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How we keep people moving safely: COVID pandemic, where we go from here, online

  • Webinar
  • Online
  • 04 August 2020
  • 12:00 - 13:30
How we keep people moving safely: COVID pandemic, where we go from here, online

About this event

Please note that this event will be held from 19:00 - 20:30 (Hong Kong, GMT+08:00).

Public transport is an essential service that provides access for personnel to reach their destinations safely, especially in times of pandemics.  As one of the sectors that is significantly affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, Mass Transit Railway (MTR) has to maintain operations through this challenging time while mitigating and managing the health risk of staff and customers.

ICE HKA G&S is honoured to have Dr Vincent Ho, Head of Corporate safety, MTR Corporation, to introduce how MTR responds to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis through preparedness, quick response actions, innovation and good practice sharing.  He will highlight the substantial changes made to manage their organisations and serve the customers in this unprecedented, rapidly evolving and uncertain environment. The Speaker will also share lessons learned from their Infectious Disease Business Continuity Plan and how they plan for post-crisis business resumption.

  • Registration will be confirmed on first-come-first-served basis, and priority will be given to ICE graduate and student members
  • Only successful applicants will receive confirmation e-mail
  • Attendance certificates will be provided for this event only if attendees attend the whole event
  • Applicants with no-show records will be given lower priority in future G&S events


Dr Vincent Ho BS(Hons), MS, PhD, MBA, CEng, PE, RPE,

Head of Corporate Safety, MTR Corporation

Dr Ho is a career risk management and safety professional with 35 years of experience spanning across transportation, nuclear, aerospace, and defence industries. Dr Ho holds BS, MS, PhD, and MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Hong Kong and the City University of Hong Kong, and also teaches at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology on risk management related subjects.

Dr Ho actively promotes the applications of risk management in enhancing safety. He is the Founding Chairman of the Hong Kong Association of Risk Management and Safety. Dr Ho is the Immediate Past President of the Institutional of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). With 48,000 members worldwide, IOSH is the world's largest health and safety professional membership organisation. He had served as the President of the US-based International Association of PSAM and Society for Risk Analysis - Southern California, as well as a former Chair of HKIE-SSC, HKIE-MMNC, HKIE-NE, and IOSH (HK).

Prior to returning to Hong Kong, Dr Ho worked as a risk management consultant and conducted research in probabilistic fire risk assessment and fire risk analysis for nuclear facilities and weapons, magneto-hydrodynamic power generation, fire growth in microgravity environment, space travel, inherently safe fast nuclear reactors, artificial intelligence, decision analysis, and dynamic human action analysis.

Event venue

Hong Kong

For more information please contact:

Crystal Fung

e: crystal.fung@ice.org.uk