HKIoD Directors’ Symposium:
Leadership in Times of Changes
20 Sep 2018
HKEX Connect Hall, 1/F One and Two Exchange Square, Central, Hong Kong
In this era, we are faced with radical changes stemming from economic undulation, geopolitical landscapes, climate, digital disruption, Industry 4.0, Finance 4.0 and the call for new IT (innovation and transformation) etc.
Organised by The Hong Kong Institute of Directors (“HKIoD”), Directors’ Symposium 2018 will share with directors and senior executives the insights of speakers on leadership in fulfilling the role of corporate governance that covers conformance and performance, in times of changes.
CPD Hours: The
Hong Kong Institute of Directors • 2.5 Hours
Booking Form: click here
AFL Grand Final Function
29 Sep 2018, 12:00nn - 5:00pm
Hong Kong Football Club, Sports Road, Happy Valley
The HK Dragons Football Club has represented AFL in Hong Kong since 1989 and will be celebrating this year’s AFL Grand Final at the Hong Kong Rugby Club on 29th September. There will be activities for the kids including bouncing castles and face painting, local AFL games and a free flow lunch. It will be the perfect way to enjoy the biggest day on the AFL calendar – all welcome and AustCham Members receive a $50 discount on all tickets.
The Hub: Crazy Rich Asians’ Charity Ball
19 Oct 2018 6:30pm onwards
Grand Ballroom, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Live it up like a billionaire for one night at Crazy Rich Asians’ Charity Ball in support of The Hub Children & Youth Centre!
“Crazy Rich Asians” is an upcoming American romantic comedy-drama film based on Kevin Kwan's novel of the same name featuring both Michelle Yeoh and Henry Golding. The film follows a young Asian American woman who meets her boyfriend's parents only to find out they're one of the richest families in Singapore. To be released in August 2018, Crazy Rich Asians’ Charity Ball will have select cast from the film party it up with our guests like crazy rich multi-billionaires!
The aim of this night of decadent luxury is to raise funds for The Hub Children & Youth Centre, which through the tireless work of our staff, volunteers and support from many caring companies continues to improve the lives of underprivileged children and their families in Hong Kong.
More details here.
Hong Kong Fintech Week
29 Oct – 2 Nov 2018
Hong Kong Conference & Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
FinTech Week is the world's first cross-border financial technology event, taking place in Hong Kong, Asia's financial capital, and in Shenzhen, China's Silicon Valley. It's one of the largest conferences on the calendar, attracting more than 8000 senior executives and featuring over 200 of the world's top FinTech founders, investors, regulators, and academics, who are shaping the future of financial services by driving a technological revolution in the industry across Asia and globally.
AustCham members can enjoy 15% discount when register to the event. Use promo code AUSTCHAM15 and register here. More details: www.fintechweek.hk
World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) Sydney 2018
The 20th World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) is a momentous event for the global accountancy profession. The international accounting conference represents a chance to engage with visionaries and leaders and to bring your own expertise to the world stage. It only occurs every four years and the next one will be in Sydney, Australia in November 2018.
The conference brings together more than 6,000 delegates from over 130 countries to hear world-class speakers and leaders across the finance and business community, including Tesla Motors, World Bank Group and United Nations.
Platinum Patron CPA Australia is one of the co-host of the conference this year and AustCham members are entitled for discounted rate by using promotional code: ASIAM1 to register the event here.
Hong Kong Competition Exchange 2018
01 – 02 Nov 2018
Harbour Grand Kowloon, 20 Tak Fung Street, Whampoa Garden, Hunghom, Kowloon
Seize the chance to meet heavyweight competition figures!
The Hong Kong Competition Exchange 2018 is the city's very first international conference on competition law and policy organised by the Hong Kong Competition Commission:
• 6 inspiring panels on important and trending competition topics including "International perspectives on adjudicating competition cases", "Three years of the Competition Ordinance in Hong Kong", "China's Anti-Monopoly Law at Ten"…
• 30+ heavyweight figures including judges, practitioners, business leaders, academics and enforcers from around the world
CPD: The Law Society of Hong Kong ‧ 8 points | The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries ‧ 8.5 points
Details and registration: click here
Tickets are selling fast! Early bird offer ends 14 September.
Special rates are available for academics, students and pupil barristers.
Hong Kong’s Fastest Executive 2018
30 Nov 2018
Pok Fu Lam Reservoir (Hong Kong Trail) & after party at The Lawn, Upper House
Join Room to Read’s third annual Hong Kong’s Fastest Executive Race on Friday afternoon, November 30th! Since 2016, Hong Kong’s top business leaders have been stepping up to the start line to run a 13 km trail route across Hong Kong Island to raise funds for international education. Over the years, the participation from the Hong Kong business community has collectively helped Room to Read reach over 18,000 young students through its early grade Literacy Program in some of the poorest communities in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Details and registration: To register or inquire about the details of the event, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org