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Integrating Sustainability Goal into Business Strategy

*Dr. Calvin Kwan, General Manager, Sustainability, Link REIT
*Natalie Chan, Former Director, Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels Limited

Hosted By the Environment Committee

Oct 3, 2016 (Mon) - 12:00pm

Monthly Networking Drinks


Hosted By the Financial Services Committee

Oct 3, 2016 (Mon) - 6:30pm

Prospects for China's Financial Centers under Global Uncertainty - Brexit and Beyond

Dr. David R. Meyer
Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri USA

Hosted By the Financial Services Committee

Oct 5, 2016 (Wed) - 8:00am

Lunch & Learn Workshop: 1 Minute Networking

Patrick Eng, Executive Consultant, Connect Communication Limited

Oct 6, 2016 (Thu) - 12:00pm

“All Roles Flex” - Telstra

Lynne Barry, Global Head of Learning and Development, Telstra

(This event has now been postponed. Once a new date is fixed, a flyer will be posted on website for registration. Thanks).

Hosted By the Human Resources Committee

Oct 13, 2016 (Thu) - 8:00am

'Better Business' Series – The Innovation of Work

*Dr David Chung, Under Secretary for Innovation and Technology, the Government of HKSAR
*Stephen Sui, Under Secretary for Labour and Welfare, the Government of HKSAR
*Byron Lam, Assistant Director, Efficiency Unit, the Government of HKSAR
*Scott Stiles, Co-Founder & General Manager, Fair Employment Agency
*Julanne Minster, Vice President Asia Business Development, Delos
*George Chen, Head of Public Policy, Hong Kong and Taiwan, Facebook
*Dr Jane Lee, Director, Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council
*Argon Ho, General Manager, Hong Kong and Macau, Cisco
*Eunice Wong, Co-Founder, Quikspaces
*Susan Evans, Founder, Innovate2Sustainability
*Christian Tooley, Consultant, Workplace Strategy & Occupier Consulting, CBRE APAC

Hosted By the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee

Oct 13, 2016 (Thu) - 6:00pm

Insight on Creating Inclusive & Respectful Campus Environment

Dr. David William Oxtoby
President of Pomona College, the United States

Oct 17, 2016 (Mon) - 8:00am

Lunch & Learn Workshop: A Taste of “Think on Your Feet®”

Perry Lam, Founder and Chief Excellence Officer, The LAM INSTITUTE

(This event has now been postponed. Once a new date is fixed, a flyer will be posted on website for registration. Thanks).

Oct 17, 2016 (Mon) - 12:00pm

Connecting the Dots between Leadership, Decision Making and Corporate Culture

Hilde Mertens, Founder & CEO, Mind Box Limited

Hosted By the Women of Influence Committee

Oct 17, 2016 (Mon) - 6:00pm

[SPOTLIGHT SESSION] Commercial Drones (UAVs) in Agribusiness - Opportunities and Challenges in Asia (FREE for members)

*Jessica Chung, Senior Consultant, Ipsos Business Consulting
*Markus Scherer, Head of Consulting, Hong Kong, Ipsos Business Consulting

Oct 18, 2016 (Tue) - 12:00pm

Breakfast & Learn Workshop: Getting Things Done - The Art of Stress-free Productivity

Cyrille Jegu, Certified GTD® Master Trainer, David Allen Company,Greater China

Oct 19, 2016 (Wed) - 8:00am

Workplace Technologies and Future Office Trends

Michael Shafer, Senior Director – JBA Technology, JBA Consulting Engineers

Hosted By the Human Resources Committee

Oct 19, 2016 (Wed) - 12:00pm

Economics and Finance in a Two-Percent Economy

John E. Silvia, Ph. D.
Managing Director, Chief Economist
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC
Wells Fargo & Company

Hosted By the Financial Services Committee

Oct 20, 2016 (Thu) - 8:00am

New Chinese Transfer Pricing Compliance Regulations Are Changing the Compliance Burdens and Costs for Related Party Transactions

*Eunice Kuo, Partner, Tax Managing Partner, Eastern Region, National Cross Border Tax Leader, Deloitte China
*Leonard Khaw, Co-leader, Managing Director – China Tax Services, Deloitte AP ICE, Ltd.
*Marc A. Tschirner. Director, Tax / Transfer Pricing, Tax and Business Advisory Group, Deloitte Hong Kong

Hosted By the Taxation Committee

Oct 20, 2016 (Thu) - 4:00pm

Dealing with US authorities – insights from recent US regulatory investigations

*Andy Meehan, Global Financial Crimes Legal Counsel, Asia Pacific, Morgan Stanley (Moderator)
*Adam Siegel, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP, former Assistant US Attorney
*Dan Braun, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP, former Assistant US Attorney

Hosted By the Law Committee

Oct 24, 2016 (Mon) - 12:00pm

Smart City Vision

Ir Allen Yeung Tak-bun
Government Chief Information Officer
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Hosted By the Energy Committee

Oct 24, 2016 (Mon) - 12:00pm

Asian Infrastructure Development Panel

* Ram Mahidhara, Client Service Leader/Chief Investment Officer, Infrastructure and Natural Resources, International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group
*Ian Chung, PRC Leader, Senior Vice President – Greater China Civil & Infrastructure Group, AECOM
* Raul Heraud, Manager for China & Middle East, Solidance
*Enoch Fung, Head of Market Development (External), Hong Kong Monetary Authority

Hosted By the Transportation & Logistics Committee

Oct 24, 2016 (Mon) - 12:00pm

Breakfast & Learn Workshop: Opening the right doors for you in the US, UK & universities worldwide. University Counselling in an international school environment

Jonathan Hilton, Director of Marketing, Leysin American School in Switzerland

Oct 25, 2016 (Tue) - 8:00am

Strategic Imperatives for 2016 and Beyond: Insights from AAFA

Rick Helfenbein
President and Chief Executive Officer
American Apparel & Footwear Association

Hosted By the Apparel & Footwear Committee

Oct 26, 2016 (Wed) - 12:00pm

CHINA Town Hall with Henry Kissinger, Former Secretary of State

Henry Kissinger
Former Secretary of State

Oct 27, 2016 (Thu) - 8:00am

Working Effectively Across Cultures

Emma Dodwell-Groves, Intercultural Program Manager, Regional Lead (EMEA), Brookfield Global Relocation Services

Hosted By the Human Resources Committee

Oct 28, 2016 (Fri) - 12:00pm

Are You Well Prepared for Cyber Risk?

*Paolo Sbuttoni, Partner, Baker & Mckenzie
*Michael Lamb, CEO, CCW Global
*Teddy Ko, Country Director, Singapore Telecom Hong Kong Limited

Hosted By the Information & Communication Technology Committee

Oct 31, 2016 (Mon) - 12:00pm

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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!


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).


Date: Nov 11, 2013

Time: 12:00pm - 02:00pm

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

Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong
Board Room 6 (Mezzanine Floor)
1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Ms. Katherine Lau
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