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    Seminar on: Urban greenery and green spaces – what are the roles of land use planners? (24 June 2011)


    Hong Kong Institute of Planners
    Seminar on: Urban greenery and green spaces – what are the roles of land use planners?


    Prof. C.Y. Jim 詹志勇講座教授
    BA(HK), PhD(Reading), CertHydrology(US Geol Survey), MISoilSci, FArborA, CSci, BH, JP
    Chair Professor of Geography
    Dean of Faculty of Arts (2002 -2003)
    Head of Department of Geography (1998 -2002)
    Honorary member, HKIP

    Date:  24 June 2011 (Friday)

    Time: 6:45 – 8:15 pm

    Venue: The Hong Kong Institute of Planners Office, Room 804, 8/F, Stanhope House, 734 King’s Road, Quarry Bay (Quarry Bay MTR Station, Exit C)

    Urban greening is a pressing issue today given the development pressure on urban land use.  Urban trees are important asset of the environment but the issue of tree maintenance and safety have been a big issue today.  Prof Jim, being one of the few esteemed Honorary members of the HKIP and “a proud affiliated member of the planner fraternity”,  has devoted much of his time and passion academically and practically with trees and is a major driving force in drawing the public awareness about urban trees.  This talk, the first organized by the Committee on Green Initiatives, would help planners who are often environmental conscious in green space planning know and understand more about issues of trees and green planning.  The seminar will be open to all HKIP members and members of HKIA, HKIS and HKILA.

    HKIP Continuing Professional Development equivalent hour:  1.5 hours

    The seminar will be on first-come-first-served basis.
    Please contact, fax or email your particulars to HKIP (Attn. Miss Monique Tai, Tel. No. 2915 6212 or email to for reservation.

    Committee on Greening Initiatives
    June 2011

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