Engineering in Practice

Events and Activities

Technical Seminar on Construction and Quality Control of Coastal Structures with the Use of “Dry Cell Water Tanks”

Date, Time

17 April 2023 (Monday), 18:30-20:00



TU201, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong


Supported by

The Institution of Clerks of Works & Construction Inspectorate (Hong Kong)


Programme Highlight

The Hong Kong Star Ferry and adjacent Central Public Ferry Piers are located at iconic positions aside the Victoria Harbour, Mr. Chan wishes to share his experience on works quality control of the marine deck and substructures of costal infrastructures at harbour side to minimise future maintenance cost during the entire design life.



Chinese (Presentation materials in English)



Mr. Chan Po Sum, David

MICWCI, AMHKIE, HKGES, MHKIoV, MIHTE, T Eng (CEI), Awardee-HKIE President's Award (2014), President - C E Dragon, Vice Chairman - RSSB (1988-1991)


Mr. Chan joined the Highways Office of the Public Works Department in 1973 and was subsequently promoted to Senior Inspector of Works in 1989. As a frontline quality control team leader over the past 40 years, he played a pivotal supervisory role in ensuring our major civil engineering projects are all up to standard. Mr. Chan was elected as Associate Member of the HKIE in 1986 and earned The HKIE Present’s Award 2014. Mr. Chan is currently serving as Vice Chairman (External) of The Institution of Clerks of Works & Construction Inspectorate (Hong Kong).



Free of charge


Registration & Enquiries

  • The maximum number of participants is limited to 200 on a first-come first-served basis with priority given to members of the Civil Division.
  • Interested applicants are required to register by filling the google form:
  • Only successful applicants will be notified on or before the seminar.
  • An attendance certificate will be issued to participants after the seminar.


For enquiries, please contact Miss Sarita Chan via email: