Program Overview

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Day 1 – Tuesday 15 October 2019

13:00 – 14:00 Registration and Lunch Room: Atrium
14:00 – 14:05 Conference Opening Address
Rebecca Schot-Guppy, FinTech Australia

Room: Deakin Edge

MC: Ghela Boskovich, FemTech Global

14:05 – 14:10 Official Welcome Address (via Video)
Senator Jane Hume, Minister for Fintech, Superannuation
14:10 – 14:55

KEYNOTE:
On Board the Global Open Banking Journey

Speaker: Gwen Sandberg, Tink AB

14:55 – 15:35

KEYNOTE:
How Fintech is Shaping Changes to the Regulators and Regulation

Speaker: Nilixa Devlukia, Payments Solved

15:35 – 16:20

PANEL:
How to Prospa: Lessons from Fintech’s Biggest IPO

Moderator: James Cameron, AirTree

Panellists:
Beau Bertoli
, Prospa
James Cameron, AirTree
Tony Holt
, Square Peg Capital
Georgina Lalor
, Macquarie Capital
Richard Sleijpen, UBS Investment Banking

16:20 – 17:00

KEYNOTE:
Experience is the New Loyalty

Speaker: Aoife Houlihan, Klarna

17:00 – 18:45 Welcome Reception – Co-Sponsored by Square AU and BDO Room: Atrium
19:00 – 22:00 VIP Speaker Dinner (invitation only) Gazi Restaurant

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Day 2 – Wednesday 16 October 2019

8:30 – 9:00 Arrival Tea and Coffee Room: Atrium
8:55 – 9:00 Day 2 Opening

Room: Deakin Edge

MC: Ghela Boskovich, FemTech Global

9:00 – 9:30

KEYNOTE:
From competing to partnering – why banks are knocking on TransferWise’s door?

Speaker: Murali Akella, TransferWise

9:30 – 10:30

DEBATE:
Open Banking: Financial Services Great Opportunity or a Big Distraction?

Moderator: Ghela Boskovich, FemTech Global

Panellists:
Nilixa Devlukia, Payments Solved
Scott Farrell, King & Wood Mallesons
Luke Howes, illion Open Data Solutions
Dom Pym, Up
Stuart Stoyan, MoneyPlace
Kate Crous, CBA

10:30 – 11:00 Morning Tea – Sponsored by Macquarie Group Room: Atrium
Room: Deakin Edge
MC: Ghela Boskovich, FemTech Global
Room: Zinc 1
MC: Lauren Capelin, Reinventure
Room: Zinc 2
MC: Mel Mack, PR Consultant
11:00 – 11:45

PANEL & FIRESIDE CHAT:
Platform is the New Play

Moderator: Elly Bloom, NAB

Speakers:
Simon Costello, Frankie Financial
Phillip Kingston, Sargon
Andrew Clouston, Volt

PRESENTATION:
Fintech 2.0

Speaker:
Anthony Nantes
, Wisr

PRESENTATION 1:
Importance of Culture and Hiring When Building a Start-up

Speaker:
Ruth Hatherley, MoneyCatcha

PRESENTATION 2: 
The Future of Work is disrupting the traditional hierarchical business model. Like it or not.

Speaker:
Barbara Sharp, Pax Republic

11:45 – 12:30

PANEL:
Payments Innovation: What is Next for the Payments Revolution?

Moderator: Jaime Lumsden Kelly, The Fold Legal

Panellists:
Andy White, Australian Payments Network
Simone Joyce, Paypa Plane
Albert Naffah, CBA
Katrina Stuart, New Payments Platform
Tony Richards, Reserve Bank of Australia

PANEL:
Going Global: Navigating Cross-Border Regulations

Moderator: Sinead Lynch, DLA Piper

Panellists:
Mark Adams,
ASIC
James Foster
, EzyPay
Dave Stein, Airwallex

 

PANEL:
Is Wealth Tech all Style and No Substance, or the Hidden Gem of Fintech?

Moderator: Lynda Coker, Scale Investors

Panellists:
Stephen Jackel, mypropserity
Patrick Garrett, Six Park
Jacinta Jones, Roll-It Super
Joel Robbie, Nod

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch – sponsored by Afterpay Room: Zinc
Room: Deakin Edge
MC: Ghela Boskovich, FemTech Global
Room: Zinc 1
MC: Lauren Capelin, Reinventure
Room: Zinc 2
MC: Mel Mack, PR Consultant
13:30 – 14:00

PANEL:
High Energy: The Fintechs Changing the Property & Energy Markets

Moderator: Bec Martin, Message Media

Panellists:
Anya Nova, Power Ledger
Gordon Christian, PRD Nationwide
Mike Thanos, Insight Data Solutions

PANEL:
Fintech’s Role in a Sustainable Growth Economy

Moderator: Hannah Glass, King & Wood Mallesons

Panellists:
Adam Milgrom, Giant Leap Fund
Tom Culver, Goodments
Jade Ong, AtlasTrend
Damien Kassabgi, Afterpay

PANEL:
Cybersecurity: Questions to Ask Your Fintech Partner About Their Security

Moderator: Kirsten McIntosh,  Cyrise

Panellists:
Paul Kang, Entersoft
Solo Kombani, Aiculus
Paras Shah, Vital Advisory
Martin McCann, Trade Ledger

14:00 – 14:30

PRESENTATION:
Are Mortgages Broken?: RC Impact and How Tech is Solving these Challenges

Speaker:
Nathan Walsh, Athena Home Loans

PRESENTATION:
2030, the Year that Payments Died

Speaker:
Christian Westerlind Wigstrom
,
Monoova

PANEL:
How is Alternative Lending Changing Everyday Lives?

Moderator: Anna Fitzgerald,  Prospa

Panellists:
Anthony Eisen, Afterpay
Daniel Foggo, RateSetter
Rael Ross, Butn

14:30 – 15:00

PANEL:
The Implementation of OB:  How Successfully Will it be Rolled Out…

Moderator: David Kreltszheim, Cornwalls

Panellists:
Kathryn Wardell, The Treasury
Ross Sharrott,
MoneyTree
Aidan O’Shaughnessy
, Australian Banking Association
James Bligh, Data61
Natalie Plumridge, ACCC

PANEL:
The Necessary Compliance Overhaul Post RC in the Financial Services Sector

Moderator: Jennifer Harrison, Reputation Edge

Panellists:
Ray Horan, Emotics
Samantha Clarke, Advice Regtech
Maree O’Flaherty, Clear Dynamics

PANEL:
FinTech Bridge.. How is it operational and what are some success stories?

Moderator: Katie Heathcote, Austrade

Panellists:
Phillipa Martinelli,
 Department of International Trade
Chris Hancock Crowd 2 Fund
Sophie Gerber, Traction FinTech
Phil Vidler, Fintech Alliance

15:00 – 15:30 Afternoon Tea sponsored by Identitii Room: Zinc
Room: Deakin Edge
MC: Ghela Boskovich, FemTech Global
Room: Zinc 2
15:30 – 16:15

KEYNOTE:
Importance of Culture Post Royal Commission: In Both Banks and Fintechs

Speaker: Natasha Osmond-Dreyer,
Blue Marbles

 

PRESENTATION:
A Big Deal for Fintech: How Machine Learning is Changing Financial Services and How Fintech Can Lead the Way

Speaker: David Pearson, Amazon Web Services

 

16:15 – 17:00

FIRESIDE CHAT:

Speakers:
Shayne Elliott, ANZ
Alan Tsen, FinTech Australia

19:00 – 22:00 Industry Dinners (various locations)

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Day 3 – Thursday 17 October 2019

8:30 – 9:00 Arrival Tea and Coffee Room: Atrium
8:55 – 9:00 Day 3 Opening MC: Ghela Boskovich, FemTech Global
Room: Deakin Edge Room: Zinc 1
9:00 – 9:45

REGTECH CASE STUDY:
Using AI to Support Vulnerable Customers

Speaker:
Joanne Smith, Recordsure

9:45 – 10:30

KEYNOTE:
Re-igniting SME Banking: The Impact of the Alternative Remedies Package on the UK Market

Speaker: David Thomasson, Product Director, Payments and Commercial Lending at Metro Bank

PANEL:
One Year On: How Fintech are Using Crowdfunding for Growth

Moderator: Camilla Cooke, Xinja

Panellists:
Jonny Wilkinson, Equitise
Matt Vitale, Birchal
Siobhan Hayden, ex. Hashching
Tim Dean, Credi

10:30 – 11:00 Morning Team Room: Atrium
Room: Deakin Edge
MC: Ghela Boskovich, FemTech Global
Room: Zinc 1
MC: Lauren Capelin, Reinventure
Room: Zinc 2
MC: Mel Mack, PR Consultant
11:00 – 11:45

PRESENTATION:
Engineering a Global Payment Product

Speaker:
Craig Rees, Airwallex

FIRESIDE CHAT:
Fintech as a Force for Good

Speakers:
Michelle Commandeur, ANZ
Shahirah Gardner, Finch

PRESENTATION:
How Culture Can Drive Global Growth

Speaker:
Michelle Duval, Fingerprint for Success

11:45 – 12:30

PANEL:
Digital ID: Identity in the 21st Century

Moderator: Joni Pirovich, Hall & Wilcox

Panellists:
Dermot McCann, Priviti
Margo Stephen, Australia Post
Rick Iversen, NAB
Jonathon Thorpe, Digital Transformation Agency

PANEL:
Real Insights into Building a Bank (Challenger Banks): What is your Differentiator?

Moderator: Kate Wilson, RFi Group

Panellists:
Joe McGuire, MyMy
Dom Pym, Up
Will Mahon-Heap, Revolut
Camilla Cooke – Xinja

PANEL:
Activating Our Super Funds: How Can Everyone Benefit?

Moderator: Jane Macnamara, Financial Services Council

Panellists:
Jess Ellerm, Zuper
Mark MacLeod, Roll-It Super
Carla Harris, MyLongevity App

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Room: Zinc
Room: Deakin Edge
MC: Ghela Boskovich, FemTech Global
Room: Zinc 1
MC: Lauren Capelin
, Reinventure
Room: Zinc  2
MC: Mel Mack, PR Consultant
13:30 – 14:00

PRESENTATION & PANEL:
The EY FinTech Census

Moderator: Alice Chauvel, myprosperity

Speaker:
Meredith Angwin
, Ernst & Young

Panellists:
Ross Sharrott, MoneyTree
Gareth Gumbley, Frollo
Brian Collins, Startup Bootcamp
Meredith Angwin, Ernst & Young

PRESENTATION:
The Huddle Story: Machine Learning and Insurtech

Speaker:
Jason Wilby, Huddle

 

 

PANEL:
Fintech 2.0: What are the Trends Investors are Interested in for 2020?

Moderator: Jackie Vullinghs, AirTree

Panellists:
Simon Cant, Reinventure
Ron Spector, ANZ
Paul Naphtali, Rampersand

14:00 – 14:30

PANEL:
How Fintechs are Changing the Capital Markets

Moderator: Cathy Lyall, Seismic Foundry

Panellists:
Ben Williamson
, Fresh Equities
Jennifer Hsieh
, Trading Hub
James Gerraty, ASX

PANEL:
How do we Solve the $80 Billion Gap in Business Lending?

Moderator: Bronwen Clune, Victorian Innovation Hub

Panellists:
Matthew Costello, Greensill
Martin McCann, Trade Ledger
Charlotte Petris, Timelio
Alex Molloy, Valiant

PANEL:
Banking the Unbanked (ASEAN Opportunity)

Moderator: Katie Heathcote, Austrade

Panellists:
Joe McGuire, MyMy
Ian Pollari, KPMG
Simon Cant, Reinventure

14:30 – 15:00

PRESENTATION:
Open Banking in the wild: products, partnerships, and pitfalls

Speakers:
Shefali Roy,
 TrueLayer
Marie Steinthaler,
TrueLayer

 

PRESENTATION:
How an Aussie tech co is powering the growth of the world’s biggest BNPL companies

Speaker:
Christopher Koch, Fillr

PANEL:
SME Productivity Driven by e-Invoicing

Moderator: Rebecca Schot-Guppy,  Fintech

Panellists:
Ramez Katf, ATO
Drago Stanojic, ATO
Levine Naidoo, IBM
Robin Sands
, Link4

15:00 – 15:30 Afternoon Tea – sponsored by Identitii Room: Zinc
15:30 – 16:15

PANEL:
Making Sense of the Maze: Taking Payments Infrastructure Global

Moderator: Duncan Currie, Stage 3

Panellists:
Melissa Keir, Marqeta
Euan Walker, Verrency
Simon Lee, Assembly Payments
Nicholas Lembo, TransferWise
Tasneen Padiath, VISA

Room: Deakin Edge
MC: Ghela Boskovich, FemTech Global
16:15 – 17:00

KEYNOTE:
Fintech trends from an investor’s perspective

Speaker:
Andy Stewart
, Motive Partners

17:00 – 17:10

Conference Close

Alan Tsen, FinTech Australia

17:30 – 19:30 Closing Cocktail Function – co-sponsored by Hall & Willcox and TrueLayer
Rose Garden, Garden State Hotel
101 Flinders Ln, Melbourne

CONTACT US

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Julie Jerbic, Event Director
Total Conference Solutions
Phone: 07 5525 3875