Social Programme

Welcome Reception (Hosted by Hong Kong Cancer Fund)

Date: 30 Oct 2018 (Tuesday)
Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Venue: Loft 22
22/F, California Tower
Lan Kwai Fung, Central

All participants are invited
Due to limited venue capacity, availability is on a first come, first served basis and pre-registration is required.

Come and join us for the welcome reception for this year’s IPOS Congress. You will have spectacular views of Hong Kong, seeing the famous Victoria Harbour on one side and Government House and Hong Kong Park on the other.

Lan Kwai Fong is one of Hong Kong’s most popular nightlife hot spots and home to over 90 restaurants and bars. The atmosphere ranges from stylish wine pairing to casual drinking and the food on offer is as diversified as the clientele.

We look forward to welcoming you before heading off in to this vibrant area and feel the Hong Kong you have read and heard about.

Please do book when you register as numbers are limited!

How to get there
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Located in the heart of Central, California Tower is a mere 3 minutes walk from Central MTR. Take Exit D1. Turn right as you leave the MTR station and walk to the corner where there is an HSBC Bank.  Turn right and head to the next traffic lights, 50 metres away. Cross here and head up the hill to Lan Kwai Fung.  California Tower is situation on the left hand side.

Due to traffic restrictions the top part of Lan Kwai Fung is often closed to traffic.  If you are planning to arrive by taxi you will be dropped off on the junction of Wellington Street and D’Aguliar Street.  Proceed up the hill and California Tower is on the left hand side.



Congress Gala Dinner (Hosted by Hong Kong Cancer Fund)

Date: 1 Nov 2018 (Thursday)
Time: 19:00 – 23:00
Venue: Jumbo Kingdom Floating Restaurant, Aberdeen
Ticket: HK$780 (US$100)

All participants are invited. Admission by Ticket.
Limited seats are available on a first come, first served basis and pre-registration is required.

Come and join us as we take you through time to experience an ancient Chinese floating imperial palace, Jumbo Kingdom. The world-famous floating restaurant is renowned for its Chinese fine dining and has played host to numerous international dignitaries and celebrities, including HM Queen Elizabeth II, Tom Cruise, David Bowie and Chow Yun Fat.

Your evening will start as we take you to the dedicated pier for Jumbo Kingdom where a sampan will take you the short distance across the Aberdeen Harbour to this stunning venue. The pre-dinner cocktails will be held on the roof deck where you will have the opportunity to mingle in the open air. The dinner will be held on the Tai Wo Din deck which was built following the design of the royal court of the Ming Dynasty and the sculptors spent two year in carving out the emperor’s dragon chair. Our evening will finish with a DJ on the roof deck for after dinner cocktails before you head back to your hotel.

Attendance is not included in your registration fee. Tickets can be purchased during the online registration process, however, we have limited space so book your gala ticket early!