Last updated on
September 25, 2021
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
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
FintechHK - Fast-track Your Next Success
13:30
-
13:40
Charles Ng
,
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
,
Invest Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
NFTs: Explaining Digital Ownership & Market Applications
13:40
-
13:50
Gary Liu
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
South China Morning Post
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
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
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
,
Senior Advisor to the Board
,
HashKey Group
Lily Zhang
,
CFO
,
Huobi Tech
,
,
• Moderator:
John Patrick Mullin
,
Co-Founder
,
MANTRA DAO & SOMA.finance
CBDC & Digital Currencies
RegTech
Blockchain
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
From Open Banking to Open Data – The Challenge and Opportunity for Bank-FinTech Partnership
14:00
-
14:30

1. What are the opportunities and Challenges brought by Open Banking and Open Data for the banking industry?

2. How to overcome the challenges in data collection and integration?

3. What values can Fintech startups bring to banks?

Ivan Ng
,
Founder & CEO
,
FindDoc
John Wong
,
Head of Global Liquidity and Cash Management
,
Hang Seng Bank
Jessica Liu
,
Founding Member
,
Planto
,
,
• Moderator:
Eric Chan
,
Chief Public Mission Officer
,
Hong Kong Cyberport
Partnerships
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
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
,
Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong
,
TransUnion
,
,
• Moderator:
Joseph Chan
,
Associate Director – Centre for Asian Entrepreneurship & Business Values, HKU
,
The University of Hong Kong
AI & Big Data
Global Outlook
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
Understanding & Enhancing Levels of RegTech Adoption
15:20
-
15:50

1. How regulators can provide the most significant support to FinTechs at a time of intensifying regulation

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

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

Rico Tang
,
Senior Manager, Fintech Team Lead
,
Hong Kong Cyberport
Jerry Ying
,
Chief Products Officer, Asia Pacific
,
TransUnion
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Oonagh Van Den Berg
,
Managing Director & Founder
,
Virtual Risk Solutions - VRS
RegTech
Government & Regulators
Should you Build, Buy, or Partner: Growth, Innovation & Collaboration in Asia
15:50
-
16:20

1. What are the challenges to spending your way into successful digital transformation and how to build an innovative corporate culture

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

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

Mohit Kapoor
,
CEO
,
Haven Technologies Asia
Stephen Leung
,
Head of Hong Kong & Taiwan
,
WeWork
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Helene Li
,
General Manager / CEO & Co-Founder
,
FinTech Association of Hong Kong / GoImpact
Partnerships
Financial Innovation
Ecosystem
Welcome Remarks
9:00
-
9:10
Edward Yau
,
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
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
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
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
Role of Fintech in Building Inclusive and Vibrant Insurance Markets
10:00
-
10:20
Clement Cheung
,
CEO
,
Insurance Authority
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
InsurTech
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
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
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
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
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
FintechHK - Fast-track Your Next Success
13:30
-
13:40
Charles Ng
,
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
,
Invest Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
NFTs: Explaining Digital Ownership & Market Applications
13:40
-
13:50
Gary Liu
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
South China Morning Post
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
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
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
,
Senior Advisor to the Board
,
HashKey Group
Lily Zhang
,
CFO
,
Huobi Tech
,
,
• Moderator:
John Patrick Mullin
,
Co-Founder
,
MANTRA DAO & SOMA.finance
CBDC & Digital Currencies
RegTech
Blockchain
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
From Open Banking to Open Data – The Challenge and Opportunity for Bank-FinTech Partnership
14:00
-
14:30

1. What are the opportunities and Challenges brought by Open Banking and Open Data for the banking industry?

2. How to overcome the challenges in data collection and integration?

3. What values can Fintech startups bring to banks?

Ivan Ng
,
Founder & CEO
,
FindDoc
John Wong
,
Head of Global Liquidity and Cash Management
,
Hang Seng Bank
Jessica Liu
,
Founding Member
,
Planto
,
,
• Moderator:
Eric Chan
,
Chief Public Mission Officer
,
Hong Kong Cyberport
Partnerships
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
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
,
Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong
,
TransUnion
,
,
• Moderator:
Joseph Chan
,
Associate Director – Centre for Asian Entrepreneurship & Business Values, HKU
,
The University of Hong Kong
AI & Big Data
Global Outlook
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
Understanding & Enhancing Levels of RegTech Adoption
15:20
-
15:50

1. How regulators can provide the most significant support to FinTechs at a time of intensifying regulation

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

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

Rico Tang
,
Senior Manager, Fintech Team Lead
,
Hong Kong Cyberport
Jerry Ying
,
Chief Products Officer, Asia Pacific
,
TransUnion
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Oonagh Van Den Berg
,
Managing Director & Founder
,
Virtual Risk Solutions - VRS
RegTech
Government & Regulators
Should you Build, Buy, or Partner: Growth, Innovation & Collaboration in Asia
15:50
-
16:20

1. What are the challenges to spending your way into successful digital transformation and how to build an innovative corporate culture

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

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

Mohit Kapoor
,
CEO
,
Haven Technologies Asia
Stephen Leung
,
Head of Hong Kong & Taiwan
,
WeWork
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Helene Li
,
General Manager / CEO & Co-Founder
,
FinTech Association of Hong Kong / GoImpact
Partnerships
Financial Innovation
Ecosystem
Welcome Remarks
9:00
-
9:10
Edward Yau
,
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
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
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
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
Role of Fintech in Building Inclusive and Vibrant Insurance Markets
10:00
-
10:20
Clement Cheung
,
CEO
,
Insurance Authority
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
InsurTech
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
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
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
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
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
FintechHK - Fast-track Your Next Success
13:30
-
13:40
Charles Ng
,
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
,
Invest Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
NFTs: Explaining Digital Ownership & Market Applications
13:40
-
13:50
Gary Liu
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
South China Morning Post
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
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
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
,
Senior Advisor to the Board
,
HashKey Group
Lily Zhang
,
CFO
,
Huobi Tech
,
,
• Moderator:
John Patrick Mullin
,
Co-Founder
,
MANTRA DAO & SOMA.finance
CBDC & Digital Currencies
RegTech
Blockchain
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
From Open Banking to Open Data – The Challenge and Opportunity for Bank-FinTech Partnership
14:00
-
14:30

1. What are the opportunities and Challenges brought by Open Banking and Open Data for the banking industry?

2. How to overcome the challenges in data collection and integration?

3. What values can Fintech startups bring to banks?

Ivan Ng
,
Founder & CEO
,
FindDoc
John Wong
,
Head of Global Liquidity and Cash Management
,
Hang Seng Bank
Jessica Liu
,
Founding Member
,
Planto
,
,
• Moderator:
Eric Chan
,
Chief Public Mission Officer
,
Hong Kong Cyberport
Partnerships
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
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
,
Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong
,
TransUnion
,
,
• Moderator:
Joseph Chan
,
Associate Director – Centre for Asian Entrepreneurship & Business Values, HKU
,
The University of Hong Kong
AI & Big Data
Global Outlook
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
Understanding & Enhancing Levels of RegTech Adoption
15:20
-
15:50

1. How regulators can provide the most significant support to FinTechs at a time of intensifying regulation

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

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

Rico Tang
,
Senior Manager, Fintech Team Lead
,
Hong Kong Cyberport
Jerry Ying
,
Chief Products Officer, Asia Pacific
,
TransUnion
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Oonagh Van Den Berg
,
Managing Director & Founder
,
Virtual Risk Solutions - VRS
RegTech
Government & Regulators
Should you Build, Buy, or Partner: Growth, Innovation & Collaboration in Asia
15:50
-
16:20

1. What are the challenges to spending your way into successful digital transformation and how to build an innovative corporate culture

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

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

Mohit Kapoor
,
CEO
,
Haven Technologies Asia
Stephen Leung
,
Head of Hong Kong & Taiwan
,
WeWork
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Helene Li
,
General Manager / CEO & Co-Founder
,
FinTech Association of Hong Kong / GoImpact
Partnerships
Financial Innovation
Ecosystem
Welcome Remarks
9:00
-
9:10
Edward Yau
,
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
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
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
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
Role of Fintech in Building Inclusive and Vibrant Insurance Markets
10:00
-
10:20
Clement Cheung
,
CEO
,
Insurance Authority
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
InsurTech
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
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
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
Last updated on
September 25, 2021
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
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
FintechHK - Fast-track Your Next Success
13:30
-
13:40
Charles Ng
,
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
,
Invest Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
NFTs: Explaining Digital Ownership & Market Applications
13:40
-
13:50
Gary Liu
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
South China Morning Post
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
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
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
,
Senior Advisor to the Board
,
HashKey Group
Lily Zhang
,
CFO
,
Huobi Tech
,
,
• Moderator:
John Patrick Mullin
,
Co-Founder
,
MANTRA DAO & SOMA.finance
CBDC & Digital Currencies
RegTech
Blockchain
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
From Open Banking to Open Data – The Challenge and Opportunity for Bank-FinTech Partnership
14:00
-
14:30

1. What are the opportunities and Challenges brought by Open Banking and Open Data for the banking industry?

2. How to overcome the challenges in data collection and integration?

3. What values can Fintech startups bring to banks?

Ivan Ng
,
Founder & CEO
,
FindDoc
John Wong
,
Head of Global Liquidity and Cash Management
,
Hang Seng Bank
Jessica Liu
,
Founding Member
,
Planto
,
,
• Moderator:
Eric Chan
,
Chief Public Mission Officer
,
Hong Kong Cyberport
Partnerships
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
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
,
Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong
,
TransUnion
,
,
• Moderator:
Joseph Chan
,
Associate Director – Centre for Asian Entrepreneurship & Business Values, HKU
,
The University of Hong Kong
AI & Big Data
Global Outlook
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
Understanding & Enhancing Levels of RegTech Adoption
15:20
-
15:50

1. How regulators can provide the most significant support to FinTechs at a time of intensifying regulation

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

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

Rico Tang
,
Senior Manager, Fintech Team Lead
,
Hong Kong Cyberport
Jerry Ying
,
Chief Products Officer, Asia Pacific
,
TransUnion
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Oonagh Van Den Berg
,
Managing Director & Founder
,
Virtual Risk Solutions - VRS
RegTech
Government & Regulators
Should you Build, Buy, or Partner: Growth, Innovation & Collaboration in Asia
15:50
-
16:20

1. What are the challenges to spending your way into successful digital transformation and how to build an innovative corporate culture

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

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

Mohit Kapoor
,
CEO
,
Haven Technologies Asia
Stephen Leung
,
Head of Hong Kong & Taiwan
,
WeWork
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Helene Li
,
General Manager / CEO & Co-Founder
,
FinTech Association of Hong Kong / GoImpact
Partnerships
Financial Innovation
Ecosystem
Welcome Remarks
9:00
-
9:10
Edward Yau
,
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
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
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
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
Role of Fintech in Building Inclusive and Vibrant Insurance Markets
10:00
-
10:20
Clement Cheung
,
CEO
,
Insurance Authority
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
InsurTech
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
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
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
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
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
FintechHK - Fast-track Your Next Success
13:30
-
13:40
Charles Ng
,
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
,
Invest Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
NFTs: Explaining Digital Ownership & Market Applications
13:40
-
13:50
Gary Liu
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
South China Morning Post
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
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
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
,
Senior Advisor to the Board
,
HashKey Group
Lily Zhang
,
CFO
,
Huobi Tech
,
,
• Moderator:
John Patrick Mullin
,
Co-Founder
,
MANTRA DAO & SOMA.finance
CBDC & Digital Currencies
RegTech
Blockchain
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
From Open Banking to Open Data – The Challenge and Opportunity for Bank-FinTech Partnership
14:00
-
14:30

1. What are the opportunities and Challenges brought by Open Banking and Open Data for the banking industry?

2. How to overcome the challenges in data collection and integration?

3. What values can Fintech startups bring to banks?

Ivan Ng
,
Founder & CEO
,
FindDoc
John Wong
,
Head of Global Liquidity and Cash Management
,
Hang Seng Bank
Jessica Liu
,
Founding Member
,
Planto
,
,
• Moderator:
Eric Chan
,
Chief Public Mission Officer
,
Hong Kong Cyberport
Partnerships
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
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
,
Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong
,
TransUnion
,
,
• Moderator:
Joseph Chan
,
Associate Director – Centre for Asian Entrepreneurship & Business Values, HKU
,
The University of Hong Kong
AI & Big Data
Global Outlook
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
Understanding & Enhancing Levels of RegTech Adoption
15:20
-
15:50

1. How regulators can provide the most significant support to FinTechs at a time of intensifying regulation

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

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

Rico Tang
,
Senior Manager, Fintech Team Lead
,
Hong Kong Cyberport
Jerry Ying
,
Chief Products Officer, Asia Pacific
,
TransUnion
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Oonagh Van Den Berg
,
Managing Director & Founder
,
Virtual Risk Solutions - VRS
RegTech
Government & Regulators
Should you Build, Buy, or Partner: Growth, Innovation & Collaboration in Asia
15:50
-
16:20

1. What are the challenges to spending your way into successful digital transformation and how to build an innovative corporate culture

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

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

Mohit Kapoor
,
CEO
,
Haven Technologies Asia
Stephen Leung
,
Head of Hong Kong & Taiwan
,
WeWork
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Helene Li
,
General Manager / CEO & Co-Founder
,
FinTech Association of Hong Kong / GoImpact
Partnerships
Financial Innovation
Ecosystem
Welcome Remarks
9:00
-
9:10
Edward Yau
,
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
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
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
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
Role of Fintech in Building Inclusive and Vibrant Insurance Markets
10:00
-
10:20
Clement Cheung
,
CEO
,
Insurance Authority
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
InsurTech
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
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
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
Hong Kong Stage
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September 25, 2021
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
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
FintechHK - Fast-track Your Next Success
13:30
-
13:40
Charles Ng
,
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
,
Invest Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
NFTs: Explaining Digital Ownership & Market Applications
13:40
-
13:50
Gary Liu
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
South China Morning Post
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
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
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
,
Senior Advisor to the Board
,
HashKey Group
Lily Zhang
,
CFO
,
Huobi Tech
,
,
• Moderator:
John Patrick Mullin
,
Co-Founder
,
MANTRA DAO & SOMA.finance
CBDC & Digital Currencies
RegTech
Blockchain
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
From Open Banking to Open Data – The Challenge and Opportunity for Bank-FinTech Partnership
14:00
-
14:30

1. What are the opportunities and Challenges brought by Open Banking and Open Data for the banking industry?

2. How to overcome the challenges in data collection and integration?

3. What values can Fintech startups bring to banks?

Ivan Ng
,
Founder & CEO
,
FindDoc
John Wong
,
Head of Global Liquidity and Cash Management
,
Hang Seng Bank
Jessica Liu
,
Founding Member
,
Planto
,
,
• Moderator:
Eric Chan
,
Chief Public Mission Officer
,
Hong Kong Cyberport
Partnerships
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
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
,
Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong
,
TransUnion
,
,
• Moderator:
Joseph Chan
,
Associate Director – Centre for Asian Entrepreneurship & Business Values, HKU
,
The University of Hong Kong
AI & Big Data
Global Outlook
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
Understanding & Enhancing Levels of RegTech Adoption
15:20
-
15:50

1. How regulators can provide the most significant support to FinTechs at a time of intensifying regulation

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

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

Rico Tang
,
Senior Manager, Fintech Team Lead
,
Hong Kong Cyberport
Jerry Ying
,
Chief Products Officer, Asia Pacific
,
TransUnion
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Oonagh Van Den Berg
,
Managing Director & Founder
,
Virtual Risk Solutions - VRS
RegTech
Government & Regulators
Should you Build, Buy, or Partner: Growth, Innovation & Collaboration in Asia
15:50
-
16:20

1. What are the challenges to spending your way into successful digital transformation and how to build an innovative corporate culture

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

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

Mohit Kapoor
,
CEO
,
Haven Technologies Asia
Stephen Leung
,
Head of Hong Kong & Taiwan
,
WeWork
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Helene Li
,
General Manager / CEO & Co-Founder
,
FinTech Association of Hong Kong / GoImpact
Partnerships
Financial Innovation
Ecosystem
Welcome Remarks
9:00
-
9:10
Edward Yau
,
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
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
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
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
Role of Fintech in Building Inclusive and Vibrant Insurance Markets
10:00
-
10:20
Clement Cheung
,
CEO
,
Insurance Authority
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
InsurTech
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
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
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
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
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
FintechHK - Fast-track Your Next Success
13:30
-
13:40
Charles Ng
,
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
,
Invest Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
NFTs: Explaining Digital Ownership & Market Applications
13:40
-
13:50
Gary Liu
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
South China Morning Post
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
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
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
,
Senior Advisor to the Board
,
HashKey Group
Lily Zhang
,
CFO
,
Huobi Tech
,
,
• Moderator:
John Patrick Mullin
,
Co-Founder
,
MANTRA DAO & SOMA.finance
CBDC & Digital Currencies
RegTech
Blockchain
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
From Open Banking to Open Data – The Challenge and Opportunity for Bank-FinTech Partnership
14:00
-
14:30

1. What are the opportunities and Challenges brought by Open Banking and Open Data for the banking industry?

2. How to overcome the challenges in data collection and integration?

3. What values can Fintech startups bring to banks?

Ivan Ng
,
Founder & CEO
,
FindDoc
John Wong
,
Head of Global Liquidity and Cash Management
,
Hang Seng Bank
Jessica Liu
,
Founding Member
,
Planto
,
,
• Moderator:
Eric Chan
,
Chief Public Mission Officer
,
Hong Kong Cyberport
Partnerships
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
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
,
Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong
,
TransUnion
,
,
• Moderator:
Joseph Chan
,
Associate Director – Centre for Asian Entrepreneurship & Business Values, HKU
,
The University of Hong Kong
AI & Big Data
Global Outlook
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
Understanding & Enhancing Levels of RegTech Adoption
15:20
-
15:50

1. How regulators can provide the most significant support to FinTechs at a time of intensifying regulation

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

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

Rico Tang
,
Senior Manager, Fintech Team Lead
,
Hong Kong Cyberport
Jerry Ying
,
Chief Products Officer, Asia Pacific
,
TransUnion
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Oonagh Van Den Berg
,
Managing Director & Founder
,
Virtual Risk Solutions - VRS
RegTech
Government & Regulators
Should you Build, Buy, or Partner: Growth, Innovation & Collaboration in Asia
15:50
-
16:20

1. What are the challenges to spending your way into successful digital transformation and how to build an innovative corporate culture

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

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

Mohit Kapoor
,
CEO
,
Haven Technologies Asia
Stephen Leung
,
Head of Hong Kong & Taiwan
,
WeWork
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Helene Li
,
General Manager / CEO & Co-Founder
,
FinTech Association of Hong Kong / GoImpact
Partnerships
Financial Innovation
Ecosystem
Welcome Remarks
9:00
-
9:10
Edward Yau
,
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
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
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
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
Role of Fintech in Building Inclusive and Vibrant Insurance Markets
10:00
-
10:20
Clement Cheung
,
CEO
,
Insurance Authority
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
InsurTech
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
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
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
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
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
FintechHK - Fast-track Your Next Success
13:30
-
13:40
Charles Ng
,
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
,
Invest Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
NFTs: Explaining Digital Ownership & Market Applications
13:40
-
13:50
Gary Liu
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
South China Morning Post
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
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
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
,
Senior Advisor to the Board
,
HashKey Group
Lily Zhang
,
CFO
,
Huobi Tech
,
,
• Moderator:
John Patrick Mullin
,
Co-Founder
,
MANTRA DAO & SOMA.finance
CBDC & Digital Currencies
RegTech
Blockchain
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
From Open Banking to Open Data – The Challenge and Opportunity for Bank-FinTech Partnership
14:00
-
14:30

1. What are the opportunities and Challenges brought by Open Banking and Open Data for the banking industry?

2. How to overcome the challenges in data collection and integration?

3. What values can Fintech startups bring to banks?

Ivan Ng
,
Founder & CEO
,
FindDoc
John Wong
,
Head of Global Liquidity and Cash Management
,
Hang Seng Bank
Jessica Liu
,
Founding Member
,
Planto
,
,
• Moderator:
Eric Chan
,
Chief Public Mission Officer
,
Hong Kong Cyberport
Partnerships
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
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
,
Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong
,
TransUnion
,
,
• Moderator:
Joseph Chan
,
Associate Director – Centre for Asian Entrepreneurship & Business Values, HKU
,
The University of Hong Kong
AI & Big Data
Global Outlook
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
Understanding & Enhancing Levels of RegTech Adoption
15:20
-
15:50

1. How regulators can provide the most significant support to FinTechs at a time of intensifying regulation

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

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

Rico Tang
,
Senior Manager, Fintech Team Lead
,
Hong Kong Cyberport
Jerry Ying
,
Chief Products Officer, Asia Pacific
,
TransUnion
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Oonagh Van Den Berg
,
Managing Director & Founder
,
Virtual Risk Solutions - VRS
RegTech
Government & Regulators
Should you Build, Buy, or Partner: Growth, Innovation & Collaboration in Asia
15:50
-
16:20

1. What are the challenges to spending your way into successful digital transformation and how to build an innovative corporate culture

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

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

Mohit Kapoor
,
CEO
,
Haven Technologies Asia
Stephen Leung
,
Head of Hong Kong & Taiwan
,
WeWork
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Helene Li
,
General Manager / CEO & Co-Founder
,
FinTech Association of Hong Kong / GoImpact
Partnerships
Financial Innovation
Ecosystem
Welcome Remarks
9:00
-
9:10
Edward Yau
,
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
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
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
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
Role of Fintech in Building Inclusive and Vibrant Insurance Markets
10:00
-
10:20
Clement Cheung
,
CEO
,
Insurance Authority
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
InsurTech
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
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
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
Last updated on
September 25, 2021
Nov 4, Thursday
Physical event
Global Stage
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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
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
FintechHK - Fast-track Your Next Success
13:30
-
13:40
Charles Ng
,
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
,
Invest Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
NFTs: Explaining Digital Ownership & Market Applications
13:40
-
13:50
Gary Liu
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
South China Morning Post
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
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
• 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
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
,
Senior Advisor to the Board
,
HashKey Group
Lily Zhang
,
CFO
,
Huobi Tech
• Moderator:
John Patrick Mullin
,
Co-Founder
,
MANTRA DAO & SOMA.finance
CBDC & Digital Currencies
RegTech
Blockchain
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
From Open Banking to Open Data – The Challenge and Opportunity for Bank-FinTech Partnership
14:00
-
14:30

1. What are the opportunities and Challenges brought by Open Banking and Open Data for the banking industry?

2. How to overcome the challenges in data collection and integration?

3. What values can Fintech startups bring to banks?

Ivan Ng
,
Founder & CEO
,
FindDoc
John Wong
,
Head of Global Liquidity and Cash Management
,
Hang Seng Bank
Jessica Liu
,
Founding Member
,
Planto
• Moderator:
Eric Chan
,
Chief Public Mission Officer
,
Hong Kong Cyberport
Partnerships
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
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
,
Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong
,
TransUnion
• Moderator:
Joseph Chan
,
Associate Director – Centre for Asian Entrepreneurship & Business Values, HKU
,
The University of Hong Kong
AI & Big Data
Global Outlook
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
• 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
Understanding & Enhancing Levels of RegTech Adoption
15:20
-
15:50

1. How regulators can provide the most significant support to FinTechs at a time of intensifying regulation

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

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

Rico Tang
,
Senior Manager, Fintech Team Lead
,
Hong Kong Cyberport
Jerry Ying
,
Chief Products Officer, Asia Pacific
,
TransUnion
,
,
• Moderator:
Oonagh Van Den Berg
,
Managing Director & Founder
,
Virtual Risk Solutions - VRS
RegTech
Government & Regulators
Should you Build, Buy, or Partner: Growth, Innovation & Collaboration in Asia
15:50
-
16:20

1. What are the challenges to spending your way into successful digital transformation and how to build an innovative corporate culture

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

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

Mohit Kapoor
,
CEO
,
Haven Technologies Asia
Stephen Leung
,
Head of Hong Kong & Taiwan
,
WeWork
,
,
• Moderator:
Helene Li
,
General Manager / CEO & Co-Founder
,
FinTech Association of Hong Kong / GoImpact
Partnerships
Financial Innovation
Ecosystem
Welcome Remarks
9:00
-
9:10
Edward Yau
,
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
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
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)
• Moderator:
King Leung
,
Head of FinTech
,
Invest Hong Kong
VCs & Investing
Hong Kong
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
Role of Fintech in Building Inclusive and Vibrant Insurance Markets
10:00
-
10:20
Clement Cheung
,
CEO
,
Insurance Authority
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
InsurTech
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
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
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
Hong Kong Stage
Opening Remarks
9:00
-
9:05
Paul Chan
,
Financial Secretary
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• 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
,
,
• 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
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
FintechHK - Fast-track Your Next Success
13:30
-
13:40
Charles Ng
,
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
,
Invest Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
NFTs: Explaining Digital Ownership & Market Applications
13:40
-
13:50
Gary Liu
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
South China Morning Post
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
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,
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
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
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
,
Senior Advisor to the Board
,
HashKey Group
Lily Zhang
,
CFO
,
Huobi Tech
,
,
• Moderator:
John Patrick Mullin
,
Co-Founder
,
MANTRA DAO & SOMA.finance
CBDC & Digital Currencies
RegTech
Blockchain
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
From Open Banking to Open Data – The Challenge and Opportunity for Bank-FinTech Partnership
14:00
-
14:30

1. What are the opportunities and Challenges brought by Open Banking and Open Data for the banking industry?

2. How to overcome the challenges in data collection and integration?

3. What values can Fintech startups bring to banks?

Ivan Ng
,
Founder & CEO
,
FindDoc
John Wong
,
Head of Global Liquidity and Cash Management
,
Hang Seng Bank
Jessica Liu
,
Founding Member
,
Planto
,
,
• Moderator:
Eric Chan
,
Chief Public Mission Officer
,
Hong Kong Cyberport
Partnerships
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
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
,
Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong
,
TransUnion
,
,
• Moderator:
Joseph Chan
,
Associate Director – Centre for Asian Entrepreneurship & Business Values, HKU
,
The University of Hong Kong
AI & Big Data
Global Outlook
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
Understanding & Enhancing Levels of RegTech Adoption
15:20
-
15:50

1. How regulators can provide the most significant support to FinTechs at a time of intensifying regulation

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

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

Rico Tang
,
Senior Manager, Fintech Team Lead
,
Hong Kong Cyberport
Jerry Ying
,
Chief Products Officer, Asia Pacific
,
TransUnion
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Oonagh Van Den Berg
,
Managing Director & Founder
,
Virtual Risk Solutions - VRS
RegTech
Government & Regulators
Should you Build, Buy, or Partner: Growth, Innovation & Collaboration in Asia
15:50
-
16:20

1. What are the challenges to spending your way into successful digital transformation and how to build an innovative corporate culture

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

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

Mohit Kapoor
,
CEO
,
Haven Technologies Asia
Stephen Leung
,
Head of Hong Kong & Taiwan
,
WeWork
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Helene Li
,
General Manager / CEO & Co-Founder
,
FinTech Association of Hong Kong / GoImpact
Partnerships
Financial Innovation
Ecosystem
Welcome Remarks
9:00
-
9:10
Edward Yau
,
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
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
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
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
Role of Fintech in Building Inclusive and Vibrant Insurance Markets
10:00
-
10:20
Clement Cheung
,
CEO
,
Insurance Authority
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
InsurTech
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
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
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
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