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9:00
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9:10
Opening Remarks
Global stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
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Live Streaming
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Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Paul Chan
Financial Secretary
Hong Kong SAR
moderator
Government & Regulators
Physical
Live Streaming
Virtual Platform
Government & Regulators
Global stage
9:10
-
9:50
Power Talk: Challenges, Opportunities, & Everything in Between
Global stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
|
Live Streaming
|
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Joe Tsai
Co-Founder & Executive Vice Chairman
Alibaba Group
Neil Shen
Founding & Managing Partner
Sequoia Capital China
David Liao
Co-Chief Executive, Asia-Pacific
HSBC
moderator
Eddie Yue
Chief Executive
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Government & Regulators
Physical
Live Streaming
Virtual Platform
Government & Regulators
Global stage
10:00
-
10:35
Keynote Fireside Chat
Global stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
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Live Streaming
|
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Christopher Hui
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
Hong Kong SAR
Lei Zhang
Founder & CEO
Hillhouse Group
moderator
Government & Regulators
Physical
Live Streaming
Virtual Platform
Government & Regulators
Global stage
10:00
-
10:30
AI & Data Analytics: The Secret Game Changer for Enterprises
Future stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
|
|
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform

1. What are some best practices in digitalisation and AI-driven innovation

2. Why data-driven decision making is the key to business agility

3. How can we accelerate the adoption of cloud computing and AI technology

Dennis Leung
Director, Customer Advisory
SAS Institute
Juni Yan
MD, Tech Business International
WeBank
Fred Sun
Head of Strategy
Tencent Cloud International
moderator
Anna Gamvros
Partner
Norton Rose Fulbright
AI & Big Data
Financial Innovation
Physical
Virtual Platform
AI & Big Data
Financial Innovation
Future stage
10:00
-
10:30
Our Changing Climate – Applying Regtech to Green Finance
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
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1. What is driving the urgency of Green Finance sweeping across industry sectors?

2. How the ABCD of Fintech (AI, Blockchain, Cloud, Data) can be applied to accelerate the Green Finance agenda

3. How can regulatory policies and initiatives support the drive forward to Green Finance

Jame DiBiasio
Editor
AMTD DigFin
Brian Tang
Founder
ACMI and LITE Lab at University of Hong Kong
Benjamin Quinlan
CEO & Managing Partner
Quinlan & Associates
Irene Lee
Director, Compliance & Operational Risk Control / Member of the Board of Directors
UBS AG. / Fintech Association of Hong Kong
moderator
Helene Li
General Manager / CEO & Co-Founder
FinTech Association of Hong Kong / GoImpact
ESG & Sustainability
Hong Kong
RegTech
Physical
ESG & Sustainability
Hong Kong
Hong Kong stage
10:30
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11:00
Reaching the Unreached: Disruptive Technologies Changing the Narrative
Future stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
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|
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform

1. How technology has democratised finance

2. Why meaningful financial inclusion starts with building affordable financial products

3. How e-commerce can be a driver for financial inclusion

Venetia Lee
General Manager of Alipay in Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan
Ant Group
Toa Charm
Associate Professor of Practice in Management
CUHK Business School
David Rosa
Co-Founder & CEO
Neat
Tat Lee
Chief Executive & Executive Director
WeLab Bank
moderator
Karen Man
Partner
Baker McKenzie
Open Banking
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
Physical
Virtual Platform
Open Banking
Financial Inclusion
Future stage
10:30
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11:00
Global Developments for Cryptocurrencies
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
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1. How the latest blockchain and tokenisation initiatives are reshaping crypto investing and trading

2. Why you can’t ignore the institutionalisation of crypto markets

3. How to build a regulated ecosystem for crypto exchanges and crypto assets

Edmond Lau
Fintech Investor, Advisor, Scholar
Babel Capital
Angelina Kwan
Senior Advisor to the Board
HashKey Group
Lily Zhang
CFO
Huobi Tech
moderator
John Patrick Mullin
Co-Founder
MANTRA DAO & SOMA.finance
CBDC & Digital Currencies
RegTech
Blockchain
Physical
CBDC & Digital Currencies
RegTech
Hong Kong stage
10:35
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10:45
Keynote Speech by People’s Bank of China Governor
Global stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
|
Live Streaming
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Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Yi Gang
Governor
People's Bank of China
moderator
Government & Regulators
Physical
Live Streaming
Virtual Platform
Government & Regulators
Global stage
10:45
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11:25
Hong Kong & the Greater Bay Area as a Digital Finance Hub
Global stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
|
Live Streaming
|
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform

1. How to attract international finance firms whilst also developing the regional FinTech Industry

2. Why the Greater Bay Area might be the answer to the FinTech talent shortage

3. How Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area has become a powerhouse of innovation for financial services and FinTech

Joseph Chan
Under Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
Hong Kong SAR
Calvin Choi
Chairman
AMTD Group
Alfred Shang
CEO & Founding Partner
BitRock Capital
Jim Lai
Vice President / Chairman
Tencent Holdings / Fusion Bank
moderator
Enoch Yiu
Chief Reporter, Business
South China Morning Post
Government & Regulators
Greater Bay Area
Financial Innovation
Physical
Live Streaming
Virtual Platform
Government & Regulators
Greater Bay Area
Global stage
11:00
-
11:30
Embracing Payment Innovation in a Truly Digital-First Approach
Future stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
|
|
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform

1. Escalating real-time payments (RTP): What are the key drivers

2. Why it is not just the apps but the super retailers in the payment battle

3. Why simplicity is often vital in a time of feature overload

James Lloyd
Managing Director; APAC Head
Spring by Citi
Maaike Steinebach
General Manager, Hong Kong & Macau
Visa
Phil Pomford
Global Enterprise eCommerce, Asia Pacific
Worldpay from FIS
moderator
Jessica Liu
Founding Member
Planto
Payments
Financial Inclusion
Physical
Virtual Platform
Payments
Financial Inclusion
Future stage
11:00
-
11:30
Enabling Blockchain Adoption – Global Connectivity & Beyond
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
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1. The need for global Blockchain connectivity

2. The importance of building digital trust and privacy for Blockchains

3. The next generation of Blockchain technology to enable Decentralized Finance (DeFi)

Waishun Lo
Chairman
digiXnode Technology
William Gee
Partner
PwC
Lucy Gazmararian
Founder and Managing Partner
Token Bay Capital
moderator
King Au
Executive Director
Financial Services Development Council
Government & Regulators
Physical
Government & Regulators
Hong Kong stage
11:25
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12:00
GreenTech - Investing for a Sustainable Future
Global stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
|
Live Streaming
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Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Mayank Kaul
Managing Director, Head of Real Estate Risk
Citi Asia Pacific and EMEA
Jonathan Drew
Managing Director, ESG Solutions, Global Banking
HSBC
Tracy Wong Harris
Head of Sustainable Finance, Greater China and North Asia
Standard Chartered
moderator
Kenneth Hui
Head (Market Development)
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Government & Regulators
Physical
Live Streaming
Virtual Platform
Government & Regulators
Global stage
11:30
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11:35
Global Fast Track Award Announcement
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
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Charles Ng
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
Invest Hong Kong
moderator
Government & Regulators
Global Outlook
Hong Kong
Physical
Government & Regulators
Global Outlook
Hong Kong stage
11:30
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12:00
Funding the FinTech Revolution in Asia
Future stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
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Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform

1. How pandemic turbocharges the FinTech revolution in Asia

2. How to fund FinTech’s growth aspirations amidst turbulent times

3. From private to public markets: What are the key elements to get ready for a public listing and life after IPO

Pratik Gandhi
Chief Operating Officer
Nium
Wayne Xu
President / CEO
ZA International / ZA Insure
Jessica Lam
Group Chief Strategy Officer
WeLab
moderator
Silvia Chen
Head of China Issuer Services
HKEX
Global Outlook
Capital Markets
SMEs
Physical
Virtual Platform
Global Outlook
Capital Markets
Future stage
11:35
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12:00
Accelerating Your Success & Scaling Your Company in Hong Kong
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
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1. Opening and operating your business

2. How to recruit, connect and scale

3. The wide range of support and advice available

Brian Tsang
Co-founder and COO
Choco Up
Benjamin Treves
Head of Asia Pacific
FQX
Letitia Chau
Co-Founder, Vice Chairperson & Chief Risk Officer
Linklogis Inc
moderator
King Leung
Head of FinTech
Invest Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Government & Regulators
Physical
Hong Kong
Government & Regulators
Hong Kong stage
12:00
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12:20
Fintech: Metamorphosis in the Financial Industry
Global stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
|
Live Streaming
|
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Julia Leung
Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director, Intermediaries
Securities and Futures Commission
moderator
Government & Regulators
Capital Markets
Financial Innovation
Physical
Live Streaming
Virtual Platform
Government & Regulators
Capital Markets
Global stage
12:05
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13:05
Fintech Proof-of-Concept Subsidy Scheme Showcase
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
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Gilbert Lee
Head of Strategy & Planning and Chief of Staff to Chief Executive
Hang Seng Bank
William Yeung
Co-Founder & CEO
MediConCen
moderator
Physical
Hong Kong stage
12:20
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12:30
Citi: Innovating for the Digital World
Global stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
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|
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform

The pandemic has fast-tracked the acceleration to digital, and there is no slowing down. Citi CEO Jane Fraser will share her perspective on the opportunities ahead and how the bank works with fintechs and other partners in the region to meet the speed and scale required to serve consumers in this new digital era.

Jane Fraser
Chief Executive Officer
Citi
moderator
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
Global Leaders
Physical
Virtual Platform
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
Global stage
13:05
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13:25
Block Kong: The Blockchain Ecosystem
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
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1. From 2014 till today, Charles paints the incredible growth of the Hong Kong Blockchain Ecosystem, and shares its recent developments in HK.

2. Around 21 breakfast around the city, Charles let you connect casually with 21 Blockchain local leaders, sharing insights from Hong Kong & Beyond.

3. Hong Kong is not only a participant in crypto but at the forefront of some of the most revolutionary technological advancements in the sector.

Charles d'Haussy
Managing Director, APAC
ConsenSys
moderator
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Hong Kong
Physical
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Hong Kong stage
13:30
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13:40
FintechHK - Fast-track Your Next Success
Global stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
|
Live Streaming
|
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Charles Ng
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
Invest Hong Kong
moderator
Government & Regulators
Physical
Live Streaming
Virtual Platform
Government & Regulators
Global stage
13:30
-
14:00
Sustainability & Roadmap in Nurturing & Developing FinTech Talents in HK & Beyond
Future stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
|
|
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform

Hong Kong has a robust educational system supporting talent in artificial intelligence and other skills, and has seen alumni found leading FinTech companies. Yet these remain exceptions. There is a huge need for talent, from cybersecurity to AI to blockchain. How can we continue to grow the industry and support innovation?

Wilson Tong
Director, AMTD FinTech Centre of PolyU Faculty of Business
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Kai-Lung Hui
Senior Associate Dean, Elman Family Professor of Business
HKUST Business School
Joseph Chan
President
Hong Kong Youth Association
moderator
Timothy Tong
Chairman / CEO
AMTD Digital / AMTD Charity Foundation
AI & Big Data
Hong Kong
Physical
Virtual Platform
AI & Big Data
Hong Kong
Future stage
13:30
-
14:00
Facilitating MSMEs' Financing Using Privacy-preserving Technology
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
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Denis Yip
Chief Executive Officer
Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute
Anna Lin
Chief Executive
GS1 Hong Kong
Monita Leung
Chief Executive
HKT Payment
moderator
Winnie Tung
Managing Director & Head, Business Banking, HK
Standard Chartered Bank
Physical
Hong Kong stage
13:40
-
13:50
NFT - Keynote
Global stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
|
|
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Gary Liu
Chief Executive Officer
South China Morning Post
moderator
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Physical
Virtual Platform
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Global stage
13:50
-
14:20
NFTs Explained. Your Guide to Non-Fungible Tokens
Global stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
|
|
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform

1. The NFT marketplace landscape. What advantages and strategies for issuers and investors

2. The convergence between gaming and NFTs. New potential business and community building opportunities.How gaming, art, collectibles, and even historical events have become home to NFTs

3. The future of NFTs from a technical and industry standpoint. Where are we heading ?

Evan Auyang
President
Animoca Brands
Eric Anziani
Chief Operating Officer
Crypto.com
Gary Liu
Chief Executive Officer
South China Morning Post
moderator
Alexandre Tabbakh
Associate Director
PwC Hong Kong
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Physical
Virtual Platform
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Global stage
14:00
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14:30
From Open Banking to Open Data – The Challenge and Opportunity for Bank-FinTech Partnership
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
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Ivan Ng
Founder & CEO
FindDoc
John Wong
Head of Global Liquidity and Cash Management
Hang Seng Bank
Jessica Liu
Founding Member
Planto
moderator
Eric Chan
Chief Public Mission Officer
Cyberport
Partnerships
Physical
Partnerships
Hong Kong stage
14:00
-
14:30
Leveraging on Unconventional Data to Better Gauge Risk
Future stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
|
|
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform

1. Why innovative risk strategies help lenders drive growth amidst uncertainties

2. How to leverage different tools to uncover real-time insights

3. How to unleash the potential of alternative data and explainable AI for your credit decisions

Michelle Li
Head of Research
AMTD Group
Vippy Wong
APAC Consulting Lead, Refinitiv Access
Refinitiv
Marie Claire Lim Moore
Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong
TransUnion
moderator
Joseph Chan
Associate Director – Centre for Asian Entrepreneurship & Business Values, HKU
The University of Hong Kong
AI & Big Data
Global Outlook
Physical
Virtual Platform
AI & Big Data
Global Outlook
Future stage
14:20
-
15:00
Crypto in 2021: Misconceptions, Lessons & Opportunities Ahead
Global stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
|
|
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform

1. How to make sense of this new asset class and its implications for the digital economy

2. The state of DeFi, points of contention & innovation

3. The rise of NFTs: from art to gaming - risks and prospects

Ben Caselin
Head of Research & Strategy
AAX
Christian Ng
Principal
GBV
Lucy Gazmararian
Founder and Managing Partner
Token Bay Capital
moderator
Justin Solomon
Executive Producer
Forkast.News
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Financial Innovation
Physical
Virtual Platform
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Global stage
14:30
-
15:00
HSBC: Keynote
Future stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
|
|
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform

1. How partnering with technology companies can increase capabilities in changing markets

2. How HSBC being the trusted advisor to Government and Regulators has enabled nations to scale to new heights in a changing world

3. Why focusing on vision, mission and purposes is more important now than ever before?

Maggie Ng
Head of Wealth and Personal Banking
HSBC
moderator
Physical
Virtual Platform
Future stage
14:30
-
15:00
Scaling a Crypto Ecosystem Beyond The Moon
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
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|

1. How to offer a product range that covers everything from Crypto to DeFi and NFTs

2. How crypto.com is looking to bridge the crypto world with traditional finance; all whilst expanding globally at an incredible rate with transparency and agility

3. How to create the workforce of the future, embracing flexible distributed remote working, autonomy and a customer focused approach

Matthew Chan
Chief Technology Officer
Crypto.com
Sunny Fok
SVP, Head of Exchange
Crypto.com
moderator
Bowie Lau
Founder & Partner
MaGEHold/MaGESpire, True Global Ventures
Physical
Hong Kong stage
15:20
-
15:50
The Investment Opportunities of the Greater Bay Area
Future stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
|
|
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform

1. How to fuel future investment, especially in critical areas: cybersecurity, big data, and artificial intelligence

2. How to enter and succeed in the Greater Bay Area market

3. Why China’s underbanked is an overlooked opportunity

Chibo Tang
Managing Partner
Gobi Partners
Thomas Elliott
Managing Director, Head of Client Coverage, Commercial Banking Hong Kong
HSBC
moderator
Greater Bay Area
Global Outlook
Physical
Virtual Platform
Greater Bay Area
Global Outlook
Future stage
15:20
-
15:50
Understanding & Enhancing Levels of RegTech Adoption
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
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1. How regulators can provide the most significant support to FinTechs at a time of intensifying regulation

2. Why the latest innovations require a new regulatory approach to encourage responsible implementation

3. How can – and should – the rising crypto space be regulated

Rico Tang
Senior Manager, Fintech Team Lead
Hong Kong Cyberport
Jerry Ying
Chief Products Officer, Asia Pacific
TransUnion
moderator
Oonagh van den Berg
Managing Director & Founder
Virtual Risk Solutions - VRS
RegTech
Government & Regulators
Physical
RegTech
Government & Regulators
Hong Kong stage
15:20
-
16:00
Retail CBDC: A Lesson from the Fast Movers & the Road Ahead
Global stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
|
Live Streaming
|
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Bénédicte Nolens
Head, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
Bank for International Settlements
Mu Changchun
Director-General of the Digital Currency Institute
People’s Bank of China
Nelson Chow
Fintech Facilitation Office
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Olga Skorobogatova
First Deputy Governor Bank of Russia
Bank of Russia
moderator
Daniel Eidan
Advisor, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
Bank for International Settlements
Government & Regulators
Physical
Live Streaming
Virtual Platform
Government & Regulators
Global stage
15:50
-
16:20
Pandemic: Accelerating the Digital Transformation
Future stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
|
|
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform

1. What are customers expecting now post pandemic and how do financial institutions respond to it

2. How can we create long-term relationships through seamless digital platform in this fast-paced digital ecosystem

3. What are the upcoming trends of digital transformation in the banking industry in near future? And how does the transformation benefit customers, the bank, and even the industry

Tara Tubman
Regional Director, Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands
BPC
Lawrence Lam
Chief Executive & Consumer Business Manager
Citibank Hong Kong
Stephanie Leung
Head of StashAway HK & Group Deputy CIO
StashAway
moderator
Fanny Yuen
Managing Director
Accenture
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
Physical
Virtual Platform
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
Future stage
15:50
-
16:20
Should you Build, Buy, or Partner: Growth, Innovation & Collaboration in Asia
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
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1. What are the challenges to spending your way into successful digital transformation and how to build an innovative corporate culture

2. How partnerships can be the driver of your regional expansion and the importance of choosing the right partner

3. Why partnering with a competitor might be the most cost-efficient way to acquire new customers and technology access

Mohit Kapoor
CEO
Haven Technologies Asia
Stephen Leung
Head of Hong Kong & Taiwan
WeWork
moderator
Helene Li
General Manager / CEO & Co-Founder
FinTech Association of Hong Kong / GoImpact
Partnerships
Financial Innovation
Physical
Partnerships
Financial Innovation
Hong Kong stage
16:00
-
16:20
A Conversation with Norman Chan, Founder of RD Wallet and Former C.E. of HKMA
Global stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
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Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Norman Chan
Chairman
RD Wallet Technologies and RD ezLink
moderator
Anthony Sar
Founder & CEO
FINNOVASIA
Physical
Virtual Platform
Global stage
16:20
-
17:00
New Opportunities Under the Wealth Management Connect
Global stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
|
Live Streaming
|
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform

1. What are the opportunities and challenges brought by Wealth Management Connect to Hong Kong’s financial services industry

2. How does FinTech help with financial innovation in the Greater Bay Area

3. What is the future of digital RMB being included in the Wealth Management Connect under the influence of RMB internationalisation

Joseph Chan
Under Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
Hong Kong SAR
Kelvin Lei
CEO & Co-Founder
AQUMON (Magnum Research Ltd.)
Arnold Chow
Deputy General Manager of Personal Digital Banking Product Department
Bank of China (Hong Kong)
moderator
Julie Zhu
Senior Reporter, Head of Hong Kong Bureau
21st Century Business Herald
Greater Bay Area
Government & Regulators
Wealth Management
Physical
Live Streaming
Virtual Platform
Greater Bay Area
Government & Regulators
Global stage
16:20
-
16:50
Global Crypto Regulatory Landscape
Future stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
|
|
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform

1. Looking ahead to emerging trends in the blockchain industry, what are the leading applications and significant policy issues?

2. What is the future of crypto-assets, from opportunities to policy implication

3. How FinTechs and crypto exchanges can work with regulators to create effective governance

Melody Ma
General Counsel
BC Group (Parent Company of OSL)
Julian Gordon
Vice President, Asia Pacific, Hyperledger
Linux Foundation APAC
David Shin
Head of Klaytn Global Adoption
Klaytn Foundation
moderator
Julie Chan
Partner
PwC Hong Kong
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Global Outlook
Physical
Virtual Platform
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Future stage
16:20
-
16:50
Sustainability & Climate Risk from HKSTP & FinTech Perspective
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
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1. Climate action plan 2050

2. Finance intersecting science and technology to combat climate change

3. Carbon and the Greater Bay Area (GBA)

Albert Wong
Chief Executive Officer
Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
Christine Loh
Chief Development Strategist, Institute for the Environment
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
moderator
Denis Yip
Chief Executive Officer
Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute
ESG & Sustainability
Physical
ESG & Sustainability
Hong Kong stage
17:00
-
17:25
The Future of FinTech: Innovation & Impact: Part 1
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
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1. Virtual Lab: Catalyst to boost Hong Kong’s Fintech Innovation Success

2. Federated Learning for Multi-Parties Collaborative Modelling while Preserving Data Privacy

3. Open data in Fintech - Challenges and Hope

Crystal Fok
Head of STP Platform
Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
Juni Yan
MD, Tech Business International
WeBank
Victor Yip
Co-Founder & CEO
Pecutus Technologies
moderator
Physical
Hong Kong stage
17:25
-
17:55
The Future of FinTech: Innovation & Impact: Part 2
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
|
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Panel Discussion: Pilot Achievements and Foreseeable Potential of Virtual Lab in Financial and Banking Industry

Jaff Lau
Head of Innovative Business & Growth, Commercial Banking
HSBC
Michelle Lee
Deputy General Manager, Innovation and Optimization
Bank of China (Hong Kong)
moderator
Michael Au
Assistant Director, HKSTP Partnerships
Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
Physical
Hong Kong stage
9:00
-
9:10
Welcome Remarks
Global stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
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Live Streaming
|
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Edward Yau
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
Hong Kong SAR
moderator
Government & Regulators
Government & Regulators
Global stage
Physical
Live Streaming
Virtual Platform
9:10
-
9:20
Evolution of the Global Capital Markets
Global stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
|
|
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform

1. How capital markets are fueling innovation and economic growth

2. How the ideas and opportunities in the new economy impact the FinTech space, funding and businesses of the future

3. What is the outlook for Tech company IPO: past, present, and future

Nicolas Aguzin
Chief Executive Officer
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
moderator
Capital Markets
Financial Innovation
Capital Markets
Financial Innovation
Global stage
Physical
Virtual Platform
9:20
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9:40
FinTech in Asia: The Next Decade Ahead
Global stage
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1. How the role of technology is evolving the global capital market landscape

2. What are the opportunities and challenges: HKEX as the market of the future

3. What the world can learn from Asia’s investors and start-ups

moderator
Nicolas Aguzin
Chief Executive Officer
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
Global Outlook
Global Leaders
Global Outlook
Global Leaders
Global stage
Physical
Virtual Platform
9:40
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9:55
Convergence of Traditional Crypto Currency & Mainstream Financial Services: Why & How?
Global stage
Physical
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1. How cryptocurrencies are being embraced by many “traditional” financial institutions in various ways

2. The rapid evolution of crypto services, and the proliferation of crypto-related funds and investment avenues

3. Why we are seeing the convergence of two historically separate ecosystems at pace; how this is happening and what this means for everyone

Duncan Fitzgerald
Partner
PwC Hong Kong
moderator
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Global stage
Physical
Virtual Platform
9:50
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10:00
Welcome Remarks
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
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Charles Ng
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
Invest Hong Kong
moderator
Hong Kong stage
Physical
10:00
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10:30
Raising Capital in Hong Kong
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
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1. How has securing funding changed in 2021

2. Why the drop in face to face meetings has affected seed funding

3. Why CVC can be the secret investment advantage

Cindy Chow
Executive Director
Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund
Eric Poon
Executive Vice Chairman
Association of Family Offices in Asia (AFO)
Mark Munoz
Managing Partner
Vectr Ventures
moderator
King Leung
Head of FinTech
Invest Hong Kong
VCs & Investing
Hong Kong
Government & Regulators
VCs & Investing
Hong Kong
Government & Regulators
Hong Kong stage
Physical
10:00
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10:30
Digital Identity & Customer Due Diligence
Future stage
Physical
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1. What are the biggest challenges faced from manual onboarding to automation

2. How can organisations design an effective continuous KYC model amidst this digital transformation era

3. How financial institutions can use AI to improve enhanced due diligence

SK Lee
Project Leader - RDezLink / Chief Compliance Officer
RD Group
Douglas Arner
Kerry Holdings Professor in Law & RGC Senior Fellow in Digital Finance & Sustainable Development
HKU-Standard Chartered Foundation FinTech Academy, University of Hong Kong
moderator
Grace Fung
Partner
Baker McKenzie
Cybersecurity
Financial Innovation
RegTech
Cybersecurity
Financial Innovation
RegTech
Future stage
Physical
Virtual Platform
10:00
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10:20
Role of Fintech in Building Inclusive and Vibrant Insurance Markets
Global stage
Physical
Physical
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Clement Cheung
CEO
Insurance Authority
moderator
Government & Regulators
Government & Regulators
Global stage
Physical
Live Streaming
Virtual Platform
10:20
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11:00
Hong Kong: Home for Business Starters and Innovators
Global stage
Physical
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1. Technology & Business: how technology has altered the way of doing business, and how it is going to influence our future

2. Key ingredients for turning great idea into great business

3. Hong Kong’s business environment and how it helps business grow

Calvin Choi
Chairman
AMTD Group
Allan Zeman
Chairman
Lan Kwai Fong Group
moderator
Howard Lee
Deputy Chief Executive
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Government & Regulators
Hong Kong
Government & Regulators
Hong Kong
Global stage
Physical
Live Streaming
Virtual Platform
10:30
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11:00
The Era of Retail Investors: Everyone Can Trade!
Future stage
Physical
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1. How investors affect the markets and everything you need to know from GameStop, ETFs to voting rights

2. What are the impacts brought by the increasing participation of retail investors to the markets

3. Retail vs institutional: How a diverse mix of investor base is important to the vibrant, sustainable development of a marketplace

Wilfred Yiu
Co-Head of Markets
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
Carmen Cheung
Head of ETF & Passive Investment
Samsung Asset Management HK
Mikaal Abdulla
Senior Vice President International
SoFi
moderator
Rebecca Sin
ETF Analyst
Bloomberg
VCs & Investing
Capital Markets
Global Outlook
VCs & Investing
Capital Markets
Global Outlook
Future stage
Physical
Virtual Platform
10:30
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11:00
Building Billion Dollar Ecosystems
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
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1. Success HSBC has had with scaling Fintech Partnerships

2. How HSBC thinks about the intersection of Customers, Banking products and Technologies

3. The Process of Meeting, engaging and scaling Fintech across HSBC many business lines

Christina Ong
Head of Business Banking, Commercial Banking, Hong Kong
HSBC
Dharini Hemant
Managing Director, Head of PayMe
HSBC
Sami Abouzahr
Head of Customer Wealth
HSBC
Yvonne Yiu
Managing Director, Head of Global Liquidity & Cash Management, Hong Kong
HSBC
moderator
Toa Charm
Associate Professor of Practice in Management
CUHK Business School
Hong Kong stage
Physical
11:00
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11:30
The Transformation of Brokerage Industry in Asia Pacific
Future stage
Physical
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1. What are the impacts on traditional brokers brought by banks and FinTechs? What should they do to remain competitive

2. How’s the development of brokerage industry in this region compared with that in the U.S.

3. What is the role of retail investors in the development of your business

Arthur Yu Chen
Chief Financial Officer
Futu
moderator
Tomas Franczyk
Managing Director Asia Pacific, Investment Intelligence, Nasdaq
Nasdaq
Capital Markets
Financial Innovation
Capital Markets
Financial Innovation
Future stage
Physical
Virtual Platform
11:00
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11:20
Banking & Beyond
Global stage
Physical
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1. How US$2 billion focused investment into SME, innovative partnerships, and the best technology and talent creates a leading digital-first bank

2. How to build the ‘Bank of the Future’, investing in digital transformation, empowering people and collaborating with customers for a sustainable future

3. How technology will redefine and expand the financial ecosystem, meeting customers’ shifting values, priorities and demands

Barry O’Byrne
Chief Executive, Global Commercial Banking
HSBC
moderator
Jayne Chan
Head of StartmeupHK
Invest Hong Kong
SMEs
Partnerships
SMEs
Partnerships
Global stage
Physical
Virtual Platform
11:00
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11:30
Reinventing Finance to Serve Hong Kong’s SMEs
Hong Kong stage
Physical
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1. Why do SMEs in Hong Kong still often lack access to financial services?

2. How are new tech-driven models of insurance and banking enabling change?

3. What does this mean for the future of finance in Hong Kong, and can this enable Hong Kong FinTech to improve financial access in other markets?

Ronald Iu
Chief Executive
Airstar Bank
Kevin Zhang
Executive Director / General Manager
AMTD InsurTech Group / AMTD Risk Solutions Group
Daren Guo
Co-Founder
Reap Technologies
moderator
Raymond Yung
Vice Chairman
AMTD Global Advisory Committee
Financial Innovation
Hong Kong
SMEs
Financial Innovation
Hong Kong
SMEs
Hong Kong stage
Physical
11:20
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12:00
Financial Institutions & FinTechs Working in Partnership
Global stage
Physical
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1. Why is this a win-win? The FinTechs bring innovation, and the banks provide regulatory knowledge and a veneer of accountability and trust

2. How partnering with FinTechs can enable you to reach fresh customers and access new channels

3. What causes innovation to fail and how to move from a competitive to a collaborative mindset

Mancy Sun
Investor/Managing Director
Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Matthew Phillips
Mainland China and Hong Kong Financial Services Leader
PwC Hong Kong
Simon Loong
Founder & Group CEO
WeLab
moderator
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
Global stage
Physical
Virtual Platform
11:30
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12:00
CDI Success Stories: How Alternative Data Relieves SMEs' Collateral Burden
Future stage
Physical
Physical
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Zanjun Xu
Deputy General Manager of the Commercial Banking Department
Bank of China (Hong Kong)
Ryan Fung
Chief Executive
Ping An OneConnect Bank
Winnie Tung
Managing Director & Head, Business Banking, HK
Standard Chartered Bank
moderator
Vincenzo Resta
Regional Executive Director
CRIF Spa
AI & Big Data
Government & Regulators
SMEs
AI & Big Data
Government & Regulators
SMEs
Future stage
Physical
Virtual Platform
11:30
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12:00
The Future of Identity: eKYC, Biometrics and Digital Onboarding
Hong Kong stage
Physical
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1. Where is the innovation frontier? Contactless biometric identification and the latest voice and speech recognition technology

2. What do we mean when we describe identity, and how can you unify your consumer protection operations

3. How you can move your KYC to the cloud

Aimee Nutbeam
Global Head of Digital Risk & Controls, Wealth & Personal Banking
HSBC
David Haynes
Vice President
LexisNexis Risk Solutions
Victor Yim
Director of Global Fraud Solutions, Asia Pacific
TransUnion
moderator
Pradip Madhanagopal
Partner
PwC Hong Kong
Cybersecurity
Digital Banking
RegTech
Cybersecurity
Digital Banking
RegTech
Hong Kong stage
Physical
12:15
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12:45
Greater Bay Area: Creating Opportunities for FinTech & Financial Institutions
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
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1. What are the key pillars of growth in the Greater Bay Area

2. How to build the right Greater Bay Area strategy for your company

3. How to find the right support and advice when entering new markets

William Fung
Group Vice President / CEO
AMTD Group / AMTD International
David Wong
Head of Greater Bay Area Business Development
Invest Hong Kong
Karena Belin
Co-Founder & CEO
WHub and AngelHub
moderator
Benson Cheng
Partner
PwC Hong Kong
Partnerships
Greater Bay Area
Hong Kong
Partnerships
Greater Bay Area
Hong Kong
Hong Kong stage
Physical
12:45
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13:15
AI, Big Data & FinTech: How to Stay Ahead in the Banking Industry
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
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1. How to use AI to derive insights from data analytics

2. Why a smooth data integration process is important in building a successful digital experience

3. How machine learning can fuel intelligent customer experiences and YoY growth

Daniel Cantorna
Vice President, Data, Insights & Technology
Collinson
Albert Lam
Chief Scientist & CTO
Fano Labs
Weiyin Hong
Associate Professor
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
moderator
Larry Cao
Senior Director, Industry Research
CFA Institute
AI & Big Data
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
AI & Big Data
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
Hong Kong stage
Physical
13:30
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14:00
Crypto Assets - Investing for a New Age
Future stage
Physical
Physical
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1. What can we expect from the rise of crypto assets - how to access, evaluate and value

2. How mainstream can crypto go? What are the key learnings from successful early implementation in financial services

3. How institutional investors can navigate and make the right choice of digital assets

Toya Zhang
Deputy COO
AAX
Michel Lee
Executive President
HashKey Group
Ken Lo
Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer
HKbitEX
moderator
Etelka Bogardi
Partner
Norton Rose Fulbright
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Blockchain
Global Outlook
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Blockchain
Global Outlook
Future stage
Physical
Virtual Platform
13:30
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13:40
Welcome Remarks
Global stage
Physical
Physical
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Alfred Sit
Secretary for Innovation and Technology
Hong Kong SAR
moderator
Government & Regulators
Government & Regulators
Global stage
Physical
Live Streaming
Virtual Platform
13:30
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14:00
The Changing Payments Paradigm
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
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1. How the financial industry is adapting to consumer and business demands

2. How digital innovation is changing remittance and cross-border payments

3. What are the latest industry development; from 5G to BNPL

Eric Yu
General Manager, Hong Kong
Atome
Fahd Kasri
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Currenxie
Gary Lam
Chief Technology Officer
livi bank
moderator
Nicole Denholder
Founder
Next Chapter Ventures
Payments
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
Payments
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
Hong Kong stage
Physical
13:40
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13:45
Government & Regulators' Session
Global stage
Physical
Physical
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Agustín Carstens
General Manager
Bank for International Settlements
moderator
Government & Regulators
Government & Regulators
Global stage
Physical
Live Streaming
Virtual Platform
13:45
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14:20
mBridge: Building a Multi CBDC Platform for international Payments
Global stage
Physical
Physical
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Colin Pou
Executive Director (Financial Infrastructure)
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Mu Changchun
Director-General of the Digital Currency Institute
People’s Bank of China
Shu-Pui Li
Advisor, The Governor Office
Central Bank of U.A.E.
Vachira Arromdee
Deputy Governor, Corporate Development
Bank of Thailand
moderator
Bénédicte Nolens
Head, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
Bank for International Settlements
Government & Regulators
Government & Regulators
Global stage
Physical
Live Streaming
Virtual Platform
14:00
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14:30
How to Accelerate the Adoption of Enterprise Blockchain Technology
Future stage
Physical
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1. What impact will a rise in hybrid (part public, part private) blockchain have on the industry

2. How to access the efficiency gains of Smart Contracts

3. How can transparency be used as a tool to build trust?

Charles d'Haussy
Managing Director, APAC
ConsenSys
Daniela Barbosa
Executive Director at Hyperledger
The Linux Foundation
Jay Law
Strategic Director
R3
moderator
Emmanuelle Pecenicic
Head of Digital Strategy / Co-chair Blockchain Committee
BNP Paribas Asset Management / Fintech Association of Hong-Kong
Blockchain
Partnerships
Blockchain
Partnerships
Future stage
Physical
Virtual Platform
14:00
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14:30
Hong Kong: Cutting Edge Technology Applications in Insurance
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
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1. How InsurTech is taking on an industry ripe for disruption

2. How digitalisation is driving the improvement of the customer and agent user experience

3. How is Data and Analytics powering your business

Sue Coulter
Head of Group Digital
AIA
Yannick Even
Global Analytics Business Partner
Swiss Re
moderator
Lapman Lee
Professor of Practice (FinTech, Governance & Risk)
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
InsurTech
Financial Innovation
InsurTech
Financial Innovation
Hong Kong stage
Physical
14:20
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15:00
Project Genesis: Deep Dive
Global stage
Physical
Physical
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1. What is Project Genesis: Carried out jointly by the BISIH and HKMA, piloting prototype digital infrastructure for placement of tokenised green bonds

2. To explore efficiencies of DLT technology to enable green bonds in small denomination and with verifiable, real-time tracking of environmental impact

3. Project reports and Genesis prototypes built by three vendor teams will be showcased at Hong Kong FinTech Week

Dave Sandor
Co-Founder & CEO
Allinfra
Karen Qian
Associate Director
Digital Asset
Kenneth Hui
Head (Market Development)
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Aaron Gwak
Managing Director & Head of Capital Markets, ASEAN
Standard Chartered Bank
moderator
Marcel Bluhm
Advisor, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
Bank for International Settlements
Government & Regulators
Government & Regulators
Global stage
Physical
Virtual Platform
14:30
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15:00
Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) & DeFi: Changing the Conversation of Digital Creativity & Value
Future stage
Physical
Physical
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1. What are the roles of NFTs in Digital Assets

2. Why DeFi is both attracting and attractive to capital

3. What are the top NFT and DeFi projects to lookout for in the near future

Zen Fong
Head of Crypto
HKD.com
Ben Caselin
Head of Research & Strategy
AAX
moderator
Bowie Lau
Founder & Partner
MaGEHold/MaGESpire, True Global Ventures
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Blockchain
Global Outlook
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Blockchain
Global Outlook
Future stage
Physical
Virtual Platform
14:30
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15:00
Digital Transformation: Technology vs. Finance
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
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1. How are technology and AI reshaping the finance industry

2. How to overcome the challenges of legacy systems

3. Why collaboration beats competition

Marco Tsui
Managing Director, Hong Kong Financial Services Lead
Accenture
Ron Savino
Founder and Managing Partner
AFG Partners
Karena Belin
Co-Founder & CEO
WHub and AngelHub
moderator
Paolo Sbuttoni
Partner
Baker McKenzie
AI & Big Data
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
AI & Big Data
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
Hong Kong stage
Physical
15:20
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15:40
From Start-Up to Scale-Up: How Crypto.com is Building The World’s Fastest Growing Crypto Platform
Global stage
Physical
Physical
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1. How to foster a strong leadership for a new era

2. How can long-lasting partnerships help to grow your organisation

3. What is essential to build a great company culture to retain talents and adapting to a hybrid working experience

Kris Marszalek
CEO & Co-Founder
Crypto.com
moderator
Lucy Gazmararian
Founder and Managing Partner
Token Bay Capital
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Partnerships
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Partnerships
Global stage
Physical
Virtual Platform
15:20
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15:50
The Opportunities and Challenges for eCommerce and Digital Loyalty in a post-COVID Hong Kong
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
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1. What does the changing landscape mean for consumers

2. What does it mean for corporates, whether those with an established e-commerce presence or historically offline businesses focused on channel expansion?

3. What should we expect from these ever-evolving market dynamics, including the proliferation of alternative payment methods?

Alan Tsui
CEO of HKT’s Loyalty, Digital and Analytics
HKT
James Lloyd
Managing Director; APAC Head
Spring by Citi
moderator
Hong Kong stage
Physical
15:20
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15:50
Banks Mobilize Capital – Can Digital Banks Do a Better Job at Allocating Capital to Businesses That Incorporate Environmental, Social, & Governance Measures?
Future stage
Physical
Physical
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1. Digital banks are new – but can they do a better job of being profitable and “green”

2. How can digital banks leverage data in ways to support ESG goals

3. What strategies are digital banks using to win new customer loyalty, and can those tactics also impact how users save, borrow, and invest

Frederic Lau
Vice Chairman / President
AMTD Group / AMTD Digital
Helene Li
General Manager / CEO & Co-Founder
FinTech Association of Hong Kong / GoImpact
Virginia Wilson
CEO
Shared Value Initiative Hong Kong
moderator
Timothy Tong
Chairman / CEO
AMTD Digital / AMTD Charity Foundation
ESG & Sustainability
Digital Banking
AI & Big Data
ESG & Sustainability
Digital Banking
AI & Big Data
Future stage
Physical
Virtual Platform
15:50
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16:20
Customer First Digital Banking
Future stage
Physical
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1. How have customer expectations of banks changed

2. How to put the customer at the heart of your innovation and new product creation

3. Customer trust and user experience: How UX/UI is driving brand loyalty

Brian Hui
Head of Customer Propostions, International, and Marketing
HSBC
Carol Hung
Chief Product Officer
livi bank
Barbaros Uygun
CEO, Mox Bank
Mox Bank
moderator
Gary Ng
Partner
PwC Hong Kong
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
Future stage
Physical
Virtual Platform
15:50
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16:20
Blockchain & Capital Markets: Investing, Exchanges & Assets
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
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1. Will mainstream capital markets in Asia move towards tokenisation

2. What should ’TradFi’ be learning from DeFi, and vice versa

3. What can other countries learn from China’s approach on blockchain

Jon Rout
Business Development Director, APAC
Digital Asset
Felix Yip
Global Head of Digital Assets Engineering
Goldman Sachs
Adam Wielowieyski
Head of the Data & Analytics
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
moderator
Josephine Kwan
Partner
PwC Hong Kong
Blockchain
Mainland China
Capital Markets
Blockchain
Mainland China
Capital Markets
Hong Kong stage
Physical
16:20
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16:50
Transformation & Innovation in the Securities Market
Hong Kong stage
Physical
Physical
Physical
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1. Where are the securities market innovating

2. What are some of the challenges in meeting new market demands

3. How to use big data to maximize the potential of market moves and make timely profits

Joyce Leung
Assistant General Manager, Personal Digital Banking Product Department
Bank of China (Hong Kong)
Leo Wong
Vice President, Wealth Management Department
LONGBRIDGE
moderator
Gaven Cheong
Partner
PwC Hong Kong
Capital Markets
Financial Innovation
AI & Big Data
Capital Markets
Financial Innovation
AI & Big Data
Hong Kong stage
Physical
16:20
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16:50
AI and Big Data Adoption in APAC: A Talent Development Perspective
Future stage
Physical
Physical
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1. What are the adoption status and talent needs of AI and Big Data technologies in the region

2. What is the outlook of the supply of AI and Big Data professionals in the region

3. How to further develop talent to foster AI and Big Data applications in the financial services industry

Larry Cao
Senior Director, Industry Research
CFA Institute
Giorgio Valente
Head of Hong Kong Institute for Monetary and Financial Research
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Kar Yan Tam
Dean
HKUST Business School
moderator
Lapman Lee
Professor of Practice (FinTech, Governance & Risk)
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Future stage
Physical
Virtual Platform
9:00
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9:10
Opening Remarks
Growth
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Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Christopher Hui
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
Hong Kong SAR
moderator
Government & Regulators
Government & Regulators
Growth
Virtual Platform
9:10
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9:40
Greening the Future: Fintech & Sustainable Finance
Growth
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Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Larry Fink
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
BlackRock
moderator
Eddie Yue
Chief Executive
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Government & Regulators
Government & Regulators
Growth
Virtual Platform
9:40
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10:00
Global Leader Series: JPMorgan Chase Fireside Chat
Growth
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Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform

1. How has the role of the Global CIO changed in light of the (continued) pandemic situation

2. How to solve new and traditional challenges by capturing the strategic value of data sets, blockchain and DLT

3. How to solve customer experience challenges, by partnering & acquiring companies to create a supportive Fintech ecosystem

Lori Beer
Global Chief Information Officer
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
moderator
Daniel Tu
Founder & Managing Director
Active Creation Capital
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
Global Leaders
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
Global Leaders
Growth
Virtual Platform
10:00
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10:20
Environmental, Social & Governance: The “Greenification” of Finance
Vision
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Virtual Platform
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Virtual Platform

1. How to meet ESG goals by leveraging emerging technologies

2. How technology can help to scale up green investing through sustainability reporting standards and common taxonomy

3. Why companies need to embed ESG into the heart of their operation to create a long-term sustainable approach

Jason Tu
Co-founder/CEO
MioTech
Rakesh Vazirani
Global Head of Sustainability Services
TUV Rheinland
moderator
Grace Hui
Head of Green and Sustainable Finance
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
ESG & Sustainability
Capital Markets
Global Outlook
ESG & Sustainability
Capital Markets
Global Outlook
Vision
Virtual Platform
10:05
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10:20
AirAsia: How a Shift to Digital-First Can Unlock ASEAN's Potential
Growth
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Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Tony Fernandes
Group Chief Executive Officer
AirAsia Group
moderator
Emily Tan
Senior Correspondent
CNBC
ASEAN
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
ASEAN
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
Growth
Virtual Platform
10:20
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10:35
Next Generation Insurance: Leading at the Forefront
Vision
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Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform

1. What is Clover Health and how do InsurTechs differ from traditional insurers

2. How to get the best out of your insurance at a lower cost

3. What are the opportunities in markets where healthcare is centrally provided?

Andrew Toy
President & Chief Technology Officer
Clover Health
moderator
Elliott Gotkine
Moderator
Journalist
InsurTech
InsurTech
Vision
Virtual Platform
10:20
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10:40
Leading with Responsibility: How Innovation Can Help Close the Wealth Gap
Growth
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Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform

1. How to set yourself apart as a ‘responsible platform’

2. What types of behaviour or value are essential for organisational success in the long run

3. Compounding & diversification: Why is it important

Noah Kerner
CEO
Acorns
moderator
Elliott Gotkine
Moderator
Journalist
Financial Innovation
Financial Innovation
Growth
Virtual Platform
10:35
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11:00
E-commerce & Payments: Unravelling Cross-Industry Partnerships
Vision
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Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform
Virtual Platform

1. What is driving the growth of the buy-now-pay-later business model

2. How to capitalise on new distribution channels

3. How mobile payments and e-wallets are driving e-Commerce adoption

Victor Putra Lesmana
President Commerce & Fintech
Bukalapak
Hock Koon Song
Vice President
Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)
Erika Wang
Head of Industry, Commerce
Twitter
moderator
Zennon Kapron
Director
Kapronasia
Payments
Partnerships
ASEAN
Payments
Partnerships
ASEAN
Vision
Virtual Platform
10:40
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10:55
The FinTech Phenomenon: Capitalising on Innovation
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1. How financial institutions are embracing FinTech to evolve and grow

2. How to build the right strategies facing current challenges and disruption

3. What is the road ahead

Gautam Jain
SC Ventures
moderator
Elliott Gotkine
Moderator
Journalist
Financial Innovation
Global Outlook
VCs & Investing
Financial Innovation
Global Outlook
VCs & Investing
Growth
Virtual Platform
11:05
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Identifying Global FinTech Trends Through the Lens of Investments
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1. How do you first define and then accurately ‘value’ a FinTech

2. What’s the difference between SPACs and IPOs and the situations each prevail

3. What does the global distribution of investments tell us about the fastest growing markets for FinTech

Steve McLaughlin
Founder, CEO & Managing Partner
FT Partners
moderator
Daniel Tu
Founder & Managing Director
Active Creation Capital
VCs & Investing
Global Outlook
Financial Innovation
VCs & Investing
Global Outlook
Financial Innovation
Growth
Virtual Platform
11:10
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11:30
Partnership Beyond Banking: Taking Inspiration from Each Other
Vision
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1. How to form partnerships that last

2. How working together can add value to your company in terms of capabilities, engagements and more

3. Why this type of partnership is crucial to long-term success in the industry

Richa Goswami
Global Head of Customers and International
HSBC
Michael Yue
Managing Director & GM, Sales & Operations
Google Hong Kong
moderator
Paul Schulte
Founder
Schulte Research
Partnerships
Global Outlook
Partnerships
Global Outlook
Vision
Virtual Platform
11:20
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11:40
Digitalization of Capital Market Industry
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1. COVID made remote working and digitization a necessity, but digitization is impacting more than just work-from-home. How is technology changing how companies raise capital, and how investors access it

2. What skill sets do people in investment banking need to transition to digital business models? What kind of traits or experience is most valuable – and what is outdated

3. How are issuers and investors using technology to engage, share information, and make capital raising a more efficient experience? Who will win, and who will lose

Kelvin Lei
CEO & Co-Founder
AQUMON (Magnum Research Ltd.)
Eric Sim
Founder
Institute of Life
moderator
William Fung
Group Vice President / CEO
AMTD Group / AMTD International
Financial Innovation
VCs & Investing
Financial Innovation
VCs & Investing
Growth
Virtual Platform
11:30
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11:50
The State of Digital Banking: Will We See the Demise of Bank Branches & Cash?
Vision
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1. How digital banking has pushed financial innovation industry-wide

2. Will COVID-19 continue to influence consumer behaviour and accelerate a move to a cashless society

3. How to differentiate – winning hearts as well as wallets

Greg Krasnov
Founder & CEO
Tonik
Rachel Freeman
Chief Growth Officer
Tyme
moderator
Elliott Gotkine
Moderator
Journalist
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
Financial Inclusion
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
Financial Inclusion
Vision
Virtual Platform
11:40
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12:00
Banking Reimagined: Shaping the Future of Customer Experience
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1. How neo banks, virtual banks, and traditional banks are shaping the future of the banking industry together

2. How to capitalise on the enormous opportunities to change customer experience

3. The importance of culture and brand when discussing localisation, why what works in one market might fail in another

Jeremy Berger
Co-Founder & COO of Arival Bank
Arival Bank
Lawrence Li
Head of Cards & Unsecured Lending
Citibank Hong Kong
moderator
Daniel Tu
Founder & Managing Director
Active Creation Capital
Digital Banking
SMEs
Financial Inclusion
Digital Banking
SMEs
Financial Inclusion
Growth
Virtual Platform
11:50
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12:05
The Role & Importance of Community & Ecosystem for Blockchain’s Success
Vision
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1. How you can identify and separate the real players from the pretenders

2. Why filtering the sheer amount of noise in the ecosystem can help you find the rights partners

3.The Blockchain community - expertise, skills and straightforward participating

David Rutter
CEO/Founder
R3
moderator
Maria Vovchok
Managing Director
World of Web3 Summit
Blockchain
Partnerships
Blockchain
Partnerships
Vision
Virtual Platform
12:10
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12:25
InsurTech: Moving Beyond Insurance
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1. What are Insurtechs role as front-runners & industry’s problem solvers

2. How to build a strong tech strategy across the whole business

3. An evolving landscape: How would the industry likely to change over the next decade

Peng Shen
Founder, Chairman of the Board of Directors & Chief Executive Officer
Waterdrop Inc.
moderator
Nina Xiang
Founder & Managing Editor
FutureLogic
InsurTech
Financial Innovation
Mainland China
InsurTech
Financial Innovation
Mainland China
Growth
Virtual Platform
12:10
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12:30
Digital Identity at Scale
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1. How do digital identity solutions achieve broad success?

2. Why is digital identity such an important concept?

3. What are the critical features of successful identity schemes?

Stephan Wolf
CEO
Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF)
Rod Boothby
Global Head of Identity
Santander
moderator
Asad Khan
Advisor, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
Bank for International Settlements
Vision
Virtual Platform
12:25
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12:40
The Paradigm Shift is On
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1. How digitilisation trends including Crypto, DeFi and more are disrupting the financial landscape

2. How will decentralized finance affect the consumer’s experience with Money

3. What is finance going to look like in the future?

Joseph Lubin
Founder & CEO
ConsenSys
moderator
Nathaniel Fetalvero
Managing Editor, Studios
Tech in Asia
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Financial Inclusion
Global Outlook
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Financial Inclusion
Global Outlook
Growth
Virtual Platform
12:30
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12:45
Global Leader Series: Tinkoff Fireside Chat
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1. How to successfully plan and implement your international expansion

2. Why the Philippines and Asia are perfect for digital banking opportunities

3. How financial inclusion can be built into your brand, leading to financial services innovation

Oliver Hughes
CEO of Tinkoff Group
Tinkoff
moderator
Elliott Gotkine
Moderator
Journalist
Vision
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12:40
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12:55
China FinTech Graduating to the Next Stage
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1. How will China's new regulation on Fintech, data security and privacy impact the country's Fintech industry?

2. What future opportunities do you see in terms of new technology and new applications?

3. What opportunities do you see in GBA's future development?

Gregory Dean Gibb
Co-Chief executive officer
Lufax Holding Ltd
moderator
Nina Xiang
Founder & Managing Editor
FutureLogic
Mainland China
Wealth Management
Lending & Creditscoring
Mainland China
Wealth Management
Lending & Creditscoring
Growth
Virtual Platform
12:45
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RegTech & Cybersecurity Strategies for Digital Transformation
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1. How to stay ahead of ever-changing KYC and AML regulations

2. How can businesses overcome cybercrime challenges

3. What are the cybersecurity needs in digitalisation

Stefan Kostic
CEO
IPification
Oonagh van den Berg
Managing Director & Founder
Virtual Risk Solutions - VRS
moderator
Jame DiBiasio
Editor
AMTD DigFin
Financial Innovation
RegTech
Cybersecurity
Financial Innovation
RegTech
Cybersecurity
Vision
Virtual Platform
12:55
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Latest Global Crypto Trends: from Bitcoin & CBDCs to DeFi & NFTS - What You Need to Know!
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1. What are the latest global crypto developments that any finance professional needs to know

2. Latest trends on the entry of institutional players, stable coins, DeFi, NFTs, CBDCs and many other topics

3. Looking to get the latest overview in 10 minutes? Then don’t miss this keynote!

Henri Arslanian
Global Crypto Leader & Partner
PwC
moderator
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Financial Innovation
Financial Inclusion
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Financial Innovation
Financial Inclusion
Growth
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13:10
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AMTD: Fireside Chat
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Calvin Choi
Chairman
AMTD Group
moderator
Elliott Gotkine
Moderator
Journalist
Growth
Virtual Platform
13:20
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Voyager in Conversation with IFC: Bringing Banking to the Unbanked in Emerging Markets
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1. How Voyager and PayMaya are advancing financial inclusion in the Philippines

2. New digital banking license and plans for Maya Bank

3. What regulatory hurdles exist that pose a challenge to better financial inclusion

Shailesh Baidwan
President
PayMaya Philippines
moderator
Alfonso Garcia Mora
Regional Vice President, Asia & Pacific
International Finance Corporation
ASEAN
Financial Inclusion
Payments
ASEAN
Financial Inclusion
Payments
Vision
Virtual Platform
13:25
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The Rise of Tokenised Assets
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1. What are the benefits and challenges in tokenization of assets

2. How financial institutions are responding to this emerging asset class

3. Why smart contracts and public chains are emerging as a front runner to deploy these new tokenized solutions, such as bond issuances

Yuval Rooz
CEO & Co-Founder
Digital Asset
Mathew McDermott
Managing Director
Goldman Sachs
moderator
Angie Lau
Editor-in-Chief & Founder
Forkast.News
CBDC & Digital Currencies
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Growth
Virtual Platform
13:35
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Eqonex: Keynote
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Richard Byworth
Chief Executive Officer
EQONEX
moderator
Vision
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13:45
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Digital Asset: Solving Real World Issues with Smart Contracts
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Join this session to hear first hand from the developers that are solving real-world problems with Daml, a platform for building multi-party applications from Digital Asset. From experimenting with various tech stacks, to ultimately selecting Daml to create their project, we gathered a few developers to share their experiences using the technology. Learn about the problems they faced from fragmented data silos, and how they came to the same conclusion that using Daml was the best way forward to resolve the challenge. From this session, you will gain a better understanding of the types of problems that can and should be solved using distributed ledger and see just how easy it is to write smart contracts with Daml.

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13:45
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DeFi: Decentralising Traditional Financial Products
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1. How you can put your crypto to work (interest, borrowing & lending)

2. Why DeFi is both attracting & attractive to capital

3. How DeFi can become a global unifier as long as the regulation challenge can be solved

Mance Harmon
CEO & Co-Founder
Hedera Hashgraph
moderator
Lucy Gazmararian
Founder and Managing Partner
Token Bay Capital
Vision
Virtual Platform
14:10
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Cross-Border Collaboration in the Greater Bay Area
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1. How the Greater Bay Area can capitalise on becoming a world leader in connectivity and communication

2. Why regulatory collaboration is critical for the HKMA and the Shenzhen Municipal Financial Regulatory Bureau (SZFRB)

3. What is Hong Kong’s future role as a centre of capital and China connector

Feridun Hamdullahpur
Chairman of the Board of Directors
AMTD International
Terry Zhang
Head of Global Strategy and Business Management
Pengyuan International
moderator
Chern Lu
Distinguished Advisor of Hong Kong International Family Office Association; Chief Economist
Mushroom AI
Greater Bay Area
Mainland China
Partnerships
Greater Bay Area
Mainland China
Partnerships
Vision
Virtual Platform
14:15
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Crypto - The Buzzword for FinTech
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1. What are the latest trends and insights on crypto

2. How are consumers and businesses using digital currency?

3. What is the future of NFTs

Cuy Sheffield
Head of Crypto
Visa
moderator
Angie Lau
Editor-in-Chief & Founder
Forkast.News
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Financial Inclusion
Global Outlook
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Financial Inclusion
Global Outlook
Growth
Virtual Platform
14:30
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14:45
Purpose-Driven & Impact Investing
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1. Why social impact needs to be demonstrated and not merely implied

2. How ESG and sustainable finance are ‘impacting’ decision making

3. Why Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs) are bringing equality and fairness to investing

Jorge Rubio
Global Head
Citi Social Finance
moderator
Elliott Gotkine
Moderator
Journalist
ESG & Sustainability
VCs & Investing
Capital Markets
ESG & Sustainability
VCs & Investing
Capital Markets
Growth
Virtual Platform
14:35
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Cutting Edge Technology: Making Its Impact Felt
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1. How AI and/or machine learning are driving the competitiveness in the financial sector

2. Why the “Fintechisation” of everything is a good thing

3. How to seize FinTech opportunities to drive success and best position your firm

Bill Fenick
VP Enterprise
Digital Realty
Daqing (David) Ye
Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO
Rong360
moderator
January Barnes
Tech Reporter
ParlayMe
Financial Innovation
AI & Big Data
Partnerships
Financial Innovation
AI & Big Data
Partnerships
Vision
Virtual Platform
14:45
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Big Opportunities in Big Data
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1. How banks are using big data to drive innovation in e-commerce and SME lending space

2. Using unconventional data in credit assessments and leveraging different tools to uncover real-time insights

3. Unleashing the potential of alternative data and AI in credit decisions

Alice Wong
Group Chief Financial Officer
Hong Kong Technology Venture Company Limited
Aditya Gahlaut
Managing Director, Head of Global Trade and Receivables Finance, Hong Kong and Macau
HSBC
moderator
Helene Li
General Manager / CEO & Co-Founder
FinTech Association of Hong Kong / GoImpact
Growth
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15:10
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How Digital Inclusion Should be the First Step to Financial Inclusion
Growth
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1. What does inclusivity mean in practice

2. Why you should first begin with raising financial literacy

3. What access to smartphones has meant to financial inclusion

Ben Caselin
Head of Research & Strategy
AAX
Mohd Khairil Abdullah
Chief Executive Officer
Axiata Digital
moderator
Danielle Szetho
FinTech Client Advisory
Standard Chartered Bank
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Growth
Virtual Platform
15:10
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15:30
Open Banking in the Asia Pacific Region
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1. How Open Banking can help you scale

2. Why there is a growing demand to connect ecosystem players: Banks, FinTechs and SaaS

3. How Open Banking can support financial literacy, especially outside of Hong Kong and Singapore

Andy Nam
Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Asia
Standard Chartered Bank
Matthew Chen
CEO of Sunline Holding
Sunline
moderator
Rachel Freeman
Chief Growth Officer
Tyme
Open Banking
SMEs
Open Banking
SMEs
Vision
Virtual Platform
15:30
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Role of Crypto Assets in a Changing World
Vision
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1. What are the impacts of cryptocurrencies on individuals and businesses

2. How can cryptocurrency improve financial inclusion in developing countries

3. What does the future hold for crypto assets

Anton Gulin
Country Manager of Russia, Ukraine & CIS
AAX
Yulong Liu
Managing Director
Babel Finance
moderator
Maria Vovchok
Managing Director
World of Web3 Summit
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Global Outlook
Financial Inclusion
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Global Outlook
Financial Inclusion
Vision
Virtual Platform
15:30
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Banking the Unbanked in Emerging Markets
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1. How to identify sustainable development goals in finance and FinTech

2. How financial inclusion can be a path to scale

3. What is the role of finance in mitigating gender inequality

Taynaah Reis
CEO/Co-Founder
Moeda
Shivani Siroya
Founder & CEO
Tala
moderator
Abraham Tachjian
Director, Digital Banking
PwC Canada
ESG & Sustainability
Financial Inclusion
SMEs
ESG & Sustainability
Financial Inclusion
SMEs
Growth
Virtual Platform
15:55
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Predictive Analytics & the Future of Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
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1. How AI-powered automation is powering a new wave of innovation

2. How robotic process automation can support human in a more seamless manner

3. How financial services are scaling their RPA application - the model of CoE

Barry Lo
General Manager of Bank Wide Operation Department
Bank of China (Hong Kong)
Robert Dewar
Vice President of Financial Services APAC
Blueprism
Jeffrey Lam
Chief Operating Officer at Innovation & Data Lab
HKEX
moderator
Larry Cao
Senior Director, Industry Research
CFA Institute
AI & Big Data
Financial Innovation
AI & Big Data
Financial Innovation
Growth
Virtual Platform
16:00
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Demystifying Crypto Trends: Unparalleled Insights From Successful Venture Capital Investing
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1. Will cryptocurrencies find completely different use cases in emerging markets versus the developed economies?

2. How can cryptocurrencies enable financial inclusion

3. What is the outlook of Cruptocurrencies for 2022

Tim Draper
Founder
Draper Associates
moderator
Theodora Lau
Founder
Unconventional Ventures
VCs & Investing
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Global Outlook
VCs & Investing
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Global Outlook
Vision
Virtual Platform
16:15
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RegTech for Financial Institutions: The Way Forward
Vision
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1. How holistic AML can solve real-world problems with KYC and reducing financial crime

2. How new RegTech initiatives empower your surveillance and monitoring capabilities

3. Machine learning and AI: Next level analytics

Abby Mak
VP, Business Development
Altive
Russell E.Perry
CEO & Co-Founder
kompany
SK Lee
Project Leader - RDezLink / Chief Compliance Officer
RD Group
moderator
Brian Tang
Founder
ACMI and LITE Lab at University of Hong Kong
RegTech
Cybersecurity
RegTech
Cybersecurity
Vision
Virtual Platform
16:20
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The Evolving Payments Landscape
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1. How to enhance customer experience and payments contribution

2. What are the key drivers in accelerating the adoption of new payments infrastructure

3. How cloud-based payment technologies can offer it all: flexibility, automation, efficiency, and security

Vincent Ling
Head of Transactional Banking & Payment Solutions
AMTD Digital
Laetitia Moncarz
Head of Corporate and FI Sales & Head of Business Innovation, Asia Pacific
SWIFT
Judith Loh
Head of Strategic Sales, Global Enterprise eCommerce, APAC
Worldpay from FIS
moderator
Benjamin Quinlan
CEO & Managing Partner
Quinlan & Associates
Payments
Financial Innovation
Payments
Financial Innovation
Growth
Virtual Platform
16:45
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Hyper-Personalisation in Wealth Management
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1. How to meet the demand for providing sustainable investing options and impact investing

2. Why wealth managers and high-net-worth individuals prefer a hybrid-advice method

3. How the blockchain and tokenisation have enabled advanced digital offerings

Oi Yee Choo
Chief Commercial Officer
ADDX
Osman Faiz
Chief Information & Operating Officer
AMTD Digital
Johnson Chen
Founder & CEO
CapBridge
moderator
Michael Stanhope
CEO & Founder
Hubbis
VCs & Investing
ESG & Sustainability
Capital Markets
VCs & Investing
ESG & Sustainability
Capital Markets
Growth
Virtual Platform
17:15
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Driving Financial Inclusion in Southeast Asia at Scale with FinTech
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1. The digital financial services market opportunity in Southeast Asia

2. How the rise of embedded finance in platform ecosystems is driving financial inclusion for millions

3. Grab Financial Group's strategy to scale its impact across Southeast Asia to meet even more unmet needs

Reuben Lai
Senior Managing Director
Grab Financial Group
moderator
ASEAN
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
ASEAN
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
Growth
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17:25
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Keynote Presentation
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Jessica Tan
Co-CEO & Executive Director
Ping An Group
moderator
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GREAT Technology makes Collaboration Happen
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1. UK: the Fintech Capital of Europe

2. A recovery driven by Tech and Innovation

3. Hong Kong & the UK: and the many opportunities for scaling the FinTech future together

Lord Gerry Grimstone
Minister for Investment
Department for International Trade
moderator
Growth
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17:45
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Innovation in Financial Services: Disrupt or Be Disrupted
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1. The pace of digitalisation has hastened due to Covid; as have changing client needs and expectations

2. Partnerships are critical in adapting and adjusting business models to the new economy

3. Investment must be targeted and focus on excellence, scale and disruption with purpose

Bill Winters
Group Chief Executive
Standard Chartered
moderator
Growth
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17:55
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Post-Covid: The Role of Finance in the Green and Digital Transition
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Minister Gramegna will address the need of a finance transition to accompany the twin digital and green transition, and which requires sustained dialogue between markets and regions. In particular, he will underline the role that Fintech can play in addressing the challenges of shifting towards an increasingly digital, net-zero economy.

Pierre Gramegna
Minister of Finance
Luxembourg
moderator
Growth
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Scaling in the Greater Bay Area
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1. The importance and role of Hong Kong, the Greater Bay Area and beyond

2. Cross-border Fintech, Chinese TechFins and the secrets on how to grasp these opportunities

Richard Li
Chairman & Chief Executive
Pacific Century Group
moderator
Greater Bay Area
VCs & Investing
Financial Innovation
Greater Bay Area
VCs & Investing
Financial Innovation
Growth
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DeFi in 2022, Why You Can Not Ignore It
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Description:
With more than 3 millions users and USD90B of assets, decentralized finance has progressed tremendously. From end users, institutions, to government and regulators, DeFi got all the attention.

In this masterclass, Charles d'Haussy presents the state of decentralized finance, explains how it challenges TradFi and how institutions can prepare themselves for Finance 3.0.

Speaker:
Charles d'Haussy
Managing Director, APAC, ConsenSys

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Financial Innovation
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Financial Innovation
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Masterclass Description

Charles Ng
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
Invest Hong Kong
moderator
ASEAN
ASEAN
Hong Kong stage
2 Nov
Monday
2 Nov
09:30 - 17:30
Webinar
RSVP
2020 CUHK Conference on Financial Technology

Conference Topic: How FinTech Transforms Organizations – Theory & Practice

The organiser would like to take advantage of the opportunity to bring together the academia and industry participants, providing a platform to carry out fruitful and productive discussions, encourage the exchange of ideas and promote future collaboration opportunities.

2020 marks a very special year in the academia as well as the industry.  COVID-19 has disrupted different people’s lives in many different ways.  With social distancing, virtual classes have been put in place in universities.  Business meetings have been held online due to travel restrictions.  It is beneficial for the students to widen their exposure and have more interactions with the industry.  Faculties can share their research results and seek partnership with fintech corporations.  Industry practitioners can leverage on the forefront research to take their fintech business some steps further.

register
2 Nov
Nomination opens throughout the week
Online
Public Event
TADS Awards The Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities Awards

The Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities Awards (“TADS Awards”) is the world’s first annual international awards for Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities sector. It celebrates this industry by recognizing and honoring significant contributions and distinguished achievements worldwide. Hosted annually, the TADS Awards brings together individuals and businesses to share the energy that tokenization brings to the financial sector.

TADS Awards also aims to nurture the growth of these specific industries by jointly establishing “best practices” and setting “measuring standards” for high-quality tokenized assets and digitized securities, together with other industry leaders on the global market.

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2 Nov
14:00 - 17:30
TBC
RSVP
Nurturing Hong Kong FinTech talents through Education and Training

The event aims to introduce to the audience PolyU’s holistic approach in nurturing Hong Kong FinTech talents through the joint effort of university’s academic departments, research centres, and knowledge-transfer divisions to systematically provide a series of FinTech education and training programmes ranging from certificate courses to degree programmes at different levels all the way up to the Doctor of FinTech. Accompanied with the introduction, a webinar with PolyU professors providing lectures on selected subjects of each FinTech programmes for the audience to gain some direct experience on how PolyU FinTech programmes are conducted in class will be arranged.

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2 Nov

register
3 Nov
Tuesday
3 Nov
12:00 -13:30
Webinar
RSVP
Opening the door to the Fintech industry

Learn from the Fintech veterans the upcoming challenges in the Fintech industry and how to get prepared for it.  Why blockchain, machine learning, cybersecurity, data analytics matter and how are they applied to the Fintech industry?  Get prepared for the new normal post COVID19.

The panelists Mr Raymond Chan (Managing Director of 9F International Holdings), Mr Jason Lau (Chief Information Officer of Cyptro.com) and Mr Daniel Chan (Founder of Datafarm Services Limited) will share with you how they transform to be who they are today.  From Fin to Fintech, from tech to Techfin.  Your path to the Fintech industry is not alone.

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3 Nov
15:00 - 16:00
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Blockchain - The Next Generation of Fintech

Blockchain becomes one of the most important technology in Fintech. In this session, we will explore what blockchain and Hyperledger are, the latest and most impactful developments in Hyperledger projects and open source blockchain globally.
You will learn:
1. What is Blockchain & Hyperledger
2. What is the impact of Blockchain / Hyperledger for Banking and Finance Industries?
3. Is Blockchain real?  What are the real world Fintech cases studies?
4. What areas we should jump into if we want to invest in Blockchain business?
5. How to prepare on getting in this Blockchain world?

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3 Nov
09:00 – 18:00
Webinar
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Cyberport Venture Capital Forum 2020

Cyberport Venture Capital Forum (CVCF) will go virtual on 3 - 4 November to present the latest trends and new prospects in tech venturing.

This year’s theme “Navigating New Normal of Tech Venturing” will address the phenomenal impact brought by the pandemic and socio-economic shakeup, upending global businesses and challenging the tech venture funding ecosystem, investors, enterprises, and technopreneurs alike, who strive to map the way forward in a new but nebulous normal.

To help these industry stakeholders navigate through the unprecedented times, CVCF 2020 will gather insights and foresights from over 40 international and local experts from investor, entrepreneurial and enterprise communities on topics ranging from the macro and mega venture trends to the geopolitical impact on funding strategies, cross-border capital flow, China-US trade war reflections, new funding voyages and what drives the next smart deal opportunities.

The integrated CVCF online event platform will host conference sessions, start-up workshops, innovator showcase, the founder stage (power pitch), investor matching and timeless networking extended over the almost month-long engagement period to generate more opportunities for deal flows, networking, exposure and collaboration.

Connecting capital, innovation, entrepreneurship and growth – the region’s signature venture conference you cannot miss! More information and registration: https://cvcf.cyberport.hk/

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3 Nov
19:00 - 20:30
Webinar
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FinTech for SDG and ESG Excellence

With the current pandemic situation, the importance of ESG and sustainability has really come to the forefront of discussion. As part of the upcoming Hong Kong FinTech Week this November, we are excited to have arranged a Fireside Chat session with speakers from around the world. In this event, we would like to highlight the crossover between FinTech and sustainability at our ESG Event. As ESG and the SDGs are such broad subjects, we have decided to select 3 specific SDGs as areas of focus for this event. The first section will center around Climate Action and feature speakers from green blockchain platforms, sustainable investment platforms, and more. The second section will concentrate on Healthcare and Education, with speakers from insurtech, training and education, and more.

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3 Nov
Nomination opens throughout the week
Webinar
Public Event
TADS Awards The Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities Awards

The Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities Awards (“TADS Awards”) is the world’s first annual international awards for Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities sector. It celebrates this industry by recognizing and honoring significant contributions and distinguished achievements worldwide. Hosted annually, the TADS Awards brings together individuals and businesses to share the energy that tokenization brings to the financial sector.

TADS Awards also aims to nurture the growth of these specific industries by jointly establishing “best practices” and setting “measuring standards” for high-quality tokenized assets and digitized securities, together with other industry leaders on the global market.

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4 Nov
Wednesday
4 Nov
09:00 – 18:00
Webinar
Cyberport Venture Capital Forum 2020

Cyberport Venture Capital Forum (CVCF) will go virtual on 3 - 4 November to present the latest trends and new prospects in tech venturing.

This year’s theme “Navigating New Normal of Tech Venturing” will address the phenomenal impact brought by the pandemic and socio-economic shakeup, upending global businesses and challenging the tech venture funding ecosystem, investors, enterprises, and technopreneurs alike, who strive to map the way forward in a new but nebulous normal.

To help these industry stakeholders navigate through the unprecedented times, CVCF 2020 will gather insights and foresights from over 40 international and local experts from investor, entrepreneurial and enterprise communities on topics ranging from the macro and mega venture trends to the geopolitical impact on funding strategies, cross-border capital flow, China-US trade war reflections, new funding voyages and what drives the next smart deal opportunities.

The integrated CVCF online event platform will host conference sessions, start-up workshops, innovator showcase, the founder stage (power pitch), investor matching and timeless networking extended over the almost month-long engagement period to generate more opportunities for deal flows, networking, exposure and collaboration.

Connecting capital, innovation, entrepreneurship and growth – the region’s signature venture conference you cannot miss! More information and registration: https://cvcf.cyberport.hk/

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4 Nov
Nomination opens throughout the week
Webinar
Public Event
TADS Awards The Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities Awards

The Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities Awards (“TADS Awards”) is the world’s first annual international awards for Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities sector. It celebrates this industry by recognizing and honoring significant contributions and distinguished achievements worldwide. Hosted annually, the TADS Awards brings together individuals and businesses to share the energy that tokenization brings to the financial sector.

TADS Awards also aims to nurture the growth of these specific industries by jointly establishing “best practices” and setting “measuring standards” for high-quality tokenized assets and digitized securities, together with other industry leaders on the global market.

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5 Nov
Thursday