Forum on Sustainable Development of Kai Tak Sports Complex

Forum on Sustainable Development of Kai Tak Sports Complex
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Public awareness to the Kai Tak Sports Complex was raised by the discussion of replacing the sports complex with residential housing. Eventually, Chief Secretary Ms. Carrie Lam announced that the Kai Tak Sports Complex will remainfollowing the original development plan.

As a research institute which aims at promoting sustainable development in Hong Kong, we are glad to know that the Sports Complex is reaffirmed in the development plan in Kai Tak. It is a milestone to the future sports development in Hong Kong, which can thus enhance the diversified development of the city. Yet, long-term development plan of the sports complex is especially important to maximize its benefits and sustainability. This includes its usage, management strategies and supporting policies like traffic, environment and regional resources.

As a result, a public policy forum “Sustainable Development of Kai Tak Sports Complex”was organized by the Hong Kong Sustainable Development Research Institute on 1stDecember 2012 indiscussingthe detail planning of the complex

Discussion Topic:

Sustainable Development of Kai Tak Sports Complex

  • Propose and planning design of Kai Tak Sports Complex (transport, environment and regional development etc.)
  • Financing and possible operating models of Kai Tak Sports Complex
  • Long term impact of Kai Tak Sports Complex on Hong Kong sport development

 

Guest speakers:

Keynote speech on introduction of the Kai Tak Sports Complex

Ms. Petty Lai, Principal Assistant Secretary for Home Affairs HKSAR

 

Forum

Mr. C.W. Wu, MH, Legislative Councilor HKSAR

Mr. Greg Wong, BBS, JP, Former President of Hong Kong Institution of Engineers

Mr. C. Pang, SBS, Secretary General of SF&OC HKSAR

Mr. P. Y. Tam, Former Assistant Director of Planning HKSAR

Dr. Patrick Chan, Chairman of USFHK University Games Committee

Mr. Joseph Tse, Senior Anchorperson

 

Forum Program:

285 kBForum Program

Forum Summary (in Chinese only):

1 MBSummary of Kai Tak Forum
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