Agenda

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Agenda

April 26th 2017

Salem Chapel, Leeds

8:00

Breakfast & Networking

Sponsored by Whitecap Consulting

8:55

Chairman's Welcome


 

Session 1: FinTech Landscape

9:00

The FinTech Landscape and the Northern Powerhouse

Dr. Chris Sier, Director, Finexus & FinTech Envoy for North of England

9:20

The Future of Regulatory Policy in FinTech

Christopher Woolard, Executive Director, FCA

9:50

FinTech Landscape Panel Discussion

Chaired by Dr. Chris Sier.
Speakers to be joined by:
• Flora Hamilton, Head of Financial Services, CBI
• Richard Carter, Chief Exec, Nostrum Group
• Laura Bailey, Co-Founder, Zerado

10:15

Coffee Break


 

Session 2: FinTech Fundamentals

10:40

The People Factor – Skills and Resources in the FinTech Economy

Karoli Hindriks, Founder, Jobbatical

11:10

Alternative Finance – What's Next for the Pioneering Sector of FinTech?

Tania Ziegler, Research Programme Manager Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance & Dr Mark Davis, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Leeds.

11:40

The Future of Payments – And Why Should We Care?

Sara Parker, UK Portfolio Director, VocaLink

12:10

FinTech Fundamentals Panel Discussion

Chaired by Julian Wells, Director, Whitecap Consulting.
Speakers to be joined by:
• Professor Hussein Abdou, Professor of Banking & Finance, Manchester Metropolitan University
• Mike Buck, Consultant & Practice Lead, BJSS


 
12:30

Lunch & Networking

Sponsored by White Label Crowdfunding


 

Session 3: Innovators

1:30

Case Study: From Concept to FCA-Authorised P2P Lender

Daniel Rajkumar, Founder & Managing Director, rebuildingsociety.com and White Label Crowdfunding

1:50

Open Banking – Who Benefits? Fintechs or Consumers?

David Beardmore, Commercial Director, Open Data Institute

2:10

Open Banking – The Future of Small Business Banking?

• Chris Gorst, Challenge Lead, Open Up Challenge
• David Beardmore, Commercial Director, Open Data Institute
• Mark Santall, Product Manager, Open Banking Limited
• Alex Letts, CEO, Ffrees
• Laura Bailey, CEO, Zerado

3:10

Innovators Panel Discussion

Chaired by Richard Carter, Chief Executive, Nostrum Group.
Speakers to be joined by:
• Karoli Hindriks, Founder, Jobbatical
• Alex Letts, CEO, Ffrees
• Laura Bailey, CEO, Zerado

3:30

Coffee Break


 

Session 4: Game Changers

3:45

Artificial Intelligence & Roboadvice

Stuart Sherman, Founder, IMC

4:15

Reimagining the Customer Journey from A to D

Stephen Kennedy, CEO, Magpie International

4:40

Deciphering BlockChain

Laura Bailey, Co-Founder, Zerado

5:05

Game Changers Panel Discussion

Chaired by Stefan Haase, Director, Whitecap Consulting.
Speakers to be joined by:
• Dr. Chris Sier, Director, Finexus & FinTech Envoy for North of England
• Nick Williamson, CEO & Founder of Credits


 
5:25

Chairman's Closing Remarks

5:30

Drinks Reception & Networking

Sponsored by FiNexus

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