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HKIUD Urban Design Conference 2018

<Actions for Active Ageing - Urban Design for All> International Conference 

Best way to learn about someone’s struggle is to experience it yourself. At HKIUD’s Pre-Conference Experiential Workshop, industry stakeholders, famous actor Alex Fong and top government officials struggled navigating around Hong Kong in “elderly simulation suits” (with weights, restraint braces, blurry glasses) then shared their experience.  The Official workshop Video Link

 These issues will affect you, your family and friends. Want to be part of the solution? Join us at the HKIUD Conference 2018 on 22 June. Click here for details. 


<The Conference is full!> But you can go ONLINE on conference website! https://bo.eventionapp.com/hkiud 

Opening and Keynotes:

Prof. Stephen Tang, BBS, President of the Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design [Presentation]

Hon. Bernard Chan, GBS, JP, Convenor of the Non-official Members of the Executive Council, HKSAR Government [Presentation]

Dr Hon. Lam Ching-choi, BBS, JP, Chairman, Hong Kong Elderly Commission, HKSAR Government [Presentation]

Key Speakers:
Mr Wilfred Lau, Arup Fellow Director, Arup 

Mr Leong Cheung, Executive Director, Charities & Community, Hong Kong Jockey Club [Presentation]

Prof. Hiroyuki Murata, Professor, Smart Aging Research Center, Tohoku University, Japan [Presentation]

Ms Elaine Tan, Director, Architecture and Urban Design Excellence, Urban Redevelopment Authority, Singapore [Presentation]

Prof. Rebecca Chiu, MH, JP, Head, Department of Urban Planning and Design, Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong [Presentation]

Panel Discussion (Sponsored by The Hong Kong Jockey Club)

Mr Joel Chan, Workshop Organizing Committee Chair, The Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design [Presentation]

Ms Marta Pozo, Director, MVRDV Asia [Presentation]

Mr Stefan Krummeck, Director, Farrells Hong Kong [Presentation]

- Prof. Yu Yifan, Vice-President, Urban Planning Association of Shanghai [Presentation]

Round Table (Sponsored by Bank of China (Hong Kong) Private Banking)


- Mr Marco Wu, GBS, SBS, Chairman, Hong Kong Housing Society

- Ms Winnie Ho, JP, Deputy Director of Architectural Services, HKSAR Government

- Mr Timothy Ma, JP, Non-Executive Director, Urban Renewal Authority


- Mr Laurence Liauw, Director of SPADA and Spada Health Concepts

- Mr Barry Wilson, Founding Director, Barry Wilson Project Initiatives


- Mr Charles Li, Chairman, Organizing Committee of HKIUD Conference 2018



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