Meeting Points for Boundless Insights”: the Ways Forward for Hong Kong Professional Services and Overseas Investments卓見匯結:香港專業服務與對外投資的出路

Meeting Points for Boundless Insights”: the Ways Forward for Hong Kong Professional Services and Overseas Investments卓見匯結:香港專業服務與對外投資的出路

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Format and Venue: – Online only- Mainly in English- Free of charge- Registration: The Closing Forum aims at reviewing the main insights discussed at the Opening Symposium and 6 workshops and presenting analysis of workshop observations and surveys. Through exchange of ideas and sharing of analysis, possible recommendations will be generated and further discussed to explore potential development opportunities. The Forum thus serves as a platform for knowledge transfer and discussion of the insights from workshops and suggestions for future actions may further enhance the competitiveness and sustainable development of Hong Kong professional services and business in exploring oversea markets and related areas.Students of all disciplines and aspiring future professionals are all welcome!Programme:10:30 – 10:40 Opening• Welcoming by Prof Linda LiRoundtable10:40 – 11:10 Session 1: Belt and Road perspectives – impressions of Hong Kong projects and expectations for Hong KongAn introductory session with presentations on 1.) workshop outcomes and survey results, and 2.) insights discussed in workshops (especially on the importance of understanding the public policy and governance contexts and managing the related risks). Comments from discussants in response to the workshop insights and their expectations for Hong Kong businesses and professional services will be invited. Scholars, manager and journalist are invited to be our Discussants: • Prof Ratana Y (Emeritus Professor, University of Cambodia)• Mr Thirukumar Nadarasa (Chief Executive Officer, Hutchison Telecommunications Lanka Pvt Ltd)• Dr Phi Vinh Tuong (Deputy Director, Institute of World Economics and Politics, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (inviting)• Mr Thompson Chau (“Former Associate Editor and Business Editor, Myanmar Times) (inviting)11:10 – 11:40 Session 2: Lessons from private sector practices – gaps filled and outstandingGood practices, challenges met and lessons learned from the pioneers? Experience sharing by established Hong Kong businesses on their local engagement strategies and CSR practices for enhancing project performance overseas. Four Hong Kong business representatives who have been our previous workshops’ speakers are invited to be our Discussants:• Mr Anthony Lam (CEO, Golden Resources Development International)• Ms Catherine Chan (Founder & Executive Director Urban Village & Factory Phnom Penh / Goldfame Group)• Mr Derrick Wong (Director, Wealth Ocean Services)• Mr Nicholas Ho (Co-conveyor of B&R Working Group, Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce; Chairman, HPA)11:40 – 11:45 Break 111:45 – 12:15 Session 3: Bridging the private and public projectsA dialogue bridging the needs of SOE-led projects and the services of Hong Kong professionals to benefit project planning, implementation and management (such as research, local partners, 360-degree risk assessment and capacity building), and thus achieve mutual growth with local workers and clienteles. Professional service consultants and SOE representatives are invited to be our Discussants:• Prof Allen Wong (Chief Executive – Greater China and Founding President, The Institute of Certified Management Accountants, Australia (CMA Australia) Hong Kong Office)• Mr C.M. Chan (President, The Law Society of Hong Kong)• Ir Chris Lau (Director, Zhen Hua Engineering Co Ltd and Deputy General Manager of Business Development Department, China Harbour Engineering Company Limited)• Mr Larry Ng (Executive Director & Deputy Secretary General, Hong Kong Business Association of Cambodia• Ms Janice Chew (Principal, JC Legal) • Ms Kelly Chan (AWAHK) (Inviting)12:15 – 12:45 Session 4: Honing Hong Kong policy and business support infrastructures – identifying future pathwaysDiscussion and responses from policy actors on support infrastructures and policies for facilitating Hong Kong businesses and professional services to explore business opportunities and develop collaborations overseas. Representatives from the Hong Kong SAR government and statutory bodies promoting opportunities for Hong Kong businesses are invited to be our Discussants:• Mr Billy Wong, Research Department, Hong Kong Trade Development Council • Ms Karen Fung, General Manager for InnoPreneur (SME & Startup Growth) and FutureSkills, Hong Kong Productivity Council12:45 – 12:50 Break 212:50 – 13:20 Q&A 13:20 – 13:30 Concluding remarks


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2022-03-12 @ 08:00 AM to
2022-03-12 @ 10:00 AM


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