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Oct 29
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08:00 - 08:45 45 mins
Registration, Breakfast & Networking
08:45 - 08:50 5 mins
Welcome From Finovate
08:50 - 09:15 25 mins
Keynote Address: If The Future Is A Battle For Customer Data & Insight Will The Tech Giants Be The Victors?
  • Chris Skinner - Chairman, Financial Services Club
09:15 - 09:25 10 mins
Analyst All-Stars Number 1: Global FinTech: What's Hot & What's Not

A leading FinTech research analyst will take the stage for just 10 minutes to present their thoughts and latest research on key global fintech opportunities

  • Frederic Giron - Vice President, Research Director, Forrester
09:25 - 10:30 65 mins
Demo Session 1 - See fast paced product demos from innovators across the fintech spectrum
10:30 - 11:00 30 mins
Intermission, Refreshments & Networking

11:00 - 11:10 10 mins
Analyst All-Stars Number 2: Global FinTech: What's Hot & What's Not

A leading FinTech research analyst will take the stage for just 10 minutes to present their thoughts and latest research on key global fintech opportunities

  • Kieran Hines - Head of Industries, Ovum
11:10 - 12:15 65 mins
Demo Session 2 - See fast paced product demos from innovators across the fintech spectrum
12:15 - 13:20 65 mins
Lunch & Networking Break plus 2 Expert Briefings - 1) Financial Inclusion & 2) Crypto Currencies

Expert Briefing Session 1: The Digital Future And Financial Inclusion 

4 experts will share their views on this topical issue in a highly interactive 45-minute session 

OR 

Expert Briefing Session 2: Crypto Currencies - What Are The Risks & How Can They Be Controlled?   

4 experts will share their views on this topical issue in a highly interactive 45-minute session

  • Helene Li - Managing Director & Head of Strategic Planning, Brand & Communications, Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas
  • Theodora Lau - Founder, Unconventional Ventures
  • Bradley Leimer - Managing Director and Head of Fintech Strategy, Explorer Advisory & Capital
  • Elisabeth Grothe-Møller - Innovation Strategist, Danske Bank
  • Pralhad Giri - Deputy Director - Finance Company Supervision Department, Nepal Rastra Bank
13:20 - 13:25 5 mins
Track A - Artificial Intelligence & Blockchain
Chair’s Opening Remarks
  • Chris Skinner - Chairman, Financial Services Club
13:20 - 13:25 5 mins
Track B - Open Banking & The API Economy
Chair’s Opening Remarks
  • Mary Wisniewski - Consumer Banking & Fintech Reporter, Bankrate
13:20 - 13:25 5 mins
Executive Boardrooms: 1) Insurance & 2) Payments
Moderator's Opening Remarks
  • Regina Yulo - Global Manager, FinTech Community, BrightTALK
13:25 - 13:45 20 mins
Track A - Artificial Intelligence & Blockchain
Keynote Address: The Rise Of The Machines – What Will The Artificial Intelligence Revolution Mean For The Future Of Finance?
  • Clara Durodié - Chief Executive, Cognitive Finance Group
13:25 - 13:45 20 mins
Track B - Open Banking & The API Economy
Keynote Address: How Open Banking Is Redrawing The Financial Services Landscape
  • Louise Beaumont - Co-Chair, Open Bank Working Group
13:45 - 14:20 35 mins
Track A - Artificial Intelligence & Blockchain
C Suite Panel: Why Your AI Strategy Must Be Devised At Board Level: What Have We Learnt & Where Do We Think The Greatest Opportunities Lie?
  • Clara Durodié - Chief Executive, Cognitive Finance Group
  • Nissanka Janaratne - Digital Advisory & Transformation, Westpac
  • Jason Mars - CEO & Co-Founder, Clinc
  • Kwok Ching Tsui - Research Director AI, HSBC
  • Nikshep Shetty - Director, Growth & Operations APAC, ACORN OakNorth
13:45 - 14:20 35 mins
Track B - Open Banking & The API Economy
Challenger Bank Panel: How Open Banking Offers Challenger Banks The Opportunity To Acquire Customers & Tailor Services To Their Changing Needs
  • Oliver Hughes - Chief Executive Officer, Tinkoff Bank
  • Matthias Kroener - CEO & Co-Founder, Fidor Bank
13:45 - 14:20 35 mins
Executive Boardrooms: 1) Insurance & 2) Payments
Insurance Providers Debate: How New Tech Is Disrupting The Insurance Value Chain. Why Incumbents Partnering With FinTechs Is A C Suite Issue...
  • Samita Malik - VP, Business Development, Digital Partnerships, Aegon Asia BV
  • Frank Desvignes - Founder, AXA Lab Asia
  • Lei Yu - CEO, Hong Kong, Marsh
  • Wayne Xu - President, ZhongAn Technologies International Group
14:20 - 14:40 20 mins
Track A - Artificial Intelligence & Blockchain
Disruptor Insight: How Distributed Ledger Technology Is Transforming Financial Infrastructures & Financial Services
14:20 - 14:40 20 mins
Track B - Open Banking & The API Economy
Disruptor Insight: How Will Digital Giants Like Tencent, Amazon, Alibaba, Apple, Google & Facebook Harness Open Banking?
14:20 - 14:40 20 mins
Executive Boardrooms: 1) Insurance & 2) Payments
Setting The Scene: What Next For The Asia Mobile Wallets Revolution? How Are Smart Players Driving Up Wallet Spending Across The Globe?
  • Venetia Lee - General Manager, Hong Kong, Taiwan & Macau, Alipay
14:40 - 15:15 35 mins
Track A - Artificial Intelligence & Blockchain
Case Studies From Innovators: Separating Blockchain Hype From Reality - What Have We Learnt From Our Proof Of Concept Work?
  • Mayda Lim - Head of Technology, ANZ Chengdu Technology Campus
  • Prajit Datta - Chief Data Scientist Organisation, Bank of America
  • Carl Wegner - Managing Director, Head of Asia, R3
  • Cris Tran - Group Director, QRC Group
  • K V Dipu - President & Head of Operations, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company
14:40 - 15:15 35 mins
Track B - Open Banking & The API Economy
FI Panel Session: How Must Banks Adopt Open Innovation To Avoid Becoming Just The Infrastructure & Losing The Customer Engagement & Insight Space?
  • Liam Gilligan - Head of eXellerator Lab, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Tatsuto Fujii - Open Innovation Practice Leader, Digital Transformation, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group( MUFG, MUFG Bank)
  • Matthew Ng - SVP, Innovation & Ecosystems, DBS Bank
  • Haresh Hiranandani - Vice President Digital Initiatives, Kotak Mahindra Bank
14:40 - 15:15 35 mins
Executive Boardrooms: 1) Insurance & 2) Payments
Expert Debate: Payments Innovation - Where Is Asia Ahead Of The West & Where Is It Lagging? What Will The Asian Payments Ecosystem Look Like In 2025?
  • Ryan Kim - Regional Head of Digital, Greater China & North Asia, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Lawrence Li - Business Development Director, TNG Wallet
  • Michael Leung - Chief Information & Operations Officer, China CITIC Bank International
  • James Lloyd - Asia-Pacific FinTech Leader & Partner, Corporate Finance Strategy, EY
  • Mikko Perez - CEO & Founder, Ayannah
15:15 - 15:45 30 mins
Intermission, Refreshments & Networking
15:45 - 16:25 40 mins
Off The Record Session With Global Regulators: The Future of FinTech Regulation

How can regulators keep pace with change and support FinTech? 

What is right touch regulation? 

What are the most forward looking regulators doing? 

Why do sandboxes have a critical role to play? 

Will open APIs take off in Asia?

How will crypto currencies and ICOs develop and be regulated? 

How regtech can address compliance and regulatory challenges

How can the whole ecosystem collaborate to capture the FinTech opportunity? 

(This session will be run under the Chatham House Rule).

  • Nelson Chow - Chief Fintech Officer, Fintech Facilitation Office, Hong Kong Monetary Authority
  • Pralhad Giri - Deputy Director - Finance Company Supervision Department, Nepal Rastra Bank
16:25 - 17:00 35 mins
Digital Change Leaders Debate: How Can Financial Institutions Bring The Voice Of The Customer Into The Boardroom & Capture The FinTech Opportunity?

What do FIs need to change in order to focus on customer experience rather than product distribution? 

What are the internal challenges to overcome – in terms of people; silos and technology? 

Where are the collaborative and competitive spaces in the FinTech ecosystem?  

How are smart players harnessing new technologies to fortify their business model? 

What are the challenges in partnering with FinTechs, particularly around due diligence, data and security?

When will Asian consumers start to care about their data?  What do Asian companies who wish to expand need to know about data regulation in other jurisdictions? 

(This session will be run under the Chatham House Rule).

  • Scott Bales - Managing Director, Innovation Labs, Asia
  • Neal Cross - Chief Innovation Officer, DBS Bank
  • Maaike Steinebach - Chief Executive, Commonwealth Bank Hong Kong
  • John Gist - Head of Digital Solutions, Fidelity
  • Corey Thompson - Head of Digital Strategy & Enablement, Manulife
17:00 - 18:00 60 mins
Reception & Networking
08:00 - 08:45

Registration, Breakfast & Networking

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08:45 - 08:50
Welcome From Finovate

Welcome From Finovate

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08:50 - 09:15
Info

Keynote Address: If The Future Is A Battle For Customer Data & Insight Will The Tech Giants Be The Victors?

  • Chris Skinner - Chairman, Financial Services Club
More
09:15 - 09:25
Info

Analyst All-Stars Number 1: Global FinTech: What's Hot & What's Not

A leading FinTech research analyst will take the stage for just 10 minutes to present their thoughts and latest research on key global fintech opportunities

  • Frederic Giron - Vice President, Research Director, Forrester
More
09:25 - 10:30

Demo Session 1 - See fast paced product demos from innovators across the fintech spectrum

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10:30 - 11:00
Info

Intermission, Refreshments & Networking

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11:00 - 11:10
Info

Analyst All-Stars Number 2: Global FinTech: What's Hot & What's Not

A leading FinTech research analyst will take the stage for just 10 minutes to present their thoughts and latest research on key global fintech opportunities

  • Kieran Hines - Head of Industries, Ovum
More
11:10 - 12:15

Demo Session 2 - See fast paced product demos from innovators across the fintech spectrum

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12:15 - 13:20
Info

Lunch & Networking Break plus 2 Expert Briefings - 1) Financial Inclusion & 2) Crypto Currencies

Expert Briefing Session 1: The Digital Future And Financial Inclusion 

4 experts will share their views on this topical issue in a highly interactive 45-minute session 

OR 

Expert Briefing Session 2: Crypto Currencies - What Are The Risks & How Can They Be Controlled?   

4 experts will share their views on this topical issue in a highly interactive 45-minute session

  • Helene Li - Managing Director & Head of Strategic Planning, Brand & Communications, Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas
  • Theodora Lau - Founder, Unconventional Ventures
  • Bradley Leimer - Managing Director and Head of Fintech Strategy, Explorer Advisory & Capital
  • Elisabeth Grothe-Møller - Innovation Strategist, Danske Bank
  • Pralhad Giri - Deputy Director - Finance Company Supervision Department, Nepal Rastra Bank
More
Showing of Streams
15:15 - 15:45

Intermission, Refreshments & Networking

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15:45 - 16:25
Info

Off The Record Session With Global Regulators: The Future of FinTech Regulation

How can regulators keep pace with change and support FinTech? 

What is right touch regulation? 

What are the most forward looking regulators doing? 

Why do sandboxes have a critical role to play? 

Will open APIs take off in Asia?

How will crypto currencies and ICOs develop and be regulated? 

How regtech can address compliance and regulatory challenges

How can the whole ecosystem collaborate to capture the FinTech opportunity? 

(This session will be run under the Chatham House Rule).

  • Nelson Chow - Chief Fintech Officer, Fintech Facilitation Office, Hong Kong Monetary Authority
  • Pralhad Giri - Deputy Director - Finance Company Supervision Department, Nepal Rastra Bank
More
16:25 - 17:00
Info

Digital Change Leaders Debate: How Can Financial Institutions Bring The Voice Of The Customer Into The Boardroom & Capture The FinTech Opportunity?

What do FIs need to change in order to focus on customer experience rather than product distribution? 

What are the internal challenges to overcome – in terms of people; silos and technology? 

Where are the collaborative and competitive spaces in the FinTech ecosystem?  

How are smart players harnessing new technologies to fortify their business model? 

What are the challenges in partnering with FinTechs, particularly around due diligence, data and security?

When will Asian consumers start to care about their data?  What do Asian companies who wish to expand need to know about data regulation in other jurisdictions? 

(This session will be run under the Chatham House Rule).

  • Scott Bales - Managing Director, Innovation Labs, Asia
  • Neal Cross - Chief Innovation Officer, DBS Bank
  • Maaike Steinebach - Chief Executive, Commonwealth Bank Hong Kong
  • John Gist - Head of Digital Solutions, Fidelity
  • Corey Thompson - Head of Digital Strategy & Enablement, Manulife
More
17:00 - 18:00

Reception & Networking

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