Digital Banking Conference 2018

Exclusive Invitation

to the CR2 Digital Banking Conference

18th & 19th April 2018 - Conrad Hotel Dubai

Keynote Speakers Announced

Meaghan Johnson - Customer Journey Expert; Alessandro Hatami - Managing Partner, The Pacemakers & Boye Ademola - Partner, KPMG

This event will be Chaired by Brian Lande, Banking Expert with Berkeley Research Group.

Meaghan Johnson - Customer Journey Expert

Meaghan Johnson

Thought leader, Co-founder, Strategic Advisor and Research Guru, helping banks and organisations evolve in the rapidly changing world of Digital Banking. With a deep knowledge of fintech trends and the evolution of customer journeys, Meaghan supports banks and startups in their quest to deliver truly digital propositions through inspiring and informing.

Meaghan will present 'The importance of mobile' How an exceptional customer experience on mobile can connect you with your customers to increase engagement, loyalty and lifetime customer value.

Alessandro Hatami

Alessandro Hatami

Alessandro, is Managing Partner of The Pacemakers. They provide advice to executive teams on selecting the right partners to turn digital strategies into commercial success. Previously, Alessandro was COO Digital Banking at Lloyds Banking Group, MD of PayPoint.net, Director Large Merchant Services at PayPal & European Marketing Director at GE Capital. Alessandro is a mentor of several FinTech start-ups working with Techstars, Seedcamp and Startupbootcamp. He is also an investor in several early stage companies.

Alessandro will present ‘Adapting to Compete – How banks can remain competitive in the face of new market entrants and the need to collaborate with Fintechs'.

Boye Ademola

Boye Ademola

Boye is Partner and Lead for Digital Transformation at KPMG. He is a member of the Global FinTech Steering Committee and has led technology and digital transformation projects across various countries. He is responsible for driving KPMG’s digital agenda, the convener of the KPMG Digital Summit and author of the ‘FinTech in Nigeria’ and ‘Leading through Digital’ publications. He is a mentor at Africa FinTech Foundry (AFF), International Enterprise (IE) Singapore and Village Capital. He is represented on the Blockchain Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and has featured on CNBC, Project Management Institute (PMI) and various media outlets on the subject.

Brian Lande

Brian Lande

Brian has thirty years of experience as both a senior executive and a consultant to banks and insurance firms in many markets. He is advisor to the boards and/or management of financial institutions on strategy, digital transformation, innovation, operating models and partnering/alliances. He has industry background as a senior executive in retail banking in Ireland and the United Kingdom. Brian was Co-Founder of a banking outsourcing business, which focused on regulated activities and remediation. He is also Co-Founder of a FinTech firm, which seeks to connect capital and expertise to a marketplace of energy efficiency opportunities. Brian is Leader of the BRG FinTech practice and advisor and mentor to a range of FinTech clients looking to scale internationally and to partner with established players in the financial sector. Named to Forbes list of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms in 2017, Berkeley Research Group is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, with offices across the United States and in Asia, Australia, Canada, Latin America, the Middle East and the United Kingdom.

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This event is open to all banks and financial institutions in the industry

Topics and Content

Agenda - Day 1

  • 9:00 – 9:30 REGISTRATION AND COFFEE
  • 9:30 – 10:00 OPENING REMARKS AND WELCOME ADDRESS

    Fintan Byrne – CEO, CR2

    Welcome address and introduction, Fintan will highlight how CR2’s knowledge and expertise of global and local market trends is helping banks define their digital direction.
  • 10:00 – 11:00 The importance of mobile

    KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Meaghan Johnson, Customer Journey Expert
    Joined by Patrick Simons, Head of Presales, CR2

    How an exceptional customer experience on mobile can connect you with your customers to increase engagement, loyalty and lifetime customer value.
  • 11:00 – 11:30 Refreshment Break
  • 11:30 – 12:15 Winning Digital Strategies

    KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Boye Ademola – Partner, KPMG

    Navigating the Digital Transition. How do you engage customers and create stickiness for growth and customer acquisition?
  • 12:15 – 13:00 Opportunities and Risks of PSD2

    Cormac Duncan – Head of Product Management, CR2
    David Cunningham - CEO, Priviti Group

    How the Open Banking Initiative and PSD2 have provided new opportunities in retail banking, but what are the risks for banks and will there be implications for banks elsewhere?
  • 13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
  • 14:00 – 14:45 Self Service and Agency Banking

    Kieran Kilcullen – CR2
    Banking Presenters to be Announced

    An effective way to extend service to the financially excluded. The benefits and implications of Agency Banking in Emerging/High Population Growth Markets.
  • 14:45 – 15:15 CREATING A DIGITAL PAYMENTS ECOSYSTEM

    Yemiru Chanyalew – CEO, Fettan

    How banks can generate new revenue opportunities by embracing new payment solutions
  • 15:15 – 15:45 Refreshment Break
  • 15:45 – 16:15 Panel Discussion - Day One Summary

    Brian Lande, Banking Expert, Berkeley Research Group, Chair

    Invited Panel to discuss key topics of the day.
  • 16:15 – 17:30 1:1 Meeting Opportunities And Networking Please contact marketing@cr2.com if you would like to arrange a one to one meeting with CR2’s Executive Team, indicating if you would like to experience a demo of our mobile or ATM solutions.
  • 17:30 Gala Dinner Atelier M Restaurant, Pier 7, Dubai Marina.
    Please gather in the lobby at 19:00 for bus departing to Atelier M

Agenda - Day 2

  • 9:00 – 9:15 Opening Remarks And Welcome Address

    Brian Lande, Banking Expert, Berkeley Research Group, Event Chair

    Recap of Day 1 and Outline of Day 2 topics
  • 9:15 – 10:15 Adapting to Compete

    KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Alessandro Hatami - Managing Partner, Forestreet

    How banks can remain competitive in the face of new market entrants and the need to collaborate with Fintechs
  • 10:15 – 10:45 Service Differentiation

    Meabh Maguire, Sales Manager, CR2
    Representative from Bank of Sharjah

    Design, Build and Control specific use cases for your customer segments
  • 10:45 – 11:00 Refreshment Break
  • Smart ATM Services 11:00 – 11:45

    Ayman Basha – Regional Head of Sales, CNS
    Patrick Simons – Head of Presales, CR2

    Unlocking the potential of Self Service with Smart ATM services.
  • 11:45 – 12:15 GENERATING REAL REVENUE WITH DCC – CHALLENGES, BENEFITS AND VICTORIES

    Greg Kane - Commercial Director, Monex

    Revenue generation in action – No FX opportunity left behind.
  • 12:15 – 12:45 Round Table Discussion

    Chaired by Brian Lande, Banking Expert, Berkeley Research Group

    Invited panel discussing some of the key topics discussed during the course of the event.
  • 12:45 – 13:00 Event Closing Address

    Fintan Byrne – CEO, CR2

    Closing remarks and wrap up.
  • 13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Available
  • 14:30 – 17:30 1:1 Meeting Opportunities And Networking Please contact marketing@cr2.com if you would like to arrange a one to one meeting with CR2’s Executive Team, indicating if you would like to experience a demo of our mobile or ATM solutions.
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Venue

Conrad Dubai
P.O. Box 115143,
Sheikh Zayed Road,
Dubai, U.A.E

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Hotel Details

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  • Special Conditions for Group Booking Reduced Rate
  • Book your room before 15th March 2018
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