Programme

Programme

Programme

 

08:00

Registration 

09:30

Welcome remarks

Kim Tong Suk, Professor, College of Business, KAIST

09:45

Keynote address: The prospects and challenges in sustaining growth in Korea as well as the future of Korea's financial market

Kwon Tae Shin, President and CEO, KOREA ECONOMIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE

10:15

Coffee break 

10:45

Presentation: The fundamental review of Middle Office Works 

  • Discussing the need of various middle office roles in bank's risk management
  • Overview of connectivity and complexity with front and back offices services
  • Recent changes in regulation standards and paradigm shift in risk management
  • Operational challenges for middle office and risk management platforms

Park Jong Gon, CEO, ITS COMPANY

11:15

Presentation: Managing new challenges in the uncleared margin regulation landscape

  • Latest development of international standards in the global derivatives market and the domestic implementation
  • Assessing the operational impacts of the new margin rules
  • Efficiency and control in margin call, collateral posting and administration
  • Margining and value adjustments - CVA and MVA

Alexandre Bon, Senior Solution Architect, MUREX

11:45

Presentation: Credit risk management through industry cycles

  • Credit trends in Asia's S&P Global Ratings' rated entities vs. the "Unrated Universe"
  • Quick look at Credit Bubble Risk in South Korea
  • Case Study: Impact of Export Tariffs on Steel Exporters

Michelle Cheong, Director, Credit Solutions, Risk Services, S&P GLOBAL MARKET INTELLIGENCE

12:15

Lunch 

13:15

Panel discussion: The growing adoption of smart beta and investing using ETFs

  • Trading strategies using ETFs
  • How smart beta ETFs provide new ways for investors to obtain exposure
  • Current state of the Asian ETF market
  • The latest innovations and developments of ETFs
  • Future of ETFs - what are the barriers to growth and opportunities that lie ahead

Panellists:
Dr Yun Joo Young, Head of ETF Investment Division, MIRAE ASSET GLOBAL INVESTMENTS
Laura Lui, Partner and Co-Chief Investment Officer, PREMIA PARTNERS
Lee Junghwan, Head of ETF solution division, SAMSUNG ASSET MANAGEMENT

14:10

Executive address: The impact of digitization on the banking industry

Lee Taiki, Senior Research Fellow, KOREAN INSTITURE OF FINANCE

14:40

Coffee break

15:10

Panel discussion: New climate for sustainable investment - is ESG a performance driver?

  • Outlook on trends and opportunities of ESG investment in Asia
  • Latest efforts in aligning factor and exposures to target sustainable returns
  • Different policy initiatives and the implications on responsible investment e.g. Trump administration, China and green finance, UN sustainable development goals etc.
  • Techniques and analytic tools in measuring risk and performance in ESG investing
  • Integrating ESG into a long-term investment strategy for financial, strategic and societal returns

Moderator:
KIM Tong Suk, Dean and Professor, College of Business, KAIST

Panellists:
Lorenzo Saa, Director of Global Networks & Outreach, UNPRI
Choi Young Gwon, Chief Executive Officer, HI ASSET MANAGEMENT
Michael Min, Chief Executive Officer, PINE INVESTMENT ADVISORY

16:05

Panel discussion: Man vs machines: how AI will shape the future of asset and wealth management?

  • Moving from assumptions to fact-based modelling
  • Building a digital wealth proposition
  • Constructing automated portfolios
  • Robo-advisors use cases
  • The future of asset management 

Moderator:
Park Joon Young, Head of IFC Korea, WORLD BANK GROUP 

Panellists:
Daniel Dongwoon Yoo, Global Strategist, Head of Global Strategy and Wealth Management, KIWOOM SECURITIES
Kim Song Hun, Chief Investment Officer, Alternative Investment Team, EASTSPRING ASSET MANAGEMENT KOREA

17:00

Closing remarks