12:30pm - 6:00pm, Tuesday 29 August 2017
The Asia Society, Hong Kong
Corporations, banks, government and individuals all have a role to play to stop slavery. The anti-slavery summit will focus on how technology, data and regulation can tackle a crime effecting 46 Million people. The summit will provide real examples, case studies and ways that all companies can tackle slavery and take real action.
As Australia looks to introduce a Modern Slavery Act – here is your chance to
ON THE AGENDA:
. Technology and Data driving change – from digital identify to blockchain
. Increasing Slavery regulations – creating a global standard
. Breaking the chain – supply chain risks and response models
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GS1 HK Food Safety Forum 2017
1:30pm - 6:00pm, Wednesday 30 Aug 2017
Conference Hall, 4/F., HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong
Consumers are having growing concern in food safety and food quality, due to a series of food fraud and food safety incident outbreaks followed by rounds of large scale recalls. To help the food and food service industry preserve consumer trust, GS1 Hong Kong is committed to innovating new traceability standards and solutions and gathering the industry practitioners for exchange and updates. GS1 HK will host Food Safety Forum 2017 for the third consecutive year, with the goal to strengthen industry collaboration and enhance the industry competitiveness.
Themed “Food Brand Protection: Increase Consumer Trust”, this year’s Forum will bring together the collective wisdom of over 300 industry experts and practitioners to improve food traceability practices as well as to drive effective adoption of International standards and technology for food management systems. Experts will deliver sharing on a number of topics:
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ASIFMA Structured Finance Conference 2017 – Asian Securitization and
Thursday 7 September 2017
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Hong Kong
The Conference brings together once a year the structured finance community from across Asia and the world to meet with the regulatory community, network with issuers and investors, and participates in key policy discussions on ways to develop Asia’s securitization/covered bonds market.
The event will be an excellent opportunity for discussion and networking among investors, issuers, investment banks, accountants, underwriters/structurers, analytics firms, credit rating agencies, commercial banks, trustees and servicers, law firms, technology platform providers, service providers, consultants, regulators, and others in the structured finance community.
For details: www.asifma.org/structuredfinance2017
Registration: Click Here
* AustCham members can use promotion code: SF2017GOE to enjoy discounted rate at USD500. A confirmation email will be sent to you shortly for successful registration. Seats are served on first-come-first-served basis.
* For registration inquiry, please contact Rosanne Tong at firstname.lastname@example.org
Belt and Road Summit 2017
Monday 11 September 2017
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
The Belt and Road Summit brings together senior government officials, representatives of international institutions, business leaders and industry experts from countries along and beyond the Belt and Road to exchange views on multilateral co-operation and explore new business opportunities arising from the Belt and Road Initiative. The inaugural edition in 2016 attracted 40+ heavyweight speakers and 2,400+ participants from 48 countries and regions.
Under the theme of “From Vision to Action”, the Summit this year will feature insights of senior officials of related economies and case studies highlighting Hong Kong’s role in helping companies to unlock the massive Belt-Road opportunities. The full-day programme will comprise a high-level symposium with panel sessions, thematic breakout forums, a keynote luncheon, an exhibition, as well as an investment and business-matching session.
Details and registration: Click Here
*AustCham members can use promotion code: BNRSO30AUSTCCHK17 to enjoy 30% off discount on registration fee.
Greater Bay Area of China and the Belt and Road Initiative
2:00pm to 4:30pm, Thursday 14 September 2017
HKUST Business School Central, 15/F Hong Kong Club Building, 3A Chater Road, Central
Organized by Maritime Silk Road Society. The speaker Professor Bruce McKern will share with participants his views on the opportunities and challenges arising from The Greater Bay Area initiative and how Hong Kong business can benefit. Professor McKern is a researcher, writer and advisor on issues of Multinational Corporation (MNC) strategy and innovation in China. He was previously a professor at Stanford University; Co-Director of the Centre on China Innovation, China Europe International Business School; and more recently a visiting research fellow at Oxford and INSEAD. His highly praised book on innovation (Yip & McKern, China’s Next Strategic Advantage: from Imitation to Innovation, MIT Press 2016) is an authoritative guide to China’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and the innovation capabilities of Chinese companies.
Fee: Free of Charge.
RSVP: Click Here
– the Children’s Charity of Hong Kong
7:00pm until late, Saturday 16th September 2017
Ladies' Recreation Club, 10 Old Peak Road, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong
Variety – providing physical and practical resources to enable physically, mentally and socially disadvantaged children in Hong Kong to LIVE, LAUGH AND LEARN.
You are invited to an evening of dinner, dancing and entertainment to help raise funds for disadvantaged children in Hong Kong.
Dress Code: Black tie
Tickets: Early bird: HK$1,928 per person before 18 August 2017
Regular price: HK$2,100 per person after 18 August 2017
Tables of 10 and 12 are available. If you are single or in a smaller group, we will aim to sit you with interesting folks like yourself.
THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
Acclaimed with five star reviews and currently playing to packed houses in London and on Broadway, the multi- award winning production THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG will debut at Lyric Theatre, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts from 19 - 24 September.
The West End comedy hit introduces The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society who are attempting to put on a 1920s’ murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong…does, as the accident-prone thespians battle on against all odds to get to their final curtain call.
Hong Kong audiences will have the chance to see the star of the show - the Tony award-winning set - for themselves. Nigel Hook’s ingenious design enables the set to gradually fall to pieces as mayhem unfolds during the course of the two-act play. THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG is guaranteed to leave you aching with laughter! Don’t miss it!
For ticketing, please visit https://goo.gl/5kzcXn
or call 31-288-288.
Santa Fe Global Mobility Breakfast
9:00 – 11:30am, Thursday, 21st September, 2017
22/F Citic Tower, Admiralty, Hong Kong
The global mobility seminar, hosted by Sante Fe Relocation in partnership with EY, will reveal the latest results of Santa Fe's 7th Annual Global Mobility Survey Report. With over 1,000 global participants including business leaders and Global Mobility professionals, the survey is one of the world’s largest studies of Global Mobility trends, key challenges and opportunities. The survey probes the evolving role of the Global Mobility function, together with the expected impact of digitization, and the steps that organizations take when managing their risk profile in dealing with Global Mobility issues.
The event will be chaired by Mr. John Rason, Group Head of Consulting at Santa Fe Relocation, and include speakers and panelists from EY's internal mobility team and other high profile companies. Breakfast with coffee and tea will be provided. *The event is exclusive to: HRs & Mobility practitioners
Fee: Free of Charge
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HKIoD Directors’ Conference 2017
Friday 22 September 2017
Chancellor Room, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
The business landscape is forever changing dramatically. Created by directors for directors, the Conference offers participants an opportunity –
• to be inspired by speakers who are world-class leaders and best minds in leading their companies through the good and down times to success.
• to explore what it takes to be an effective director in facing lightning future challenges.
• to network with peers in a motivational, enjoyable and rewarding experience.
Themed “Visions and Dynamics for Tomorrow”, the Conference will be a one-day event creating a platform of multicultural and international perspectives with speeches in English and Putonghua, facilitated by simultaneous interpretation.
Cost: AustCham Member Rate HK$2,000 (Early-bird fee until31 July 2017) / HK$2,500
To book: Click Here
Contact Details: E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org/ Phone: +852 2889 9986
The WCD Asia Summit
27-28 September, 2017
The WomensCorporateDirectors Foundation (“WCD”) is a global not-for-profit organisation supporting women sitting on over 7,000 boards world-wide. Recognising the emerging need to support women on Asian boards, WCD will be hosting an Asian Summit here in Hong Kong, 27-28 September, 2017. Hong Kong SAR Chief Executive, The Honourable Carrie Lam has agreed to give the key note speech. WCD welcomes all current board members and “board ready” women to attend. For more information, click here for more details.
PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT
29 September - 22 October 2017
Lyric Theatre, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
The party-fun favourite from the West End and Broadway opens in Hong Kong from September 29 – October 22, Dance to hit songs such as I Will Survive, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun and Hot Stuff and enjoy an array of glamorous costumes! At its heart, PRISCILLA is a show about love, friendship and family.
Fun Night Out Package starting from $1320 for 4;
Individual tickets starting from $445.
Book Now: https://goo.gl/yAH6RR
The HUB Hong Kong Charity Ball - an AustCham supported charity
organisation in 2017
20 October 2017
Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
Tickets and tables for The HUB HK Annual Charity Gala Ball 2017 are now available for purchase!
This event, now in its 6th year is rapidly becoming the "must attend" event on the HK Social Calendar. For this year, The theme "Ready to Race" is featured to their regular Hollywood glamour - previous years' event have been graced by Carrie Fisher, Heather Graham and Claudia Kim - as well as all of the excitement of the thoroughbred horse in full flight.
The HUB's annual fundraising dinner will support children who are living in or near poverty to give them a chance at a better life. For more information please visit: http://www.thehubhk.org/charity-ball
Jimmy Barnes: Live and Rocking for The First Time in Macau
8pm, Saturday 9 Dec
The Parisian Theatre, The Parisian Macao
Tickets on sale now at: https://www.ticketflap.com/jimmy-barnes