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HKSFA-HSUHK-IFTA FinTech & Blockchain Series - Blockchain In Fintech Event Code: 190111W
Date 11-Jan-2019
Time 09:45 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Venue HKSFA Office, 14/F, BOC Group Life Assurance Tower, 136 Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong
Speaker(s) Mr Rex Wong
Honorary Guest Lecturer, HSUHK-EDC
Founder, HK Blockchain Industry Association
Founder, Blockchain Investment Fund Ltd.
Fee HKSFA Member(s) at HK$2,533.0/person
CFA Candidate(s) at HK$2,682.0/person
Guest(s) and Non-member(s) at HK$2,682.0/person
This seminar is qualified for 6.5 CPT hour(s), 6.5 CE hour(s), 6.5 RBV CPD hour(s)
Remarks EARLY BIRD Rate
@HK$2,533 for HKSFA members / HSMC/HSSC Alumni & FEDC / IFTA members
@HK$2,682 for Non HKSFA members / Non HSMC/HSSC Alumni & FEDC / Non IFTA members 
(Early bird rate only applies to those who register on or before 5:00pm, Friday, 28th December 2018.)
For HSMC/HSSC Alumni & FEDC / IFTA members, please register as non-member below and enter "FINTECH1" in the Discount Code for getting the Alumni / Member Early Bird rate @HK$2,533 (Registrant's HSMC/HSSC Alumni & FEDC / IFTA members status will be verified with HSUHK / IFTA).

- After 28th December, the regular rate will be: 

@HK$2,831 for HKSFA members / HSMC/HSSC Alumni & FEDC / IFTA members; 
@HK$2,980 for Non HKSFA members / Non HSMC/HSSC Alumni & FEDC / Non IFTA members
(For HSMC/HSSC Alumni & FEDC / IFTA members, please register as non-member below and enter "FINTECH1" in the Discount Code for getting the Alumni / member rate @HK$2,831 (Registrant's HSMC/HSSC Alumni & FEDC / IFTA members status will be verified with HSUHK / IFTA).

  • Only Visa and Master Card are accepted for online payment.
  • The fee includes course materials.
  • Language: Enlgish
  • For attendance-taking purpose, participants’ names and company names (if any) will be given to the speaker at this workshop.
  • All participants successfully complete the one day course will obtain a "Certificate of Attendance" issued by HKSFA, HSUHK-EDC, IFTA.
  • Upon successful completion of any of the 4 courses of the Fintech & Blockchain Series will obtain a "Certificate in FinTech & Blockchain" issued by HKSFA, HSUHK-EDC, IFTA.

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HKSFA is proud to co-host this FinTech & Blockchain Series with the Executive Development Centre of The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK-EDC) and Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia (IFTA).  

Many people find it difficult to understand blockchain and cryptocurrencies, and it's hard to see the complete picture of what people are doing nowadays, most of them think it is scam and avoid understanding what blockchain technology is. Moreover, since cryptocurrency discussion by is full of jargon and the field is technical and relatively new. Therefore, it is difficult for people to follow the conversation on blockchain and cryptocurrency if you have not built up the right background. The goal of this course is to overcome the steep learning curve of blockchain. By the end of this course you will understand how blockchain and cryptocurrencies work and the ideas, technologies, and applications.

Overview

The blockchain fundamentals is a comprehensive of relevant topics in blockchain and cryptocurrency. From a theoretical standpoint, we start with the basic understanding of Bitcoin by building it from the bottom up, then explore the myriad of ideas and technologies relating to blockchain technology. From a practical standpoint, we start with the history of digital currency, then look at the current applications, compliance, token economy, trends, case studies and communities behind it to build a complete picture of the ecosystem surrounding blockchain technology.

Outlines:
 
1. Anatomy of blockchain technologies behind
- What is blockchain?
- What is smart contract?
- What is private chain and public chain?
 
2. Importance for Blockchain technology in financial and non-financial applications 
- Supply chain
- Medical
- Internet of Things (IOT)
   
3. Blockchain usage in business case studies and Token Economy 
- Distributed ledger technology platforms 
- Steemit
 
4. What is ICO?
 - How it works?
 - Whitepaper
 - Regulatory compliance in different countries
 
5. ICO listing
 - Importance of a cryptocurrency exchange
 - Valuation 
 - Market value maintenance

 
- All participants successfully complete the one day course will obtain a "Certificate of Attendance" issued by HKSFA, HSUHK-EDC, IFTA.
- Upon successful completion of any of the 4 courses of the Fintech & Blockchain" Series will obtain a "Certificate in FinTech & Blockchain" issued by HKSFA, HSUHK-EDC, IFTA.

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


If you are interested in signing up for other courses of this Series, please click on the links below:

14 Dec 2018 (Fri)
Blockchains And The Fundamentals

24 Jan 2019 (Thurs)
 
27 Feb 2019 (Wed)
 
8 Mar 2019 (Fri)

28 Mar 2019 (Thurs)
The New ABCD of Smart City


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