07 May 2021

Chinachem Group Sustainability Conference 2021

Organised by Chinachem Group and co-organised by the Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC), the second edition of Chinachem Group Sustainability Conference 2021 was held on 7 May 2021 (Friday) in Hong Kong. Themed "Creating a Sustainable and Healthy Community for All Ages", the Conference focused on comprehensive discussion of multi-dimensional solutions to shape a smart city for all ages. Renowned overseas and local speakers shared their insights from urban and community planning, building rejuvenation, building design and infrastructures, ageing innovation and assistive technology, as well as sharing of international case studies, to explore possible ways to build a smart and liveable neighbourhood for multi-generations, coupled with insight or lessons learnt from the recent pandemic. 

Please click HERE to download the programme and HERE to see the event photos.

Event Detail
Event Name: Chinachem Group Sustainability Conference 2021
Presented By:

Chinachem Group & Hong Kong Green Building Council

Date: 07 May 2021
Time: Morning Session: 9:30am - 12:20pm | Afternoon Session: 2:30pm - 5:00pm

Nina Ballroom, 7/F,  Nina Hotel Tsuen Wan West (formerly L’hotel Nina)
Address: 8 Yeung Uk Road, Tsuen Wan


2.5 CPD Hours (for each session) will be automatically uploaded to attendees' BEAM Pro/ BEAM Affiliate Individual Accounts.

Fee: Free of Charge (HKGBC Members)
Free of Charge (Non-HKGBC members)
Contact Person: Ms Mildred WONG
Contact Phone: 39948830
Contact Email: [email protected]
Time Event
Morning Session


Registration starts

9:30am - 9:35am

Welcome Speech by Mr Donald CHOI, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Chinachem Group

9:35am - 9:40am 

Opening Remarks by Mr Michael WONG, JP, Secretary for Development, Government of the HKSAR

9:40am - 9:50am 

Group Photo Session

9:50am - 10:10am

Planning for a Healthy City under Hong Kong 2030+ 
Ms Ginger KIANG, Deputy Director of Planning / Territorial, Planning Department, Government of the HKSAR
[Presentation Slides]

10:10am - 10:30am

Building Rehabilitation – Key to a Safe and Healthy Community 
Mr Ben LUI, Executive Director (Operations), Urban Renewal Authority
[Presentation Slides]

10:30am - 10:50am


10:50am - 11:10am

A Developer’s Perspective of Creating a Healthy Community for All Ages 
[Presentation Slides]
Mr Donald CHOI, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Chinachem Group

11:10am - 11:30am

From Healthcare to Healthcaring Design 
Ms Vivien MAK, Group Director, P&T Group
[Presentation Slides]

11:30am - 11:50am

International Case Study - Idea of The Third Generation Gives Time to the Fourth Generation 
Mr Jürg WEIBEL, Managing Director, Stiftung Zeitvorsorge (Switzerland)
[Presentation Slides] [Pre-recorded Video]

11:50am - 12:20pm

Panel Discussion: How to Set Scene for Paving the Way to an Age-friendly Community
Moderator: Prof. NG Mee-kam, Vice-chairman, Department of Geography and Resource Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Afternoon Session

Registration starts

2:30pm - 2:50pm

Resonance in Design Research for Senior Living 
Ms Rina KO, Registered Architect and Research Associate, CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing
[Presentation Slides]

2:50pm - 3:10pm

In-home Support via Sensors, Big Data, IoT and AI 
Dr Ernest LO, President, Hong Kong Internet of Things Alliance 
[Presentation Slides]

3:10pm - 3:30pm


3:30pm - 3:50pm

Sustainable Retirement Made Possible 
Mr Raymond LI, JP, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer,  The Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation
[Presentation Slides]

3:50pm - 4:10pm

International Case Study - Multi-generational Housing 
Dr Gea SIJPKES, CEO, Humanitas Deventer (Netherlands)
[Presentation Slides] [Pre-recorded Video]

4:10pm - 4:40pm

Panel Discussion: Challenges on Implementation of an All-age Community
Moderator: Mr LING Kar-kan, SBS, Former Director of Planning, Government of the HKSAR,
Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Housing Society,
Director of Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation,
Professor of Practice (Planning) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

4:40pm - 4:50pm

Closing Remarks by Mr CHEUNG Hau-wai, SBS, Chairman, Hong Kong Green Building Council