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Welcome to FinovateAsia

We’re back in Hong Kong this week for what is shaping up to be Hong Kong’s most dynamic fintech event of the year, FinovateAsia. We have a dozen companies ready to demo their freshest ideas. And our impressive speaker lineup, along with panelists representing some of the region’s top banks and fintechs, also are ready to impress.

FinovateAsia will take place at the Hong Kong Convention Center where registration opens at 8:00 am and the first session starts at 8:45 am. There’s still time to register and if you have any questions, please contact a member of our event staff.

You can check out today’s full agenda, complete with speaker information, online, but here is a quick preview:

8:00 to 8:45 Registration and continental breakfast

8:45 to 8:50 Welcome

8:50 to 9:20 Keynote address

9:20 to 9:25 Opening remarks

9:25 to 9:35 Analyst all stars

9:35 to 10:25 Demo session #1

10:25 to 11:05 Intermission, refreshments, and networking break, plus fireside chat

11:05 to 11:15 Analyst all stars

11:15 to 12:05 Demo session #2

12:05 to 13:10 Lunch plus expert briefing on financial inclusion

13:10 to 15:15 Breakout streams

  • Insurance and payments
  • Artificial intelligence and blockchain
  • Open banking and the API economy

15:15 to 15:45 Intermission, refreshments, and networking break

15:45 to 16:25 Off the record session with global regulators

16:25 to 17:05 Digital change leaders debate

17:05 to 18:05 Reception and networking

Best of Show winners will be announced tomorrow

Doors open again tomorrow at 8:00 am, with the first session beginning at 8:45 am.