Today: Hong Kong Securities Institute lunch: 'Gold - Shine or Shame? An evaluation of the prospect for gold over the medium term'. Tomorrow: American Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'The Shipping Point - The rise of China and the future of retail supply'. Bank of America Tower. Hong Kong Securities Institute lunch: 'Responding to Regulatory Changes: The Role of the Third-Party Valuation Advisor'. Hong Kong Securities Institute. Canadian Chamber of Commerce event: 'Forum on Hong Kong International Airport: New Runway Proposal.' Kinwick Centre, Central. Friday, September 2: Republicans Abroad Hong Kong breakfast: 'President Obama's Strategic and Economic Approach to China', presented by Stephen Yates, former deputy assistant to vice president Dick Cheney for national security affairs. The American Club, Two Exchange Square. British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Challenges of the Chinese Economy and the 12th Five-Year Plan'.