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BRI Professional Development mini Conference: Finance and FinTech

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Hong Kong Trade Development Council SME Centre

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Wanchai, HKI

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Prominent Speakers from HKTDC, InvestHK and Smart City Consortium. FREE ADMISSION with a 3 Hour CPD Cert!

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Run Down*:

2:00 PM Registration

2:15 PM Conference Start

2:15 PM Welcome Remark

2:22 PM Presentation of Certificate of Appreciation

2:30 PM Keynote Speech by Mr. Nicholas Kwan (關家明先生), Director of Research, The

Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC)

Topic: “How HK can contribute to BRI and GBA under the latest development.”

2:50 PM Keynote Speech by Mr. Dixon Wong (黃恒德先生), Head of Financial Services,

Invest Hong Kong, the Government Department of the Hong Kong SAR

Topic: “Hong Kong as an International Financial Center for the Greater Bay Area.”

3:15 PM Keynote Speech by Mr. Emil Chan (陳家豪先生), Chairman, FinTech Committee,

Smart City Consortium (SCC)

Topic: “The implications of Open Banking and the meanings of PBOC’s DC/EP (Digital Currency/Electronic Payment) to the Greater Bay Area.”

3:40 PM Q&A

3:50 PM Networking Break (20 minutes)

4:10 PM FinTech Panel Discussion: “Trends of FinTech Development in the Greater Bay

Area – Repositioning Hong Kong, Macau and Shenzhen.”

Moderator: Mr. Emil Chan (陳家豪先生), Chairman, FinTech Committee, Smart City Consortium (SCC)

Panelists: In the areas of finance, fintech and financial risks (on virtual banking, digital currency/electronic payment (DC/EP), cloud computing and other issues)

5:00 PM Open to the Floor Brainstorming Session

5:15 PM Acknowledgement and End of Event

About the Keynote Speakers:

Mr. Nicholas KWAN (關家明先生) is the Director of Research, The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC). A seasoned economist, Mr. Kwan has over 30 years of experience in economic and business research, including more than six years at Standard Chartered Bank as its Asia Research Head, seven years working for the Hong Kong Monetary Authority covering both macroeconomic and policy research, and 11 years at Merrill Lynch as its Asia Regional Chief Economist. Mr. Kwan is a graduate of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and has an MBA degree from the UK’s Warwick University. He was also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Mr. Dixon WONG (黃恒德先生) is the Head of Financial Services of Invest Hong Kong, the Government Department of the Hong Kong Special Administration Region responsible for attracting and facilitating foreign direct investment into Hong Kong. Mr. Wong leads the Financial Services team which aims at attracting overseas and mainland financial institutions to Hong Kong and promoting Hong Kong as a premier location in Asia. His team covers all types of financial institutions including banks, investment banks, fund managers and administrators, family offices, venture capital and private equity firms, financial advisors and intermediaries, leasing companies, securities companies and insurance companies. Prior to joining Invest Hong Kong, he has held various senior positions in a number of different departments in HSBC for more than 20 years. Before that, he worked in the audit assurance and advisory department in Ernst & Young. Mr. Wong is a Chartered Accountant, Hong Kong Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Secretary. Mr. Wong holds an MBA degree and LLB (Hons) degree. Mr. Wong reads, writes and speaks English, Mandarin and Cantonese; in addition, he speaks Hakka.

Mr. Emil CHAN (陳家豪先生) is the Chairman, FinTech Committee, Smart City Consortium (SCC). Emil is a FinTech evangelist with over 20 years of experience in international banking, IT and Operations. He is the visiting and adjunct lecturer of various local universities and professional bodies. Emil is the Chairman of the Association of Cloud and Mobile Computing Professionals, The FinTech Committee Chairman of the Smart City Consortium, Supervisory Committee Member of iProA and the Honorary Chairman of StartHK. In order to unleash Hong Kong's potential and play a new role in the Greater Bay Area, Emil hosts numerous seminars, delivers public speeches and publishes articles of FinTech related topics on local newspapers and interviewed by various media from time to time.

Distinguished Panelists will be announced soon.

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