The INCLUSION Fintech Conference, held in Shanghai on Apr. 23-25, is hosted in partnership with Ant Financial’s digital payments and lifestyle app, Alipay, and Alibaba Group. The conference will address questions such as how to increase access to banking and loan services to the poor and how to make life in global cities more efficient.
“With the launch of the INCLUSION Fintech Conference, we hope to create connections that encourage robust discussion on how technology innovations such as blockchain, Internet of Things and artificial intelligence can propel sustainable development in finance, commerce and the environment,” said Douglas Feagin, president of Ant Financial’s International Business Group.
The event will feature more than 100 forums, with keynotes and panels covering major themes such as the global digital economy, digital finance, innovative technology, commerce and cities, and sustainability, according to a release. Alongside the forums, exhibition areas and special zones will be set up to showcase the latest fintech innovations and digital lifestyle trends.