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RICS Technology Era Series RICS-SCC PropTech Conference 2018

RICS Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Friday, 23 November 2018 from 09:00 to 17:00 (HKT)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird: RICS professionals / members of SCC   more info 26 Oct 2018 HK$1,350.00 HK$0.00
Early Bird: Members of Supporting Organisation 26 Oct 2018 HK$1,350.00 HK$0.00
Early Bird: Non-members   more info 26 Oct 2018 HK$1,550.00 HK$0.00

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Theme: “Grasping the opportunities of a technologised future” 




Supporting Organisation:

Architectural Services Department
BEAM Society Limited
Buildings Department
Chartered Institute of Housing Asian Pacific Branch
China Real Estate Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong Chapter
Civil Engineering and Development Department
Electrical and Mechanical Services Department
Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong
Faculty of Construction and Environment, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong Green Building Council
Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Hong Kong
International Facility Management Association Hong Kong Chapter
Planning Department
The Association of Architectural Practices
The Hong Kong Institute of Housing
The Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects
The Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong
Urban Land Institution


About the conference

The world is undergoing a technological revolution that has disrupted every facet of human activity, and the built environment. Technology has transformed the way properties are constructed, managed and utilised.

We will focus on enabling the property sector to stay ahead of these seismic changes by looking at how technology impacts the way industry must operate, and what the future holds.

Programme agenda

Opening session

  • Opening speech by Guest-of-Honour
  • Smart City Consortium – an ecosystem for tech transformation


Session 1: The changing landscape of our world

  • Gazing through the crystal ball: an overview of emerging technologies and their impacts to life
  • Panel discussion: Technology as the catalyst for change


Session 2: Take-up of tech in Hong Kong

  • Smart city development in Hong Kong – what should we expect down the road?
  • Smart technology in evolution - beyond the limit: what should we expect ahead of the smart-up journey?
  • Panel discussion: What is Hong Kong doing in technology?


Session 3: Technology in action

  • Data security – the ultimate maker-and-breaker of a tech-driven world
  • Case studies and sharing of artificial intelligence (AI), big data, blockchain


Session 4: From now to the future

  • Panel discussion: What does the future holds for our next generation?
  • Getting real estate industry ready for tech revolution


(The above agenda is subject to updates) 


Confirmed Speaker & Panelist


Mr. Thomas Chan, Director of Lands 

Mr. Jason Chiu, CEO, Cherry Picks 

Mr. James Kavanagh, Global Land Standards Director, RICS

Mr. Ed Parsons, Geospatial Technologist, Google

Dr. Winnie Tang, Founder & Honorary President, Smart City Consortium

Mr. Sean Tompkins, CEO, RICS

Dr. Albert Wong, Director, Consulting, PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting Hong Kong Limited

Mr. Damien Wu, Chief Information Officer, Link REIT 





Early bird rates: 

RICS professionals / members of Smart City Consortium / members of supporting organisations: HKD1,350

Non-members: HKD1,550

(Register on or before Friday 26 October 2018)

Regular rates:
RICS professionals / members of Smart City Consortium / members of supporting organisations:

Non-members: HKD1,800

(Register from 27 October 2018 onwards)


*For postal registration, please complete the registration form and return it together with a crossed cheque payable to “RICS International Ltd” to:

RICS Hong Kong office, Room 3707-09, Hopewell Centre, 183 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong



Mr Peter Au,  tel: 852 2116 9719 / email:

For SCC members enquires please contact:
Mr Eddie Cheung,   tel: 852 3480 4230 / email: 


  • The organiser reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the conference at its discretion.
  • The organiser will send registration confirmation by email one week prior to the conference.
  • No refund or cancellation will be accepted, but a substitute delegate is normally permitted. Please inform the organiser of your substitute delegate at least 5 days before the conference.
  • If a typhoon signal no. 8 or above, or black rainstorm warning is in force at least 3 hours before the programme is scheduled to begin, the conference will be postponed until further notice. Otherwise, it will continue as scheduled.
  • Registration will only be confirmed upon receipt of completed registration form and full payment.
  • Upon completion of this whole day conference, a CPD certificate of 7 hours will be granted.
Do you have questions about RICS Technology Era Series RICS-SCC PropTech Conference 2018? Contact RICS Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

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When & Where

The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong
International Commerce Centre
1 Austin Road West
Hong Kong SAR China

Friday, 23 November 2018 from 09:00 to 17:00 (HKT)

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RICS Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

We're the global professional body promoting and enforcing the highest international standards in the valuation, management and development of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure.

With offices covering the major political and financial centres of the world, our market presence means we're ideally placed to influence policy and embed standards at a national level.

We work at a cross-governmental level, delivering a single, international standard that will support a safe and vibrant marketplace in land, real estate, construction and infrastructure, for the benefit of all.

We accredit 125,000 qualified and trainee professionals and any individual or firm registered with us is subject to our quality assurance. We're proud of our reputation and we guard it fiercely, so clients who work with our registered professionals can have confidence in the quality and ethics of the services they receive.

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