IFTA Award Winners Campus Tour (PolyU)

IFTA Award Winners Campus Tour (PolyU)

This first stop of the IFTA Award Winners Campus Tour was held successfully at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University today (29 October). We are delighted to have Mr. Isaac Li, VP of CASH Algo Finance Group, Mr. Curtis Chan, CEO of PolyDigi Limited and Mr. Raymond Chan, Managing Director of 9F International Holdings to be our speakers and share about their winning solutions. 

Thanks all for your support and special thanks to the Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University for co-organizing the event. See you at the next stop! 

5G Revolution in FinTech Seminar

5G Revolution in FinTech Seminar

The 5G Revolution in FinTech Seminar was held successfully on 22 October. Thanks all for your support.

Special thanks to our guest speakers, Mr. Dennis Wong from Hutchison Telecoms, Mr. Bill Genovese from Huawei, Mr. Benson Kam from Manulife, Ms. Jess Mak from HTC and Mr. Daryl Li from PwC. Their wonderful and insightful sharing had provided us a deeper understanding about the 5GTechnology, how the development of 5G could impact on the FinTech industry and how FinTech could drive 5G from different perspectives.

Here are some highlights of the event.

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Final Call: InsurTech Committee Lunch Sharing with Bowtie Life Insurance

IFTA welcomes you to join Insurtech Committee Lunch Sharing with Mr. Fred Ngan, Co-Founder & Co-CEO of Bowtie Life Insurance, on 14 August 2019 from 12:30-14:30 at Craigengower Cricket Club (CCC). Light meals and beverages will be served during the sharing.

About: Bowtie is Hong Kong’s first virtual insurance company that meets the same high standards that customers and Insurance Authority expect of traditional insurers. Backed by Sun Life and leading international investors, Bowtie offers commission-free Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme (VHIS) Standard Plan. The start-up has also raised a HK$234 million (US$30 million) in a Series A funding round.

Date: 14 August 2019

Time: 12:30–14:30

Venue: Leighton Room, 1/F, Club House, Craigengower Cricket Club, 188 Wong Nai Chung Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong (Causeway Bay MTR station Exit A)

Fees: Members HK$150 / Non-members HK$300

CPT Hours: 2 hours

Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.hk/e/ifta-insurtech-committee-sharing-bowtie-life-insurance-tickets-66978230691

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Next Certified Financial Technologist Information Session Message

Join the IFTA’s next information session on 18 July 2019 to learn about your career path as a Certified Financial Technologist (CFT) or Associate Financial Technologist (AFT)!

RSVP on Eventbrite:

https://cftinfosession.eventbrite.hk

Agenda

1) How to become a CFT?

• What are the prerequisites for professional designations as CFT and AFT

• Current exemptions for CFA, CFP and HKSI members

2) Details of CFT and Career Perspectives?

• Who are taking CFT currently?

• CFT Global Statistics Overview

3) CFT Journey Sharing Session

 

Contact Us

Phone: +852 2232 5822

Email: info@cftasia.org

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

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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 
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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