Date: 16 Oct., 2009 (Fri)
Time: 3:00pm – 4:00 pm
Venue: Cho Yiu Hall, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Register will be closed at 16 Oct. 11am. Those not registered can try to walk in by first come first serve base.

Speaker: Mr. Lam Chiu Ying, Former Director of Hong Kong Observatory

Mr Lam will discuss what he sees is happening to the Earth. He will question whether “sustainable development” is a viable concept to ensure human survival. He will also touch on alternative directions for the evolution of the human society.講者

簡介: 英國皇家氣象學會會士及特許氣象學家,剛卸任香港天文台台長和香港氣象學會主席。林先生在香港大學唸物理,在倫敦帝國理工學院學習氣象。林先生享譽國際,2003年至2008年出任國際氣象組織亞洲區域協會副主席,並多次獲邀主持國際氣象組織的專家及顧問任務。林先生到處演講ʌ 92;希望社會大眾多點關注氣候變化這個課題。
Brief biography: Chartered Meteorologist and Fellow of Royal Metoeorological Society, recently retired as Director of the Hong Kong Observatory and Chairman of the Hong Kong Meteorological Society. Mr Lam studied physics at the University of Hong Kong and meteorology at the Imperial College, London. Mr Lam is well respected internationally. He was the Vice President of the Asian arm of the World Meteorological Organization in 2003-2008, and has also be engaged to lead expert and consultant missions by the WMO on various occasions. Mr Lam lectures widely on the subject of climate change, hoping to raise public awareness about the subject.

Tel: 2609 8222 / 2609 8221