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Theme: Knowledge Knows No Bounds

Macao, Macao
April 15th, 2014

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About this event

This is the first TEDx event in Macau.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Kai Meng Mok
    Professor Kai Meng Mok is currently the Dean of the Honours College of the University of Macau (UM). Professor Mok joined UM in 1993, and later served as Associate Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) from 1997 to 2007; Dean of FST from 2007 to 2009. Starting from September 2009, he is appointed as the first Dean of the Honours College (HC). Professor Mok was born and completed his basic education in Macau. He received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering at the University of Washington, USA in 1986, 1988 and 1992 respectively. Professor Mok is an outstanding scholar of Civil and Environmental Engineering. His main research interest includes fundamental fluid mechanics, coastal hydrodynamics, and air and water quality. He is also the author/co-author of over one hundred publications and is in charge of the Hydraulics Laboratory in UM. Since 2008, Professor Mok is appointed as a member of the Science and Technology Council of the Macau SAR. Besides academic and research activities, Professor Mok devotes himself to community services. He is a co-founder and Vice President of the Macau Social Services Centre, and co-founder and Director General of the Yat On Responsible Gambling Counselling Centre. Professor Mok is the recipient of the 27th Lorenz G. Straub Award, and a life member of the Golden Key National Honor Society, the Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society, and the Chi Epsilon National Civil Engineering Honor Society.
  • Chong Hin U
    Hin was born in Macau and is one of the founders of The Pride Entertainment Productions Co. Ltd. The production company was established in 2013 and is specialised in artist management, online broadcast productions. Hin completed his university degree at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia, majoring at Film TV and New Media Production. After his completion of his graduate degree, Hin returned to his origin--Macau and started up his own career as a director. In April 2012 Hin was invited by his alma mater, The Pui Ching Middle School, to be their tutor in the Video Production Class. Besides his tutoring work, he also co-operated with the General Association of Chinese Students of Macao and produced the online videocast named "Youth 360", a popular youth online broadcast in Macau. Hin's interest is not restricted to only online broadcasting, he also directed a number of television commercials, micro films. In some cases he also worked with the Government of Macau and some companies in Macau and Hong Kong, such as the MGM Grand to produce promotional videos. Hin's ambition is to create a new platform to provide free entertainment to local audiences, and it is one of the driving forces behind all his success.

Venue and Details

The International School of Macao
Macau University of Science and Technology Campus (Block K)
Avenida Wai Long, Taipa
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Event Type (what is this?) Youth

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Cheok In Tou
Macao Sar, Macao

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Yin Leng Siu
Macao Sar, Macao

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Jody Hubert
Damion Jon-Luke Brown
Technological Director
Scarlet Nga Chin Tong
General Manager of Visual Design
Taleni Patterson
Assistant Organizer
Yinka Wong
Assistant Organizer
Jonathan Hu
Assistant Organizer
Ally Mac
Public Relation
Verena Tse
Public Relation
Hsin-Ying Huang
Visual Designer
Marco Nuno
Visual Crafter
Guang Yang
Technological Manager
Melvin Leong
Technological Manager
Justin San Juan
Technological Manager