ULI x AECOM: Twin Cities - Integration and Complementarity in the Northern Metropolis (Members Only)


2024-01-16T14:00:00 - 2024-01-16T19:00:00

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    DLA Piper -HK 25th Floor, Three Exchange Square 8 Connaught Place Central HONG KONG
    Registration Fees
    ULI Members: HKD 180
    Includes evening refreshments 
    ULI x AECOM: Twin Cities - Integration and Complementarity in the Northern Metropolis (Members Only)

    16 January 2024 | 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM | In-person

    For more details on this event, please click here on our event webpage.  
    The Northern Metropolis has been conceived as a new engine for Hong Kong’s future growth. It is expected to provide up to 500,000 housing units and 500,000 new jobs.

    Join us for a half-day deep dive into the Northern Metropolis, where we will bring you the latest insights from the people directly involved in this development. We will discuss the Northern Metropolis from three angles: Carbon, Community and Complementarity - with a special look at integration with Shenzhen and the GBA. There will plenty of room for discussion and Q&A and we invite you to be part of the conversation.

    This event is made possible through the support of AECOM, and brought to you by ULI Hong Kong and ULI GBA. 
    Speaker lineup:
    Gerhard Bruyns -  Associate Professor, the School of Design at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Anson Chan - Founder, reLifestyling Consulting
    Michael Fong, Director of Civil Engineering and Development, The Government of the HKSAR
    Eli Konvitz - Expert in sustainable urban development, Vice Chair ULI Hong Kong and Co head of ULI HK Programming and Events Committee
    Stephen Lai - Senior Vice President and Director of Operations, AECOM
    Kelvin Lau - Senior Economist, Greater China, Standard Chartered Bank
    Chris Law - Founding Director, the Oval Partnership
    Kelvin Law - Vice President, Strategic Planning, Urbanism + Planning, Asia, AECOM
    Eddie Leung - Principal Government Engineer, Highways Department, Railway Development Office, The Government of the HKSAR
    Nancy Lin - Senior Vice President, Global Business Line Director of Operations, Buildings and Places, AECOM
    Thomas Ng - Head & Chair Professor, Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering, City University of Hong Kong
    Susheela Rivers - Managing Partner Hong Kong and Co-Chair Real Estate Sector, DLA Piper
    Gavin Tse- Deputy Head of North Development Office in the Civil Engineering and Development Department, The Government of the HKSAR
    Ada Wong - Executive Chair, The Good Lab
    George Zhao - Deputy General Manager of Investment Department, Shenzhen International Holdings Limited
    2:00 PM: Registration and networking
    2:30 PM: Event starts - Keynote Speech from Mr Michael FONG Hok-shing JP, Director of Civil Engineering and Development, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, followed by panel discussions:
    Panel 1: Embodied carbon and physical impacts of extreme weather: How can climate resilience and carbon reductions be designed into the "bricks and mortar" of the Northern Metropolis?

    Panel 2: Social cohesion through urban planning: What will the new communities in the Northern Metropolis be?

    Panel 3: Twin Cities in the GBA: What will integration and complementarity look like between Hong Kong's Northern Metropolis and Shenzhen? What are the respective strengths of each city?

    6:00 PM: Cocktails and networking
    7:00 PM Event ends 
    Registration is required. Registration deadline Friday 12 January 2024. All attendees will receive a confirmation email by Monday 15 January 2024.