Top 10 Upcoming Fintech Webinars in Hong Kong

Top 10 Upcoming Fintech Webinars in Hong Kong

by June 22, 2021
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The COVID-19 health crisis temporarily halted in-person industry events and conferences, and gave the virtual events industry a hefty boost. Though physical restrictions are being lifted in all parts of the world, virtual events and webinars continue to see strong traction and rising popularity.

For fintech professionals looking to stay up to date with the latest trends and network with their peers from the comfort of their own home, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 upcoming fintech webinars and virtual events focused on the Hong Kong market to watch live.

ASIFMA Tech & Ops Week 2021

June 21 – 25, 2021

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ASIFMA Tech & Ops Week will be held from June 21 to 25, 2021 as a virtual event, bringing together industry leaders who will identify and discuss key tech and ops related challenges in the fintech industry.

Key themes covered will include operational resilience, cybersecurity, cloud and data, central bank digital currency (CBDC), artificial intelligence (AI), distributed ledger technology (DLT), and operational outlook.

ADDX|StashAway: Using Fintechs to Construct Portfolios for Long-term Wealth

June 23, 2021, 18:00 – 19:00 HKT

ADDX|StashAway- Using Fintechs to Construct Portfolios for Long-term Wealth

With the rapid rise of fintechs, investors are gaining far greater access to digital wealth management solutions than in the past. Given the rise of increasingly digital solutions, do investors still need banks to help them build up a robust investment portfolio? Or can they leverage fintech platforms and robo-advisors to build one on their own to manage long-term wealth?

In this panel discussion, experts from ADDX and StashAway we cover key topics including:

  • The key to holistic portfolio management across public and private markets;
  • Empowering risk-managed asset allocation; and
  • Allocating part of a portfolio across diversified alternative investments.

In this exclusive webinar, participants will learn how they can construct a long-term wealth portfolio for the future.

How Hong Kong’s Insurers Are Protecting Users from Cyber Threats

June 24, 2021, 11:00 HKT

How Hong Kong's Insurers Are Protecting Its Users from Cyber Threats FB

As the cyber threat landscape evolves, bad actors are constantly on the lookout for valuable targets. With insurers collecting, storing and managing a trove of valuable personal information, cybercriminals are increasingly viewing them as an appealing target. It’s become more crucial now more than ever for insurers to step up their cybersecurity strategy.

In this webinar, participants will learn how leading insurers are deploying the latest best practices and technologies to protect its customers.

Topics covered will include:

  • Cybersecurity readiness for insurers in Hong Kong
  • How digital adoption is reshaping the threat landscape for insurers
  • Top threats and key priorities

Confirmed speakers:

  • Yiing Chau Mak, Director of Data Science, Shape Security (part of F5)
  • Charles Hung, CEO & Executive Director, Blue
  • Simon Chandran, Financial Services Technology Consulting Leader, EY

Register here: https://bit.ly/3gzUykE

E-Funding Avenues for SMEs: Borderless Financing

June 24, 2021, 16:00 – 17:00 HKT

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WIEF thinkTALK is a virtual session specially designed to empower young entrepreneurs with compelling ideas plus deep knowledge on leadership, business, entrepreneurship and pressing issues from prominent leaders as well as industry experts. It welcomes inspired thinkers willing to contribute their thoughts, and individuals from every discipline, who seek knowledge in a world of disruption in which we now live.

At this crucial time when the prosperity of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and startups has been brutally hit by the COVID-19 crisis, the WIEF thinkTALK Series 2021, a virtual initiative, will aim to serve as a recovery guide for small businesses through online discussions with experts, and positively affect growth.

Topics covered will include opportunities from platforms such as fintech for micro businesses, investment and funding possibilities of cryptocurrencies, and developing SMEs into borderless businesses, thus, globalizing them.

FTAHK Blockchain Committee Presents: CBDCs: Toward a Cashless Society?

June 29, 2021, 18:30 HKT

FTAHK Presents- CBDC- Toward a Cashless Society

FTAHK’s Blockchain Committee supported by MaGESpire presents the webinar “CBDCs: Towards a Cashless Society“. This webinar will have 2 sections, one in Cantonese and the other in English. The panel discussion would focus on the role of CBDCs in ushering in a cashless society and its impact on payment transactions globally.

Reconnecting and Reinforce: Hong Kong – Philippines Partnership

June 29, 0221, 10:00 AM HKT

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“Reconnect and Reinforce” HK – Philippines Partnership” webinar on 29 June 2021, 10:00 am (GMT +8), where government and business leaders from both Hong Kong and the Philippines will share insights on emerging opportunities arise from the innovation and technology as well as the trade and investment fields under the “new normal”.

In addition, the webinar will unlock the huge market potential in Philippines in connection with the #Belt-and-Road Initiatives and #GBA initiatives.

The Hong Kong ICT Awards 2021: Fintech Award

July 16, 2021

The Hong Kong ICT Awards was established in 2006 with the collaborative efforts of the industry, academia and the government. Steered by the office of the government chief information officer, and organized by Hong Kong ICT industry associations and professional bodies, the awards aims at building a locally espoused and internationally acclaimed brand of ICT awards.

There are eight categories under the Hong Kong ICT Awards 2021 and one Grand Award in each category. An Award of the Year will also be selected from the eight Grand Awards by the Grand Judging Panel.

The Fintech Award category is composed of three streams: Banking, Insurance and Capital Markets; Emerging Solutions; and Regulatory Technology and Risk Management, including Fintech Security.

Cyberport Academy x FundingReach X HKU EEE – FinTech Summer Program 2021

20 Jul 2021 – 26 Jul 2021

Cyberport Academy x FundingReach X HKU EEE - FinTech Summer Program 2021

A program to equip students with cutting-edge FinTech and technical knowledge to inspire the innovation and entrepreneurship of future leaders.

Accounting & Finance Show Hong Kong 2021

July 28 – 29, 2021

Accounting & Finance Show Hong Kong 2021

 

Accounting & Finance Show Hong Kong is returning for its 3rd edition on July 28 and 29, 2021. The two-day virtual event will focus on the strategies, technologies and big ideas that will be essential for Hong Kong’s accounting and finance leaders in 2021.

The event will also include practical and informative presentations, demos of leading tech solutions, and live and interactive panel sessions from leading experts, running alongside live virtual networking.

Accounting & Finance Show Hong Kong 2021 is expected to bring together more than 1,400 attendees and over 80 speakers who will covered key themes including digital transactions and cashflow improvement, the potential of cloud computing for SMEs, AI and robotics, and the role of finance and accounting professional in technology transformation.

Apidays Live Hong Kong 2021

August 25 – 26, 2021

Apidays Live Hong Kong 2021

 

APIs help businesses in different aspects of the economy from banking, e-commerce, logistics, insurance, retail etc. By making the business operations more responsive and automated, businesses can work together to become a more sustainable alliance and better prepared for the unpredictable.

In order to facilitate effective API connections and secure data interchange, there are increasing challenges for businesses to shift the traditional mindset and way of doing in a post-COVID-19 world.

Apidays Live Hong Kong 2021 will bring together leading API experts both local and international to share their seasonal insights and lessons learnt in driving the team and business under the “new normal”.

For more information, visit here: Apidays Live Hong Kong 2021

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