Code : 2023109
Event Name : Holding Temporary Events with Temporary Structures: Experience Sharing on Temporary Places of Public Entertainment Licence Applications
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Sr Ben W H Chong
MPA, MA, FHKIS, FRICS, RPS, Beam Pro, 中國建設監理工程師資格
Authorized Person, Registered Inspector, Chartered Building Control Surveyor

Ben is working with the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority as District Authorized Person, advising on building codes compliance for their development projects. Prior to joining WKCDA, he was a Chief Building Surveyor of Buildings Department and responsible for control and enforcement of buildings and building works in private sector.
Event Date : 2023-08-25
Event Time : 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Registration Closing Date : 2023-08-22
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : By online media – ZOOM
Division : YSG
Organizer : Young Surveyors Group
Fee : HK$150 for members; HK$210 for non-members; Free of charge for full time degree student members (subject to seating availability)
Priority : YSG Members; First-come-first-served
Language : Cantonese supplemented by English
Details :

Any person who intends to keep or use places of public entertainment shall apply for a licence, or temporary licence, under the Places of Public Entertainment Ordinance (Cap.172). The primary objective of licence is to ensure public safety and order at the venue. In order to be licensed, the venue including any temporary structures must meet certain standards on building safety, fire safety, hygiene, crowd control, etc.

The speaker has coordinated several licence applications for permanent arts and cultural venues as well as temporary licences for holding temporary events. He will share with young members the licence system and his talk will focus on -

  • Temporary Places of Public Entertainment Licence and the application procedure
  • Temporary structures for holding public entertainment
  • Overview of planning, design and licensing requirements
Remarks :

PQSL hours shall be determined by the APC candidate's respective Division.

The event will be conducted online via ZOOM. Upon successful payment of the registration fee, 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.

Please install the Zoom Application in advance at

  • For Mobile phones, iPads & Android, install the ZOOM Cloud Meetings app from App Store or Play Store.
  • For PC and Mac, download and install the Zoom Client for Meetings.
Payment : HKD 150
Face-to-Face/Zoom : By Zoom