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01dec2020

E-report - Knowledge Exchange Programme for Enhancing Urban Horticulture Industry: Expediting Technologies and Sustainability Mindset Series

Forums, Workshops & Seminars

Three seminar-cum-workshops of "Knowledge Exchange Programme for Enhancing Urban Horticulture Industry: Expediting Technologies and Sustainability Mindset Series" have been successfully held. 


We have prepared an E-report for the series. Detailed information, highlights and resources of the series, including presentation videos, PPTs and reference materials, are provided in the document: Link

 

List of Resources

 

 

Absorbent Landscapes Design - 12 Oct 2019

Poster and Program rundown: Link

Leaflet: Link

NewsLink

Speaker

Presentation Title

Resources

Prof. SHE Nian

Director

Institute of Smart Sponge City Construction and Planning in Tsinghua University Innovation Center in Zhuhai

Transforming ultra dense neighborhoods into climate resilient neighborhoods

Presentation PDF

Prof. HO Chia Chun

Associate Professor

Department of Civil and Construction Engineering, Taiwan University of Science and Technology

A case study on the construction technology of sponge campus

Presentation PDF

Mr. Peter POW

Director

L. F. Sam (HK) Ltd.

Kai Tak Cruise Terminal Roof Top

Reference-Products

Mr. Paul CHENG

Senior Engineer

Landscape Unit, Drainage Services Department

Hong Kong SAR Government

Green features at Kowloon City No. 1 Sewage Pumping Station

Reference-Kowloon City Sewage Pumping Station

 

Native Ornamental Plants Utilization in Urban Landscape - 30 July and Aug 1 2020

Poster and Program rundown: Link

Leaflet:  Link

News: Link

Speaker

Presentation Title

Resources

Prof. Richard HAUER

Professor of Urban Forestry

College of Natural Resources, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

What happens when we take the native tree out of the forest?

Presentation Video

Prof. TANG Guangda

Associate Professor

College of Forestry and Landscape Architecture, South China Agricultural University

The pattern and recognition of the native trees in the forests of Guangdong

Presentation Video

Mr. John PARKER

Technical Director

Arboricultural Association

Ornamental and amenity tree management in the UK – Practice and policy

Presentation Video

Mr. Craig WILLIAMS

Senior Curator

Flora Conservation Department, Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden

Hong Kong garden – The what, why and what could be of landscaping with native plants

Reference - Native Food Plants for Birds and Mammals in Hong Kong (KFBG)

Ms. Jean CHAN

Landscape Architect

Highways Department

Hong Kong SAR Government

Enhancement programme of vegetated slopes by HyD

Presentation PDF

Reference - Enhancement Programme of Vegetated Slopes of HyD

 

Sustainable Practices in Parks and Gardens  -  24 and 28 Aug 2020

Poster and Program rundown:  Link

Leaflet:  Link

News: Link 

Speaker

Presentation Title

Resources

Ms. Maria BOEY Yuet Mei

President

Institute of Parks and Recreation, Singapore

Sustainability in Parks and Botanic Gardens in Singapore

Presentation PDF

Dr. Mike MAUNDER

Executive Director

Cambridge Conservation Initiative

Implementing a biophilic agenda for public landscapes and botanic gardens: going beyond minimizing ecological damage to maximizing ecological gain in urban areas

Presentation Video

Dr. DAI Seping

Associate Dean

Guangzhou Institute of Forestry and Landscape Architecture

Cultivation and utilization of new landscape plants in South China

Presentation Video

Ms. Colleen CHIU

Project Manager (Nature Conservation)

Fung Yuen Butterfly Reserve Environmental Association

Sustainable conservation practices in nature reserve - Fung Yuen Butterfly Reserve

Reference – Books of Fung Yuen

Reference - Website of Fung Yuen

Mr. Edmond WONG

Park Manager

Ma Wan Park

Sustainable design and practices of Ma Wan Park, Hong Kong

Reference - Website of Ma Wan Park


If there is have any further discussion with us on the above topics, please feel free to contact us at carolinelaw@vtc.edu.hk or 852 9481 9101 (call/whatsapp).

 

Project Coordinator: Dr. Allen ZHANG, Associate Professor and Programme Leader

Deputy Project Coordinator: Dr. Caroline LAW, Assistant Professor

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Horticulture, Arboriculture and Landscape Management (HALM), Faculty of Design and Environment, THEi

 

Organizer:

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi)

Collaborating organizations:

Hong Kong Greening Contractors Association

Hong Kong Institute of Horticultural Science

Funding source:

Professional Services Advancement Support Scheme of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

 

This material/event is funded by the Professional Services Advancement Support Scheme of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Project ref. no.: PS183005).

 

Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material/any event organised under this project do not reflect the views of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region or the Vetting Committee of the Professional Services Advancement Support Scheme.