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Announcement on Fintech Awareness Forum

The National Bank of Cambodia in association with Mekong Business Initiative (MBI) which is an ADB’s project will organize a Fintech Awareness Forum on 09 May 2017 at Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra Hotel. This forum will be attended by resource speakers and experts from National Bank of Cambodia, Ministry of Economy and Finance, related authorities in the region, banking and financial institutions, payment service providers, and FinTech startup to share knowledge, experiences, and discussion on challenges, opportunities and applicable solutions in order to push Fintech in Cambodia to be as developed as that of countries in the region.

Time Program
8:00 - 8:30 Registration
8:30 - 9:00 National anthem
The opening ceremony and open remarks by:
Photo Session
9:00 - 09:30 Introduction to FinTech(PDF)
  • - What is Fintech? Global Trends
  • - Type of Fintechs
  • - Key Challenges
  • - What is needed for the development of Fintech?
Present by: Mr.Igor Pesin, Managing Director of Life SREDA 
09:30 - 09:50 Current Landscape of FinTech Development in Cambodia (PDF)
  • - Current FinTech Players
  • - Current FinTech Products
  • - Potential and challenges for FinTech growth in Cambodia
Present by: Mr. Tom Moyes, Director, MBI, ADB
10:10 - 11:05 Regulatory Framework from Selected Countries in the Region
11:05 - 12:15

Panel Discussion 1: Creating a Conducive Environment for Fintech Growth in Cambodia. 

  • - Moderator: Tom Moyes, Director, MBI, ADB
  • - Panelists:
    • H.E. Madame Chea Serey, Director General of the NBC
    • Ms. Nattira Chirasa vinuprapand, FinTech Department, SEC, Thailand
    • Mr.Igor Pesin, Managing Director of Life SREDA, Singapore
    • Markus Gnirck, trybCapital, Singapore
    • Tobias Fisher, Capital Match, Singapore
1:15 - 2:15

Panel Discussion 2: Issues and Challenges for Innovation in the Banking Sector.

2:15 - 3:50

Panel Discussion 3: Issues and Challenges for Cambodian FinTech Players

4:10 - 5:00 Wrap-up and Way Forward by: Mr. Tom Moyes, Director, MBI, ADB
5:00 - 5:20 Closing Remark by H.E. Madame Chea Serey, Director General of the NBC