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CPD Event - Technical Seminar cum Launching Event for HKGBC Green Design Guide for Material Resources Optimisation in Building Life Cycle

02 Nov 2018

The Hong Kong Green Building Council is pleased to introduce the newly developed guidebook, Green Design Guide for Material Resources Optimisation in Building Life Cycle. The Guidebook aims to inform the public and building professionals about building material waste problem and provide adequate guidelines during planning and design stages in minimising building material waste for Hong Kong building industry.

Our Guest of Honour, Mr WONG Kam-sing, GBS, JP, Secretary for the Environment, will give a keynote speech on construction and building materials management policy. Dr Benny CHOW, Convenor of the Green Design Guide Task Force, will deliver a presentation on the Guidebook and 3 case sharing sessions will be presented by guest speakers followed by a vibrant panel discussion.

Event Details

Date: 10 December 2018 (Monday)
Time: 2:30pm - 5:30pm  
(Registration starts at 2:00pm)

Venue: BEC Auditorium, G/F Jockey Club Environmental Building, 77 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
CPD Hour:
3 CPD hours will be automatically uploaded to attendees' BEAM Pro/ BEAM Affiliate Individual Accounts.
Language: Cantonese (supplemented with English presentation materials)
Fee: Free of charge
Registration Deadline: 7 December 2018 (Friday) or Full Capacity

Please click HERE for event registration.

Programme Rundown

Time Programme
2:00 – 2:30 pm Registration
2:30 – 2:35 pm
Welcoming Remarks
HKGBC Chairman
2:35 – 2:55 pm Keynote Speech Mr WONG Kam-sing, GBS, JP                          
Secretary for the Environment
2:55 – 3:00 pm Photo Taking
3:00 – 3:30 pm Introduction of Guidebook Dr Benny CHOW
HKGBC Director cum
Task Force Convenor

3:30 – 3:50 pm Case Sharing 1
Building material waste reduction
technologies adopted in public housing development
Mr Willy YU
Senior Structural Engineer
Housing Department, HKSAR
Task Force member

3:50 – 4:05 pm Coffee Break
4:05 – 4:25 pm Case Sharing 2
To be confirmed
Ms Erica LAM
Sustainability Manager
Gammon Construction Ltd.

4:25 – 4:45 pm Case Sharing 3
Eco-friendly building materials and
waste management
Ir Prof. CS POON
Professor, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering,
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
HKGBC Green Building Faculty

4:45 – 5:25 pm
Panel Discussion
  1. Panelists to share their experience on building material waste reduction in their projects
  2. Challenges and barriers of material resources optimisation in Hong Kong
  3. How Government and industry could work together to promote and implement building material waste reduction measures
5:25 – 5:30 pm
Closing Remarks Dr Benny CHOW
HKGBC Director cum
Task Force Convenor