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Day 1 - 12th May, 2020

Creating opportunities

09.00

Welcome address

Marie Walker, Co-founder & Head of Content , Open Banking World Congress

09.05

Chair's opening comments

David Parker, Founder & CEO, Polymath Consulting

09.10

Consumer Data Right in Australia: How an Australian comparison site is leaning in to Open DataKeynote

  • How CDR is being framed in Australia
  • Background: Australian attitudes towards the banking sector
  • Enter Consumer Data Right – Australia’s take on Open Banking
  • Lessons being learned
  • Case study: How an Australian comparison site is maximising the Open Data opportunity

Fred Schebesta, Author, Media Commentator, Co-Founder, Finder

09.30

Break

09.35

New approachesFireside Chat

Our Chair speaks to Rich Wagner, CEO of the pioneering company Cashplus, on what attitudes, characteristics and approaches have worked for them so far and what they think are the most important attributes for success in the Open future.

Rich Wagner, CEO, Cashplus
David Parker, Founder & CEO, Polymath Consulting

10.00

Break

10.15

Panel: Old banks, new ambitionsPanel

  • How some traditional banks are substantially changing their approaches
  • Targets and timeframes

Carlos Figueredo, CEO & Founder, Open Vector
Martin Sladecek, Open Banking Leader, Komercni banka
Julia Holzgreve, Director, Open Banking & Ecosystem Partnerships, Keen Innovation AG
Paul Freemantle, Co-founder & CTO, WSO2
Carmela Gomez, Head of Open Banking, BBVA

10.55

Break

11.00

Unlocking payment innovation (and scale opportunities)Panel

  • Liability, exemptions and transaction risk analysis issues in open banking.
  • How pre and post PSD2 payments pioneers have dealt with these issues.
  • User perspectives on different payment methods in an SCA world.

Paul Rodgers, Chairman, Vendorcom
Charles Damen, SVP Payment Strategy, Worldpay
Nilixa Devlukia, Founder, Payments Solved

11.40

Break

11.55

Panel: Consumer acceptance: Pilots and programmes from the front linePanel

  • PISP, instant payments, QR codes…obstacles and opportunities
  • Reimagining customer relationships

Nick Kerigan, Managing Director - Future Payments Expert, Barclays
Samee Zafar, Director, Edgar Dunn & Company
Huw Davies, Chief Commercial Officer, Ozone API

12.35

Break

12.40

Case Study: TrueLayer and Revolut bringing Payments initiation to lifeCase Study

Francesco Simoneschi, Co-founder & CEO, TrueLayer
Joshua Fernandez, Head of Open Banking, Revolut

13.00

Break

13.05

Chat: What is better for the consumer? Open banking or scheme based approaches? Chat

Arturo González Mac Dowell, President & CEO, Eurobits Technologies
John Broxis, Managing Director, Preta, Open Banking Europe
Eyal Sivan, Mr. Open Banking, Axway

13.30

Chair's morning observations

David Parker, Founder & CEO, Polymath Consulting

Afternoon streams

Day 1, Part A:

Corporate & SME

14.15

Chair's welcome

Lana Abdullayeva, Independent Speaker, non-exec Member of the Participant Advisory Council at PAY.UK & Director, Lloyds Banking Group

14.20

Winning with SMEs

  • Modernising invoice payments
  • Cash flow management
  • SME lending

Lana Abdullayeva, Independent Speaker, non-exec Member of the Participant Advisory Council at PAY.UK & Director, Lloyds Banking Group
Pamela Novoa Ralli, VP Product - Worldwide Payments & Banking, Sage
Anna Mitchell, Head of Marketplace, Starling Bank
James Pyer, Chief Data Officer, Cashplus
Katrin Herrling, CEO & Co-Founder, Funding Xchange (FXE)

15.00

Break

15.05

Chat: Extending business banking capabilities through API partnerships

Marie Walker, Co-founder & Head of Content , Open Banking World Congress
Edward Berks, Executive General Manager for Financial Partnerships, Xero
Keith Grose, Head of UK, Plaid
Oliver Prill, CEO, Tide

15.30

Break

15.45

15.45

Panel: The challenge of API management and delivery

  • DevOps approaches
  • Resilience & reliability
  • Security
  • Analytics
  • Creating solid foundations to support innovation
  • Different ways to deliver connectivity

Markus Henschel, Co-founder & CEO, Jade Eli Technologies
David O’Neill, CEO, APImetrics
Alexander Ali, Director, Blacksmiths Technology

16.25

Break

16.30

Managing APIs in an expanding digital banking ecosystem

Open banking has been an accelerator for more profound digital transformation in the banking sector;

  • Do the Open Banking practices and lessons learned have a wider applicability?
  • How to manage the more complex API landscape that is expected to emerge?

Olaf van Gorp, API Management Expert, Akana by Perforce

16.50

Chair's afternoon observations

Lana Abdullayeva, Independent Speaker, non-exec Member of the Participant Advisory Council at PAY.UK & Director, Lloyds Banking Group

16.55

Close of Day 1, Part A

Day 1, Part B:

Monetisation

14.35

Chair's welcome

Ghela Boskovich, Head of Europe, Financial Data & Technology Association

14.40

Promising propositions and scale opportunities

  • Premium APIs (and beyond)
  • Pricing models with promise
  • Where open banking went wrong: Fixes and developing best practice
  • Legacy vs. BaaS. Caught in the middle?

Ghela Boskovich, Head of Europe, Financial Data & Technology Association
Biju Suresh Babu, Managing Director, Banking & Financial Services, Fiorano
Rafael Plantier, Country Manager, UK & Ireland, Tink AB
Tanja Imamovic, Open API Business Owner, Raiffeisen Bank International

15.20

Break

15.25

Komercni Banka's view on promising Open banking monetization approaches in practice

  • Brief introduction of Komercni banka’s Open Banking ecosystem
  • Proven experience how to monetize different kinds of Open banking services, both APIs and TPPs’ services
  • Directly / indirectly, the both in various ways with the highly positive results

Martin Sladecek, Open Banking Leader, Komercni banka

15.45

Short Break

Jumping ahead: Emerging best practices

16.00

Global perspectives on progress and future direction

  • Is the right functionality enabled by the current legislative frameworks? And if not what next?
  • How much should the market decide?
  • Is TPP growth booming as it should?
  • Global interoperability considerations for your strategic play

Gavin Littlejohn, Chairman, Financial Data & Technology Association
Don Cardinal, Managing Director, Financial Data Exchange
Chris Michael, Head of Technology, Open Banking (UK); CEO, Ozone
Hervé Robache, IT Architect, STET

16.40

Break

16.45

How Latin America is embracing open banking

  • How is open banking being implemented across the region
  • What are the advantages of the differing approaches?
  • What lessons are being learnt?
  • What benefits are predicted and over what timescales?

Carlos Figueredo, CEO & Founder, Open Vector
Bruno Diniz, Co-founder, Spiralem
Jonathan Garzon, Head of Digital Business & Innovation, Cecoban
Mariana Velazquez Suarez, Former Mexican Regulator; Senior Consultant, Open Vector

17.25

Break

17.30

Case study: Multi-tenancy in open banking—An option to enabling the ecosystem in Mexico & beyond?

Christopher Davey, Senior Director, Solution Architecture, WSO2
Jonathan Garzon, Head of Digital Business & Innovation, Cecoban

17.45

Break

17.50

Regional case study: From physical to digital. How an ATMs deployer is helping to push ahead Open Banking in Brazil

  • TecBan’s value proposition as an enabler for Financial Institutions and Fintechs
  • The Brazilian Open Banking proof of concept
  • Status of Open Banking in Brazil

Tiago Aguiar, Head of New Platforms, TecBan

18.05

Chair's afternoon observations

Ghela Boskovich, Head of Europe, Financial Data & Technology Association

Day 2 - 13th May, 2020

Open Future - Laying the foundations for the open future and your role in it

09.00

Welcome

Marie Walker, Co-founder & Head of Content , Open Banking World Congress

09.05

Chair's opening comments

Liz Brandt, Co-founder & CEO, Ctrl-Shift

09.10

Open data: Informed consent, meaningful ethics and achieving trust Case Study

  • What “meaningful” consent looks like
  • Consent codification
  • Data Ethics
  • Key implementation considerations (eg metrics)

Nathan Kinch, CEO, Greater Than X
Miles Cheetham, Head of Propositions, Open Banking

09.35

Break

9.40

Taking stock of your dataPanel

  • Understanding where your data opportunities and risks lie.
  • What possibilities are enabled that we haven’t explored yet?
  • What scope for processing data for other purposes (eg training algorithms)?
  • Who owns derivative data?
  • Cross sector data flows
  • Reciprocity of data – when (voluntary or compelled?), what (and for what purpose?)

Kevin Telford, Innovation Lead, Global Open Finance Centre of Excellence
Xavier Gomez, Co-founder & COO, INVYO
Peter Jackson, Director of Group Data Sciences, Legal & General
Charles Radclyffe, Data Philosopher

10.20

Break

10.35

The drivers & blockers for delivering a federated digital ID for open financePanel

  • Creating an identity ecosystem to augment open finance
  • Drivers & blockers
  • Approaches for driving consumer adoption
  • Use cases
  • Predictions for digital ID development & adoption in the next 2-3 years

Harry Weber-Brown, Digital Innovation Director, The Investing & Saving Alliance (TISA)
Charlotte Sadd, Personal Banking Strategy & Innovation Manager, NatWest
Emma Lindley, Co-founder, Women in Identity
Gareth Narinesingh, Commercial Director - Financial Services, Yoti

11.25

Break

11.30

Building Open Finance? A regulators perspective Regulators Perspective

  • Where are we today with Open Finance?
  • What benefits does a regulator see?
  • What are the key challenges to building a successful model?
  • Initial thoughts following the recently concluded Open Finance Call for input
  • What next?

Alex Roy, Head of Consumer Distribution Policy, Financial Conduct Authority (UK)

11.50

Break

11.55

Open finance around the world

Gavin Littlejohn, Chairman, Financial Data & Technology Association

12.15

Break

12.30

Panel: How to use multiple-sector data to create value in people’s lives, business and societyPanel

  • A discussion on trusted personal data mobility
  • Insight into supporting mental well-being using trusted data
  • The role of online mental health services
  • The value for business and the markets

Liz Brandt, Co-founder & CEO, Ctrl-Shift
Gregor Henderson, Independent International Adviser on Mental Health and Wellbeing and Director of Mental Health, Public Health England
Henry Jones, CEO, Big White Wall
Aldo de Jong, Director of Data Leadership, Facebook

13.10

Break

13.15

The future of distributed economics and distributed technologies and their impacts on open banking

Exploring the rapid emergence of successful distributed economics models in financing and distributed technologies, such as distributed ledger technology and its impact on the challenges faced in open banking.

Peta Milan, CEO, Transcendent Media Capital

13.35

Chair's morning observations

Liz Brandt, Co-founder & CEO, Ctrl-Shift

13.40

Break

Afternoon streams

Day 2, Part A:

How Open will change your industry

14.20

Chair's welcome

Hakan Eroglu, Global Open Banking Lead, Advisors, Mastercard

14.25

Making the most of openness in finance

Will Mason, Director of Digital, UK&I, Experian

14.45

Break

14.50

From Open Banking to Open Everything

Eyal Sivan, Mr. Open Banking, Axway

15.10

Break

15.25

Advancing towards Open Transport

Hayden Sutherland, Founder & Chair, Open Transport Initiative
Marcus Mayers, Board Member, Open Transport Technology Ltd

16.05

Break

16.10

Chat: Where can open finance take us and how do we start moving towards the next phase?

16.30

Break

16.35

Prepare for launch

Prepare for launch Open banking progress so far has been likened to a Tsunami warning bell. When open data reaches your company, your sector, what will be the effect on you and how can you prepare now to ride the wave?

Hakan Eroglu, Global Open Banking Lead, Advisors, Mastercard

16.55

Chair's afternoon observations

Hakan Eroglu, Global Open Banking Lead, Advisors, Mastercard

17.00

Close of Day 2, Part A

Day 2, Part B

Drivers of change

14.20

Chair's welcome

Uttiyo Dasgupta, Senior Industry Advisor

14.25

The pace of change: When did other slow burn initiatives (eg contactless) take off and what lessons can we learn? Examples from the payments sector

Paul Rodgers, Chairman, Vendorcom
Laura McGortey, Global Payments Expert
Tony Craddock, Director General, Emerging Payments Association

15.05

15.10

Has the pandemic created opportunities for the market to drive consumer adoption and will this change the landscape for open finance?

Amy Kroviak, Co-founder & Independent Adviser, Open51
Nilixa Devlukia, Founder, Payments Solved

15.35

Break

15.50

Advancing social & financial inclusion: Good for the economy, good for society, good for business

Rafe Mazer, Project Director, Consumer Protection, Innovations for Poverty Action
Babatunde Irukera, Chief Executive Officer, Federal Competition & Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC)
Nzomo Mutuku, MBS, Chief Executive Officer, Retirement Benefits Authority, Kenya

16.30

Break

16.35

Changing financial, and data, behaviours - the role we all need to play

Uttiyo Dasgupta, Senior Industry Advisor

16.55

Chair's afternoon observations

Uttiyo Dasgupta, Senior Industry Advisor

17.00

Close of Day 2, Part B

Day 3: Bonus Day! - 14th May, 2020

9.00

Welcome

Nick Cabrera, Co-founder, Open Banking World Congress

9.05

Leading projects successfully in a disrupted environmentGuest speaker: Coronavirus special

  • Managing virtual projects
  • Which Projects to slow down, pause or cancel; and how?
  • Preparing and building competencies for the relaunch of projects when normality resumes

Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez, Thought Leader, Author, Professor

10.05

Break

10.10

Changing IT in a Changing World, how to create management consensus on Cyber Security investment

Traditional perimeter defence is dead. The focus is now on security technologies that support business outcomes; new ways of working, reducing costs, and increasing RoI. Organisations want resilience and reassurance. Making the right investment choices is critical.

This session will talk through how to make informed security decisions based on a robust assessment of economic benefit.

JP Cavanna, Industry Director - Cybersecurity Strategy Lead, Unisys

10.30

Break

10.35

The Quiet Evolution of Open Banking

  • The Frictionless Future is a step closer
  • Success factors in the open banking environment
  • How different regions continue to evolve
  • What comes next?

Jim Wadsworth, Senior Vice President, Mastercard

10.55

Break

11.00

Moving from MVP to scale

Adrian Mountstephens, Head of Payments & Banking Ecosystems, EMEA, Equinix

11.10

Break

11.25

PSD2 Open Banking in Europe: How fast will it grown and the dangers

David Parker, Founder & CEO, Polymath Consulting

11.45

Break

11.50

A comparison between Australia's CDR and the UK's Open Banking

  • Key similarities and differences
  • What this means for your business/use cases
  • Why UK businesses should look at expansion to AU and vice versa

Marie Steinthaler, Vice President APAC, Truelayer

12.10

Break

12.15

New series: Questioning the authorities...in the UK

First in a series of global interviews, answering these questions:

  1. Why are you contemplating/implementing open banking? What’s the driver?
  2. Are you going for a voluntary or mandatory approach?
  3. Are you enabling payment initiation as well as data sharing?
  4. What’s the question you’d most like to know the answer to?

Bill Roberts, Head of Open Banking, Competition and Markets Authority (UK)

12.20

New series: Questioning the authorities...in Canada

First in a series of global interviews, answering these questions:

  1. Why are you contemplating/implementing open banking? What’s the driver?
  2. Are you going for a voluntary or mandatory approach?
  3. Are you enabling payment initiation as well as data sharing?
  4. What’s the question you’d most like to know the answer to?

Craig Borysowich, Principal Architect, Payments Canada

12.25

Break

13.05

Will MENA's thirst for technology make it an unlikely leader in open banking?

  • Old habits v. new tech enthusiasm
  • Moving from a cash society to digital banking
  • Open banking ambitions
  • Likely size of the MENA opportunity

Nameer Khan, Chairman & Founding Board Member, MENA Fintech Association
Abdulla Almoayed, Founder & CEO, Tarabut Gateway (TG)
Mohamed Abdel Razek, CIO – Africa Middle East and Islamic Banking, Chartered Standard Bank
Ralph Bragg, Founder & Partner, Raidiam

13.45

Break

13.50

What innovation takes: How to build a fintech hub

  • The Fintech Index: Winning, emerging and growth fintech hubs globally
  • What do leading and growing hubs tell us about how finance is changing?
  • What are the ingredients to building a successful fintech hub?

Simon Hardie, Co-founder & CEO, Findexable

14.10

Break

14.15

Panel: The future bank is facelessPanel

Chris Skinner, Fintech Power 50 Influencer, Author, speaker & troublemaker
Drew Graham, Director of Digital Strategy, Barclays
David Keene, CMO, Funding Options
Philipp Pointner, Chief Product Officer, Jumio
Vilve Vene, CEO, Modularbank

14.55

Break

15.10

The FDX API: Pursuing an interoperable standard for consumer permissioned data sharing around the world

  • FDX: Our mission and key objectives
  • A big tent – Who we are: Inclusive of all players, industry-led, and used by 12million consumers and growing
  • Empowering consumers – Five principles of permissioned data sharing
  • What differentiates the FDX API from other standards?
  • Wide-ranging data-sharing use cases
  • The global nature of the FDX API

Don Cardinal, Managing Director, Financial Data Exchange
Tom Carpenter, Director of Public Affairs & Marketing, Financial Data Exchange

15.24

Closing Remarks

Nick Cabrera, Co-founder, Open Banking World Congress

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