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Shaping the Future of Banking: an event focused on FinTech in the UK and Nordic-Baltic Region

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7 October 2015, 8:30am - 3:00pm


Deloitte, Weidekampsgade 6, 2300 Copenhagen

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Join UK Trade and Investment, Finextra and Deloitte for an interactive event bringing together financial services and FinTech players from the UK and Nordic-Baltic region. The world of FinTech is evolving rapidly, so now is the time to get together to network, share experiences and generate invaluable insights into how to collaborate to drive the future growth of the financial sector.

Together, the UK and the Nordic-Baltic region is one of the most significant and active FinTech territories globally, home to strong international financial institutions renowned for their forward-looking approach to IT deployment and a variety of FinTech suppliers ranging from established players to innovative entrepreneurs and start-ups.

If they collaborate, established and new industry players from the UK and the Nordic-Baltic region have the ability to shape the future of the financial sector globally.

This interactive event - featuring presentations, panel sessions and showcases from a variety of FinTech vendors and closing with a networking session - will be an important opportunity for all the stakeholders to meet and discuss how to work together to take this leading role in driving future growth. Our speakers currently include senior representatives from Atom Bank, Metro Bank, Danske Bank, Nordea and Beeptifty.

Topics up for discussion will include:

  • Payments innovation, including mobile and overlay services
  • The digitisation of corporate and retail banking
  • The move towards a cashless society
  • The threat of new entrants/disruptors
  • The generation of new income streams
  • Collaboration between banks and new FinTech providers.

Register now by clicking above and join us for what we are sure will be an insightful and entertaining session of networking and discussion in the company of your industry peers.

For more information on the event including the agenda please email finextra_events@finextra.com.


09.00 - 09.05 Welcome by Vivien Life, British Ambassador to Denmark
09.05- 09.20 Opening keynote: The digital future of financial services

  • Klavs Hjort, Head of Sales and Customer Engagement, Danske Bank

09.20 - 10.20 Panel discussion: The digital future of financial services
Leading UK and Nordic banks will explore the key challenges and opportunities around digitalising propositions to retail and corporate clients. How are financial institutions responding to disruptive competitive threats from innovative new entrants? How can collaboration with fintech players enhance client experience and create new income streams?

  • Klavs Hjort, Head of Sales and Customer Engagement, Danske Bank
  • Richard Morgans, Head of Innovation and Procurement, Atom Bank
  • Petri Syvänne, Head of Global Payment Services & Infrastructure, Nordea
  • Raman Bhatia, Head of Digital UK, HSBC
  • Thea George, Director of Research, Finextra (moderator)

10.20 - 10.45 Fintech networking and coffee
10.45 - 11.00 Keynote: Digitalising financial services through fintech - a supplier perspective

  • Simon Wilson, Sales Director, Europe, ACI Worldwide

11.00 - 12.00 Panel discussion: Digitalising financial services through fintech - a supplier perspective
A range of start-up and established fintech providers from the UK and the Nordic-Baltic region will discuss the vendor community’s response to the needs of financial institutions to embrace digitalisation. What fintech solutions are out there to address current and future industry challenges? What are the key challenges for suppliers of technology to large financial institutions, and how can they be overcome?

  • Shekinah Adewumi. Commercial Director, Touchtech Payments
  • Michael Kayser, CEO, Beeptify A/S
  • Michael King, Chairman, Credits Vision
  • Rob Leslie, CEO and Founder, Sedicii
  • Matthew Ford, CEO, Pariti Technologies
  • Lasse Birk Olesen, Chief Product Officer, Coinify
  • Simon Wilson, Sales Director, Europe, ACI Worldwide
  • Gary Wright, Director of Content, Finextra (moderator)

12.00 - 12.30 Monetising the cashless society
The creation of a cashless society has become a strategic intent of governments, regulators, competition authorities and the banking industry across many countries. But how can banks and their vendors use this significant fintech opportunity to make money from digital, mobile, blockchain and overlay services across retail and commercial/corporate banking?

  • René Thomsen, Manager, Danish Bankers Association 
  • Sam Roddick, Partner, Deloitte

12.30 - 12.45 Next steps for efficient UK-Nordic-Baltic fintech co-operation

  • Christina Schiøtt Liaos, Nordic-Baltic Director, UK Trade & Investment.

12.45 - 13.45 Lunch and networking

13.45 - 15.30 Time for fintech 1:1 meetings


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