CUHK FinTech Seminars Bring Together Academia and Industry Experts

Financial technology has been used to automate investments, insurance, trading, banking services, risk management and many related industries. Technological disruption precipitates change and opens opportunities for new strategies. In 2020, the CUHK FinTech Seminar Series, consisting of nine seminars on different Fintech topics, brought together more than 1,500 executives, regulators and academics. Distinguished speakers from the Hong Kong Insurance Authority, HSBC, Hang Seng Bank, DBS Bank, ZhongAn Virtual Finance, Ping An Technology and Bloomberg were invited to share their areas of expertise.

 


 

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2021 Event Highlights

 

Early glimpse of CBDC (Central Bank Digital Currency) – Are Asian countries ready for it?

Central banks in many Asian countries are working on the possibility of introducing Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC). The public’s preferences concerning the usage of CBDC for paying and saving are important determinants of the success of CBDC. The potential adoption of a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) is a topic of increasing interest. What are some hurdles and challenges of implementing a CBDC? What are the implications of CBDCs to traditional banks and virtual banks? How do CBDCs work with global payments network?

In this seminar, we have invited leaders from the regulator, traditional bank, virtual bank and technology developer to explore these topics with the participants.

 

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Role of API and Data in FinTech Ecosystem

Further to the roles of API and data in FinTech Development and HASE’s data collaboration with HKSTP, The fireside chat has also include, how the industry leverage Open Innovation, how to prepare the mindset and skillset for open innovation and HASE as showcase of Open Innovation, and share its vision. Learn More

 

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Transparency In Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence might sound abstract and technical, especially for those without relevant background. Aiming to resolve the issue, IBM has developed a new tool, AI FactSheet to enhance its transparency and governance. In this Webinar,  John Richards from IBM Research has introduced their powerful tool, and explained on how it works and how it can help. Learn More

 

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About CUHK FinTech Seminar Series

Co-organised by the Asia-Pacific Institute of Business (APIB) and the CEFAR Academy, the CUHK FinTech Seminar Series aims to promote financial technology education in town. It provides a platform for productive discussions, encourages the exchange of ideas, and promotes future collaboration opportunities. CUHK students also benefited from widening their exposure and gaining insights into their career development.

 

             

 

 


Past Events in 2020

 

Date

Details

Jan 14, 2020 (Tue) Topic: Virtual Banking – a FinTech’s Perspective
Speaker: Mr. Ken Lo, Founding member of ZhongAn Virtual Finance Ltd.
Mar 25, 2020 (Wed) Topic: The Digital Evolution of Private Markets and Their Importance for Innovation-Driven Growth Economies

Speaker: Dr. Florian M. Spiegl, Co-Founder & COO, FinFabrik

Event Highlights

 

May 6, 2020 (Wed) Topic: Cyber Identity and Digital Assets in a Roller Coaster Market

Speaker: Ms. Frankie TAM, International Technology Lawyer

Jul 21, 2020 (Tue) Topic: Open API in Commercial Banking

Speaker: Mr. Cliff L. Chan, Director, Digital & Channels, Commercial Banking, HSBC

Sep 22, 2020 (Tue) Topic: Banking Solutions using Modern Technologies

Speaker: Mr. Eugene Huang, General Manager, Ping An Technology(Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

Oct 6, 2020 (Tue) Topic: The Backbone of Financial Markets – Data and Related Technologies

Speaker: Ms. Emily Chan, Corporate and Commodities business, Bloomberg

Oct 20, 2020 (Tue) Topic: Agile Transformation at Enterprise Level – A Case Study

Speaker: Mr. Nike Kong, Chief Information Officer, Hang Seng Bank

Nov 17, 2020 (Tue) Topic: Insurtech Development Amid Covid-19

Speaker: Mr. Erwin Chak, Policy and Development Division, Insurance Authority

Dec 1, 2020 (Tue) Topic: FinTech Trends And Opportunities In APAC Region

Speaker: Ms Brit Blakeney, Executive Director, Innovation and Ecosystems, Consumer Banking Group, DBS Bank


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11月17日(星期二)

17 November, 2020 (Tue)

 

Insurtech Development Amid Covid-19

Speaker: Mr. Erwin Chak,  Policy and Development Division, Insurance Authority

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12月1日 (星期二)

1 December, 2020

(Tue)

FinTech Trends and Opportunities in APAC Region

Speaker: Ms Brit Blakeney, Executive Director, Innovation and Ecosystems, Consumer Banking Group, DBS Bank

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