Last updated on
September 24, 2021
Nov 3, Wednesday
Physical event
Global Stage
Opening Remarks
9:00
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9:05
Christopher Hui
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Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
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Hong Kong SAR
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• Moderator:
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Government & Regulators
Opening Remarks
9:00
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9:05
Paul Chan
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Financial Secretary
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Hong Kong SAR
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• Moderator:
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Government & Regulators
Power Talk: Challenges, Opportunities, & Everything in Between
9:10
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9:50
Joe Tsai
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Co-Founder & Executive Vice Chairman
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Alibaba Group
Neil Shen
,
Founding & Managing Partner
,
Sequoia Capital China
David Liao
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Co-Chief Executive, Asia-Pacific
,
HSBC
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,
• Moderator:
Eddie Yue
,
Chief Executive
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Government & Regulators
Keynote Fireside Chat
10:00
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10:35

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

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

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

Christopher Hui
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Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
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Hong Kong SAR
Lei Zhang
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Founder & CEO
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Hillhouse Group
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• Moderator:
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Government & Regulators
GreenTech - Investing for a Sustainable Future
11:25
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12:00
Mayank Kaul
,
Managing Director, Asia Pacific and EMEA Head of Real Estate Risk
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Citi
Jonathan Drew
,
Managing Director, ESG Solutions, Global Banking
,
HSBC
Tracy Wong Harris
,
Head of Sustainable Finance, Greater China and North Asia
,
Standard Chartered
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,
• Moderator:
Kenneth Hui
,
Head (Market Development)
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Government & Regulators
FintechHK - Fast-track Your Next Success
13:30
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13:40
Charles Ng
,
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
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Invest Hong Kong
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• Moderator:
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Government & Regulators
Raising Capital in Hong Kong
10:20
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11:00

1. How has securing funding changed in 2021

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

3. Why CVC can be the secret investment advantage

Cindy Chow
,
Executive Director
,
Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund
Calvin Choi
,
Chairman
,
AMTD Group
Eric Poon
,
Executive Vice Chairman
,
Association of Family Offices in Asia (AFO)
Mark Munoz
,
Managing Partner
,
Vectr Ventures
• Moderator:
King Leung
,
Head of FinTech
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Invest Hong Kong
VCs & Investing
Hong Kong
Government & Regulators
AI & Data Analytics: The Secret Game Changer for Enterprises
10:00
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10:30

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

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

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

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

1. How technology has democratised finance

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

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

Venetia Lee
,
General Manager of Alipay in Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan
,
Ant Group
Toa Charm
,
Associate Professor of Practice in Management
,
CUHK Business School
David Rosa
,
Co-Founder & CEO
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Neat
Tat Lee
,
Chief Executive & Executive Director
,
WeLab Bank
• Moderator:
Karen Man
,
Partner
,
Baker McKenzie
Open Banking
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
Global Developments for Cryptocurrencies
10:30
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11:00

1. How the latest blockchain and tokenisation initiatives are reshaping crypto investing and trading

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

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

Edmond Lau
,
Head of Investment
,
Babel Capital
Angelina Kwan
,
Senior Advisor to the Board
,
HashKey Group
Lily Zhang
,
CFO
,
Huobi Tech
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,
• Moderator:
John Patrick Mullin
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Co-Founder
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MANTRA DAO & SOMA.finance
CBDC & Digital Currencies
RegTech
Blockchain
Global Fast Track Award Announcement
11:30
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11:35
Charles Ng
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Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
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Invest Hong Kong
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• Moderator:
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,
Government & Regulators
Global Outlook
Hong Kong
Accelerating Your Success & Scaling Your Company in Hong Kong
11:35
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12:00

1. Opening and operating your business

2. How to recruit, connect and scale

3. The wide range of support and advice available

Brian Tsang
,
Co-founder and COO
,
Choco Up
Benjamin Treves
,
Head of Asia Pacific
,
FQX
Letitia Chau
,
Co-Founder, Vice Chairperson & Chief Risk Officer
,
Linklogis Inc
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,
• Moderator:
King Leung
,
Head of FinTech
,
Invest Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Government & Regulators
Embracing Payment Innovation in a Truly Digital-First Approach
11:00
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11:30

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

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

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

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

1. How pandemic turbocharges the FinTech revolution in Asia

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

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

Pratik Gandhi
,
Chief Operating Officer
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Nium
Wayne Xu
,
President / CEO
,
ZA International / ZA Insure
Jessica Lam
,
Group Chief Strategy Officer
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WeLab
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,
• Moderator:
Silvia Chen
,
Head of China Issuer Services
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HKEX
Global Outlook
Capital Markets
SMEs
Welcome Remarks
9:00
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9:10
Edward Yau
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Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
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Hong Kong SAR
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• Moderator:
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Government & Regulators
Evolution of the Global Capital Markets
9:10
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9:20

1. How capital markets are fueling innovation and economic growth

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

3. The future of global exchanges; opportunities ahead

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

1. The next mega trends in FinTech investment

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

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

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

1. What are the biggest challenges faced from manual onboarding to automation

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

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

SK Lee
,
Project Leader - RDezLink / Chief Compliance Officer
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RD Group
Douglas Arner
,
Kerry Holdings Professor in Law & RGC Senior Fellow in Digital Finance & Sustainable Development
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HKU-Standard Chartered Foundation FinTech Academy, University of Hong Kong
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• Moderator:
Grace Fung
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Partner
,
Baker McKenzie
Cybersecurity
Financial Innovation
RegTech
The Era of Retail Investors: Everyone Can Trade!
10:30
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11:00

1. How investors affect the markets and everything you need to know from GameStop, ETFs to voting rights

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

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

Wilfred Yiu
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Co-Head of Markets
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Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
Carmen Cheung
,
Head of ETF & Passive Investment
,
Samsung Asset Management HK
Mikaal Abdulla
,
Senior Vice President International
,
SoFi
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,
• Moderator:
Rebecca Sin
,
ETF Analyst
,
Bloomberg
VCs & Investing
Capital Markets
Global Outlook
From Open Banking to Open Data – The Challenge and Opportunity for Bank-FinTech Partnership
14:00
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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
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,
• Moderator:
Eric Chan
,
Chief Public Mission Officer
,
Hong Kong Cyberport
Partnerships
CDI Success Stories: How Alternative Data Relieves SMEs' Collateral Burden
11:30
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12:00
Zanjun Xu
,
Deputy General Manager of the Commercial Banking Department
,
Bank of China (Hong Kong)
Ryan Fung
,
Chief Executive
,
Ping An OneConnect Bank
Winnie Tung
,
Managing Director & Head, Business Banking, HK
,
Standard Chartered
,
,
• Moderator:
Vincenzo Resta
,
Regional Executive Director
,
CRIF Spa
AI & Big Data
Government & Regulators
SMEs
Crypto Assets - Investing for a New Age
13:30
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14:00

1. What can we expect from the rise of crypto assets - how to access, evaluate and value

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

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

Toya Zhang
,
Deputy COO
,
AAX
Michel Lee
,
Executive President
,
HashKey Group
Ken Lo
,
Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer
,
HKbitEX
,
,
• Moderator:
Etelka Bogardi
,
Partner
,
Norton Rose Fulbright
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Blockchain
Global Outlook
The Future of Identity: eKYC, Biometrics and Digital Onboarding
11:30
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12:00

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

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

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

Aimee Nutbeam
,
Global Head of Digital Risk & Controls, Wealth & Personal Banking
,
HSBC
David Haynes
,
Vice President
,
LexisNexis Risk Solutions
Victor Yim
,
Director of Global Fraud Solutions, Asia Pacific
,
TransUnion
,
,
• Moderator:
Pradip Madhanagopal
,
Partner
,
PwC Hong Kong
Cybersecurity
Digital Banking
RegTech
Greater Bay Area: Creating Opportunities for FinTech & Financial Institutions
12:15
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12:45

1. What are the key pillars of growth in the Greater Bay Area

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

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

William Fung
,
Group Vice President / CEO
,
AMTD Group / AMTD International
David Wong
,
Head of Greater Bay Area Business Development
,
Invest Hong Kong
Karena Belin
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
WHub and AngelHub
,
,
• Moderator:
Benson Cheng
,
Partner
,
PwC Hong Kong
Partnerships
Greater Bay Area
Hong Kong
Environmental, Social & Governance: The “Greenification” of Finance
10:00
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10:20

1. How to meet ESG goals by leveraging emerging technologies

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

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

Jason Tu
,
Co-founder/CEO
,
MioTech
Rakesh Vazirani
,
Global Head of Sustainability Services
,
TUV Rheinland
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Grace Hui
,
Head of Green and Sustainable Finance
,
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
ESG & Sustainability
Capital Markets
Global Outlook
Next Generation Insurance: Leading at the Forefront
10:20
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10:40

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

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

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

Andrew Toy
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President & Chief Technology Officer
,
Clover Health
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,
• Moderator:
Elliott Gotkine
,
Moderator
,
Journalist
InsurTech
E-commerce & Payments: Unravelling Cross-Industry Partnerships
10:40
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11:05

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

2. How to capitalise on new distribution channels

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

Victor Putra Lesmana
,
President Commerce & Fintech
,
Bukalapak
Hock Koon Song
,
Vice President
,
Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)
Erika Wang
,
Head of Industry, Commerce
,
Twitter
,
,
• Moderator:
Zennon Kapron
,
Director
,
Kapronasia
Payments
Partnerships
ASEAN
Greening the Future: Fintech & Sustainable Finance
9:05
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9:35
Larry Fink
,
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
,
BlackRock
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Eddie Yue
,
Chief Executive
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Government & Regulators
AirAsia: How a Shift to Digital-First Can Unlock ASEAN's Potential
9:55
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10:10

1. What is the transformation journey like from an airline to a digital company?

2. AirAsia's M&A, partnerships and future growth plan

3. How has covid accelerated the digital transformation of the airline side of the business?

Tony Fernandes
,
Group Chief Executive Officer
,
AirAsia Group
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Emily Tan
,
Senior Correspondent
,
CNBC
ASEAN
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
Latest Global Crypto Trends: from Bitcoin & CBDCs to DeFi & NFTS - What You Need to Know!
12:40
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12:50

1. What are the latest global crypto developments that any finance professional needs to know

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

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

Henri Arslanian
,
Global Crypto Leader & Partner
,
PwC
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,
• Moderator:
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,
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Financial Innovation
Financial Inclusion
The FinTech Phenomenon: Capitalising on Innovation
10:30
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10:45

1. How financial institutions are embracing FinTech to evolve and grow

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

3. What is the road ahead

Gautam Jain
,
,
SC Ventures
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,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Elliott Gotkine
,
Moderator
,
Journalist
Financial Innovation
Global Outlook
VCs & Investing
Identifying Global FinTech Trends Through the Lens of Investments
10:45
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11:05

1. How do you first define and then accurately ‘value’ a FinTech

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

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

Steve McLaughlin
,
Founder, CEO & Managing Partner
,
FT Partners
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,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Daniel Tu
,
Founder & Managing Director
,
Active Creation Capital
VCs & Investing
Global Outlook
Financial Innovation
Role of Fintech in Building Inclusive and Vibrant Insurance Markets
10:00
-
10:20
Clement Cheung
,
CEO
,
Insurance Authority
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
InsurTech
NFTs: Explaining Digital Ownership & Market Applications
13:40
-
13:50
Gary Liu
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
South China Morning Post
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,
,
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,
• Moderator:
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Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Crypto in 2021: Misconceptions, Lessons & Opportunities Ahead
14:20
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15:00

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

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

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

Ben Caselin
,
Head of Research & Strategy
,
AAX
Christian Ng
,
Principal
,
GBV
Lucy Gazmararian
,
Founder and Managing Partner
,
Token Bay Capital
,
,
• Moderator:
Justin Solomon
,
Executive Producer
,
Forkast.News
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Financial Innovation
Sustainability & Roadmap in Nurturing & Developing FinTech Talents in HK & Beyond
13:30
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14:00

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

Wilson Tong
,
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
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14:30

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

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

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

Michelle Li
,
Head of Research
,
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
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15:00
Maggie Ng
,
Head of Wealth and Personal Banking
,
HSBC
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,
• Moderator:
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The Investment Opportunities of the Greater Bay Area
15:20
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15:50

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

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

3. Why China’s underbanked is an overlooked opportunity

Chibo Tang
,
Managing Partner
,
Gobi Partners
Thomas Elliott
,
Managing Director, Head of Client Coverage, Commercial Banking Hong Kong
,
HSBC
Gilbert Lee
,
Head of Strategy & Planning and Chief of Staff to Chief Executive
,
Hang Seng Bank
Peggy Wang
,
Corporate Partner
,
Norton Rose Fulbright
• Moderator:
,
,
Greater Bay Area
Global Outlook
Pandemic: Accelerating the Digital Transformation
15:50
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16:20

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

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

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

Tara Tubman
,
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
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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
Banking & Beyond
11:00
-
11:20

1. How US$2 billion focused investment into SME, innovative partnerships, and the best technology and talent creates a leading digital-first bank

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

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

Barry O’Byrne
,
Chief Executive, Global Commercial Banking
,
HSBC
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Jayne Chan
,
Head of StartmeupHK
,
Invest Hong Kong
SMEs
Partnerships
Ecosystem
Financial Institutions & FinTechs Working in Partnership
11:20
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12:00

1. Why is this a win-win? The FinTechs bring innovation, and the banks provide regulatory knowledge and a veneer of accountability and trust

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

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

Mancy Sun
,
Investor/Managing Director
,
Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Jose Ramon Rodino Miranda
,
Managing Director, Strategic Investments & Digital Innovation
,
J.P. Morgan
Matthew Phillips
,
Mainland China and Hong Kong Financial Services Leader
,
PwC Hong Kong
Simon Loong
,
Founder & Group CEO
,
WeLab
• Moderator:
David Ingles
,
Anchor and Senior Editor
,
Bloomberg TV and Radio
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
Welcome Remarks
13:30
-
13:40
Alfred Sit
,
Secretary for Innovation and Technology
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
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,
Government & Regulators
mBridge: Building a Multi CBDC Platform for international Payments
13:45
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14:20
Colin Pou
,
Executive Director (Financial Infrastructure)
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Mu Changchun
,
Director-General of the Digital Currency Institute
,
People’s Bank of China
Shu-Pui Li
,
Advisor, The Governor Office
,
Central Bank of U.A.E.
Vachira Arromdee
,
Deputy Governor, Corporate Development
,
Bank of Thailand
• Moderator:
Bénédicte Nolens
,
Head, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
,
Bank for International Settlements
Government & Regulators
Project Genesis: Deep Dive
14:20
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15:00

1. What is Project Genesis: Carried out jointly by the BISIH and HKMA, piloting prototype digital infrastructure for placement of tokenised green bonds

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

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

Dave Sandor
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
Allinfra
Karen Qian
,
Associate Director
,
Digital Asset
Kenneth Hui
,
Head (Market Development)
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Aaron Gwak
,
Managing Director & Head of Capital Markets, ASEAN
,
Standard Chartered
• Moderator:
Marcel Bluhm
,
Advisor, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
,
Bank for International Settlements
Government & Regulators
From Start-Up to Scale-Up: How Crypto.com is Building The World’s Fastest Growing Crypto Platform
15:20
-
15:40

1. How to foster a strong leadership for a new era

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

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

Kris Marszalek
,
CEO & Co-Founder
,
Crypto.com
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Lucy Gazmararian
,
Founder and Managing Partner
,
Token Bay Capital
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Partnerships
Ecosystem
How to Accelerate the Adoption of Enterprise Blockchain Technology
14:00
-
14:30

1. What impact will a rise in hybrid (part public, part private) blockchain have on the industry

2. How to access the efficiency gains of Smart Contracts

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

Charles D'Haussy
,
Managing Director, APAC
,
ConsenSys
Ben El-Baz
,
Head of Ecosystems
,
HashKey Group
Richard Gendal Brown
,
Chief Technology Officer
,
R3
Daniela Barbosa
,
Executive Director at Hyperledger
,
The Linux Foundation
• Moderator:
Emmanuelle Pecenicic
,
Head of Digital Strategy / Co-chair Blockchain Committee
,
BNP Paribas Asset Management / Fintech Association of Hong-Kong
Blockchain
Partnerships
Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) & DeFi: Changing the Conversation of Digital Creativity & Value
14:30
-
15:00

1. What are the roles of NFTs in Digital Assets

2. Why DeFi is both attracting and attractive to capital

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

Zen Fong
,
Head of Crypto
,
HKD.com
Ben Caselin
,
Head of Research & Strategy
,
AAX
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Bowie Lau
,
Founder & Partner
,
MaGEHold/MaGESpire, True Global Ventures
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Blockchain
Global Outlook
Customer First Digital Banking
15:50
-
16:20

1. How have customer expectations of banks changed

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

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

Brian Hui
,
Head of Customer Propositions, International, and Marketing
,
HSBC
Carol Hung
,
Chief Product Officer
,
livi bank
Barbaros Uygun
,
CEO, Mox Bank
,
Mox Bank
,
,
• Moderator:
Gary Ng
,
Partner
,
PwC Hong Kong
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
AI, Big Data & FinTech: How to Stay Ahead in the Banking Industry
12:45
-
13:15

1. How to use AI to derive insights from data analytics

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

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

Daniel Cantorna
,
Vice President, Data, Insights & Technology
,
Collinson
Albert Lam
,
Chief Scientist & CTO
,
Fano Labs
Weiyin Hong
,
Associate Professor
,
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
,
,
• Moderator:
Larry Cao
,
Senior Director, Industry Research
,
CFA Institute
AI & Big Data
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
The Changing Payments Paradigm
13:30
-
14:00

1. How the financial industry is adapting to consumer and business demands

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

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

Eric Yu
,
General Manager, Hong Kong
,
Atome
Fahd Kasri
,
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
,
Currenxie
Gary Lam
,
Chief Technology Officer
,
livi bank
,
,
• Moderator:
Nicole Denholder
,
Founder
,
Next Chapter Ventures
Payments
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
Hong Kong: Cutting Edge Technology Applications in Insurance
14:00
-
14:30

1. How InsurTech is taking on an industry ripe for disruption

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

3. How is Data and Analytics powering your business

Sue Coulter
,
Head of Group Digital
,
AIA
Yannick Even
,
Global Analytics Business Partner
,
Swiss Re
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Lapman Lee
,
Professor of Practice (FinTech, Governance & Risk)
,
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
InsurTech
Financial Innovation
Digital Transformation: Technology vs. Finance
14:30
-
15:00

1. How are technology and AI reshaping the finance industry

2. How to overcome the challenges of legacy systems

3. Why collaboration beats competition

Marco Tsui
,
Managing Director, Hong Kong Financial Services Lead
,
Accenture
Ron Savino
,
Founder and Managing Partner
,
AFG Partners
Karena Belin
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
WHub and AngelHub
,
,
• Moderator:
Paolo Sbuttoni
,
Partner
,
Baker McKenzie
AI & Big Data
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
The State of Digital Banking: Will We See the Demise of Bank Branches & Cash?
11:25
-
11:50

1. How digital banking has pushed financial innovation industry-wide

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

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

Greg Krasnov
,
Founder & CEO
,
Tonik
Rachel Freeman
,
Chief Growth Officer
,
Tyme
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Elliott Gotkine
,
Moderator
,
Journalist
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
Financial Inclusion
The Role & Importance of Community & Ecosystem for Blockchain’s Success
11:50
-
12:10

1. How you can identify and separate the real players from the pretenders

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

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

David Rutter
,
CEO/Founder
,
R3
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Maria Vovchok
,
Managing Director
,
World of Web3 Summit
Blockchain
Partnerships
Ecosystem
How Digital Inclusion Should be the First Step to Financial Inclusion
14:50
-
15:10

1. What does inclusivity mean in practice

2. Why you should first begin with raising financial literacy

3. What access to smartphones has meant to financial inclusion

Ben Caselin
,
Head of Research & Strategy
,
AAX
Mohd Khairil Abdullah
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
Axiata Digital
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Danielle Szetho
,
FinTech Client Advisory
,
Standard Chartered Bank
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Future Stage
Opening Remarks
9:00
-
9:05
Christopher Hui
,
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
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
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
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
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
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
Welcome Remarks
9:00
-
9:10
Edward Yau
,
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Evolution of the Global Capital Markets
9:10
-
9:20

1. How capital markets are fueling innovation and economic growth

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

3. The future of global exchanges; opportunities ahead

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

1. The next mega trends in FinTech investment

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

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

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

1. What are the biggest challenges faced from manual onboarding to automation

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

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

SK Lee
,
Project Leader - RDezLink / Chief Compliance Officer
,
RD Group
Douglas Arner
,
Kerry Holdings Professor in Law & RGC Senior Fellow in Digital Finance & Sustainable Development
,
HKU-Standard Chartered Foundation FinTech Academy, University of Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Grace Fung
,
Partner
,
Baker McKenzie
Cybersecurity
Financial Innovation
RegTech
The Era of Retail Investors: Everyone Can Trade!
10:30
-
11:00

1. How investors affect the markets and everything you need to know from GameStop, ETFs to voting rights

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

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

Wilfred Yiu
,
Co-Head of Markets
,
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
Carmen Cheung
,
Head of ETF & Passive Investment
,
Samsung Asset Management HK
Mikaal Abdulla
,
Senior Vice President International
,
SoFi
,
,
• Moderator:
Rebecca Sin
,
ETF Analyst
,
Bloomberg
VCs & Investing
Capital Markets
Global Outlook
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
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
The Future of Identity: eKYC, Biometrics and Digital Onboarding
11:30
-
12:00

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

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

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

Aimee Nutbeam
,
Global Head of Digital Risk & Controls, Wealth & Personal Banking
,
HSBC
David Haynes
,
Vice President
,
LexisNexis Risk Solutions
Victor Yim
,
Director of Global Fraud Solutions, Asia Pacific
,
TransUnion
,
,
• Moderator:
Pradip Madhanagopal
,
Partner
,
PwC Hong Kong
Cybersecurity
Digital Banking
RegTech
Greater Bay Area: Creating Opportunities for FinTech & Financial Institutions
12:15
-
12:45

1. What are the key pillars of growth in the Greater Bay Area

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

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

William Fung
,
Group Vice President / CEO
,
AMTD Group / AMTD International
David Wong
,
Head of Greater Bay Area Business Development
,
Invest Hong Kong
Karena Belin
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
WHub and AngelHub
,
,
• Moderator:
Benson Cheng
,
Partner
,
PwC Hong Kong
Partnerships
Greater Bay Area
Hong Kong
Environmental, Social & Governance: The “Greenification” of Finance
10:00
-
10:20

1. How to meet ESG goals by leveraging emerging technologies

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

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

Jason Tu
,
Co-founder/CEO
,
MioTech
Rakesh Vazirani
,
Global Head of Sustainability Services
,
TUV Rheinland
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Grace Hui
,
Head of Green and Sustainable Finance
,
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
ESG & Sustainability
Capital Markets
Global Outlook
Next Generation Insurance: Leading at the Forefront
10:20
-
10:40

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

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

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

Andrew Toy
,
President & Chief Technology Officer
,
Clover Health
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Elliott Gotkine
,
Moderator
,
Journalist
InsurTech
E-commerce & Payments: Unravelling Cross-Industry Partnerships
10:40
-
11:05

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

2. How to capitalise on new distribution channels

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

Victor Putra Lesmana
,
President Commerce & Fintech
,
Bukalapak
Hock Koon Song
,
Vice President
,
Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)
Erika Wang
,
Head of Industry, Commerce
,
Twitter
,
,
• Moderator:
Zennon Kapron
,
Director
,
Kapronasia
Payments
Partnerships
ASEAN
Greening the Future: Fintech & Sustainable Finance
9:05
-
9:35
Larry Fink
,
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
,
BlackRock
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Eddie Yue
,
Chief Executive
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Government & Regulators
AirAsia: How a Shift to Digital-First Can Unlock ASEAN's Potential
9:55
-
10:10

1. What is the transformation journey like from an airline to a digital company?

2. AirAsia's M&A, partnerships and future growth plan

3. How has covid accelerated the digital transformation of the airline side of the business?

Tony Fernandes
,
Group Chief Executive Officer
,
AirAsia Group
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Emily Tan
,
Senior Correspondent
,
CNBC
ASEAN
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
Latest Global Crypto Trends: from Bitcoin & CBDCs to DeFi & NFTS - What You Need to Know!
12:40
-
12:50

1. What are the latest global crypto developments that any finance professional needs to know

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

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

Henri Arslanian
,
Global Crypto Leader & Partner
,
PwC
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Financial Innovation
Financial Inclusion
The FinTech Phenomenon: Capitalising on Innovation
10:30
-
10:45

1. How financial institutions are embracing FinTech to evolve and grow

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

3. What is the road ahead

Gautam Jain
,
,
SC Ventures
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Elliott Gotkine
,
Moderator
,
Journalist
Financial Innovation
Global Outlook
VCs & Investing
Identifying Global FinTech Trends Through the Lens of Investments
10:45
-
11:05

1. How do you first define and then accurately ‘value’ a FinTech

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

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

Steve McLaughlin
,
Founder, CEO & Managing Partner
,
FT Partners
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Daniel Tu
,
Founder & Managing Director
,
Active Creation Capital
VCs & Investing
Global Outlook
Financial Innovation
Role of Fintech in Building Inclusive and Vibrant Insurance Markets
10:00
-
10:20
Clement Cheung
,
CEO
,
Insurance Authority
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
InsurTech
NFTs: Explaining Digital Ownership & Market Applications
13:40
-
13:50
Gary Liu
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
South China Morning Post
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Crypto in 2021: Misconceptions, Lessons & Opportunities Ahead
14:20
-
15:00

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

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

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

Ben Caselin
,
Head of Research & Strategy
,
AAX
Christian Ng
,
Principal
,
GBV
Lucy Gazmararian
,
Founder and Managing Partner
,
Token Bay Capital
,
,
• Moderator:
Justin Solomon
,
Executive Producer
,
Forkast.News
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Financial Innovation
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
Banking & Beyond
11:00
-
11:20

1. How US$2 billion focused investment into SME, innovative partnerships, and the best technology and talent creates a leading digital-first bank

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

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

Barry O’Byrne
,
Chief Executive, Global Commercial Banking
,
HSBC
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Jayne Chan
,
Head of StartmeupHK
,
Invest Hong Kong
SMEs
Partnerships
Ecosystem
Financial Institutions & FinTechs Working in Partnership
11:20
-
12:00

1. Why is this a win-win? The FinTechs bring innovation, and the banks provide regulatory knowledge and a veneer of accountability and trust

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

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

Mancy Sun
,
Investor/Managing Director
,
Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Jose Ramon Rodino Miranda
,
Managing Director, Strategic Investments & Digital Innovation
,
J.P. Morgan
Matthew Phillips
,
Mainland China and Hong Kong Financial Services Leader
,
PwC Hong Kong
Simon Loong
,
Founder & Group CEO
,
WeLab
• Moderator:
David Ingles
,
Anchor and Senior Editor
,
Bloomberg TV and Radio
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
Welcome Remarks
13:30
-
13:40
Alfred Sit
,
Secretary for Innovation and Technology
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
mBridge: Building a Multi CBDC Platform for international Payments
13:45
-
14:20
Colin Pou
,
Executive Director (Financial Infrastructure)
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Mu Changchun
,
Director-General of the Digital Currency Institute
,
People’s Bank of China
Shu-Pui Li
,
Advisor, The Governor Office
,
Central Bank of U.A.E.
Vachira Arromdee
,
Deputy Governor, Corporate Development
,
Bank of Thailand
• Moderator:
Bénédicte Nolens
,
Head, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
,
Bank for International Settlements
Government & Regulators
Project Genesis: Deep Dive
14:20
-
15:00

1. What is Project Genesis: Carried out jointly by the BISIH and HKMA, piloting prototype digital infrastructure for placement of tokenised green bonds

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

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

Dave Sandor
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
Allinfra
Karen Qian
,
Associate Director
,
Digital Asset
Kenneth Hui
,
Head (Market Development)
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Aaron Gwak
,
Managing Director & Head of Capital Markets, ASEAN
,
Standard Chartered
• Moderator:
Marcel Bluhm
,
Advisor, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
,
Bank for International Settlements
Government & Regulators
From Start-Up to Scale-Up: How Crypto.com is Building The World’s Fastest Growing Crypto Platform
15:20
-
15:40

1. How to foster a strong leadership for a new era

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

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

Kris Marszalek
,
CEO & Co-Founder
,
Crypto.com
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Lucy Gazmararian
,
Founder and Managing Partner
,
Token Bay Capital
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Partnerships
Ecosystem
How to Accelerate the Adoption of Enterprise Blockchain Technology
14:00
-
14:30

1. What impact will a rise in hybrid (part public, part private) blockchain have on the industry

2. How to access the efficiency gains of Smart Contracts

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

Charles D'Haussy
,
Managing Director, APAC
,
ConsenSys
Ben El-Baz
,
Head of Ecosystems
,
HashKey Group
Richard Gendal Brown
,
Chief Technology Officer
,
R3
Daniela Barbosa
,
Executive Director at Hyperledger
,
The Linux Foundation
• Moderator:
Emmanuelle Pecenicic
,
Head of Digital Strategy / Co-chair Blockchain Committee
,
BNP Paribas Asset Management / Fintech Association of Hong-Kong
Blockchain
Partnerships
Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) & DeFi: Changing the Conversation of Digital Creativity & Value
14:30
-
15:00

1. What are the roles of NFTs in Digital Assets

2. Why DeFi is both attracting and attractive to capital

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

Zen Fong
,
Head of Crypto
,
HKD.com
Ben Caselin
,
Head of Research & Strategy
,
AAX
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Bowie Lau
,
Founder & Partner
,
MaGEHold/MaGESpire, True Global Ventures
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Blockchain
Global Outlook
Customer First Digital Banking
15:50
-
16:20

1. How have customer expectations of banks changed

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

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

Brian Hui
,
Head of Customer Propositions, International, and Marketing
,
HSBC
Carol Hung
,
Chief Product Officer
,
livi bank
Barbaros Uygun
,
CEO, Mox Bank
,
Mox Bank
,
,
• Moderator:
Gary Ng
,
Partner
,
PwC Hong Kong
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
AI, Big Data & FinTech: How to Stay Ahead in the Banking Industry
12:45
-
13:15

1. How to use AI to derive insights from data analytics

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

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

Daniel Cantorna
,
Vice President, Data, Insights & Technology
,
Collinson
Albert Lam
,
Chief Scientist & CTO
,
Fano Labs
Weiyin Hong
,
Associate Professor
,
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
,
,
• Moderator:
Larry Cao
,
Senior Director, Industry Research
,
CFA Institute
AI & Big Data
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
The Changing Payments Paradigm
13:30
-
14:00

1. How the financial industry is adapting to consumer and business demands

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

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

Eric Yu
,
General Manager, Hong Kong
,
Atome
Fahd Kasri
,
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
,
Currenxie
Gary Lam
,
Chief Technology Officer
,
livi bank
,
,
• Moderator:
Nicole Denholder
,
Founder
,
Next Chapter Ventures
Payments
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
Hong Kong: Cutting Edge Technology Applications in Insurance
14:00
-
14:30

1. How InsurTech is taking on an industry ripe for disruption

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

3. How is Data and Analytics powering your business

Sue Coulter
,
Head of Group Digital
,
AIA
Yannick Even
,
Global Analytics Business Partner
,
Swiss Re
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Lapman Lee
,
Professor of Practice (FinTech, Governance & Risk)
,
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
InsurTech
Financial Innovation
Digital Transformation: Technology vs. Finance
14:30
-
15:00

1. How are technology and AI reshaping the finance industry

2. How to overcome the challenges of legacy systems

3. Why collaboration beats competition

Marco Tsui
,
Managing Director, Hong Kong Financial Services Lead
,
Accenture
Ron Savino
,
Founder and Managing Partner
,
AFG Partners
Karena Belin
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
WHub and AngelHub
,
,
• Moderator:
Paolo Sbuttoni
,
Partner
,
Baker McKenzie
AI & Big Data
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
The State of Digital Banking: Will We See the Demise of Bank Branches & Cash?
11:25
-
11:50

1. How digital banking has pushed financial innovation industry-wide

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

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

Greg Krasnov
,
Founder & CEO
,
Tonik
Rachel Freeman
,
Chief Growth Officer
,
Tyme
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Elliott Gotkine
,
Moderator
,
Journalist
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
Financial Inclusion
The Role & Importance of Community & Ecosystem for Blockchain’s Success
11:50
-
12:10

1. How you can identify and separate the real players from the pretenders

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

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

David Rutter
,
CEO/Founder
,
R3
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Maria Vovchok
,
Managing Director
,
World of Web3 Summit
Blockchain
Partnerships
Ecosystem
How Digital Inclusion Should be the First Step to Financial Inclusion
14:50
-
15:10

1. What does inclusivity mean in practice

2. Why you should first begin with raising financial literacy

3. What access to smartphones has meant to financial inclusion

Ben Caselin
,
Head of Research & Strategy
,
AAX
Mohd Khairil Abdullah
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
Axiata Digital
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Danielle Szetho
,
FinTech Client Advisory
,
Standard Chartered Bank
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Hong Kong Stage
Opening Remarks
9:00
-
9:05
Christopher Hui
,
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
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
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
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
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
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
Welcome Remarks
9:00
-
9:10
Edward Yau
,
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Evolution of the Global Capital Markets
9:10
-
9:20

1. How capital markets are fueling innovation and economic growth

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

3. The future of global exchanges; opportunities ahead

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

1. The next mega trends in FinTech investment

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

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

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

1. What are the biggest challenges faced from manual onboarding to automation

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

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

SK Lee
,
Project Leader - RDezLink / Chief Compliance Officer
,
RD Group
Douglas Arner
,
Kerry Holdings Professor in Law & RGC Senior Fellow in Digital Finance & Sustainable Development
,
HKU-Standard Chartered Foundation FinTech Academy, University of Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Grace Fung
,
Partner
,
Baker McKenzie
Cybersecurity
Financial Innovation
RegTech
The Era of Retail Investors: Everyone Can Trade!
10:30
-
11:00

1. How investors affect the markets and everything you need to know from GameStop, ETFs to voting rights

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

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

Wilfred Yiu
,
Co-Head of Markets
,
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
Carmen Cheung
,
Head of ETF & Passive Investment
,
Samsung Asset Management HK
Mikaal Abdulla
,
Senior Vice President International
,
SoFi
,
,
• Moderator:
Rebecca Sin
,
ETF Analyst
,
Bloomberg
VCs & Investing
Capital Markets
Global Outlook
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
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
The Future of Identity: eKYC, Biometrics and Digital Onboarding
11:30
-
12:00

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

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

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

Aimee Nutbeam
,
Global Head of Digital Risk & Controls, Wealth & Personal Banking
,
HSBC
David Haynes
,
Vice President
,
LexisNexis Risk Solutions
Victor Yim
,
Director of Global Fraud Solutions, Asia Pacific
,
TransUnion
,
,
• Moderator:
Pradip Madhanagopal
,
Partner
,
PwC Hong Kong
Cybersecurity
Digital Banking
RegTech
Greater Bay Area: Creating Opportunities for FinTech & Financial Institutions
12:15
-
12:45

1. What are the key pillars of growth in the Greater Bay Area

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

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

William Fung
,
Group Vice President / CEO
,
AMTD Group / AMTD International
David Wong
,
Head of Greater Bay Area Business Development
,
Invest Hong Kong
Karena Belin
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
WHub and AngelHub
,
,
• Moderator:
Benson Cheng
,
Partner
,
PwC Hong Kong
Partnerships
Greater Bay Area
Hong Kong
Environmental, Social & Governance: The “Greenification” of Finance
10:00
-
10:20

1. How to meet ESG goals by leveraging emerging technologies

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

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

Jason Tu
,
Co-founder/CEO
,
MioTech
Rakesh Vazirani
,
Global Head of Sustainability Services
,
TUV Rheinland
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Grace Hui
,
Head of Green and Sustainable Finance
,
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
ESG & Sustainability
Capital Markets
Global Outlook
Next Generation Insurance: Leading at the Forefront
10:20
-
10:40

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

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

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

Andrew Toy
,
President & Chief Technology Officer
,
Clover Health
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Elliott Gotkine
,
Moderator
,
Journalist
InsurTech
E-commerce & Payments: Unravelling Cross-Industry Partnerships
10:40
-
11:05

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

2. How to capitalise on new distribution channels

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

Victor Putra Lesmana
,
President Commerce & Fintech
,
Bukalapak
Hock Koon Song
,
Vice President
,
Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)
Erika Wang
,
Head of Industry, Commerce
,
Twitter
,
,
• Moderator:
Zennon Kapron
,
Director
,
Kapronasia
Payments
Partnerships
ASEAN
Greening the Future: Fintech & Sustainable Finance
9:05
-
9:35
Larry Fink
,
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
,
BlackRock
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Eddie Yue
,
Chief Executive
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Government & Regulators
AirAsia: How a Shift to Digital-First Can Unlock ASEAN's Potential
9:55
-
10:10

1. What is the transformation journey like from an airline to a digital company?

2. AirAsia's M&A, partnerships and future growth plan

3. How has covid accelerated the digital transformation of the airline side of the business?

Tony Fernandes
,
Group Chief Executive Officer
,
AirAsia Group
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Emily Tan
,
Senior Correspondent
,
CNBC
ASEAN
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
Latest Global Crypto Trends: from Bitcoin & CBDCs to DeFi & NFTS - What You Need to Know!
12:40
-
12:50

1. What are the latest global crypto developments that any finance professional needs to know

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

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

Henri Arslanian
,
Global Crypto Leader & Partner
,
PwC
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Financial Innovation
Financial Inclusion
The FinTech Phenomenon: Capitalising on Innovation
10:30
-
10:45

1. How financial institutions are embracing FinTech to evolve and grow

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

3. What is the road ahead

Gautam Jain
,
,
SC Ventures
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Elliott Gotkine
,
Moderator
,
Journalist
Financial Innovation
Global Outlook
VCs & Investing
Identifying Global FinTech Trends Through the Lens of Investments
10:45
-
11:05

1. How do you first define and then accurately ‘value’ a FinTech

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

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

Steve McLaughlin
,
Founder, CEO & Managing Partner
,
FT Partners
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Daniel Tu
,
Founder & Managing Director
,
Active Creation Capital
VCs & Investing
Global Outlook
Financial Innovation
Role of Fintech in Building Inclusive and Vibrant Insurance Markets
10:00
-
10:20
Clement Cheung
,
CEO
,
Insurance Authority
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
InsurTech
NFTs: Explaining Digital Ownership & Market Applications
13:40
-
13:50
Gary Liu
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
South China Morning Post
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Crypto in 2021: Misconceptions, Lessons & Opportunities Ahead
14:20
-
15:00

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

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

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

Ben Caselin
,
Head of Research & Strategy
,
AAX
Christian Ng
,
Principal
,
GBV
Lucy Gazmararian
,
Founder and Managing Partner
,
Token Bay Capital
,
,
• Moderator:
Justin Solomon
,
Executive Producer
,
Forkast.News
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Financial Innovation
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
Banking & Beyond
11:00
-
11:20

1. How US$2 billion focused investment into SME, innovative partnerships, and the best technology and talent creates a leading digital-first bank

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

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

Barry O’Byrne
,
Chief Executive, Global Commercial Banking
,
HSBC
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Jayne Chan
,
Head of StartmeupHK
,
Invest Hong Kong
SMEs
Partnerships
Ecosystem
Financial Institutions & FinTechs Working in Partnership
11:20
-
12:00

1. Why is this a win-win? The FinTechs bring innovation, and the banks provide regulatory knowledge and a veneer of accountability and trust

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

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

Mancy Sun
,
Investor/Managing Director
,
Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Jose Ramon Rodino Miranda
,
Managing Director, Strategic Investments & Digital Innovation
,
J.P. Morgan
Matthew Phillips
,
Mainland China and Hong Kong Financial Services Leader
,
PwC Hong Kong
Simon Loong
,
Founder & Group CEO
,
WeLab
• Moderator:
David Ingles
,
Anchor and Senior Editor
,
Bloomberg TV and Radio
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
Welcome Remarks
13:30
-
13:40
Alfred Sit
,
Secretary for Innovation and Technology
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
mBridge: Building a Multi CBDC Platform for international Payments
13:45
-
14:20
Colin Pou
,
Executive Director (Financial Infrastructure)
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Mu Changchun
,
Director-General of the Digital Currency Institute
,
People’s Bank of China
Shu-Pui Li
,
Advisor, The Governor Office
,
Central Bank of U.A.E.
Vachira Arromdee
,
Deputy Governor, Corporate Development
,
Bank of Thailand
• Moderator:
Bénédicte Nolens
,
Head, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
,
Bank for International Settlements
Government & Regulators
Project Genesis: Deep Dive
14:20
-
15:00

1. What is Project Genesis: Carried out jointly by the BISIH and HKMA, piloting prototype digital infrastructure for placement of tokenised green bonds

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

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

Dave Sandor
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
Allinfra
Karen Qian
,
Associate Director
,
Digital Asset
Kenneth Hui
,
Head (Market Development)
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Aaron Gwak
,
Managing Director & Head of Capital Markets, ASEAN
,
Standard Chartered
• Moderator:
Marcel Bluhm
,
Advisor, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
,
Bank for International Settlements
Government & Regulators
From Start-Up to Scale-Up: How Crypto.com is Building The World’s Fastest Growing Crypto Platform
15:20
-
15:40

1. How to foster a strong leadership for a new era

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

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

Kris Marszalek
,
CEO & Co-Founder
,
Crypto.com
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Lucy Gazmararian
,
Founder and Managing Partner
,
Token Bay Capital
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Partnerships
Ecosystem
How to Accelerate the Adoption of Enterprise Blockchain Technology
14:00
-
14:30

1. What impact will a rise in hybrid (part public, part private) blockchain have on the industry

2. How to access the efficiency gains of Smart Contracts

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

Charles D'Haussy
,
Managing Director, APAC
,
ConsenSys
Ben El-Baz
,
Head of Ecosystems
,
HashKey Group
Richard Gendal Brown
,
Chief Technology Officer
,
R3
Daniela Barbosa
,
Executive Director at Hyperledger
,
The Linux Foundation
• Moderator:
Emmanuelle Pecenicic
,
Head of Digital Strategy / Co-chair Blockchain Committee
,
BNP Paribas Asset Management / Fintech Association of Hong-Kong
Blockchain
Partnerships
Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) & DeFi: Changing the Conversation of Digital Creativity & Value
14:30
-
15:00

1. What are the roles of NFTs in Digital Assets

2. Why DeFi is both attracting and attractive to capital

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

Zen Fong
,
Head of Crypto
,
HKD.com
Ben Caselin
,
Head of Research & Strategy
,
AAX
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Bowie Lau
,
Founder & Partner
,
MaGEHold/MaGESpire, True Global Ventures
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Blockchain
Global Outlook
Customer First Digital Banking
15:50
-
16:20

1. How have customer expectations of banks changed

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

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

Brian Hui
,
Head of Customer Propositions, International, and Marketing
,
HSBC
Carol Hung
,
Chief Product Officer
,
livi bank
Barbaros Uygun
,
CEO, Mox Bank
,
Mox Bank
,
,
• Moderator:
Gary Ng
,
Partner
,
PwC Hong Kong
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
AI, Big Data & FinTech: How to Stay Ahead in the Banking Industry
12:45
-
13:15

1. How to use AI to derive insights from data analytics

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

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

Daniel Cantorna
,
Vice President, Data, Insights & Technology
,
Collinson
Albert Lam
,
Chief Scientist & CTO
,
Fano Labs
Weiyin Hong
,
Associate Professor
,
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
,
,
• Moderator:
Larry Cao
,
Senior Director, Industry Research
,
CFA Institute
AI & Big Data
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
The Changing Payments Paradigm
13:30
-
14:00

1. How the financial industry is adapting to consumer and business demands

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

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

Eric Yu
,
General Manager, Hong Kong
,
Atome
Fahd Kasri
,
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
,
Currenxie
Gary Lam
,
Chief Technology Officer
,
livi bank
,
,
• Moderator:
Nicole Denholder
,
Founder
,
Next Chapter Ventures
Payments
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
Hong Kong: Cutting Edge Technology Applications in Insurance
14:00
-
14:30

1. How InsurTech is taking on an industry ripe for disruption

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

3. How is Data and Analytics powering your business

Sue Coulter
,
Head of Group Digital
,
AIA
Yannick Even
,
Global Analytics Business Partner
,
Swiss Re
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Lapman Lee
,
Professor of Practice (FinTech, Governance & Risk)
,
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
InsurTech
Financial Innovation
Digital Transformation: Technology vs. Finance
14:30
-
15:00

1. How are technology and AI reshaping the finance industry

2. How to overcome the challenges of legacy systems

3. Why collaboration beats competition

Marco Tsui
,
Managing Director, Hong Kong Financial Services Lead
,
Accenture
Ron Savino
,
Founder and Managing Partner
,
AFG Partners
Karena Belin
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
WHub and AngelHub
,
,
• Moderator:
Paolo Sbuttoni
,
Partner
,
Baker McKenzie
AI & Big Data
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
The State of Digital Banking: Will We See the Demise of Bank Branches & Cash?
11:25
-
11:50

1. How digital banking has pushed financial innovation industry-wide

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

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

Greg Krasnov
,
Founder & CEO
,
Tonik
Rachel Freeman
,
Chief Growth Officer
,
Tyme
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Elliott Gotkine
,
Moderator
,
Journalist
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
Financial Inclusion
The Role & Importance of Community & Ecosystem for Blockchain’s Success
11:50
-
12:10

1. How you can identify and separate the real players from the pretenders

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

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

David Rutter
,
CEO/Founder
,
R3
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Maria Vovchok
,
Managing Director
,
World of Web3 Summit
Blockchain
Partnerships
Ecosystem
How Digital Inclusion Should be the First Step to Financial Inclusion
14:50
-
15:10

1. What does inclusivity mean in practice

2. Why you should first begin with raising financial literacy

3. What access to smartphones has meant to financial inclusion

Ben Caselin
,
Head of Research & Strategy
,
AAX
Mohd Khairil Abdullah
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
Axiata Digital
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Danielle Szetho
,
FinTech Client Advisory
,
Standard Chartered Bank
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Last updated on
September 24, 2021
Nov 3, Wednesday
Physical event
Global Stage
Opening Remarks
9:00
-
9:05
Christopher Hui
,
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
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
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
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
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
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
Welcome Remarks
9:00
-
9:10
Edward Yau
,
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Evolution of the Global Capital Markets
9:10
-
9:20

1. How capital markets are fueling innovation and economic growth

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

3. The future of global exchanges; opportunities ahead

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

1. The next mega trends in FinTech investment

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

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

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

1. What are the biggest challenges faced from manual onboarding to automation

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

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

SK Lee
,
Project Leader - RDezLink / Chief Compliance Officer
,
RD Group
Douglas Arner
,
Kerry Holdings Professor in Law & RGC Senior Fellow in Digital Finance & Sustainable Development
,
HKU-Standard Chartered Foundation FinTech Academy, University of Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Grace Fung
,
Partner
,
Baker McKenzie
Cybersecurity
Financial Innovation
RegTech
The Era of Retail Investors: Everyone Can Trade!
10:30
-
11:00

1. How investors affect the markets and everything you need to know from GameStop, ETFs to voting rights

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

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

Wilfred Yiu
,
Co-Head of Markets
,
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
Carmen Cheung
,
Head of ETF & Passive Investment
,
Samsung Asset Management HK
Mikaal Abdulla
,
Senior Vice President International
,
SoFi
,
,
• Moderator:
Rebecca Sin
,
ETF Analyst
,
Bloomberg
VCs & Investing
Capital Markets
Global Outlook
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
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
The Future of Identity: eKYC, Biometrics and Digital Onboarding
11:30
-
12:00

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

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

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

Aimee Nutbeam
,
Global Head of Digital Risk & Controls, Wealth & Personal Banking
,
HSBC
David Haynes
,
Vice President
,
LexisNexis Risk Solutions
Victor Yim
,
Director of Global Fraud Solutions, Asia Pacific
,
TransUnion
,
,
• Moderator:
Pradip Madhanagopal
,
Partner
,
PwC Hong Kong
Cybersecurity
Digital Banking
RegTech
Greater Bay Area: Creating Opportunities for FinTech & Financial Institutions
12:15
-
12:45

1. What are the key pillars of growth in the Greater Bay Area

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

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

William Fung
,
Group Vice President / CEO
,
AMTD Group / AMTD International
David Wong
,
Head of Greater Bay Area Business Development
,
Invest Hong Kong
Karena Belin
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
WHub and AngelHub
,
,
• Moderator:
Benson Cheng
,
Partner
,
PwC Hong Kong
Partnerships
Greater Bay Area
Hong Kong
Environmental, Social & Governance: The “Greenification” of Finance
10:00
-
10:20

1. How to meet ESG goals by leveraging emerging technologies

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

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

Jason Tu
,
Co-founder/CEO
,
MioTech
Rakesh Vazirani
,
Global Head of Sustainability Services
,
TUV Rheinland
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Grace Hui
,
Head of Green and Sustainable Finance
,
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
ESG & Sustainability
Capital Markets
Global Outlook
Next Generation Insurance: Leading at the Forefront
10:20
-
10:40

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

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

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

Andrew Toy
,
President & Chief Technology Officer
,
Clover Health
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Elliott Gotkine
,
Moderator
,
Journalist
InsurTech
E-commerce & Payments: Unravelling Cross-Industry Partnerships
10:40
-
11:05

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

2. How to capitalise on new distribution channels

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

Victor Putra Lesmana
,
President Commerce & Fintech
,
Bukalapak
Hock Koon Song
,
Vice President
,
Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)
Erika Wang
,
Head of Industry, Commerce
,
Twitter
,
,
• Moderator:
Zennon Kapron
,
Director
,
Kapronasia
Payments
Partnerships
ASEAN
Greening the Future: Fintech & Sustainable Finance
9:05
-
9:35
Larry Fink
,
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
,
BlackRock
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Eddie Yue
,
Chief Executive
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Government & Regulators
AirAsia: How a Shift to Digital-First Can Unlock ASEAN's Potential
9:55
-
10:10

1. What is the transformation journey like from an airline to a digital company?

2. AirAsia's M&A, partnerships and future growth plan

3. How has covid accelerated the digital transformation of the airline side of the business?

Tony Fernandes
,
Group Chief Executive Officer
,
AirAsia Group
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Emily Tan
,
Senior Correspondent
,
CNBC
ASEAN
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
Latest Global Crypto Trends: from Bitcoin & CBDCs to DeFi & NFTS - What You Need to Know!
12:40
-
12:50

1. What are the latest global crypto developments that any finance professional needs to know

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

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

Henri Arslanian
,
Global Crypto Leader & Partner
,
PwC
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Financial Innovation
Financial Inclusion
The FinTech Phenomenon: Capitalising on Innovation
10:30
-
10:45

1. How financial institutions are embracing FinTech to evolve and grow

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

3. What is the road ahead

Gautam Jain
,
,
SC Ventures
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Elliott Gotkine
,
Moderator
,
Journalist
Financial Innovation
Global Outlook
VCs & Investing
Identifying Global FinTech Trends Through the Lens of Investments
10:45
-
11:05

1. How do you first define and then accurately ‘value’ a FinTech

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

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

Steve McLaughlin
,
Founder, CEO & Managing Partner
,
FT Partners
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Daniel Tu
,
Founder & Managing Director
,
Active Creation Capital
VCs & Investing
Global Outlook
Financial Innovation
Role of Fintech in Building Inclusive and Vibrant Insurance Markets
10:00
-
10:20
Clement Cheung
,
CEO
,
Insurance Authority
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
InsurTech
NFTs: Explaining Digital Ownership & Market Applications
13:40
-
13:50
Gary Liu
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
South China Morning Post
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Crypto in 2021: Misconceptions, Lessons & Opportunities Ahead
14:20
-
15:00

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

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

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

Ben Caselin
,
Head of Research & Strategy
,
AAX
Christian Ng
,
Principal
,
GBV
Lucy Gazmararian
,
Founder and Managing Partner
,
Token Bay Capital
,
,
• Moderator:
Justin Solomon
,
Executive Producer
,
Forkast.News
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Financial Innovation
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
Banking & Beyond
11:00
-
11:20

1. How US$2 billion focused investment into SME, innovative partnerships, and the best technology and talent creates a leading digital-first bank

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

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

Barry O’Byrne
,
Chief Executive, Global Commercial Banking
,
HSBC
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Jayne Chan
,
Head of StartmeupHK
,
Invest Hong Kong
SMEs
Partnerships
Ecosystem
Financial Institutions & FinTechs Working in Partnership
11:20
-
12:00

1. Why is this a win-win? The FinTechs bring innovation, and the banks provide regulatory knowledge and a veneer of accountability and trust

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

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

Mancy Sun
,
Investor/Managing Director
,
Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Jose Ramon Rodino Miranda
,
Managing Director, Strategic Investments & Digital Innovation
,
J.P. Morgan
Matthew Phillips
,
Mainland China and Hong Kong Financial Services Leader
,
PwC Hong Kong
Simon Loong
,
Founder & Group CEO
,
WeLab
• Moderator:
David Ingles
,
Anchor and Senior Editor
,
Bloomberg TV and Radio
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
Welcome Remarks
13:30
-
13:40
Alfred Sit
,
Secretary for Innovation and Technology
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
mBridge: Building a Multi CBDC Platform for international Payments
13:45
-
14:20
Colin Pou
,
Executive Director (Financial Infrastructure)
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Mu Changchun
,
Director-General of the Digital Currency Institute
,
People’s Bank of China
Shu-Pui Li
,
Advisor, The Governor Office
,
Central Bank of U.A.E.
Vachira Arromdee
,
Deputy Governor, Corporate Development
,
Bank of Thailand
• Moderator:
Bénédicte Nolens
,
Head, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
,
Bank for International Settlements
Government & Regulators
Project Genesis: Deep Dive
14:20
-
15:00

1. What is Project Genesis: Carried out jointly by the BISIH and HKMA, piloting prototype digital infrastructure for placement of tokenised green bonds

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

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

Dave Sandor
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
Allinfra
Karen Qian
,
Associate Director
,
Digital Asset
Kenneth Hui
,
Head (Market Development)
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Aaron Gwak
,
Managing Director & Head of Capital Markets, ASEAN
,
Standard Chartered
• Moderator:
Marcel Bluhm
,
Advisor, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
,
Bank for International Settlements
Government & Regulators
From Start-Up to Scale-Up: How Crypto.com is Building The World’s Fastest Growing Crypto Platform
15:20
-
15:40

1. How to foster a strong leadership for a new era

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

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

Kris Marszalek
,
CEO & Co-Founder
,
Crypto.com
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Lucy Gazmararian
,
Founder and Managing Partner
,
Token Bay Capital
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Partnerships
Ecosystem
How to Accelerate the Adoption of Enterprise Blockchain Technology
14:00
-
14:30

1. What impact will a rise in hybrid (part public, part private) blockchain have on the industry

2. How to access the efficiency gains of Smart Contracts

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

Charles D'Haussy
,
Managing Director, APAC
,
ConsenSys
Ben El-Baz
,
Head of Ecosystems
,
HashKey Group
Richard Gendal Brown
,
Chief Technology Officer
,
R3
Daniela Barbosa
,
Executive Director at Hyperledger
,
The Linux Foundation
• Moderator:
Emmanuelle Pecenicic
,
Head of Digital Strategy / Co-chair Blockchain Committee
,
BNP Paribas Asset Management / Fintech Association of Hong-Kong
Blockchain
Partnerships
Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) & DeFi: Changing the Conversation of Digital Creativity & Value
14:30
-
15:00

1. What are the roles of NFTs in Digital Assets

2. Why DeFi is both attracting and attractive to capital

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

Zen Fong
,
Head of Crypto
,
HKD.com
Ben Caselin
,
Head of Research & Strategy
,
AAX
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Bowie Lau
,
Founder & Partner
,
MaGEHold/MaGESpire, True Global Ventures
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Blockchain
Global Outlook
Customer First Digital Banking
15:50
-
16:20

1. How have customer expectations of banks changed

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

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

Brian Hui
,
Head of Customer Propositions, International, and Marketing
,
HSBC
Carol Hung
,
Chief Product Officer
,
livi bank
Barbaros Uygun
,
CEO, Mox Bank
,
Mox Bank
,
,
• Moderator:
Gary Ng
,
Partner
,
PwC Hong Kong
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
AI, Big Data & FinTech: How to Stay Ahead in the Banking Industry
12:45
-
13:15

1. How to use AI to derive insights from data analytics

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

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

Daniel Cantorna
,
Vice President, Data, Insights & Technology
,
Collinson
Albert Lam
,
Chief Scientist & CTO
,
Fano Labs
Weiyin Hong
,
Associate Professor
,
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
,
,
• Moderator:
Larry Cao
,
Senior Director, Industry Research
,
CFA Institute
AI & Big Data
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
The Changing Payments Paradigm
13:30
-
14:00

1. How the financial industry is adapting to consumer and business demands

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

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

Eric Yu
,
General Manager, Hong Kong
,
Atome
Fahd Kasri
,
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
,
Currenxie
Gary Lam
,
Chief Technology Officer
,
livi bank
,
,
• Moderator:
Nicole Denholder
,
Founder
,
Next Chapter Ventures
Payments
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
Hong Kong: Cutting Edge Technology Applications in Insurance
14:00
-
14:30

1. How InsurTech is taking on an industry ripe for disruption

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

3. How is Data and Analytics powering your business

Sue Coulter
,
Head of Group Digital
,
AIA
Yannick Even
,
Global Analytics Business Partner
,
Swiss Re
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Lapman Lee
,
Professor of Practice (FinTech, Governance & Risk)
,
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
InsurTech
Financial Innovation
Digital Transformation: Technology vs. Finance
14:30
-
15:00

1. How are technology and AI reshaping the finance industry

2. How to overcome the challenges of legacy systems

3. Why collaboration beats competition

Marco Tsui
,
Managing Director, Hong Kong Financial Services Lead
,
Accenture
Ron Savino
,
Founder and Managing Partner
,
AFG Partners
Karena Belin
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
WHub and AngelHub
,
,
• Moderator:
Paolo Sbuttoni
,
Partner
,
Baker McKenzie
AI & Big Data
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
The State of Digital Banking: Will We See the Demise of Bank Branches & Cash?
11:25
-
11:50

1. How digital banking has pushed financial innovation industry-wide

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

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

Greg Krasnov
,
Founder & CEO
,
Tonik
Rachel Freeman
,
Chief Growth Officer
,
Tyme
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Elliott Gotkine
,
Moderator
,
Journalist
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
Financial Inclusion
The Role & Importance of Community & Ecosystem for Blockchain’s Success
11:50
-
12:10

1. How you can identify and separate the real players from the pretenders

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

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

David Rutter
,
CEO/Founder
,
R3
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Maria Vovchok
,
Managing Director
,
World of Web3 Summit
Blockchain
Partnerships
Ecosystem
How Digital Inclusion Should be the First Step to Financial Inclusion
14:50
-
15:10

1. What does inclusivity mean in practice

2. Why you should first begin with raising financial literacy

3. What access to smartphones has meant to financial inclusion

Ben Caselin
,
Head of Research & Strategy
,
AAX
Mohd Khairil Abdullah
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
Axiata Digital
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Danielle Szetho
,
FinTech Client Advisory
,
Standard Chartered Bank
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Future Stage
Opening Remarks
9:00
-
9:05
Christopher Hui
,
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
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
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
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
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
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
Welcome Remarks
9:00
-
9:10
Edward Yau
,
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Evolution of the Global Capital Markets
9:10
-
9:20

1. How capital markets are fueling innovation and economic growth

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

3. The future of global exchanges; opportunities ahead

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

1. The next mega trends in FinTech investment

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

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

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

1. What are the biggest challenges faced from manual onboarding to automation

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

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

SK Lee
,
Project Leader - RDezLink / Chief Compliance Officer
,
RD Group
Douglas Arner
,
Kerry Holdings Professor in Law & RGC Senior Fellow in Digital Finance & Sustainable Development
,
HKU-Standard Chartered Foundation FinTech Academy, University of Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Grace Fung
,
Partner
,
Baker McKenzie
Cybersecurity
Financial Innovation
RegTech
The Era of Retail Investors: Everyone Can Trade!
10:30
-
11:00

1. How investors affect the markets and everything you need to know from GameStop, ETFs to voting rights

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

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

Wilfred Yiu
,
Co-Head of Markets
,
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
Carmen Cheung
,
Head of ETF & Passive Investment
,
Samsung Asset Management HK
Mikaal Abdulla
,
Senior Vice President International
,
SoFi
,
,
• Moderator:
Rebecca Sin
,
ETF Analyst
,
Bloomberg
VCs & Investing
Capital Markets
Global Outlook
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
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
The Future of Identity: eKYC, Biometrics and Digital Onboarding
11:30
-
12:00

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

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

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

Aimee Nutbeam
,
Global Head of Digital Risk & Controls, Wealth & Personal Banking
,
HSBC
David Haynes
,
Vice President
,
LexisNexis Risk Solutions
Victor Yim
,
Director of Global Fraud Solutions, Asia Pacific
,
TransUnion
,
,
• Moderator:
Pradip Madhanagopal
,
Partner
,
PwC Hong Kong
Cybersecurity
Digital Banking
RegTech
Greater Bay Area: Creating Opportunities for FinTech & Financial Institutions
12:15
-
12:45

1. What are the key pillars of growth in the Greater Bay Area

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

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

William Fung
,
Group Vice President / CEO
,
AMTD Group / AMTD International
David Wong
,
Head of Greater Bay Area Business Development
,
Invest Hong Kong
Karena Belin
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
WHub and AngelHub
,
,
• Moderator:
Benson Cheng
,
Partner
,
PwC Hong Kong
Partnerships
Greater Bay Area
Hong Kong
Environmental, Social & Governance: The “Greenification” of Finance
10:00
-
10:20

1. How to meet ESG goals by leveraging emerging technologies

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

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

Jason Tu
,
Co-founder/CEO
,
MioTech
Rakesh Vazirani
,
Global Head of Sustainability Services
,
TUV Rheinland
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Grace Hui
,
Head of Green and Sustainable Finance
,
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
ESG & Sustainability
Capital Markets
Global Outlook
Next Generation Insurance: Leading at the Forefront
10:20
-
10:40

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

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

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

Andrew Toy
,
President & Chief Technology Officer
,
Clover Health
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Elliott Gotkine
,
Moderator
,
Journalist
InsurTech
E-commerce & Payments: Unravelling Cross-Industry Partnerships
10:40
-
11:05

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

2. How to capitalise on new distribution channels

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

Victor Putra Lesmana
,
President Commerce & Fintech
,
Bukalapak
Hock Koon Song
,
Vice President
,
Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)
Erika Wang
,
Head of Industry, Commerce
,
Twitter
,
,
• Moderator:
Zennon Kapron
,
Director
,
Kapronasia
Payments
Partnerships
ASEAN
Greening the Future: Fintech & Sustainable Finance
9:05
-
9:35
Larry Fink
,
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
,
BlackRock
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Eddie Yue
,
Chief Executive
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Government & Regulators
AirAsia: How a Shift to Digital-First Can Unlock ASEAN's Potential
9:55
-
10:10

1. What is the transformation journey like from an airline to a digital company?

2. AirAsia's M&A, partnerships and future growth plan

3. How has covid accelerated the digital transformation of the airline side of the business?

Tony Fernandes
,
Group Chief Executive Officer
,
AirAsia Group
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Emily Tan
,
Senior Correspondent
,
CNBC
ASEAN
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
Latest Global Crypto Trends: from Bitcoin & CBDCs to DeFi & NFTS - What You Need to Know!
12:40
-
12:50

1. What are the latest global crypto developments that any finance professional needs to know

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

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

Henri Arslanian
,
Global Crypto Leader & Partner
,
PwC
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Financial Innovation
Financial Inclusion
The FinTech Phenomenon: Capitalising on Innovation
10:30
-
10:45

1. How financial institutions are embracing FinTech to evolve and grow

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

3. What is the road ahead

Gautam Jain
,
,
SC Ventures
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Elliott Gotkine
,
Moderator
,
Journalist
Financial Innovation
Global Outlook
VCs & Investing
Identifying Global FinTech Trends Through the Lens of Investments
10:45
-
11:05

1. How do you first define and then accurately ‘value’ a FinTech

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

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

Steve McLaughlin
,
Founder, CEO & Managing Partner
,
FT Partners
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Daniel Tu
,
Founder & Managing Director
,
Active Creation Capital
VCs & Investing
Global Outlook
Financial Innovation
Role of Fintech in Building Inclusive and Vibrant Insurance Markets
10:00
-
10:20
Clement Cheung
,
CEO
,
Insurance Authority
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
InsurTech
NFTs: Explaining Digital Ownership & Market Applications
13:40
-
13:50
Gary Liu
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
South China Morning Post
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Crypto in 2021: Misconceptions, Lessons & Opportunities Ahead
14:20
-
15:00

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

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

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

Ben Caselin
,
Head of Research & Strategy
,
AAX
Christian Ng
,
Principal
,
GBV
Lucy Gazmararian
,
Founder and Managing Partner
,
Token Bay Capital
,
,
• Moderator:
Justin Solomon
,
Executive Producer
,
Forkast.News
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Financial Innovation
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
Banking & Beyond
11:00
-
11:20

1. How US$2 billion focused investment into SME, innovative partnerships, and the best technology and talent creates a leading digital-first bank

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

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

Barry O’Byrne
,
Chief Executive, Global Commercial Banking
,
HSBC
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Jayne Chan
,
Head of StartmeupHK
,
Invest Hong Kong
SMEs
Partnerships
Ecosystem
Financial Institutions & FinTechs Working in Partnership
11:20
-
12:00

1. Why is this a win-win? The FinTechs bring innovation, and the banks provide regulatory knowledge and a veneer of accountability and trust

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

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

Mancy Sun
,
Investor/Managing Director
,
Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Jose Ramon Rodino Miranda
,
Managing Director, Strategic Investments & Digital Innovation
,
J.P. Morgan
Matthew Phillips
,
Mainland China and Hong Kong Financial Services Leader
,
PwC Hong Kong
Simon Loong
,
Founder & Group CEO
,
WeLab
• Moderator:
David Ingles
,
Anchor and Senior Editor
,
Bloomberg TV and Radio
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
Welcome Remarks
13:30
-
13:40
Alfred Sit
,
Secretary for Innovation and Technology
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
mBridge: Building a Multi CBDC Platform for international Payments
13:45
-
14:20
Colin Pou
,
Executive Director (Financial Infrastructure)
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Mu Changchun
,
Director-General of the Digital Currency Institute
,
People’s Bank of China
Shu-Pui Li
,
Advisor, The Governor Office
,
Central Bank of U.A.E.
Vachira Arromdee
,
Deputy Governor, Corporate Development
,
Bank of Thailand
• Moderator:
Bénédicte Nolens
,
Head, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
,
Bank for International Settlements
Government & Regulators
Project Genesis: Deep Dive
14:20
-
15:00

1. What is Project Genesis: Carried out jointly by the BISIH and HKMA, piloting prototype digital infrastructure for placement of tokenised green bonds

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

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

Dave Sandor
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
Allinfra
Karen Qian
,
Associate Director
,
Digital Asset
Kenneth Hui
,
Head (Market Development)
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Aaron Gwak
,
Managing Director & Head of Capital Markets, ASEAN
,
Standard Chartered
• Moderator:
Marcel Bluhm
,
Advisor, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
,
Bank for International Settlements
Government & Regulators
From Start-Up to Scale-Up: How Crypto.com is Building The World’s Fastest Growing Crypto Platform
15:20
-
15:40

1. How to foster a strong leadership for a new era

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

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

Kris Marszalek
,
CEO & Co-Founder
,
Crypto.com
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Lucy Gazmararian
,
Founder and Managing Partner
,
Token Bay Capital
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Partnerships
Ecosystem
How to Accelerate the Adoption of Enterprise Blockchain Technology
14:00
-
14:30

1. What impact will a rise in hybrid (part public, part private) blockchain have on the industry

2. How to access the efficiency gains of Smart Contracts

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

Charles D'Haussy
,
Managing Director, APAC
,
ConsenSys
Ben El-Baz
,
Head of Ecosystems
,
HashKey Group
Richard Gendal Brown
,
Chief Technology Officer
,
R3
Daniela Barbosa
,
Executive Director at Hyperledger
,
The Linux Foundation
• Moderator:
Emmanuelle Pecenicic
,
Head of Digital Strategy / Co-chair Blockchain Committee
,
BNP Paribas Asset Management / Fintech Association of Hong-Kong
Blockchain
Partnerships
Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) & DeFi: Changing the Conversation of Digital Creativity & Value
14:30
-
15:00

1. What are the roles of NFTs in Digital Assets

2. Why DeFi is both attracting and attractive to capital

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

Zen Fong
,
Head of Crypto
,
HKD.com
Ben Caselin
,
Head of Research & Strategy
,
AAX
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Bowie Lau
,
Founder & Partner
,
MaGEHold/MaGESpire, True Global Ventures
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Blockchain
Global Outlook
Customer First Digital Banking
15:50
-
16:20

1. How have customer expectations of banks changed

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

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

Brian Hui
,
Head of Customer Propositions, International, and Marketing
,
HSBC
Carol Hung
,
Chief Product Officer
,
livi bank
Barbaros Uygun
,
CEO, Mox Bank
,
Mox Bank
,
,
• Moderator:
Gary Ng
,
Partner
,
PwC Hong Kong
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
AI, Big Data & FinTech: How to Stay Ahead in the Banking Industry
12:45
-
13:15

1. How to use AI to derive insights from data analytics

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

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

Daniel Cantorna
,
Vice President, Data, Insights & Technology
,
Collinson
Albert Lam
,
Chief Scientist & CTO
,
Fano Labs
Weiyin Hong
,
Associate Professor
,
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
,
,
• Moderator:
Larry Cao
,
Senior Director, Industry Research
,
CFA Institute
AI & Big Data
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
The Changing Payments Paradigm
13:30
-
14:00

1. How the financial industry is adapting to consumer and business demands

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

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

Eric Yu
,
General Manager, Hong Kong
,
Atome
Fahd Kasri
,
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
,
Currenxie
Gary Lam
,
Chief Technology Officer
,
livi bank
,
,
• Moderator:
Nicole Denholder
,
Founder
,
Next Chapter Ventures
Payments
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
Hong Kong: Cutting Edge Technology Applications in Insurance
14:00
-
14:30

1. How InsurTech is taking on an industry ripe for disruption

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

3. How is Data and Analytics powering your business

Sue Coulter
,
Head of Group Digital
,
AIA
Yannick Even
,
Global Analytics Business Partner
,
Swiss Re
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Lapman Lee
,
Professor of Practice (FinTech, Governance & Risk)
,
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
InsurTech
Financial Innovation
Digital Transformation: Technology vs. Finance
14:30
-
15:00

1. How are technology and AI reshaping the finance industry

2. How to overcome the challenges of legacy systems

3. Why collaboration beats competition

Marco Tsui
,
Managing Director, Hong Kong Financial Services Lead
,
Accenture
Ron Savino
,
Founder and Managing Partner
,
AFG Partners
Karena Belin
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
WHub and AngelHub
,
,
• Moderator:
Paolo Sbuttoni
,
Partner
,
Baker McKenzie
AI & Big Data
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
The State of Digital Banking: Will We See the Demise of Bank Branches & Cash?
11:25
-
11:50

1. How digital banking has pushed financial innovation industry-wide

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

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

Greg Krasnov
,
Founder & CEO
,
Tonik
Rachel Freeman
,
Chief Growth Officer
,
Tyme
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Elliott Gotkine
,
Moderator
,
Journalist
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
Financial Inclusion
The Role & Importance of Community & Ecosystem for Blockchain’s Success
11:50
-
12:10

1. How you can identify and separate the real players from the pretenders

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

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

David Rutter
,
CEO/Founder
,
R3
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Maria Vovchok
,
Managing Director
,
World of Web3 Summit
Blockchain
Partnerships
Ecosystem
How Digital Inclusion Should be the First Step to Financial Inclusion
14:50
-
15:10

1. What does inclusivity mean in practice

2. Why you should first begin with raising financial literacy

3. What access to smartphones has meant to financial inclusion

Ben Caselin
,
Head of Research & Strategy
,
AAX
Mohd Khairil Abdullah
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
Axiata Digital
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Danielle Szetho
,
FinTech Client Advisory
,
Standard Chartered Bank
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Hong Kong Stage
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Global Stage
Opening Remarks
9:00
-
9:05
Christopher Hui
,
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
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
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
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
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
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
Welcome Remarks
9:00
-
9:10
Edward Yau
,
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Evolution of the Global Capital Markets
9:10
-
9:20

1. How capital markets are fueling innovation and economic growth

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

3. The future of global exchanges; opportunities ahead

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

1. The next mega trends in FinTech investment

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

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

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

1. What are the biggest challenges faced from manual onboarding to automation

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

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

SK Lee
,
Project Leader - RDezLink / Chief Compliance Officer
,
RD Group
Douglas Arner
,
Kerry Holdings Professor in Law & RGC Senior Fellow in Digital Finance & Sustainable Development
,
HKU-Standard Chartered Foundation FinTech Academy, University of Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Grace Fung
,
Partner
,
Baker McKenzie
Cybersecurity
Financial Innovation
RegTech
The Era of Retail Investors: Everyone Can Trade!
10:30
-
11:00

1. How investors affect the markets and everything you need to know from GameStop, ETFs to voting rights

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

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

Wilfred Yiu
,
Co-Head of Markets
,
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
Carmen Cheung
,
Head of ETF & Passive Investment
,
Samsung Asset Management HK
Mikaal Abdulla
,
Senior Vice President International
,
SoFi
,
,
• Moderator:
Rebecca Sin
,
ETF Analyst
,
Bloomberg
VCs & Investing
Capital Markets
Global Outlook
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
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
The Future of Identity: eKYC, Biometrics and Digital Onboarding
11:30
-
12:00

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

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

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

Aimee Nutbeam
,
Global Head of Digital Risk & Controls, Wealth & Personal Banking
,
HSBC
David Haynes
,
Vice President
,
LexisNexis Risk Solutions
Victor Yim
,
Director of Global Fraud Solutions, Asia Pacific
,
TransUnion
,
,
• Moderator:
Pradip Madhanagopal
,
Partner
,
PwC Hong Kong
Cybersecurity
Digital Banking
RegTech
Greater Bay Area: Creating Opportunities for FinTech & Financial Institutions
12:15
-
12:45

1. What are the key pillars of growth in the Greater Bay Area

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

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

William Fung
,
Group Vice President / CEO
,
AMTD Group / AMTD International
David Wong
,
Head of Greater Bay Area Business Development
,
Invest Hong Kong
Karena Belin
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
WHub and AngelHub
,
,
• Moderator:
Benson Cheng
,
Partner
,
PwC Hong Kong
Partnerships
Greater Bay Area
Hong Kong
Environmental, Social & Governance: The “Greenification” of Finance
10:00
-
10:20

1. How to meet ESG goals by leveraging emerging technologies

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

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

Jason Tu
,
Co-founder/CEO
,
MioTech
Rakesh Vazirani
,
Global Head of Sustainability Services
,
TUV Rheinland
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Grace Hui
,
Head of Green and Sustainable Finance
,
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
ESG & Sustainability
Capital Markets
Global Outlook
Next Generation Insurance: Leading at the Forefront
10:20
-
10:40

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

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

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

Andrew Toy
,
President & Chief Technology Officer
,
Clover Health
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Elliott Gotkine
,
Moderator
,
Journalist
InsurTech
E-commerce & Payments: Unravelling Cross-Industry Partnerships
10:40
-
11:05

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

2. How to capitalise on new distribution channels

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

Victor Putra Lesmana
,
President Commerce & Fintech
,
Bukalapak
Hock Koon Song
,
Vice President
,
Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)
Erika Wang
,
Head of Industry, Commerce
,
Twitter
,
,
• Moderator:
Zennon Kapron
,
Director
,
Kapronasia
Payments
Partnerships
ASEAN
Greening the Future: Fintech & Sustainable Finance
9:05
-
9:35
Larry Fink
,
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
,
BlackRock
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Eddie Yue
,
Chief Executive
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Government & Regulators
AirAsia: How a Shift to Digital-First Can Unlock ASEAN's Potential
9:55
-
10:10

1. What is the transformation journey like from an airline to a digital company?

2. AirAsia's M&A, partnerships and future growth plan

3. How has covid accelerated the digital transformation of the airline side of the business?

Tony Fernandes
,
Group Chief Executive Officer
,
AirAsia Group
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Emily Tan
,
Senior Correspondent
,
CNBC
ASEAN
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
Latest Global Crypto Trends: from Bitcoin & CBDCs to DeFi & NFTS - What You Need to Know!
12:40
-
12:50

1. What are the latest global crypto developments that any finance professional needs to know

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

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

Henri Arslanian
,
Global Crypto Leader & Partner
,
PwC
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Financial Innovation
Financial Inclusion
The FinTech Phenomenon: Capitalising on Innovation
10:30
-
10:45

1. How financial institutions are embracing FinTech to evolve and grow

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

3. What is the road ahead

Gautam Jain
,
,
SC Ventures
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Elliott Gotkine
,
Moderator
,
Journalist
Financial Innovation
Global Outlook
VCs & Investing
Identifying Global FinTech Trends Through the Lens of Investments
10:45
-
11:05

1. How do you first define and then accurately ‘value’ a FinTech

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

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

Steve McLaughlin
,
Founder, CEO & Managing Partner
,
FT Partners
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Daniel Tu
,
Founder & Managing Director
,
Active Creation Capital
VCs & Investing
Global Outlook
Financial Innovation
Role of Fintech in Building Inclusive and Vibrant Insurance Markets
10:00
-
10:20
Clement Cheung
,
CEO
,
Insurance Authority
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
InsurTech
NFTs: Explaining Digital Ownership & Market Applications
13:40
-
13:50
Gary Liu
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
South China Morning Post
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Crypto in 2021: Misconceptions, Lessons & Opportunities Ahead
14:20
-
15:00

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

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

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

Ben Caselin
,
Head of Research & Strategy
,
AAX
Christian Ng
,
Principal
,
GBV
Lucy Gazmararian
,
Founder and Managing Partner
,
Token Bay Capital
,
,
• Moderator:
Justin Solomon
,
Executive Producer
,
Forkast.News
Blockchain
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Financial Innovation
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
Banking & Beyond
11:00
-
11:20

1. How US$2 billion focused investment into SME, innovative partnerships, and the best technology and talent creates a leading digital-first bank

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

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

Barry O’Byrne
,
Chief Executive, Global Commercial Banking
,
HSBC
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Jayne Chan
,
Head of StartmeupHK
,
Invest Hong Kong
SMEs
Partnerships
Ecosystem
Financial Institutions & FinTechs Working in Partnership
11:20
-
12:00

1. Why is this a win-win? The FinTechs bring innovation, and the banks provide regulatory knowledge and a veneer of accountability and trust

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

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

Mancy Sun
,
Investor/Managing Director
,
Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Jose Ramon Rodino Miranda
,
Managing Director, Strategic Investments & Digital Innovation
,
J.P. Morgan
Matthew Phillips
,
Mainland China and Hong Kong Financial Services Leader
,
PwC Hong Kong
Simon Loong
,
Founder & Group CEO
,
WeLab
• Moderator:
David Ingles
,
Anchor and Senior Editor
,
Bloomberg TV and Radio
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
Welcome Remarks
13:30
-
13:40
Alfred Sit
,
Secretary for Innovation and Technology
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
mBridge: Building a Multi CBDC Platform for international Payments
13:45
-
14:20
Colin Pou
,
Executive Director (Financial Infrastructure)
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Mu Changchun
,
Director-General of the Digital Currency Institute
,
People’s Bank of China
Shu-Pui Li
,
Advisor, The Governor Office
,
Central Bank of U.A.E.
Vachira Arromdee
,
Deputy Governor, Corporate Development
,
Bank of Thailand
• Moderator:
Bénédicte Nolens
,
Head, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
,
Bank for International Settlements
Government & Regulators
Project Genesis: Deep Dive
14:20
-
15:00

1. What is Project Genesis: Carried out jointly by the BISIH and HKMA, piloting prototype digital infrastructure for placement of tokenised green bonds

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

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

Dave Sandor
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
Allinfra
Karen Qian
,
Associate Director
,
Digital Asset
Kenneth Hui
,
Head (Market Development)
,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Aaron Gwak
,
Managing Director & Head of Capital Markets, ASEAN
,
Standard Chartered
• Moderator:
Marcel Bluhm
,
Advisor, BIS Innovation Hub Centre Hong Kong
,
Bank for International Settlements
Government & Regulators
From Start-Up to Scale-Up: How Crypto.com is Building The World’s Fastest Growing Crypto Platform
15:20
-
15:40

1. How to foster a strong leadership for a new era

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

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

Kris Marszalek
,
CEO & Co-Founder
,
Crypto.com
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Lucy Gazmararian
,
Founder and Managing Partner
,
Token Bay Capital
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Partnerships
Ecosystem
How to Accelerate the Adoption of Enterprise Blockchain Technology
14:00
-
14:30

1. What impact will a rise in hybrid (part public, part private) blockchain have on the industry

2. How to access the efficiency gains of Smart Contracts

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

Charles D'Haussy
,
Managing Director, APAC
,
ConsenSys
Ben El-Baz
,
Head of Ecosystems
,
HashKey Group
Richard Gendal Brown
,
Chief Technology Officer
,
R3
Daniela Barbosa
,
Executive Director at Hyperledger
,
The Linux Foundation
• Moderator:
Emmanuelle Pecenicic
,
Head of Digital Strategy / Co-chair Blockchain Committee
,
BNP Paribas Asset Management / Fintech Association of Hong-Kong
Blockchain
Partnerships
Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) & DeFi: Changing the Conversation of Digital Creativity & Value
14:30
-
15:00

1. What are the roles of NFTs in Digital Assets

2. Why DeFi is both attracting and attractive to capital

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

Zen Fong
,
Head of Crypto
,
HKD.com
Ben Caselin
,
Head of Research & Strategy
,
AAX
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Bowie Lau
,
Founder & Partner
,
MaGEHold/MaGESpire, True Global Ventures
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Blockchain
Global Outlook
Customer First Digital Banking
15:50
-
16:20

1. How have customer expectations of banks changed

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

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

Brian Hui
,
Head of Customer Propositions, International, and Marketing
,
HSBC
Carol Hung
,
Chief Product Officer
,
livi bank
Barbaros Uygun
,
CEO, Mox Bank
,
Mox Bank
,
,
• Moderator:
Gary Ng
,
Partner
,
PwC Hong Kong
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
AI, Big Data & FinTech: How to Stay Ahead in the Banking Industry
12:45
-
13:15

1. How to use AI to derive insights from data analytics

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

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

Daniel Cantorna
,
Vice President, Data, Insights & Technology
,
Collinson
Albert Lam
,
Chief Scientist & CTO
,
Fano Labs
Weiyin Hong
,
Associate Professor
,
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
,
,
• Moderator:
Larry Cao
,
Senior Director, Industry Research
,
CFA Institute
AI & Big Data
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
The Changing Payments Paradigm
13:30
-
14:00

1. How the financial industry is adapting to consumer and business demands

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

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

Eric Yu
,
General Manager, Hong Kong
,
Atome
Fahd Kasri
,
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
,
Currenxie
Gary Lam
,
Chief Technology Officer
,
livi bank
,
,
• Moderator:
Nicole Denholder
,
Founder
,
Next Chapter Ventures
Payments
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
Hong Kong: Cutting Edge Technology Applications in Insurance
14:00
-
14:30

1. How InsurTech is taking on an industry ripe for disruption

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

3. How is Data and Analytics powering your business

Sue Coulter
,
Head of Group Digital
,
AIA
Yannick Even
,
Global Analytics Business Partner
,
Swiss Re
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Lapman Lee
,
Professor of Practice (FinTech, Governance & Risk)
,
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
InsurTech
Financial Innovation
Digital Transformation: Technology vs. Finance
14:30
-
15:00

1. How are technology and AI reshaping the finance industry

2. How to overcome the challenges of legacy systems

3. Why collaboration beats competition

Marco Tsui
,
Managing Director, Hong Kong Financial Services Lead
,
Accenture
Ron Savino
,
Founder and Managing Partner
,
AFG Partners
Karena Belin
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
WHub and AngelHub
,
,
• Moderator:
Paolo Sbuttoni
,
Partner
,
Baker McKenzie
AI & Big Data
Financial Innovation
Partnerships
The State of Digital Banking: Will We See the Demise of Bank Branches & Cash?
11:25
-
11:50

1. How digital banking has pushed financial innovation industry-wide

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

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

Greg Krasnov
,
Founder & CEO
,
Tonik
Rachel Freeman
,
Chief Growth Officer
,
Tyme
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Elliott Gotkine
,
Moderator
,
Journalist
Digital Banking
Financial Innovation
Financial Inclusion
The Role & Importance of Community & Ecosystem for Blockchain’s Success
11:50
-
12:10

1. How you can identify and separate the real players from the pretenders

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

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

David Rutter
,
CEO/Founder
,
R3
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Maria Vovchok
,
Managing Director
,
World of Web3 Summit
Blockchain
Partnerships
Ecosystem
How Digital Inclusion Should be the First Step to Financial Inclusion
14:50
-
15:10

1. What does inclusivity mean in practice

2. Why you should first begin with raising financial literacy

3. What access to smartphones has meant to financial inclusion

Ben Caselin
,
Head of Research & Strategy
,
AAX
Mohd Khairil Abdullah
,
Chief Executive Officer
,
Axiata Digital
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Danielle Szetho
,
FinTech Client Advisory
,
Standard Chartered Bank
Financial Inclusion
Financial Innovation
CBDC & Digital Currencies
Future Stage
Opening Remarks
9:00
-
9:05
Christopher Hui
,
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
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
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
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
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
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
Welcome Remarks
9:00
-
9:10
Edward Yau
,
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
,
Hong Kong SAR
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
,
,
Government & Regulators
Evolution of the Global Capital Markets
9:10
-
9:20

1. How capital markets are fueling innovation and economic growth

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

3. The future of global exchanges; opportunities ahead

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

1. The next mega trends in FinTech investment

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

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

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

1. What are the biggest challenges faced from manual onboarding to automation

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

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

SK Lee
,
Project Leader - RDezLink / Chief Compliance Officer
,
RD Group
Douglas Arner
,
Kerry Holdings Professor in Law & RGC Senior Fellow in Digital Finance & Sustainable Development
,
HKU-Standard Chartered Foundation FinTech Academy, University of Hong Kong
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Grace Fung
,
Partner
,
Baker McKenzie
Cybersecurity
Financial Innovation
RegTech
The Era of Retail Investors: Everyone Can Trade!
10:30
-
11:00

1. How investors affect the markets and everything you need to know from GameStop, ETFs to voting rights

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

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

Wilfred Yiu
,
Co-Head of Markets
,
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
Carmen Cheung
,
Head of ETF & Passive Investment
,
Samsung Asset Management HK
Mikaal Abdulla
,
Senior Vice President International
,
SoFi
,
,
• Moderator:
Rebecca Sin
,
ETF Analyst
,
Bloomberg
VCs & Investing
Capital Markets
Global Outlook
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
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
The Future of Identity: eKYC, Biometrics and Digital Onboarding
11:30
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12:00

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

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

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

Aimee Nutbeam
,
Global Head of Digital Risk & Controls, Wealth & Personal Banking
,
HSBC
David Haynes
,
Vice President
,
LexisNexis Risk Solutions
Victor Yim
,
Director of Global Fraud Solutions, Asia Pacific
,
TransUnion
,
,
• Moderator:
Pradip Madhanagopal
,
Partner
,
PwC Hong Kong
Cybersecurity
Digital Banking
RegTech
Greater Bay Area: Creating Opportunities for FinTech & Financial Institutions
12:15
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12:45

1. What are the key pillars of growth in the Greater Bay Area

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

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

William Fung
,
Group Vice President / CEO
,
AMTD Group / AMTD International
David Wong
,
Head of Greater Bay Area Business Development
,
Invest Hong Kong
Karena Belin
,
Co-Founder & CEO
,
WHub and AngelHub
,
,
• Moderator:
Benson Cheng
,
Partner
,
PwC Hong Kong
Partnerships
Greater Bay Area
Hong Kong
Environmental, Social & Governance: The “Greenification” of Finance
10:00
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10:20

1. How to meet ESG goals by leveraging emerging technologies

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

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

Jason Tu
,
Co-founder/CEO
,
MioTech
Rakesh Vazirani
,
Global Head of Sustainability Services
,
TUV Rheinland
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Grace Hui
,
Head of Green and Sustainable Finance
,
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
ESG & Sustainability
Capital Markets
Global Outlook
Next Generation Insurance: Leading at the Forefront
10:20
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10:40

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

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

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

Andrew Toy
,
President & Chief Technology Officer
,
Clover Health
,
,
,
,
,
,
• Moderator:
Elliott Gotkine
,
Moderator
,
Journalist
InsurTech
E-commerce & Payments: Unravelling Cross-Industry Partnerships
10:40
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11:05

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

2. How to capitalise on new distribution channels

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

Victor Putra Lesmana
,
President Commerce & Fintech
,
Bukalapak
Hock Koon Song
,
Vice President
,
Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)
Erika Wang
,
Head of Industry, Commerce
,
Twitter
,
,
• Moderator:
Zennon Kapron
,
Director
,
Kapronasia
Payments
Partnerships
ASEAN
Greening the Future: Fintech & Sustainable Finance
9:05
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9:35
Larry Fink
,
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
,
BlackRock
,