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ETH-NUS FinsureTech Conference

A place to drive financial inclusion globally A multi-disciplinary global event fostering conversations on Inclusive and Sustainable FinTech with a primary focus on Global South, stretching from Asia to Africa and LatAm.
A place where the public and private sector converges An in-person gathering of global leaders, regulators, entrepreneurs and investors to discuss and shape financial inclusion best practices and solve preeminent issues within the inclusive FinTech space.
Engage with the global FinTech community Promote technology and policy conversations which enable FinTech development to become equitable, accessible, and sustainable for everybody in the world.

Innovation Tour by ETH Zurich FinsureTech Hub & Asian Institute of Digital Finance and National University of Singapore

PZF 200 x 400 - ETH Zurich FinsureTech Hub

The FinsureTech Hub is an initiative of the ETH Risk Center and it bundles expertise among ETH researchers and professionals across emerging areas like machine learning, cyber security, distributed ledger technology, digital currencies and quantum computing and translates that expertise into integrative research and education activities at master and professional level. Join this conference to learn more about the new technologies and latest developments in FinsureTech.

Tour Details

Date: 28 June 2023, Wednesday

Time: 10.30am - 6pm

ETH Zurich Main Building, F7

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Innovation Tours conducted on 28 June will allow Point Zero Forum attendees to visit leading companies and innovation labs across Switzerland. This unique opportunity will enable participants to experience the latest cutting-edge projects and developments in person, gaining valuable insights into the latest trends and technologies driving innovation.

Apply to host a tour
Is your organisation at the forefront of Digital Assets, Technology for ESG or Generative AI? Showcase your latest innovations and research, be a stop on the Point Zero Forum 2023 Innovation Tour happening 28 June 2023 across Switzerland.


10:30am: Welcome address, Prof. Dr Patrick Cheridito, ETH Zürich & Prof. Dr Jin Chuan Duan, AIDF NUS 

Session 1:
10:40am: Machine Learning Interpretable Models via Sequential Monte Carlo Optimisation, Prof. Dr Jin-​Chuan Duan, Asian Institute of Digital Finance, National University of Singapore
11.20am: Universal approximation of credit portfolio losses using Restricted Boltzmann Machines, Dr
Gabriele Visentin, ETH Zürich

Session 2:
1:20pm: Generative AI in the Finance Industry, Use Cases and Pitfalls, Dr Sy Bor Wang, Head of Data
Science, Government of Singapore Investment Corporation
2:00pm: The Wild West of Decentralised Finance, Prof. Dr Arthur Gervais, University College London

Session 3:
3:00pm: Large-Scale Dynamic Portfolio Optimisation with Quantum Algorithms, Prof. Dr Thorsten
Koch, TU Berlin and Zuse Institute Berlin
3:40pm: Quantum Machine Learning Applications in Finance, Dr Christa Zoufal, IBM Zurich 

Session 4:
4:40pm: Front-running in Decentralised Finance and Possible Solutions, Lioba Heimbach, ETH Zurich
Unveiling the Nexus: Exploring the Impact of Government Policy on Financial Market
Volatility via ChatGPT-​Assisted Topic Modeling, Wenhan Gao, AIDF NUS
Reinforcement learning for trade execution with queue position, Moritz Weiss, ETH Zurich
Explainable Risk Classification in Financial Reports, Xue Wen Tan, AIDF NUS