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ASEAN-Korea Financial Development Forum 2019

"Impacts of Technological Innovations on Businesses and Insurance Sector in the Age of Globalization”

On March 1, the School of Industrial Management - HCM City University of Technology - Vietnam and the Graduate School of Global Insurance and Pension, Sungkyunkwan University - South Korea jointly organized ASEAN-Korea Financial Development Forum 2019, with the sponsorship of Orient Commercial Joint Stock Bank - OCBHanwha Life Vietnam Company, and FBNC Channel.The forum attracted more than 130 attendees from different fields such as banks, stock exchanges, technology companies and researchers from universities.

In their opening remarks at the forum, Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Danh Thao, Vice Rector of HCM City University of Technology and Prof. Hanam Phang, former Minister of the Ministry of Labor and Employment of Korea, highlighted the importance of technological innovations on the economy in general, as well as their strong effects on the Finance and Insurance sectors in particular.

Prof. Dr. Nguyễn Danh Thảo, Vice Rector of HCM City University of Technology

Prof. Hanam Phang, the former Minister of Emplyment & Labor the Republic of Korea

Prof. Jeawan Bahk, former Minister of Planning and Finance of Korea also sent congratulatory remarks to the forum from Korea via videoconference.

Prof. Hongjoo Jung, SungKyunKwan University, Korea

More than 20 researchers, business leaders and experts in the fields of technology, finance and insurance from many countries such as Vietnam, Korea, France, India, China, Singapore and Canada gathered at the forum, and shared their research results and hands-on experience.  


The forum focused on topics related to the impacts of Blockchain, FinTech, and InsurTech on business sectors, especially in Finance and Insurance during the age of globalization. The topics discussed in the forum are as followed:
(1) Apply blockchain to food traceability, risk management in agriculture and logistics.
(2) The impacts of FinTech and InsurTech on product/service innovation and operational risks of banking and insurance industry.
(3) Risk Management and regulations in insurance sectors. 
(4) Impact of global integration in the period of technological innovation.
(5) Development Cooperation between ASEAN and Korea.

At the end the forum, Dr. Duong Nhu Hung, Dean of the School of Industrial Management, who initiated the conference, expressed deep thanks to all the speakers and guests. After that, the speakers and guests continued to have an informal discussion on the above topics at the gala dinner that took place on the same day.

Dr. Dương Như Hùng, Dean of School of Industrial Management - HCMC University of Technology Vietnam

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