AVPN Global Conference 2023 | 20 - 22 June 2023


Philanthropy for Better Cities Forum 2018


Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre


Hong Kong SAR China

Date & time

20 September 2018



21 September 2018


About this event

Join the first Philanthropy Forum of its kind in Asia on metropolitan social issues. Riding on the successful inaugural edition in 2016, the Philanthropy for Better Cities Forum will return this year on 20-21 September 2018. The Forum will provide a platform for 50+ distinguished speakers and 1,000+ philanthropists, social entrepreneurs, thought leaders, policy-makers, academia and NGOs from around the world, especially the Asia-Pacific and Greater China region, to exchange views, facilitate cross-sector collaboration and cultivate long-term partnerships and engagement, all in the hope of creating better cities.

The Forum will continue to focus on metropolitan social issues with particular interests on 5 thematic areas: Leveraging the Market, Sustainable Development, Maximising Impact, Youth & Creativity and Health & Well-being. The 2 full-day programme will comprise 2 keynote presentations, 2 plenary sessions and over 10 thematic breakout discussions.

Keynote Speaker
Professor Michael Sandel, Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government, Harvard University

Other confirmed speakers include:

  • Norman Chan, Chief Executive, Hong Kong Monetary Authority
  • Paul Grogan, President and CEO, The Boston Foundation
  • Clotilde Perez-Bode Dedecker, President and CEO, Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo
  • Naina Batra, CEO, Asian Venture Philanthropy Network

As an AVPN member, you can enjoy discount at HK$2,120 per ticket. Register here with the discount code 83U15-4AVPN to secure your tickets.

For more information, please visit: http://www.citiesphilanthropy.com/ and follow our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/citiesphilanthropy/

For further enquiry, please contact: [email protected] or 3996 8023.

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