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Global Fintech 2021: No Borders, No Barriers

Friday, March 5, 2021 from 8:30 AM to 3:15 PM
Join top Fintech academics, leading Fintech investors, innovative Fintech startups, and forward-looking Financial institutions to discuss Global FinTech 2021

NYU Stern School of Business, known for its academic strength in finance and data science, offers the number one undergraduate and MBA Fintech programs, preparing students for future jobs in Fintech, and produces the most widely recognized research on Fintech, shaping global understanding of the impact of Fintech on economic policy and on the financial services industry.

NYU Stern's Fubon Center for Technology, Business, and Innovation, and its Fintech initiative, will host Stern's annual FinTech Conference on Friday, March 5, 2021. This year's conference will focus on Global Fintech 2021: No Borders, No Barriers. 

The speakers will explore the disruption and innovation in the Global FinTech Market. In a global era, how do financial, social, and e-commerce data and AI shape global consumer financial services? What are the most important academic insights into explainable AI and the economics of permissioned blockchain adoption? Which parts of the world are best at different parts of banking? Come hear the top Fintech academics, the leading Fintech investors, the most innovative Fintech startups, and the most forward-looking Financial institutions address these topics and more.

This conference is ideal for: Academics, students, startups, corporates, investors, policymakers, and regulators. We look forward to having you join us!  

This conference has a maximum capacity of 1000 guests. Registration does not guarantee access to the event if capacity is reached. Thank you for your understanding. 

2021 Global FinTech Conference

Kunal Kapoor Headshot

Welcome Remarks and Opening Keynote, Kunal Kapoor

Headshots of Christine Parlour, Amin Shams, Fahad Saleh, and Sabrina Howell

Manipulating A Bubble: Three Dark Sides of Bitcoin and the Future of Public Blockchains

Headshots of Claudio Esposito, Marcelo Morales Rins, Chenni Xu, and Stacey Widlitz

Financial Inclusion, Investing Accessibility and Integration (The Super App)

Headshots of Matan Bar, Darion Miller, Arash Asady, Ben Zweig, and Sjoerd Leemhuis

Start-up Demos

Headshots of Charles Elkan, Vasant Dhar, and Foster Provost

(How) Can You Trust AI Systems?

Headshots of Maria Gotsch, Andrew Boyajian, Sanjiv Anand, Elaine Duff, and Sanjay Mathew

Enterprise Innovation

Headshots of Joel Cutler and Raghu Sundaram

Fireside Chat with Joel Cutler and Dean Raghu Sundaram and Closing Remarks

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Table Topic Executive Sessions


Executive Sessions, Table Topics