Home       The Association       Current Events       Members' Corner       Contact Us

Disasters: Preparedness, Response and Recovery

Construction Professionals’ Development Centre (CPDC)
The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers- Control, Automation & Instrumentation Division(HKIE-CAD)
The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, Safety Specialist Committee (HKIE-SSC)
The Society of Operations Engineers (Hong Kong Region) (SOEHK)
Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (LSGI)

Supporting Organization:
Hong Kong Association of Risk Management and Safety (HKARMS)
Hong Kong Utility Research Centre (HKURC)
Hong Kong Institute of Utility Specialists (HKIUS)
Project Management Institute HK Chapter (PMIHK Chapter)
Hong Kong Occupational Safety & Health Association (HKOSHA)
Environment Technologies Foundation Limited (ETF)
Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (Hong Kong) (IOSH-HK)
Construction Industry Safety-Management Association (CISA)
Society of Registered Safety Officers (SRSO)
Hong Kong Industrial Safety Association (HKISA) Association of Engineering Professionals in Society Ltd (AES)
The Institute of Measurement and Control - HK section (InstMC HK)
Engineers Australia - Hong Kong Chapter (EAHK)
The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS)
China Hong Kong Fire Protection Association (CHKFPA)
Chartered Institute of Housing Asian Pacific Branch (CIH-AP Branch)
The Chartered Institute of Building - Hong Kong Branch (CIOB-HK)
The Hong Kong Intitute of Housing (HKIH)
Energy Institute - Hong Kong Branch (EI - HKBranch)
Beijing-Hong Kong Academic Exchange Centre(BHKAEC)
The Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA)

Date, Time and Venue:
Date: 15 June 2010 (Friday)Time: 2:00 pm – 6:00pm
Venue: Cheung On Tak Lecture Theatre (TU201) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Capacity:314)

Speaker & Topic:
Mr. Albert CHEUNG H.W.(張孝威先生)
“Experience Sharing of the Sichuan Reconstruction Work after “512” Earthquake”

Ir WONG Hok-ning, Geotechnical Engineering Office, CEDD
“Will Hong Kong suffer from an earthquake in the future?”

Ir Dr. Wilton FOK, The University of Hong Kong
“2 Years from Sichuan Earthquake”

Ir Paul Chan Kei-feng, Columnist of HK Economics Journal, (陳琪丰, 信報「玄藝有信」專欄作家)
“Metaphysical Review on 5.12 Earthquake in Sichuan”("玄學看五一二四川地震")

Potential Speaker & Topic:
One more potential speaker from HKSAR Government to be confirmed and the topic should be: “Will Hong Kong suffer from earthquake in the future?”

Programme highlights:
The recent major earthquake in Yushu, China(14 April 2010) and the previous one in Wenchuan China(May 2008) and Haiti (22 Feb 2010), in different parts of the world have reminded us that we, as engineers and safety professionals, must be in constant alert of what can go wrong and plan for the appropriate actions to manage the risks of disastrous events, whether man-made or natural.
It is mainly to provide a platform for engineers, safety professionals and managers from construction industries to share their views and experience in the preparedness, response and recovery of disastrous events.

Tentative Program:
13:45 – 14:15 Registration
14:15 – 14:30 Opening and Welcome Address
14:30 – 15:05 Seminar – 1st Speaker
15:05 – 15:35 Seminar – 2nd Speaker
15:35 – 16:05 Tea Break
16:05 – 16:40 Seminar – 3rd Speaker
16:40 – 17:15 Seminar – 4th Speaker
17:15 – 17:45 Q&A
17:45 – 18:00 Closing Remarks

Registration Period:
17 May 2010(MON) to 4 June 2010(FRI)

$300 (first 5 delegate(s) of HKARMS to join the conference will be free of charge)

For the most updated information, please visit CPDC: www.cpdc.hk
Should you need any further information, please feel free to contact Ms Sara Ma at 2690 3899 or Email to event@uti.hk

Flyer: Download
Reply Form: Download

◆ Back to Current Events

Home       The Association       Current Events       Members' Corner       Contact Us