Sunday, March 19, 2017

Event - WSBE17 Hong Kong

The World Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2017 (WSBE17) will take place on June 5-7, 2017 at the at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).

This is the preeminent global conference on sustainable building and construction. Themed "Transforming Our Built Environment through Innovation and Integration: Putting Ideas into Action", this event is focused on both innovation and integration.

WSBE17 Hong Kong will bring together 1,800 green building advocates, policy-makers, academics, and industry practitioners from all over the world, offering an inspirational opportunity for delegates to "Put Ideas into Action" to transform the world's built environment.

The conference will celebrate the continual efforts and achievements of different regions of the world in terms of sustainable built environments of various scales, with a particular emphasis on urban neighborhoods and buildings.

There will be a gala dinner,  youth competition,  green building / eco tours and an exhibition.  BEAM Pro & BEAM Affiliate can earn 19.5 Mandatory CPD Hours. This event is presented by Construction Industry Council (CIC) and the Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC).  

Hong Kong

This event takes place in Hong Kong one of the densest and most vibrant urban environments in the world. This is the perfect setting for conference participants to experience and discuss both the challenges and solutions involved in creating a sustainable built environment. Serving as a strategic gateway to Mainland China, Hong Kong also provides an unparalleled viewpoint for reviewing and discussing China's rapid urbanisation.

WSBE17 Hong Kong is the world conference of the 2015-2017 cycle of the renowned SBE Conference Series, which is now considered to be the most influential of its kind globally. Following Hong Kong's selection as the host city, WSBE17 Hong Kong will conclude the cycle by embracing all of the findings from the 20 regional conferences held in different parts of the world in 2016
Keynote Speakers

Mr Matthew CHEUNG Kin-chung, GBS, JP
Chief Secretary for Administration, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Mr SU Yunshan
Director-General, Department of Science & Technology and Energy Saving on Buildings, Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, People's Republic of China

Ms Christiana FIGUERES
Vice-Chair, Global Covenant of Mayors

Prof. Thomas AUER
Managing Director, Transsolar
Professor, Building Technology and Climate Responsive Design, Technical University of Munich

Prof. Peter GUTHRIE
Professor, Engineering for Sustainable Development, University of Cambridge

Dr Raymond COLE
Professor, School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, University of British Columbia, Canada

Click here for the programme
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