In the wake of the EU Referendum results and the US election 2017 will be a year of significant transition and transformation that will reshape the political landscape and global economy.
The implications for financial services and FinTech are wide-ranging and the Innovate Finance Global Summit 2017 will address the challenges and opportunities that this period of change presents.
These sessions will look at the global context in which a FinTech ecosystem operates and will examine how collaboration and cooperation on an international stage continue to be the key drivers of innovation.
PANEL: Can FinTech hubs influence the global world of finance independently or must they engage with other centres of innovation? Regional FinTech champions examine the trend towards collaboration and the race to become the preeminent leader of global FinTech, with a particular look at how Brexit will recalibrate global relationships.
PANEL: What are the hottest global FinTech investment trends? Looking from a technical and banking perspective, a panel of investors will assess the sustainability of increasingly common mega- funding rounds and the growing gap in growth capital.
PANEL: In digitised and diverse economies will regulators match the pace of change? With the growth of sandboxes globally, the emergence of technologies looking to overcome regulatory hurdles and the increasing demand from developing markets, this session will examine the future of right touch regulation.
These sessions will focus on the themes and technologies set to dominate 2017.
PANEL: Clever banking with AI: What is the next frontier for automation in banking? As artificial intelligence becomes more autonomous, where does liability fall when it comes to regulation: policy makers, institutions or developers?
PANEL: Debunking the legacy: Will cloud-based banking create a more diverse, open and fair banking ecosystem? This session will highlight how collaboration is powering the advances in cloud-based banking.
PANEL: Organised cybercrime: Can greater collaboration between security forces and FinTech help increase protection against the growing number of cyber security threats faced by financial institutions?
FIRESIDE CHAT: A spotlight on successful public policies pursuing greater financial access.
PANEL: Identity and financial inclusion: how can the FinTech community collaborate with the third sector to advance access to finance across the world?
IFGS 2017 has a packed agenda addressing the key topics driving the global FinTech ecosystem.
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