Today, HK: New World Telecom and Global Crossing organise a conference entitled 'The next generation network extends business excellence'. HKCEC. American Chamber of Commerce hosts an inaugural luncheon to officially welcome Jon Zinke as the chamber's chairman. Ritz-Carlton. Thursday, Jan 27, HK: HKGCC roundtable luncheon: 'Self-certifying the 'independence' of INEDs'. Speaker: Professor Low Chee Keong, associate professor in corporate law, Chinese University of Hong Kong. French Chamber of Commerce and Industry co-organises the two-day 'Regional Symposium on Intellectual Property Rights: Creating Wealth through Brand Building' with the Intellectual Property Department, the French Trade Commission, Comite Colbert and Union des Fabriquants. Australian Chamber of Commerce seminar: 'Reprovisioning of the Sha Tin water treatment works through public-private partnership'. Speaker: Director of Water Supplies William C.G. Ko. Central. Friday, Jan 28, HK: Australian Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual Australia Day luncheon with Olympic champion Dawn Fraser. Island Shangri-La.