February 9, 2017

Keynote Speakers

Professor Dr. Peter Charles Woods

Topic : Uses and Gratifications of ICT; Observations from some Recent Research

Dr. Woods is the Professor of Knowledge Management in the Faculty of Creative Multimedia, Multimedia University, Cyberjaya, Malaysia. He is responsible for postgraduate research and taught courses in Knowledge Management and e-Learning applications and strategies. He is chairman of the university-level research center of excellence, i-knowmedia. His current research interests are primarily in the development of interactive rich multimedia metadata for culture and heritage. He is involved in research to engage the public through soft knowledge management and social media.

Associate Professor Dr. Ng To Yee Vincent

Topic : Engaging University Teachers in Co-Development Learning Analytical Models

Prior to joining the Polytechnic in 1994, Dr Ng worked for many years in a cancer research hospital in Canada. During that time, he had been involved in the IT strategic development of his working units and the hospital as well. Besides teaching and research, Dr Ng is active in external activities, consultancy work and professional services since he returned to Hong Kong. He collaborates with different NGOs to help them in IT training, system development, web site designs and constructions, and advisory services. In addition to NGOs, he has been working with many government departments in the HKSAR, such as the Social Welfare Department, the Immigration Department, the Employment and Manpower Bureau, and the Civil Service Training and Development Institute. For the past few years, Dr Ng was a board member of the Public Examination Board of the HKEAA and also involved in the curriculum development of the information technology subject for the senior secondary schools in EDB. His research interests include social media analysis, data mining and health informatics.

Dr. Tri Kuntoro Priyambodo,M.Sc.

Topic : Transformation Towards Digital Government

He is associate professor of computer science and electronics, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, Indonesia. He is responsible for post graduate research and taught courses in Universitas Gadjah Mada. Since 2016 until now, he is head of master program for computer studies, faculty of Mathematic and Science, Universitas Gadjah Mada. And he also held the position of Head of Electronics and Instrumentation laboratory, Computer Science and Electronics Department, Universitas Gadjah Mada.