***Full House***

Thursday 20 September 2018 Ÿ. 6:00pm - 9:30pm . HKEX Connect Hall


 Leadership in Times of Changes



In this era, we are faced with radical changes stemming from economic undulation, geopolitical landscapes, climate, digital disruption, Industry 4.0, Finance 4.0 and the call for new IT (innovation and transformation) etc. Organised by The Hong Kong Institute of Directors (“HKIoD”), Directors’ Symposium 2018 will share with directors and senior executives the insights of speakers on leadership in fulfilling the role of corporate governance, that covers conformance and performance, in times of changes.



Directors and senior officers of diverse enterprises




Registration, Buffet and Mingling


Prelude and Acknowledgements
Dr Carlye Tsui, CEO, HKIoD

Welcome and Director Focus
Mr Henry Lai, Chairman, HKIoD


Highlights Talk: An Overview of Economic Outlook

  • Dr Tao Wang, Head of Asian Economics, Chief China Economist, UBS Investment Bank




Panel Discussion: Our Changing World

  • Dr Lee George Lam, Chairman, Cyberport

  • Mr David Simmonds, Group General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer, CLP Holdings

  • Dr Winnie Tang, Founder and Honorary President, Smart City Consortium


Panel Discussion: Strategic Dynamics in Company Direction

  • Mr Abraham Chan, Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, PuraPharm Corporation Limited; Directors Of The Year Awardee 2016

  • Mr Nicholas Ho, Deputy Managing Director, hpa (Ho & Partners Architects); Directors Of The Year Awardee 2017

  • Mr Blake Larson, Head of International, Lalamove

  • Mr Lincoln Leong, CEO, MTR Corporation Limited; Directors Of The Year Awardee 2017




HKIoD Members &
Members of Supporting Organisations





Early Bird*#



Bulk booking of 4 seats or above


Booking of a table (10 persons) HK$7,500#

*Registration on or before Wed 15 Aug 2018.
#HKIoD discount coupon is not applicable to Early Bird and bulk booking.



Registration Form: download

Online Registration: download



Diamond Sponsor


Platinum Sponsors


Gold Sponsors


CG Parnter

Media Sponsor


 Supporting Organisations

The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

The Australian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
and Macau

The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers

The British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Productivity Council

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong Hong Kong Professionals And Senior Executives Association

The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce

Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute

The Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong

Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts

Federation of Hong Kong Industries

Hong Kong Trade Development Council

Hong Kong Brand Development Council

The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and Macao

Hong Kong Business Ethics Development Centre, ICAC

The Law Society of Hong Kong

The The Hong Kong General Chamber of Small and Medium Business  



Tel: 2889 9986

Email: symposium@hkiod.com

Snapshots of the 2015 Symposium


For the photo gallery of previous years, please visit: http://hkiod.com/past_events_highlights.html



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