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Nov 27
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08:15 - 08:45 30 mins
Registration, Breakfast & Networking
08:45 - 08:50 5 mins
Chairman's opening remarks
  • Chris Skinner, Fintech Author and Blogger
08:50 - 09:30 40 mins
Info
Keynote Address: If the future is a battle for customer data will the tech giants be the victors?
  • Chris Skinner, Fintech Author and Blogger

Fintech influencer Chris Skinner, Chairman, The Financial Services Club will explore what the rise of platform players means for financial services incumbents.

09:30 - 10:25 55 mins
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Demo slot 1

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

10:25 - 10:55 30 mins
Intermission, Refreshments & Networking
10:55 - 11:15 20 mins
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Challenger bank showcase
  • Tobie van Zyl - CEO & Founder, Bettr Finance

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
Info
Demo slot 2

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

12:30 - 13:30 60 mins
Lunch & Networking
13:30 - 13:50 20 mins
Track A: Banking
The five characteristics of ‘being digital’: Moving beyond rhetoric and defining the criteria you need to benchmark yourself
  • William Artingstall - Treasury and Trade Solutions Head, Citi
13:30 - 13:50 20 mins
Track C: New technologies
Implementing tech across the value chain: Roadmaps for marrying machine learning, robotics, customer data and internal company culture
  • Simon Marland - Executive Head of Business Intelligence Solutions, Nedbank
13:50 - 14:10 20 mins
Track A: Banking
Creating a capability to innovate in the context of legacy architecture
  • Josef Langerman - Executive Group Head for Engineering, Standard Bank
13:50 - 14:10 20 mins
Track C: New technologies
The chatbot challenge: Embedding yourself in existing customer channels
  • Cheryl Trapani - Head - Business Solutions Engineering, Standard Bank
  • Anne Conley - Capability Lead for Chatbots, Intelligent Automation Program, Standard Bank
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
14:10 - 14:30 20 mins
Track C: New technologies
Translating technologies into meaningful change: implementing customer solutions in a world of clashing priorities
  • Saret Marais - Head of Digital Engagement & Enablement, Absa
14:30 - 15:00 30 mins
Intermission, Refreshments & 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
15:00 - 15:20 20 mins
Track B: Regtech
Leveraging biometrics for customer confidence and fraud identification
15:00 - 15:20 20 mins
Track C: New technologies
Automation and robotics: streamlining your strategy
  • Isak Grobler - Head of Technology: Robotic Process Automation, Strategic Automation, Operations, Absa
15:20 - 15:40 20 mins
Track A: Banking
Putting people at the heart of your digital strategy: combining the human touch with digital transformation
  • Josephine Baliah - Head - Client Experience Design, Rand Merchant Bank
  • Shina Atilola - Group Head, Strategy & Innovation, Sterling Bank
15:20 - 15:40 20 mins
Track B: Regtech
KYC and identity management for a frictionless customer experience
  • Jaco Coetzee - CIO, FNB Fiduciary, FNB South Africa
15:20 - 16:00 40 mins
Track C: New technologies
How is blockchain solving problems, and where will it add value?
  • Mandla Magagula - Blockchain Consultant, Rand Merchant Bank
  • Kelly Parkhurst - Lead: New Digital, Absa Capital
  • Ian Putter - Head: Unified Finance Development, Innovation and CA Training, Standard Bank
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
15:40 - 16:00 20 mins
Track B: Regtech
The role of machine learning and technology in better risk modelling
16:00 - 16:30 30 mins
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Overcoming the challenges of collaboration: Developing a joint value proposition in an interconnected financial ecosystem
  • Aneesa Ameer - Vice President, Strategic Change, Absa
  • Camilla Swart - Ecosystem Manager, Rise
  • Stuart van der Veen - Head: Disruption and Innovation, Nedbank
  • Paul Steenkamp - Founder, Creative Leadership Collective
  • Philip Marais - CEO, LaunchLab
  • 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
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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.
16:55 - 17:00 5 mins
Chair’s closing remarks
17:00 - 18:00 60 mins
Reception & Networking
08:15 - 08:45

Registration, Breakfast & Networking

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08:45 - 08:50
Chairman's opening remarks
Info

Chairman's opening remarks

  • Chris Skinner, Fintech Author and Blogger
More
08:50 - 09:30
Info

Keynote Address: If the future is a battle for customer data will the tech giants be the victors?

Fintech influencer Chris Skinner, Chairman, The Financial Services Club will explore what the rise of platform players means for financial services incumbents.

  • Chris Skinner, Fintech Author and Blogger
More
09:30 - 10:25
Info

Demo slot 1

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

More
10:25 - 10:55

Intermission, Refreshments & Networking

More
10:55 - 11:15
Info

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
Info

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 & Networking

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Showing of Streams
14:30 - 15:00

Intermission, Refreshments & Networking

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Showing of Streams
16:00 - 16:30
Info

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
  • Aneesa Ameer - Vice President, Strategic Change, Absa
  • Camilla Swart - Ecosystem Manager, Rise
  • Stuart van der Veen - Head: Disruption and Innovation, Nedbank
  • Paul Steenkamp - Founder, Creative Leadership Collective
  • Philip Marais - CEO, LaunchLab
More
16:30 - 16:55
Info

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

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17:00 - 18:00

Reception & Networking

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