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RICS Hong Kong Annual Conference 2018

Hong Kong is poised to become a key economic driver for the success of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA).

Establishing Hong Kong as the nucleus of a thriving Greater Bay Area

Fri 18 May 2018
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, Grand Ballroom, Level 1, 1 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
7 hours CPD

Early bird ends 18 March. Student and group rates available.

$1900 .


As China’s most internationalised metropolis, Hong Kong has an irreplaceable role among the 11 cities in building the GBA, and strengthening the connection between China and the world.

How can Hong Kong establish itself as the nucleus of the GBA? How can Hong Kong benefit from and contribute to its development?

The RICS Hong Kong Annual Conference 2018 gathers industry professionals and decision makers to analyse how Hong Kong can leverage its edge to steer GBA development. Expert-led panels will explore a possible blueprint for Hong Kong to capitalise on the vast potential unleashed by future growth.

About the conference

    • 8:30 Registration
    • 9:00 Welcome remarks
    • 9:05 Opening address by The Hon Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, GBM, GBS, The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
    • 9:25 Session 1: Macro overview of the Greater Bay Area
    • 13:20 Session 2: Planning and developing the Greater Bay Area
    • 12:30 Morning session wrap-up
    • 12:40 Lunch
    • 13:40 Session 3: Hong Kong as a future city in the Greater Bay Area
    • 15:20 Session 4: What does the future hold for surveying profession?
    • 16:30 Day moderator wrap-up
    • 16:40 Closing remarks
    • 17:00 Conference ends
  • Guest of honour: Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, GBM, GBS
    The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

    Mr John Batten
    Global Director of Cities, Arcadis

    Dr Jonathan Beard
    Executive Director; Head of Business Advisory, Asia; Head of Transportation & Logistics, Asia; Co-chair “Belt Road Alliance”, Arcadis

    Mr Brett Casson
    Digital Infrastructure Leader, Autodesk Asia Pacific

    Dr Benny Chow
    Director and Chairman of Industry Standards & Practices Committee, Hong Kong Green Building Council

    The Honourable Mrs Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee, GBS, JP
    Legislative Council Member, Hong Kong SAR; Chairperson, New People’s Party

    Mr Alvin Leung MRICS
    Chair, Hong Kong Board Matrics Committee, RICS

    Mr Alan Li
    Executive Director and Head of Capital Markets, Greater China, CBRE

    Mr Albert Wong
    Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting

    • ACCA Hong Kong
    • Architectural Services Department
    • Asian Institute of Intelligent Buildings
    • BEAM Society Limited
    • Building Services Operation and Maintenance Executives Society
    • Buildings Department
    • Chartered Institute of Housing Asian Pacific Branch
    • China Real Estate Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong Chapter
    • Estate Agents Authority
    • Green Council
    • Hong Kong Green Building Council
    • Hong Kong Housing Society
    • Hong Kong Institute of Architectural Conservationists
    • Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers
    • Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design
    • Hong Kong Institution of Highways and Transportation
    • Hong Kong Housing Authority and Housing Department
    • International Facility Management Association Hong Kong Chapter
    • Macao Association of Building Contractors and Developers
    • Planning Department
    • The Chartered Institute of Building (Hong Kong)
    • The Hong Kong Association of Property Management Companies Limited
    • The Hong Kong Construction Association Limited
    • The Hong Kong Institute of Architects
    • The Hong Kong Institute of Facility Management
    • The Hong Kong Institute of Housing
    • The Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects
    • The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors
    • The Hong Kong Institution of Engineering Surveyors
    • The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
    • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Building and Real Estate
    • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Faculty of Construction and Environment
    • The Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong
    • The University College of Estate Management
    • The University of Hong Kong, Department of Real Estate and Construction
    • UCL Built Environment Clubs (Hong Kong)
    • Urban Renewal Authority


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  • Early bird discount RICS professionals
    (including supporting organisations and sponsors) $1900 .
  • Early bird discount Non-RICS professionals $2100 .
  • PM session only RICS students
    (Eligible for full-time students. Lunch excluded) $150 .
  • Group rate (5 or greater) $2000 .
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