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Industrial Development Opportunities for Small and Medium-sized Economies - Take Taiwan as an Example

Date & Time:
2 March 2018 (Friday 11:00 - 12:30)
Lee Wing Tat Lecture Theater (LT-D), HKUST
Organized By:
Office of Knowledge Transfer


The Office of Knowledge Transfer is pleased to have Dr Woody Duh Tyzz-jiun from Taiwan to give a lecture on "Industrial Development Opportunities for Small and Medium-sized Economies - Take Taiwan as an Example" and invites interested staff, students and alumni to attend.

Dr Duh is currently a policy advisor for Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (TEMA), Top Consultant for Taiwan Transportation Vehicle Manufacturers Association (TTVMA) and Associate Professor of the Department of Business Administration of Soochow University. Dr Duh has held various senior government posts in Taiwan, including the Director General of the Department of Commerce, the Director of Technology, the Director General of Industry Development Bureau, the Minister of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), and the Vice President of the Executive Yuan of which is equivalent to Deputy Prime Minister.

Dr Duh worked at Taiwan's Chinese Culture University and Taiwan’s Shih Chien University as Associate Professor. He holds bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees in forestry from National Taiwan University. He worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Graduate Institute of Environmental Resources Engineering, State University of New York, U.S.A. He also graduated from the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) High Performance Leadership Program.

In this lecture, Dr Duh will explore with you the advantages and disadvantages of small and medium-sized economies and their opportunities for development. At the same time, taking Taiwan as an example, he will share relevant experiences from observing Taiwan’s environment and factors to the positioning and strategy of Taiwan's industrial development. The seminar is conducted in Mandarin and the rundown is as follows:

- Welcome Speech (Acting President Prof. Wei Shyy)
- Keynote Speech (Dr. Woody Duh Tyzz-jiun)
- Q&A Session  

Interested party please click here to register by 23 February. Seats are limited, first come first served. For enquiries, please contact Ms Lam (Tel: 2358 6931, email: or Ms Chan (Tel: 2358 5907, email: 

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