Open Seminar: The GIS Workshop - The Practical Application of Geographical Information System in Land Resumption

Speaker: Mr. Oliver Trueb, Senior Manager(Planning Data) with Chesterton Petty

Date: 25/11/2000 (Saturday)

Time: 14:00 hr.- 17:30 hr. (Tea included)

Time

Events

14:00

Reception (Tea and introduction )

14:30

HKILA Chairman's Opening Speech

14:45

Speaker's Speech

15:45

Tea Break

16:30

Discussion Session

17:30

PDC Chairman's Closing Speech

Fee: HK$ 80

Venue: Grand Royal Club, Level 6,Metro Plaza, Tower1,223, Hing Fong Road,Kwai Fong,N.T. (LOCATION Plan below)

 

THE GIS WORKSHOP:

GIS education and training provide exciting new opportunities for land administration development in both private and public sectors. These opportunities are driven by a growing need to invest in this aspect of the Guangdong-HKSAR geospatial infrastructure.

Local and China governments have found GIS particularly useful in land management. GIS has been commony applied in following areas:

As a start-up, the application of GIS in land acquisition would definitely help to demonstrate the important contributions of the technology to the profession. The workshop will enable members to understand the GIS technology and the way to use it effectively in land work in Hong Kong.

GIS is now used extensively in government, business, and research for a wide range of applications including environmental resource analysis, land use planning, locational analysis, tax appraisal, utility and infrastructure planning, real estate analysis, marketing and demographic analysis, habitat studies, and archaeological analysis. Particular GIS software systems are often specialized to fit certain types of decision making. There are as many different types of GIS software that can be used in land administration.

THE SPEAKER:

Mr. Oliver Trueb is the Senior Manager (Planning Data) with Chesterton Petty. He is currently seconded to the West Rail Division of the KCRC and is responsible for the intensive use of GIS technology in KCRC's West Rail Project. HKILA members who are also the land managers of the Division recommended him to the organizer. They expressed their appreciation of the high performance of Mr. Trueb and his contribution in the smooth implementation of the land acquisition work.

 

LOCATION PLAN OF THE GRAND ROYAL CLUB, KWAI FONG, N.T.

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