Financial Services Track

Concurrent Workshop Session

Session One

Date & Time

26 April 2017
1.50pm – 3.10pm

Title

Blockchain Technology and Beyond


Mr Paul Kittwongsunthorn
Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer
TenX Technology

Synopsis

Blockchain has been hailed as Wall Street's most game-changing technological advancement since the Internet. It may be the underlying technology behind the controversial digital currency Bitcoin but its potential is far reaching. As a secure and transparent way to digitally track the ownership of assets before, during and after transactions, and it has the potential to ultimately transform everything from how stock exchanges operate all the way to how proxies are voted. From Wall Street to Estonia, financial firms are investing in and testing blockchain to put it to the test. In this workshop participants will get the opportunity to understand through practical examples how to capitalise on the opportunities that blockchain technology presents and look forward into the future of blockchain.

Concurrent Workshop Session

Session Two

Date & Time

26 April 2017
3.40pm – 5.00pm

Title

Fintech and Innovation: Disrupt or be Disrupted


Mr Liew Nam Soon
Managing Partner
Ernst & Young (ASEAN Financial Services)

Synopsis

The rise of new technologies creates unparalleled opportunities for financial institutions. Across the globe, emerging players in FinTech are reshaping customer experience and revolutionising business models. Learn how companies have integrated emerging technologies into your company’s digital ecosystem to develop new business models. Hear about new capabilities that are required for your company to stay relevant, and develop innovative value propositions without losing sight of current core offerings and revenue streams.

Concurrent Workshop Session

Session Three

Date & Time

27 April 2017
11.10am – 12.30pm

Title

Business Analytics Isn’t About the Data!


Mr Eric Sandosham
Founder & Partner
Red & White Consulting Parnters LLP

Synopsis

This session focuses on business analytics to enable organisations to improve the quality and speed of decision making. Eric will demystify big data and provide an analytical framework to problem solving through problem framing and de-framing and a 7-step approach. He will also touch on critical organisation design attributes and how to build business analytics capabilities and competencies in an organisation.

Concurrent Workshop Session

Session Four

Date & Time

27 April 2017
1.30pm – 2.50pm

Title

The Future of Cyber Security in an Interconnected World


Mr Matthias Yeo
Chief Technology Officer
Symantec (Asia Pac)

Synopsis

Cybersecurity is a growing discipline which has been forced to mature rapidly. This is due to the evolution of domains like Fintech, IoT (internet of things), SMART nation, and the confluence of these that resulted in a complexity that generated heightened concern. How will cyber threats affect our lives, our bank accounts, and the everyday things we do? With the exponential growth of connected devices, cloud adoption and computing power, consumers are more vulnerable than ever before. How should enterprise re-think cyber security and leverage it to our advantage? In this session, Matthias will share some of the attacks that have shaken the world, real life examples and how can we build a strong eco-system in our defence.