Organised by IHEEM Hong Kong Branch, the Symposium 2019 was successfully held on 15 November 2019 at Hotel ICON in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong.

The symposium provides a platform for healthcare and related professionals to update their knowledge on current healthcare engineering technologies covering design and application to healthcare facilities settings in hospitals, healthcare premises and laboratories, also with particular attention relating to Engineering Smart Hospital.

WSP’s Thomas Chan, Director, Building MEP, China Region and Paul Wong, Technical Director, Building MEP, China Region are the members of the Organising Committee of the Symposium. Ms Kylie Lam, Assistant Engineer served as MC for the event.

Simon Ng, Technical Director and Head of BIM, China Region presented on “Smart Hospital Building Digital Technology Systems” in which he discusses how to design a truly smart hospital by accommodating the ‘internet of things’ where physical objects meet digital technology.


The Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management (IHEEM) is an International Professional Engineering Institute, specialising in the Healthcare Estates Sector. Founded in 1943, IHEEM’s primary purpose, as a professional development organisation, is to keep members up to date with developing technology and changing regulations within the industry and various types of membership is available.