Innotech Forum on Geotechnology
The Geotechnical Engineering Office organised the "Innotech Forum on Geotechnology" via video conferencing, providing a platform for industry practitioners to exchange views on the application of innovation and technology in geotechnical engineering. The forum got the attention of about 1,000 participants from the world, including the technology personnel, academics and industry practitioners.
Ir S H Lam, Permanent Secretary for Development (Works) of Development Bureau, attended the forum as the guest of honour. Speakers from the universities, engineering industry and the government delivered insightful speeches on various aspects of innovation and technological development, such as artificial intelligence, digital rock joint surveys and automation of slope engineering design. Thereby encouraging wider adoption of innovation and technology in the geotechnical engineering industry, with a view to enhancing productivity, uplifting quality and efficiency, as well as improving practitioners' safety.