The University of Hong Kong's (HKU) Christian Society is recruiting volunteers and team leaders for "O Day", the group's bi-annual orientation event for new members. Activities will include prayer sessions, Bible reading and a number of ice-breaking games. Non-members are welcome to attend as well. August 17 at 10am-5pm, HKU (below left). Visit http://on.fb.me/ntEfVm for more details.
Free talk on mainland credit card business
With the mainland market rapidly developing, banks are clamouring for talent and opportunity knocks for those in the know. Marketeers and go-getting banking and finance professionals can stay one step ahead of their peers by attending the upcoming free seminar on "Credit Card Marketing in China" organised by the University of Hong Kong's Management Alumni Society and the Victoria Junior Chamber.
Shanghai-based Anthony Lau, the head of marketing at the Pacific credit card centre of the Bank of Communication, will share his insights on the mainland business market, trends and hot opportunities. July 21, 7pm-8pm. HKU Town Centre, Admiralty Centre, Admiralty. Register at http://on.fb.me/njmz7p.
Special fee expires for China tax seminar
Seasoned CPA Bert Kwok (below right) will be the main speaker at the "Seminar on the Principles of Accounting and Taxation Practice in the PRC," hosted by the Classified Post in collaboration with Kornerstone. July 22, 2-5.30pm. 15/F, Hip Shing Hong Centre, 55 Des Voeux Road, Central. Regular fee is HK$890 and HK$590 for purchases before July 9. Register at www.classifiedpost.com/at.
Partnership between EOC and courts
Members of legal, social science and social service societies are invited to attend the City University of Hong Kong's upcoming talk on the possible partnership between the courts and the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC). The talk will focus on the current level of cooperation between them, as well as the potential for future cooperation. David Rosenbloom, professor at American University's department of public administration and policy, will be the main speaker. July 19, 4-5.30pm. B7516 (SA Conference Room), 7/F, Blue Zone, Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong. Visit http://bit.ly/odIJfIfor details. Looking to share your student or professional association news?