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The Singapore Fintech Association joins the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) and SingEx in welcoming our global partners and collaborators to participate in the Singapore FinTech Festival 2018 (SFF 2018).

The Festival, inaugurated in 2016, is an annual week-long celebration of FinTech, comprising:

  • a three-day conference,
  • an exhibition of FinTech capabilities,
  • a global competition of FinTech solutions, and
  • a platform for matching entrepreneurs and investment capital.

SFF has become the largest event of its kind in the world, drawing more than 30,000 people from over 100 countries last year. It is our pleasure to welcome the international FinTech community back to Singapore in 2018!

The three-day conference (12-14 November) will bring together entrepreneurs and investors, leaders in finance, FinTech and technology, academics, policy-makers and other stakeholders to discuss the latest developments and opportunities in key areas of FinTech.

The Festival will feature over 400 international exhibitors, 160 global speakers across more than 70 sessions.


The three-day conference will include the following features:

12 November

Ringside view from global bank CEOs and tech leaders
Inspirational insights from promising innovators
Showcases of top 20 global innovations (FinTech Demo Day)
The ASEAN regulatory landscape
Inclusive technology
Emerging models in banking
Globalisation of the domestic payments networks
The changing definition of money
Talent development for the digital economy
Blockchain opportunities and threats
13 November Deep tech keynotes
Insurance leaders’ views on InsurTech
Cybersecurity, cloud and data
Balancing regulation and innovation
Global Investor Summit featuring:
    - India, China and ASEAN leaders' dialogues
- Global investors' views on impact investing

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Finance Summit discussing:
    - Decision intelligence
- AI-driven customer intelligence
- Policymakers' views on the impact of AI

- Inspirational leaders’ takes on the promise of AI
14 November Views from the leaders of the Global Multilateral Agencies
Perspectives of political leaders
Global leaders’ dialogue on financial inclusion
Discussion on advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals through Digital Finance
Uncovering the digital transformation journeys of established organisations
Global Investor Summit featuring:
    - Building digital businesses across borders
- Investment capital raising strategies
- Investing for better consumer health

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Finance Summit discussing:
    - Responsible AI
- AI for emerging economies 



Agustín Carstens, General Manager,
Bank for International SettlementsBill Harris, Founder, Personal Capital and
Former CEO, Intuit, PayPalBill Winters, CEO, Standard Chartered Bank

Brad Wiskirchen, CEO, Kount

Calvin Choi, Chairman, AMTD

Cassie Kozyrkov, Chief Decision Scientist, Google

Chartsiri Sophonpanich, President, Bangkok Bank

Dr Chen Long, President,
Alibaba Digital Economy Institute

Chris Colbert, Managing Director,
Harvard Innovation Lab

Chris Wei, Global Chairman, Aviva Digital

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director,
International Monetary Fund

David Rutter, CEO, R3

Eduardo Saverin, Co-founder,
Facebook and B Capital
Francisco Gonzalez, Chairman, BBVA

Isaac Awuondo, Group Managing Director,
Commercial Bank of Africa

Jennifer Calvery, Global Head, Financial Crime Threat Mitigation, HSBC

Jessica Tan, Deputy Group CEO, COO and CIO, Ping An

Jim Whitehurst, CEO, Red Hat

Judith Karl, Executive Secretary,
United Nations Capital Development Fund

Julian Hosp, Co-founder, TenX

Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President,
Women’s World Banking

Martin De Los Santos, Senior Vice President,
Mercado Credito

Michael Casey, Senior Advisor, 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Mike Wells, Group CEO, Prudential

Patrick Ngugi Njoroge, Governor,
Central Bank of Kenya
Perry Warjiyo, Governor, Bank Indonesia

Peter Schwartz, Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning, Salesforce

Piyush Gupta, CEO, DBS Group

Rohit Ghai, President, RSA

Ruchir Puri, CTO & Chief Architect, IBM Watson

Samuel Tsien, Group CEO, OCBC Bank

Sanjiv Bajaj, Managing Director, Bajaj Finserv

Tang Ning, Founder and CEO, Creditease

See the full agenda and list of speakers here




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