BritCham seminar on shipping
Tim Smith, CEO of shipping giant Maersk Hong Kong (below), will share his insights at the British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong's (BritCham) seminar, "Shipping and the Environment: Why importers and exporters should demand high standards of the shipping industry, and what ocean carriers are doing to address the issues". Aug 9, 8am-9.15am. Harcourt Suite, 1/F, The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central. HK$390 for non-members. HK$310 for BritCham members. For more details, visit bit.ly/nnk6vZ or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Berkeley astrophysicist talks at HKU on rare nuclear processes
The University of Hong Kong's (HKU) Department of Physics has invited Dr James Chilton Loach - of the Institute for Nuclear and Particle Astrophysics at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley - to present at the "Rare events in a radioactive world" seminar. Aug 11, 4pm-5pm. Seminar Room 522, 5/F Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, HKU. Admission is free and registration is not required. Visit bit.ly/otYXeJ or contact Eva Wong at email@example.com.
Productive career tips for Gen Y
As part of the Hong Kong Productivity Council's (HKPC) Next generation training series, the seminar entitled "Critical tools for business succession: Managing upwards - An essential workplace technique for Generation Y" is a must for go-getters. Get tips on how to position yourself for a promotion by building a good work relationship with your boss, among other strategies. Aug 10, 7pm-10pm. 1/F HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong. HK$800 or HK$720 for groups of three or more delegates from the same company. To enrol, visit bit.ly/rn6QGS.