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On Monday, US-China Business Council President Craig Allen visited the AmCham Community Hub where he gave members an update on US-China trade relations in light of recent developments and his recent visit to Beijing and Guangzhou.
The event was followed by a networking reception. Thank you wine sponsor MyiCellar for the support.
Hong Kong’s arts, culture and sports scenes are flourishing once again, with the return of Art Basel, Creamfields, Rugby Sevens and other major international events.
How can Hong Kong develop into a more well-rounded and vibrant international city? What can Hong Kong government and business do in parallel to create an environment conducive to nurturing art and sports talent? What is the competitive advantage of Hong Kong?
This session will be a discussion on Hong Kong's journey to becoming an international hub for arts, culture and sports, featuring a panel of experts: Bernard Chan, Prof Gillian Choa, Kenneth Fok, and Samantha Scott.
|China’s Technology Development in the Context of US-China Relations|
Apr 20, 2023 (8:30 AM - 9:30 AM) | Virtual
How has China "catching up and surpassing" technologically against all odds? When and how will China become a global leader in technology?
We are pleased to have invited distinguished China expert, Denis Simon, Professor of Global Business & Technology at University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, will share his perspective on China's technological development and the impact of US-China tech decoupling on businesses.
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced their new biomedical research hub partnered with the University of Chicago. The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Chicago will be funded with 250 million to solve grand challenges in biomedical research.
Invest Hong Kong is inviting companies with interest to explore investing in the Jiangsu Province via Hong Kong, to a study mission to Nanjing and Suzhou in Jiangsu from 9 – 12 May this year. Senior executives, companies in manufacturing/ advanced manufacturing/ technology/ automotive/ biomedical industries with interest in investing and expanding operations into Mainland China are welcome to participate.
Contact us to obtain the delegation brochure and express your interest by April 11.
Shenzhen-Hong Kong Scientific and Technological Innovation Industry Cooperation and Exchange Conference will be jointly organized in HK on 12 Apr during InnoEx by Industry and Information Technology Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality, Shenzhen Municipal Committee of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Nanshan District People’s Government, The Shenzhen Service Bureau for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and HKTDC.
This exchange conference will invite representatives of government from Shenzhen and Hong Kong, universities, research and development institutions, industry-university-research promotion institutions, unicorn enterprises, scientific and technological enterprises, and financial institutions to participate in, to promote in-depth docking and cooperation between Shenzhen and Hong Kong scientific and technological innovation and industry-university-research, and to create a normalized linkage mechanism for Shenzhen-Hong Kong scientific and technological cooperation.
Contact us if you are interested in joining.
|AmCham HK x ICC: Joint Young Professional Mixer|
Apr 13, 2023 (6:30 PM - 8:30 PM) | In-person
To accelerate your career growth, it is important to build a more diverse professional network. Come meet up with Young Professionals from American Chamber of Commerce and Italian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and Macao and understand more about how we can grow your professional network!
|Disney makes Magic for All with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion|
Apr 17, 2023 (4:45 PM - 9:00 PM) | Hong Kong Disneyland
AmCham HK's Creativity & Arts committee and HK Disneyland are proud to present our latest DEI event Disney makes Magic for All with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion on April 17th.
The event will feature a talk by Alex Clifton, the Executive Director of Entertainment and Costuming at Disneyland, who will share insights on Disneyland's diversity initiatives. This will be followed by a behind-the-scenes meet up with StellaLou's Wonderful Wishes Ballet.
|Emerging Voices: Big x Small, Design Innovation Through Collaboration|
Apr 18, 2023 (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM) | In-person
In this episode, we will focus on how big and small firms can work together to create more synergies and opportunities for designing a better environment across different sectors. We will also deep dive into how design firms and architects can expand design innovation to new topics such as tech integration, sustainability, and more.
|Hong Kong Digital Health Pioneers – Episode 2|
Apr 26, 2023 (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM) | Virtual
This session focuses on sleep health. The upward trend in digital health has not overlooked the topic of sleep health and in this session, Dr. Lydia Leung, CEO of Belun Tech, will share her experience with developing an FDA 510(k) cleared wearable ring & AI-empowered sleep system that focuses on the quality of sleep.
|ChatGPT Discussion: Generative AI is here, now what?|
Apr 27, 2023 (5:00 PM - 7:00 PM) | In-person
AmCham is hosting a ChatGPT Discussion featuring Fred Sheu, National Technology Officer at Microsoft Hong Kong, to reveal Microsoft's plans for pioneering Generative AI in its services, followed by a joint discussion with HKUST and DLP Piper to uncover the good, the bad, and the ugly of ChatGPT.
AmCham warmly welcomes its new members:
- Vannessa Misso-Veness, Founder, Cascade Train Teach Learn
- Amanda Kwan, General Manager, Bestbev HK Limited
- Jacqueline Yeung, Senior Consultant, Arcadis Consultancy Hong Kong Limited
- Nikita Leung, Compliance Officer, Impax Asset Management
|Need guidance on export compliance?|
US Consulate in Hong Kong can help.
For export compliance guidance or to ask your questions about export control issues in Hong Kong, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
|Need a space in Central? AmCham can help!|
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