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Fintech Weekend of Asia-Pacific Executives Forum concludes in Colombo

 ‘Fintech Weekend’ of the Asia-Pacific Executives Forum jointly organised by Colorado, USA-based American Academy of Project Management (AAPM) and Global Academy of Finance and Management (GAFM), was held at Hilton Colombo.

The forum was held in collaboration with Fintech Association of Sri Lanka (FASL) and a number of other institutions.

Vignettes of the event

Financial technology is the new technology and innovation that aims to compete with traditional financial methods in the delivery of financial services. Fintech is a new industry that uses technology to improve activities in finance. Series of topics involving Fintech were discussed at this well attended Forum.

A speech on “Introduction to Fintech & Blockchain” was delivered by Rajkumar Kanagasingam, President, FASL. Guest Presentations were delivered by AGSEP interns Elina Gansweith (Germany) on ‘Micro Plastic in Bottled Drinking Water’ and Kevin Cordshagen (Germany) on ‘Sports Exchange: Potentials and Advantages of Sport Tourism for Sri Lanka’.

Founder of the Asian German Sports Exchange Program, Dietmar Doering spoke on, ‘The City of London Where All The Money Goes’ while former International Chamber of Commerce President, Tissa Jayaweera, spoke on the subject of ‘Fintech Applications’.

AAPM and GAFM certificates were also awarded to successful participants.

 


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