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Prof. Dr. Will W. K. Ma
Prof. Dr. Will W. K. Ma, Ph.D., is currently the School of Arts and Humanities' Professor of Teaching and Learning, and the Director of the Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CITL) at Tung Wah College. Professor Ma’s research focuses on communication, information systems adoption, education technology, knowledge sharing and knowledge creation. He has publications in international refereed journals, such as Computers and Human Behavior, Computers & Education, Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, Asia Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, International Journal of Communication, Law and Policy, Knowledge Management & E-Learning, Information & Management, etc. He has been actively engaged in academic community. He participated and organized international conferences in technology and learning field, for example, International Conference on Applied Education, Technology and Innovation (AETI); HKAECT International Conference; International Conference on Blended Learning; International Conference in Hybrid Learning, and so on. He is the series editor of the Educational, Communication and Technology Yearbook series, published by Springer. He is an active independent reviewer for international refereed journals. As one of the top 1% of Social Science peer reviewers, he was recognised with the Publons Peer Review Awards 2017. He has been invited to deliver keynotes and talks by international conferences, educational institutions and professional field associations.
Prof. Dr. Christina Hong
Prof. Dr. Christina Hong Ph.D., Hon. DA., is the Deputy Vice President, Central Queensland University (CQU), based at the CQU Brisbane Campus, Brisbane, Australia. Christina is the immediate past-President, of the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi). Christina has a strong background in educational management and leadership with an emphasis on organizational change management, curriculum transformation, technology-enhanced learning, and teacher praxis across the school, VET and higher education sectors. Christina’s prior roles include senior executive roles in the TAFE and university sectors in Australia as well as national educational reform and tertiary education leadership roles in New Zealand. Christina is particularly interested in how tertiary institutions foster C21st employability skills, the dynamic of innovation ecosystems and collaboration through internationalization, industry linkages and applied research activities. She is highly sought after as an international consultant and speaker, including, Hong Kong SAR and Greater Bay Area (China) technology innovation Ed-Tech start-up panels, UNESCO global projects, and APAC education forums. Christina initiated the International Conference on Applied Education, Technology and Innovation (AETI) in 2019, and with Dr. Will Ma has co-edited three thematic publications: Applied degree education and the future of work (2020), Applied degree education and the future of learning (2022) and Applied degree education and the shape of things to come (2023).
Dr. Meiju Keinänen
Meiju Keinänen (PhD, Educ.) is a Research Group Leader of the Practice-based Pedagogy and a Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering and Business, at Turku University of Applied Sciences (Turku UAS) in Finland. She has specialized in researching and developing practice-based pedagogy and learning in higher education, particularly focusing on the topics of innovation pedagogy, innovation competence, uncertainty competence, and activating teaching and learning methods and environments. In addition to the RDI-activities, Keinänen has also a long experience of pedagogical hands-on work as a senior lecturer, and currently she is responsible for the coordination of multidisciplinary project-based curriculum and innovative learning environments and concepts at the Faculty of Engineering and Business. Additionally, she has actively taken part in developing and implementing the pedagogical strategy, called innovation pedagogy, at Turku UAS since 2011. Moreover, she has been one of the key persons of development and validation of a barometer to measure students’ innovation competences at national and international levels. Her pioneer dissertation research focused on the development of students’ innovation competences in higher education. Meiju Keinänen has also written academic articles and publications and given different presentations and workshops about the about-mentioned topics in Finland and abroad.
Dr. Juhong Christie Liu
Dr. Juhong Christie Liu is an Associate Professor and Director of Instructional Design at James Madison University (JMU). Dr. Liu leads programs and initiatives with a newly formed Instructional Design department in JMU Libraries. She teaches and mentors graduate and undergraduate classes and students in hybrid and online formats. Her research interests include instructional design for inclusive and open access to learning, educational design research, teaching and learning with emerging technologies, evaluation and assessment in technology-mediated learning environments, and cross-cultural collaborative research. Christie has earned a Ph.D. degree in Curriculum and Instruction/ Instructional Design and Technology from Virginia Tech. Dr. Liu serves on NSF review panels, Editorial Boards of TechTrends and Journal of Educational Technology Development and Exchange (JETDE), and International Advisory Board for HKAECT. She serves on the Boards of Culture, Learning, Technology (CLT) division with Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT) as CLT President (2021-22), and American Educational Research Association (AERA) SIG-Instructional Technology leadership. Christie has published peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, co-edited proceedings published through IEEE xPlore, and regularly presents at international, national, and regional conferences. Her scholarly profile can be found on Google Scholar and ORCID. She is the JMU Academic Affairs Madison Scholar 2022 representing JMU Libraries, and a recipient of Editors Reviewer Excellence Award by Educational Technology Research & Technology (ERT&D) 2020 through 2022.
Professor Meifeng Liu
Dr Meifeng Liu is a Professor at School of Educational Technology, Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University. She majored in Educational Technology during her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree and International and Comparative Education for her Doctorate. She has published over 140 academic papers, 10 books & textbooks, and has worked on more than 70 international and domestic projects. In 2010, she was selected into the Ministry of Education’s New Century Talent Support Program. In 2012, she was awarded the Robert deKieffer International Fellowship by AECT Educational Technology Foundation. Meifeng’s main research interests include human performance technology, instructional design and teacher professional development, theory research of educational technology, and application of information technology in education.
Dr Katrine K. Wong
Dr. Katrine K. Wong, Director of the Centre for Teaching and Learning Enhancement at the University of Macau (UM), holds an associate professorship in English Literature. She writes on English Renaissance Drama and Music in Theatre. Her publication includes articles in top academic journals (including Adaptation and Early Theatre), book chapters with Oxford University Press, monograph Music and Gender in English Renaissance Drama (Routledge) and edited volumes such as Eastern and Western Synergies and Imaginations: Texts and Histories (Brill). A Principal Fellow of Advance HE (PFHEA), Wong has given in the past five years over 30 keynote presentations, seminars and workshops at international and national/regional T&L events. Her areas of expertise include e-learning and pedagogical innovation, as well as Faculty Learning Communities (FLCs) on various topics including Teaching Portfolio, Blended Learning. Wong led the creation of Creativity, the first MOOC from Macao SAR. The course was launched in September 2018 and is listed by the Ministry of Education of China as a national first-class undergraduate course (國家級一流本科課程). In addition to holding a PhD in English Literary Studies from the University of Leeds, Wong, a classically-trained musician, also holds professional titles of FTCL (Piano) and LTCL (Voice) from Trinity College London. She is conductor of Coro Perosi Macao and vocal coach of UM Choir.
Mr Wilson Yuen
Over 25 years, Wilson has established himself as an expert in Cryptography, Information Security, User Experience Design, Ludology and a pioneer in Game Design & Development education. His passion towards innovative technology is well-recognized and was named one of Debrett’s Hong Kong 100 Most Influential People in 2015 (one out of ten individuals under Technology and Digital category), and received the Hong Kong Young Industrialist Awards in 2017. Wilson is the founder and CEO of TFI Digital Media Limited, a HK-based technology company specializing in video-related technologies. He also provides advisory services to multiple family offices on venture capital investments. Prior to his role at TFI, he was the Chief Information Officer at Commercial Radio Hong Kong, and taught post-graduate courses at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, City University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Baptist University. Wilson obtained his BSc in Applied Computing with First Class Honours from the University of Hertfordshire, UK and an MSc in Information Engineering from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Wilson co-authored 4 international journals and co-invented over 10 international patents. Wilson is currently the Institute Council Member of THEi, VTC and External Advisor of Departmental Advisory Committee for Electrical Engineering, CityU. Wilson also serves as an Honorary Advisor to the Professional Information Security Association and Global Design Ambassador of the Interaction Design Foundation.