UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND NETWORKING EVENTS CPA Canada’s Hong Kong chapter supports the following events, for which members can register at concessionary rates. Upcoming PLD Events Cybersecurity Concerns of Using Big Data Monday, October 21, 2019 With the extended use of big data security, concerns grow exponentially. Securing big data platforms requires various toolsets of cybersecurity such as log management and monitoring. Find out how to reach a healthy level of security without paralyzing your business. Live case studies will be used throughout the seminar. This workshop is hosted by ISACA. Date: Monday, October 21, 2019 Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Cost: CPA Member – HKD$2,600; Non-Member – HKD$3,200 CPD hours: 8 hours Location: Wan Chai Centre, School of Continuing Education, Hong Kong Baptist University, 26/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong Language: English For more information, please contact: email@example.com. Register here Introduction to Macau and cross-border tax investment Wednesday, October 30, 2019 The session will discuss the following topics: Macau and cross-border investment Business tax Income tax Employment tax Urban housing tax Tourism taxConsumption tax Stamp duty Arrangements for double taxation and prevention of tax evasion This session is hosted by The Association of Hong Kong Accountants. Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Time: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Cost: CPA Canada member – HKD$130; Non-Member – HKD$220 CPD hours: 2 hours Location: RSM Hong Kong Office 29/F, Lee Gardens Two, 28 Yun Ping Road, Causeway Bay Language: Cantonese For more info, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Register here Managing Stress for Men Wednesday, November 20, 2019 Stress is all too common and can affect all our lives. This session will teach you how to enhance our own well-being and those of your families and friends. This event is hosted by The Association of Christian Accountants. Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 Time: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Cost: Free CPD hours: 2 hours Location: Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants 27/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai Language: Cantonese For more info, please contact email@example.com. Register here Upcoming Social Events Members "De-stress" Night Thursday, October 31, 2019 Join the CPA Canada Hong Kong Chapter for an evening of fun and relaxation as we celebrate the end of a busy summer at the prestige American Club. Enjoy some friendly competition playing table games or pool (for a chance to win prizes!) or relax by the couch and chat with other members over some wine and snacks while taking in the view of the harbor from the 49th floor. Date: Thursday, October 31, 2019 Time: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Location: Forty Niners, The American Club, 8 Connaught Place 48-49 Floors, Two Exchange Square Dress Code: Smart Casual Cost: Members – HKD$150 / Non-members – HKD$250 If you have any questions, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Register here Terry Fox Run – Hong Kong 2019 Saturday, November 9, 2019 Join the CPA Canada Hong Kong Chapter for the 7th annual Terry Fox Run. The Chapter will be organizing a team to join the race. Families of the registered members are welcome to join but are required to register. We will be providing free Terry Fox t-shirts for all participants. Date: Saturday, November 9, 2019 Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Location: Renaissance College (RCHK) in Ma On Shan To register, email: Mandy Li. Volunteer Opportunity Volunteer needed: English Tutorial Program organized by UBC Alumni Hong Kong Date: November 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2019 Time: 11 a.m. – noon (1 hour) Location: Shamshuipo Kaifong Welfare Association Primary School Tutors would create a fun learning environment for primary students to learn English, including drama, poetry, vocabulary games and pottery. Time commitment is flexible. Members are welcome to join one session first to get to know the students who are primary students in grade 4 to 6. If you have any questions or are interested in volunteering, please email: Mandy Li.