- Wed, Mar 28, 2018 02:30 PM
City University of Hong Kong 香港城市大學
Latitude: 22.3371, Longitude: 114.173
Price: FREERSVP: https://goo.gl/r6AFxD (for HK students only) Venue: 8-210, Lau Ming Wai Academic BuildingAt the inception of this competition, all students enrolled in a post-secondary institution in Hong Kong were eligible for participation. We have since decided to welcome submissions from any students enrolled in a post-secondary institution anywhere on planet Earth. Teams will be entered into the Hong Kong Stream or the International Stream according to their team members. Any team with at least one Hong Kong student will be placed in the Hong Kong Stream.Eligibility: Teammates must be enrolled in a post-secondary institution Teammates need not be from the same institution Teams may have between 2 to 4 students Teams may have any number of advisors Advisors may advise more than one team Advisors are not eligible for prizes This event is for facilitating team formation among contestants located in Hong Kong and the neighbouring regions.After the main activities, we will be hosting a short panel on blockchain and cybersecurity featuring: Dr. Stephen Watt, Dean of Math, University of Waterloo Dr. Allen Au, Hong Kong Polytechnic University Dr. Daniel Luo, Hong Kong Polytechnic University Dr. Leon Zhao, City University of Hong Kong Dr. Lawrence Ma, President of Hong Kong Blockchain Society This event will be run in English, but enquiries may be communicated via Cantonese, Mandarin, or English.The guest panel is scheduled to begin at 8pm. If you are unable to attend in person, please tune-in to our Facebook Page to watch a Live Broadcast.Although open to public, this workshop is primarily for students who are competing in the DappCamp International Student Blockchain Competition. If the event is over-capacity, priority would be given to students on a first-come, first-serve basis. About the Panelists:Dr. Prof. Stephen M. Watt is Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Professor in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo. He previously held the title of Distinguished University Professor at Western University where he served for periods as Chair of the Department of Computer Science and Director of the Ontario Research Centre for Computer Algebra. Prior to this, he held positions at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights (USA) and INRIA and the University of Nice (France). Professor Watt’s areas of research include algorithms and systems for computer algebra, programming languages and compilers, mathematical handwriting recognition and document analysis. He was one of the original authors of the Maple and Axiom computer algebra systems, principal architect of the Aldor programming language and its compiler at IBM Research, and is co-author of the MathML and InkML W3C standards. Professor Watt is the recipient of numerous distinctions, including Doctor honoris causa from the University of the West (Romania), the J.W. Graham Medal in Computing and Innovation (Waterloo) and the Outstanding Innovation Award (IBM).Dr. Man Ho Allen Au is an assistant professor at the Department of Computing of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Dr. Allen Au is a pioneer in blockchain cryptography. His research interests include information security, applied cryptography, accountable anonymity and blockchain. Before joining PolyU in July 2014, he was a lecturer with the School of Computer Science and Software Engineering, University of Wollongong, Australia. Dr. Au's research activities have been generously supported by the Innovation Technology Fund, the Research Grant Council of Hong Kong, the National Natural Science Foundation of China, local and foreign companies. His papers appeared at major conferences, including ACM CCS, NDSS and ACM SIGMOD. Currently, Dr. Au is representing China as a committee member of the ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 working group 2 - Cryptography and security mechanisms. He is also committee member of the Hong Kong Blockchain Society (HKBCS) R&D division.Dr. Daniel Xiapu Luo is an assistant professor at the Department of Computing of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, under the supervision of Prof. Rocky K.C. Chang. After that, Daniel spent two years at the Georgia Institute of Technology as a post-doctoral research fellow advised by Prof. Wenke Lee. His current research interests include Mobile Security and Privacy, Network Security and Privacy, Software Engineering, Blockchain, Internet Measurement, and Cloud Computing.Dr. J. Leon Zhao is Chair Professor and former Head (2009-2015) of the Department of Information Systems at City University of Hong Kong. He was Interim Head and Eller Professor in MIS, University of Arizona and taught previously at HKUST and College of William and Mary, respectively. He holds Ph.D. and M.S. degrees from the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, M.S. degree from UC Davis, and B.S. degree from Beijing Institute of Agricultural Mechanization. His research is on information technology and management, with a particular focus on workflow technology and applications in knowledge distribution, e-learning, supply chain management, organizational performance management, and services computing. Leon's research has been supported by NSF, SAP, and other sponsors. Leon has been associate editor of ACM Transactions on MIS, Information Systems Research, IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, Decision Support Systems, Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, International Journal of Business Process Integration and Management, International Journal of Web and Grid Services, and International Journal of Web Services Research and is on the editorial board of Journal of Database Management. He has co-edited over ten special issues in various IS journals. Leon has been a chair or program chair for numerous conferences including the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Service Economics, the 2011 CIO Symposium, International Conference on Information Systems, the 2010 International Conference on Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technology, the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Services Computing, the 2008 IEEE Symposium on Advanced Management of Information for Globalized Enterprises (AMIGE'08), the 2008 Arizona Exposium on Frontiers of Information Technology and Applications (FITA'08), the 2007 China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM'07), the 2006 IEEE Conference on Services Computing (SCC'06), the 2005 Workshop on Information Technology and Systems (WITS'05), and the 2003 Workshop on E-Business (WEB'03) among others. He received an IBM Faculty Award in 2005 for his work in business process management and services computing. He received IBM Faculty Award in 2005 and National "Chang Jiang Scholars" Chair Professorship at Tsinghua University in 2009.Dr. Lawrence Ma has over 20 years of academics, finance and technology development and business experiences. He is currently the President of Hong Kong Blockchain Society (HKBCS), Committee Member of China’s Central University of Finance and Economic’s Da Xin Blockchain Research Center Expert Committee Society and founder and CEO of eMALI.IO Limited. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Yale University in 1984, Master of Science, Mathematics from Stanford University, and PhD in Mathematics from Cornell University in 1993. About the MC:Dr. Isabel Yan joined the City University of Hong Kong in 2002 after she received her Ph.D. degree in Economics and M.Sc. degree in Statistics from Stanford University. She obtained her B.S.Sc.(first class honours) degree in Economics from the University of Hong Kong. Her specialized fields include international finance and applied econometrics.