Events

UG QFIN Seminar
FinTech Speaker Series – 1st: Start Ups and Young FinTech companies

We are launching a new QFIN FinTech Speaker Series this Fall! The Launch event with QFIN alumni and FinTech company co-founders, Mr. Eddie LIN and Mr. Lawrence HUI, and another HKUST alumni and co-founder, Mr. Samuel WAN, moderated by Prof. Veronique Lafon-Vinais on 20th September 2017, at 6pm LSK 1003. Join us with your friends to learn more about this hot topic with our very own alumni!

Date 20.09.2017
Time 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Venue Case Room 1003, LSK Building, HKUST

UG QFIN Seminar
FinTech Speaker Series – 2nd: Point of view of the incumbent
Ms. Veronica FUNG, Chief of Staff, Operations APAC at Société Générale

The 2nd session of the “FinTech Speaker Series” with an engaging discussion with our HKUST alumni and Ms. Veronica FUNG, moderated by Prof. Veronique Lafon-Vinais, on 11th October 2017 (Wednesday) at 6pm, in LSK 1003. Veronica will share her thoughts on the incumbents reaction to FinTech from her point of view at Société Générale and prior to that at BNP Paribas. Join us with your friends to learn more about this hot topic with our very own alumni!

Date 11.10.2017
Time 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Venue Case Room 1003, LSK Building, HKUST

UG Seminar
A Local Alumni Sharing: SC way to world’s top asset managers – his Short Cut to Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, Wellington Management and Capital Group?
Mr. Stanley CHAN, Director, Strategic Solutions, Capital Group

Are you targeting to join the top leading companies? Are you frustrating on how to prepare yourselves, how to write up a CV, and how to prepare the interview? We are pleased to announce that our alumni, Mr. Stanley CHAN, Director, Strategic Solutions, at Capital Group will share with us the tips and successes in getting into those global organizations. You are cordially invited to attend the seminar and ask any questions.

Date 17.10.2017
Time 6:00pm – 7:15pm
Venue Case Room G001, LSK Building, HKUST

UG Seminar
FinTech Speaker Series: The Latest Trends in the FinTech Industry
Mr. Derek CHUNG and Ms. Elsie WONG

The “FinTech Speaker Series: The Latest Trends in the FinTech Industry” by two experience speakers, Mr. Derek CHUNG and Ms. Elsie WONG , on 3rd November 2017 (Friday) at 4:30pm, in LT-L. The two speakers have extensive experiences working with FinTech companies from greater China on their IPOs, M&As, among other types of transactions. They will share with us from a real world capital markets perspective the latest trends in the FinTech industry.

Date 03.11.2017
Time 4:30pm – 5:50pm
Venue CMA Lecture Theater L (LT-L), Cheung Yu Tung Building, HKUST

Finance Sports Day

Finance Sports Day is an annual event of the Department of Finance. This fun-oriented half-day event aims at enhancing the communication and creating a harmonic atmosphere among the faculty members, PhD students, QFIN students and alumni. Every participant enjoyed the sports games, lost some weight, met some new friends, and most importantly, had great fun!

Date 05.11.2017
Time 09:00 – 15:00
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MScIM/FA Professional Seminar
Information Session for Professional Finance Qualifications: CAIA, CFA & GRAP

An information session for Professional Finance Qualifications: the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA), the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association (CAIA), and the Financial Risk Management (FRM) will be held at LSK G001 from 12:45-2:00pm on 11 Nov 2017 (Saturday).

Date 11.11.2017
Time 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Venue LSK G001, Lee Shau Kee Business Building

UG QFIN Seminar
FinTech Speaker Series – 3rd: The Regulator’s Perspective
Ms. Bénédicte Nolens, Senior Director of the SFC

The 3rd session of the “FinTech Speaker Series” with Ms. Bénédicte Nolens, Senior Director of the SFC, moderated by Prof. Veronique Lafon-Vinais, on 15th November 2017 (Wednesday) at 6pm, in LSK 1003. Bénédicte Nolens will discuss the views of the regulators on FinTech and share the findings, observations and highlights of the IOSCO research report on FinTech.

Date 15.11.2017
Time 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Venue Case Room 1003, LSK Building, HKUST

Student Focus Group
“Student Focus Group” by CFA Institute

You are cordially invited to join the “Student Focus Group” by CFA Institute.  CFA Institute is working on a Visioning Project for the CFA Program and would love to hear from you about how the CFA Program relates to your current and future needs.  

 

Date 07.12.2017
Time 11:30am - 12:30pm
Venue Case Room 1003, LSK

FINANCE SYMPOSIUM ON DEC 11-12, 2017
HKUST Finance Symposium 2017 Corporate Finance

This year our theme is Corporate Finance, defined broadly. The conference will be run in a unique new mixed set-up. Unlike past years, when our symposium was invited-only, this year we have opened up the program to include 6-8 high quality papers from a competitive section, in addition to our invited speakers.

Date 11.12.2017
Time December 11-12, 2017, Hong Kong
Venue