HSBC Prosperity Hall

IT Team Activities

List of Activities

CityHack 2023 X Huawei Workshop

Date: 28 Jan 2023 (Saturday)
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00PM
Speaker: Dr. Jun WANG

Instagram Filter Workshop

Date: 25 Nov 2022 (Friday)
Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Speaker: LE Trung Hai

Webflow Workshop

Date: 15 Oct 2022 (Saturday)
Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Speaker: Michelle Angelique Kwan

CityHack 2022

Date: 29 Jan 2022 - 30 Jan 2022
Theme: AI, Fintech, Biotech, Edutech
Venue: Online
Click here to view our CityHack22 website

CityHack 2022 X Swift Playgrounds 4 Workshop

Date: 26 Jan 2022 (Monday)
Time: 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Dr. Ray Cheung

CityHack 2022 X AWS SageMaker Workshop

Date: 24 Jan 2022 (Monday)
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Mr. Hei Chow, Mr. Rray Lee From AWS

CityHack 2022 X Huawei Cloud Workshop

Date: 24 Jan 2022 (Monday)
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Speaker: Mr. Alvin Chan, Mr. Jim From Huawei

Website Workshop

Date: 13 Nov 2021 & 20 Nov 2021 (Saturday)
Time: 02:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Jonathan Andika

[Google DSC X Hall 2 IT team] Chatbot Workshop

Date: 23 Oct 2021 (Saturday)
Time: 03:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Venue: ZOOM Link
Speaker: Ilias Batyrbekov

Reality Composer for Augmented Reality (AR) Hands On Workshop

Date: 15 June 2021 (Tuesday)
Time: 07:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Venue: Multi-functional Hall A, CityU Student Residence
Registration Deadline: 14 June 2021

AWS Smart City Training

Date: 26 May 2021 (Wednesday)
Time: 14:00 am - 15:30 pm
Mode: Online (Free of Charge)
Speaker: Mr. Jason Hon, AWS Solutions Architect
Enrolment Deadline: 24 May 2021

Hong Kong Electronics Symposium 2021

Organizer: The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE)
Date: 19 April 2021 (Monday)
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mode: Online Webinar (Free of Charge)
Enrolment Deadline: 10 April 2021
Maximum Capacity: 1200 on first come first serve basis
For more details please visit: Event Details

Tensorflow Workshop

Time: 3rd April 2021 (2pm - 4pm)
Venue: ZOOM Link
Speakers: Yewon & Arman (Hall 2 IT Team Member)

CityHack 2021

Date: 30th - 31st Jan 2021
Theme: Covid-19

CityHack 2021 X AWS Technical Workshop

Time: 22nd Jan 2020 (15:00 - 16:30)
Venue: ZOOM Link
Speaker: Mr. Clifford Duke
About Speaker:
  • Solution Architect, Amazon Web Services (Hong Kong)

By joining this workshop, students get to learn about AI development and experience hands-on exercises on using AWS SageMaker – an AI development tool.

CityHack 2021 X Huawei Workshops

Time: 20th Dec 2020 - 23rd Dec 2020
Venue:ZOOM | CityU CMC Building
Speaker: Dr. Alex Ng
1. HCIA-AI Online Course (20 - 22 Dec 2020)
  • Participants will be sponsored by Huawei to attend an AI exam. An official Huawei certificate will be issued for those who pass the exam.
2. Atlas 200DK Bootcamp (22 - 23 Dec 2020)
  • A speaker "Huawei Sound X" and 2 pairs of "Huawei FreeBuds 3" will be given out as gifts for the best participants.

Introduction to Python: Lesson 5

Time: 29th Nov 2020 (2PM - 3PM)
Venue:ZOOM Link
Speaker: Ivan
About the speaker:
  • Organizer of "Hall 2 Python Lessons" project
  • Research assistant at CityU EE department for computational drug discovery
  • Awardee of Best Fintech Award in the National & International Blockchain Olympiad
  • Self-taught basics and intermediary python
  • Undergraduate student in department of Biomedical Engineering - Year 2

Introduction to Python: Lesson 4

Time: 13rd Nov 2020 (2PM - 3PM)
Venue: ZOOM Link
Speaker: Utkarsh Jain
About the speaker:
  • Research Mentorship Programme under Dr Jacky Keung
  • CityU Professional Mentorship Programme under Mr. Wan Mullar Head of operations HK electric
  • CityU full scholarships
  • Taught Python for 4 months and Intro to Python workshop 2019
  • Undergraduate student in Department of Computer Science - Year 2
  • ~250,000 HKD funding from government of India to establish a science lab in school.
Topics to be covered
  • Functions
  • Lambda Functions
  • More built-in functions
  • *Args & **Kwargs

Introduction to Python: Lesson 3

Time: 31th Oct 2020 (2PM - 3PM)
Venue:ZOOM Link
Speaker: Ryan Yen
Special Guest: Shawn Tai
About the speaker:
  • Full-time software engineer at Networld Technology Limited
  • CityU Team Lead of Google Developers Student Club
  • Part-time Front-End Developer at Gogoro
  • Web designer for IEEE HK
  • Project assistant intern as ASUS
  • Double Degree: Bachelor degree of Computer Science from City University and NCTU
About the special guest:
  • Data Analyst intern at Siemens
  • CityU Core Team Member of Google Developers Student Club
  • 2019/20 PALSI Leader
  • Data Analytics summer program - University of Missouri-Columbia
  • CityU Year 3 CS student, Joint Degree Program with Columbia University
Topics to be covered
  • Built-in Functions
  • More About Data Types

Introduction to Python: Lesson 2

Time: 17th Oct 2020 (2PM - 3PM)
Venue:ZOOM Link
Speaker: Yewon LEE
About the speaker:
  • Member of Hall2 IT Team for 2 years
  • 2019/20 PALSI Leader
  • CityU Year 3 SDSC Student, Data Systems and Engineering
Topics to be covered
  • Boolean Logic
  • Conditional Statements (if, else & elif)
  • Loops (For & While)

Introduction to Python: Lesson 1

Time: 3rd Oct 2020 (2PM - 3PM)
Venue:ZOOM Link
Speaker: Yo-Che Thomas Lee
About the speaker:
  • Cyber Security Advisory Intern, Deloitte
  • Web Engineer, IEEE HK Section
  • Undergraduate Research Assistant, CityU Laboratory of Internet of Things
  • NSE 2 Network Security Associate
  • CityU Year 3 EE student, Information Engineering
Topics to be covered
  • Basic IO, Input and Output
  • Basic Data Types
  • Variable Assigning
  • Arithmetic Operations

High Demand in Cyber Security Industry

Time: 8 April 2020 (19:00)
Venue: ZOOM (
Speakers:Mr. Mike Lo, Director, Cyber Security Services (HK) at wizlynx group
Speaker's Experiences
  • Mr. Mike Lo, Director, Cyber Security Services (HK) at wizlynx group
  • Honoree of ISLA by ISC2/ Merit Awards
  • Chairman of HK CTF Association
  • Founder of HITCONxChange
  • The First Asian accredited oversea as CSA certified CCSK trainer
  • CREST HK chapter convener
Click here to JOIN.

Data Visualization with Python Workshop

Time: 22nd, Nov 2019, from 9pm to 11pm
Venue: Multi-functional Hall B
Speakers: Yewon (DSU student) and Thomas (EE student).
Topics to be covered:
  • Introduction to python
  • Python Dictionary and class
  • Introduction to
  • Visualize data by using
Click here to register.

Python Workshop for Beginners

Time: 25th, Oct 2019, from 7pm to 9pm
Venue: Multi-functional Hall C
Leader: Salik, 2nd year CS student.
Topics to be covered:
  • Introduction to python Data types
  • Python Numbers
  • Variable assignments
  • Strings introduction, indexing and slicing
  • Lists in python
Click here to register.

Best Regards, IT Team 2018-2019

Leader: Jerry Pengze Liu

The time comes to the third year. We organized two workshops in Word Cloud and Machine Learning. Around 100 students benefited from the workshop series. We also organized the second CityHack event in co-operating with SenseTime, imSure Life, BNP Paribas, Hong Kong AI Lab. 105 students from CityU, HKU, HKUST, CUHK, PolyU, HKBU and EdU enjoyed this event and developed excellent works in two days. We also hosted a Google Design Sprint workshop with Kinni Mew, the Google Developer Expert in Machine Learning, to convey the leading project management skills to students from Hong Kong and other countries like South Korea and Russia.

Google Design Sprint Workshop

Time: 22nd-23rd, Feb 2019
Venue: R5000, BOC HK Complex
Speaker: Mr. Kinni Mew
  • NLP Engineer at Mindlayer
  • Google Developer Expert in Machine Learning

CityHack 2019

Time: 26th-27th, Jan 2019
Venue: Multi-purpose room F,G,H at 6/F, Li Building (AC2)
  • Prizes of equvalent to 8000 HKD.
  • Build a Mobile APP or a website in 48 hours.

Basic Machine Learning

Time: 8-10pm Nov.12 2018
Venue: Room M4053, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre (CMC).
  • Ibrahim: 3rd year CS student.
  • Alice: 4th year Computing Mathematics student.
  • Pre-requisites: fundamentals of Python programming
  • Learn how to predict Housing prices using Machine Learning

For our workshop materials, please click here.

WordCloud and Text generator

Time:8-10pm Oct.9 2018
Venue:CMC M4051
  • Oliver: 3rd year CS student.
  • Pemberley: 2nd year Finance student.
  • No pre-requisites
  • Python, the tremendous scripting language
  • Make yourselves competitive
  • Two hands-on interesting coding project to solve real world problem

Take a look at our website and get materials

Bring your own laptop!

We Are Hiring! (2018-2019)

We are hiring IT Talents including:

  • Web Developer
  • Android/iOS Developer
  • Linux Server Maintainer
  • Programming Tutor
We are also hiring Marketing Gurus including:
  • PR
  • Supportive stuff
  • Accountant

Please click the "We Want You" image on the left to apply for our team!

Best Regards, IT Team 2017-2018

Leader: Dana Danyun HE

It is the second step of IT team. We organized six activities, covering Python, Web application, AI and Cloud computing.
We also organized CityHack 2018, the first Hackathon hosted by CityU Residents.

Introduction to AWS - Start your Cloud Journey

17 April, 7-8pm @MFH-B for Beginners

  • Introducing Amazon Web Services AWS
  • What is Cloud Computing
  • Business Drivers of Cloud Computing
  • Pace of Innovation and Eco-system
  • System Architecture Showcases
  • Careers in the Cloud Journey
  • Demonstrations (optional)

Speaker: John Yeung
  • Solutions Architect, AWS Hong Kong & Taiwan

Developing Applications on AWS with Cloud9

23 April, 7-8pm @MFH-C for Developers

AWS Cloud9 is a cloud-based integrated development environment (IDE) that lets you to write, run, and debug code from any machine with just a browser. The Cloud9 IDE provides the software and tooling needed for dynamic programming languages including JavaScript, Python, PHP, Ruby, Go, and C++. This means you no longer have to spend the time to install programs or configure your development machine. It makes your development cycle faster and easier, with this development and collaboration tool.

  • AWS Cloud9 Features and Benefits
  • Demonstration
  • Region Availability and Pricing

Speaker: John Yeung
  • Solutions Architect, AWS Hong Kong & Taiwan

Register by clicking the button above or here

Workshop on Blockchain

Feb 26, 7-9pm
Speaker: Kin Ko
  • Cofounder at LikeCoin Foundation
  • Cofounder at Lakoo
Bring your own laptop

CityHack University Hackathon

Jan 27-28, 2018

The Hall 2 IT Team in partnership with Microsoft is very glad to announce CityHack - the first ever hackathon to be hosted by City University of Hong Kong. Our aims is to break away from conventional education and provide students with a unique opportunity to bring their ideas to life through collaborative effort. This event is open to all students, regardless of your academic background, and will also include workshops and talks from our distinguised judges and sponsors!


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AI is here to Say

Dec. 2017

Speaker: Gerardo Salandra (Jerry) CEO and Founder of Rocketbots

demonstrated how AI now in the market
provide a better customer journey in different areas in daily life
and the usage of key AI elements in chatbots

LIVE: build an AI to recognize handwritten digits

Nov. 2017

  • Jerry: 3rd-year CS student. Computer vision researcher at SenseTimer Group Ltd.
  • Oliver: 2nd-year CS student. Former olympiad in informatics (OI) contestant.
  • Dana: 4th-year Math student. Experienced coder; Hall 2 Residence Tutor.

We will show you how to write a program to "teach" computers to recognize handwritten digits.
Fundamental Deep Learning would be introduced during the process.

  • Demo can be found here.
  • Deep Learning would be our main focus.
  • NO NEED to bring your laptop.

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Spider On The Web

Oct. 2017

Speakers: Danny, Rocky, Alice

In our days, you can find much data on the web. Web Spiders, it's becoming essential to crawl and collect the precise and relevant information you want on the Internet in a efficient way. Here, we will teach you how to build your own spider using Python. You can easily extract the data on web and store the data as long as you want.

  • Call Dana (WhatsApp: 95657534) if you have any questions.
  • Bring your laptop and register before coming.

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Python for Beginners

Sep. 2017

Speakers: Monisha, Archit
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Best Regards, IT Team 2016-2017

Leader: Sam Xinhong LIU

It is the first step of IT team. We organized some activities, covering Scratch, Swift, iOS and Android APP Development, to promote the environment of coding in Hall 2 and other halls.