|BREAKFAST SEMINAR: SOUTHEAST ASIA’S CROSSROADS: THREE PATHS TO PROSPERITY|
|Host / Sponsor:||European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, EU-ASEAN Business Council|
|Event Time:||Fri 13-Feb-2015 8:00 AM To 9:15 AM|
|Venue:||Harcourt Suite, The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central, Hong Kong|
The European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong is delighted to invite you to join the following breakfast seminar about “Southeast Asia’s Crossroads: Three paths to prosperity”.
The future of Asia’s rise depends on three economic centers: China, India and ASEAN. ASEAN covers a land area of 4.46 million km², and has a population of approximately 600 million people, which is 8.8% of the world’s population. In 2013, its combined nominal GDP had grown to $2.4 trillion. As ASEAN approaches the milestone of 2015 for the implementation of the ambitious ASEAN Economic Community, there is growing interest in understanding this rapidly changing region. This breakfast seminar is jointly organized by the European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and the EU-ASEAN Business Council. The event will unlock the latest trends and keys to compete successfully in ASEAN. Dr. Fraser Thompson, senior fellow at McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) will present MGI’s latest research and the three latest trends that could transform the region.
Friday, 13th February, 2015, 8:00am-9:15am
Harcourt Suite, The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central, Hong Kong (hosted by Christopher Hammerbeck)
Fee: HKD 380 for members of a European National Chamber; HKD 450 for non-members
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, 10th February, 2015. 6:00pm
(Limited seats, first-come; first-served basis)
About the Speaker:
Dr. Fraser Thompson, Senior Fellow, McKinsey Global Institute (MGI)
Dr. Fraser Thompson is a senior fellow at the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), McKinsey’s business and economics research arm, based in Singapore. His work focuses on sustainable development and natural resource economics globally, as well as productivity and growth issues in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. Fraser joined the Middle East office of McKinsey in 2006, before moving in 2008 to London. As a consultant, he served mainly public sector clients on productivity and economic growth issues, including developing a foreign direct investment strategy for a European country, creating low-carbon growth strategies for two Indonesian provinces, and developing economic competitiveness strategies for a Middle Eastern country and an African country. Fraser has authored numerous articles in leading business and academic publications He is also a frequent speaker at conferences on economic development issues in Asia and globally. Prior to joining McKinsey, Fraser worked as a consultant for The World Bank in the United States and the United Kingdom, and as a tutor at Oxford University in the areas of Development Economics, International Trade and Finance, Microeconomics and Industrial Organization.
If you are unable to register online, please email Ms. Yvonne Tin (email@example.com) your details (name, job title, company name, email, direct number/ mobile, membership of chamber of commerce, contact person email, and direct number/ mobile) to register. [Please state N/A if you are not a member of any European national chamber]
Full payment of the aforementioned fee shall be arranged by 10th February, 2015 via one of the methods listed in the link below:
It is reminded if you are paying by Cheque, please STATE the Ref. “Breakfast Seminar with Fraser Thompson MGI 13 Feb” on the envelope and at the back the cheque.
REMINDERS & CANCELLATION POLICY:
-Business Attire is required by the Hong Kong Club. No jeans or sports shoes
– Registration is considered to be successful with a completed registration AND full-payment, unless otherwise notified. The organizer reserves the right to decline any application.
– The full event fee is immediately payable upon submission of the registration. Full payment is due before the event. *A payment receipt will be provided only upon request.
– Cancellations must be made in writing TWO working days PRIOR to the event (by Tuesday, 10th February, 2015, 6:00pm).
– NO SHOWS WILL STILL BE CHARGED and payments are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled by the organizer.
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