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CS Lab Tour 2010: New Face of CS Laboratory

You are cordially invited to join our CS Lab Tour 2010 on Saturday, 9 October, 2010 to appreciate our new studying environment and meet old friends. Details as follow:

Date: 9 Oct 2010 (Sat)

Time: 15:30 - 16:30

Gathering Point: Outside LT-5, City University of Hong Kong

Prior registration is required. The number of participants is limited to 20 - 25 and applications will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis.

For registration please complete and sumbit the Reply Form at here by 7 Oct.



Interaction Series Seminar 1: Meeting with the CIO

Jointly organized by HKIE ITD, YMC, AMC and CityU CS Alumni Association

Date: 8 Oct 2010 (Fri)

Time: 18:30-20:00

Place: HKIE seminar room, 9/F Island Beverley, No 1 Great George Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong


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Programme Highlight

Talent management is a challenge to rapid changing banking environment. Working experience is not a sufficient factor to stay at the forefront of the competition edge. An innovative mind to practically apply all the new ideas into banking services so to create unique customer services is required. Mr Cheng will discuss the new IT development trend in the banking industry and why all-rounded talents possessing contemporary technology sensitivity, desired business operations from customer perspective and mature soft skills are needed. This seminar provides a platform for experience sharing between young members and a successful CIO.

Speakers

Mr Raymond Cheng

Mr Cheng is currently the Chief Technology and Services Officer Hong Kong at HSBC. Raymond has extensive experience in implementing different IT projects and managing sizable IT organizations to support the Bankˇ¦s businesses and operations such as process centralization, operations off-shoring, intelligent front-end systems and Internet services.


Registration & Enquiries

This seminar is free of charge and prior registration is required. The number of participants is limited to 80 and applications will be accepted on a first-come-first- served basis. For registration please complete and sumbit the Reply Form at here. Participants are encouraged to send in a question during registration. For enquiry, please contact Mr. Benjamin Lam 91522316. Attendant certificate will be issued after the seminar.

Details can be found at here.



Interaction Series Seminar 2: Meeting with the Legislative Counselor (IT)

Jointly organized by HKIE ITD, YMC, AMC and CityU CS Alumni Association

Date: 22 Oct 2010 (Fri)

Time: 18:30-20:00

Place: HKIE seminar room, 9/F Island Beverley, No 1 Great George Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Programme Highlight

In the context of globalization and the evident trend of prioritizing technology and innovation industry in the world, Hong Kong may have no other choice but to transform its economy and develop its technology and innovation sector. In this seminar, the importance of science and technology and how this may affect young IT engineers will be discussed. This seminar provides a platform for experience sharing between young members and a successful IT leader.

Speakers

Ir Dr. Hon. Samson Tam

Samson Tam is a Legislative Councilor from the functional constituency of Information Technology in the LegCo. He is now a member of Digital 21 Strategy Advisory Committee and the Small and Medium Enterprises Committee, the Chairman of Hong Kong Trade Development Council ICT Services Advisory Committee and Deputy Chairman of the Hong Kong Productivity Council. He is also the Chairman of the TechMatrix Research Centre and the founder and Chairman of Group Sense (International) Ltd.

Registration & Enquiries

This seminar is free of charge and prior registration is required. The number of participants is limited to 80 and applications will be accepted on a first-come-first- served basis. For registration please complete and sumbit the Reply Form at here. Participants are encouraged to send in a question during registration. For enquiry, please contact Mr. Benjamin Lam 91522316. Attendant certificate will be issued after the seminar.

Details can be found at here.



Interactive Series Seminar 3: Get ready to be a Professional Information Engineer

Jointly organized with HKIE INF Discipline and CityU CS Alumni Association

Date: 19 Nov 2010 (Fri)

Time: 18:30-20:00

Place: HKIE seminar room, 9/F Island Beverley, No 1 Great George Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Programme Highlights

This seminar aims to let IT practitioners familiar with the various routes to obtain the professional qualification from Information Discipline of HKIE. The academic and experience requirements and professional assessment of different routes will be discussed. Professional assessment issues including responsible experience, CPD, the assessment approach and key interview skills will be discussed. Experience on preparing and attending the Professional Assessment will be shared by newly enrolled young members. This seminar is suitable to young engineers working in IT related industries who want to become a Professional Information Engineer through HKIE.

Speaker

Ir Dr. C L Chan is chairman of INF Discipline Advisory Panel and an experienced interviewer of conducting Professional Assessment for Information Discipline.

Mr. Albert Chow is currently the Director of Qualifications of the HKIE and the Registrar of the Engineers Registration Board established under the Engineers Registration Ordinance. Ir CHOW has extensive experience in accreditation, training, continuing professional development and international recognition.

Registration & Enquiries

Prior registration is required. The number of participants is limited to 80 and applications will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. For registration, please complete and sumbit the Reply Form at here. For enquiries, please contact Ir Wallace Poon at 6089 3483. Attendant certificate will be issued after the seminar.

Details can be found at here.



Come and meet ICT friends - HKIE IT Division Networking Hours

A networking event is jointly organized by the HKIE IT Division and the CityU Computer Science Alumni Association.

Date: 7 September 2010 (Tuesday)

Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Venue: Level 27 Crowne Plaza Hong Kong, 8 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.

Cost: HK$100 per person (2 drinks will be included).

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Please come and join these happy hours. Get to know some new faces in the IT industry.

To facilitate our arrangement, please send in Standard Reply Form by email: hkieitdreg@gmail.com or FAX 22719161.


For enquiries, please contact Mr. Benjamin Lam at 91522316 or send emails to alumni@cs.cityu.edu.hk. Walk-ins are also welcomed.


Details can be found at here.



Newly Elected Executive Committee of the CSAA

The adjourned Annual General Meeting of the CS Alumni Association has been held successfully on 26 July 2010 6:30pm at Room Y6405 City University of Hong Kong.

Below alumni are elected as the 4th Executive Committee

Chairman Mr. Franky CHEUNG
Vice-Chairman Mr. Edison TANG
Miss Sandy TSOI
Treasurer Mr. Carter YU
Secretary Mr. Dennis CHONG
Other Members Mr. Cusson CHAN
Mr. Brian CHUN
Miss Priscilla HUI
Miss Naomi LEE
Miss Wendy FUNG
   
Immediate-Past Chainman Mr. Kong Lam LAU

The 4th Executive Committee expressed a great thank to Mr. Kong Lam LAU who contribute the alumni and provide guidance to the new session formation


The Computer Science Alumni Association

23 August 2010



Past Events


Call for 2010 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the CS Alumni Association


Adjourned Annual General Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 2010 Adjourned Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the CS Alumni Association will be held on 26 July 2010 at 6:30pm at Room Y6405 City University of Hong Kong. Members are cordially invited to attend the AGM.

Date: 26 July 2010

Time: 6:30pm

Venue: Y6405 City University of Hong Kong

AGENDA
  1. Confirmation of Notes (Previous AGM, if any)
  2. Annual Report on Alumni Association
  3. Election of the new Executive Committee
  4. Amendments to the Constitution No. 4 - SUBSCRIPTION AND MEMBERSHIP FEES
  5. Any Other Business

Remarks:

If within half an hour from the time appointed for the holding of a meeting a quorum is not present, the meeting shall stand adjourned to another day subject to the decision of the President (26 July 2010), and if at such adjourned meeting a quorum is not present within half an hour from the time appointed for holding the meeting the members present shall form a quorum.

Such announcement & notice will be made at our website:

http://alumni.cs.cityu.edu.hk

The Computer Science Alumni Association

20 July 2010


 

Call for 2010 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the CS Alumni Association


Annual General Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 2010 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the CS Alumni Association will be held on 19 July 2010 at 7:00pm at Room Y6405 City University of Hong Kong. Members are cordially invited to attend the AGM.

Date: 19 July 2010

Time: 7:00pm

Venue: Y6405 City University of Hong Kong

AGENDA
  1. Confirmation of Notes (Previous AGM, if any)
  2. Annual Report on Alumni Association
  3. Amendments to the Constitution No. 4 - SUBSCRIPTION AND MEMBERSHIP FEES
  4. Election of the new Executive Committee
  5. Any Other Business

Remarks:

If within half an hour from the time appointed for the holding of a meeting a quorum is not present, the meeting shall stand adjourned to another day subject to the decision of the President, and if at such adjourned meeting a quorum is not present within half an hour from the time appointed for holding the meeting the members present shall form a quorum.

Such announcement & notice will be made at our website:

http://alumni.cs.cityu.edu.hk

The Computer Science Alumni Association

5 July 2010


CS Alumni Reunion Banquet 2009

You are cordially invited to attend the Reunion Banquet on Friday, 19 June 2009, a joint function organized by the Department of Computer Science and the Computer Science Alumni Association. We would like to take this opportunity to bring CS alumni together to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of City University and to introduce you to the recent developments of the University and the Department. Besides, you can take this chance to renew the bonds with your classmates and have sharing with old friends. Below please find the details of the event.

Date: 19 June 2009 (Friday)
Time: Cocktail reception at 6:30 p.m.
Dinner starts at 7:30 p.m.
Venue: The Banqueting House
1/F., Empire Centre, 68 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Banquet fees: $180 (partially sponsored by the Department)

Will interested alumni please register online at https://www.cs.cityu.edu.hk/CSAlumniReunionBanquet2009/ For more details, please visit the Department website at http://www.cs.cityu.edu.hk/
and the CS Alumni Association website at http://alumni.cs.cityu.edu.hk/

Should you have any enquiries, please contact Miss Queenie Lau by email at queenlau@cityu.edu.hk or by phone at 2788-8615.
Your participation is a vote of recognition of our endeavor to strengthen alumni connections and networks.
We look forward to seeing you at the Banquet!

Regards,
Professor Frances F Yao
Head
Department of Computer Science
College of Science and Engineering
City University of Hong Kong

 


CSAA Badminton Competition 2008

Award : CSAA 2008 Trophy - Team Award, Souvenir for players
Date : Saturday, 24 May 2008
Time : 14:30 - 18:30
Venue : Chan Tai Ho Multi-Purpose Hall (Court No: 5-8), Sport Complex, CityU

Gathering and Badminton Competition Ceremony 2008

Date : Saturday, 24 May 2008
Time : 18:30 - 19:30
Venue : Y6405, CS Seminar Room, 6/F, Lift No. 9, Yellow Zone, Academic Building, CityU

Procedure:
1) Registration
2) Your opponent will be planned by drawing
3) 1 to 2 courts are reserved for free play

Rules & Scoring:
1) Single-player event, mix in men and women (Event mode may be changed which depend on number of participants)
2) 15 points wins a game (rally point scoring system)
3) Winner score 3 points for teams, loser score 1 points for team
4) Each player belongs to either one of the groups: Staff, Alumni or Student. The game mode is one on one so that everyone has chance to play, and your opponent must not be in the same group as you.

If you have any enquiry, please contact me by phone 8114 2245.



Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2007

Running is great fun, and even more so with friends cheering on.

Further to our previous training session held on 27 Jan for preparing the Standard Chartered Marathon 2007, we have assembled a full support team dedicated to CS runners with the followings without any charges:

1)   Ready-to-go package including Power Gels, Pain Relieving Rub (Heating), Potato-Chips, extra Waters, Chocolates and Bananas
2)   CS Alumni Windbreaker for qualified participants joining the event
3)   Easy belongings pickup -> just leave your belongings with us before the race and we will hand them back to you at goal, without having to wait in a lengthy queue

Another gathering will be held to inform CS participants on the arrangements on the marathon day (4th Mar):

Date : Saturday, 24th Feb, 2007
Venue : CityU Room B6066 (newly updated)
Time : 14:00 - 16:30
Fee : FREE
Registration close on 20th Feb 2007

Ready to join us? Simply send an email to alumni@cs.cityu.edu.hk with the following information:
Name, Contact Phone Number, Email Address, Year of Graduation, Student ID (optional), Race Number*, Starting Time*, Type of Event (10k challenge/run1/run2, half/full marathon)*
*The last three items can be found in the marathon letter from the organizer.

# Registration are accepted on first-come first serve basis
^ Alumni attending the previous training session have already secured a place in the coming event. However, please inform us your marathon information including Race Number, Starting Time and Event Type).

Want more reason to join? This is a good chance to meet with your fellow CityU CS runners!



27th January, 2007 - Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2007 - Training Session

How's it going? Feeling bored with routine work? Let's run out of the office!

We understand that many of you may have joined the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon 2007 . In this connection, we would like to gather all of the CS participants for experience and skills sharing. What's more?! We have arranged a running-professional to give us a training session on 27Jan07 . You will also receive a ready-to-go pack on the day of the event! Please note that the event (including the training session and the ready-to-go pack) is completely FREE of charges.

Training Session (Tentative) Details:

Venue : Lam Tin Sai Tso Wan Recreation Ground
Time : 14:30 (gathering time) to 18:30
Gathering Point : Lam Tin MTR Station Exit D (inside the MTR Station)
* Please bring along with you a jacket for the windy outdoor environment

Your support is always appreciated.

Training Session Photo Pick-up


10th November, 2006 - Congregation 2006 Photo Taking

We are pleased to share the happy moment of your graduation on 10 Nov 2006: Graduation 2006 Photo Pick-up