China’s leadership has pursued a strategy of innovation-driven development and has sought to leverage the potential of the internet, big data and artificial intelligence (AI). The audacious and inventive new generation of entrepreneurs; the consumer appetite; and the government’s support are big parts of this new strategy. By empowering those three pillars, China, and especially Beijing, which is a national sci-tech innovation centre, has become an emerging name in technology due to the successes of companies such as Baidu, JD.com, DidiChuxing, Meituan-Dianping and many more.
Following a successful China Innovation Tour in 2016, we are pleased to unveil the Beijing Innovation Tour 2018. This is a three-day programme for senior and chief executives in financial institutions, start-ups, innovators,and investors to learn the latest trends in technology and financial services industry.
The Beijing Innovation Tour 2018 will include the two largest internet companies in Beijing: Baidu and JD.com; two of the world’s top ten unicorns - DidiChuxing and Meituan-Dianping. Also, China's first product innovation laboratory in the banking industry - China Construction Bank’s innovation laboratory; a direct banking joint venture co-founded by China CITIC Bank and Baidu–AiBank; and a well-known enterprise in the country’s wealth management industry - CreditEase Wealth Management.
A key feature of the tour is to facilitate dialogue with leading players in the local and international financial industry, together with China’s leading experts, innovators and investors. First-hand experiences and insights from the tour will help your institution keep a breast of the latest in financial services and technology innovation. Delegate seats are limited to 25 participants to allow more interaction and participation.
Learning customer experience from other industries
Elements of an innovative culture and ecosystem
Trends in big data and analytics technologies
Baidu’s strategy for AI
Bank innovation labs - What can they achieve?
E-commerce driving innovation through robotics and futuristic ideals