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Seminar: Localism and Participation in Contemporary Spatial Planning

  • HKIP Office Unit 201, 2/F, Prosperity Millennia Plaza, 663 King’s Road, North Point Hong Kong (map)

About the Seminar

The Seminar will be about current public participation and neighbourhood planning tends in the contemporary English statutory spatial planning system.


About the Speaker

Prof. Roger Bristow was trained as a geographer in the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom from 1959 to 1962. He joined the University of Manchester in 1967, and then spent a lifetime teaching career in that same university; ending up as the Senior Lecturer in charge of the undergraduate town planning programme. Following formal retirement in 2001, Roger Bristow has continued to teach in the University of Manchester School of Environment & Development, and has also had the opportunity to teach in both Taiwan and mainland China on comparative planning topics. Most recently he contributed during 2012 to the Manchester University involvement with NTPU in Taiwan for the Taipei City International Programme on the National Palace Museum expansion, as well as being one of the international contributors to the Planning and Climate Change International Workshop , also held in NTPU in November 2012.

He is the author of the following two books about Hong Kong:

Land-use Planning in Hong Kong : History, Policies and Procedures; Oxford University Press, Hong Kong, 1984; 328pp (and paperback 1987 and 1991).
The Hong Kong New Towns : A Selective Review; Oxford University Press, Hong Kong, 1989, 374pp.


Date: 10 November (Monday)


Time: 6.45 pm – 8.00 pm.


Venue: HKIP Office (Unit 201, 2/F, Prosperity Millennia Plaza, 663 King’s Road, North Point).


*All Interested are Welcome. The Seminar is Free of Charge.



For registration, please send a reply email to HKIP ( stating your Full Name, Membership Number, Contact Number and Email, or by returning the reply slip attached to HKIP office (Fax: (852) 2915 7616).


CPD Hours: 1.5


Registration deadline: 7 November 2014


Education and Training Committee