Rising Dragons, Soaring Bananas International Conference
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|Sat 18 Jul ’09, 8:00am–6:00pm||
|Sun 19 Jul ’09, 8:00am–6:00pm||
Where: University of Auckland School of Business, 12 Grafton Rd, Auckland
Restrictions: All Ages
- Special Group Offer - three or more individuals who book together: $150.00
- Adult: $170.00
- Full-time students and 65 years +: $90.00
- Organisations: $200.00
- Booking fees may apply
Event listed by: NZCA
A leadership initiative of New Zealand Chinese Association (NZCA) Auckland Inc., Going Bananas is a popular and iconic international cultural event that challenges perceptions of what it means to be Chinese and celebrates the journeys, stories and identities of leading Chinese personalities.
Going Bananas builds a community of interest in Chinese lives and experiences and offers everyone a fresh way to explore and understand the place and role of the Chinese in the world today.
Presented by the New Zealand Chinese Association Auckland Inc. and the International Society for the Studies of Chinese Overseas (ISSCO), the Rising Dragons, Soaring Bananas International Conference is a cutting-edge storytelling experience that brings to life talented voices of Chinese descent making an impact in New Zealand and on the global stage.
Star-studded speakers span the creative arts, media, academic, community and business sectors and include: Libby Wong (Writer and former Hong Kong Legislative Councillor); Marcus Lui (Creative Director, The One Centre, Sydney); Mai Chen (Chen Palmer, Public Law Specialists); Don Ha (Real Estate Entrepreneur); Paul Spoonley (Massey University); Ron Sang (Architect and Art Collector); Chang Hung (Radio Producer and TV Presenter); Peap Tarr (Urban Artist); Frank Liew (Blogger, Hypebeast and Founder, Qubic); Natalie Chan (Fashion Designer and Milliner); Jock Phillips (Editor, Te Ara, The Encyclopedia of New Zealand); SS Ventnor Project team (Wong Liu Shueng, Peter Sew Hoy); Peter Li (University of Saskatchewan); Tan Chee-Beng (Chinese University of Hong Kong).