May 17th, 2023. We are building a new bank. What will it look like?  How can next-gen FIs partner with fintech to accelerate innovation?

Join over 500 bankers and fintechs in Toronto on May 17th to grow your network and take part in the future of banking!


  • Daniel Eberhard

    CEO | Founder

  • Cyrielle Chiron

    SVP Strategy

  • Shivanki Singh

    BNPL Products

  • Lawrence Krimker

    CEO | Founder

  • Amit Sadhu

    SVP, Risk Operations

  • Liz Billyard-Armstrong

    SVP NA | CRO



8:00 am - 5:00 pm

8:00 - 8:40

Morning Brew

8:45 - 8:55

Creative Destruction

Setting the stage for the morning session that will focus on how partnerships are accelerating “creative destruction” and challenge the way we provide banking services.

  • Gary Schwartz



9:00 - 9:20

Bank (R)evolution

Panel: How Banks and Fintechs are partnering to accelerate innovation in banking services.

9:30 - 9:50

An Economic Forecast

Mini-Keynote: Reading the tea leaves on 2023 – 2024.

10:00 - 10:20

Decisioning in a Downturn

Panel: Thriving in a downturn requires greater diligence and skill than during more favourable economic times. What risk decisioning capabilities and partnership can be deployed internally and cascaded externally?

10:20 - 10:40

Morning Schmooze

10:50 - 11:10


Panel: Gone are the days of one size fits all. Customers need products that meet their specific needs in real time. How do product and pricing teams create incredibly client experiences that are unified across all business lines but also customized for every client need?

11:20 - 11:40

Systems, Data and Transformation

Panel: Cutting edge banks are masters of system integrations. This panel explores how banks should be thinking about modernizing their technology stack and integrating with new sources of data.

11:50 - 12:10

Beyond Branches

Panel: A candid discussion on the future of digital banks. Customer expectations, new players and open banking are changing the way Canada banks. What are lessons learned by leaders in digital banking? How can bricks-and-mortar banks increase their responsiveness and agility as new entrants try to extend their market foothold?

12:10 - 1:00

Network Lunch

1:00 - 1:10

Solution Deep Dive

Setting the stage for the afternoon. Deep dives into sector specific solutions and case studies.

1:20 - 1:40

Changing Work for Good

DE&I Panel: The business case for diversity across the financial technology sector is clear: inclusive FIs are better able to attract talent, tap into new markets and create innovative products. Financial services companies are seeing an average 2-4% revenue growth per 1% increase in diversity.

1:50 - 2:10

Capital & Climate

ESG Panel: With COP ecosystem commitments, companies will finally need to have the systems in place to measure and report on their Scope 3 impact. To date, the banking sectors’ response has been ad hoc. Is there a framework for the future?

2:10 - 2:30

Network Break

2:30 - 2:50

The New Rails

Payment Panel: What does 60 second settlement and 24/7/365 real-time payment status notifications deliver financial institutions? Banks are able to leverage the ISO 20022 data to offer new features and services to its clients. The panel will discuss data-related solutions that the new rails delivers.


3:00 - 3:20

Open Data and Open Finance

Open Banking Panel: Open data and open financial service enable access and sharing of consumer data to even more laddered products and services. How can Canada learn from successes globally?

3:20 - 5:00

Can I buy you a beer?

Networking Drinks



May 17, 2023


8:00 am – 5:00 pm


MaRS Discovery District

101 College St, Toronto, ON M5G 1L7

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