Friday, 7 February 2020 | 9:00am - 2:30pm | JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong

Updated: 10 December 2019

The theme for BEF 2020 is Business Ethics in the Digital Era with focus on ethical digital framework, including best data management practices, machine learning and artificial intelligence ethics, which is a new branch of ethics principle relating to data, algorithms and corresponding practices.

We bring together some of the most influential and prominent leaders and regulators from the financial services industry to discuss on the subject from different perspectives.

Who Should Attend

Business leaders and practitioners from the financial services industry and professional services companies. It would benefit those working in the areas such as securities and investment, wealth management, asset management, banking, corporate finance, trust, IT, risk management and/or compliance.

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Time Programme
8:30am Registration
9:00am Introduction
9:05am Welcome Remarks
Ms Katherine Ng, Chairman, HKSI Institute, and Managing Director, Head of Policy and Secretariat Services, Listing Department, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
9:10am Opening Remarks by Mr Paul Chan, Financial Secretary of The Government of the Hong Kong SAR
9:30am Industry Panel: Ethical Digital Framework Beyond People and Culture
In the digital era, the sheer quantity and quality of data collected by businesses has increased dramatically and exponentially. The panelists will share the challenges face in today's fast changing business environment. They will also share their insights and best practices in data and AI ethics, including ownership, confidentiality, transparency, consent, privacy and openess, which are essential components for an ethical digital framework.
  • Mr David Hsu, Hong Kong Country Compliance Officer and Greater China Compliance Head, Citi
  • Ms Sohee Park, Chief Product Officer, Group Investments and Technology, Ping An Group
  • Mr Henri Arslanian, Global Crypto Leader, Asia FinTech Leader, Partner, PwC, and Chairman, FinTech Association of Hong Kong
10:45am Coffee & Tea Break
11:15am Regulatory Panel: The Rise of Data and AI Ethics
The trend of big data is affecting every stakeholder in the industry, including regulators. The regulators will share their views on good business ethics code and framework related to data and AI ethics in the digital era. They will also share their expectation and roles in shaping the ethical digital framework in the future.
  • Ms Julia Leung, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, Intermediaries, Securities and Futures Commission
  • Mr Clement Cheung, Chief Executive Office, Insurance Authority
  • Ms Alice Law, Deputy Chairman and Managing Director, Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority
  • Ms Ka Shi Lau, Managing Director & CEO, BCT Group
12:30pm Luncheon
1:15pm Luncheon Keynote Speaker: Mr Ashley Alder, Chief Executive Officer, Securities and Futures Commission, and Chairman of the Board, International Organization of Securities Commissions
2:15pm Closing Remarks
Mr Colin Shaftesley, Organising Chair of BEF 2020, and Partner, Financial Services Practice, PwC, Hong Kong
 *The programme and speakers are subject to change.


Code ECBEF20020701
Language English (Simultaneous translation (English and Mandarin) will be available.)
Hours SFC:4.00 CPT, PWMA:4.00 OPT, IA:1.00 CPD
Fees All Member: HK$1,800
Non-Member: HK$2,800
Student Member (UHKSI): HK$200
Member's Table (12 pax): HK$26,800
Non-member's Table (12 pax): HK$38,800
Staff of Corporate Member: HK$1,800
Registration Seats are limited. Register now!