ICAM22 – Hong Kong

This conference will be hosted by Ikko Yokoyama and the Design and Architecture curatorial team at M+.


Pre-Conference Tour (Hong Kong):
2 December 2024

3 – 6 December 2024

Post-Conference Tour (Shenzhen):
7 December 2024

Registration for ICAM22 is now open!

Early bird registration ends:
31 July 2024

Registration ends:
2 September 2024

For any inquiries regarding the upcoming conference, please email

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ICAM22 – M+ Hong Kong


Tickets for ICAM 22 are now available for booking online.


Early bird ticket (until 31 July 2024)

  • ICAM member: 3800 HKD
  • Non-member: 4200 HKD

Standard ticket

  • ICAM member: 4400 HKD
  • Non-member: 4800 HKD

Partner ticket: 2800 HKD

The Partner ticket grants access to limited events of the Conference, including architectural tours, keynote speech, studio visits, and select meals. More information on what is covered by the Partner ticket package is detailed in the Conference Programme below. [This ticket is suitable for partners and spouses of conference participants.]

  • Pre-Conference Tour (Hong Kong): 500 HKD (includes transportation and lunch)
  • Post-Conference Tour (Shenzhen): 1000 HKD (includes transportation, lunch, and dinner)

Post-Conference Tour is limited to 40pax, and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. It is mandatory for participants to obtain a visa to China to enter Shenzhen, ahead of their visit to Hong Kong. To avoid delays to our Post-Conference schedule, we will not accommodate application of visa-on-arrival in Shenzhen.

Important Information:

The fee for the conference ticket covers the four-day programme, and most lunches. The conference programme will highlight when evening events  take place and if food and drinks will be included. There are additional fees for the Pre-Conference Tour in Hong Kong and for the Post-Conference Tour in Shenzhen.

Please note that certain tours listed in the programme only accommodate a limited number of participants. These tours will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis to conference registrants.

We have partnered with several hotels in Hong Kong for discounted rates on a limited number of accommodation bookings in association with this conference. Information on these deals will be provided upon confirmation of your registration.


(Please note that you will be taken to the M+ website to complete registration and payment.)

Booking steps:

  1. Enter the M+ website via link, create a MyWestKowloon account (M+ parent organization)
  2. Select your ticket(s), and make payment on M+ website
  3. You will receive an email immediately confirming receipt of your payment
  4. You will receive a second email within 24 hours of payment containing
    a. The link to a registration form (completion of this form is mandatory to ensure successful registration to the conference, ticket-buyers will supply registration details on behalf of participants attending with a Partner Ticket)
    b. Information on hotel deals for conference accommodations
  5. You will receive a third email confirming your that your registration is complete

For any inquiries regarding the upcoming conference, please email

Grants to attend ICAM22

ICAM will make a small number of grants available to cover the full early-bird fee and accommodation for attending ICAM22.

Details on application process and requirements available on the Grants page.

Deadline for application: 28 June 2024

Conference Programme

Pre-Conference Tour
(Hong Kong)

  • Architecture and neighbourhood tour led by Sampson Wong and Charles Lai


3 December 2024 – Day 1 – at M+

  • Registration*
  • Opening lecture* – Cecilia Chu (Associate Professor,  School of Architecture, Chinese University of Hong Kong) and Cole Roskam (Professor, Department of Architecture, University of Hong Kong)
  • Session 1: Drawing Trans/National Lines – Chaired by Shirley Surya (Curator, Design and Architecture, M+)
  • Lunch
  • Tours of M+ building, galleries, and archives
  • Keynote lecture* – Yu Kongjian (Founder, Turenscape, Beijing)
  • Welcome reception*

4 December 2024 – Day 2 – at M+

  • Tour of local institutions or buildings in Hong Kong*
  • Open meeting hours (an opportunity for you to arrange meetings with other ICAM members and conference attendees)
  • Lunch
  • Session II: Creative Ideas for Long-Term Strategic Planning – Chaired by Martien de Vletter (Associate Director, Collection, Canadian Centre for Architecture)
  • Session III: The Architect’s Story – Chaired by Tommi Lindh (Chief Executive Officer, Alvar Aalto Foundation)
  • General Assembly I
  • Architecture Studio Visits*

5 December 2024 – Day 3 – at M+

  • Tour of local institutions or buildings in Hong Kong*
  • Lunch*
  • Pecha Kucha
  • Session IV: New Approaches to the Design of Architecture Exhibitions – Chaired by Vicky Richardson (Head of Architecture and Drue Heinz Curator, Royal Academy of Arts)
  • Banquet dinner*

6 December 2024 – Day 4 – at Tai Kwun

  • Walking tour of Central district*
  • President’s lecture
  • General Assembly II
  • Session V: Scope and Agency: The Architecture Archive in the University – Chaired by Irina Davidovici (Director gta Archive, gta Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture ETH Zurich) and Ines Zalduendo (Special Collections Curator, Frances Loeb Library, Harvard University GSD)

Post-Conference Tour (Shenzhen)

  • Studio visits and architecture and neighbourhood tour

The programme schedule listed here may be subject to minor changes.

* indicates events included in the Partner Ticket.

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