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Introduction to the Use of Natural Stones and their Maintenance

Date: 30 May 2024 (Thursday)
Time: 07:00p.m. - 08:30p.m.
Format: Hybrid (Physical &Online by ZOOM)
Venue (Physical): G/F., College Library, Gratia Christian College, 5 Wai Chi Street, Shek Kip Mei, Kowloon.
Organiser: The Hong Kong Institute of Facility Management
CPD Hours: 1.5CPDHours

Mr. Edward Chan, Chairman of Hong Kong Marble & Granite Merchants Association
Mr. Rex Yau, Committee of Hong Kong Marble & Granite Merchants Association

Natural Stone has commonly been used in architecture for centuries. In modern architecture, natural stone is not only used for its beauty, but also for its durability and sustainability. This seminar will deliver a brief introduction on different kind of natural stones, their application, care and maintenance.

The Seminar will cover the following:-
1. Brief introduction of different kind of natural stones / granite commonly used in Hong Kong
2. Stone fabrication in factory including split face, polished, honed, acid etched, fair faced and etc
3. Selection of an appropriate natural stones / granite to deal with different site constraints
4. Stone care and maintenance after installation and case sharing

Online Registration:
➢ Quota is limited, physical seats will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

Closing Date of Registration: 16 May 2024 (Thursday)
➢ Successful applicants will be notified by a confirmation email by 17 May 2024 (Friday)

Participation Fee:
➢ Free-of-charge Members of HKIFM / PMSA Recognized Professional Bodies / Supporting Organization
➢ HK$200/person Non-Members

Administration Fee for those who request a CPD e-certificate:
➢ HK$100/person Members of HKIFM / PMSA Recognized Professional Bodies / Supporting Organization

Participation Fee / Administration Fee should be directly deposited to the Institute’s Bank of East Asia account:
➢ FPS ID : 110831989

Please make payment and, for identification, mark your FULL name in English:
➢ in “Message to Payee” if transfer is made via Faster Payment System (FPS); OR
➢ on the bank-in-slip which should be sent by email to latest on or before 24 May 2024 (Friday)
Paid fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

The seminar will be conducted in Hybrid mode. For those who join online via ZOOM.
➢ Successful registrants with payment settled will receive a separate email no later than 27 May 2024 (Mon) with a Zoom meeting link and passcode for joining the Webinar.
Enquiry (The HKIFM): T: 2537 0456


The original flyer can be downloaded here.