Agenda

Day 1 | 8 September

10am to 10pm (HKT)

Time
Agenda
Speakers
Status

10:00 AM

Opening remark by InvestHK

InvestHK

Live / Physical

10:15 AM

Keynote: The Opportunity for Asia and the Metaverse

Yat Siu, Chairman, Animoca Brands

Hybrid

10:30 AM

Fireside Chat: From Dream to Destiny - The Animoca Origin Story

Yat Siu, Chairman, Animoca Brands & Bowie Lau, Founder, MaGEHold & MaGESpire, Partner - True Global Ventures

Hybrid

11:00 AM

Fireside Chat: Investments Strategies and Concerns in the Digiverse

Panellist

Benedict Nolans, Head of BIS Innovation Hub Hong Kong Centre, Bank for International Settlements Alessio Quaglini, CEO, HexTrust

 

Moderator: Mae Wang, Investor, Alternative Assets

Live / Physical

11:40 AM

Panel: Investing in Enablers in Web 3

Panellists:

Queenie Wong, VP, BPEA

Dina Shin, Head of BD, Asia Investments, Westcap

Marshal Gu, Vice President, Private Equity, Macquarie Group

 

Moderator: Bowie Lau, Founder - MaGEHold/MaGESpire, Partner - True Global Ventures

Live / Physical

12:20 PM

The Increasing Convergence Between Brands with Gaming. Arts. Music. Entertainment (GAME) in Web 3/Metaverse

Panellists:

Becky Yeung, Regional Head of Brand Partnership, Warner Music Asia

Christine So, COO, Artbat Live

Lucas Cheung, Managing Partner, Gusto Collective HK

Moderator: Doris Fong, Head of Creative Industries, InvestHK

Live / Physical

Lunch & Networking

1:00 PM

2:00 PM

Panel: The Power of Web 3 and Future of GAME (Gaming, Art, Music & Entertainment)

Panellists:

Charlie Hu, Managing Partner, LucidBlue Ventures

WhaleShark, Founder, WHALE

Ilgi Evecan, Chief Metaverse Officer, Picture This

 

Moderator: Max Yakubowski, former head of OpEd at Cointelegraph

Hybrid

2:40 PM

Keynote presented by Tencent Cloud: How Cloud Technologies enable the Metaverse

Ming Xu, Head of Technology, Tencent Cloud

Hybrid

3:00 PM

Panel: How to Succeed in GameFi and Web3

Panellist:

Ray Wong, Founder, Asymmetry Capital

Germaine Wong, Project Director, Pangu by PANGU by Kenal

Moderator: Adrian Clevenot, Associate Director, PwC

Live / Physical

3:40 PM

Panel: Problems with NFT - Scams & IP Infringement

Panellist:

Monin Ung, Managing Partner, Mung

Fred L.H. Chan, Director, Co-designer, tarid.io

Frankie Tam, Technology Lawyer, Eversheds Sutherland

Moderator: Padriag Walsh, Partner, Tanner De Witt

Live / Physical

4:20 PM

Fireside Chat: The Future of Blockchain & Metaverse

Jason Brink, President of Blockchain, Gala & Bowie Lau, Founder, MaGEHold/MaGESpire, Partner - True Global Ventures

Hybrid

4:45 PM

Keynote: Music NFTs: Access, Community, Experiences

Andrew Antar, CEO, Tune.FM

Hybrid

4:55 PM

Panel: DAO & Successful Governance Use Case

Panellists:

Charles d'Haussy, MD, APAC, ConsenSys

Joni Pirovich, Principal, Blockchain & Digital Assets – Services + Law (BADASL)

Moderator: Akina Ho, The Global Head of Business Consultancy & Lead Ambassador for Asia at The AllStarsWomen NFT Club and DAO 

Hybrid

5:30 PM

Panel: How Esports & Gaming Are Bringing Crypto to the Masses

Panellists:

Lawrence Lin, Director, Blockchain in Razer

Sean Zhang, CEO and Cofounder at Talon Esports

 

Moderator: Mark Chew, CEO, Team Flash

Hybrid

7:00 PM

GAME Pitch Competition

Judge: Akina Ho, The Global Head of Business Consultancy & Lead Ambassador for Asia at The AllStarsWomen NFT Club and DAO

Judge: Charlie Hu, Managing Director, Lucid Blue Ventures

Judge: Queenie Wong, Vice President, HK Growth Fund at BPEA (Baring Private Equity Asia)

Judge: Nicola Santoni, Principal, Lemniscap

Judge: Amit Goel Country Head, India &
Vice-President, Prove

Live / Virtual

Day 2 | 9 September

10:00am to 6pm (HKT)

Time
Agenda
Speakers

10:00 AM

10:15 AM

10:55 AM

Keynote presented by WHALE: State of the (NFT) Nation Address: Analysis and Insights on the NFT market

Nytmare, Community Marketing Manager, WHALE

Hybrid

Panel: Esports Gaming on Blockchain in the Web 3.0 Era

Panellists:

Prasanna Lohar, CEO Block Stack, President India Blockchain Forum

Frank A. Sliwka, COO Epulze

Ivan Yeo, Chairman ATTN

Moderator: Samson Oh, CEO, DG

Hybrid

Panel: Putting Your Digital Assets to Work: A Primer for Retail and Institutional Investors

Panellists:

Maaike Steinebach, General Manager, HK & Macau, Visa Inc.

Binnie Wong, MD, UBS Bank

Dave Chapman, Executive Director, BC Group

 

Moderator: King Leung, Head of Fintech, InvestHK

Live / Physical

11:45 AM

Panel: Consumers, Fans & Loyalty

Panellists:

Adam Sun, Investment Manager, Gobi Partners

Patrik Arnesson, CEO, Forza Ikonia

Yannis Wong, NFT Advisor | Co-founder, BlueArk | BlueLight Academy

Zaf Chow, Director of Partnership, Animoca Brands

Moderator: Lucy Du, Head of Community, Belz Family Office

Hybrid

12:30 PM

Panel: Evaluating NFTs and GameFi: Staking Your NFTs

Panellists:

Hanjin Tan, Singer, Producer & Actor

Aleksandr Shedogubov, CEO, Envelop DAO

Lee Zhu, BD & Ecosystem Growth, BNB Chain

 

Moderator: Donna NguyenPhuoc, Managing Partner, SPARQ Capital

Hybrid

1:15 PM

Keynote: Rise of the Metaverse: A Silicon Valley VC Perspective

Miko Matsumura, GP, Gumi Cryptos Capital

1:30 PM

Lunch & Networking

Hybrid

Fireside Chat: The Digital Art Renaissance: NFTs and the Evolution of the Fine Art World

2:00 PM

Panellist:

Peter Yu, CEO & Co-Founder at screensguru.io

Dr. Peter Nelson, Assistant Professor, HKBU

Moderator: Ali Ghorbani, Founder | NFT Creator and Educator, Ali G Studios

Live / Physical

Fireside Chat: Virtual Lands & Real Estate in Infinite Metaverse

2:25 PM

Panellists:

Medhy Soudi, Head of Innovation, DBS Bank

Flora Chan, Account Manager, INDEX GAME

 

Moderator: Caroline York, Marketing Director, Gusto Collective

Live / Physical

Jerome Wong, Co-founder and CBO of Everest Ventures Group & Andy Lee, Partner and Head of GameFi, Everest Ventures Group

3:00 PM

Fireside chat: Takeaways in Building Good Products in GameFi

Live / Physical

3:25 PM

Fireside Chat: Tackling the Challenges in the Web3 Space

Angelina Kwan, Chief Executive Officer, Stratford Finance Limited & Bowie Lau,  Founder - MaGEHold/MaGESpire, Partner - True Global Ventures

Hybrid

4:00 PM

Panel: How the Metaverse will Change the Creator Paradigm

Panellists:

Prakash Somosundram, CEO, Enjinstarter

Kapil Sharma, Chief Transformation Officer, Microsoft

Elizabeth Strickler, Director of Media Entrepreneurship, Georgia State University

Kyle Gordon, Co-Founder & Creative Strategist, DoinGud

 

Moderator: 

Jennifer Cheng, Co-Founder, Chair, NewChic Capital Family Office

Hybrid

4:45 PM

Panel: Active Investing in the Digital Asset Class

Panellists:

Lars Holst, CEO, GCEX

Jehan Chu, Founder, Kenetic

Patrick Tsang, Chairman, Tsangs Group

Mia Bao, Founder, BeepCrypto

 

Moderator: Natasha Bansgopaul, Co-Founder and COO, FinTech, Blockchain, and Digital Assets

Hybrid

5:30 PM

Virtual After Party at Sandbox Metaverse

Live/Virtual

6:00 PM

Physical Thank You Cocktail at Tanner De Witt