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Accelerating Digital Financial Services and Infrastructure amid COVID-19 and Beyond


新冠病毒影响了全球经济并使得2020年大多数国家预计将面临经济衰退。各国关闭边境导致传统的现金流断裂。在这个期间对移动和网络基础设施及连接性、以及在线和数字服务的需求增加。根据联合国经济合作与发展组织 (OECD) 的数据,互联网交换中心 (IXP) 的互联网流量比疫情之前高出60%。


* 华语讲座,有提供英文字幕 


COVID-19 had impacted the economy globally and most countries are expected to face recessions in 2020 and traditional sources of cash flows are disrupted by border closures. This leads to higher demand for mobile and network infrastructure and connectivity, and increased demand for online and digital services. According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) are experiencing as much as 60% more Internet traffic than before the COVID-19 outbreak.

How do we meet the immediate increased demand due to COVID-19, as well as the long-term trend due to the digitalisation of the global economy? This talk will share more on the enablers of the digital economy and the critical enablers for decentralised e-inclusion.


* Webinar is conducted in Mandarin, with English subtitles 


Date: 24 September2020 (Thursday)

Time: 7.30pm to 9.00pm (Live Q&A Session starts at 8.30pm)

Venue: Zoom (Details will be emailed to you nearer the date)

Register now!


Speaker (主讲者)

Professor David Lee李国权教授 (Professor David Lee Kuo Chuen)

李国权教授是新跃社科大学的讲座师,也是新加坡经济学会副会长。李教授创办了许多商业实体, 包括全球金融科技学院和新加坡区块链协会;目前还担任新加坡资讯通信媒体发展局区块链标准委员会委员和亚行和世界银行的顾问。

Dr Lee is a Professor at the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) and Vice President of the Economic Society of Singapore. He is the founder of several entities including Global FinTech Institute and Blockchain Association Singapore. He is also a member of the Blockchain Standards Committee of the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore, and an advisor to the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank.



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