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GTR Asia 2020 Virtual

We are pleased to announce that ACI Singapore is the endorser of GTR Asia 2020 Virtual, organized by Global Trade Review (GTR). The world’s largest trade finance gathering, will be taking place virtually on September 8th – 11th this year.

This exciting new initiative, combining a mixture of live-streamed and pre-recorded content and unrivalled networking via GTR’s dedicated virtual event platform, will offer the chance to hear the latest developments from 50+ experts on the many challenges faced across the trade, commodity, fintech and treasury markets, as well as the chance to connect with speakers, sponsors and attendees alike across the 4 days.

View the latest event agenda and list of speakers.

GTR Asia 2020 Virtual will encompass the key aspects of the live conference experience in a digital format, retaining our core focus on networking, collaboration and knowledge sharing, with our unrivalled delegate mix including corporates, traders, banks, insurers, lawyers, technology companies, non-bank financiers, government agencies and investors.

Watch the demo video for more details on how the virtual event will be delivered.

Discussion themes include:

  • What is the likely toll of coronavirus on trade and supply chains?
  • Tech and digital disruption as the saviour for trade – is it time for everyone to pull together?
  • What have been the key fault lines exposed in the insurance sector?
  • Lessons learned: Commodity traders in Asia – a risky business?
  • What does the future hold for the debate around sustainability?
  • The view from treasury – how robust have business continuity plans proved themselves to be?
  • Where to from here? Can Asia lead the way in the new global economy?
  • Please join us as we transition to this exciting new model, share key insights and expertise, and connect the wider community, providing certainty at a time of great uncertainty.

How to register:

ACIS Members can use a special promo code: PARTNER15 to get 15% discount off the Standard rate of SG$999.

Those Corporates who are exporters, importers, manufacturers, distributors, traders & producers can register free of charge

*Terms & Conditions apply and subject to the discretion of the organizer.

Contact or visit to book your place. Do not miss your chance to share key insights and connect the wider trade finance community.


Leading with Data Bootcamp: Python-powered Clarity

Python has been adopted by the financial industry at a tremendous rate, with some of the largest investment banks and hedge funds applying it to build core trading and risk management systems, enabling them to process large data volumes with greater speed and clarity for enhanced competitive advantage.

Bloomberg and ACI Singapore are proud to offer an exclusive three-part online introduction to using Python in the financial world. In the first session, you'll discover Python as a programming language and get familiar with its applications. In the following two sessions, you'll dive into actual programming to experience Python's versatility and intuitive syntax, and learn how you can start applying it in your workflow.

Program Schedule

Session 1: Tuesday, August 18 | 5:00pm – 6:00pm SGT
A Python Primer

  • What is Python?
  • A quant’s workflow
  • Python in finance

Session 2: Tuesday, August 25 | 5:15pm – 6:00pm SGT
Getting Started in Python 1

  • Data types
  • Function
  • If, for, while loops

Session 3: Thursday, August 27 | 5:15pm – 6:00pm SGT
Getting Started in Python 2

  • Pandas
  • Numpy
  • Visualizations

This bootcamp is exclusive for all registered and fully paid-up ACIS members. To register, please click here and kindly register by Friday, 14th August 2020. A confirmation email will be sent upon successful registration.

For more information, please kindly email to ACIS Secretariat at

This program is jointly organized by: