Agenda 19th October 2017


This is a draft agenda. Changes may occur in due course.

10:30 Opening – ECN
10:45 Keynote – EC work for innovating access to finance – Peteris Zilgalvis, European Commission TRACK A: Innovation and new technologies for accessing finance
11:00 Panel 1 – Blockchain and AI: their potential to improve online  access to finance –  Ingi Sigurdsson, Karolina Engine; Mads Dalsgaard, Funderbeam; Audrius Ramoska, 123c Consulting; Darius Kavaliauskas, Barclays Rise (moderator)
11:45 Spotlight on –  Accessing SMEs finance in 2017: technologies for a faster, safer and more user friendly customer journey – Rolands Mesters, Nordigen; Lauri Teder, Everypay; Liudas Kanapienis, PaySera
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Panel 2 – Is it tech or fin the key to develop online lending in the future? – Rein Ojavere, Bondora; Pietro Cesati, Soisy; Evaldas Remeikis, Paskolu Klubas; Peteris Kisis, Swaper; Matthias Klaes, ECN (moderator)
14:15 Speed dating
14:30 Keynote – Joy Cuerten, European Institute of Technology TRACK B: Public institutions and corporates meet Alternative finance


14:45 Panel 3 – Public organizations getting active in alternative finance: hype or trend? – Martina Lodi, Aster; Barry McGrath, EIF; Matthew Caruana, Zaar; Rotem Shneor, University of Agder (moderator)
15:30 Break
16:00 Keynote – When BIG commercial corporations enter the alternative finance space: the Chinese case – Andrea Funk, University of Wuerzburg
16:15 Panel 4 – How are banks and traditional financial actors reacting to a new paradigm of online access to finance? – Jekaterina Govina, Bank of Lithuania; Lasse Maekela, Invesdor; Dan Rajkumar, Rebuildingsociety; Mantas Zalatorius, Lithuanian Banks Aassociation; Yoann Nesme, PPL (moderator)
17:00 Closing remarks – Vilius Sapoka, Lithuanian Minister of Finance
17:15 Networking Drinks

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