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Digital Innovation in Banking and Fintech: Technologies and Platforms

13 June 2023

2pm-4pm GMT + 2hrs            13th, 15th, 20th, 22nd, and 23rd June 2023            Online event

The proliferation of technology in the banking industry presents challenges and opportunities for established financial institutions as well as massive possibilities for nimble fintechs and ambitious brands from other industries such as retail, technology, telecom and manufacturing.

Learn how to leverage the technologies and platforms reshaping banking directly from the companies creating them to:

  1. Transform an established bank into a leading technology-driven innovator
  2. Improve and enrich your current banking or fintech operation
  3. Transform any business into a financial services provider

What You Will Learn
1. Trends and innovations in mobile-first and digitally native banking
2. Technology solutions to improve operational efficiency and customer experience, and expedite regulatory compliance
3. New business models disrupting the industry and the technology enabling them
4. How to transform the organization for the digital world
5. Hot topics such as conversational AI, blockchain, generative AI (including ChatGPT), intelligent automation, open banking, digital identity, distributed finance, APIs and microservices, and open-source software for financial services

Target Audience
Leaders in banking and fintech responsible for driving digital transformation initiatives including:
C-Suite Executives  Directors  Chiefs-of-Staff  Startup Founders  Heads of Department  Managers  Team Leaders  Venture Capitalists
Specialists in standard business functions, product management, analytics, business architecture, customer experience, etc
Decision makers and key personnel from other industries who want to incorporate financial services into their product offering

1. Understand how digital is redefining banking and fintech, and the impact on your business
2. Leverage the latest technology to increase customer experience and to improve operational agility
3. Determine the technology and talent capabilities as well as the partnerships you need to develop to assure your future
4. Build a roadmap for your banking and/or fintech product development
5. Exploit innovation ecosystems to de-risk your innovation initiatives and drive growth
6. Use new digital business models to improve and enrich your current operation
7. Skillfully incorporate digital into your business strategy

Live online using a virtual conference tool
2 hours per day on 13th, 15th, 20th, 22nd, and 23rd June 2023
All sessions will be conducted 2pm-4pm GMT + 2 hours
Interactive sessions with direct Q ‘n A
All sessions will be recorded, enabling busy participants to catch up in their free time

Why Attend
1. Gain real-world knowledge to advance your career and your business
2. Learn new skills and viewpoints from industry leaders and innovators
3. Discover new and emerging products, services and solutions
4. Discover the innovations, trends, technology, and business models impacting your industry


This schedule is tentative and is subject to change without prior notice

Session 1. Major Trends in Banking   Tuesday 13 June 2023, 2pm-4pm GMT + 2 hours

Discover the innovations, trends, technology, and business models impacting the banking industry


Nadim Madi, Director Pre-Sales at Oracle – Key design paradigms for digital native challenger banks & trends in Africa



Brenton Naicker, Principal & Head of Growth (Africa) at  CV Lab (Blockchain VC) – Decentralized Finance: Opportunities in fintech and banking

Session 2. Key Technology Enablers   Thursday 15 June 2023, 2pm-4pm GMT + 2 hours

Learn how the latest technologies create new value and enable strategic business goals


Justin Arnoldi, Managing Director EMEA and APAC at Kasisto (Conversational AI for financial services) – The rise of conversational AI and its impact on banking and fintech in Africa


Heather Dahl, CEO at Indicio (Decentralized digital identity) – Faster, Easier, More Secure Banking Through Verifiable Credentials

Session 3. Value Chain Innovation   Tuesday 20 June 2023, 2pm-4pm GMT + 2 hours

Explore how digital technology helps to transform different parts of the banking value chain


Cathy Slider, Content and Communication Strategy at XDC Foundation (Blockchain) – Blockchain Strategies: Emerging Use Cases in Tokenization, Stablecoins, and Private Networks


Keelan Singh, EMEA banking industries lead at UiPath (Intelligent automation) – Applying intelligent automation and generative AI to meet rising customer expectations and to increase operational flexibility

Session 4. Business Model Innovation   Thursday 22 June 2023, 2pm-4pm GMT + 2 hours

Learn the new business models and platforms reshaping the banking industry


Kagan Sen, Presales Systems Engineer at SAS (AI and analytics software and solutions; digital banking frameworks) – Digital banking ecosystem and use cases


Javier Borkenztain, CEO and Founder at Fiter.io (Open-source for financial services) – Leveraging on open-source technologies to build the next generation of fintech

Session 5. Digital Strategy and Transformation   Friday 23 June 2023, 2pm-4pm GMT + 2 hours

Get the best practices and insights from leaders and innovators on how to plan and execute a digital transformation initiative


Aderinola Oloruntoye, Senior Industry and Value Advisor at SAP Africa – Key elements of a successful digital transformation strategy


Nadim Madi, Director Pre-Sales at Oracle – Managing the integration of new technology with legacy systems to get over major obstacles to technology adoption


Event moderator   All sessions


Dr. Muriel Chinoda, CEO at Business Engine (Digital transformation consulting)


Register through the registration link at the top of this page and follow the instructions in the followup automated email to complete the process

Contact events team at events@sdscope.com or call +263 77 341 9956

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13 June 2023


Live online using a virtual conference tool
+263 77 341 9956


+263 77 341 9956
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