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Engineering Centenary Distinguished Lecture by Dr Victor Fung Kwok-king, May 2, 2012
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Event Details

“Hong Kong’s Role in the Development of PRD in China’s 12th Five-Year Plan”

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Reception 5:15pm - 6:00 pm
Lecture 6:00pm

Rayson Huang Theatre,
The University of Hong Kong

Dr Victor Fung Kwok-king
GBS, CBE, OBE, DCS(Hon), LLD(Hon), DBA(Hon), BSc, MSc, PhD

Sponsored by:
Paul Y. Engineering Group Limited

Dr Victor Fung will be the honourable speaker at this inaugural Engineering Centenary Distinguished Lecture. At the lecture, he will share his thoughts and insights on the following:

1) Strengths and challenges of Hong Kong
2) Positioning of Hong Kong in the economic development of GPRD
3) Measures to be adopted to reinforce Hong Kong’s positioning

About the speaker:

Dr Victor K Fung is the Group Chairman of the Li & Fung group of companies, which comprises major subsidiaries in Trading, Logistics, Distribution and Retailing, including publicly listed Li & Fung Limited, Convenience Retail Asia Limited and Trinity Limited. He also is the Founding Chairman of the Fung Global Institute, an independent and non-profit think-tank that generates and disseminates innovative thinking and business-relevant research on global issues from Asian perspectives.

Dr Fung holds a number of civic and professional appointments. He is a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and a vice chairman of China Centre for International Economic Exchanges of the People’s Republic of China. He is Chairman of the Greater Pearl River Delta Business Council. He is also a member of the Commission on Strategic Development of the Government of Hong Kong SAR. From 2001 to 2009, Dr Fung was Chairman of the Council of The University of Hong Kong, from 1999 to 2008, Chairman of the Airport Authority Hong Kong, from 1996 to 2003, Hong Kong representative on the APEC Business Advisory Council and from 1991 to 2000, Chairman of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council.

Dr Fung is Honorary Chairman of International Chamber of Commerce headquartered in Paris, Chairman of Asia Advisory Board of Prudential Financial, Inc (USA) and an independent non-executive Director of Baosteel Group Corporation (People’s Republic of China), Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited, Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited, and Koc Holding A. S. (Turkey).

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Dr Fung holds Bachelor and Master Degrees in Electrical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Doctorate in Business Economics from Harvard University. He also taught as a professor at Harvard Business School for four years before returning to Hong Kong in 1976. Dr Fung is married with three children. (February 2012)

*All are welcome*

Date/Time02/05/2012 18:00-19:00
VenueRayson Huang Theatre, The University of Hong Kong

Registration Instruction

Registration is open from 17/04/2012 15:30(HKT) to 02/05/2012 17:00(HKT) on a first-come-first-served basis.

* Registration is now closed.

Contact Information

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