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Introduction
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Code : 2013038
Event Name : Satellite Positioning Infrastructure and its Application
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Sr Simon Kwok is the Chief Land Surveyor of the Lands Department, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. He is the Senior Vice President of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors, the Chairman of the Surveyors Registration Board and Member of the Hong Kong Board of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Sr Kwok is the Executive Committee member of the Chinese Society of Geodesy, Photogrammetry and Cartography.

Sr Kwok has extensive experience in land surveying, photogrammetry, boundaries, mapping and satellite positioning. In the area of satellite positioning, he designed and set up the Hong Kong Satellite Positioning Reference Station Network. He led the survey of the Hong Kong 2000 GPS Control Network. He developed the Datum Transformation and Map Projection Parameters for linking the Hong Kong Geodetic Datum to the International Terrestrial Reference Frame. Sr Kwok is an internationally renowned land surveyor. He has actively participated in the activities of the United Nations Regional Cartographic Conference for Asia and the Pacific, and the International Federation of Surveyors.
Event Date : 13/05/2013
Event Time : 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : Surveyors Learning Centre, Suite 1207, 12/F Wing On Centre, 111 Connaught Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Division : LSD YSG
Closing Date : 12/05/2013
Fee : HK$120 for members; HK$150 for non-members (HK$20 walk-in surcharge on all prices listed)
Priority : First-come-first served
Language : Cantonese supplement with English
Details :

 Sr Kwok will talk about the satellite positioning infrastructure of Hong Kong. He will explain the operation of the system and the applications for supporting land management, construction, planning, transportation and logistics, location based services, disaster preparedness and response.