Keynote Speakers

Prof. Nora Fung-yee TAM, BBS, JP
The Hong Kong Metropolitan University, Hong Kong 

Professor Dr. Nora Fung-yee Tam is currently the Chair Professor of Environmental Science and Conservation in the Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU), and the Emeritus Professor in the City University of Hong Kong (CityU). She obtained her PhD in Environmental Sciences from University of York (UK), MSc from University of Sheffield (UK), MPhil and BSc (1st Class Hons) from Chinese University of Hong Kong. Before joining HKMU, she was the Chair Professor of Biology in Department of Chemistry and Director of Futian-CityU Mangrove R&D Centre, CityU. Prof. Tam has more than 35 years of research experiences in ecology and conservation of wetlands, bioremediation and pollution control. She is one of the most cited researchers in environmental sciences, and is the top 2% of the World’s most highly cited scientists (career-long/single year) according to the report released by Stanford University in 2021 and 2022. She also receives the Environmental Sciences Leader Award for 2023 from Prof. Tam has extensive publication records, with over 380 original SCI journals articles, 10 books and 30 book chapters; and trained more than 30 PhD graduates and numerous master graduates. Prof. Tam has close connections with government, private sectors and green groups. She is currently the Chairman of the Research & Testing Committee and Sustainable Consumption group of the Hong Kong Consumer Council, Management Committee of Marine Ecology Enhancement Fund of the Airport Authority of Hong Kong, Management Committee of Marine Conservation Enhancement Fund of the China Light & Power and Hong Kong Electric Company Limited; and Member of Environment and Conservation Fund Committee, Theme-based Research Scheme Selection and Area of Excellent Selection Panels of Research Grants Committee, Lantau Development Advisory Committee and High Level Steering Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance of Food and Health Bureau.

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Invited Speakers

Dr. Xianzhi Peng
State Key Laboratory of Organic Geochemistry, Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Dr. Xianzhi Peng is a full-time professor at the State Key Laboratory of Organic Geochemistry, Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences. She received her Ph.D degree in Geochemistry in 2000 from Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Over the last 20 years, Dr. Peng and her group studied contamination, persistence, bioaccumulation, and biotransfer of PPCPs/EDCs, plastic debris/microplastics, and plastic-related chemicals in the environment of the Pearl River catchment. Relevant results have been published in over 80 peer reviewed papers. Dr. Peng current research interests focus on (1) Non-target and suspect screening of novel contaminants in the environment, (2) Geochemical behavior of plastics and related chemical contaminants in aquatic ecosystems.

Prof. Hojae Shim
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Macau, Macau

Prof. Shim worked as a post-doctor at Ohio State University and University of Connecticut in U.S.A., followed by as a research professor at Hanyang University in Korea. Then, he has been teaching at University of Macau/Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering since 2003. He has completed many research projects funded by the Korean Ministry of Environment and the University of Macau Multi-Year Research Grant/the Science and Technology Development Fund of Macao (FDCT), as a principal investigator (PI)/co-PI, in cooperation with Tongji University, Institute of Urban Environment/Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences under Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing University, University of Hong Kong, and Sun Yat-sen University in China. His main research areas in Environmental Biotechnology include: a) bioremediation/rhizoremediation of soil and groundwater contaminated with petroleum and chlorinated compounds, b) biological wastewater treatment, sludge treatment, and resources recovery, and c) generation of renewable energy (biodiesel/biogas) from (food) waste and wastewater.

Dr. Jason Chun Shing Pun
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Terence Lee
Co-founder of, a non-profit organization encouraging sustainability using technology and social efforts. Professionals from all industries come together for projects such as to develop smart city with IoT. We organize events for green transportation, renewable energy, biotechnology exchange, green finance in technology and future career paths for youth. Our members consists of technologists, financial experts and education practitioners from all over the world. We have a saying “at sustaincia we launch sustainability!”


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Oral Speakers

  • To be announced after July 31, 2023

Poster Presenters

  • To be announced after July 31, 2023