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26-27 February, 2018

MADINAT JUMEIRAH CONFERENCE & EVENTS CENTRE DUBAI U.A.E

26 February 2018

08:00

Registration, breakfast and networking

08:45 preview

Demo: Demo Session One

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Demo: Demo Session One

Startup and established fintech companies have just 7 minutes to demo their latest solutions live. No slides or video are allowed! Finovate's competitive application process ensures only truly innovative companies make it to the stage. 

Demoing companies include: 

  • RISQ
  • Dorsum
  • Wealth Migrate
  • ebankIT
9:45 preview

Panel discussion: Starter for one minute – What does a fintech want? What does a bank want? What does the investor think?

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Panel discussion: Starter for one minute – What does a fintech want? What does a bank want? What does the investor think?

 

09:47

Keynote: Keynote - the challenge and opportunity in the Middle East

Keynote: Keynote - the challenge and opportunity in the Middle East

10:10

Panel: Bank CEO panel: Driving innovation forward and the fintech global vision

Panel: Bank CEO panel: Driving innovation forward and the fintech global vision

11:00

Morning coffee and networking

11:30

United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Finance address and presentation on the fintech vision

United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Finance address and presentation on the fintech vision

12:00

What does the bank of the future look like?

What does the bank of the future look like?

12:20 preview

Demo: Demo Session Two

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Demo: Demo Session Two

Startup and established fintech companies have just 7 minutes to demo their latest solutions live. No slides or video are allowed! Finovate's competitive application process ensures only truly innovative companies make it to the stage. 

Demoing companies include: 

  • Munnypot
  • Ondot
  • ZagTrader
  • efigence
13:20 preview

Lunch and networking Speaker hosted topic roundtables, first come first served

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Lunch and networking Speaker hosted topic roundtables, first come first served

1. Applying data analytics in the financial sector

2. How will the FinTech Middle East market affect established markets in the years to come?

3. How to develop the best strategy to working with FinTechs

4. How startups are reinventing traditional financial services

5. Financial inclusion in a digital world   

6. How are technology companies set to change payments?

7. Building a cryptocurrency in a developed market versus the Middle East

Banking and payments

Banking and payments

14:20

Panel: Panel discussion – How far can we go with big wallets?

Panel: Panel discussion – How far can we go with big wallets?

15:00

Think different. Exploring the launch of Apple Pay in UAE?

Think different. Exploring the launch of Apple Pay in UAE?

15:20

How will new technologies transform payments?

How will new technologies transform payments?

15:40

Afternoon networking break and refreshments in the exhibit hall

16:10

Big bank fireside chat: Emirates NBD

Big bank fireside chat: Emirates NBD

16:30 preview

Demo: Demo Session Three

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Demo: Demo Session Three

Startup and established fintech companies have just 7 minutes to demo their latest solutions live. No slides or video are allowed! Finovate's competitive application process ensures only truly innovative companies make it to the stage. 

17:00 preview

Reception and networking Topic led roundtables in the exhibit hall, first come first served

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Reception and networking Topic led roundtables in the exhibit hall, first come first served

1. The future of banking platforms – open banking – optimism or fear?

2. How disruptive FinTech affects Islamic finance?

3. What will happen with the introduction of VAT in the Middle East

4. Look into the future – how investors see the FinTech developments

5. How to leverage arbitrage? Empowering the banks

6. How system integrators can sustain FinTech growth?

7. How wealth management could evolve from a banking perspective 

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