MAY 26 TO JUNE 1 Tomorrow, Hong Kong: April's external trade figures are due. The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is to host a 'Back to basics after Sars: The road to recovery' breakfast discussion in the KPMG Boardroom, Prince's Building. Speakers include Paul Brough, head of KPMG Financial Advisory Services, China, Siobhan McKeating, a partner in the global labour and employee benefits practice of Baker & McKenzie and Daniel Chan, a partner at Baker & McKenzie's China Practice Group. E-mail email@example.com for details. Wednesday, May 28, HK: Shui On Group chairman Vincent Lo to address an AmCham function on 'The Yangtze Region - Scaling New Heights for Hong Kong'. Island Shangri-La. Panel discussion: 'Will China replace Japan as Asia's next global superpower?' Foreign Correspondents' Club. A discussion entitled 'How to manage and develop business in China, despite Sars', takes place at the French Chamber of Commerce's conference room. Saturday, May 31, HK: The City University of Hong Kong's faculty of business hosts an Emba Information Seminar at the Conrad hotel. It will release the findings of a two-month qualitative survey among leading corporations in Hong Kong, who were asked 'Are you ready to shake Sars off? Managing and leading in the next crisis'. The topic of a panel discussion will be: 'The Sars outbreak: How do Hong Kong CEOs shake it off?' further ahead June 3, HK: A Team Building Asia conference entitled 'Maximise profits through corporate sponsorship'. Island Shangri-La Hotel. Open to marketing managers, human resources managers and other executives. www.teambuildingasia.com June 10, Beijing: Nikkei Business Publications opens Beijing bureau. June 17, HK: A discussion entitled 'New Leadership - New Orientations?', with Jean-Pierre Cabestan, director of the French Centre for Research on Contemporary China, will be hosted by the French Chamber of Commerce. June 17, Shanghai: Chemical and Pharmaceutical Ingredients China trade fair (until June 19). August 7, Beijing: China Digital Imaging World (until August 10). Beijing Exhibition Centre. For details visit www.infoexws.com August 19, Beijing: China Informatisation Application Conference and Exhibition - iChina 2003 (until August 22). August 26, Beijing: Third China International Biotechnology Exhibition (until August 28). August 29, Beijing: OptiNet China (until August 29). State Guest Hotel. September 16, Beijing: The sixth China International Exhibition on Water and Waste Water Treatment Technology and Equipment (until September 19). September 17, Beijing: Aviation Expo/China 2003 (until September 20). September 29, HK: A conference organised by SCMP Conferences in association with the American Chamber of Commerce, entitled 'Getting serious about people: capitalising on talent in Greater China'. HKCEC. For information, contact Adeline Lim on 2565 2420. CANCELLATIONS AND POSTPONEMENTS 'PRD/HK Integration 2003: Getting Down to Business' conference, organised by SCMP Conferences and the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce for July 9, has been postponed to October 17. For details, contact Adeline Lim on 2565 2420. French Chamber of Commerce's dinner 'Planet Women', for May 30, has been postponed until November 7.