9 November 2021, HKT (UTC+8)

Organized by the CTBUH Hong Kong Chapter



Event Overview

Join CTBUH in Hong Kong, Asia’s world city, at the tallest building in the city, the International Commerce Centre. Hosted by the building owners and conference Diamond sponsor, Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited, gather with delegates at the stunning sky100 on the 100th floor, offering 360-degree views of the city. Participate in a full day of educational sessions that will engage delegates in a local dialogue on critical issues facing the urban realm.

Thank you to our generous event sponsors, shown below.


  • One-day event
  • Full day of education sessions
  • Enjoy unparalleled vistas of Hong Kong
  • Time zone: HKT (UTC+8)


Core Conference

International Commerce Centre, sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck
1 Austin Road West, Kowloon, Hong Kong


Event details are subject to change.

Tuesday, 9 November 2021

8:00 am – 9:00 am
Arrival and Registration
9:00 am – 9:05 am
Welcome Remarks: Vincent Tse, CTBUH Hong Kong Chairman and Antony Wood, CTBUH CEO
9:05 am – 9:10 am
Opening Address: Sun Hung Kai Properties

Sam Lai

General Manager, Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited

"Opening Address, Sun Hung Kai Properties"

9:10 am – 10:40 am
Session 1—Sustainable and Low-Carbon Tall Buildings
Session Chair

Andy Leung

Managing Director, Ronald Lu & Partners

James von Klemperer

President & Design Principal, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

"The Sustainable Future—Tower Design in Transit-Oriented Development"

Lewis Lam

Deputy General Manager, Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited

"ICC—Hong Kong's Tallest Skyscraper Strives for Net-Zero Carbon"

Raymond Yau

General Manager, Technical Services & Sustainable Development, Swire Properties Ltd

"Integrating Sustainability Across Commercial Buildings"

Eric Law

Key Accounts & Business Development Director, Schindler

"Schindler PORT 4D—An Enabler of Essential Urban Reconfiguration"

10:40 am – 11:00 am
Coffee Break
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Session 2—Climate Change and Challenges, hosted by Hongkong Land
Session Chair

Raymond Wong

Executive Director, Hongkong Land

Nick Cordingley

Design Partner, 10 Design (part of Egis Group)

"Vertical Urban Realm"

Nicolas Medrano

Design Principal, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

"Attacking Climate Problems Through Resilient Design"

Ian Ralph

Associate Principal, City Design Practice, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

"Attacking Climate Problems Through Resilient Design"

Vincent S.Y. Cheng

Director of Sustainability, East Asia, Arup

"Next Wave of Decarbonization of Cities"

Edward Ng

Architect & Yao Ling Sun Professor of Architecture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

"Beyond 2047—Designing our Living Environment for Climate and Demographic Changes"

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Session 3—Future City: Challenges and Opportunities
Session Chair

Bernard Chang

Principal, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

Sara Klomps

Director, Zaha Hadid Architects

"Sustainability in Design of Global Buildings"

M.K. Leung

Director of Sustainable Design, Ronald Lu & Partners

"THEi—A Climate-Ready Campus"

Edwin Chan

Head of Projects, New World Development Company Limited

"Future City at Lantau, 11 Skies"

Christoph Aebischer

Vice President, Sales Asia Pacific

"Urbanization, Highrise, and Infrastructure"

3:30 pm – 3:50 pm
Coffee Break
3:50 pm – 5:20 pm
Session 4—Towards Net Zero Carbon Buildings, hosted by JLL
Session Chair

Ross Milne

CEO, 10 Design (part of Egis Group)

Mark Cameron

Head of Energy and Sustainability, Asia Pacific, JLL - Jones Lang LaSalle Property Consultants Pte Ltd

"Sustainability Strategies Towards Net Zero Carbon Buildings in Future"

Stefan Krummeck

Principal, Farrells

"Humanizing High Density and Revitalizing Hong Kong’s Business Hub with West Kowloon Cultural District"

Colin Chung

Managing Director, WSP

"Carbon, Climate, Sustainability, Health and Safety Impact on Highrise Hospital Design"

Derek So

Executive Director, Hip Hing Construction

"Can MiC Actually Lower Life Cycle Carbon Footprint of Buildings?"

5:20 pm – 5:30 pm
Closing Remarks: Vincent Tse, CTBUH Hong Kong Chairman



Early Bird Rate
(Payment on or before 8 October)
Regular Rate
(Payment after 8 October)
Full Day Program
Includes: One full day of education, breakfast, lunch, and coffee/tea breaks

Please note that the above rates are based on pricing for CTBUH Platinum Members. Price will vary depending on your membership level. Non-member rates are approximately 25% higher than listed above.

+ Read the general payment and cancellation notes

Payments: Registration payments are required to be paid in US Dollars (USD), at the rates portrayed, irrespective of daily exchange rate fluctuations. Registrations are not confirmed until payment is received. If a payment is not received within 24 hours of registration, then the registration may be canceled.

Cancellation Policy: A 100% refund, minus a $75 administrative cancellation fee (per delegate) will be given if written notice of cancellation is received by 8 October 2021. No refund will be given for cancellation after 8 October 2021 due to costs incurred by CTBUH for each delegate at that time. No refunds will be given for those who register at an incorrect rate. No refunds will be given for those who do not attend the conference. If you cannot attend the conference we are happy to accept a substitute colleague without penalty up to 13 October 2021. No substitutions are allowed after 13 October 2021. All refunds will be handled after the conference.

Reimbursement Policy: If a delegate wishes to remain registered but change their selections and this is possible within the terms of the Cancellation Policy above, then a US US$30 administration and bank fee (per delegate) will be charged on any reimbursement refund.


Specific Hong Kong Event Sponsors

Diamond Sponsor

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

See all global sponsors here.


Email the CTBUH Events team for more information: [email protected]

Additional Notes:
+Program details are subject to change.

Attendees’ health and safety is of paramount concern to CTBUH. Local events will implement health and safety protocols appropriate to the public health circumstances existing at the time of the conference, and in accordance with local guidelines. Compliance with some or all of the protocols adopted by CTBUH may be mandatory for attendance at in-person events. Additional health and safety measures, and any necessary consents by you, will be communicated to attendees in advance of the event.