Our Speakers & Instructor Team (In alphabetical order)


Ir C.K. Chan

Ir Chan has started his career as part-time lecturer since 2001 and has been served in various territory institutes. He majors in teaching subjects in electrical engineering, project management, sustainable engineering and facility engineering for critical services.

Ir Chan has gained extensive experience within different aspects of infrastructure projects and as a Senior Engineer in an E&M consultant firm, mainly involved in the data centre / financial institutions MEPF design projects and working with companies such as Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, etc. He is now working in an international theme park and resort to maintain facility support of critical facility and Network Communication Centre. He unites learning with this key career experiences, allowing delegates to gain essential insight into real-life working and scenarios.

Ir Chan is also

- A Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv)
- A Fellow of Society of Operations Engineers (FSOE)
- A Chartered Engineer of Engineering Council (CEng)
- A Member of The Institution of Engineering and Technology (MIET)
- A Corporate Member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (MHKIE)
- Grade H0 and C0 Registration of Electrical Worker of the HKSAR Government

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Ir Samuel K. P. Lip

Ir Lip has been Lecturer (full time / part time) in University of Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong, HK Polytechnic University & VTC IVE teaching students from Certificate to Master Degree levels since September 1995. He regularly gives CPD technical talks and seminars in various training organizations and corporations every month to peers & colleagues in industries at training bodies and corporations.

Ir Lip is also an Engineering Supervisor of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) for Scheme A training and becomes an Assessor of Vocational Training Council (Qualification Framework, Recognition of Prior Learning).

Ir Lip is also

- A Chartered Engineer of Engineering Council (CEng)
- A Fellow of Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (FCIBSE)
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A Member of The Institution of Engineering and Technology (MIET)
- A Member of The Institution of Fire Engineers (MIFireE)
- A Member of Institution of Mechanical Engineers (MIMechE)

- A Member of American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-conditioning Engineers (MASHRAE)
- A Corporate Member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (MHKIE)
- A Member of Chartered Institute of Housing (MCIH)
- A Registered Safety Officer (RSO)
- A Registered Energy Assessor (REA)
- Grade C0 Registration of Electrical Worker of the HKSAR Government

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Mr. Ian Ip

Mr. Ip has worked as building services engineer with over 6 years of experience in the design and execution of construction projects, and testing and commissioning of E&M systems for the commercial facilities and mission critical business in different countries and cities such as Hong Kong, Chengdu, Shanghai, Taizhou, Shenzhen, Malaysia, Singapore, Papua New Guinea, Philippines and India.

He is now working in an international theme park and resort to develop and review the electrical and mechanical (E&M) design solutions for enhancement and development projects taking into consideration of time, cost and specified quality standard requirements.

Mr. Ip is also

- A Chartered Engineer of Engineering Council (CEng)
- A Member of Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineering (MCIBSE)

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Mr. Joe Tang

Having more than 10 years experience in mission critical design, Mr. Tang was working on numerous projects involving data centers, disaster recovery sites, trading floors for multinational financial institutes and data centre providers in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Shanghai, South Korea and India.

He is specialized in the areas of master site planning, mission critical infrastructure design, single point of failure study, cause and effect analysis and integrated system test. Mr. Tang is now working in a multi-disciplines consultancy providing sustainable design and green initiatives to different sections in Asia Pacific.

Mr. Tang is also

- A Chartered Engineer of Engineering Council (CEng)
- A Member of The Institution of Engineering and Technology (MIET)
- A Corporate Member of Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineering(MCIBSE)
- A Member of American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (MASHRAE)

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Prof. Keith C.C. Chan

Prof. Chan has over 35 years of experience working in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and Data Analytics (DA). He began researching into AI and ML during the second AI wave in the eighties and has been publishing in these areas since then. Over the years, he has authored and co-authored over 250 research publications in academic journals and conference proceedings.

He has developed many effective algorithms in ML and DA using such computational intelligent techniques as fuzzy logic, evolutionary computation and artificial neural networks and have applied them effectively to solve different problems in business and finance, healthcare, medical care and drug development.

Prof. Chan serves on the program committees of over 20 conferences in AI and Bioinformatics every year. He graduated with a B.Math. degree in Computer Science and Statistics and a M.A.Sc. and Ph.D. degree in Systems Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo in Canada in 1984, 1985 and 1989 respectively. Soon after graduation, he joined the IBM Canada Laboratory as a software analyst before he returned to the academia to join first the Ryerson University in Toronto in 1993 and then The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1994 where he worked at the Department of Computing until 2019. During the period from 2002 to 2008, he was Head of his department.


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Mr. Patrick Cheung

Patrick graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University with a first class honors in Computing and has over 18 years of experience as a software developer and manager. He has also served the roles of software analyst and software architect. For the last several years, he has been investigating into blockchain and cryptocurrency and is very familiar with the technologies behind them.

Patrick has extensive experience in J2EE, Webservice, Ajax, software quality management, software process improvement, etc.


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