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MyFintech Week 2022 to feature over 100 Finance and Tech Industry Speakers

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  • MyFintech Week 2022 will focus on issues affecting the future of Malaysia’s economic and financial landscape. Malaysia’s Financial Sector Blueprint 2022-2026 will be launched.
  • Workshop-style masterclasses will provide hands-on learning experiences with practical insights from industry experts.
  • Support for growth and innovation will be available to startups and SMEs.

KUALA LUMPUR, 6 January 2022 – MyFintech Week 2022 (MyFW 2022) recently unveiled part of its finance and tech speakers line-up as it gears up for an insightful week from 24 to 28 January 2022.

Themed “Advancing Digitalisation for Recovery, Sustainability, Inclusion”, MyFW 2022 is expected to cover a wide range of pressing issues facing the future of the financial industry. It is anchored on seven key priorities: Sustainability, Resiliency, New Realities for Finance, Economy, Financial Health & Inclusion, Startups and Regulations.

“Experts from around the world will be sharing their perspectives at MyFW 2022. Their insights can inform and inspire action on critical issues that the financial sector needs to tackle. The financial sector needs to be well-positioned to support our economic transformation towards a more innovative, sustainable and digital future”, said BNM Assistant Governor Adnan Zaylani Mohamad Zahid.

MyFW 2022 will feature more than 100 speakers including YBM Tengku Datuk Seri Utama Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz, Minister of Finance; Tan Sri Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus, Governor of BNM; Achim Steiner, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); Gillian Tett, Chair of Editorial Board & Editor-at-large (US), The Financial Times; and Kevin Hartman, Chief Analytics Evangelist at Google; For the full list of speakers, please visit myfintechweek.my/speakers

The main conference from Day 1 to Day 4 will feature a combination of keynote addresses, tech talks, panel sessions and fireside chats on pertinent issues affecting Malaysia’s future financial and economic landscape. This includes climate resiliency, the future of money and emerging technologies. Malaysia’s Financial Sector Blueprint 2022-2026 will also be launched on Day 1, followed by a discussion to integrate perspectives from BNM and the industry in forging a shared vision on the future of Malaysia’s financial industry.

MyFW 2022 also brings highly popular workshop-style sessions through a series of masterclasses with industry experts  to deep-dive into specific subject matters. Cybersecurity professionals join a masterclass on “Security by design for fintech deployment” by Abbas Kudrati (APAC Chief Cybersecurity Advisor, Microsoft). Participants interested in emerging technologies can join in a masterclass on “Deep dive into DeFi by Cais Manai (Product Lead for Digital Assets and DeFi, R3). Other masterclasses will also cover topics such as f cloud implementation, artificial intelligence (AI), distributed ledger technology (DLT), fintech start-ups and Regtech.

Beyond the main conference and masterclasses, MyFW 2022 also provides opportunities for businesses to access support for growth and innovation on Day 4 and 5. Amongst others, start-ups can schedule one-on-one consulting sessions on regulatory and compliance issues. At the same time,  SMEs and businesses can access dedicated channels of support covering issues such as SME digitalisation, talent, and funding & investments. MyFW 2022 accelerator programmes will also feature 15 innovations aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals, with live demos on Day 4.

Interested participants are invited to register at www.myfintechweek.my.

Stay up to date by following MyFintech Week 2022’s social media pages, at @myfintechweek on Facebook, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

About MyFintech Week

Organised by Bank Negara Malaysia, MyFintech Week is a platform to promote collaboration between players within the fintech ecosystem, promote awareness on a broad range of issues concerning the financial sector, spur digitalisation of the economy and advance policy initiatives.

The two fintech accelerator programmes organised in collaboration with partners at this event are:

1. “MyFintech Week 2022 Sustainability Challenge Accelerator” with KPMG

2. “Alpha Startups MyFintech Week 2022” with 1337 Ventures

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