NEC Asia-Pacific Users' Group Conference 2019 Product code: L07101-HK

Nov 29 th
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 NEC Users' Group Conference (HK) (Session)

NEC Users' Group Conference (HK) (Session)
£340.00 Platinum/Gold Users' Group Members £255.00
To register more delegates, or to be put on the waiting list, please call: +44(0)20 7665 2446 or email

Save the date for the biggest NEC event and gathering of NEC users in Hong Kong.

This event will celebrate 10 years of NEC in Hong Kong and will provide valuable insight into the NEC4 suite increasing attendees' confidence in using NEC contracts.

LAM Sai-hung, NEC Asia-Pacific Users’ Group Chair, Permanent Secretary for Development (Works),
Development Bureau, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is confirmed to speak at the event. Hear from Lam Sai-hung how NEC continues to support Construction 2.0.

Designed to promote discussion and engagement, our interactive panel sessions will enable you to get involved and share experiences of using the contracts. In addition, a series of workshops will allow attendees to improve their practical knowledge of the NEC Contracts.


  • Network and engage with peers and stakeholders from different industries and sectors
  • Enrich your knowledge of the progress, challenges and developments for NEC with key speakers from across the industry and government agencies
  • Learn about the successful application of NEC across large-scale public and private projects across the world
  • Be clear on how the application of NEC to your projects will ensure smoother project management and greater collaboration between parties
  • Take part in the breakout sessions which provide practical learning from NEC experts
  • Get involved in the interactive panel session designed to promote discussion and allow users to share experiences with the contracts
  • Network and strengthen working relationships with delegates at the cocktail reception which concludes the event at the prestigious five-star venue
  • Participate in interactive Q&A sessions and group exercises


Offered to both NEC Users' Group members and non-members, these workshops are ideal learning and professional development experiences for:
•    Project Managers
•    Supervisors
•    Employers and their advisers
•    Contractors and their supply chain
•    Consultants

Watch NEC video on last years' edition NEC Asia-Pacific Users' Group Conference 2018.


Have you already joined NEC User’s Group? If not, join today, and get a free space and 25% discount on additional spaces to this conference as well as other benefits and services such as:

  • A free complete set of the NEC family of contract documents on joining and a copy of all new documents as, and when, published
  • Up to 20 copies of the newsletter
  • Up to 10 emails to the NEC helpdesk during a year
  • NEC Users’ Group logo available for use on your website, stationary, literature (etc.)
  • One complimentary place at the Asia Pacific Users’ Group Annual Conference and 25% saving for additional delegates
  • One complimentary place at the Asia Pacific Users’ Group Workshops and 25% saving for additional delegates

To read more and become member, please click here.
For more information, please email  or call +44 (0) 207 665 2445.

Lam Sai-hung, NEC Asia-Pacific Users' Group Chair Permanent Secretary for Development (Works), Development Bureau, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
LAM Sai-hung Ir LAM Sai-hung was appointed the Permanent Secretary for Development (Works) in October 2018.
Ir LAM graduated from the Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong in 1983. He is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, the Institution of Civil Engineers and the China Hong Kong Railway Institution.
Ir LAM joined the Government as an Assistant Engineer in 1986. He was promoted to Chief Engineer in 2009, to Government Engineer in 2012, and to Principal Government Engineer in 2014. He was the Project Manager of the Hong Kong Island and Islands Development Office in the Civil Engineering and Development Department from June 2015 to August 2016. He was the Director of Civil Engineering and Development from September 2016 to October 2018 before his appointment as the Permanent Secretary for Development (Works).
Tim Knee-Robinson, BEng(Hons) CEng MICE MAPM MCIHT, NEC4 drafter and Director at TKR Consultancy Ltd
Tim is a chartered civil engineer and NEC specialist with over 25 years of project experience across a wide range of sectors including civil engineering, highway infrastructure, waste water, energy and building. Tim has experience of working for contractors, clients and consultants.
Tim has over 16 years of experience successfully delivering NEC procured projects and supporting clients in the implementation of the NEC. This includes undertaking the role of the Project Manager / Supervisor, providing contract advice and training on numerous projects in the UK and Hong Kong. Tim has delivered over 350 training courses on behalf of numerous clients in the UK and Hong Kong, including CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd, HyD, ArchSD, DSD and CEDD.
Tim was the NEC adviser on Hong Kong Government’s first NEC pilot project and is currently advising CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd on their 2nd generation Transmission Substation Programme as well as providing advice and training to a number of Government work departments including HyD and CEDD.  Tim is currently advising CEDD on the four separate contracts comprising the HK$3.5bn Lam Tin Tunnel eastern approaches project. Tim was a key member of the NEC4 drafting team which included leading the drafting of all the user guides (24 no. books) and drafting key elements of the ECC. He has extensive experience of preparing NEC contracts including developing a Works Information (now Scope) structure which formed the basis of all the contracts used on the 2012 Olympics (130+ contracts) and the user guide checklist.
Sponsorship Opportunities
Sponsoring the NEC Asia Pacific Users' Group Conference 2019 will place your brand at the forefront of the NEC events calendar.

As our biggest NEC event in Hong Kong, the conference is an ideal opportunity for those wishing to reach a wide range of clients in the NEC community.

Contact the NEC team to guarantee your space!


1. Grow your business and generate new leads
2. Increase your brand awareness and get in front of your target market
3. Reengage with key customers, meet new ones and gain a valuable insight into their requirements
4. Align your brand with the suite of contracts endorsed by the Hong Kong Development Bureau
5. Stand out from your competitors and gain a competitive edge
6. Benefit from the networking and discover new industry trends through discussion opportunities
7. Be a part of the biggest NEC contracts event in Hong Kong

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Photo Gallery 2018

Last year's conference edition involved more than 10 significant speakers, 10 sponsors and exhibitors, 1 workshop with 5 thematic sessions, 200 delegates from leading companies working in different sectors such as:

AECOM Asia Co Ltd. Airport Authority Hong Kong AMED Consulting Limited Architectural Services Department Arup (Hong Kong)
Association of Landscape Consultants Atkins China Ltd Aurecon Hong Kong Limited Beria Consultants Ltd Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Build IT Build King Construction Ltd Building & Construction Authority Buildings Department CEMAR
Changi Airport Group Chun Wo Construction & Engineering Co Ltd Civil Engineering & Development Department HKSAR CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd
Clyde & Co Contract Communicator Currie & Brown (China) Limited Department for International Trade Development Bureau
HKSAR Distinctive Performance Drainage Services Department Distinctive Performance Drainage Services Department
Driver Trett (Hong Kong) Ltd Gammon Construction Ltd Hargreaves Industrial Services HK Ltd Heathrow Ltd Highways Department
Hip Hing Construction Co Ltd HKA Global Limited Hogan Lovells (Hong Kong) Hong Kong Construction Industry Council iGroup Hong Kong
IN Construction Consulting Limited Independent Commission Against Corruption J. Roger Preston Limited JCP Consultancy International Limited Independent Commission Against Corruption
J. Roger Preston Limited King & Wood Mallesons Land Transport Authority of Singapore LSP Professional Services Limited/td> Mannings (Asia) Consultants Ltd
Mannings (Asia) Consultants Ltd Meinhardt Infrastructure & Environment Ltd Mott MacDonald Hong Kong Ltd MTR Corporation Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Ltd
Paul Y Construction Company, Limited Pinsent Masons Projection Group RA Gerrard Ltd RICS
Sun Fook Kong Construction Management Limited TBH Global Services (HK) Limited The Contracts Group Ltd The Hong Kong Construction Association Ltd Turner & Townsend (HK)
Vasteam Construction Limited Water Supplies Department HKSAR WSP (Asia) Limited  

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Sponsors and Supporters
The Department for International Trade secure UK and global prosperity by promoting and financing international trade and investment, and championing free trade.
Supporter   The Hong Kong Construction Association, Limited (HKCA) was established in 1920 aimed at improving the construction industry’s standard in Hong Kong. Members of HKCA, currently over 300, are registered construction companies in Hong Kong. The Association is the recognized and leading voice for Hong Kong main contractors and over the years established a trusted working relationship with the HKSAR Government, the Construction Industry Council (CIC), other professional institutions and labour unions. The views of HKCA are being solicited in the formulation of legislation and policies related to the construction industry; and we will ensure that Members’ needs on industrial, contractual and technical matters are well looked after. HKCA is a member of the International Federation of Asian and Western Pacific Contractors’ Associations (IFAWPCA) representing Hong Kong. The Federation composed of representation from total 19 neighbouring nations/areas. The heart of the HKCA's business is the 41-member Council and the standing and ad-hoc committees. The Association's Council Officers comprise a President, six Vice-Presidents, Honorary Secretary and Honorary Treasurer (and their deputies). The Association's normal business is carried out by the Secretariat under the supervision of the Chief Executive.
Supporter   ACEHK The Association of Consulting Engineers of Hong Kong (ACEHK) is a non profit making association representing the consulting engineering profession in Hong Kong. As an industry group, the Association seeks to set and maintain standards of professional conduct and ethics of consulting engineers, promote the advancement of the profession of consulting engineering and uphold the professional interests, rights, powers and privileges of consulting engineers. ACEHK places high importance on the business interests of its members and assist authorities, developers, bankers, funding agencies and others requiring engineering services to select consulting engineers.
Supporter   RICS The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors is a professional body promoting and enforcing the highest international standards in the valuation, management and development of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure.
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