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HKU-Urban Systems Institute (USI) Inaugural Conference
Towards New Paradigms for Urban Research
The University of Hong Kong, 11-12 January 2024
Announcement
Conference Organizing Committee

*sorted by last name

Prof. P Gong

Senior Advisor

Geography

Prof. P Gong

Research Fellow

Urban Planning and Design

Prof. P Gong

Executive Deputy Director

Urban Planning and Design

Prof. P Gong

Senior Advisor

Urban Planning and Design

Prof. P Gong

Deputy Director

Geography

Prof. P Gong

Senior Advisor

Architecture

Prof. P Gong

Research Fellow

Urban Planning and Design

Keynote and Roundtable Speakers

*sorted by last name

Prof. Michael Batty (recording)
Bartlett Professor of Planning, Chair, Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University College London
Dr. Marc Barthelemy
Research Director, Institute of Theoretical Physics (IPhT), Saclay, France
Prof. Chenghu Zhou 周成虎
Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences; Researcher, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Prof. Anthony Yeh 葉嘉安
Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences; Chair Professor (Urban Planning and Geographic Information Systems), Department of Urban Planning and Design, HKU
Prof. Chris Webster
Dean, Faculty of Architecture, HKU; Chair Professor (Urban Planning and Development Economics), Department of Urban Planning and Design, HKU
Nan Shi 石楠
Executive Vice President and Secretary General, Urban Planning Society of China
Dr. Zhi Liu 刘志
Director, Peking University-Lincoln Institute Center for Urban Development and Land Policy, Peking University
Prof. Mei-Po Kwan 關美寶
Professor of Geography and Resource Management, Director, Institute of Space and Earth Information Science, the Chinese University of Hong Kong
Prof. Renzhong Guo 郭仁忠
Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering; Head of the Research Institute for Smart Cities, Shenzhen University
Prof. Jianya Gong 龔健雅
Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences; Professor of Remote Sensing and Information Engineering, Wuhan University
Timeline
Conference Timeline
Date
Activity
15 December 2023
Abstract submission due
10-16 December 2023
Abstract acceptance notices sent out
17 December 2023
Registration and payment due
10 January 2024
Conference registration
11-12 January 2024
Full-day conference
Conference Venue & Registration

Conference venue: The plenary and all concurrent sessions will be held in person at the University of Hong Kong.

Registration fee is US$400 for faculty members and US$250 for students. Registration fees are waived for scholars and students affiliated with the University of Hong Kong (HKU). 

Members of RSA China and HKU Alumni: US$300 for faculty members and US$200 for students. Please kindly provide your RSA China Membership No. in the registration system.

 

Gala Dinner (11 January 2024): Extra fee is needed. The registration fees cover conference costs including lunches and refreshments. The deadline to pay the registration fee is 17 December 2023, and an online payment method will be announced by email on 10-16 December 2023.

Accommodation

We have secured exclusive discounts for three exceptional hotels located near the campus, which are available for the period of January 10-13 at three nearby hotels.

Learn more and reserve here

Conference Contact Persons

Miss Dining Liu and Miss Ivy Fung

Email: urbansystems@hku.hk  

Tel: +852 39174898

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