Partners Corporate Sustainability  •  Wise City

Sustainability Lecture Series: Power the future - Potential and challenges, from energy storage to green building

Language: English

Price:
Free

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Join university-industry mix of speakers to share their views, experiences and good practices towards sustainability.

 

As society becomes more mobile, rechargeable batteries have become essential for a wide range of applications in strategic industries such as automotive, power grid, aerospace, robotics and consumer electronics. Energy storage systems have become a key technological issue in order to substantially improve battery safety, reliability and performance. Sustainable and innovation technologies, on the other hand, enables building industry to develop various intelligent solutions for high efficiency and optimised performance.

Hosted by the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau, and the Research Institute for Sustainable Urban Development (RISUD) and Innovation and Technology Development Office (ITDO) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), the second conference held within the “Sustainability Lecture Series: Can We Make our Planet Great Again” will consist university-industry mix of speakers to share their views, experiences and good practices towards sustainability.

This event will be hosted in a webinar format.

TimeTopic & Speakers
15:45Welcome Speech

· Mr. Alexandre Giorgini, Consul General,
Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau

· Prof. Xiangdong Li,
Dean of Faculty of Construction and Environment, Director of Research Institute for Sustainable Urban Development, Chair Professor of Environmental Science and Technology, PolyU
15:50Topic 1: Advancing Battery Technology with Operando Sensors
- Fiber Optic Sensors and Applications by Dr. Julien Bonefacino, Postdoctoral Researcher, PolyU
- Application to Energy Storage Devices by Dr. Jiaqiang Huang, Collège de France
- Moderated by Dr. Steven Boles, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, PolyU

Topic 2: Today’s Challenges of Energy Storage Technologies
- Mr. Michael Lippert, Director Innovation and Solutions for Energy, Saft, Vice President, EASE, Chairman of the Board, Batteries Europe and BEPA
- Dare to lead by Mr. Albert Lau, Co-Founder & CEO, EPRO Advance Technology Ltd
- Moderated by Dr. Steven Boles, PolyU
17:15Break
17:20Topic 3: Building Energy Management
- Smart design, control and diagnosis for saving energy in buildings by Ir. Prof. Shengwei Wang, Chair Professor of Building Services Engineering, PolyU

Mr. Kelvin Li, Director, Strategy and Business Development, Schneider Electric (Hong Kong) Limited
- Moderated by Prof. Xiangdong Li, PolyU

 

 

 

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* By attending our events, you agree to be photographed and/or filmed and give permission to use your likeness in promotional and/or marketing materials.
* The Chamber reserves the right to cancel or postpone its events.
* Our events are closed to the media. Special coverage of Chamber events may be permitted on a case-by-case basis and only if prior permission has been sought.
* If Typhoon 8 (or above) or Black Rainstorm Signal is hoisted, all events will be cancelled.