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Hong Kong holds World Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2017

by Simon Yuen on Jun 5, 2017 in Archive , Lifestyle
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World Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2017 is taking place in Hong Kong, focusing on innovative and integrative whole-system thinking and practices in sustainable built environment

Themed "Transforming Our Built Environment through Innovation and Integration: Putting Ideas into Action", the World Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2017 Hong Kong (WSBE17 Hong Kong) converges top findings from 20 Regional SBE Conferences, connecting business professionals and academia to present their cutting-edge findings from around 50 countries, and involving the leading international organisations to drive vibrant discussions on climate change and sustainable development.

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WSBE17 Hong Kong will focus on innovative and integrative whole-system thinking and practices in sustainable built environment. The event comprises four major discussion areas: Sustainable Neighbourhood, Deep Building Renovation, High-performance Building, Community Empowerment. Besides, the conference will also examine how innovation and integration are able to synergise and interconnect in various domains of Policy & Standard, Practice & Business, Science & Technology, People & Community.

Other events include plenary sessions, forums, an exhibition, an international youth competition, green building & eco-tours and networking opportunities.

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Organised by the Construction Industry Council (CIC) and the Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC), WSBE17 Hong Kong is the first-ever world conference of SBE Series held in Hong Kong. It is the world conference of the 2015-2017 cycle of the renowned SBE Conference Series, which is now considered to be the most influential of its kind globally.

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