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Policy Dialogue Series: Housing Policy and Politics

The Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS) cordially invites you to attend the inaugural Policy Dialogue featuring Professor Anthony Cheung, Research Chair Professor of Public Administration and former Secretary for Transport and Housing, Hong Kong. Designed as a series of interactive sessions, the Policy Dialogue series seeks to address some of the most pressing policy challenges facing Hong Kong and the region.

Housing Policy and Politics:

Lessons Learning between Hong Kong and Singapore

Date    :           15 January 2020 (Wednesday)

Time   :           3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Venue :           Room A-G/F-08, Cho Kwai Chee Foundation Building, Tai Po

Campus, The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK)

Medium:         English

Speakers:        Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-Leung, EdUHK

Professor Donald Low, HKUST

Moderator:     Professor Darryl S.L. Jarvis, EdUHK

About the speakers:

 Professor Anthony Cheung is currently the Research Chair Professor of Public Administration with the Department of Asian and Policy Studies at EdUHK. From 2008 to 2012, Professor Cheung was President of The Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIEd), the predecessor of EdUHK. From 2012 to 2017, he was Secretary for Transport and Housing and Chairman of the Housing Authority. He is also Visiting Professor at the Institute for Public Policy, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).

Donald is currently Senior Lecturer and Professor of Practice at the Institute of Public Policy of the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology as well as the Director of Leadership and Public Policy Executive Education. He is an accomplished consultant and lecturer in economics and behavioural economics, decision-making and risk analysis, inequality and social policy, complexity in public policy, organisational behaviour, and the politics and governance of Singapore.

About the Policy Dialogue Series:

Last year, the Department of Asian & Policy Studies (APS), EdUHK and the Division of Public Policy (PPOL), HKUST, co-organized the Policy Dialogue Series featuring Professor Anthony Cheung (張炳良教授), Research Chair Professor of Public Administration and former Secretary for Transport and Housing in Hong Kong. In the 2019-20 academic year, they will cooperate again to hold 5 dialogue sessions. Professor Anthony Cheung, as one of the principal speakers, will be joined by another professor in the relevant field to explore some contemporary public policy challenges facing Hong Kong, as follows:

(1) One Country, Two Systems;

(2) Smart City and Innovation Policy;

(3) Housing Policy and Politics;

(4) Transportation and Infrastructure Development;

(5) Crisis Management.

The Policy Dialogue Series is interactive and encourages the participation of the EdUHK and HKUST community.

Note: Transportation services will be provided between EdUHK and HKUST.

All are welcome!

Enquires: (+852) 2948 7782  Email: qcheng@eduhk.hk

(+852) 3469 2256  Email: victorkslee@ust.hk