Women’s Commission Conference 2017
“Unleashing Women’s Potential for All-Round Development”

Date | Tuesday, 21 February 2017
Time | 9:00am – 5:30pm
Venue | Meeting Rooms S221-S230, L2, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Target | Women leaders, leaders in various sectors and stakeholders interested in women’s issues
Language | The Conference will be conducted mainly in Cantonese. Simultaneous interpretation of Cantonese, Putonghua and English will be provided during the Officiating Ceremony, the two Plenary Sessions and the Closing Ceremony.
Registration | Online Registration | Download Registration Form

**Deadline for Registration – 10 February 2017

PROGRAMME

08:30 - 09:00

Registration

09:00 - 10:05

- School Competitions
- Award Scheme in Promoting Women’s Economic Empowerment

10:05 – 10:15

Break

10:15 – 11:15

- Breakout session 1 : Promoting Gender Mainstreaming

Ms Annie TAM Kam-lan, GBS, JP
Permanent Secretary for Labour and Welfare HKSAR Government

 

Professor Fanny M. C. CHEUNG, SBS, OBE, JP
Pro-Vice-Chancellor / Vice President
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

Mr Ivan YIU Tze Leung, JP
Community Services Secretary
Tung Wah Group of Hospitals

 

- Breakout session 2 : Women's Role in Society

Ms CHAN Yuen-han, SBS, JP
Honorary President
Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions

 

Ms Doris LEUNG Shuk Yi
Founder and CEO
Diamond Cab

 

Ms LAM Chun Kuk, Janko
Design Director
Classics Anew

11:15 – 11:30

Break

11:30 – 12:30

- Breakout session 3 : Empowerment of Women in the Workplace

Professor Frederick MA Si-hang, GBS, JP
Chairman
MTR Corporation Limited

 

Professor Rossa CHIU Wai-kwun
Choh-Ming Li Professor of Chemical Pathology
Assistant Dean (Research) Faculty of Medicine

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

Ms Ada HO
Founder and CEO
Paxxioneer

 

- Breakout session 4 : Empowerment of Women through Community Resources

Ms CHAU Chuen-heung
Chairman
OIWA Limited

 

Mr Francis NGAI
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Social Ventures Hong Kong (SVhk)

 

Dr CHAN Chui King, Liliane
Chairperson
Hong Kong Federation of Women’s Centres

12:30 – 14:00

- Promoting Women's Development - Role of the Business Sector

 

14:00 – 14:30

Break

14:30 – 15:00

Officiating Ceremony and Welcome Remarks

15:00 – 16:00

Topic: Promoting Women's All-round Development for a Better Future

 

The Hon Matthew CHEUNG Kin-chung, GBS, JP
Chief Secretary for Administration

 

Dr. DU Jie
Deputy Director
Women's Studies Institute of China, All-China Women’s Federation

16:00 – 16:15

Break

16:15 – 17:15

Topic: “HeForShe” – The Role of Males in Initiating Change

 

H.E. Mr Antonio de Aguiar Patriota
Chair
Bureau of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

 

Mr Stephen SUI, JP
Secretary for Labour and Welfare

17:15 – 17:30

Closing Ceremony

 

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