Asia Pacific Financial Information Conference

The Asia Pacific Financial Information Conference (APFIC) is one of the leading financial information events in Asia. It is a renowned incubator for technology, data, and information and innovation practitioners in finance to share the latest updates data strategy and evaluate potential technology

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Asia Pacific Financial Information Conference 

11 - 12 June 2019 | Ritz Carlton Hong Kong

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The Asia Pacific Financial Information Conference (APFIC) is one of the leading financial information events in Asia. It is a renowned incubator for technology, data, and information and innovation practitioners in finance to share the latest updates data strategy and evaluate potential technology investments. 

Join APFIC now to have your voice heard at interactive roundtables, learn from peers facing the same challenges at their respective firms, learn from experts on their success stories, and meet 350+ senior decision makers in array of interactive session and networking events!

Key Highlights

  • Exploring ways to monetise data and take advantage of data to make frontline decisions
  • Understand how financial institutions can move toward better data management under the existing regulation
  • Cloud data aggregation and distribution: Learn practical ways to combine data sources
  • Managing and accessing alterative data: where to get it and how to use it
  • AI and alt data: Learn latest trends and how cutting-edge technology can be integrated into operational processes to distil data into usable insight
  • Understanding the essentials of data and analytics governance
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350

Delegates

The most influential decision-makers from buy-side and sell-side firms

45

Industry leading speakers

World class line-up featuring industry experts

10

Hours of networking opportunities

Sharing industry best practice with peers and expand your network

Speakers

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Christopher Butler

Chief Data Officer

HSBC

Chris Butler is the Chief Data Officer for ASP International Markets, HSBC. His passion to ensure organisations and individuals achieve their goals through quality information has not diminished after 25 years. Working in both operational and project roles he has leant that success comes from understanding how people and data interact. As a thought leader and practitioner across all aspects of data management - his philosophy is simple – when people understand their data and care about their data they will take steps to ensure it is correct and protected. Why? – Because Data Matters.

When Chris is not playing with bits, bytes and information you will find him out walking, travelling and generally enjoying life.

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Medhy Souidi

Head of Fintech & Startup Xchange

DBS BANK

Medhy Souidi is the Head of FinTech and  the Startup Xchange programme of DBS Hong Kong. Medhy is co-chair of the FinTech Association of Hong Kong’s Blockchain committee, and was named by global FinTech hub LATTICE80 as one of 50 top FinTech influencers, and by Whub as one of the Startup and FinTech influencers.

Prior to joining DBS, Medhy was a Senior Project Manager at Privé Technologies. He has also held senior positions at financial and technology companies and institutions in France, Canada and Hong Kong.

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Stephane Dubois

CEO

XIGNITE

Named twice on Institutional Investor's Tech 50 list of financial visionaries and innovators, Stephane Dubois is a recognized financial data industry executive who founded Xignite to Make Market Data Easy. Stephane Dubois is a well-known fintech thought leader and is frequently quoted in publications, including Forbes, MarketsMedia, WallStreet & Technology, Financial News, Bob's Guide, Inside Reference Data, and Venture Capital Journal. He has spoken at numerous financial services events around the world, including APFIC, Finovate, FinDEVr, Bank Innovation, Next Money, World Exchange Conf., WFIC and The Money Conference. Prior to founding Xignite, Stephane was Vice President of Product Management at Advent Software, the leading provider of software solutions for the investment management industry. Prior to Advent, Stephane held senior product and marketing management positions at Walker Interactive Systems and Oracle Corporation. Stephane holds an MS in Management from M.I.T. Sloan School of Management and MS and BS degrees in international management from the MBA Institute in Paris.

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Philip Li

Chairman

CHINA CHENGXIN (ASIA PACIFIC) CREDIT RATINGS CO LTD

Prior to his current posts, Mr. Li was Senior Vice President (Finance) of The Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited and Executive Director and Head of Global Capital Markets with a renowned international bank.  Mr. Li had also served the Hong Kong community as Associate Member of the Central Policy Unit of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Chairman of the Hong Kong Capital Markets Association, Member of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Debt Listing Reform Working Group, Member of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council’s Financial Advisory Committee and Member of the Debt Reform Working Group under the Financial Service and the Treasury Department.

Mr. Li holds a Bachelor’s Degree (Sociology) from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. 

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David Quah

Managing Director, Quantitative Investment Solutions (QIS)

VALUE PARTNERS GROUP

David Quah is currently the Managing Director for Quantitative Investment Solution (QIS) based in Hong Kong.  He is responsible for driving the firm’s ETF business, factor & smart beta investing, big data application, as well as the development of other quantitative products and robo advisory partnership.

He is also a Director & Responsible Officer of Sensible Asset Management HK Ltd and Non Resident Licensed Director for fund management & Board Director, Value Partners Asset Management Malaysia Sdn Bhd.

Prior to that, he was the Head of ETF at Mirae Asset Global Investments (Hong Kong) where he was involved in the launch of the first batch of Leveraged and Inverse Products on Hong Kong indices and on S&P 500 and Topix as well as the launch of futures-based oil ETF. 

Earlier, he spent almost 20 years at Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, mainly responsible for product development including ETF, the Growth Enterprise Market and Callable Bull/Bear Contracts (CBBC).  He was Vice President of Market Infrastructure and Products, Cash Trading at HKEX.

He has also worked for the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The World Bank and the Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA).

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Bloomberg was founded in 1981 with one core mission: to bring transparency to capital markets through access to information. Today’s Bloomberg—with more than 15,000 employees in 192 locations in 72 countries around the globe—builds on that foundation. Everything that we do connects decision makers in business, finance and government to a broad and dynamic network of global and local information, news, people and ideas that enables faster, more effective decisions. The companies strength- delivering data, news, analytics and electronic trading through innovate technology is the core of the Bloomberg Professional Service, with over 320,000 subscribers worldwide.

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Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is one of the world’s major exchange groups. Headquartered in Hong Kong, with offices in Mainland China, Singapore and London, HKEX operates a range of equity, commodity, fixed income and currency markets. As Hong Kong’s only securities and derivatives exchange, the sole operator of the city’s clearing houses, HKEX is uniquely placed to offer regional and international investors access to Asia’s most vibrant markets. HKEX is also one of the world’s premier initial public offering (IPO) centres, offering companies unrivalled opportunities to access growth capital through a Hong Kong listing. 

HKEX is also the leader in the trading of industry metals through its wholly owned subsidiaries, London Metal Exchange (LME) and LME Clear.  This commodity franchise was further enhanced with the launch of Qianhai Mercantile Exchange, or QME, a new commodities trading venue in Mainland China, in 2018.

HKEX launched the ground-breaking Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect programme in 2014, allowing international investors direct access to Mainland China’s stock market for the first time. The scheme was expanded with the launch of Shenzhen Connect in 2016, and the launch of Bond Connect in 2017.

With nearly 2,000 employees around the world, HKEX is committed to the provision of strong, stable and innovative markets, ongoing product and market innovation and to connecting investors and companies around the world.  

www.hkexgroup.com

 

香港交易及結算所有限公司(香港交易所)是世界主要的交易所集團之一,總部設於香港,在中國內地、新加坡及倫敦均設有辦事處或子公司,業務範圍包括股票、大宗商品、衍生產品、定息及貨幣產品。我們是香港唯一的證券及衍生產品交易所,也是香港唯一的結算所營運機構,為國際投資者提供進入亞洲最活躍市場的渠道。香港交易所更是全球領先的新股集資中心,為世界各地及以中國為業務重心的公司提供高效的上市融資渠道,獲得公司發展所需的資金。

香港交易所亦透過全資子公司倫敦金屬交易所(LME)及LME Clear,運營全球最大的工業金屬交易中心;並於2018年在中國深圳設立前海聯合交易中心,在大宗商品業務方面又邁出重要一步。

此外,香港交易所於2014年推出劃時代的滬港通機制,讓國際投資者直接投資中國內地股市;互聯互通機制亦先後於2016年及2017年擴展至深港通及債券通。

香港交易所全球員工近二千人,致力提供穩健、創新的市場平台,不斷改進產品和服務,連繫世界各地的投資者與企業,謀求合作共贏。

www.hkexgroup.com

 

香港証券取引所(HKEX)は世界最大規模の金融市場運営会社のひとつです。香港をベースに、中国本土、シンガポール、ロンドンに拠点を持ち、有価証券または証券、コモディティ、債券、通貨などの取引市場を運営しています。香港で唯一の有価証券、デリバティブ取引所、かつ唯一の清算機関運営会社として特別の地位を築いており、当取引所を通して地場およびグローバルの投資家は、アジアで最も活気ある市場での取引に参加できます。また世界有数の新規株式公開(IPO)の中心地であり、企業にとっては上場を通した資金調達の優れた機会を得られる場でもあります。

さらに完全子会社であるロンドン金属取引所(LME)、LME Clearによる取引が貢献し、非鉄金属の取引においてもリーダー的地位を占めています。2018年には中国本土の商品取引センターとして前海商品取引所(QME)を新規開設し、コモディティ取引の機能をさらに拡大しました。

2014年には画期的な上海・香港ストック・コネクトが始動し、海外投資家が初めて中国本土の株式市場に直接アクセスできるようになりました。続いて2016年には同様のスキームが深圳コネクトへ、2017年にはボンド・コネクトへと発展しました。

当取引所は、世界中で従業員約2,000名を有し、強固で安定的かつ革新的な市場の維持、既存サービスの提供、および市場の変革に尽力しています。そのほか、世界の投資家と企業をつなぐことを役割として全力で取り組んでおります。

www.hkexgroup.com

 

홍콩거래소(HKEX)는 전세계 주요 거래소 중 하나입니다. 홍콩 본사와 중국, 싱가포르, 런던에 위치한 지사를 통해 주식, 상품, 채권, 통화 시장을 폭넓게 운영하고 있습니다. 홍콩에서 주식과 파생상품을 거래하는 유일한 거래소이자 청산소 단독운영기관으로서 역내 투자자와 해외 투자자 모두에게 아시아의 가장 역동적인 시장들에 대한 최적의 접근성을 선사합니다. 또한, 세계 최고의 기업공개(IPO) 중심지로서 홍콩에서 상장하는 기업들에게 독보적인 성장자본 조달 기회를 제공합니다.

홍콩거래소의 완전 자회사인 런던금속거래소(LME)와 LME 클리어(Clear)를 통해 홍콩거래소는 산업용 금속 거래에 있어서도 선도적 입지를 구축하고 있습니다. 2018년에는 중국본토에서의 상품거래를 위해 치엔하이상업거래소(QME)가 새롭게 출범하여 상품거래 부문이 다시 한번 강화되었습니다. 

또한, 2014년에는 획기적인 교차거래제도인 후강퉁을 도입해 해외 투자자가 사상 최초로 중국본토의 증시에 직접 접근할 수 있도록 했습니다. 이에 나아가 2016년에는 선강퉁을 출범하고, 2017년에는 채권퉁을 출범해 교차거래제도를 더욱 확대했습니다.

전세계적으로 약 2천명에 달하는 직원을 보유한 홍콩거래소는 견고하고, 안정적이며, 혁신적인 시장을 선보이고, 상품과 시장 혁신을 지속하며, 전세계 투자자와 기업을 연결하기 위해 최선의 노력을 다할 것입니다.  

www.hkexgroup.com

HSBC Global Markets offer sophisticated 24-hour coverage across our main trading and sales platforms in London, New York and Hong Kong, and we provide a wide range of solutions for our Corporate and Institutional clients. Our knowledge of local markets, coupled with HSBC's global reach, enables us to provide a comprehensive and bespoke service across every major asset class.
We provide access to Equities, Fixed Income including Credit and Rates, Foreign Exchange, Commodities and Prime Services, in addition to Research, across both developed and emerging markets.
As a global investor, by partnering with us you'll benefit from HSBC's local knowledge in over 60 countries, balanced by our understanding of global economics.
Find out more about our solutions or explore our thought leadership series on the Dealing Room of Tomorrow.

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Moody’s Analytics provides financial intelligence and analytical tools to help business leaders make better, faster decisions. Our deep risk expertise, expansive information resources, and innovative application of technology help our clients confidently navigate an evolving marketplace. We are known for our industry-leading and award-winning solutions, made up of research, data, software, and professional services, assembled to deliver a seamless customer experience. We create confidence in thousands of organizations worldwide, with our commitment to excellence, open mindset approach, and focus on meeting customer needs. For more information about Moody’s Analytics, visit www.moodysanalytics.com.

Moody's Analytics is a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO). MCO reported revenue of $4.4 billion in 2018, employs approximately 13,100 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 42 countries.

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Societe Generale is one of the largest European financial services groups. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the reference for relationship banking, recognised on its markets, close to clients, chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams.

Societe Generale has been playing a vital role in the economy for 150 years. With more than 154,000 employees, based in 76 countries, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Societe Generale's teams offer advice and services to individual, corporate and institutional customers in three core businesses:

  • Retail banking in France with the Societe Generale branch network, Credit du Nord and Boursorama, offering a comprehensive range of multichannel financial services on the leading edge of digital innovation; 
  • International retail banking, financial services and insurance with a presence in emerging economies and leading specialised businesses; 
  • Corporate and investment banking, private banking, asset management and securities services, with recognised expertise, top international rankings and integrated solutions.


Societe Generale is included in the main socially responsible investment indices: Dow Jones Sustainability Index (Europe), FSTE4Good (Global and Europe), Euronext Vigeo (Global, Europe, Eurozone and France) and 5 of the STOXX ESG Leaders indices.

For more information, you can follow us on twitter @societegenerale or visit our website www.societegenerale.com

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Societe Generale

Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial strength and proven expertise in innovation with a strategy of sustainable growth, aiming to be the trusted partner for its clients, committed to the positive transformations of society and the economy.

Active in the real economy for over 150 years, with a solid position in Europe and connected to the rest of the world, Societe Generale has over 147,000 members of staff in 67 countries and supports on a daily basis 31 million individual clients, businesses and institutional investors around the world by offering a wide range of advisory services and tailored financial solutions. The Group is built on three complementary core businesses:

  • French Retail Banking, which encompasses the Societe Generale, Crédit du Nord and Boursorama brands. Each offers a full range of financial services with omnichannel products at the cutting edge of digital innovation;
  • International Retail Banking, Insurance and Financial Services to Corporates, with networks in Africa, Russia, Central and Eastern Europe and specialised businesses that are leaders in their markets;
  • Global Banking and Investor Solutions, which offers recognised expertise, key international locations and integrated solutions.

Societe Generale is included in the principal socially responsible investment indices: DJSI (World and Europe), FTSE4Good (Global and Europe), Euronext Vigeo (World, Europe and Eurozone), four of the STOXX ESG Leaders indices, and the MSCI Low Carbon Leaders Index.

For more information, you can follow us on twitter @societegenerale or visit our website www.societegenerale.com

 

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FISD and WatersTechnology have been partners in producing this conference for the past 10 years and each year it has grown significantly. We host over 400 delegates and offer program topics and discussion opportunities that address the issues impacting the local and global financial information sector.