May 20 2022


3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Metaverse Development in Relation to Digital Assets and Central Bank Digital Currencies

Program Code: TD20220501

Blockchains are strings of textual records that are cryptographically linked and protected by content. Digital Assets, including Cryptocurrencies, Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), and NFT, are already known and are inextricably linked to blockchains. What do they have to do with the Metaverse?

This webinar aims to introduce what is Metaverse, the differences between NFT, cryptocurrency, and central bank digital money as well as the opportunities and impacts on the financial industry.

Key Outlines:

  1. Understanding the Metaverse
  • Metaverse history and basic concepts
  • The ultimate goal of Web 3.0 and the incentives for its development
  • Ways and Means to realize the Metaverse and case studies
  1. Digital Asset Base
  • Decentralized trust mechanisms and disintermediation in blockchains.
  • The ‘currency’ used in Metaverse
  • Difference between NFT, cryptocurrency, and central bank digital money
  1. Embracing the future
  • Limitations to integrating into the Greater Bay Area.
  • Effective use of the Metaverse and Central Bank Digital Currency initiatives.
  • The Power of the Greater Bay Area Metaverse ecology and the opportunities and impacts to the financial industry

For Whom:

  • Practitioners from the financial industry
  • Anyone who is interested in this topic

Date & Time:
20 May 2022 (Friday)
3:00pm – 6:00pm (3 hours)


Training Mode:
Virtual (Zoom or MS Teams)

Trainer’s Profile – Prof. Chan
As a FinTech enthusiast, Prof. Chan has over 20 years of experience in managing IT & business transformation projects in international financial institutions. He had worked for sizable international banks, including Credit Suisse and BayernLB, in the roles of First Vice President, Head of IT in the Asia Pacific, Project Director, and Operations Manager Asia Pacific. His extensive experience covers both Business and IT consulting, encompassing design, setup, leading, and managing of cross-border projects throughout Asia.

Prof. Chan is now the adjunct professor and visiting lecturer of EMBA and FinTech courses for various Universities and educational institutions in Hong Kong.

Disclaimer: Employers may, at their discretion, recognize any qualifications that may be obtained from this course.


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