TRANSFORMACE
14th of February 2020, Prague
Digital Transformation in the Financial Services Sector
 

The Financial Services industry is facing a series of considerable challenges including stiff competition from innovative new companies and disruption of traditional values and services.  In response, the industry must urgently adopt new technologies including BigData, AI, Machine Learning and Blockchain.

The second edition of 'Transformace' will once again discuss the most up-to-date topics in digital transformation in the Financial Services market, featuring leading Czech and Slovak Banks, Insurance, BigTech, FinTech and InsurTech companies.

This event was great, the quality demonstrated by the large number of delegates. Well structured, fast paced and at a great location. Keep it up!

Vlastimil Nigrin, Member of the Board of Directors and Deputy General Manager, Hypoteční banka

  All sessions in Czech unless otherwise stated in the programme.
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Speakers include

Albert Piet van Veen
COO & Board Member
MONETA Money Bank

Maurick Schellekens
CEO
NN Životní pojišťovna

Margus Simson
Chief Digital Officer, Member of the Board
Komerční banka

Martin Vurm
COO
ING

Filip Zeman
Digital Banking Director
Česká spořitelna

Dušan Slimák
Head of Retail Loans Implementation
Tatra banka

Jakub Sechter
Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer
Spendee

Vladimír Šimek
Senior Solutions Architect
Amazon Web Services

Michal Vodrážka
Head of Payments Regulation and Financial Innovations Division
Czech National Bank

Peter Pénzeš
Head of Resolution Section
Národná banka Slovenska

Michaela Lhotková
Executive Director Consumer Finance, Payments, Cards, Open Bankinsurance and Innovation
ČSOB

Josef Donát
Partner
ROWAN LEGAL

Martin Sládeček
Open Banking Leader
Komerční banka

Martin Medek
Open Banking Leader
Česká spořitelna

Jan Blažek
Programme Manager
ČSOB

Marek Smilovský
Manager/Financial Services Advisory
EY

Pavel Novák
CEO
Zonky

Štěpán Húsek
Partner
Deloitte

Jan Šovar
Partner and Lawyer
FINREG PARTNERS

Kateřina Coops
Manager
KPMG

Petr Ložek
Partner
PwC

Filip Haering
Head Of Digital Identity Services
Česká spořitelna

Filip Hanzlík
Leading Lawyer
Czech Banking Association

Marek Ditz
Managing Director
SUPERNIUS

Dominik Stroukal
Chief Economist
Roklen

Lucia Tóthová
FinTech Consultant

This event last year

This event last year attracted 18 Czech and Slovak banks, 12 insurance companies, 24 FinTechs, 17 legal and consultancy firms and 215 delegates in total.

We have attended dozens of similar events in the Czech Republic but Transformace 2019 was by far the best.

Jan Šovar a Ondřej Mikula, Partners and Lawyers, FINREG PARTNERS

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Programme

All sessions in Czech unless otherwise stated in the programme.

Block 1: Czech and Slovak Market Update1: Czech and Slovak Market
Chaired by: 
Marek Ditz, Managing Director, SUPERNIUS, CZ
09:00
Digital Transformation in numbers: How Has the Financial Services market Really Changed?
09:15
Panel Discussion
  • Czech vs. Slovak digital transformation - what new developments has the market experienced in the last year? What can we learn from each other and where can we find inspiration?
  • How do European regulations, led by PSD2, transform the digitisation of financial services? Are market players sufficiently open and ready for full implementation?
  • What does the introduction of the banking identity mean for the Czech market and are banks ready to use its full potential? What is the situation in Slovakia?
  • What impact will the simplification of the on-boarding process as a result of BankID have on customer loyalty? How to survive customer churn and the battle to retain clients?
  • How is digitisation changing the insurance industry and insurance products? Is the market ready to open itself to new FinTechs and InsurTechs?
Dušan Slimák, Head of Retail Loans Implementation, Tatra banka, SK
Michaela Lhotková, Executive Director Consumer Finance, Payments, Cards, Open Bankinsurance and Innovation, ČSOB, CZ
Peter Pénzeš, Head of Resolution Section, Národná banka Slovenska, SK
Marek Smilovský, Manager/Financial Services Advisory, EY, CZ
10:00
Coffee Break
Block 2: Bank ID: Impact on the Market2: Bank ID
Chaired by: 
10:45
BankID: what potential does it have?
  • Key benefits of the Banking Law Amendment Act
  • Main impact of the change in AML Law
  • Key opportunities for banks, the financial market and bank clients
Josef Donát, Partner, ROWAN LEGAL, CZ
11:00
Panel Discussion
  • How will bank identity transform the financial services sector? Is the market prepared and ready?
  • Is there good communication between all players across the entire financial industry? How fast will full implementation be?
  • Are Czech clients ready to use BankID? Does the Czech market have the potential for blanket employment of digital identity?
  • How do banks prepare for the consequences? Can BankID lead to loss of client loyalty and ultimately, transformation of traditional banks?
Štěpán Húsek, Partner, Deloitte, CZ
Martin Sládeček, Open Banking Leader, Komerční banka, CZ
Filip Haering, Head of Digital Identity Services, Česká spořitelna, CZ
Jan Blažek, Programme Manager, ČSOB, CZ
Filip Hanzlík, náměstek výkonného ředitele, hlavní právník, Česká bankovní asociace, CZ
11:45
Short Break
Block 3: Digital Transformation as a Change of Mindset3: Change of Mindset
Chaired by: 
Dominik Stroukal, Chief Economist, Roklen, CZ
12:00
Digital transformation almost finished or just started?
  • Building digital team or digital transformation?
  • What is next now all your products are on line?
  • MONETA and next generation of financial services
Albert van Veen, COO & Board Member, MONETA Money Bank, CZ
12:15
Panel Discussion
  • Does the Czech financial services market already believe in the power and necessity of digital transformation, or is it perceived as an inconvenient must?
  • Where are the opportunities for significant cost reduction?
  • What, if any, has been the real impact of a shift towards agile management?
  • Are traditional financial services institutions still maintaining their position as the most active players in the market, or is the FinTech scene already catching up?
Margus Simson, Chief Digital Officer, Member of the Board, Komerční banka, CZ
Petr Ložek, Partner, PwC, CZ
Filip Zeman, Digital Banking Director, Česká spořitelna, CZ
Martin Vurm, COO, ING, CZ
Maurick Schellekens, CEO, NN Životní pojišťovna, CZ
13:00
Lunch
Block 4: (Fin)Tech Challengers4: (Fin)Tech Challengers
14:00
Case Study: Building the Illimity Challenger Bank
Massimo Facchini, Technology Consulting Director, Accenture, IT
14:15
Cyber(un)security - The Dark Side of Artificial Intelligence?
14:30
AI & Machine Learning in Financial Services
Vladimír Šimek, Senior Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services, LU
14:45
Q & A
15:05
Coffee Break
Block 5: Open banking vs. reality5: Open banking vs. reality
Chaired by: 
Lucia Tóthová, FinTech Consultant, CZ
15:35
Case Study: FinTech Life Before And After PSD2 License
  • Receiving AISP authorisation - licencing procedure, initial experience, biggest tasks
  • Main challenges after AISP registration - connecting to bank accounts, degree of banking openness, EU passport, impact of regulation on start-ups
  • AML – issues with the specificity of Czech regulations and the rationale of AML/CFT requirements
Jakub Sechter, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Spendee, CZ
Jan Šovar, Partner and Lawyer, FINREG PARTNERS, CZ
15:55
Pros and Cons: Open banking from client's perspective
  • What do customers really want and what do they think about CX KPMG data?
  • Is the main issue privacy and what can Financial Services companies do to build customer trust?
  • What are the key trends and developments expected in the next 12 months?
Kateřina Coops, Manager, KPMG, CZ
16:10
Panel Discussion
  • How open is Czech banking and is it perceived as an opportunity or as an unwanted breach of personal space?
  • Is there good communication between FinTechs, banks and the Regulators? Can we expect a unification of API interfaces and the data provided by banks?
  • What is the main benefit of open banking market players? Should financial services open beyond their responsibilities?
  • How open is the Czech client? Are they willing to share their data with a non-banking company for an interesting product?
Martin Medek, Open Banking Leader, Česká spořitelna, CZ
Pavel Novák, CEO, Zonky, CZ
Michal Vodrážka, Head of Payments Regulation and Financial Innovations Division, ČNB, CZ
16:50
End of the conference

 
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Stroupežnického 21
150 00 Prague 5
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