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PUBLISHED : Saturday, 19 September, 2009, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 19 September, 2009, 12:00am

September 22

'Master the art of public speaking' is a lunch-and-learn seminar organised by the American Chamber of Commerce. Understanding the art of speeches is becoming more important in today's business world. Public speaking and self-confidence go hand in hand if success is to be achieved. The speaker, who is a former nuclear submarine commander and a frequent media spokesman for Britain's Royal Navy, has developed a drastically different approach to speaking and will help attendees find out how to be less conscious and more natural while giving speeches.

Speaker John Miers, founder, Black Isle

Enquiries 2530 6900

September 25

'When China rules the world' is a breakfast briefing organised by the British Chamber of Commerce. Modernity has often been associated with the West, but with the rapid rise of the mainland onto the world economic stage, these long-held beliefs are being shattered. The speaker, author of the best-selling When China Rules the World, will share his insights on the expanding role of the mainland and its influences on modernity.

Speaker Martin Jacques, senior fellow, London School of Economics IDEAS

Enquiries: 2824 2211