HKIMI seminar on Developing Innovation Competence through Life-long Learning cum Kick-off Ceremony - https://qualityalchemist.blogspot.com/2019/07/hkimi-seminar-on-developing-innovation.html
Previous Greater Bay Area related activities I attended:
20191010: Greater Bay Area Conference: Inclusive Growth through Innovation and Sustainability
20190621: HKTDC Global New Economy Prospective Forum (環球新經濟前瞻論壇) in Zhuhai
20190413: IET Manufacturing Forum 2019 – HK Manufacturing Industries in Greater Bay Area
20181129-30: Mainland and Hong Kong Frontier Discipline Development Forum - Digital Transformation and Innovation in Manufacturing (内地与香港前沿学科发展论坛：制造业数字化转型与创新)
20181117: PolyU Open Forum - Entrepreneurship in GBA driving the changes in Technology, Business and Society
20180907: FITMI Seminar on Smart Manufacturing to explore the opportunity in GBA
20171114: ASTRI Industry and University Collaboration Forum 2017 – The Greater Bay Area Landscape
20170927: The first GHM Bay Area Quality Forum 2017