2018 Schedule

Day 1 – 29 August 2018

 

9:00 – 9:30

Registration & Welcome Coffee

9:30 – 9:40

Welcome Addresses 

9:40 – 9:50

Lion Dance

9:50 – 10:45

Keynote Address 1 -- Mr Low Cheaw Hwei, Philips

15 minutes transition time

 

WORKSHOPS

Choose one and pre-registration needed -- Concurrent Sessions

INNOVATION
Dr Theofanis Fotis,

University of Brighton

11:00 – 11:30 

Venue: V302

APPROACHES TO HUMAN-CENTERED INNOVATION

Prof. Cees de Bont,  Loughborough Design School
11:30 – 12:00

Venue: V302

SOCIETY

Prof. Didier Pittet,
University of Geneva Hospitals
11:00 – 11:30

Venue: V322

ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Mrs Sophia Chan-Yap,
Path of Victors

11:30 – 12:00

Venue: V322

12:00 – 13:30

Lunch Break

Pitch Competition – “Scientific Pitch”

Round 1

13:30 – 15:15

Teams 1-7 pitch to Jury (Biomedical)
(10 min. pitch and 5 min. Q&A – from Grand Jury)

15:15 – 15:45

Tea Break

Pitch Competition – “Scientific Pitch” 
Round 2

15:45 -17:15

Teams 8-9 pitch to Jury (Biomedical)

Teams 10-13 pitch to Jury (Social Innovation)

(10 min. pitch and 5 min. Q&A – from Grand Jury)

17:15 – 17:45

Jury Panel Discussion for 6 Finalists 

17:45 – 18:35

Announcement of 6 Finalists & Souvenir Presentation 

18:35 – 18:40

Closing Remarks of the Day

18:40 – 20:00

Welcoming Reception and Cultural Night
At the Foyer Area of Innovation Tower, PolyU​

  • Cultural Booths 

  • Hong Kong Local Cuisines

 

Day 2 – 30 August 2018

9:00 – 9:30

Registration

9:30 – 9:40

Welcome to Day 2

Pitch Competition – “Investor Pitch” 
Round 3

Top 6 Teams pitch to Jury – (6 finalists selected on Day 1)

9:40 – 9:50

Finalist 1 (5 minute pitch and 5 minute Q&A –jury)

Speaker: Prof. Didier Pittet and Ms Aurélia Weber

Geneva, Switzerland 
Health Care Innovation around the World

9:50 – 10:00

10:00 – 10:10

Finalist 2 (5 minute pitch and 5 minute Q&A –jury)

Speaker:  Dr John Conly

W21C, University of Calgary
Health Care Innovation around the World

10:10 – 10:20

10:20 – 10:30

Finalist 3 (5 minute pitch and 5 minute Q&A –jury)

10:30 – 10:45

Tea Break

10:45 – 10:55

Finalist 4 (5 minute pitch and 5 minute Q&A –jury)

Speaker: Dr Ori Rotstein

St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto
Health Care Innovation around the World

10:55 – 11:05

11:05 – 11:15

Finalist 5 (5 minute pitch and 5 minute Q&A –jury) 

11:15 – 11:25

Speaker: Prof. Alex Molasiotis

Hong Kong 
Health Care Innovation around the World

11:25 – 11:35

Finalist 6 (5 minute pitch and 5 minute Q&A –jury)

11:35 – 11:50

Tea Break

11:50 – 12:20

Keynote Address 2 A--  Women in Entrepreneurship 

  • Mrs Sophia Chan-Yap, Path of Victors

Keynote Address 2 B--  Women in Entrepreneurship 

  • Ms Debra Meiburg MW, Meiburg Wine Media Ltd.

12:20 – 12:50

12:50 – 12:55

Souvenir Presentation

12:55 – 13:05

Presentation of Prizes and Closing Ceremony 

13:05 – 13:15

Souvenir Presentation & Group Photo

13:15 – 14:30

Lunch

14:45 – 17:00

PolyU Campus Tours (pre-registration is required)

1. Industrial Centre 

  • 3D Printing Area

  • Aerospace Work

2. Aviation Services Research Centre Laboratory