University of Nottingham Global Dialogues Hong Kong 2019

University of Nottingham Global Dialogues Hong Kong 2019

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British Consulate General

1 Supreme Court Road

Hong Kong Island

Hong Kong

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“It’s not what you know, it’s how you think”: The value of knowledge in the 4th Industrial Revolution

Speakers include:

Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, GBM, GBS, JP
Chief Secretary for Administration, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Professor Shearer West FRHist, FRSA, FHEA, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Nottingham

Jo Lusby, CEO, Pixie B and Executive director of the Hong Kong International Literary Festival

Dr Peter Ewen, Engineering Director, MTR Corporation

Mr Charles Ng, Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion, InvestHK

Facilitated by Stephen Meek, Director of the Institute for Policy and Engagement, University of Nottingham

Kindly hosted by Andy Heyn OBE, British Consul General to Hong Kong and Macao,

The topic for the evening will explore how the value of knowledge to individuals, business and nations will continue to change as different industries continue evolve to incorporate Fourth Revolution technologies; showcasing perspectives from different sectors and considering how Universities and other knowledge providers might adapt. With Hong Kong embarking on a journey of its own Fourth Industrial Revolution to diversify its economy and boost further development especially in the areas of fintech, biotech, edutech and smart cities, this Dialogue is a timely opportunity to discuss these issues.

The programme is as follows:

5.30 - 5.45pm: Registration and welcome refreshments

5.45pm: Welcome and keynote remarks

6.10 - 7.00pm: Panel debate and audience dialogue

7.00 - 8.00pm: Networking Reception

Join an invitation-only audience in of Nottingham alumni, government officials, partners from business, academia and education in Hong Kong.

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