Keynote Speaker I
Prof. Shun Wing_NG
Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong
Prof. Ng Shun Wing is now the Adjunct Professor of the Department of Education Policy and Leadership (EPL) at the Education University of Hong Kong. He has just retired from the post of the Head of Department of EPL. He graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with Sociology as his major and Economics, his minor. He completed his Master Degree at the University of Nottingham and received his PhD at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom. He had been the Head of Social Studies Department in a secondary school for seven years prior to embarking on his teacher training career. He has joined the Education University since 1995. He has been the Coordinator of the Master and Doctorate programmes in the Department. He was also the Programme Leader of the training programmes for aspiring, newly appointed and experienced principals. He has been working collaboratively with the Hong Kong Education Bureau, Work Bank, University of Macau and many universities in the Chinese Mainland to organize various types of continuous professional development programmes for principals and teachers. Prof. Ng’s research interests include sociology of education, parental involvement in education, school management and leadership, education policy and change, higher education, citizenship education, etc. Prof. Ng has published several books, a lot of book chapters and refereed articles in international journals regarding parental involvement, school leadership and reforms, citizenship education and higher education. He is particularly interested in promoting and researching parental involvement in school education. His article entitled Rethinking the Mission of Internationalization of Higher Education in Asia-Pacific Region published in the journal of Compare was awarded the “Annual IISE Best Article Award 2013” by the Institute for International Studies in Education (IISE) of the University of Pittsburgh. He has been invited for keynote delivery in many seminars by overseas universities, as reviewer by many editors of international journals and as examiner of doctorate theses by many universities. Due to his interest in education policies, he has always been invited by the media for interviews and has been writing more than a hundred pieces of education commentaries in newspapers in Hong Kong.
Keynote Speaker II
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Dr. Maode Ma received his Ph.D. degree in computer science from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 1999. Now, Dr. Ma is an Associate Professor in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. He has extensive research interests including network security and wireless networking. Dr. Ma has more than 320 international academic publications including over 150 journal papers and more than 170 conference papers. He has delivered about 50 keynote speeches at various international conferences. He has served as conference chairs for over 80 international conferences. He currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Computer and Communication Engineering and International Journal of Electronic Transport. He also serves as a Senior Editor or an Associate Editor for other 5 international academic journals. Dr. Ma is a Fellow of IET, a Senior Member of IEEE Communication Society and IEEE Education Society, and a Member of ACM. He is the Chair of the IEEE Education Society, Singapore Chapter and the Chair of the ACM, Singapore Chapter. He is serving as an IEEE Communication Society Distinguished Lecturer.
Keynote Speaker III
Seoul National University, South Korea
Apple P. Xiong
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