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Smart Energy Transitions Workshop 2021

Updated: Mar 16, 2022

Date and Time: 1 Feb 2021 (Monday), 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Location: Room 1312, Faculty of Social Sciences Multi-purpose Room, Academic and Administration Building, Hong Kong Baptist University



The Smart Energy Transitions Workshop 2021 aims to bring together energy stakeholders across academics, government and business to discuss on the future of a smart technology-enabled society. The Workshop will cover major themes of smart energy transitions, including: (i) the issue of trust and public acceptance in smart energy transitions; (ii) smart grid developments; (iii) open access energy data; (iv) ICT governance; and (v) Application of smart building technologies.





Welcome speech:

Prof. Daniel Lai, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, HKBU

Opening remark:

Prof. Alistair Cole, Head, Department of Government and International Studies

Speakers: Dr. Daphne Mah, Director, Asian Energy Studies Centre; Associate Professor, Department of Geography, HKBU Topic: Smart energy transitions and trust: Some observations in Hong Kong and other Asian cities

Ms. Winnie Shiu , Head, Spatial Data Office, Development Bureau, HKSAR Government Topic: Development of Common Spatial Data Infrastructure in Hong Kong

Mr. Chris Lo, Engineer, Energy Efficiency Office, Electrical and Mechanical Services Department, HKSAR Government Topic: Making Smart Building by Retro-commissioning

Mr. Wai-ho Cheng, Works Consolidation Manager, Energizing Kowloon East Office, Development Bureau, HKSAR Government Topic: Kowloon East – Smart City Pilot Area

Mr. Pubudu Abayasiri, Associate Director, CLP Innovation Enterprises Topic: Smart Building Solutions in Hong Kong


Co-organisers Department of Government and International Studies Asian Energy Studies Centre Department of Geography


Acknowledgement Hong Kong Baptist University’s Faculty Research Grant (FRG2/17-18/096) Hong Kong Baptist University’s Grant for Faculty Niche Research Area (RC-FRNA-IG/19-20/SOSC/01) Hong Kong Baptist University’s Research Committee CLP Power Hong Kong Limited University Grants Committee’s General Research Fund (GRF12602717)




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