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2nd Notice of the 35th Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Date, time & venue 
2014-04-22;6:00pm;HKIE Seminar Room

NOTICE OF THE 35th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM)

 

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 35th Annual General Meeting of the Civil (CV) Division

 

will be held on Tuesday, 22 April 2014 at 6:00pm at the Seminar Room, the HKIE Headquarters, 9/F Island Beverley, No 1 Great George Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, for the following purposes:

 

  1. To receive and confirm the Minutes of the 34th AGM.

 

  1. To receive and adopt the Annual Report of the Division for Session 2013/2014.

 

  1. To receive and adopt the Financial Statement of the Division for Session 2013/2014.

 

  1. To elect the Chairman and Ordinary Members of the Division Committee for Session 2014/2015.

 

  1. To elect the Council Member (Division) for Sessions 2014/2015 and 2015/2016.

 

  1. Any other business.

 

In case of adjournment of the AGM, members of the Division shall check on the Institution’s website at www.hkie.org.hk and the Division’s website at http://cv.hkie.org.hk of the revised venue, time and date for the adjourned AGM.

 

Ir KONG Shui-sun

Honorary Secretary

Civil Division

10 April 2014

 

 

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Presentation on : " Climate change and water security "

by Ir Enoch LAM Tin-sing, JP, Director of Water Supplies

will be held after the AGM

 

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Nominations for Division Chairman and Ordinary Members

 

Division Chairman

The outgoing Division Committee has decided to nominate Ir Stephen CHIK Wai-keung for election as the Chairman for Session 2014/2015.

 

No nomination has been received from members by the deadline.

 

Ordinary Members

The outgoing Division Committee has decided to opt for the maximum of 15 Ordinary Members, and five Ordinary Members in the Committee shall retire by end of the Session, namely Ir Stephen CHIK Wai-keung, Ir Johnson LEE Kwun-chung, Ir Stephen LEE Ming-ching, Ir Laurel LEUNG Shu-ki and Ir Prof WONG Sze-chun.

 

The Division Committee has decided to nominate the following five candidates for Ordinary Members for a three-year term: Ir Prof CHANG Chih-chen, Ir Thomas LAU Ming-yu, Ir Johnson LEE Kwun-chung, Ir Laurel LEUNG Shu-ki and Ir Prof Thomas NG Shiu-tong.

 

No nomination has been received from members by the deadline.

 

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Nomination for Council Member (Division)

 

Council Member (Division)

The outgoing Division Committee has decided to nominate Ir Eric CHAN Kar-lock for election as the Council Member (Division) for Sessions 2014/2015 and 2015/2016.

 

No nomination has been received from members by the deadline.

 

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Chairman’s Message

 

This report can be shortened into two words if necessary.  "Busy" is the first word for the whole CV Division committee, the Division, the Headquarters as well as the civil engineering industry in Hong Kong this year.  There are so many activities, that I do not think I can elaborate all here, please refer to the information posted on our website and printed in the AGM booklet.

 

In organizing a day event, there are weeks of works for the Organizing Committees at the back of the scene.  We had been involved in OC meetings with committee members several times a week.  But our committee members are more enthusiastic then I can realize.  At the last AGM, I said I will reduce the activities to minimize the workloads of the committee. However, this was not the will of the committee; they never feel tired in contributing and initiating. They have a high desire spirit and endless energy to developing ideas thus resulting in so many meaningful events. These successful events cannot solely rely on the integrity of one person; it is the result of a well co-ordination team work.

 

Organizing and participating seminars, forums and conferences in particular the 2 Straits 4 Places Series are very demanding exercise.  We had been sitting in OCs in Guangzhou, Macau and Kaohsiung for different forums, nevertheless it is a good way to learn, to observe and to make friendship. Internally within HKIE, we worked closely with other Divisions such as Fire Division and Environmental Division etc and the Headquarters.  Joint forum is one way to meet speakers and delegates with diverging skills and views.  We had carried out many site visits locally and in China. This is in general one of the most attractive events.  Every time we received 3 to 4 times registrations more than we were allocated.  Our Annual Dinner is still the most spectacular event, this time successfully enriched by ballet dancing and many thanks to our Ir Dr Hon LO Wai-kwok and Senior Vice President – Ir Victor CHEUNG Chi-kong for their music performance.  The Civil Cup basketball and soccer amongst CV Division and the universities had clearly shortened the distance between CV Division and the younger generation.

 

I am really proud of the committee that works are both high in quantity and quality.  Weoffered our best to all members as well as the community.  After a period of busy and hard work, when I review the activities I had been involved, I really feel some achievement.  "Satisfaction" is my second word.  There are yet critical events to be carried out within this two months and no doubt we will strive for the best.  We however need your encouragement and support to strength our confidence.  Thank you.

 

 

Ir Eric CHAN Kar-lock

Chairman, Session 2013/2014

Civil Division

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