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Ant Group Announces New Dates for INCLUSION Fintech Conference

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Ant Group, an innovative technology provider, today announced that its inaugural INCLUSION Fintech Conference, originally scheduled for April 2020, will now take place from September 24-26, 2020, in Shanghai.

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The inaugural INCLUSION Fintech Conference to foster global dialogue on how digital technology can help build a more inclusive, green, and sustainable world (Photo: Business Wire)

The inaugural INCLUSION Fintech Conference to foster global dialogue on how digital technology can help build a more inclusive, green, and sustainable world (Photo: Business Wire)

Organized by Ant Group and Alipay, the INCLUSION Fintech Conference will feature a combination of online and onsite events to enable a global discussion among the financial and technology communities on how digital technology can help build a more inclusive, green, and sustainable world, especially as economies and businesses continue to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Online sessions will bring together speakers and thought leaders from a range of organizations, from financial institutions and technology companies to research institutes, from around the world via video conference. Keynote speeches and panel discussions aim to foster dialogue and the sharing of ideas on major themes such as the global digital economy, innovative technology, digital finance, technology for social good (“tech for good”), and sustainability.

Further, an offline exhibition area will enable conference attendees in Shanghai to experience and interact with the latest fintech innovations and technology solutions that Ant Group and Alipay, as well as other major fintech companies, have developed to support the digitalization of service providers across China and beyond.

“Ant Group’s INCLUSION Fintech Conference will take place during an unprecedented time. COVID-19 has upended the way people live, work, and interact with one another. Now more than ever, we recognize the pivotal role digital technology can play in bringing the world equal opportunities and envisioning a more inclusive future for all,” said Simon Hu, Chief Executive Officer of Ant Group. “Through the INCLUSION Fintech Conference, we hope to foster dialogue on how cutting-edge technologies, such as blockchain and artificial intelligence, can empower people and communities across the globe and create a digital life that is accessible to all.”

The INCLUSION Fintech Conference will present over 40 online and offline sessions, with 13,000 square meters in onsite exhibition space. To commemorate the launch of the event, INCLUSION Fintech Conference will host a nature-themed music festival along Shanghai’s iconic Huangpu River on the first evening of the three-day conference.

More information about the conference, including venue and ticketing details, are available at www.inclusionconf.com/en.

About the INCLUSION Fintech Conference

The INCLUSION Fintech Conference was officially announced in January 2020 to bring together the global financial and technology communities, to envision a world that is more inclusive, green, and sustainable through digital technology. The inaugural three-day conference in Shanghai, to be held September 24-26, 2020, will feature over 40 forums, with keynotes and panels covering major themes such as the global digital economy, digital finance, innovative technology, and sustainability.

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