11 Upcoming Fintech Events in Singapore and South East Asiaby Christian König September 16, 2015
What’s going on in Asia’s fintech world? To keep up with the fast-paced fintech sector, here are 11 upcoming events you can assist to learn more about the latest fintech related trends and developments in the region.
Innovation in Finance, British Chamber of Commerce, Singapore
On September 22, 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Organized by the British Chamber of Commerce in Singapore, the Innovation in Finance event will gather top leading thought leaders from DBS, AIA, Aviva, Met Life and Fastacash, to discuss the future of banking and financial services.
The topics that will be discussed include:
- Balancing innovation with trust and security;
- Innovation trends in banking and insurance;
- What the customer expects versus what the industry can offer;
- Where does mobile and social fit within financial innovation;
- What is holding back financial innovation;
- How does B2B financial innovation differ from B2C financial innovation;
- How does Singapore compare to Asia and the West in financial innovation;
- What will financial innovation mean to SMEs;
- What the experts think will happen in the next 5-10 years in financial innovation.
More information at britcham.org.sg/events/upcoming-events/2471
Sibos/Innotribe 2015, Singapore
On October 12 – October 15
Organized by SWIFT, Sibos is an annual conference, exhibition and networking event for the financial industry.
Every year, Sibos brings together top business leaders, decision makers and topic experts from financial institutions, market infrastructures, multinational corporations and technology partners.
During four days, a range of topics will be discussed, including blockchain technology, risk management, payments fraud, regulation and compliance, to name a few.
On October 14, SWIFT’s Innotribe will hold its 2015 Startup Challenge Finale, featuring 12 of the most promising early-stage startups in Asia.
In the evening they will host together with Next Bank and Startupbootcamp also the Singapore Fintech Meetup “Transforming Banking”. You can register here for free.
More information at sibos.com
Innovation for Financial Services, Singapore
On October 15 – October 16
The 2015 International Conference Innovation for Financial Services will bring together innovation experts, academics and leaders from the financial services industry to discuss cutting-edged themes related to the role of innovation in and for financial services.
The two-day conference will give participants the opportunity to find out about the latest trends and developments in the financial industry. The conference will also offer demos, workshops, and roundtable discussions on the burgeoning fintech industry in the Asia-Pacific region.
Mondato Summit Asia, Manila
On October 20 – October 21
Mondato Summit Asia is a two-day event that will focus on the mobile finance and commerce ecosystem. The conference seeks to deliver knowledge, practical solutions, while stimulating engagement and contracts in this fast growing industry.
The main discussions will be focused on topics such as leveraging new technologies and models, enabling the e-commerce revolution in ASEAN, leveraging Big Data to drive consumer engagement and loyalty, regulatory considerations and their impacts on mobile money, and the challenges and opportunities for digital finance.
More information at mondatosummit.com
6th Internet Finance & Payment Innovation, Shanghai
On November 3 – November 5
Organized by CDMC Events, the 6th Internet Finance & Payment Innovation is a two-day conference that will focus on payment innovations. Among the topics that will be discussed: emerging payment identification and safety evaluation, integration of mobile payment and wearable devices, application environment of mobile payment technologies, cross-border trades, etc.
The event is expected to bring some 1,500 participants from over 150 organizations and companies, and should feature speeches from over 40 speakers in the payments and Internet finance industry.
More information at en.theifpi.com
Crowdfunding Asia, Singapore
On November 9, 8:00 am – November 10, 5:00 pm
Crowdfunding Asia is the first crowdfunding summit in the region that seeks to become a platform for entrepreneurs and experts to connect and collaborate. This year, the program line-up includes keynote speeches, panel discussions, startup pitches and exhibitions.
The conference’s speakers will include Korn Chatikavanij, Former Finance Minister of Thailand; Kan Channmeta, State Secretary of Kingdom of Cambodia; and Loh Boon Chye, CEO, Stock Exchange of Singapore, to name a few.
More information at cfasia.org/web/?p=2102
Tech in Asia Jakarta 2015
On November 11 – November 12
The Tech in Asia Conferences are held tri-annually in Singapore, Japan and Indonesia, and aim to showcase newly launched and product-ready technology startups from the region.
Young startups will have the opportunity to exposure themselves to hundreds of investors, corporate buys and M&A departments.
More information at events.techinasia.com/jakarta2015/
Redefining Digital Evolution in Wealth Management, Hong Kong
On November 12
Organized by Hubbis, Redefining Digital Evolution in Wealth Management is an event that will cover the impacts of technology in Asia’s wealth management industry.
Key participants in the community will come together for an event that will include presentations, case studies and panel discussions to discuss key aspects of the market.
Speakers include top executives from UBS Wealth Management, Deloitte, Credit Suisse Private Banking, BCG, AIA and IBM.
Crowdfunding Convention, Singapore
Organized by the Asian Banker, the Crowdfunding Convention will gather international industry experts who will provide insights into the world of crowdfunding and the latest trends in the region.
The key working sessions and dialogues will focus on:
Paving the way for crowdfunding;
- Differentiating between various platforms;
- Legal structures involved;
- How to manage risk, portfolio, credit profile and investor onboarding;
- Social media marketing;
- Technological advancement in supporting crowdfunding;
- The involvement of banks.
More information at forums.theasianbanker.com/crowdfunding
FinTech Innovation Forum, Singapore
Organized by Questex Asia media, the 4th annual Finance Tech Innovation Forum will focus on how the financial services industry will evolve in the next coming years and how technologies and external factors are driving rapid changes within the sector.
Industry practitioners, advocates, detractors, futurists, analysts and thinkers will discuss the trends and developments that are expected to shake up the financial services industry, including:
- Distributed governance;
- Fintech Accelerator programs and Fintech stars;
- New strategies to fight fraud;
- Omni channel global e-commerce;
- Risk management trends;
- Social and P2P lending;
- Social listening and analytics;
- The impact of mobile payments systems;
- Web payments;
- Banks vs. non-banks;
- Banking as a service.
More information at questexevent.com/FinanceTechInnovation/2015sg
12th Annual TradeTech Asia, Singapore
On November 18 – November 19
The 12th Annual TradeTech Asia conference in Singapore is an equity trading strategy and technology conference that will bring together regulators, leaders from the financial world and tech entrepreneurs.
The main discussions will include:
- Multi – Asset Trading Desk
- Regulation: The Impact of Commission Unbundling
- Shanghai – Hong Kong Connect Project
- High vs. Low Touch Broker Services
- Evolving Buy – Sell Side Relationship
- Dark Pools
- Finding Liquidity in Asia’s Fragmented Markets
- Novel Technologies
More information at tradetechasia.wbresearch.com
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