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This conference will aim to attract 300 delegates from the Leeds city region for a full day conference with networking, keynote speeches, pitching sessions and interactive Q&As.
FinTech North Leeds promises to be an unmissable event for anyone working in technology, the financial services and the multitude of businesses for whom FinTech applications are likely to have a significant impact. The conference is expected to be an extremely popular event and places are running out fast.
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We look forward to seeing you at FinTech North Leeds 2018!
8:00 am Networking Breakfast – sponsored by Leeds City Council
8:45 am Julian Wells, Director, FinTech North & Whitecap Consulting
8:50 am Welcome: Adam Beaumont, CEO, aql
9:00 am Chris Sier, FinTech Envoy (England), HM Treasury – Conference Chair
9:20 am Driving the North’s ambition; Contribution of Fin Tech to the Northern Powerhouse
Henri Murison, Chief Executive, Northern Powerhouse Partnership
9:40 am Sameer Gulati, Head of Policy & Research, Innovate Finance
10:00 am Anna Wallace, Innovate Head of Department, Financial Conduct Authority
10:20 am Panel Session – Chaired by Chris Sier
Speakers joined by Ross Mumford, Assistant Director Financial Services, CBI
10:40 am Morning Break
11:10 am Innovation from within, the story of B – Fergus Murphy, Group Customer Value Director, CYBG
11:30 am Artificial Intelligence & the Toronto Tech story – Stuart Sherman, CEO, IMC
11:50 am Launch of the FinTech Forum – David Dalton-Brown, Director General, TISA
12:10 pm Building a Regional FinTech business – Richard Carter, Managing Director, Equiniti Credit Services
12:30 pm Skills & Resources panel session: Chaired by Lal Tawney, Director, Whitecap Consulting
– Paul Connell, Founder, ODI Leeds
– Dr Iain Clacher, Associate Professor in Accounting and Finance, University of Leeds
– Andy Lima, Digital Strategist, School of Strategy, Marketing & Communication, Leeds Beckett University
– Catherine O’Connor, Head of School of Arts and Communication, Leeds Trinity University
– John Holdsworth, Operations & Technology Business Development Director, Vocalink
1.00 pm Tom Riordan, Chief Executive, Leeds City Council
2:00 pm International FinTech Showcase, in partnership with Department for International Trade Pitches from a selection of 6-8 UK & international FinTechs
3:25 pm Funding discussion panel – Chaired by Sara Parker, North Invest
– Javed Huq, Vice President, GP Bullhound
– Zandra Moore, CEO, Panintelligence
– Dr. Graham Davies, Investment Director, Mercia Technologies
3:55 pm Blockchain & innovation – Carl Austin, CTO, BJSS
4:15 pm AI and decision making in a post GDPR world – Dr Steven Finlay, Head of Analytics, Computershare
4:35 pm Case study: Open Banking at First Direct – Nick Harrison, Commercial Director, First Direct
4:55 pm Chairman’s closing remarks (Chris Sier)
5:00 pm Drinks Reception – Sponsored by Womble Bond Dickinson