HKIE Structural Division Annual Seminar 2024

Date, time & venue
2024-05-03; 09:30am to 5:30pm; Theatre 2, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong



The theme of the HKIE Structural Division Annual Seminar 2024 is “Resilient Structures for Extreme Events”. We are privileged to have Dr. CHAN Pak Wai, JP, Director of the HK Observatory, as our Guest of Honor. The Annual Seminar aims to bring together local and overseas prominent academia and eminent engineers from both the public and private sectors to share their insights, experience and ideas of modernized methods of design and construction, innovative applications uncovered from recent researches, leading to modernization and delving in modularization in structural engineering and construction.


The details of the event are as follows:

Date: 3 May 2024 (Friday)
Time: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Venue: Theatre 2, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Format: Hybrid (Live and Virtual)


Guest of Honor

Dr. CHAN Pak Wai, JP, Director of the HK Observatory


Speakers & Presentation Topics


Speakers Title Theme/Topic
Ir Alvin LAI Ho-cheong Asst Dir/New Buildings 2
Buildings Department
Keynote – The Anticipated Extreme Climate Change and Review of the Local Codes of Practice
Prof Joseph CHEUNG Sai-hung Associate Professor (Structural Engineering)
Department of Civil Engineering
The University of Hong Kong
Structural reliability assessment of high-rise buildings subjected to extreme typhoon loads
Mr CHEUNG Pak-kin Chief Engineer
Sustainable Lantau Office, Civil Engineering and Development Department
Climate Resilience Design for Kau Yi Chau Artificial Islands
Prof TENG Jun Professor – Department of Civil and Environmental
Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen
Nonlinear seismic design method for high-rise structures
Prof WANG Chien-ming Professor – School of Civil Engineering Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
The University of Queensland, Australia
Very Large Floating Structures
Prof WU Bo Vice President, Professor
South China University of Technology
Improvement of Fire Resistance Performance of CFST Columns
Prof WU Yufei Distinguished Professor – School of Civil and Transportation Engineering
Shenzhen University, China
Low carbon, economical and high-performance concrete material – compression cast concrete and its marine floating structure
Dr Neptune YU Associate | Wind Skill Leader of East Asia
Challenges on structural designs against more extreme wind events due to climate change
* Program, Topics and Speakers are subjected to change without any prior notice.
** The seminar will be conducted in English unless noted otherwise.


Admission Package

The Annual Seminar will be held via both online platform and live mode. Subject to the social distancing arrangement of the venue, number of live mode registration will be limited and be confirmed at the time closer to the event date. If situation is not warranting for participants to join in-person, designated online link will be offered to registered participants.

Tickets Type Fee (HKD)
Early Bird – Live Ticket (NO Lunch will be provided): $800
Early Bird – Online Ticket $800
Standard – Live Ticket (NO Lunch will be provided): $950
Standard – Online Ticket $950
Young Members Committee of the HKIE $300
Full-time Undergraduate Student – (Online/Live)
Full-time Postgraduate Student – (Online/Live)
Free of Charge
* The whole-day Seminar is recommended for 6 CPD hours.
* Early Bird deadline – Registration on or before 05 April 2024



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For completing the enrollment, please post a crossed cheque made payable to “The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers – Structural Division” to

Ms Margaret MING
Ming Focus Limited (Event Secretariat)
Room 1411, 14/F, CC Wu Building, 302-8 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

For enquirers, please contact Event Secretariat, Ming Focus Limited at 3101-9108 /


Organizing Committee:

  • Ir CHIN Sai-ping (OC Chairman)
  • Ir Stanley CHAN Bong-kwok
  • Ir Prof CHAN Siu-lai
  • Ir Prof DAI Jian-guo
  • Ir Dr Paul LAM Heung-fai
  • Ir Alexis LEE Chi-chuen
  • Ir Dr Ray SU Kai-leung
  • Ir Ben TSE Wai-keung
  • Ir Prof ZHAO Xiao-lin


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