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Association Annual General Meeting and Annual Cocktail

You are cordially invited to a webinar on Friday, 20th November 2020 which is Jointly organised by HKSOA, DMU Alumni Association, SMU Alumni Association, Polytenic University, and sponsored/supported by Invest Hong Kong, Baltic Exchange and HKMAG. This half day interactive webinar will explore the opportunities brought about by the development of the Greater Bay Area (GBA) to promote and enhance maritime education and training in Hong Kong, and how to guide young people in Hong Kong to seize the opportunities and plan for their future career. Participants will be made more aware of the new developments in GBA in maritime education and training and will understand the important role of Hong Kong in the development. Participants will also have the opportunity to discuss with guest speakers from Guangdong, Shanghai and Hong Kong and other professionals about career development and cooperation opportunities in GBA.  
Guest speakers:
– Mr. Wellington Koo, Deputy Chairman of Hong Kong Shipowners Association
– Dr. Sun Yuqing, President, Dalian Maritime University
– Dr. Lu Jing, President, Shanghai Maritime University
– Mr. Benjamin Wong, Head of Transport and Industry, Invest Hong Kong
– Prof. Pan Xinxiang, President of Guangzhou Ocean University
– Representative from Shenzhen Maritime Safety Administration
– Mr. Hing Chao, Chairman, Wah Kwong Maritime Transport Holdings Ltd
– Mr. Wang Yongxin, Managing Director, China Merchants Energy Shipping Co., Ltd
– Capt. Niraj Nanda, Director, Crew Management, Anglo-Eastern Univan Ship Management Ltd
– Prof. Luo Meifeng, Director, Maritime Library and R&D Centre, Hong Kong Polytechnic University 
– Mr. Wong Chi Ming, Deputy Director, Maritime Services Training Institute (MSTI)
– Mr. Qiu Guoxuan, Executive President, Guangdong Great Canton Bay Supply Chain Institute 
– Prof. Zhen Hong, Secretary General, Shanghai International Shipping Institute
– Mr. Yang Ronghui, Principal of MW-SMU Shenzhen Continuation College
You will be able to hear experts’ comments on the followings:
–  DEVELOPMENTS in maritime policy and regulations in GBA
– OPPORTUNITIES brought about to Hong Kong by the GBA -developments in maritime education and training 
– SITUATION of current maritime education and training in Guangdong and Hong Kong
– EXPECTATION of shipowners and shipmanagers about seafarers training and education 
– STRENGTH of Hong Kong in maritime education and training in GBA
– COOPERATION in the future for maritime education and training in GBA 
The webinar will be conducted in Putonghua (mandarin Chinese) and English (only for some speakers). Please refer to the attached program for more information. 
Please register via the following link or QR Code.


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