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S for IT to leave for Beijing for closing ceremony of CAS Youth Internship Programme
     The Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr Nicholas W Yang, will leave for Beijing today (July 22) for the closing ceremony of the Youth Internship Programme at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) to be held tomorrow (July 23).

     The Youth Internship Programme is organised by the Home Affairs Bureau and co-organised by the CAS and the Hong Kong Volunteers Association. Under the six-week internship, 49 tertiary students from Hong Kong have been assigned to research units under the CAS in areas such as artificial intelligence, intelligent robots, autonomous vehicles, mathematics, physics and life sciences. The research units involved are the Institute of Automation, the Institute of Computing Technology, the Institute of Software, the Institute of Mathematics, the Institute of Physics and the Institute of Microbiology.
     Mr Yang will return to Hong Kong tomorrow afternoon. In his absence, the Under Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Dr David Chung, will act as Secretary for Innovation and Technology.
Ends/Monday, July 22, 2019
Issued at HKT 10:00
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