Past Events

6
Mar
2019

Overland: Through the Middle of the World

Wednesday, 6 Mar 2019
Alexander Pflaum
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
2/F, Duke of Windsor Building, 15 Hennessy Road (please note that this building is 5 minutes from Admiralty MTR or Pacific Place, next to the HK Police HQ
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5
Mar
2019

What are the biggest Geopolitical Issues facing the World

Tuesday, 5 Mar 2019
Sir Alan Collins
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
Jardine Penthouse, 48/F, Jardine House, 1 Connaught Road, Central
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27
Feb
2019

Wild Encounters Around the Globe

Wednesday, 27 Feb 2019
Paul Mckenzie, Four-time World Wildlife Photographer of the Year
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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26
Feb
2019

Saving Sumatra's Orangutans: Asia's Great Apes

Tuesday, 26 Feb 2019
Dr Ian Singleton, Director of Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
Hill Dickinson, Suite 3205 Tower Two, Lippo Centre, 89 Queensway, Admiralty
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24
Feb
2019

Choreography Walk through Central: Urban dance hike with local and international dancers through the famous sights of Central from Hollywood Road to Victoria Harbour

Sunday, 24 Feb 2019
a post-event talk by Justine Chambers, Choreographer, and drinks at Café 8
11.00 am to 2.00 pm
Central
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19
Feb
2019

Field trip "Behind the Scenes" of Hong Kong International Airport

Tuesday, 19 Feb 2019
Please note this event is full.
13
Feb
2019

Field trip: A Visit to Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (Hactl)

Wednesday, 13 Feb 2019
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13
Feb
2019

The United States links with Hong Kong; the First 175 Years and Beyond

Wednesday, 13 Feb 2019
US Consul General Tong
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
JC Cube, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central
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1
Feb
2019

Additional talk on The Salvage of the Century

Friday, 1 Feb 2019
Mike Stewart
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
Ming Hua College, Glenealy, Central (it is opposite to the Fringe Club)
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31
Jan
2019

The Salvage of the Century

Thursday, 31 Jan 2019
Mike Stewart
Complimentary Drinks and Canapes Reception 6:30pm, Talk 7:30pm
The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, Kellett Island, Causeway Bay
This event is full
27
Jan
2019

Field Trip: "A Visit to Ma On Shan Iron Mine"

Sunday, 27 Jan 2019
Leader: Jackie Chu
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26
Jan
2019

Field Trip: "Dapeng Fortress"

Saturday, 26 Jan 2019
Leader: Stanley Shea
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15
Jan
2019

Chungking Mansions: a Ghetto at the Centre of the World

Tuesday, 15 Jan 2019
Professor Gordon Mathews
Session 1: Drinks Reception 5.30 pm; Talk 6.00 pm. ; Session 2: Drinks Reception 7.30 pm; Talk 8.00 pm.
JC Cube, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central
The two sessions are full.
17
Dec
2018

Shackleton Film Screening and Exhibition Tours with Festive Drinks

Monday, 17 Dec 2018
7 pm Complimentary Christmas Drinks Reception with mince pies
The Haven, 29/F, Wyndham Place , 40-44 Wyndham Street, Central
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17
Dec
2018

Annual General Meeting

Monday, 17 Dec 2018
Meeting begins at 6.30 pm
The Haven, 29/F, Wyndham Place , 40-44 Wyndham Street, Central
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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