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.
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.
Jason Conlin, Executive Director, Globaleye and Timothy Haywood, Vice President, Sales and Business Development, Walton International Group Limited
THIS EVENT IS NOW CANCELLED.
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.
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.
Monica Yu, Executive Director, Hong Kong Ethics Development Centre, ICAC
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
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.
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.