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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
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
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

DAY 1 - Monday, 12 April 2010
0830 - 0905 Registration
0905 - 0910 Welcoming Speech by Conference Chair
0910 - 0920 Opening Speech by Mrs Carrie LAM CHENG Yuet Ngor,
JP, Secretary for Development, HKSARG
0920 - 0950 Keynote Speech: Striving for Sustainable Development in Infrastructure - The Next Horizon
by Professor Peter GUTHRIE OBE, Head, Centre for Sustainable Development, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, UK
0950 - 1020

Keynote Speech: Infrastructure and Beyond - the Role of the Civil Engineers
by Ir MAK Chai Kwong, JP, Permanent Secy for Dev (Works),
Development Bureau, HKSARG

1020 - 1050 Keynote Speech: Rethinking the Role of Engineering Education - the Perspective of Sustainable Construction
by Professor Dr Qian SHI, Department of Construction Management & Real Estate,
Tongji University, Shanghai, PRC
1050 - 1120 Networking Coffee Break
1120 - 1220

Session 1:
Planning for Sustainable Infrastructure I
Chaired by: Ir K P Yim

  • Sea-level Rise and Storm Surge – Impacts of Climate Change on Hong Kong - by Lee, W T Wong and W C Woo
  • Sustainability of Infrastructure Projects in Hong Kong: An Evaluation of Environmental Impacts from the Perspectives of Embodied Energy and CO2 Emission - by A. Wong

Session 2:
Planning for Sustainable Infrastructure II
Chaired by: Ir Alan Kwok

  • Hong Kong Section of Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link - by S H Lam
  • Green Buildings and Sustainable Construction - by Rodney Ip and M Willett

1220 - 1400 Networking Lunch
1400 - 1530

Session 3:
Sharing Success Stories I
Chaired by: Ir John Berry

  • Design of the green school after the earthquake in Sichuan - by Y Feng and Q L Gao
  • Integrated Planning and Design of a Flood Relief Project for Sheung Wan Low Lying Area - by K K Chan, K F Tam and Y H Leung
  • Sustainable Water Crossing Design Now and Future - by J Wong

Session 4:
Construction Technology and Material Selection
Chaired by: Ir Bobby Ng

  • Sustainable Infrastructure in Excavated Spaces – A Geotechnical Perspective on Hong Kong Practice for Ground Modelling and Analysis - by M J Swales, C Howley & P E Jenkins
  • Research Directions for High-Performance Concrete - by A K H Kwan, P L Ng and W W S Fung
  • Sequential Excavation Method Tunnelling in Weak Sandstone using Innovative Methods - by N J Tucker, S Stephenson and S Chilton
1530 - 1600 Networking Coffee Break
1600 - 1730

Session 5:
Project Assessment Tools
Chaired by: Ir Eric Lau

  • Re-provision of Waterworks Facilities for Proposed Centennial Campus of The University of Hong Kong - by K L Tam et al.
  • Central - Wan Chai Bypass and Island Eastern Corridor Link (CWB) - Introducing Air Purification System in Road Tunnels - by C C W Ng and D K H Wu
  • An Investigation into Improving the Fresh Water Supply to Cheung Chau - by S K Lau, I Vickridge and T Lau

Session 6:
Chaired by: Ir S C Wong

  • Transport Solutions for Tomorrow - by G Frommer
  • Responding to Climate Change in Cities: Techniques for Minimising Risk through Transport System and Urban Form Planning and Asset Management - by K Doust
  • Designing Bus Routes and Frequencies for Tin Shui Wai, Hong Kong - by W Y Szeto, Y C Wu and S C Wong

1900 - 2100 Conference Dinner



DAY 2 - Tuesday, 13 April 2010
0900 - 0930 Keynote Speech: Cybertecture - Building Infrastructure for a 21st Century City
by James LAW, Chairman & Chief Cybertect, James Law Cybertecture International, Hong Kong
0930 - 1000 Keynote Speech: Sustainable Infrastructure – The Forgotten Dimensions
by Dr Stephanie WRAY, Global Environment Leader, Hyder Consulting PLC, UK
1000 - 1030 Keynote Speech: Infrastructure for Low Carbon Cities – Economic Implications
by Professor Christopher KENNEDY, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada
1030 - 1100 Networking Coffee Break
1100-1230 Plenary Session: Measuring Success in Building Sustainable Infrastructure
Plenary Panel: All Keynote Speakers
Moderator: Ir Francis Kung
1230-1400 Networking Lunch

Session 7:
Assessment Tools and Design Solutions for Low Carbon Infrastructure
Chaired by: Hendrik Rosenthal

  • The Role of Civil Engineering for the Changing Demand for Space in Hong Kong - by A D Mackay
  • Are your buildings costing the Earth? The concept and application of Life Costing - by J Fiske
  • Stochastic Modelling of Water Demand using a Short-term Pattern-based Forecasting Approach - by S T Lam
  • LEED for Neighborhood Development and Infrastructure Integration -
    by S Johnson

1600-1630 Networking Coffee Break
1630-1700 Closing Remarks
by Ir Philco Wong, Chairman, The HKIE Civil Division


DAY 3 - Wednesday, 14 April 2010
0930 - 1130 (a) DSD tunnel at Tsuen Wan;
(b) DSD tunnel at Cheung Sha Wan;
(c) DSD tunnel at HK Island;
(d) MTR West Island Line