Code : 2023051
Event Name : [Hybrid] Implementation of New Engineering Contract (NEC) in Public Works Projects
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Francis Leung
Francis is a quantity surveyor with extensive experience in contract procurement and project management. During his tenure as Principal Assistant Secretary with the Development Bureau (2013 – 2018) he was responsible for policy coordination and implementation of NEC on public works projects. Currently as Team Leader (Trade and Procurement), he helps monitor the performance of NEC and the drafting of a Hong Kong version of NEC suite of contract tailored for local practice in public works projects.

Joyce Li
Joyce is an Assistant Secretary with the Development Bureau. She provides contract advisory support to works departments and formulates government procurement policies on construction works contracts. She coordinates the implementation of NEC in public works contracts and the development of the Hong Kong version of NEC suite.
Event Date : 2023-04-12
Event Time : 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Registration Closing Date : 2023-04-05
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Divisional PQSL Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : 1) Surveyors Learning Centre, Room 1207, 12/F, Wing On Centre, 111 Connaught Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong 2) By online media - ZOOM
Division : QSD
Organizer : Quantity Surveying Division
Fee : Free of charge
Priority : Priority is given to QSD members
Language : Cantonese supplemented by English
Details :

In 2009, the Development Bureau piloted the first public works contract in the NEC form. Since then, there have been over 400 public works contracts adopting the NEC form with a total value of over HK$250 billion. The speakers will take us on an NEC journey through experience and challenges of various types of construction projects. The talk will also feature the latest development of NEC in Hong Kong.

Remarks :

*For Face-to-Face: Special arrangements under COVID-19 Pandemic*:

  • Prior online registration is required. Walk-in registration will not be entertained.
  • Limited number of seats with social distancing is available at the Surveyors Learning Centre.
  • Participants will be denied entry to the Surveyors Learning Centre if they have been in direct contact with someone who has been tested positive for COVID-19, or have any symptoms of COVID-19 (including but not limited to fever, cough, shortness of breath, breathing difficulty, sudden loss of taste or smell and/or sore throat) in the last 14 days, or have been confirmed with COVID-19 or medical surveillance arrangements of the HKSAR Department of Health.
  • Eating and drinking is not allowed at the Surveyors Learning Centre.

*For ZOOM: The event will be conducted online via ZOOM. Upon successful registration, the ZOOM link for joining the CPD event will be available in the CPD/PQSL profile under the "Member Area" of the HKIS website.

On-line registration is not applicable for non-HKIS members. To register, please complete the CPD registration form ( and return with payment to the HKIS Secretariat.

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Payment : HKD 0
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