Seminars & Activities – Local Tour 29 Oct 2020 Hoi Ha Wan

SEMINARS &
ACTIVITIES

WORKSHOP
25 Sep 2020
CITA+

LOCAL TOUR
29 Oct 2020
Hoi Ha Wan

SEMINAR
27 Nov 2020
The Mills+

Fashion Summit (HK) SHARING SESSION 2020:
Marine Litter to Fashion Treasure

Date 29 October 2020 (Thursday)
Time 11:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Venue WWF-Hong Kong Hoi Ha Wan Marine Life Centre
1/F, House 2A, Hoi Ha Village, Sai Kung, New Territories
Map Location
Assembly Point Assembly Time: 11:15 a.m.
G/F Reception Counter, Clothing Industry Training Authority (CITA)
63 Tai Yip Street, Kowloon Bay
CITA Map Location
Transportation FREE Coach Trip between CITA and Hoi Ha Wan
Language English & Cantonese
Registration By Invitation Only
Enquiry Ms. Annie Yeung︱(852) 2263 6336︱info@fashionsummit.hk

Itinerary

11:30 Departure from CITA (Kowloon Bay)
12:45 – 13:00 Arrive Hoi Ha Village
15 min walk to Hoi Ha Wan Marine Life Centre
13:00 – 13:15 Introduction of Hoi Ha Wan Marine Life Centre
Pia, Lead of Hoi Hai Wan Marine Life Centre, WWF-Hong Kong
WATCH PLAYBACK
13:15 – 14:15 Glass Bottom Boat Tour
14:15 – 14:45
(online session)
Solution to Marine Plastic Pollution: Show and Tell
“Turn Ghost Net to Sunglasses” by Ms. Sissi Chao, Founder of RemakeHUB
WATCH PLAYBACK
14:45 – 16:45
(Cantonese)
Upcycling Experience: Marine Litter to Fashion
Ms. Maggie Kwok, Senior Officer (Corporate Education and Learning) of WWF-Hong Kong
Group Activity: Beach clean-up and use the collected marine litter to create fashion accessories
WATCH PLAYBACK
16:45 – 17:00
(Cantonese)
WWF Ocean Expert Sharing
Mr. Gordon So, Oceans Conservation Officer of WWF-Hong Kong
WATCH PLAYBACK
17:00 – 17:15 Departure from Hoi Ha Wan Marine Life Centre
15 min walk to coach parking space
18:30 Arrive Kowloon Bay

Remarks:
The co-organisers reserve the right to change the programme, content, session, speakers, format and schedule of the event without prior notice.

Speakers

Sissi Chao
Founder of RemakeHUB

RemakeHUB is a social enterprise; it provides a unique service of redesigning and repurposing your unwanted garment into new and useful items.

Sissi has been living in UK, US and Australia for more than 15 years, she has achieved a joint master degree in Economies and Business in St Andrews University (UK), a Master degree in International Business in London school of economics and political science (UK), and an MBA degree in Duke University Fuqua Business School (USA).

Sissi started her career in management consulting in Accenture (Beijing) and then became the chief representative of Mouzenidis Group, which is the largest tourism company in Greece.

Now, Sissi has returned to China and started her own environmental-friendly garment remaking company. Sissi is a true fashion lover and she believes that fashion is too far precious to end up in the landfill. Her dream is to save the natural resources, reduce the negative impact of environment, and help the unemployed and disabled in the society.

Sissi is a very sustainable and energetic person. She has travelled more than 48 countries, and loves scuba diving, sky diving and horse riding. She is a vegetarian and loves low-carbon lifestyle. Her favourite books are related to psychology and quantum theory.

Representative of WWF-Hong Kong

YOU WILL EXPLORE ……

HONG KONG MARINE LIFE

Introduction of Hoi Ha Wan Marine Life Centre

Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park is among the first batch of marine parks in Hong Kong and home to more than 60 coral and 120 fish species.

Glass Bottom Boat Tour

Explore Hong Kong’s marine life aboard a glass-bottom boat from our Hoi Ha Wan Marine Life Centre.

SOLUTION TO MARINE PLASTIC POLLUTION

Show and Tell

Founder of innovative business that tackle marine plastic pollution and turn the waste into fashion accessories will be invited to share the solutions such as RemakeHUB turning fishing nets into sunglasses

 

UPCYCLE YOURSELF

Upcycling Experience: Marine Litter to Fashion

Participants will get into groups for beach clean-up and then get inspired on how they can turn the collected marine litter into fashion.

 

OCEANS CONSERVATION WORK OF WWF-HONG KONG

WWF Ocean Expert Sharing

Ocean expert from WWF-Hong Kong will share on marine plastic pollution, how it affects marine ecosystem and how WWF is fighting for a world with no plastic in nature.

 

WARM REMINDER from Hoi Ha Wan Marine Life Centre

PREPARATION TIPS

1. There are staircases along the hiking trail from Hoi Ha Village to the Hoi Ha Wan Marine Life Centre. The walk takes about 15 minutes and participants should make sure they are physically fit and wear comfortable walking shoes.

2. Bring plenty of water in a reusable water bottle. We are a single-use plastic bottle free zone! Water stations are available at all our centres.

3. Insect repellent, sun screen, hat, raincoat and umbrella are recommended if needed.

4. If necessary, please bring your seasickness prescription for the glass bottom boat ride.

IMPORTANT REMINDERS

1. The glass bottom boat tour is weather dependent. It will be replaced by other activities if the on-site weather is not favourable for the boat trip.

2. The visit programme will be cancelled if a Typhoon Signal No. 3 or above, or Red / Black Rainstorm Signal is hoisted; or Air Quality Health Index reaches “Serious” level (band 10+) (Tap Mun District); within 3 hours before the start of the visit. WWF will rearrange another visit if the programme is cancelled under these conditions.

COVID-19 Precautionary Measures

Last Updated: 22/10/2020

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Co-organisers

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