Thursday, February 22 2018 8:02:02

CPD by Others
Code : 2015079
Event Name : BIM: Challenges and Opportunities for Land Surveying Profession
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Mr. Kent Lam
Event Date : 20/05/2015
Event Time : 7:00 – 8:30 pm (Wednesday)
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Divisional PQSL Hour(s) : 0
Venue : Surveyors Learning Centre, Room 120712/F, Wing On Centre, 111 Connaught Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Division : LSD
Closing Date : 15/05/2015
Fee : HK$120 for member; HK$150 for non-member
Language : Cantonese
Details :

Mr. Kent Lam received his surveying engineering education in Canada from the University of New Brunswick and the University of Calgary. Mr. Lam has over twenty years of experience working for both tertiary education and GIS industry in Hong Kong and Canada. In 1991, he returned to Hong Kong and joined the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. During his tenure with LSGI, he played a key role in establishing both the undergraduate and graduate programmes in the Department. After leaving LSGI in 2001, he worked for various technology and listed companies in Hong Kong in the senior management level looking after R&D, business operation, business development and marketing. He also serviced as a visiting lecturer and M.Phil. student supervisor for the Master of Arts in Transport Policy & Planning, The University of Hong Kong. He has re-joined LSGI again as an academic staff since 2012. In addition to the normal teaching and programme administrative duties, he also finds interest in the areas of intelligent transportation system and BIM. He is currently the fellow and council member of the Association of Intelligent Transportation Systems Hong Kong (ITSHK). He is also helping LSGI to review the academic program and integrate BIM elements into the existing curriculum. In this seminar, Mr. Lam will discuss the challenges and opportunities that BIM has brought forward to the land surveying profession. During the presentation, he will briefly introduce the BIM technology. He will then discuss BIM from the data capture, data management and project management perspectives.