PKF Malta to hold 7th bitpod webinar session

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August, 2019 at 10:33 am by Christian Keszthelyi

PKF Malta will hold its seventh bitpod [a low-code application development platform to build apps] educational webinar session entitled “Transaction Monitoring and Learning to Slow Dance with Machines – Part II” on 4 September, with the presence of Vince Vella, CTO of Computime Software, BRSAnalytics and CTLabs, according to a press release sent to Business Malta.

The webinar will follow up on the theme of the first session and will elaborate on machine learning specifically focusing on anti-money laundering (AML).

Mr Vella is a lecturer within the Department of Artificial Intelligence (AI) at the University of Malta, mainly responsible for the MSc AI-fintech stream. His main areas revolve primarily around AI, machine learning and computational finance.

The members of the bitpod’s founding are George Mangion, Senior Partner at PKF Malta and Marilyn Formosa, Head of Legal at the firm.

“These webinars are an offshoot of our home-grown bitpod concept, launched earlier this year, which is a quasi-lab that contributes to the Maltese startup ecosystem by offering a readily available space to startups, and holding informal meet-up sessions for industry, startups and investors,” said Ms Formosa. 

“We have received great feedback on our first six sessions as well as several suggestions on topics to cover in our future bitpod webinars. Our last session in July was the first featuring a Malta-based crypto operator where we welcomed Adrian Kreter, co-founder of Instacoins, a Bitcoin brokerage firm that is minded to apply for a license under the new VFA Act,” Ms Formosa added.

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