NEAR Chairman Message

Welcome to the North East Asia Region (NEAR)!

Thank for your support and would like to inform you that I am elected as the North East Asia Region Chairman on the 25th May 2015 IMechE Headquarter Council Meeting. I would express my sincerely thank to Mr. W. K. Chow for his term that made the great success of NEAR. However, this would also give me a hard time to follow.

My Three Year plan as NEAR Chair will manage to build up the relationship with the NEAR family and other Regions. I intend to promote and retain the Associate Memberships and the Affiliate within Hong Kong Branch, China and Japan Cluster. Besides, I will follow up those matters in the pipeline by the former Chair and make them implement and in forces. They are but not limited to the following:-

1. Assist China Sub-Committee of Hong Kong Branch to signing the MoA with Guangdong Province of Science and Technology

2. Set up the Student Chapter in Zhejiang University in a proper way and compliance the Mainland China Rules and Regulation

3. Promote and retain Associate Member and Affiliate with Hong Kong, Macau, China, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan

4. Build up a close relationship and communication between IMechE Headquarter, Regions and Local Institutions on technical visits, seminars and conference

5. Continuous the Greater China Design Competition with the support from Hong Kong Branch and further extend to the Northern Part of China

6. Share and Train up Young engineers as our successor and expand the volunteers network

Thank you in advance for all your support in my Chair.

Ir Szeto Ka Sing, Louis

NEAR Chairman (2015-2021)

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