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12.05.2020

[eNews] Tech-Topics Bring New Audiences

Symposium on Risk Management and Business Intelligence

To keep up with advancements in the tech field, we need to move fast and exchange with industry practitioners to find out the next game-changing technologies and their challenges.

The annual symposium on Risk Management and Business Intelligence (RMBI) at HKUST serves as an excellent platform for academics and industrial experts to exchange their views about the development of Risk Management (RM) and Business Intelligence (BI). The eleventh symposium, jointly organized by the RMBI Program Office and the Fintech Research Project, was held online on 9 May, featuring four insightful presentations centered around the theme “Applying AI in Business”.

After Professor HUI Kai Lung, Director of the RMBI Program, welcomed some 200 participants, the four speakers including Mr Jay WANG, Head of Equity Derivatives Market Risk Management of Credit Suisse; Dr Chao HE, Director of Wisers AI Lab; Professor James LEI, Senior Director of the Hong Kong Applied Science & Technology Research Institute; and Mr David LIU, Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific Compliance, Risk & Diligence, Kroll│Duff & Phelps, presented their informative and inspiring talks.

James Lei  (left) and David Liu

Jay Wang (left) and Chao He

Professor Hui Kai Lung

Blockchain Presentation to The Better Hong Kong Foundation
Meanwhile, Professor Hui Kai Lung made a presentation via Zoom to The Better Hong Kong Foundation on 29 April. With a theme “Blockchain and the Use of IT after the Pandemic”, Professor Hui talked about the uses and challenges of blockchain, its recent applications including during the COVID-19 pandemic where the technology has been used for tally of infected persons and tracking of cross-border commuters. The presentation was made for council members of The Better Hong Kong Foundation, a group of highly respected and distinguished business leaders in Hong Kong. The event reflected the ongoing effort of our faculty in contributing their professional knowledge to the broader community in Hong Kong and beyond.


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