Engineering in Practice

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Half-day Webinar on “Building a Smart, Green and Resilient City - The Case of Tung Chung New Town Extension”

Jointly organized by Civil Engineering and Development Department (CEDD) and HKIE-Civil Division (CVD)


Date, Time & Admission

Date: 5 March 2022 (Saturday)

Time: 09:30 – 12:30 Seminar via Zoom

Admission: Free of charge  


Programme Highlight

World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) will celebrate the World Engineering Day 2022 (WED2022) (on 4th March each year) under the theme “Build Back Wiser – Engineering the Future”. WED2022 is a world-wide activity which recognizes and connects engineers of different sectors across the world to share and promote engineers and their activities towards advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.  The Civil Engineering and Development Department (CEDD) and Civil Division (CVD) of The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers are delighted to jointly organize a half-day webinar on the topic of “Building a Smart, Green and Resilient City - The Case of Tung Chung New Town Extension” to celebrate WED2022.  This webinar will cover a range of related topics in Tung Chung New Town Extension, including concept of a smart, green and resilient city, technology of deep cement mixing method, smart living by common utility tunnel as well as sustainable development of eco-shoreline, river park and river revitalization. Please refer to the flyer for the details.


Topics & Speakers 

Smart, Green and Resilient City Concepts in Tung Chung New Town Extension

By Ir Raymond W M IP, Deputy Head of the Sustainable Lantau Office (Works), Civil Engineering and Development Department

Building Climate Resilience with Blue-Green Solutions in Tung Chung New Town Extension – River Park, River Revitalization and Sustainable Urban Drainage

By Ir Kenneth KWOK, Director and East Asia Water Leader, ARUP

Eco-shoreline for Sustainable Coastal Development

By Prof. Kenneth LEUNG, Chair Professor and Acting Head of Department of Chemistry at City University of Hong Kong

Smart Living by Common Utility Tunnel

By Ir Connie CHAN, Executive Director, AECOM

The Roles of Geotechnical Centrifuge Modelling and Machine Learning in Advancing Engineering Designs & Sustainable Development by Deep Mixing Method

By Prof. Charles NG, Vice-President of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou) and Ir Chris CHEUNG, Chief Resident Engineer, AECOM





Registration & Enquiries

The seminar will be delivered on-line by Zoom with a maximum of on-line participants limited to 500.  Please register at link below on a first-come-first-served basis: -


The deadline of the registration is 26 Feb 2022. Successful applicants will be notified individually via e-mail before the event with a specific Zoom access link. Electronic attendance certificates will be provided to participants after the event with their names provided at the time of registration. For enquiries, please contact our Ir Vincent CHOW at or Ir Gloria TANG at .

PowerPoint Presentation of the speakers can be found at the link below for easy reference:-