Having founded with the Financial News in 2000 and celebrating the 19th anniversary,
Seoul International Finance Forum is known as by far the best forum in Asia.
Every April, local and international economic and financial experts focus on Seoul
International Finance Forum hosted by the Financial News. Seoul International Finance
Forum serves as a barometer that prospects the flow of world’s economy and suggests
where the financial sector should go.
Seoul International Finance Forum, aiming at the development of Korea’s financial market
and building a stable economic foundation, has invited renowned scholars, economic/financial
experts, and government officials from around the world to discuss the key issues of the
world’s financial industry and derive solutions.
The 19th Seoul International Finance Forum will look back on today’ fast-paced financial
market of Korea and abroad and discuss the ways to predict and keep up with the future
of financial market.
The trend of convergence is also spreading in the financial market. It is actively combined
with the IT industry, mostly Fin Tech, and the distribution industry for a new generation of
financial services. Also, the financial businesses are diversifying with the expansion of
block chain technology and the wide use of cryptocurrency.
The systems of financial holdings companies are lowering the barriers of the financial
industries to increase diversification of financial services. The financial industry faces
the challenge to further this trend for the innovation of financial services.
The 19th Seoul International Finance Forum will prospect the future of local and international
financial markets with focus on 'New Horizon, New Challenges' and seek strategies accordingly.
Title : The 19th Seoul International Finance Forum
Theme : New Horizon and New Challenges
Date : April 24th(Tue) ~ 25th(Wed), 2018
Venue : Grand Ballroom, The Westin Chosun Hotel, Seoul
Host : The Financial News
Sponsor : Ministry of Strategy and Finance, Financial Services Commission,
Financial Supervisory Service, Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation,
Korea Federation of Banks, Korea Exchange,
Korea Financial Investment Association, Korea Life Insurance Association,
General Insurance Association of Korea, The Credit Finance Association of Korea,
Korea Securities Depository, Korea Securities Finance Corporation, Koscom