Helsinki Meeting: Financial Services in the age of Digital Assistants

Updated: Aug 1, 2018

Time and Location

03. aug., 12:30OP Headquarter, Gebhardinaukio 1, 00510 Helsink

About the event

Google, Amazon, Facebook and their Chinese counterparts Alibaba, Tencent and Baidu, are all playing around the financial markets in some shape or form. Most of it seems to focus on payments, but what are the real long-term plans of these digital giants and should banks fear them or partner with them?

To find out how platform players think in their marketplaces, we’ve invited some of the key players to join us and also asked leading members of the Nordic financial community to give us their thoughts.

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12:30 - Registration

13:00 - Welcome by Kristian Luoma, Head of Innovation, OP Financial Group

13:05 - Iren Tranvaag, CEO, NFI, Presentation NFI

13:15 - Timo Ritakallio, CEO, OP Financial Group

13:25 - Chris Skinner fireside chat with Timo Ritakallio

13:45 - Session ”Open Banking Business models”

  • Jarkko Forsberg, CEO, LVS Brokers, 20 min

  • Ilkka Ruotsila / Matti Lannetta, Deposit Solutions, 20 min

  • Rolands Mesters, CEO, Nordigen 20 min

  • Marten Nelson, Co-Founder and CMO, Token 20 min

15:05 - Panel debate ”Open Banking Business Models”  

15:25 - Coffee break

15:40 - Session "Blockchain becomes real"

  • Sami Honkonen, Founder and CEO, Tomorrow Labs, case Study from Finland, 20 min

  • Pål Krogdahl, CTO IBM Nordic Financial Sector and SME for Blockchain, 15 min

16:15 - Panel debate, Ville Sointu, Head of DLT & Blockchain, Nordea and IBM

16:30 - Session "Financial services in the age of digital assistants"

  • Rikke Hagemann, Industry Manager for Finance in Google Copenhagen

  • Yang Sun, Director Business Development & Operation, Financial Services Alibaba Group

17:10 - Summary, tapas, drinks and networking

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