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
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
IFTA and HKBU MoU Signing Ceremony (22 May2019)

IFTA and HKBU MoU Signing Ceremony

IFTA marks a meaningful milestone with the Hong Kong Baptist University by signing an MoU yesterday, 22 May 2019. Joint force in Hong Kong to nurture the next generation of FinTech talent. Chairman of IFTA, Mr. Paul Pong, was also appointed as an Honorary Advisor of the Master of Science in Finance (FinTech and Financial Analytics) at HKBU. 

Thanks to HKBUSchool of Business, our founding members, council members, advisors that came to support the signing ceremony!

Adjunct Professors & Advisory Committee Members:

  • Paul Pong, Co-Founder and Chairman, Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia
  • Adj. Prof. Samson Tai, IBM Distinguished Engineer and Chief Technology Officer, IBM
  • Adj. Prof. Jason Lau, Chief Information Security Officer, Crypto.com
  • Yu Shengfa, Vice President, Ant Financial
  • James Li Tsz Shu, Senior Director of Hong Kong, Macau & Cross-border Financial Affairs, Tencent
  • Karl Wong, Head of Product, Alipay Hong Kong
  • Dr. Paul Sin, Partner and Leader of FinTech Practice & Asia Pacific Blockchain Lab, Deloitte
  • Musheer Ahmed, General Manager, Fintech Association of Hong Kong
  • Dr. Ana Cukic, Chief Executive Officer, Armstrong Investment Managers
  • Andreas Neuber, Member of the Board of Directors, UBS China
  • XinFa Cai, Special Assistant to the Bank President & Head of Retail Banking, Ping An Bank

IFTA and HKBU MoU Signing Ceremony (22 May2019)
IFTA and HKBU MoU Signing Ceremony (22 May2019)
IFTA and HKBU MoU Signing Ceremony (22 May2019)
GDPR_Flyer_Finalized

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

GDPR_Flyer_Finalized