Finest Tech

November 19, 2015
6:45 pm
6:45 pm
TELETORN Tallinn TV Tower
11913 Tallinn, Estonia


Join UK Trade and Investment, Finextra, LHV Bank and UK-Estonia TechLink on 19 November in Tallinn for an interactive event bringing together financial services and FinTech players from the UK and Nordic-Baltic region. The world of FinTech is evolving rapidly, so now is the time to get together to network, share experiences and generate invaluable insights into how to collaborate to drive the future growth of the financial sector.

Together, the UK and the Nordic-Baltic region is one of the most significant and active FinTech territories globally, home to strong international financial institutions renowned for their forward-looking approach to IT deployment and a variety of FinTech suppliers ranging from established players to innovative entrepreneurs and start-ups.

If they collaborate, established and new industry players from the UK and the Nordic-Baltic region have the ability to shape the future of the financial sector globally.

Following from the success of the launch event in Copenhagen the debate continues in Tallinn with topics around digital transformation, core banking and the client experience, disruption, innovation hubs, understanding the challenges of regulation and fintech, the opportunities presented by the PSD2 and traditional v alternative models.

The networking and debate will continue on 20 November with a related event running to coincide with the Digital 5 Ministerial being hosted in Tallinn on 20 November, join us for a focus event discussing the utility of digital identity for the financial services industry.


9.00-9.30 Registration

9.30-9.35 Opening addressChris Holtby, British Ambassador to Estonia

9.35-9.45 Opening remarks from hostChristopher Sier, Director of FiNexus, Managing Director of KAS bank

9.45-10.15 Keynote on future trendsRain Lõhmus, Chairman, LHV Capital Claire Braithwaite, Head of TechNorth, TechCity UK

10.15-11.15 How fintech transforms core banking and the client experienceModerator: Margus Uudam, Chairman, EstVCARain Lõhmus, Chairman, LHV CapitalKristjan Lepik, Head of Smart Specialisation, Estonian Development FundAlex Kwiatkowski, Senior Marketing Strategist, Banking & Digital Channels, MisysNeil Mathieson, Business Development, Union Financial Technology Linnar Viik, Co-Founder, PocopayMartin Sokk, Head of Product, Transferwise

11.15-11.45 Coffee Break

11.45-12.30 What are the challenges of regulation?Moderator: Rain Lõhmus, Chairman, LHV CapitalRob Ward, Deputy Director Financial Services, HM Treasury Helen Ginter, Innovation Hub/Strategy & Competition Division, Financial Conduct Authority Kilvar Kessler, CEO, Financial Supervision and Resolution Authority, EstoniaAndreas Kotsjuba, Head of Operations, Pocopay Siân Jones, Founder, COINsult Compliance Advisors

12.30-13.45 Lunch on 22nd Floor

13.45-14.00 Keynote session, 2017-PSD2, what does it bring?James Whittle, Director of Industry Policy, Payments UK

14.00-14.45 What does PSD2 mean for the payments market?Moderator: Gary Wright, Director of Content, FinextraRode Luhäär, CEO, PayTailorJames Whittle, Director of Industry Policy, Payments UKJonathan Williams, Director of Strategic Development, Experian

14.45-15.15 Coffee

15.15-16.15 Will alternative finance remain the alternative?Moderator: Christopher Sier, Director of FiNexus, Managing Director of KAS bankUrmas Peiker, Co-Founder, Funderbeam Philip Walsh, Co-Founder, Time Machine CapitalSiim Maivel, CEO, Investly

16.15-16.30 Closing RemarksChristopher Sier, Director of FiNexus, Managing Director of KAS bank

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