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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 at Citibank Canada

9:15 am - 9:45 am

Keynote: ML in Financial Services: The Future is Now

Mateen Khaja AI, Advanced Analytics & Cloud at Microsoft Canada

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Financial Services CRO Panel: Managing FinTech and Machine Learning Risk

Moderator: Mark Caplan, President at Global Risk Institute
  • Saurabh Rastogi, Head of Liquidity & Counterparty Credit Risk, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan
  • David Stanton, Chief Risk Officer at TMX Group
  • Phil Thomas, Chief Risk Officer at Scotia Bank
  • Geordie Young, MD, Asset Mix & Risk Metrics at Gluskin Sheff

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

Learning Minimum Variance Discrete Hedging Directly from the Market

Tom Coleman, Professor University of Waterloo 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 at Sunlife
  • Monisha Sharma Director, Innovation at Manulife
  • Jasper Li, Founder at Sort Spoke
  • Baiju Devani, VP of Enterprise Analytics at Aviva
  • Aly Dhalla, CEO and Co Founder at Finaeo

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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 at Exiger
  • Ana Badour, Head of FinTech Group McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Vish R, CEO and Founder at CogniFrame
  • Jon Kreindle, CEO and Co-Founder at Receptiviti
  • Barb MacLean, Director, Client Experience Solutions at Celero
  • Rob Kirwin, CEO and Co-Founder at 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 Dataperformers
  • Corinne Surur, National Bank
  • Syd Millett, Sr Director, Innovations at 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, CEO, True Positive Technologies

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Success In FinTech Investing

​Christian Lassonde, Founder and Managing Partner Impression Ventures

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Showcasing 8 of the coolest FinTech Startups

6:30 pm to 6:40 pm

Closing Remarks

6:40 pm

Networking and Cocktails

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