Training Workshop: Challenges & Integrated Solutions for Underground Development in Metropolitan Cities

Date: 4 November 2018 (Sunday)
Time: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm (lunch included)
Venue: Room KB526, 5/F Knowles Building
The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong


Categories Early-bird Registration
On or before
31 May 2018
Regular Registration
1 June 2018 to
 15 Oct 2018
Late / Onsite Registration
After 15 Oct 2018
Training Workshop (including lunch)
ACUUS member* / 
HKIE member
Non-ACUUS member* / 
Non-HKIE member
Student # HK$450 

*  Participant must be an institutional or an individual member of ACUUS in 2018 and a confirmation issued by the ACUUS secretariat is required to be eligible for the member rate.
#   Participant must be full time student and verification letter or valid student identity card issued by qualified institution is required to be eligible for the student rate.
^  Registration fee will be charged in Hong Kong Dollars. US Dollars are for reference only.

Preliminary Programme

Time Topics Instructor
9:00 - 9:15 am Introduction Prof. Dimitris Kaliampakos
9:15 - 10:45 am Session 1
Why goes underground and what are key design considerations?
Dr. Richard Pang
Ir. Tony Ho
10:45 - 11:00 am Tea break  
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Session 2
Economic analysis for underground space
Prof. Dimitris Kaliampakos
12:00 - 1:30 pm Lunch break  
1:30 - 3:00 pm Session 3
Land and legal issues associated with planning, design and management of underground space
Mr. Mark Wallace
3:00 - 3:15 pm Tea break  
3:15 – 4:15 pm Session 4
How to get the most of public hearing on underground projects
Mr. Jacques Besner
4:15 – 4:30 pm Conclusion Mr. Jacques Besner


  1. The information is subject to finalization.
  2. Light lunch is included.
  3. Limited seats are available and on a first-come-first-served basis.
  4. This workshop is an activity to be held before the main Conference. A separate registration for this workshop is needed.


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*CPD Certificate (1 Day) will be issued.


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