Zurich towards the second FinTech World Conference

At "Forum Point Zero" from 26 to 28 June AI, digital assets, environmental, social and governance technologies for efficient and sustainable services

Point Zero Forum: visits and events
On June 28, the 2023 edition of the "Point Zero Forum" will include visits and networking events at the Quantum Center of the ETH Zurich, Google, the BIS Innovation Hub, the Blockchain Center of the University of Zurich, the CV Lab in Zug and the Home of Blockchains

High-level decision-makers, including politicians, regulators and business leaders from the financial world, will discuss the use ofartificial intelligence, of the assets digital and technologies environmental, social and governance issues for sustainable and efficient financial services at the second “Forum Point Zero”, to be held at Zurich from 26 to 28 June.
The Forum will be opened jointly by the Swiss Federal Councilor and head of the Federal Department of Finance, Karin Keller-Sutter, and the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore and Minister Coordinator of Economic Policy, Heng Swee Keat.

The agenda of the 2023 edition (June 26-28) of the "Point Zero Forum"
First international conference on fintech in Zurich

Point Zero Forum: the program
The program of the 2023 edition of the "Point Zero Forum" in Zurich has been published on www.pointzeroforum.com and will include three main topics: digital assets, technology for ESG and generative AI

On the banks of the Limmat about a thousand high-level decision-makers in the public and private spheres

The recent turmoil of the financial markets have demonstrated the importance of trust and stability to enable continuous innovation e sustainability of the financial sector.
The second edition of the "Forum Point Zero" will offer a unique opportunity for an exchange of views on the future challenges of financial sector, with around 1.000 high-level decision makers from central banks, policy makers and regulators, as well as innovative financial firms.

The tokenization of real assets? Philosopher's stone of finance

Point Zero Forum: Switzerland and Singapore
The "Forum Point Zero" in Zurich is an event jointly organized by the Swiss Secretariat of State for International Financial Matters (SIF) and by Elevandi, a company created ad hoc by the Monetary Authority of Singapore

Three main topics under scrutiny: numerical assets, technology for ESG and generative AI

The program was posted on www.pointzeroforum.com and includes three main topics:
Digital Assets: evaluation of use cases for the adoption of digital assets, of tokenization of the assets and of the tech distributed ledgers;
Technology for ESG: presentation of technologies and solutions that can accelerate the just transition towards climate neutrality;
Generative AI: deepening ongenerative artificial intelligence, potential use cases in financial services, and adoption roadmap.

Zurich's financial center is increasingly the driving force of sustainability

Point Zero Forum: the keynote speakers
The "Forum Point Zero", already highly appreciated in Zurich in 2022 from 21 to 23 June on the occasion of the first edition, this year will see the participation of over a hundred prominent speakers

Daniela Stoffel and Sopnendu Mohanty: "Together sustainable development as well as new trends"

Daniela Stoffel, Secretary of State for International Finance at the Federal Department of Finance Swiss, stated that “The forthcoming Zurich forum will bring together all relevant stakeholders and showcase concrete ways in which technological innovation can contribute to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, while strengthening the competitiveness of the financial sector”.
“The financial sector is experiencing an interesting change. Emerging financial technologies are moving from experimental to leapfrogging, as in the case of AI, or repositioning in areas such as digital assets”Said Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief FinTech Officer of MAS and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Elevandi,
“This transition brings to the fore regulatory and policy choices that need to be made as the industry develops. The Forum is a timely meeting to orient oneself in the political considerations concerning this change”.

ETH Zurich and UBS hand in hand for innovation

Prominent speakers not only from the two lead partner countries: Switzerland and Singapore

The "Forum Point Zero", already highly appreciated a year ago from 21 to 23 June on the occasion of the first edition, this year will see the participation of numerous prominent speakers.
Confirmed speakers include: Adrienne A. Harris, Superintendent of the New York Department of Financial Services, Alessandra Perrazzelli, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Italy, Alison Martin, Chief Executive Officer EMEA & Bank Distribution of the Zurich Insurance Group, Professor Amir Yaron, Governor of the Bank of Israel, Ashley Alder, Chairman of the Financial Conduct Authority, Bill Winters, Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Group, Brad Garlinghouse, Chief Executive Officer of Ripple, Cecilia Skingsley, Head of the Innovation Hub of the Bank for International Settlements, Christian Mumenthaler, Chief Executive Officer of the Swiss Re Group, Clara Durodié, Chief Executive Officer of the Cognitive Finance Group, Cornelia Andersson, Group Leader of the Sustainable Finance and Investments sector of the London Stock Exchange, Caroline D. Pham, Commissioner of the US Commission for Commodity Futures Trading, Daniela Schackis, Deputy Director General of the European Central Bank, Daniela Stoffel, Secretary of State of the Secretariat of State for International Finance of the Swiss Confederation, Dante Disparte, Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Global Policy at the Circle, David Newns, Head of SDX, Emma Butterworth, Head of Innovation at the IMF and Payments Policy at the Bank of England, Professor Fabian Schär, Lecturer in DLT and FinTech at the University of Basel, Jorge Familiar, Vice-President and Treasurer of the World Bank, Karmela Holtgreve, Director General Strategy and Innovation of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Mary Schapiro, Vice President for Global Public Policy at Bloomberg, Mathias Imbach, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Sygnum Bank Group, Mirjam Staub-Bisang, Country Head for Switzerland of BlackRock, Ondřej Kovařík, Member of the European Parliament, Prag Sharma, Global Head of Artificial Intelligence of Citigroup, Ravi Menon, Chief Executive Officer of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Ronadol Numnonda, Deputy Governor of Financial Institutions Stability of the Bank of Thailand , Sandra Ro, Chief Executive Officer of the Global Council of Blockchain Enterprises, Sergio P. Ermotti, Group Chief Executive Officer of the UBS Group, Professor Thomas J. Jordan, Chairman of the Executive Board of the Swiss National Bank, Professor Thomas Puschmann, Executive Director from the Global Center for Sustainable Digital Finance at the University of Zurich, Stanford University and the University of the Fraser Valley and Umar Farooq, Chief Executive Officer of Onyx by JP Morgan and Global Head of Financial Institution Payments at JP Morgan.

Thus the "Monaco et Suisse Investment Forum" deserved an encore

Point Zero Forum: Karin Keller-Sutter and Heng Swee Keat
The 2023 edition of the "Point Zero Forum" in Zurich will be opened by the Swiss Federal Councilor and Head of the Federal Department of Finance, Karin Keller-Sutter, and the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore and Coordinating Minister of Economic Policy, Heng Swee Keat

Industry workshops, visits and "open" and trendy networking opportunities on the third day

The "Forum Point Zero" is jointly organized by Swiss State Secretariat for International Financial Matters (SIF) and Elevate, a company created ad hoc by Monetary Authority of Singapore.
Innovation tours will take place on the last day of the Forum at Zurich and surroundings, which will allow participants and other guests to visit leading companies and innovation laboratories.
Suppliers include the Quantum Center of the ETH Zurich, Google, BIS Innovation Hub, Blockchain Center of the University of Zurich, CV Lab in Zug , Home of Blockchains.
Those interested in attending can register at www.pointzeroforum.com and the organizers specify that free passes are available for policy makers, regulators, think tanks and academics.
Founders of technology companies (less than three years old) can apply for a discounted Founder's Pass.

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"Point Zero Forum" 2022: the words of Sopnendu Mohanty on the occasion of the debut of the event

Point Zero Forum: high level decision makers
High-level decision-makers, including politicians, regulators and business leaders from the financial world, will discuss the use of artificial intelligence, digital assets and environmental, social and governance technologies for sustainable and efficient financial services at the 2023 edition of the “Point Zero Forum” in Zurich