HKGBC Inaugural Ceremony Conference Program

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Hong Kong Green Building Council Inaugural Ceremony cum Conference
20 November 2009, Conrad Hotel, Grand Ballroom

 08:30 – 09:35
Registration, Welcome and Guests to be seated

09:35 – 09:45
Conference Kick-off
Dr Andrew Chan
Chairman, Hong Kong Green Building Council

09:45 – 10:00
Keynote Speech
Mr John Tsang, JP
Financial Secretary, Hong Kong SAR Government

10:00 – 10:15

Official Inaugural Ceremony
Mr John Tsang, Financial Secretary, HKSARG
Mrs Carrie Lam, Secretary for Development, HKSARG
Mr Keith Kerr, Chairman, Construction Industry Council
Mr Stephen Fong, Chairman, Business Environment Council
Mr Michael Arnold, Chairman, BEAM Society
Mr K S Wong, Chairman, Professional Green Building Council
Dr Andrew Chan, Chairman, Hong Kong Green Building Council

10:15 – 10:30
Keynote Speech
Mrs Carrie Lam, JP
Secretary for Development. Hong Kong SAR Government

10:30 – 11:00
Networking Break

11:00 – 11:15
HKGBC : Aspiration and Opportunities
Mr Kevin Edmunds, Secretariat Hong Kong Green Building Council

11:15 – 11:35
The Latest in China’s Green Building Council
Ms Ping Li, Deputy Secretary General, China Green Building Council

11:35 – 11:55
Market Transformation Towards Green Building
Mr K. S. Wong, Chairman, Professional GBC Hong Kong

11:55 – 12:15
Experience of Green Building Development in Taiwan
Professor Hsien-Te Lin, Executive Director, Taiwan Green Building Council

12:15 – 12:25
Questions and Answers
Speakers in the morning session

Prof Reuben Chu

Professional Green Building Council
12:25 – 13:35

Lunch:  Afternoon Session

13:35 – 13:55
Towards a Quality and Sustainable Built Environment in Hong Kong
– An Investment Fund’s Viewpoint
Mr Tom Miller, Regional Director, LaSalle Investment Management

13:55 – 14:15
Developing Sustainable Communities
- Swire Properties’ Island East
Mr Dominic Purvis, General Manager, Marketing and Communications,Swire Properties Ltd

14:15 – 14:35
Urban trends in Australia and Asia Pacific- how will it impact Sustainable City Development
Ms Romilly Madew, Chief Executive, Green Building Council Australia

14:35 – 14:55
Green DNA Thinking
Mr Max Connop, Executive Director, Aedas Ltd

14:55 – 15:15
CASBEE’S Strategies Towards Green Market Transformation
Professor Kazuo Iwamura, Director, World Green Building Council,
Representative of Japan Green Building Council

15:15 – 15:25
Questions and Answers
Speakers in the 1st afternoon session

Dr Andrew Thomson, Chief Executive Officer, Business Environment Council

15:25 – 15:45
Networking Break

15:45 – 16:05
Hong Kong – The Green City
Mr Thomas Ho, Chief Executive, Gammon Construction Ltd

16:05 – 16:25
Green Cities; Zero Energy Building
Mr Lee-Siang Tai, 2nd Vice President, Singapore Green Building Council

16:25 – 16:45
Exploring A Sustainable Vision For Built Environment
- From Sustainable Planning to Zero Carbon Building
Dr Raymond Yau, rup Fellow, Director, Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Ltd.

16:45 – 16:55
Questions and Answers
Speakers in the 2nd afternoon session

Mr Michael Arnold, Chairman, BEAM Society

16:55 – 17:00
Final Remarks
Dr Andrew Chan, Chairman, Hong Kong Green Building Council