Advanced Workshop on Cities, Environment and Sustainability

20160411 GRM advanced workshop cities environment and sustainability poster

Keynote Speaker: 

Prof. Michael Batty (Bartlett Professor of Planning, University College London; Fellow, Royal Society)

Prof. Susan Hanson (Distinguished University Professor Emerita, Clark University; Member, U.S. National Academy of Sciences)

Prof. Billie L. Turner (Gilbert F. White Professor of Environment and Society, Arizona State University; Member, U.S. National Academy of Sciences)

Date: 11st April 2016 (Monday)

Time: 9:00pm – 6:00pm

Venue: LT 1 (AM) & LT 2 (PM), Esther Lee Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  

Poster

Programme

 

Registration: http://www.grm.cuhk.edu.hk/eng/news/confnews/2016city/index.html

Deadline: 21 March 2016 (Mon)

Enquiries: Ms Simone Wong (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Module 1: Environment and Sustainability
From Global Environmental To Sustainability Concerns: The Increasing Urban Component (Keynote)
Prof. Billie Lee Turner II, Professor of Environment and Society and Regents Professor, School of the Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning & School of Sustainability, Arizona State University

Impacts of Climate Change on Urban Environments
Prof. Gabriel Lau, AXA Professor of Geography and Resource Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

An invisible hand of governance for energy development and pollution mitigation in China
Prof. Xu Yuan, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Resource Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

Module 2: Cities and Spatial Modeling
Urban Scale and Size: Defining Nations, Regions and Cities to Measure Social and Economic Performance (Keynote)
Prof. Michael Batty, Barlett Professor of Planning, University College, London, UK

Space-time analytics for evidence-based spatial planning
Prof. Huang Bo, Professor, Department of Geography and Resource Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Urban health science projects in HKUrbanLab
Prof. Chris Webster & Prof. Chinmoy Sarkar, Dean and Chair Professor, Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong

 

Module 3: Cities and Sustainability
Thinking geographically about cities and sustainability (Keynote)
Prof. Susan Hanson, Distinguished University Professor Emerita, School of Geography, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts

Towards a 'Third' Urban Revolution? Low Carbon and Humane Urbanism in High Density Hong Kong
Prof. Ng Mee Kam, Professor, Department of Geography and Resource Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

A study on the activity-space segregation of Hong Kong's public and private housing residents
Prof. Wang Donggen, Professor and Head, Department of Geography, Hong Kong Baptist University