Digital Asset Series (DAS) Seminars
– 2022 –

“The Best Vision is Insight” – Malcolm Forbes

Digital Asset Series (DAS) seminars

Initiated and sponsored by the TADS Awards, the world’s first international awards for Tokenized Assets & Digitized Securities (TADS) inaugurated in 2020, Digital Asset Series (DAS) is a series of educational seminars delivered by industry leaders and practitioners, legal and consulting professionals, regulators, and academic scholars from Fintech ecosystem in Hong Kong.

The objective of DAS is to educate the general public about the ever-growing landscape of digital assets and facilitate mass adoption by covering twelve (12) key topics across the digital asset space including Investment Strategies, Asset Management, Security Tokens, Web3, Metaverse, NFT, Regulatory, Stablecoin, CBDC, DeFi, Cryptocurrencies, ESG, Impact and Social Good.

Target Audience

General public and companies who are interested to explore opportunities arise from Web3 or utility new elements from Web3 to enhance and add value to their lives and work.

Objectives

  • To provide a well coordinated and organized series of seminars covering various key sub-topics in the ever-growing sphere and landscape of digital assets; 
  • To bring together forefront industry leaders with different backgrounds and sharing their unique perspectives and insights in the digital asset space;
  • To identify the most controversial topical debates thus correcting any misconceptions and further inspire discussion about the possible future opportunities of digital assets.

Organizing Committee

Samson Lee

Samson Lee

Chairman of Organizing Committee of DAS and TADS Awards

Letitia Yip

Letitia Yip

Program Director of DAS Seminars, VP Corporate Development at Coinstreet

Prof. David Wen

Prof. David Wen

Chairman of Asia Pacific Digital Economy Institute

Emil Chan

Emil Chan

Co-Chair of Hong Kong Digital Finance Association

Michael Wong

Michael Wong

President of Society of Registered Financial Planners

Alex Au

Alex Au

Co-Founder of Hong Kong Digital Asset Society

Henry Yu

Henry Yu

Founding Committee of Asia Security Token Alliance

Tony Chan

Tony Chan

Co-Chairman of NFT Association of Hong Kong

Prof. Tony Tong

Prof. Tony Tong

Chairman of Hong Kong Blockchain Association

Co-organizers & Supporters

DAS is co-organized by seven (7) leading professional organizations in the digital asset ecosystem in Hong Kong, namely (alphabetically) the Asia Pacific Digital Economy Institute (“APDEI”), the Asia Security Token Alliance (“ASTA”), the Hong Kong Blockchain Association (“HKBA”), the Hong Kong Digital Asset Society (“HKDAS”), the Hong Kong Digital Finance Association (“HKDiFi”), the Society of Registered Financial Planners (“HKRFP”), and the NFT Association of Hong Kong (“NFTAHK”).

DAS is also supported by Invest Hong Kong, the HKSTP – Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation, the Hong Kong Cyberport , and five (5) leading universities including the HKUST Crypto-Fintech Lab at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the CUHK Engineering FinTech Applied Research Academy (CEFAR), the LITE-lab at The Hong Kong University, the Faculty of Digital Transformation Centre at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University,, and the EMBA Programme at the City University of Hong Kong.

Co-organizers

Supporting Organizations

Speakers

By alphabetical order

Simon Au Yeung

CEO (Blockchain Finance)@ ARTA TechFin Corporation Limited

Brian Chan

Investment Director, Asset Management@ Venture Smart Asia Ltd

Emil Chan

Organization Committee @ DAS, Co-chair @ Hong Kong Digital Finance Association

Thor Chan

CEO @ BGE CTO @ HKE Holdings (1726.HK)

Cheney Cheng

Managing Partner at Altive & Board Member@ SEBA Bank

Dr. Peter Cheng

Group Chairman@ Hanbo Enterprises

Matthew Cheung

Chief Strategy Officer@ Hong Kong Virtual Asset Exchange Limited

Jenny Chow

Chairperson@ RegTech Association of Hong Kong

Julianne Doe

Senior Consultant (Ex-Partner) @ Dentons Hong Kong LLP

William Gee

Advisor @ PwC Mainland China and Hong Kong

Jakob Hesse

Executive Director @ Signum Digital

Prof. George Huang

Chair of Industrial and Systems Engineering / Head, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering @ The Hong Kong University

Kenneth Hui

Counsel@ Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Julian Kwan

Co-founder & CEO@ InvestaX & IX Swap

Kevin Law

Director of Business Development@ Matrixport

Irene Lee

Head of Private Wealth Management Compliance@ Huatai Financial Holdings (Hong Kong) Limited

Louie Lee

Co-Founder and Managing Director@ Prosynergy Consulting Limited

Sam Lee

Founder & CEO @ Coinstreet

Tony Liang

Head of Engineering @ CryptoBLK

Ken Lo

Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer@ HKbitEx

Raymond Lui

Director, Enterprise Solution & Marketing@ BSI (The British Standards Institution)

Robert Lui

Hong Kong Digital Asset Leader @ Deloitte China

Kevin Ng

CEO@ Innoblock

Prof. Jack Poon

Professor of Practice, School of Accounting and Finance @ The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Dr. Kenny Siu

ESG Committee Chairman@ The Association of Cloud and Mobile Computing Professionals

Brian Tang

Founding Executive Director, LITE Lab @ HKU

Dr. Feng Tian

Associate Professor, School of Accounting and Finance, Program Director, MSc in Accounting and Finance Analytics @ The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Gary Tiu

Executive Director, Head of Regulatory Affairs@ BC Technology

Hinson Wong

Defi Entrepreneur and full-stack Developer

Irene Wong

Founder & CEO@ IX Fintech

Michael Wong

President @ Society of Registered Financial Planners

Michael Wong

Managing Partner & Co-founder@ MaiCapital

Prof. Wen Wu

Professor @ Zhejiang University International Business School

Dr. Xin Xu

Associate Dean of Faculty of Business & Associate Professor of Department of Management & Marketing @ The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Will Xu

Co-founder and VP @ OneCash

Prof. SM Yiu

Professor, Department of Computer Science@ The University of Hong Kong

Leanne Zhang

Adviser @ the BIS Innovation Hub Hong Kong Centre

Name

Title @ Organization

Hinson Wong

Title @ Organization

Potential Speaker Profiles *

Fintech Industry Leaders and Practitioners with advanced expertise in the subject matter

Regulators covering discussions on financial products and virtual assets

Legal Professionals with profound knowledge on regulatory and legal framework in this space

Academic Scholars covering digital asset from a macro perspective

* All speakers are invited by DAS committee based on their professional experience in their area of expertise. We do not offer sponsored speaking opportunity.

Knowledge Sharing Organizations

By alphabetical order


Strategic Partners


DAS Seminars 2022

From August to November, DAS will be hosting eight (8) free educational seminars spanning a four-month period, including

Session / DATE

TOPIC

CO-HOST

VENUE

Session#1 –
Aug 30th

Investment Strategies & Asset Management in Digital Assets

Society of Registered Financial Planners

The Center

Session#2 -Sep 15th

Digitized Securities & Security Token

Signum Digital / Coinstreet

Playground.
Work

Session#3 -Sep 29th

ESG, Impact and Social Good

HKDiFi

CityU

Session#4 -Oct 5th

Compliance and Regulatory Landscape

HKDiFi

CityU

Session#5 -Oct 12th

Stablecoin & CBDC

PolyU

PolyU

Session#6 -Oct 17th

Real-Life Case Studies on Digital Assets & Blockchain Investment (Investment Promotion Week)

InvestHK

HKCEC

Session#7 -Oct 25th

NFT Innovations and Opportunities (Fintechstic 2022)

HKUST

HKUST

Session#8 -Oct 27th

DeFi & Cryptocurrencies

PolyU

PolyU

Session#9 -Nov 3rd

數字化趨勢下的投資策略講座

HKRFP / ACMCP

H6 CONET

Session#10 -Nov 12th

Risks & Opportunities in Web3

CUHK

Online

Session#11 -Dec 1st

Web 3 & TADS Summit 2022

TADS Awards

HKCEC

Session#11 – Dec 1, 2022

Session#10 – Nov 12, 2022

Session#9 – Nov 3, 2022

Session#8 – Oct 27, 2022

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Session#7 – Oct 25, 2022

Session#6 – Oct 17, 2022

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Session#4 – Oct 5, 2022

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Session#3 – Sep 29, 2022

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Session#2 – Sep 15, 2022

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Session#1 – Aug 30, 2022

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