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Can Hong Kong continue to prosper?

Due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been cancelled. LSE apologises for any inconvenience caused.

Philip Chen, chief executive of Cathay Pacific Airways, will give a public lecture at LSE on Wednesday 7 June. His lecture will explore the question: Can Hong Kong continue to prosper?

Philip Chen, chief executive of Cathay Pacific Airways first joined the company in 1977. Prior to his current appointment, he was deputy managing director from April 1997 to June 1998 and chief operating officer from July 1998 to December 2004. Mr Chen was the chief executive of Hong Kong Dragon Airlines from 1994 to 1997. Dragonair became one of the most successful and profitable airlines in the world during his time, after suffering major losses earlier.

Mr Chen has been appointed adjunct professor of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, visiting professor of the Institute of Management by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC).

Dr Lawrence Saez, LSE, will chair this event, which is held in conjunction with the LSESU Chinese Society.

Can Hong Kong Continue to Prosper? is on Wednesday 7 June 2006 at 6pm in U8, ground floor, Tower 1, LSE, Clement's Inn, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required.

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posted 26 May 2006 [updated 5 June 2006]

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