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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August CFT Information Session

Meet with the IFTA for the next information session on 22 August 2019! Learn about your career path as a Certified Financial Technologist (CFT) or an Associate Financial Technologist (AFT)!

RSVP on Eventbrite
https://bit.ly/2Z7j02j

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

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

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IFTA First Ethics Seminar: Ethics Leadership in FinTech Industry

Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia is honoured to announce the commencement of IFTA Ethics Seminar: Ethics Leadership in FinTech Industry with you!

Thank you Mr. Joseph Chan, JP, Under Secretary of Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau, as the speaker of the seminar.

Special thanks to Mr. Po Chung, SBS, OBE, JP, Chairman of Service Leadership Education, for supporting the development of the course, as well as the ethics seminar’s lecturer and course developer, Professor Reza Hoshmand, Senior Advisor of General Education and Professor of Economics at Hong Kong Baptist University.

Fruitful seminar with our IFTA council, advisors, committee members, corporate members, regulators, and faculty members about 3C theory: Competence, Character, and Care adopted from Service Leadership to FinTech Industries.

Ethical conduct and completion of the ethics module has become a core requirement for all IFTA members. We strongly believe that ethics needs to be learned and practiced, especially during FinTech era where traditional industries and regulations are disrupted and challenged.

IFTA First Ethics Seminar: Ethics Leadership in FinTech Industry
IFTA First Ethics Seminar: Ethics Leadership in FinTech Industry
IFTA First Ethics Seminar: Ethics Leadership in FinTech Industry
IFTA First Ethics Seminar: Ethics Leadership in FinTech Industry
IFTA First Ethics Seminar: Ethics Leadership in FinTech Industry
IFTA First Ethics Seminar: Ethics Leadership in FinTech Industry
IFTA First Ethics Seminar: Ethics Leadership in FinTech Industry
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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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2019-06-17-CFT Information Session
HKUSPACE Smart Talk Seminar Virtual Banking in Hong Kong on 2019-05-21

HKU SPACE Smart Talk Seminar: Virtual Banking in Hong Kong

Mr. Paul Pong, Chairman of the Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia, was invited to be the moderator of the HKU SPACE Smart Talk about Virtual Banking in Hong Kong on 21 May 2019 at the HKU SPACE Admiralty campus!

Many thanks to the organiser, HKU SPACE, and both reputable panellists, Mr. Sunny Cheung, Chief Executive Officer of Octopus Holdings Limited, and Professor William Leung, Chief Executive and Executive Director of WeLab Virtual Bank.

HKUSPACE Smart Talk Seminar Virtual Banking in Hong Kong on 2019-05-21
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CFT Designation on Today’s HKEJ

Thank you Hong Kong Economic Journal for today’s article about CFT Designation.

Certified Financial Technologist
• Passed three levels of Certificate in Finance and Technology
• Three years of relevant experiences in finance, tech or FinTech
• Passed ethics module

Learn more about our upcoming examination on 16 September 2019 or 16 March 2020 or join our information session on 17 June 2019 at our IFTA Causeway Bay Office.

Link of the article (Chinese only)

信報【冀課程媲美CFA獲認可 IFTA連結金融與科技】

冀課程媲美CFA獲認可 IFTA連結金融與科技
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