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We are proud to announce the debut of FinTech North Manchester 2018.
Hosted in partnership with University of Manchester, this full day conference will aim to attract 200 delegates from the Manchester region for a full day conference with networking, keynote speeches, pitching sessions and interactive Q&As.
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If you are interested in speaking or sponsorship opportunities for this event, please contact us.
8:30 am Networking Breakfast
9.00 am Welcome: Luke Freeman, Director, Whitecap Consulting
9:05 am Christopher Woolard, Executive Director, Financial Conduct Authority
9:25 am Chris Sier, FinTech Envoy to Northern Powerhouse
9:45 am Sameer Gulati, Policy and Research Advisor, Innovate Finance
10:05 am Henri Murison, Chief Executive, Northern Powerhouse Partnership
10:25 am Panel Session – Chaired by Chris Sier
– Andrew Toolan, Head of Business Development – Financial and Professional Services, MIDAS*
– Ross Mumford, Assistant Director Financial Services, CBI
10:45 am Morning Break
FinTech Skills & Research
11:15 am Nancy Rothwell, President, University of Manchester
11:30 am Andrew James, Senior Lecturer, University of Manchester
11:40 am University Showcase of Applied Research Projects
12:30 pm Skills & Research Panel Discussion
1:00 pm Lunch & Networking
FinTech Funding and Innovation
1:45 pm Dan Greenall, Marketing Director, Access Pay
2:00pm Innovation Discussion Panel – Chaired by Jeff Poole, MD, Freedom Finance,
– Andrew Teale, Head of Innovation, AJ Bell
– Sonia Awan, Together
– James Higgins, Product Director, Access Pay
2.30pm Peter Smith, Global Head of Industry Policy Liaison, TISA
2.45pm Funding Discussion Panel – Chaired by Sara Parker, North Invest, joined by:
– Nick Horrocks, Director, GP Bullhound
– Jeremy Thompson, Investment Manager, Maven Capital
3.15pm Coffee Break
FinTech Showcase – Sponsored by Department for International Trade
3.35pm Pitching sessions from 12 international FinTechs – chaired by Jeremy Coupland, DIT
5:00 pm Closing Remarks – Luke Freeman, Director, Whitecap Consulting
5:05 pm Drinks Reception