Competition


Eligibility

Project Topic: Any topic related to engineering and/or technology regardless of discipline

Participant: Any young professionals at the age of 18 - 30 (for Sections other than Secondary School Section)

Current secondary school students in Hong Kong or Macau aged under 25 years old (for Secondary School Section)

Awards

Secondary School Section AWARDS

 

Certificate

Trophy

Prize

Internship Opportunity

All Participants

Champion

HK$1,5001

2

1st Runner Up

HK$1,0001

2ⁿᵈ Runner Up

HK$5001

Merit Award (2 nos)

 

HK$2001

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Best Innovation Award

HK$1,000

My Favourite Pitching Award

HK$1,000

My Favourite Booth Award

Best Participation Award

1  The prize shall be delivered in book vouchers or any other prize of equivalent amount
2  The Champion team will have an opportunity to join a 2-Day internship programme in an international engineering company in Hong Kong. (subject to the final arrangement of the YPEC 2020 organising committee)

SD / UG / PG / ON Section AWARDS

 

Certificate

Trophy

Prize

All Participants

Champion*

HK$1,500

1st Runner Up

HK$1,000

2nd Runner Up

HK$500

Best Innovation Award

HK$1,000

My Favourite Pitching Award

HK$1,000

My Favourite Booth Award

My Favourite Poster Award

* Sub-Degree / UnderGraduate / PostGraduate / Open Section champion is eligible to nominate one team member to compete with the other three nominees in Present Around The World (PATW) Hong Kong Round in late July 2020. The Champion and the 1st runner-up of PATW Hong Kong Round will be awarded a free one-year IET membership, a trophy and cash prize of HK$1,800 and HK$1,200 respectively. The Champion will also be nominated to the Asia-Pacific Regional Final of PATW 2020 in early August 2020.

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Deliverables

SS SECTION

Each Secondary School team has to submit:

Project Abstract

> No more than 200 words in English
> Microsoft Word format
> Assessed for screening (if necessary) and competition
> Appendix is welcomed as supporting material

Standard template of the project abstract is available in DOWNLOADS. Each team shall email the abstract to submission@ietypec.org by the DUE DATE.

Presentation

> 10-min Presentation + 5-min Q&A
> English ONLY
> Multimedia presentation
> Students in proper school uniform

Structure (not restricted except for front page)
> Front page (inc. team member names, school name, project title)
> Content page
> Introduction and background
> Main body of presentation
> Conclusion

Equipment provision by the Organiser
> A microphone system
> A desktop and video projector
> A pointer

Teams are also allowed to bring own presentation devices and materials. 

Each team shall email the presentation to submission@ietypec.org by the DUE DATE.

 Product

The “product” could be a model, photos or videos that demonstrate the ideas of the project.

Exhibition Booth

Each team has to set up an exhibition booth to explain and demonstrate their project ideas.

Equipment Provision by the Organiser
> 1x White exhibition board
> 1x Table
> 2x Chairs
> 220V AC Power sockets

2-minute Pitching (Optional)

Each team can submit a 2-minute Pitching Video to briefly explain their ideas and compete for My Favourite Pitching Award.

> No more than 2-minute pitching video (English)
> Video Size not exceed 25MB 

Those teams who would like to compete for the award should submit their video before the video submission DUE DATE to submission@ietypec.org or by WhatsApp at +852 9377 8240, clearly stating their team number and the name of affiliation.

 

SD / UG / PG / ON  SECTION

Each Sub-Degree / UnderGraduate / PostGraduate / OpeN Section team has to submit: 

Project Abstract

> No more than 200 words in English
> Microsoft Word format
> Assessed for screening (if necessary) and competition
> Appendix is welcomed as supporting material

Standard template of the project abstract is available in DOWNLOADS. Each team shall email the abstract to submission@ietypec.org by the DUE DATE.

Presentation

> 10-min Presentation + 5-min Q&A
> English ONLY
> Multimedia presentation
> Business formal attire

Structure (not restricted except for front page)
> Front page (inc. team member names, section, project title)
> Content page
> Introduction and background
> Main body of presentation
> Conclusion

Equipment provision by the Organiser
> A microphone system
> A desktop and video projector
> A pointer

Teams are also allowed to bring own presentation devices and materials. 

Each team shall email the presentation to submission@ietypec.org by the DUE DATE.

The team can also deliver their project by the following non-compulsory means:

Product

The “product” could be a model, photos or videos that demonstrate the ideas of the project.

Exhibition Booth

With prior request to the organiser, each team could be allowed to set up an exhibition booth to explain and demonstrate their project ideas.

Equipment Provision by the Organiser
> 1x White exhibition board
> 1x Table
> 2x Chairs
> 220V AC Power sockets

2-minute Pitching (Optional)

Each team can submit a 2-minute Pitching Video to briefly explain their ideas and compete for My Favourite Pitching Award.

> No more than 2-minute pitching video (English)
> Video Size not exceed 25MB

Those teams who would like to compete for the award should submit their video before the video submission DUE DATE to submission@ietypec.org or by WhatsApp at +852 9377 8240, clearly stating their team number and the name of affiliation.

Info Sheets are downloadable HERE

YPEC 2018 Information Sheets are the only official source of event information unless otherwise specified.