Tuesday, August 30, 2016

23..24-Oct-2016: Prof. Sivan to keynote on Innovation in IKMAP conference (Japan 2016)


Prof. Yesha Sivan will participate as a keynote speaker at the International Conference on Innovation and Knowledge Management in Asia Pacific (IKMAP 2016).

Follow IKMAP website here for further updates, information and registration.


This international KM conference started in 2004 (KMAP), has now been renamed as “International Conference on Innovation and Knowledge Management in Asia Pacific (IKMAP)” to include the important element of “innovation management”.

This year’s conference is co-organized by Japan Intellectual Capital Management Association (Japan) and the Knowledge Management and Innovation Research Centre (KMIRC) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong), and will be held in Kobe, an important port city and also one of the most attractive cities in Japan.

The conference aims to:

  • provide a cross-cultural platform for the Knowledge Management practitioners and academics in Asia to network with their counterparts in the West and vice versa.
  • discuss the topics of mutual interests and navigate together the next generation of Knowledge and Innovation Management.
  • enhance international networking and collaborations

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

23-Aug-2016: Prof. Sivan talk on HK Innovation for the Market Research Society

Tuesday 23rd August 2016

We are pleased to announce that the Market Research Society of Hong Kong will be holding its next event on Tuesday 23rd August from 6pm to 8pm in Causeway Bay.

At this event, we have great pleasure in inviting an international speaker to Hong Kong on the subject of Innovating in Hong Kong by Professor Yesha Sivan.

With the Hong Kong society as the backdrop, Yesha will talk about some of the trends that innovate innovation and how Hong Kong can benefit from these with what he calls "Hong Kong 3.0". In his presentation, he will show that innovation is more than ideas; it is the realization of these ideas into solutions that create value (for various stakeholders: Customers, Employees, Partners, Shareholders and the like).

Professor Yesha Sivan is the executive director of the Coller Institute of Venture at Tel Aviv University, Coller School of Management and a visiting professor of innovation & venture at the School of Design of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, where he is looking at leadership of innovation as well as working with the local Hong Kong venture ecosystem.

He is also the founder of the Metaverse Labs (MVL), a leading think tank focusing on innovation via virtual and the real world.

The event is open to all Market Researchers and their interested guests. MRSHK members are free of charge; while there will be a fee of HK$ 180 for non-members (fully deductible from membership fees when signing up for the MRSHK membership 2016-2017).

The presentation will be followed by networking drinks hosted by the MRSHK Committee and ESOMAR. The address for this event is:

Manchester Business School | East Asia International Centre
1203 The Lee Gardens
33 Hysan Avenue. Causeway Bay. Hong Kong
(T) +852 2588 5013

The reception starts at 6pm and the speaker session starts at 6.30pm. To help us with planning the numbers for this event, please RSVP to the Secretary for Membership Relations Mr. Chee Ngai Ng (cheengai.ng@samplenomics.com) before latest 2pm Friday 19th August.

Looking forward to seeing you!

Yours Sincerely,
Chris Farquhar
Chairman MRSHK

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