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Theme: Grow. Discover. Dream

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
November 21st, 2011

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About this event

An event to inspire members of the Discovery College Community, aiming at encouraging our students to get involved in activities that benefit their community as well as themselves.

Confirmed Speakers

  • David Begbie
    David Begbie is the Director of Crossroads Foundation’s experiential simulation programs, which have seen over 65,000 participants since they started in 2006. He is also a senior spokesman for the humanitarian aid and development organisation, headquartered in Hong Kong. Alongside facilitating simulations in English and Mandarin for corporate, service and educational groups, his role sees David providing strategic leadership in the development of a new initiative, a 14-acre experiential Global Village, showcasing global needs, and solutions. Further to the work in Hong Kong, David has taken simulation programs to many regions of the world, including Europe, where Crossroads annually presents a refugee simulation for the attendees of the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland.
  • Claus Nehmzow
    German-born HK-based entrepreneur Claus Nehmzow is a leading thinker in applying innovative new media technologies to the business arena, using diverse fields such as virtual worlds, participatory media and social media. His insight on immersive worlds are cherished across the globe. Amongst his other achievements, Claus successfully led a project for health insurer Cigna, making use of 3D immersive worlds and serious games technology to create a new style of health education community.
  • Tracey Read
    A key member of Hong Kong's DB Green, a local non-profit organization which supports and promotes public awareness and environmental education by concentrating on Discovery Bay’s environmental and local culture. Tracy is also Director of Little Miss Green The Party Queen, a supplier and promoter of environmentally-friendly catering supplies.

Venue and Details

Discovery College
Discovery College, 38 Siena Avenue
Discovery Bay
Hong Kong,
Hong Kong
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