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Presented by the Student Residence Office (SRO), HSBC Prosperity Hall (Hall 2), and supported by Jockey Club Humanity Hall (Hall 1), Alumni Civility Hall (Hall 3), Jockey Club Academy Hall (Hall 4), Chan Sui Kau Hall (Hall 5), Lee Shau Kee Hall (Hall 6), Jockey Club Harmony Hall (Hall 7), Yip Yuen Yuk Hing Hall (Hall 8) and CityU Apps Lab , SPECIAL Hall Night Talks (業昕之夜) are special monthly talks providing a dynamic and quality learning platform to student residents to meet and talk with renowned elites in the society. Guests will share with you their Keys to Success on the SPECIAL areas of:

S - Serve the world
P - Passion
E - Entrepreneurship
C - Coding
I - Innovation
A - Aspiration
L - Life and career

List of Talks


Career Path Exploration

May. 2019

Speaker:
  • Mr. Albert Hui,Head of Corporate Development, Tencent Financial Technology
  • Former Global Head of Family Office, Noah Holdings
  • Former Executive Director, Morgan Stanley
  • Former President, The Harvard Club of Hong Kong
  • Double-degree Harvard graduate

Social Technological Entrepreneur

Apr. 2019

Speaker:
  • Prof. Erwin Huang,Associate Professor & Senior Advisor, HKUST
  • Vice-Chairman, Junior Achievement Hong Kong
  • Co-Founder, DreamStarter
  • Founder, Agent of Change
  • Chairman, Social Career
  • Chief Consultant, Business Planning & Non-executive Director - Sky Light Holdings Limited

Social Responsibility in Science and Arts

Mar. 2019

Speaker:
  • Dr. Paulina Yenbic Chan,Principal & CEO, Global Mutual Innovation Consortium (multiple countries)
  • Champion, Imperial College London Mentoring Programme
  • Imperial College Ambassador, Imperial College London (2014-2016)
  • Chair, IEEE – Women In Engineering HK
  • Chairman of the Board - Chartered Management Institute Hong Kong

Social Responsiblity

Feb. 2019

Speaker:
  • Mr. Simon WONG,Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer, LH Group,
  • President, Institution of Dining Art
  • Chairman, Catering Industry Training Advisory Committee
  • Convenor, Business Facilitation Advisory Committee - Food Business and Related Services Task Force
  • Member, Minimum Wage Commission

My journey

Jan. 2019

Speaker:
  • Mr. Wilson YUEN, Member of School Advisory Committee, CityU, Founder and CEO of TFI Digital Media Limited, Founder and Managing Partner of SW Global Consulting, Founder and CEO of OpenSkyTV, Global Design Ambassador of Interaction Design Foundation (IDF), Professor of Practice, Academy of Film at Hong Kong Baptist University

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Vision Hong Kong

Dec. 2018

Speaker:
  • Mr. Thomas CHEUNG, Council member of CityU, Deputy to the 13th NPC, Chairman of KOL Project, Chairman of Chinagrowth Group Ltd

My transition from an engineer to vice president of engineering to techno-entrepreneur to businessman

Nov. 2018

Speaker:
  • Mr. Ian HUANG, Chairman, President & CEO of Digital Transaction Limited Chairman President & CEO, XNET Technology in Silicon Valley, Vice President of Engineering, Hughes Network Systems, Co-Inventor of SCSI, RISC and FDDI, Chairman of Silicon Valley Chapter, ACM

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My Journey with Asian Games

Oct. 2018

Speaker:
  • Mr. Herman HU, Former Chairman of CityU Council, Hong Kong Deputy to 12th and 13th National People's Congress, Chairman of Ryoden Development Limited, Past President of Hong Kong Professionals and Senior Executives Association

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How did I start my career as a forensic psychiatrist?

Sep. 2018

Speaker:
  • Dr. Ho Mei Yee, psychiartist (mental health)

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Road to Harvard and Columbia

May. 2018

Tips to equip yourself for getting into the world's most prestigious universities!

Speaker:
  • Dana He, Hall 2 RT, Mathematics, Master Student at Havard University in 2018/19
  • Archit Choudhury, Hall 2 IT Team, CS, CityU/Columbia Joint Bachelor's Degree Program

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Insider Story: Rethink Everything You Know About Consumer Goods & Health After Knowing The Work Of Vitargent 為何這麼任性在香港做生物科技?

Apr. 2018

Speaker: Mr. Jimmy Tao
  • Managing Director & CEO of Vitargent International Holdings Limited

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Comfort Zone vs. Risk Taking

Mar. 2018

Speaker: Mr. Arnold Chan
  • Founder and CEO of Teach4HK

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Understand Your Own Superpower?

Feb. 2018

Speaker: Dr. Eric Chu (朱君璞脊醫博士)
  • Founder of New York Medical Group and Spine Central
  • Chairman of Chiropractic Doctors Association of Hong Kong

The road from engineering student to serial entrepreneur

Jan. 2018

Speaker: Dr. Alan Lam (林曉鋒博士)
  • Chairman and CEO of Sengital Group
  • Awardee of 2015 Hong Kong Ten Outstanding Young Person

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Data and Your Future

Nov. 2017

Speaker: Mr. Herbert Chia Pun Kok 車品覺先生
  • Venture Partnet of Sequoia Capital China (Sequoia controls $1.4 trillion USD stock market value)
  • Deputy Head of Big Data Standards Work Group
  • Former Vice president and head of data committee of Alibaba Group

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Serve Above Self & Reconstruct Human Body

Oct. 2017

Speaker: Dr. Peter Pang Chi Wang, Plastic surgeon, Awardee of 2011 Hong Kong Humanity Award, and Past District Governor of Rotary International District 3450

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How can music help you to become successful in languages, education and life!

Sep. 2017

Speaker: Mr. Mahmood Rumjahn (林慕德先生), Music Composer, Educationist (Language Development) and CEO of MnS Language Academy

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Creating a HK Unicorn

Apr. 2017

Speaker: Shing Chow, Founder & CEO of Lalamove

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Achieving the top of the World

Mar. 2017

Speaker: Mr. Kwok Ho-Ting Marco, world champion Hong Kong cyclist
Language: Cantonese, English

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A New Kung Fu Culture in HK and the World

Feb. 2017

Speaker: Hing CHAO, CEO of Hong Kong International Kung Fu Festival and International Guoshu Association

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Making a Better World

Feb. 2017

Speaker: Cesar Jung-Harada, Founder of MakerBay and Former MIT Project Leader

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Age 27: from an Idea to a $100,000,000 Business

Jan. 2017

Speaker: Timothy Yu, Founder, Snapask

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Ideas that Can Rock the World

Dec. 2016

Speaker: Jong Lee, Co-curator of TEDxHK and Founder of Code Club HK

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How Can We Create New Opportunities Using Space?

Nov. 2016

Speaker: Kevin Chan, Founder & Chairman of StoreFriendly Self Storage Group 儲存易迷你倉集團
Moderator: Nicolette Tong, Executive Vice President, The Wave

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Should All University Students Learn How to Code?

Oct. 2016

Speaker: Miss Michelle Sun 辛婥琳, Founder & CEO of First Code Academy
Moderator: Mr. Lau Ming Wai 劉鳴煒, BBS, JP, Chairman of Commission on Youth, CityU Council Member, & CityU Honorary Fellow

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A World Leading Startup Journey

Sep. 2016

Speaker: Ray Chan, CEO & Co-Founder of 9GAG

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