Experts To Discuss Talent Issues In Greater China

Hong Kong, August 14, 2003 – The Chief Secretary for Administration of the Hong Kong SAR Government, Hon Donald Tsang, GBM, JP, will deliver the keynote address at a conference entitled "Getting serious about people: Capitalising on talent in Greater China".

The conference will be held at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre on September 29, 2003 from 9:15am – 4:30pm. The one-day conference will give speakers and attendees the opportunity to hear and participate in discussions about the implications of the recent population policy on building a quality talent pool in Greater China.

Some of the speakers include CEO, Greater China and Director, Standard Chartered Bank Mr. Peter Wong; Vice Chairman and President, China Resources (Holdings) Co Ltd Mr. Frank Ning; Chairman & Chief Executive, Giordano Mr. Peter Lau; President, East and South Asia Group, Coca-Cola Asia Mr. Patrick Siewert; General Manager, North Asia, PeopleSoft Mr. Rob Wells; Partner, HR Practices, KPMG Ms Irene Heffernan Ho; and Vice President, Asia-Pacific, Business Development, Watson Wyatt Worldwide Ms Paula DeLisle.

South China Morning Post presents the conference, in conjunction with Classified Post and the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. It is organised by SCMP Conferences and sponsored by PeopleSoft.

The admission fee for this conference is HK$1,500 per person. If you are interested, please contact Adeline Lim at (852) 2565 2420 for registration or visit If you are an AmCham member, please register directly with Mimi Shih at (852) 2530 6918.


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For further information about the conference, please contact:
Adeline Lim
Senior Conference Manager
Marketing and Communications
South China Morning Post Publishers Limited
Tel: (852) 2565 2420