Annual Conference on Sustainable and Resilient Coastal Management, Hong Kong

15 April, 2016 | 09:00 - 17:00

An aerial view of Hong Kong Airport. The conference will include a special session on the proposed expansion of the airport and the challenges this will present.
An aerial view of Hong Kong Airport. The conference will include a special session on the proposed expansion of the airport and the challenges this will present.

About this event

This one-day conference aims to present the state-of-the-art in sustainability and resilience in respect of coastal development and management. The main topics include climate modelling and tsunami risk, flooding, drainage infrastructure, sea level rise study, emergency preparedness, etc.

There will be a Special Session on the proposed expansion of the Hong Kong International Airport focusing on technical and environmental challenges, sustainable and resilient strategies, and reclamation and ground improvement.

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Event materials

The following materials are available for download:

Speakers

Keynote: Address:

Professor David Balmforth, Immediate Past President, ICE; Visiting Professor, Imperial College London

Opening Address:

Mr C K Hon, JP, Permanent Secretary for Development (Works), Hong Kong SAR Government

Session Chairmen:

Ir CC Chan, SBS, President, HKIE

Prof CF Lee, GBS, J.P. Chancellor, Chu Hai College

Invited Speakers:

Mr Fedrick Kan Assistant Director, DSD

Dr Philip Haines Acting Managing Director, BMT WBM

Mr Kevin Poole Acting Executive Director, Third Runway, AAHK

Dr Daman Lee General Manager, Reclamation, Third Runway, AAHK

Mr Adi Lau Deputy Director - Operating, MTR

Dr Ander Chow Associate Director, Arup

Dr John Cheng Senior Manager - Group Sustainability, CLP

Mr HY Mok Senior Scientific Officer, HK Observatory

Mr Lewis Leung Senior Engineer, CEDD

Mr Simon Chan Principal Engineer, Mannings

Sponsors

Diamond Sponsors(s)

  • Construction Industry Council
  • Ming Hing Waterworks Engineering Co. Ltd.

Platinum Sponsors

  • Airport Authority Hong Kong

Gold Sponsor(s)

  • Arup
  • Atkins China Limited
  • Construction Industry Council
  • Fugro (Hong Kong) Limited
  • Gammon Construction Limited
  • Mannings (Asia) Consultants Limited
  • Tai Kam Construction Engineering Company Limited
  • Victor Li & Associates Ltd.

Silver Sponsor(s)

  • Dix Construction & Transportation Limited
  • Hsin Chong Construction (Asia) Ltd
  • Pypun Engineering Consultants Limited

Supporting organisations

The Sustainable and Resilient Coastal Management conference is supported by the following organisations:

  • CLP Power Hong Kong Limited
  • C&H Engineering Co Ltd
  • Business Environment Council (BEC)
  • The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management, Hong Kong (CIWEM HK)
  • Engineers Australia HK Chapter (EAHK)
  • Hong Kong Construction Association (HKCA)
  • Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC)
  • Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE)
  • Hong Kong Institution of Highways and Transportation (HKIHT)
  • Joint Structural Division (HKIE (Strucural Division) and IStructE (HK Regional Group))
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong (HKU)
  • Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)
  • Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HKPolyU)
  • Department of Civil and Environmental Engineers, The University of Macau (UoM)
  • Development Bureau, HKSAR Government (DSD)
  • Civil Engineering and Development Department, HKSAR Government (CEDD)
  • Drainage Services Department, HKSAR Government (DSD)
  • Environmental Protection Department, HKSAR Government (DSD)
  • Housing Department, HKSAR Government (HD)
  • Planning Department, HKSAR Government (PD)
  • Transport Department, HKSAR Government (TD)
  • Water Supplies Department, HKSAR Government
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