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Conference Venue

 

 

The Organising Committee would like to express sincere thanks to the following sponsors for their generous support of the Conference:

 

Platinum Sponsors
Chun Wo Development Holdings Ltd
Gammon Construction Ltd
 
Lunch Sponsor
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd
 
Gold Sponsors
AECOM
ARUP
Bestwin Engineering Ltd
China Geo-Engineering Corporation
CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd
Freyssinet Hong Kong Ltd
Hip Hing Construction Co Ltd
The Hongkong Electric Co Ltd
Hopewell Wind Power Ltd / Hopewell Highway Infrastructure Ltd
Hsin Chong Construction Co Ltd
Hyder Consulting Ltd
InteliBuild
Kum Shing Construction Co Ltd
Leighton Contractors (Asia) Ltd
Mott MacDonald Hong Kong Ltd
MTR Corporation
Paul Y Engineering Group Ltd
VSL Hong Kong Ltd

HKIE CIVIL DIVISION CONFERENCE 2010
Date:Mon- Wed, 12-14 April 2010
Venue: Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers, 20 Nathan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong

THE CONFERENCE
Organized by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers Civil Division, the conference will bring together leading experts from a wide range of disciplines to discuss infrastructure solutions and challenges in particular as related to climate change impacts, adaptation and mitigation in the 21st century. The conference will provide a regional platform to explore practical technological solutions in the design, construction and operation of infrastructure. Key areas of the dialogue include technology solutions and new assessment strategies, industry sustained growth and identification of public and professional risk.

THEME
The goal of the conference is to highlight how engineers and the engineering profession, through scientific and technological advancements and the formulation of assessment tools, are advancing efforts to mitigate, adapt and build resilience to the effects of a changing climate, constraints of evolving financial times, and demands of public interests. The key focus is on infrastructure solutions that will sustain themselves far into the future, taking into consideration new risks and challenges.

Presentations describing the following topics will be considered for inclusion in the conference:
• Infrastructure Technology Choices
• Engineering Design Solutions
• Material Selection
• Low Carbon Infrastructure
• Project Assessment Tools
• Economics, Cost and Risk Management
• Sustainability Considerations for the Engineering Profession
• Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation for the Engineering Profession

Special focus will be on case studies for all infrastructure projects, including water, wastewater, transport, energy, solid waste, infrastructure planning, land use and zoning, construction technology and materials, emergency response and others.

Geographically the conference focus will be on solutions applicable to China and South-East Asia, while drawing heavily upon knowledge and expertise available globally.