Annual Conference on Disaster Preparedness and Response 2016

Programme at a Glance

8 OCTOBER 2016 (SATURDAY)

8:30 – 9:00
Registration
9:00 – 9:30
Opening Ceremony
9:35 - 10:55
Dr TY Chau Lecture Opening Keynote address

Dr Bernhard SCHWARTLÄNDER
WHO Representative in People’s Republic of China

Keynote speech - Towards a Common Secure Future - Hong Kong's Role in the Global Research Strategy

Professor Gabriel LEUNG
Dean of Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Keynote speech – Health System Capacity and Response in Disaster Risk Management

Professor YEOH Eng-kiong
Director, The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

10:55 - 11:10
Tea Break
11:10 – 12:15

(Concurrent Session)
Sub-theme 1: Crisis Leadership and Planning in Disaster Preparedness and Response

Christchurch Earthquake: Leadership in a Crisis

Dr Alistair HUMPHREY
Medical Officer, Canterbury District Health Board, New Zealand

Chinese organization and command for health emergency response

Dr Bike ZHANG
Director, Office for Nature Disaster Preparedness and Response, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Sub-theme 2: Role of Primary Health Care Sector in Disaster Preparedness and Response

Form and Function – Perspective of a Disaster-Focused Hospital

Dr QUEK Lit-sin
Head and Senior Consultant, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, Singapore

Role of Primary Health Care Sector in Disasters

Professor Pratap Narayan PRASAD
President, South Asian Region, WONCA, Nepal

12:15 - 13:00

(Concurrent Session)
Experiential Learning for Disaster Preparedness and Response - Sharing by trained delegates of HKJCDPRI and Collaborating Partners

Dr Ling Pong LEUNG
Clinical Associate Professor, LKS Faculty of Medicine, HKU

Ms Karen LI
Trainee of CCOUC's Field-based Training, CUHK

Ms Tiffany Lok-yan YEUNG
HKJCDPRI Overseas Training Fellow

Free Paper Session

Track: Community Medicine

13:00 - 14:15
Lunch cum Poster Session
14:15 - 15:20

(Concurrent Session)
Sub-theme 3: Hospital Infrastructure and Operational Planning for Disasters

A report from the affected main disaster medical center in Kumamoto prefecture, Japan

Dr Akira Miyata
Vice Director & Head of International Relief Department, Japanese Red Cross Kumamoto Hospital, Japan

Private Hospital Emergencies Preparedness

Dr Raymond Yung
Deputy Medical Superintendent, Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital, Hong Kong

Sub-theme 4: Community-based Disaster Risk Management

Emergency Response by Volunteers

Ms Carol CHUNG
Principal Operations and Training Officer / Chief Operations Officer, Civil Aid Service, Hong Kong

Disaster risk reduction through community level approaches – a conceptual model based on Kwai Tsing Safe Community and Healthy City

Dr CHOW Chun-bong
Director, Kwai Tsing Safe Community and Healthy City Association, Hong Kong

Shocks & Stresses: Making Hong Kong a Resilient City

Dr Timothy SIM
Associate Professor, Department of Applied Social Science of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

15:20 - 16:05

(Concurrent Session)
Announcement of Policy Brief

Dr Elizabeth NEWNHAM
Research Fellow, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University; School of Psychology, The University of Western Australia

Professor Jennifer LEANING
Director, FXB Centre for Health and Human Rights, FXB Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University

Dr Eliza CHEUNG
Clinical Psychologist, Hong Kong Red Cross; Technical Advisor, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Reference Centre for Psychosocial Support

Free Paper Session

Track: Community Medicine

Free Paper Session

Track: Disaster Preparedness and Response

16:05 - 16:20
Tea Break
16:20 - 17:20
Sub-theme 5: Multi-sectoral Contributions to a Resilient Health System

Round Table Discussion: How Can Hong Kong Prepare for a "Hurricane Sandy??"

Dr LIU Shao Haei
Chief Manager, Department of Infection, Emergency and Contingency, Hospital Authority, Hong Kong

Mr CHAN Shiu-kwan
Assistant Director (Ambulance), Fire Services Department, Hong Kong

Mr Edwin LAI
Assistant Director, Development, Research and Administration Branch, Hong Kong Observatory

Dr Steve CHAN
Cluster General Manager (Administrative Services), New Territories West Cluster, Hospital Authority, Hong Kong

Mr Victor KWONG
Head of Corporate Health, Safety & Environment, The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited

Mr Tony YEUNG
Chief Customer Installation & Training Engineer, The Hong Kong Electric Co., Ltd

Professor Jennifer LEANING
Director, FXB Centre for Health and Human Rights, FXB Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University

Dr Satchit BALSARI
Chief of the Global Emergency Medicine Division at Weill Cornell; Founder of the iLAB at the emergency department at NewYork-Presbyterian; Fellow at the Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard University

17:20 – 17:35
Closing Remarks and Award Ceremony of the Best Papers
17:45 - 19:45
Networking cum HKCCM's 25th Anniversary Reception

Co-organisers of the conference

Funded by


Collaborating partners of HKJCDPRI

CUHK CCOUC HARVARD HKU