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Day I – 23rd of November 2017


8:15 – 9:00 Registration of Participants

Inaugural Opening

9:00 – 9:30 Chairmen of the Advisory Boards Speech
FinTech Digital Congress & InsurTech Digital Congress

  • Marcin Petrykowski, Vice-Chairman of the FinTech Digital Congress Advisory Board; Managing Director S&P Global
  • Witold Jaworski, Chairman of the InsurTech Digital Congress Advisory Board; President of the Management Board, NIO

Keynote Speakers

9:30 – 9:45

Latest view on the Fintech / Insurtech industry – investors perspective
  • Tomasz Czechowicz, Chairman of the FinTech Digital Congress Advisory Board; President of the Management Board, MCI Capital

9:45 – 10:05

Innovation Agenda – BlockChain Innovation: the Key to Financial Inclusion
  • Bundeep Singh Rangar, CEO, PremFina, UK

10:05 – 10:25 Keynote Speaker

2018 ... The Perfect Storm
  • Hesus Inoma, Founder & CEO, WeSavvy, Ireland

10:25 – 11:00 Debate
Is it time for the traditional financier's death? The future of this field.

  • Digitization as a catalytic role of change in the financial ecosystem
  • Landscapes of Fintech i Insurtech – comparison of the sectors in Poland and around the world
  • The HR Challenge of FinTech and InsurTech
  • Łukasz Kiniewicz, Principal, Amrop
  • Tomasz Mrowczyk, Selection Committee Member in Witelo, Head of Structured investments Department, PZU Group
  • Paweł Moczydłowski, Director of Direct, Grupa ERGO Hestia
  • Grzegorz Pawlicki, Director of Innovation & Customer Experience, PKO Bank Polski
  • Rafał Stankiewicz, Vice-President of the Management Board, COO, Warta

11:00 – 11:40 Networking Break


Digital World – chances and dangers

11:40 – 11:55 Speech

We are celebrating creativity, but we don’t like changes and risks
  • Ralph Talmont, TEDxWarsaw

11:55 – 12:15 Case study

G2A PAY case study – Don’t look for solutions, create them
  • Bartosz Skwarczek, CEO & Co-founder, G2A.COM

12:15 – 12:30 Firechat

Personal data in neobanks
  • Krzysztof Pulkiewicz, CEO, banqUP
  • Marcin Petrykowski, Vice-Chairman of the Advisory Board; Managing Director, S&P Global

12:30 – 12:45 Predictive voice analytics

Case study
  • Łukasz Dyląg, CEO & Founder,

12:45 – 13:00 Seamless Digitalization: Leaping ahead by winning your customer's heart

  • Peter Kalmar, CEO and Co-founder of Webtown, Liferay Platinum Partner in CEE

13:00 – 13:30 Debate

  • New solutions of identification in the commercial world, eID, e-signatures and open APIs - digitization powering fintech
  • Cyber Security: growing dangers for the financial market- how can we defend ourselves from cyber-attacks?
  • Public services domain and their payments
  • The convergence phenomenon of various technologies
  • Seamless payments
  • Filiberto Amati, Amati & Associates
  • Artur Miękina, Cyber-Security and Trust Systems Expert, Asseco Data Systems
  • Dariusz Mazurkiewicz, CEO at BLIK Polish Payment Standard

Blockchain – lifeline of information exchange

13:30 – 14:10 Debate

  • DLT? Blockchain? Smart Contracts? What is it really about?
  • Where are blockchain technologies already implemented?
  • The role of widely available software in blockchain.
  • Outside of finance – blockchain apart from finances
  • Norbert Biedrzycki, McKinsey Digital Vice President at McKinsey & Company
  • Paweł Kot, Chief Enterprise Architect ITMAGINATION
  • Michał Legumina, Blockchain Expert, Atende
  • Bart Johan Slagt, CTO, General Manager, ZANGLL
  • Dorota Zimnoch, International fintech’s and insurtech’s Expert

14:10 – 14:30 Outside of finance

  • Ashley Kemball-Cook, Head of Business Development, QADRE, UK


14:30 – 14:40 Speech 1 about cryptocurrency – implementation in Poland

  • Grant Blaisdell, CMO & Co-Founder, Coinfirm

14:40 – 15:00 Speech 2 about cryptocurrency – UK experience

  • Imran Khan, Head of Communications, Wirex, UK

15:00 – 15:15

How to implement Blockchain – Coinfirm experience
  • Paweł Kuskowski, CEO, Coinfirm

15:15 – 15:30

Case 2 Blockchain in adtech the new level of transparency
  • Peter Kozyakov, IR Executive,

15:30 The end of Day 1. Lunch and networking

Day II – 24th of November 2017


8:15 – 9:00 Registration

Foreign Market – CEE growth champions

9:00 – 9:35 Small talk about the future of the financial market

  • Maria Campos, Board Member, Bank Millennium SA
  • Marcin Petrykowski, Vice-Chairman of the Advisory Board; Managing Director, S&P Global

  • What is the chance for start-ups to survive and break through the ecosystem?
  • What is the key fintech activities in CEE and what are global indicators?
  • The potential FinTech’s influence on rising markets
  • The Focus of CEE countries on niche markets of FinTech
  • Is it possible to identify the leader of FinTech from among Central and East European countries?
  • Brexit Winners – who will benefit the most?

Case Studies How to create fintechs?

9:35 – 9:55 Case 1 How to create a global fintech?

  • Michał Panowicz, Chief Product and Information Officer, Kreditech, Germany

9:55 – 10:15 Case 2 How to create fintech in Poland and the EU?

  • Robert Kałuża, COO, Billon

10:15 – 10:35

Fintech sector landscape – CEE & global market
  • Sylwester Janik, Senior Partner, VP of the Board, MCI

FinTech Regulations part 1

10:35 – 10:50

  • Representative of the Ministry of Development

10:50 – 11:10 British sandbox and British innovation in financial sector

  • Rohini Kumar, Deputy Director Financial Services Organisation, UK Department for International Trade

11:10 – 11:30 Polish Sandbox Presentation

  • dr Krzysztof Korus, Legal Counsel, Partner, dLK Legal

11:30 – 12:00 Networking break

FinTech Regulations part 2

12:00 – 12:20 Case study

Durable medium as an answer for FinTech’s regulatory challenges
  • Izabela Morawska-Deneau, Development Director, Billon

12:20 – 12:40 RegTech – the future of AML compliance

  • Charles Delingpole, CEO, Comply Advantage, UK

12:40 – 12:50 Q&A

AI & Big Data & Machine Learning

12:50 – 13:05 Chatbot KrEdytka – channel supporting the sale of cash loans

Case study
  • Igor Sawczuk, CEO, Wandlee

13:05 – 13:40 Debate

  • Where can AI and “User Experience” meet? – using processes to identify bottlenecks, enhancing productivity and customer satisfaction.
  • Human factor - customer centricity – how to humanize technology?
  • The increasing role of using machines in risk assessment and frauds.
  • Is biometric a new trend for FinTech consument? Will it settle in finance? How fast?
  • Credit Scores based on Machine Learning and Big Data
  • AI with client-bank sale – Are AI solutions mature enough to bring the expected benefits?
  • Client - bank -> How to use AI & Big Data to fill the gaps?
  • Sebastian Starzyński, CEO at TakeTask and ABR SESTA
  • Tomasz Jakubczyk, Director – Fintech Partnerships, Alior Bank SA
  • Greg Micyk, Country Manager, Finiata
  • Bartosz Wieczorek, Head of Strategy & Business Development, TogetherData

Big money flow – fintech’s transaction

13:40 – 13:55 Can we breed a unicorn in Poland? Strengths and weaknesses of the Polish fintech-ecosystem

  • Artur Derwiszyński, Member of Scheme Management Board, The European Payments Council

13:55 – 14:10 How ICOs and Tokenisation are changing the way businesses raise money and operate

  • Roger Haenni, CEO & Co-founder, Datum, Switzerland

14:10 – 14:25 How to avoid Fake ICOs and Appropriate form of ICO: Aston, the next level document distribution platform

  • Kiyoung Tack, Co-Founder, Aston Company, Republic of Korea

14:25 – 14:40 Cloud solutions for the financial industry and finance

  • Tomasz Starzec, Account Manager, Amazon Web Service

14:40 – 14:55 Investments in the financial markets - functionality limiting risk

  • Nina Kozińska, Head of Business Development, easyMarkets

14:55 – 15:35 Debate

  • Complicated the legal service of a transaction
  • Transaction trends and post-transaction look
  • ICO – when and where is it used? Gathering ICO through blockchain by the example of gaming
  • Disruptive venture capital
Ahmad Piraiee, CEO, ITKey Media

  • Artur Derwiszyński, Member of Scheme Management Board, The European Payments Council
  • Roger Haenni, CEO & Co-founder, Datum, Switzerland
  • Patryk Kadlec, Director of Strategic Development Department, G2A
  • Paweł Kuskowski, CEO, Coinfirm
  • Kiyoung Tack, Co-Founder, Aston Company, Republic of Korea

15:35 The end of Congress. Lunch

Update date: 21.11.2017