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July 31, 2018 Updated

Get to know the topics and speakers in the upcoming Digital Transformation Series 2018 – Fintech & Blockchain Innovation Summit



The Digital Transformation Series 2018 Fintech & Blockchain Innovation Summit is an event to be held from March 21 – 22, 2018 featuring key people in the country’s fintech and blockchain scene.

DTS 2018 Key Take Notes

  • Understand the Finance Industry’s drivers of digital transformation.
  • Get to know the innovations from fintech companies.
  • Understand Blockchain and its applications.
  • Learn about cryptocurrencies, altcoins and how they are disrupting business models.
  • Get to know the Fintech innovations in the Philippines and worldwide.
  • Meet people and expand your contacts in the industry.

Speakers

  • Mr. Reynaldo Lugtu, Co-Founder and Counselor, Caucus Inc.
  • Mr. Winston Damarillo, Executive Chairman, Amihan Global Strategies
  • Mr. Luis Pineda, President and Chairman, IBM Philippines
  • Mr. Patrick Paul Palacios, President and CEO, Appsolutely Inc
  • Mr. John Bailon, Co-Founder and CEO, Satoshi Citadel Industries
  • Mr. Miguel Cuneta, Co-Founder and Chief Community Officer, Satoshi Citadel Industries
  • Mr. Melchor Plabasan, Deputy Director and Head Core Information Technology Specialist Group, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
  • Mr. James Florentino, President and CEO, MergeCommit
  • Mr. Zach Piester, Chief Development Officer, Intrepid Ventures
  • Mr. Lope Doromal, Chief Technology Officer, IBM Philippines
  • Mr. Lito Villanueva, Managing Director, FINTQnologies Corporation
  • Mr. Simone Colombara, Managing Director, CRIF Philippines
  • Mr. Arvie de Vera, Head of Fintech Business Group, Union Bank of the Philippines
  • Mr. Colin Christie, Exec. Dir., Global Chamber Manila, Dean/Director of Digital Transformation, Enderun Colleges
  • Mr. Rafael Padilla, Head of Legal and Compliance, SCI Ventures and Remittance
  • Mr. TJ Mendoza, Partner and Co-head of the Banking & Finance Practice Group, Quisumbing Torres
  • Mr. Colin Goltra, Head of Cryptocurrencies, Coins.ph
  • Mr. Joel Valdes, President, Joel C Valdes & Associates, Inc
  • Mr. Ramon Tayag, Chief Technology Officer, Bloom Solutions
  • Ms. Lia Francisco, Founder and CEO, CreditBPO Tech, Inc.
  • Mr. Nepthalie Cruz, Blockchain Innovation Lead & Managing Director Financial Services, Accenture
  • Mr. Abhay Edlabadkar, Founder and CEO, Redmorph
  • Mr. Anthony Thomas, CEO, Mynt

Schedule:

Day 1

9:00 am – 9:15 am → Welcome address

9:15 am – 10:00 am → Digital Transformation of the Philippines Finance Sectors

  • Speaker: Mr. Lito Villanueva, Managing Director, FINTQnologies Corporation

10:00 am – 10:30 am → Blockchain in Action: Putting It to Work in Reimagining the Financial Industry

10:30 am – 10:45 am → Morning Coffee Break

10:45 am – 11:00 am → Fintech Showcase

11:00 am – 11:45 am → Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies and ICO’s

11:45 am – 12:15 pm → Panel Discussion: The Blockchain Demystified – Applications in Banking, Insurance, Payments, Credit, Risk

  • Speakers:
    • Mr. Miguel Cuneta, Co-Founder and Chief Community Officer, Satoshi Citadel Industries
    • Mr. Colin Goltra, Head of Cryptocurrencies, Coins.ph
    • Mr. Simone Colombara, Managing Director, CRIF Philippines
    • Mr. Lope Doromal, Chief Technology Officer, IBM Philippines
  • Moderator:
    • Mr. Colin Christie, Exec. Dir., Global Chamber Manila, Dean/Director of Digital Transformation, Enderun Colleges

12:15 pm – 1:30 pm → Lunch Break

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm → Special Presentation from Accenture: Blockchain – Enabled distributed ledgers: Are investment banks ready?

  • Speaker: Mr. Nepthalie Cruz, Blockchain Innovation Lead & Managing Director Financial Services, Accenture

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm → How Blockchain Technologies are Transforming Major Industries

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm → Fintech Privacy and Security in an Era of Big Data

  • Speaker: Mr. Abhay Edlabadkar, Founder and CEO, Redmorph

3:00 pm – 3:20 pm → Afternoon Coffee Break

3:20 pm – 3:50 pm → Fintech Showcase

3:50 pm – 4:20 pm → Artificial Intelligence is Changing Customer Experience and Expectations

  • Speaker: Mr. Reynaldo Lugtu, Co-Founder and Counselor, Caucus Inc.

4:20 pm – 4:50 pm → Panel Discussion: Fearless Forecast of Blockchain, Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies

4:50 pm – 5:00 pm → Day One Closing Remarks

Day 2

9:00 am – 9:15 am → Day Two Welcome Address

9:15 am – 10:00 am → Central Banks and Regulation in the Blockchain Era

  • Speaker: Mr. Melchor Plabasan, Deputy Director and Head Core Information Technology Specialist Group, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

10:00 am – 10:30 → Panel Discussion: Digital Transformation in Finance: Balancing Opportunities, Risk and Regulation

  • Speakers:
    • Mr. Rafael Padilla, Head of Legal and Compliance, SCI Ventures and Remittance
    • Mr. James Florentino, President and CEO, MergeCommit
    • Mr. TJ Mendoza, Partner and Co-head of the Banking & Finance Practice Group, Quisumbing Torres
    • Mr. Joel Valdes, President, Joel C Valdes & Associates, Inc

10:30 am – 10:45 am → Morning Coffee Break

10:45 am – 11:00 am → Fintech Showcase

11:00 am – 11:45 am → Fintech Ecosystem Building

  • Speaker: Mr. Arvie de Vera, Head of Fintech Business Group, Union Bank of the Philippines

11:45 am – 12:15 pm → Panel Discussion: Fintech Success Stories

  • Speakers:
    • Mr. Patrick Paul Palacios, President and CEO, Appsolutely Inc
    • Mr. Ramon Tayag, Chief Technology Officer, Bloom Solutions

12:15 pm – 1:30 pm → Lunch break

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm → Special Presentation

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm → Blockchain and the Digital Transformation of Insurance

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm → Enabling a Better Life for Filipinos through Fintech

  • Speaker: Mr. Anthony Thomas, CEO, Mynt

3:00 pm – 3:20 pm → Afternoon Coffee Break

3:20 pm – 3:50 pm → Fintech Showcase

3:50 pm – 4:20 pm → SME Growth through Fintech

  • Speaker: Ms. Lia Francisco, Founder and CEO, CreditBPO Tech, Inc.

4:20 pm – 4:50 pm → Panel Discussion: The Future of Fintech

4:50 pm – 5:00 pm → Synthesis and Closing Remarks

Rates

Very Early (20% off)

One Day pass: Php 11,200

Two Day pass: Php 16,000

Until January 5, 2018

Early Bird (15% off)

One Day pass: Php 11,900

Two Day pass: Php 17,000

Until February 23, 2018

Regular Rate (10% off)

One Day pass: Php 12,600

Two Day pass: Php 18,000

Until March 16, 2018

Door Rate

One Day pass: Php 14,000

Two Day pass: Php 20,000

March 17-22, 2018

Time and Location

March 21-22, 2018
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
SMX Convention Center, SM Aura Premier
Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
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You can also check the conference’s official website HERE if you want to learn more.

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