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ConstructionPlusAsia News: Green and Smart Community Buildings

Similar to other metropolises worldwide, greening more than 42,000 existing buildings so as to transform Hong Kong into a sustainable city is a huge challenge.

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ConstructionPlusAsia News: Johor announces mega projects for 2019

The Johor state government has identified several mega projects to be implemented in 2019, including the construction of an airport in Mersing and part of a bridge linking Johor Bahru and Singapore.

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ConstructionPlusAsia News: CACC sign deal on Pearl River Delta Airport Cluster Construction

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CACC) has signed a framework agreement with Guangdong province on 5 November 2018 to guide the construction of an airport cluster in the Guangdong–Hong Kong–Macro Bay Area, one of China’s most developed regions.

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14 March 2019: BCI Equinox Bangkok, Thailand

Date: 14 March 2019
Time: 6.00pm – 10.00pm
Venue: Helix Garden, Bangkok

BCI Equinox is a series of evening boutique exhibitions held across Asia designed to connect architects, interior designers and design specifiers with product suppliers.

Unlike the larger tradeshows and exhibitions, the more intimate and relaxed environment of BCI Equinox means specifiers can easily engage with suppliers and manufacturers over drinks and canapés whilst discovering the latest in new building product innovations.

  • Free for architects, interior designers and design specifiers to attend
  • Held in major cities across Asia: Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia
  • Each event runs for 2 to 3 hours
  • Features a variety of exhibitors
  • Drinks and canapés are provided throughout the event
  • Entertainment – for added fun, at each event we like to include something different in the form of entertainment to keep our guests guessing. This could be a dazzling light show or an unsuspecting flash mob – you won’t know until you go.

To see what BCI Equinox is like, click here to see our time lapse video from an Equinox event in Asia.

For more details, get in touch us with us.

15 March 2019: BCI Equinox Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Date: 15 March 2019
Time: 6.00pm – 10.00pm
Venue: Gem Centre, Ho Chi Minh City

BCI Equinox is a series of evening boutique exhibitions held across Asia designed to connect architects, interior designers and design specifiers with product suppliers.

Unlike the larger tradeshows and exhibitions, the more intimate and relaxed environment of BCI Equinox means specifiers can easily engage with suppliers and manufacturers over drinks and canapés whilst discovering the latest in new building product innovations.

  • Free for architects, interior designers and design specifiers to attend
  • Held in major cities across Asia: Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia
  • Each event runs for 2 to 3 hours
  • Features a variety of exhibitors
  • Drinks and canapés are provided throughout the event
  • Entertainment – for added fun, at each event we like to include something different in the form of entertainment to keep our guests guessing. This could be a dazzling light show or an unsuspecting flash mob – you won’t know until you go.

To see what BCI Equinox is like, click here to see our time lapse video from an Equinox event in Asia.

For more details, get in touch us with us.

22 March 2019: BCI Equinox Hong Kong

Date: 22 March 2019
Time: 6.00pm – 10.00pm
Venue: Haw Par Mansion, Hong Kong

BCI Equinox is a series of evening boutique exhibitions held across Asia designed to connect architects, interior designers and design specifiers with product suppliers.

Unlike the larger tradeshows and exhibitions, the more intimate and relaxed environment of BCI Equinox means specifiers can easily engage with suppliers and manufacturers over drinks and canapés whilst discovering the latest in new building product innovations.

  • Free for architects, interior designers and design specifiers to attend
  • Held in major cities across Asia: Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia
  • Each event runs for 2 to 3 hours
  • Features a variety of exhibitors
  • Drinks and canapés are provided throughout the event
  • Entertainment – for added fun, at each event we like to include something different in the form of entertainment to keep our guests guessing. This could be a dazzling light show or an unsuspecting flash mob – you won’t know until you go.

To see what BCI Equinox is like, click here to see our time lapse video from an Equinox event in Asia.

For more details, get in touch us with us.

29 March 2019: BCI Equinox Singapore

Date: 29 March 2019
Time: 6.00pm – 10.00pm
Venue: Flower Field Hall@Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

BCI Equinox is a series of evening boutique exhibitions held across Asia designed to connect architects, interior designers and design specifiers with product suppliers.

Unlike the larger tradeshows and exhibitions, the more intimate and relaxed environment of BCI Equinox means specifiers can easily engage with suppliers and manufacturers over drinks and canapés whilst discovering the latest in new building product innovations.

  • Free for architects, interior designers and design specifiers to attend
  • Held in major cities across Asia: Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia
  • Each event runs for 2 to 3 hours
  • Features a variety of exhibitors
  • Drinks and canapés are provided throughout the event
  • Entertainment – for added fun, at each event we like to include something different in the form of entertainment to keep our guests guessing. This could be a dazzling light show or an unsuspecting flash mob – you won’t know until you go.

To see what BCI Equinox is like, click here to see our time lapse video from an Equinox event in Asia.

For more details, get in touch us with us.

5 April 2019: BCI Equinox Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Date: 5 April 2019
Time: 6.00pm – 10.00pm
Venue: Sheraton Imperial, Kuala Lumpur

BCI Equinox is a series of evening boutique exhibitions held across Asia designed to connect architects, interior designers and design specifiers with product suppliers.

Unlike the larger tradeshows and exhibitions, the more intimate and relaxed environment of BCI Equinox means specifiers can easily engage with suppliers and manufacturers over drinks and canapés whilst discovering the latest in new building product innovations.

  • Free for architects, interior designers and design specifiers to attend
  • Held in major cities across Asia: Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia
  • Each event runs for 2 to 3 hours
  • Features a variety of exhibitors
  • Drinks and canapés are provided throughout the event
  • Entertainment – for added fun, at each event we like to include something different in the form of entertainment to keep our guests guessing. This could be a dazzling light show or an unsuspecting flash mob – you won’t know until you go.

To see what BCI Equinox is like, click here to see our time lapse video from an Equinox event in Asia.

For more details, get in touch us with us.

23 November 2018: RICS-SCC PropTech Conference 2018

Event: RICS-SCC PropTech Conference 2018

Date: Friday 23 November 2018
Fee: HK$1,600
Registration: Mr Peter Au (pau@rics.org)
Sponsor/Exhibitor: Mr Peter Au (pau@rics.org)

Digitalisation and new technologies have been the talk of the town for a while. Innovators all over the world are racing to stay ahead. While Hong Kong has sometimes been slower to adapt, the city is now taking major steps to support innovation – including in the property sector. This will have profound impacts on the built environment, industry practices and the business landscape.

How do our professionals prepare for these changes?
How do we balance open innovation with regulation?
How do blockchain, artificial intelligence, and data management best practices work in a property context?

In this PropTech (property technology) conference jointly organized by RICS and the Smart City Consortium (SCC), an elite line-up of local and international industry leaders come together and discuss the way forward. 

Guest of Honour
Dr David CHUNG, JP, Under Secretary for Innovation and Technology, HKSAR Government

Registration & Details: www.rics.org/proptechhk

23 November 2018: RICS-SCC PropTech Conference 2018

Event: RICS-SCC PropTech Conference 2018

Date: Friday 23 November 2018
Fee: HK$1,600
Registration: Mr Peter Au (pau@rics.org)
Sponsor/Exhibitor: Mr Peter Au (pau@rics.org)

Digitalisation and new technologies have been the talk of the town for a while. Innovators all over the world are racing to stay ahead. While Hong Kong has sometimes been slower to adapt, the city is now taking major steps to support innovation – including in the property sector. This will have profound impacts on the built environment, industry practices and the business landscape.

How do our professionals prepare for these changes?
How do we balance open innovation with regulation? How do blockchain, artificial intelligence, and data management best practices work in a property context?

In this PropTech (property technology) conference jointly organized by RICS and the Smart City Consortium (SCC), an elite line-up of local and international industry leaders come together and discuss the way forward. 

Guest of Honour
Dr David CHUNG, JP, Under Secretary for Innovation and Technology, HKSAR Government

Speakers
Mr Chan Chung-ching, JP, Director of Lands, Hong Kong SAR Government
Mr Chris Brooke FRICS, President Elect, RICS
Mr Emil Chan, Fintech Committee Chairman, Smart City Consortium
Mr Jason Chiu, Founder and CEO, Cherrypicks
Mr Leo Chiu, Vice Chairman, Investment Committee, Smart City Consortium
Dr David Chung, JP , Under Secretary for Innovation and Technology
Mr James Kavanagh MRICS, Global Land Standards Director, RICS
Mr Gerry Kipling FRICS, Managing Director, Oaktree Property Services
Mr Andrew Knight, International Data Standards Director, RICS
Mr Jordan Kostelac, Director of Proptech in Asia Pacific, JLL
Dr Peter Kwan, Chief Operating Officer, Big Data Architect Limited
Mr Chester Leung MRICS, Co-Founder at OneHouse
Mr Will Myles, Regional Managing Director, Asia Pacific, RICS
Mr Ed Parsons, Geospatial Technologist, Google
Mr Bhagya Perera, Director, Cybersecurity, Management Consulting, KPMG
Mr Fred Sheu, National Technology Officer, Microsoft HK
Dr Kenneth Tang, Founding Board Member and Chairman of the Spatial Data Infrastructure Committee (SDI), Smart City Consortium
Dr Llewellyn Tang, Associate Professor of the Department of Real Estate & Construction, The University of Hong Kong
Dr Winnie Tang, JP, Founder & Honorary President, Smart City Consortium
Mr George Tee, Chief Technology Officer, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
Dr Sean Tompkins, Chief Executive Officer, RICS
Mr Gary Walter MRICS, Co-Founder & CEO, Realinflo
Dr Albert Wong, Urbanisation Director, PwC Hong Kong
Mr Damien Wu, Chief Information Officer, Link REIT
Mr Vandia Yang, Senior Director of Enterprise Sales, Appier INC
Ir Andrew Young, Associate Director (lnnovation), Sino Land Company Limited

Registration & Details: www.rics.org/proptechhk