Tackling Cyberbullying: A Comparative and Interdisciplinary Symposium

Date: September 4, 2018 (Tuesday)

Time: 9:30am – 5:45pm

Venue: Academic Conference Room, 11/F Cheng Yu Tung Tower, Centennial Campus,
The University of Hong Kong

9:00am – 9:30am Registration
9:30am – 9:35am Opening Address

Professor Anne Cheung, Professor of Law, Department of Law, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong
Professor Michael Hor, Dean, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

Panel 1: Cyberbullying and the Legal Response

Chair: Professor Fu Hualing, Warren Chan Professor in Human Rights and Responsibilities & Associate Dean, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

9:35am – 9:55am Mr. Stephen Wong, Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data

Cyberbullying from a Personal Data Privacy Perspective
Presentation slides

9:55am – 10:15am Professor Anne Cheung, Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

Cyberbullying: In Search of a Legal Definition and a Legal Response
Presentation slides

10:15am – 10:35am Professor Jane Bailey, Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa

Protecting Reputation in a Digital Age:  Perspectives from Canadian Young People
Abstract
Presentation slides

10:35am – 10:55am Q&A
10:55am – 11:10am Tea break
Panel 2: Cyberbullying: What Do They Think?  What Do They Do?

Chair: Dr. Michael Ng, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

11:10am – 11:30am Professor Edward Chan, Professor, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Survey Study of Hong Kong High School Students’ Attitude
Presentation slides

11:30am – 11:50am Dr. Ruby Lo, Chief Executive Officer, Social Policy Research
Mr. Michael Cheung, Assistant Research Officer, Law and Technology Centre, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

In-depth Case Study of Doxing in Hong Kong
Presentation slides

11:50am – 12:10pm Ms. Michelle Lee, Senior Executive, TOUCH Cyber Wellness (TCW)

Countering Cyberbullying in Singapore: Prevention, Intervention and Community Engagement
Abstract
Presentation slides

12:10pm – 12:30pm Mr. Edmon Chung, Chief Executive Officer, DotAsia Organisation

Privacy, Anonymity & Security: When Everyone Can Be a Paparazzi
Presentation slides

12:30pm – 12:50pm Q&A
1:00pm – 2:30pm Lunch (for invited guests only)
Panel 3: Cyberbullying and its Multifaceted Challenges 

Chair: Dr. Clement Chen, Research Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

2:30pm – 2:50pm Ms. Puja Kapai, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

Civilising Cyberspace in the Age of Digital Citizenship: Regulating Cyber-Racism and Hate Speech

2:50pm – 3:10pm Professor Edward Chan, Professor, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

The Nexus between Cyberbullying and Family Polyvictimization
Abstract
Presentation slides

3:10pm – 3:30pm Dr. Patrick Ip, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong

Cyberbullying: Prevalence, Risk Factors and Consequences
Presentation slides

3:30pm – 3:50pm Q&A
3:50pm – 4:05pm Tea break
Panel 4: Cyberbullying: Action and Reaction (Conducted in Cantonese)

Chair: Dr. Dennis Fung, Associate Professor & Head of Division of Mathematics and Science Education, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong

4:05pm – 4:25pm Mr. Wilson Chan, Supervisor, Youth Crime Prevention Centre, The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups

Experience on Anti-Cyberbullying Work with the Youth in Hong Kong
Abstract
Presentation slides

4:25pm – 5:05pm Mr. Charlie Chan, Senior Social Work Supervisor, Youth and Community Service, Caritas Hong Kong, Ms. Chin Mei Chi, Mimi, Social Worker, Youth and Community Service, Caritas Hong Kong & Two Speakers

Perspectives from the Youth
Presentation slides

5:05pm – 5:25pm Discussant: Mr. Fong King Lok, Director of Computer Department, Hong Kong Professional Teachers’ Union
5:25pm – 5:45pm Q&A

Note:

  1. Coffee and tea will be offered during registration and refreshments will be offered during morning and afternoon tea breaks to all attendees.
  2. Lunch will be offered to invited guests only.
  3. Please bring your own water bottle to refill at the drinking water station at the venue. Water in small disposable plastic bottles are not on sale on campus.