Hang Seng Bank's head of private banking and trust services, Alan Luk, will share his insights at the Hong Kong Securities Institute's China Focus Series seminar entitled "Is there any truly private bank in China?" He will discuss wealth management and the absence of product differentiation between private and retail banks on the mainland. Aug 17, 12.20pm-1.20pm. Registration starts at noon. 1 CPT/CPD non-core hour. HK$300 and discount rates available for members. Register at bit.ly/rfloMJ or call 3120 6172.
US professor discusses cloaking, transformation optics at HKUST
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology's (HKUST) Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) has invited Professor Gunther Uhlmann of the University of California, Irvine, and the University of Washington to speak on "Cloaking and Transformation Optics". He will discuss issues behind making objects get past detection by electromagnetic, acoustic and quantum waves. Aug 19, 3.30pm-5pm. Mr and Mrs Lee Siu Lun Lecture Theater, HKUST. Visit bit.ly/qVSiXV or call 2358 5912 for details.
HKBU hosts career seminar
The Hong Kong Baptist University's (HKBU) School of Continuing Education is hosting a themed talk entitled "From office assistant to corporate strategic partner - What are the key changes and demands of talent development?" - for those who are interested in moving up the career ladder. This will be followed by a seminar on the school's business and information technology programmes. Aug 13, 2.30pm-4pm. Room 501, HKBU School of Continuing Education Tsim Sha Tsui (TST) Learning Centre, 5/F, 136A Nathan Road. Free admission. Visit bit.ly/q0k1Tm or call 3411 1999.