Ant Financial Launches Major Fintech Conference in Shanghai

Ant Financial, operator of payment and lifestyle platform Alipay, announced the launch of the INCLUSION Fintech Conference, an event that aims to bring together the global financial and technology community.

According to the fintech company, the inaugural conference will be held on April 23-25, 2020 in Shanghai with an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 attendees from across the world, making it one of the largest fintech conferences globally.

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The three-day event will feature more than 100 forums, with keynote speeches and panels covering major themes such as the global digital economy, digital finance, innovative technology, commerce and cities, and sustainability. In addition, exhibition areas and special zones will be set up to showcase the latest fintech innovations and digital lifestyle trends.

Douglas Feagin, President of Ant Financial International Business Group, said, “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. This should promote greater collaboration across the global economy.”

With the first event happening in Shanghai, INCLUSION Fintech Conference series will also be expanded to other global fintech hubs in the coming years.