Venue

Four Seasons Hotel

Date

22 – 24 October 2019

2019/10/24 00:45:18

Brochure

About Kuwait Fintech

Financial technology (FinTech) has evolved into a powerful global movement that has brought together entrepreneurs, technology giants and big banks to develop ideas and innovations that can harness the power of the digital age to create better, sustainable financial services for a wider, community more diverse for generations to come
Fintech technologies are creating space for an impressive array of new applications touching on services from payments to financing, better investment decisions through advanced analytics or reduced costs through improved post-trade processing platforms, asset management, insurance, regulatory oversight, audit and advice. Technological innovations may emerge as competitive alternatives to traditional financial market participants, market architecture and infrastructures.

Kuwait FinTech Conference & Exhibition is designed for the financial services and innovation community and seeks to showcase the latest financial technology thought leadership. It will also unravel the opportunities that exist today in the sector and open up discussion into the challenges faced by the sector today and aim to find solutions to them.

The event will bring together an exclusive group of leading corporates, regulators, entrepreneurs and academics from around the globe who will debate topics like payments, blockchain, robotic process automation, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, banking APIs and more!
The event will provide finance, banking, technology and other executives an opportunity to learn about the latest fintech developments. Furthermore, there will be ample opportunities to network with other professionals who share the same fintech interests. The event aims to enable attendees to learn, discuss and evaluate fintech topics with a greater degree of knowledge and industry insight.

Event Themes

BankTech

Future of Banking, Investments and Payments

InsurTech

Technological Advances in Insurance Industry

GovTech

Role of Regulatory Authorities and Demand Generation by Governments

Financial Inclusion

Technology Enabling Inclusion of Underserved in Finance

EmergeTech

Focus on Emerging Technologies Including AI, Cyber Security, Blockchain, IoT And Big Data

WHO WILL YOU MEET?

JOB TITLE

  • CEOS/COOS/CIOS/
  • CTOS/ CROS
  • SENIOR VICE PRESIDENTS/
  • VICE PRESIDENTS
  • MANAGING DIRECTORS/
  • DIRECTORS
  • HEADS
  • GENERAL MANAGERS/
  • MANAGERS/ASSISTANT
  • GENERAL MANAGERS
  • SPECIALISTS/EXPERTS/
  • EVANGELISTS

DEPARTMENT

  • DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION/
  • DIGITAL BANKING/EBANKING
  • RETAIL BANKING
  • CONSUMER BANKING
  • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
  • PRODUCTS & PRODUCT
  • MANAGEMENT
  • CARDS & TECHNOLOGY
  • BUSINESS INTEGRATION
  • RISK & COMPLIANCE
  • INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY
  • MARKETING
  • BANKING OPERATIONS
  • MOBILE BANKING
  • MIS/DATA WAREHOUSING/
  • BIG DATA
  • ENGINEERING SERVICES
  • CRM
  • ALTERNATIVE CHANNELS
  • SOCIAL MEDIA
  • CYBER SECURITY
  • RISK MANAGEMENT

INDUSTRY

  • BANKING
  • INSURANCE
  • NON-BANKING FINANCIAL
  • COMPANY
  • FINTECH

Workshop

Financial innovation & adjacency moves: Platforms, ecosystems, and digital plays

Instructor : Mohsen Malaki, Managing Director & Partner, Synergy Consulting Group, Dubai Workshop : Bank innovation & adjacency moves: Platforms, ecosystems, and digital plays
Time : 9 am to 1 pm
Date : 24 October 2019
Venue : Jabriya Hall (Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait )
Language : English

Abstract: With the increased interest form central banks around the region in OpenBanking and the encouragement of fintech startups, many banks are warming up to the idea of collaborating with, or even acquiring fintechs. But how do large traditional banks work with small, nimble startups? And how does this fit into the broader bank innovation strategy? We look at this in our brief 4 hour workshop.

  • Collaboration with fintechs and TechFins to drive innovation
  • Using multi-sided platform business model to drive collaborative innovation
  • Overview of OpenBanking & API developments around the world
  • The benefits of platform data
  • Placing bets in fintechs directly: CVCs, accelerators, innovation labs
  • Overview of bank digital-only subsidiaries developments and strategies

Registration

Conference Fee

250

KWD

Conference & Workshop Fee

350

KWD

Workshop Fee

150

KWD

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