Finnovex Qatar

Conference / Summit (onsite & online)
Financial Technology - Fintech Financial Services

Address: Hilton Doha Qatar, Diplomatic St, Doha, Qatar
Date: 15 Mar '22
Special Offer: Apply code MP10 to receive a 10% discount!

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Charge up for a phenomenal face-to-face and online interaction! The first-ever Finnovex Qatar Summit for Banking and Financial Institution Stakeholders, will take place on 15th March 2022 at Doha, Qatar and online for the digital audience to participate.

As the vital role of technology in the Qatar banking sector is set to increase in coming days, innovation, inventive cultures, access to data and progressed analysis, is set to change the financial ecosystem is essential. The rise of a customer centric approach has translated across board and the same level of performance and intuitiveness from banking services is in demand.

Exibex is all set as a meeting point for an expected audience of 300+ individuals to witness the presence of 20+ industry visionaries, who would have the best networking and learning opportunities, as they take in the experience of a collaborative and innovative mind space within the Banking and Financial Services Ecosystem.

This summit is the 10th Edition from the Finnovex Global Series to shed light on front burner issues through a blend of fireside chats, panel discussions, and expert presentations, which include – Next Gen Banking- Hybrid, Digital & Open; Cashless Society - The Future of Payments; Demystifying AI and Machine Learning; Big Data & Analytics for Financial Inclusion; Open Banking - the future of Banking & more.

Expert speakers are respective representatives of the following companies – Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Authority; Lloyds Bank, UK; Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority (QFCRA); Commercial Bank, Qatar; Bank Nizwa, Oman; HSBC, UAE; DOHA BANK, Qatar; Rwanda Finance; Ooredoo Qatar; Egyptian Arab Land Bank; PowerBank, Qatar; Emirates NBD amongst others.

This year’s edition is themed - “Emerging Technologies Disrupting the Sustainable Financial Ecosystem”.

Anticipate:

➤ 20+ Trail Blazer Speakers
➤ 300+ Delegates
➤ 5+ Panel Discussions
➤ 8+ Networking Hours
➤ 7+ Keynote Sessions

Here are the attendee benefits:

  • Meet new, creative and inspired people, and form strategies you need to grow. Network, share ideas and learn new strategies with over 300 of the sharpest minds in banking and financial services.

  • Learn how to evaluate, deploy, use, and customize the financial technologies to improve business processes.

  • Hear first-hand from customers on the challenges they face across the entire value chain of financial processes.

  • Take away lessons learned, valuable case studies and key insights from peers to apply within your business operations.

  • Meet with Fintech solution management, development, support and consulting experts.

  • Fully evaluate and understand how the comprehensive suite of applications can optimize your business process.

  • Visit the showcase centres and demos to better understand the latest solutions in the market that can help your business.

The Finnovex Global series, which is organised by Exibex, examines the Future of Financial Services and how disruptive innovations are reshaping the way they are structured, provisioned and consumed. The Finnovex series of Summits highlights thought leadership on cutting-edge issues with long-term implications to the industry and lays foundation for multi stakeholder dialogues that explore the potential of these innovations to transform the financial ecosystem as well as the risks and opportunities that could emerge from shifts in the way financial services are designed, delivered and used in the future.

If you would like to sponsor or be our event partner, please send us an email info@exibex.com.

About Exibex:

Exibex is an excellent market leader in - knowledge-based conferences, managing events and business consulting. The team provides innovative and engaging networking platforms to create and engage C-level communities for global corporations. Exibex’s platforms fosters the acceleration of both individual, and organisational performance, to benefit global business leaders. We comprehend the challenges organisations face in this volatile and uncertain market, so we look to help your core revenue generation teams by building a complete 360- degree package tailored to your business strategies, goals and needs.

For more information:

Tolulope Folaranmi | Regional Marketing Manager – Exibex
E: Tolulope@exibex.com
 
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 ⚡️ Special Offer: Apply code MP10 to receive a 10% discount

The event will be held in a hybrid format so attendees can join In-person at Doha, Qatar or attend the Virtual Stream online to witness 20+ trail blazer speakers, 300+ delegates, 8+ Networking Hours, 4+ Panel Discussions and 15+ Keynote Sessions to discuss the roles of banking and non-banking institutions, financial organizations, investment firms, fintechs and experience of collaborative mind space of innovation in Financial Services Ecosystem.

FINNOVEX WILL FOCUS ON:

  • Next Gen Banking- Hybrid, Digital & Open

  • Cashless Society - The Future of Payments

  • Demystifying AI and Machine Learning

  • Big Data & Analytics for Financial Inclusion

  • Open Banking - the future of Banking

  • Adapting Cyber Security for the future Normal

  • Intelligent Banking for Outstanding Customer Experience

  • Digital KYC in Mobile/Online Banking

  • The Rise of Islamic Finance to Fintech

  • Insights on Digital Insurance Trends and Opportunities

  • The Rising Significance of Blockchain & Crypto Currencies

FINNOVEX AWARDS

Finnovex Awards have been constituted to recognise and appreciate the effort of various individuals, institutions and service providers in the field of financial services. We seek to honour the pioneers and visionaries who have transformed the financial services industry.

March 15, 2022

Emerging Technologies Disrupting The Sustainable Financial Ecosystem

The role of technology in the Qatar banking sector is set to increase in coming days. Within a decade Fintech organizations have utilized innovation, inventive cultures, access to data and progressed analysis to change the financial ecosystem. From payments, infrastructure and access to financial services and sustainability components; solutions from FinTech firms have impacted everything in the banking sector. The rise of customer centric approach has translated to both customers and employees now expecting the same level of performance and intuitiveness from their banking services as they have become accustomed to consumer-centric apps.

To deliver such experiences CXOs in banking industry are striving to transform processes, data centres, departments and entire businesses models through the use of technology. There is an expectation that they stay well-informed about new and emerging technologies and select the best solutions for the good of the organisation.

Given the above background, Exibex – the team responsible for the Finnovex Global Series proudly presents the Finnovex Qatar Hybrid Summit to be held on March 15, 2022 in-Person Doha, Qatar and Virtually focusing solely on the challenges faced by the Banking sector in Qatar. In this summit, we will discuss the roles of banking and non-banking institutions, financial organizations, investment firms, fintech companies and other stakeholders in ever evolving demands of modern consumer and increased disruption from rapidly emerging technologies.

Series World Class Hybrid Experience

Connect and Reimagine the Future of Finance in Qatar-

  • Qatar will spend about $57 billion over the next decade on infrastructure including stadiums to support the soccer World Cup in 2022, which will boost lending at the country’s banks.

  • Fintech holds considerable opportunities for economic diversification and is one of the four pillars of Qatar's National Vision 2030.

  • Qatar Financial Centre wants to attract $25 billion of foreign investments by 2022 as Gulf rift ends.

  • QDB is providing FinTech’s and SMEs a “360-degree financial, advisory, and logistical support system through which they can proactively contribute to Qatar’s economic and digital transformation and help turn Doha into a smart city where a knowledge-based economy can flourish.”

  • The Islamic Fintech sector in Qatar is on track to grow at a CAGR of 19.6% and is expected to be worth billions by 2025.

  • Banks were seeking new sources of income through measures such as increasing the proportion of fee-based revenue, investing in new sustainable assets, funding SMEs with high potential, and improving the customer relationship through digital solutions.

  • US and Qatar Business Initiatives Now Valued at Around $200 Billion, Supported by Smart City Projects, Fintech, and Other Digital Technologies.

  • Qatar-headquartered Fintech firm Dibsy has acquired $300,000 through a pre-seed round that was led by Salem Khalaf Al Mannai along with participation from several angel investors.

  • Banks are increasingly shifting focus to ‘green’ products such as green bonds in an effort to attract foreign investments and diversify borrowing options, as stakeholders are starting to invest in Environment Sustainable & Governance (ESG) assets more and more.

  • Microsoft forecasts rapid transformation in Qatar’s smart city developments, and this is how Microsoft Cloud can enable smart cities utilizing AI, IOT, and enabling the ecosystem to fuel smart city innovation through partners and SMEs. Microsoft announced bringing the first Global Hyperscale Cloud to enable Qatar and establish it as the knowledge and innovation hub for smart cities.”

A SYNC BETWEEN THE PHYSICAL AND VIRTUAL

What’s in store for you in-person/ Virtually? There is a clear sync between the overall physical and virtual experience. Regardless of the pandemic, Qatar is one of the safest destinations to host global events and exhibitions. As restrictions begin to lift and Exhibitions are allowed again, we are striving to hold live events physically as well as virtually and connect with global teams. Through our hybrid event we want to allow delegates/sponsors/Partner who cannot travel or do not feel safe to travel can join virtually whilst allowing those who can attend to enjoy the live event experience. Hence, we are delighted to announce that Finnovex Qatar 2022 – as first In person and virtual BFSI Summit.

Finnovex Qatar is the region’s foremost summit edition to take place and bring together all experts within the Banking and Financial Services ecosystem to offer premium business connections, power-packed panel discussions and insightful presentations, right within your homes or offices.

AI Powered Matchmaking to facilitate Networking

Experience an action-packed day filled with personalized networking activities created to build mutual relationships via our own app without exchanging physical business card. Despite the distance created between every community due to the pandemic, we’re confident in delivering a dynamic experience that fosters interaction among all our attendees, attending live, or virtually.

Live Content Streaming

Enjoy a value-filled agenda and dynamic keynotes, interactive panel discussions, thought-provoking case studies, start-up & tech pioneer presentations by either attending Finnovex Qatar live or virtually from the comfort of your home or office!

Innovation Lounge

Attendees can either visit the exhibition foyer area at the venue in-person or visit the virtual exhibition hall, which grants you access to engaging demos on the best tools and technologies, live chat between sponsors and delegates, scheduled meetings and downloadable content.

An Exciting, Real Time Conversation with your Peers

Engage and network with top industry leaders in the Middle East, have fun and win virtual goodies! You can also get involved with Q&A sessions, Polls, use the intuitive chat capability, take part in fintech quiz competitions and social media shout-outs.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZER


As market leaders in knowledge-based conferences, managed events and business consulting, Exibex provides innovative and engaging networking platforms to create and engage C level communities for global corporations. Our platforms enable acceleration of both individual, and organisational performance, to benefit global business leaders. We comprehend the challenges organisations face in this volatile and uncertain market, so we look to help your core revenue generation teams by building a complete 360-degree package tailored to your business strategies, goals and needs.

The event will be held in a hybrid format so attendees can join In-person at Doha, Qatar or attend the Virtual Stream online to witness 20+ trail blazer speakers, 300+ delegates, 8+ Networking Hours, 4+ Panel Discussions and 15+ Keynote Sessions to discuss the roles of banking and non-banking institutions, financial organizations, investment firms, fintechs and experience of collaborative mind space of innovation in Financial Services Ecosystem.

FINNOVEX WILL FOCUS ON:

  • Next Gen Banking- Hybrid, Digital & Open

  • Cashless Society - The Future of Payments

  • Demystifying AI and Machine Learning

  • Big Data & Analytics for Financial Inclusion

  • Open Banking - the future of Banking

  • Adapting Cyber Security for the future Normal

  • Intelligent Banking for Outstanding Customer Experience

  • Digital KYC in Mobile/Online Banking

  • The Rise of Islamic Finance to Fintech

  • Insights on Digital Insurance Trends and Opportunities

  • The Rising Significance of Blockchain & Crypto Currencies

FINNOVEX AWARDS

Finnovex Awards have been constituted to recognise and appreciate the effort of various individuals, institutions and service providers in the field of financial services. We seek to honour the pioneers and visionaries who have transformed the financial services industry.

March 15, 2022

Emerging Technologies Disrupting The Sustainable Financial Ecosystem

The role of technology in the Qatar banking sector is set to increase in coming days. Within a decade Fintech organizations have utilized innovation, inventive cultures, access to data and progressed analysis to change the financial ecosystem. From payments, infrastructure and access to financial services and sustainability components; solutions from FinTech firms have impacted everything in the banking sector. The rise of customer centric approach has translated to both customers and employees now expecting the same level of performance and intuitiveness from their banking services as they have become accustomed to consumer-centric apps.

To deliver such experiences CXOs in banking industry are striving to transform processes, data centres, departments and entire businesses models through the use of technology. There is an expectation that they stay well-informed about new and emerging technologies and select the best solutions for the good of the organisation.

Given the above background, Exibex – the team responsible for the Finnovex Global Series proudly presents the Finnovex Qatar Hybrid Summit to be held on March 15, 2022 in-Person Doha, Qatar and Virtually focusing solely on the challenges faced by the Banking sector in Qatar. In this summit, we will discuss the roles of banking and non-banking institutions, financial organizations, investment firms, fintech companies and other stakeholders in ever evolving demands of modern consumer and increased disruption from rapidly emerging technologies.

Series World Class Hybrid Experience

Connect and Reimagine the Future of Finance in Qatar-

  • Qatar will spend about $57 billion over the next decade on infrastructure including stadiums to support the soccer World Cup in 2022, which will boost lending at the country’s banks.

  • Fintech holds considerable opportunities for economic diversification and is one of the four pillars of Qatar's National Vision 2030.

  • Qatar Financial Centre wants to attract $25 billion of foreign investments by 2022 as Gulf rift ends.

  • QDB is providing FinTech’s and SMEs a “360-degree financial, advisory, and logistical support system through which they can proactively contribute to Qatar’s economic and digital transformation and help turn Doha into a smart city where a knowledge-based economy can flourish.”

  • The Islamic Fintech sector in Qatar is on track to grow at a CAGR of 19.6% and is expected to be worth billions by 2025.

  • Banks were seeking new sources of income through measures such as increasing the proportion of fee-based revenue, investing in new sustainable assets, funding SMEs with high potential, and improving the customer relationship through digital solutions.

  • US and Qatar Business Initiatives Now Valued at Around $200 Billion, Supported by Smart City Projects, Fintech, and Other Digital Technologies.

  • Qatar-headquartered Fintech firm Dibsy has acquired $300,000 through a pre-seed round that was led by Salem Khalaf Al Mannai along with participation from several angel investors.

  • Banks are increasingly shifting focus to ‘green’ products such as green bonds in an effort to attract foreign investments and diversify borrowing options, as stakeholders are starting to invest in Environment Sustainable & Governance (ESG) assets more and more.

  • Microsoft forecasts rapid transformation in Qatar’s smart city developments, and this is how Microsoft Cloud can enable smart cities utilizing AI, IOT, and enabling the ecosystem to fuel smart city innovation through partners and SMEs. Microsoft announced bringing the first Global Hyperscale Cloud to enable Qatar and establish it as the knowledge and innovation hub for smart cities.”

A SYNC BETWEEN THE PHYSICAL AND VIRTUAL

What’s in store for you in-person/ Virtually? There is a clear sync between the overall physical and virtual experience. Regardless of the pandemic, Qatar is one of the safest destinations to host global events and exhibitions. As restrictions begin to lift and Exhibitions are allowed again, we are striving to hold live events physically as well as virtually and connect with global teams. Through our hybrid event we want to allow delegates/sponsors/Partner who cannot travel or do not feel safe to travel can join virtually whilst allowing those who can attend to enjoy the live event experience. Hence, we are delighted to announce that Finnovex Qatar 2022 – as first In person and virtual BFSI Summit.

Finnovex Qatar is the region’s foremost summit edition to take place and bring together all experts within the Banking and Financial Services ecosystem to offer premium business connections, power-packed panel discussions and insightful presentations, right within your homes or offices.

AI Powered Matchmaking to facilitate Networking

Experience an action-packed day filled with personalized networking activities created to build mutual relationships via our own app without exchanging physical business card. Despite the distance created between every community due to the pandemic, we’re confident in delivering a dynamic experience that fosters interaction among all our attendees, attending live, or virtually.

Live Content Streaming

Enjoy a value-filled agenda and dynamic keynotes, interactive panel discussions, thought-provoking case studies, start-up & tech pioneer presentations by either attending Finnovex Qatar live or virtually from the comfort of your home or office!

Innovation Lounge

Attendees can either visit the exhibition foyer area at the venue in-person or visit the virtual exhibition hall, which grants you access to engaging demos on the best tools and technologies, live chat between sponsors and delegates, scheduled meetings and downloadable content.

An Exciting, Real Time Conversation with your Peers

Engage and network with top industry leaders in the Middle East, have fun and win virtual goodies! You can also get involved with Q&A sessions, Polls, use the intuitive chat capability, take part in fintech quiz competitions and social media shout-outs.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZER


As market leaders in knowledge-based conferences, managed events and business consulting, Exibex provides innovative and engaging networking platforms to create and engage C level communities for global corporations. Our platforms enable acceleration of both individual, and organisational performance, to benefit global business leaders. We comprehend the challenges organisations face in this volatile and uncertain market, so we look to help your core revenue generation teams by building a complete 360-degree package tailored to your business strategies, goals and needs.

Abbas Bou Diab

Executive Manager-Head of Compliance and AML
BLOM Bank, Qatar

Aysenur Hickiran

Executive Vice President, Head of Retail Banking and Wealth Management Group
DenizBank (Emirates NBD), Turkey

Dr. Leonie Ruth Lethbridge

EGM and Chief Operating Officer
Commercial Bank, Qatar

Ewald Müller

Managing Director, Supervision and Authorisation
Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority (QFCRA)

Gudni Stiholt Adalsteinsson

Chief Treasury & Investment Officer
DOHA BANK, Qatar

Henk Jan Hoogendoorn

Chief Financial Sector Officer
Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Authority

Hisham Mohamed

Chief Information Security Officer
Emirates NBD, Egypt

Khaled Al Kayed

Chief Executive Officer
Bank Nizwa, Oman

Linoy Kidd

GBM MENAT Chief Information Officer
HSBC, UAE

Mohamad Mansour

Chief Compliance Officer
Power Bank, Qatar

Mohamed Mostafa

Global Chief Information Security Officer
Egyptian Arab Land Bank

Ntoudi Mouyelo

Chief Investment Officer
Rwanda Finance

Shaju Bhaskaran

Information Security Officer & Head of SOC SMART QATAR
Ooredoo Qatar

Shareef El-Baba

Deputy Chief Retail Banking Officer
DOHA BANK, Qatar

Soheyl Kadjani

Ex CIO and Head of IT
Emirates NBD Information Technology Industry Expert

Suleiman Barada

Sr. Advisor & Head of UABdigital
Union of Arab Banks, Lebanon

Vilmos Lorincz

Managing Director, Data Products
Lloyds Bank, UK

Abbas Bou Diab

Executive Manager-Head of Compliance and AML
BLOM Bank, Qatar

Aysenur Hickiran

Executive Vice President, Head of Retail Banking and Wealth Management Group
DenizBank (Emirates NBD), Turkey

Dr. Leonie Ruth Lethbridge

EGM and Chief Operating Officer
Commercial Bank, Qatar

Ewald Müller

Managing Director, Supervision and Authorisation
Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority (QFCRA)

Gudni Stiholt Adalsteinsson

Chief Treasury & Investment Officer
DOHA BANK, Qatar

Henk Jan Hoogendoorn

Chief Financial Sector Officer
Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Authority

Hisham Mohamed

Chief Information Security Officer
Emirates NBD, Egypt

Khaled Al Kayed

Chief Executive Officer
Bank Nizwa, Oman

Linoy Kidd

GBM MENAT Chief Information Officer
HSBC, UAE

Mohamad Mansour

Chief Compliance Officer
Power Bank, Qatar

Mohamed Mostafa

Global Chief Information Security Officer
Egyptian Arab Land Bank

Ntoudi Mouyelo

Chief Investment Officer
Rwanda Finance

Shaju Bhaskaran

Information Security Officer & Head of SOC SMART QATAR
Ooredoo Qatar

Shareef El-Baba

Deputy Chief Retail Banking Officer
DOHA BANK, Qatar

Soheyl Kadjani

Ex CIO and Head of IT
Emirates NBD Information Technology Industry Expert

Suleiman Barada

Sr. Advisor & Head of UABdigital
Union of Arab Banks, Lebanon

Vilmos Lorincz

Managing Director, Data Products
Lloyds Bank, UK

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