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HKBU Century Club Sponsors AI x HK OpenCup 2023 and the 9th School of Chinese Medicine Honorary Professorship Conferment Ceremony-cum-Seminar

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Through the “HKBU Century Club C&C Charitable Fund Dr Chiu Chi Sing and Ms Yeung Woon Bing Sponsorship Scheme 2023”, HKBU Century Club (the Club) sponsored the AI x HK OpenCup 2023, which was co-organised by the Faculty of Science and the Department of Computer Science of HKBU. On 16 September, alumna Dr Marianna Tsang (Secretarial Management), Patron and President of the Club, delivered the opening remarks at the opening-cum-briefing of the event.

AI x HK OpenCup 2023 is an innovative artificial intelligence (AI) competition. The primary focus of the competition was centered on achieving four sustainable development goals set by the United Nations, namely Good Health and Well-being, Affordable and Clean Energy, Decent Work and Economic Growth, and Sustainable Cities and Communities. Participants were tasked with developing innovative AI solutions specifically designed for the context of Hong Kong. The competition attracted nearly 400 students from secondary schools and tertiary institutions to participate.

The 9th School of Chinese Medicine Honorary Professorship Conferment Ceremony-cum-Seminar, which was organised by the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM), was also sponsored by the Club this year. On behalf of the Club, President Dr Marianna Tsang and Dr Chiu Chi-sing, Patron of the Club, attended the Ceremony on 10 October.

This year, ten eminent scholars and experts with distinguished achievements in the Chinese medicine and healthcare-related arena were conferred honorary professorships. Subsequently, they delivered lectures on various topics during the seminar session. The event attracted approximately 500 local, mainland and overseas scholars, Chinese medicine practitioners, and members of the SCM community, who attended in person and online.

To provide financial support for teaching, research and student development projects that would contribute to the betterment and sustainable growth of the University, HKBU Century Club has established the Century Club Sponsorship Scheme. For more information on the Scheme, please click here.

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