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HKUST KEEP Seminar - Introduction to the KEEP Platform and a Hong Kong MOOC Platform

KEEP - 18 November 2015

KEEP, the Knowledge and Education Exchange Platform (, is an initiative developed by The Chinese University of Hong Kong in collaboration with all UGC-funded institutions in Hong Kong. KEEP serves as an e-learning aggregator, providing a single gateway to online learning and diverse educational content around the globe. In this seminar, Professor Irwin King, Principal Investigator of KEEP, is going to walk participants through the platform, introduce its major features, and share on how KEEP showcases innovative technologies in education.

In the second part of the seminar, Prof. T.C. Pong will give an update on the development of a Hong Kong MOOC platform and the learning analytics tools being developed on the platform.


About the Speakers

Professor Irwin King is the Associate Dean (Education) of the Faculty of Engineering and Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is also the Director of Rich Media Big Data Analytics and Application Key Laboratory at the Shenzhen Research Institute. His research interests include machine learning, social computing, Big Data, data mining, and multimedia information processing. Recently, Prof. King has been an evangelist in the use of education technologies in eLearning for the betterment of teaching and learning.

Professor Ting-Chuen Pong is the Director of the Center for Engineering Education Innovation, Senior Advisor to the Executive Vice-President & Provost and Professor of Computer Science & Engineering at HKUST. He is one of the founding faculty members of HKUST, where he served as the Associate Vice-President for Academic Affairs, Associate Dean of Engineering and Director of the Sino Software Research Institute. He also served as an Academic Research Adviser for the Hong Kong University Grants Committee (UGC) from 2010 to 2012.  Before joining HKUST, he was an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Minnesota – Minneapolis in the US.


KEEP Seminar in Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Date:  18 Nov 2015 (Wednesday)

Time:  3:00-5:00p.m.

Location: Room 6558 (Lift 27-28), The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong. 


Prior to the seminar, participants are advised to:

(1) Install a Scan QR Code App. QR codes will be used during the Q&A session.

(2) Register a KEEP user account at


Should you have any questions concerning registration, please feel free to contact KEEP at 3943-9458

or visit the webpage