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Sustainable and Effective Biotechnical Techniques on Slope Upgrading

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Lecture Theatre, G/F,

Hong Kong Central Library

66 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay.

Hong Kong

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This seminar is the fourth in the series entitled Urban Green Infrastructure – enhancing ecosystem services and biodiversity organized by Bachelor of Arts in Horticulture and Landscape Management Program, Faculty of Design and Environment, THEi, and is fully supported by a grant from Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China (Project No. UGC/IIDS25/M01/16). The series aims to enhance public awareness of policy, planning and management strategies on urban greening by bringing together insights and experiences from local and overseas experts.




Registration starts at 09:15 am

Language: English, no simultaneous interpretation provided

Attendee may receive an E-certificate to certify your attendance.


The Abstract of the Talk and Speakers' Biography: https://goo.gl/wwDASW


Topics and Speakers:

9.45 am - 10.15 am

Dr. Flora LEUNG Tsz Yan

How Does Vegetation Facilitate Slope Stabilization?


10.15 am – 10.45 am

Dr. Billy HAU Chi Hang

Ecological Performance of Native Plant Species on Roadside Slopes. (Topic to be Confirmed)


10.45 am – 11.00 am Break


11.00 am – 11.30 am

Ir. Lily CHAN Suet-ying

Evolution and Challenges of Slope Landscaping in Hong Kong.



11.30 – 12.00 pm

Mr. Stephen P. MILLER

The Relationship between Mycorrhizae and Roots.



12.00 pm – 12.30 pm Panel discussion


Transport to Hong Kong Central Library

Hong Kong Central Library is located at Causeway Bay. You can reach the Library by bus, public light bus, tram or MTR.


1. Bus Routes Nos.

  • Via Causeway Road

Kowloon Motor Bus Company (1933) Limited 102, 103, 106, 108, 112, 116, 170, 601, 603, 603P, 619, 621, 671, 680, 680X, 681, 681P, 690, 690P, 692, 811, 914, 948, 968, N122, N170, N680, N691

New World First Bus Service Limited 2, 2A, 2X, 8, 8P, 15B, 19, 23, 23B, 25, 38, 42, 63, 65, 81, 106, 112, 116, 601, 680, 680X, 692, 811, 914, N8, N8P, N22, N680, N691

Citybus Limited 5, 8S, 8X, 10, 25C, 77, 89R, 102, 103, 170, 619, 621, 671, 681, 681P, 690, 690P, A11, E11, N8X, N11, N72, N170

  • Moreton Terrace Bus Terminal (Via Tung Lo Wan Road & Moreton Terrace)

Kowloon Motor Bus Company (1933) Limited 914

New World First Bus Service Limited 2, 19, 23A, 23B, 25, 26, 63, 81, 914

City bus Limited 5, 11, A11, 25C, 72, 72A, 76, 96, 592, 962, 969, N11, N962, N969

2. Trams

3. MTR (Causeway Bay Station Exit F and Tin Hau Station Exit B)


*Please kindly note that the lecture theatre can only be reached by the library southern entrance.



Adverse weather arrangements

When Typhoon Signal No. 1 or No. 3 / Amber or Red Rainstorm Warning is first issued, the seminar will continue as normal. If a typhoon warning signal pre-No. 8 or above/black rainstorm warning is issued at or after 7 am, the seminar will be suspended. If typhoon warning signal pre-No. 8 or above is issued when seminar is already in progress, the seminar will be terminated as soon as practicable. If black rainstorm warning is issued when seminar is already in progress, the seminar will continue.



*Please kindly note this event has limited capacity and all attendees must be registered in advance. If you can no longer attend, please send us an email hlmofthei2@gmail.com to inform us you no longer attending so that others who want to attend can join.





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