Checkout the 6 Unique Conferences at FinTech Connect
5 – 6  December 2018
ExCeL London, UK

The 2018 Conference Agenda at FinTech Connect

We have 5 unique conferences taking place on the showfloor of this year’s FinTech Connect, covering all corners of the fintech world. Featuring 250+ industry-leading speakers, this year’s conference schedule has been designed to shine a light on the major fintech segments that have been gathering significant momentum, either due to increased consumer adoption or because they are progressing the digital transformation agenda for financial institutions.

Check out an overview of the conferences below - and download the all-new Building on Blockchain Agenda here.




Join the Accelerating Digital Transformation Conference, and obtain pivotal insight into the post-PSD2 environment, the strategies of formidable fintechs, and the latest developments in AI and open APIs. 

Discuss the increasingly evolving nature of the financial landscape and the impact of new lending, saving, investing and funding platforms. Gain insights into the partnership models that are bringing fintechs & incumbents into strategic alignment, and learn how to keep up with the requirements of an increasingly demanding consumer-base, placing the customer at the heart of your operation.

Key Speakers include:







Neal Cross
Chief Innovation Officer
DBS Bank

Marisol Menendez
Head of Open Innovation
BBVA

Graham Kellen
Chief Digital Officer
Schroders

Megan Haywood
Chief Platform Officer
Starling Bank

Paul Riseborough
Chief Commercial Officer
Metro Bank

Soren Rode Andreasen
Chief Digital Officer
Danske Bank

Perfect for…

Senior stakeholders with responsibility for innovation, digital strategy or product design within banks, insurers and asset managers, founders and leaders of cutting edge start ups, and anyone keen to keep abreast of the developing landscape for fintech.

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The way that consumers and businesses transact has evolved radically in the past decade, driven by the proliferation of mobile products, alongside access to and understanding of data. 

The PayTech and Cashless Society Conference will detail how new technologies such as blockchain, cryptocurrency, artificial intelligence and conversational commerce will continue to reshape the payment landscape, edging towards real-time settlement, simplified e-commerce and a truly cashless society.

Key Speakers include:







Edward Hallett
Managing Director
iZettle UK

Bijna K Dasani 
Head of Architecture & Innovation
Lloyds Banking Group

Carlos Belsue
CEO
Armillion

Pawel Kuskowski
CEO and Co-founder
Coinfirm

Jonathan Wood
Senior Vice President
- Consumer Applications 
Mastercard

Houssem Assad
CEO
Dejamobile

Perfect for…

Merchants, issuers, acquirers, payment schemes, processors, PSPs, secure payment specialists, biometric specialists, card manufacturers and prepaid card programme managers.

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The evolution of core systems is a key component of the digital transformation agenda for financial institutions, heightened by the need for cost-savings, regulatory pressure, digital-first consumer demands and technological changes. 

In this dedicated stream, hear real case-studies from the incumbents seeking to overcome legacy IT and data silos through hosting and processing on cloud-based infrastructure, and learn why devOps are helping fintech upstarts to improve software deployment frequency.

Key Speakers include:







Paul Clark
Chief Technology Officer
Tandem Bank

Steve Dorward
Lead Architect
Lloyds Banking Group 

Christ West
Head of Infrastructure 
Travelex

Kyle DuPont
CEO
Ohalo Limited

Mark Hipperson
Chief Technology Officer
Centtrip

Alex Hilton 
CEO
Cloud Industry Forum
Perfect for…
Anyone responsible for IT, infrastructure, cloud, engineering, core systems, data centres or Blockchain initiatives.


New technologies and digital processes designed to help overcome regulatory challenges in the financial sector have increasingly become a practical necessity, as regulators continue to issue record fines for non-compliance. 

This deep-dive one day conference will explore the value of new, automated solutions easing the process of reporting, customer on-boarding, fraud and AML detection, data access, storage and risk management for financial institutions.

Key Speakers include:







Ceri Goodwin
CIO Finance, Risk & Global Collections
Santander

Ruth Wanfdhofer
Global Head of Regulatory
& Market Strategy

Citi

Beju Shah
Head of Data Collection & Publication 
Bank of England

Jo Jenkins 
Chief Compliance Officer
Railsbank

Soren Stenderup
AML Expert
Danish FSA

Giles Spungin, PhD
Global Head of Operational Risk
& Regulatory Compliance Analytics 

HSBC Group 
Perfect for…
Compliance Officers, Financial Crime Specialists, Risk Officers, AML Specialists, Anti-Fraud Officers, and Regulatory Specialists from financials institutions and fintechs.

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Insurance as we know it is changing. New technologies are redefining business models, directly impacting pricing, costs and profit margins, while the potential for insurers to pull closer to their customers is greater than ever. 

Join the InsurTech Evolution Conference at FinTech Connect for a deep-dive into artificial intelligence, big data, cloud computing, distributed ledger technology and IoT – with real examples of how they can revolutionize distribution, simplify underwriting, and automate claims.

Key Speakers include:







Sean Rinsted
Chief Digital Officer
Chubb

Gemma Watson
IoT Lead
XL Catlin

Steve Knight
Group Head of Transformation
LV

Vikas Chhariya
Managing Director, Group Innovation 
AXA

Michael Natusch
Global Head of AI
Prudential

Matt Polls
CEO 
Ne
Perfect for…
Senior stakeholders with responsibility for digital transformation, innovation & product design at insurers and reinsurers, as well as leading insurtechs, whose offerings are changing the footprint of the market.

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The Early Bird Discount of £100+ expires Friday, September 28 at 5pm. Register now to save and join us at the largest FinTech event of the year!