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2016-2017
Date Speaker Presentation Topics
06 OCT 2016

Prof. David R. Meyer
Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri USA

Impact of China's "One Belt, One Road" Strategy on Hong Kong and Shenzhen
2015-2016
Date Speaker Presentation Topics
15 MAR 2016

Prof. Suisheng Zhao
School of International Studies, University of Denver

The Obama Administration's Responses to the New Model of Great Power Relations and U.S. Reflection on the Engagement Policy Towards China
19 NOV 2015

Dr. Fenghua Pan
School of Geography, Beijing Normal University

The Geography and Networks of Venture Capital Flows in China: The Rise of Beijing-Shenzhen-Shanghai Tripartite
22 OCT 2015 Dr. Marcus Schuetz Industrial Geography of Tech Entrepreneurship beyond Silicon Valley
10 SEP 2015 Sally Hardy
Chief Executive, Regional Studies Association
Authors, Articles and how to make an Impact: Trends in International Journal Publishing
2014-2015
Date Speaker Presentation Topics
13 APR 2015 Dr Thomas Sigler
The University of Queensland
Identifying Multiple Globalizations: The Economic Geographies of Australian Inter-Firm Relations
31 MAR 2015 Dr Albert K Yeung
Land Governance and Sustainable Development: Conceptual Framework for a China Case Study?
24 MAR 2015 Prof. Olivier Crevoisier
University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
The financialization of the economy and the territorial governance by the “global city”: the shortcutting from the national-scaled socio-economic institutions and the compliance to financial standards
(presented at the Switzerland-Hong Kong Joint Workshop and Public Forum on Economic Geography and Urban Development)
Dr. Simon Zhao
The University of Hong Kong
Gauging and understanding the growth and decline, and ups and downs of global financial centers over the past decades: a multi-disciplinary approach
(presented at the Switzerland-Hong Kong Joint Workshop and Public Forum on Economic Geography and Urban Development)
27 JAN 2015 Dr. Marcus Schuetz The Future of the Chinese Auto Industry
17 SEP 2014 Dr Albert K Yeung Inequality, Economic Growth and Development in a Globalising World: Has China Fallen into the “Latin Americanisation” trap?
2013-2014
Date Speaker Presentation Topics
11 APR 2014 Prof Cartier Carolyn
Professor of Human Geography and China Studies, China Research Centre University of Technology, Sydney 
China Geography and International China Studies: Questions and Debate in Research Design
04 APR 2014 Mr Wong Man Kong Peter 
BBS, JP Chairman of the M K Corp. Ltd, North West Dev. Ltd, Culture Resources Dev. Co Ltd, Silk Road Hotel Mgt Co Ltd, and Silk Road Travel Mgt Ltd
Cultural, Economy, and Political Development on the Silk Road within China and in Hong Kong
28 FEB 2014 Mr. Yao Cho Fai Andrew
JP Chairman of Van Shung Chong Holdings Limited 
China's Further Reform and Opening Up 
中国进一步改革開放
14 FEB 2014 Dr. Simon Zhao
Associate Professor, Department of Geography, The University of Hong Kong 
Broad Issues of China’s New Urbanization and Reforms
09 OCT 2013 Dr Albert K Yeung Land and Sustainable Development --- Implication for HK & China Development
2012-2013
Date Speaker Presentation Topics
22 MAR 2013 Mr To Hon Fai, Alfred 
Company Secretary of the HK largest listed restaurant group
Corporate Governance & Company Secretary in Action
15 MAR 2013 Dr Dariusz Wójcik 
School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford University
Capitalist Tools in Socialist Hands? China Mobile in the Global Financial Network
(Organized by the Master of Arts in China Development Studies Programme, International Center for China Development Studies, Centre for China Financial Research and Asian Institute of International Financial Law)
08 MAR 2013 Dr Enboa Wu
Vice President and Group Director, Material and Packaging Technologies Group; Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI)
Patent-centric, Product-oriented
Technology Development in ASTRI
01 MAR 2013 Mr Gordon Yang
Senior Director, Wrigley Asia Supply Chain Abstract:
MNC Market Development in China: The Case of Wrigley
12 APR 2013 Mr Wong Man Kong, Peter, BBS, JP
Chairman, M.K. Corporation Ltd;  North West Development Ltd;  Culture Resources Development Co Ltd; Silk Road Hotel Management Co Ltd;  Silk Road Travel Management Ltd; A Deputy of the PRC National People's Congress
The Implications on “China’s Revitalization”
2011-2012
Date Speaker Presentation Topics
29 FEB 2012 Dr Simon Zhao 
Director of the International Centre for China Development Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Competitions of Global Financial Centres: Determinants and the Rise of Financial Centres in China and Hong Kong
05 MAR 2012 Dr Dariusz Wójcik
School of Geography and the Environment Oxford University
The Global Stock Market: Issuers, Investors, and Intermediaries In an Uneven World
(Organized by International Center for China Development Studies Centre for China Financial Research & Asian Institute of International Financial Law)
28 MAR 2012 Mr Herman Yong 
Director/CEO, One-Consulting-Services company
Cloud Computing and why SMEs are using it to automate their business
20 APR 2012 Mr Lee Tak Keung
Government Town Planner, HKSAR Government
Planning HK for the Challenges ahead and Cross-border Development
27 APR 2012 Mr S C Mak
Senior Member
Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association
Private Equity/Venture Capital in China: Twenty Years of Development
2010-2011
Name Speaker Presentation Topics
20 APR 2011 Ms KAN Shin Yu
Consultant,Win Concept Consulting Co
The Practice of Public Relations in Hong Kong and China
13 APR 2011 Mr Wong Man Kong, Peter
BBS, JP Chairman, M.K. Corporation Ltd;  North West Development Ltd;  Culture Resources Development Co Ltd;  Silk Road Hotel Management Co Ltd;  Silk Road Travel Management Ltd
Development of China – Highlights of the 12th Five-Year Plan
23 MAR 2011 Dr Annie S C WU
SPS, JP Managing Director, Hong Kong Beijing Air Catering Ltd
Develop a Career in China : Some Expectations from Studies
2009-2010
Name Speaker Presentation Topics
24 MAR 2010 Mr Wong Man Kong, Peter
BBS, JP Chairman, M.K. Corporation Ltd;  North West Development Ltd;  Culture Resources Development Co Ltd;  Silk Road Hotel Management Co Ltd;  Silk Road Travel Management Ltd
Global, China & Local Perspective on Hong Kong Political Reform
17 MAR 2010 Dr Enboa Wu 
Vice President and Group Director, 
Material and packaging Technologies Group; Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI)
Strength and Challenge of Industrial Technology Development in Hong Kong
10 MAR 2010 Ms Joanne Ooi
CEO, Clearn Air Network;  Former Creative Director of Shanghai Tang
“I’ve always been a preacher. It’s just that before, I was dressed in designer clothes”
10 FEB 2010 Miss Ho Pui Yi, Belle
MAChDS student
Climate Change and COP 15
20 JAN 2010 Mr Cassian Cheung Ka Sing
Partner at Cairnhill Consultants
Marketing in China
24 FEB 2010 Dr Simon X Zhao
Director, International Centre of China Development Studies; Associate Professor, Department of Geography, HKU
Global Financial Centres Competitions and the Rise of Chinese Financial Centres : Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong
2008-2009
Name Speaker Presentation Topics
15 APR 2009 Dr Marcus Schutz 
Former Director of Strategic Planning and Change Management of Shanghai Volkswagen;  Assistant Dean (EMBA), Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of Hong Kong
China’s Automotive Industry
25 FEB 2009 Mr Wong Man Kong, Peter
BBS, JP Chairman, M.K. Corporation Ltd;  North West Development Ltd;  Culture Resources Development Co Ltd;  Silk Road Hotel Management Co Ltd;  Silk Road Travel Management Ltd
Cultural Resources Development in China
11 FEB 2009 Mr Lee Kam Hung 
Chairman, Kolinker Industrial Equipments Ltd
From nothing to a medium size technology group - Past and Future
2007-2008
Name Speaker Presentation Topics
09 APR 2008 Mr K K Kwok
JP Government Property Administrator, Government Property Agency (HKSAR Government)
Managing Real Estate in the Public Sector – The Case of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government
02 APR 2008 Mr Chuck Cheng
CEO/President, Appotech Limited
The Prospects of the Integrated Circuit Industry in China
12 MAR 2008 Mr Arthur Chan 
Managing Director, Unimax Toys Limited
The Impact on Recalling of Chinese-made Toys to the Toy Industry in China
2006-2007
Name Speaker Presentation Topics
08 MAY 2007 Mr Wong Man Kong, Peter
BBS, JP Chairman, M.K. Corporation Ltd;  North West Development Ltd;  Culture Resources Development Co Ltd;  Silk Road Hotel Management Co Ltd;  Silk Road Travel Management Ltd
The Development of Tourism Industry in China
24 APR 2007 Mr Sunny N. Chai
Managing Director, Fook Tin Group Holdings Ltd
The Road to Multi-national Corporation – The Case of Fok Tin Group Holdings Ltd
27 MAR 2007 Mr Yao Cho Fai 
Chairman and CEO, Van Shung Chong Holdings Ltd
China : One Billion Dreams or One Billion Traps : Experiences Sharing of Operating in China in the last 15 Years
27 FEB 2007 Mr Cheng Cheuk Wing
CEO/President, Appotech Limited
The Prospects of the Integrated Circuit Industry in China
06 FEB 2007 Dr Chan Chun Tung, John
Chaiman, Chaifa Group of Companies
China Marketing Strategy – Brand Establishment & Market Broadeninig
2005-2006
Name Speaker Presentation Topics
11 APR 2006 Dr Lam Sai Wing
Chairman, Hang Fung Gold Technology Group
Enterprise Culture & Innovation
17 FEB 2006 Mr Sunny N. Chai 
Managing Director, Fook Tin Group Holdings Ltd
Business Transformation – From Traditional to Multi-National
02 DEC 2005 Mr Shi Kai Biu, Simon
Chairma, Sun Motor International Inc.
A Successful Business Model in China – The Case of Sun Motor International Inc.
2004-2005
Name Speaker Presentation Topics
20 APR 2005 Mr Arthur Chan
Managing Director, Unimax Toys Limted
The Current Transitional Chinese Economy and its Impact on both Mainland and Hong Kong Enterprise Business Development
03 MAR 2005 Mr Benjamin C Y Kwok 
Managing Director, Kwonnie Electrical Products Ltd
The Business Development and Prospects of Electrical Industry in China after its Accession to the WTO – The “Kwonnie” Case
23 FEB 2005 Dr Chan Chun Tung, John
Chaiman, Chaifa Group of Companies
A Successful Business Development in China : The Playboy’s Case
02 FEB 2005 Ms Annie S C Wu
SBS, JP Vice Chairman, Beijing Air Catering Co Ltd
Joint Venture in China
2003-2004
Name Speaker Presentation Topics
28 APR 2004 Dr John Chan Chung Tung
Chairman, Chaifa Group of Companies
Sale Strategy for China's Clothing Markets: The Playboy's Case
24 MAR 2004 Mr Arthur Chan
Managing Director, Unimax Toys Limited
Develope Your Leadership Skills through Times of Change
10 MAR 2004 Mr Simon Wong 
Director & Executive Vice Present, Transpac Capital Ltd
The Investment Strategy of Transpac Capital in China
18 FEB 2004 Mr Wong Man Kong, Peter
BBS, JP Chairman, M.K. Corporation Ltd;  North West Development Ltd;  Culture Resources Development Co Ltd;  Silk Road Hotel Management Co Ltd;  Silk Road Travel Management Ltd
The Prospects of China and Hong Kong's Tourism Industry
14 NOV 2003 Mr Chan Wai Man Raymond
Managing Director, Jing Mei Industrial Holdings Limited
Business Development of Jing Mei Industrial Holdings Limited in China
2002-2003
Name Speaker Presentation Topics
12 MAR 2003 Mr So Wing Keung, Paul 
Chairman, SWEDA
Business opportunities in SWEDA (electronic company) after China’s accession into WTO
26 FEB 2003 Mr Chan Yum Kit, Boby 
Chairman & Managing Director, Moiselle International Holdings Limited
Branding of "MOISELLE" and its development in China
12 FEB 2003 Mr Sun Kwok Wai, Peter 
Chairman of Board of Directors, Kingdom Fine Metal Ltd
The changing environment in the metal industry in China  before and after China’s accession into WTO
2001-2002
Name Speaker Presentation Topics
24 APR 2002 Mr Simon Wong 
Director & Executive Vice President, Transpac Capital Ltd
Investment Projects of Transpac Capital Ltd in China
10 APR 2002 Dr David C W Hui 
Chairman, A-Fontane Group Limited
The Successful Establishment of a Multi-national Corporation in China The Case of A-Fontane Group Limited
03 APR 2002 Mr Arthur Chan 
Managing Director, Unimax Toys Limited
China – WTO Opportunities & Challenges for the Youth
27 MAR 2002 Mr Stanley Lau
Managing Director, Renley watch Manufacturing Company Ltd; 
Executive Vice President, Hong Kong Young Industrialists Council
The Challenges and Prospects of the Clocks and Watches Industry in Hong Kong after China’s Accession into the WTO
02 MAR 2002 Dr Eden Y Woon
Director, Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce
Positioning of HK After China's WTO Entry
02 MAR 2002 Mr Bernard Auyang
President, Computime International Limited
Strategic Leadership