2nd Asia Finance Forum Conference Proceedings

Publication | February 2019

The 2nd Asia Finance Forum: FinTech and Sustainable Development conference proceedings summarizes the discussions and valuable insights on themes running from information and communications infrastructure to payment systems amid the buzz animating the emerging digital finance world and new financial technologies associated with the up-and-coming blockchain technology. Held on 8-10 November 2017 at ADB Headquarters in Manila, Philippines, the conference was a collaboration between the Asian Development Bank, Government of Luxembourg, Asian Development Bank Institute, Alliance for Financial Inclusion, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Consultative Group to Assist the Poor. The second forum once again brought together policy makers, financial sector supervisors and regulators, financial institutions, financial technology (FinTech) companies, academia, as well as financial sector experts to discuss the growing importance of FinTech in shaping the financial system of the new economy. This touched on areas such as logistics infrastructure, payment systems, financial services, cloud computing, and data collection.


  • Introduction
  • Day 1: 8 November 2017
  • Day 2: 9 November 2017
  • Day 3: 10 November 2017

Additional Details

  • Finance sector development
  • Information and Communications Technology

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