The First Annual Toronto FinTech Conference took place on October 20-21, 2017 and concluded with great success. The event attracted a large volume of high quality academic submissions, and academic participants attended from all over the world, representing 35 universities.
Professor Terrance Odean from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business discussed the mistakes made by individual investors and the thinking behind these mistakes at Ivey’s Tangerine Lecture in Finance in Toronto on September 14.
From disruptive technologies and new regulations to the changing demands of customers, the financial services industry is under enormous pressure, says Dino Trevisani, President of IBM Canada. But there are substantial reasons for optimism, he said.
The Future of Banking and Financial Services conference examined how banks are adapting to the evolving regulatory environment, the rapid pace of technological change, and the threat of digital disruption from financial technology (FinTech) startups.
Dino Trevisani, President of IBM Canada, spoke at the Scotiabank Speaker Series in Digital Transformation in Banking, held in Toronto on June 1. He said the financial services industry is under enormous pressure, but outlined three reasons for optimism.