Thursday | MAY 25, 2023
08:00 AM onwards Distribution of Passes and Registration
09:20 AM - 09: 30 AM Welcome Note By
Azam Ghani - Founder and Executive Director, World Finance Council
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Session 1: Re-Imagining The Concept Of Money
Description This session on re-imagining the concept of money would likely explore alternative forms of currency and payment systems, as well as ways in which current financial systems could be improved or made more inclusive. Topics that might be discussed include the use of digital currencies, such as Bitcoin, decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms, and new technologies like blockchain. Additionally, the session could delve into the ways in which traditional financial systems exclude certain groups of people and how to address these inequalities. The session could also touch on the potential for these new technologies and systems to disrupt the current financial landscape and the implications of these changes. Overall, the session would aim to challenge traditional ideas about money and explore new ways of thinking about and using it.
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10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Speed Networking Game (With Coffee, Of course)
Description Speed Networking: Participants are given a set amount of time (such as two minutes) to introduce themselves and exchange contact information with as many other participants as possible. Winners of the Speed Networking will be awarded.
11:00AM - 12:00 PM Session 2: Voice Payment: Future of Payment Technology!
Description "Voice Payment: Future of Payment Technology" session will explore the potential of voice-controlled payment systems to transform the way we pay for goods and services. The session will delve into the technology behind voice payments, such as natural language processing and machine learning, and discuss the benefits of this technology for both consumers and merchants. Topics that might be discussed include the potential for voice payments to increase accessibility for people with disabilities, security concerns, and the future of voice payment in the retail industry. The session will also showcase real-world examples of companies and organizations that have implemented voice payments and the impact it had on their business. Overall, the session will provide a comprehensive understanding of the current state of voice payment technology and its potential impact on the future of financial transactions.
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Session 3: Women in Fintech - Role, Result & Competency
Description This session will focus on the role of women in the fintech industry, their contributions, and their impact on the industry. The session will discuss the current representation of women in fintech, the challenges they face and the opportunities that are available for them. The session will also examine the results of increased diversity and inclusion in the fintech industry, including the positive impact on innovation and performance. The session will also focus on the competency and skills that women bring to the fintech industry and how it can be harnessed to drive growth and success in the industry. Overall, this session is aimed at highlighting the importance of diversity and inclusion in the fintech industry and providing a platform for women to share their experiences and insights.
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01:00 PM - 02:00 PM Group Photo + Lunch Break
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM Session 4: Unleash Innovation, Accelerate APAC Digital Economy
Description This session will focus on the role of innovation in driving the growth and development of the digital economy in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. The session will explore the latest trends, technologies, and business models that are driving digital innovation in the APAC region. Topics that might be discussed include the impact of 5G, IoT, AI, and blockchain on the digital economy, as well as the role of government and private sector in fostering innovation. The session will also showcase the success stories of companies and organizations that have implemented digital innovation in their operations and the impact it had on their business. Additionally, the session will provide insights and strategies for businesses and organizations looking to innovate and capitalize on the opportunities in the APAC digital economy. Overall, the session aims to provide a platform for industry leaders and experts to share their knowledge and experiences to accelerate the growth of APAC digital economy.
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03:00 PM - 04:00 PM Session 5: Trusting AI with our Finances
Description "Trusting AI with our Finances" is a conference session that explores the increasing role of artificial intelligence (AI) in the financial industry and the implications of this trend on consumers and businesses. The session will delve into the various ways in which AI is being used in the financial sector, such as in investment management, fraud detection, and customer service. The session will also examine the benefits and drawbacks of using AI in financial services, including the potential for increased efficiency and cost savings, as well as the potential for errors and biases. The session will also discuss the role of government and industry in ensuring that AI-driven financial services are safe and trustworthy for consumers. Additionally, the session will provide insights on how AI can be effectively used to create more personalized, efficient, and transparent financial services. Overall, the session aims to provide a deeper understanding of the impact of AI on financial services, and the ethical and regulatory considerations that need to be taken into account.
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04:00 AM – 04:30 AM Networking Game: Name That Job (Yes, Coffee is still there ☺ )
Description Name That Job: Participants are given a list of job titles and must find the person in the room who holds that job.
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM Session 6: NFTs, Web3, the metaverse, and cryptocurrencies: Digital lingo decoded
Description "NFTs, Web3, the metaverse, and cryptocurrencies: Digital lingo decoded" is a conference session that aims to demystify the jargon and buzzwords that are often associated with digital currencies and decentralized technologies. The session will provide a comprehensive overview of the concepts of NFTs (non-fungible tokens), Web3, the metaverse and how they relate to cryptocurrencies. The session will also explore the potential use cases and real-world applications of these technologies and how they could impact various industries. The session will also provide an overview of the current state and future potential of the crypto market and its role in the digital economy. Additionally, the session will provide insights on the various challenges and opportunities that arise from the adoption of NFTs, Web3 and the metaverse. Overall, the session aims to provide a clear and accessible understanding of the key concepts and technologies that are shaping the digital landscape and how they might impact the future of finance and business.
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05:30 PM Onwards Closing Note