The Society of Operations Engineers (Hong Kong Region)
It is of my great honor to be elected as the Chairman of the Society of Operations Engineers (Hong Kong Region) for the session of 2016-18.
SOE Hong Kong Region was established on 8 August 2003, with the great leadership and effort from our fellow predecessors, SOE Hong Kong Region has achieved each year’s milestones successfully and in the past 12th years have organized various engineering activities such as industrial visit, annual symposium, participated in charity events, collaboration with other engineering institutions, etc. and today SOE Hong Kong Region is with members marching to 2,000. With my profession in the automotive engineering, and being appointed as the Honorary Advisor of the Institute of Road Transport Engineers (IRTE), which is a professional sub-sector of the SOE Hong Kong Region, in the coming Session of my chairmanship, I shall work closely with the members of Executive Committee to achieve the following objectives:
The IRTE professional sector will proactively involve to the motor industry, supporting IRTE members, automotive engineering students, and industrial practitioners.
Support and motivate members of the IRTE sector and trade practitioners to participate the Licensing Mechanic Scheme, and the Voluntary Registration Scheme for Vehicle Maintenance Workshops.
Continue to offer CPD activities to our members to facilitate the life-long learning spirit, and giving such platforms for knowledge sharing through organizing technical seminars, visit, and symposium.
Collaboration with the other professional institutions for promoting public safety and environmental sustainability in both automotive and operations engineering aspects.
A mission of keeping the growth of SOE Hong Kong Region membership for development of the Society with engineering expertise of different kinds, being competent, accountable, to serve the society and the industry.
Furthermore, SOE had introduced the Student Member (full time education) and Apprentice Member with which the membership is free for the length of time for a maximum of 4 years, and we shall also strike to increase the number of our members from aforementioned candidate’s category in the years to come.
In the coming days, I am glad to serve the SOE Hong Kong Region. On the other hand, I would like to seek member’s support, commitment, effort towards the Society and these are believed to be the greatest motivation to keep us going forward.
As 2017 is around the corner, I would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a prosperous and healthy 2017.