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The Conference will focus on new developments of the FinTech industry, regulatory challenges, blockchain technology, artificial intelligence as well as on the impact of the industry on economic growth. It is a unique event that gathers academics, EU and regional policy developers, regulators and business leaders from the financial sector.

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8.30-9.00 Registration and Welcome coffee

9.00-9.20 Welcoming remarks - Vilius Šapoka. Minister of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania and Marius Jurgilas, The Board Member of the Bank of Lithuania

9.20-9.40 KEY NOTE SPEECH – Robert J. Shiller, American Nobel Laureate, Economist

9.40-10.00 KEY NOTE SPEECH – Keith Noreika, Former Comptroller of the Currency at Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (USA)

10.00-10.40 Session “Trends of Fintech in the macroeconomic context”

Participants:

Vilius Šapoka, Minister of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania

Robert J. Shiller, American Nobel Laureate, Economist

Keith Noreika, Acting Comptroller of the Currency (USA)

Moderator:

Marius Jurgilas, The Board Member of the Bank of Lithuania

10.40-11.00 Networking break

11.00-11.20 The Future of Retail Financial Services. What policy mix for a balanced digital transformation? – Willem Pieter de Groen, Researcher Fellow at CEPS (Centre for European Policy Studies)

11.20-12.00 Session “Smart regulation – regulation as (dis)incentive of innovations in Fintech industry”

Participants:

Markus Becker-Melching, Member of the Management Board of The Association of German Banks

Vytautas Valvonis, Director of Supervision Service, the Bank of Lithuania

Peter Ohrlander, Capital markets regulatory expert at European Commission

Matthew Argent, Founder and CEO at Stockholm Fintech Hub

Moderator:

Reimo Hammerberg, Partner at Law Firm SORAINEN

12.00-13.30 Lunch

13.30-13.50 What’s next and how Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) fit in to this journey?

- Bart van der Mark, Conversational AI Lead Europe at Cognizant

13.50-14.30 Session “Robots and Artificial Intelligence vs Humans”

Participants:

Bart van der Mark, Conversational AI Lead Europe at Cognizant;

A representative of Sweetbridge (TBC);

Henrik Normann, president of The Nordic Investment Bank;
Moderator:
Audrius Zujus, Baltic Institute of Advanced Technology (BPTI)

14.30-14.50 KEY NOTE SPEECH – Gediminas Misevičius, Swedbank

14.50-15.10 The current and future challenges of the financial sector as well as solution to cope with them – Sasha Krstic, Head of Mastercard Nordics & Baltics

15.10-15.50 Session “New trends in FinTech and what to expect in the future”

Participants:

Gary Campkin, Director of Policy Strategy at TheCityUK

Sasha Krstic, Head of Mastercard in the Nordics & Baltics

Andrius Bičeika, Baltic Region Manager at Revolut

Moderator:
Paulius Mieželis, Learning Consultant at Danske Bank
(TBC)

SECOND HALL

11.00-11.20 ICO rush – brave new legal world – Priit Lätt, PwC Legal Estonia

11.20-11.40 Equity ICO – tokenizing SMB/startup capital – Ilja Laurs, Nextury Ventures

11.40-12.00 Understanding how blockchain will impact business: an executive view – Tieto (speaker TBA)

12.00-13.30 Lunch

13.30-13.50 Blockchain solutions and experiments at NASDAQ – Johan Toll, NASDAQ

13.50-14.10 Security and usability: does blockchain need more? – Dr. Vilius Benetis, NRD Lithuania

14.10-14.30 Blockchain on the Oracle Cloud: The Next Big Thing – Jesus Robles Fernandez, Oracle Spain

14.30-14.50 Combining evolution and revolution – Frank Vermessen, SWIFT Belgium

14.50-15.10 How to bring cryptocurrencies to the masses? – Dr. Julian Hosp, Co-Founder of TenX, Blockchain Expert

15.10-15.50 Session “Blockchain and Tokenized Economy: a Fad or Just Getting Started?”

Participants:

Monetha (TBA), BitDegree (TBA), Mysterium Network (TBA), Turing Society (TBA)
Moderator:

Elijus Čivilis, Community leader at INFOBALT Blockchain workgroup

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