The Innovation & Technology Festival for the Secondary School was grandly launched today. We are deeply honoured to have Dr David Chung, JP Under Secretary for Innovation and Technology and Mr Victor Lam, JP Government Chief Information Officer to be the officiating guests of the event, and also welcome all principals, teachers, and students from different secondary schools to join The Innovation & Technology Festival kick-off!
This opening ceremony kicked off with the AR (augmented reality) technology sponsored by Edmodo and the participation of local secondary school students in the production of AR special effects. We are honored to be hosted by Mr. Roy Law, Chairman of HKWTIA, Dr. David Chung, JP Under Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr. Victor Lam, JP Government Chief Information Officer, Mr. Donald Chan, Vice Chairman of WTIA, Mr. Albert Wong, Chairman of AiTLE, Ms. Karen Fung, General Manager, InnoPreneur & FutureSkills of HKPC, Ms. Yen Lee, Assistant Vice President of PCCW Media/NowTV, Mrs. Amy Leung, Senior Director, Corporate Developmenteach of Edmodo, holds a plane that can be linked with AR, and a secondary school students will hold an iPad to scan, and interact with the virtual and real worlds instead of the traditional ribbon-cutting process.
Two kick-off Seminars for Teachers
The Grand Opening of the I&T Festival followed by two kick-off seminars which concentrated on the discussion of (1)Open Data and Application Development and(2) Blockchain technology. We are more than happy to have Mr Sammy Fung from Open Source Hong Kong come and share the application of Open Source Software and how teachers and students could benefit from learning to use that software, and also Mr Dylan Kwan & Mr Tim Lee from Caprikon Education to deliver an engaging and interactive discussion to audiences and show how Blockchain and Data will become the King of the future Fintech industry.
More upcoming Workshops for Teacher & Student
The Innovation and Technology Festival for Secondary School Students (The Festival), revolved around 5 main themes, including (1) Artificial intelligence (AI), (2) Blockchain, (3) Big Data, (4)Cloud Computing and (5) Open Data. Over 30+ workshops and 3 competitions will be conducted throughout The Festival. Teachers and students are all welcomed to join the series of workshops and events.