THE MOST INFLUENTIAL GATHERING THAT EXAMINES FINTECH & DIGITAL BANKING INNOVATION
26 May 2021
Grand Hyatt Hotel Amman
26 May 2021
Grand Hyatt Hotel Amman
Hosted in an intimate setting that’s ideal for networking, FINTECH SUMMIT MIDDLE EAST will bring together attendance of over 1500 fintech professionals, in-person and virtual who’re shaping the current and future of digital banking & financial products & services.
SUMMIT MIDDLE EAST will bring together attendance of over 1500 fintech professionals, in-person and virtual who’re shaping the current and future of digital banking & financial products & services.
Prepare to experience quality, one-to-one networking, sessions dedicated to important industry topics, demos from select startups and Fintech, Payments and Banking innovation Awards.
Check out our most exciting agenda to date, with industry- leading speakers, covering topics including digital payments, digital banking, open banking, artificial intelligence and blockchain.
This event will be uniquely hybrid which will include limited physical attendance, and virtual to allow maximum benefits and wider participation.
Learn what’s next in the session ‘Exploring the next-generation of payments innovation’.
Understand the next-steps for open banking in the session ‘Leveraging your platform: exploring new models in banking’.
Take control of your networking and make connections that will drive ROI with our networking platform. See the event schedule, connect with fellow delegates and set up 1-to-1 meetings in our designated networking zone.
We’ll get you up to speed on the most exciting voices shaking up banking in 2021. Hear from experts on how to develop your growth strategies and scale-up for long-term success.
Ayman Irshaid, Founder & CEO, MOMENTS INNOVATION09:30 AM – 09:40 AM
HE. Ahmad Hanandeh, Minister of digital economy and entrepreneurship09:40 AM – 10:00 AM
Navin Gupta, Managing Director South Asia, MENA, Ripple09:40 AM – 10:00 AM
A Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) is a new form of Central Bank money accessible to the general public, accepted as a means of payment, legal tender, safe store of value by all citizens, businesses and government agencies.
Project Aber was an initiative launched by the central banks of Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates to explore the viability of a single dual-issued digital currency as an instrument of domestic and cross-border settlement between the two countries.
In this session, Dr. Oriol Caudevilla will analyze UAE´s and Saudi Arabia´s Project Aber as well as the status of the other ongoing CBDC projects in the Middle East.
Whether you work in Finance or Tech — or want to — these experts will add a new perspective and give career advice that can apply no matter your path or level. Speakers will have questions related to their own experience, and there will also be time for Q&A from the audience. During the panel discussion, you will learn from the experts on topics like Navigating the jungle of Financial Services, e-Banking, and digital; Advice on becoming more strategic and proactive vs. reactive in an ever-changing landscape; User-centricity is the new customer-focused banking and how Big Banks are adjusting; and If you don’t have a background in tech, how do you learn? (Or, how do you lead?)
MODERATOR: Mirna Sleiman, Founder & CEO of Fintech Galaxy12:00 PM – 12:40 PM
We have often discussed the correlation between innovation and digital transformation, and the positive impact on consumer satisfaction, investment in advanced technology, and the positive impact on revenues. But, while technology may enable the disruption required, it is often the application of existing technology in new ways that disrupts an industry. Featuring some of the top minds in banking, this panel discussion explores how financial institutions can prepare for the future of banking and the challenges facing the banking industry and the secret of successful disruption, the importance of deep-dive research, the qualities of a disruptive leader, how to change existing cultures and where to start.
MODERATOR: Dr Ashraf Bany, Director of innovation Center, Jordan University12:40 PM – 01:10 PM
Building strong financial eco-systems is key in every society. Matteo believes that the ingredients for a healthy and productive Fintech Eco-system are: government polices, startups community catalyzed, capital, and talent.02:00 PM – 02:20 PM
Fintech has emerged as one of the fastest growing sectors in the financial services industry and has radically disrupted traditional banking. However, it has become clear that in order for both to thrive the culture between fintech and incumbent firms will need to change from one of competition to one of collaboration. Devie will discuss how increased collaboration is happening in different parts of the world through case studies and examples.
Devie Mohan, Co-Founder and CEO of Burnmark02:20 PM – 02:40 PM
The AWARDS honor the best of financial services recognizing the banks, fintechs and IT leaders. Winners are chosen through a combination of votes from the public and scores given by the Moments Innovation Team.02:40 PM – 03:10 PM
CEOs discuss how fast and how much this wave of fintech innovation will change finance and its wider impact our economy. What is necessary for banks to survive this wave of disruption and what can be learned from fintech waves happening in Europe and Asia?.03:10 PM – 04:00 PM
Thanks for those amazing partners who have support us to host this conference!
Time: 09:30 AM to 7:30 PM