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Social events

In the tradition of PLPR conferences, we organise a number of social events:

Event Day Time of the day
Pre-conference excursion 21.02.17 whole day
Welcome Reception 21.02.17   5.30pm
Keynote reception 22.02.17 evening
Conference dinner 23.02.17 evening
Farewell drink 24.02.17 evening
Post-conference trips 25.02.17 and the days following


Talk by Prof K.K. Ling –  Planning and Development of Hong Kong: its DNA and Institutional Dynamics

K.K. Ling, JP
Honorary Professor,
Department of Urban Planning & Design,
Faculty of Architecture, University of Hong Kong

Prof. K. K. Ling is a professional town planner with extensive experience including planning for the new airport and the Tung Chung New Town, review of the Town Planning Ordinance, harbor-front planning and development, planning enforcement and prosecution, cross-boundary planning, and planning for new development areas.

Prof. Ling was the Director of Planning from 2012 to 2016, heading the Planning Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government. He was also the chairman of the Metro Planning Committee and Rural & New Town Planning Committee of the Town Planning Board.

He is Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Planners (FHKIP), Registered Professional Planner (RPP) and with People’s Republic of China Registered Urban Planner Qualification. Mr. Ling was the President of the Hong Kong Institute of Planners from 2007 to 2009.