18th Feb 2021, Virtual Summit

 

Ireland’s must-attend event for the banking, payments, fintech and finance ecosystem

 

THE NEW BANKING ERA

8:40

Welcome & opening address from the Chair

Liam Ó Móráin

Liam Ó Móráin

Thought Leader, Digital Financial Services

8:50

OPENING ADDRESS

 

Derek Moran

Derek Moran

Secretary General, Department of Finance (TBC)

9:00

Open banking has arrived in Ireland: Here’s what it means for banks, fintech and the rest of us…

Over the past couple of years, banks have finally opened up their data war chests to third party developers – a move was driven by changes in regulation. As the new decade commences, the fruit of that labour will emerge with increasing competition, and opportunity, in the way the public engages with financial services.

Elaine Deehan

Elaine Deehan

Country Manager – Ireland, Starling Bank

9:15

PANEL DISCUSSION: 

How banking is being disrupted and tactics to leverage this disruption

  • Who are the key industry disruptors?
  • The evolution of seamless banking
  • Omnichannel Banking
  • What can banks do to see this as an opportunity, not a threat?
  • How some entrenched financial players are embracing start-ups & disruptors

Panellists will include…

Garvan Callan

Garvan Callan

Founder, ONEZEROONE

Keith Grose

Keith Grose

Head of operations, UK and Ireland, PLAID

Ronan Connaire

Ronan Connaire

Programme Director, AIB

10:00

INTERNATIONAL CASE STUDY:

Building a digital payments business

The rise of neo banks, beta banks, and other fintech start-ups has created a level of disruption that the banking industry has not been seen in many years, if ever. And while the “old guard” is taking on the challenge to adapt, the newcomers have seen an opening and are pressing their advantage.

Senior Representative, Revolut

Senior Representative, Revolut

10:20

Morning Break

10:50

The next chapter in the evolution of PSD2 and Open Banking

  • How to build an open payments platform…
  • What are APIs and how do they affect the industry?
  • How can you use APIs to build a banking platform from the ground-up?
  • The use of API’s to create new revenue streams and increase agility
Ronan Connaire

Ronan Connaire

Programme Director, AIB

11:05

PANEL DISCUSSION: 

What’s coming over the horizon from Fintech?

  • How mobile banks and fintech will transform finance?
  • Unlocking the potential of open banking

Panelists include: 

Derek Butler

Derek Butler

CEO, Grid Finance

Ronan Hugues

Ronan Hugues

Principal Architect, Core Banking and Group Manufacturing, Bank of Ireland

THE EVOLUTION OF THE SEAMLESS PAYMENTS

11:45

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:

Fintech – Transforming the financial services landscape

Colm Lyon

Colm Lyon

CEO, FIRE

12:05

PANEL DISCUSSION: 

Evolution and innovation within Ireland’s payments landscape

Researching and investing in innovative new products and improving their service offering is crucial to surviving in today’s tough market, but the risk of failure can stand in the way of progress. How can organisations be sure they are getting it right?

Panelists will include:

Daniel Loftus

Daniel Loftus

co-founder, Urban Fox

Professor Philip O’Reilly

Professor Philip O’Reilly

Professor of Financial Technologies and Information Systems, Cork University Business School

Philip Konopik

Philip Konopik

Country Manager, Visa

12:40

Lunch and…

NEW! Innovation spotlight session

The Innovation Spotlight Session showcases solutions from innovative and inspiring companies at the forefront of Fintech development. This session is designed to encourage audience interaction and engagement as our up and coming companies demonstrate their product offerings.

1:40

Welcome back from the Chair

1:45

INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE ADDRESS:

The future of payments and banking

  • Changing customer behavior fostered by new technologies
  • The power of platforms
  • Blockchain enabling new business models
  • What will be mainstream in 5 years, and what can we do to prepare?
Frank Schwab

Frank Schwab

Payments guru and former CEO, Fidor Bank, Germany

THE CUSTOMER AT THE HEART OF YOUR BUSINESS

2:10

Digital transformation for payments and cash…

  • Future developments in contactless mobility payments
  • Putting the customer at the heart of digitisation

REGTECH, AND DISRUPTIVE LENDING

2:30

PANEL DISCUSSION: 

Disruptive lending in action

Alternative lending and the peer-to-peer lending sector in Ireland is going from strength to strength, and companies are realising that there is a viable alternative to the traditional banking sector that can offer quick decisions and attractive funding solutions…

Panellists will include…

Ronan Horgan

Ronan Horgan

Chief Executive, Capitalflow

Jamie Heaslip

Jamie Heaslip

Former Irish Rugby Union Player and Head of Brand Marketing, Flender

3:30

PANEL DISCUSSION: 

Enabling regtech ecosystems

  • RegTech as part of a regulated business strategy
  • Overcoming structural risks of RegTech
  • How RegTech can transform traditional banking

Invited panelists include:

Rachel Woolley

Rachel Woolley

Association of Compliance Officers

Richard Sachar

Richard Sachar

RegTech Analyst

4:00

LOCKNOTE ADDRESS:

A journey through the FCA

(Financial Conduct Authority, UK)

Sandbox – The benefits, challenges and next steps

4:10

Conference close