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 2020 curates five industry summits in its second edition. Payments, Blockchain, Digital Banking, Insurtech and AI in Finance will be the main themes of day-long summits. IFW continues to foster the innovation ecosystem in the region by bringing experts and leaders.
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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

AI in Finance Summit

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

5

IFW 2020 ONLINE SPEAKERS

 

Faisal Khan

Consultant

Robin Kiera

Digital Scouting

Minh Q. Tran

Mandalore Partners

Bora Erdamar

BlockchainIST Center at Bahcesehir University

Dr. Mehmet Aydın

Kadir Has University & Digital Finance Working Group at Bogazici University

Ceylan Onay Şahin

Digital Finance Working Group at Bogazici University

Egor Avetisov

Privat Bank

Deniz A. Johnson

Pera Partners

Umut Esen

Softtech

Kristy Duncan

Women in Payments

Anna Maj

Centre for Finance, Technology & Entrepreneurship

Ahmet Hamdi Atalay

Information Security Association

Conan French

OpenRevolution

Filip Dimitrovski

Tigo Finance Macedonia

Fuat Beşer

Global AI Hub

Pavel Kravchenko

Distributed Lab

Sandra Ro

Global Blockchain Business Council

Thaer Sabri

Electronic Money Association

Şant Manukyan

İş Investment

Turan Sert

Consultant

Dr. Onur Durahim

Bogazici University

Assoc. Prof.Dr. Gözde Ünal

Digital Finance Working Group at Bogazici University

KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE

New dimensions in financial innovation

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

IFW 2020 EVENT AGENDA

 
10.00 - 10.30 AM

Payment Innovation: Yesterday And Tomorrow

speaker-1

Faisal Khan

speaker-2

Liliana Fratini Passi

speaker-3

Kristy Duncan

11.00 - 11.30 AM

Payments during and after Covid-19

11.30-12.00 AM

Payments and fintech in the Bosnia

speaker-1

Alma Ahmic

12.00 - 12.30 PM

Open Banking, PSD2 and beyond

speaker-1

Thaer Sabri

speaker-2

Anna Maj

12.30-1.00 PM

Sweden Country Session

2.00-2.30 PM

Are PSPs new banks?

2.30-3.00 PM

Developing fintech ecosystems in CIS

3.00-3.30 PM

Alternative solutions to payments and transfers

3.30-4.30 PM

Startup Pitches

9.30-10.00 AM

Creating a distributed universe

speaker-1

Bora Erdamar

speaker-2

Steven Kokinos

10.00-10.30 AM

Crypto assets: Status check

speaker-1

Anthony Knode

speaker-2

Charles d'Haussy

10.30-11.00 AM

Tokenization for a better society

speaker-1

Sergey Ivliev

speaker-2

Milivoje Batista

11.00-11.30 PM

DeFi: An upcoming revolution?

speaker-1

Turan Sert

speaker-2

Mohammed Al-Rashidi

speaker-3

Stani Kulechov

11.30-12.00 AM

Stable coins

speaker-1

Sinan Koç

speaker-2

Gregory Klumov

12.00-12.30 PM

Digital currencies

speaker-1

Şant Manukyan

12.30-1.00 PM

Central Banks Roundtable on digital currencies

2.00-2.30 PM

Workshop 1

2.30-3.00 PM

Keynote address by Sandra Ro

speaker-1

Sandra Ro

3.00-3.30 PM

Tokenization Workshop by Distributed Lab

speaker-1

Pavel Kravchenko

15.30-16.30 PM

Startup Pitches

9.30 - 10.00 AM

Regulatory Buzz

10.00 - 10.30 AM

Banking Innovation: Yesterday and Tomorrow

speaker-1

Nigel Verdon

speaker-2

Gavin Littlejohn

10.30-11.00 AM

The right digital model for banks

11.00-11.30 AM

Banking during and after Covid-19

speaker-1

Egor Avetisov

11.30-12.00 AM

Understanding digital customers

speaker-1

Pınar Emirdağ

12.00-12.30 PM

Is retail banking becoming mobile apps?

2.00-2.30 PM

Cybersecurity is a top priority

speaker-1

Filiz Demiröz

speaker-2

Sandra Tobler

speaker-3

Ahmet Hamdi Atalay

2.30-3.00 PM

The future of neobanks and open banking

speaker-1

Conan French

3.00-3.30 PM

Banks as ecosystem enablers

3.30-4.00 PM

Lending by fintechs

speaker-1

Filip Dimitrovski

4.00-4.30 PM

CEO Panel

speaker-1

Deniz Güven

10.00-10.30 AM

Insurance Innovation: Yesterday and Tomorrow

speaker-1

Minh Q. Tran

11.00-11.30 AM

Insurance during and after Covid-19

12.00-12.30 PM

Insurtech and Beyond

speaker-1

Onur Tekin Turhan

speaker-2

Robin Kiera

2.00-2.30 PM

Understanding digital customer of insurance

speaker-1

Emre Omacan

speaker-2

Marijan Mumdžiev

9.30-10.00 AM

Impact of AI in financial services

speaker-1

Ceylan Onay Şahin

speaker-2

Dalith Steiger-Gablinger

10.00-10.30 AM

Creating best data in customer analytics

speaker-1

Dr. Mehmet Aydın

11.00-11.30 AM

Machine Learning: Best practices

speaker-1

Dr. Onur Durahim

speaker-2

Fuat Beşer

12.00-12.30 PM

Chatbots: Still hot?

speaker-1

Assoc. Prof.Dr. Gözde Ünal

speaker-2

Umut Esen

2.00-2.30 PM

Future of AI in FinTech

speaker-1

Deniz A. Johnson

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SOME OF THE SPEAKERS FROM IFW 2019

 

HE Mr. S. Iswaran

Minister of Trade, Singapore

Enrique Lizaso

Quantum World Association

Gin Chao

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