Finastra Universe LondonFinastra Universe London

Finastra Universe London

2 - 3 December 2019

 

About the Event

Now in its fifth year, the Finastra Universe London conference is part of a global executive event series, focusing on fintech and the future of financial services. Join us to explore the growing impact of technology on the banking sector and address the challenges facing banks as they accelerate their transformation into strategically focused, technologically adept and operationally agile organizations.

This year, we are looking forward to welcoming over 300 senior executives from across the UK, Ireland, the Nordics and Israel to our London event. We will be providing insights on the developing future of financial services and how open platforms, cloud adoption, artificial intelligence, payments and other technologies are revolutionizing the banking landscape. We will support banks to address and overcome challenges caused by a dynamic market with more agility, innovation, integration and security.


Why Attend the Finastra Universe?

  • To further develop your digital transformation and competitive strategy that drives a business model that gives your customers a greater value
  • Create a tailored experience to get the highest possible return for your time out of the office - immerse yourself in the innovations of tomorrow from a selection of insightful Open Forum sessions covering Retail Banking, Payments, Lending, Strategic Treasury and much more
  • Gain valuable insights into the latest technologies in the global banking market and understand how they will impact you, your competition and your customers
  • Network and build relationships with the region’s technological pioneers and industry leaders

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Agenda

Dedicated open forum sessions

  • Open Platform 101 + Fintech Q&A
  • Transformation in Payments
  • A greater connected experience in Lending
  • Digital leadership - the latest advances in cloud, data & AI
  • What are the use cases for Distributed Ledger technology?
  • Retail Banking: The only way is cloud
  • Major trends in banking treasury
  • Strategic Working Capital Finance
  • Future-proof LIBOR
  • Supporting client projects through Fusion Assure
  • Payments in the Cloud
  • Getting smarter about risk management

Meet subject matter experts

  • One-on-one expert meetings
  • Roundtable discussions
  • Strong networking opportunities

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At-a-Glance: Monday, 2nd December 2019

12:00 Partner Day

At-a-Glance: Tuesday, 3rd December 2019

8.30-9.15Registration and Networking
9.15-9.30 Welcome MC
Jenny Kalenderidis, Managing Director, Northern Europe, Finastra
9.30-9.40 Welcome to the 5th Finastra Universe
Dermot O'Kelly, General Manager, Europe Sales, Finastra
9.40-10.15 The Future of Finance is Open
Eric Duffaut, President & Global Head of Field Operations, Finastra
10.15-10.40 "Platform Reality: Transforming with Agility and Speed"
Eli Rosner, Chief Product and Technology Officer
10.40-11.10 BREAK
11.10-11.35 Platformification: Taking your bank to the next level
Robert McWilliam, Managing Director, Financial Markets, ING
Lekshmi Nair, Managing Director, Strategic Accounts, Europe, Finastra
11.35-11.55 Innovate @ Speed - the next steps
Jenny Kalenderidis, Managing Director, Northern Europe, Finastra
Cécile André Leruste, Managing Director, European Banking Lead, Accenture (Guest speaker)
12.00-13.10 LUNCH
OPEN FORUM SESSIONS
 ABCD
13.10-13.50Transformation 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. How can they best take advantage of them and set themselves up to succeed?
Paul Thomalla, Global Head of Payment, Finastra
Lisa Neary, Head of Payment Schemes,Cooperative Bank
Vincent Brennan, Head of Group Payments and BCM, Bank of Ireland
Daniel Szmukler, Director, EBA
Achieving an end to end lending journey
- optimizing capital through AI
- digitization and a greater customer experience
- efficient credit management
Chris Papathanassi, Global Solution Lead, Lending, Finastra
John Payne, Lead Product Manager, Finastra
Digital leadership - discover the latest advances in cloud, data analytics, artificial intelligence 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
Andrei Charniauski, Director, Market Intelligence, Finastra
Ines Mauricio, WW FSI Industry Advisor, Microsoft
Design Thinking in Action
Human centered approaches to tackle customer problems
Own the next era of innovation and see how you can enrich the present, envision the future and create differentiated value by leveraging Finastra's Design Services. Join this fun interactive workshop to learn more.
Tanaya Jasubhai, Design and Customer Innovation, Finastra
Jean Hogan, Best Practices Principal, Finastra
14.00-14.40Harnessing the power of FusionFabric.cloud; with Fintech Q&A
- Developer portal and API roadmap overview
- Build an app in minutes: learn how FusionFabric.cloud accelerates innovation
- Fintech Q&A with Conpend for Trade Finance
Sadiq Javeri, Global Head of Strategy and Operations, FusionFabric.cloud, Finastra
Marc Smith, Founder & CEO, CONPEND
Retail Banking: The only way is cloud – Innovation without limits
- Cloud is presenting an unprecedented opportunity, is Cloud the new operating model in Retail Banking?
- What's driving Banks to the cloud?
- What does Cloud means for banking?
- Cloud Deployment Success Factor
Mary Connor, Director, Product Management, Finastra
Matt Frank, Cloud Lead Consultant, KPMG
Felipe Penacoba, Enterpirse Architect, Finastra
David Procter, CTO, revverbank

 
Pathways to Innovation in Treasury, Capital Markets and Risk
- Learn about the latest innovation trends in financial services
- Discover the role of new technologies, collaboration and open ecosystems in fostering Treasury innovation
- See practical demonstrations of how innovative solutions can help your organization
- Learn how your organization can innovate faster
Michael Henssler, General Manager, Treasury, Capital Markets & Risk, Finastra
Arnaud Picut, Head of Risk Practice, Finastra
Andrew Lane, CEO, Acuity
Sunder Ganesh, Vice President & Client Partner, ITC Infotech
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
Richard Winter, Global Services Head of Technology, Finastra
14.50-15.20 BREAK 
15.20-16.00 Envisioning The Future of Working Capital Finance
- Collaboration in the working capital finance value chain
- Major working capital finance DLT Initiatives
- How is digitisation impacting the risk profile of banks?
- Non-bank entrants into the financial services market - an opportunity, or threat?
- Best practices for FIs in adapting business models to make best use of AI to facilitate transaction processing
Iain MacLennan, Head of Trade & Supply Chain Finance Product, Finastra
Marc Smith, Founder & CEO, CONPEND
Syndicated Lending – Time for Change
- Industry is ripe for change especially in an increasingly digital world
- Reduction of Operational Risk within the Market to ensure growth
- Digitise to increase Liquidity with increased speed of settlement
Doug Laurie, Director- Programme Lead, Wholesale Lending Technology and Change, Barclays
Nigel Houghton, Managing Director, LMA
James Brierly, Senior Business Analyst at Park Square Capital, Park Square
Helen Orton, Senior Principal Product Manager, Finastra
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
Richard Winter, Global Services Head of Technology, Finastra
Digital leadership - discover the latest advances in cloud, data analytics, artificial intelligence 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
Andrei Charniauski, Director, Market Intelligence, Finastra
Ines Mauricio, WW FSI Industry Advisor, Microsoft
16.10-16.50 Payments 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)
- Cloud benefits (agility, predictability, efficiency)
- Use cases: Infy app, Buckzy use case
- Microsoft to present on what they have done with us and why they are a trusted partner.
Dagan Osovlansky, Senior Director, Payments, Finastra
Janet Jones, Head of Industry Strategy, Microsoft
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?
Robert Downs, Senior Principal Product Manager, Finastra
David Hobbs, Senior Principal, Solution Architect, Finastra
Simon Thorogood,Programme Director, Issuer Services, HSBC Securities Services, HSBC
Neil Budd, Managing Director - Financial Services, Accenture
Industry shifts in Treasury and Capital Markets
- Learn about how LIBOR is impacting the industry
- 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
Michael Henssler, General Manager, Treasury & Capital Markets, Finastra
Pedro Porfirio, Head of Treasury & Capital Markets, Finastra
Mikkel Olsen, Director of Corporate Banking, SDC
James Lewis, Head of EMEA Risk & Regulatory Insights, KPMG
Opening New Frontiers in 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
Tim Tyler, Senior Industry Principal, Finastra
Carlos Teixeira, Senior Industry Principal, Finastra
Rory Sutton, Director, Accenture
16.50-17.00 Switch-over to Plenary 
17.00-17.20 Keynote Presentation
Eileen Burbidge, Partner at Passion Capital and Chair of Tech Nation
 
17.20-17.30 Closing Remarks
Simon Paris, Chief Executive Officer, Finastra
 

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