Events & Activities

2020
RTHK AM621 LogoCommunity Involvment Broadcasting Services Logo 1.9.2020 RTHK CIBS Talk “The Oldies in the Loo”

CIBS 節目:廁是故人來
第九集:不完善的無障礙公廁
俗稱「殘廁」的「暢通易達」廁所,官方資料顯示,目前有357所食環署轄下公廁設有一間或以上「暢通易達」廁所,供傷健人士、長者和跨性別人士等人士使用,佔全港公廁總數799所近半。加上該廁所長期貼上「等待維修」通告或用鐵鏈鎖上,嚴重妨礙有需要人士使用。另外,公廁供應者忽視了弱勢或盲人使用者的權利,地上的盲人引路指示到「暢通易達」廁所門口後就沒有指示了,安裝盲人感應指示,讓他們知道廁所內設施位置。

2018
Polytechnic UniversityDepartment of Rehabilitation ServicesDepartment of Rehabilitation Services 5.12.2018 Expression of Opinion in "Rehabilitation Programme Plan (RPP) Public Forum" (Session 1 Kowloon) hosted by Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Jockey Club Age-friendly Project 4.12.2018 Panelist for Jockey Club Age-friendly Project Public Forum “Innovative Use of Open Space and Inclusive Built Environment”
Community BusinessFair Opportunities 14.9.2018 Speaker for Community Business – CareER “Building Disability Confidence Employers Forum” – The Fair Opportunity Inclusive Recruitment Programme designed to remove barriers to inclusion and provide a fair opportunity for disabled talents.
Immigration Department HKSAR GovernmentHong Kong Occupational Therapy Association 15.5.2018 Consultation Forum for Immigration Department HKSAR Government on provision of barrier free access to proposed “Smart ID Card Replacement Centre”
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RTHK Radio 3 16.01.2018 Backchat guest on RTHK Radio 3 “Accessibility in Hong Kong”
2017
CFSC 28.09.2017 Speaker for Christian Family Service Centre/HKU “Future Elderly Home & Community Care Forum”
《未來家居及社區環境配合》
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click to enlarge photo 16.09.2017 speaker for HK PHAB Symposium 2017 “Psychological well-being of people with acquired disabilities” 《如何在都市化的香港推行通用設計》
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03.07.2017 Speaker for Architectural Services Department, HKSAR Government “Symposium on Inclusive Building Design” – Inclusive Design in Arts and Cultural Venues
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2016
click to enlarge photo 17.11.2016 Speaker for “Universal Design 2016 Seminar: Design for Society” , School of Design Alumni Association, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - “Environmental limitations in real life application of universal design”
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19.04.2016 Speaker for Australian Chinese Association of Hong Kong - “Your life time home - Livable Housing Australia vs EASy Home Hong Kong"
24.02.2016 Co-organizer & Speaker for “Beyond Barrier-free Access” Seminar with Hong Kong PHAB Association
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10.2015 to 01.2016 AUAHK provided research support to Environmental Advisory Services (EAS) Rehabaid Society in developing the “EASy Home” website and mobile app scheme, funded by Labour & Welfare Bureau.
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Stage 1 “EASy Home: Promoting Ageing in Place”

www.easyhome.org.hk was presented to over 1,200 audiences in seminars, symposium and exhibition during:
2015
click to enlarge photo 2.12.2015 Speaker for World Health Organisation (West Pacific Region), Vietnam Ministry of Health (Hanoi) “Policy Dialogue on Health Care for Elderly” Forum - “Improving Accessibility to promote Active Ageing in Hong Kong”
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click to enlarge photo 4.11.2015 Speaker for Hong Kong Housing Society seminar “Accessibility – Key to Age Friendly Housing”
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click to enlarge photo 31.10.2015 Participated in Hong Kong PHAB Association PHAB Institute “Equatour” experience program 「平等號180」社區體驗計劃
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click to enlarge photo 24.9.2015 Speaker for Community Business “Fair Opportunity Program – Building Disability confidence Workshop for Employers”
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click to enlarge photo 25.8.2015 Video interview with Mr. Matthew Cheung, Secretary for Labour & Welfare Bureau “Accessibility , Ageing in place & Age Friendly Communities”
click to enlarge photo 16-19.7.2015 Local Organising Committee of 11th World Congress Design & Health held in Hong Kong by International Academy of Design & Health (Sweden)
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click to enlarge photo 15.7.2015 Speaker of Pre-Congress Symposium titled “Accessibility, Design for All” & Poster Presentation “AUAHK Universal Accessibility Award Scheme” for 11th World Congress Design & Health held in Hong Kong
click to enlarge photo 30.6.2015 Interview with Dr. York Chow, Chairperson of Equal Opportunities Commission, on “Accessibility & Health” .
click to enlarge photo 20.5.2015 Joint organizer with Hong Kong Alzheimer’s Disease Association for International Symposium on "Supportive Environment for Elderly and Dementia".
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click to enlarge photoclick to enlarge photo 5.2.2015 Joint organizer with Hong Kong Housing Society on seminar “Elderly by Design” by Professor Alan Dilani of International Academy for Design & Health.
click to enlarge photo 5.2.2015 Joint organizer with Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences on seminar “Health Promotion by Salutogenic Architecture” by Professor Alan Dilani of International Academy for Design & Health.
2014
30.10.2014, Letter to Chief Executive of HKSAR Government, AUAHK policy paper on “Removing Legislative Barriers to Equal Access in the Built Environment”.
2.9.2014, Article in South China Morning Post “Price of doing nothing will be higher than cost of building a barrier-free city”
2013
11-13.12.2013 Speaker in 16th Asia Pacific Regional Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease International
2012
Formation of AUAHK – Dialogues among building & access professionals