January 31, 2010

Hong Kong Olympiad in Informatics Award Presentation Ceremony

The Hong Kong Olympiad in Informatics (HKOI) Award Presentation Ceremony was held on January 23, 2010 at the Rayson Huang Theatre in The University of Hong Kong. There were over 150 participants including award winners, their parents and schoolmates, school principals and teachers.

HKOI is an annual programming competition for secondary school students in Hong Kong co-organized by the Education Bureau of HKSAR Government and the Hong Kong Association for Computer Education (HKACE), with the Department of Computer Science of The University of Hong Kong as the supporting organization.

The award presentation ceremony was commenced by welcome speeches by Mr Danny C.H. Cheng, Chairman of HKACE and Prof. David Cheung, Head of Department of Computer Science, HKU cum Honorary President of HKACE. Mr Ng Hok-Ling, Honorary Consultant of HKACE was also invited to give a speech on the origins and development of HKOI.

After the ceremony, many participants stayed behind for the refreshments and took photos in front of the HKOI backdrops at the foyer.

Photos of the ceremony can be viewed at http://www.cs.hku.hk/gallery/20100123_HKOI/.