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2017 Research Management Colloquium "Citations, Impact & International Ranking"
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Event Details

In partnership with Elsevier, The University of Hong Kong is taking the initiative to organize this one-day Colloquium. It will feature distinguished speakers and panelists from leading universities, research organizations, public agencies and private sectors to discuss the emerging issues in academic publications, citations as well as international benchmarking and university ranking. It comprises four sessions dedicated to the following themes:

• Citations
• Impact
• International Ranking
• The Future of Ranking Metrics

This is an opportunity for us to present our ideas, findings, challenges and solutions and to chart the path forward. This is a forum for the 3 “D’s”: discussion, dialogue and debate.

Date/Time12/05/2017 08:30-17:00
VenueRayson Huang Theatre, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Programmeclick to view
08:30 to 09:00 Registration
09:00 to 17:00 2017 Research Management Colloquium (
18:30 to 20:00 Colloquium Banquet

Registration Instruction

Registration is open from 28/02/2017 00:00(HKT) to 04/05/2017 23:59(HKT) on a first-come-first-served basis.

* Registration is now closed.

More registration instructions
• Deadline for Early Bird registration: April 16, 2017
• Deadline for registration: May 4, 2017
• No on-site registration will be entertained
• HKU staff and students will be waived of the registration fee. Please register via this link:

1.On-line registration:
Each registrant should complete a separate registration form.

2.On-line payment:
Registration is accepted at the discretion of the organiser and will not be processed until full payment has been received. Please ensure that the correct amount of payment is made. The HKUEMS accepts all credit card payment online, inclusive of those from overseas banks. Credit card information will be securely transmitted to “Joint Electronic Teller Services Ltd. (JETCO) Payment Gateway” provided by the Bank of East Asia.

3. Inclusions:
Registration fee includes participation in the meeting sessions, meeting materials, coffee breaks, lunch, Colloquium Banquet (subject to re-confirmation) and transfer from meeting site to dinner venue.

4.Confirmation of registration letter:
Registration fees will be charged in Hong Kong Dollar. Exchange rate is approximately US$1 = HK$7.77. Invoice will be issued and sent to you through email in due course. Please follow the instructions to complete the payment. Registration would not be confirmed until payment is settled. Please do not send cash.

Colloquium Secretariat will send a letter of confirmation by email upon receipt of your registration form and full payment. Kindly check the letter of confirmation. Any changes or alterations must be made in writing to the Colloquium Secretariat by email at

5.Official receipt:
Will be issued upon request by mail to the address provided within one month after the Colloquium.

6.Cancellation policy:
From April 16, 2017 to April 30, 2107: 50% refund
From May 1, 2017: No refund

All cancellations must be made in writing by email to The programme is subject to change without prior notice. In the event of cancellation of the Colloquium, the only liability of the Organizer is to refund all the fees paid.

HKU staff and students will be waived of the registration fee. Please register via this link:


Fee TypeRegularEarly Bird
Academic ConcessionHKD 1500.00HKD 1200.00
RegularHKD 2000.00HKD 1700.00

Early bird rates apply if you make payment on or before 16/04/2017 23:59(HKT). You can make payment by credit card online.

Contact Information

For further information, please visit:

Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact Colloquium Secretairat by email at or by fax at (852) 2559-9315.