9th Annual AFS Summer Development Program

 

When:

Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 6:00 PM – Thursday, August 10 2017 at 6:00 PM (EDT)

Where:

New York, New York, USA

 

Content:
9th Annual AFS Summer Development Program (8 Sessions,June – August, 2017)
The Asian Financial Society cordially invites you to attend the AFS Summer Professional Development Sessions 2017.

 

As part of Asian Financial Society’s tradition, we will launch our ninth year summer enrichment program in June. This program consists of eight sessions, mainly to help young professionals gain a better understanding of Wall Street, broaden their horizons and create a platform for them to network and advance their careers. It’s been very successful in the past 8 years, with increasing attendance and market recognition.

 

Founded in 1984, AFS is a globally oriented non-profit organization of business people and professionals in the financial community, sharing common professional, educational and philanthropic interests. AFS draws its membership from the many fields of finance including international trade and finance, commercial banking, investment banking, securities research and trading, insurance, law, real estate, taxation, regulation, accounting, information services, fintech and entrepreneurship.

 

AFS sponsors RisingStar mentoring program, Educational programs, Professional and Career Development programs, Special Interest Groups, and other networking events. AFS seeks to promote the advancement of individuals by helping them examine and locate situations for personal and professional growth, while opening doors to new business opportunities.

 

Please see AFS Summer Professional Development Sessions Details and Agenda below:

2017 Program Details:

Date: June 15 2017 – Aug 10 2017

Program fee:

Individual Session (including food and drink):

$40 / session, regular member; $20 / session, premium member

Program Package (8 sessions):

$285 / 8 sessions, regular member; $135 / 8 sessions, premium member

(please visit www.afstoday.org to apply for AFS premium membership)

 

RSVP: http://www.afs-summer-program-2017.eventbrite.com/

 

Please register with the name on your ID. All participants must bring your

State-Issued Photo ID for the security check.

 

No refund and no credit for absence.

 

Speakers, topics, venues and dates are subject to change. The Asian

Financial Society reserves the right of final interpretation.

 

If you have any questions, please send email to event@afstoday.org.

 

AFS Event Committee
Program Agenda:

 

2017 Program Agenda

Session 1:  Wall Street Overview

David Liu: Head of Risk Management, Bank of Communication, NY Branch

Frank Mah : Managing Director, Transnational Capital Corp.

Kewa Luo : KIR Advisors LLC

Location: BNY Mellon, 101 Barclay Street, 10th Floor

2017/06/15 Thursday 6-8:30 pm

6pm Registration; 6:30-7:30 Lecture; 7:30-8:30pm Q&A

 

Session 2: Resolution Recovery Planning and Cyber Security

Craig Williston: Senior Consultant, Vaco New York

Location: BNY Mellon, 101 Barclay Street, 10th Floor

2017/06/21 Wednesday 6-8:30 pm

6pm Registration; 6:30-7:30 Lecture; 7:30-8:30pm Q&A

 

Session 3: Insurance Industry – Technology Innovation and Risk Management

Ming Chiu: CEO of Actuarial Financial Group

Josh Ren: Senior Director, Head of Product and Insurance Risk at AXA USA Inc.

Location: 1 Penn Plaza (between 33rd and 34th street, west of 7th Avenue), 50th Floor

2017/06/28 Wednesday 6-8:30 pm

6pm Registration; 6:30-7:30 Lecture; 7:30-8:30pm Q&A

 

Session 4: Fintech – Big Data/Machine Learning Application

Speakers: Di Xu, Vice President, Decision Science at American Express

Hosts: Asian Network Association at AmEx and Asian Financial Society

Location: 200 Vesey Street, room 26-3, American Express

7/13 Thursday | Wednesday 6-8:30 pm

 

Session 5: Introduction to Alternative Investments and related tax implications

Ling Chen: Managing Director, KPMG

David Wu: Entrepreneur and Former CMBS analyst at Och-Ziff Capital

Location: KPMG, 345 Park Avenue

2017/07/20 Thursday 7-9:30 pm

7pm Registration; 7:30-8:30 Lecture; 8:30-9:30pm Q&A

 

Session 6:  Risk Management

Ji Qin: Director and Head of Market Risk, MUFG Securities Americas

Charlie Peng:  SVP, Head of Market Risk Department, Bank of China USA

Loy Weng: VP in Credit Risk Methodology Group at Morgan Stanley

Location: Bank of China (New York) at 1045 Avenue of the Americas (7 Bryant Park)

2017/07/27 Thursday 6-8:30 pm

6pm Registration; 6:30-7:30 Lecture; 7:30-8:30pm Q&A

 

Session 7:  Real Estate Securitization

Michael Ting: Former Director of Arbor Realty Trust and Adjunct Professor at NYU

Tracy Wan: Senior Director at Fitch Ratings

Location:1 Penn Plaza (between 33rd and 34th street, west of 7th Avenue), 50th Floor

2017/08/03 Thursday 6-8:30 pm

6pm Registration; 6:30-7:30 Lecture; 7:30-8:30pm Q&A

 

Session 8: Capital Markets, IPOs and Cross-border Investments

Sam Van: Entrepreneur, Investor and Capital Market Advisor

Melanie Chen: Managing Director at UHY LLP.

Location:UHY, 1185 Avenue of the Americas, 38th Floor

2017/08/10 Thursday 6-8:30 pm

6pm Registration; 6:30-7:30 Lecture; 7:30-8:30pm Q&A

 

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