(1 February 2021) Smart Energy Transitions Workshop 2021 2021-02-05T09:35:08+00:00

Smart Energy Transitions Workshop 2021:
The Prospects and Challenges of Human-centered Smart Energy Transitions in Hong Kong and Asia

1 February 2021 (Monday)
2:00 – 5:30 pm
Hong Kong Baptist University

 

About        

The Smart Energy Transitions Workshop 2021 aims to bring together energy stakeholders across academics, government and business to discuss on the future of a smart technology-enabled society. The Workshop will cover major themes of smart energy transitions, including: (i) the issue of trust and public acceptance in smart energy transitions; (ii) smart grid developments; (iii) open access energy data; (iv) ICT governance; and (v) Application of smart building technologies.

Details        

Date: 1 February 2021 (Monday)
Time: 2:00 – 5:30 pm
Venue: Room 1312, Faculty of Social Sciences Multi-purpose Room,
Academic and Administration Building, Hong Kong Baptist University

Poster        

Rundown

Welcome speech:
Prof. Daniel Lai, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, HKBU
Video (click here to view)

Opening remark:
Prof. Alistair Cole, Head, Department of Government and International Studies
Video (click here to view)

Speakers:
Dr. Daphne Mah, Director, Asian Energy Studies Centre;  Associate Professor, Department of Geography, HKBU
Topic: Smart energy transitions and trust: Some observations in Hong Kong and other Asian cities
Presentation Materials (click here to view); Video (click here to view)

Ms. Winnie Shiu , Head, Spatial Data Office, Development Bureau, HKSAR Government
Topic: Development of Common Spatial Data Infrastructure in Hong Kong
Presentation Materials (click here to view)

Mr. Chris Lo, Engineer, Energy Efficiency Office, Electrical and Mechanical Services Department, HKSAR Government
Topic: Making Smart Building by Retro-commissioning
Presentation Materials (click here to view); Video (click here to view)

Mr. Wai-ho Cheng
Works Consolidation Manager, Energizing Kowloon East Office, Development Bureau, HKSAR Government
Topic: Kowloon East – Smart City Pilot Area
Presentation Materials (click here to view); Video on Energy Efficiency Data System Proof-of-concept Trial (click here to view)

Mr. Pubudu Abayasiri, Associate Director, CLP Innovation Enterprises
Topic: Smart Building Solutions in Hong Kong
Presentation Materials (click here to view); Video (click here to view)

Co-organisers

Department of Government and International Studies
Asian Energy Studies Centre
Department of Geography

Acknowledgement

Hong Kong Baptist University’s Faculty Research Grant (FRG2/17-18/096)
Hong Kong Baptist University’s Grant for Faculty Niche Research Area (RC-FRNA-IG/19-20/SOSC/01)
Hong Kong Baptist University’s Research Committee
CLP Power Hong Kong Limited
University Grants Committee’s General Research Fund (GRF12602717)

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