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"Business Transformation in an Era of Innovation and Disruption"


The 2017 HKMA Annual Conference under the theme of "Business Transformation in an Era of Innovation and Disruption" will be held on Tuesday, 14 November 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. This year, the Conference aims to help senior executives in the understanding of pertinent innovative ideas, and in the exploration and adoption of these tools and techniques in their business and organization. A group of thought leaders and practitioners will be assembled to share their success stories.

Details of the Annual Conference are as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 14 November 2017
Time: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm (Registration starts at 8:45 am)
Venue: Grand Hall (Level 3) New Wing
The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, HONG KONG
Language:  English
Fee: Free of charge
(For registration and details, please click into
Application deadline: Friday, 20 October 2017

Annual Conference Organizing Committee

This year the Conference Organizing Committee is chaired by Mr Alexander Arena, Group Managing Director of HKT Ltd and comprises the following members:

Ms Viveca Chan
Chairman & CEO
WE Marketing Group

Dr Allen Fung
Executive Director
Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd

Ir Ben Wong
Chief Operating Officer
Hong Kong Airlines Ltd

Mr S K Cheong
Executive Director & General Manager
Television Broadcasts Ltd

Mr Stephen Ho
Chief Executive Officer
CITIC Telecom International CPC Ltd

Conference Speakers

Below are the distinguished speakers who have confirmed to share at the Annual Conference:

Plenary Session 1 - Opening Keynote Address
Mr Michael MacDonald
Group CTO and Executive Consultant
Huawei Southeast Asia

Plenary Session 2 - Surviving Disruption and Thriving
Mr Derek Chung
Assistant General Manager
Wing Lung Bank Limited

Plenary Session 3 - Emerging Enterprises in an Era of Innovation
Mr Adam Laug
CMO and Co-founder

Mr James Law JP
Chairman & CEO
James Law Cybertecture

Mr Steven Lee
Founder & CEO

Lunch - Trends in the Digital Economy
Mr Martin Hirt
Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
Leader, McKinsey`s Global Strategy & Corporate Finance Practice

Plenary Session 4 - Digital Transformation
Mr Alain Crozier
Corporate Vice President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Microsoft Greater China Region

Mr Kent Wong
Managing Director
Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Ltd

Plenary Session 5 - Marketing in the New Age
Dr Philippe Gerard
Chief Creative Officer
JetOne Motion

Plenary Session 6 - Concluding Keynote Address
Mr Steven Chang
Corporate Vice President

For details of the Annual Conference and Sponsorship Opportunity, please contact Ms Kathy Tam, Executive Officer, on 2774 8594 /

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Issued by The Hong Kong Management Association on 27 September 2017.

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Ms Sunnie Ma, Senior Manager Tel: 2774 8579 / Email:
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