Main Forum

16 September 2022 (Friday)
Exploring inclusive communities under COVID-19
Navigating Post-pandemic Era with Social Innovation
Time Topic
14:30 - 14:35 Review Video
14:35 - 14:40 Guest of Honour
Ms Alice Mak, SBS, JP
Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs, HKSAR Government
14:40 - 14:45 Welcome Address
Prof Ben Young
Vice President (Student and Global Affairs), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
14:45 - 15:05 Keynote 1
Mr Francis NGAI
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Social Ventures Hong Kong

Topic: Community Making: the soft power of collaborative innovations
15:05 - 15:25 Keynote 2
Prof ZHANG Qiang
Director, Innovation Center for Risk Governance (ICRG), Beijing Normal University

Topic: Nothing about us without us——A case study on supporting and empowering disabled people in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic in China
15:25 - 15:45 Keynote 3
Prof BIAN Zhao-Xiang
Associate Vice-President (Chinese Medicine Development), Hong Kong Baptist University

Topic: Tele-Traditional Chinese Medicine for COVID-19: from Prevention, Treatment to Rehabilitation
15:45 - 16:05 Keynote 4
Dr Justina Liu
Associate Professor, School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Topic: Virtual Hospital: the new era of health care education
16:05 - 16:25 Rising Star Sharing Session – Young Innovators
16:25 - 16:30 Break
16:30 - 17:30 Panel Discussion:
Prof Eric CHUI
Head and Professor, Department of Applied Social Sciences, PolyU

Panelist 1
Mr Quyen Tran
Portfolio Development and Quality Manager, HelpAge International

Panelist 2
Ms Noriko Deno
Community Designer, Studio-L

Panelist 3
Ms Grace Chan
Business Director, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service
17:30 - 17:40 Closing Remarks
Mr LING Kar-Kan, SBS
Director, Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation, PolyU