Home to more than 1,000 fintech companies, 40+ innovation labs and some of the world’s largest financial institutions, Singapore has emerged over the past couple of years as a global fintech powerhouse, a leading position that’s been enabled by the city-state’s conducive regulatory landscape, business-friendly environment and political stability.
This leadership has prompted many event organizers to select Singapore as their go-to location to host large-scale fintech conferences and exhibitions, as they viewed the country as an ideal meeting point for industry experts, policymakers, academics and innovators from all over the world to connect and share knowledge.
As the year is about to come to a close, we’ve compiled a list of the most anticipated fintech events, forums and conferences taking place in Singapore in the last months of 2022.
Temenos Regional Forum 2022: Singapore
September 22, 2022, 13:30 – 18:30 SGT
The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
The Temenos Regional Forum 2022: Singapore, which will take place on September 22, 2022, will bring together 70+ of the nation’s top banking professionals, C-level executives and industry thought leaders to discuss the future of banking, recent trends in the market, and what makes Temenos everyone’s banking platform. Participants will get to learn how the Temenos ecosystem can help businesses engage customers, grow market share, and scale their operations.
Topics covered during the event will include:
- The future of banking in Asia Pacific (APAC)
- Open banking
- Composable banking services
- Banking in the cloud
- Key trends in wealth management
- Onboarding and origination
Register your interest to request an invite here: https://www.temenos.com/events/trf-2022-singapore/
Fintech Financial Crime Challenges: Managing AML Compliance In The Virtual Asset and Payments Space
September 22, 2022, 15:00 – 18:00 SGT
Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore
Despite huge market volatility, economic disruptions, and inflation at decadal highs, the payments industry and cryptocurrency and virtual asset markets continue to grow exponentially. At the same time, there is unprecedented regulatory scrutiny globally, and even sharper sanctions risks.
The regulatory landscape is evolving and placing a heavy burden on compliance teams to navigate. However, technology is stepping up to the plate with innovations that can help market participants to navigate changing threats and meet compliance obligations quickly and efficiently.
In this event, Refinitiv will bring together players from the payments, crypto and virtual assets community to explore the latest regulatory developments, unpack the compliance requirements, including customer onboarding and the travel rule, due diligence and screening, and discuss the best practices and solutions available to firms to help.
Submit your registrations here: https://refini.tv/3CNFsVx
AiSP Cloud Security Summit 2022
September 26, 2022, 10:00 – 14:00 SGT
Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre, Singapore
Organizations in Singapore and around the world have adopted cloud computing as a key enabler of their digital transformation journey which was accelerated due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Cloud computing offers various attractive benefits to organizations from IT maintenance cost reduction, system scalability and innovation enabling capabilities yet introduces cybersecurity and compliance challenges that to be addressed. With many high-profile breaches and leaks of sensitive data related to insecure cloud setup reported in recently months, companies are forced to re-evaluate their cloud readiness, architecture, and security.
Organized by the AiSP Cloud Security Special Interest Group with partnership and support from NTUC U Associate and TTAB, the inaugural AiSP Cloud Security Summit 2022 is set to bring together 160 attendees.
The event will feature keynotes, solutions, panel discussions and workshops, exploring topics such as cloud technology and innovation, APIs, industry 4.0, securing dataset used by artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), cyber threats, and more.
Asia Crypto Week
September 26 – October 02, 2022
Running from September 26 to October 02, 2022, Asia Crypto Week 2022 will be a week-long event comprising of various independent side events organized around Token2049 Singapore. This year’s Asia Crypto Week promises an action-packed program with a wide range of meetups, workshops, networking drinks, and parties.
Token2049 is the premier crypto event organized annually in Singapore and London where founders and executives of the leading Web3 companies share their view on the market.
This year’s conference will bring together the global Web3 industry, uniting entrepreneurs, investors, developers, industry insiders and global media, and provide unparalleled networking opportunities.
The week will conclude with After 2049 on September 30, 2022, an exceptional closing party at the Marina Bay Sands Rooftop and the F1 Singapore Grand Prix.
Digital Assets Week Singapore 2022
September 27 – 28, 2022
Bridge+79 Robinson Road, Singapore
Following on the Digital Assets Week in California in March, Juliet Media has announced as part of its 2022 schedule that it will be hosting a conference and networking events in Singapore.
The Digital Assets Week Singapore 2022, which will take place on September 27 and 28, is set to bring the traditional funding and listing players together with the new digital exchanges, neobanks, and platform companies to explore institutional adoption of digital assets, digital assets and regulation, and more. The event will feature networking opportunities and will include presentations from top firms in the space including Bitgo, Bitmex, JPMorgan and DBS.
Get your tickets here: https://daweek.org/singapore/
Global Digital Assets Investment Summit
September 30 – October 01, 2022
Four Points By Sheraton, Singapore
The global digital assets market is continuously shaking up the financial system and has prompted the beginning of global regulatory change and monetary revolution that no one can afford to ignore.
The regulatory overhaul, the development of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), the rise of cybercrime, stablecoins, innovation in cross border retail and wholesale payments infrastructure, as well as the ‘institutionalization’ of digital assets investments, are just some of the critical challenges that are forcing the financial institutions to change the way they operate, and force change in the perception of fiat currencies and digital assets.
The Global Digital Assets Investment Summit, organized by Falcon Business Research, will take place on 30th September 30 and October 01, 2022, at Four Points By Sheraton Singapore, bringing together industry leaders from crypto, fintech, decentralized finance (DeFi), non-fungible tokens (NFTs), metaverse and Web3, as well as financial Institutions and investment companies to discuss the future of investments in digital assets.
The focus of the conference will be on the core topics of digital assets. The summit aims to build an international business and investment platform for the digital assets industry to connect and benefit in both the situations.
The event will feature keynotes, fireside chats, and panel discussions. Speakers and participants will explore new frontiers digital asset investing, yet also focus on operational, regulatory and compliance challenges that need to be bridged for true institutional adoption.
There will be discussions with top industry leaders including the area of focus on the value of bitcoin and other digital assets, future market opportunities and development around collectables and gaming, emerging regulation around crypto-assets and trading, as well as the application of NFTs and the metaverse to personal identity.
The Global Digital Assets Investment Summit will also offer unique networking opportunities for attendees to connect with industry leaders and innovators who are looking to explore future of DeFi and digital assets.
ASIFMA Tech and Ops Conference
October 05 – 06, 2022
Hybrid, Fairmont Hotel, Singapore
The ASIFMA Tech and Ops Conference is an annual event for technology and operations where industry experts from sell-side, buy-side, policy makers and regulators, law firms and consultants come together to meet and discuss important issues impacting this area.
The conference will focus on identifying essential tech and ops-related shared challenges the industry faces and bring market participants together to help solve these.
Fintech Connect Asia 2022
October 11 – 13, 2022
Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore
The 2nd Annual Fintech and Paytech Connect Asia will be held from October 11 to 13, 2022 as an in-person event, bringing together 300+ heads of digital transformation and payments for participants to learn, network and collaborate with industry leaders.
Attendees will get to hear from founders, CEOs, vice presidents, and those that are in the trenches, doing the work; benefit from over 30 hours of discussion groups, creative think-tanks, synergy workshops, panel and case study interactives, lightning talks, ‘how to’ roundtables, and structured and unstructured networking activities; and make meaningful connections with their peers.
Topics covered will include:
- Driving the future of banking through open banking and embedded finance;
- Connecting the dots for personalized user experience in digital banking;
- Harnessing AI to solve real pain points for customers and business;
- Tackling challenges and opportunities of alternative payments to improve efficiency and better connectivity; and
- Future-proofing organizations against the increasing threat of financial crime and cyber-attacks.
Register here: 2nd Annual Fintech and Paytech Connect Asia
Cloud Expo Asia
October 12 – 13, 2022
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Cloud Expo Asia, Singapore, Asia’s best-attended technology event, is returning on October 12 and 13, 2022 for its 8th edition at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
The award-winning annual event aims to connect technologists and business leaders with experts, solutions and services to help accelerate digital transformation plans. It claims to be Asia’s largest cloud event for businesses.
For technology professionals, it is a place to learn from world leading experts and source best-of-breed cloud technology and services. For technology vendors, it offers two unmissable days of networking, lead and business generation.
Register here: https://www.cloudexpoasia.com/
Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF)
November 02 – 04, 2022
Singapore EXPO, Singapore
Organized by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Elevandi, in partnership with Constellar, and in collaboration with The Association of Banks in Singapore, the Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) will be returning this year from November 02 to 04, 2022 as an in-person event at the Singapore EXPO.
This year’s event will be articulated around the theme ‘Building Resilient Business Models amid Volatility and Change.’ Key stakeholders comprising government leaders, regulators, financial services leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, and technology leaders will take stock of the drivers of change and examine three key questions:
- Viable: How are organizations building and redefining business models that can be more resilient to volatile market conditions?
- Responsible: How are organizations balancing corporate responsibility and profitability in order to achieve greater stakeholder satisfaction and engagement?
- Inclusive: How are organizations designing inclusive business models that cater to the needs of the unbanked and underbanked?
The conference segment of SFF 2022 will comprise a series of Global and Knowledge Plenary sessions, and an Elevandi Insights Forum. SFF 2022 will also see the return of a physical exhibition featuring over 500 leading organizations, including fintech firms, financial institutions, technology firms, and policymakers, showcasing their latest innovations and developments in the fintech space.
Debuting at SFF 2022 is the Elevandi Global Founders Network, an exclusive global influencer program that identifies exceptional founders, on an annual basis, who are building sustainable and resilient businesses, with a positive impact in the world. The global founders will be chosen through a nomination process, honored at the SFF and share their 10-minute insights at the Founders Peak.
Participants can also look forward to the winners’ showcase at the SFF Global Fintech Awards and curated networking sessions including an Investors Summit.
November 25- 26, 2022
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Also referred to as the fourth generation Internet technology, the metaverse is a new Internet application and social form integrating virtual reality and produced by integrating a variety of new technologies. It provides immersive experience based on extended reality technology and generates a mirror image of the real world through digital twin technology. It builds an economic system through blockchain technology, closely integrates the virtual world with the real world in economic system, social system and identity system, and allows each user to produce and edit content.
On November 25 and 26, 2022, MetaExpo will bring together the metaverse ecological chain to explore the rapid development of metaverse technology, share knowledge and connect.
The event is set to be attended by world famous metaverse companies, top Internet enterprises, as well as authoritative guests and scholars, and promises to bring participants the most advanced metaverse technology research and development (R&D) exchange and product applications. It will include an exhibition as well as networking sessions.
Confirmed speakers include top executives representing organizations such as Chainalysis, Blockchain Founders Fund and NexChange Group.
December 12 – 13, 2022
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Ecosystems 2030 is a premier interdisciplinary forum for top executives, senior engineers, thought leaders, innovators and futurists to explore the ecosystems emerging over the next 10 years from technologies including artificial intelligence, autonomous systems, fintech, 3D printing, robotics and virtual/augmented reality.
The forum is optimized for invaluable networking experiences and revolutionary idea generation across two action-packed days of transformational talks, breakout sessions and social activities.
This year’s event will focus on the upcoming opportunities and challenges these technologies present and offer important insights on how organizations can transform themselves and remain relevant in the next decade.
Participants will get to hear from the world’s foremost experts and leaders in selected technologies and innovative concepts across the globe.
In addition to world-class content, they will also be able to enjoy a number of benefits including networking opportunities, access to all sessions, exclusive networking events with speakers and attendees, all meals provided from December 12-13 and the conference video archive.