Fincoder London Agenda
09:00 AM – Registration, Breakfast & Networking

Arrive early for a selection of breakfast nibbles, juices and warm drinks. Once you’re checked-in you’ll have time to meet other delegates and speakers.

10:00 AM – 12:20 PM: Morning Session

10:00am – Introduction 
A short welcome from the founders of Fincoder
Luis Carranza, Founder, Fincoder & Fintech Week

10:10am – 10:35am– What does Fintech Mean for Big Business
A look at how bringing together lessons from other industries can have an impact on Fintech innovation.

Pete Marsden, Digital CIO, Aviva

10:40am 11:05am– State of the Industry
Learn about the current state of the Fintech industry and it’s trajectory for the near future. Ian has researched over 4,000 Fintech Companies and have been following the investment for several years. He’ll  present some of his findings.

Ian Dowson, Principal, William Garrety Associates

11:10am – 11:30am – Fintech Developer Challenges

An industry panel of experts from start-ups to enterprise discuss some of the unique challenges that face technical experts in the evolving world of financial services.

Moderator, Donald Lawrence, Professor, UCL
Rafal Zawadzki, CTO, Opportunity Network
Mirko Puliafito, CTO – Eudata

11:35am 12:00pm–Fintech Intros from the Tech Team

12:05pm 12:20pm– The Chinese Opportunity
Building bridges between Europe and China

Bo Ji, Assistant Dean of Global Executive Education & Chief Representative for Europe at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB)


12:20 PM – 1:15 PM: Lunch Break & Networking Session

Enjoy a nice lunch while getting to know other attendees.

01:15 PM – 4:05 PM: Afternoon Session

1:15pm – 1:40pm– Hiring, Retaining & Nurturing Fintech Talent
Hiring and retaining tech talent in any industry has its challenges. We’ll look at how some of the brightest minds in the business attracting and keeping top talent.

Nadia Edwards-Dashti, Founder and Financial IT Specialist at Harrington Starr
Steve Brown, Emperic
Amali de Alwis, CEO, Code First Girls

1:45pm – 2:05pm– The FCA and FinTech: help or hindrance?
We’ll look at the FCA’s Project Innovate, the regulatory sandbox and its approach to robo-advice.

Celyn Armstrong, Counsel, Linklaters

2:10pm 2:35pm– Top Trends Panel, AI, IoT, Robo Advisory
We’ll go beyond the buzz words and explore what some of the latest trends in Fintech mean in real life.

Lior Nabat, CEO, Tradency,
Pritam Basu, Fintech Entrepreneur and Co-founder of Bank in a Box
Luis Carranza, Blockchain Entreprenuer, co-founder iiota

2:35pm 2:45pm– Quick Break

2:45pm – 3:10pm – Live Hacking Demo
A reminder to keep you and your customer’s data safe.

Steven Smith, Founder,  Adarga

3:15pm -3:35pm– Blockchain: Beyond the POC
We’re starting to see blockchain companies going beyond proof of concept and into live market uses. Here from some of the companies that have gone beyond the hype.

Calogero Scibetta, Operations, Everledger
Kartik Natarajan, co-founder, Applied Blockchain

3:35pm – 3:55pm– Investor Message to Start-up CTOs
Nikita, Principal at Digital Space Ventures

3:55pm – 4:05pm– Visual Storytelling for Developers: A Reminder to Keep Things Simple
A lot of effort goes in to great code, but telling the story of the product/service you created is just as important to growing and gaining traction.
Stefano Marrone, Founder, Nucco Brain

04:00 PM – 5:15 PM: Networking & Refreshments

A final chance to network and meet the day’s speakers and attendees.