Shenzhen, often dubbed the 'Silicon Valley of China', is an epicentre for hardware innovation, digital technologies, and AI-driven solutions. This metropolis boasts an unparalleled ecosystem that has birthed transformative tech giants and innovative startups alike. Adjacently, Hong Kong, one of the world's primary financial hubs, has seamlessly integrated technology with its rich finance legacy, emerging as a hotspot for fintech innovations, digital banking, and startup incubation. Together, these two regions offer a compelling glimpse into Asia's formidable tech and finance convergence.
With industry giants like Tencent pioneering AI solutions, and Huawei leading in cloud and 5G, Shenzhen exemplifies technological triumphs. Hong Kong, with SenseTime pushing the envelope in AI-driven visual recognition and Cyberport fostering a burgeoning startup community, showcases a diverse tech landscape.
Join us in The Banking Academy's Shenzhen Innovation StudyTour 2024. This 2-day experience unveils elite Chinese financial leaders that will dissect the technologies and paradigms altering the financial landscape. Combining immersive site tours with insightful deliberations featuring masterminds behind breakthrough advancements, this tour is poised to offer game-changing revelations for your financial blueprint in the digital age.
Understand the nuances of AI applications across industries with market leaders.
Witness how cutting-edge technology is reshaping the world of finance
Delve into the advancements made in image and facial recognition
Explore Hong Kong's vibrant startup scene and innovative solutions to current challenges
Our hosts will provide an introduction to the program, site visits, and key innovation trends to be covered during the tour.
Tencent, situated in Shenzhen, offers social media, gaming, digital payments, and more. Innovation and cutting- edge technology underpin its large ecosystem.
WeBank, China’s first digital-only bank, sets new standards in banking through AI and blockchain innovation.
While visiting WeBank, we’ll investigate their collaboration effort with fintech firms for innovation and growth as well as addressing the following topics:
Embracing digital evolution, PingAn Bank enhances customer service by intertwining fintech with established banking practices.
MYbank, part of Alibaba Group, revolutionises Chinese internet banking. This Hangzhou-based digital bank uses cloud computing and AI to provide micro loans for SMEs and customised financial solutions for individuals.
Travel from Shenzhen to Hong Kong
MoxBank, a virtual bank based in Hong Kong, is a joint venture among several global industry giants. Launched in 2020, it represents the forefront of fintech's charge into digital banking, offering a suite of innovative, customer-centric financial services. MoxBank stands out for its user-friendly interface, personalised services, and commitment to security and simplicity.
The Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) stands as a prolific incubator and accelerator of cutting-edge technology and innovation. Founded in 2001, this state-of-the-art hub has been instrumental in propelling Hong Kong forward as a global leader in technology. By providing world-class facilities and resources, HKSTP nurtures a thriving community of tech talents and enterprises, driving forward breakthroughs in biotech, AI, smart city applications, and more.
We will recap the site visits and discussions with experts and exchange personal conclusions, ideas and inspirational thoughts. Delegates will be asked to present their feedback and takeaways from the tour.
A programme of this nature can only be presented by highly experienced professionals who have been entrenched in the industry over many years.
The China AI Innovation Tour is designed for:
Chairmen, CEOs, and board members of banks in emerging economies seeking to integrate innovation into their organisational business models.
Senior executives in retail, corporate, transaction banking, and trade finance.
C-level executives, including Chief Innovation Officers, Chief Data Officers, and Chief Marketing Officers.
Decision-makers responsible for mobile banking, online payments, consumer experience, technology, and operations.
Leaders in charge of channels, product innovation, and retail operations.
Senior executives specialising in business analytics and data management.