Khalid Naser Al-Rodan

Honorary Sponsor

Khalid Naser Al-Rodan
Minister of Commerce and Industry

Eng. Qusai Al-Shatti

Official Sponsor

Eng. Qusai Al-Shatti
Director General of CAIT

 
 

ABOUT FINTECH

Financial technology (FinTech) has evolved into a powerful global movement that has brought together entrepreneurs, technology giants and big banks to develop ideas and innovations that can harness the power of the digital age to create better, sustainable financial services for a wider, community more diverse for generations to come.

FinTech leverages the explosion of big data of individuals and firms, advances in Artificial Intelligence, Computing Capabilities, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Distributed Ledgers and Cloud Technologies, Cryptography and many more disruptive innovations, which till recent years were hard to comprehend. The consolidation of decentralized technologies such as Blockchain together with the various FinTech business models that exist today make the financial sector has to reinvent itself more than ever. A new economy decentralized is coming and will forever change the current financial services.

Fintech technologies are creating space for an impressive array of new applications touching on services from payments to financing, better investment decisions through advanced analytics or reduced costs through improved post-trade processing platforms, asset management, insurance, regulatory oversight, audit and advice. Technological innovations may emerge as competitive alternatives to traditional financial market participants, market architecture and infrastructures.

Kuwait Fintech Conference & Exhibition will attract, in a two full-day event, senior financial, banking and technology executives, government leaders, expert analysts, innovative entrepreneurs, and other industry leaders from around the world.

Targeted Subjects

  • Blockchain
  • Cloud Banking Solutions
  • Cyber Security
  • VAT
  • Fintech
  • Seamless Payments
  • IoT
  • Crypto Currency

WHO WILL YOU MEET?

JOB TITLE

  • CEOS / COOS / CIOS/
  • CTOS / CROS
  • SENIOR VICE PRESIDENTS / VICE PRESIDENTS
  • MANAGING DIRECTORS / DIRECTORS
  • HEADS
  • GENERAL MANAGERS / MANAGERS/ASSISTANT
  • GENERAL MANAGERS
  • SPECIALISTS / EXPERTS / EVANGELISTS

DEPARTMENT

  • DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION / DIGITAL BANKING / EBANKING
  • RETAIL BANKING
  • CONSUMER BANKING
  • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
  • PRODUCTS & PRODUCT MANAGEMENT
  • CARDS & TECHNOLOGY
  • BUSINESS INTEGRATION
  • RISK & COMPLIANCE
  • INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY
  • MARKETING
  • BANKING OPERATIONS
  • MOBILE BANKING
  • MIS/DATA WAREHOUSING / BIG DATA
  • ENGINEERING SERVICES
  • CRM
  • ALTERNATIVE CHANNELS
  • SOCIAL MEDIA
  • CYBER SECURITY
  • RISK MANAGEMENT

INDUSTRY

  • BANKING
  • INSURANCE
  • NON-BANKING FINANCIAL COMPANY
  • FINTECH

Speakers

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Massimo Campello

Business Partner Middle East Region , Italy

Neha Mehta

Neha Mehta

Global Head of Strategy & Partnerships for a Fintech company, Singapore.
Topic: Fintech regulation in ASEAN

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CA Pritam Mahure

Partner, Morison MJS Tax Consultancy, UAE

Fawaz M. Shakralla

Fawaz M. Shakralla

Head of IT, BIPD, Blockchain Evangelist , Bahrain

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Jure Sutar

Head of DAA Department, ICONOMI, Slovenia

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Muhammad Irfan

Blockchain & Robotics Trainer , Bahrain

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Omar Bin Brek

Founder of a FinTech start-up `` Foloosi`` , UAE

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Roland Abi Najem

IT, Cyber Security & Digital Marketing Consultant , Kuwait.

BRIAN S. FREEMAN

BRIAN S. FREEMAN

Senior Consultant, Integrated Environmental Solutions Company, Kuwait

Ahmed AlMaqabi

Ahmed AlMaqabi

advisory, eAuditchain, Kingdom of Bahrain

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CA Vinod Kashyap

Co-Founder and Director of NexGen Knowledge Solutions Private Ltd, India

Eng. Mohammad Al Rashidi

Eng. Mohammad Al Rashidi

Executive Chairman, One Global, Kuwait

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Hasan Al-Bahrani

Kuwait Internet of Things Society, kuwait

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Dr. Rachid Meziani

PhD, IT Consultant, Government Institution – PIFSS, Kuwait

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Eng. Ali Ashkanani

Moderator
Telecommunication, IoT, and Cybersecurity Consultant

Workshop

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Muhammad Irfan

Blockchain & Robotics Trainer , Bahrain

BLOCKCHAIN FOR FINANCIAL INSITUTIONS

25 OCTOBER 2018 | TIME: 9 AM TO 1 PM

The workshop will give delegates a good understanding of Blockchain technology, how this technology is revolutionizing financial sector. The workshop will cover many topics such as introduction of DLT, solidity for smart contracts, how dApp will revolutionize payment industry, exploring numerous use cases for Blockchain, Moreover decentralized services and immutable behavior of blockchain technology gives foundation to existing systems and other exciting innovative services and opportunities currently being use around the world. It will also look at current regulation and compliance globally and in GCC. Delegates will gain an insight into the future of the blockchain in terms of innovation and disruption of existing traditional systems and processes.

INTRODUCTION

  • Disruption or Foundation
  • Bitcoin, blockchain and hype cycles

MONEY AND DIGITAL MONEY

  • Cash vs. digital cash Security
  • How unsecure online transactions actually are Double spending
  • Decentralised vs. centralised ledgers
  • How bitcoin/blockchain solves this

WALLETS AND HOW TO INTERACT WITH CRYPTOCURRENCY

  • Types of wallets
  • Securing bitcoin
  • How to buy/sell bitcoin and exchanges
  • How and where I can use bitcoin
  • Bitcoin as a new gold

BITCOIN SMART CONTRACT USE CASES

  • Digital assets, coloured coins and timestamping
  • Escrow
  • Micropayment channels Side chains and lightning networks

CENTRALISED VS. DECENTRALISED BLOCKCHAINS

  • Public blockchain (permissionless)
  • Private Blockchain (permissioned)
  • Centralised blockchain case studies such as Ripple
  • Decentralised blockchain case studies such as Ethereum

RISKS AND CHALLENGES

  • Scaling
  • Centralisation Regulation

BLOCKCHAIN FOR FRAUD PREVENTION

  • Identity Fraud
  • Finance Fraud
  • Can Blockchain eliminates all fraud Blockchain for Banks

BLOCKCHIAN FOR FINTECH: USE CASES:

  • What financial and non-financial institutions are doing with blockchain technology

KEY BENEFITS:

  • Improved Data integrity
  • Real time Visibliy
  • Improved collaboration of sharing information
  • Reduced Cost of operation
  • Reduced Fraud

OPPORTUNITIES AND WHERE WE GO FROM HERE

  • Permissionless innovation
  • Open source economy and a new narrative
  • Decentralised App
  • Smart contracts, DAOs and Ethereum

Registration

Conference Fee

250 KWD

Networking
Lunch & refreshments

Conference & Workshop Fee

350 KWD

Networking
Lunch & refreshments

Workshop Fee

150 KWD

Networking
Lunch & refreshments

Sponsorship

Sponsoring at “The 2nd Kuwait Financial Technology Conference & Exhibition” provides a unique opportunity to develop new business leads, revisit existing customers and strengthen client relationships, and brand your company name and generate awareness of your organization. Sponsorship opportunities allow you to customize your approach and reach attending delegates through the package that best fits your preferences and budget.

For more Information on how you can get Involved in our Events as a Sponsor, Please Email Adel@12.events

Our Sponsors

Official Sponsor

 
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Platinum

 
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Honorary Sponsor

 
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Media Partner

 
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Exhibitor

 
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Exhibitor
 

knowledge Partners

 
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knowledge Partners
 

Venue

Palms Beach Hotel , Naseema Hall

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