Building Safety Symposium

A number of local and overseas experts from Singapore and Italy were invited to give speeches and share their experience on building safety topics at the symposium.

Date: 3 May 2019 (Friday)
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Venue: Meeting Room N101, The Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Topics Speaker
A New Era in Construction Industry with A.I.R. (Artificial Intelligence & Robotics) Dr FOK Lo-ming, Crystal
Associate Director
MPE Cluster & Robotics Platform
Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
Application of Unmanned Aircraft System for Building Inspection and Construction Industry Ir Dr LAI Wai-lok, Wallace
Associate Professor
Department of Land Surveying and Geo-informatics
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Tea Break
Advanced Diagnosis of Building Defects Using Various Technologies Ir PAK Chun-wai, Kenneth
Senior Lecturer
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education
Tea Break
Modular Integrated Construction/Prefabricated Pre-finished Volumetric Construction in Nanyang Technological University Mr CHAIN Sau-woo, Paul
Chief Executive Officer
Development & Facilities Management
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Legislation for Fire Safety Improvement Works to Existing Buildings in Hong Kong Mr WONG Kin-yip, Andy
Chief Building Surveyor/ Fire Safety (Acting)
Buildings Department
Tea Break
Cyclone-resistant Facade Systems: Design, Post-Event Inspection and Repair Prof Dario TRABUCCO
Research Manager
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, Italy

Terms and Conditions

  • All activities only accept online registration. Email, fax or phone registration is not accepted.
  • Please save confirmation and present this for admission by phone.

  • Each person is only allowed to register once. Repeated registration will be cancelled without any notice.
  • Please note that the registered period cannot be changed.
  • The above terms and conditions apply to all persons who sign up for the seminar.
  • Buildings Department reserves the right to have the final interpretation of these terms and conditions, and the right to accept or reject any applications.
  • Buildings Department is not responsible for any delays in emails or other unsuccessful transmissions due to incorrect contact information provided or due to factors beyond the control of the Buildings Department, such as the communication network and email service providers.
  • Buildings Department reserves the right of final decision of the event. Any changes or contingency measures for the event announced by the Buildings Department and posted on the official Facebook page shall prevail.

Typhoon and Rainstorm Warning Arrangements
When Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 8 or above or a black rainstorm warning signal is issued 3 hours before the start of the activity, it will be cancelled.

For enquiries, please call 3106 2052 Ms. LI during office hours (Mon-Fri: 9am – 6pm) or email to

For Privacy Policy, please refer to