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The 8th Guangdong Hong Kong Macau Sustainable Development Conference

Opportunities and Challenges of Sustainable Development in the Pearl River Delta Bay Area under the Belt and Road Initiative

Conference Rundown

Date: 23 September 2016 (Friday)       Venue: Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Kowloon East

Time Program
8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:05 Welcoming speech 

Ir Elvis AU Wai Kwong

Chairman of Environmental Division, The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers

9:05-9:10 Speech from Guest of Honour

Mr WONG Kam Sing, G.B.S, JP

Secretary for the Environment, Environment Bureau, HKSARG

9:10-9:15 Speech from Guangdong representative

Mr LI Tai Ran

Deputy Director for Housing and Urban-Rural Development of Guangdong Province

9:15-9:20 Speech from Hong Kong representative

Ir Joseph K H CHOI

President for The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers

9:20-9:25 Speech from Macau representative

Dr WONG Seng Fat

The Macau Institution of Engineers deputy chairman

9:25-9:30 Group Photo
Grand ballroom I-II
Keynote Speaker Presentation Topic Direction: Opportunities and Challenges of Sustainable Development in the Pearl River Delta Bay Area under the Belt and Road Initiative
9:30-9:50 Presentation 1: Co-operation between cities motivates Green development

Ir Dr LO Wai Kwok, SBS, MH, JP

Chairman for Hong Kong Green Strategy Alliance (Hong Kong)

9:50-10:10 Presentation 2: The co-operation trend and strategies between Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao in the period of the “Thirteenth Five-Year Plan”

Prof Chen Guang Han

Associate Dean for Institute of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao Development studies , Sun Yat-Sen University (Guangdong)

10:10-10:30 Presentation 3: Sustainable development of Macau

Prof WANG Zhi Shi

Director for Macau Environment Research Institute of Macau University of Science and Technology (Macau)

10:30-10:50 Presentation 4: The 3 Pearl River Delta Cities and “One Belt One Road


Chairman, Paul Y. Engineering Group Limited


Ms Wu Xiao

Chief Engineer, China National Environmental Protection Group (Hong Kong)

10:30-11:00 Short Break
Grand ballroom I-II
11:00-11:20 Presentation 5: The movement and the sustainability in industrial sector

Prof Ir Daniel M Cheng

Chairman for Federation of Hong Kong Industries

11:20-11:40 Presentation 6: The sustainable development of Guangzhou urban rail transit

Mr Shi Hai Ou

Deputy Chief Engineer of Guangzhou Metro Group co., LTD (Guangdong)

11:40-12:00 Presentation 7: 可持續發展與校園交通運輸之探討

Mr Wan Iat Meng

Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Macau (Macau)

12:00-12:20 Presentation 8: Sustainable Development of the ‘Big Bay Area’ from the Hong Kong Strategic Planning Perspective

Mr K. K. Ling, JP

Director for The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of Planning Department (Hong Kong)

12:20-12:30 Souvenir for keynote speaker and sponsors
12:30-1:30 Lunch Break
  Grand ballroom I-II 2/F Diamond Ballroom
Speaker Presentation Speech Direction: Intelligent City Speech Direction: Sustainable Infrastructure Development
1:30-1:45 Topic: Urban and rural life circle series the standard and construction method

Prof Liu Yun Gang

Sun Yat-Sen University, Deputy Secretary of The Geographical Society of China


Topic: Policy Coordination and Application to Strengthen Guangdong Hong Kong Macau cities and District Tenacity as well as Sustainable Development

Prof Thomas Ng, Professor


Dr Xu Jun, Post-doctoral Fellow

Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

1:45-2:00 Topic: Infrastructure and facilities planning through Wisdom, Green and Toughness

Ir Bruce W H Chong

East Asia Sustainable Infrastructure Design Leader

Management Consulting | Policy & Sustainability

Arup (Hong Kong)

Topic: The main areas and mechanism construction in the field of the co-operation among Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau in the period of the “Thirteenth Five-Year Plan”

Prof Mao Yan Hua

Sun Yat-Sen University, Associate Dean for Institute of Free trade zone comprehensive research , Sun Yat-Sen University (Guangdong)

2:00-2:15 Topic: Decomposition Analysis in Decoupling Transport Output from Carbon Emissions in Guangdong Province, China

Dr Zhao Ya Lan

Sustainable Development Research Center, Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, CAS (Guangdong)

Topic: Eco-city developments to meet future needs of the PRD Region

Mr Eric Ching


Mott MacDonald

(Hong Kong)

2:15-2:30 Topic: OBOR is Reshaping Geopolitics: The Macau Functional Subsidiarity

Prof Li Tin Yau

University of Saint Joseph, Macau


Topic: The Opportunities and Challenges of Hong Kong International Airport under Belt and Road Initiative Development

Mr Wilson Fung Wing Yip

Executive Director, Corporate Development for Hong Kong International Airport

(Hong Kong)

Grand ballroom I-II 2/F Diamond Ballroom
Speak Presentation Speech Direction: Built Environment, Green Development Green Building Speech Direction: Sustainable energy, Water supply, and Use of Challenges and Opportunities from Climate Change
2:30-2:45 Topic: The unique advantages and international experiences of Hong Kong Sustainable Development

Ir Cary Chan

Executive Director, Hong Kong Green Building Council

(Hong Kong)

Topic: A Discuss on natural sources of capital balance guided by the theory of “two mountain”

Ir Dr Ye You Hua

Director of Shenzhen Ecological Environmental Science Research Institute


2:45-3:00 Topic: Integration of green and energy-saving cast-in-place lightweight concrete wall construction technology research

Dr Li Jian Xin

Guangdong Provincial Institute of Building Research Group co., LTD (Guangdong)

Topic: Total Water Management in Hong Kong

Ir Dr Chan Hon Fai

Chairman, Advisory Committee on Water Supplies / Managing Director, Cinotech Consultants Limited

(Hong Kong)

3:00-3:15 Topic: Sustainable Substation: Green and Climate Resiliency for Sustainable and Reliable Supply to Hong Kong

Mr Chan Kwok Wah, Keith, Acting Director, Engineering Projects


(Hong Kong)

Topic: Cold winter frequency analysis in recent 10 years in Guangdong under the background of climate change

Ir Hao Quan Cheng

Guangdong Meteorological Service


3:15-3:30 Topic: Research in technology of managing the places on collecting and dealing with urban construction waste residue

Ir Xu Yan Lu

Guangdong Provincial Institute of Building Research Group co., LTD


3:30-3:45 Short Break
Grand ballroom I-II
Closing Session Speech direction: Sustainable Environment and Green Development (Air, Water, Green Building)
3:45-4:05 Closing Theme: The sustainable development of guangdong Pearl River Estuary mangrove swamp

Dr Xu Xiang Rong

South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, CAS


4:05-4:25 Closing Theme: From Sustainable Development Towards Ecological Civilization

Ms Christine Loh, JP

Secretary for the Environment, HKSAR (Hong Kong)

4:25-4:30 Souvenir Presentation to Speakers
4:30-4:35 Next Organiser Handover Ceremony
4:35-4:50 Closing Speech

Ir S S Kong

Chairman of Civil Division, The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers


*The English version program rundown is just for reference, it will not be liable for any errors or misinterpretation. The Chinese version shall prevail.
*Cantonese or Putonghua, with simultaneous translation into English

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