Members of student environmental societies should take note of the upcoming President's Series lecture at City University on the "Challenges of Economic Integration". The talk will consist of two panel discussions - on the need for a third airport runway for Hong Kong, and on coordinating infrastructure development in the Pearl River Delta region. The Civic Exchange's environmental programme manager, Mike Kilburn, will be among the distinguished speakers at the event. July 23, 2-6pm. Multimedia Conference Room, 4/F Cheng Yik-che Building, City University of Hong Kong. Details at
Savannah College joings HKCEC International Education Expo
Creative types and their families are invited to visit the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) booth at the International Education Expo this weekend. Admissions representatives will be on hand to discuss the various courses available for those looking to pursue a career in design. Savannah College is one of the world's most widely recognised institutions specialising in the creative arts. July 9-10. Hall 3G, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Visit http://on.fb.me/ihg0kM for details
Seminar on China taxation
Looking for a job in the financial services sector? Chances are you're going to need an understanding of mainland accounting and taxation practices first. Fortunately enough, Kornerstone and Classified Post are offering a brief lecture to get you brushed up on the basics. The "Seminar on Principles of Accounting & Taxation Practice in the PRC" will be hosted by seasoned CPA and mainland taxation expert Bert Kwok. July 22, 2-5.30pm. 15/F Hip Shing Hong Centre, 55 Des Voeux Road, Central. HK$590 for registration before July 9 and HK$890 thereafter. Register at http://www.classifiedpost.com/at.
Mao documentary for charity
Social service groups should take note of this weekend's charity screening of a popular documentary on Mao Zedong, the father of modern China. The event will be hosted by the Victoria Junior Chamber in collaboration with the Society for the Protection of Women and Children (Po Leung Kuk). Several local stars will be attending the screening, including comedy-director Lee Lik-chi. July 9, 3pm. Cityplaza UA Cinema, 5/F Cityplaza, 18 Taikoo Shing Road, Taikoo Shing. Tickets at HK$300 to HK$1,000. More information at http://on.fb.me/j2sQ6H.
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