Shaping Hong Kong Series Seminar: Explore future city development of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

7 December, 2016 | 19:00 - 20:30

Venue address:

Scope Admiralty Learning Centre
UR8, 8/F United Centre
95 Queensway
Hong Kong
Hong Kong skyline.
Hong Kong skyline.

About this event

The purpose of the seminar is to share Arup's foresight work on 'Cities Alive: 100 issues shaping future cities' (which can be downloaded from This piece of work explores the social, technological, environmental, economic and political drivers shaping future cities across the globe.

Whether it is tackling population growth, climate change, air pollution or urbanisation, we are focused on exploring the issues faced by cities, based on stakeholder engagement, evidence, problem solving and research. With this tool for thought, the group discussion will be followed through the engagement with participants to identify the most relevant issues to HK, explore the impacts of those issues (drivers and trends) to HK and come up with some possible solutions for the future city development of Hong Kong.

Capacity: 100

*Registration will be on a first-come-first-served basis and priority will be given to ICE members
*Only successful applicants will receive confirmation e-mail and be given attendance certificates.

Adverse weather arrangement

The seminar will be cancelled in case of Black Rainstorm Alert or above; or Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above being in force by the Hong Kong Observatory at or after 4:00 p.m.

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Dr Shuwei Wu

Dr. Shuwei Wu is currently working for Foresight, Research & Innovation (Hong Kong) team, Arup University, Arup East Asia. Being as EA Skills Leader of Foresight and Research Analyst, he is facilitating the collaboration between Arup and academy in China and beyond through exploring the future trends and drivers of change, identifying Best Practices and Best Available Technologies.

He is particularly focusing on knowledge/technology transfer and integrating the value of research outcomes into Arup projects and exploring the new growth points, which is reinforcing Arup's capability on research and innovation and academic reputation. His research interests are currently focused on Low Carbon and Smart communities and cities as well as energy technologies and policies.