Code : 2021087
Event Name : Sharing the awarded dissertation of “A study on the cost and time implications brought by the integration of BIM and RFID asset tagging technologies for facility management in Hong Kong
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Mr. Cheung Yiu Him, Matthew

Matthew is a graduate of the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi), who graduated with a first class honour in 2020. He has joined Rider Levett Bucknall Limited as a graduate Quantity Surveyor since July 2020. Over the 4 years of study at THEi, Matthew acquired the knowledge and experience in different fields of the surveying profession, including property and facility management, quantity surveying, computer-aided design (CAD) and Building Information Modelling (BIM) for buildings.

Based on a comprehensive research regarding the use of BIM and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technologies in his graduation dissertation, Matthew won the 2nd Award of the Best Dissertation Awards for the Property and Facility Management Division (PFMD) of the HKIS in July 2020. He was also awarded the Best Student 2020 by the Chartered Institute of Housing Asian Pacific Branch in recognition of his outstanding performance for his study at THEi. These recognitions encouraged Matthew to further delve into the technologies which have potential to improve the living environment in Hong Kong.
Event Date : 2021-06-02
Event Time : 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Registration Closing Date : 2021-05-30
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Divisional PQSL Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : By online media – ZOOM
Division : PFMD
Organizer : Property and Facility Management Division
Fee : Free of Charge for HKIS Student members and Full Time Higher Education Students (Declare) HK$ 130.00 for HKIS members and 150.00 for non-members
Priority : First-come-first-served
Language : Cantonese supplemented by English
Details :

Life cycle costing is one of the major considerations in the construction industry. In addition to the initial cost involved in the construction stage, the operation cost and maintenance cost in the operation and maintenance (“O&M”) stage are also significant. It is anticipated that RFID asset tagging technology combined with BIM can be adopted for facility management to reduce the cost and time in the O&M stage.

On the one hand, the use of BIM system in asset management (“BIM-AM”) provides valuable as-built information and as-built model to the client. Specifications of equipment, building elements and components, and related data can be input into the BIM model. On the other hand, RFID asset tagging technology enables relevant maintenance record and operational conditions stored in the BIM database be retrieved easily by frontline staff simply by reading the RFID tag placed on specific equipment or building component. This will facilitate the arrangement and management of maintenance works and exercise better control.

The sharing will mainly focus on Matthew’s dissertation which investigated the cost and time implications brought by the integration of BIM and RFID asset tagging technology for facility management in Hong Kong. Ranging from the introduction of both technologies, to the research methodology and discussion of findings, the sharing will cover most highlights of the dissertation. It is hoped that the audience will sense how both technologies could assist facility management in the future.

Remarks :

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Payment : HKD 130