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RICS International Heritage Conservation Conference 2019

How can heritage buildings be adapted to be both productive and valuable, while also ensuring they are retained in the long-term through sustainable operations?

Operational sustainability of adaptive reuse heritage buildings

Date:
Thu 24 Jan 2019 - Fri 25 Jan 2019
Time:
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Venue:
JC Cube, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
CPD:
8.5 hours CPD

Additional 5% Discount available for group purchase of 10.

From
HK$1900

Overview

For the third time in the past five years, RICS explores the social values of preservation of heritage assets to the community and society through the 'International Heritage Conservation Conference'. This is an increasingly important topic given the need for many cities (and Hong Kong especially) to re-vitalise old buildings amid limited land supply and concerns about cultural preservation.

In 2019, this two-day conference will bring together leading professionals from public, private and education sectors to share case studies on several iconic heritage projects in the region. Experts will also discuss an array of topics including heritage revitalisation policy changes, commercial viability, best practice, how to achieve long-term sustainability for different use cases, and more.

The conference will conclude with an exclusive guided tour with Q&A of Tai Kwun (formerly Central Police Station compound), one of the city’s most talked-about projects to date, on day two.

Why attend?

  • Connect with influential business leaders, government officials, academics, and consulting experts.
  • Learn the full scope of best practices and opportunities found in heritage building conservation, including for cultural, educational, commercial and residential use.
  • Understand how ongoing heritage policy shifts and the opportunities they present are relevant to building owners, operators, designers, surveyors and more.
  • Gain unique and direct access to case studies about some of the region’s leading heritage projects and how they overcame their challenges to achieve sustainability.

Agenda

  • Morning session

    We will explore adaptive reuse heritage projects from both overseas and locally of various natures from cultural, residential to commercial uses. Projects being showcased include:

    Cultural project: The Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia
    Mr Euan Upston, Former Chief Operating Officer of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia

    Viva Blue House: Sustainable adaptive re-use
    Mrs Margaret Brooke FRICS, Chair of Heritage Hong Kong Foundation

    Commercial heritage projects by GAW Capital
    Mr Goodwin Gaw, Managing Principal and Chairman Gaw Capital Partners

    Adaptive reuse of heritage buildings as hotel – The Murray
    Mr Duncan Palmer, Managing Director at The Murray

    Challenges of conserving and adapting Hong Kong’s oldest University – The University of Hong Kong
    Dr Steven Cannon, Executive Vice-President (Administration & Finance), The University of Hong Kong

    Panel discussion on heritage revitalisation policy and how this impacts revitalisation processes.

    Moderator:

    • Mr Michael Morrison, Conservation Architect, Commissioner of Historic England

    Panellists:

    • Mrs Margaret Brooke FRICS, Chair of Heritage Hong Kong Foundation
    • Dr Steven Cannon, Executive Vice-President (Administration & Finance), The University of Hong Kong
    • Mr Goodwin Gaw, Managing Principal and Chairman Gaw Capital Partners
    • Mr Duncan Palmer, Managing Director at The Murray
    • Dr. Sean Tompkins, Chief Executive Officer, RICS
    • Mr Euan Upston, Former Chief Operating Officer of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

    Afternoon session

    Through sharing by practitioners in heritage preservation, we will explore:

    The evolution of Hong Kong heritage policy
    Dr Lee Ho Yin, Head, Division of Architectural Conservation Programmes, The University of Hong Kong

    Revitalisation of Tai Kwun: sharing of project insights
    Ms Winnie Yeung, Head of Heritage, Tai Kwun

    Panel discussion: From project insight to implementation

    Moderator:

    • Mr Brian Anderson, Director of Cultural Heritage, Purcell Hong Kong 

    Panellists:

    • Mr Gavin Tun, Executive Project Director, The University of Chicago HK Centre
    • Dr Lee Ho Yin, Director of The Architectural conservation programmes, The University of Hong Kong
    • Ms Winnie Yeung, Head of Heritage, Tai Kwun
  • An exclusive 1.5-hour morning guided tour in Tai Kwun. Two routes with two different themes have been designed:

    Route 1:

    The making of Tai Kwun – the history of its previous life, and what it has taken to become the Tai Kwun now.

    Route 2:

    The life of Tai Kwun – the operational model and what it takes to attain long term sustainability.

    (The above agenda is subject to updates)

  • Mr Brian Anderson, Director of Cultural Heritage, Purcell Hong Kong
  • Dr Steven Cannon, Executive Vice-President (Administration & Finance), The University of Hong Kong
  • Mr Duncan Palmer, Managing Director at The Murray
  • Sean Tompkins, Chief Executive Officer, RICS
  • Ms Winnie Yeung, Head of Heritage, Tai Kwun

Sponsors

  • Gold Sponsor

    Sino Group, logo
  • Bronze Sponsor

    Urban Renewal Authority

Supporting Organisations

    • Architectural Service Department, HKSAR Government
    • BEAM Society Limited
    • Building Services Operation and Maintenance Executives Society
    • Buildings Department, HKSAR Government
    • Civil Engineering and Development Department, HKSAR Government
    • Commissioner for Heritage Office, HKSAR Government
    • Docomomo Hong Kong chapter
    • Drainage Services Department, HKSAR Government
    • Electrical and Mechanical Services Department, HKSAR Government
    • Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong
    • Faculty of Construction and Environment, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    • Faculty of Design & Environment, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi)
    • Green Council
    • Heritage Hong Kong Foundation
    • Highways Department, HKSAR Government
    • Hong Kong Green Building Council
    • Hong Kong Heritage Conservation Foundation Limited
    • Hong Kong Housing Society
    • Hong Kong Institute of Architects
    • Hong Kong Institute of Architectural Conservationists (HKICON)
    • Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors
    • Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design
    • International Facility Management Association Hong Kong Chapter
    • Lands Department, HKSAR Government
    • Planning Department, HKSAR Government
    • Property Conservation Co. Ltd
    • School of Architecture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    • School of Energy and Environment, City University of Hong Kong
    • The British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
    • The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
    • The Hong Kong Institute of Housing
    • The Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects
    • The Hong Kong Institution of Engineering Surveyors
    • University College of Estate Management
    • Water Supplies Department, HKSAR Government

     

Price

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Download the conference flyer and registration form and send it to us to process your payment offline. Contact details are available on the form.

Flyer & Registration form

  • RICS professionals Standard HK$1900
  • Early bird
    Expires 28 December 2018 HK$1650
  • Members of supporting organisations Standard HK$1900
  • Early Bird
    Expires 28 December 2018 HK$1650
  • Non-RICS professionals Standard HK$2100
  • Early bird discount
    Expires 28 December 2018 HK$1900
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From
HK$1900