HKHS 70th Anniversary

International Conference
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HKHS International Housing Conference 2018

Established in 1948, the Hong Kong Housing Society has been playing the role of “housing laboratory” and pioneered various initiatives to help solve the housing problems in response to the changing needs of Hong Kong people at different times.

This International Housing Conference is organised in celebration of HKHS’s 70th anniversary and provides an excellent opportunity for Hong Kong and overseas delegates to exchange valuable insights and experiences on the subjects of elderly housing, sustainable development and liveable cities.

Guest of Honour
The Hon Chan Mo Po, Paul,
GBM, GBS, MH, JP
Financial Secretary,
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region


Keynote Speakers
Mr Guo Liqiao
Deputy Director General,
Department of Building Energy and Science & Technology,
Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, PRC
Prof Jan Gehl, Hon FAIA
Founder and Senior Advisor,
Gehl Architects,
Denmark
Mr Wong Kit Loong
Chief Executive Officer,
Hong Kong Housing Society
Dr Chong Fook Loong
Group Director (Research and Planning),
Housing & Development Board,
Singapore

Programme Rundown

Day 1
Nov
02
Time: 09:30 – 16:30
Venue: S420, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai
Language: English, Mandarin
CPD hours: Subject to professional bodies' decision
Time Programme
Plenary Session
08:45 Registration begins
09:30 Opening Remarks
Mr Chan Kar Lok, Walter, SBS, JP
Chairman, Hong Kong Housing Society
09:35 Opening Address by Guest of Honour
The Hon Chan Mo Po, Paul, GBM, GBS, MH, JP
Financial Secretary, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Group Photo
09:55 Keynote Speech I
Mr Guo Liqiao
Deputy Director General, Department of Building Energy and Science & Technology, Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, PRC
10:25 Tea Break
10:50 Keynote Speech II
Prof Jan Gehl, Hon FAIA
Founder and Senior Advisor, Gehl Architects, Denmark
11:20 Keynote Speech III
Mr Wong Kit Loong
Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong Housing Society
11:50 Plenary Discussion Session
Moderator
Prof Ling Kar Kan, SBS
Vice Chairman, Hong Kong Housing Society;
Director, Design Institute for Social Innovation, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Panelists
All keynote speakers
13:00 Luncheon
Keynote Speaker
Dr Chong Fook Loong
Group Director (Research and Planning), Housing & Development Board, Singapore
Day 2
Nov
03
Time:9:30-12:00
Capacity:Seats are limited
Enrolment will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis.
Exchange Visits
Route 1
Theme:
Elderly housing and ageing-in-place
Route 2
Theme:
Sustainable buildings in Hong Kong
Time Programme
Concurrent Panel Discussion
14:30 Panel I: Challenges and Future Outlook of Senior Housing in Ageing Cities
Moderator
Mr Timothy Ma, JP, RSW, FCRP
Executive Committee Member and Chairman, Special Committee on Elderly Housing, Hong Kong Housing Society;
Founding Executive Director and Board member, Senior Citizen Home Safety Association
Panelists
  • Prof Terry Lum, Head of Department, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong
  • Prof Hiroyuki Murata, Director, Planning and Development, Smart Aging Research Center, Tohoku University, Japan
  • Ms Elaine Tan, Deputy Director (Research), Ministry of National Development, Centre for Liveable Cities, Singapore
14:30 Panel II: Global Trends of Green Building and the Neighbourhoods
Moderator
Prof Wong Bay
Executive Committee Member and Chairman, Special Committee on Planning, Design and Construction, Hong Kong Housing Society;
Adjunct Professor, Department of Real Estate and Construction, The University of Hong Kong
Panel Speakers
  • Mr Cheung Hau Wai, SBS, Chairman, Hong Kong Green Building Council
  • Prof Billie Giles-Corti, Director of Urban Futures, Enabling Capability Platform, RMIT University, Australia
  • Prof Phil Jones, Chair of Architectural Science, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, United Kingdom
14:30 Panel III: Essentials of a Smart and Liveable City
Moderator
Prof Rebecca Chiu, MH, JP
Member, Hong Kong Housing Society;
Head of Department and Professor, Department of Urban Planning and Design, The University of Hong Kong
Panel Speakers
  • Mr Wong Chi Kwong, Tony, JP, Assistant Government Chief Information Officer (Industry Development), The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
  • Dr Winnie Tang, JP, Honorary President, Smart City Consortium, Hong Kong
  • Mr Xavier Vilalta, Smart Strategy Coordinator, ACCIÓ, Barcelona, Spain
  • Prof Zhen Feng, Vice Dean, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Nanjing University, PRC
16:30 Day 1 ends
Day 2
Nov
03
Time:9:30-12:00
Capacity:Seats are limited
Enrolment will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis.
Exchange Visits
Route 1
Theme:
Elderly housing and ageing-in-place
Route 2
Theme:
Sustainable buildings in Hong Kong


Target Participants

Policy makers, planners, developers, building consultants, housing managers, elderly services providers and professionals involved in housing-related industries and community sustainability, from Hong Kong and overseas.



Supporting Organisations

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