Open Banking Expo returns to Canada for third time this November

London (UK), Toronto (Canada), September 27, 2021 – Open Banking Expo, the worldwide neighborhood of open banking and open finance executives answerable for digital transformation throughout monetary providers, will return to Canada for a 3rd yr this November.

This two-day digital occasion will carry collectively monetary providers and fintech innovators, visionaries, and disruptors who’ve been trailblazing consumer-directed finance for the reason that occasion launched in 2019.

Adam Cox, co-founder of Open Banking Expo, mentioned: “We’re thrilled to have the ability to carry collectively the trade, particularly at such an opportune time because the Canadian Authorities’s Advisory Committee printed its Remaining Report on open banking setting out the highway map and timeframes for its implementation. Whereas nonetheless in the beginning of the journey, Canada boasts a rising neighborhood of open banking and open finance pioneers working to carry consumer-directed finance alive for customers, small companies, and the broader monetary providers sector. And we’re proud to play our half in supporting this motion, which the line-up and agenda for this yr’s occasion aptly replicate.”

This system is now dwell at www.openbankingexpo.com/canada.

A whole lot of C-level and senior-level delegates from throughout the monetary providers sector are anticipated to attend and change concepts and insights on the longer term open banking roadmap and what a “made-in-Canada” method to its implementation will appear like.

Headlined with an open keynote from Invoice Morneau, Senior Fellow at Jackson Institute and former Finance Minister of Canada, the occasion will strike a wholesome steadiness between debates, keynotes with trade overview, evaluation and opinion on matters starting from the function of open banking within the post-COVID-19 restoration and the safety and privateness debate round information, to industrial alternatives for small companies and what open banking means for Canadian customers.

A number of the audio system embrace:

  • Invoice Morneau, Senior Fellow at Jackson Institute, and former Finance Minister of Canada
  • Scott Farrell, Co-Chair, Australian Authorities & #39’s FinTech Advisory Group and led the Australian Authorities’s assessment into Open Banking in Australia
  • Senator Colin Deacon, Advocate of consumer-directed finance, Senate of Canada
  • Sumee Seetharaman, AVP Open Banking, TD Financial institution
  • Stéphane Bousquet, Open Banking Chief, Nationwide Canada Financial institution
  • Mark Paulsen, Senior Director – Strategic Platforms- API & Open Banking, CIBC
  • Rami Thabet, VP, Digital Product, Royal Financial institution of Canada
  • Chantal Bernier, former interim Privateness Commissioner of Canada, Counsel, Canadian Privateness and Cyber safety Apply Group Lead, Dentons
  • Jennifer Reynolds, Chief Govt Officer, Toronto Finance Worldwide
  • Kevin Morris, Technique and Applications Director, Giant Credit score Union Coalition
  • Chantal Bernier, former interim Privateness Commissioner of Canada, Counsel, Canadian Privateness and Cyber Safety Apply Group Lead, Dentons
  • Elizabeth Sale, Companion, Banking & Monetary Companies, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Invoice Johnston, Senior Vice President & Chief Product Officer, Equifax Canada
  • Matt MacNeil, Director, Requirements & Know-how, CIO Technique Council
  • Michelle Beyo, Chief Govt Officer, Finavator and Open Banking Initiative Canada Board Member
  • Mayank Mishra, MD, World Head of Digital Channels, Citi
  • Hanna Zaidi, Director, Regulatory R&D, Wealthsimple
  • Elena Litani, Senior Product & Know-how Govt
  • Julien Cousineau, Chief Know-how Officer, Flinks
  • Don Cardinal, Managing Director, Monetary Information Trade

Whereas some say open banking in Canada has had a really gradual begin in comparison with different areas, it has just lately had a giant shot within the arm following the discharge of the Final Report by the Canadian Authorities’s Advisory Committee on open banking, which advisable the open banking framework be outlined and applied by January 2023.

The open banking initiative will allow customers to present their consent to the safe sharing of information with service suppliers similar to banks, credit score unions, wealth administration corporations, and fintechs.


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