BSD Events

BS One Day Seminar 2024 - The Endless Journey in Exploring Building Services Development and Sustainability

Date:    22 March 2024 (Friday)
Time:    9:00am to 5:20pm
Venue:  Chiang Chen Studio Theatre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Programme Highlight:
Designing and operating buildings with a focus on sustainability, intelligence, and occupant health has become a key priority. In collaboration, The Building Services Division of The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE-BSD) and The Department of Building Environment and Energy Engineering at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU-BEEE) are organizing a One Day Seminar titled “The Endless Journey in Exploring Building Services Development and Sustainability”, which will be held on 22 March 2024.

Cantonese supplemented with English terminology


09:00 – 09:30


09:30 – 09:35

Opening Speech
Ir Keith YUE, Chairman of HKIE-BSD


Session Chairman for AM: Ir Marsden Kong

09:35 – 10:10

How AI Empowered Ecosystem in Smart Facility Management Helps
Mr. Alex KWAN, General Manager & Founder, SecuRex Solution Limited

10:10 – 10:45

Modelling Fire Behaviour Of Mass Timber Structures
Dr. Timothy Bo Yuan CHEN, Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, CityU

10:45 – 10:55

Q&A for Session 1

10:55 – 11:20

Tea Break



11:20 – 11:55

AI-enabled Digital Twin for ESG Management and Smart Facility
Ir Billy CHEUNG, Sales and Service Director, ATAL

11:55 – 12:30

Harnessing Semantic AI for Digital Building Management : Enabling Data-driven Building in Hong Kong for the New Era
Ir Patrick Pok Man SO, Senior Building Services Engineer, EMSD

12:30 – 12:40

Q&A for Session 2

12:40 – 14:20



Session Chairman for PM: Dr. Anthony YUEN

14:20 – 14:55

New Regulatory Movements for Enhancing Building Energy Efficiency in Hong Kong
Ir Sidney Sze Lim AU, Senior Building Services Engineer, EMSD

14:55 – 15:30

Utilizing Educational Spaces as Living Labs for Smart Built Environment: Harnessing Human-Environment Interaction DataDr. Cynthia HOU, Assistant Professor, Department of Building Environment and Energy Engineering, PolyU
Ir Dr. Ling-tim Wong, Associate Head (Partnership) and Associate Professor, Department of Building Environment and Energy Engineering, HK PolyU

15:30 – 15:40

Q&A for Session 3

15:40 – 16:00

Tea Break



16:00 – 16:35

Energy Management Through Data-Driven Approach 
Ir Felix CHAN, Digital Sustainability Leader, Arup 

16:35 – 17:10

Use of Computation to Enhance MIC And MiMEP Design And Construction
Ir Eric Lau, Group Director MEP and Sustainability, Buro Happold

17:10 – 17:20

Q&A for Session 4

HK$600.00 for HKIE members
HK$100.00 for full time students
HK$800.00 for non-members
CPD certificate (6-hr) will be issued at the end of the one day seminar.

Registration & Enquiry:
Please register ONLINE via the following website –

For more details, please visit the website of HKE (BSD) –
For registration enquiries, please contact Ms. Eve Leung at 2579 7387.
Enrolment will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis as seats are limited.

Please make cheque payable to “The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers – BS Division”, and send to the following address:
Attn: Ms. Eve Leung (BS One Day Seminar 2023)
7/F One Kowloon, 1 Wang Yuen Street, Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong

1. No refund will be made. Receipt will be issued to the person named in the registration form.
2. The participants joining the seminar are required to comply with all anti-pandemic measures laid down in the venue, e.g. wearing surgical mask, forehead temperature measurement, no food/drink inside the hall, etc.
3. The organizer reserves the right to update the event details without prior notice.

Original flyer can be downloaded here.