INNOVATION DAY & 21ST EUROPEAN ANNUAL COCKTAIL PARTY

The European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (EuroCham) invites you to the 21st European Annual Networking Cocktail: Innovation Day & 21stEuropean Annual Cocktail Party to be held on 16 November from 4pm to 7:30pm at KPMG Hysan Place in Causeway Bay.

The topic of this year’s event is Innovation focusing on Hong Kong’s Smart City approach.
The event will start with opening remarks by:

  • Ms. Isabel Zisselsberger, Partner, KPMG China
  • Mr. Robert Agnew,Chairman, European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
  • Ms. Carmen Cano,Ambassador Head of Office, European Union Office to Hong Kong and Macau

This is followed with innovation talks by EuroCham’s business councils sharing their perspectives on the future of Hong Kong as a Smart City. Representatives from EuroCham’s business councils and their focus points are:

Mr. Carl-Frederik Zachrisson, Managing Director at Scania Hong Kong & Vice Chairman of the European Automotive Council (EAC)
Focus on reducing fuel emission, alternative fuels, greener transport technologies, new energy vehicles and more.

Mr. Tom Uiterwaal, CEO at Reconergy (Hong Kong) Ltd. & Chairman of the Environment and Energy Business Council (EEBC)
Focus on waste management, energy efficiency in buildings, waste to energy, plastic bottle recycling and more.

Ms. Alexandra Tracy, Founder and President at Hoi Ping Ventures & member of the Financial Service Business Council (FSBC)
Focus on green finance (opportunities, requirements, incentives, and learnings from Europe)

Mr. Per Dahlberg, Managing Partner at SpringPoint & Chairman of the Information, Communication and Technology Business Council (ICTBC)

Mr. Dahlberg will be interviewing Dr. David Chung Wai-Keung, Under Secretary of the Innovation and Technology Bureau (ITB). This will be interesting as Hong Kong Government has proclaimed “Innovation and technology” as the key to the future of the city.

 

Subsequently (from 5:45-7:30pm), we will have the networking cocktail with free flow of drinks and canapés and a lucky draw with business class tickets on Cathay Pacific to any destination in Europe.

The event will end with closing remarks by our chairman, Mr. Robert Agnew around 7:30pm.

Event details:

  • Date: 16 November (Fri) 2018
  • Time: 4pm – 7:30pm (registration starts at 3:45pm)
  • Venue: KPMG, 23/F, Hysan Place, 500 Hennessy Road, Causewaybay, Hong Kong

To register, please contact Jawid Mirzadah at eac@eurocham.com.hk

  • Members: 450 HKD 
  • Non-members: 600 HKD

If you are member, kindly include your membership information when registering.

Sponsors:

Refund policy:

  • Requests of any kind of cancellation must be made in writing 3 (three) working days prior to the event date.
  • A booking is considered cancelled only with the confirmation e-mail sent from The European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.
  • No shows will be charged, and payments are non-refundable, unless the event shall be cancelled by The European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.
  • If Typhoon 8 (or above) or Black Rainstorm Signal is hosted, all events will be cancelled

 

For event inquiries, please contact Jawid Mirzadah at eac@eurocham.com.hk

 

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The new Hong Kong Budget for 2019-2020 is now available on KPMG website. A summary of the budget proposals, together with our comments, can be accessed through this link. In addition to the Budget-specific information, the website also includes information and links to various tax-related topics to provide you with a simpler way of getting other useful tax information.Read more...
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