Inclusion Recruitment Conference 2013


Event Details:

Date: 28th September 2013, Saturday

Time: 14:30 – 18:20

Venue: Lower Lobby, Novotel Century Hong Kong Hotel, 238 Jaffe Road, Wanchai, HK

Admission Cost: Free for students; HKD$50 for general public

Registration: DEADLINE EXTENDED! Complete the registration form by WED 25th September 2013 18:00 at this Link

Why attend?

  • Learn about company policies in recruiting, retaining & protecting diverse talents (e.g. based on gender, disability, sexual orientation, race or ethnic group etc.)
  • Gain a better understanding of the diversity and inclusion initiatives of leading financial institutions and international law firms
  • Find out about internship and/or graduate job opportunities
  • Network with senior executives and recruiters from leading financial institutions and international law firms in HK and get advice on job applications from them
  • Learn about how LGBT entrepreneurs started their business and how being different makes them

Event Overview:

A. Key Note Speech

A key note speech will be given by Dr. York Chow Yatngok, the Chairperson of the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC).

B. Panel Discussions

Panel 1 – Step Out: Inclusion in Recruitment

  • Panelists from leading firms will break pre-conceptions that deter diverse candidates from seeking employment in their respective industries.
  • Panel 1 Speakers:
    • Helen Hui (Head of Transaction Banking,Standard Chartered Bank)
    • Michael Acquavella (Head of Campus Recruiting, Barclays)
    • Su-Ling Voon (Managing Director from Legal & Compliance, Morgan Stanley)

Panel 2 – Step Up: Inclusion in the Workplace

  • Senior executives will share their experience on efforts in promoting an inclusive workplace.
  • Panel 2 Speakers:
    • Alan Schiffman (Partner, Skadden)
    • Celine Tan (JP Morgan)
    • Michael Broadbery (Managing Director in Compliance, Goldman Sachs)
    • Simon Chapman (Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills)

Panel 3 – Step Forward: Inclusion in Entrepreneurship

  • Entrepreneurs will discuss emerging business opportunities in industries relating to the Pink Dollar.
  • Panel 3 Speakers:
    • Arnault Castel (Kapok)
    • Timothy Loo (Editor, PLUG Magazine)

C. Exhibition

Meet the Recruitment/Diversity teams from Barclays, BlackRock, Goldman Sachs, Herbert Smith Freehills, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Skadden, Standard Chartered and UBS!

Sponsored by:



GS Logo Signature black





Skadden logo


Supported by:



CEDARS (full_name)

Center of Development and Resources for Students, The University of Hong Kong

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Equal Opportunities Commission


Law Association, HKUSU


Pink Alliance


Out & Vote (Organiser of Action Q)

supporting org ULS logo

Undergraduate Law Society, CUSU

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