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HKSTP and CIC Host First International Symposium on Construction Robotics to Drive Innovation in Hong Kong’s Construction Industry

Experts shared the latest developments in Construction-related Robotics and Automation Systems and construction innovations from Hong Kong were showcased


03 Jul 2019


Mr Albert Wong, CEO, HKSTP (right) and Ir Albert Cheng, Executive Director, CIC (left) officiated the opening ceremony of the first International Symposium on Construction Robotics to accelerate the adoption of robotics and automation systems in the construction industry.

Mr Albert Wong, CEO, HKSTP (right) and Ir Albert Cheng, Executive Director, CIC (left) officiated the opening ceremony of the first International Symposium on Construction Robotics to accelerate the adoption of robotics and automation systems in the construction industry.

The Symposium brought together experts, leading industry players and academics to share the most recent topics and technologies of the construction industry. From left:  Mr Albert Wong, CEO, HKSTP Ir Wes Jones, Managing Director, Dragages Hong Kong Ltd. Mr Stanley Ho, Executive Director, Welbot Technology Limited Mr Ang Hong Hwa, Services Manager, Liebherr Singapore Pte Ltd. Ir Dr. Eva Chan, Technical Manager, Nano and Advanced Materials Institute Ltd. Prof. Liu Yun-hui, Director, T Stone Robotics Institute; Choh-Ming Li Professor of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, CUHK Mr Donald Choi, Chairman, Construction Innovation and Technology Application Centre Ir Ringo Yu, Chairman, Committee on Productivity, CIC Dr Crystal Fok, Associate Director, MPE Cluster & Robotics Platform of HKSTP Ir Albert Cheng, Executive Director, CIC Mr Oscar Wong, Champion on Intelligentisation, Construction Innovation and Technology Application Centre

The Symposium brought together experts, leading industry players and academics to share the most recent topics and technologies of the construction industry. From left:

  • Mr Albert Wong, CEO, HKSTP
  • Ir Wes Jones, Managing Director, Dragages Hong Kong Ltd.
  • Mr Stanley Ho, Executive Director, Welbot Technology Limited
  • Mr Ang Hong Hwa, Services Manager, Liebherr Singapore Pte Ltd.
  • Ir Dr. Eva Chan, Technical Manager, Nano and Advanced Materials Institute Ltd.
  • Prof. Liu Yun-hui, Director, T Stone Robotics Institute; Choh-Ming Li Professor of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, CUHK
  • Mr Donald Choi, Chairman, Construction Innovation and Technology Application Centre
  • Ir Ringo Yu, Chairman, Committee on Productivity, CIC
  • Dr Crystal Fok, Associate Director, MPE Cluster & Robotics Platform of HKSTP
  • Ir Albert Cheng, Executive Director, CIC
  • Mr Oscar Wong, Champion on Intelligentisation, Construction Innovation and Technology Application Centre

Ir Wes Jones, Managing Director, Dragages Hong Kong Ltd. shared the latest robotic applications and user case studies in the local construction sector.

Ir Wes Jones, Managing Director, Dragages Hong Kong Ltd. shared the latest robotic applications and user case studies in the local construction sector.

Prof. Liu Yun-hui, Director, T Stone Robotics Institute; Choh-Ming Li Professor of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, CUHK made a sharing on robotic solution for construction and interior decoration.

Prof. Liu Yun-hui, Director, T Stone Robotics Institute; Choh-Ming Li Professor of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, CUHK made a sharing on robotic solution for construction and interior decoration.

Leading companies in the industry, start-ups from Hong Kong Science Park and university’s research centre also showcased various innovative technologies and solutions they developed for the construction industry, including hybrid reality platform, mobile robot platform and an AI-powered predictive inspection system.

Leading companies in the industry, start-ups from Hong Kong Science Park and university’s research centre also showcased various innovative technologies and solutions they developed for the construction industry, including hybrid reality platform, mobile robot platform and an AI-powered predictive inspection system.

(Hong Kong, 3 July 2019) – Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) and the Construction Industry Council (CIC) today hosted the first International Symposium on Construction Robotics at Hong Kong Science Park.

Bringing together experts, leading industry players and academics, the Symposium discussed the most recent topics and technologies that are transforming the construction industry, such as robotics, automation systems and smart construction techniques. Various innovative technologies and solutions for the construction industry developed by leading companies in the industry, Science Park start-ups and the research centre of Chinese University of Hong Kong were also showcased.

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