Last updated on
September 28, 2022
Nov 3, Wednesday
Physical event
Global Stage
Opening Remarks
9:00
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9:05
Paul Chan
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Financial Secretary
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Hong Kong SAR
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• Moderator:
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Government & Regulators
Power Talk: Challenges, Opportunities, & Everything in Between
9:10
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9:50
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
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,
• Moderator:
Eddie Yue
,
Chief Executive
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Government & Regulators
Keynote Fireside Chat
10:00
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10:35

1. How global renowned investors identify champion companies of the future

2. How the Hong Kong Government will proactively develop the FinTech Ecosystem in Hong Kong

3. What the future of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area will be for the FinTech and innovation sector in Hong Kong

Christopher Hui
,
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
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Hong Kong SAR
Lei Zhang
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Founder & CEO
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Hillhouse Group
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• Moderator:
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Government & Regulators
AI & Data Analytics: The Secret Game Changer for Enterprises
10:00
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10:30

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
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SAS Institute
Juni Yan
,
MD, Tech Innovation International
,
WeBank
Fred Sun
,
Head of Strategy
,
Tencent Cloud International
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,
• Moderator:
Anna Gamvros
,
Partner
,
Norton Rose Fulbright
AI & Big Data
Financial Innovation
Reaching the Unreached: Disruptive Technologies Changing the Narrative
10:30
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11:00

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
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Neat
Tat Lee
,
Chief Executive & Executive Director
,
WeLab Bank
• Moderator:
Karen Man
,
Partner
,
Baker McKenzie
Open Banking
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
Embracing Payment Innovation in a Truly Digital-First Approach
11:00
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11:30

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
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Spring by Citi
Maaike Steinebach
,
General Manager, Hong Kong & Macau
,
Visa
Phil Pomford
,
Global Enterprise eCommerce, Asia Pacific
,
Worldpay from FIS
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,
• Moderator:
Jessica Liu
,
Founding Member
,
Planto
Payments
Financial Inclusion
Funding the FinTech Revolution in Asia
11:30
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12:00

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
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Nium
Wayne Xu
,
President / CEO
,
ZA International / ZA Insure
Jessica Lam
,
Group Chief Strategy Officer
,
WeLab
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,
• Moderator:
Silvia Chen
,
Head of China Issuer Services
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HKEX
Global Outlook
Capital Markets
SMEs
Sustainability & Roadmap in Nurturing & Developing FinTech Talents in HK & Beyond
13:30
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14:00

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
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Director, AMTD FinTech Centre of PolyU Faculty of Business
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Kai-Lung Hui
,
Senior Associate Dean, Elman Family Professor of Business
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HKUST Business School
Felix Wu
,
Vice President
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Hong Kong Youth Association
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,
• Moderator:
Timothy Tong
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Chairman / CEO
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AMTD Digital / AMTD Charity Foundation
AI & Big Data
Hong Kong
Ecosystem
Leveraging on Unconventional Data to Better Gauge Risk
14:00
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14:30

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
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AMTD Group
Vippy Wong
,
APAC Consulting Lead, Refinitiv Access
,
Refinitiv
Marie Claire Lim Moore
,
Regional President, Asia Pacific & Hong Kong CEO
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TransUnion
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,
• Moderator:
Joseph Chan
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Associate Director – Centre for Asian Entrepreneurship & Business Values, HKU
,
The University of Hong Kong
AI & Big Data
Global Outlook
Banking for The New
14:30
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15:00
Maggie Ng
,
Head of Wealth and Personal Banking
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HSBC
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• Moderator:
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The Investment Opportunities of the Greater Bay Area
15:20
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15:50

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
Gilbert Lee
,
Head of Strategy & Planning and Chief of Staff to Chief Executive
,
Hang Seng Bank
Peggy Wang
,
Corporate Partner
,
Norton Rose Fulbright
• Moderator:
,
,
Greater Bay Area
Global Outlook
Pandemic: Accelerating the Digital Transformation
15:50
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16:20

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
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Regional Director, Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands
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BPC
Lawrence Lam
,
Chief Executive & Consumer Business Manager
,
Citibank Hong Kong
Stephanie Leung
,
Head of StashAway HK & Group Deputy CIO
,
StashAway
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,
• Moderator:
Fanny Yuen
,
Managing Director
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Accenture
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
Ecosystem
Our Changing Climate – Applying Regtech to Green Finance
10:00
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10:30

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
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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
,
CEO & Co-Founder
,
FinTech Association of Hong Kong / GoImpact
ESG & Sustainability
Hong Kong
RegTech
Global Developments for Cryptocurrencies
10:30
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11:00

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
,
Head of Investment
,
Babel Capital
Angelina Kwan
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
Stratford Finance
Lily Zhang
,
CFO
,
Huobi Tech
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,
• Moderator:
John Patrick Mullin
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Co-Founder
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MANTRA DAO & SOMA.finance
CBDC & Digital Currencies
RegTech
Blockchain
Enabling Blockchain Adoption – Global Connectivity & Beyond
11:00
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11:30

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
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digiXnode Technology
William Gee
,
Partner
,
PwC Mainland China & Hong Kong
Lucy Gazmararian
,
Founder and Managing Partner
,
Token Bay Capital
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,
• Moderator:
King Au
,
Executive Director
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Financial Services Development Council
Government & Regulators
Global Fast Track Award Announcement
11:30
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11:35
Charles Ng
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Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
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Invest Hong Kong
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• Moderator:
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Government & Regulators
Global Outlook
Hong Kong
Accelerating Your Success & Scaling Your Company in Hong Kong
11:35
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12:00

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
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,
• Moderator:
King Leung
,
Head of FinTech
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Invest Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Government & Regulators
Fintech Proof-of-Concept Subsidy Scheme Showcase: FinTech Innovations for Cross-Border Banking and Insurance Services in the Greater Bay Area
12:05
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12:50
Albert Lam
,
Chief Scientist & CTO
,
Fano Labs
Gilbert Lee
,
Head of Strategy & Planning and Chief of Staff to Chief Executive
,
Hang Seng Bank
William Yeung
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
MediConCen
,
,
• Moderator:
Christopher Hui
,
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
,
Hong Kong SAR
Welcome Remarks
9:00
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9:10
Edward Yau
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Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
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Hong Kong SAR
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• Moderator:
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Government & Regulators
Evolution of the Global Capital Markets
9:10
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9:20

1. How capital markets are fueling innovation and economic growth

2. Connecting East and West: HKEX’s vision for supporting a thriving tech innovation ecosystem

3. The future of global exchanges; opportunities ahead

Nicolas Aguzin
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Chief Executive Officer
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Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
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• Moderator:
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Capital Markets
Financial Innovation
FinTech in Asia: The Next Decade Ahead
9:20
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9:40

1. The next mega trends in FinTech investment

2. Funding your FinTech ideas - SPACs, direct listings or IPOs?

3. Beyond finance: The role of Hong Kong as a technology and innovation centre

Weijian Shan
,
Chairman & CEO
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PAG
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• Moderator:
Nicolas Aguzin
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Chief Executive Officer
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Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
Global Outlook
Global Leaders
Digital Identity & Customer Due Diligence
10:00
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10:30

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
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HKU-Standard Chartered Foundation FinTech Academy, University of Hong Kong
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• Moderator:
Grace Fung
,
Partner
,
Baker McKenzie
Cybersecurity
Financial Innovation
RegTech
The Era of Retail Investors: Everyone Can Trade!
10:30
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11:00

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
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,
• Moderator:
Rebecca Sin
,
ETF Analyst
,
Bloomberg
VCs & Investing
Capital Markets
Global Outlook
Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) & DeFi: Changing the Conversation of Digital Creativity & Value
14:30
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15:00

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
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,
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,
• Moderator:
Bowie Lau
,
Founder & Partner
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MaGEHold/MaGESpire, True Global Ventures
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Blockchain
Global Outlook
Digital Transformation: Technology vs. Finance
14:30
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15:00

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
The Opportunities and Challenges for eCommerce and Digital Loyalty in a post-COVID Hong Kong
15:20
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15:50

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
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,
• Moderator:
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,
Blockchain & Capital Markets: Investing, Exchanges & Assets
15:50
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16:20

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
Transformation & Innovation in the Securities Market
16:20
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16:50

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
,
Tiang & Partners
Capital Markets
Financial Innovation
AI & Big Data
NFTs Explained. Your Guide to Non-Fungible Tokens
13:50
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14:20

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
Crypto in 2021: Misconceptions, Lessons & Opportunities Ahead
14:20
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15:00

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
Retail CBDC: A Lesson from the Fast Movers & the Road Ahead
15:20
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16:00
Bénédicte Nolens
,
Head, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
,
Bank for International Settlements
Alexey Zabotkin
,
Deputy Governor
,
Bank of Russia
Nelson Chow
,
Chief Fintech Officer
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Mu Changchun
,
Director-General of the Digital Currency Institute
,
People’s Bank of China
• Moderator:
Daniel Eidan
,
Advisor, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
,
Bank for International Settlements
Government & Regulators
Global Crypto Regulatory Landscape
16:20
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16:50

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
Convergence of Traditional Crypto Currency & Mainstream Financial Services: Why & How?
9:40
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9:55

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
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• Moderator:
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Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Ecosystem
Role of Fintech in Building Inclusive and Vibrant Insurance Markets
10:00
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10:20
Clement Cheung
,
CEO
,
Insurance Authority
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,
• Moderator:
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,
Government & Regulators
InsurTech
From Start-Up to Scale-Up: How Crypto.com is Building The World’s Fastest Growing Crypto Platform
15:20
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15:40

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
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,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Lucy Gazmararian
,
Founder and Managing Partner
,
Token Bay Capital
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Partnerships
Ecosystem
Block Kong: The Blockchain Ecosystem
13:05
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13:25

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.

Jame DiBiasio
,
Editor
,
AMTD DigFin
Charles D'Haussy
,
Managing Director, APAC
,
ConsenSys
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
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Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Hong Kong
Banks Mobilize Capital – Can Digital Banks Do a Better Job at Allocating Capital to Businesses That Incorporate Environmental, Social, & Governance Measures?
15:20
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15:50

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
,
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
Customer First Digital Banking
15:50
-
16:20

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 Propositions, 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
AI and Big Data Adoption in APAC: A Talent Development Perspective
16:20
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16:50

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 (ESG, Sustainable Finance, FinTech)
,
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Cutting Edge Technology: Making Its Impact Felt
14:25
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14:50

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
Keynote Speech by People’s Bank of China Governor
10:35
-
10:45
Yi Gang
,
Governor
,
People's Bank of China
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,
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,
• Moderator:
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Government & Regulators
GreenTech - Investing for a Sustainable Future
11:25
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12:00
Mayank Kaul
,
Managing Director, Asia Pacific and EMEA Head of Real Estate Risk
,
Citi
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
Fintech: Metamorphosis in the Financial Industry
12:00
-
12:20
Julia Leung
,
Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director, Intermediaries
,
Securities and Futures Commission
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,
• Moderator:
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Government & Regulators
Capital Markets
Financial Innovation
Citi: Innovating for the Digital World
12:20
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12:30

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
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Citi
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,
• Moderator:
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Financial Innovation
Partnerships
Global Leaders
Raising Capital in Hong Kong
10:20
-
11:00

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
Calvin Choi
,
Chairman
,
AMTD Group
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
Building Billion Dollar Ecosystems
10:30
-
11:00

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
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
Ecosystem
Reinventing Finance to Serve Hong Kong’s SMEs
11:00
-
11:30

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
The Future of Identity: eKYC, Biometrics and Digital Onboarding
11:30
-
12:00

1. Where is the innovation frontier for identity? From voice recognition and ID scanning to biometric and digital identity.

2. Benefits and opportunities presented by innovation in digital identity technology.

3. The challenge of balancing trust, safety and convenience for customer identity verification.

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
Greater Bay Area: Creating Opportunities for FinTech & Financial Institutions
12:15
-
12:45

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
AI, Big Data & FinTech: How to Stay Ahead in the Banking Industry
12:45
-
13:15

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
Fireside chat with Norman Chan, Chairman of RD Wallet Technologies
16:00
-
16:20

1. Cross-border payments: what is the solution to solve pain points of trading companies?

2. How technology can reduce FX risks and increase payment efficiency

3. The future of cross-border trading between Hong Kong and other economies

Norman Chan
,
Chairman
,
RD Wallet Technologies and RD ezLink
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Anthony Sar
,
Founder & CEO
,
FINNOVASIA
Financial Innovation
Payments
New Opportunities Under the Wealth Management Connect
16:20
-
17:00

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)
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
FintechHK - Fast-track Your Next Success
13:30
-
13:40
Charles Ng
,
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
,
Invest Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Facilitating MSMEs' Financing Using Privacy-preserving Technology and Alternative Credit Scoring
13:30
-
14:00

1. How do we make it easy for MSME to obtain financing with the use of alternative data?

2. What is Federated Learning?  How do we use this privacy-preserving technology to accelerate the development of alternative credit scoring?

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
CDI Success Stories: How Alternative Data Relieves SMEs' Collateral Burden
11:30
-
12:00
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
,
,
• Moderator:
Vincenzo Resta
,
Regional Executive Director
,
CRIF Spa
AI & Big Data
Government & Regulators
SMEs
Crypto Assets - Investing for a New Age
13:30
-
14:00

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
How to Accelerate the Adoption of Enterprise Blockchain Technology
14:00
-
14:30

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
Ben El-Baz
,
Head of Ecosystems
,
HashKey Group
Richard Gendal Brown
,
Chief Technology Officer
,
R3
Daniela Barbosa
,
Executive Director at Hyperledger
,
The Linux Foundation
• Moderator:
Emmanuelle Pecenicic
,
Head of Digital Strategy / Co-chair Blockchain Committee
,
BNP Paribas Asset Management / Fintech Association of Hong-Kong
Blockchain
Partnerships
Banking & Beyond
11:00
-
11:20

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
Ecosystem
Financial Institutions & FinTechs Working in Partnership
11:20
-
12:00

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
Jose Ramon Rodino Miranda
,
Managing Director, Strategic Investments & Digital Innovation
,
J.P. Morgan
Matthew Phillips
,
Mainland China and Hong Kong Financial Services Leader
,
PwC Hong Kong
Simon Loong
,
Founder & Group CEO
,
WeLab
• Moderator:
David Ingles
,
Anchor and Senior Editor
,
Bloomberg TV and Radio
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
The Changing Payments Paradigm
13:30
-
14:00

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
Hong Kong: Cutting Edge Technology Applications in Insurance
14:00
-
14:30

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 (ESG, Sustainable Finance, FinTech)
,
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
InsurTech
Financial Innovation
NFTs: Explaining Digital Ownership & Market Applications
13:40
-
13:50
Gary Liu
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
South China Morning Post
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Future Stage
Opening Remarks
9:00
-
9:05
Paul Chan
,
Financial Secretary
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Power Talk: Challenges, Opportunities, & Everything in Between
9:10
-
9:50
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
Keynote Fireside Chat
10:00
-
10:35

1. How global renowned investors identify champion companies of the future

2. How the Hong Kong Government will proactively develop the FinTech Ecosystem in Hong Kong

3. What the future of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area will be for the FinTech and innovation sector in Hong Kong

Christopher Hui
,
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
,
Hong Kong SAR
Lei Zhang
,
Founder & CEO
,
Hillhouse Group
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
AI & Data Analytics: The Secret Game Changer for Enterprises
10:00
-
10:30

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 Innovation International
,
WeBank
Fred Sun
,
Head of Strategy
,
Tencent Cloud International
,
,
• Moderator:
Anna Gamvros
,
Partner
,
Norton Rose Fulbright
AI & Big Data
Financial Innovation
Reaching the Unreached: Disruptive Technologies Changing the Narrative
10:30
-
11:00

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
Embracing Payment Innovation in a Truly Digital-First Approach
11:00
-
11:30

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
Funding the FinTech Revolution in Asia
11:30
-
12:00

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
Sustainability & Roadmap in Nurturing & Developing FinTech Talents in HK & Beyond
13:30
-
14:00

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
Felix Wu
,
Vice President
,
Hong Kong Youth Association
,
,
• Moderator:
Timothy Tong
,
Chairman / CEO
,
AMTD Digital / AMTD Charity Foundation
AI & Big Data
Hong Kong
Ecosystem
Leveraging on Unconventional Data to Better Gauge Risk
14:00
-
14:30

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
,
Regional President, Asia Pacific & Hong Kong CEO
,
TransUnion
,
,
• Moderator:
Joseph Chan
,
Associate Director – Centre for Asian Entrepreneurship & Business Values, HKU
,
The University of Hong Kong
AI & Big Data
Global Outlook
Banking for The New
14:30
-
15:00
Maggie Ng
,
Head of Wealth and Personal Banking
,
HSBC
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
The Investment Opportunities of the Greater Bay Area
15:20
-
15:50

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
Gilbert Lee
,
Head of Strategy & Planning and Chief of Staff to Chief Executive
,
Hang Seng Bank
Peggy Wang
,
Corporate Partner
,
Norton Rose Fulbright
• Moderator:
,
,
Greater Bay Area
Global Outlook
Pandemic: Accelerating the Digital Transformation
15:50
-
16:20

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
Ecosystem
Our Changing Climate – Applying Regtech to Green Finance
10:00
-
10:30

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
,
CEO & Co-Founder
,
FinTech Association of Hong Kong / GoImpact
ESG & Sustainability
Hong Kong
RegTech
Global Developments for Cryptocurrencies
10:30
-
11:00

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
,
Head of Investment
,
Babel Capital
Angelina Kwan
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
Stratford Finance
Lily Zhang
,
CFO
,
Huobi Tech
,
,
• Moderator:
John Patrick Mullin
,
Co-Founder
,
MANTRA DAO & SOMA.finance
CBDC & Digital Currencies
RegTech
Blockchain
Enabling Blockchain Adoption – Global Connectivity & Beyond
11:00
-
11:30

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 Mainland China & Hong Kong
Lucy Gazmararian
,
Founder and Managing Partner
,
Token Bay Capital
,
,
• Moderator:
King Au
,
Executive Director
,
Financial Services Development Council
Government & Regulators
Global Fast Track Award Announcement
11:30
-
11:35
Charles Ng
,
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
,
Invest Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Global Outlook
Hong Kong
Accelerating Your Success & Scaling Your Company in Hong Kong
11:35
-
12:00

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
Fintech Proof-of-Concept Subsidy Scheme Showcase: FinTech Innovations for Cross-Border Banking and Insurance Services in the Greater Bay Area
12:05
-
12:50
Albert Lam
,
Chief Scientist & CTO
,
Fano Labs
Gilbert Lee
,
Head of Strategy & Planning and Chief of Staff to Chief Executive
,
Hang Seng Bank
William Yeung
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
MediConCen
,
,
• Moderator:
Christopher Hui
,
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
,
Hong Kong SAR
Welcome Remarks
9:00
-
9:10
Edward Yau
,
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Evolution of the Global Capital Markets
9:10
-
9:20

1. How capital markets are fueling innovation and economic growth

2. Connecting East and West: HKEX’s vision for supporting a thriving tech innovation ecosystem

3. The future of global exchanges; opportunities ahead

Nicolas Aguzin
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Capital Markets
Financial Innovation
FinTech in Asia: The Next Decade Ahead
9:20
-
9:40

1. The next mega trends in FinTech investment

2. Funding your FinTech ideas - SPACs, direct listings or IPOs?

3. Beyond finance: The role of Hong Kong as a technology and innovation centre

Weijian Shan
,
Chairman & CEO
,
PAG
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Nicolas Aguzin
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
Global Outlook
Global Leaders
Digital Identity & Customer Due Diligence
10:00
-
10:30

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
The Era of Retail Investors: Everyone Can Trade!
10:30
-
11:00

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
Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) & DeFi: Changing the Conversation of Digital Creativity & Value
14:30
-
15:00

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
Digital Transformation: Technology vs. Finance
14:30
-
15:00

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
The Opportunities and Challenges for eCommerce and Digital Loyalty in a post-COVID Hong Kong
15:20
-
15:50

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:
,
,
Blockchain & Capital Markets: Investing, Exchanges & Assets
15:50
-
16:20

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
Transformation & Innovation in the Securities Market
16:20
-
16:50

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
,
Tiang & Partners
Capital Markets
Financial Innovation
AI & Big Data
NFTs Explained. Your Guide to Non-Fungible Tokens
13:50
-
14:20

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
Crypto in 2021: Misconceptions, Lessons & Opportunities Ahead
14:20
-
15:00

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
Retail CBDC: A Lesson from the Fast Movers & the Road Ahead
15:20
-
16:00
Bénédicte Nolens
,
Head, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
,
Bank for International Settlements
Alexey Zabotkin
,
Deputy Governor
,
Bank of Russia
Nelson Chow
,
Chief Fintech Officer
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Mu Changchun
,
Director-General of the Digital Currency Institute
,
People’s Bank of China
• Moderator:
Daniel Eidan
,
Advisor, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
,
Bank for International Settlements
Government & Regulators
Global Crypto Regulatory Landscape
16:20
-
16:50

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
Convergence of Traditional Crypto Currency & Mainstream Financial Services: Why & How?
9:40
-
9:55

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
Ecosystem
Role of Fintech in Building Inclusive and Vibrant Insurance Markets
10:00
-
10:20
Clement Cheung
,
CEO
,
Insurance Authority
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
InsurTech
From Start-Up to Scale-Up: How Crypto.com is Building The World’s Fastest Growing Crypto Platform
15:20
-
15:40

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
Ecosystem
Block Kong: The Blockchain Ecosystem
13:05
-
13:25

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.

Jame DiBiasio
,
Editor
,
AMTD DigFin
Charles D'Haussy
,
Managing Director, APAC
,
ConsenSys
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Hong Kong
Banks Mobilize Capital – Can Digital Banks Do a Better Job at Allocating Capital to Businesses That Incorporate Environmental, Social, & Governance Measures?
15:20
-
15:50

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
,
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
Customer First Digital Banking
15:50
-
16:20

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 Propositions, 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
AI and Big Data Adoption in APAC: A Talent Development Perspective
16:20
-
16:50

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 (ESG, Sustainable Finance, FinTech)
,
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Cutting Edge Technology: Making Its Impact Felt
14:25
-
14:50

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
Keynote Speech by People’s Bank of China Governor
10:35
-
10:45
Yi Gang
,
Governor
,
People's Bank of China
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
GreenTech - Investing for a Sustainable Future
11:25
-
12:00
Mayank Kaul
,
Managing Director, Asia Pacific and EMEA Head of Real Estate Risk
,
Citi
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
Fintech: Metamorphosis in the Financial Industry
12:00
-
12:20
Julia Leung
,
Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director, Intermediaries
,
Securities and Futures Commission
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Capital Markets
Financial Innovation
Citi: Innovating for the Digital World
12:20
-
12:30

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
Raising Capital in Hong Kong
10:20
-
11:00

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
Calvin Choi
,
Chairman
,
AMTD Group
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
Building Billion Dollar Ecosystems
10:30
-
11:00

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
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
Ecosystem
Reinventing Finance to Serve Hong Kong’s SMEs
11:00
-
11:30

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
The Future of Identity: eKYC, Biometrics and Digital Onboarding
11:30
-
12:00

1. Where is the innovation frontier for identity? From voice recognition and ID scanning to biometric and digital identity.

2. Benefits and opportunities presented by innovation in digital identity technology.

3. The challenge of balancing trust, safety and convenience for customer identity verification.

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
Greater Bay Area: Creating Opportunities for FinTech & Financial Institutions
12:15
-
12:45

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
AI, Big Data & FinTech: How to Stay Ahead in the Banking Industry
12:45
-
13:15

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
Fireside chat with Norman Chan, Chairman of RD Wallet Technologies
16:00
-
16:20

1. Cross-border payments: what is the solution to solve pain points of trading companies?

2. How technology can reduce FX risks and increase payment efficiency

3. The future of cross-border trading between Hong Kong and other economies

Norman Chan
,
Chairman
,
RD Wallet Technologies and RD ezLink
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Anthony Sar
,
Founder & CEO
,
FINNOVASIA
Financial Innovation
Payments
New Opportunities Under the Wealth Management Connect
16:20
-
17:00

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)
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
FintechHK - Fast-track Your Next Success
13:30
-
13:40
Charles Ng
,
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
,
Invest Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Facilitating MSMEs' Financing Using Privacy-preserving Technology and Alternative Credit Scoring
13:30
-
14:00

1. How do we make it easy for MSME to obtain financing with the use of alternative data?

2. What is Federated Learning?  How do we use this privacy-preserving technology to accelerate the development of alternative credit scoring?

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
CDI Success Stories: How Alternative Data Relieves SMEs' Collateral Burden
11:30
-
12:00
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
,
,
• Moderator:
Vincenzo Resta
,
Regional Executive Director
,
CRIF Spa
AI & Big Data
Government & Regulators
SMEs
Crypto Assets - Investing for a New Age
13:30
-
14:00

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
How to Accelerate the Adoption of Enterprise Blockchain Technology
14:00
-
14:30

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
Ben El-Baz
,
Head of Ecosystems
,
HashKey Group
Richard Gendal Brown
,
Chief Technology Officer
,
R3
Daniela Barbosa
,
Executive Director at Hyperledger
,
The Linux Foundation
• Moderator:
Emmanuelle Pecenicic
,
Head of Digital Strategy / Co-chair Blockchain Committee
,
BNP Paribas Asset Management / Fintech Association of Hong-Kong
Blockchain
Partnerships
Banking & Beyond
11:00
-
11:20

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
Ecosystem
Financial Institutions & FinTechs Working in Partnership
11:20
-
12:00

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
Jose Ramon Rodino Miranda
,
Managing Director, Strategic Investments & Digital Innovation
,
J.P. Morgan
Matthew Phillips
,
Mainland China and Hong Kong Financial Services Leader
,
PwC Hong Kong
Simon Loong
,
Founder & Group CEO
,
WeLab
• Moderator:
David Ingles
,
Anchor and Senior Editor
,
Bloomberg TV and Radio
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
The Changing Payments Paradigm
13:30
-
14:00

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
Hong Kong: Cutting Edge Technology Applications in Insurance
14:00
-
14:30

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 (ESG, Sustainable Finance, FinTech)
,
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
InsurTech
Financial Innovation
NFTs: Explaining Digital Ownership & Market Applications
13:40
-
13:50
Gary Liu
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
South China Morning Post
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Hong Kong Stage
Opening Remarks
9:00
-
9:05
Paul Chan
,
Financial Secretary
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Power Talk: Challenges, Opportunities, & Everything in Between
9:10
-
9:50
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
Keynote Fireside Chat
10:00
-
10:35

1. How global renowned investors identify champion companies of the future

2. How the Hong Kong Government will proactively develop the FinTech Ecosystem in Hong Kong

3. What the future of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area will be for the FinTech and innovation sector in Hong Kong

Christopher Hui
,
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
,
Hong Kong SAR
Lei Zhang
,
Founder & CEO
,
Hillhouse Group
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
AI & Data Analytics: The Secret Game Changer for Enterprises
10:00
-
10:30

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 Innovation International
,
WeBank
Fred Sun
,
Head of Strategy
,
Tencent Cloud International
,
,
• Moderator:
Anna Gamvros
,
Partner
,
Norton Rose Fulbright
AI & Big Data
Financial Innovation
Reaching the Unreached: Disruptive Technologies Changing the Narrative
10:30
-
11:00

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
Embracing Payment Innovation in a Truly Digital-First Approach
11:00
-
11:30

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
Funding the FinTech Revolution in Asia
11:30
-
12:00

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
Sustainability & Roadmap in Nurturing & Developing FinTech Talents in HK & Beyond
13:30
-
14:00

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
Felix Wu
,
Vice President
,
Hong Kong Youth Association
,
,
• Moderator:
Timothy Tong
,
Chairman / CEO
,
AMTD Digital / AMTD Charity Foundation
AI & Big Data
Hong Kong
Ecosystem
Leveraging on Unconventional Data to Better Gauge Risk
14:00
-
14:30

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
,
Regional President, Asia Pacific & Hong Kong CEO
,
TransUnion
,
,
• Moderator:
Joseph Chan
,
Associate Director – Centre for Asian Entrepreneurship & Business Values, HKU
,
The University of Hong Kong
AI & Big Data
Global Outlook
Banking for The New
14:30
-
15:00
Maggie Ng
,
Head of Wealth and Personal Banking
,
HSBC
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
The Investment Opportunities of the Greater Bay Area
15:20
-
15:50

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
Gilbert Lee
,
Head of Strategy & Planning and Chief of Staff to Chief Executive
,
Hang Seng Bank
Peggy Wang
,
Corporate Partner
,
Norton Rose Fulbright
• Moderator:
,
,
Greater Bay Area
Global Outlook
Pandemic: Accelerating the Digital Transformation
15:50
-
16:20

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
Ecosystem
Our Changing Climate – Applying Regtech to Green Finance
10:00
-
10:30

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
,
CEO & Co-Founder
,
FinTech Association of Hong Kong / GoImpact
ESG & Sustainability
Hong Kong
RegTech
Global Developments for Cryptocurrencies
10:30
-
11:00

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
,
Head of Investment
,
Babel Capital
Angelina Kwan
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
Stratford Finance
Lily Zhang
,
CFO
,
Huobi Tech
,
,
• Moderator:
John Patrick Mullin
,
Co-Founder
,
MANTRA DAO & SOMA.finance
CBDC & Digital Currencies
RegTech
Blockchain
Enabling Blockchain Adoption – Global Connectivity & Beyond
11:00
-
11:30

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 Mainland China & Hong Kong
Lucy Gazmararian
,
Founder and Managing Partner
,
Token Bay Capital
,
,
• Moderator:
King Au
,
Executive Director
,
Financial Services Development Council
Government & Regulators
Global Fast Track Award Announcement
11:30
-
11:35
Charles Ng
,
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
,
Invest Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Global Outlook
Hong Kong
Accelerating Your Success & Scaling Your Company in Hong Kong
11:35
-
12:00

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
Fintech Proof-of-Concept Subsidy Scheme Showcase: FinTech Innovations for Cross-Border Banking and Insurance Services in the Greater Bay Area
12:05
-
12:50
Albert Lam
,
Chief Scientist & CTO
,
Fano Labs
Gilbert Lee
,
Head of Strategy & Planning and Chief of Staff to Chief Executive
,
Hang Seng Bank
William Yeung
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
MediConCen
,
,
• Moderator:
Christopher Hui
,
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
,
Hong Kong SAR
Welcome Remarks
9:00
-
9:10
Edward Yau
,
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Evolution of the Global Capital Markets
9:10
-
9:20

1. How capital markets are fueling innovation and economic growth

2. Connecting East and West: HKEX’s vision for supporting a thriving tech innovation ecosystem

3. The future of global exchanges; opportunities ahead

Nicolas Aguzin
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Capital Markets
Financial Innovation
FinTech in Asia: The Next Decade Ahead
9:20
-
9:40

1. The next mega trends in FinTech investment

2. Funding your FinTech ideas - SPACs, direct listings or IPOs?

3. Beyond finance: The role of Hong Kong as a technology and innovation centre

Weijian Shan
,
Chairman & CEO
,
PAG
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Nicolas Aguzin
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
Global Outlook
Global Leaders
Digital Identity & Customer Due Diligence
10:00
-
10:30

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
The Era of Retail Investors: Everyone Can Trade!
10:30
-
11:00

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
Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) & DeFi: Changing the Conversation of Digital Creativity & Value
14:30
-
15:00

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
Digital Transformation: Technology vs. Finance
14:30
-
15:00

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
The Opportunities and Challenges for eCommerce and Digital Loyalty in a post-COVID Hong Kong
15:20
-
15:50

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:
,
,
Blockchain & Capital Markets: Investing, Exchanges & Assets
15:50
-
16:20

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
Transformation & Innovation in the Securities Market
16:20
-
16:50

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
,
Tiang & Partners
Capital Markets
Financial Innovation
AI & Big Data
NFTs Explained. Your Guide to Non-Fungible Tokens
13:50
-
14:20

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
Crypto in 2021: Misconceptions, Lessons & Opportunities Ahead
14:20
-
15:00

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
Retail CBDC: A Lesson from the Fast Movers & the Road Ahead
15:20
-
16:00
Bénédicte Nolens
,
Head, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
,
Bank for International Settlements
Alexey Zabotkin
,
Deputy Governor
,
Bank of Russia
Nelson Chow
,
Chief Fintech Officer
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Mu Changchun
,
Director-General of the Digital Currency Institute
,
People’s Bank of China
• Moderator:
Daniel Eidan
,
Advisor, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
,
Bank for International Settlements
Government & Regulators
Global Crypto Regulatory Landscape
16:20
-
16:50

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
Convergence of Traditional Crypto Currency & Mainstream Financial Services: Why & How?
9:40
-
9:55

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
Ecosystem
Role of Fintech in Building Inclusive and Vibrant Insurance Markets
10:00
-
10:20
Clement Cheung
,
CEO
,
Insurance Authority
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
InsurTech
From Start-Up to Scale-Up: How Crypto.com is Building The World’s Fastest Growing Crypto Platform
15:20
-
15:40

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
Ecosystem
Block Kong: The Blockchain Ecosystem
13:05
-
13:25

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.

Jame DiBiasio
,
Editor
,
AMTD DigFin
Charles D'Haussy
,
Managing Director, APAC
,
ConsenSys
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Hong Kong
Banks Mobilize Capital – Can Digital Banks Do a Better Job at Allocating Capital to Businesses That Incorporate Environmental, Social, & Governance Measures?
15:20
-
15:50

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
,
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
Customer First Digital Banking
15:50
-
16:20

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 Propositions, 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
AI and Big Data Adoption in APAC: A Talent Development Perspective
16:20
-
16:50

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 (ESG, Sustainable Finance, FinTech)
,
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Cutting Edge Technology: Making Its Impact Felt
14:25
-
14:50

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
Keynote Speech by People’s Bank of China Governor
10:35
-
10:45
Yi Gang
,
Governor
,
People's Bank of China
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
GreenTech - Investing for a Sustainable Future
11:25
-
12:00
Mayank Kaul
,
Managing Director, Asia Pacific and EMEA Head of Real Estate Risk
,
Citi
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
Fintech: Metamorphosis in the Financial Industry
12:00
-
12:20
Julia Leung
,
Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director, Intermediaries
,
Securities and Futures Commission
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Capital Markets
Financial Innovation
Citi: Innovating for the Digital World
12:20
-
12:30

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
Raising Capital in Hong Kong
10:20
-
11:00

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
Calvin Choi
,
Chairman
,
AMTD Group
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
Building Billion Dollar Ecosystems
10:30
-
11:00

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
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
Ecosystem
Reinventing Finance to Serve Hong Kong’s SMEs
11:00
-
11:30

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
The Future of Identity: eKYC, Biometrics and Digital Onboarding
11:30
-
12:00

1. Where is the innovation frontier for identity? From voice recognition and ID scanning to biometric and digital identity.

2. Benefits and opportunities presented by innovation in digital identity technology.

3. The challenge of balancing trust, safety and convenience for customer identity verification.

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
Greater Bay Area: Creating Opportunities for FinTech & Financial Institutions
12:15
-
12:45

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
AI, Big Data & FinTech: How to Stay Ahead in the Banking Industry
12:45
-
13:15

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
Fireside chat with Norman Chan, Chairman of RD Wallet Technologies
16:00
-
16:20

1. Cross-border payments: what is the solution to solve pain points of trading companies?

2. How technology can reduce FX risks and increase payment efficiency

3. The future of cross-border trading between Hong Kong and other economies

Norman Chan
,
Chairman
,
RD Wallet Technologies and RD ezLink
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Anthony Sar
,
Founder & CEO
,
FINNOVASIA
Financial Innovation
Payments
New Opportunities Under the Wealth Management Connect
16:20
-
17:00

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)
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
FintechHK - Fast-track Your Next Success
13:30
-
13:40
Charles Ng
,
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
,
Invest Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Facilitating MSMEs' Financing Using Privacy-preserving Technology and Alternative Credit Scoring
13:30
-
14:00

1. How do we make it easy for MSME to obtain financing with the use of alternative data?

2. What is Federated Learning?  How do we use this privacy-preserving technology to accelerate the development of alternative credit scoring?

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
CDI Success Stories: How Alternative Data Relieves SMEs' Collateral Burden
11:30
-
12:00
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
,
,
• Moderator:
Vincenzo Resta
,
Regional Executive Director
,
CRIF Spa
AI & Big Data
Government & Regulators
SMEs
Crypto Assets - Investing for a New Age
13:30
-
14:00

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
How to Accelerate the Adoption of Enterprise Blockchain Technology
14:00
-
14:30

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
Ben El-Baz
,
Head of Ecosystems
,
HashKey Group
Richard Gendal Brown
,
Chief Technology Officer
,
R3
Daniela Barbosa
,
Executive Director at Hyperledger
,
The Linux Foundation
• Moderator:
Emmanuelle Pecenicic
,
Head of Digital Strategy / Co-chair Blockchain Committee
,
BNP Paribas Asset Management / Fintech Association of Hong-Kong
Blockchain
Partnerships
Banking & Beyond
11:00
-
11:20

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
Ecosystem
Financial Institutions & FinTechs Working in Partnership
11:20
-
12:00

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
Jose Ramon Rodino Miranda
,
Managing Director, Strategic Investments & Digital Innovation
,
J.P. Morgan
Matthew Phillips
,
Mainland China and Hong Kong Financial Services Leader
,
PwC Hong Kong
Simon Loong
,
Founder & Group CEO
,
WeLab
• Moderator:
David Ingles
,
Anchor and Senior Editor
,
Bloomberg TV and Radio
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
The Changing Payments Paradigm
13:30
-
14:00

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
Hong Kong: Cutting Edge Technology Applications in Insurance
14:00
-
14:30

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 (ESG, Sustainable Finance, FinTech)
,
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
InsurTech
Financial Innovation
NFTs: Explaining Digital Ownership & Market Applications
13:40
-
13:50
Gary Liu
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
South China Morning Post
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Last updated on
September 28, 2022
Nov 3, Wednesday
Physical event
Global Stage
Opening Remarks
9:00
-
9:05
Paul Chan
,
Financial Secretary
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Power Talk: Challenges, Opportunities, & Everything in Between
9:10
-
9:50
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
Keynote Fireside Chat
10:00
-
10:35

1. How global renowned investors identify champion companies of the future

2. How the Hong Kong Government will proactively develop the FinTech Ecosystem in Hong Kong

3. What the future of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area will be for the FinTech and innovation sector in Hong Kong

Christopher Hui
,
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
,
Hong Kong SAR
Lei Zhang
,
Founder & CEO
,
Hillhouse Group
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
AI & Data Analytics: The Secret Game Changer for Enterprises
10:00
-
10:30

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 Innovation International
,
WeBank
Fred Sun
,
Head of Strategy
,
Tencent Cloud International
,
,
• Moderator:
Anna Gamvros
,
Partner
,
Norton Rose Fulbright
AI & Big Data
Financial Innovation
Reaching the Unreached: Disruptive Technologies Changing the Narrative
10:30
-
11:00

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
Embracing Payment Innovation in a Truly Digital-First Approach
11:00
-
11:30

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
Funding the FinTech Revolution in Asia
11:30
-
12:00

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
Sustainability & Roadmap in Nurturing & Developing FinTech Talents in HK & Beyond
13:30
-
14:00

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
Felix Wu
,
Vice President
,
Hong Kong Youth Association
,
,
• Moderator:
Timothy Tong
,
Chairman / CEO
,
AMTD Digital / AMTD Charity Foundation
AI & Big Data
Hong Kong
Ecosystem
Leveraging on Unconventional Data to Better Gauge Risk
14:00
-
14:30

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
,
Regional President, Asia Pacific & Hong Kong CEO
,
TransUnion
,
,
• Moderator:
Joseph Chan
,
Associate Director – Centre for Asian Entrepreneurship & Business Values, HKU
,
The University of Hong Kong
AI & Big Data
Global Outlook
Banking for The New
14:30
-
15:00
Maggie Ng
,
Head of Wealth and Personal Banking
,
HSBC
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
The Investment Opportunities of the Greater Bay Area
15:20
-
15:50

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
Gilbert Lee
,
Head of Strategy & Planning and Chief of Staff to Chief Executive
,
Hang Seng Bank
Peggy Wang
,
Corporate Partner
,
Norton Rose Fulbright
• Moderator:
,
,
Greater Bay Area
Global Outlook
Pandemic: Accelerating the Digital Transformation
15:50
-
16:20

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
Ecosystem
Our Changing Climate – Applying Regtech to Green Finance
10:00
-
10:30

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
,
CEO & Co-Founder
,
FinTech Association of Hong Kong / GoImpact
ESG & Sustainability
Hong Kong
RegTech
Global Developments for Cryptocurrencies
10:30
-
11:00

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
,
Head of Investment
,
Babel Capital
Angelina Kwan
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
Stratford Finance
Lily Zhang
,
CFO
,
Huobi Tech
,
,
• Moderator:
John Patrick Mullin
,
Co-Founder
,
MANTRA DAO & SOMA.finance
CBDC & Digital Currencies
RegTech
Blockchain
Enabling Blockchain Adoption – Global Connectivity & Beyond
11:00
-
11:30

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 Mainland China & Hong Kong
Lucy Gazmararian
,
Founder and Managing Partner
,
Token Bay Capital
,
,
• Moderator:
King Au
,
Executive Director
,
Financial Services Development Council
Government & Regulators
Global Fast Track Award Announcement
11:30
-
11:35
Charles Ng
,
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
,
Invest Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Global Outlook
Hong Kong
Accelerating Your Success & Scaling Your Company in Hong Kong
11:35
-
12:00

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
Fintech Proof-of-Concept Subsidy Scheme Showcase: FinTech Innovations for Cross-Border Banking and Insurance Services in the Greater Bay Area
12:05
-
12:50
Albert Lam
,
Chief Scientist & CTO
,
Fano Labs
Gilbert Lee
,
Head of Strategy & Planning and Chief of Staff to Chief Executive
,
Hang Seng Bank
William Yeung
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
MediConCen
,
,
• Moderator:
Christopher Hui
,
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
,
Hong Kong SAR
Welcome Remarks
9:00
-
9:10
Edward Yau
,
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Evolution of the Global Capital Markets
9:10
-
9:20

1. How capital markets are fueling innovation and economic growth

2. Connecting East and West: HKEX’s vision for supporting a thriving tech innovation ecosystem

3. The future of global exchanges; opportunities ahead

Nicolas Aguzin
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Capital Markets
Financial Innovation
FinTech in Asia: The Next Decade Ahead
9:20
-
9:40

1. The next mega trends in FinTech investment

2. Funding your FinTech ideas - SPACs, direct listings or IPOs?

3. Beyond finance: The role of Hong Kong as a technology and innovation centre

Weijian Shan
,
Chairman & CEO
,
PAG
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Nicolas Aguzin
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
Global Outlook
Global Leaders
Digital Identity & Customer Due Diligence
10:00
-
10:30

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
The Era of Retail Investors: Everyone Can Trade!
10:30
-
11:00

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
Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) & DeFi: Changing the Conversation of Digital Creativity & Value
14:30
-
15:00

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
Digital Transformation: Technology vs. Finance
14:30
-
15:00

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
The Opportunities and Challenges for eCommerce and Digital Loyalty in a post-COVID Hong Kong
15:20
-
15:50

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:
,
,
Blockchain & Capital Markets: Investing, Exchanges & Assets
15:50
-
16:20

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
Transformation & Innovation in the Securities Market
16:20
-
16:50

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
,
Tiang & Partners
Capital Markets
Financial Innovation
AI & Big Data
NFTs Explained. Your Guide to Non-Fungible Tokens
13:50
-
14:20

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
Crypto in 2021: Misconceptions, Lessons & Opportunities Ahead
14:20
-
15:00

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
Retail CBDC: A Lesson from the Fast Movers & the Road Ahead
15:20
-
16:00
Bénédicte Nolens
,
Head, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
,
Bank for International Settlements
Alexey Zabotkin
,
Deputy Governor
,
Bank of Russia
Nelson Chow
,
Chief Fintech Officer
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Mu Changchun
,
Director-General of the Digital Currency Institute
,
People’s Bank of China
• Moderator:
Daniel Eidan
,
Advisor, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
,
Bank for International Settlements
Government & Regulators
Global Crypto Regulatory Landscape
16:20
-
16:50

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
Convergence of Traditional Crypto Currency & Mainstream Financial Services: Why & How?
9:40
-
9:55

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
Ecosystem
Role of Fintech in Building Inclusive and Vibrant Insurance Markets
10:00
-
10:20
Clement Cheung
,
CEO
,
Insurance Authority
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
InsurTech
From Start-Up to Scale-Up: How Crypto.com is Building The World’s Fastest Growing Crypto Platform
15:20
-
15:40

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
Ecosystem
Block Kong: The Blockchain Ecosystem
13:05
-
13:25

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.

Jame DiBiasio
,
Editor
,
AMTD DigFin
Charles D'Haussy
,
Managing Director, APAC
,
ConsenSys
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Hong Kong
Banks Mobilize Capital – Can Digital Banks Do a Better Job at Allocating Capital to Businesses That Incorporate Environmental, Social, & Governance Measures?
15:20
-
15:50

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
,
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
Customer First Digital Banking
15:50
-
16:20

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 Propositions, 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
AI and Big Data Adoption in APAC: A Talent Development Perspective
16:20
-
16:50

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 (ESG, Sustainable Finance, FinTech)
,
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Cutting Edge Technology: Making Its Impact Felt
14:25
-
14:50

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
Keynote Speech by People’s Bank of China Governor
10:35
-
10:45
Yi Gang
,
Governor
,
People's Bank of China
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
GreenTech - Investing for a Sustainable Future
11:25
-
12:00
Mayank Kaul
,
Managing Director, Asia Pacific and EMEA Head of Real Estate Risk
,
Citi
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
Fintech: Metamorphosis in the Financial Industry
12:00
-
12:20
Julia Leung
,
Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director, Intermediaries
,
Securities and Futures Commission
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Capital Markets
Financial Innovation
Citi: Innovating for the Digital World
12:20
-
12:30

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
Raising Capital in Hong Kong
10:20
-
11:00

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
Calvin Choi
,
Chairman
,
AMTD Group
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
Building Billion Dollar Ecosystems
10:30
-
11:00

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
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
Ecosystem
Reinventing Finance to Serve Hong Kong’s SMEs
11:00
-
11:30

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
The Future of Identity: eKYC, Biometrics and Digital Onboarding
11:30
-
12:00

1. Where is the innovation frontier for identity? From voice recognition and ID scanning to biometric and digital identity.

2. Benefits and opportunities presented by innovation in digital identity technology.

3. The challenge of balancing trust, safety and convenience for customer identity verification.

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
Greater Bay Area: Creating Opportunities for FinTech & Financial Institutions
12:15
-
12:45

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
AI, Big Data & FinTech: How to Stay Ahead in the Banking Industry
12:45
-
13:15

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
Fireside chat with Norman Chan, Chairman of RD Wallet Technologies
16:00
-
16:20

1. Cross-border payments: what is the solution to solve pain points of trading companies?

2. How technology can reduce FX risks and increase payment efficiency

3. The future of cross-border trading between Hong Kong and other economies

Norman Chan
,
Chairman
,
RD Wallet Technologies and RD ezLink
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Anthony Sar
,
Founder & CEO
,
FINNOVASIA
Financial Innovation
Payments
New Opportunities Under the Wealth Management Connect
16:20
-
17:00

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)
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
FintechHK - Fast-track Your Next Success
13:30
-
13:40
Charles Ng
,
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
,
Invest Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Facilitating MSMEs' Financing Using Privacy-preserving Technology and Alternative Credit Scoring
13:30
-
14:00

1. How do we make it easy for MSME to obtain financing with the use of alternative data?

2. What is Federated Learning?  How do we use this privacy-preserving technology to accelerate the development of alternative credit scoring?

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
CDI Success Stories: How Alternative Data Relieves SMEs' Collateral Burden
11:30
-
12:00
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
,
,
• Moderator:
Vincenzo Resta
,
Regional Executive Director
,
CRIF Spa
AI & Big Data
Government & Regulators
SMEs
Crypto Assets - Investing for a New Age
13:30
-
14:00

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
How to Accelerate the Adoption of Enterprise Blockchain Technology
14:00
-
14:30

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
Ben El-Baz
,
Head of Ecosystems
,
HashKey Group
Richard Gendal Brown
,
Chief Technology Officer
,
R3
Daniela Barbosa
,
Executive Director at Hyperledger
,
The Linux Foundation
• Moderator:
Emmanuelle Pecenicic
,
Head of Digital Strategy / Co-chair Blockchain Committee
,
BNP Paribas Asset Management / Fintech Association of Hong-Kong
Blockchain
Partnerships
Banking & Beyond
11:00
-
11:20

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
Ecosystem
Financial Institutions & FinTechs Working in Partnership
11:20
-
12:00

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
Jose Ramon Rodino Miranda
,
Managing Director, Strategic Investments & Digital Innovation
,
J.P. Morgan
Matthew Phillips
,
Mainland China and Hong Kong Financial Services Leader
,
PwC Hong Kong
Simon Loong
,
Founder & Group CEO
,
WeLab
• Moderator:
David Ingles
,
Anchor and Senior Editor
,
Bloomberg TV and Radio
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
The Changing Payments Paradigm
13:30
-
14:00

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
Hong Kong: Cutting Edge Technology Applications in Insurance
14:00
-
14:30

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 (ESG, Sustainable Finance, FinTech)
,
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
InsurTech
Financial Innovation
NFTs: Explaining Digital Ownership & Market Applications
13:40
-
13:50
Gary Liu
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
South China Morning Post
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Future Stage
Opening Remarks
9:00
-
9:05
Paul Chan
,
Financial Secretary
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Power Talk: Challenges, Opportunities, & Everything in Between
9:10
-
9:50
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
Keynote Fireside Chat
10:00
-
10:35

1. How global renowned investors identify champion companies of the future

2. How the Hong Kong Government will proactively develop the FinTech Ecosystem in Hong Kong

3. What the future of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area will be for the FinTech and innovation sector in Hong Kong

Christopher Hui
,
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
,
Hong Kong SAR
Lei Zhang
,
Founder & CEO
,
Hillhouse Group
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
AI & Data Analytics: The Secret Game Changer for Enterprises
10:00
-
10:30

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 Innovation International
,
WeBank
Fred Sun
,
Head of Strategy
,
Tencent Cloud International
,
,
• Moderator:
Anna Gamvros
,
Partner
,
Norton Rose Fulbright
AI & Big Data
Financial Innovation
Reaching the Unreached: Disruptive Technologies Changing the Narrative
10:30
-
11:00

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
Embracing Payment Innovation in a Truly Digital-First Approach
11:00
-
11:30

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
Funding the FinTech Revolution in Asia
11:30
-
12:00

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
Sustainability & Roadmap in Nurturing & Developing FinTech Talents in HK & Beyond
13:30
-
14:00

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
Felix Wu
,
Vice President
,
Hong Kong Youth Association
,
,
• Moderator:
Timothy Tong
,
Chairman / CEO
,
AMTD Digital / AMTD Charity Foundation
AI & Big Data
Hong Kong
Ecosystem
Leveraging on Unconventional Data to Better Gauge Risk
14:00
-
14:30

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
,
Regional President, Asia Pacific & Hong Kong CEO
,
TransUnion
,
,
• Moderator:
Joseph Chan
,
Associate Director – Centre for Asian Entrepreneurship & Business Values, HKU
,
The University of Hong Kong
AI & Big Data
Global Outlook
Banking for The New
14:30
-
15:00
Maggie Ng
,
Head of Wealth and Personal Banking
,
HSBC
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
The Investment Opportunities of the Greater Bay Area
15:20
-
15:50

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
Gilbert Lee
,
Head of Strategy & Planning and Chief of Staff to Chief Executive
,
Hang Seng Bank
Peggy Wang
,
Corporate Partner
,
Norton Rose Fulbright
• Moderator:
,
,
Greater Bay Area
Global Outlook
Pandemic: Accelerating the Digital Transformation
15:50
-
16:20

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
Ecosystem
Our Changing Climate – Applying Regtech to Green Finance
10:00
-
10:30

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
,
CEO & Co-Founder
,
FinTech Association of Hong Kong / GoImpact
ESG & Sustainability
Hong Kong
RegTech
Global Developments for Cryptocurrencies
10:30
-
11:00

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
,
Head of Investment
,
Babel Capital
Angelina Kwan
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
Stratford Finance
Lily Zhang
,
CFO
,
Huobi Tech
,
,
• Moderator:
John Patrick Mullin
,
Co-Founder
,
MANTRA DAO & SOMA.finance
CBDC & Digital Currencies
RegTech
Blockchain
Enabling Blockchain Adoption – Global Connectivity & Beyond
11:00
-
11:30

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 Mainland China & Hong Kong
Lucy Gazmararian
,
Founder and Managing Partner
,
Token Bay Capital
,
,
• Moderator:
King Au
,
Executive Director
,
Financial Services Development Council
Government & Regulators
Global Fast Track Award Announcement
11:30
-
11:35
Charles Ng
,
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
,
Invest Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Global Outlook
Hong Kong
Accelerating Your Success & Scaling Your Company in Hong Kong
11:35
-
12:00

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
Fintech Proof-of-Concept Subsidy Scheme Showcase: FinTech Innovations for Cross-Border Banking and Insurance Services in the Greater Bay Area
12:05
-
12:50
Albert Lam
,
Chief Scientist & CTO
,
Fano Labs
Gilbert Lee
,
Head of Strategy & Planning and Chief of Staff to Chief Executive
,
Hang Seng Bank
William Yeung
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
MediConCen
,
,
• Moderator:
Christopher Hui
,
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
,
Hong Kong SAR
Welcome Remarks
9:00
-
9:10
Edward Yau
,
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Evolution of the Global Capital Markets
9:10
-
9:20

1. How capital markets are fueling innovation and economic growth

2. Connecting East and West: HKEX’s vision for supporting a thriving tech innovation ecosystem

3. The future of global exchanges; opportunities ahead

Nicolas Aguzin
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Capital Markets
Financial Innovation
FinTech in Asia: The Next Decade Ahead
9:20
-
9:40

1. The next mega trends in FinTech investment

2. Funding your FinTech ideas - SPACs, direct listings or IPOs?

3. Beyond finance: The role of Hong Kong as a technology and innovation centre

Weijian Shan
,
Chairman & CEO
,
PAG
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Nicolas Aguzin
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
Global Outlook
Global Leaders
Digital Identity & Customer Due Diligence
10:00
-
10:30

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
The Era of Retail Investors: Everyone Can Trade!
10:30
-
11:00

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
Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) & DeFi: Changing the Conversation of Digital Creativity & Value
14:30
-
15:00

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
Digital Transformation: Technology vs. Finance
14:30
-
15:00

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
The Opportunities and Challenges for eCommerce and Digital Loyalty in a post-COVID Hong Kong
15:20
-
15:50

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:
,
,
Blockchain & Capital Markets: Investing, Exchanges & Assets
15:50
-
16:20

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
Transformation & Innovation in the Securities Market
16:20
-
16:50

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
,
Tiang & Partners
Capital Markets
Financial Innovation
AI & Big Data
NFTs Explained. Your Guide to Non-Fungible Tokens
13:50
-
14:20

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
Crypto in 2021: Misconceptions, Lessons & Opportunities Ahead
14:20
-
15:00

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
Retail CBDC: A Lesson from the Fast Movers & the Road Ahead
15:20
-
16:00
Bénédicte Nolens
,
Head, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
,
Bank for International Settlements
Alexey Zabotkin
,
Deputy Governor
,
Bank of Russia
Nelson Chow
,
Chief Fintech Officer
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Mu Changchun
,
Director-General of the Digital Currency Institute
,
People’s Bank of China
• Moderator:
Daniel Eidan
,
Advisor, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
,
Bank for International Settlements
Government & Regulators
Global Crypto Regulatory Landscape
16:20
-
16:50

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
Convergence of Traditional Crypto Currency & Mainstream Financial Services: Why & How?
9:40
-
9:55

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
Ecosystem
Role of Fintech in Building Inclusive and Vibrant Insurance Markets
10:00
-
10:20
Clement Cheung
,
CEO
,
Insurance Authority
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
InsurTech
From Start-Up to Scale-Up: How Crypto.com is Building The World’s Fastest Growing Crypto Platform
15:20
-
15:40

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
Ecosystem
Block Kong: The Blockchain Ecosystem
13:05
-
13:25

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.

Jame DiBiasio
,
Editor
,
AMTD DigFin
Charles D'Haussy
,
Managing Director, APAC
,
ConsenSys
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Hong Kong
Banks Mobilize Capital – Can Digital Banks Do a Better Job at Allocating Capital to Businesses That Incorporate Environmental, Social, & Governance Measures?
15:20
-
15:50

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
,
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
Customer First Digital Banking
15:50
-
16:20

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 Propositions, 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
AI and Big Data Adoption in APAC: A Talent Development Perspective
16:20
-
16:50

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 (ESG, Sustainable Finance, FinTech)
,
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Cutting Edge Technology: Making Its Impact Felt
14:25
-
14:50

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
Keynote Speech by People’s Bank of China Governor
10:35
-
10:45
Yi Gang
,
Governor
,
People's Bank of China
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
GreenTech - Investing for a Sustainable Future
11:25
-
12:00
Mayank Kaul
,
Managing Director, Asia Pacific and EMEA Head of Real Estate Risk
,
Citi
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
Fintech: Metamorphosis in the Financial Industry
12:00
-
12:20
Julia Leung
,
Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director, Intermediaries
,
Securities and Futures Commission
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Capital Markets
Financial Innovation
Citi: Innovating for the Digital World
12:20
-
12:30

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
Raising Capital in Hong Kong
10:20
-
11:00

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
Calvin Choi
,
Chairman
,
AMTD Group
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
Building Billion Dollar Ecosystems
10:30
-
11:00

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
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
Ecosystem
Reinventing Finance to Serve Hong Kong’s SMEs
11:00
-
11:30

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
The Future of Identity: eKYC, Biometrics and Digital Onboarding
11:30
-
12:00

1. Where is the innovation frontier for identity? From voice recognition and ID scanning to biometric and digital identity.

2. Benefits and opportunities presented by innovation in digital identity technology.

3. The challenge of balancing trust, safety and convenience for customer identity verification.

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
Greater Bay Area: Creating Opportunities for FinTech & Financial Institutions
12:15
-
12:45

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
AI, Big Data & FinTech: How to Stay Ahead in the Banking Industry
12:45
-
13:15

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
Fireside chat with Norman Chan, Chairman of RD Wallet Technologies
16:00
-
16:20

1. Cross-border payments: what is the solution to solve pain points of trading companies?

2. How technology can reduce FX risks and increase payment efficiency

3. The future of cross-border trading between Hong Kong and other economies

Norman Chan
,
Chairman
,
RD Wallet Technologies and RD ezLink
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Anthony Sar
,
Founder & CEO
,
FINNOVASIA
Financial Innovation
Payments
New Opportunities Under the Wealth Management Connect
16:20
-
17:00

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)
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
FintechHK - Fast-track Your Next Success
13:30
-
13:40
Charles Ng
,
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
,
Invest Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Facilitating MSMEs' Financing Using Privacy-preserving Technology and Alternative Credit Scoring
13:30
-
14:00

1. How do we make it easy for MSME to obtain financing with the use of alternative data?

2. What is Federated Learning?  How do we use this privacy-preserving technology to accelerate the development of alternative credit scoring?

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
CDI Success Stories: How Alternative Data Relieves SMEs' Collateral Burden
11:30
-
12:00
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
,
,
• Moderator:
Vincenzo Resta
,
Regional Executive Director
,
CRIF Spa
AI & Big Data
Government & Regulators
SMEs
Crypto Assets - Investing for a New Age
13:30
-
14:00

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
How to Accelerate the Adoption of Enterprise Blockchain Technology
14:00
-
14:30

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
Ben El-Baz
,
Head of Ecosystems
,
HashKey Group
Richard Gendal Brown
,
Chief Technology Officer
,
R3
Daniela Barbosa
,
Executive Director at Hyperledger
,
The Linux Foundation
• Moderator:
Emmanuelle Pecenicic
,
Head of Digital Strategy / Co-chair Blockchain Committee
,
BNP Paribas Asset Management / Fintech Association of Hong-Kong
Blockchain
Partnerships
Banking & Beyond
11:00
-
11:20

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
Ecosystem
Financial Institutions & FinTechs Working in Partnership
11:20
-
12:00

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
Jose Ramon Rodino Miranda
,
Managing Director, Strategic Investments & Digital Innovation
,
J.P. Morgan
Matthew Phillips
,
Mainland China and Hong Kong Financial Services Leader
,
PwC Hong Kong
Simon Loong
,
Founder & Group CEO
,
WeLab
• Moderator:
David Ingles
,
Anchor and Senior Editor
,
Bloomberg TV and Radio
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
The Changing Payments Paradigm
13:30
-
14:00

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
Hong Kong: Cutting Edge Technology Applications in Insurance
14:00
-
14:30

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 (ESG, Sustainable Finance, FinTech)
,
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
InsurTech
Financial Innovation
NFTs: Explaining Digital Ownership & Market Applications
13:40
-
13:50
Gary Liu
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
South China Morning Post
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Hong Kong Stage
Sustainability & Climate Risk from HKSTP & FinTech Perspective
16:20
-
16:50

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
The Future of FinTech: Innovation & Impact: Part 1
17:00
-
17:25

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 Innovation International
,
WeBank
Victor Yip
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
Pecutus Technologies
• Moderator:
,
,
Financial Innovation
Hong Kong
The Future of FinTech: Innovation & Impact: Part 2
17:25
-
17:55

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)
Patrick Khong
,
Head of Data and Architecture
,
Hang Seng Bank
• Moderator:
Michael Au
,
Assistant Director, HKSTP Partnerships
,
Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
Financial Innovation
Hong Kong
Last updated on
September 28, 2022
Nov 4, Thursday
Physical event
Global Stage
Opening Remarks
9:00
-
9:05
Paul Chan
,
Financial Secretary
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Power Talk: Challenges, Opportunities, & Everything in Between
9:10
-
9:50
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
Keynote Fireside Chat
10:00
-
10:35

1. How global renowned investors identify champion companies of the future

2. How the Hong Kong Government will proactively develop the FinTech Ecosystem in Hong Kong

3. What the future of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area will be for the FinTech and innovation sector in Hong Kong

Christopher Hui
,
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
,
Hong Kong SAR
Lei Zhang
,
Founder & CEO
,
Hillhouse Group
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
AI & Data Analytics: The Secret Game Changer for Enterprises
10:00
-
10:30

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 Innovation International
,
WeBank
Fred Sun
,
Head of Strategy
,
Tencent Cloud International
,
,
• Moderator:
Anna Gamvros
,
Partner
,
Norton Rose Fulbright
AI & Big Data
Financial Innovation
Reaching the Unreached: Disruptive Technologies Changing the Narrative
10:30
-
11:00

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
Embracing Payment Innovation in a Truly Digital-First Approach
11:00
-
11:30

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
Funding the FinTech Revolution in Asia
11:30
-
12:00

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
Sustainability & Roadmap in Nurturing & Developing FinTech Talents in HK & Beyond
13:30
-
14:00

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
Felix Wu
,
Vice President
,
Hong Kong Youth Association
,
,
• Moderator:
Timothy Tong
,
Chairman / CEO
,
AMTD Digital / AMTD Charity Foundation
AI & Big Data
Hong Kong
Ecosystem
Leveraging on Unconventional Data to Better Gauge Risk
14:00
-
14:30

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
,
Regional President, Asia Pacific & Hong Kong CEO
,
TransUnion
,
,
• Moderator:
Joseph Chan
,
Associate Director – Centre for Asian Entrepreneurship & Business Values, HKU
,
The University of Hong Kong
AI & Big Data
Global Outlook
Banking for The New
14:30
-
15:00
Maggie Ng
,
Head of Wealth and Personal Banking
,
HSBC
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
The Investment Opportunities of the Greater Bay Area
15:20
-
15:50

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
Gilbert Lee
,
Head of Strategy & Planning and Chief of Staff to Chief Executive
,
Hang Seng Bank
Peggy Wang
,
Corporate Partner
,
Norton Rose Fulbright
• Moderator:
,
,
Greater Bay Area
Global Outlook
Pandemic: Accelerating the Digital Transformation
15:50
-
16:20

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
Ecosystem
Our Changing Climate – Applying Regtech to Green Finance
10:00
-
10:30

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
,
CEO & Co-Founder
,
FinTech Association of Hong Kong / GoImpact
ESG & Sustainability
Hong Kong
RegTech
Global Developments for Cryptocurrencies
10:30
-
11:00

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
,
Head of Investment
,
Babel Capital
Angelina Kwan
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
Stratford Finance
Lily Zhang
,
CFO
,
Huobi Tech
,
,
• Moderator:
John Patrick Mullin
,
Co-Founder
,
MANTRA DAO & SOMA.finance
CBDC & Digital Currencies
RegTech
Blockchain
Enabling Blockchain Adoption – Global Connectivity & Beyond
11:00
-
11:30

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 Mainland China & Hong Kong
Lucy Gazmararian
,
Founder and Managing Partner
,
Token Bay Capital
,
,
• Moderator:
King Au
,
Executive Director
,
Financial Services Development Council
Government & Regulators
Global Fast Track Award Announcement
11:30
-
11:35
Charles Ng
,
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
,
Invest Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Global Outlook
Hong Kong
Accelerating Your Success & Scaling Your Company in Hong Kong
11:35
-
12:00

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
Fintech Proof-of-Concept Subsidy Scheme Showcase: FinTech Innovations for Cross-Border Banking and Insurance Services in the Greater Bay Area
12:05
-
12:50
Albert Lam
,
Chief Scientist & CTO
,
Fano Labs
Gilbert Lee
,
Head of Strategy & Planning and Chief of Staff to Chief Executive
,
Hang Seng Bank
William Yeung
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
MediConCen
,
,
• Moderator:
Christopher Hui
,
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
,
Hong Kong SAR
Welcome Remarks
9:00
-
9:10
Edward Yau
,
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Evolution of the Global Capital Markets
9:10
-
9:20

1. How capital markets are fueling innovation and economic growth

2. Connecting East and West: HKEX’s vision for supporting a thriving tech innovation ecosystem

3. The future of global exchanges; opportunities ahead

Nicolas Aguzin
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Capital Markets
Financial Innovation
FinTech in Asia: The Next Decade Ahead
9:20
-
9:40

1. The next mega trends in FinTech investment

2. Funding your FinTech ideas - SPACs, direct listings or IPOs?

3. Beyond finance: The role of Hong Kong as a technology and innovation centre

Weijian Shan
,
Chairman & CEO
,
PAG
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Nicolas Aguzin
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
Global Outlook
Global Leaders
Digital Identity & Customer Due Diligence
10:00
-
10:30

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
The Era of Retail Investors: Everyone Can Trade!
10:30
-
11:00

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
Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) & DeFi: Changing the Conversation of Digital Creativity & Value
14:30
-
15:00

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
Digital Transformation: Technology vs. Finance
14:30
-
15:00

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
The Opportunities and Challenges for eCommerce and Digital Loyalty in a post-COVID Hong Kong
15:20
-
15:50

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:
,
,
Blockchain & Capital Markets: Investing, Exchanges & Assets
15:50
-
16:20

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
Transformation & Innovation in the Securities Market
16:20
-
16:50

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
,
Tiang & Partners
Capital Markets
Financial Innovation
AI & Big Data
NFTs Explained. Your Guide to Non-Fungible Tokens
13:50
-
14:20

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
Crypto in 2021: Misconceptions, Lessons & Opportunities Ahead
14:20
-
15:00

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
Retail CBDC: A Lesson from the Fast Movers & the Road Ahead
15:20
-
16:00
Bénédicte Nolens
,
Head, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
,
Bank for International Settlements
Alexey Zabotkin
,
Deputy Governor
,
Bank of Russia
Nelson Chow
,
Chief Fintech Officer
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Mu Changchun
,
Director-General of the Digital Currency Institute
,
People’s Bank of China
• Moderator:
Daniel Eidan
,
Advisor, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
,
Bank for International Settlements
Government & Regulators
Global Crypto Regulatory Landscape
16:20
-
16:50

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
Convergence of Traditional Crypto Currency & Mainstream Financial Services: Why & How?
9:40
-
9:55

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
Ecosystem
Role of Fintech in Building Inclusive and Vibrant Insurance Markets
10:00
-
10:20
Clement Cheung
,
CEO
,
Insurance Authority
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
InsurTech
From Start-Up to Scale-Up: How Crypto.com is Building The World’s Fastest Growing Crypto Platform
15:20
-
15:40

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
Ecosystem
Block Kong: The Blockchain Ecosystem
13:05
-
13:25

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.

Jame DiBiasio
,
Editor
,
AMTD DigFin
Charles D'Haussy
,
Managing Director, APAC
,
ConsenSys
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Hong Kong
Banks Mobilize Capital – Can Digital Banks Do a Better Job at Allocating Capital to Businesses That Incorporate Environmental, Social, & Governance Measures?
15:20
-
15:50

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
,
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
Customer First Digital Banking
15:50
-
16:20

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 Propositions, 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
AI and Big Data Adoption in APAC: A Talent Development Perspective
16:20
-
16:50

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 (ESG, Sustainable Finance, FinTech)
,
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Cutting Edge Technology: Making Its Impact Felt
14:25
-
14:50

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
Keynote Speech by People’s Bank of China Governor
10:35
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10:45
Yi Gang
,
Governor
,
People's Bank of China
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
GreenTech - Investing for a Sustainable Future
11:25
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12:00
Mayank Kaul
,
Managing Director, Asia Pacific and EMEA Head of Real Estate Risk
,
Citi
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
Fintech: Metamorphosis in the Financial Industry
12:00
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12:20
Julia Leung
,
Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director, Intermediaries
,
Securities and Futures Commission
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Capital Markets
Financial Innovation
Citi: Innovating for the Digital World
12:20
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12:30

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
Raising Capital in Hong Kong
10:20
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11:00

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
Calvin Choi
,
Chairman
,
AMTD Group
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
Building Billion Dollar Ecosystems
10:30
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11:00

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
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
Ecosystem
Reinventing Finance to Serve Hong Kong’s SMEs
11:00
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11:30

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
The Future of Identity: eKYC, Biometrics and Digital Onboarding
11:30
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12:00

1. Where is the innovation frontier for identity? From voice recognition and ID scanning to biometric and digital identity.

2. Benefits and opportunities presented by innovation in digital identity technology.

3. The challenge of balancing trust, safety and convenience for customer identity verification.

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
Greater Bay Area: Creating Opportunities for FinTech & Financial Institutions
12:15
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12:45

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
AI, Big Data & FinTech: How to Stay Ahead in the Banking Industry
12:45
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13:15

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
Fireside chat with Norman Chan, Chairman of RD Wallet Technologies
16:00
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16:20

1. Cross-border payments: what is the solution to solve pain points of trading companies?

2. How technology can reduce FX risks and increase payment efficiency

3. The future of cross-border trading between Hong Kong and other economies

Norman Chan
,
Chairman
,
RD Wallet Technologies and RD ezLink
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Anthony Sar
,
Founder & CEO
,
FINNOVASIA
Financial Innovation
Payments
New Opportunities Under the Wealth Management Connect
16:20
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17:00

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)
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
FintechHK - Fast-track Your Next Success
13:30
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13:40
Charles Ng
,
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
,
Invest Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Facilitating MSMEs' Financing Using Privacy-preserving Technology and Alternative Credit Scoring
13:30
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14:00

1. How do we make it easy for MSME to obtain financing with the use of alternative data?

2. What is Federated Learning?  How do we use this privacy-preserving technology to accelerate the development of alternative credit scoring?

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
CDI Success Stories: How Alternative Data Relieves SMEs' Collateral Burden
11:30
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12:00
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
,
,
• Moderator:
Vincenzo Resta
,
Regional Executive Director
,
CRIF Spa
AI & Big Data
Government & Regulators
SMEs
Crypto Assets - Investing for a New Age
13:30
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14:00

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