Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong  
       
       
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  Enquires: Mr. Sum Siu  
       
       
  Tuesday May 29, 2018 | 9am  
       
       
    Plenary Session 1: Technology-Policy Interface | 9:15am - 10:45am  
       
   

Technology-Policy Interface Issues in Hong Kong: Legacies and Impacts
Dr. Frederick Lee
Executive Director, Centre for Water Technology and Policy
The University of Hong Kong

Decision Support Tools for Assessing the Climate Change Impacts on Design and Management of Urban Water Systems
Professor Van-Thanh-Van Nguyen
Chair of Department of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics
McGill University

Overcoming the Barriers to a New Paradigm for Urban Water Infrastructure
Professor David Sedlak
Co-Director of Berkeley Water Center
UC Berkeley

Moderator:
Professor Xiao-yan Li
Co-Director, Centre for Water Technology and Policy
The University of Hong Kong


 
       
       
    Plenary Session 2: Climate Change Risks | 11am - 12:45pm  
       
   

Water Challenges in the Face of Climate Change and Extreme Weather
Professor David Chen
Department of Geography and Resource Management
Chinese University of Hong Kong

Evaluation of Socioeconomic Droughts Under Climate Changes
Dr. Ji Chen
Department of Civil Engineering
The University of Hong Kong

Urban Flooding: From Flood Control to Integrated Management
Professor Zongxue Xu
Deputy Dean, College of Water Sciences
Beijing Normal University

Moderator:
Dr. Lishan Ran
Department of Geography
The University of Hong Kong


 
       
       
    Plenary Session 3: Alternative Approaches | 2pm - 3:30pm  
       
   

Economic and Institutional Obstacles to New Water Technologies
Professor Michael Hanemann
Julie A. Wrigley Chair in Sustainability, School of Sustainability
Arizona State University

Prospects for Reuse of Municipal Wastewater
Dr. Olivia Jensen
Senior Research Fellow, The Institute of Water Policy
National University of Singapore

Enhanced Separation and Sludge Refinery for Advanced Wastewater Treatment - Solving the Nexus of Pollution Control and Resource Recovery in Mega Cities
Professor Xiao-yan Li
Co-Director, Centre for Water Technology and Policy
The University of Hong Kong

Moderator:
Dr. Frederick Lee
Executive Director, Centre for Water Technology and Policy
The University of Hong Kong


 
       
       
    Plenary Session 4: Planning and Management | 3:45pm - 5:15pm  
       
   

Participatory Systems Dynamics Modeling in Water Resources Planning and Management
Professor Jan Franklin Adamowski
William Dawson Scholar, Department of Bioresource Engineering
McGill University

Water PPPs in Asia: Trend and Prospect
Professor Wu Xun
Director, Institute for Public Policy
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Moderator:
Professor Kaimin Shih
Department of Civil Engineering
The University of Hong Kong