The Future of Banking and Financial Services
June 23, 2017
This one-day conference examined how banks are adapting to the evolving regulatory environment, rapid technological change, and digital disruption from financial technology (“FinTech”) start-ups. The speakers included leading professionals from Canada, the United States and Europe who provided their perspectives on where the financial services industry is heading in the coming decade. Participants heard the views of senior bank executives, risk managers, regulators, Board members, shareholders and FinTech disruptors. The audience included banking and financial services practitioners, policymakers, regulators, academics, and the public.
2nd Annual Scotiabank Speakers Series in Digital Transformation Banking
Beyond digital: How cognitive, blockchain, and FinTechs are transforming banking
Dino Trevisani, President of IBM Canada
June 1, 2017
On June 1st, 2017, Dino Trevisani, President of IBM Canada, led an interactive discussion on innovation opportunities in banking.
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FinTech 101: What Policymakers Need to Know
April 4, 2017
The Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab at Ivey Business School and Upside Consulting organized a FinTech workshop for public-sector officials that took place on Tuesday April 4th, 2017. This event provided policymakers, regulators and other public sector employees with an introduction to financial technology (“FinTech”), the different business lines, and the Toronto ecosystem. The event was hosted at OneEleven, a tech start-up accelerator located in downtown Toronto.
The workshop featured founders and senior executives from FinTech start-ups, investors, and hubs who donated their time in the interests of promoting Canada’s FinTech ecosystem.
Digital Disruption in Financial Services
November 30, 2016
On November 30, 2016, SWIFT Institute partnered with the Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab at Ivey Business School, Western University to host a one-day event focusing on Digital Disruption in Financial Services.
This event brought together experts from banks, academia, and the FinTech world to explore both the threats and opportunities the digitization of banking offers.
'Ransomware: The darker side of bitcoin'
July 27, 2016
Panel discussion with Alexander Hinchliffe (Palo Alto Networks) and Samee Zafar (Edgar Dunn Co) moderated by JP Vergne.
1st Annual Scotiabank Speakers Series in Digital Transformation Banking
Digital Disruption and FinTech Innovation
Ray Sharma, Executive Managing Partner of Extreme Venture Partners
May 19, 2016
On May 19, 2016, Ray Sharma spoke to a sold-out audience at the inaugural Scotiabank Speaker Series in Digital Transformation banking, the first event by the Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab at the Ivey Business School.
‘Life after blockchain?’
May 18, 2016
Panel discussion with Johann Gevers (Monetas) & Maria Flyvbjerg Bo (Hufsy) moderated by JP Vergne.
Swift Institute Business Forum
April 13, 2016
Thinking strategically about the future of blockchain technology.
‘The Great Bitcoin Debate’
March 16, 2016
Panel discussion with Taylor Gerring (Ethereum) and Danial Daychopan (Plutus) moderated by JP Vergne.
Global Risk Institute
November 10, 2015
FinTech and the bitcoin disruption: Toward crypto capitalism? Presentation by JP Vergne, discussion moderated by the Senior Deputy Governor of Bank of Canada.