Breakfast briefing

Modern Tramway: an Alternative Environmentally Friendly Linkage System (EFLS) for Kai Tak

Event date: 
Mon, 24/02/2014 - 08:00 - 09:15
Emmanuel Vivant, Director & General Manger of Hong Kong Tramways

Based on the 2011 policy address, the CEDD has been working on an Environmentally Friendly Linkage System (EFLS) connecting Kowloon East with the Kai Tak Development area. During the stages of public engagement of the EFLS, Hong Kong Tramways has proposed a Modern Tramway alternative at Kai Tak. The proposal is for the system to operate under 2 lines, at grade, low-floor and without overhead catenary for an estimated budget of $2.8 billion, which is 25% of the proposed budget for EFLS.

World Economic Forum - Global Risk Report 2014: Insight to Key Global Risks in the Coming Year

Event date: 
Wed, 26/02/2014 - 08:00 - 09:15
Steve Wilson, Chief Risk Officer, Zurich General Insurance and Paul Wilkins, CEO, Marsh

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The World Economic Forum has recently finished its annual meeting in Davos Switzerland. One of the keynote publications for the Forum is the annual Global Risk report. This report provides insights of the most significant global risks facing the global economy in the coming year in addition to changes in the global risk landscape in 2014. This breakfast briefing will provide a brief overview of these insights and the implications for the regional businesses.

U.S. Recovery - Real Property Outlook and Opportunities

Event date: 
Wed, 12/03/2014 - 08:00 - 09:15
Jason Conlin, Executive Director, Globaleye and Timothy Haywood, Vice President, Sales and Business Development, Walton International Group Limited



The recovery in parts of the U.S. property market is attracting significant investment from sovereign-wealth funds, institutions and family offices who are investing billions in the recovery. But where are the opportunities for individual investors? While concentrating on Walton International’s pre-development land investment model, Timothy Haywood, Walton International Group Limited, will share Walton's in-depth research about the U.S. property market in this breakfast briefing and how you can benefit from it.

Bulls, Bears and the Kitchen Sink - Prospects for 2014

Chris Wylie, Chief Investment Officer, Iveagh and Dr Graham Brown, Managing Director, Forth Capital HK

Cloud, Mobility, BYOD, and Big Data – How Will These Mega-trends Impact the IT Channel Community

Event date: 
Tue, 25/02/2014 - 08:00 - 09:30
Gary Kinsley, Founder, RIS Ltd

The IT industry is undergoing a phenomenal change in the way people and companies store, process, and interact with data. The most significant impact will be on the traditional channels of supply – these resellers have the most to lose as these macro changes take effect. In this breakfast briefing, you’ll learn about channel partner types and how they traditionally make money, how vendors design a channels go-to-market model and how macro technology trends will upset the traditional IT sales and services model in the future.

Business, Power and Poverty Alleviation - The Role We Play and Why it Matters

Robin Bishop, Director, Corporate Responsibility, Community Business

"Integrity - Key to Business Success" - Sharing Session for Cross-boundary Entrepreneurs

Event date: 
Thu, 10/04/2014 - 08:00 - 09:15
Monica Yu, Executive Director, Hong Kong Ethics Development Centre, ICAC


With increasing cross-boundary economic interaction among Hong Kong and Mainland China, it is essential for foreign investors in Hong Kong to know more about and abide by the laws and regulations in the two places to ensure smooth business operation. In this breakfast briefing, Monica Yu, Executive Director, ICAC, will speak about corruption risks in cross-boundary operations and corresponding corruption preventive measures, as well as the implementation of ethical management.

2014 Economic Outlook with Stephen Green - After the Slowdown, the Deluge?

Stephen Green, Head of Greater China Research, Standard Chartered Bank (China)

London’s Prime-Residential Development Market: Avoiding the Profit Squeeze

Event date: 
Fri, 28/02/2014 - 08:00 - 09:15
Mark Farmer, Group Head of Private Residential, EC Harris

Whilst London’s status as a safe haven for investment will continue to endure, the level of competition in the market means developers and investors alike will need to apply smarter strategies than ever before. Join Mark Farmer, Group Head of Private Residential, EC Harris, at this breakfast session to learn about what investors can do to get their product right, effectively manage all risks and ultimately drive the best possible return.

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