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CPD/CPT Course:
ChainTalk (2):
Disruptive Blockchain
and the Surge
of DeFi
(Decentralised Finance)

Presented by
Prof. Emil Chan,
FinTech Evangelist,
FinTech Committee Chairman,
Smart City Consortium
Ms Frankie Tam,
International Technology Lawyer,
Eversheds Sutherland

ChainTalk (2): Disruptive Blockchain and the Surge of DeFi (Decentralised Finance)
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Code: EVT000000326 Level: Intermediate
Date: 22 October 2020 (Thursday) Language: English
Time: 09:30 - 12:45
(Reception starts at 09:00)
Accreditation(s): LSHK 3.0 CPD Points
SFC 3.0 CPT Hours
Online via Zoom
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Presenter's Profile:
Prof. Emil Chan

Prof. Chan is a FinTech evangelist with over 20 years experience in managing IT and business transformation projects in international financial institutions.  He had worked for several sizeable international banks including Credit Suisse and BayernLB as the roles of First Vice President, Head of IT in Asia Pacific, Project Director and Operations Manager AP.  He has extensive experience in both Business and IT consulting encompassing the design, setup, leading and managing of cross-border projects throughout Asia.  He is the adjunct professor, visiting lecturer as well as advisor of various departments of local universities including HKU, PolyU, CityU, Hang Seng U, Lingnan U and VTC.

In the past 10 years, he participated actively in voluntary community services in related to popular adoption of technology.  He is the Founding Chairman of the Association of Cloud and Mobile Computing Professionals, The FinTech Committee Chairman of the Smart City Consortium, Hon. Secretary and Board Member of Invotech, Vice Chairman of Hong Kong New Emerging Technology Education Association, Supervisory Committee Member of iProA and the Honorary Chairman of StartHK.  He is a mentor of the HK Cyberport Mentors Network, Guangzhou CP-Nest Incubator of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chief Judge of the HK ICT Startup Award 2019.  In order to unleash Hong Kong's potential and play a new role in the Greater Bay Area, Emil also hosts seminars, delivers public speeches and publishes articles of FinTech related topics on local newspapers and interviewed by various media from time to time.

Presenter's Profile:
Ms Frankie Tam

Frankie is an international technology lawyer of Eversheds Sutherland.  She is qualified in Hong Kong, New York, and England & Wales.  Her practice covers a wide array of commercial and tech-related matters, including significant technology outsourcing transactions, Fintech, Regtech and blockchain services agreements and data privacy matters.  Frankie is a member of the Vetting Committee of Hong Kong Innovation and Technology Commission's General Support Programme, where she advises the Government on merits of technology projects.  She is on the advisory board of the Stanford University's Responsible Digital Leadership project.  She teaches Regtech and Fintech programmes at postgraduate degrees, and has extensive experience sharing at professional bodies' CPD programmes and industry conferences.  Frankie has mentored distributed ledger technology companies at accelerator programmes.

Course Outline:
This course is part two of our ChainTalk series which aims to provide latest insights on distributed ledger technology and its impact on our lives.  Each episode is standalone and attendance to previous ChainTalk sessions is not a prerequisite.
This course covers:

  • Fundamentals of different generations of distributed ledger technology (from Bitcoin payment to smart contracts and beyond)
  • Success and failures in initial coin offerings, security token offerings, initial membership offerings and initial exchange offerings
  • Latest trends in DeFi, pooling and yield farming
  • Cyber risks and regulations on virtual assets trading, centralised and decentralised exchanges (DEX)

This course is provided by:  Kornerstone Limited
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Course: ChainTalk (2): Disruptive Blockchain
and the Surge of DeFi (Decentralised Finance)
ChainTalk (2): Disruptive Blockchain and the Surge of DeFi (Decentralised Finance)
Presenter(s): Prof. Emil Chan
Ms Frankie Tam
Date: 22 October 2020 (Thursday)
Time: 09:30 - 12:45
Venue: Online via Zoom
Language: English
Accreditation(s): LSHK 3.0 CPD Points
SFC 3.0 CPT Hours
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