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2019 PolyU FinTech Day: FinTech & Talent Development Forum

2019 PolyU FinTech Day: FinTech & Talent Development Forum
An event of Hong Kong FinTech Week 2019

Date: 4 November 2019 (Monday)
Time: 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm  Registration
1:30 pm - 5:35 pm  Forum
Venue: Alumni Atrium, 1/F, Chung Sze Yuen Building (Core A),
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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* The Forum will be conducted in English supplemented by Mandarin

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Registration
1:30 pm – 1:50 pm

Welcoming remarks

Prof. Philip C. H. CHAN
Deputy President and Provost, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Mr King LEUNG
Head of Fintech, InvestHK, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government

Mr Wilson Yuk Fai PANG
Senior Manager, Fintech Facilitation Office, Financial Infrastructure Department, Hong Kong Monetary Authority

Dr Stella KWAN
Chief Corporate Development Officer, The Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited

1:50 pm – 2:00 pm

Group Photo

2:00 pm – 2:20 pm

Keynote: Engage and Retain HK's Millennium Tech Talents

Prof. Nicholas RAWLINS
former Oxford Pro-Vice- Chancellor for Development and External Affairs, Professor of Experimental Psychology and Master of Morningside College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Prof. Wilson TONG
Director of AMTD FinTech Centre of PolyU Faculty of Business and Director of Doctor of FinTech Programme, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

2:20 pm – 3:10 pm

Panel Discussion: Global FinTech Talent Development

Moderator:
Dr Jill CHU
Project Manager, AMTD FinTech Centre of PolyU Faculty of Business, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Panelists:
Mr Atul BABU
SVP and Head of International Business, PCCW Solutions

Dr Hung Yi CHEN
Asia-Pacific Region Manager, Cambridge University Centre for Alternative Finance

Dr James LIU
Board Director, Taiwan Fintech Association, Chairman, PruWell Investment, NCCU FinTech Research Center, Chief Industry Consultant, National Chengchi University

Ms Avril RAE
Head of Fintech, KPMG China

Dr Ning WANG
Chief Data Scientist and Senior Research Fellow in Data Science, Oxford-NIE Financial Big Data Lab, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford

3:10 pm – 3:30 pm

Coffee Break

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Keynotes and Panel Discussion: FinTech and Blockchain Strategy in China

Mr Yong LIU
Dean of Zhongguancun Internet Finance Research Institute, Secretary General of Zhongguancun Fintech Industry Development Alliance, Secretary General of China Internet Finance 30 People Forum (CIF30), Chairman of Guopei Institute
劉勇先生
中關村互聯網金融研究院院長、中關村金融科技產業發展聯盟秘書長、中國互聯網金融三十人論壇(CIF30)秘書長、國培機構董事長

Topic: China Blockchain Fever, Beijing's FinTech National Strategy (in Putonghua)
主題: 由中國區塊鏈熱潮談北京金融科技政策 (以普通話進行)

Prof. Jiannong CAO
Director, University Research Facility in Big Data Analytics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Topic: Tackling Grand Challenges in FinTech Using Blockchain

Q&A

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Panel Discussion: Crypto-currency and the Impact of China Passing "Crypto Law"

Moderator:
Dr Steven WEI
Deputy Director of AMTD FinTech Centre of PolyU Faculty of Business and Deputy Director of Doctor of FinTech Programme, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Panelists:
Prof. Jiannong CAO
Director, University Research Facility in Big Data Analytics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Mr Yong LIU
Dean of Zhongguancun Internet Finance Research Institute, Secretary General of Zhongguancun Fintech Industry Development Alliance, Secretary General of China Internet Finance 30 People Forum (CIF30), Chairman of Guopei Institute

Dr Jichuan YANG
CEO, Hfax

Mr Rui ZHANG
Deputy Secretary General of Zhongguancun Fintech Industry Development Alliance

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Latest FinTech Research: The Asean FinTech Ecosystem Benchmarking Study and FinTech Commercialization and Ecosystem in HK

Moderator:
Dr Jill CHU
Project Manager, AMTD FinTech Centre of PolyU Faculty of Business, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Panelists:
Dr Hung Yi CHEN

Asia-Pacific Region Manager, Cambridge University Centre for Alternative Finance

Mr SYED MUSHEER Ahmed
Founding board member, Fintech Association of Hong Kong, FinSTEP Asia

Dr Alwin WONG
Secretary-General, International Strategic Technology Alliance (ISTA), Member of AUTM Internal Strategy Committee, Former Director of Institute for Entrepreneurship, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

5:30 pm – 5:35 pm

Closing Remarks

Dr Steven WEI
Deputy Director of AMTD FinTech Centre of PolyU Faculty of Business and Deputy Director of Doctor of FinTech Programme, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

Organizers:
Organizers

Supporting Organizations:
Supporting Organizations

Enquiries:

Ms Wendy Wong
Tel: (852) 3400 3415
Email: wendy.mk.wong@polyu.edu.hk