In the first employer engagement function of its kind, PolyU hosted about 220 leading employers of PolyU graduates in a luncheon at Hotel Icon on 18 January 2019. Organized by the Communications and Public Affairs Office and the Office of Careers & Placement Services, the luncheon’s theme was “Partnering with Employers – Shaping Tomorrow’s Talents.” The Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) was represented by Prof. Geoffrey Shen, Associate Dean (Teaching), who served as a host at one of the 4 tables reserved for FCE. VIP guests of FCE were Prof. G.H. Chen and Ir Dr Jonathan Chan. Also present was Ir Dr Anthony Lo of CLP Power Hong Kong Limited, the recipient of the Department of Building Services Engineering’s (BSE) Outstanding Alumni Award 2018, whose success story was featured in a video that was shown at the luncheon. Amongst the table hosts were Prof. Albert Chan, Head of the Department of Building and Real Estate (BRE), Prof. Eddie Hui, Associate Head (Partnership) of BRE, Prof. Asif Usmani, Head of BSE, Prof. Shiu Keung Tang, Associate Head of BSE, Prof. Chi Sun Poon, Associate Head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), Prof. Yong Xia, Prof. John Shi, Head of the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics (LSGI), and Dr Lilian Pun, Associate Head of LSGI.

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The guests watching a video featuring Ir Dr Lo

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At the luncheon

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Prof. Shen (middle) with 2 student ambassadors

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Prof. Xia (far left) and Prof. Poon (second from right) with some guests