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Nov 27
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08:15 - 08:50 35 mins
Registration, breakfast and networking time
08:50 - 08:55 5 mins
Chairman's opening remarks
08:55 - 09:25 30 mins
Opening keynote
09:25 - 10:20 55 mins
Demo slot 1
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See real, pioneering solutions from today’s fintech innovators, in seven short, sharp snapshots.

10:20 - 10:50 30 mins
Morning break and networking
10:50 - 11:35 45 mins
Challenger bank showcase
  • Tobie van Zyl - CEO & Founder, Bettr Finance
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One by one, five pioneering challenger banks from across the continent will showcase how they are disrupting the banking world, with one minute to cover each of the following key questions:

  • What is their go-to-market strategy?
  • How are they optimised for profit and scale?
  • Where have they been successful without a lack of legacy?
  • Where have they banks gained advantage from?
  • What are their pain points and where do they differ from incumbent banks’?
  • How do they get customer trust in place, and ensure credibility?

Then: take the opportunity to ask your burning questions in a 15 minute post-showcase Q&A, with all our challenger banks onstage.

11:35 - 12:30 55 mins
Demo slot 2
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See real, pioneering solutions from seven more of today’s fintech innovators, in short, sharp snapshots.

12:30 - 13:30 60 mins
Lunch and networking
13:30 - 13:50 20 mins
Track A: Banking
Identifying and clarifying your effective digital strategy: securing the future of banks in Africa
13:30 - 13:50 20 mins
Track C: New technologies
Applications of AI to streamline the user experience
13:50 - 14:10 20 mins
Track A: Banking
Creating a capability to innovate in the context of legacy architecture
  • Josef Langerman - Group Head: Engineering Transformation, Standard Bank
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13:50 - 14:10 20 mins
Track C: New technologies
The chatbot challenge: Embedding yourself in existing customer channels
14:10 - 14:30 20 mins
Track A: Banking
Meeting customer expectations across all touch points, and developing products that truly satisfy customer needs
  • Kolawole Oladejo - Head, Service Innovation & Measurement, First City Monument Bank
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14:10 - 14:30 20 mins
Track C: New technologies
Moving offline to online: the rise of the digital bank and what is needed to thrive
14:30 - 15:00 30 mins
Afternoon break and networking
15:00 - 15:20 20 mins
Track A: Banking
Understanding market needs and creating new value propositions
  • Ejikeme Obiano - Head, Innovation and Solutions, Heritage Bank
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15:00 - 15:20 20 mins
Track B: Regtech
Leveraging biometrics for customer confidence and fraud identification
15:00 - 15:40 40 mins
Track C: New technologies
Capitalising on crypto: The big debate
15:20 - 15:40 20 mins
Track A: Banking
Front-end innovation: improving customer interaction as a first step in digitising your infrastructure
15:20 - 15:40 20 mins
Track B: Regtech
KYC and identity management for a frictionless customer experience
15:40 - 16:00 20 mins
Track A: Banking
New collaboration models between incumbents and startups, to meet future customer financial needs
  • Noha Shaker - Head Of Digital Ventures & Strategic Alliance, Digital Banking & GTS, Commercial International Bank Egypt
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15:40 - 16:00 20 mins
Track B: Regtech
The role of machine learning and technology in better risk modelling
15:40 - 16:00 20 mins
Track C: New technologies
How is blockchain solving problems, and where will it add value?
  • Kelly Parkhurst - Lead: New Digital, Absa Capital
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16:00 - 16:30 30 mins
Overcoming the challenges of collaboration: Developing a joint value proposition in an interconnected financial ecosystem
  • Stuart van der Veen - Head: Disruption and Innovation, Nedbank
  • Aneesa Ameer - Vice President, Wealth, Investment Management and Insurance, Strategic Change, Absa
  • Camilla Swart - Ecosystem Manager, Rise
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  • Case studies of the panel’s best and worst examples of collaboration, and what we can learn.
  • Partnering with start-ups: overcoming the tensions of the risk and control framework of banks versus the speed and agility of start-ups.
  • How do we make sure we’re not innovating for the sake of innovating: encouraging great solutions that speak to a true customer need.
  • How are Fintechs and large corporates misaligning with one another, and how do we overcome this?
  • What makes for successful collaboration, and how do we create value from relationships to solve a particular problem or business case?
  • Should banks incubate or keep innovation at an arm’s length?
  • Proof of concept: the evolution from idea, to proof of concept, through to commercialisation
16:30 - 16:55 25 mins
Ensuring regulation keeps pace with Fintech
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  • Hear the regulator’s thought processes and concerns around the digital economy and financial services space, in order to act on it and make necessary changes.
  • What is on the cards when it comes to regulation on open banking and Fintech more generally?
  • Payments modernisation: Where are we now?
  • Come prepared with your questions for the regulator in our quick-fire question session to close.
16:55 - 17:00 5 mins
Chair’s closing remarks
17:00 - 18:00 60 mins
Networking hour: Champagne roundtables
08:15 - 08:50

Registration, breakfast and networking time

08:50 - 08:55
Chairman's opening remarks

Chairman's opening remarks

08:55 - 09:25

Opening keynote

09:25 - 10:20

Demo slot 1

See real, pioneering solutions from today’s fintech innovators, in seven short, sharp snapshots.

more
10:20 - 10:50

Morning break and networking

10:50 - 11:35

Challenger bank showcase

One by one, five pioneering challenger banks from across the continent will showcase how they are disrupting the banking world, with one minute to cover each of the following key questions:

  • What is their go-to-market strategy?
  • How are they optimised for profit and scale?
  • Where have they been successful without a lack of legacy?
  • Where have they banks gained advantage from?
  • What are their pain points and where do they differ from incumbent banks’?
  • How do they get customer trust in place, and ensure credibility?

Then: take the opportunity to ask your burning questions in a 15 minute post-showcase Q&A, with all our challenger banks onstage.

  • Tobie van Zyl - CEO & Founder, Bettr Finance
more
11:35 - 12:30

Demo slot 2

See real, pioneering solutions from seven more of today’s fintech innovators, in short, sharp snapshots.

more
12:30 - 13:30

Lunch and networking

Showing of Streams
14:30 - 15:00

Afternoon break and networking

Showing of Streams
16:00 - 16:30

Overcoming the challenges of collaboration: Developing a joint value proposition in an interconnected financial ecosystem

  • Case studies of the panel’s best and worst examples of collaboration, and what we can learn.
  • Partnering with start-ups: overcoming the tensions of the risk and control framework of banks versus the speed and agility of start-ups.
  • How do we make sure we’re not innovating for the sake of innovating: encouraging great solutions that speak to a true customer need.
  • How are Fintechs and large corporates misaligning with one another, and how do we overcome this?
  • What makes for successful collaboration, and how do we create value from relationships to solve a particular problem or business case?
  • Should banks incubate or keep innovation at an arm’s length?
  • Proof of concept: the evolution from idea, to proof of concept, through to commercialisation
  • Stuart van der Veen - Head: Disruption and Innovation, Nedbank
  • Aneesa Ameer - Vice President, Wealth, Investment Management and Insurance, Strategic Change, Absa
  • Camilla Swart - Ecosystem Manager, Rise
more
16:30 - 16:55

Ensuring regulation keeps pace with Fintech

  • Hear the regulator’s thought processes and concerns around the digital economy and financial services space, in order to act on it and make necessary changes.
  • What is on the cards when it comes to regulation on open banking and Fintech more generally?
  • Payments modernisation: Where are we now?
  • Come prepared with your questions for the regulator in our quick-fire question session to close.
more
16:55 - 17:00
Chair’s closing remarks

Chair’s closing remarks

17:00 - 18:00

Networking hour: Champagne roundtables