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Humanoid Robot Sophia to Perform at Vizag Fintech Festival 2018

The inaugural edition of Vizag Fintech Festival 2018, an initiative by Government of Andhra Pradesh, organised by Fintech Valley Vizag, is all set to take the centre stage in a magnificent way this year with the presence of leading international speakers and experts. The festival is scheduled for 22nd – 26th October in Vizag.

A first-of-its-kind event in the Fintech domain, Vizag Fintech festival is the most comprehensive and reputed global platform where the who’s who of Indian Financial and Startup ecosystem will congregate to discuss industry trends, challenges, and market insights including the Indian regulatory framework in the august presence of international stakeholders of repute. The event aims to further upscale and mainstream the applications of Fintech, showcase product launches, innovations, and augment the forethought through the conference and the exhibition.​

One of the key attractions of Vizag Fintech Festival is the keynote speech by Sophia, the world's first humanoid citizen. Sophia is a highly sought-after speaker in business and has showen her prowess and great potential across various industries. Having networked with key decision makers from the sectors of banking, insurance, auto manufacturing, property development, media, and entertainment. She has also appeared onstage as a panel member and presenter in high-level conferences, talking about how robotics and artificial intelligence will become a prevalent part in people’s lives. Her reputation extends beyond business into the global social arena as well. She was named the world’s first United Nation Innovation Champion by United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and she will have an official role in working with UNDP to promote sustainable development and safeguard human rights and equality.

While addressing the audience at Vizag Fintech Festival, Sophia will express her love for the state of Andhra Pradesh and how the state is on a mission to become the global destination for investments. She will also talk about the future of robotics in India and in the Fintech domain.

Main features of Vizag Fintech Festival:

  • Welcome Keynote Speech by Honourable Chief Minister of AP & Hon’ble Minister of Andhra Pradesh;

  • Enlightening talk by Sophia, the world's first Humanoid Citizen;

  • 75+ Renowned Speakers;

  • 2000+ Delegates from around the globe;

  • CxOs Roundtable with Hon’ble CM, 8 power packed keynotes;

  • $1 Million Challenge;

  • Investor Connect, Demo Day and Awards, Golf Tournament.

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