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Date:Nov 23, 2022 09:03Source: ClickTimes:

Business School Forum: Guest Lecture Series (4)

Topic: Learning about Digital Twins in a Metaverse Environment

Meeting time: 14:00-17:20, November 24, 2022

Zoom conference ID: 989 0905 3732

Conference Password: 071132

Speaker: Professor Eric Tsui

Speaker profileProfessor Eric Tsui is the Associate Director of the Behaviour and Knowledge Engineering (BAKE) Research Centre and a Senior Educational Development Officer in the Educational Development Centre at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is a Regional Editor of Journal of Knowledge Management, lead and delivered a master Knowledge Management program for more than 15 years. He has also championed many technology-enhanced Teaching and Learning projects and is a crusader of blended learning at the university. His research interests include Knowledge Management technologies, blended learning, cloud services, and collaborations. He is also the leader of a Professional Certificate which is covered by two Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) on edX covering the topics of Knowledge Management, Big Data and Industry 4.0. Professor Tsui is an honorary advisor in Knowledge Management to three Hong Kong Government departments and provides consultancy and professional services to many private organizations, NGOs in Hong Kong SAR China, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia, Japan and Brunei. He has B.Sc. (Hons.), PhD and MBA qualifications. A recipient of many Knowledge Management and E-Learning international awards, Professor Tsui was twice listed as an exemplary/outstanding academic in PolyU Annual Reports.

Abstract: There are two objectives for attendees to learn and appreciate in this workshop. They are the metaverse and Digital Twins. The workshop will start with an introduction to Digital Twins in Industry 4.0. Following a brief introduction, the underlying technologies, benefits, potential applications of Digital Twins will be outlined.  The second part of the workshop is about learning and collaboration in a metaverse environment and attendees will gain first hand immersive experience in learning, navigating and collaborating in a metaverse. A customized learning environment has been designed to provide the above-mentioned learning experience; this workshop will be highly interactive and attendees will be using Web 2.0 tools, ZOOM and a metaverse for attendance and collaborations.

All students and colleagues are welcome to join!