ExecLab: Executive Short Courses 2019 – University of the Arts London

West Kowloon Cultural District and University of the Arts London

Arts and Cultural Management is a practical three-day introduction to the role of performing arts organisations and producing practice today. Participants will look into research and project management, and how to develop fundraising plans, business plans and marketing briefs for performing art events. Through lectures, discussions, case studies from the UK and Hong Kong, participants gain a deeper understanding of how to plan, organise and deliver productions.

UK-China High Level Workshop on Contemporary Industrial Heritage

British Council, Shanghai Univeristy

Professors of Cultural Heritage at the University of Birmingham and Director of the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage will visit two industrial heritage sites in Chongqing before joining the China-UK High Level Workshop on Contemporary Industrial Heritage at Shanghai University. An estimated 60-70 scholars, researchers and practitioners from the industrial heritage sectors and some government officials across China will participate

Business of Design Week 2017: Design thinking in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Design Centre

Business of Design Week (BODW), is Asia's leading annual event dedicated to design, innovation and brands. Five UK speakers, Samuel Chan, Alice Rawsthorn, Paul Thompson, Jeremy Myerson and Tina Norden will join a roster of design masters and influential business figures to inspire the audiences on creative thinking and design management.

Sailing for More Maritime Culture Forum

Ningbo Maritime Museum, Royal Greenwich Museum

Sailing for More is organized by the “China National Maritime Day” Organizing Committee, and co-organized by the Institute of Ancient Chinese Ships, Qing'an Guild Hall, Ningbo Museum and Ningbo Port and Shipping Administration Bureau. The theme of this year’s forum is Modern Chinese Maritime Culture and Foreign Trade from the Perspective of Maritime Silk Road. Tony Clemson, Deputy Consul General Shanghai will deliver a keynote speech at the forum.

Portrait of Chinese Junks Exhibition

Eastern Zhejiang Qing’an Guild Hall

An exhibition organised by the Institute of Ancient Chinese Ships (IoACS), in collaboration with the Royal Museum Greenwich in London and supported by the British Council and a number of other organisations. The exhibition provides a unique experience presenting life along coastline areas of China in the 1930s. It will be accompanied by a series of related events, enhancing maritime knowledge and promoting cultural exchange between the East and West.

Hong Kong Museum Summit: Museums in a New Era

Leisure and Cultural Services Department

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department will present international Museum Summit “Museums in a New Era” in association with the Palace Museum. Ian Blatchford, Director of the Science Museum Group; Sir Michael Dixon, Director of the Natural History Museum and Jane Portal, Keeper of the Department of Asia at the British Museum will be guest speakers at the event

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