Course Code: CPD0200/2023
GPM: General and Professional Matters
H&S: Health and Safety including Occupational Safety and Health
OTM: Environment, Information Technology, Quality and Other Technical Matters not directly related to a Trainee's own discipline
Course Name
CPDC Seminar - Engineer’s Challenges and Opportunities in Northern Metropolis Development
11 February 2023 (Saturday) (FULL)
9:30am –12:30pm
Organized by
CPD Committee
Hybrid (Face-to-face at HKIE Headquarters and via Zoom)
Free of charge

The Northern Metropolis Development (NMD) is one key element of the Hong Kong 2030+ development strategy to expand the Northern Economic Belt to cover new towns in Yuen Long, Tin Shui Wai and Fanling/ Sheung Shui, various New Development Areas and development nodes. It will enhance the co-operation between Hong Kong and Shenzhen and facilitate our integration into the overall development of our country.


The seminar will have honourable speakers of various professional background (see flyer for details) to introduce overall planning concepts and strategic importance of NMD. Highlights on the policy drivers and details about land use planning, project planning, financing on the projects and the works in progress will be addressed. It will also provide a valuable platform for engineers to share the challenges and explore the opportunities in the delivery of NMD.


1. Welcoming Speech by President Ir Aaron BOK Kwok-ming

2. Presentation by Guest Speakers

  • Prof LING Kar-kan (former Director of Planning & Strategic Planning Advisor on HK/SZ Cooperation)
  • Ir Dr the Hon LO Wai-kwok (Past HKIE President, LegCo Member)
  • Ir Andy KWOK (Chairman of the Association of Consulting Engineers of Hong Kong), and
  • Ir Michael FONG Hok-shing (Director of Civil Engineering and Development Department)

3. Panel Discussion and Q&A


Cantonese with Presentation Materials in Chinese or English


The number of participants is limited to 70 at the HKIE Headquarters and 500 via ZOOM.  Applications will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis.  Please register by completing the Google form at link (here) or accessing the website

The deadline for registration is 1 February 2023.  All successful registrants (either participating at HKIE Headquarters or online via Zoom) will receive an email confirmation issued by ZOOM on or before 8 February 2023. 



For enquiries, please contact Ir Gloria Tang at 9325 0836 or, or the Training & Development Section at 2890 6373 or

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