SHARP Forum - where business frontier unfolds

Proudly powered by CityU MBA, SHARP Forum is a thought-provoking platform where thriving business executives, prominent government officials, prestigious scholars, inspiring entrepreneurs, influential celebrities, and renowned experts are invited to:

  • Spread inciting ideas, insightful perspectives, and inspirational experiences;
  • Stretch boundaries of novel concepts, evolving issues, and cutting-edge solutions.

Recent and Upcoming Forums
(All are welcome to register. Walk-ins are subject to space availability)

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Mixed Reality Revolution - The Next Big Thing in Marketing
MR is booming and changing the way we see and remember things like never before.
- Want to know more about Augmented Reality (AR) & Virtual Reality (VR) applications for various business and event projects? 
- Want to promote products with something amazingly unique to WOW your customers?
- Want to experience VR simulation devices?
Register now for an awesome experiential forum! Try the gadgets at the Experience Zone.
Speakers:
Mr. Deng Hong Chun, Mr. Peter Yu, Mr Ralph Wong
Date & Time:
13 March, 2017 (7:00-9:00pm)
Venue:
14/F, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building (AC3), City University of Hong Kong

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FinTech - Benefits, Challenges & Prospects in Hong Kong

Financial Technology (FinTech) is making its way into businesses in Hong Kong. The landscape of financial institutions is changing rapidly. Opportunities of FinTech are accompanied by multiple challenges and yet businesses can reap the benefits if they embrace changes. What will the future of Fintech be like and how will it affect you?
Join us to find out the impact of FinTech through the discussion between our world-class speakers.

Speakers:
Prof. Frank Tong, Mr. Alex Kong, Prof. Ir. Daniel Cheng
Date & Time:
13 February, 2017 (6:45-9:30pm)
Venue:
14/F, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building (AC3), City University of Hong Kong

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Navigating the Future of Supply Chain in Hong Kong
Reshaping Logistics Industry through Disruptive Innovations
What will the future of Hong Kong’s logistics marketplace look like when unprecedented technological breakthroughs continue to make evolutionary impact on customers’ last-mile delivery expectations and drive revolutionary transformation of new business models for collaborative efficiency? Take a closer look at how the answers to this open question provide opportunities for start-ups and scale-ups thru a discussion between a veteran government official and a legendary start-up founder of the sector.
Speakers:
Mr. Shing-yuk Chow, Mr. Benjamin Wong, Mr. Henry Ko
Date & Time:
16 January, 2017 (7:00-9:00pm)
Venue:
14/F, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building (AC3), City University of Hong Kong

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城大工商管理尖端論壇呈獻: 鳳凰衛視世紀大講堂
從全球供應鏈變革的視角看一帶一路和PPP
- 中國「一帶一路」發展戰略所涉及基建項目,有估算顯示總投資可高達6兆美元。
- 通過PPP「公共及私營伙伴關係」,政府是否可能解決資金缺口?
- 處於未來「投資中國」和「中國投資」的風口,私營企業如何把握融資機遇?
主講人:
嚴厚民教授
日期:
2017年1月13日(周五) 下午3時30分
地點:
香港城市大學邵逸夫創意媒體中心多媒體劇場M1060

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Venture Capital vs Entrepreneur
Strategies to raise funding from investors
Would you like to own a business in the future?  Does Venture Capital show a better merit than Crowdfunding?  How to hit right on Potential Investor’s mind?  In what way to reposition your business?  Find the answers here...
Speakers:
Mr. Kelvin Chan, Mr. Paul Pong, Ms. Juliette Gimenez
Date & Time:
8 December, 2016 (7:00-8:30pm)
Venue:
14/F, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building (AC3), City University of Hong Kong

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The Digital Tsunami
Surviving & Thriving Through Digital Disruption
Gain insights into how the current and next waves of digital evolution bring new challenges and opportunities in business from the interactive sharing and in-depth discussion among pioneering experts...
Speakers:
Mr. Sean Seah, Mr. Win Mak, Mr. Alan Yip
Date & Time:
1 December, 2016 (6:30-8:30pm)
Venue:
14/F, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building (AC3), City University of Hong Kong

 

Past Forums

Mr Bernard Chan ( 陳智思 )
Mr Bernard Chan (陳智思)
Deputy
National People's Congress of China
Mr James Thompson, GBS
Mr James Thompson, GBS
Chairman and Founder
Crown Worldwide Group of Companies
Miss Poman Lo
Miss Poman Lo
Vice Chairman & Executive Director
Century City International Holdings Limited
Mr George Yuen
Mr George Yuen
Independent Non-executive Director
Industrial and Commerical Bank of Chian (Asia) Limited
Professor Myron S. Scholes
Professor Myron Scholes
Chairman
Board of Economic Advisors of Stamos Capital Management
Frank E. Buck Professor of Finance
Emeritus Stanford University Graduate School of Business

Forum Advisors

Mr. Orazio COCO
Mr. Orazio COCO
Wealth Management
AIA Int'l AIG Insurance
Dr. Wilson CHAN
Dr. Wilson CHAN
Associate Director
CityU MBA
Dr. CK CHAN
Dr. CK CHAN
CIO Int’l
Head of Retail Banking, Wealth Mgmt. IT APAC
HSBC 
Dr. Soo-May CHENG
Dr. Soo-May CHENG
Lecturer
 
Ms. Cynthia HUI
Ms. Cynthia HUI
Lecturer
Corporate trainer 
 

 

Mr. Henry KO
Mr. Henry KO
Managing Director
Greater China
Flexport
Dr. Davy LO
Dr. Davy LO
Member of the Board of Directors
Astri
Dr. Louis POON
Dr. Louis POON
Marketing Director
(ETF & Index)
Samsung Asset Mgmt. (HK) Ltd.
Dr. Jacky TANG
Dr. Jacky TANG
Managing Director
Synintel Institute Ltd.
 
 
 
 

 

Advisory Board on Event Management

  • Mr. Andy LAM
    - Manager, Financial Regulatory Authority in HK
  • Mr. Bruce LEE
    - Director, Global Infrastructure Services, Manulife
  • Ms. Natalie TAM
    - Logistics Manager, Juniper Networks
  • Ms. Carol WONG
    - Professional Consultant, CUHK;
    - Head of IT & e-Platform Development, CLAP for Youth @JC
  • Mr. Daniel YING
    - Managing Director, Achievers International Ltd;
    - Accessor, Coach & Accredited Mediator of Cross-Border Mediation
  • Mr. Stanley ZHENG
    - Director, WeFi