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High Table Dinner

November 13, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Dear Lap-Cheers,

Please be reminded that the upcoming Lap-Chee College High Table Dinner will be held on Monday, 13th November 2017.

The details are as below:



Monday, 13th November 2017



Registration starts at 6:30pm

Latecomers after 7:15pm will be considered as absent without prior approval.



College Hall, HKU Jockey Club Student Village III

Guest of Honour


Professor Sophia Chan, JP Secretary for Food and Health, HKSAR

Dress Code


Formal attire with gowns.  Students who do not dress according to this requirement will be asked to leave the College Hall and will be regarded as absence.

Seating Arrangement


Please sit according to the instructions from the Floor Management Team onsite.

As this is a mandatory event in Lap-Chee College, students who will be absent, late or require early departure due to classes should write to lapcheecollege@hku.hk with valid proof, and also inform your floor tutor before Friday, 10 November 2017Any absence without prior approval will be issued with a warning letter.

Please bring along your student card for registration. In order to relieve rush-hour crowds at the elevators and the registration line, please take the stairs to podium and arrive at 6:30 pm.

Vegetarians can collect main course tickets at the registration counter. Residents can send questions to Guest-of-Honour, Professor Sophia Chan via the link:https://goo.gl/forms/KZDSavKPbbuqOgqw1.



Biography of Professor Sophia Chan


Professor CHAN was appointed as Secretary for Food and Health on 1 July 2017. She was Under Secretary for Food and Health from 2012-2017 and participated in and responsible for policy formulation and promotion. Before joining the Government, Professor CHAN was a Professor in Nursing, Head of the School of Nursing and Director of Research at the University of Hong Kong (HKU). She was also an Assistant Dean of the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of HKU.

Having trained in and practised general and paediatric nursing in Hong Kong and London, she read her Master of Education at the University of Manchester, Master of Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health, and completed her doctoral studies at the HKU. Subsequently, she focused on teaching, research and administration in academia. Professor CHAN’s research is internationally recognised; she is awarded a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health (through distinction), Royal College of Physicians of United Kingdom (FFPH (RCP)(UK)), and is the first nurse in Hong Kong being awarded the Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN). Her paedagogy has been recognised by the award of the Faculty Teaching Medal in 2005 and the Outstanding Teaching Award in 2009, one of the highest honour for teaching achievements conferred by HKU.

Professor CHAN is one of the leading nurse scientists and her research specialises in public health, management of tobacco dependency and prevention of second hand smoke exposure in children, and proposes novel insights. Her team of investigators was one of the top funded researchers, and she published extensively in international journals on nursing, tobacco control, and public health. She consults widely nationally and internationally and has represented the University and the Food and Health Bureau in international meetings and invited by the World Health Organization to provide advice and leadership on their tobacco control initiatives.



Best Regards,

High Table Dinner Sub-Committee


November 13, 2017
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Event Category:


College Hall
Jockey Club Student Village III