Public Webinar – Crossing Boundaries: What’s next for digital wallets in the Greater bay area?

Date
Tue 27 Jul 2021
18:00-20:00

Location

Zoom

Join this webinar as we share the discoveries from an extensive 1.5 year research project examining the role of digital payment platforms in the lives of ordinary citizens who regularly travel in the Greater Bay Area, discovering the impact of digital money platforms on everyday financial practices.

Dr Tom McDonald (HKU Sociology) will present the findings of the project. He will be joined by a panel of payment-industry and Fintech insiders from AliPayHK, CryptoBLK and PayMe from HSBC who will share their thoughts on implications for the future development of digital payment systems in Hong Kong and beyond!

Funding

This research project is funded by the Public Policy Research Funding Scheme from the Policy Innovation and Co-ordination Office of The Government of the HKSAR (Project No. 2019.A8.089.19D).

Participants

Discussants

  • Emma Yu, Senior Product Manager, AliPayHK
  • Jess Cheng, Head of Strategic Partnership, CryptoBLK
  • Maggie Wong, Digital Product Manager, PayMe from HSBC

Moderator

  • Dr Tommy Tse, Assistant Professor, Media Studies Department, The University of Amsterdam

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Organiser
HKU Sociology

Main Language
English