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8:20am - 8:50am

Registration & welcome coffee

8:50am - 9:00am

Chairman's opening remarks

9:00am - 9:30am

Big picture fintech innovations that are taking the finance world by storm

What is the probable impact of fintech development on the financial services?

  • Emil Matsakh - Chief Analytics Officer, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
9:30am - 10:00am

Trade based money laundering

Regulatory expectations and implications on banks & their clients

  • Talal Mahmud - Regional Head Trade, Financial Crime Compliance Americas, Standard Chartered Bank
more
10:00am - 10:30am

Embracing the cryptocurrency and blockchain boom

Blockchain from hype to reality. What are the risks and consequences of using blockchain and smart contracts?

  • Periklis Thivaios - Researcher, IE Business School
more
10:30am - 11:30am

AI & machine learning

30mins: Expert briefing

The technologies that will dominate 2018: An insight into AI and machine learning 

Will these industry game changers start the “war for talent” in the finance space? How can you keep up to speed?

David O’Donovan, Risk Management Expert, Murex

30 mins: Panel discussion

AI and machine learning implementations for model development and validation

  • Methods for benchmarking models
  • What are the elements you can apply?
  • Successful case studies

Moderator: Brad Carr, Senior Director, Digital Finance Regulations and Policy, IIF

Lourenco Miranda, Managing Director, Societe Generale

Vasil Denchev, Chief Quantum Software Architect, Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab, Google

Xiaofeng Xia, Partner, Head of Quantitative Investments, Hongshang Asset Management

David O’Donovan, Risk Management Expert, Murex

  • Vasil Denchev - Chief Quantum Software Architect, Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab at Google, Google
  • Lourenco Miranda - Managing Director, Head of Model Risk Management Americas, Regional Risk Management Lead for Capital Management & Resolution, Societe Generale
  • Xiaofeng Xia - Partner, Head of Quantitative Investments, Hongshang Asset Management
  • Moderator Brad Carr - Senior Director, Digital Finance Regulations and Policy, IIF
  • David O’Donovan - Risk Management Expert, Murex
more
11:30am - 12:00pm

Morning coffee break

12:00pm - 12:30pm

How big data is changing banking and finance forever

 30mins: Expert briefing

What finance can learn from big data analysis and scientific applications

 

30mins: Panel discussion

From big data to insights: Do you hold the key to solving pressing ussues and capturing market opportunities? 

  • Striving to adopt a fully data-driven approach
  • Optimizing business operations
  • Overcoming operational constraints

 Achieving customer-centric objectives

  • Dan Rosen - Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, d1g1t Inc.
  • Moderator Angel Lorente - Co-Founder and Master Connector, FinTech Connector
  • Norman Niemer - Machine Learning and AI Lead, UBS O'Connor
more
12:30pm - 1:00pm

Fintech Disruption: The People Impact of Innovation

In the next 5 to 10 years the financial services industry will undergo a significant digital disruption that will impact the core infrastructure of banks and financial institutions. This innovation will disrupt the lives of millions of people that serve these institutions as employees, service providers, entrepreneurs, and investors

The questions we need to answer as we disrupt financial services are:

  • How do we reskill/retool the professionals to learn the new skills brought on by fintech innovation?
  • How do we ensure that entrepreneurs are creating real world solutions to financial service problems?
  • How do we direct investors both internally and externally to the fintechinnovations that will have the biggest impact for all people?
  • Angel Lorente - Co-Founder and Master Connector, FinTech Connector
more
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Lunch

Showing of Streams
3:10pm - 3:40pm

Afternoon coffee break

Showing of Streams
5:10pm - 5:15pm
End of summit

End of summit

5:15pm - 6:00pm

Cocktails and conversations

8:20am - 8:50am 30 mins
Registration & welcome coffee
8:50am - 9:00am 10 mins
Chairman's opening remarks
9:00am - 9:30am 30 mins
Big picture fintech innovations that are taking the finance world by storm
  • Emil Matsakh - Chief Analytics Officer, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

What is the probable impact of fintech development on the financial services?

9:30am - 10:00am 30 mins
Trade based money laundering
  • Talal Mahmud - Regional Head Trade, Financial Crime Compliance Americas, Standard Chartered Bank
more

Regulatory expectations and implications on banks & their clients

10:00am - 10:30am 30 mins
Embracing the cryptocurrency and blockchain boom
  • Periklis Thivaios - Researcher, IE Business School
more

Blockchain from hype to reality. What are the risks and consequences of using blockchain and smart contracts?

10:30am - 11:30am 60 mins
AI & machine learning
  • Vasil Denchev - Chief Quantum Software Architect, Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab at Google, Google
  • Lourenco Miranda - Managing Director, Head of Model Risk Management Americas, Regional Risk Management Lead for Capital Management & Resolution, Societe Generale
  • Xiaofeng Xia - Partner, Head of Quantitative Investments, Hongshang Asset Management
  • Moderator Brad Carr - Senior Director, Digital Finance Regulations and Policy, IIF
  • David O’Donovan - Risk Management Expert, Murex
more

30mins: Expert briefing

The technologies that will dominate 2018: An insight into AI and machine learning 

Will these industry game changers start the “war for talent” in the finance space? How can you keep up to speed?

David O’Donovan, Risk Management Expert, Murex

30 mins: Panel discussion

AI and machine learning implementations for model development and validation

  • Methods for benchmarking models
  • What are the elements you can apply?
  • Successful case studies

Moderator: Brad Carr, Senior Director, Digital Finance Regulations and Policy, IIF

Lourenco Miranda, Managing Director, Societe Generale

Vasil Denchev, Chief Quantum Software Architect, Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab, Google

Xiaofeng Xia, Partner, Head of Quantitative Investments, Hongshang Asset Management

David O’Donovan, Risk Management Expert, Murex

11:30am - 12:00pm 30 mins
Morning coffee break
12:00pm - 12:30pm 30 mins
How big data is changing banking and finance forever
  • Dan Rosen - Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, d1g1t Inc.
  • Moderator Angel Lorente - Co-Founder and Master Connector, FinTech Connector
  • Norman Niemer - Machine Learning and AI Lead, UBS O'Connor
more

 30mins: Expert briefing

What finance can learn from big data analysis and scientific applications

 

30mins: Panel discussion

From big data to insights: Do you hold the key to solving pressing ussues and capturing market opportunities? 

  • Striving to adopt a fully data-driven approach
  • Optimizing business operations
  • Overcoming operational constraints

 Achieving customer-centric objectives

12:30pm - 1:00pm 30 mins
Fintech Disruption: The People Impact of Innovation
  • Angel Lorente - Co-Founder and Master Connector, FinTech Connector
more

In the next 5 to 10 years the financial services industry will undergo a significant digital disruption that will impact the core infrastructure of banks and financial institutions. This innovation will disrupt the lives of millions of people that serve these institutions as employees, service providers, entrepreneurs, and investors

The questions we need to answer as we disrupt financial services are:

  • How do we reskill/retool the professionals to learn the new skills brought on by fintech innovation?
  • How do we ensure that entrepreneurs are creating real world solutions to financial service problems?
  • How do we direct investors both internally and externally to the fintechinnovations that will have the biggest impact for all people?
1:00pm - 2:00pm 60 mins
Lunch
2:00pm - 2:10pm 10 mins
Fintech and risk management: Examining the risks and realities of embracing innovation
Opening rermarks
  • Antonio Giannino - Chief Risk Officer, Amagis Capital
  • Dimitri Anagnostopoulos - Principal, True North Partners
  • Periklis Thivaios - Researcher, IE Business School
more
2:00pm - 3:10pm 70 mins
QuantTech masterclass: Applying machine learning to quantitative finance
Opportunities in the era of quantum technologies
  • Igor Halperin - Adjunct Professor of Financial Machine Learning, NYU Tandon School of Engineering
more

An introduction to quantum computing with a focus on AI applications

2:10pm - 3:10pm 60 mins
Fintech and risk management: Examining the risks and realities of embracing innovation
Cybersecurity: an interactive experiment
  • Antonio Giannino - Chief Risk Officer, Amagis Capital
more

An interactive simulation that will test the participants’ cyber resilience – ability to prepare for, respond to and recover from a cyber incident

3:10pm - 3:40pm 30 mins
Afternoon coffee break
3:40pm - 5:10pm 90 mins
Fintech and risk management: Examining the risks and realities of embracing innovation
Innovation from the ground up
  • Dimitri Anagnostopoulos - Principal, True North Partners
  • Periklis Thivaios - Researcher, IE Business School
more

How can the risk managers drive strategic change and innovation in a role seen as downside risk protection?

3:40pm - 5:10pm 90 mins
QuantTech masterclass: Applying machine learning to quantitative finance
Industry breakthroughs in quantum computing
  • Igor Halperin - Adjunct Professor of Financial Machine Learning, NYU Tandon School of Engineering
more

An inside glimpse into how quantum computing is starting to be applied to finance

5:10pm - 5:15pm 5 mins
End of summit
5:15pm - 6:00pm 45 mins
Cocktails and conversations