06 Oct 2022

HKGBC Session – Rethinking Built Spaces at ReThink HK 2022

Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC) is pleased to support ReThink HK 2022 (5-6 October 2022) as a Content Partner again by hosting a HKGBC Session “Rethinking Built Spaces” under the theme of “Rethinking Our Built Environment Towards Net Zero Carbon” on 6 October 2022 at the HKCEC.

The session is designed to highlight the vision and experiences behind exemplar cases and award-winning projects, covering commercial spaces; neighbourhoods and residential spaces; as well as campuses and public buildings, with a view to expediting the net-zero transition and a climate-resilient future for Hong Kong.

Come and join us to build a sustainable future! Please click here for registration.

Event Detail
Event Name: HKGBC Session – Rethinking Built Spaces at ReThink HK 2022
Presented By:

Hong Kong Green Building Council

Date: 06 Oct 2022
Time: 10:00am – 1:20pm (Session A: 10:10am - 11:20am | Session B: 11:20am – 12:20pm | Session C : 12:20pm – 1:20pm)

Sustainable Resources Theatre, ReThink HK 2022
(Hall 3, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre)

Contact Person: Ms Sonia LEE
Contact Phone: 39948835
Contact Email: marketing@hkgbc.org.hk

Opening Welcome

Time Programme

10:00am - 10:10am

Opening Welcome

Ir Dr Cary CHAN
Executive Director
Hong Kong Green Building Council

Session A - Towards Net Zero Carbon: The Future of Commercial Spaces

This session will examine how commercial built spaces contribute to achieving carbon neutrality in Hong Kong by 2050. Covering the entire building life cycle – from award-winning sustainable designs and the latest developments in green construction materials, to the transformation, retrofitting and operation of existing building portfolios – exemplar cases will showcase holistic tactics for building towards net zero.

Time Programme

10:10am - 10:15am

Introduction by Moderator

Ms Grace KWOK
Director, Hong Kong Green Building Council
Chief Sustainability Strategist, AEC Capital Limited

10:15am - 10:25am

A Regenerative & Biodiverse Net Zero Workplace

Mr Vincent CHENG
Arup Fellow, Director of Climate and Sustainability

10:25am - 10:35am 

Enabling a Zero Carbon Construction Legacy by 2050

Mr Kevin O’BRIEN
Chief Executive
Gammon Construction Limited

10:35am - 10:45am

Reinvesting in Buildings for a Greener Tomorrow

Director and Head of Technical Services
Hongkong Land (Property Management) Limited

10:45am - 10:55am

Net-Zero Buildings: Smart Energy Management Through Innovation

Mr Pubudu Abayasiri
Director, Digital Services
CLP Holdings Limited
10:55am - 11:20am Panel Discussion and Q&A

Session B - Towards Net Zero Carbon: The Future of Neighbourhoods and Residential Spaces

Green Building is a major decarbonisation strategy of Hong Kong’s Climate Action Plan 2050. This session will feature success cases to demonstrate how master planning, smart design and construction of neighbourhoods and residential spaces help escalate Hong Kong’s sustainability to the next level.

Time Programme

11:20am - 11:25am

Introduction by Moderator

Dr Hong-Yu LI
Egis Asia Pacific

11:25am - 11:35am

Net Zero Engineering Solutions for Sustainable Living

Mr Kenneth LI
Executive Director, Building MEP & Sustainability, China Region

11:35am - 11:45am

Sustainability & Innovation in Residential Development

Mr Johnny YU
Advisor to Chairman
Henderson Land Development Company Limited

11:45am - 11:55am Carbon Reduction on Neighbourhoods from a Masterplan Perspective

Mr Boris LO
Chief of Project - Caroline Hill Road
Hysan Development Company Limited
11:55am - 12:20pm Panel Discussion and Q&A

Session C - Towards Net-Zero Carbon: Sustainable Campuses and Public Buildings

As buildings in Hong Kong begin to leverage resources in addressing climate change, the importance of low-carbon, sustainable campuses and public facilities for occupants' health and community development have never been more prominent.

Time Programme

12:20pm - 12:25pm

Introduction by Moderator

Mr Tony IP
Director, Hong Kong Green Building Council
Founder & Director of Sustainable Design, Tony Ip Green Architects Ltd

12:25pm - 12:35pm

Designing a Future-Ready Campus for Climate Generation

Director / Director of Sustainable Design
Ronald Lu & Partners

12:35pm - 12:45pm

Sustainable Campus as Platform for Driving Climate Innovation

Director, Sustainability/Net-Zero Office
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

12:45pm - 12:55pm Decarbonisation with NCCO Technology for our Society

Dr Cathy JIM
Chief Developer of NCCO Technology and Director
RHT Industries

12:55pm - 1:20pm Panel Discussion and Q&A; and Closing