Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Horticulture and Landscape Management offered the forth RGC-funded seminar "Sustainable and Effective Biotechnical Techniques on Slope Upgrading"
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Financed by Research Grants Council (RGC), THEi Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Horticulture and Landscape Management programme offers a series of seminars related to Urban Green Infrastructure. The forth seminar “Sustainable and Effective Biotechnical Techniques on Slope Upgrading” was conducted on 16th December, 2017 at Hong Kong Central Library Lecture Theatre.
The seminar series is in collaboration with Greening, Landscape and Tree Management Section of Development Bureau and Hong Kong Institute of Horticultural Science. Speakers of the seminar include: Dr. Flora LEUNG Tsz Yan, from Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department of HKSAR Government, Dr. Billy HAU Chi Hang, Programme Director of MSc in Environmental Management, School of Biological Sciences of HKU, Ir. Lily CHAN Suet-ying, Geotechnical Engineer of Civil Engineering and Development Department of HKSAR Government, and Mr. Stephen Philip MILLER, Supervisor of the Forestry Department of Village of Bolingbrook in USA. They shared their experience about how to upgrade slopes through sustainable and effective biotechnical techniques in Hong Kong and USA. This seminar drew over 110 participants from various sectors, including arborist, landscape architects, practitioners in slope engineering industry, lecturers in tertiary institutions, researchers, university and secondary teachers and students.
The aforementioned seminar enhanced the public awareness of the importance of using sustainable and effective biotechnical techniques on slope upgrading. The is the last one in this series of seminars and we would like to acknowledge RGC for supporting this seminar series fully.