EVENTS

[Webinar] Blockchain and Web3: the future of the internet

Events Details (Code: 201118LU-CEX)


We are pleased to invite Mr. Avaneesh Acquilla, Chief Investment Officer, Digital Assets of Arrano Capital to present at our webinar, the topics will cover:
1. Hong Kong regulatory landscape
2. How blockchain systems can change the way we use the internet  
3. What are the useful / promising applications for blockchain
4. FinTech vs DeFi – what is the difference 
5. Examples of DeFi and non-fungible tokens (NFTs)
6. What are the risks associated with blockchain investments
 


 (You will be directed to the registration platform of Zoom.)

  • CPT Attendance Letter is complimentary for Members. NO REQUEST APPLICATION IS NEEDED.
  • If you are a Non-member and would like to request for getting CPT Attendance Letter after the webinar, please click the button below to complete the request application and payment by 17 November 2020.
 



About the speaker

 
 
Mr. Avaneesh Acquilla
Chief Investment Officer, Digital Assets
Arrano Capital 
 
Mr. Avaneesh Acquilla has 19 years experience in capital markets and asset management. He was most recently responsible for managing the investment team at Kenetic Capital, a blockchain investment firm with portfolios including early-stage and publicly traded digital assets. Prior to joining Kenetic, he was an Equity Analyst at Och-Ziff Capital Management Asia, a position which he held for nine years. Prior to Och-Ziff he was an Equity Research analyst at Goldman Sachs and UBS in London.
 


Rating - General 
Material presented will be basic and of interest to a general audience having no background in the area.  



CFA Societies Global Passport Program



CFA Society Hong Kong has participated in the CFA Societies Global Passport Program which allows CFA society members to enjoy local society member rate at selected events like this event.  Members of non-CFA Society Hong Kong CFA Institute societies qualify to attend this event at CFA Society Hong Kong member rates.  Please contact the Society at 
event@cfahk.org to register.
This Webinar is a complimentary event for all participants (including Members, Candidates and Non-members).
 
Members will be entitled to receive CPT Attendance Letter at NO extra costs after attending the FULL webinar, whereas Non-members will have to pay @$150 for getting the Attendance Letter.  Please see below for further details.

CPT Attendance Letter
 
Complimentary CPT Attendance Letter for members of CFA Society Hong Kong only.  
For Non-members, after registering for the webinar, to request for CPT Attendance Letter, please click here (or scroll down) to complete the request application and payment(@$150).  
  • Request for CPT Attendance Letter will only be accepted on or before 17 November 2020 upon successful payment of $150.
  • Participants who fail to submit the request for CPT Attendance Letters and/or complete the payment @$150 will not be awarded of the Attendance Letter. 
  • No make-up applications and payments will be processed after 17 November 2020.
  • CPT Attendance Letters will not be awarded to participants who fail to attend the full webinar. The $150 paid will NOT be refunded. 
To qualify for CPT/CE hours, all participants (members and non-members) must attend the full webinar.  After the webinar, Society staff will verify participants’ check-in and check-out time from the registration system for the purpose of issuing CPT Attendance Letters.  No pro-rata credit hours will be awarded.


Other Details:

* CFA Societies Global Passport Program Eligible

- The event will be conducted in English.
- The webinar link and email confirmation will be sent to registrant upon successful online registration. 
- A webinar reminder will be sent out 1 day before the event. If you have not received the email confirmation and reminder, it is the delegate's responsibility to contact CFA Society Hong Kong to confirm their place.
- The webinar will be conducted on Zoom.
To qualify for CPT/CE hours, participants must attend the full webinar.
- Please log in the webinar link 10 mins in advance of the session start time to allow some time to solve the technical issues (if any) and the webinar will start promptly at 12:30 pm.
- For attendance-taking purpose, participants’ names and company names (if any) may be given to the speaker of this event.
- CFA Society Hong Kong will closely monitor and assess the ongoing situation of COVID-19 in the community.  Should there be any changes to the event dates and other arrangements, we will notify participants via SMS and/or email.  Notices will also be posted on Society’s website.  Please stay alert with our notifications.
- The event organizers reserve the right to change the format, date or speakers of the event due to unforeseen circumstances without prior notice.
 
- In case of dispute, the decision of CFA Society Hong Kong is final, and no further correspondences will be entertained.