Future Skills Community Event

A three-day community event will be held to showcase the major achievements of VTC students and promote Vocational and Professional Education and Training (VPET) and skills to the public. The event will cover a wide range of activities, including thematic showcases and exhibition booths, skills demonstrations, try-a-skill activities, industry sharing and fashion shows sessions to engage partners and participants from industries, schools, alumni, staff, students and parents and arouse public’s interest in VPET.

This event is part of ‘Education Week’

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Design Impact -
Now and Beyond

Date:9 December 2022
Time:9:30 am - 11:30 am
Language:English

Keynote Speech and Panel Discussion facilitate expert discussions on the latest development of vocational and professional education and training (VPET) in the design industry and sharing of good practices to bridge learning, creativity and business potential.

Transnational Skills for Future Success

Date:9 December 2022
Time:12:00 noon - 1:00 pm
Language:English and Putonghua

Globalisation improves connectivity and openness but at the same time comes along with new challenges and opportunities. The young generation is facing a competitive and globalised job market, it is thus essential for students to be well equipped with intercultural competence to navigate this ever-changing global context.

IndustryConnect - Meeting with CEOs
Community Connect with VPET: A Triple-Win

Date:9 December 2022
Time:2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Language:Cantonese

The industry, training institutes and the community intercorrelate. Close collaborations will create a triple-win situation, bringing benefits to the three parties in a great extent.

Opening Session

Date:9 December 2022
Time:4:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Language:English supplemented with Cantonese

Fashion Show-
Elite Extravaganza

Date:9 December 2022
Time:5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Language:Not applicable

The Fashion Show features the creative works of outstanding alumni in fashion design, image design and costume design of the Hong Kong Design Institute, showcasing their creative talent to the industry. The choreographed performance with fashion, dance, performance and music by the dancers and models will bring you a remarkable show.

The Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality in VTC

Date:10 December 2022
Time:9:30 am - 10:30 am
Language:Cantonese

Climate change is a global issue requiring concerted efforts for sustainable development. The HKSAR Government committed to strive for carbon neutrality before 2050. The “Hong Kong Climate Action Plan 2050” sets out a series of proactive strategies and measures, and pursues more vigorous interim decarbonisation targets.

INNOPARK-
Innofacturing Tomorrow

Date:10 December 2022
Time:11:00 am - 11:45 am
Language:Cantonese supplemented with English

Committed to Innofacturing Tomorrow at INNOPARK, Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation takes and builds on today’s ideas to forge new paths for “Innovated, Designed, and Made in Hong Kong” creations to proudly take shape and change the world.

The Development of Smart Manufacturing and Industry-Institute-Research Collaboration in Greater Bay Area

Date:10 December 2022
Time:11:45 am - 12:30 pm
Language:Putonghua

The Seminar covers the smart manufacturing topics in the Greater Bay Area (GBA). Introduction of Smart Manufacturing Industry in Shenzhen of GBA, with the latest trend of Shenzhen smart manufacturing related industrial clusters and insights on the development in coming 3 years.

Biz Tech - Future Skills

Date:10 December 2022
Time:2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Language:Cantonese and Putonghua supplemented with English

Technology and innovation have become the driving forces for the sustainable success of modern businesses everywhere. Not only made the global markets easier to access but also modified the business norms to become more flexible and effective. The future of work in technology, including the encompassing work, workforce, and workplace, is undergoing a transformation.

The Revival of the Hospitality Industry - New Skills, New Opportunities, New Normal

Date:10 December 2022
Time:3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Language:Cantonese supplemented with English

The hospitality and tourism industries have been among the fastest and hardest hit sectors under the COVID-pandemic, leading to immediate transformations of businesses and reconfiguration of operations.

Retrospect and Prospects of THEi’s Fashion Design: Looking back at Ten Years of the Emerging Green Power

Date:10 December 2022
Time:5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Language:English supplemented with Cantonese

This is an archive of innovative designs and exquisite craftsmanship of THEi students and graduates. 30 creative outfits designed by the current students and graduates who drew inspiration from daily life will be showcased.

IT Enablement for Metaverse & User Experience Enrichment

Date:11 December 2022
Time:10:00 am - 11:00 am
Language:Putonghua and Cantonese

The Metaverse is widely considered to be the potential future of the internet. How VR and AR technologies combine digital content with the real world to create exciting user experience in the virtual world? The development of the Metaverse will undoubtedly be connected to the outside world.

Urgency and Impact of Cybersecurity on Digital and Smart Era

Date:11 December 2022
Time:11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Language:Cantonese

Cybersecurity has become a trending topic of conversation. This session will share the latest knowledge and cybersecurity trend in the industry, as well as explore the way forward for cybersecurity development and the rising needs of cybersecurity talents in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Junior Skills Competition 2022 – Prize Presentation Ceremony

Date:11 December 2022
Time:2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Language:Cantonese supplemented with English

The Hong Kong Junior Skills Competition 2022 (HKJSC 2022) was introduced for the first time to secondary schools in 2022.

Sharing by WorldSkills Competitors and Alumni

Date:11 December 2022
Time:3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Language:Cantonese supplemented with English

WorldSkills talks about “Skills Change Lives". WorldSkills Competitors have their stories of how skills changed their lives, and created a path which they otherwise would not have.

Speakers

Thematic and
Try-a-skill Booth

Looking for the future trend in the workforce? Seeking a head start on your career planning? Don’t miss out! Come and get yourself acquainted with special vocational and professional education and training (VPET) experience and acquire skills information in the showcases and interactive activities.

In the Future Skills Community Event, you will find various exciting VPET activities to unleash your skilling talents. Come and explore more!

WorldSkills Hong Kong Showcase

WorldSkills Competition is hailed as the “Skills Olympics”. Hong Kong first participated in this international skills event in 1997. In this special year marking the 25th anniversary, WorldSkills Hong Kong will showcase the achievements of young skilled talents over these 25 years. Stories of former competitors would be shared. Competition uniform, relevant tools/equipment, as well as work produced in competition training would be exhibited.

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