10 Upcoming Fintech Webinars to Attend

10 Upcoming Fintech Webinars to Attend

by May 21, 2024

The COVID-19 pandemic led to restrictions on physical gatherings, prompting businesses to swiftly move their marketing activities to online platforms and bringing webinars into the spotlight. These virtual events became vital for maintaining business continuity, serving as a means for internal meetings and connecting with clients and audiences.

Webcasting and virtual event platforms like ON24 witnessed a remarkable surge, reporting a 167% increase in webinar hosting activities. Similarly, research by GoodFirms found a notable uptick, with 46.5% of businesses reporting an increase in webinar hosting, and 28.3% noting a significant rise.

Post-COVID-19, webinars continue to thrive, owing to their versatility, accessibility, affordability and effectiveness in engaging and educating audiences in an increasingly digital world.

Today, we look at some interesting webinars taking place in the coming months around the world, shedding light on their key themes, topics and featured experts.

Cyber Crimes, Cybersecurity, and Fintech Panel Event

May 23, 2024, 12:00 CEST

Cyber Crimes, Cybersecurity, and Fintech Panel Event

On May 23, 2024, at 12:00 CEST, a panel event titled “Cyber Crimes, Cybersecurity, and Fintech” will be hosted by Peirce College. The event will explore cybersecurity careers within the banking, finance, and fintech sectors, particularly in response to the increasing frequency of cyber attacks.

The panel discussion will feature experts in IT security, accounting, finance, and cybersecurity, who will delve into real-life scenarios, cybersecurity trends, and offer career guidance for individuals interested in this burgeoning field.

Panelists for the event include Jeffrey Groff, Chief Information Security Officer from Univest; Corey Moscoe, Chief Information Security Officer from SEI; Caitlin Fernandez, Senior Manager of Cyber Threat and Fraud Intelligence from TD Bank; Jana Landon, Chief Privacy Officer, Compliance Attorney, and Privacy Incident Response Lead from Lincoln Financial Group; and Eric Robinson, Principal Engineer in Cloud Security from Comcast.

Monetizing transactional data in banking with impactful engagement

May 28, 2024, 15:00 SGT

Monetizing transactional data in banking with impactful engagement

On May 28, 2024, at 15:00 SGT, a webinar titled “Monetizing Transactional Data in Banking with Impactful Engagement” will be hosted by Personetics and featuring banking leaders. The webinar will address the underutilization of transactional data by banks and its potential to drive customer engagement, increase customer lifetime value, and enhance business impact.

Attendees will have the opportunity to gain practical and actionable insights into leveraging customers’ financial data to boost engagement and drive business impact. Participants will also hear about actionable strategies for enhancing productivity and cross-selling using data-driven financial insights, along with practical examples and case studies on monetizing transaction data.

The panel of experts will include Colin Dinn, Chief Transformation Officer at Vietcombank; Nauman Bashir, Head of Digital and Customer Value Management at Standard Chartered Bank; Mukesh Pilania, EVP-Head of Digital Banking Leader of Retail Payment MFT at Techcombank; and Dorel Blitz, VP of Strategy and Business Development at Personetics. The session will be moderated by Urs Bolt, a Fintech and Banking Expert.

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Navigating Compliance: Future of Financial Crime Compliance under FATF Lens

May 28 2024, 14:00 SGT

Navigating Compliance: Future of Financial Crime Compliance under FATF Lens

Join LexisNexis Risk Solutions for an exclusive webinar to explore the evolving landscape of Financial Crime Compliance (FCC) through the lens of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), tailored specifically for organizations operating in Singapore. As regulatory expectations continue to evolve, it’s crucial for organizations to stay ahead of the curve and adapt their compliance strategies to mitigate financial crime risks effectively.

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AI in Finance: Risk Management Challenges and Opportunities

May 28 2024, 18:00 CEST

AI in Finance: Risk Management Challenges and Opportunities

The financial landscape is undergoing rapid transformation, with AI playing a central role. Experts anticipate that by 2028, the majority of banking, investment, and insurance processes will be assisted or driven by AI technologies.

AI enables more precise risk assessments, facilitates personalized banking experiences, and optimizes investment and lending portfolios through real-time data analytics. Moreover, AI fosters the creation of new financial products and services previously inconceivable.

Despite the benefits, recent regulatory changes and advancements in AI have prompted the need for risk management practices in financial services to adapt and evolve.

On May 28, 2024, at 18:00 CEST, a webinar titled “AI in Finance: Risk Management Challenges and Opportunities” will be presented by Ramesh Dontha from TheAIEntrepreneurs.Com, as well as Michelle Allade, and David Van Bruwaene from Fairly AI. The webinar aims to delve into the significant influence of AI on the financial sector, particularly in risk management.

The webinar will explore various topics including top AI trends in finance, real-life examples illustrating AI’s transformative impact on financial institutions, ethical and regulatory challenges associated with AI integration in finance, and more.

Embedded Finance: Valuable Partnerships and Opportunities for Payments

May 30, 2024 15:00 BST

Embedded Finance: Valuable Partnerships and Opportunities for Payments

Embedded finance has evolved as an opportunity for financial institutions and fintechs to collaborate in delivering innovative client solutions.

On May 30, 2024, at 15:00 BST, a webinar titled “Embedded Finance: Valuable Partnerships and Opportunities for Payments” will be hosted by Finextra in association with Visa to explore profitable partnerships between banks and fintech companies in payment and lending services, as well as emerging non-financial applications.

The webinar will delve into successful examples of embedded finance alliances powering traditional banking solutions and explore new applications within and outside the industry that customers are eager to adopt.

Key topics of discussion will include identifying opportunities to expand client relationships beyond current sectors and sizes, challenges and risks associated with bank/fintech partnerships domestically and across borders, factors influencing banks’ partnering efforts, and steps recommended to capitalize on emerging opportunities in the embedded finance universe.

The webinar will feature industry experts including Gary Wright, Head of Research at Finextra (Moderator); Alessandro Figueroa, Head of Strategy and B2B Partnerships at Visa Commercial Solutions; Ranjit Balijepalli, Head of Product, UKI at Stripe; Stephen Carter, Director of Product Marketing at iValua; and Sukhy Atwal, Head Non-Bank Financial Institutions at ClearBank.

Ensure Secure and Frictionless User Experiences with Passkeys

June 18, 2024, 16:00 CEST

Ensure Secure and Frictionless User Experiences with Passkeys

With consumer demand for multi-factor authentication (MFA) on the rise, it’s essential for brands to adapt and offer passwordless authentication experiences.

On June 18, 2024, at 16:00 CEST, a webinar titled “Ensure Secure and Frictionless User Experiences with Passkeys” will be presented by Pedro Martinez, Business Owner Digital Banking Authentication at Thales, and Megan Shamas, Director of Marketing at FIDO Alliance. The webinar, hosted on BrightTALK, will focus on leveraging passkeys to deliver secure and seamless user experiences in authentication processes.

Pedro Martinez and Megan Shamas will explore best practices and real-world examples for implementing passkeys and strong customer authentication (SCA). Attendees can expect insights from industry leaders on enhancing security and user experience while maintaining convenience.

The speakers for this event include Pedro Martinez, Business Owner for Digital Banking Authentication at Thales; and Megan Shamas, Director of Marketing at FIDO Alliance. The session will be moderated by Ammar Faheem, Product Marketing Manager CIAM at Thales.

Mind the Gaps: Discover How to Stop Customer Demand From Slipping Through the Cracks in Their Journey

June 19, 2024, 14:00 ET

Mind the Gaps: Discover How to Stop Customer Demand From Slipping Through the Cracks in Their Journey

Generating demand for financial products such as mortgages, loans, new accounts, and financial advice requires substantial resources. However, when this demand slips through gaps in the customer journey, it not only results in lost revenue but also impacts productivity.

On June 19, 2024, at 14:00 ET, a webinar titled “Mind the Gaps: Discover How to Stop Customer Demand From Slipping Through the Cracks in Their Journey” will address the challenge of preventing customer demand from falling through gaps in the customer journey, particularly in the financial sector.

The webinar will emphasize the importance of deploying the right expertise in the appropriate channels at the correct time as the first line of defense against disappearing customer demand. Additionally, it will highlight the necessity of ensuring readiness for subsequent steps in the customer journey.

Attendees can expect to learn tactics for capturing every opportunity across the entire customer journey and converting demand into tangible results, strategies for preparing experts in advance for customer interactions, the significance of ensuring customers are adequately prepared to make informed decisions, and insights into measuring staff performance and aligning staffing with customer demand.

Hosted by Jim Marous, the webinar will feature Aaron Young, SVP Branch Operations/Retail Banking from the Credit Union of Southern California; and Katherine Regnier, CEO of Coconut Software.

Championing Swift Connectivity for Private Banks and Asset Managers in APAC

June 25, 2024, 3:00 SGT

Bottomline Swift APAC Webinar

End-to-end visibility in payments and securities is a key ambition for the industry, particularly beneficial for cross-border transactions, as it allows all stakeholders to comprehensively monitor the entire payment process. Achieving this transparency, which includes tracking transaction status, details, fees, intermediaries, and potential obstacles, requires collaboration and the expertise of trusted third-party providers. Financial institutions often lack the resources to manage multiple projects and implementations alone. The ultimate goal is to enhance efficiency and customer experience through digital transformation and real-time transactions. Success hinges on addressing foundational elements like precise data, exception management, scalability, and collaborative partnerships.

Addressing this ambition, Bottomline will be hosting a webinar titled ‘Championing Swift Connectivity for Private Banks and Asset Managers in APAC’ to discover key topics on Swift connectivity via SaaS vs. On-Premise, achieving end-to-end visibility with reconciliation, and prioritising pre-validation. Attendees can expect to learn how to harness the potential of ISO 20022 for payments, securities, and matching at this live webinar.

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Revolutionizing ePayments: Fintechs as Catalysts for Financial Inclusion

June 26, 2024, 11:00 MYT

Revolutionizing ePayments: Fintechs as Catalysts for Financial Inclusion

Embracing the digital transformation holds significant promise for Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Malaysia.
By adopting digital payments, MSMEs can more effectively integrate into the formal economy, expanding their market reach and accessing financial services with greater ease.

This shift not only facilitates the transition towards a cashless society but also extends financial inclusion to remote and underserved areas, unlocking potential economic benefits and enhancing community well-being.

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The Finance Industry Deep Dive: Targeted BI and Gen AI Capabilities

December 12, 2024, 18:00 CET

The Finance Industry Deep Dive: Targeted BI and Gen AI Capabilities

Finance is a cornerstone across industries, with its impact felt in various aspects such as payments, resource management, fraud detection, and sales forecasting. In the digital economy, financial institutions are continuously developing and offering new technology products to enhance transaction processes.

On December 12, 2024, at 18:00 CET, a webinar titled “The Finance Industry Deep Dive: Targeted BI and Gen AI Capabilities” will be hosted on BrightTALK to provide insights into the intersection of business intelligence (BI) and gen AI capabilities within the finance industry.

The webinar, led by Gowri Selka from Volantsys Analytics, will explore how the finance sector, particularly fintech, leverages new advances like gen AI to enhance their offerings. By integrating gen AI with existing predictive analytics capabilities, there are significant opportunities for innovative fintech solutions. BI programs incorporating gen AI technology can lead to operational improvements and strategic solutions, driving competitive advantages such as lower transaction costs, reduced operational risk, improved digitization, and increased automation.

 

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