As notified earlier, due to the implementation of public health measures to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus on university campuses, the remaining sessions of the Policy Dialogue Series 2019-20, jointly organized by the Department of Asian and Policy Studies, Education University of Hong Kong and the Division of Public Policy, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, will be cancelled. The last session on ‘Crisis Management’ will be conducted online. Details are as below:
Policy Dialogue Series, 2019-20:
Lessons from the current governance and COVID-19 crises
Date : 28 March 2020 (Saturday)
Time : 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Mode of dialogue: Online (via ZOOM*, the link for the ZOOM meeting will be sent to those who successfully registered one day before the event.)
Speakers: Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-Leung, EdUHK
Professor James Wong Ka-lei, HKUST
Moderator: Dr. Alex He Jingwei, 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).
Prof James Wong specializes in political science and political philosophy. In 2014, he joined the HKUST. Prof Wong’s research revolves around democracy and citizen participation, politics of science, environment and sustainability, and political philosophy and public policy. He is now focusing on environmental and democracy movements, science and citizen participation, and theories of deliberative democracy.
About the Policy Dialogue Series:
Since the 2018-2019 academic year, the Department of Asian & Policy Studies (APS), The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) and the Division of Public Policy (PPOL), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), have co-organized an annual 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 (2012-17), to explore some contemporary public policy challenges facing Hong Kong, such as: ‘One Country, Two Systems’, housing and transport policies, and crisis management.
Miss Molly Cheng, EdUHK
Tel: (852) 2948 7782
Miss Fiona Kam, HKUST
Tel: (852) 3469 2752