HKU FinTech Day
29 Oct 2018 12:30pm - 05:30pm
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HKU FinTech Day

29 Oct 2018 12:30pm - 05:30pm

Large Moot Court, 2/F Cheng Yu Tung Tower, The University of Hong Kong Free Event
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The University of Hong Kong will be hosting its second HKU FinTech Day on 29 October to share the success of its academic leadership in FinTech and announce the launch of its new education initiatives at the intersection of law, technology and entrepreneurship.

The event will bring together renowned academics and key industry players in panel discussions, career talk, startup pitch and more. You will also be the first to witness the launch of the University’s new undergraduate programme (BASc FinTech), as well as the updates on Introduction to FinTech MOOC and a sneak peek into the two upcoming MOOCs (FinTech Ethics & Risks and Blockchain and FinTech) in HKU’s FinTech Professional Certificate Program.

Join us in the celebration of the University’s research and teaching in FinTech and in dynamic discussions covering the latest topics including Digital Banking, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain.

 

Programme: 

12:30 - 13:00 - Registration

13:00 - 13:10 - Welcome Remarks

Professor Christopher Chao, Dean of Engineering, HKU)

13:10 - 14:00 - Panel Discussion: The Future is Now: Understanding and Preparing for the
Implications of Artificial Intelligence

Soujit Ghosh, Co-Founder, Squared-S Artificial Intelligence
Kevin Pereira, Managing Director, blu Artificial Intelligence
Kane Wu, Co-Founder of ThinkCol and Chairman of Hong Kong Data Science Society
David S. Lee, Senior Lecturer, HKU Faculty of Business & Economics

14:00 - 14:15 - Special Announcement: Introducing the New FinTech MOOCs

Professor Douglas Arner, HKU Faculty of Law
Professor David Bishop, HKU Faculty of Business & Economics
Professor S.M. Yiu, HKU Department of Computer Science
HKU TELI (Technology Enriched Learning Initiative)
Jen Lee, HKU Faculty of Law
Jon Pederson, HKU Faculty of Business & Economics

14:15 - 14:25 - Special Announcement: Introducing BASc in FinTech

Professor S.M. Yiu, HKU Department of Computer Science
Dr Alan Kwan, HKU Faculty of Business & Economics

14:25 - 14:30 - Special Announcement: Introducing LITE

Brian Tang, Founding Executive Director of Law, Innovation, Technology and
Entrepreneurship (LITE) Programme, HKU Faculty of Law

14:30 - 15:00 - Be Future Ready in the new Era of ABC: AI, Big Data and Cloud

Maria Hui, HR Director, Microsoft
Bess Chung, Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft

15:00 - 15:10 - Education for Emerging Cohort of Fintech Entrepreneurs

Maria Pennanen, CEO, Santiment Deutschland

15:10 - 15:40 - Panel Discussion: Blockchain Fever: How to Cure This Mystery Affliction

Bowie Lau, Founder, MaGESpire
Professor Pedro Eloy, Head of BusinessLab, HKU MBA, Faculty of Business &
Economics, CEO of Pelham Grey
Avril Parkin, Co-Chair for the Big Data Committee, FinTech Association of Hong Kong
Maria Pennanen, CEO, Santiment Deutschland
Anil Kudalkar, Co-Founder, MaGESpire Partners

15:40 - 16:20 - Fintech Startup Fireside Pitches

Laurence Tang, iDendron
Judging panel of industry experts

16:20 - 17:20 - Panel Discussion: Global Leadership in Digital Banking – RegTech as a Secret Sauce

Huiya Yao, Head of FinTech Innovation, WeBank
Max Yevdokimov, Chief Digital CX Officer, Tinkoff Bank
Alex Kong, Founder and CEO, TNG
Brian Tang, Founding Executive Director of LITE Programme, HKU Faculty of Law and
Founder of ACMI

17:20 - 17:30 - Closing Remarks

17:30 - 18:30 - Networking in the 1/F foyer of Cheng Yu Tung Tower

Please register ONLINE to reserve a place.

For Enquiries: Flora Leung at fkleung@hku.hk

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