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Hosted by the British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong

In this new series we are exploring innovations in the field of better business - doing the right things in the right way. Each event will adopt a different theme, and aims to connect all interested players in the ecosystem - a first for Hong Kong - from start-ups and NGOs through established businesses to members of government, academia and the investment community.

For our second event, we take a critical look at Hong Kong's workforce. Securing the right talent and the right skills is a major preoccupation of many Hong Kong employers, and for many a major challenge, and this event aims to address how innovation can help. Through a focus on Innovation in Learning and Education, we will be exploring what is being done, and what more needs to be done, to ensure that Hong Kong’s workforce is best-positioned to drive the city's future success. From new developments in the tertiary education sector, to innovative new approaches to primary and secondary education, we will be hearing from stakeholders across the education spectrum, from established companies on their changing corporate needs, investors, members of the education system and governing bodies, start-up innovators, and academia.

Who should attend: companies and employers looking at talent acquisition and development and their future workforce needs, as well as anyone interested in the innovation of education, CSR, social innovation, what is currently going on in Hong Kong and, those interested in helping make Hong Kong an even better place to work. This will be a fun, interactive and highly engaging event, not to be missed.

  • Professor Peter Mathieson, Vice Chancellor, HKU
  • Carrie Yau, Executive Director, VTC
  • Professor Lam Siu Fong, Department of Psychology, HKU
  • Wang Liwei , CEO, China Development Foundation
  • Robbie McRobbie, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong Rugby Union (HKRU)
  • Kalen Marie Curtis, Executive Director of Admission, SCAD Hong Kong
  • Ian Gilbert, Founder and Chief Executive, Independent Thinking Ltd
  • Raymond Ng, CEO, Chatteris Educational Foundation
  • Gary Wong, Founder, InspiringHK Sports Foundation
  • Brian Cooklin, Principal, Nord Anglia
  • Albert Ma, Director, ITS
  • Irene Au, Director, Vienna Boys Choir Music Academy Foundation
  • Twiggy Chan, Founder, Boaz International Education Institute
  • Mark Cameron, Sustainability Director - APAC, JLL

Supported by the AmCham Corporate Social Responsibility Committee and Education Committee

Jun 8, 2017

6 PM - 8:30 PM

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T.T. Tsui Building, HKU Campus
Bonham Road, Sai Ying Pun
Hong Kong

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BritCham Members / AmCham Members and other Supporting Chambers / Organizations
HKD 300
HKD 400
NGO / Students / Starts-Ups
HKD 200