Finastra Universe - FrankfurtFinastra Universe - Frankfurt

Finastra Universe Frankfurt

12 February 2020


About the Event

Now in its fifth year, Finastra Universe is a paramount for the financial services market. It is an annual international executive event series that is developed specifically to help regional players address the modern challenges in the world of cutting-edge technologies. The aim of the conference is to enable banks and financial companies with solutions to overcome challenges and support them with insights during the process of transformation into strategically focused, innovatively adept and operationally agile organizations.

Join us and over 250 bankers, FinTech’s and key industry players from Central and Eastern Europe in Frankfurt to explore the thought-provoking topics and join open discussions about developing future of financial services and how open platforms, cloud adoption and innovative technologies are revolutionizing the banking landscape.

Highlights from Finastra Universe Frankfurt 2019

Why Attend the Finastra Universe?

  • Develop your competitive strategy by exploring the short and long-term trends shaping the future of technology in the financial industry
  • Gain insights into the latest technologies in regional and global banking, and learn how they will impact you, your competition, and your customers or members
  • Explore how to build new internal efficiencies and improve the customer or member experience, with sessions dedicated to AI, robotics, and automation among others
  • Network with your peers, building new connections with the region’s technological pioneers and leaders

A snapshot of Finastra Universe Frankfurt 2019

285 attendees - 40+ executive meetings - 50+ speakers - 3 subject streams

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Discover how Finastra’s collaborative approach and vision is powering the Financial Universe.

  • Thought-provoking presentations
  • Dedicated Open Forum Sessions
  • Over 5 hours of networking
  • One-to-one expert meetings

At-a-Glance: Wednesday, 12th February 2020

8.45 - 9.30Registration and Networking
9.30 - 9.50 Welcome to the 5th Finastra Universe
9.50 - 10.20The Future of Finance is Open
10.20 - 10.50 Platform Reality: Transforming with Agility and Speed
10.50 - 11.20 Coffee-break, Networking
11.20 - 11.50 Platformification: Taking Your Bank to the Next Level
11.50 - 12.10 Innovate @ Speed - the Next Steps
12.10 - 13.30Lunch
13:30 - 14:10Digital Leadership - Discover the Latest Advances in Cloud, Data Analytics, AI and Machine Learning
- The Technology Trends driving Digital transformation in FS in Northern Europe
- Accelerate your digital leadership with Cloud
- Empower Intelligent banking with Data/ AI and ML
The Future of Corporate Banking
- Explore the fundamentals shaping how priorities in corporate banking are changing today and into 2022
- How technology is transforming ecosystem
- The implication on the future of corporate banking
Achieving an End-to-End Lending Journey
- Optimizing capital through AI
- Digitization and a greater customer experience
- Efficient credit management
Accelerating Innovation through Human-Centred Design
- Attend this interactive workshop to discover new ways to approach and own sustainable innovation in your organisation by leveraging Finastra's Design Services
14.20 - 15.00Transformation in Payments is Happening Fast. How Do You React?
- We have a perfect storm in the world of Payments. Regulation changes such as PSD2, ISO20022, technology advances through ML and AI, and a move to a 24/7 culture.
- All of which creates a once in a lifetime opportunity for banks to take advantage of the fast paced innovation and opportunities that are arising in the payments space
- We understand the 'why' and 'what' but how should banks react to all of these changes, and how can they best take advantage of new trends like the move to platforms
Global Trade: Building an Effective Ecosystem
- Collaboration in the Trade & Supply Chain Finance Value Chain (with examples of fintech collaboration)
- Major Trade & Supply Chain DLT Initiatives
Syndicated Lending - Collaboration for change
- Industry is ripe for change especially in an increasingly digital world
- Collaboration and innovation in technologies are impacting the loan market
- Banks having to accept change quicker and more efficiently to meet customer demand
15.00 - 15.30Coffee-break, Networking
15.30 - 16.10Digital Leadership - Discover the Latest Advances in Cloud, Data Analytics, AI and Machine Learning
- The Technology Trends driving Digital transformation in FS in Northern Europe
- Accelerate your digital leadership with Cloud
- Empower Intelligent banking with Data/ AI and ML
Retail Banking – Digital, Analytics, Cloud and an API Rich Platform
- Is Cloud the new operating model in Retail Banking?
- How can Banks provide a highly personalized customer experience?
- What does API-rich platform means for banking?
Changing trends and innovation in treasury and capital markets
- Discover how developments around growth, efficiency and regulation are affecting financial services
- See the solutions available to help standardize front-to-back office processes to meet changing requirements
- Trends in banking innovation
The Journey to Cloud with Fusion Managed Services
- A guide to cloud and managed services with Finastra
- The trends and increasing importance of cloud
- Finastra solution to take on the burden of banks hosting and application management needs
16.20 - 17.00Payments in the Cloud
- Introduction around FusionFabric.Cloud and the benefits of platformification
- Discussion on how FGPP fits into this framework and how our deployment plan is targetted at becoming 'cloud native in 2020'
- Discussion on the types of cloud models (SAAS, Managed Hosted, Customer managed)
Readiness: Lending after Libor?
- The transition to alternative rates before the end-date
- What banks need to be ready for the change
- Next steps and how Finastra can help?
The Journey to Better Regulatory Compliance
- A discussion on how best to comply with with regulatory changes including: LIBOR, Regulatory Reporting, Basel IV
Harnessing the power of; with Fintech Q&A
- Developer portal and API roadmap overview
- Build an app in minutes: learn how accelerates innovation
- Fintech Q&A
17.00 - 17.10Switch-over to Plenary
17.10 - 17.50Keynote Presentation 
17.50 - 18.00Closing Remarks 
18.00 - 19.30Networking Cocktail


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Become a sponsor

Link with over 250 Senior Decision Makers

Finastra welcomes its strategic partners to benefit from this high-profile platform by unveiling your expertise to decision makers from across Central and Eastern Europe.

Here’s how we can help you as our strategic partner:

  • Align your brand with ours by highlighting your expertise through tailored, thought-leadership experiences
  • Secure face-to-face time with the financial community through branded event presence
  • Network and develop business-connections with decision makers and business leaders from the international banking sector

For more information please contact Marnie Giuranna Zaccaria – Head of Regional Marketing, Central and Eastern Europe at

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60549, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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