Graduates and students One-day Seminar 2017 - Project Optimisation - from planning, design to construction, Hong Kong

25 February, 2017 | 09:00 - 16:30

Find out more about project management.
Find out more about project management.

About this event

In recent years, various mega engineering projects have been in full swing and awareness towards different dimensions of project management have been rising, ranging from cost control, contracting arrangement and new technologies. This highlights the importance of effective and innovative project optimisation measures.

Following last year success on "Sustainable Engineering Solutions in Complex Urban Development", this year the topic of One-Day Seminar will be "Project Optimisation - from Planning, Design to Construction".

Speakers from the government and various companies with different roles in project delivery will share their experience in cost control, NEC management and BIM technology.

  • Capacity: 80
  • Food and beverage will be served during lunch time and coffee break.
  • Registration will be on a first-come-first-served basis and priority will be given to ICE student and graduate members.
  • Payment can be made by cheques or PayPal.
  • The link to PayPal payment will be sent after your registration. Please specify your name, contact no. and email when making payment.
  • Cheques should be made payable to "The Institution of Civil Engineers (HK) Ltd" and sent to "ICE HK Office, Room 1606, 16/F Dominion Center, 43-59 Queen's Road East, Wanchai, HK". Please specify your name, contact no. and the event name on the reverse of the cheque.
  • Applications will be considered completed only upon online registration and payment received.


  • ICE student member: HKD 120
  • ICE graduate member: HKD 270
  • Non-ICE student or graduate members: HKD 630

Technical Report Prize (For ICE members only)

This event is eligible for the technical report prize. ICE HKA awards prizes to young ICE members who reside in Hong Kong and prepare reports of a high standard on the caption technical event. Winners will be given a bookprize of HK$500 or granted free attendance at the ICE HKA Annual Conference or the ICE HKA Annual Dinner.

For more information, please refer to the Technical Report Prize rules. Submit your report to and provide your ICE member and by 27 Mar 2017 and win the prize!

Event materials

The following materials are available for download:


Mr Harrison Cheung
Barrister-at-law, Mediator, Dispute Resolution Advisor
Gary Soo's Chambers
Topic: Essential Features of New Engineering Contract 3 (NEC3)

Mr Tony Chiu
Principal Quantity Surveyor
Mott MacDonald Hong Kong Limited
Topic: Open Book Accounting in NEC Target Contract

Mr Simon James Gallagher
BIM Coordinator
Atkins China Ltd
Topic: Digital Disruption: How to ride the BIM wave

Mr Kan Hon Shing
Chief Engineer, Drainage Projects Division
Drainage Services Department, HKSAR Government
Topic: The Use of NEC in the Happy Valley Underground Stormwater Storage Scheme

Mr Kwong Ka Sing, John
Head of Project Cost Management Office
Development Bureau, HKSAR Government
Topic: Cost Management for Capital Works Projects

Mr Malcolm O'Neill
Contracts Administration Manager
MTR Corporation Limited
Topic: Cost Planning and Cost Management

Please note: This speaker and topic list is tentative.