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The Agenda
Take Part in North America's Most Interactive, Live, Financial Technology Event!
What Makes Our Agenda So Different?
  • Absolutely no PowerPoint! We’ve banned the traditional presenting tools to ensure our visionary speakers can launch straight into a topic with fast paced, engaging discussion - less corporate line, more informal sharing of original ideas and insight.
  • Integrate into your day rather than fight against it! Run over 3 days to distribute sessions throughout the week, attendees are encouraged to personalise their programme and build an agenda to integrate into their regular working day. Strict timings will be followed for each session - starting and finishing punctually.
  • Your questions, answered. Our session hosts are experts in engaging our audience with each discussion. Learning outcomes for each session are clearly defined. Want to address our speakers directly? Share your question pre-talk or live - each host will engage with the audience throughout the session and not just for 5 minutes at the end!
  • Extra Time! Look out for the Extra Time! open mic sessions - where you're invited to switch cameras and mics on, and step up to the panel to share your thoughts or ask a question!
TUESDAY 8TH DECEMBER
1000 - 1045 ET  |   For Your Local Time Click Here
How Will Banking Change Over the Next 5 Years?
  • What will the banks and credit unions of the future look like?
  • How to create a genuine customer focused culture
  • Which technologies are set to have the greatest impact on the banking landscape?
  • Banking predictions in a post-pandemic world
Speakers

1100 - 1145 ET   |   For Your Local Time Click Here 
How Will Open Banking Shape the Digital Banking Landscape?
  • What lessons can be learnt from the expansion of open banking across Europe and the UK?
  • Do open API ecosystems represent an opportunity or a threat to the banking industry?
  • How are North American regulators handling the open banking movement?
Speakers

1200 - 1245 ET   |   For Your Local Time Click Here 
Crypto and Digital Currencies: What does the future hold?
  • What are the current barriers preventing widespread crypto adoption?
  • Do digital currencies represent a viable future and how would a US CBDC change the landscape?
  • What should we expect from future big tech digital currencies?
Speakers

1300 - 1345 ET   |   For Your Local Time Click Here 
The Impact of AI in Finance and Banking
  • RPA, Machine Learning, NLP - what is having the greatest impact across the sector?
  • Real-life use cases - where is AI being used to maximum effect across North America?
  • Do the benefits of AI always outweigh the costs and challenges of large scale implementation?
Speakers

  • Daniel Uriol, CDO, Tecnológico de Monterrey and Sr Digital Banking Advisor
  • Meenakshi Thanikachalam, Head of Data Strategy, Transformation & Emerging Technologies, Ally Bank
  • Amnah Ajmal, Group Executive - Merchants, Acceptance & Digital Partnerships, Mastercard
  • Andres Castro, Sr. Director, Analytics Solutions, Global Digital Banking, Scotiabank
  • Ben Maxim, AVP of Digital Strategy & Innovation, MSU Federal Credit Union