Asia’s first Digital Asset Seminars (DAS) covering twelve key topics in the digital asset space will kick off in Hong Kong


  • 2022 Digital Asset Series (DAS) is a series of free educational seminars delivered by industry leaders and practitioners, legal professionals, regulators and Fintech academics. ecosystem.
  • Debut in August 2022DAS aims to educate the general public about the ever-growing digital asset landscape and facilitate mass adoption by covering twelve (12) key topics in the digital asset space including investment strategies, managing assets, security tokens, Web3, Metaverse, NFT, regulation, Stablecoin, CBDC, DeFi, cryptocurrencies, ESG, impact and social good.

HONG KONG, August 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Initiated and sponsored by the TADS Awards, the world’s premier international awards for tokenized assets and digitized securities (TADS), 2022 Digital Asset Series (DAS) is a series of free educational seminars delivered by industry leaders and industry practitioners, lawyers and advising professionals, regulators and Fintech academics ecosystem. The goals of DAS are to educate the general public about the ever growing digital asset landscape and facilitate mass adoption by covering different key topics in the digital asset space. From August to November 2022DAS will run eight (8) free educational seminars over a four month period including:

  1. Investment strategies and asset management for digital assets
  2. Digitized securities and security tokens
  3. Digital asset for ESG, impact and social good
  4. Regulatory and Compliance Landscape in Digital Asset
  5. Stablecoin and CBDC (central bank digital currency)
  6. DeFi and cryptocurrencies
  7. Web3.0, Metaverse and NFT opportunities for young people
  8. Market Opportunities in the GBA (Greater Bay Area)

DAS is co-organized by seven leading professional organizations in the digital asset ecosystem in hong kongnamely (in alphabetical order) Asia Pacific Digital Economy Institute (“APDEI”), Asia Security Token Alliance (“ASTA”), Hong Kong Blockchain Association (“HKBA”), Hong Kong Digital Asset Society ( “HKDAS”), Hong Kong Digital Finance Association (“HKDiFi”), Society of Registered Financial Planners (“HKRFP”) and NFT Association of hong kong (“NFTAHK”). DAS is also supported by InvestHK, the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (“HKSTP”), Hong Kong Cyberport, as well as the leading digital asset research units of three (3) leading universities, including the Center for digital transformation of the Faculty of Business of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, the Crypto-Fintech laboratory of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technologyand the Business School of the City EMBA program University of Hong Kong.

King LeungHead of Fintech at InvestHK said, “The Hong Kong Special Administrative Government strongly supports innovation and development of the Fintech industry, including the fast-growing digital asset sector. We are pleased to see the dynamic initiatives launched by the DAS, particularly on public education, which promotes more informed adoption by industry players and healthy development of the sector. »

Samson LeeChairman of the DAS & TADS Awards Organizing Committee, and Founder and CEO of Coinstreet commented, “Bitcoin in 2008, Ethereum in 2015, Altcoin/ICO in 2017, STO in 2018, DeFi in 2019, Stablecoin in 2020, NFT From 2021 to Metaverse in 2022, we have seen that the adoption of digital assets continues to grow globally, even though the crypto winter is currently in full swing.This unprecedented growth in adoption must s accompanied by increased knowledge and literacy. Education is essential and can help people make better financial decisions, protect them from scams, strengthen cybersecurity measures and open doors to new opportunities. economic and job opportunities.The reach is unlimited, and that is what we are aiming for with DAS.

Kani Chenprofessor and director of the MSc program in financial mathematics at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology said, “We believe there are endless opportunities with Web3 and are excited to work with DAS in the development of this series which we believe will foster more discussion and innovation in this space.”

jack poonProfessor of Practice at the School of Accounting and Finance at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, added: “The innovations used to build around digital assets are both creative and disruptive. The digital asset series would provide a broad and balanced view of the latest developments in this rapidly growing frontier.”

Michael CS Wong, Associate Professor of Finance and EMBA Director of City University of Hong Kongsaid that “most financial transactions and financial services will be digital, tokenized and AI-based over the next decade. hong kong community should nurture more talent for this trend. »

David WenDAS Organizing Committee and Chairman of the Asia Pacific Digital Economy Institute (“APDEI”), Professor at the International Business School and Director of the International Research Center for Fintech Security at Zhejiang The university said: “The DAS Seminars will bring together top industry leaders with different backgrounds in the digital asset space to share their unique perspectives and insights, as well as identify topical debates that more controversial, thereby correcting any misconceptions and inspiring more discussion about possible future opportunities for digital assets.”

Emile ChanDAS Organizing Committee and Co-Chairman of the Hong Kong Digital Finance Association (“HKDiFi”), said: “the the digitization of financial services, including DeFi, Stablecoin, and CBDC, is reshaping the business models of different industries and the landscape of our daily lives. It creates efficient financial services while facilitating the economic development of financial industries trying to embrace change, and DAS is a catalyst that reinforces this adoption process.”

Michael WangDAS Organizing Committee and President of the Society of Registered Financial Planners (“HKRFP”) said: “I am delighted to join the DAS. In hong kong, granting the first SFC-licensed digital broker to trade security tokens is a significant milestone. DAS is another excellent initiative. Through upcoming activities, I look forward to seeing more ideas and broader adoptions among legal professionals and industry players.”

Alex AuDAS organizing committee and co-founder of the Hong Kong Digital Asset Society, said, “With the current market downturn, now is the perfect time and opportunity to study and solidify your knowledge of crypto and Web3.” .

Tony TongDAS Organizing Committee and Chairman of the Hong Kong Blockchain Association, said, “On behalf of the Hong Kong Blockchain Association HKBA, I would like to congratulate the successful launch of the Digital Asset Series (DAS) educational seminars that increase knowledge and knowledge of many aspects of digital assets by the general public. »

Tony ChanDAS Organizing Committee and Co-Chair of the NFT Association of hong kong (“NFTAHK”) said, “The current market has common misconceptions about NFTs, and education is the key to clarifying and better understanding the potential value and usefulness of NFTs. DAS is a platform very meaningful and powerful in achieving such goals.”

Henry YuDAS Organizing Committee and Founding Committee of the Asia Security Token Alliance (“ASTA”) said: “the Asia Security Token Alliance is dedicated at foster the industry of digital securities and tokenized securities and educate the general public about the security token ecosystem. We are excited to support DAS to promote the new era of digital assets.”

The first session of the DAS will be held on August 30, 2022 in hong kong on the topic “Investment strategies and asset management in digital assets”. Speakers will include Robert Himhead of digital assets in Hong Kong at Deloitte China; Gary TiouExecutive Director, Head of Regulatory Affairs at BC Technology; Michael Wangmanaging partner and co-founder of MaiCapital; Cheney Cheng, Managing Partner at Altive & Board Member at SEBA Bank; and Brian ChanInvestment Director, Asset Management at Venture Smart Asia Ltd. Online registration for this session – https://lnkd.in/gQrXqmXb

For more information on DAS, please visit – https://digitalassetseries.org/

About DAS

DAS is a series of free educational seminars for the general public that aims to facilitate the mass adoption of digital assets. The series covers twelve key topics in the digital asset space including Investment Strategies, Asset Management, Security Tokens, Web3, Metaverse, NFT, Regulation, Stablecoin, CBDC, DeFi, cryptocurrencies, ESG, impact and social good. DAS objectives include delivering a coordinated series of seminars covering various key sub-topics in the ever-changing landscape of digital assets, bringing together cutting-edge industry leaders with different backgrounds and sharing their insights and their unique insights into the digital asset space. Other goals include identifying the most controversial topics, correcting any misconceptions, and having a more inspiring discussion about possible future opportunities for digital assets. For more information on DAS, please visit – https://digitalassetseries.org/

About TADS prices

First launched in 2020, the Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities Awards (“TADS Awards”) are the world’s premier annual international awards for the Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities industry. It celebrates this industry by recognizing and honoring significant contributions and distinguished achievements around the world. Held annually, the TADS Awards bring together individuals and businesses to share the energy that tokenization brings to the financial industry. The TADS Awards also aim to foster the growth of these specific industries by jointly establishing “best practices” and establishing “measurement standards” for high-quality tokenized assets and digitized securities, in collaboration with others. industry leaders in the global market. For more information, please visit – https://tadsawards.org/

SOURCE TADS Award

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