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About IFW

Istanbul Fintech Week is a global venue of discussion and knowledge exchange in an ever-changing financial services industry. In its first edition, IFW hosted more than 1200 participants from around 30 countries. The event now goes fully online with the same level of interaction among the participants.

IFW curates five industry summits in its third edition. Payments, Blockchain, Digital Finance, Insurtech and AI in Finance will be the main themes of the summits. IFW continues to foster the innovation ecosystem in the region by bringing experts and leaders.
Join us online in January!

Payments Summit

Online payments, transfers, PSD2, neobanks, alternative solutions, open APIs and others

1

Blockchain Fest

Distributed lagger solutions, tokenization, crypto assets, DeFi, digital currencies

2

Digital Banking Summit

Digital transformation, mobile banking, customer data, cybersecurity, open banking

3

Insurtech Summit

Digital insurance, data analytics, automation, robo-advisory, AI services

4

Presentations

Fintech company presentations from different verticals

5

AI in Finance Summit

Machine learning, chatbots, RPA, NLP, image recognition, predictive analytics

6

KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE

New dimensions in financial innovation

Find out more about hottest topics and trends through our expert panels and thematic discussions.

IFW EVENT AGENDA

 
10:00 - 10:10

Welcome Speech

speaker-1

Demet Zübeyiroğlu

10:15 - 10:45

Opening Panel 1: Evolution of Banking

speaker-1

Sinem Cantürk

speaker-2

Burcu Civelek Yüce

speaker-3

Yakup Doğan

10:50-11:20

Opening Panel 2: Digital is an ocean of new opportunities

speaker-1

Murat Bitirici

speaker-2

Etkin Çiftçi

11:25-11:55

Opening Panel 3: Crypto is emerging

speaker-1

Eren Temren

speaker-2

Nilay Özmen

12:00 - 12:30

Opening Panel 4: Impact of Covid on Fintech

speaker-1

Devie Mohan

12:40 - 13:10

Payment Experience and e-Commerce

speaker-1

Özgür Altan

speaker-2

Emre Özdal

speaker-3

Hakan Tatlıcı

13:20 - 13:50

Payments during and after Covid-19

speaker-1

Hasan Jabbarov

speaker-2

Hakan Kocatürk

speaker-3

Recep Erdoğan

Ongoing

Presentations

10:00-10.30

Regulatory Environment in Crypto

The impact of Blockchain is immense, argued by some. The implications will be limited, some others contend. Despite differing views, distributed technologies have created impact in a multitude of industries. The way business is done, contracts signed, transactions conducted, data stored is being reconsidered. What awaits us is the inquiry the panel will undertake.

speaker-1

Claire Wells

speaker-2

Elçin Karatay

speaker-3

Richie Santozdiaz

10:40-11:10

Creating a "fan"universe

speaker-1

Güzem Yılmaz

speaker-2

Faruk Yıldırım

speaker-3

Sema Tuğçe Dikici

11:20-11:50

NFT's and Metaverse

speaker-1

Dr. Vedat Güven

speaker-2

Crypto Kemal (Kemal Hiçyılmaz)

12:00-12:30

Blockchain based Solutions for B2B

speaker-1

Mehtap Yılmaz

speaker-2

Gilbert Cordier

speaker-3

Erhan Arslan

10:00 - 10:30

Is "Banking as a Service" becoming a reality?

speaker-1

Demet Zübeyiroğlu

speaker-2

Yakup Sezer

speaker-3

Abdullah Ceylan

10:40-11:10

Digitizing SME Finance

speaker-1

Hakan Karamanlı

speaker-2

Ulvi Can Poyraz

11:20-11:50

Digital Distribution Channels

speaker-1

Şenay Yüksel

speaker-2

Onur Tekin Turhan

12:00-12:30

Open Banking and beyond

speaker-1

Erhan Zengin

speaker-2

İzzettin Toksoy

speaker-3

Ahmet Yücel

12:40-13:10

Digital Onboarding

speaker-1

Kadir Yüceer

speaker-2

Ali Haydar Ünsal

speaker-3

Yasin Kahramaner

10:00-10:30

Value of Data in Finance

speaker-1

Borga Aruta

speaker-2

Alper Özata

speaker-3

Mehmet Susaklı

speaker-4

Emin Rodoslu

10:40-11:10

Impact of AI and data analytics in financial services

speaker-1

Haluk Özek

speaker-2

Taner Toraman

speaker-3

Murat Göçe

11:20-11:50

Creating best data in customer analytics

speaker-1

Murat Hacıoğlu

speaker-2

Mustafa Çakır

speaker-3

Ceylan Onay Şahin

12:00-12:30

Insurance Innovation: Yesterday and Tomorrow

speaker-1

Erdem Aydınlı

speaker-2

Hüseyin Güler

12:40-13.10

Understanding Digital Customer of Insurance

speaker-1

Alain Thys

speaker-2

Bilal Türkmen

speaker-3

Erdem Aydınlı

IFW Sponsors

 

Premium Sponsors

Co-Sponsors

Supporters

Media & Communication Partners

IFW Partners

 

Main Partner

Strategic Partners

International Partners

CURRENT SPEAKERS

 

Özgür Altan

Garanti BBVA

Hakan Tatlıcı

Mastercard Avrupa Pazarları İş Geliştirme ve Siber Güvenlik Başkan Yardımcısı

Kadir Yüceer

İHS Teknoloji

Ali Haydar Ünsal

Identify Türkiye

Emin Rodoslu

Yapı Kredi

Alper Özata

Hiperaktif Kredi

Erdem Aydınlı

Omega Invest

Alain Thys

Shalima Ventures

Bilal Türkmen

Türkiye Sigorta

Cesur Ölçenoğlu

İnteraktif Kredi

HURRY UP Book your Seat

 

IFW 2020 ONLINE SPEAKERS

 

Anna Maj

Centre for Finance, Technology & Entrepreneurship

Başak Kural

ELogo – General Manager

Bora Erdamar

BlockchainIST Center at Bahcesehir University

Ceylan Onay Şahin

Boğaziçi University

Conan French

OpenRevolution

Dalith Steiger

SwissCognitive – The Global AI Hub

Daniel Bouzas

European Banking Federation

Deniz A. Johnson

Stratyfy & Pera-Partners

Minh Q. Tran

Mandalore Partners

Murat Ali Çengelci

Finance Office of Presidency of the Republic of Turkey

Nithya Sharma

Women's World Banking

Pavel Kravchenko

Distributed Lab

Richie Santosdiaz

The Fintech Times

Robin Kiera

Digital Scouting

Sandra Ro

Global Blockchain Business Council

Thaer Sabri

Electronic Money Association

Snapshot of IFW 2020

SOME OF THE SPEAKERS FROM IFW 2019

 

HE Mr. S. Iswaran

Minister of Trade, Singapore

Enrique Lizaso

Quantum World Association

Gin Chao

Binance

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