Day I – 24th of May 2017


9:30 – 09:50 Introduction about the Congress

Presentation of congress consept.

09:50 – 10:05 Special Guest speech

Presentation on FinTech impact on future life.

10:05 – 10:55 Special Guest speech

5 minutes intro quiz for audience, 15 minutes Guest’s quiz conclusion and presentation about the futuristic perspective of the surrounding environment, 10 minutes for Q&A

10:35 – 10:50 Special Guest speech

10:50 – 11:20 Debate: What is the future of human and where will it take us in 2020?

11:20 – 11:35 Special Guest speech

Speech by business representative corresponding to the futuristic vision based on technological possibilities.

11:35 – 12:00 Speech by Deputy Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, Minister of Economic Development and Finance*

12:00 – 12:25 Debate: How does futuristic vision translates into business – practical dimension

  • FinTech sector representative
  • InsurTech sector representative
  • Big Data sector representative

12:25 -12:35 Speech by Industry Development Agency

12:35 -13:00 Debate: Investors perspective key trends

13:00 -13:30 Networking break


Digital Finance – what is next and ahead?

13:30 – 13:50 SPECIAL GUEST Speech

Presentation by an international influencers.

13:50 – 14:10 Debate: Fintech influence on finance development. Where are we now? What are the next steps?

Debate about accomplishments – what has been achieved, what are the best practices, what should we do next. Wide perspective of new technologies. 3 Speakers representing three different areas: banks, lending company, payments company.

14:10 – 14:30 1:1 FireChat

FinTech Entreprenuer on his success story in digital finance.

New Client Experience in Finance

14:30 – 15:10 Debate: Reshaping the client experience through digitalization - digital identity, access, services and interface

15:10 – 15:30 1:1 FireChat

FINTECH ENTREPRENEUR on Client Experience.

15:30 – 16:00 Practical case studies. Dinosaurs and unicorns cooperation!

Listen about success stories of cooperation between traditional players and fintech’s companies. During the session you will hear about diversified form of cooperation.

16:00 Lunch


13:30 – 13:35 InsurTech Congress Opening

13:35 - 13:50 Keynote Speech

Insurance Future

13:50 - 14:30 Debate

  • How will new technologies change the world and the insurance sector in 10 years (pharmacy, automatic control engineering, AI, IT)?
  • Is traditional insurance coming to an end? What types of risk will emerge with the development of new technologies?
  • Can InsurTech expand the insurance market?

Redefining customer needs

14:30 - 15:10 Debate

  • What will customers be in the future? What will their needs and behaviours look like?
  • Which products and services do customers want? Is the sector ready for that?
  • Will insurance products change in the future (e.g. P2P insurance, short term insurance etc.)
  • Selling in the future – will robots replace humans?
  • Is the second “direct” wave coming?
  • Will (and how) insurance marketing change?

How do regulations foster/hinder the development of new technologies in insurance?

15:10 - 16:00 Debate

  • How to construct regulations to make them foster market development?
  • In what way do the present regulations (especially for data protection) support/hinder development/competitiveness of new technologies?
  • In what way do the present regulations (especially for data protection) support/hinder development/competitiveness of new technologies?
  • If new technologies can explore business value from delivered data and reporting systems
  • Why direct 2.0 will succeed when direct 1.0 failed?

16:00 Lunch


13:30 - 14:10 Keynote Speech

14:10 – 14:30 Keynote Speech

14:30 - 16:00 Debate: The rise of modern technologies in business: is replacement of human beings with AI the best possible solution?

Block host: Ministry of Economic Development

  • The rise of AI: should it become a manager instead of an assistant?
  • Human beings vs. AI: in which areas would the machine be more effective? How will job reduction affect business and what benefits could replacement of human beings offer?
  • Virtual sales assistant: how will AI development in the industry affect customer service and satisfaction?
    • Social media: is it possible to collect additional customer data in real time?
    • How to collect and store data (requirements, needs, expectations) obtained during virtual customer service
    • Undecided customers: is it possible for AI at this stage of development to apply persuasion and product recommendation techniques in the manner similar to a professional salesperson?
  • Artificial intelligence, adaptive algorithms, new generation of malware: are we ready for intelligent threats both inside and outside the organization? What security measures should an average user apply when interacting with AI?

16:00 Lunch

Day II – 25th of May 2017


9:00 – 9:20 Opening of the 2nd day of the Congress

Fintech Investors perspective

9:20 - 9:45 Presentations: Changing landscape of Fintech investments

9:45 - 10:15 Debate: Fintech Investors perspective – key investment theses for next 12 months

10:15 - 10:35 Presentation of interaction between fund and company – case of a VC / PE backed fintech

Market standards – already there or yet not developed? How much do we really need them?

10:35 - 10:55 Presentation: Regulatory standards – sandbox approach

10:55 - 11:15 1:1 FireChat

Interview with the CEO of KNF.

11:15 - 11:30 Presentation: Blockchain standards - how many of them can we distinguish and how many will prevail – where is the market going?

11:30 - 11:45 Presentation: Unification of Technology Standards, practical implementations and voice of the market

11:45 - 12:00 Presentation: API standards for banks and FI’s, practical implementations and voice of the market

12:00 - 12:30 Networking break

E-commerce and payments - Client experience

12:30 - 12:50 Presentation: Fintech and Retail – vision for year 2025

12:50 - 13:20 Debate: E-commerce and payments - Client experience

  • Payments to ease the Client experience, not the institution / process
  • Fintech’s influence on e-commerce and e-commerce on fintech
  • Smart contracting – e-wallets
  • AI, smart bots, new client interfacing

13:20 - 13:40 1:1 FireChat


Cryptocurrencies – a beginners guide

13:40 - 14:00 Debate: How and when can one profit from cryptocurrencies?

Artificial Intelligence as the future of finance

14:00 - 14:20 Presentation: A.I. in chatbots solutions, commercialization and scale

14:20 - 14:45 Debate: Artificial Intelligence as the future of finance? Click to speak

14:45 - 15:00 1:1 FireChat

Interview on A.I. – implemented A.I. solutions in a Bank or Financial Institution

Poland/CEE best practices and learnings from failures

15:00 - 15:20 PFR presentation on program to scale up VC funding and update on start-up scene in Poland

15:20 - 15:30Presentation by Industry Development Agency

15:30 – 15:55 Debate: will start-ups & VC fund cooperation work and how should we expand this idea?

15:55 - 16:10 Presentation: CEE region perspective – what is happening outside Poland

16:10 - 16:20 1:1 FireChat

Finding and Managing Leaders for Disruptive Industries.

16:20 - 16:30 FinTech Digital Congress Summary

16:30 Lunch


9:00 – 9:20 Opening of the 2nd day of the Congress

Insurers vs InsurTech – collaboration or competition?

9:20 - 9:35 Keynote Speech

9:35 - 10:35 Debate

  • How should insurance companies plan innovations? New technologies – collaboration or competition?
  • Can the existing solutions/technologies affect the sector to a significant extent?
  • How start-ups should prepare their offers to be easy to impement by traditional insurance companies
  • In which sector implementation of new technologies comes the easiest?

Blockchain in insurance

10:35 - 10:55 Keynote Speech

10:55 - 12:00 Debate

  • Will (and how) blockchain change the insurance sector?
  • An opportunity or a threat?
  • Influence of blockchain on peer-to-peer insurance

12:00-12:30 Networking break

Telematics – fashion or future?

12:30 - 12:45 Keynote Speech

12:45 - 13:45 Debate

  • The Internet of Things and the use of sensors in underwriting and loss adjustment in health, life, and motor insurance
  • In health, life, and motor insurance
  • Dynamic pricing
  • Car sharing

Implementation of innovations in insurance today and tomorrow

13:45 - 14:00 Keynote Speech

14:00 - 15:00 Debate

  • In which fields of the insurance activity do new technologies show the highest potential? Should we expect a revolution in insurance in the near future? Will new technologies change the model of insurers?
  • Automation
  • Personalized risk assessment
  • AI – opportunities & threats – self-coding solutions

Biometrics & Healthcare & Life

15:00 - 15:15 Keynote Speech

15:15 - 16:15 Debate

  • Prevention in health insurance
  • Sensory technology as a bridge between the insurer and the client
  • Genomic & Patient-generated data – where do they lead and how can they support development of insurance market?
  • Digital/connected Hospitals

16:15 - 16:30 InsurTech Digital Congress Summary

16:30 Lunch


9:00 - 9:20 Opening of the 2nd day of the Congress

9:20 - 9:40 Keynote Speech

9:40 - 11:00 Debate: How to find and attract a customer in a business/commercial jungle?

  • What do we know and what will we know about the customer, and how should that information be used when preparing a customized offer?
  • Don’t speak too much, keep to the point: from a monolog to a dialog. Big Data in the transfer from mass communication to personalized one-2-one communication
  • Fast, easy, nice, with new benefits: evolution of sales models
  • Fast, faster, you know where to find me: logistics at times of growing expectations
  • I expect you to know who you’re talking to and what I want to talk to you about: evolution of support and change in customer service processes

11:00 - 12:00 1:1 FireChat

12:00 - 12:30 Networking break

12:30 - 12:45 Keynote Speech

12:45 - 13:00 Keynote Speech

13:00 - 14:10 Debate: The impact of the General Data Protection Regulation on solutions based on Big Data processing

Block host: GIODO

  • The need to protect privacy and personal data: profiling, disclosure obligation, privacy by design, PIA, seemingly anonymized data – how to avoid the traps?
  • Big data = Big Responsibility. Challenges for companies, i.e. how to prepare for the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (economic aspects).
  • Performance of public tasks in the context of implementation of the GDPR: are public authorities prepared for the application of new personal data protection regulations?
  • Codes of conduct and certification in the GDPR: a step towards identification of the best practices in business?

14:10 - 14:30 Keynote Speech

14:30 - 14:50 Keynote Speech

14:50 - 16:30 Debate: Technological aspects of implementing Big Data solutions in business

Block host: IBM

  • How to prepare your company for implementing Big Data solutions:
    • What problems might arise during the implementation and how can they be solved?
    • Cost calculation: how to implement a solution which does not cost more than the value of benefits
    • Big Data team: resources, competencies and its place in the organization
    • Data management
  • Big Data solutions and technological platforms
    • Customized solutions: how to avoid solutions that do not meet the requirements
    • Solutions in the classic model
    • Cloud-based solutions
    • Uses of Open Source software

16:30 Lunch