2019 CANADA FINTECH FORUM

October 21 • 23

PALAIS DES CONGRÈS DE MONTRÉAL
Presented by
Portag3

Agenda October 22nd

 

Host of the 2019 Canada FinTech Forum, Karima Brikh, Animator, journalist, designer and documentary maker

October 22nd 2019 •

Speakers
Karima Brikh

Karima Brikh

Animator, journalist, designer and documentary maker
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Braindate lounge Opening

October 22nd, 2019 • 8am to 6pm

Room
 
 
Description

Braindate - the empowering collaborative learning experience at Canada FinTech Forum.

Braindate is a way of connecting with and learning from the people around you at the event.

This year, with the collaboration of Society General, we’re launching an inspiring initiative to foster knowledge sharing through one-on-one and group conversations. Participants will use Braindate leading up to and during this event to connect with each other.

Available from October 8th for 2019 Canada FinTech Forum registrants.


Brought to you by
8:30 AM to 8:45 AM

Opening Remarks by the CEO of Finance Montréal

Opening Remarks - October 22nd, 2019 • 8:30AM to 8:45AM

Room
Box Main Room
 
Description

Speaker

Louis Lévesque

Chief Executive Officer, Finance Montréal
8:45 AM to 9:00 AM

Welcoming remarks

October 22nd, 2019 • 8:45am to 9am

Room
Box Main Room
 
Description
Michel Bergeron, Chief Strategy Officer, BDC

Speakers
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Michel Bergeron

Chief Strategy Officer, BDC
9 AM to 9:25 AM

Evolution of the world FinTech scene with David Deane, Principal, Americas Digital Lead, Ernst & Young LLP

Keynote • October 22nd, 2019 • 9am to 9:25am

Room
Box Main Room
 
Description

Speaker
Peter Davis

David Deane

Principal, Americas Digital Lead, Ernst & Young LLP

Presented by
9:15 AM to 9:45 AM

Interview with Paul Desmarais III

Recording of an episode of the official podcast of the Canada FinTech Forum - October 22nd • 9:15am to 9:45am

Room
Podcast studio - Deloitte Techno Zone
 
Description

NEW THIS YEAR - Official Podcast of the Canada FinTech Forum

Interviews will be conducted by John Siracusa, Host the "Bank on it" and Before the A" podcasts; in our podcast studio located in the Deloitte Techno Zone.

The episodes recorded during the conference will be available online a few days after the event. Some seating is provided in the podcast studio for those wishing to attend the recording of an episode of the official podcast of the Canada FinTech Forum.


Speakers

John Siracusa

Host of the "Bank on it" and "Before the A" Podcasts

Paul Desmarais III

CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF SAGARD HOLDINGS, EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN AND CO-FOUNDER OF PORTAG3 VENTURES, AND CHAIRMAN AND CO-FOUNDER OF DIAGRAM
9:25 AM to 9:30 PM

Alexandre Sieber, Executive Vice-President, Business Financing and Client Strategies, Investissement Québec

Opening Remarks • October 22nd, 2019 • 9:25am to 9:30am

Room
Box Main Room
 
Description

Speakers
Alexandre Sieber

Alexandre Sieber

Executive Vice-President, Business Financing and Client Strategies, Investissement Québec
9:30 AM to 10:15 AM

ALIGNING CLIENT AND TECHNOLOGY

Panel • October 22nd, 2019 • 9:30am to 10:15am

Room
Box Main Room
 
Description

Speakers
Michael Stephan

Michael Stephan

COO and Co-founder, Raisin
Daniel Kornitzer

Daniel Kornitzer

Chief Business Development Officer, PaySafe
Yelena Reznikova

Yelena Reznikova

Director of Partnerships, Plaid
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Farah Abdul Baki

Vice President, Global Corporate Bank, J.P. Morgan
Shane Parkhill

Shane Parkhill

Head of Canadian Operations, Revolut
Milind Mehere

Milind Mehere

Founder and CEO, YieldStreet

Presented by
9:30 AM to 9:50 AM

Gerti Dervishi, Co-founder, Head of Global Partnerships & Managing Director, Flybits and Vishy Venugopalan, Senior Vice President, Venture Investing, Citi Ventures

Presentation • 22nd october 2019 • 9:30am to 9:50am

Room
Banquet Hall
Description

Speakers
Michael Stephan

Gerti Dervishi

Co-founder, Head of Global Partnerships & Managing Director, Flybits
Michael Stephan

Vishy Venugopalan

Senior Vice President, Venture Investing, Citi Ventures

9:50 AM to 10:10 AM

Trusted Digital Transformation using AI in Financial Services John Weigelt and Gladstone Grant

Presentation • October 22nd 2019 • 9:50am to 10:10am

Room
Banquet Hall
Description

Speakers
John Weigelt

John Weigelt

National Technology Officer, Microsoft Canada
Gladstone Grant

Gladstone Grant

National Director of Solutions, Microsoft Technology Centres

10:15 AM to 10:45 AM
Deloitte Techno Zone
Flash Talks - Part 1
10:40 AM to 10:45 AM

Special Announcement, AMF, UQAM and Finance Montréal

Special Announcement - October 22nd, 2019 • 10:40 AM to 10:45 AM

Room
Box Main Room
 
Description

Speakers

Louis Morisset

President and CEO, Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF)

Matthieu Cardinal

Vice-president, FinTech Development and Corporate Affairs, Finance Montréal
10:45 AM to 11:10 AM

From product development to customer experience: a bank's digital transformation with Thierry Bujon de l'Estang

Keynote • October 22nd, 2019 • 10:45am to 11:10am

Room
Box Main Room
 
Description

Speakers
Thierry Bujon de l'Estang

Thierry Bujon de l'Estang

Head of Digital Bank for Clients, Corporate & Institutional Banking, BNP Paribas
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Diversity and inclusion in FinTech

Panel • October 22nd, 2019 • 11am to 11:45am

Room
Accenture Panel Room
 
Description

Speakers
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Emilio Imbriglio

President and CEO, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton
Daisy Dedeian

Daisy Dedeian

Manager, CH&Co.
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Jennifer McDonald

Chief Operating Officer, Mylo
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Melissa Pauléat

Vice President of Marketing, Mobeewave
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Tanya Andreasyan

MD and Editor-in-Chief, FinTech Futures
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Valérie Castaigne

Vice-President, Analytical services, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Presented by
11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Interview with Yves-Gabriel Leboeuf

Recording of an episode of the official podcast of the Canada FinTech Forum - October 22nd, 2019 • 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Room
Podcast Studio - Deloitte Techno Zone
 
Description

NEW THIS YEAR - Official Podcast of the Canada FinTech Forum

Interviews will be conducted by John Siracusa, Host the "Bank on it" and Before the A" podcasts; in our podcast studio located in the Deloitte Techno Zone.

The episodes recorded during the conference will be available online a few days after the event. Some seating is provided in the podcast studio for those wishing to attend the recording of an episode of the official podcast of the Canada FinTech Forum.


Speakers

John Siracusa

Host of the "Bank on it" and "Before the A" Podcasts

Yves-Gabriel Leboeuf

Co-founder and CEO, Flinks
11:10 AM to 11:35 AM

Tranformation in the Digital Payment Space with Mike Cook

Keynote • October 22nd, 2019 • 11:10am to 11:35am

Room
Box Main Room
 
Description

Speakers
Mike Cook

Mike Cook

Mike Cook, General Manager for IBM Payments Centre, VP & Managing Partner, IBM Global Business Services
11:35 AM to 12:00 PM

Unleash the true power of your data using AI with Nabeel Ebrahim

Keynote • October 22nd, 2019 • 11:35am to 12pm

Room
Box Main Room
 
Description

Speakers
Nabeel Ebrahim

Nabeel Ebrahim

Chief Revenue Officer, Behavox
12:00 PM to 12:40 PM

Lunch

Lunch • October 22nd, 2019 • 12:00pm to 12:40pm

Rooms
Banquet Hall and Common Area
 
Description

Lunch is included in all Canada FinTech Forum packages, see details below.

For people with a "Full Access" ticket, a meal will be served at the table in the banquet room just before Jen Easterly's conference.

For people with a "Site Access" ticket, a buffet will be available at noon in the FinTech Forum's common area.


12:40 PM to 12:45 PM

Jean-François Boulet, Senior Vice-President, Client and Employee Experience, iA Financial Group

Opening Remarks; October 22nd, 2019 • 12:40pm to 12:45pm

Room
Banquet Hall
 
Description

This conference is accessible only to participants with "Full Access" tickets.


Speaker
Jean-Francois Boulet

Jean-François Boulet

Senior Vice-President, Client and Employee Experience, iA Financial Group
12:45 PM to 1:30 PM

Safeguarding Data in an Increasingly Complex World with Jen Easterly

Luncheon conference, October 22nd, 2019 • 12:45pm to 1:30pm

Room
Banquet Hall
 
Description

This conference is accessible only to participants with "Full Access" tickets.


Speakers
Jen Easterly

Jen Easterly

Managing Director, Global Head of Cybersecurity Fusion Center, Morgan Stanley
Jen Easterly

Sean Silcoff

Business Reporter, Globe and Mail
(Interviewer)

Presented by
12:15 PM to 12:45 PM

Interview with Maor Amar

Recording of an episode of the official podcast of the Canada FinTech Forum - October 22nd, 2019 • 12:15 PM to 12:45 PM

Room
Podcast Studio - Deloitte Techno Zone
 
Description

NEW THIS YEAR - Official Podcast of the Canada FinTech Forum

Interviews will be conducted by John Siracusa, Host the "Bank on it" and Before the A" podcasts; in our podcast studio located in the Deloitte Techno Zone.

The episodes recorded during the conference will be available online a few days after the event. Some seating is provided in the podcast studio for those wishing to attend the recording of an episode of the official podcast of the Canada FinTech Forum.


Speakers

John Siracusa

Host of the "Bank on it" and "Before the A" Podcasts

Maor Amar

Managing Partner, Impression Ventures
1:30 PM to 2:15 PM

East Coast vs West Coast: the different FinTech ecosystems in the USA

Panel • October 22nd, 2019 • 1:30pm to 2:15pm

Room
Accenture Panel Room
 
Description

Speakers
Bijon Mehta

Bijon Mehta

Managing Director, Financial Services, Box
David Sica

David Sica

Partner, Nyca Partners
John Siracusa

John Siracusa

Host of the “Bank on it” and “Before the A” Podcasts
John Siracusa

Anna Garcia

Co-Founder & Partner, Runway Venture Partners
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Jean Donnelly

Executive Director, FinTech Sandbox
2:20 PM to 2:30 PM

Louis Vachon, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Bank

Special presentation • October 22nd, 2019 • 2:20pm to 2:30pm

Room
Box Main Room
 
Description

Speaker
Louis Vachon

Louis Vachon

President and Chief Executive Officer, National Bank
2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Deloitte Techno Zone
Flash Talks - Part 2
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

FinTech Start-up Pitch Contest

October 22nd, 2019 • 2:30pm to 4pm

Room
Box Main Room
 
Description
The 2019 Canada FinTech Forum is offering 9 emerging FinTech start-ups the opportunity to increase their visibility in the financial services industry including investors and strategic partners. Each company selected will have 5 minutes to present their business and technology, as well as have a chance to receive an investment offer of 1M$ or a $25,000 cash prize.

Find out more

Selected startups

Darryl Hicks

Founder and CEO, FlexPay

Erin Bury

Co-founder and CEO, Willful

Amir Tajkarimi

Co-founder and CEO, Lexop

Pauline Shum Nolan

Co-founder and CEO, Wealthscope

Mathieu Lavoie

Co-founder and CEO, Flare Systems

Aamna Zia

VP, Finance and Growth, Flare Systems

Mark Evans

Co-founder, President and CEO, Conquest Planning

Chris Greenfield

Founder and CEO, tiptap

Cactus Raazi

CEO, Elefant inc.

Chanddeep Madaan

CEO, Aya Payments

Judges
Anthony Rjeilly

Anthony Rjeilly

Partner, National Practice Leader Digital Transformation and Innovation, EY
David Sica

David Sica

Partner, Nyca Partners
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Anna Garcia

Co-Founder & Partner, Runway Venture Partners
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Peter Misek

Co-Founder & Partner, Framework Venture Partners (Animateur)
Michael Stephan

Vishy Venugopalan

Senior Vice President, Venture Investing, Citi Ventures
Stephanie Choo

Stephanie Choo

Partner, Head of Investments, Portag3 Ventures

Alex Laverdiere

Director, Venture Capital, Investissement Québec
3:15 PM to 3:45 PM

Interview with Liam Cheung

Recording of an episode of the official podcast of the Canada FinTech Forum - October 22nd, 2019 • 3:15 PM to 3:45 PM

Salle
Podcast Studio - Deloitte Techno Zone
 
Description

NEW THIS YEAR - Official Podcast of the Canada FinTech Forum

Interviews will be conducted by John Siracusa, Host the "Bank on it" and Before the A" podcasts; in our podcast studio located in the Deloitte Techno Zone.

The episodes recorded during the conference will be available online a few days after the event. Some seating is provided in the podcast studio for those wishing to attend the recording of an episode of the official podcast of the Canada FinTech Forum.


Speakers

John Siracusa

Host of the "Bank on it" and "Before the A" Podcasts

Liam Cheung

Executive Chairman at Mylo Technologies Inc.
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Worldwide regulation with the GFIN

Panel • October 22nd, 2019 • 4pm to 4:45pm

Room
Accenture Panel Room
 
Description

Speakers
Nick Cook

Nick Cook

Director of Innovation, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
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Cuihua Cartwright

Senior Advisor – Innovation Hub, Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)
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Aqsa Zubair

Senior Officer, Blockchain and Fintech, Bermuda Monetary Authority
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Oumar Diallo

Directeur, Fintech et Innovation, Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF)
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Manoj Pundit

Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Presented by
4:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Interview with Peter Misek

Recording of an episode of the official podcast of the Canada FinTech Forum - October 22nd, 2019 • 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Room
Podcast Studio - Deloitte Techno Zone
 
Description

NEW THIS YEAR - Official Podcast of the Canada FinTech Forum

Interviews will be conducted by John Siracusa, Host the "Bank on it" and Before the A" podcasts; in our podcast studio located in the Deloitte Techno Zone.

The episodes recorded during the conference will be available online a few days after the event. Some seating is provided in the podcast studio for those wishing to attend the recording of an episode of the official podcast of the Canada FinTech Forum.


Speakers

John Siracusa

Host of the "Bank on it" and "Before the A" Podcasts

Peter Misek

Founding Partner, Framework Venture Partners
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

End of day cocktail

October 22nd, 2019 • 5pm to 6pm

Room
Deloitte Techno Zone
 
Description
Nothing better to end your day than by attending the cocktail in the Deloitte Techno Zone! In addition to having the opportunity to chat with the FinTech community, exclusive announcements and draws will be held there.

Remarks
Martin Latreille

Martin Latreille

Portfolio Director, Financial Services Investments, Fonds de solidarité FTQ

Presented by
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Dinner-conference

October 22nd, 2019 • 7pm to 9pm

Room
Banquet Hall
 
Description
M. Peter T. Grauer, Chairman, Bloomberg

Speakers
M. Peter T. Grauer

M. Peter T. Grauer

Chairman, Bloomberg

Interviewed by :
Margaret Franklin

Margaret Franklin

CFA, President and CEO, CFA Institute

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