Code : 2021001D
Event Name : QSD PQSL Measurement Series 2021 (2) – Principles of Building Measurement Part 2
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Sr Dr Calvin Keung

Sr Dr Calvin Keung is a quantity surveyor by profession and a CIC-Certified BIM Manager. He is one of the core academic staff teaching quantity surveying and BIM at CityU. To keep pace with the increased BIM talent demand, Sr Dr Keung designed the BIM curriculum and set up BIM courses for undergraduate students. Sr Dr Keung adopts a collaborative approach to BIM education, so he has developed innovative tools and facilities supporting interdisciplinary BIM teaching and research. In recognition of his dedication to BIM teaching, Sr Dr Keung was awarded BIMers 2020 by the Construction Industry Council.

Measurement is a core competency of the Quantity Surveyors (QS). Despite the progress of BIM technology, some basic principles and skills of measurement are still essential for the QS to accomplish the traditional cost management tasks. There are two sessions of this PQSL and they cover the following topics:
1. Standard methods of measurement
2. Basic measurement rules
3. Preliminaries and preambles
4. BQ preparation
5. General practices of measurement
6. Fundamental BIM QTO

The event will be delivered in two parts.
Event Date : 2021-03-11
Event Time : 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
CPD Hour(s) : 0
Divisional PQSL Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : By online media – ZOOM
Division : QSD
Organizer : Quantity Surveying Division
Fee : HK$120 for members, HK$200 for non-members
Priority : Priority is given to QSD Associate Members and Probationers
Language : Cantonese supplemented by English
Details :

The purpose of the QSD PQSL 2021 is to help QSD probationers and Associate Members to enrich the basic knowledge in quantity surveying practice and prepare for the APC examinations. There shall be various series of PQSL events, namely Measurement, Procurement, Standard Form of Building Contract, Contract Administration and Specialization which cover various topics such as Measurement Techniques, Measurement of Building Works and Building Services Installations, Tendering, Report on Tenders, Variation and Post-Contract Cost Control, Payment Valuation and Final Accounts, Contractual Arrangement, Liquidated Damages and Extension of Time, Direct Loss and Expense Claims, Dispute Resolution, Liquidation and etc.


CPD Code



12 Jan, 2021


QSD PQSL Contract Administration Series 2021 (1) – Post Contract Services of Consultant QS Firms Part 1

Sr K C Tang

2 Feb, 2021


QSD PQSL Contract Administration Series 2021 (2) – Post Contract Services of Consultant QS Firms Part 2

Sr K C Tang

21 Jan, 2021


QSD PQSL Measurement Series 2021 (1) – Principles of Building Measurement Part 1

Sr Dr Calvin Keung

11 Mar, 2021


QSD PQSL Measurement Series 2021 (2) – Principles of Building Measurement Part 2

Sr Dr Calvin Keung

28 Jan, 2021


QSD PQSL Contract Administration Series 2021 (3) – Payment Application and Valuation

Sr Mandy Christina Lam,

Sr Jim Chark

4 Feb, 2021


QSD PQSL Procurement Series 2021 (1) – Key points that you should not miss in tendering

Sr Brenda Mok

26 Feb, 2021


QSD PQSL Contract Administration Series 2021 (4) – Delay and Disruption Claims from the Contractor’s and the Employer’s Perspectives

Sr Eric Y C Ting

23 Mar, 2021


QSD PQSL Estimating Series 2021 (1) – Pre-Contract Estimates and Cost Plans

Sr Thomas Ho

15 Apr, 2021


QSD PQSL Contract Administration Series 2021 (5) – Valuation of Variations

Sr Paul K L Wong

27 Apr, 2021


QSD PQSL Specialization Series 2021 (2) – Basic Principles of Alternative Dispute Resolution

Sr Mandy Christina Lam

7 May, 2021


QSD PQSL Procurement Series 2021 (2) – Tendering – A Review on the Critical Issues

Sr Sidney Kwok

26 May, 2021


QSD PQSL Contractor Tender & Cost Control Series 2021 (1) – Preliminaries

Sr Jesse Wong

Remarks :

NOT Eligible for CPD Hours

This event is recognised as the Divisional PQSL event and it counts for 1.5 PQSL hours (each part). Whether the event could be regarded as the PQSL event for other Division’s APC scheme or not shall be determined by the APC candidate’s respective Division. This event does not count for CPD hours.


The event will be conducted online via ZOOM. Successful registrants will be notified separately via email with the web link in due course to the online event.

Please install the Zoom Application in advance at

  • For Mobile phones, iPads & Android, install the ZOOM Cloud Meetings app from App Store or Play Store.
  • For PC and Mac, download and install the Zoom Client for Meetings.
Payment : HKD 120