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AmCham 23rd Annual Human Capital Conference - The Power of Many: How to Use Teams to Drive Superior Performance

*Sara Yang Bosco, President, Asia Pacific, Emerson Electric Asia Pacific (Opening Keynote)
*Arthur Bacci, Head - Hong Kong Group, Principal International, Principal Financial Group (Lunch Speaker)
*Sundi Balu, Chief Information Officer, International, Telstra (Final Keynote)

Hosted By the Human Capital Committee

Dec 2, 2014 (Tue) - 8:00am

Bangladesh, what next?

*Tom Nelson, Vice President - Global Product Procurement, VF Corporation
*Ian Spaulding, Senior Partner, Elevate

Hosted By the Apparel & Footwear Committee

Dec 3, 2014 (Wed) - 8:00am

The Internationalization of China's Currency: What’s the Future of the RMB?

*Alex Medana, Director, Securities Markets, Asia Pacific, SWIFT
*Lisa O’Connor, Head of Securities Services & CAT Product, HK, NEA and Greater China, Standard Chartered Bank
*Rebecca Terner Lentchner, Executive Director – Head of Policy and Regulatory Affairs, Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (Moderator)

Hosted By the China Business Committee

Dec 3, 2014 (Wed) - 12:00pm

Briefing at Hong Kong Forum-North America Regional Caucus

Dec 3, 2014 (Wed) - 2:30pm

How to measure and modify employee behaviour?
A breakthrough approach to risk culture of overseeing individual conduct to create a resilient workforce

*Adam Salzer, Managing Director - Consulting Practice, PwC Hong Kong and China
*Gregory Profeta, Partner - Financial Services Practice, PwC Hong Kong

Hosted By the Human Capital Committee

Dec 4, 2014 (Thu) - 8:00am

AmCham Intellectual Property Committee Meeting (AmCham Members Only)

Hosted By the Intellectual Property Committee

Dec 4, 2014 (Thu) - 12:30pm

Meet the AmCham Board Series – “If I Knew Then What I Know Now” (AmCham Members Only)

*Janet De Silva, Dean, Ivey Asia, Ivey Business School
*Robert T. Grieves, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Hamilton Advisors Limited

Hosted By the Young Professionals Committee

Dec 4, 2014 (Thu) - 6:30pm

Legal Know-how in Greater China 2014: What the best-organised firms and law departments do (and you should, too)

*Peter Davies, Head of Editorial, Practical Law China, Thomson Reuters
*Susan Finder, Editor, Practical Law China, Thomson Reuters

Hosted By the Law Committee

Dec 5, 2014 (Fri) - 8:00am

Updates on Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations in the context of Vietnam investment environment (AmCham Members Only)

Laura Stone
Counselor for Economics, Environment, Science, Technology, and Health
U.S. Embassy in Hanoi, Vietnam

Hosted By the Apparel & Footwear Committee

Dec 5, 2014 (Fri) - 12:30pm

Outlook on Hong Kong’s Role as Asia’s Global Financial Center

David Meyer
Senior Lecturer in Management, Olin Business School
Washington University in St. Louis

Hosted By the Financial Services Committee

Dec 8, 2014 (Mon) - 8:00am

AmCham HK: Hinrich Foundation Global Trade Leader Development Program (AmCham Members Only)

Colin Browne
Vice President and Managing Director Product Supply - Asia, VF Asia Ltd.

Hosted By the Apparel & Footwear Committee

Dec 8, 2014 (Mon) - 3:30pm

Monthly Networking Drinks

Dec 8, 2014 (Mon) - 6:30pm

Tom Doctoroff: Old World, New Minds ― China’s post 90s generation

Tom Doctoroff
CEO, JWT Asia Pacific

Hosted By the China Business Committee

Dec 9, 2014 (Tue) - 8:00am

FATCA – Reporting to the US and What Else is Due in the Next 6 Months

*Angelica Kwan, US Tax Partner, PwC Hong Kong
*Timothy Clough, Risk & Controls Assurance Partner, PwC Hong Kong

Hosted By the Taxation Committee

Dec 9, 2014 (Tue) - 12:00pm

Best Practice Energy Saving in Buildings – A Property Owner and Manager’s Perspective

Cary Chan, General Manager, Technical Services and Sustainability, Swire Properties Limited

Hosted By the Environment Committee

Dec 9, 2014 (Tue) - 4:00pm

The Business of Writing Well

Ross O’Brien, Director, Corporate Network, Hong Kong of The Economist Group

Hosted By the Young Professionals Committee

Dec 9, 2014 (Tue) - 6:30pm

eDiscovery in Hong Kong

*Menachem Hasofer, Partner, Mayer Brown JSM
*Nathan Hughes, Business Development Director, Epiq Systems

(Please note that this event has been postponed to late January 2015. Once a new date is fixed, a new flyer will be posted for registration. Thanks!)

Hosted By the Intellectual Property Committee

Dec 10, 2014 (Wed) - 8:00am

How BEPS (Base Erosion and Profit Shifting) Initiative will impact MNCs in China and Hong Kong?

Patrick Cheung
Partner, Transfer Pricing Service, Deloitte China

Hosted By the China Business Committee

Dec 11, 2014 (Thu) - 12:00pm

Understanding Your Customers in the New Digital World: The Brand Perspective

Chris Clark
Chief Marketing Officer, HSBC Global

Hosted By the Communications & Marketing Committee

Dec 12, 2014 (Fri) - 8:00am

HR Panel Discussion on Diversity & Inclusion

*Lisa Johnson, Global Practice Leader, Consulting Services, Crown World Mobility
*Penny Angove, Asia-Pacific Mobility Leader, EY
*Zoe Henham, Global Head of Human Resources, CLSA

Hosted By the Human Capital Committee

Dec 15, 2014 (Mon) - 8:00am

Lunch & Learn Workshop: Communicating Across Barriers

Patrick Eng, Executive Consultant, Connect Communication Limited

Dec 16, 2014 (Tue) - 12:00pm

Asia-Pacific Trade Updates: TPP, RCEP and other trade related negotiations and issues in Asia

*Dr. Deborah Elms, Executive Director , Asian Trade Centre
*Neena Moorjani, Director of Operations, Asian Trade Centre

Hosted By the Trade & Investment Committee

Dec 17, 2014 (Wed) - 8:00am

The Role of Hong Kong in the Global Nuclear Energy Development

Professor Jian LU
Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Vice President (R&T) and Dean of Graduate Studies, City University of Hong Kong

Hosted By the Energy Committee

Dec 18, 2014 (Thu) - 12:00pm

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*Notice: AmCham HK office will be closed halfday on following dates: 22, 24, 31 Dec 2014
EVENT DETAILS

Competition in China and beyond – new challenges for old Multinationals

12:00pm Registration/ Networking
12:25pm Lunch
  1:10pm Remarks
  2:00pm Close


China is fast becoming the competitive battlefield on which global winners are determined. An increasing number of Chinese companies are moving towards a dominating position in some segments. What are the global implications of the enormous economies of scale in the attractive China market? How do MNCs respond to the local competition?

Table bookings (10-12 persons) are welcome!

SPEAKER

Hellmut Schütte, Distinguished Professor of International Management, Vice President and Dean, CEIBS

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Professor Hellmut Schütte is Distinguished Professor of International Management, Vice President and Dean at CEIBS since February 2013. He officially joined CEIBS in September 2009 as Distinguished Professor of Management and European Chair for Sino-European Business Relations. He is particularly interested in aspects of business competition in China and other BRICs.

He is also Emeritus Professor of International Management at INSEAD whose faculty he joined in Fontainebleau, France, in 1981 after a career in the areas of marketing and investment banking. He teaches and does research in the area of international business with a special focus on Asia and Emerging Markets. Professor Schütte studied economics and business administration in Germany and obtained his doctorate from the University of St.Gallen, Switzerland. For 11 years he worked as executive in the area of marketing and investment banking. During his academic career at INSEAD, he was visiting professor at the University of Tokyo, visiting professor at Boston University, and visiting scholar at Harvard University. Up to the fall of 2006, Professor Schütte was the Dean of INSEAD’s fast growing Asia Campus located in Singapore.

China is Professor Schütte’s tenth country in which he lives and works. He has taught in seminars in another 40 countries all over the world. He is a well-known speaker in conferences and business meetings, a regular contributor to the World Economic Forum in Davos and other places in the world, and actively involved in various executive programmes, board and advisory roles and consulting assignments. Among others, he is an Executive Director and Partner of BAF Spectrum, a business angel firm that invests in young enterprises.

Professor Schütte is the author of many articles and nine books, among them the best-seller ‘Strategies for Asia Pacific’ (co-authored with P. Lasserre).

REGISTRATION

Date: Nov 11, 2013

Time: 12:00pm - 02:00pm

Fees:
Member: HK$550
Non-member: HK$650
Corporate table: HK$6,600

Venue:
Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong
Board Room 6 (Mezzanine Floor)
1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
[MAP]

Inquiries:
Ms. Katherine Lau
Email: kalau@amcham.org.hk
Subject: Date of event / Speaker name(s) or event title


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