On May 7th, 2020, iFeng Finance, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF), Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) and Global Financial Leaders Forum jointly kicked off the Finance Cloud Summit 2020. The theme of the one-week event was "Global Economy and Decision-making ", inviting guests from politics, business and academics to share their wisdom, analyze the challenges and opportunities of the global economy and explore the direction of breakthroughs and prosperity in the crisis.
Tiankai Cui, Chinese Ambassador to the United States of America, Abhijit Banerjee, laureate of Nobel Prize in Economics in 2019, Stanley Fischer, former Vice Chairman of Federal Reserve, former Governor of the Bank of Israel and Honorary Chairman of Global Financial Leaders Forum, Lord Adair Turner, Chairman of the Institute for New Economic Thinking and former Chairman of Financial Services Authority in UK, Stephen A. Schwarzman, Chairman, CEO and Co-founder of Blackstone Group, Wuchang Zhang, leading economist in China, Guangyao Zhu, former Vice Minister of the Ministry of Finance, Yusuke Kawamura, Representative Director of the Center for Glocal Studies and Consultant of Daiwa Institute of Research, Yunlai Zhu, a financial professional, and many other experts were invited to share their insights.
Moreover, Guangshao Tu, Adjunct Professor at SJTU, Executive Director of SAIF and Honorary Chairman of Global Financial Leaders Forum, Jiang Wang, Executive Director and Chair of Academic Council of SAIF and Chairman of Honorary Chairman of Global Financial Leaders Forum, Chun Chang, Professor of Finance and Executive Dean of SAIF and Chairman of Global Financial Leaders Forum, Hong Yan, Professor of Finance and Associate Dean of SAIF and Co-secretary General of Global Financial Leaders Forum, and Weihua Ma, Adjunct Professor at SAIF, former Executive Director, President and CEO of China Merchants Bank Co., Ltd., were also invited to serve as guest speakers, discuss a number of topics, including "Is now the darkest moment of the global economy?", "To re-examine the outlook of the Chinese economy in 2020" and "The new landscape of the post-COVID-19 industries", and share the wisdom of the global economy and decision-making options.