December 3, 2018 | Nasdaq MarketSite | New York City
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WHAT IS FEARLESS IN FINTECH?
Fearless in FinTech will bring together a majority female speaker faculty and audience from the forefront of start-ups, investment firms and established organizations in the Financial Services space to share their ideas for advancing the industry, strategies for effective collaboration, and their visions for the future of Financial Services.
Registration & Networking Breakfast
Opening Keynote: Redefining Leadership around Uncertainty and Disruption
The traditional leadership model is being thrown out by the leading Financial Institutions to promote constant innovation and competitiveness in today’s uncertain and increasingly digital financial landscape. Leaders must proactively identify and adapt to build a strong network of advocates, prepare the leaders of tomorrow and elevate or maintain their influence. Learn how leadership has been redefined by the world’s leading financial institutions.
Evolving to Meet the Needs of an Increasingly Diverse Customer Base
The world is seeing a proliferation of disruptions to financial services every day and in turn a growing pressure on financial business leaders to expand their service offerings in order to retain and attract new customers. Take a deep dive into customer financial behaviors, where they are heading and how to meet them in the right place at the right time.
Morning Networking Break
Panel Discussion: Proactive Planning for Blockchain Regulations
While the controls and protections of blockchain-based systems have not yet been standardized, they are coming soon and firms need to look ahead to anticipate and prepare. Learn what blockchain thought-leaders have to say about the pending regulatory environment and how to be prepared.
Collaborating to Compete: When Fintech Start-Ups meet Enterprise Financial Institutions
The Financial Institutions who do not consistently add to the experience and capabilities of their organizations risk losing out to the less expensive, or even free, competitors. But what happens when fintech start-ups partner with enterprise-level financial institutions? Unpresented Innovation. Learn how to determine who to partner with, create a detailed execution strategy and justification to gain internal buy-in, and define the best practices for creating a collaborative model for constant improvement.
Fintech Solution Spotlight
What can you learn in 20 minutes? Three speakers will attempt to dissect persistently recurring fintech topics via intensive twenty minute presentations that will leave you ignited with interest and ready to keep the conversations going well right through the break.
- Next Generation Regtech
- Securing the New Payment Ecosystem
Financial Business Model Innovation
With constant changes to the financial landscape, there is a need to identify a model that can evolve with the times. In this session learn how financial business models of the future can be adapted to fit the unique needs of your organization, the tools needed and the requirements of leadership in for driving the new model.
Strategic Negotiations, Network Building and Effective Decision Making
Each speaker (founders and senior execs) will present on a specific topic for 20 minutes; topics include: Strategic Negotiations, Network Building, Effective Decision Making. After the presentation, they will break the audience into small groups and have a number of the scholarship attendees join them in group discussions to workshop specific challenges and facilitate peer-to-peer mentorship. Presentations will last one hour and the group discussion will also be allotted a full hour.
Case Studies in Fintech Intraprenuership and Entrepreneurship
To get ahead in today’s fast-moving financial landscape, leaders always need to be ahead of the game and ready for the next wave of disruption. Learn how innovative leaders are preparing for the unknown, adapting to compete, building influence and gaining resources to execute their strategic vision.
Case Study #1: Intraprenuership As companies are facing the threat of disruption from the outside, many are taking a bold approach to disrupting from within by building a team of intrapreneurs to drive innovation. Using the Build-Measure-Learn feedback loop as a way to develop new products and services with fast iteration and customer insight, even established companies can gain momentum by leveraging these concepts internally throughout their organizations. In this case study, you will discover the pitfalls and keys to success in building an internal innovation lab to drive transformation and create new sustainable sources of growth within a 171 year old insurance company.
Integrating New Hires and Preparing the Leaders of Tomorrow
The next generation workforce has grown up in a constant state of change, meaning the approaches to learning and thus teaching need to adapt with them, and leaders need to follow these shift to maintain an competitive and innovative workforce. In this discussion leaders will experience and gain an understanding of the best tools and approaches to guiding their successors and creating a culture of continuous improvement.
Disruptive Thinking Workshop: Agility, Adaptability & Creativity
The key to success in the rapidly shifting financial space is have a mindset that goes beyond traditional ways of thinking and out-maneuvers the others. In this interactive discussion, leveraging the brightest minds of fintech innovators, discover how and where you can adopt a disruptive mindset to progress your career as soon as you leave the conference.
The Happiest Hour & Awards Celebration
Use this time to solidify the budding relationships with your fellow attendees in order to build a supportive network that will last your career.
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