The First Ocean Park International STEAM Education Conference 2019


Luncheon and Workshop

"The First Ocean Park International STEAM Education Conference" Luncheons provide a great platform for attendees to network with different educators. Ocean Park has also invited 3 guest speakers who are selected as the "Ten Outstanding Youth Persons" in different years join together and give inspiration presentations on interdisciplinary education on Conservation, Technology and Arts.

A post-luncheon workshop will be arranged after the luncheon. attendees will go on a "Behind-the-Scenes" journey with Ocean Park staff to understand more STEAM edudcation elements and STEAM related career in Ocean Park.

Ocean Park International STEAM Education Conference

Date: June 21
Time: Luncheon - 13:00 - 15:00 
Workshop - 15:00 - 16:30
Venue: Luncheon - Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel
Workshop - Ocean Park Hong Kong
Language: Cantonese
Fee: HKD$500 per participants
(Early bird discourt - HKD$300 for registration before May 31, 2019)
Payment Method: Fee should be deposited in cash directly to Ocean Park Hong Kong bank account in The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation.
Detail of the payment method will be sent through email after registration successfully.
  • Luncheon
  • Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel business lunch
  • Post-Luncheon Workshop

Luncheon Speakers

Mr. Victor Wong
Visual Effect Director, vfxNova Digital Productions Limited
selected as one of the “Ten Outstanding Youth Persons” in 2005

Victor Wong studied Physics & Electronics and concerns himself with meta-physical intelligence. He was exposed to the cultural climate in North America and graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle in 1989. Since early 90's, he has been aware of his cultural vision in pioneering the emerging digital creative media and engaged with the exploration of new media and potential of art in the film industry. He once served as digital media consultant for Hong Kong Cyberport and Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic & Vocational Qualifications. Victor was renowned for his visionary treatment of unparalleled beauty to visual effects design for movies. He had developed visual effects treatment for over 100 feature films. His work won numerous International Design Awards including The New York Festival Award, Tokyo JIAA Advertising Award, Hong Kong Film Awards and The Golden Horse Awards.

Dr. Winnie Tang, JP
Adjunct Professor, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong
selected as one of the “Ten Outstanding Youth Persons” in 2006

Dr. Tang is one of the locally-bred IT entrepreneurs of Hong Kong. Dr. Tang has over 20 years of experience in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry. Dr. Tang is the Founder and Chairman of Esri China (Hong Kong) Limited, an international office of Esri which specializes in Geographic Information System (GIS) technology, and is among the top 50 software companies in the world. Over the years, Dr. Tang promotes technological and social developments by writing articles and serving the society.  She also shares her views regarding conservation, smart city and entrepreneurship to instil in positive attitudes to the community. 

Prof. Kenneth Leung, JP
Professor, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Hong Kong
selected as one of the “Ten Outstanding Youth Persons” in 2010

Professor Kenneth LEUNG is Professor at School of Biological Sciences in the University of Hong Kong. His research focuses on marine ecology, ecotoxicology and biodiversity conservation. He is currently serving as an expert member in various advisory committees for the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region such as the Advisory Council on the Environment; Country and Marine Parks Board; Town Planning Appeal Board Panel, and Red Tide/HAB Expert Advisory Group.  He is also the Chairman of the Marine Parks Committee, Fisheries Enhancement Fund Management Committee, and Marine Mammal Conservation Working Group.  Owing to his professional achievements and dedicated community services, he was selected as one of the “Ten Outstanding Young Persons” for Hong Kong by Junior Chamber International in 2010.  In 2017, Professor Leung was awarded the 19th Biwako Prize for Ecology by the Ecological Society of Japan and conferred as a Fellow of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry in recognition of his outstanding contribution and achievement in environmental science and environmental policy. In 2018, he was selected as one of the Top 100 Asian Scientists by the Asian Scientist Magazine. 

Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel business lunch

Luncheon will be provided by Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel. Please contact us if any special food arrange is needed due to food allergy before registering the luncheon.

Post-Luncheon Workshop

“STEAM Career Peer Coaching Ambassadors” sharing cum career experience workshop
Ocean Park launched an all-new "Connecting Students with Nature through STEAM" programme on 23 May, 2018. This Programme offers teachers a unique opportunity to use the Park's rides, animal exhibits, and conservation resources to inspire in students a boundless imagination and to encourage them to explore the principles of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) through lively learning experiences. Ocean Park has also invited 30 secondary schools to each nominate six of their students to attend workshops where they will be trained to become “STEAM Career Peer Coaching Ambassadors”, in order to facilitate their exposure to and understanding of STEAM-related careers.

Ocean Park staff will illustrate the result of the "Connecting Students with Nature through STEAM" and students from “STEAM Career Peer Coaching Ambassadors” scheme will share their experience in the programme. In addition, attendees will go on a "Behind-the-Scenes" journey to understand more STEAM related career in Ocean Park.

"Behind-the-Scenes" journey

Engineer in Ocean Park

Follow engineer in Ocean Park to understand how different mechanics work in Ocean Park. Also engineer will share their daily maintenance work and how to ensure operation safety.

Water treatment plant in Grand Aquarium

Grand Aquarium contain over 520, 000 litres of sea water, how Ocean Park obtain and maintain the sea water in good quality for marine lifes? Participants will visit the core of the Grand Aquarium and understand how sea water is treated.

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