WORLD’S LARGEST FINTECH CONFERENCE IS BACK
The largest fintech conference in the world – Global Fintech Fest (GFF) – is back with its third edition. Organized by the Department of Economic Affairs, Government of India, Fintech Convergence Council (FCC), the Payments Council of India (PCI) and the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), GFF 2022 will be held September 20 – 22, 2022 at the Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai. Pre-event festivities will begin virtually on September 19, 2022. The theme of the hybrid event this year is ‘Creating a Sustainable Financial World – Global | Inclusive| Green’.
GFF 2022 is being supported by the International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA), Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), National Investment Promotion & Facilitation Agency (Invest India), Startup India, Reserve Bank Innovation Hub (RBIH) and ONDC. Special Partners of GFF 2022 are World Bank Group, KNOMAD, Better Than Cash Alliance and International Finance Corporation (IFC).
Among stalwarts from India who will share their insights at the GFF 2022 are Shri Shaktikanta Das, Governor, Reserve Bank of India; Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Govt. of India; Shri Jayant Sinha, Member of Parliament, (Lok Sabha) and Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance; Dr. V Anantha Nageswaran, Chief Economic Advisor, Ministry of Finance, Government of India; Dr. R.S. Sharma, CEO, National Health Authority, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare; Smt. Madhabi Puri Buch, Chairperson, SEBI; Shri Injeti Srinivas, Chairperson, International Financial Services Centre Authority;
Shri Amitabh Kant, India’s G20 Sherpa; Mr. Alkesh Wadhwani, Director Poverty Alleviation, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; Mr. Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Chief Executive Officer PayTM, Ms. Shinjini Kumar, Co-founder, Salt, and Ms. Suchitra Mukherjee, Co-founder and CEO, Kaleidofin.
Experts who will converge on the GFF 2022 platform from various other countries include Alderman Vincent Keaveny, The Rt Hon the Lord Mayor, City of London; Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief Fintech Officer, Monetary Authority of Singapore; Alexandre Tombini, Head BIS Americas Office, BIS Innovation Hub; José Manuel Marqués, Head of the Financial Innovations Division, Banco de España; Moreno González Othón Martino, Director – Policy and Research, Payment Systems Division, Bank of Mexico; Adolfo Sarmiento, Head of Economic Policy and Markets, Central Bank of Uruguay, and Tesfaye Hailemichael, Member of Capital Markets Development Consultative Group, National Bank of Ethiopia.
Policymakers, regulators, administrators and industry captains from India and across the globe, addressing the conference, will discuss and debate the steps that should be taken to drive progress across the four pillars that are aligned with the essential elements of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Planet, People, Prosperity and Principles of Governance.
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