Thinking out of the box in infrastructure development and retrofitting, Hong Kong

24 April, 2015 | 09:00 - 17:00

Civil engineers must increasingly look to innovative solutions to meet modern infrastructure challenges
Civil engineers must increasingly look to innovative solutions to meet modern infrastructure challenges

About this event

Modern problems faced by the civil engineering profession often call for innovative solutions to meet specific challenges in engineering practice and sustainable development.

ICE HKA is seeking technical papers to showcase the latest examples of the formulation of creative concepts or application of innovative design approaches or construction technology in infrastructure development and retrofitting projects, or in related applied research.

Areas to be covered will include construction material science, transport, waste management, water supply management, wastewater treatment and flood control, together with bridge and building engineering.

Main Themes

The main themes covered during the day include:

  • Engineering practical challenges through innovation
  • Innovative elements in recent infrastructure projects or related research work
  • Evolution of innovative concepts
  • Risk assessment, site trials and monitoring
  • Value engineering
  • Challenges and constraints
  • Case studies
  • New visions and insights in sustainability and resilience
  • New challenges in sustainability
  • Disaster preparedness
  • Climate change and impact of extreme weather events
  • Risk management strategies
  • Case studies

Event materials

The following materials are available for download:

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