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Aug 01, 2011 Volume 60
Office of Academic Links(China)
China Urban Housing Conference Successfully Held

The 9th China Urban Housing Conference, co-organized by the Center for Housing Innovations (CHI) of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and the Science and Technology Committee of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MOHURD), was held from 8 to 9 July 2011 on CUHK campus. Guests officiated at the opening ceremony included Prof. Chou Baoxing, Director of the Science and Technology Committee of the MOHURD; Mr. Li Bingren, Deputy Director of the Committee of Science & Technology, Ministry of Housing Urban-Rural Development of the PRC; Prof. Henry Wong, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of CUHK; and Prof. Tsou Jin-yeu, Director of CHI of CUHK.

Over 200 scholars in the field of housing and urban-rural development attended the Conference and around 90 academic reports were published. Prof. Chou Baoxing as a distinguished speaker delivered a talk as a distinguished speaker.  Speakers presented papers in the Conference included Ms. Ada Y S Fung, Deputy Director, Hong Kong Housing Department; Prof. Chen Wangheng, Director, International Institute of Applied Aesthetics - The International Advisory Board; Mr. Kai Yan, Vice Director, China Real Estate and Housing Research Association; Mr. Stanley C T Yip, Past President, Hong Kong Institute of Planners and Director of  Planning & Development, ARUP China; Prof. Manfredo Manfredini of the University of Auckland; Mr. Chang Kangwei of Department of Urban Development Taipei City Government; and Mr. Lin Tuo of the Institute for Urban Planning of East China.

 

The Conference provided an excellent platform for both domestic and overseas researchers, practitioners, officials, professionals and students in the field of planning, building technology and facilities, management, real estate, economics and sociology, to share their views and discussed topics on urban housing development in China.

 

Under the guidance and support of the Science and Technology Committee of MOHURD, the establishment ceremony of Center for Housing Innovations of CUHK together with the First China Urban Housing Conference was held in Beijing in1998. The following conferences were held every one year and a half in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shaoxing, Chongqing and Hefei. The event has become one of the key international academic activities in the area of China housing research. For the official website of the Conference, please click: http://chi.iseis.cuhk.edu.hk/CUHC/CHT/index.html

Prof. Henry Wong (right), Pro-Vice-Chancellor of CUHK presents a souvenir to Prof. Chou Baoxing (left), Director of the Science and Technology Committee of the of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development.

Group photo of the distinguished guests.

Group photo of the outstanding paper awardees and guests in the 9th China Urban Housing Conference.

 
 
:: Back to This Issue
:: Inauguration of CUHK–BGI Innovation Institute of Trans-omics
:: Delegation from Ningbo Education Bureau
:: Lanzhou University President visits CUHK
:: First Green Summer Camp under Cross-Strait Green University Consortium
:: CUHK Summer Cultural Interflow Programme for Mainland Students
:: China Urban Housing Conference Successfully Held
:: Invitation to attend the 13th China Association for Science and Technology Annual Meeting
:: The Latest Academic Exchange Agreements


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