> Hong Kong Java User Group, 21 November 2002

Time: 19:00 (presentation starts at 19:30)
Venue: INETS, 2 Floor Chuang's Enterprise Building, 382 Lockhart Road, Wanchai
Topic: Technology Transfer
Speaker: Professor Kam-Fai Wong, Director, Centre for Innovation and Technology (CINTEC), The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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Technology transfer is a process in putting an innovation output from a university or research centre to the market. This is a complex process and is often hindered by many barriers. In this presentation, the technology transfer model will be introduced. In addition, methods to improcess technology transfer efficiency will be discussed. Moreover, difefrent incentive schemes offered by the HKSAR Government will be presented.

About the speaker

K.F. Wong obtained his PhD from Edinburgh University, Scotland, in 1987. After his PhD, he has performed research in Heriot-Watt University (Scotland), UniSys (Scotland) and ECRC (Germany). At present he is a professor in the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and in parallel serves as the Director of the Centre for Innovation and Technology (CINTEC), CUHK. His research interest centers on Chinese computing and parallel database and information retrieval. He has published over 100 technical papers in these areas in various international journals and conferences and books. He is a member of the ACM, CLCS, IEEE-CS AND IEE (UK). He is the founding Editor-In-Chief of ACM Transactions on Asian Language Processing (TALIP) and a member of the editorial board of the Journal on Distributed and Parallel Databases, International Journal on Computer Processing of Oriental Languages and International Journal on Computational Linguistics and Chinese Language Processing. He is the panel chair of VLDB2002, PC co-chair of ICCPOL01 and ICCPOL99 and General Chair of IRAL00 and also PC members of many international conferences, e.g. some recent ones are: WISE02, ICWL02 and COLING02.

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