29 Mar 2019

Chinachem Sustainability Conference 2019

The Chinachem Sustainability Conference 2019 organised by Chinachem Group and co-organised by the Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC) will be held on 29 March 2019 in Hong Kong, under the theme - “Sustainable Neighbourhood: How to Foster Age-Friendly Developments”.

The Chinachem Sustainability Conference 2019 organised by Chinachem Group and co-organised by the Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC) will be held on 29 March 2019 in Hong Kong. Themed “Sustainable Neighbourhood: How to Foster Age-Friendly Developments”, the conference will focus on exchange of constructive ideas of technical solutions to the city’s critical issue of aging population – innovative architecture design to improve urban environment; smart system to raise productivity and facilitate the everyday life of the senior citizens; strategic site selection to address the integration between buildings and the surrounding neighbourhood; comprehensive town planning with stakeholders to balance economic, environmental and social considerations in the course of development; and more to be explored and examined in the conference.

Supporting Organisations

Event Detail
Event Name: Chinachem Sustainability Conference 2019
Presented By: -
Date: 29 Mar 2019
Time: Morning Session: 9:00am - 12:10pm (Registration starts at 8:30am) Afternoon Session: 2:00pm - 5:00pm (Registration starts at 1:30pm)
Venue: Chiang Chen Studio Theatre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Address: G/F Chung Sze Yuen Building, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong)

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 (HKGBC Non-Members)
Contact Email: enquiry@hkgbc.org.hk

Morning Session: Age-friendly and Sustainable Community


Registration starts

9:00am - 9:10am

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

9:10am - 9:15am 

Opening Remarks by Mr Michael WONG Wai-lun, JP, Secretary for Development

9:15am - 9:20am 

Group photo

9:20am – 9:50am

A Strategic Planning Response to Building an Age-friendly Environment
Ms Amy CHEUNG, Assistant Director/Territorial, Planning Department

9:50am – 10:20am

Population Policy: Building an Age-friendly Environment
Dr Vivian LOU, Member, The Elderly Commission

10:20am – 10:50am

Coffee Break

10:50am – 11:10am

Architecture and Design Solutions to Facilitate Care Needs in Senior Housing
Mr Patrick CHUI, Director, Ronald Lu & Partners

11:10am – 11:40am

Senior Housing: Creating an Enabling Environment for “Aging in Place”
Mr James CHAN Yum-min, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong Housing Society

11:40am – 12:10pm

Panel Discussion: Sustainable Neighbourhood in the Aging City – Challenges and Opportunities
Moderator: Mr LING Kar-kan, Former Director of Planning Department, Vice Chairman of Supervisory Board Members of Hong Kong Housing Society, Director of Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation and Professor of Practice (Planning) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Afternoon Session: Smart and Liveable Neighbourhood for Aging Population

Registration starts

2:00pm - 2:30pm

Embracing the Ageing Community: Planning for a Good Quality of Life in Singapore
Mr Jaffrey AW, Director (Strategic Planning), Housing & Development Board, Singapore

2:30pm - 2:50pm

Liveability Design and Development for Aging and Mobility
Mr Lawrence LUI, Co-founder & Executive Director, Longevity Design House & Longevity Technology

2:50pm - 3:10pm

Developing a Sustainable Ecosystem for Seniors Living at Nursing Homes
Ms Queenie MAN, Director of Corporate Strategy, Culture Homes

3:10pm - 3:30pm

Coffee Break

3:30pm - 3:50pm

Smart City Trends in Addressing an Aging Population and Smart Living
Ms Gracie NG, Associate Director, ICT Cluster & Smart Platform, Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation

3:50pm - 4:20pm

Towards an Age-friendly Environment: A Case Study of “Chang-Gung Health and Culture Village in Taiwan”
Mr Ricky LIU, Principal Architect, Ricky Liu & Associates

4:20pm - 4:50pm

Panel Discussion: How an Aging Population can Turn Out to be a Competitive Advantage?
Moderator: Dr William YU, CEO, World Green Organisation

4:50pm - 5:00pm

Closing Remarks by HKGBC

Language: English