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8:00 am
Registration & Breakfast
9:00 am
Opening Keynote: How to Scale Quickly & Grow Internationally
Michele Romanow, star of Dragon's Den and Co-founder of Clearbanc
9:30 am
Disrupting User Behavior
Moderator: Tanya Plotnikoff | Panel: Kevin Levitt, Daniel Eberhard, Alyssa Furtado, Ali Pourdad
Can FinTech overcome inertia to change user-behavior? Learn how user-experience, educational content, and science are converging to disrupt user-behavior in banking.
10:10 am
Hot Startups Demo
Conference demos are hand-selected by a panel of experts and there's no way to apply. They feature the latest technology, often still in the lab, from some of the top late-stage FinTech companies. Best of all.. unlike some conferences, these slots are based on pure merit and cannot be sponsored.
11:10 am
The Mobile-Only FinTech Strategy
Moderator: Brian Zubert | Panel: Baanu Ratneswaran, Donald DeSantis, Harsh Sinha, Izabella Gabowicz
68% of us have smart phones, with 34% as our primary internet source according to Pew Research. Not only has a mobile-first product strategy risen to popularity, a mobile-only strategy is now fathomable. What's beyond check-deposits and mobile wallets?
12:50 pm
Afternoon Keynote: The Future of Digital Banking
Jay Sidhu, Chairman & CEO of BankMobile & Customer's Bank
1:15 pm
Ahead by a Century
Moderator: Robert Antoniades | Panel: Ashira Gobrin, Alex Kolicich, Janet Bannister, Jeff Mitelman
Canadian FinTech (and the Hip) were both ‘Ahead by a Century’. Toronto has been a tech powerhouse for as long as we can remember. How can Toronto continue its reign as the FinTech capital of Canada and beyond?
1:55 pm
Hot Startups Demo
Conference demos are hand-selected by a panel of experts and there's no way to apply. They feature the latest technology, often still in the lab, from some of the top late-stage FinTech companies. Best of all.. unlike some conferences, these slots are based on pure merit and cannot be sponsored.
2:55 pm
Smarter Than We Were. Not as Smart As We Will Be.
Moderator: Margaret J. Hartigan | Panel: Randy Cass, Dan Adamson, AJ Plotkin, Jana Eggers
Canadian engineering schools are churning out the future of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Are these technologies starting to materially affect FinTech and where are the current limitations?
3:35 pm
Hot Startups Demo
Conference demos are hand-selected by a panel of experts and there's no way to apply. They feature the latest technology, often still in the lab, from some of the top late-stage FinTech companies. Best of all.. unlike some conferences, these slots are based on pure merit and cannot be sponsored.
4:35 pm
Can Blockchain De-risk the Bank?
Moderator: Alan Wunsche | Panel: Joe Ventura, Karen Hsu, Guy Halford-Thomson, Greg Wolfond
Blockchain is often associated with speculative currency trading, however, the technology offers significant opportunities to de-risk the bank.
5:15 pm
Reception & Hors d’oeuvres

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Hear from those forging new trails in payments, blockchain, lending, robo-advisors, insurance tech, real estate and more. In addition to attracting hundreds of FinTech entrepreneurs, this conference also plays host to the investors and service providers that help accelerate startups. The audience can also look forward to keynotes, panels and demo updates from some of the top FinTech startups in the world.

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