Speakers, participants, and guests were warmly greeted at the Welcome Drink.
The Opening Ceremony was officiated by Prof. Alex Wai, Vice President, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University; and Prof. Richard Li-Hua, University of Sunderland, UK, and President of CAMOT
First keynote speech: China in the World Economy: Growth performance of Economy and Technology in the Past and Future Prospects presented by Prof. Wang Huijiong, Advisor (former vice president) of Academic Committee of Development Research Center of the State Council, P.R. China
Second keynote speech: Innovate to Compete presented by Prof. Georges Haour, Executive Education Institute IMD, Switzerland
Third keynote speech: Rethinking Technology Transfer for the 21st Century – A University Perspective presented by Prof. Donald Birx, Chancellor, Penn State Behrend University, USA
Fourth keynote speech: Experiences and Lessons of Indigenous Technological Innovation in China presented by Prof. Gao Xudong, School of Economic and Management, Tsinghua University, P.R. China
Fifth keynote speech: The United Nation and Technological Scholarship: New Partners and Opportunities presented by Mr. Ramu Damodaran, Chief, United National Academic Impact
Roundtable Forum on Innovation and Change in Global Higher Education.
Practitioners staged discussions on the sustainable growth and development of technology-based ventures from China and HKSAR
Authors presented their papers, which were categorized into 8 tracks, during the Concurrent Sessions.
Guests paid a visit to the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks
Dr Thomas Chan, Director of Public Policy Research Institute, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and Prof. Richard Li-Hua, University of Sunderland, UK, and President of CAMOT thanked guests for their support on behalf of the organizers.
Dr Cheung, B; and Dr Ng, A
Dr Chang, Yuan-Chieh; Dr Chi, Hui-Ru; and Dr Chiu, Wen-Hong
Prof. Kondo, Masayuki
Speakers, participants, and guests were mingling during the tea break sessions.