The Importance of Architecture and Design for the Future of Hong Kong
Evening Panel Discussion with Mr. Ronnie Chan and Dr. Allan Zeman with Mr. Alan Lo
Drinks reception and exhibition at 6:30pm
Presentation at 7:15pm
Closes at 8:30pm
Mr. Ronnie C. Chan is the Chairman of Hang Lung Group Limited and its subsidiary Hang Lung Properties Limited. Both are publicly listed companies in Hong Kong, dealing in real estate investment, development and management. Mr. Chan also is a Co-Chair of the Asia Society and Chairman of its Hong Kong Center, a Director of the Board of the Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the National Committee on United States-China Relations and the Committee of 100. Mr. Chan is a frequent speaker at international conferences and has published numerous articles in the International Herald Tribune, Financial Times, Newsweek, Fortune, Asian Wall Street Journal, Far Eastern Economic Review and Japan Times.
Dr. Allan Zeman is the Chairman of Lan Kwai Fong Holdings Limited, a major property owner and developer in Hong Kong’s Lan Kwai Fong. Known as the “Father of Lan Kwai Fong”, Dr. Zeman not only successfully developed Lan Kwai Fong into a world class entertainment destination, but also exported the brand to mainland China in recent years. Having lived in Hong Kong for over 40 years, Dr. Zeman has been very involved in public service and community activities. Besides being the Chairman of Ocean Park since 2003, he is also a member of the General Committee of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce and a Board member of the Star Ferry Company Limited. Dr. Zeman also serves as a Member of the Board of West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, and the chairman of its Performing Arts Committee.
Mr. Alan Lo, Chairman of the Board of the Hong Kong Ambassadors of Design will moderate the discussion.