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MaGESpire & ConsenSys Present: Understanding The Central Bank Digital Currency – Risks and Opportunities (English Session) Event Agenda: 7pm Ms. Bowie Lau, Founder - MaGESpire & Partner of True Global Ventures (MC to kick start) – 3 min 703pm Keynote Speaker: What CBDC, DCEP & Stablecoins mean for the Future of Money – Mr. Charles d'Haussy, ConsenSys (10 mins) 715pm Panel Discussion: Understanding The Central Bank Digital Currency – Risks and Opportunities - 60 mins Moderator: Ms. Bowie Lau, Founder – MaGESpire, Partner – True Global Ventures Panelist 1: Mr. Donald Lacey, Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer, Pingan Global Voyager Fund Panelist 2: Mr. Charles d'Haussy, ConsenSys Panelist 3: Mr. Pádraig Walsh, Partner, Tanner De Witt Panelist 4: Mr. Tim Leung, Director, Product, and Technology Director, Tencent Q&A session Speakers’ profiles: Ms. Bowie Lau Founder & Managing Director, MaGESpire Ms. Bowie Lau is the Founder & Managing Director of MaGEHold - An early-stage Technology Angel Investment Firm nurturing innovative startups in the fields of AI, Big Data, Blockchain, Cybersecurity and IoT. She is also a founder of MaGESpire - A Technology Education & Advisory Group enabling Fintech ventures in areas of Strategy, Architecture & Business Development. She is also a partner of True Global Ventures 4 Plus - A first-of-its-kind Global Venture Capital Fund focused on investing into promising early-stage & late stage Blockchain startups. Bowie is a Vice-Chairman, Association of Family Office in Asia – A Strategic Collaborative Platform for Family Offices to pursue Excellence & Thought Leadership to shape the Future of Commerce. Bowie is also the Chapter Head of Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship in Hong Kong. Mr. Donald Lacey Donald Lacey is Chief Operating Officer and a managing director at Ping An Global Voyager Fund, a growth stage fintech and healthtech venture fund formed by Ping An Group. Mr. Lacey joined Ping An from Citigroup, where he worked as a managing director in a variety of corporate and investment banking roles across Asia Pacific. While at Citigroup, he led the bank’s advisory efforts on numerous high profile cross-border M&A and capital raising transactions for Asian insurance, banking and technology firms. Mr. Lacey commenced his career as a financial analyst at Goldman Sachs in New York. He has an SB from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a JD from Harvard Law School. Mr. Lacey serves as chairman of FinLeap GmbH, the European fintech company builder. Mr. Charles d'Haussy, Director - ConsenSys Hong Kong. Prior to joining world-leading blockchain engineering firm ConsenSys, Charles was Head of Fintech with Hong Kong government department InvestHK. He served 450+ FinTech companies and steered the growth of the Hong Kong Fintech Week to 10,000 global attendees. Charles has 13 years of experience in Hong Kong private sector and holds SFC licenses 1 & 4. In 2018, Charles was elected TOP 50 & 200 Fintech influencer in Hong Kong and Asia. Mr d'Haussy is also the author of the book "Block Kong, 21 brilliant Hong Kong blockchain entrepreneurs". Mr. Pádraig Walsh Pádraig Walsh is a partner in the Corporate and Commercial team at Tanner De Witt where his practice focuses on venture capital and related corporate work. Pádraig's clients are mainly within the technology sector. His experience in this area has enabled him to advise clients on a number of innovative, complex Fintech projects. He is at the forefront of advising on legal issues for emerging businesses using blockchain technology. Mr. Tim Leung Product and Technology Director at Tencent Tim has been working on internet products and technologies across Tencent, Microsoft and Yahoo for nearly two decades, including Fintech AI, video services in Tencent. He has run Microsoft’s Bing news search service and driven a community site in Yahoo when social networks were at its infancy.