Philippine Fintech Festival 2020 (Sept 16 – 17, 2020)

PFF will gather innovation and tech experts, thought leaders, and business executives to discuss global trends, key executions, and cutting edge solutions that will lead digital disruptions across industries.

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Update: This event is now cancelled. Please refer to the press release here.

(Cancelled) Philippine Fintech Festival 2020
Type of Event Conference
Ticket Price Paid
Date: September 16 – 17, 2020
Time 9 am
Location Shangri-La at The Fort, BGC, Taguig City
Registration & Reserve Your Tickets at Event Website

Philippine Fintech Festival (PFF)

PFF will gather innovation and tech experts, thought leaders, and business executives to discuss global trends, key executions, and cutting edge solutions that will lead digital disruptions across industries.

The event will go beyond fintech to discuss topics that are essential in driving growth and sustainability in this fast-evolving business ecosystem.

The event is in partnership with various government agencies including the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), Department of Science and Technology (DOST), and Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), as well as private corporations and organizations such as the Distributed Ledger Technology Association of the Philippines (DLTAP) and the FinTech Philippines Association (FPH).

Festival Highlights

Tech Experience Zone

The festival’s main highlight, this zone will be an interactive, multi-sensory experience of emerging and advanced technology and how they may be applied to industries and enterprise.

Festival Tracks

Future of Finance

  • How fintech is elevating banking and finance today and how it will shape the future

Transforming Industries

  • How tech is redefining industries

Blockchain for Enterprise

  • Explore the potential of blockchain and its use cases for enterprises.

Confirmed Lineup of Speakers

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  • Pia Arellano – President and CEO, Transunion Information Solutions
  • Jason Calacanis – Angel Investor, Uber
  • Lowel Campbell – Global Digital Finance Specialist, IFC World Bank Group
  • Serey Chea – Director General, National Bank of Cambodia
  • Karl Kendrick Chua – Undersecretary, Department of Finance
  • Christopher Davison – Co-Founder and CEO, BigPay
  • Julio Faura – Founder and CEO, Adhara
  • Matthew Gamser – CEO, International Finance Corporation
  • Lesly Goh – Chief Technology Officer, World Bank
  • Ron Hose – Founder and CEO, Coins.ph
  • Vinayak HV – Senior Partners, McKinsey & Company
  • Meeja Vilandoni – Coach, Coaching + Innovation
  • Zdenek Jankovsky – CFO, Home Credit
  • Brett King – Futurist and Author, Bank 4.0
  • Matthias Kroener – Former CEO, Fidor Bank
  • David Lee – Professor, Singapore University of Social Sciences
  • Sophia Lopez – Founder and CEO, Kaleido
  • Sopnedu Mohanty – Chief Fintech Officer, Monetary Authority of Singapore
  • Victor Paterno – CEO, 7-Eleven
  • Raymond Rufino – Co-President and Director, The Net Group
  • Chatri Sityodtong – Founder and CEO, ONE Championship
  • Dr. Miguel Soriano – Digital Finance and Energy Specialist, International Finance Corporation
  • Tan Bin Ru – CEO, OneConnect Financial Technology
  • Anthony Thomas – CEO, Mynt
  • Rajan Uttamachandani – Chairman and CEO, Esquire Financing
  • Tendayi Viki – Award Winning Author and Associate Partner, Strategyzer

Side Events

  • The Final Pitch: Philippine Fintech Festival Edition
  • Business Matching
  • Trade Connect
  • Hackathon
  • PFF Awards

Provisional Festival Program

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Dr. Justo Ortiz of UnionBank invites everyone to the inaugural Philippine Fintech Association

*Subject to change

Day 1

  • Welcome Remarks 
    • by Gov. Benjamin Diokno, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
  • Regulatory Keynote: Building the Digital Structure of Singapore
    • by Sopnedu Mohanty, Chief Fintech Officer, Monetary Authority of Singapore
  • Futuristic Keynote: Teching Up The Philippines For The Innovation Age
    • by Dr. Justo Ortiz, Chairman, Fintech Philippines Association
  • Future of Finance Presentation: The Big Shift: How Customer Behavior and Tech is Shaping the Future of Financial Services
    • by Brett King, Author and Futurist
  • Future of Finance Panel Discussion: Race for Southeast Asia’s Super App: One App to Rule them All
    • by Christopher Davison (BigPay), Grab Financial, Anthony Thomas (Mynt), Ron Hose (Coins.ph)
  • Transforming Industries: Painting the Landscape: How Industries are Integrating Technology to Transform 
    • by Vinayak HV (McKinsey & Co.)
  • Smart Cities: From Dream to Reality: Building Smart Cities
    • by Huawei
  • Smart Cities: Showcasing Isabela as a Smart City
    • by Mayor Bernard Dy
  • Blockchain for Enterprise: Blockchain Beyond Cryptocurrency: Real, Live Use Cases
  • Blockchain for Enterprise: Blockchain Enterprise Adoption: Where, Why, How?
  • Investment Keynote: How to Get Corporate Experimentation and Angel Investing Mindset?
    • by Jason Calacanis, Silicon Valley Angel Investor
  • Corporate Transformation: Hit Refresh: Microsoft Transformation Story and Lessons Learned
    • by Microsoft
  • Innovation Keynote, Corporate Startup Innovation: Taking the Next Steps
    • by Tendayi Viki, Strategyzer

Day 3

The Future of Finance

  • The State of Banks, Fintechs, and their Collaboration
  • The New Normal Brought About By Giant Fintechs and Superapps
  • Alternative Lending: Is it Really Working?
  • API: The Foundation of the Future of Finance
  • What Do Investors Look for in Startups and Fintechs?
  • Accelerating Inclusion Through Digital Finance
  • The New Challenges of Banking the Unbanked
  • Corporate Governance Through Regtech: How to Transform and Still Maintain Regulatory Compliance
  • Regulating an Agile World
  • How a Startup Started, Failed, and Started Again
  • What’s Next for the Chinese Digital Giants

Transforming Industries

  • Regulator or Enabler: The Role of Government in Transforming Industries
  • Business Sans Borders: Enterprise Singapore
  • Proptech: How Technology is Changing the Real Estate Landscape
  • Transforming Healthcare: Reliancecare Case Studies
  • How One Championship is Changing the Face of Entertainment
  • San Miguel Corporation: How the Oldest Conglomerate Transformed the Food and Beverage Industry and is Now Changing Power and Infrastructure
  • Innovating to Become Institutions of Enduring Greatness
  • 7-Eleven: Transformation from Store to Platform
  • From Supplier to Consumer: Traversing the Channels of E-commerce

Blockchain For Enterprise

  • Klaytn/Ground X: Building a Foundation for the De-Facto DAPP Unicorn
  • Key Consideration in Balancing Regulatory Concerns with Investment Needs on a Country Level
  • Enterprise Use Case Development on the Protocol Level
  • From ICO to STO to Enterprise Token Offerings
  • DI Enabled Banking Products and Services as the Foundation for the Economy
  • Decentralized Finance Basics and Use Cases
  • From Seed to Table: Food Safety that Improves the Lives of Farmers and Fishermen
  • Retail Supply Chain and Trade Financing on the Blockchain

Event Details

Date: September 16 – 17, 2020
Venue: Shangri-La at The Fort, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
Website (Register and Buy Tickets at): https://www.philippinefintechfestival.com

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