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Innovation in Performing Arts Education Symposium in Hong Kong (June 15 – 17, 2017)

Overview

Innovation in Performing Arts Education Symposium 2017
Hong Kong, 15-17 June, 2017
Theme: Performance, Possibilities, Pedagogy

 

The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts  will host a symposium in June 2017 focusing on the innovative and performance aspects of using technology to enhance learning in the performing arts.

This symposium with the theme of “Performance, Possibilities, Pedagogy” is an ideal opportunity for Hong Kong (and international), performers, innovators and educators to:

Share exemplary practice in relation to performing arts Teaching and (e)Learning

Explore the changing educational landscape both locally and internationally as impacted by technology in Performing Arts Education

Celebrate and Showcase achievements to date in the area of Teaching and Learning Innovation and Performance

Investigate new approaches and models for Teaching and Learning

Explore innovative performance possibilities

SPEAKERS & PERFORMERS

Speaker and Performer List - International & Local

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Mr David Glass

David Glass Ensemble

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Mr Wong Fai

HK Puppet & Shadow Art Center

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Ms Miranda Wright

CAP UCLA

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Dr Grace Yu

Lecturer (Academic Studies in Music), HKAPA

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Ms Antonia Collins

Head of Entertainment Technology, Management and Design

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Ms Wendy Chu

Lecturer (Academic Studies in Dance), HKAPA

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Mr Brenton Surgenor

Senior Lecturer (Academic Studies in Dance)

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Prof Paul Kleiman

Higher Education Consultant & Visiting Professor

PROGRAM

Registration

Registration

30mins

Opening Performance “Structured Improvization” by School of Dance

   

25mins

Welcome and opening remarks by Professor Adrian Walter, AM, Director of HKAPA

10mins

Expert

Speech by Professor Samuel Leong, Deputy Director (Acadmic), HKAPA

10mins

Performance Student Short Films by School of FTV

10mins

Main Speaker – David Glass ” Creative Process – Modes, Models and Care”

60mins

Morning Tea

30mins

Paper Presentation – Parallel Sessions


(In Amphitheatre)
12:00-13:00
Main Speaker - Paul Kleiman  "TELLING TALES: narratives from a past, present and future"

(In Dance Studio 7 on 3/F)
12:00-12:20
Paper #2: Francis Tam "Video technology for teaching and learning in the performing arts"
12:20-12:25 Q&A

12:30-12:50
Paper #3: Vanissa Law "Writing for Machines: Laptop Orchestra and Ensembles"
12:50-12:55 Q&A

(In Dance Studio 8 on 3/F)
12:00-12:20 Paper #4: Jaime Redfern "Explorations of a Global Dance Studio"
12:20-12:25 Q&A

12:30-12:50 Paper #5: May Au "Enhancing Student Learning via self reflection in Practical Cueing"
12:50-12:55 Q&A

60mins

Lunch

60mins

Performance “Modern Chinese Puppertry Play ” by Wong Fai & William Wong

60mins

Speaker – William Wong “Innovative ideas on traditional performance”

30mins

Afternoon Tea

30mins

Panel Discussion “VR in Performing Arts” by Miranda Wright, Peter Flaherty, Geoffrey Stitt

60mins

Performance Erhu Concerto “OMG! You said this is Erhu?” by School of Music Erhu: Wong Hiu Ching Yangqin: Lai Hei Tung Piano: Wong Ka-ieng, Tao Yilan

30mins

Welcome Reception @ Podium Garden

120mins

Welcome reception ends

60mins

Registration

30mins

Performance “The Cityscape ” by School of Music Artistic director/composer: Hippocrates Cheng Conductor: Grace Yu Cantonese opera actress: Tanya Kong Baritone: Lam Kwok Ho Choreographer: Simon He Qiming

35mins

Morning Tea

30mins

Main Speaker – Simon Wong “Study Results of Drama in Education”

55mins

Paper Presentation – Parallel Sessions


(In Amphitheatre)
12:00-12:20
Paper #1: Grace Yu “The Leverage of Mobile App in Interdisciplinary Multimedia Production”
12:20-12:25 Q&A

12:30-12:50
Paper #2: Evelin Keller "Lecture Performance - Where Are you from? Process-based composition project. Stage your process."
12:50-12:55 Q&A

(In Dance Studio 7 on 3/F)
12:00-12:20
Paper #3: Li Wing Hong & Terance Chang "Enhancing student learning in the Professional Matters Course via Digital Storytelling " & "Capturing the Student Journey"
12:20-12:25 Q&A

12:30-12:50
Paper #4: from Julian Ridden "Creativity Takes Courage"
12:50-12:55 Q&A

(In Dance Studio 5 & 8 on 3/F)
Venue: Dance Studio #5
12:00-12:20 Paper #5: Wendy Chu “VJ Choreographic Pad: Real-time visualization of digital choreography created at the fingertip of the user”
12:20-12:25 Q&A

Venue: Dance Studio #8
12:30-12:50 Paper #6: Eva Wong "Python-skin-Membrane Erhu(PSME) and Artificial-Membrane Erhu(AME) - A Brief introduction to the innovation of Erhu from the 20th century, and discuss the future of the evolution of Erhu’s design, with HKCO's Eco-Erhu and Shaoqin as an example"
12:50-12:55 Q&A

(In Dance Studio 9 on 3/F)
12:00-12:20
Paper #7: Antonia Collins “Online health and safety training as an immersive game”
12:20-12:25 Q&A

12:30-12:50
Paper #8: Hippocrates Cheng "The innovative fusion of Western and Chinese opera music with interactive technology in a cross - disciplinary Multimedia Production"
12:50-12:55 Q&A

60mins

Lunch

60mins

Chinese Opera MOOC Launch Ceremony

20mins

Performance “Halting the Horse” by School of Chinese Opera Student Performers: Fu Shuwang and Xie Xiaoyu

30mins

Performance Student Short Films by School of FTV

10mins

Afternoon Tea

30mins

Paper Presentation – Parallel Sessions


(In Amphitheatre)
Venue set up for Dance Performance

(In Dance Studio 7 on 3/F)
15:30-15:50
Paper #1: "Forging the Asian Heart: Keeping Tradition at the Centre of Innovation" by Joseph Gonzales
15:50-15:55 Q&A

16:00-16:20
Paper #2: "Are you in the mood for MOOC?" by Buck Ng
16:20-16:25 Q&A

(In Dance Studio 8 on 3/F)
15:30-15:50
"Interdisclinarizing sound, music and virtual reality for a multimedia performance" by Lee Cheng
15:50-15:55 Q&A

16:00-16:20
Paper #4: "Making Space for Meaningful e-Learning: Through the Lenses of Performing Art Students" by Rebecca Kan
16:20-16:25 Q&A

(In Dance Studio 9 on 3/F)
15:30-15:50
Paper #5: "The planning, development and implementation of LASECs to support Conditional Admission students" by Kate Allert
15:50-15:55 Q&A

16:00-16:20
Paper #4: Paper #6: “The development of an App to assist in the monitoring of dancer workload” by Brenton Surgenor
16:20-16:25 Q&A

60mins

Hong Kong Puppet and Shadow Art Center

Dance Performance “Collaborations and Connections”

30mins

Symposium Close

30mins

Meet up at HKAPA lobby

15mins

Shuttle take off to PMQ & SOHO

25mins

Site visit at Police Married Quarters

50mins

Walk around at SOHO

90mins

Dismiss

10mins

CALL FOR PROPOSAL

 

IPAE 2017 will be held from June 15-17, 2017 by the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in collaboration with the iHub and the eLearning Advocates.  The Call for Proposal is now open and the deadline is Friday, 17th March, 2017.

Please submit_btn-02 your proposal by – Friday, 17th March, 2017

 

The main themes of the Symposium are;

    • Case Studies in the use of technology innovations for performing arts education

    • Interaction and internationalization (e.g. the challenge and beauty of real time synchronous performance)

    • 21st Century Learning spaces for performing arts (physical and virtual)

    • MOOC

    • Culture, Performance and Technology

    • Videos technology for teaching and learning in the Performing Arts

    • Multidisciplinary Approaches to Performing Arts Innovation

    • Performing Arts and Virtual Reality (VR) or Augmented Reality (AR)

    • Mobile Learning

    • Blended Learning

    • Institutional Approaches to Learning Innovation

 

The proposal will receive a review process.  The panel will select high level of proposals with the topics related to technologies and performing arts.

The Symposium will be paper presentations, workshops and performances.

We invite you to submit_btn-02 proposals for IPAE 2017 aligned with the symposium themes.

    • A paper presentation

    • Virtual presentation

 

Important Dates

Proposal Submission Deadline: Friday, 17th March, 2017
Proposal Acceptance Notification: Friday, 24th March, 2017

Who Should Present or Participate?

IPAE 2017 welcomes anyone with a background or interest in performing arts, e-learning, including academia, technology coordinators, school leaders and support staff, researchers and study teams, social media and learning technologists, leaders driving use of ICT for performing arts education, educational consultants, technology partners keen to showcase their solutions.

Guidelines

1. Proposals may be submitted by individuals or by groups of presenters. Presentations that are aligned to the conference theme and topic areas will be grouped into tracks.

2. The duration for each presentation will be 30 minutes (20-minute presentation followed by a 10-minute question & answer session).

3. Deadline for submission: Friday 17th March, 2017.

6. A proposal can be submitted on line through the submission system. Maximum no. of words of the abstract is 250 in English or Chinese. For the first time submission, you have to register with EasyChair.

7. The program committee also reserves the right to edit your proposal for content clarity for publication purposes.

8. The program committee will review your proposal and selected speakers whom will be informed by e-mail on or before April 10, 2017.

Proposal Submission

submit_btn-02  your proposal

You have to login and submit your paper to IPAE 2017 [Click here]

Please register with EasyChair if it is your first time submission.

If you have any question about the Symposium, please send email to us at ihub@hkapa.edu.

venue

Innovation in Performing Arts Education Symposium 2017

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Amphitheatre

1 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.

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Accommodation Options

Grand Hyatt
Hong Kong

1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
HKD 2,500 per night, Standard Room
HKD 2,900 per night, Harbour Room
HKD 318 per breakfast
Please contact Ms. Jan Lee

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Renaissance HK
Harbour view hotel

1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
HKD 1,500 per night, Standard Room
HKD 268 per breakfast
Please contact Ms. Yan Chan

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The
Harbourview

4 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
HKD 800 per night, Standard Room
HKD 90 per breakfast
Please contact Ms. Natalie Ng

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OZO
Wesley

22 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
HKD 800 per night, Standard Room
HKD 90 per breakfast
Please contact Amanda Chan

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Remarks:

  1. Room rate is subject to a 10% service charge per room per night.
  2. Rooms are subject to availability, reservation should be made 30 days prior to the arrival.

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Countries

24

speakers

3

programs

287

attenders

ONLINE REGISTRATION

Packages

Standard Registration (1 April to 31 May, 2017) : 

Full Package

$1,950.00

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Pre-booking is required for ferry tour and light meal
  • Day3

Day 1

$1080.00

Day 2

$1080.00

  • Pre-booking is required for ferry tour and light meal

Day 3

Free


Remarks

  1. Group Discount:
    Groups of 5 or more can enjoy further discount of 15% off the Early Bird and Standard Registration.HKAPA alumni
  2. HKAPA Alumni Discount:
    HKAPA alumnican enjoy 15% discount for the Early Bird and Standard Registration
    (please enter the code “AL” when registering at www.eventbrite.com)
  3. Concessionary Registration Packages:
    Half-price registration packages are available for senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and the minder, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients. (For Concessionary Registration Packages Registration, please enter the code “CRP” when registering at www.eventbrite.com)
  4. HKAPA Staff and Students are free of charge, but registration is required by 30 April, 2017.

Registration Period

Early Bird Registration :     1 October, 2016 to 31 March, 2017

Standard Registration  :     1 April to 31 May, 2017

Cancellation

No refund will be made for cancellation of registration

Procedures and Payment

Registration and payment are available online only at

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Terms and Conditions of Sale

1. One person per registration, those aged 12 or below will not be admitted (Package holders may be asked to produce proof of age e.g. Identity Card, for inspection on demand).

2. HKAPA has the absolute right to deny entry to any person who has not registered.

3. HKAPA reserves the right to refuse admission to any late-comers to the event or determine the time at which and the manner in which late-comers can be admitted.

4. Packages sold are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. All handling charges collected are non-refundable.

5. HKAPA reserves the right to add, withdraw or substitute speakers and performers, and/or vary advertised programmes, seating arrangements, and audience capacity (in accordance with the announcement at the Symposium website).

6. Cameras and other recording equipment are prohibited in the venue.

7. A registration package holder may be refused admission if any details on the registration documents have been omitted or altered or if the registration document is damaged, defaced or otherwise mutilated.

8. Registration Package holders must observe the House Rules of the venue.

9. Please visit http://www.eventbrite.com/tos/ for Terms of Services for buyers of using Eventbrite.

GENERAL INFORMATION
Symposium Venue

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Amphitheatre
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
1 Gloucester Road, WanChai, Hong Kong
You may also find more information of the Academy’s location at: [click here]

 

Contact Us

General Enquiries:
Telephone No: (852) 2584 8345
Email Address: ihub@hkapa.edu

 

How to get there?

1. From Hong Kong International Airport

From Hong Kong SAR airport at Chek Lap Kok, you can reach Central District by the Airport Express Line (AEL) in about 30 minutes. Get off at Hong Kong Station, and then take a 10 mins taxi to the Academy.

The AEL runs every 8 – 12 minutes, and charges for HK$100 (approximately US$13) per person. Taxi from Hong Kong Station to Wan Chai District costs HK$50 (approximately US$ 7). Operating hours for AEL is from 6 am to 1 am.

2. From Main MTR Station

The Academy is located roughly mid-way between the Admiralty and Wanchai MTR stations, although it is slightly closer to Admiralty (take exit D signposted to the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts), or take Exit “A1” at Wanchai MTR Station.

3. Other Information

You can find the following bus near the Academy:

2, 5P, A12, 18, 18P,46X, 70, 70M, 104, 260, 307, 309, 373, 373A, M590, 720, 720A, 720P, 780, 788, 967X, 969X

For detailed bus route, please check at:

The Kowloon Motor Bus

City Bus and First Bus

TIPS IN HK

Passport and Visa

Passport and Visa:

Nationals of most countries do not require a visa to enter Hong Kong for tourism and can stay for periods varying from 7 to 180 days, depending on nationality. If you’re unsure of your status, please check with any Chinese embassy or consulate.

You can also find further details about visa requirements on the Immigration Department website at:

[click here]

Climate and Time Zone:

Hong Kong SAR has a subtropical climate.. The average temperature in June lies between 25 – 32°C. It reaches the summer season in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong SAR time is GMT plus 8 hours.

Currency and Banks:

The unit of currency is the Hong Kong dollar (HKD). It is pegged to the US$ at approximately HKD 7.8 to USD 1. Most foreign currencies and traveler’s cheques can be changed at banks, money-changers, hotels and major retail outlets. Banks usually offer the best exchange rate. Hong Kong dollar notes are available in $10, $20, $50, $100, $500 and $1,000 denominations. Coins come in 10 cents, 20 cents, 50 cents, $1, $2, $5 and $10 denominations. All major credit cards are widely accepted.

Most Bank offices are open from 09:00 to 17:00 on weekdays and 09:00 to 13:00 on Saturdays.

You may find the following Banking and ATM facilities near the Academy at the United Centre or Pacific Place Mall, which is 10 minutes walking distance to the symposium venue:

Bank of China: Shop 1021, United Centre, 95 Queensway, Admiralty

HSBC: Shop 102, Pacific Place Mall, 88 Queensway, Admiralty

Hang Seng Bank: Shop 2029, 2/F, United Centre, 95 Queensway, Admiralty

CitiBank Limited: Shop 2003-2006, 2/F, United Center, 95 Queensway, Admiralty

Standard Chartered Bank: Unit 355, Level 3, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty

Bank of East Asia: Shop 1007-1008, 1/F, United Centre, 95 Queensway, Admiralty

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China: Shop 1013-1014, 1/F., United Centre, 95 Queensway, Admiralty.

Electricity:

Local voltage is 220V at 50Hz. Adapters can be easily bought, and most hotels have multi-voltage fittings for electric razors.

Dinning:

As a compact city with more than 12,000 restaurants, Hong Kong could be described as a dining district in itself. Culinary discoveries can be made just about anywhere in the city. Restaurant hubs near the Academy include the Starstreet Precinct (Wan Chai) and The East (Wan Chai). More information can be found at:

[click here]

Emergency and Insurance:

In case of emergency situation (e.g., accidents, crime, lost or fire), you may dial 999 and ask for assistance. It is also strongly recommended that you should also make arrangement to take out your own travel insurance.

 

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