Code : 2020026
Event Name : BIM for Quantity Surveying: An Investigation into its Adoption and Education in Hong Kong
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Sr Dr Calvin Keung is a quantity surveyor by profession and he is the BIM Coordinator of the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering at City University of Hong Kong. Sr Dr Keung is deeply involved in BIM teaching and research. He is the core academic staff teaching BIM for surveying students. Currently, Sr Dr Keung is the Honorary Treasurer of bSHK and the External Examiner of the construction management programme offered by RMIT University in Melbourne.
Event Date : 2020-05-29
Event Time : 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Divisional PQSL Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : Surveyors Learning Centre, Room 1207, 12/F, Wing On Centre, 111 Connaught Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Division : QSD
Organizer : Quantity Surveying Division
Fee : HK$150 for members; HK$210 for non-members (HK$30 walk-in surcharge on all prices listed)
Priority : QSD Members; First-come-first-served
Language : English
Details :

BIM technology has dramatically transformed traditional practices within the industry throughout the project lifecycle. Because QS is one of the core project members, it is essential to recognise how BIM influences the profession of quantity surveying, the services it delivers and the sustainability of competent graduates. However, few studies have investigated the adoption level of BIM or diagnosed its deficiencies to improve quantity surveying practices in HK.


This research study was funded by the QSD of HKIS in 2018. Unlike other BIM studies that focused upon a foreign country or a mixture of countries, this study is the first-ever BIM study in quantity surveying in HK, so the results truly reflect the current HK situation of QSs' BIM adoption in client organisations, consultant firms and contractor companies. The research scope is also extended to include the BIM curricula of the local educational institutions and matching them with the current QS practices in BIM adoption.


Sr Dr Keung is the principal investigator of the research project.

Payment : HKD 150