Hong Kong Green Building Council Inaugural Ceremony cum Conference

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Hong Kong Green Building Council Inaugural Ceremony cum Conference

Date: 20 November 2009
Time: 8:30am - 5pm
Venue: Conrad Hotel

The Hong Kong Green Building Council is celebrating its establishment with an Inaugural Ceremony cum Conferene on 20 November 2009 at the Conrad Hotel.

More than 300 industry leaders and peers gathered at Conrad Hotel, Hong Kong to celebrate the establishment of Hong Kong Building Council with an Inaugural Ceremony cum Conference on 20 November 2009. In this premier green building event in Hong Kong, influential speakers including Mr John Tsang, Financial Secretary, HKSAR Government, Mrs Carrie Lam, Secretary for Development, HKSAR Government, representatives from the Green Building Councils in Asia Pacific, as well as industry experts and distinguished speakers in the green built business around the region share their views and insights on the latest development in pushing the envelope for green building adoption.

*This event is accredited by the Hong Kong Institute of Architects for 6.5 CPD hours

Themes / Topics to be covered (click here for the Conference Program):

  • HKGBC: Aspiration and Opportunities (Mr Kevin EDMUNDS) [PDF] (814 KB)
  • The Latest in China's Green Building Council (Ms Ping LI) [PDF] (1 MB)
  • Market Transformation Towards Green Building (Mr K S WONG) [PDF] (5 MB)
  • Experience of Green Building Development in Taiwan (Professor Hsien Te LIN) [PDF] (1 MB)
  • Towards a Quality and Sustainable Built Environment in Hong Kong (Mr Tom MILLER) [PDF] (61 KB)
  • Developing Sustainable Communities - Swire Properties' Island East (Mr Dominic PURVIS) [PDF] (950 KB)
  • Urban Trends in Australia and Asia Pacific - How Will It Impact Sustainable City Development, Australia (Ms Romilly MADEW) [PDF] (1 MB)
  • Green DNA Thinking (Mr Max CONNOP) [PDF] (2 MB)
  • CASBEE'S Strategies towards Green Market Transformation (Professor Kazuo IWAMURA) [PDF] (959 KB)
  • Hong Kong - The Green City (Mr Thomas HO)
  • Green Cities; Zero Energy Building, Singapore (Mr Lee Siang TAI) [PDF] (7 MB)
  • Exploring A Sustainable Vision for Built Environment - From Sustainable Planning to Zero Carbon Building (Dr Raymond YAU) [PDF] (2 MB)

Officiating Guests and Keynote Speakers:

  • Mr John Tsang, JP, Financial Secretary of Hong Kong SAR Government [PDF] (108 KB)
  • Mrs Carrie Lam, JP, Secretary for Development of Hong Kong SAR Government [PDF] (120 KB)
Confirmed Speakers:

Who should attend?

  • Architects, engineers, surveyors and all construction industry professionals who need to be synced up on the latest green building standards in pushing the envelope of the industry’s development in Hong Kong
  • CEOs, CFOs, COOs and key business leaders who would like to contribute and help shape Hong Kong’s green built future and overall sustainability as a whole
  • Property developers and property management consultancies who need to strike a balance between development economics and quality of the living and work space for building users
  • Regulators, lawmakers, government and semi-government officials who play a key part in shaping the future of Hong Kong’s green building adoption
  • Green groups and resident or tenant representatives who have a say on the quality of space they live and work in

Why should attend?

  • Hong Kong Green Building Council Inaugural Ceremony cum Conference provides a platform for you to share and meet with decision makers and subject matter experts who can really impact your business and the development of green buildings in Hong Kong
  • Hear from the HKGBC on the latest updates of green building labeling tailor made for Hong Kong, and high density tropical city
  • Tune into leading speakers, including the Financial Secretary of the HKSAR, Secretary for Development of HKSAR, on the overall economics and legislative framework for advancing green building development in Hong Kong; and experts from other green building councils from the region on case studies and key sharing from their respective markets.