Financial Practitioners FinTech Training Programme 2022 (Seminar 1): CBDCs are NOT Cryptocurrencies

Webinar Series

About this course

Topic: CBDCs are NOT Cryptocurrencies

Date:  7 Apr 2022 

Time:  14:30 - 17:35 with 2 CPD /CPT Hours

Format: Webinar

Fee: HK$775 per head
- It is fully subsidized for participants from registered financial institutions and trade associations in the conditions that the Cyberport Academy Attendance Policy is complied.
- All learners will NOT be given any Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits and/or attendance record if they are late and/or absent from the class for more than a total of 15 minutes.

Target Audience:
Management and execution teams in all divisions of banks, insurers and financial services companies

Learning Pillar:
CBDC, Digital Assets, Payment & FX, WealthTech

According to a report published by the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) in early 2020, 80% of Central Banks in the world are working on CBDCs.  What is CBDC?  CBDCs development in Mainland China, Europe and the US, and how will CBDC impact our daily lives in the context of a wider adoption of digital assets.

  • 14:30-14:45 (15 mins): Check-in and introduction
  • 14:45-16:00 (90 mins): HK / Case sharing focus on - The current situation of CBDC in the world especially in Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area
  • 16:00-16:15 (15 mins): Break
  • 16:15-17:30 (90 mins): Topic with focus on - Cryptocurrency applications in the financial services industry, what are the trend in banking, insurance, securities, and investment to watch
  • 17:30-17:35 (5 mins): Post training survey and end of session 

Participants could get e-Certificates with earned CPD credits. 

*Participants could have 1 month post training playback at CA Portal Smart Learning.
*The  training sessions are currently undergoing the CPD entitlement evaluation by The Hong Kong Institution of Bankers (HKIB).  It is expected the training hours are applicable to: 
 - The professional qualification holders for complying with the CPD requirements under HKIB CPD; and
 - The licensed persons for complying with the CPT requirements under SFC CPT


Financial Practitioners FinTech Training Programme 2022, FinTech
3 - 10 hours
No credit


Deadline: 30 Mar 2022