Oct
20
9:00 AM09:00

Tai Kwun Symposium (20 October 2018, Sat)

Tai Kwun, the former Central Police Station, Central Magistracy and Victoria Prison, seats in the heart of Hong Kong Island, is one of the most significant revitalisation projects in Hong Kong.

HKIP and RICS are jointly organising the Tai Kwun Symposium to cover a series of presentations and a panel discussion in the JC Cube followed by a guided tour. We hope to provide you with an opportunity to gain a better understanding of Tai Kwun - a renowned heritage conversation project in Hong Kong, as well as its construction considerations.

 

Topics

  • Planning, Design and Construction

  • Heritage Conservation and Interpretation

  • F&B and Retail Trade Mix and Leasing Process

  • Tai Kwun Cultural Vision and Ambition

  • Significance of the Tai Kwun project from a planning perspective

 

Speakers

  • Mr. Michael Moir, FRICS, CPS Project Director of HKJC

  • Ms. Winnie Yeung, Head of Heritage of Tai Kwun

  • Mr. Gary Ko, Head of Asset Management of Tai Kwun

  • Mr. Timothy Calnin, Director of Tai Kwun

  • Ms. Phyllis Li, Former Deputy Director of Planning

Moderator

  • Mrs. Margaret Brooke, FRICS, Chair of Heritage Hong Kong Foundation

 

Registration

Early bird (Register on or before 21 Sep 2018) for HKIP Members: $400

Regular (Register on 22 Sep 2018 or thereafter) for HKIP Members: $500

 

For registration, please fill in the details and make payment via the website below:

https://www.eventbrite.hk/e/rics-tai-kwun-symposium-tickets-49422052690?ref=enivtefor001&invite=MTQ5NDc0NTAvY2xhdUBoa2xhbmQuY29tLzA%3D%0A&utm_source=eb_email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=inviteformalv2&utm_term=attend

 

If you have any questions, please contact Ms Sam Lok (tel: 29156212, email: homning@yahoo.com.hk).

 

HKIP External Affairs Committee

 

Remarks:

  • The organiser reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the symposium at its discretion.

  • No refund or cancellation will be accepted, but a substitute delegate is normally permitted. Please inform the organiser of your substitute delegate at least 5 days before the symposium.

  • If a typhoon signal no. 8 or above, or black rainstorm warning is in force at least 3 hours before the programme is scheduled to begin, the seminar will be postponed until further notice. Otherwise, it will continue as scheduled.

  • Registration will only be confirmed upon receipt of completed registration form and full payment.

  • Upon completion of this event, a CPD certificate will be granted. A payment receipt along with the CPD certificate will be sent to you by email with 10 business days after the seminar.

 

 

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Seminar by Peter YAN - CEO of Cyberport - The Implications of Innovation and Technology New Economy to Planners
Oct
11
6:45 PM18:45

Seminar by Peter YAN - CEO of Cyberport - The Implications of Innovation and Technology New Economy to Planners

About the Speaker:

Mr Peter Yan is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited. As the CEO of Cyberport, Mr Yan leads the digital technology flagship to focus on fostering industry development, enterprise transformation and talent cultivation to realise Cyberport’s vision to create new impetus for Hong Kong’s new economy through digital technology.

Mr Yan has 32 years of experience in the information technology industry and is a fellow of the Hong Kong Computer Society. Prior to joining Cyberport, Mr Yan was the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of SUNeVision Holdings Limited; and had held various senior management positions in large consulting and information technology services companies including Accenture, Tradelink Electronic Commerce Limited, and Computer and Technologies Holdings Limited. Mr Yan has been active in public services especially in the areas of talent development and digital technology industry development, serving as advisors to the Chinese University of Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong and University of Hong Kong, as well as the Board of Cyberport from 2011 to 2017.

Date: 11 October 2018 (Thursday)

Time: 6:45 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

Peter will cover the following topics in the seminar :

1)Characteristics of Technology-driven New Economy

2)Impact to People, Community and Society

3)New challenges and opportunities to Planners

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

Registration deadline: 10 October 2018 

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

For registration,  please sign up the Google Form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1nlZcnY6Q3iFHmHsin4oW-srIj0ZpXVe53dGQR5PcWVM/edit?ts=5b9f5f10

Participation to the event is on first-come-first-served basis.

External Affairs Committee

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Seminar - Social Impact Assessment Series: Social Return on Investment (SROI)
Oct
8
7:30 PM19:30

Seminar - Social Impact Assessment Series: Social Return on Investment (SROI)

Understanding and managing social impacts of a project is always the top concern of planners. However, how to actually measure and manage social impact? What is SROI and can it help to include the values of people which are often excluded from markets?

 

On 8 October, 2018 (Tuesday), the Community Planning Committee (CPC) is delighted to have Dr Terence Yuen, Executive Director of the Hong Kong Institute of Social Impact Analysts (HKI-SIA), to deliver a seminar on Social Return on Investment (SROI), introducing SROI principles and methodology to our members, with some relevant and applied cases.

 

About the speaker:

Dr Terence Yuen is the Founder and Executive Director of the Hong Kong Institute of Social Impact Analysts, one of the first professional bodies in Asia taking the lead to promote social impact measurement. He also serves as a board member of Social Value International, the largest international social value network in the world.  For over fifteen years, he has been undertaking research and consultancy projects in various capacities on areas including public policy review, program evaluation, and non-profit management, impact investing and social entrepreneurship.

 

Details of the seminar:

Speaker: Dr Terence Yuen

Date: 8 October, 2018 (Monday)

Time: 7:30-9:00 pm

Venue: HKIP Office, Unit No. 201, 2/F, Prosperity Millennia Plaza, 663 King’s Road, North Point, Hong Kong

Medium: English

CPD Hours: 1.5 Hour

Upon completion of this seminar, a CPD certificate will be granted.

Enrolments are accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. For registration, please register at the link below on or by 5 October, 2018 (Friday) at https://goo.gl/forms/Kb1wITA2T08HdjB53.

 

For further enquiries, please feel free to contact Ms. Monique Tai at 2915-6212, or email to hkiplann@netvigator.com.

 

Best Regards,

Community Planning Committee

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YPG “Co-housing for the Youth” Workshop
Oct
6
2:00 PM14:00

YPG “Co-housing for the Youth” Workshop

Although the concept of co-housing in Hong Kong remains in its early stage, the city has seen a few co-housing projects. Could co-housing be the future and an alternative to address housing issue for Hong Kong’s youth? The Young Planners Group (YPG) is conducting a research project called "Co-housing for the Youth” which attempts to study models of cohousing in Hong Kong for the youths, and in what ways cohousing could bring benefits to the youth. To substantiate our research analysis, we have conducted questionnaire surveys and interviews in the past few months to gauge views from the young population and key stakeholders on cohousing.

On October 6, the YPG and Urban Research Group, Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong are co-organising a topical workshop on “Co-housing for Youth”.  The workshop will introduce the initial findings from the YPG on the topic followed by a discussion for members to exchange views and discuss issues related to co-housing for youth with the youth and general public in order to formulate a suitable co-housing model for youth.
 

You are cordially invited to join this workshop and share your thoughts with other participants.  The dialogue will take a multi-disciplinary approach to encourage ideas from various perspectives.

Detail of the workshop is as follows:

Date: 6 Oct 2018 (Sat)

Time: 14:00 - 17:00

Venue: Room G5216, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong

Fee:  Free of Charge

* The workshop will be conducted in Cantonese.

Seats are on a first-come-first-served basis.  For interested members, please register at the following link on or before 2.10.2018 (Tue) at : https://goo.gli/Ed7frn.

We look forward to your participation in the workshop! Should you have any enquiries, please feel free contact Ms. Monique Tai at 2915 6212, or email to ypg.hkip@gmail.com.

 

Yours faithfully,

The Young Planners Group

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Sep
21
7:00 PM19:00

Seminar on the Future Use of Fanling Golf Course

Speakers:

Mr. Timothy J. Peirson-Smith of Executive Counsel Limited representing Hong Kong Golf Club (Fanling)


Mr. T.K. LEE (Former Member of the Central Policy Unit)


Date and Time:

21 Sept 2018 (Friday), 7:00pm to 8:30 pm

Venue:

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



Programme:

1. 7:00 pm Presentation by Mr. Timothy J. Peirson-Smith
2. 7:30 pm Presentation by Mr. T.K. LEE
3. 8:00 pm Q & A
4. 8:30 pm End

To facilitate Monique to organize the seating arrangement, please sign up the Google Form :

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScm8Sv4FVdREWdbwQoZcoNHVgCSK_9BmRzeSmWSzzV8JjAbeg/viewform?c=0&w=1

on or before 20.9.2018 (Thursday).

* Ths seminar for HKIP Members only *



Land Supply Working Group
HKIP

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Sep
15
9:00 AM09:00

研討會邀請:2018大灣區規劃論壇 (第2屆)

各位會員:

研討會邀請:2018大灣區規劃論壇 (第2屆)

大灣區規劃論壇」是由中國城市規劃設計研究院聯合廣東省城市規劃協會、香港規劃師學會、澳門城市規劃學會共同主辦的關於粵港澳大灣區規劃與發展的綜合性學術會議,旨在為區域的長遠發展出謀劃策,為粵港澳深度合作搭建平台。

2018大灣區規劃論壇 (第2屆) 將於2018年9月15日(星期六)於深圳舉辦。本屆論壇以“新時代下的大灣區發展”為主題,在首屆論壇形成的共識基礎上,以共建共享及互利互贏為總體目標進一步搭建規劃工作交流平台,推進共同關心領域的合作與研究,促進整個區域的協同發展及綜合進步。初步的日程安排可參閱附件。

日期: 2018年9月15日 (星期六)
時間:上午9時正至下午6時15分
地點: 深圳好日子酒店 (深圳市福田中心區福華一路28號)
集合地點:落馬洲地鐵站出口(香港)
費用:全免

如欲報名,請於9月7日前到 https://goo.gl/forms/PNJ72vOCte1tExGC2 登記。如有任何問題,歡迎聯絡Sam Lok (電話:61911451;電郵:hn.lok@nanfung.com)或Ophelia Wong(電話:60258953;電郵:opheliawcm@gmail.com)。

備註:
1.研討會流程以研討會當日發佈的為準。
2.研討會將會以普通話進行。
3.請檢查您的港澳居民來往內地通行證(回鄉証)的到期日。

香港規劃師學會內地聯絡委員會
2018年8月30日

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Sep
10
7:00 PM19:00

Seminar on Land Supply - 10.9.2018 (Monday)

Seminar on Land Supply (10 Sept 2018, Monday)

Speakers:

Dr. Peter PUN (Former Director of Planning, Planning Department, HKSAR)
Mr. Augustine NG (Former Assistant Director of Planning, Planning Department, HKSAR and Former CEO of Estate Agents Authority)

Date and Time:

10 Sept 2018, 7:00 to 8:30 pm



Venue: HKIP Office (Rm. 201, 2/F, Prosperity Millennia Plaza, 633 King’s Road, North Point)
 

Introduction
Many of our members have contributed valuable ideas to the current land supply discussion. You may notice HKIP has just issued a position paper on 'Land Supply in Hong Kong' (www.hkip.org.hk/position-papers/2018/8/28/land-supply-for-hong-kong) urging the adoption of a multi-pronged approach in the context of a well-established strategic plan to create a land reserve as early as possible. Advocating the setting up of a Land Supply Commission, we expect that the HK Government would speed-up the planning work in identifying feasible, practical and sustainable land supply options. To share ideas and allow wider discussion among Members on land supply,we are very pleased to haveour fellow members, Dr. Peter PUN, former Director of Planning, to share with us his insights in land supply, and Mr. Augustine NG, former Assistant Director of Planning, to explain his proposal of "An Ultimate Solution for Land Supply for Hong Kong".

Programme:

1. 7:00 pm Presentation by Dr. PUN
2. 7:30 pm Presentation by Mr. Augustine NG
3. 8:00 pm Discussion
4. 8:30 pm End


To facilitate Monique to organize the seating arrangement, please sign up the Google Form :
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSei5gLa3QoZQRSGry7i0STvIVJH9F5tiNynQ7wsOdqSqH_gEw/viewform?c=0&w=1
on or before 7.9.2018 (Friday).


Land Supply Working Group
HKIP

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Visit to Hong Kong Children’s Hospital (25 August, Sat)
Aug
25
9:45 AM09:45

Visit to Hong Kong Children’s Hospital (25 August, Sat)

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Hong Kong Children’s Hospital is the first children hospital in the public healthcare system in Hong Kong.  It is located at the former South Apron of Kai Tak Airport, with site area of about 21,700m2 and a 285m long frontage abutting the future waterfront promenade of Kai Tak Development Area.  The total construction floor area of HKCH is about 165,000m2.

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Construction works were commenced in August 2013 and it has been completed in 2017 for service commissioning by phases this year.  The overall design objective is to create a non-institutional, home-like, child-friendly, comfortable and cozy environment that provides the best clinical practice under a patient-centered approach, facilitates multi-disciplinary and cross-specialty collaboration, and allows efficient and flexible use of facilities and resources.

HKIP External Affairs Committee and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors are pleased to jointly-organize a visit to Hong Kong Children’s Hospital.  Details of the visit are shown in the table below:


  Date
  

  25 August (Sat)
  

  Time
  

  09:45 – 13:00
  

  Itinerary
  

  09:45 Gather in Kowloon Tong and fee collection
  10:00-10:30 Coach from Kowloon Tong to Hospital
  10:30-12:30 Guided tour by Architectural Services Department
  12:30-13:00 Coach from Hospital to Kowloon Tong
  

  Assembly Point
  

  To Fuk Road, outside Education Bureau Kowloon Tong Education
  Resource Centre (see map below)
  

  Fee
  

  $50 per person
  

  Quota
  

  20 for HKIP members and 20 for RICS members, first-come-first-served
  

  CPD
  

  2 hours
  

For registration, please sign up the Google Form on or before 10 August:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe5-FWn18DkOjmljBp0Jp0F-tUtFhFQDasoyhPrWPOvRg2FqQ/viewform

Successful applicants will receive a confirmation email before 21 August.  Shall you have any enquiries, please contact Miss Sam Lok (tel: 61911451; email: homning@yahoo.com.hk).  Thank you.

External Affairs Committee

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Jul
31
7:30 PM19:30

Seminar: Community Planning and People's Multifaceted Well-being (July 31, 2018 (Tuesday)

Living in an urban community, the compactness of a city has contributed to efficient commuting and living style. However, the configuration of urban built environment has also been seen as the major cause of numerous urban problems, such as environmental injustice and socio-economic inequalities. Addressing the profound impacts of built environment on people’s physical, mental and socio-economic well-being, how can community planning help promoting the “well-being” of urban dwellers?

On July 31, 2018 (Tuesday), the Young Planners Group (YPG) is delighted to have Prof. NG Mee Kam, the Vice-Chairperson of the Department of Geography and Resource Management at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), to deliver a seminar on Community Planning and People’s Multifaceted Well-being, exploring the multifaceted meaning of “well-being”. The seminar will also discuss how urban planning, particularly community planning and design, can contribute to the development of convivial communities and healthy individuals.

About the Speaker:

Prof. NG Mee Kam is the Vice-Chairperson of the Department of Geography and Resource Management, the Director of the Urban Studies Program, the Associate Director of the Institute of Future Cities and the Hong Kong Institute of Asian Pacific Studies at CUHK. With strong interest and professional knowledge in the field of urban planning, she has completed over 20 research projects and published widely on planning, governance and sustainability issues in Pacific Asia. Her publications have earned her six Hong Kong Institute of Planners’ Awards and the AESOP Best Published Paper Award in 2015.

Details of the Seminar:

Speaker: Prof. NG Mee Kam

Date: July 31, 2018 (Tuesday)

Time: 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Venue: HKIP Office
Unit No. 201, 2/F, Prosperity Millennia Plaza, 663 King's Road, North Point, Hong Kong

Priority: First-come, first-served

Medium: Cantonese

Enrolments are accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. For registration, please register at the below link on or by 25thJuly, 2018 (Wednesday) at https://goo.gl/forms/jwLaq3QfncItuedy1

For further enquiries, please feel free to contact Ms. Monique Tai at 2915-6212, or email to ypg.hkip@gmail.com.

 

The Young Planners Group
The Hong Kong Institute of Planners

Website: www.hkip.org.hk
Facebook: www.facebook.com.hk/hkypg

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Jul
28
10:30 AM10:30

研討會邀請:《深圳發展歷程回顧與展望》 - (28 July 2018, Sat)

研討會邀請:
《深圳發展歷程回顧與展望》
方煜 (中國城市規劃設計研究院深圳分院院長)

 

日期: 2018年7月28日 (星期六)

時間: 上午10時30分至下午12時30分

地點: 香港規劃師學會辦公室


分享流程

10:30-10:35 分享簡介

10:35-11:30 主題分享:深圳發展歷程回顧與展望
方煜院長 - 中國城市規劃設計研究院深圳分院院長

11:30-12:30 嘉賓對談及自由發言:
凌嘉勤先生 - 香港理工大學社會創新設計院
陳振光博士 - 香港大學城市規劃及設計系

 

有關主講者

方煜為現任中國城市規劃設計研究院深圳分院院長、教授級高級城市規劃師、深圳“設計之都”首屆十佳規劃師。方院長曾主持和參加了眾多知名城市的大量不同類型的重要規劃設計項目,包括深圳羅湖口岸綜合規劃及技術總承包、大前海戰略規劃、華僑城填海區規劃設計、人民南路地區城市更新、廣州市總體規劃、青島空間戰略及總體規劃、大西安總體規劃、天津總規、珠海橫琴總體規劃、情侶路城市設計、東莞生態園綜合規劃設計等具有影響力和城市政府部門十分重視的規劃項目。除了規劃設計項目,方院長曾參與主持了雅安蘆山420強烈地震的災後重建、一帶一路空間戰略研究、一帶一路全球城市體系研究、粵港澳觀察藍皮書和國家海岸帶等重大事件與國家課題;並先後獲國際ULI大獎1項、全國優秀規劃設計一等獎2項、二等獎5項等。方院長在城市設計、總體規劃、技術總承包和海岸帶規劃等方面積累了豐富的實踐經驗。

如欲參加,請回覆電郵向Monique報名。

 

香港規劃師學會內地聯絡委員會
2018年7月16日

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Jul
7
9:30 AM09:30

Housing Symposium on 7 July 2018 - Coping with housing challenges: Public and social housing in Hong Kong and Amsterdam - (7 July 2018)

Date: 07 July 2018 (Saturday)

Time: 09:30 - 12:00pm

Venue:
Room 223, Kwan Fong Lecture Theatre, Knowles Building, the University of Hong Kong

Social/public rental housing policy paradigm shifts in Hong Kong and the Netherlands: what lessons to learn?

Prof. Rebecca Chiu - Head of Department of Urban Planning and Design, HKU; Director of Center of Urban Studies and Urban Planning, HKU

Dr. Grace Bokyong Seo - Research Associate of Department of Urban Planning and Design, HKU

The remarkable imbalance of the Amsterdam housing market: record-high share of social housing, but increasingly inaccessible

Dr. Erwin van der Krabben - Professor of Planning and Property Development, Department of Planning, Radboud University

 

Speakers' PPT can be downloaded here

Prof. Rebecca CHIU and Dr. Grace B. Seo
Prof. Erwin van der Krabben

 


 

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Talk & Site Visit to Asia Society Hong Kong Center
Jun
2
to Jun 3

Talk & Site Visit to Asia Society Hong Kong Center

Asia Society Hong Kong Center (ASHK) is one of the few remaining colonial  remnants of the Victoria Cantonment.  The site was originally built by the British Army in the mid-19th century for explosives and ammunition production and storage. Among the four buildings, three of them are grade one historic buildings. Through conservation, restoration and adaptive re-use, this heritage site was transformed into the hub in Hong Kong and offers a variety of programs.

 

S. Alice Mong became the Executive Director of ASHK in August of 2012.  Prior to ASHK, Ms. Mong was the Director of the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) and was responsible for transforming the museum from a New York Chinatown institution to become a leading national museum. She also served as the Executive Director for the Committee of 100 in the United States, a Chinese-American non-profit membership organization founded by architect, I.M. Pei and cellist, Yo-Yo Ma. She is a graduate of the Ohio State University and received her EMBA from Kellogg and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

 

Date : 2 June 2018 (Saturday)

Time : 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Itinerary:

Talk (by S. Alice Mong)

Heritage Site Tour (by S. Alice Mong)

Gallery Tour (by ASHK gallery team)

Venue: Asia Society Hong Kong Center 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty)

Places : 30

For registration, please sign up the Google Form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSewXCP3SMBLHm8hwJ21oI8nLvv80NXIz_0eAUKv5azvk-yMEA/viewform?c=0&w=1

Participation to the event is on first-come-first-served basis.

External Affairs Committee

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May
9
7:30 AM07:30

Seminar: Reviving Rural Villages – why and how?

The Hong Kong Institute of Planners

Young Planners Group

Seminar: Reviving Rural Villages – why and how?

 

Locating at the remote areas of countryside, rural villages possess rich ecological resources, heritages and cultural assets. Nonetheless, these rural villages are facing cultural and physical decline due to the mass emigration, and the locational and infrastructural constraints in attracting new residents. In recent years, collaborations between NGOs and local communities have undertaken various actions and achieved tremendous outcomes in revitalizing these rural villages.

 

On 8 May 2018 (Tue), the Young Planners Group (YPG) is delighted to have Mr. LAM, Chiu Ying, the Chairman of the Hong Kong Countryside Foundation, to deliver a seminar on his experience in revitalizing rural villages and the “Sustainable Lai Chi Wo Project” which is a rural community development and revitalization programme in a traditional Hakka village, Lai Chi Wo. The seminar will also discuss on issues of climate change and the sustainable development model of traditional Hakka villages.

 

About the Speaker:

Mr. LAM, Chiu Ying is the former Director of Hong Kong Observatory and the current Adjunct Professor of the Department of Geography and Resource Management of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is an experienced expertise in meteorology and motivated conservationist with a commitment to raising the public awareness on issues of climate change and environmental protection.

 

Details of the Seminar:

Speaker: Mr. LAM, Chiu Ying

Date: 8th May, 2018 (Tuesday)

Time: 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Venue: HKIP Office, Unit No. 201, 2/F, Prosperity Millennia Plaza, 663 King’s Road, North Point, Hong Kong

Priority: First-come, First-served

Medium: Cantonese

 

Enrolments are accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. For registration, please register at the below link by 4thMay, 2018 (Friday) at https://goo.gl/abnLto

For further enquiries, please feel free to contact Ms. Monique Tai at 2915-6212, or email to ypg.hkip@gmail.com.

 

Yours faithfully,

Young Planners Group

The Hong Kong Institute of Planners

Website: www.hkip.org.hk

Facebook: www.facebook.com.hk/hkypg

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YPG X St.James' Settlement presents: Communicate with the Young Old
Apr
29
2:00 AM02:00

YPG X St.James' Settlement presents: Communicate with the Young Old

YPG X St.James’ Settlement presents: Communicate with the Young Old

The Young Planners Group (YPG) is delighted to have Mr. Andy Wong, Manager of St. James’ Settlement Continuing Care Wanchai District Centre, to deliver a talk to our members to facilitate exchange of knowledge and skills in communicating with the young old or elderly.

In this sharing session, Andy will share effective skills to communicate with the young old and ways to extract information or thoughts from them during conversation, which will be valuable for planners in holding planning workshops and community engagement. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet and learn some tips from Andy!

Details of the workshop:

Date: 28th April, 2018 (Saturday)

Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Venue: St. James' Settlement, 85 Stone Nullah Lane, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Language: Cantonese

No. of participants: 15 (first-come, first-served)

Fee: Free of charge

About St. James’ Settlement:
St. James’ Settlement is passionate to assist elderly to live in the community and to lead a health, respectful and dignified life. They are experienced in liaising with different service units in the district to facilitate community resources more effectively and establish a caring elders community together.

Enrolments are on a first-come-first-served basis. For registration, please register at the below link by April 24, 2018 (Tuesday).

Registration form: https://goo.gl/forms/kboxpxDkpizGSZF43

For further enquiries, please feel free to contact Ms. Monique Tai at 2915-6212, or email to ypg.hkip@gmail.com.

 

Yours faithfully,


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The Hong Kong Institute of Planners
Website: www.hkip.org.hk
Facebook: www.facebook.com.hk/hkypg

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Seminar on 26 April 2018 - The Housing Ladder: Why is it Broken and How can it be Restored
Apr
27
6:45 AM06:45

Seminar on 26 April 2018 - The Housing Ladder: Why is it Broken and How can it be Restored

About the Speaker:

Professor Wong is Philip Wong Kennedy Wong Professor in Political Economy at The University of Hong Kong.

He is active in advancing research on economic policy studies in Hong Kong and China. He writes a monthly political economy column for both South China Morning Post and the Hong Kong Economic Journal.

His main research interest is in the political economy of public policy. His current research focuses are property and housing in Hong Kong and on the origins of deep contradictions in Hong Kong. Recently published books include: 『香港深層次矛盾』, 『 香港長遠房屋策略和港人 港地 』, Diversity and Occasional Anarchy: On Deep Economic and Social Contradictions in Hong Kong, 『香港奇跡已經幻滅?』, 『芝大經濟學派與市場社會秩序』, Hong Kong Land for Hong Kong People: Fixing the Failures of Our Housing Policy ,『面對不均再創奇蹟』, Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong.

 

Date: 26 April 2018 (Thursday)

Time: 6:45 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

Language: Cantonese

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

Registration deadline: 25 April 2018

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

 

For registration, please sign up the Google Form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfslEmPBteZUJ8mqaukq3eBWyYnLVkQMRLktB57iFODiXre9g/viewform?c=0&w=1

Participation to the event is on first-come-first-served basis.

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Seminar: Geodesign for Hong Kong’s Future Development
Feb
9
8:00 AM08:00

Seminar: Geodesign for Hong Kong’s Future Development

The Hong Kong Institute of Planners

The Planner Young Planners Group

Seminar: Geodesign for Hong Kong’s Future Development

Rapidly ageing population coupled with soaring property price and strong demand in housing supply is one of the major issues in Hong Kong. Better planning alone cannot solve the roots of these social problems, a multidisciplinary approach is deemed essential to harness the best design and technology to enhance our quality of life.

The Young Planners Group is delighted to have Mr. Joe Liao to give us a seminar on his recent award winning proposal “100Hub” in the Dream City Award 2017 which the proposal identified 100 hectare (1 sq.km) of land within the borders of Hong Kong to accommodate 100,000 residents based on three core concepts i.e. 1) inter-generational living; 2) terraced farm/housing and, 3) eco-tech industry (梯田式跨代共居房屋). The seminar will also provide a further discussion on the way forward on the uses of GIS in shaping Hong Kong’s future development.

About the Speaker:

Mr. Joe Liao, who is a Product Design Specialist of Esri and has recently won the Dream City Award 2017. He is experienced in the formulation of multi-disciplinary proposals to address various urban problems. A brief introduction about his award winning proposal “100 Hub” is provided in the 3-minute video at the link below.

https://vimeo.com/224771641

Details of the Event:

Speaker: Mr. Joe Liao

Date: 8th February, 2018 (Thursday)

Time: 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Venue: HKIP Office

Priority: First-come, First-served

 

Enrollments are accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. For registration, please register at the below link by 7th February, 2017 (Wednesday) at https://goo.gl/pvkPcG

 

 

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Nov
14
7:45 AM07:45

Seminar - Spatial Implication of Community Economic Development: Bottom-up Local Market Planning

About the Seminar:

“Community economic development describes the process of economic development within a specific area to benefit the local community. The process is led by people living, working and running businesses in that area.”(My Community, Department for Communities and Local Government, UK) By addressing the importance of connections between the local, regional and national layers of the economy, CED reshape the economic system to make it better serve people and community interests. The seminar will feature experiences on facilitating community economic development in Hong Kong, including the bottom-up planning and implementation of local markets.

 

About the Speaker

Dorothy conducts researches related to poverty alleviation, social security, social economy & community participation; and involves in networks with professional groups and NGOs to seek for more effective ways to enhance community economy development & regenerating community assets (including community space) in Hong Kong.

 

Her recent researches include:

  • Guidebook on community marketing building (2017)
  • Study on local street markets in Sham Shui Po (2015) committed by the Sham Shui Po District Council;
  • Study on Child Care Services for Low Income Families in Hong Kong (2015)
  • Expenditure Pattern of Grassroots Household in Hong Kong 1999-2010(2013);
  • Poverty Situations of South and Southeast Asians Ethnic Minorities in Hong Kong(2013);

 

Date: 13 November 2017 (Monday)

Time: 6:45 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

Language: Cantonese

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

Registration deadline: 10 November 2017 (Friday)


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

 

For registration, please send a reply email to HKIP (hkiplann@netvigator.com) stating your Full Name, Membership Number, Contact Number and Email. Participation to the event is on first-come-first-served basis.

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Oct
21
to Oct 22

Exclusive Guided Tour of Bank of China’s Century of Services in Hong Kong Exhibition

Mainland Liaison Committee is organizing a guided tour to Bank of China’s Century of Services in Hong Kong Exhibition. Established in 1917, the Bank of China (Hong Kong) has been a mainstream commercial banking group in Hong Kong. It also serves as one of the three note-issuing banks and the clearing bank for Renminbi business in Hong Kong. The tour will provide members with the opportunity to know about the development of the bank from its historical milestones, scope of businesses and the renowned architecture.

 

Tour Details:

Date: 21 October 2017 (Sat)

Time: 11:00am – 12:00nn (Gather at 10:45am)

Venue: Bank of China Tower, 1 Garden Road, Central

Gathering venue: Lobby, Bank of China Tower (please refer to the attached photo)

Quota: 30

Fee: Free of Charge

 

More details of the exhibition are available at https://goo.gl/mYVZP4. For registration, please register at https://goo.gl/Y6m7Bu by 18 October 2017 (Wed). Enrolment is on a first-come-first-served basis. Should you have any queries, please contact Keith Wu at 2915 6212.

 

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Sep
16
to Sep 17

Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Forum “Towards an Open, Innovative and United Region”

To provide a platform for further exchange of innovative ideas and better understand the Greater Bay Area, a ‘Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Forum: Towards an Open, Innovative and United Region’ will be organised by the China Academy of Urban Planning and Design (中國城市規劃設計研究院) with the Hong Kong Institute of Planners, Guangdong City Planning Association (廣東省城市規劃協會) and Macao Urban Planning Institute (澳門城市規劃學會) as the co-organisers. The forum aims to explore planning opportunities and challenges of the Greater Bay Area under the development prospects. We are going to invite experts and scholars from both the professional and academic fields to conduct keynote speeches and panel discussion on the long-term development of the Greater Bay Area.

Fare: Free of Charge
Language: Mandarin
No. of participants: 15-20 persons

Kindly see attached for the programme of the forum.

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For registration, please please fill out the form below.. Participation to the event is on first-come-first-served basis.


Remarks:
1. The programme of the forum is subject to change.
2. Please check the expiry date of your Mainland Travel Permit.

Shall you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact Monique at 2915 6212. We look forward to seeing you on 16 September!

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Sep
15
6:45 AM06:45

Seminar - Build a Smart City with the Science of Where

About the Seminar :

A Smart City is about connecting people with right process, information and technology to drive improved quality of life, innovation and better choices.

This presentation will suggest the optimized development of a Smart City by applying the Science of Where. The Science of Where is about using geographic science to organize data and the technology of Geographic Information System (GIS) to unlock understanding through data visualization, exploration, analytics and sharing. Therefore better outcomes can be achieved by data-driven communications, decisions and collaboration.

A number of worldwide examples will be presented to demonstrate that smart cities can get the most of the Science of Where by exploiting a combination of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, big data, inclusive apps, and community engagement to gain previously unimagined insight.

 

About the Speaker:

Dr. Winnie Tang JP is an Honorary Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Hong Kong. She is one of the locally-bred IT entrepreneurs of Hong Kong. In the 1990s, Dr. Tang founded Esri China (Hong Kong) Limited to develop and promote Geographic Information System (GIS) software and solutions. She is also the Founder and Honorary President of Smart City Consortium. Over the years, she has been actively advocating the use of technology and sharing her views regarding the ICT industry, eHealth, environmental conservation, entrepreneurship and smart city concepts through her services in government and non-government organizations in Hong Kong.

 

Date: 14 September 2017 (Thursday)

Time: 6:45 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

Language: English

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


Registration deadline: 13 September 2017

 

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

 

For registration, please registration, please fill out the form below.. Participation to the event is on first-come-first-served basis.

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Sep
12
to Sep 14

ETC - Technical Visit (SWIMS)

  • Shau Kei Wan MTR Station (map)
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Mangrove Ecology and Evolution Laboratory (Swire Institute of Marine Sciences (SWIMS, 太古海洋科學研究所)) at Cape D'Aguilar Marine Reserve, cum Ecological Workshop at Tai Tam Mangrove


The Education and Training Committee is honoured to collaborate with Mangrove Ecology and Evolution Laboratory (Swire Institute of Marine Sciences (SWIMS)) to organise an exclusive guided tour to their centre and laboratory at Cape D'Aguilar, the only Marine Reserve in HK situated at the south of HK Island. Also, a field visit to Tai Tam Mangrove will be arranged to introduce the recent researches and measures for coastal protection. During the visit, research team of Mangrove Ecology and Evolution Laboratory under SWIMS will present their recent findings in Tolo Harbour - a new species of mangrove-climbing micro-crab, Haberma tingkok. This is an exclusive opportunity to visit the SWIMS research centre at Cape D’Aguilar which is normally not opened to public for visit.

The visit will provide HKIP members an in-depth understanding of SWIMS, as well as its recent researches on vulnerable mangrove habitat. The visit could also facilitate knowledge sharing and experience exchange on environmental planning and other relevant issues among HKIP members and the scientists of SWIMS. So come on down to get a better grasp of the mangrove habitat and recent development on coastal protection!

Relevant topics: environmental planning, coastal protection, mangrove habitat, Marine Reserve


Technical Visit Details:

Date/Time: 9 September 2017, Saturday
Duration: 12:30pm – 6:30pm
Gathering Venue: Shau Kei Wan MTR Station (Hang Seng Bank)
Target: HKIP Members (Family members and friends are also welcome)
Participants: 24
Costs: HKD $100 per person (includes transportation and soft drinks)

 

Programme Rundown:

12:30pm – 1:30pm
Shuttle Bus to SWIMS at Cape D'Aguilar

1:30pm – 3:30pm ·

Seminar on SWIMS and its recent works on mangrove habitat
Short tour to SWIMS Laboratory and outdoor facilities

3:30pm – 4pm
Shuttle Bus to Tai Tam Mangrove

4pm – 6pm
Field Visit / Ecological Tour at Tai Tam Mangrove

6pm – 6:30pm
Return to Shau Kei Wan and Dismiss

About the Swire Institute of Marine Sciences (SWIMS, 太古海洋科學研究所)

The Swire Institute of Marine Science (SWIMS), as a research institute of The University of Hong Kong, is a leading research institute on marine science in SE Asia and the NW Pacific. With the support of The Swire Group Charitable Trust, the SWIMS has set up the most modern marine facility in HK on the Cape d'Aguilar peninsula, the first Marine Reserve in HK in recognition of the growing interest in understanding and conserving Hong Kong's marine environment.

The Mangrove Ecology and Evolution Laboratory (the LAB) is recently established under SWIMS and interests in various aspects of mangrove ecology and crab biology. In particular, the group is involved in studying the impact of pollution and land reclamation on Hong Kong mangroves, and it will lead the two-year project “Hong Kong mangroves: where are they now?”, funded by the Hong Kong Environment and Conservation Fund and aiming at assessing the biodiversity and health of mangrove forests, for conservation and management purposes. Besides, the LAB has recently discovered, described and named a new species of mangrove-climbing micro-crab from Hong Kong, Haberma tingkok. More details can be found in the following link:

http://www.scifac.hku.hk/file/news/3733/20170410_Eng_press_SWIMS_Dr_Stefano_Cannicci_crabs.pdf

 

For registration, please please fill out the form below.. Enrolment is on first-come-first-served basis. Monique of HKIP Office will contact the enrolled participants for payment arrangement in short. To secure the enrolment, the participants are advised to pay via cash or Cheque to the HKIP Office in advance no later than 25 August 2017 (Friday), or the priority will be open for members in the waiting list. Should you have any queries on the technical visit, please contact Edwin LEE at Tel: 9315 8112.

Remarks:

1. Event insurance is not covered.
2. If a tropical cyclone warning signal No. 3 (or above) or Red/Black rainstorm warning issued 2 hours prior the event, the activities will be postponed. The event organiser will update with the participants via phone.
3. The technical visit will involve a field trip in Tai Tam Mangrove. Participants are suggested to wear suitable clothes for outdoor activities.
 

Special thanks to the Swire Institute of Marine Sciences (SWIMS).

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Aug
21
8:00 AM08:00

YPG Wine Pairing and Guided Tasting Workshop

Dear Members,

Glasses of selected wines paired with fine snacks, enrichment of knowledge about wine and food matching under a leisurely atmosphere, and most important of all, another chance to meet friends and professionals - what else can be asked for at a perfect Friday night? The Young Planners Group (YPG) is organizing a wine pairing and guided tasting workshop and you would definitely not miss the occasion!

Details
YPG Wine Pairing and Guided Tasting Workshop
Date: 18/8/2017 (Friday)
Time: 8:00 - 10:00pm
Venue: Jamming Cellar - Room 201B, 2/F, Wah Shing Centre, No 11 Shing Yip Street, Kwun Tong, HK
Quota: 30
Price: $250/person (minimum 6 glasses of different wines and snacks for food pairing would be offered)

Simply register by filling out the form below.  Successful registrants will receive confirmation email soon. We do look forward to enjoying the event with you! Registration before 31/7/2017 (Monday) is much appreciated.

Should you have any enquiry, please feel free to contact Ms Monique Tai at 2915 6212, or email to ypg.hkip@gmail.com.

 

Speaker:
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Yours faithfully,
 
Young Planners Group
The Hong Kong Institute of Planners

Website: www.hkip.org.hk
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Jul
22
to Jul 25

Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area Series - Technical Tour to Guangzhou and Foshan

  • Lok Ma Chau Border Crossing Point (map)
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The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area (Bay Area), which covers 11 cities, including Hong Kong and Macao, was announced by the Premier of the State Council in March 2017. The Bay Area development plan can be regarded as an important regional development plan under the "Outline of the 13th Five-Year Plan for the National Economic and Social Development of the People's Republic of China" (the 13-5 Plan) and the nation's Belt and Road Initiative. The Hong Kong Institute of Planners is going to have a series of technical visits to the cities in Bay Area to find out the latest development of the cities and what Hong Kong planners can contribute in the Bay Area development.

Date: 22 July (Sat) to 24 July (Mon) 2017
Gathering Time: 8:00 am
Gathering Place: Lok Ma Chau BCP
Fare: HKD $2,000/ per person (shared room); HKD $ 2,690/ per person (single room) Hotel: Guangzhou Langham Hotel
No. of participants: 20-30 persons (on first-come-first-served basis)
Registration Procedure: Complete the registration form with a crossed cheque payable to “The Hong Kong Institute of Planners” and send it to the HKIP Secretariat
Registration Deadline: 11 July 2017 (Tue)

Tentative Itinerary:

22 Jul - Shenzhen Futian BCP to Foshan
- Visit headquarters of Country Garden Holdings Company Limited (碧桂園總部) (including exchange)
- Foshan Lingnan Tiandi (彿山嶺南新天地) and any other attractions
- Foshan to Guangzhou
23 Jul - HaiZhu Wetland Park (海珠濕地公園)
- TIT Creative Industrial Park (TIT 創意產業園)
- Historic Site of Ancient Whampoa Anchorage (黃埔古村)
- Tea Arts Culture (品茶文化交流)
- Canton Tower (廣州塔)
- Zhujiang Party Pier Beer Cultural and Art Zone (琶堤酒吧街)
24 Jul - Exchange with Government official of HaiZhu Urban Planning Department
- Visit National Supercomputer Center at Sun Yat-sen University(中山大學超算中心) and SuperMap Software Co. Ltd (北京超圖軟件股份有限公司)
- Butterfield & Swire's Godowns & Wharf (太古倉)
- Back to Shenzhen

Remarks:

1. The fare is a rough estimation that may be adjusted if necessary.
2. The itinerary is subject to change.
3. Please check the expiry date of your Mainland Travel Permit.
4. We highly recommend that you purchase travel insurance before departure.

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Jun
27
2:00 AM02:00

Coffee Dialogue with Dr Hon YIU Chung-yim

The Young Planners Group (YPG) of the Hong Kong Institute of Planners (HKIP) is now launching a new initiative “The Dialogue Series” to provide young planners with a platform to further their professional development through meeting some of the leaders in the industry in a relaxed atmosphere. With this platform, young planners are provided with the opportunities to learn from the experience and success of some of the industry’s leaders.

The Coffee Dialogue with the Dr Hon YIU Chung-yim is the first edition of the event series. Participants can discuss on any topic of your choice.

Details of the Event:

Date 25th June, 2017 (Sunday)
Time 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Venue iBakery Gallery Café, Tamar Park, Admiralty, Hong Kong
No. of Participants 15 (first-come, first-served)
About Dr Hon YIU Chung-yim Dr Hon YIU Chung-yim is a member of the Legislative Council representing the Architectural, Surveying, Planning and Landscape functional constituency. He is a scholar with research interests on real estate economics and finance, housing studies and regional science.

Enrolments are accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. For registration, please register at the below link by 18th June, 2017 (Sunday) at https://goo.gl/forms/ZFRLfJnugEuNtdlJ3

For further enquiries, please feel free to contact Ms. Monique Tai at 2915 6212, or email to ypg.hkip@gmail.com.

 

Yours Faithfully,
Young Planners Group
The Hong Kong Institute of Planners

 

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May
14
2:00 AM02:00

Art Jam - YPG x YLAG

Searching for unusual ways of celebrating the weekend? The Young Landscape Architects' Group (YLAG) and the Young Planners Group (YPG) are honoured to deliver you an exceptional art jamming experience!

The art jam event is co-organised by YPG and YLAG. Taking place at the outdoor, you are welcomed to appreciate and embrace our unique cityscape and the Victoria Harbour in the early summer breeze. This event provides a golden opportunity to unleash your drawing potential and creativity in a relaxing atmosphere while mingling with other professionals in the field. Not having any drawing kit? No worries, we offer a range of drawing kit options for your own choice.

Details
Date: 13/5/2017 (Saturday)
Time: 2pm to 5pm
Venue: Tamar Park
Price: $50 (including refreshment and a sketchbook), and optional add-on charges for other drawing kits (please see details and order on registration form)

Remarks

  • You are encouraged to bring/share your own drawing kits and we welcome you to bring your own picnic mat.
  • In case of bad weather, the event will be postponed to the following Saturday i.e. 20/5/2017.


Join us by simply registering at https://goo.gl/forms/lfb2IrLGU5JXGzJT2. Successful registrants will receive confirmation emails soon. To secure your order of the drawing kits and sketchbooks, you are strongly recommended to register and indicate your choice by 1/5/2017(Monday).

Should you have any enquiry, please feel free to contact Ms Monique Tai at 2915 6212, or email to ypg.hkip@gmail.com.



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Mar
24
to Mar 27

Technical Tour to Guangzhou and Foshan

Date: 24 March (Fri) to 26 March (Sun) 2017

Gathering Time: 8:45am

Gathering Place: Hung Hom KRC Station

Fare*: HKD $2500/ per person (shared room); HKD $ 3300/ per person (single room)

Hotel: Guangzhou Langham Hotel

No. of participants: 20-30 persons (on first-come-first-served basis)

 

Registration Procedure: Complete the registration form with a crossed cheque payable to “The Hong Kong Institute of Planners” and send it to the HKIP Secretariat

 

Registration Deadline: 10 March 2017

Tentative Itinerary:

24 Mar - 9:24am through train from HK to GZ
- Canton Tower (廣州塔)
- IT Creative Industrial Park (IT 創意產業園)
- Zhujiang Party Pier Beer Cultural and Art Zone (琶堤酒吧街)/td>
25 Mar - Exchange with Government official of HaiZhu Urban Planning Department
- HaiZhu Wetland Park (海珠濕地公園)
- Historic Site of Ancient Whampoa Anchorage (黃埔古村)
- Tea Arts Culture (品茶文化交流)
- Butterfield & Swire's Godowns & Wharf (太古倉)
26 Mar - Visit headquarters of Country Garden Holdings Company Limited (碧桂園總部) (including exchange)
- Foshan Lingnan Tiandi (彿山嶺南新天地)
- 15:38 through train GZ back to HK

Remarks:
* The fare includes round trip through train ticket, accommodation, hotel meal and local travelling. Please not that the fare is a rough estimation that may be adjusted if necessary. 1. Please check the expiry date of your Mainland Travel Permit.
2. We highly recommend that you purchase travel insurance before departure.

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Mar
24
6:45 AM06:45

Seminar – Light Be - Empowerment Housing

Our city is building more and more housing but still many cannot afford to have a roof over their heads not to mention to live with dignity. On the other hand, many landlords are willing to rent at below-market rates, but it can be difficult for them to rent their apartments to the less fortunate without checking first to see if a tenant really needs it or if they will abuse the landlord's kindness.

 

Light Be was founded by Ricky Yu to bridge the landlords with the tenants. Whilst its Light Home scheme helps these landlords to use their resources in a happier manner, it is more than a housing scheme. "Housing is a must but people need a holistic approach to excel and thrive. Light Home is an Empowerment Housing to achieve this purpose", Ricky states.

 

From the very first test apartment, Ricky started to help the tenants not just with housing but also in other non-traditional ways. Tenants have to set targets and action plans for themselves. They have to move on after they have met their targets. Since Light Home launched its first project in 2013, most of the tenants experience improvement in life circumstances in two years, giving the entire program a success rate of over 80%. Based on the experience of Light Home, Ricky has recently turned an idle building into social housing called Sham Tseng Light Housing (photo below).

 

 

About the Speaker
Ricky quitted his corporate career, utilizing everything he learnt about business and entrepreneurship to find a social enterprise called Light Be. His vision for Light Be is to provide Empowerment Housing which does not only meet the housing needs of the tenants but also equip them with life survival skills. Ricky is also a member of the advisory committee to the Hong Kong Government for social enterprise development and a member of Aspen Global Leadership Network. He is named Hong Kong's Social Innovator by SIE Fund, awarded Spirit of Hong Kong Award by SCMP, and a speaker for TED as well as various universities, government departments and social enterprise conferences.

 

Date: 23 February 2017 (Thursday)

Time: 6:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Language: English

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

Registration deadline: 20 February 2017

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

For registration, please send a reply email to HKIP (hkiplann@netvigator.com) stating your Full Name, Membership Number, Contact Number and Email, or by returning the reply slip attached to HKIP office (Fax: (852) 2915 7616). Participation in the event is on first-come-first-served basis.

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