Other Events of Interest

Directors’ Symposium 2016: “What’s Holding Us Back? Time for a New Paradigm”

Date: 12 September 2016 (Monday)
Time: 6:00pm – 9:30pm
Venue: Hong Kong Bankers Club
Fee: Click Here
HKIoD CPD Hours: 3 Hours


Each year, Directors’ Symposium brings together directors to share experiences on issues of impact on company direction. The Symposium 2016 will feature visionary addresses and inspiring discussions by renowned leaders, with a focus on Hong Kong’s development by exploring topics on corporate governance, e.g. board practices, legal stipulations and strategic directions with economic outlook. The Symposium audience will include 180+ company directors, decision-makers and senior officers of diverse enterprises.

For enquiry, please call Miss Christine Wong at 2889 4988 or email to Christine.wong@hkiod.com.


Hong Kong Undergraduate Financial Planners of the Year Award 2016

Registration Deadline: 14 September 2016 (Wednesday)


The aims of the Award are to raise the awareness of financial planning among students and to equip them with adequate preparation for a career in the financial planning industry.

As of last year, over 200 students from regional universities have entered into the Award competition and responses have been overwhelming. This competition is open to all full-time undergraduate students studying in the universities in Hong Kong and Macau.

For enquiry, please contact Mr Koey Tong via info@hkrfp.org, or at 31051744.


The Hong Kong Institute of Bankers (HKIB) Annual Banking Conference 2016

Date: 20 September 2016 (Tuesday)
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Venue: N100 Series (New Wing), Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Fee: For HKSI members:
Full day (including lunch) - $2,600 (Early Bird)* / $2,900
Half day - $1,800 (Early Bird)* / $2,000
*Early bird discounts are offered to those who register and pay before 31 July 2016.
HKIB CPD / SFC CPT: Morning session: 3.5 hours and Afternoon session: 3 hours


The 2016 Annual Banking Conference will explore ways for Hong Kong to bolster capacity both in terms of resources, infrastructure and talent in order to fully benefit from the opportunities driven by technological development, regional investment and macroeconomic trends.

With the theme:" Building Capacity to Capture Emerging Opportunities", this year's conference will examine banks' opportunities to enhance and consolidate their processes, reshape their channels of delivery, explore new growth areas and enhance customer service. Tailored for mid-senior banking executives, the event will deliver actionable takeaways and macro refreshers to prepare individuals to lead in their respective departments and businesses. With more than 700 Mainland, Vietnam, US and Hong Kong banking professionals expected, the 2016 Banking Conference is not to be missed. For registration, please click here.

For enquiry, please call 2153 7800 or 2830 6070 or email to bankingconference@hkib.org.


Final call: HKICS Corporate Governance Conference (CGC) 2016 – Early bird offer extended to 20 August 2016

Date: 23 & 24 September 2016
Venue: Ballroom, Level 3, JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong
Fee: Please refer to here
Accreditations: 11 ECPD points


HKICS’s 10th biennial CGC will be held on 23 and 24 September 2016, which will bring together thought leaders from the corporate governance, legal, regulatory, risk and finance, and other fraternities, locally and internationally to share perspectives of corporate governance for navigating the challenges ahead.

The conference is themed ‘Corporate governance inside and out – forces shaping the corporate governance landscape’. Keynote speakers are Professor K C Chan GBS JP, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, and Anthony Neoh FCIS FCS QC SC JP, Former Chief Advisor to the China Securities Regulatory Commission.

For details, please click here.

For enrolment, please complete the online registration form, or download the enrolment form and return the completed form to HKICS secretariat by email: ecpd@hkics.org.hk or fax: (852) 2881 5755 before 20 August 2016 to enjoy the early bird offer at member’s rate.

For enquiry, please contact Ms Vincy Wong at 2830 6048 or marketing@hkics.org.hk.


HKIFA 10th Annual Conference

Date: 13 December 2016 (Tuesday)
Time: 8:50am - 4:50pm
Venue: JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong
Fee: HKIFA/HKSI Institute/Endorsing organizations members: HK$3,900 per enrollee
Standard rate: HK$5,400 per enrollee


With the theme “Hong Kong – building the premier fund hub”, this year's conference will look at the forces of change that will potentially shape the fund management industry and identify the critical success factors that foster it to propel to the next stage. Against this backdrop, thought leaders from the authorities and the industry will have deep-dive discussions on evolutions in the business model, topical regulatory issues – ranging from macro prudential issues, such as liquidity risk management and corporate governance standards; to micro issues such as advice/suitability to alternative distribution platforms.

Event highlights include:

  • Global financial stability and the role of the fund management industry
  • How would the Hong Kong industry look like in 2020
  • A raft of regulatory changes have been introduced since the GFC - How do investors see these developments and what’s their experience? What is the approach that can best serve the interests of investors? We will share the findings of an investor survey which can provide insights and perspective to the discussions.
  • Regulatory agenda for 2017
  • Fiduciary duties of fund managers as investors
  • Alternative distribution platforms
  • Mainland fund market in the next 3-5 years

Event Registration

  1. Online registration: www.plus-concepts.com/hkifa2016/registration.aspx, or
  2. Download the enrolment form from http://www.plus-concepts.com/hkifa2016/HKIFA%20eBrochure.pdf and send the completed form to Plus Concepts (the appointed event manager) via hkifa@plus-concepts.com or fax (852) 3905 7075.

For more event details, please visit: www.plus-concepts.com/hkifa2016. For enquiry, please contact Ms Louisa Kung of Plus Concepts, (852) 3983 2315 or hkifa@plus-concepts.com/