Monday, Oct 6, HK: The HKGCC hosts a Cepa discussion in the chamber's theatre. Visit www.chamber.org.hk AustCham presents 'Retirement Planning', No6 in its personal financial planning series. Call 2522 5054 or visit www.austcham.com.hk Tuesday, Oct 7, HK: The HKGCC hosts a roundtable luncheon, 'Constructive Use of IT in Ethics Management'. The chamber also hosts 'The Road of Strategic Changes: Challenges & Accomplishments' (in Cantonese). Visit www.chamber.org.hk 'Linux Application Solution' seminar takes place at the HKPC Building. Visit www.sme.gcn.gov.hk IBM and BEL jointly host 'Beat Economic Downturn & Competitors with ESP' - a free seminar (in Cantonese). Visit www.belhk.com AmCham hosts 'Creativity and Innovation: New approaches to Survival in a Madly Changing Marketplace', a luncheon at the Ritz-Carlton hotel. Visit amcham.org.hk The first annual Asia FX Forum takes place at the Grand Hyatt hotel. Wednesday, Oct 8, HK: The HKGCC hosts 'Rules of origin under Cepa', at the chamber's theatre. AmCham Entrepreneurs' Group hosts 'Building Your Own Business', at the JW Marriott Hotel. Visit www.amcham.org.hk The HK Institute of Company Secretaries hosts a seminar, 'The Effective Use of Macau Offshore Entities'. Visit www.hkics.org.hk Friday, Oct 10, HK: The HKGCC hosts a roundtable luncheon, 'IT (legal) in HK Vs PRD (Guangdong) - Integration or Falling Behind?' www.chamber.org.hk Saturday, Oct 11, HK: The Productivity Council and PricewaterhouseCoopers present, 'Executive Diploma in Best Practices for World-Class CFO 2003' (every Saturday until Dec 13), at PwC's conference centre. Call 2788 5324.