SFA Fintech Forum 2024
SFA Fintech Forum: Navigating Tomorrow

SFA Fintech Forum: Navigating Tomorrow


Get ready for an unparalleled experience at the SFA Fintech Forum 2024: Navigating Tomorrow.

This exclusive conference brings together visionaries, innovators, and thought leaders in the ever-evolving Fintech landscape. Immerse yourself in insightful fireside chats with political and government leaders, explore the latest trends in AI and sustainable finance through expert-led masterclasses, and engage in riveting panel discussions on investment climates, emerging trends, and the delicate balance between profitability and innovation.

Join us at the SFA Fintech Forum 2024: Navigating Tomorrow event happening on 22 March 2024!

Date: 22 March 2024, Friday
Time: 9.30am - 2pm (Registration from 9am)
Venue: Carlton Hotel Singapore, Empress 4 & 5, 76 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189558

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Here is what you can expect: 

Time Programme Speaker / Presenter
9.30am - 9.40am Welcome and Opening Note Shadab Taiyabi
President, Singapore Fintech Association (SFA)
9.40am - 10.20am Fireside Chat with Piyush Gupta

A conversation on the macroeconomic landscape and its implications for the Fintech industry. Delving into topics such as inflation, interest rates, and shifting consumer behaviors, the discussion aims to shed light on the profound impacts on businesses and potential opportunities.

Piyush Gupta
Chief Executive Officer and Director of DBS Bank

Eric Lim (Moderator)
General Manager, ASEAN, OceanBase

10.20am - 10.50am Journey of Generative AI

In this masterclass, delve into discussions on mainstreaming AI for SG businesses, Fintechs, and future applications. The session will also scrutinize the need for AI oversight and governance, as an essential aspect of responsible development.

Maxim Afanasyev
Financial Services Industry Lead for JAPAC, Google Cloud
10.50am - 11.05am Break
11.05am - 11.35am Fintech Investment Landscape: Navigating Trends and Trade-offs in 2024

This engaging discussion will delve into the investment climate and fundraising landscape, bringing statistical insights to make the discourse tangible and relatable for our audience. Our esteemed panelists will unravel key trends shaping 2024, exploring emerging Fintech themes and shedding light on potential exits in the pipeline. Our panelists will also dissect the shifts observed in the last year, offering valuable perspectives on the evolving Fintech ecosystem.

Alex Manson
Head, SC Ventures

Jeffrey Paine
Founding Partner, Golden Gate Ventures

Scott Krivokopich
Managing Partner, 1982 Ventures

Caecilia Chu (Moderator)
CEO & Co-Founder, YouTrip

11.35am - 12.05pm Sustainability & ESG in Fintech: Charting the Path to Impact

A masterclass that promises to unravel the intricacies of how the financial industry, including large, medium and small sized enterprises, can truly make a substantial impact on the path to sustainability. Exploring the impending trajectory of ESG adoption, dissecting the components of ESG, with a specific focus will be on Governance, addressing board makeup, structure considerations, and the incorporation of sustainability in the decision-making process.

Sammie Leung
Partner, Regional ESG Services, Asia Pacific, PwC
12.05pm - 12.35pm Fireside Chat: Pioneering the Next Era

A conversation poised to unveil the roadmap for the next two years. Delving into macro perspectives at the national level and discussing the opportunities and challenges that define the future of the Fintech industry. Discover the power of private-public collaborations and witness the strategic vision that propels us into an exciting future.

Leong Sing Chiong
Deputy Managing Director, (Markets and Development), Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)

Khai Lin Sng (Moderator)
Vice-President, Singapore Fintech Association (SFA)

12.35pm - 12.40pm Closing Remarks Khai Lin Sng
Vice-President, Singapore Fintech Association (SFA)
12.40pm - 2pm Lunch & Networking