The 3rd Innovations on Banking Conference in Prague finished with a great impression and gather recognition by our attendees. This year we are pioneering in several aspects, first co-located events created in Prague, after Vienna, having an increased number of event attendees and even-though doing a parallel session with presentations. But let’s start from the beginning.
The conference was open with the presentation of the European Banking Authority, throwing figures and facts about the latest regulative, followed by intense Q&A part. As the day and event start to develop, we have heard on stage several presentations mostly focused on the innovation of banking and payments segment, latest solutions created by the providers and several bank experiences. There were welcomed on the stage, the innovative solutions and presentations of CactusSoft, OpneSpan, Appello, Seavus, EY. The Banco Sabadell from Spain shared their practice stories and Deniz Bank from Turkey, who shared with us their Innovative applications using in everyday customer experience. We have finished up the day with the Panel discussion focusing on topic ‘Collaboration between Banks&Fintech’. The discussion was executed with a combination of Banks and Fintech companies on the stage. We have welcomed Moneta Bank with a representative from the Board of Directors, HSBC Bank UK, and two of the fintech companies. This discussion was full-filled with questions and discussion from the audience, therefore, we have pretty great input on the subject from DenizBank, INGBank, Komercni Bank and the rest of the start-ups and fintech community in the audience. The day was ended with the presentation of Cardlay.
Running the successful Day1, we have entered with an even bigger enthusiasm of Day2. The day was open with the Blockchain Session and presentations of Erste Group International, Adel and mBanq. Approaching the afternoon hours our audience had a chance to hear the presentations by their own choice of interest, open banking either banking innovations and payments apps. Over the main stage, we have welcomed European Payment Consul, Reailsbank UK, ING Bank and Ceska Sporitelna. While the demo presentations of Fintech and their innovations were presented in conference room 2. We have followed-up, right after, the presentation of Wultra about Cybersecurity. The day had finished with open floor discussion about PSD2, welcoming the stage participant, Czech National Bank and Komercni Bank.
Overall impressions were positive, we have received a nice and positive feedback regarding presentations speaker panel and event in general. Special thank you for the Chairman of the Event, Mr.Artur Derwiszynski, for his involvement and participation of event success, as well the partners who support the event, Seavus, Appello, Cactussofr, OneSpan, Mbanq, Dateio, EY, WBTCB and Wultra.