Speakers

Keynote speakers | Invited/Theme presentations | Book Presentation

Keynote speakers

Prof. Qihu QIAN
Academician,
Chinese Academy of Engineering, China
Topic: Future Urban Underground Infrastructure Construction in China



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Mr. Raymond LEE
Director of Planning,
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Topic: Cavern and Underground Space Development: Towards Sustainable City Development in Hong Kong

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Mr. Eng Hwee LIM
Chief Executive Officer,
Urban Redevelopment Authority, Singapore

Topic: Underground: Singapore’s Next Frontier

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Prof. David MANGIN
Co-partner,
SEURA Architects, France

Topic: Urban Underground Interconnectivity and Lessons Learnt from 40 years of Functional Metro Planning in Dense Urban Cities: urban mangroves, from metros to city

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Mr. Ilkka VÄHÄAHO
Chairman of the Finnish Tunnelling Association International Activity Group, Finland

Topic: Urban Underground Space - Sustainable Property Development and Current Status of the Helsinki Underground Master Plan

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Ms. Sanja ZLATANIC
Senior Vice President, HNTB Corporation

Topic: Use of single bore for transportation contributes ACUUS’ vision for urban sustainability

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Invited/Theme presentations

Mr. Jacques BESNER

General Manager,
ACUUS
Topic: Public Hearing For Underground Space Development: The Canadian Experience

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Mr. Michel DEFFAYET

Manager,
The Centre for Tunnel Studies, France
Topic: Considering Fire Safety Issues in Underground Facilities

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Prof. Chee-Kiong SOH
Professor,
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Topic: Developing and Communicating High-value, Human-centered Underground Work Spaces: Results of a Multi-disciplinary, Multi-year Study

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Mr. Andrew MEAD
Chief Architect (ARBUK),
MTR Corporation, Hong Kong

Topic: UNDERGROUND: Spatial Orientation in a World without Windows

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Mr. Michael LAU
Senior GIS Solution Manager,
ESRI, Hong Kong

Topic: Smart Water Management with Advanced Mapping and Spatial Analytics

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Ir. CK NG
Chairman,
The Hong Kong Institute of Utility Specialists, Hong Kong

Topic: From Underground BIM to Digital Construction

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Ms. Elizabeth REYNOLDS
Director,
Urben, United Kingdom

Topic: Underground Urbanism: How could we better plan for the future of our cities, both above and below ground?

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Mr Xinhua YOU
Deputy Chief Engineer
China State Construction Technical Center, China

Topic: Experiences and Lessons of Utility Tunnels in China

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Book Presentation

Underground Spaces Unveiled – Planning and Creating the Cities of the Future

Mr. Han ADMIRAAL
Co-Chair of ITACUS



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Ms. Antonia CORNARO
Co-Chair of ITACUS


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