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Social and Technological Innovation in Greater Bay Area (16 April 2019)



(Social and Technological Innovation in Greater Bay Area)

The seminar to be jointly organized by Hong Kong Institute of Planners and Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation, PolyU is as followed:

Date: 16 April 2019 (Tue)

Time: 7:15-8:45pm

Venue: V1201, Jockey Club Innovation Tower


Prof. Ling Kar-kan (Topic: Shaping a liveable Greater Bay Area with Social Innovation)

Dr. Huang Dingxi (Topic: Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong-Macau Scientific & Innovative Corridor—Reflection on the planning process and future trends)

The speaker will share with the audience the experience of working in the project team of planning for the Guangzhou-Shenzhen Scientific & Innovative Corridor in 2017 and some following up detail planning and design practice of innovation clusters within the mainland cities in Guangzhou, Dongguan and Shenzhen. He will also discuss the future trends for the connection among the corridor’s segments of eastern and western banks of the Bay Area based on analysis of spatial effects of innovation policies and logics of innovative spaces.

About the Speaker:
Dr. Huang Dingxi is currently professor of urban planning and deputy chief planner of Guangdong Urban Planning & Design Research Institute, vice president and secretary general of Guangzhou Urban Planning Association. He is also committee member of specialty committee on Urban Big Data and specialty committee on Healthy Cities, Chinese Society of Urban Studies. Dr Huang participated in core research projects for strategic planning and master plans for Guangzhou planning authorities, focusing on public land banking, ecological corridors and infra structures. His recent works include the current studies on regional planning in the Pearl River Delta Area on innovation space, big data analysis and smart cities.

Language: Cantonese

*The seminar is free of charge. The seminar is equivalent to 1.5 CPD hours.

Registration deadline: 9 April 2019

For registration, please sign up the Google Form:

The Hong Kong Institute of Planners
Mainland Liaison Committee