PolyU and HKPC Organize the Asian Knowledge Forum and Bring Top Knowledge Organizations to Hong Kong
The Knowledge Management and Innovation Research Centre (KMIRC) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) successfully held the Asian Knowledge Forum on 13 January 2015 at HKPC. Winners of the Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise (MAKE) Award from Singapore, Australia, South Korea, India, Indonesian, Hong Kong and Mainland China gathered in this Forum to share their best Knowledge Management (KM) practices. The 3-day Forum consists of KM workshops, sharing by MAKE Award winners as well as company visits to Hong Kong and Mainland China, enabling participants to benchmark their KM performance and learn from each other.
This year’s MAKE Award Presentation Ceremony was held at the Marco Polo Hong Kong Hotel in the evening of the same day with over 200 attendees. It is the first time that the MAKE Award presentation ceremony of Asian, Hong Kong and Mainland China is held in the same event in Hong Kong. The event has won the support of government officials, business leaders as well as several professional, business and industrial associations. Officiated at the ceremony were Mr Godfrey Leung King-kwok, JP, Under Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development of HKSAR Government; Professor Timothy W. Tong, President of PolyU; and Dr Clement Chen, Chairman of HKPC.
PolyU also introduced the Hong Kong MAKE Award (SME) this year to further promote KM in the SME sector which helps enhance the competitive advantage and sustainability of enterprises in Hong Kong.
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Photo of Asian MAKE Award winners and guests (front row from the left): Prof. WB Lee, Director of Knowledge Management and Innovation Research Centre of PolyU, Prof. KC Chan, Head of Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering of PolyU, Prof. Timothy W. Tong, President of PolyU, Mr Godfrey Leung King-kwok, Under Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development of HKSAR Government, Dr Clement Chen, Chairman of HKPC, Mrs Agnes Mak Tang Pik-yee, Executive Director of HKPC, Mr Gordon Lo Siu-chung, Director (Business Management) of HKPC
Mr Godfrey Leung King-kwok presents the award to Singapore Armed Forces, the overall winner of the Asian MAKE Award
Professor Timothy W. Tong delivers the opening address