The government-owned Hong Kong Education City is staging the "Learning and Teaching Expo", an annual professional development event for the teaching community. Some 10,000 local and overseas visitors are expected. Teachers who attend the expo can apply for at most 20 continuing professional development (CPD) hours from the Education Bureau. The event will feature about 60 keynote and seminar sessions, with participants from Hong Kong, Australia, China, Poland, Singapore and the United Kingdom. June 28-29. Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. For more details, contact 2624 1055 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marketing guru talks shop at HKU SPACE
If you're in marketing or advertising, here's a chance to learn from an expert. The University of Hong Kong's School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE) will host a Cantonese-language seminar on integrated marketing communications. David Yeung, vice-chairperson of the Hong Kong Advertisers Association and vice-president of marketing communications at PCCW, will give specialist advice on the subject. June 23, 7-8pm. Room 205, 2/F Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road, Admiralty. For details, contact 2975 5708 or email@example.com.
CUHK holds seminar on infectious diseases
Backed by the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), the Stanley Ho Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases is organising its 8th Annual Scientific Symposium, featuring speakers from Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Singapore. Registration fee is HK$600 with a concessionary rate of HK$200 for CUHK staff and students. June 21, 9:30am-5:45pm. Shaw Auditorium, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin. For more information, contact 2252 8812 or CEID@med.cuhk.edu.hk.
Nobel laureate on global finance at HKUST
The Institute for Advanced Study of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) will present Economic Sciences Nobel laureate professor Robert Engle (below right) to talk about "Global Financial Stability and Long Run Risks". June 24, 4-5:30pm. Chiang Chen Lecture Theatre (LT-J). Contact 2358 5912 or firstname.lastname@example.org more information.
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