2020 YPWLC Hong Kong Heat - Call for abstracts

15 Aug 2020
Online, Hong Kong S.A.R., China

IOM3(HK) has been organising a local heat of the Young Persons' World Lecture Competition (YPWLC) since 2005 with the winner of the local heat going to the world final. The final of the competition was held in London in October last year. This year, due to the epidemic and the new format of events and gatherings, the competition is going to be held online in November 2020.

As part of this event, IOM3(HK) will be holding the Young Persons’ Lecture Competition (Hong Kong Heat) in September 2020 via Zoom. You are cordially invited to participate in this competition. Each applicant is required to submit an abstract based on a topic that relates to any aspect of Materials, Minerals, Mining by 15 August 2020.

Successful applicants will be required to present their topics via Zoom and certificates will be awarded to all participants. Further details of the event, guidance notes and entry form are attached herewith for your information.

Only a 15 minute presentation is required.


Winner - $1000HKD + £1000GBP (entitled for all world final candidate)
2nd place - $700HKD
3rd place - $500HKD


We look forward to receiving your abstracts and we would appreciate if you could circulate the information of this competition to other potentially interested candidates.

Further Information

For more information, please contact Mr. George Ho, at george.ho@aecom.com


Download information and Entry Form

Venue and booking

Event Location: 
Hong Kong S.A.R., China
Contact details: 

Mr. George Ho, george.ho@aecom.com