INAUGURAL Canada FinTech Week
Comes to Toronto!
The inaugural Canada FinTech Week brings together executives, entrepreneurs, investors and regulators from Canada, US and across the world to explore the latest in FinTech. Join us and experience Canada’s most innovative FinTech event.
Proclaimed by the City of Toronto
The Week in Numbers
CANADA FINTECH WEEK
August 12 – 15, 2019
OFFICIAL CANADA FINTECH WEEK EVENTS
Blockchain & Holocaust Asset Recovery
Between $17 billion and $200 billion of stolen Holocaust financial assets, including insurance policies and corporate shares, are still unpaid to victims. Over 15% of those claims are owed to Canadians. Learn how the Proveit team is using Blockchain to help the process of Holocaust asset recovery in the financial services sector, tackling the world’s largest financial crime case.
Financial inclusion is one of the most pressing problems in finance and banking today. Global thought leaders from The World Bank, The United Nations Development Programme, Mastercard and Aga Khan Foundation lead the discussion on how Canada can make a difference in financial inclusion in today’s fast pace tech world.
Scotch & Talk presents
Canada FinTech Week Kickoff Party
Join Scotch & Talk and the Digital Finance Institute for a celebration of the inaugural Canada FinTech Week and a sample of good scotch, sponsored by Macallan!
eSports and eGaming Breakfast & Networking
CYBERSECURITY LUNCH & LEARN
In this one hour session, join Fernando Cardoso, Security Solution Architect, as he takes you through art of building better applications that meet the speed and demands of your business—driving a successful DevOps practice. Q&A and Networking to follow.
Lunch will be provided.
Open Banking: Canada’s Regulatory Developments
Join Senator Colin Deacon (member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce), regulator and fintech community, and Accenture for a panel discussion on the Canadian Regulatory Developments in Open Banking and the opportunities and threats Open Banking brings to the economy.
Doors open & Registration: 3pm
Presentation & Discussion: 3:30pm
Senator Colin Deacon (Canadian Senate)
Steven Boms (Financial Data and Technology Association)
Vikas Shreedhar (Accenture)
Moderator: Sean Rudd (Accenture)
Official FinTech Canada Networking Cocktail Party
KPMG hosts the official cocktail party for FinTech Canada, a networking opportunity to connect with industry thought leaders from FinTech companies, financial institutions, AI companies, law firms, advisory firms, investment firms and government organizations. Get connected!
Access to this event is included for all ticket holders of the FinTech Canada Conference.
FinTech Canada Conference
For the 5th year in a row, Canada’s 5th National FinTech conference brings together the top global leaders in the financial technology industry for a day of engaging discussions. Come and learn about the latest developments in financial innovation from the likes of the IMF, the world bank, google, citi bank, IBM, and Interac.
Unwind at Canada FinTech Week Bar Night
Unwind with new and old comrades at Canada’s famous vodka bar, Pravda, in the heart of Canada’s financial district.
The different sides of innovation in finance
In finance, innovation is no longer a competitive advantage, but rather a necessity. The pace of rapid change is driving unique challenges and opportunities among industry players. Join Nanopay for breakfast on Thursday, August 15th to learn how different players across the financial ecosystem are conceptualizing, approaching and delivering innovation in finance.
Environics FinTech Forum – Driving Canadian consumer adoption
New technologies are transforming the financial services industry, but while the Canadian FinTech industry is flourishing with innovative new products, services and collaborations, consumer adoption remains relatively low. Businesses are left to wonder: What is the missing ingredient? What will drive adoption in Canada?
Join Environics for lunch on Thursday, August 15th to discuss consumer adoption challenges facing the FinTech sector and identify opportunities to move the industry forward.
Let’s talk ‘Alt-Fi’
Thursday, August 15, 2019 | 1:30pm – 4:30pm | 260 Spadina Avenue, Suite 400, Toronto
Join Fundthrough for a panel discussion about the landscape of alternative finance landscape and learn about future of alt-fi from a mix of FinTech.
Toronto’s Celebrating Women In Tech
Join us at Genesys’ Women in Tech key event for women in tech in Toronto. Through inspirational keynotes, panel discussion on business strategy and networking cocktail party, this event enables people and organizations to connect, learn and take action on gender diversity and inclusion. Register now to hear success stories from industry leaders, explore challenges faced by women in tech, and celebrate Toronto’s amazing trailblazing women in tech.
Few points that will be discussed:
- Women leadership in the tech industry
- Gender gap and its impact
- Gender diversity and its importance
- Business strategy on supporting women in tech
- Successful solutions to achieve gender diversity for better enterprise results
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*pass includes access to all the events