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The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has set up the new Fintech Facilitation Office (FFO) to support the sustainable development of the Fintech industry in Hong Kong and to keep the public confident in Fintech services and the banking system.

This workshop is to enable C-suite and senior management to know the latest development of Fintech on AI, Blockchain, Cloud, and Big Data. It consists of 2 parts: Lecture and Action Learning. The Lecture session will be a 2-hour market overview seminar, while the Action Learning session will be a 5-hour interactive practical session for participants.

Workshop Objectives
1. Enrich participants' Fintech knowledge.
2. Examine industry updates, applications and market trends.
3. Inspire participants on applying the knowledge in their workplace and get prepared on facing upcoming Fintech challenges from leadership perspective.

Lecture Session – Innovation Business with Fintech (2 hours)
Objective: This session aims to equip participants with the latest Fintech knowledge, facilitating them to ride on the Fintech wave for business success.

1. Fintech Industry
• Market trend of technology development & impact for different industries across major countries, including China & USA
• Fintech vs Techfin

2. Big Data, Cloud and Blockchain
• Where is the Big Data coming from?
• Right Concept of Big Data and Blockchain
• Myth of Big Data & Cloud

3. AI
• What is it and why it matters?
• Global and China trends
• Real-life applications, changing the future life!

Action Learning Session – Creating Strategic Edge with Fintech (5 hours)
Methodology: With interactive facilitation and simulated business cases, participants will practise the thinking and planning of new business models with Fintech knowledge acquired, and discuss and present their fresh actions. They will also receive feedback from other participants and the Facilitator for group learning!

Objective: To equip participants with innovative thinking and planning tools. With better understanding of the latest technological development in finance, participants could start planning the roadmap for the next level.

1. Business Thinking Model Canvas
• Business management and LEAN startup
• Value proposition, infrastructure, customers & finances
Action: 4 groups as 4 separated companies of the same background, start business planning to grow the company with traditional ways

2. The New World of Sharing Economy, Open Data and Cashless Society
• The power of interconnectivity
• Successful cases
• Simulation of the simulated business units
Action: With new Fintech concepts and scopes, allowing interconnection and sharing resources, revamp the business under new concept

3. How Traditional Businesses in Hong Kong React to the Rapid Changes
• The challenges of traditional businesses
• The new ecosystem
• From competition to partnership
• Successful cases
• An exercise of thinking big
Action: Encourage cross-over between 4 groups to share for possible synergies, think big to achieve larger scales

4. Your Initial Action Plan
• Role of management to tackle the future challenge
• The competition with teamwork
Action: Present the initial plans to integrate Fintech into real business activities

To prevent the spread of Covid-19, food and beverages will not be provided during the event and Chamber staff will be conducting temperature checks at the premises. We also kindly ask that all event participants wear a mask when attending the event

Speakers' presentations at this event are intended for educational purposes only and do not replace independent professional judgment. Statements of fact and opinions expressed during this event are those of the speakers and participants and, unless expressly stated to the contrary, are not the opinion or position of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, its members, or its committees. The Chamber does not endorse or approve, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, accuracy or completeness of the information presented. Attendees should note that, with the approval of speakers, this event may be recorded, and possibly published on the Chamber's website in audio and/or video formats without further notice.

Recording, duplication or distribution of the contents of the online event is prohibited without prior written permission from the Chamber.

Speaker(s) Prof. Emil Chan
Chief Information Officer, CSG Consultancy

Incubator and Fintech Enthusiast

Prof. Chan is a Fintech evangelist with over 20 years' experience in managing IT and business transformation projects in international financial institutions. He had worked for several sizeable international banks, including Credit Suisse and BayernLB in the roles of First Vice President, Head of IT in Asia Pacific, Project Director and Operations Manager AP. He has extensive experience in both business and IT consulting, encompassing design, setup, leading and managing of cross-border projects throughout Asia. He is an adjunct professor, a visiting lecturer as well as an advisor of various departments of local universities, including HKU, PolyU, CityU, Hang Seng U, Lingnan U and VTC.

In the past 10 years, he participated actively in voluntary community services in related to popular adoption of technology. He is the Founding Chairman of the Association of Cloud and Mobile Computing Professionals, The Fintech Committee Chairman of the Smart City Consortium, Hon. Secretary and Board Member of Invotech, Vice Chairman of Hong Kong New Emerging Technology Education Association, Supervisory Committee Member of iProA and the Honorary Chairman of StartHK. He is a mentor of the HK Cyberport Mentors Network, Guangzhou CP-Nest Incubator of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chief Judge of the HK ICT Startup Award 2019. In order to unleash Hong Kong's potential and play a new role in the Greater Bay Area, Emil also hosts seminars, delivers public speeches and publishes articles of Fintech related topics on local newspapers. He also is interviewed by media from time to time.
Language Cantonese
Date and Time 2020/08/05 09:30 to 17:30
Venue Chamber Theatre, 22/F United Centre
Media Closed to media
Enquiries Kelly Leung
Tel: 2823 1239
Fee Members @ HK$1,800 / Non-Members @ HK$2,300
+$50 for booking offline
This event accepts Chamber Coupon (terms and conditions)
Members enjoy 30% discount with BOC HKGCC VISA Card
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- No refund will be made for last minute cancellations or no-shows. If the booking is cancelled at least 7 days before the event, and in such cases the refund will be subjected to a 10% administration fee, or HK$100 deduction, whichever is higher.
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