InvestSmart Fest 2020

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InvestSmart® is the Securities Commission Malaysia’s (SC) investor education initiative that aims to create more informed investors who are self-reliant and able to make investment decisions that are right for them.

Since its launch in 2014, InvestSmart® has actively carried out various initiatives to reach out to a wide spectrum of the public throughout the nation, educating them on a range of investment-related topics. InvestSmart® initiatives include the annual flagship investor education event InvestSmart® Fest, Bersama InvestSmart® @ Borneo, SC-in-the-Community, talks, as well as the InvestSmart® website, mobile application, online educational game Jump2Invest, and social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

InvestSmart® Fest 2020 highlights the importance of smart investing and identifying scams and risks, particularly during recent times. Seasoned investment professionals gather virtually to offer their expertise on the topics. Join us as we navigate around topics from Equity Crowdfunding, Retirement Challenges, Micro-investing, and Financial Frauds.

Get insights by watching our experts. Participate by sending in questions. Stand a chance to win online vouchers via lucky draw giveaways and pop quizzes. Delve into the world of smart investing at InvestSmart® Fest 2020.

This year, under the new normal, #FinPlan4U™ will be held online from Monday, 19 Oct 2020 to Sunday, 25 Oct 2020. The COVID-19 crisis has shown us, the importance of having a sound financial plan. Take the opportunity to obtain free consultations with licensed financial planners through one-on-one sessions.

As the available slots are limited, please book your slot now.

Featured Speakers

Agenda

Day 1: Friday
2020-10-23
Day 2: Saturday
2020-10-24
Day 3, Sunday
2020-10-25
10:00 - 10:15
Welcome Remarks

Datuk Syed Zaid Albar, Chairman,  Securities Commission Malaysia

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Welcome Remarks

Watch Session
10:15 - 11:30
ECF & P2P: Access to Financing for Business Owners & Investment Opportunities for All

Moderator:

  • Kautsar Abd Rahman, Digital Strategy & Innovation, Securities Commission Malaysia

Panelists:

  • Chai Kien Poon, Funding Societies Malaysia
  • Angelld Quah, FundedByMe Malaysia
  • Matthew Fernandez, MicroLEAP
  • Kashminder Singh, pitchIN

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Live: Fireside Chat

Watch Session
12:00 - 12:30
Amaran Scam
  • Vijayadurai Singgatore, Bank Negara Malaysia

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Presentation

Watch Session
14:30 - 15:30
Smart Investing: Learn How to Trade at Your Own Pace

Moderator:

  • Dinagaran Chandra Saikharan – Senior Manager, Sustainability Strategy & Implementation, Bursa Malaysia

Panelists: 

  • A.A. Deepa – SVP, Investor Education & Channel Management, Bursa Malaysia
  • Muhammad Syafiq Azman – Senior Manager, Retail Development, Bursa Malaysia

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Live: Panel

Watch Session
15:30 - 16:00
Islamic P2P Financing with microLEAP
  • Tunku Danny Mudzaffar, Founder & CEO, microLEAP PLT

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Presentation

Watch Session
16:30 - 17:30
Mencari Keberkatan Dalam Pelaburan

Moderator:

  • Ustaz Ahmad Husni Abd Rahman, Pengurus, Unit Syariah di Pusat Pungutan Zakat (PPZ), Majlis Agama Islam Wilayah Persekutuan

Panelists:

  • Tuan Haji Mohd Asri Ahmad, Asri Ahmad Academy & Bursa Marketplace Social Influencer
  • Dr Kamilin Jamilin, Pensyarah, Fakulti Pengajian Al-Quran & Sunnah, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, merangkap Ahli Jawatankuasa Fatwa Negeri Perlis & Wilayah Persekutuan
  • Wan Rumaizi Wan Husin, Konsultan Shariah

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Live: Panel

Watch Session
17:30
Lucky Draw
11:00 - 12:15
Unit Trust & PRS – Diversify and Demystify

Moderator:

  • Mohd Ridzal Mohd Sheriff, Chairman, Federation of Investment Managers Malaysia (FIMM)

Panelists:

  • Ameer Ali Bin Vali Mohamed, Independent Non-Executive Director, AmanahRaya Investment Management Sdn Bhd
  • Danny Wong Teck Meng, Chief Executive Officer, ARECA Capital Sdn Bhd
  • Chan Ai Mei, Chief Marketing & Distribution Officer, Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad
  • Edwin Lee, Chief Marketing Officer, UOB Asset Management Malaysia
  • Long Shih Rome, Head of Economic Research & Communications – Investment, Public Mutual Berhad

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Live: Panel

Watch Session
13:00 - 14:00
Investing through Digital Investment Management (DIM)
  • Wai Ken Wong, StashAway Sdn Bhd
  • Ronnie Tan, GAX MD Sdn Bhd
  • Izzat Fadhli, Wahed Invest Malaysia

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Live: Fireside Chat

Watch Session
14:00 - 14:30
Knowing your rights as an investor
  • Ahmad Nabil Nazri, Director, CFA Society Malaysia

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Presentation

14:30 - 16:30
Pidato Bahasa Melayu Literasi Kewangan Peringkat Kebangsaan 2020, Institut Pendidikan Guru Malaysia – Peringkat Akhir

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Pidato

16:30 - 17:00
Micro-investing the Millennial Way

Aidi Izham bin Mohd Khalil, Raiz Malaysia

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Presentation

17:00 - 18:00
Invest Smartly through Shariah Investing

Moderator:

  • Looi Ming Foo, Executive Director, Phillip Wealth Planners Sdn Bhd

Panelists:

  • Suzardi Maulan, Licensed Financial Planner
  • Suhaida Mahpot, Chief Executive Officer, Amanie Advisors Sdn Bhd

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Live: Panel

18:30
Lucky Draw
11:00 - 12:00
Retirement Challenges: A Conversation Between PPA, FPAM & LIAM

Moderator/Panelists:

  • Ernest Chua, Private Pension Administrator (PPA)

Panelists:

  • Husaini Hussin, Chief Executive Officer, Private Pension Administrator (PPA)
  • Linnet Lee, Chief Executive Officer, Financial Planning Association of Malaysia (FPAM)
  • Mark O’Dell, Chief Executive Officer, Life Insurance Association of Malaysia (LIAM)

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Live: Panel

14:00 - 14:30
Have a Dispute with Your Financial Service Provider? Keep Calm, Call SIDREC!

Securities Industry Dispute Resolution Center (SIDREC)

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Presentation

15:00 - 15:30
OFS: Fair, Free and Independent Dispute Resolution for Financial Disputes

Marina Baharuddin, Chief Executive Officer, Ombudsman for Financial Services (OFS)

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Presentation

16:00 - 16:30
Finding the Right Bond and Sukuk
  • Ahmad Izham, BIX Malaysia

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Presentation

16:30 - 17:00
PIDM: Financial Consumer Protection System
  • Norfazlinizam Rohamidi, Manager, Communications and Public Affairs, Perbadanan Insurans Deposit Malaysia (PIDM)

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Presentation

17:00 - 18:00
Why You Should Trade Digital Assets with Regulated Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Malaysia

Speakers:

  1. David Low, Luno Malaysia Sdn Bhd
  2. Kelvyn Chuah, SINEGY Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd
  3. Hong Qi Yu, Tokenize Technology (M) Sdn Bhd

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Live: Fireside Chat

18:30
Lucky Draw
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Event Partners

Bursa Malaysia

Bursa Malaysia is one of the largest bourses in ASEAN. They operate and regulate a fully integrated exchange offering a comprehensive range of exchange-related facilities including listing, trading, clearing, settlement, and depository services.

Financial Planning Association of Malaysia

FPAM is a non-profit organization with a vision and mission to establish the global CFP CERT TM mark as the leading symbol of excellence for personal financial planning and to promote its recognition as a profession to benefit all Malaysians. 

Malaysian Financial Planning Council

MFPC is an independent body set up with the noble objective of promoting nationwide development and enhancement of the financial planning profession.

Why Attend? 

LEARN

Follow the panel discussion and speaking sessions by industry experts to gain knowledge on capital market products and services.

Understand

Engage with more than 30 virtual exhibitors to get better understanding on the products and services offered by them.

Invest

Make an informed investment decision and avoid falling prey to scams.

Register For InvestSmart® Fest Today!

Exhibitors