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CHER-HK 2020



13 November 2020 (Friday) | Lingnan University | Art Gallery



09:00 – 09:15

Welcome Address

Professor Joshua Mok Ka-Ho, Vice President, Lingnan University


Opening Remarks by the Officiating Guest

Mr Carlson Tong Ka-shing, Chairman, University Grants Committee, Hong Kong

09:15 – 09:30

Launch Ceremony of Institute of Policy Studies

Officiated by Professor Anthony Cheung, President Yuk-shan Wong, President Leonard Cheng and Professor Joshua Mok Ka-Ho

09:30 – 11:00

Dialogue Session on Future Development of Higher Education in Hong Kong after the COVID-19 Crisis


Chair: Professor Leonard K Cheng, President, Lingnan University


Discussant: Mr Kenn Ross, Managing Director of Asia, Minerva



• Professor Anthony Cheung, Chairman, Committee on Self-Financing Post-Secondary Education

• Mr John Tsang Chun-wah, Former Financial Secretary, HKSAR Government

• Professor Wong Yuk-shan, President, The Open University of Hong Kong

• Mr Joseph Luc Ngai, Managing Partner, McKinsey’s Greater China Office

11:00 – 11:15 Photograph Taking 
11:15 – 12:00 Keynote Presentation

Challenges, Impacts and Crisis Management on Higher Education and Quality Assurance under and after COVID-19 Crisis: Can Taiwan Case Be Implicated?

Angela Yung-chi Hou, National Chengchi University 

12:00 – 13:15  Lunch Break
13:15 – 14:00 Keynote Presentation

Reimagining Higher Education and Research during Post-COVID-19

Jandhyala B. G. Tilak, Council for Social Development, New Delhi, India

14:00 – 15:30

APHERP Symposium Session I:

Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Development and Governance

15:30 – 17:00

Roundtable Discussion: Reflections on the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Teaching and Learning


Chair: Joshua Ka-ho Mok, Lingnan University



• Chris Brown, Durham University

• Ian Holliday, The University of Hong Kong

• Rille Raaper, Durham University

• Shalendra Sharma, Lingnan University

Stephen Yong-Seung Park, Kyung Hee University 

17:00 – 17:45 Keynote Presentation

Radical Uncertainty and Anticipatory Practices in the Pandemic University

Susan Robertson, University of Cambridge

  End of Day 1