The 2019 International Fintech Symposium will be held at Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) in Chengdu, China on November 1-3, 2019, presented in partnership with the Consortium for Data Analysis in Risk (CDAR), Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Chengdu Municipal Financial Regulatory Bureau and State Street Corporation.
In the context of China’s financial market opening, the 2019 conference will bring together academic and industry cross-cutting experts in finance and technology with government and regulatory leaders to discuss topics including financial technology risk, credit risk, China's asset management risk and impact of environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) investing. Invited speakers includes Lars Peter Hansen, the 2013 Nobel laureate in Economics, Joel Sobel, Fellow of the Econometric Society, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and former editor-in-chief of Journal of Econometrics.
SWUFE is one of the leading universities for the study of Finance and Economics in China, and joined the Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk (CDAR) as a founding member in 2015. The Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk (CDAR) supports research in innovation in data science and its applications to portfolio management and investment risk. Based in the Economics and Statistics Departments at UC Berkeley, CDAR was co-founded with State Street, Stanford, Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS), and SWUFE. In 2018, SWUFE established the Fintech International Center (FIC) with State Street and University of California, Berkeley to provide an international research platform for global finance and technology researchers and industry professionals.