Knowledge Management Development Centre Ltd.

Knowledge Management
Development Centre Ltd.

Tel: 8101-5632(KMDC)
Fax: 8102-5632(KMDC)





Updated Date: Dec. 12th, 2009

KMDC 5th Anniversary & ICKM Conference Gala Dinner successfully held on December 3rd, 2009

In the evening of the 3rd December, 2009, in a packed ballroom inside the Hong Kong Police Headquarter, KMDC celebrated their 5th anniversary of its inception. The event also marked the ICKM2009 Gala Dinner with over 200 distinguished guests, government officials, presenters of the ICKM2009 conference showed up for an enjoyable evening surrounded by the magnificent skyline of Hong Kong’s famous Victoria Harbour. We would like to thank our Guests of honor: Honorable Ir. Dr. Raymond Ho, Prof. Shirley Grundy, Dr. Albert Cheuk, Dr. Leif Edvinsson and Dr. Edward Rogers for their wonderful speeches at the event. Merry Christmas everyone and we look forward to more KMDC events and activities in 2010. Here’re a few words from Dr. Rogers:

"I want to thank you for inviting me for a wonderful visit to Hong Kong and the Gala dinner. It was truly a great occasion and one that makes me want to return to Hong Kong. I am impressed with your 5th Anniversary Dinner event, with the rich program running so smoothly and flawlessly. It is a great event to participate!” ~ Dr Edward Rogers, Chief Knowledge Officer, Goddard Space Flight Center of NASA

Updated Date: Oct. 29th, 2009

KMDC 5th Anniversary & ICKM Conference Gala Dinner - December 3rd, 2009

Download Registration Form here
Were you there 5 years ago? The Knowledge Management Development Centre (KMDC) held its official GRAND LAUNCH back on 3 December 2004 at the Senior Officers' Mess, Hong Kong Police Headquarters. Over 100 distinguished guests participated to witness Hong Kong’s first step into the Knowledge Management journey. So much has happened over the past five years as more organizations in HK have embarked on the KM journey with more local institutions investing valuable resources and efforts into the R&D and education of KM. Five years on…Hong Kong is now a prominent regional and global KM hub in Asia. The 6th annual International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM) will be held in Hong Kong on 3 & 4 December 2009. KMDC is honoured to be an official collaborating partner of ICKM this year.

In the evening on 3 December, KMDC will celebrate the 5 years of greatness in Asia’s Knowledge Management development with participants from ICKM at the “KMDC 5th Anniversary & ICKM Conference Gala Dinner”. Join us as we take this valuable opportunity to showcase to the world Hong Kong’s achievement in KM development in front of ICKM participants from around the world, ensuring Asia World City - Hong Kong's prominent position in Asia. This event will provide an excellent networking and relationship building opportunity for our local KM experts and practitioners among the overseas delegates as well as guests from all business sectors.

The event will be held at the Headquarters of the Hong Kong Police Force at Arsenal House, Wanchai. On the day, it is our pleasure to have the Hong Kong Police Force, who recently obtained the best MAKE (HK) award as well as the Asian MAKE award and has implemented KM since 2001, to share with us its KM journey. In additional to the banquet event, as a KMDC member, you are entitled to purchase discounted 1-Day pass to the ICKM conference (limited availability). Please see below for the details.

Since identification is required to enter the Police Headquarter Building, we need to prepare the confirmation of your registration by mid-November. Please kindly reply via fax or email to us before November 10, 2009. Should you have other queries, please contact Ms Grace Lung or Christina Wong at 8101 5632.

Fee table for Anniversary Dinner and/or ICKM 1-Day pass


KMDC 5th Anniversary Dinner on Dec 3rd 2009

ICKM 1-Day pass KMDC Anniversary Dinner Combo on Dec 3rd 2009

Corporate Member

2 Free. Each additional at HK$200 (Maximum of 3 additional guests) 2 complimentary Day pass. Each additional Combo HK$800 (max. of 3 additional)

KMDC Member

HK$250 HK$900

1 Guest for each member

HK$350 HK$900/HK$1,400


HK$500 Not eligible

Renew your membership or join as a new member for 2010, you can join the dinner at HK$100.

Download Registration Form here

KMDC Grand Launch at the Hong Kong Police Headquarter – December 3rd 2004

Updated Date: Oct. 28th, 2009

Hong Kong Police Force won the Best MAKE (HK) Award

Our Chairman, Eric Chan and Hon Chairlady, Daisy Chou, both judges of the Hong Kong Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise (MAKE) Award, had attended the Award Presentation on 21 October 2009 at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The Hong Kong Police Force was winner of the best MAKE (HK) award. We are please to have the HK Police Force sharing its KM journey with us at the KMDC 5th Anniversary Gala Dinner event.

Updated Date: Oct. 28th, 2009

KM Seminar “Managing Knowledge in IT Outsourcing Partnerships” successfully held on Oct 16th 2009

KM Seminar “Managing Knowledge in IT Outsourcing Partnerships” was successful held on Oct 16th 2009 at HKPC. The Seminar was successful with over 60 participants from different industry learning about the key KM issues in outsourcing partnerships. The speakers approached the topic from three different perspectives (Vendor, Clients and Research) and generated great discussions during the panel session. KMDC would like to thank Mr. Andy Lau, Mr. Andrew Ling and Dr. Louis Ma for their wonderful presentations and participations.

Updated Date: Oct. 28th, 2009

KMDC Chairman invited to speak at Manchester Business School Alumni Event

KMDC Chairman Mr. Eric Chan has been invited to speak at Manchester Business School Alumni Event on 10th November, 2009. KMDC members can register for the event online via the online registration page. Here’s an overview of the event:

Extraordinary Knowledge Management - possibly the only sustainable competitive edge in the business world

Peter Drucker was the first person to use the word "Knowledge Worker" over 40 years ago and predicted that knowledge workers would be the key driving force of economic development in the 21st century.

The speaker, Mr Eric Chan, is one of the founding members and current chairman of the learned society KDMC (Knowledge Management Development Centre). He will introduce the fundamental concepts of Knowledge Management, the new holistic management discipline in the knowledge economy. Drawing from a large number of real life examples and hands-on experience, the speaker will clarify some common misunderstandings of knowledge management and share with us lessons learnt & avoidable pitfalls of implementing knowledge management projects.

The session will conclude with a summary of latest developments of knowledge management around the globe and some insightful predictions of social development as a result of knowledge management.

Updated Date: Sept. 26th, 2009

Managing Knowledge in IT Outsourcing Partnerships


Date: 16 October 2009 (Friday)
Time: 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Venue: Lecture Theatre, Hong Kong Productivity Council (1/F HKPC Building 78 Tat Chee Avenue Kowloon Tong)
$150 for KMDC members (free for new members or upon membership renewal);
$300 for non-members

DOWNLOAD Program Details | Registration Form | KMDC Membership Enrolment or Renewal Form

About the Seminar:
The transfer of information technology (IT) functions from a client organization to vendor organization(s), known as IT outsourcing, is of management concern because of the benefits and risks associated with knowledge gain / loss as a result of outsourcing. This seminar offers an opportunity to understand issues involved in making IT outsourcing decisions and learn how to manage knowledge from different organizational perspectives.


Session 1: How IT Outsourcing Works for You

Mr. Andy Lau, Director & Founder of the I-Consulting Group (ICG)

Session 2: Best Practices in IT Outsourcing and Contract Management

Mr. Andrew Ling, Director of Information Technology and Supply Chain of Bossini Group

Session 3: Developments on IT Outsourcing and Impacts on Knowledge Retention

Dr Louis Ma, Associate Professor in the Department of Information Systems of the City University of Hong Kong.

Medium: Chinese (supplemented by English as necessary)

Note: Attendance certificate will be issued after the seminar.




For enquiry, please contact:

Ms Grace Lung, KMDC

Telephone: 8101-5632
Ms. Norelle Lai, HKPC

Telephone: 2788-5779

Updated Date: Aug. 20th, 2009

Global Intellectual Capital Summit

The First Global Intellectual Capital Summit will be held in Beijing, China from 22nd to 23rd August, 2009. Download the registration form here.

Updated Date: July 17th, 2009

KM - Key to Success and Profitability in Tomorrow's Economy - Cyberport Speaker Series on Aug 12, 2009

The upcoming Cyberport speaker series will be focused on Knowledge Management. This seminar will discuss best practices for knowledge strategists and architects with knowledge management tools and techniques, which enable executives to identify critical knowledge, harness organization’s knowledge and leverage them to decrease costs and achieve competitive advantage with continuous benefits and efficiency.  Local case studies will also be shared during the seminar. Admission is free and please register here

Date: 12 August 2009 (Wednesday)
Time: 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Venue: Function Room, 3/F, Core E, Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road
Language: English
Hotline: 3166 3800
Fax: 3166 3118

Updated Date: Apr. 8th, 2009

Knowledge Cafe: Project and Knowledge Management Survival Toolkit

Remember to register for the upcoming Knowledge Cafe event at Cafe Zentro on Thursday April 23, 2009. Many members
have shown interests in joining networking events that provides more sharing opportunities.

At Knowledge Cafe, you'll be able to share your experiences with many others in the
KM field. Click here to download the registration form

Updated Date: Apr. 8th, 2009

International Council of KM Conference (ICKM2009)

Please mark your diary for the upcoming International Council of KM Conference (ICKM2009) to be held the first time in Hong Kong. The theme of the Conference is "Managing Knowledge for Global and Collaborative Innovations". KMDC is honoured to be invited to be one of the two collaborating partners and our Chairman Mr. Eric Chan is also acting as the Business Program Co-chair. All members and friends of KMDC are welcomed to participate in the event at this stage through paper and case sharing submission. More information on the Conference can be found on

Important Dates to note are:
* Full paper submission: May 31, 2009
* Workshop/tutorial proposal submission: June 30, 2009
* Abstract of practitioner presentation submission: June 30, 2009
* Notification of acceptance: July 30, 2009
* Final submission (Camera-ready copy): September 15, 2009
* Conference: December 3-4, 2009

Updated Date: Apr. 8th, 2009

KMDC Chairman delivered speech at a Quality Forum in Macau


On March 24, 2009, our Chairman Mr. Eric Chan was invited by our collaborating partner HKQMA to deliver a speech on "Knowledge Management and Quality Management" in the 3rd Pan-Pearl River Delta Quality Forum cum 13th Hong Kong Quality Management Convention at the Macao Polytechnic Institute. The theme of the Conference was Lifelong Learning, Service Innovation and Harmonious Society. Details of the presentation can be found in the Reading Corner section of our KMDC Member System.

Updated Date: Apr. 7th, 2009

KM Australia - From Diverse Perspectives

Ark Group presents one of its annual events “KM Australia - From Diverse Perspectives” at Crystal Palace, Luna Park, Sydney Australia from 4 - 7 August 2009. This year’s event will feature keynotes from NASA, 3M, Cognitive Edge and Prospectia. KMDC will once again be a supporting organization to KM Australia. Take advantage of our KMDC Member Offer: Save 15% when you book before 10th July 2009. Download the brochure here for details.

Updated Date: Mar. 21st, 2009

KMDC Seminar "Knowledge Management and the Creative Industry" was successfully held on February 25th, 2009

We are thanks Mr. Simon Yip as our speaker sharing his best practice to us.


Download the presentation file here.

Updated Date: Mar. 20th, 2009

Knowledge Cafe: Project and Knowledge Management Survival Toolkit (NEW DATE)


Under the current financial climate, most organizations do not have the time and budget to implement major improvement programmes or offer training to better equip their employees. Different work teams are still under pressure to perform and deliver key projects and tasks with potentially less resources. What are some of the practical KM and PM techniques and tools that organization can use to encourage innovation, reduce cost and create new opportunities? Please click here for the Registration form.

Date: April 23, 2009 (Thursday)
Time: 19:00 - 21:30 (Registration Starts at 18:45)
Cafe Zentro
Flat B, 2/F, Po Foo Building, 2 Foo Ming Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
(Opposite to Lee Theatre)
Seats: 18-20 (first come first served)
HK$150 (IAPPM/KMDC Member), HK$180 (Non IAPPM/KMDC Member)
* Fees include 2 drinks and snacks (e.g. spring rolls, sandwiches & etc.)
Language: Cantonese
2 for IAPPM Members
Attendance record is available from KMDC & IAPPM respectively upon request

Objectives: To jointly reveal & apply some of the practical KM and PM techniques and tools that
organization can use to encourage innovation, reduce cost and create new opportunities.
* LEARN TOGETHER - Knowledge Cafes are places where collective learning is happening.
* SAFE - Conversation with no authority.
* FUN - When you speak, people are all ears. You are learning from the people attending.
Opening Remarks by:
Mr. Eric Chan, Chairman, Knowledge Management Development Centre
Conclusion Sharing by:
Dr. Ken Chow, Executive Committee Member, Knowledge Management Development Centre

Updated Date: Mar. 10th, 2009

APCSC Customer Relationship Excellence (CRE) and Customer Service Quality Standard (CSQS) Leadership Summit 2009

The Annual APCSC Customer Relationship Excellence (CRE) and Customer Service Quality Standard (CSQS) Leadership Summit will be held on June 25-26, 2009 in Hong Kong. Click here for more information.

Updated Date: Jan. 4th, 2009

KMDC Seminar "Knowledge Management & the Creative Industry"

Wishing everyone a healthy and prosperous Year of Ox!

To start the new year, KMDC is organizing a knowledge sharing seminar on "Knowledge Management & the Creative Industry". It will be held on February 25, 2009 (Wed), from 7:15-8:30pm at Hong Kong Productivity Council, HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong.

Using case studies from Canada, mainland China and Hong Kong, the speaker, Mr. Simon Yip, will share his project engagement experience on some of current practices and future potential of KM in the Creative Industry. Simon has over 10 years of experience in Management and Technology Consulting in USA, Canada, and Greater China, with focuses in Knowledge Management, Multimedia Entertainment, e-Learning and e-Commerce. His current position is the consultant of the IT Industry Development division of the HKPC.

Please click here for details on the event information. If you wish to join the event, please download and complete the registration form here and fax to 8102-5632 to reserve a seat.