The finale event of the centenary celebration, “Engineering Centenary Gala Dinner” took place at the Grand Hall of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing) with over 130 tables filled with 1,500 guests, thanks to the overwhelming support from all the alumni, staffs, students and friends to make this memorable event a reality.
The Honourable Mrs Carrie LAM CHENG Yuet-ngor, GBS, JP, Chief Secretary for Administration was invited as the Guest-of-Honour to deliver a thoughtful speech. Sir Sze-yuen CHUNG, GBE, GBM, the prominent alumni from the Faculty of Engineering also presented the event whose brief but resonating speech became the highlight of the dinner.
The creative Tribute to the Glorious 100 Years of the Faculty of Engineering, which combined video and sand paintings was one of the highlights of the dinner programme. It was designed to look back on the Faculty’s contribution to the development of housing, transportation, energy, water and manufacturing industry in the society of Hong Kong over the past century. The Faculty also released its Centenary Publication offering a record of its achievements in training expertise over the century.