HKU-SCF High School Student Workshop Series – Explore Non-fungible Token (NFT) Art Pieces and Marketplace

HKU-SCF High School Student Workshop Series –
Explore Non-fungible Token (NFT) Art Pieces and Marketplace

HKU-SCF FinTech Academy is pleased to announce that our face-to-face workshop titled “Explore Non-fungible Token (NFT) Art Pieces and Marketplace” will be held on 23 September 2023 (Sat) at HKU’s main campus.

Title: Explore Non-fungible Token (NFT) Art Pieces and Marketplace

Date: 23 September 2023 (Sat)

Time: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Venue: Innovation Wing One, HKU(HKU MTR Station, Exit A)

Mode: Face-to-face

Workshop Presentation: Mainly in English

Workshop Group Discussion: Cantonese or English


9:30 – 11:30 am   Workshop: Trade via NFT auction market

Join us to learn, create your own NFT art pieces, trade via NFT auction market, and earn “money”!

Have you ever heard of CryptoPunks and Bored Ape Yacht Club before? These two collections are ones of the trendiest NFTs (non-fungible tokens) in the world. Some rare pieces have sold for millions of dollars or even more! But do you know what NFTs are and why NFTs are the spotlight of the art world?

Let’s together discover the fascinating NFTs! Through this interactive workshop, you will gain fundamental knowledge on digital assets and NFTs, the technologies behind them, and the NFT applications. Besides, you will have the opportunity to create your own NFT art pieces and explore trading with other participants in our simulated auction. Whether you are a creative artist, a tech enthusiast, or just curious about the latest trends of digital assets, this workshop is for you!

11:30 am – 12:15 pm   Talk: Are criminals behind NFTs?

Everyone was crazy about NFTs last year. but what about today? When trading NFTs becomes a lucrative business, criminals want to have share as well.  What are the risks in trading, investing and keeping NFTs? Let’s explore!

Speaker: IP Cheuk-yu, Lester

Cyber Security and Technology Crime Bureau

Hong Kong Police Force

Chief Inspector Lester has over 10 years’ experience in cybercrime investigation, cyber security advisory and IT training.  Lester is the project-in-charge of the CyberDefender Campaign, and actively promotes digital literacy across different sectors in the community.

12:15 – 12:30 pm   Prize presentation and group photos

The workshop is part of the HKU-SCF High School Student Workshop Series and is free of charge.  Seats are limited, so be sure to register early!

Target participants: Secondary School students (F4 – F6 / Grade 10 – 12)

Registration: Required*

*Limited seats available

Please click here to register now

Registration Deadline:  13 September 2023 (Wed) Extended to 21 September 2023(Wed)

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Sep 23 2023


9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Sep 22 - 23 2023
  • Time: 9:30 pm - 12:30 am


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