Fintech Panel | A Discussion on Innovation in Banking

Thursday, May 04th @ 6:30 PM

Thursday, May 04, 2017

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

BrainStation Toronto

460 King Street West Enter through the glass doors on Spadina


$45 CAD

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Event details

It’s a well known fact that today’s digital landscape is forcing traditional businesses to pivot in order to stay relevant and integrate into the everyday habits of both individuals and businesses.


This is particularly evident in banking, where we are seeing a shift in the way that we interact with currency, from saving to borrowing to investing. Consequently, more and more fintech startups are emerging to fill consumer needs, which is changing the financial industry and encouraging traditional banks to innovate.


Join expert panelists to discuss the rise of fintech, the integration of new and innovative technologies within financial services, and the future of digital finance.



Topics of Discussion


  • The evolution of fintech - uncovering the opportunities

  • How fintech is disrupting the traditional banking model

  • How can fintech startups and banks work together?

  • The importance of user-centric thinking when designing customer experience

  • The strategies banks are taking to innovate

  • How do banks leverage customer insight?

  • How businesses can make the most of fintech services

  • Overview of RegTech, Digital Identity, and Security & Privacy

  • The future of fintech



What You’ll Get


    • An intimate discussion with leaders in the tech and financial industry

    • A BrainStation notebook and pen for note-taking purposes

    • Snacks and refreshments




*Event is non-refundable and non-transferable.


Dan Dickinson is Chief Digital Officer at Equitable Bank in Toronto, Canada’s ninth-largest independent bank. He is responsible for all technology strategy, delivery, and operations for Equitable, and also leads EQ Bank, Equitable’s digital-only bank. Dan joined Equitable in 2013 as VP Digital Banking and launched EQ Bank in January 2016. Prior to joining Equitable he was Managing Director, Online & Mobile Banking at BMO Bank of Montreal, responsible for sales and service for two million active digital banking customers. Throughout his 18 years of banking experience he has focused on the role technology plays in serving the customer, the employee, and the bank.