2019-06-17-CFT Information Session

CFT Information Session

Thank you all for coming to the Certified Financial Technologist (CFT) Information Session yesterday! It was great having our successful candidate who passed all three levels of the CFT Programme, Elliot Andrews, to share his CFT journey with our candidates and talent.

Register for the CFT Programme

Certified Financial Technologists requirements:
• Passed three levels of CFT Programme
• Minimum three years of relevant experiences
• Passed ethics module

2019-06-17-CFT Information Session
2019-06-17-CFT Information Session
CFT Information Session: 17 June 2019

Next CFT Information Session: 17 June 2019

Have you thought about working in FinTech? Join the information session to learn about your career path as a Certified Financial Technologist (CFT) or Associate Financial Technologist (AFT)!

Agenda:

1) How to become a CFT?

  • What are the prerequisites?
  • How many CPT hours are required?

2) Details of CFT and Career Perspectives?

  • Current exemptions for CFA, CFP and HKSI members
  • Who are taking CFT currently?
  • IFTA membership structure available for CFT, AFT and Student Members

3) CFT Journey Sharing Session

  • Sharing from successful candidate who passed CFT Level 3

 

RSVP on Eventbrite

https://www.eventbrite.hk/e/information-sessionhow-to-become-a-certified-financial-technolgist-cft-tickets-63043535913

 

More Information:

Contact Us:
Phone: +852 2232 5822
Email: info@cftasia.org

2019-06-05 “Is GDPR a Threat to Blockchain Innovation?” Seminar

Seminar: “Is GDPR a Threat to Blockchain Innovation?”

The Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia’s first event with the Hong Kong Baptist University, “Is GDPR a Threat to Blockchain Innovation?”, after our MoU signed in May 2019. Insightful seminar with the expert panellists organised by Dr. Dorothy Chau, Senior Lecturer and Director of Master in Finance at HKBU as well as the Co-Chair of Data Privacy Committee in IFTA. 
 
Panellists:
 
Mr. Stephen Kai Yi Wong 
Privacy Commissioner of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong
 
Mr. Jason Lau 
Chief Information Security Officer of Crypto.com 
 
Ir. Eric Chan 
Chief Public Mission Officer of Cyberport 
 
Ms. Eva Kwok 
Cyber Risk Advisory Partner of Deloitte China 
2019-06-05 “Is GDPR a Threat to Blockchain Innovation?” Seminar
2019-06-05 “Is GDPR a Threat to Blockchain Innovation?” Seminar
2019-06-05 “Is GDPR a Threat to Blockchain Innovation?” Seminar
2019-06-05 “Is GDPR a Threat to Blockchain Innovation?” Seminar
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Seminar: Is GDPR a Threat to Blockchain Innovation?

We are delighted to invite you to attend the GDPR Seminar organised by The International Association Of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Co-organised by Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), School of Business, and the Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia (IFTA)!

Panellists at the Seminar:

  • Mr Stephen Kai Yi Wong – Privacy Commissioner at Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong
  • Mr Jason Lau – Chief Information Security Officer at Crypto.com
  • Mr Eric Chan – Chief Public Mission Officer at Cyberport
  • Ms Eva Kwok – Cyber Risk Advisory Partner at Deloitte China

Moderator:

Dr Dorothy Chau – Senior Lecturer, Department of Finance and Decision Sciences, HKBU

Details of the GDPR Seminar:

Date: 5 June 2019
Time: 18:00-20:00
Venue: DLB905, David C. Lam Building, Shaw Campus, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/is-gdpr-a-threat-to-blockchain-innovation-tickets-60748772213

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IFTA Fintech Achievement Award 2018 Ceremony Featured

IFTA Fintech Achievement Award 2018 Ceremony

Congratulations again to all outstanding awardees at the IFTA Fintech Achievement Award 2018 Ceremony, held on 26 February 2019 at HKEX Connect Hall. A total of 37 awardees of 14 different categories from organisations, enterprises, startups, and individuals in the FinTech Industry!

Thank you to our Guests of Honour, Mr. Joseph Chan, JP, Undersecretary of the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau, and Dr. David Chung, JP, Undersecretary of the Innovation and Technology Bureau, and the Judges, Supporting Organisations, Universities, Awardees, Reputable Guests, and student ambassadors from PolyU and OUHK for making our award ceremony a success!

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IFTA debuts at Singapore FinTech Festival 2018

IFTA made a debut at the Singapore FinTech Festival 2018 (12-16 November), the world’s largest FinTech festival attended by 30,000+ participants from more than 100 countries. The event was organised by the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

We were among the Hong Kong FinTech companies featured at the Cyberport Pavilion, aimed to showcase Hong Kong’s FinTech achievements to the world.

Many fair visitors were keenly interested in the CFT programme and the IFTA FinTech Achievement Award.

 

Cyberport is one of IFTA’s Founding Corporate Members. Dr Toa Charm (right), Cyberport’s Chief Public Mission Office, heads the IFTA’s Big Data Special Interest Group.

Upcoming Talk: InsurTech: An Overview – InsurTech Application and Its Impacts on Business

 

IFTA founder, Mr. Wilson Kwok, will share about the latest trends of InsurTech at the HKiNEDA’s Member Networking Luncheon:

Date:    Thursday, 7 June 2018
Time:   12:30pm
Venue:  Regal Palace
3/F, Regal Hongkong Hotel,
88 Yee Wo Street,
Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Lunch Fee: HK$350 / HK$315^ (^Wing Lung HKiNEDA Affinity Card Holder and Make Payment by the Card)

Remarks: Reservation is non-cancellable and non-refundable as we will guarantee to the restaurant on your seat upon your reservation.

Please RSVP to info@hkineda.com for the event. As seats are limited, we recommend you to register as soon as possible.

For further enquiries, please contact Ms. Christina Chan at (852) 3970 9233.

We look forward to seeing you there!