Code : 2022120
Event Name : Cultural Heritage Conservation Series (1) - seminar on revitalization of the Island of Yim Tin Tsai
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Ar. Anna SY Kwong, MH
BA(AS)(hons)(HKU), BArch(HKU), FHKIA, RIBA, PRC Class Registered Architect Qualification, APEC Architect, AP & RA
Managing Director, Anna Kwong Architects & Associates
Event Date : 2022-08-15
Event Time : 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Registration Closing Date : 2022-08-11
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Divisional PQSL Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : By online media – ZOOM
Division : BSD
Organizer : Building Surveying Division
Fee : HK$ 150 for members; HK$ 180 for non-members
Priority : First-come-first-served
Language : Cantonese supplemented by English
Details :

This course is designed to focus on the experience sharing of cultural heritage conservation in Yim Tin Tsai, which won the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Award in 2005 & 2015, and consists of an evening seminar and a weekend morning visit.


Ar. Anna Kwong was the President of the Hong Kong Institute of Architect (2009-2010 biennium) and the first female elected to the position since the HKIA was founded in 1956.  An Authorized Person and Registered Architect herself, Ar. Anna commenced her practice in 2006. She carries out conservation for many church buildings/new projects for NGOs and developers: among them three have won the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation Asia-Pacific Culture Heritage & Conservation Award ("UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Award") and another Community Building Award from The HKIA.

With over thirty years of professional experience working in the public sector and the Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong, she has been appointed by the HKSAR Government to the Town Planning Board, Council and Court of the Lingnan University, HK Academy of Performing Arts, the Trade Development Council-Infrastructure Development Advisory Committee and so on.

Ar. Anna voluntary service to the global and local community includes the elected posts of International Director, District 17 Governor and Area Director of Zonta International, president of Zonta Club of Kowloon; Council and Executive Committee Member of Hong Kong Federation of Women and a recipient of the Bauhinia Leadership Award organized by the HK Agency for Volunteer Service. Ar. KWONG is an Election Committee Member for the HKSAR Chief Executive (2006 & 2011) and the National People's Congress Hong Kong Deputies (2007 & 2012).  

On 1 July 2005, Ar. Kwong was awarded by the HKSAR Government with a Medal of Honour for her contribution to the Promotion of Civic Education and Management of Cemeteries.  In 2013, Ar. Kwong was appointed by a listed company to serve as an Independent Non-executive Directors at its Board.

Date and Time

Course Contents

Course Code

15 Aug 2022 (Mon)


Cultural Heritage Conservation Series (1) - seminar on revitalization projects of the Island of Yim Tin Tsai


To be confirmed

Cultural Heritage Conservation Series (2) – Visit to St Joseph’s Church in Yim Tin Tsai

Remarks :

The event will be conducted online via ZOOM. Upon successful payment of the registration fee, the ZOOM link for joining the CPD event will be available in the CPD/PQSL profile under the "Member Area" of the HKIS website.

On-line registration is not applicable for non-HKIS members. To register, please complete the CPD registration form ( and return with payment to the HKIS Secretariat.

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Payment : HKD 150
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