The 2nd International Academic Conference on Blockchain, Information Technology and Smart Finance (ICBIS 2023)
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General Conference Chairman   


Prof. Edward Ng Hon Khay

Singapore Management University

Brief Introduction:

A PhD in Finance, Edward founded and runs Dren Analytics Pte Ltd which develops risk management applications solutions for and provides consulting services to credit institutions according to the Basel II framework. Prior to this, he has been a tenured faculty of the NUS Business School for nearly twenty years, teaching and researching in banking and financial markets.

Edward has conducted numerous seminars and paid workshops on Basel II related topics including Challenges in Basel II Implementation, Stress Testing, Credit Scoring etc. His views on the prerequisites for Basel II implementation have been taken into consideration by the Central Bank of Thailand which he is a consultant for. He is completing a IRB system approval manual to guide bank examiners on how to certify a bank for FIRB or AIRB. His expertise has been contributed to agencies like the United Nations, Pacific Economic Cooperation Council, ASEAN Business Forum etc. and he has consulted for a range of clients including Citibank, Asian Development Bank, Marketing Institute of Singapore, Singapore Computer Systems and SPSS etc. As an academic, Edward has published in international journals including Journal of Finance, Global Finance Journal, Asia Pacific Journal of Management etc. He has also served on the editorial board of several journals and conducted executive training in both English and Chinese for banks in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and China.


Publication Chair

Prof. Jerome YEN, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Macau, Macau, China

Assoc. Prof. Mohammad Zoynul Abedin, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University, Bangladesh

Assoc. Prof. Wan Azman Saini Bin Wan Ngah, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

Program Committee Chair

Prof. Feng Liu, Shanghai University of International Business and Economics, China

Prof. Noorhayati Mansor, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia

Prof. William Yeoh, Deakin University, Australia

Organizing Committees

Prof. Dr. Ali bin Selamat, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Azlan bin Mohd Zain, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Wan Mohd Nasir Wan Kadir, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

Pro. Ramayah Thurasamy, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Pro. Hua Wang, Shenzhen Technology University, China

Pro. Claudio J. Tessone, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Assoc. Prof. Agha Amad Nabi, Dow University of Health and Sciences

Assoc. Prof. Nazimah Hussin, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Maizaitulaidawati, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Mohd Shahizan bin Othman, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Zarina Abdul Salam, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Saifuzzaman Ibrahim, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

Dr. Jing Ren, Singapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore

Dr. Arumugam Raman, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia