Join us for the Fintech Focus theme to inspire change in Fintech for women, and other minority groups, whilst empowering the community through game-changing content.

Through a mixture of panels and presentations we will explore the opportunities to come from the growth of Fintech's global investment, and the new technologies emerging to support this expansion. Attendees will also have the opportunity to examine the challenges the sector faces as female founded startups are still vastly underfunded leaving a huge area of potential for increased growth.

What to look out for

Fintech for Good  
Sustainable finance  
New technologies  
Security and cybercrime  

Sessions include

Thu 15 Oct

11:35 - 12:35

Fintech for Social Good

Ralph Benson

Co-Founder and Head of Financial Advice @ Moneycube

Fintech services are changing the way consumers view their finances to help solve many of ...

Fintech services are changing the way consumers view their finances to help solve many of society’s biggest issues such as financial inclusion and debt. By building a product with the customer in mind from the offset, how is fintech using technology to help consumers manage their money better?

Key takeaways include:

  • Utilising technology as an opportunity to change consumer habits towards finance
  • Understand how putting the customer first will have the potential to increase brand loyalty

Thu 15 Oct

11:35 - 12:35

Fintech for Social Good

Ralph Benson

Co-Founder and Head of Financial Advice @ Moneycube

Fintech services are changing the way consumers view their finances to help solve many of ...

Fintech services are changing the way consumers view their finances to help solve many of society’s biggest issues such as financial inclusion and debt. By building a product with the customer in mind from the offset, how is fintech using technology to help consumers manage their money better?

Key takeaways include:

  • Utilising technology as an opportunity to change consumer habits towards finance
  • Understand how putting the customer first will have the potential to increase brand loyalty
 

Thu 15 Oct

13:40 - 14:10

Transparent and Ethical AI Usage for Financial Services

Guest speaker to be announced 4th May

Artificial intelligence has the opportunity to transform the financial services and automate ...

Artificial intelligence has the opportunity to transform the financial services and automate decision making services based on data input. However if not implemented properly in line with pre-existing systems and in line with regulation, AI may cause more harm to the customer than good.

Key takeaways include:

  • Understand the safe and secure routes to implementing AI
  • Learn what data is required for fair and accurate responses

Thu 15 Oct

13:40 - 14:10

Transparent and Ethical AI Usage for Financial Services

Guest speaker to be announced 4th May

Artificial intelligence has the opportunity to transform the financial services and automate ...

Artificial intelligence has the opportunity to transform the financial services and automate decision making services based on data input. However if not implemented properly in line with pre-existing systems and in line with regulation, AI may cause more harm to the customer than good.

Key takeaways include:

  • Understand the safe and secure routes to implementing AI
  • Learn what data is required for fair and accurate responses
 

Thu 15 Oct

14:15 - 14:45

Generational Differences in Finance

Reserved for Event Partners

Gen Z have grown up in a virtually cashless world where the rise of virtual banking has taken ...

Gen Z have grown up in a virtually cashless world where the rise of virtual banking has taken them beyond the bricks and mortar. As financial institutions lean more on technological advances to close the gap on financial inclusion, are they in danger of excluding older generations? How can engineers ensure that built products are fit for purpose across generations?

Key takeaways include:

  • Understand how to make fintech attractive across several generations without alienating users
  • What the future holds for traditional brick and mortar finance institutions in a cashless world

Thu 15 Oct

14:15 - 14:45

Generational Differences in Finance

Reserved for Event Partners

Gen Z have grown up in a virtually cashless world where the rise of virtual banking has taken ...

Gen Z have grown up in a virtually cashless world where the rise of virtual banking has taken them beyond the bricks and mortar. As financial institutions lean more on technological advances to close the gap on financial inclusion, are they in danger of excluding older generations? How can engineers ensure that built products are fit for purpose across generations?

Key takeaways include:

  • Understand how to make fintech attractive across several generations without alienating users
  • What the future holds for traditional brick and mortar finance institutions in a cashless world
 

Thu 15 Oct

14:50 - 15:20

Tackling Climate Change Through Responsible Banking

Reserved for Event Partners

Set out by the UN, the Principles of Responsible Banking provides the framework for financial ...

Set out by the UN, the Principles of Responsible Banking provides the framework for financial institutions of any size to demonstrate how their products are contributing to solving one of society’s biggest threats. With growing consumer pressure on CEOs of the largest corporations to address their ESG criteria, how can financial services contribute to slowing the effects of climate change?

Key takeaways include:

  • Understand the benefits of green bonds and learn how to gain stakeholder buy-in
  • Learn how fintech and legacy corporations can engage with consumers to consider their climate footprint

Thu 15 Oct

14:50 - 15:20

Tackling Climate Change Through Responsible Banking

Reserved for Event Partners

Set out by the UN, the Principles of Responsible Banking provides the framework for financial ...

Set out by the UN, the Principles of Responsible Banking provides the framework for financial institutions of any size to demonstrate how their products are contributing to solving one of society’s biggest threats. With growing consumer pressure on CEOs of the largest corporations to address their ESG criteria, how can financial services contribute to slowing the effects of climate change?

Key takeaways include:

  • Understand the benefits of green bonds and learn how to gain stakeholder buy-in
  • Learn how fintech and legacy corporations can engage with consumers to consider their climate footprint
 

Thu 15 Oct

15:50 - 16:20

Blockchain and Decentralising Finance

Guest speaker to be announced 4th May

The future of blockchain in financial services has the capacity to unlock a $1.5 trillion global ...

The future of blockchain in financial services has the capacity to unlock a $1.5 trillion global trading gap in finance. However, as pride over ownership and intellectual property overtakes implementation, there’s a growing need for a global standard and regulation to operate with trust and transparency.

Key takeaways include:

  • Understand the opportunities to transform the financial supply chain through blockchain
  • How regulatory bodies can keep up with technological demand and move with the industry

Thu 15 Oct

15:50 - 16:20

Blockchain and Decentralising Finance

Guest speaker to be announced 4th May

The future of blockchain in financial services has the capacity to unlock a $1.5 trillion global ...

The future of blockchain in financial services has the capacity to unlock a $1.5 trillion global trading gap in finance. However, as pride over ownership and intellectual property overtakes implementation, there’s a growing need for a global standard and regulation to operate with trust and transparency.

Key takeaways include:

  • Understand the opportunities to transform the financial supply chain through blockchain
  • How regulatory bodies can keep up with technological demand and move with the industry
 

Thu 15 Oct

16:25 - 16:55

Eliminating bias in Knowing Your Customer (KYC)

Reserved for Event Partners

The focus on big data helps organizations gauge customer needs and satisfaction as well as the ...

The focus on big data helps organizations gauge customer needs and satisfaction as well as the ability to provide an increased personalized experience and accuracy of lending. However, when the data being sorted is run through algorithms that could be rooted in unconscious bias, what impact will this have on the customer? In some cases, data such as postcode can affect customers based on their socioeconomic status as well as how many car accidents occur in their area.

Key takeaways include:

  • The importance of having diverse teams build products that are fit for diverse world
  • How much weight should algorithms put on affinity data
  • Explore if the focus on big data is doing more harm than good

Thu 15 Oct

16:25 - 16:55

Eliminating bias in Knowing Your Customer (KYC)

Reserved for Event Partners

The focus on big data helps organizations gauge customer needs and satisfaction as well as the ...

The focus on big data helps organizations gauge customer needs and satisfaction as well as the ability to provide an increased personalized experience and accuracy of lending. However, when the data being sorted is run through algorithms that could be rooted in unconscious bias, what impact will this have on the customer? In some cases, data such as postcode can affect customers based on their socioeconomic status as well as how many car accidents occur in their area.

Key takeaways include:

  • The importance of having diverse teams build products that are fit for diverse world
  • How much weight should algorithms put on affinity data
  • Explore if the focus on big data is doing more harm than good