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 - 9:40am Speech by Guest of Honour: Latest Hong Kong actions to tackle climate change Ms. Loh Kung Wai, Christine, JP, Acting Secretary for the Environment, HKSAR Government
9:40am - 10:10am 1st Keynote speech: Lastest China policy and actions to tackle climate change Abstract Prof Ding Yihui, Professor, Academician, National Climate Center, China Meteorological Administration
10:10am - 10:40am  2nd Keynote speech: Post-Paris Agreement - UK perspective and the role of science and technology Abstract Prof John Loughhead, Chief Scientific Advisor, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy of the UK Government
10:40am - 11:10am Coffee Break
11:10am - 11:30am Towards IPCC AR6 Abstract Prof Zhai Panmao, Co-chair of IPCC WG I, Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences  (CAMS)
11:30am - 11:50nn Climate Change Impact on Hong Kong - a Scientific Perspective Abstract Mr Shun Chi-ming, JP, Director of Hong Kong Observatory, HKSAR Government
11:50am - 12:20pm Panel Discussion Moderator: Ir Dr Otto Poon Lok-to, BBS, OBE, Chartered Engineer, Chairman of ATAL Engineering Group, Co-Founder and Past Chairman of Hong Kong Climate Change Forum
12:20pm - 2:00pm Lunch
Afternoon Session: Actions in Emission Reduction
2:00pm - 2:20pm Life-cycle optimization of building energy systems for improving energy efficiency of today's buildings and future buildings Abstract Prof Wang Shengwei, Chair Professor, Building Services Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
2:20pm - 2:40pm Hong Kong’s Key Strategies in Promoting Energy Efficiency and Conservation Abstract Ir Lai Hon-chung, Harry, Assistant Director/ Electricity & Energy Efficiency, Electrical & Mechanical Services Department, HKSAR Government
2:40pm - 3:10pm Coffee Break
3:10pm - 3:30pm Food Waste to energy: A sustainable solution? Abstract Ir Dr Barry Chi-Hong Lee, Director, Environmental Engineering Operation, ATAL Engineering Limited
3:30pm - 3:50pm  Waste to Energy – Distributed Generation from Food Waste in Hong Kong Abstract Ir Dr Anthony Ma, Principal Consultant, Environmental Management Division, Hong Kong Productivity Counci
3:50pm - 4:10pm Can Hong Kong become Asia’s Green Finance Hub? Abstract Mr Pat Nie Woo, Partner, KPMG 
4:10pm - 4:40pm Panel Discussion Prof. Ho Kin Chung, 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 Resilience
Session 1: International and regional perspectives
9:00am - 9:20am 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)

9:20am - 9:40am Actions on adaptation and resilience in a densely-populated city – Singapore Abstract Dr Melissa Low, Research Fellow, Energy Research Institute, National University of Singapore
9:40am - 10:10am Coffee Break
Session 2: Government sector actions
10:10am - 10:30am Mitigating and Adapting to Flood Risk in Hong Kong - Challenges from Climate Change Abstract Ir Fedrick Y F Kan, Assistant Director/Operations & Maintenance, Drainage Services Department,HKSAR Government
10:30am - 10:50am Adaptation and Resilience Measures on Slope Safety in Hong Kong Abstract Ir Prof Philip W K Chung, Deputy Head of Geotechnical Engineering Office (Planning and Standards), Civil Engineering and Development Department, HKSAR Government
Session 3: Public / private sector actions
10:50am - 11:10am Future Proofing the Grid! Abstract Mr Rick Truscott, Senior Director – Power Systems, CLP Power Hong Kong
11:10am - 11:30am Climate Change and Health Abstract Prof William Goggins, Associate Professor, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK
11:30am - 12:00nn Panel Discussion Moderator: Ir Prof Teng Jin Guang, Chair Professor of Structural Engineering & Director of Research Institute for Sustainable Urban Development, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
12:00nn - 1:30pm Lunch
Session 4: Commercial sector actions
1:30pm - 1:50pm Opportunities and Threats from Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) in Hong Kong & China Abstract Ir Raymond Fong, General Manager, Environmental Management Division, Hong Kong Productivity Council
1:50pm - 2:10pm Waste Separation @ Source – Waste Footprint Calculator for Hong Kong Abstract Mr Steven Choi, Senior Project Manager, Green Council
2:10pm - 2:40pm Coffee Break
3:00pm - 3:20pm Adaptative Approach to Rising Sea Level Abstract Mr Loh Chih Kang, Director (Coastal Environment), Coastal Engineering Department, Surbana Jurong Consultants Pte Ltd, Singapore
3:20pm - 3:50pm How does the insurance industry deal with risks associated with climate change? Abstract Mr Robert Fortune, Senior Vice President, Guy Carpenter Analytics, Sydney, Australia
3:50pm - 4:00pm Panel Discussion Moderator: Ir C.F. Lam, Executive Committee Member, Hong Kong Green Strategy Alliance
4:30pm - 4:40pm 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