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[Mar 16th, 2019] The Future of Business in a Technological Age Workshop - Session 4: Technology and the Global Order of Business

Lumina College, in partnership with the Faith and Science Collaboration Research Forum (FaSCoRe), HKU 

 

Details of all events

 

Aim

Business and technology are powerful forces which have shaped – and continue to reshape – each other and the world in which we live. This series of five workshops brings together business leaders, technologists, and academics to consider, from a Christian perspective, the systemic issues facing business in light of technological advances, and the challenges and opportunities arising from these. 

 

These topics will be explored over five sessions:

 

Session 1: Consumerism and Growth

Date: 8th December 2018

Speaker: Dr Winnie FUNG, Lumina College

Respondent: Dr Kelvin HO, Frasertec

 

Session 2: Disruption of Technology

Date: 19th January 2019

Speaker: Erwin HUANG, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Respondent: Prof Paul CHEUNG, The University of Hong Kong

 

Session 3: Moving Beyond Zero Impact

Date: 16th February 2019

Speaker: Dr HO Kin-Chung, Open University of Hong Kong (Formerly)

Respondent: MAK CHEN Wen Ning, Environmentalist

 

Session 4: Technology and the Global Order of Business

Date: 16th March 2019

Speaker: Dr Peter LIU, Human Dynamic

Respondent: Tse FUNG WONG, EdFuture

Details of Session 4

 

Session 5: Un-commodifying the World

Date: 27th April 2019

Speaker: Dr LEUNG Wing Tai, Lumina College

Respondent: Dr Mike BROWNNUTT, The University of Hong Kong

 

All sessions will run from 09:30 until 12:30.

 

Run of events

All sessions are conducted in ENGLISH.

 

Prior to each session, participants will be provided with preparatory readings.

Each session will include a main talk and a response, each given by experts in the field, followed by times for discussion and engagement with the issues raised.

All participants are invited to (optionally) join the speakers after each session for lunch.

 

Registration (deadline for the 1st session is 5th Dec, 2018)

  • Registration cost for attending all five sessions is $500.
  • Registration cost for attending fewer than five sessions is $500.
  • Participants are strongly encouraged to attend all five sessions. 
  • Registration deadline for the first session is Wednesday 5th December.

 

Those joining for lunch are asked to contribute $50 towards the meal. 

Participants can register for lunch on the day.

 

Online registration: https://goo.gl/forms/NaG5WBPBSEaEvPGv1

 

Venue

Sessions 1, 2 and 3 will be held at Lumina College:

Lumina College, 

3/F, Breakthrough Centre, 191 Woosung Street, 

Jordan, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

 

Sessions 4 and 5 will be held at The University of Hong Kong

University of Hong Kong,

Pok Fu Lam Road,

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong.

 

Payment of Application Fee

HK$500 for five sessions.  Please bring along a crossed cheque / bank draft made payable to "Lumina College Limited" with you to the first session.

 

Enquiries:

Lumina College

Phone: (852) 3622 1724        

Email: college@lumina.edu.hk

 

 

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