Technical Site Visit: 20 Apr 2017 (Thursday)

*Only for registered participants on first-come-first-served basis.

Itinerary 1 Happy Valley Stormwater Storage Scheme (HVUSSS) & Siu Ho Wan Sewage Treatment Works (SHWSTW) Project Sites (Details)

Itinerary 2 Black Point Power Station (BPPS) Plant & T · PARK (Sludge Treatment Facility) (Details)

Day 1: 21st Apr 2017 (Friday)

Time Programme / Topic Speakers
8:30am - 9:00am Registration  
9:00am - 9:10am Welcome Speech Ir. Prof. Johnny Chan, Chairman, ICCC2017 Organizing Committee
Morning Session: Policies, Actions and Latest Science Post-Paris
9:10am - 9:30am Speech by Guest of Honour: Latest Hong Kong actions to tackle climate change Mr Wong Kam-sing, GBS, JP, Secretary for the Environment,
HKSAR Government
9:30am - 10:00am 1st Keynote speech: Lastest China policy and actions to tackle climate change Professor Ding Yihui, National Climate Center, China, Meteorological Administration
10:00am - 10:30am 2nd Keynote speech: International perspectives: Overview of progress since the Paris Agreement UN Environment speaker to be announced soon
10:30am - 11:00am Coffee Break
11:00am - 11:30am Latest scientific understanding on climate change To be announced soon
11:30am - 12:00nn Climate Change Impact on Hong Kong - a Scientific Perspective Mr. Shun Chi-ming, JP, FRMetS, Director of Hong Kong Observatory, HKSAR Government
12:00nn - 12:30pm Panel Discussion Moderator: Ir. Dr. Otto Poon Lok-to, BBS, OBE, Chartered Engineer and Founder, ATAL Engineering Limited
12:30pm - 2:00pm Lunch
Afternoon Session: Actions in Emission Reduction
2:00pm - 2:30pm Life-cycle optimization of building energy systems for improving energy efficiency of today’s buildings and future buildings Prof. Wang Shengwei, Chair Professor of Building Services Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
2:30pm - 2:50pm Hong Kong's key strategies in promoting energy efficiency and conservation Mr. Lai Hon-chung, Harry, Assistant Director/ Electricity & Energy Efficiency, Electrical & Mechanical Services Department, HKSAR Government
2:50pm - 3:20pm Coffee Break
3:20pm - 3:40pm Extent of renewables to replace fossil fuels - Case Study To be announced soon
3:40pm - 4:00pm Food waste to energy: A sustainable solution? Ir. Dr. Barry Chi-Hong Lee, Director, Environmental Engineering Operation, ATAL Engineering Limited
4:00pm - 4:20pm Waste to energy – distributed generation from food waste Ir. Dr. Anthony Ma, Principal Consultant (Environmental Management), Hong Kong Productivity Council
4:20pm - 4:50pm Panel Discussion Moderator: Prof. Kin-chung Ho, Dean, School of Science and Technology, The Open University of Hong Kong
End of Day 1 Program


Day 2: 22nd Apr 2017 (Saturday)

Time Programme / Topic Speakers
8:30am - 9:00am Registration  
Actions on Adaptation and Resillience
Session 1: International and regional prespectives
9:00am - 9:30am Overview from the IPCC assessments on climate change impacts and adaptations Abstract Prof. Mark Howden, Director, Climate Change Institute, Australian National University
Vice-Chair of Working Group 2 of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
9:30am - 10:00am Actions on adaptation and resilience in a densely-populated city – Singapore Abstract Dr. Melissa Low, Research Fellow, Energy Research Institute, National University of Singapore
10:00am - 10:30am Coffee Break
Session 2: Government sector actions
10:30am - 10:50am Mitigating and Adapting to Flood Risk in Hong Kong - Challenges from Climate Change Abstract Ir. Kan Yim-fai, Fedrick, Assistant Director / Operations and Maintenance, Drainage Services Department, HKSAR Government
10:50am - 11:10am Adaptation and resilience measures on slope safety in Hong Kong Abstract Ir. Prof. Philip WK Chung, Deputy Head of Geotechnical Engineering Office (Planning and Standards), Civil Engineering and Development Department, HKSAR Government
Session 3: Public / private sector actions
11:10am - 11:30am Future Proofing the Grid! Mr. Rick Truscott, Senior Director – Power Systems, CLP Power Hong Kong
11:30am - 11:50am Climate change and health Prof. Zhai Pan Mao, Professor, China Meteorological Administration
11:50am - 12:20pm Panel Discussion Moderator: Ir. Prof. Jin-Guang Teng, Chair Professor of Structural Engineering & Director, Research Institute for Sustainable Urban Development, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
12:20pm - 2:00pm Lunch
Session 4: Commercial sector actions
2:00pm - 2:30pm Green Finance To be announced soon
2:30pm - 3:00pm Integrated Solution on Adaptation Mr. Loh Chih Kang, Director (Coastal Environment), Coastal Engineering Department, Surbana Jurong Consultants Pte Ltd
3:00pm - 3:20pm Coffee Break
3:20pm - 3:40pm How does the insurance industry deal with risks associated with climate change? Mr. Robert Fortune, Senior Vice President, Guy Carpenter Analytics, Sydney
3:40pm - 4:10pm Panel Discussion Moderator: Dr. Jeanne Ng, Director-Group Sustainability, CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd
4:10pm - 4:20pm Closing Speech  
End of Day 2 Program


*Technical site visit options will be arranged for registered participants on 20th April 2017 (Thu) on first-come-first-served basis. Details will be announced soon