Robert Koopman, Chief Economist and Director of the Economic Research and Statistics Division, World Trade Organization
Li Zibin, President, China Association of Small and Medium Enterprises; Former Deputy Director, National Development and Reform Commission; Former Mayor of Shenzhen City
Tu Guangshao, Executive Director, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance;Former Vice Chairman and President, China Investment Corporation
He Jie, Director, Shenzhen Municipal Local Financial Regulatory Bureau
Li Wenhong, Director, Shenzhen Banking and Insurance Regulatory Bureau, China Banking Regulatory Commission
The outlook for 2020 is riddled with uncertainties. The slowdown of global growth is expected to persist and against this backdrop -how will China’s financial services industry execute innovative approaches to support the country’s high-quality growth and forestall financial risks, while remaining profitable and competitive?
From AI to big data and cloud applications, fifth-generation technology is increasingly becoming mainstream in the financial services industry. In this session, we will discuss key technology trends, as well as the challenges and opportunities that confront us.
Damien Pang, Executive Director and Deputy Chief Fintech Officer, Monetary Authority of Singapore
Zhang Bin, CTO, Ping An Bank
Yao Huiya, Head, Product Innovation Department, WeBank
Cliff Wu, CEO,Suoxinda
Qamar Saleem, Global Lead for SME and Supply Chain Finance Practice, International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Overcoming financing difficulties for SMEs is a pressing concern for governments and global institutions to address, which has been exacerbated by the severe and sudden outbreak of COVID-19. While China’s authorities have strengthened support for SME’s development through various preferential measures, financial institutions will play a determining role in facilitating the recovery in the real economy.
Chen Shaoning, General Manager, Financial Inclusion Department, China Everbright Bank
Our research team will present the key trends and findings from the2020 ChinaAwards programme and highlight outstanding achievements.
Geo-political events such as Brexitand and the continuing trade tensions have already posed major risks for global trade and supply chains. Global travel restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus have further exacerbated this. How will the post-pandemic world impact cross border trade and financing flows?How to adjust the international production network and value chain strategies?Can further opening up of its financial industry enable China tostabiliseitskey position in the global supply chain?
Harley Seyedin, President, Allelon Energy Partners; President,the American Chamber of Commerce in South China
Hu Bofei, Deputy General Manager, International Business Department, China Construction Bank
Facing an uncertain global economy,Chinacontinues to accelerate theopening up of its financial sector enabling financial institutions to find more opportunities as they navigate their digital transformation roadmap amid increased risk control efforts by regulators. In this session, we will discuss the relationship between preventing systemic risks and supporting the real economy; the application of new technologies in risk management;and acquiring, managing, and disposing of non-performing loans (NPLs).
The pandemic has disrupted nearly every aspect of life, but it has also led to opportunities that will see sectors emerge or grow. Prior to the crisis, a paradigm shift towards digitisation was already under way, which the virus onlyadding extra urgency for businesses and governments. Can China take this opportunity to accelerate the development of its digital economy and governance while contributing to building asustainable, inclusive and trustworthy digital ecosystem?
Cao Heping， Professor, School of Economics, Peking University
Shen Jianguang, Vice President, JD.com; Chief Economist, JD Digits
Zhang Kuo, General Manager, Alibaba.com
*This is a working agenda, content and speakers will be updated on a timely basis
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