Looking for the next big fintech conference or even a small fintech meetup to attend? Check out our list of Fintech events to attend in Malaysia – Updated regularly!
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Wed25Apr2018Shangri-La, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Asian Banking & Finance is proud to bring you the 4-City Retail Banking Forum 2018 - Kuala Lumpur leg, where we aim to bring together the industry’s top bankers and key thought leaders for a half-day event packed with stimulating discussions and dialogues.
The Forum will discuss some of the most pertinent issues faced by bankers in the region, including innovations in branch design and the customer journey, as well as the opportunities and challenges brought by emerging technologies.
For more information, visit here: https://asianbankingandfinance.net/
Thu26Apr2018Conference Hall 2, Securities Commission Malaysia
This event seeks to explore the latest trends in fintech. eWallet is nothing new but unlike the high adoption in countries like China, Malaysia is a bit slow to pick up the trend before. But now, more and more financial institutions and companies are gearing up to be a major player in the industry. Are we really ready to go cashless?
For more information, visite here: https://globalentrepreneurshipmovement.org/lets-jam-at-gem/
Mon07May2018Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
Acknowledged by the global industry as the premier Shariah finance gathering in the region, IFN Asia Forum will be back in Kuala Lumpur in May 2018. Adopting a new one-day format, the biggest Shariah finance event in Asia will deliver greater impact through a mix of panel sessions, onstage interviews and interactive sessions running concurrently with multiple streams dedicated to the most pertinent and talked-about segments of the industry.
For more information, visit here: http://redmoneyevents.com/
Tue08May2018Thu10May2018Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
On its second year, the RemTECH Awards are developed by IMTC Conferences in partnership with Mohr World Consulting to showcase the most innovative and outstanding technological solutions designed to improve remittance services worldwide. Welcoming newcomers and veterans alike, we want to foster an environment of collabortion to streamline cross-border money transfers and better serve the migrants, expats, and businesses who rely on them.
For more information, visit here: https://remtech.org/
Tue08May2018Thu10May2018Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Since its inception over ten years ago, the Global Forum on Remittances, Investment and Development (GFRID) has served as a platform to raise awareness, facilitate dialogue and promote collaboration on the contribution of migrant remittances to development. By bringing together Member States, international organizations, private sector and civil society, the Forum allows stakeholders to showcase good practices and build partnerships to leverage the role of remittances in countries and communities of origin towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The GFRID 2018 Asia-Pacific will build on recommendations made during the GFRID 2017 in New York, and will highlight the latest findings and linkages between remittances and development in Asia-Pacific, particularly in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the process towards the adoption of the Global Compact for Migration.
For more Information, Visit here: http://www.remittancesgateway.org/gfrid/gfrid-2018/
Sat12May2018Sun13May2018Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The biggest Blockchain Conference - BLOCKCON MeetUp powered by Cryptoengineer, 2 days blockchain conference to be held on Saturday & Sunday, May 12 & 13, 2018 at Petronas Filharmonik Hall, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
We present to you the international keynote speaker from Japan, Dubai, Russia, United Kingdom, Malaysia (Nationality Technology University) and many more. Special; A science debate by a representative from the Central Bank of Malaysia (BNM) and Blockchain Engineer from Japan.
We talk about the blockchain technology, the startups will participate and talk show what have been working on.
This is a great opportunity for you to socialize, compete and connect in a fun and casual atmosphere with like-minded people. Expect a great time of networking with BLOCKCON MeetUp.
For more information, visit here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/blockcon-1-tickets-41665058311
Wed23May2018Sasana Kijang, Kuala Lumpur
The Business Ethics Conference, entitled “FinTech: Business Benefits and Conduct Challenges” will explore current and new trends in the FinTech ecosystem and the impact of this emerging disruptive technology on ethics and standards of professionalism in the financial services industry.
Malaysia is seeing a transformation within the financial services sector with great efforts to embrace new technologies. Our regulators are responding actively by developing regulatory frameworks to provide a conducive landscape for an evolving FinTech ecosystem. The conference will aim to explore the ethical issues and challenges in raising professional standards in financial services within the context of this technological transformation.
For more information, visit here: https://www.aif.org.my/
Got a Fintech startup idea that has the potential to make life easier or even disrupt the financial services scene? Validate it and fine-tune your business and go-to-market plan at Alpha Startups: Fintech Edition. Our latest 4-Week Fintech-oriented Crash Course dives deep into helping entrepreneurs capitalise on technology to identify new opportunities in the Fintech industry and build useful and marketable in-demand products that enhance financial services.
Alpha Startups: Fintech Edition brings together emerging Fintech companies who are reshaping our country's economic sector, with key finance policy makers and leading financial institutions who can assist you and your startup to create or pilot innovative Fintech solutions that solve real world problems.
Alpha Startups have successfully graduated top startups all over South East Asia. Some notable graduates of Alpha Startups are Funding Societies, who raised SG$10 Million from Sequoia Capital in under 12 months after completing Maybank Fintech (Alpha Startups). Another notable graduate is live music booking startup Gigfairy that went from idea to acquisition in just 12 months. Gigfairy has since been acquired by Tune Studios and BAC Ventures.
Applications are now open, and ends on June 22nd. Apply now at bit.ly/alphafintech.
Thu12Jul2018Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur, 165, Jalan Ampang
This event will explore the changing landscape of technology and innovation across Malaysia’s financial services and cross-industry enterprise. It caters to senior decision makers looking to explore their core investment initiatives over the next 12 months.
For more information, visit here: http://fst.net.au/conferences/futuretech-kuala-lumpur-2018
Tue24Jul2018Wed25Jul2018Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
BankTech Asia returns to Kuala Lumpur for the 10th year, with an anticipation of close to 300 senior level bankers, over 200 trade visitors and 40 exhibitors. The flagship Kuala Lumpur event will consist of a 2-days conference featuring more than 35 experts, with a focus on Retail Banking, Payments & Transaction and Technology Risk Management.
Join us at our signature regional series at BankTech Asia Kuala Lumpur 2018 to expand your horizons with key industry influencers and decision makers, recognize leading-edge products and solutions, and discuss best practice strategies for applying innovation within your organization.
For more information, visit here: http://www.banktechasia.com/
Thu09Aug2018Fri10Aug2018Holiday Villa, Langkawi
We speak frequently of disrupting the financial industry but yet, we rarely talk about how outdated and dull our events are. It’s filled with canned corporate speak and rehashed ideas repeated over and over again on stage.
In that spirit, Fintech Barcamp @ Langkawi would like to throw everything you know about events out the window. Join us for a session with waves of knowledge and splashes of fun at Fintech Barcamp @ Langkawi
For more information visit: https://fintechnews.my/fintech-barcamp-langkawi/
Gain insights into the array of investment opportunities provided by Blockchain Technology:
*What is blockchain and why is it disrupting the world as we know it?
*How to trade, buy and mine digital currencies
*How to store cryptocurrencies safely
*The role and views of regulators, auditors and legal experts
*What is blockchain and why is it disrupting the world as we know it
*The latest blockchain innovations
*How to invest safely and avoid potential pitfalls
*How to navigate the ICO market
For more information, visit here: http://bloconomic.com/
This international and certified programme of learning has been designed to support financial crime risk and compliance professionals, anti-money laundering professionals and Virtual Currency (VC) industry practitioners in understanding more about the development of VC and how to manage associated financial crime risks. This course is a 2 day workshop with an end of course assessment who will be permitted to use the professional designation ‘AdvCertVC’ recognising their higher level of knowledge and awareness.
For more information, www.fintech-course.com
Tue04Sep2018Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Islamic Banking Innovation Summit 2018 will focus on helping Islamic banks embrace innovation which is not limited to product development, customer experience and processes but also it will help build a culture of innovation to promote new ideas and become more agile organizations.
The event is developed by aligning to the agenda of Bank Negara Malaysia in creating value based intermediation through the help of fintech. It will provide a variety of learning formats, from big picture keynotes to targeted, deeper-dive tech talks and networking opportunities for meaningful business connections. Combine this with an audience of the industry’s thought leaders and it’s no surprise that Islamic Banking Innovation Summit 2018 is an event you cannot afford to miss.
For more information, visit here: http://redmoneyevents.com
Wed19Sep2018Thu20Sep2018Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Join the best ranked briefing on global and APAC payments / transaction developments in Kuala Lumpur! The Global Payment Summits are strategic and pragmatic platforms organized for and by senior professionals. The GPS series covers key trends in the payments and the transaction space. Through exchange of best practices and workable solutions as well as high level networking. We deep dive into topics and innovations affecting the business directions of the future.
GPS-Asia 2018 takes on a new direction with an exceptional collaboration forged with PayNet Group, Malaysia’s premier payment system network and central infrastructure for financial markets. In parallel to GPS-Asia, an international P7 Think Tank group formed by payments associations will add a global dimension to the GPS- Asia program.
GPS-Asia will focus on essential discussions and debate oninstant/faster payments, security issues, regulatory reform, easy cross-border payments, efficient remittances solutions and many more aspects within our ‘space’. Sharing experiences and global hot topics such asopen banking, PSD2,and GDPR implementation from Europe to Asia, we will blend in key lessons for Asia learned from best practices worldwide.
Tue25Sep2018Wed26Sep2018Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The inaugural Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Malaysia Summit is taking place on 25-26 September, at Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Whether you are at the start of your RPA journey or assessing opportunities to scale-up with more RPA projects, this is an unrivalled opportunity to exchange implementation strategies and benchmark progress with Malaysia’s early and advanced RPA adopters.
Don’t miss out on the case studies, panel discussions, workshops and interactive roundtables that will enable you to succeed in the fast-changing business climate of 2018 and beyond.
For more Information, visit https://goo.gl/vhXF8G
Wed26Sep2018Thu27Sep2018Shangri-la Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia’s first inaugural Blockchain event – Blocfest, aims to be the biggest blockchain event in Malaysia and regional game-changer in Southeast Asia by education through experts, raising awareness, and by creating a stronger Blockchain community, rich with knowledgeable participants who are willing to learn and grow together.
For more information, visit here: https://blocfest.asia/
The XBlockchain Summit will bring together those leading the status quo and its upheaval in the spirit of fostering positive developments in blockchain technology through collaboration and dialogue.
XBlockchain’s chief focus will be to promote the real-world implementation of blockchain technology particularly as it relates to areas such as retail adoption; supply chain management; financial services; financial inclusion; and more.
Held in the lead-up to the 2018 annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group, XBlockchain will also explore the broader issues of international investment; economic development; and economic stability through the lens of developments in blockchain.
Everything related to blockchain, cryptocurrency and their intersections in business, government and technology will be discussed over two days in Bali and featuring more than 70 speakers, debates and top-tier exhibitions.
Register Now and get a 20% discount off registration with our code: FIN20
Wed10Oct2018Thu11Oct2018Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Cloud Expo Asia is the very best place to discover the industry’s latest technologies and business solutions for your digital transformation.
Join us this October at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore for Asia’s largest and award-winning cloud event for business and get access to the world’s best cloud expertise, a world-class conference programme and a host of exciting event features:
- Source from 350 leading cloud providers and solution leaders including Citrix, Singtel, Huawei, Fujitsu, NEC, Silver Peak, Tata Communications, Western Digital,Seagate, Rackspace,NEC,Chef, Docker and many more.
- 500+ world-class experts including those from global and top finance organisations like Alibaba, AWS, Didi, PingAn Technology, Chekk, Credit Suisse, Prudential, Standard Chartered Bank, United Overseas Bank, HSBC, Moneysq.com, AXA, (ISC) 2 and many more - all speaking in a compelling conference programme, which includes Fintech, DevOps, Multi-Cloud, SD-Wan and Blockchain Tech!
- Network with thousands of your peers, industry visionaries, leaders and people who have faced – and overcome – the same challenges as you.
- Visit the co-located event stack for FREE – Cloud & Cyber Security Expo, Big Data World,Smart IoT Singapore, Data Centre Worldand new launch event, eCommerce Expo Asia providing comprehensive solutions for professionals in ONE location, with ONE free ticket.
- New for 2018! Powered by SGTech, the premier case study-driven CloudAsia conference will be co-located with our event stack this year. Be empowered with practical sessions specifically designed for professionals from the government, healthcare, retail, finance and emerging sectors.
Register now for your FREE ticket: www.cloudexpoasia.com/Fintech-News
Fri23Nov2018Sun25Nov2018Kuala Lumpur, Convention Centre
MIIE 2018 is an international innovation technologies conference and exhibition, for technology companies and start-ups to network with investors and prospects.
MIIE 2018 is produced by the team behind Malaysia-China Entrepreneur Conference | MCEC 2017, organised by Malaysia-China Chamber of Commerce, supported by Malaysian and China Government and business leaders. In 7 short years, MCEC has become a leading entrepreneur conference which last year attracted 1500 professionals and entrepreneurs from around the world.
In November 2018, companies with the world's leading technology companies and most exciting startups will come to Kuala Lumpur to share their stories, experiences and showcase their products and services. They will be joined by major global media, hundreds of investors and thousands of attendees for three days of legendary networking.
For more information, visit here: https://www.miie.com.my/
Wed28Nov2018Thu29Nov20188:00 amSecurities Commission Malaysia 3 Persiaran Bukit Kiara, Bukit Kiara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
SCxSC Fintech Conference 2018 (SCxSC 2018) is Securities Commission Malaysia's annual ﬁntech event, an interactive platform for discussions and exploration of new and evolving digital trends.
The focus of SCxSC 2018 is on the underlying technologies powering Fintech products and services in the capital market – in line with the theme "Embracing Technology".
This topic is one of the most exciting and stimulating financial crime courses in our portfolio. Accredited by the CPD certification service and delivered in association with the University of Gloucestershire, the course aims to demystify the management of virtual assets (VA), also known as cryptography and Distributed Ledger Technology.
The course is designed to support risk professionals, anti-money laundering, laundering professionals and VC industry practitioners in understanding more about the development of (VA) and how to manage associated financial crime risks.
Core learning is provided via a detailed course manual, with additional media providing further help and guidance on some of the course’s key learning points.
To confirm learning and understanding, all students are required to complete a timed one-hour online assessment made up of 25 multiple choice questions. The pass mark is 80% and the format is open-book.
The course is delivered in association with the University of Gloucestershire, and students who are successful will be permitted to use the designation ‘AdvCertVC’ to confirm their qualification.
Register NOW and get £100 discount with code fintechnews
*Students can start the course as soon as they enroll and it is self-paced so they can do it in their own time.
Sat12Jan2019Grand Lagoon Ballroom, Sunway Resort, Kuala Lumpur
From Europe to Asia. 20 countries. 1 mission. We have visited 19 countries across Europe and Asia with a mission to champion a standardised Blockchain technology adoption for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
And now, this January 2019, we will be in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – our 20th country as we hold the grand finale of our global Blockchain for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Tour Summit!
Join us as we bring you featured speakers from Europe and Asia; all who are Blockchain experts and pioneers from a diversity of organisations under one big roof in Sunway Resort! Seize this chance to meet and exchange Blockchain-related knowledge and get yourself updated with the latest Blockchain trends and news!
For more Information, visit here: www.eubcsummit.com
Jointly organised by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, the Asian Financial Forum (AFF) brings together influential members of the global financial and business community for groundbreaking discussions and exchange of insights on the global economy from an Asian Perspective.
At a glance:
▪ 100+ distinguished speakers
▪ 3,000+ participants from 46 countries and regions (85% C-suite level)
▪ 670+ meetings for 520+ companies at AFF Deal Flow Matchmaking Session
▪ 240+ participants at InnoVenture Salon
Key discussion topics
▪ China’s developments
▪ Global economic outlook
▪ Investment and wealth management
▪ Policy dialogue
▪ Technology and innovation
▪ Youth and talent development
For more information, visit here.
Tue22Jan2019Wed23Jan2019Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore
The 6th edition EmTech Asia, held from 22 – 23 January 2018 in Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, is jointly organized by Koelnmesse and MIT Technology Review.
EmTech is where technology, business and culture converge. At EmTech Asia, you will meet the innovators, the scientists, the investors and the tech executives at the heart of the next technology revolution. Throughout two exhilarating days of networking and learning, you will get inspired from 40 speakers and amazed by the ingenuity of the 10 innovators under 35 and 1,000 participants who are leaders in their field.
If you are passionate about turning ideas into innovative solutions and addressing major global issues, join us for two days of intelligent conversation at EmTech Asia, on 22 - 23 January 2019.
FinTech News Singapore and Hong Kong’s subscribers are eligible for a 10% discount off the ticket prices.
Click here to register and enter the FinTech News discount code ETA19FinTechNews at check-out to enjoy the 10% discount.
The IFF Online Academy course, Focus on FinTech is delivered 100% online, with five modules delivered over five weeks.
You will study the effects of the shift to open banking, the opportunities and challenges the shifts in market dynamics could create for you and how you can develop a strategy in the face of all this uncertainty. The module titles are:
1: Evolution of Digital for Banks & Open Banking;
2: Key Technology Enablers;
3: Battlegrounds & Sub-Sectors;
5: Winning Formula
After this course, you will be able to:
- Understand the fintech market and distinguish the signal from the noise
- Identify opportunities and challenges from the fintech revolution for your business
- Develop a fintech strategy for your business
Register now and get 10% off with code FINTECH10
Sat23Mar2019The Orbit, Bangsar South
The second iteration of this event (or Season 2 as they call it) will host sessions on how to improve customer experience based on data and customer insights in an era of digital analytics. Some panels include how analytics help businesses make better decisions, and experiential fintech sharing from the current Head of Transforming Customer Journey at CIMB, Kanags Surendran
The event will be held on March 23 at The Orbit, Bangsar South. Find out more here.
Mon25Mar2019Tue26Mar2019Sunway Pyramid Convention Center
ASLI stands for the Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute, and they hold the ASEAN Fintech Summit in collaboration with the Fintech Association of Malaysia. For 2019, the summit focuses on the theme “Age of Acceleration”, which aims to present in-depth and multi-dimensional discussions about talent, funding, digital implementation, branding and environmental perspectives. Seakers will be hailing from policy makes, academicians, to individual experts in their field.
The summit will be held in March 25 – 26 at the Sunway Pyramid Convention Center. Find out more here.
Thu28Mar2019The Orbit, Bangsar South
A collaboration between the Blockchain Academy and the Fintech Association of Malaysia, this 3-hour session by the co-founder of Blockchain Academy Malaysia wants to explain what fintechs need to know about blockchain, beyond the hype, and exactly how it can be utilised to grow one’s fintech business. This will be a relaxed casual session.
The session will be held on March 28 in The Orbit, Bangsar South. Find out more here.
Hosted by IFN Fintech, The Asian Islamic Fintech Huddle is an international gathering of industry influencers and fintech visionaries using technology to drive financial inclusion in a Shariah-compliant and ethical manner. The event will feature a series of panel discussions, demo session and networking events with a goal of connecting all stakeholders of the Islamic fintech ecosystem. This includes startups, investors, policymakers and intermediaries.
The huddle will be held on April 25, in Kuala Lumpur. Find out more here.
Thu25Apr2019St Regis, Kuala Lumpur
The Financial Services Summit is a by-invitation only forum by FST Media. Targeted at bankers, insurers and technology leaders the event will dive into subjects like; CX, data, digital transformation, cloud, RPA, fintech, regtech and many more.
The event will be held on April 25th, St Regis, Kuala Lumpur. Find out more here.
Thu25Apr2019Fri26Apr2019Le Meridien Putrajaya
This year, the event seems to brand itself as the Bloconomic Excellence Award 2019, though it will still entail a main conference, leaders panel session, and mini exhibition shows with participation from a thousand delegates from government, associations, research institutes, financial institution as well as fintech and internet finance companies, Blockchain technology and industry application companies, cryptocurrency and digital asset related companies. Bloconomic Excellence Award discusses the real use cases and the future prospect of Blockchain in the new reality of blockchain landscape as well as addressing the opportunities and challenges ahead.
The summit will be held on the 25 – 26 April in Le Meridien Putrajaya. Find out more here.
Fri26Apr2019Sun28Apr2019APU New Campus, Kuala Lumpur
Techstars Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, Techstars Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations.
The event will be held on April 26 – 28, in APU New Campus, Kuala Lumpur. Find out more here.
The Asia Banking & Finance Retail Banking Forum is held in 4 cities, Manila, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, and Bangkok. The Malaysian forum in 2018 was attended by key executives from Maybank, CIMB, Public Bank Berhad, RHB Bank Berhad, AmBank, Affin Bank, Bank Islam Malaysia, and Standard Chartered Malaysia amongst others.
The event will be held on May 14, in Kuala Lumpur. Find out more here.
Wed22May2019Thu23May2019HKCEC, Hong Kong
Join us at Cloud Expo Asia, Hong Kong, co-located with Cloud & Cyber Security Expo, Big Data World, Smart IoT, as well as Data Centre World, on 22-23 May 2019 at HKCEC, you’ll be sourcing from 280+ leading suppliers, inspired by 300+ prominent industry experts from 10+ conference theatres, and network with 12,000+ IT professionals at ONE location, across TWO days!
Show highlights this year include conference streams on AI/ML, FinTech, Blockchain, China Market, UC experience zone, DevOps workshops, security clinics, interactive live data centre demo etc. Register for your FREE ticket now: www.cloudexpoasiahk.com/FintechNews
Mon17Jun2019Fri21Jun2019Sasana Kijang and the Orbit
Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) will host Malaysia Fintech Week 2019, the first flagship event by the regulator focusing on fintech and tech transformation of financial services in Malaysia.
The week will be held as part of the Malaysia Tech Week. The event is expected to convene participants from across the fintech ecosystem including innovators, investors, policy-makers, academia, fintech influencers and industry leaders in the fields of finance, banking and technology to explore the opportunities and challenges in harnessing fintech innovations to shape the future of the financial services industry.
The event will be held in June 17 – 21, at Sasana Kijang and the Orbit. Further details to be announced.
This year will be the second edition of the Global Islamic FinTech Summit, a conference to address and highlight latest trends in Islamic fintech, while also seeking to become a platform for thought leaders to come together to share ideas and plot the best direction for the industry to go next.
The summit will be held in September 23 – 25 in Kuala Lumpur. Find out more here.