CPA Canada Hong Kong chapter: Professional development and networking events

In addition to professional development events, the CPA Canada Hong Kong chapter organizes networking events for members.

UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND NETWORKING EVENTS

CPA Canada’s Hong Kong chapter supports the following events, for which members can register at concessionary rates.


Terry Fox Run – Hong Kong 2018
Saturday, November 3, 2018

Join the CPA Canada Hong Kong Chapter for the 6th 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. 

Details of the event are as follows:

Date: Saturday, November 3, 2018
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 
Fee: Free for members and their families
Location: Renaissance College (RCHK) in Ma On Shan 

See run routes or visit Facebook for more details. 

To register, send your name to: info@cpacanada.hk.
 

China’s Cyber Security Law: Compliance with a Moving Target
Tuesday, November 27, 2018

China’s Cybersecurity Law came into effect on June 1, 2017 and is a major milestone for cybersecurity legislation in mainland China. The law has remained vague with the grace period extended to the end of 2018. Keith Yuen and Alan Lee at Ernst & Young will share the latest legislation developments, insights on the implications to businesses and what local and foreign companies should be doing in response to the legislation. 

Topics include:

  • What is covered and who will be affected by the law?
  • What enforcement activities are going on and who are the key targeted companies?
  • What are the risks for Hong Kong companies and multinational corporations with operations in mainland China?
  • How can companies prepare to be compliant with a moving target?
  • Cybersecurity – Are you ready to fight against cyber-attacks in the digital world?

Details of the event are as follows:

Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Time: 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Registration starts at 6:30 p.m.)
Fee: Free
CPD Hours: 1.5 hours 
Location: 22/F Citic Tower Office, 1 Tim Mei Avenue, Central

Register here 

Trip to Shantou
November 30 – December 2, 2018

CPA Canada Hong Kong Chapter and Association of Women Accountants (Hong Kong) Limited have come together to organize a trip to Shantou, China.
Shantou, a city significant in 19th century Chinese history as one of the treaty ports established for Western trade and contact, was one of the original special economic zones of China established in the 1980s and continues to be eastern Guangdong's economic center. 

Tentative itinerary includes:

  • Visiting Shantou city – the new Guangdong Free Trade Zone

  • Networking with the representatives of Guangdong and Shantou Institute of CPAs.

  • Learning about research and innovation at the Shantou University, the only public university that receives funding from our Hong Kong Li Ka Shing Foundation which signed a tripartite agreement with the Government to co-develop the university.

  • Overnight stay at the beautiful island of Nan'ao

Details of the event are as follows:

Date: November 30 – December 2, 2018
Fee: HK$800 – price includes all accommodation and travel
CPD hours: 6
Maximum capacity is 40 – first-come, first-served

Register here

Previous Business Forum now on YouTube

If you missed our previous Business Forum “Corporate Transformation in the Innovation Era”, you can find some sessions here.

Over 100 participants comprising of senior professionals, business celebrities and CPA Canada members-at-large attended the event on March 3rd.