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SFF x SWITCH 2020 To Feature 40 Global Satellite Events

Kicking off on 7 December, the conference features key luminaries that include Bill Gates, NZ PM Jacinda Ardern, amongst others.

More than 40 global satellite events will take place across the world as part of the this year’s Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) x Singapore Week of Innovation & TeCHnology (SWITCH) 2020.

This year’s event also features a stellar list of speakers lined up to talk about key issues and the latest trends taking place in the financial, fintech, and deep tech communities. Key luminaries include:

  • Arianna Huffington, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Thrive Global, Founder of the Huffington Post
  • Bill Gates, Co-Chair and Trustee, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Eric Yuan, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Zoom
  • Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister, New Zealand
  • Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

To be held from 7 to 11 December, SFF x SWITCH 2020 will feature a unique hybrid format that combines a 24-hour online event platform with global satellite events around the world. This new hybrid model will provide participants with greater access to the global FinTech and deep tech communities that are looking to discover partnerships, draw investments, and boost sales cycles, according to the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Enterprise Singapore (ESG).

This year’s SFF x SWITCH will comprise of physical events in selected cities in accordance with local safe distancing measures as well as digital-only events. They will bring together content from innovation hubs and tech showcases around the world, and provide in-person attendees access to networking opportunities with industry leaders and sponsors.

This event will also feature a 24-hour online experience over the course of five days. This online event platform will feature a digital city, supported by partners including Accenture, Microsoft, and Pico Art International.

In collaboration with MAS and ESG, SingEx Group will manage the physical and digital experiences for attendees and ensure a seamless execution of the FinTech and innovation showcases across the cities.

This digital city will feature more than 800 speakers from around the world, including leaders in finance and technology, entrepreneurs, policymakers, and officials from multilateral agencies. Participants can access live content broadcasts running round-the-clock and on-demand sessions.

Learn more about SFF x SWITCH 2020 here.

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