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IFTA and Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts Sign MOU, Co-host FinTech & Blockchain Series

On 10 November, IFTA signed an MOU with the Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts (HKSFA) to promote FinTech to the members of the HKSFA.

At the event, the two organizations also announced the launch of a “FinTech and Blockchain” series of training that will run from December 2018 to March 2019.

The “HKSFA-HSUHK-IFTA FinTech & Blockchain Series – Blockchains and the Fundamentals” is co-organised by the HKSFA, the Executive Development Centre of The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK), and IFTA.

The series aims to update professional financial analysts on the latest developments in blockchain and cryptocurrency and the ways these transformative technologies could reshape businesses in the future.

Participants will also learn to apply blockchain technology to various business verticals.

The first training of the five-part series will be held on 14 December 2018.

Other trainings include:

All participants who successfully complete the one-day course will obtain a “Certificate of Attendance” issued by HKSFA, HSUHK-EDC, and IFTA. Upon successful completion of any of the 4 courses of the FinTech & Blockchain” Series will obtain a “Certificate in FinTech & Blockchain” issued by HKSFA, HSUHK-EDC, and IFTA.

Event flyer: https://www.hksfa.org/upload/events_detail/original/568768164198.pdf

For details and registration, visit: https://www.hksfa.org/event_details_identity.php?id=885

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Upcoming Podcast at RTHK FM926

Wants to know more about the Certificate in Finance and Technology? Check out our latest podcast interview on Jun 10th, 2018 2 PM at RTHK FM926!

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Our founder Mr. Wilson Kwok of Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia (IFTA) was invited by RTHK’s (香港電台) 節目新思維 program to introduce the latest trends of #Fintech and also its influences in Hong Kong. Mr.Kwok talks about the opportunities within Fintech industry regarding the HK Market. Please stay tuned for the upcoming podcast, you may also check out the podcast at https://lnkd.in/fuBXVgB

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71st CFA Institute Annual Conference

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Join the 71st CFA Institute Annual Conference and learn about APAC Investment Strategies, Lessons from the Past and Investment Firms of the Future, Technology and Investment, and many more https://cfa.is/2HgRbfN

As a member of IFTA, use promo code “ANN18-S17” to enjoy special rate at HK$9,600 for full pass. Register now: https://cfa.is/2Hl00pH

Eligible delegates can reimburse up to HK$4,000
Conference fee #reimbursement: https://cfa.is/2F1FSWZ 

#Annual2018 #DanielKahneman #ThinkingFastandSlow #behavioraleconomics #StevenEisman #TheBigShort #GlobalFinancialCrisis #support #CFT #IFTA

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IFTA and PolyU attracted 100+ participants at Fintech & Blockchain Seminar

Fintech & Blockchain Seminar at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University was a great success! Thank you again for all the distinguished guests and speakers. It was great meeting enthusiastic students from PolyU, industry leaders, and our corporate founding members on the night as well. We look forward to seeing you all again!

WELCOME REMARKS

Miranda Lou
| Executive Vice President of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Paul Pong
| Founder of Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia

GUEST OF HONOUR

David Chung
| Under Secretary of Innovation and Technology Bureau

SPEAKERS

Qin Lu
| Interim Head of Department of Computing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Sanjay Bhandari
|Co-Founder of Certificate of Finance and Technology, UK

Lawrence Ma
| President of Hong Kong Blockchain Society

Fred Sheu
| National Technology Officer of Microsoft Hong Kong

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Fintech & Blockchain Seminar@PolyU 

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Happy Chinese New Year to all and hope you all enjoyed your vacation! IFTA and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University organized an exciting seminar together about Fintech and Blockchain inviting industry leaders from IFTA, CFT, Microsoft, The Hong Kong Blockchain Society, and PolyU! All are welcome regardless of whether taking the examination; yet bootcamp candidates are scheduled to attend to seminar in the afternoon of Day 1.

Please register on eventbrite for attending the seminar if you are not registered with the bootcamp.
https://www.eventbrite.hk/e/fintech-blockchain-seminar-tickets-43539643245

For more information about the CFT bootcamp

IFTA Fintech Bootcamp 2018 at HK PolyU

See you all on Friday !