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.





About CUHK FinTech Seminar Series

Co-organised by the Centre for Financial Engineering (CFE) and the Asia-Pacific Institute of Business (APIB), 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 (Tuesday) 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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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


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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