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8:00 am - 8:55 am
Registration and Breakfast

9:05 am - 9:15 am
Chair Opening Remarks
Anthony Peccia, CRO Citibank Canada

9:15 am - 9:45 am
Keynote: ML in Financial Services: The Future is Now
Ozge Yeloglu, Chief Data Scientist Microsoft Canada

9:45 am - 10:45 am
Financial Services CRO Panel: Managing
FinTech and Machine Learning Risk

Moderator: Mark Caplan, President GRI

 Financial Services CRO’s

10:45 am - 11:00 am
Networking and Refreshments

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
WealthTech Panel
Using Disruptive Technologies to Extract Alpha Value for Clients

Moderator: Ramy Nassar, Co-Founder of Algency

Pauline Shum Nolan,Co Founder PWPA
Adrian DeValois Franklin, CEO CastleRidge Asset Mng’t
Eric Arnold, CEO Planswell
Philip Barrar, CEO and Founder

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Featured Speaker: Tom Coleman
Prof and Director at WatRISQ

12:30 am – 1:00 pm



1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

InsureTech Panel:

Enhancing Existing and Creating New Insurance Products

Moderator: Ling Guo, Innovations Sunlife

Monisha Sharma Director, Innovation Manulife

Jasper Li, Founder Sort Spoke

Baiju Devani, VP of Enterprise Analytics Aviva

Aly Dhalla, CEO and Co Founder, Finaeo


2:00pm - 3:00pm
RiskTech and RegTech Panel:
A Quantum Leap in Managing Risk and
Compliance Using Machine Learning

Moderator: Sue Britton, CEO & Founder, Fin+Tech
Growth Syndicate

Dan Adamson, Managing Director Exiger
Vish R, CEO and Founder CogniFrame
Jon Kreindle, CEO and Co-Founder Receptiviti
Rob Kirwin, CEO and Co-Founder VigilantCS

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Networking and Refreshments

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

BankingTech Panel: Making Banking Faster
Cheaper Easier and Safer

Moderated: Peggy Van de Plassche, FinTech
Innovator, Former VP Innovations CIBC

Mehdi Merai, CEO and Co Founder Data Performers
Corinne Surur, National Bank
Syd Millett Director Innovations RBC
Annie Yan, Managing Partner Brainergy.Ai

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Seven Reasons Most ML Hedge Funds Fail
Marcos López de Prado, Lawrence Berkeley
National Laboratory


5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Success In FinTech Investing

Christian Lassonde, Founder and Managing Partner Impression Ventures


5:30 m - 6:30pm

Showcasing 8 of the coolest FinTech Startups

6:30pm to 6:40pm
Closing Remarks

6:40 Networking and Cocktails


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