Past Events

12
Dec
2018

Sailing to the Edge of Time - a Lifetime at Sea

Wednesday, 12 Dec 2018
John Kretschmer, Sailor and Bestselling Author
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
The Haven, 29/F, Wyndham Place , 40-44 Wyndham Street, Central
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11
Dec
2018

Film Screening: "The Great Wall: The Greatest Views"

Tuesday, 11 Dec 2018
introduced by William Lindesay, OBE
Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Film Screening 7.30 pm
The Haven, 29/F, Wyndham Place , 40-44 Wyndham Street, Central
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10
Dec
2018

Christmas Party and the talk "Following the Line - Triathloning along the Border between Asia and Europe"

Monday, 10 Dec 2018
Charlie Walker
Festive Drinks Reception 6:30pm, Talk 7:30pm
The Haven, 29/F, Wyndham Place , 40-44 Wyndham Street, Central
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5
Dec
2018

Wildlife Trade in 2018: is CITES Still up to the Task?

Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018
John Scanlon, Secretary-General of CITES 2010-2018 (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora)
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
The Haven, 29/F, Wyndham Place , 40-44 Wyndham Street, Central
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3
Dec
2018

Cave Detection from Space and the Future Exploration of Mars

Monday, 3 Dec 2018
Dr Judson ‘Jut’ Wynne
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
The Haven, 29/F, Wyndham Place , 40-44 Wyndham Street, Central
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28
Nov
2018

Exploring the Limits - The Pole2Pole Expedition Circumnavigating the Globe

Wednesday, 28 Nov 2018
Mike Horn, Laureus Action Sportsperson of the Year
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
The Haven, 29/F, Wyndham Place , 40-44 Wyndham Street, Central
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23
Nov
2018

Global Trends in Impact Investing

Friday, 23 Nov 2018
Professor Alex Nicholls, Professor of Social Entrepreneurship, Said Business School, University of Oxford
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6 pm; Talk 7 pm
The Haven, 29/F, Wyndham Place , 40-44 Wyndham Street, Central
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21
Nov
2018

ICRC Humanitarian Operations in Iraq and Iran

Wednesday, 21 Nov 2018
Pierre Dorbes, Head of International Committee of the Red Cross for East Asia
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
The Haven, 29/F, Wyndham Place , 40-44 Wyndham Street, Central
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14
Nov
2018

A Walk on the Wild Side – with Maasai Rhinos and Elephants

Wednesday, 14 Nov 2018
Daniel Ole Sambu, Maasai Warrior, & James Mwenda, Rhino-keeper
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
The Haven, 29/F, Wyndham Place , 40-44 Wyndham Street, Central
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13
Nov
2018

Annual Dinner Koh-i-Noor: the World's Most Infamous Diamond

Tuesday, 13 Nov 2018
William Dalrymple
Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Four-course Banquet Dinner including Western and Indian food options 7.30 pm; Talk thereafter
Hong Kong Football Club, 3 Sports Road, Causeway Bay
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12
Nov
2018

A Gala Evening with Dr Jane Goodall: "Where Wall Street meets Wildlife"

Monday, 12 Nov 2018
Jockey Club Lecture Theatre, 2/F, Olympic House, 1 Stadium Path, So Kon Po, Causeway Bay
The event is full.
8
Nov
2018

Film Screening: "Yasuni Man – Conflict in the Ecuadorian Amazon"

Thursday, 8 Nov 2018
introduced by Ryan Killackey
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Screening & Talk 7.30 pm; End of the Screening 9.30 pm
The Haven, 29/F, Wyndham Place , 40-44 Wyndham Street, Central
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7
Nov
2018

Crossing the Empty Quarter of Arabia by Camel

Wednesday, 7 Nov 2018
Mark Evans
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
The Haven, 29/F, Wyndham Place , 40-44 Wyndham Street, Central
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6
Nov
2018

Filming Extreme Trekking in the Mountains of the World

Tuesday, 6 Nov 2018
Ryan Pyle
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
UBS, 52/F, Two International Finance Centre, 8 Finance Street, Central
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31
Oct
2018

Film Screening Vanishing Kings II – Desert Lion Legacy

Wednesday, 31 Oct 2018
Dr Philip Stander and Emsie Verwey, Director and Producer
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
UBS, 52/F, Two International Finance Centre, 8 Finance Street, Central
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25
Oct
2018

Bhutan - Where Monarchy has brought Development and Democracy

Thursday, 25 Oct 2018
Dr Francoise Pommaret
Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
1/F, The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central
HK Club Member: Mr Timothy Peirson-Smith. Pre-payment. Please scroll down. Please note that no blue denim, T-shirts, flip-flops or sportswear are permitted at the HK Club. For further details, please go to https://docs.google.com/document/d/1w9lZnFcbD4arPUGqIYtQxJBWybAwEGPAW-Wggesz2XY/edit
24
Oct
2018

Edinburgh: Through the Eyes of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018
Ann Treherne
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
The Haven, 29/F, Wyndham Place , 40-44 Wyndham Street, Central
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23
Oct
2018

Retracing the Steps of Shackleton: The Shackleton Memorial Expedition

Tuesday, 23 Oct 2018
Neil Laughton
Complimentary Drinks Reception 5.30 pm; Talk 6.00 pm (please note the change in time)
The Haven, 29/F, Wyndham Place , 40-44 Wyndham Street, Central
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23
Oct
2018

Nurturing the Spirit of Adventure: from Multiple Marathons to Volcano Climbing

Tuesday, 23 Oct 2018
David Fox-Pitt
Complimentary Drinks Reception 7.30 pm; Talk 8:00 pm
The Haven, 29/F, Wyndham Place , 40-44 Wyndham Street, Central
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20
Oct
2018

Boat Field Trip to Tolo Channel and Double Haven North East New Territories including the famous natural arch of Ap Chau

Saturday, 20 Oct 2018
Leader: Dr Jason Ali
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14
Oct
2018

Field trip to the Silver Shadow

Sunday, 14 Oct 2018
the Ship's Officers
This event is full
11
Oct
2018

Exploring the World, One Ocean at a Time

Thursday, 11 Oct 2018
Diego Lopez
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
The Haven, 29/F, Wyndham Place , 40-44 Wyndham Street, Central
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9
Oct
2018

Close Encounters with Sharks: Using Technology to Avoid Extinction

Tuesday, 9 Oct 2018
Dr Austin Gallagher
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
6/F Three Pacific Place, 1 Queen's Road East
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28
Sep
2018

The Endurance Exhibition: The Antarctic Legacy of Sir Ernest Shackleton

Friday, 28 Sep 2018
Hon. Alexandra Shackleton
Session 1 : Drinks Reception 5.00pm; Talk and Tour 5.30pm, End of the Event 6.30pm ; Session 2: Drinks Reception 7.00pm; Talk and Tour 8.00pm, End of the Event 9pm
The Haven, 29/F, Wyndham Place , 40-44 Wyndham Street, Central
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27
Sep
2018

Big History: An Origin Story for the 21st Century

Thursday, 27 Sep 2018
David Christian
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
The Haven, 29/F, Wyndham Place , 40-44 Wyndham Street, Central
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