On May 15th, 2024, discover how next-gen FIs are partnering with fintech to accelerate innovation.

Join over 500 banks, credit unions and fintechs in our networking hall building partnerships. The expert panels will take a deep dive into BaaS, AI, Risk, Fraud, InsurTech and much more.
12 minute walk from Union Station

(See last year’s sold-out Bankers Summit.)

Speakers

  • Peter Aceto

    Bank Transformation

  • Stephen Smith

    Chairperson

  • Diederik van Liere

    CTO

  • Mahima Poddar

    Group Head

  • Rob Khazzam

    CEO | Founder

  • Stephen Murphy

    Group Head

  • Baanu Ratneswaran

    Head, Enterprise Innovation

  • Baiju Devani

    SVP/VP AI

  • Jeremy Bornstein

    CRO

  • Armando Benitez

    MD & Head AI & Quantitative Engineering

  • Christine Day

    Chief Technology & Information Officer

  • Gayle Ramsay

    Head, Everyday Banking, Segment & Customer Growth

  • Jennifer Arnold

    CEO

  • Amit Sadhu

    SVP, Risk

  • Jean Amiouny

    CEO | Founder

  • Kevin Carmichael

    Editor-at-Large

  • Don Ludlow

    VP Small Business

  • Carol Brigham

    Managing Director, Supervision

  • Brent Reynolds

    CEO | Founder

  • Parijat Sinha

    Head of Ecosystem Products | GM

  • Thomas Purves

    Principal, Financial Services

  • Hamid Akbari

    CEO

  • Ardalan Shojaei

    Chief Credit & Risk Officer

  • Curtis Gergley

    Chief Risk Officer

  • Derek Szeto

    Founder CEO

  • Nav Anand

    Head of Solutions Architecture

  • Jackie Shinfield

    Financial Services | Regulatory Compliance

  • Noah Buchman

    President | Co-Founder

  • Kim Krushell

    Co-Founder

  • Leigh Day

    Digital Identity Consultant

  • Anne-Marie Kelly

    Head of Fraud

  • Cheryl Woodburn

    Country Manager

  • Lora Paglia

    SVP Retail Risk & CRO

  • David Asermely

    Global Product Owner: Model Risk & AI Governance

  • Moe Assaf

    President

  • Hanna Zaidi

    VP, Payments Strategy & CCO

  • Catharine Dutt

    Enterprise Risk Services Partner

  • Nezihe Aquino

    CEO | CRO

  • Kris Hansen

    Co-Founder

  • Evan Chrapko

    CEO | Founder

  • Cato Pastoll

    CEO | Founder

  • Stefanie Marotta

    Banking Reporter

Sponsors

Agenda

8:00am - 6:00 pm

Registration

Continental Breakfast

Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice, Fruit Yoghurt, Butter Croissants & Fruit Danishes, Deviled Hen’s Egg, Market Fresh Fruit Salad & Berries

Freshly Brewed Coffee & Selection of Teas

Network Hall Concurrent

Network

Use the Bankers Summit App to setup meetings in the networking hall throughout the day. Scan personalized QR codes on your lanyard to network and schedule more effectively. Numbers in the app correspond with numbers on the networking hightops.

9:00 - 9:20

Building a Bank

Peter Aceto walks us through his strategy on making Koho the next bank in Canada.

  • Peter Aceto

    Bank Transformation

    KOHO

    Keynote
9:30 - 10:00

Actionable AI in Banking: Beyond the Hype

  • Thomas Purves

    Principal, Financial Services

    Lahave

    Moderator
  • Baiju Devani

    SVP/VP AI

    TD Bank

    Speaker
  • Armando Benitez

    MD & Head AI & Quantitative Engineering

    BMO Capital Markets

    Speaker
  • Christine Day

    Chief Technology & Information Officer

    Questrade

    Speaker
9:30 - 10:00 Concurrent

When Lending Met Insurance

Workshop Panel

  • Derek Szeto

    Founder CEO

    Walnut

    Speaker
  • Moe Assaf

    President

    Trans Global Insurance

    Speaker
Break

Morning Schmooze

Freshly Brewed Coffee & Assorted Specialty Teas

10:30 - 11:00

An Interview with Stephen Smith

  • Kevin Carmichael

    Editor-at-Large

    The Logic

    Moderator
  • Stephen Smith

    Chairperson

    Fairstone Bank, Home Trust, First National

    Keynote
11:00 - 11:30

Modeling Certainty: How to Manage Price and Risk Models

  • David Asermely

    Global Product Owner: Model Risk & AI Governance

    SAS Global

    Moderator
  • Curtis Gergley

    Chief Risk Officer

    Canada Guaranty

    Speaker
  • Evan Chrapko

    CEO | Founder

    Trust Science

    Speaker
  • Lora Paglia

    SVP Retail Risk & CRO

    Scotiabank | Tangerine

    Speaker
11:00 - 11:30 Concurrent

Beyond Recognition: A Cautionary Tale of AI and Identity Fraud

Workshop

  • Kim Krushell

    Co-Founder

    Treefort

    Moderator
  • Leigh Day

    Digital Identity Consultant

    Identivex

    Moderator
11:30 - 12:00

A Sleuth’s Guide to AML and Fraud

  • Anne-Marie Kelly

    Head of Fraud

    Paays

    Moderator
  • Cheryl Woodburn

    Country Manager

    Provenir

    Speaker
  • Jennifer Arnold

    CEO

    Minerva

    Speaker
  • Nezihe Aquino

    CEO | CRO

    Vancity Community Investment Bank | Vancity

    Speaker
11:30 - 12:00 Concurrent

Open Sesame: Capitalizing on Core, Cloud and Open Finance

Workshop

  • Parijat Sinha

    Head of Ecosystem Products | GM

    FIS

    Speaker
  • Diederik van Liere

    CTO

    Wealthsimple

    Speaker
  • Nav Anand

    Head of Solutions Architecture

    AWS

    Speaker
Lunch

Lunch

TASTE OF THE DANFORTH

Grilled Flatbread & Sumac Hummus,Lemon & Oregano Chicken Legs, Braised Lamb Shoulder, Roasted Sumac Cauliflower, Pomegranate, Garlic, Tahini, Baklava.

  • Sponsored by Finwise Bank

    Finwise Bank

1:00 - 1:20

Off the Rails

Jeremy Bornstein, who scaled retail payments innovation at RBC and built payment dispute deflection solutions from zero to tens of millions at Mastercard, walks us through the next revolution: real-time payments and tremendous benefits it could bring the financial sector in Canada.

  • Jeremy Bornstein

    CRO

    Peoples Group

    Keynote
1:30 - 2:00

The Launch Code: Unleashing New Digital Financial Products

  • Hamid Akbari

    CEO

    Blanc Labs

    Moderator
  • Jean Amiouny

    CEO | Founder

    Shakepay

    Speaker
  • Baanu Ratneswaran

    Head, Enterprise Innovation

    TD Invent

    Speaker
  • Mahima Poddar

    Group Head

    EQ Bank

    Speaker
1:30 - 2:00 Concurrent

Watching the Kettle Boil: Preparing for the Credit Downturn

Workshop

  • Samantha Simpson

    Analytics Lead

    Payson

    Moderator
  • Brent Reynolds

    CEO | Founder

    Payson

    Speaker
  • Amit Sadhu

    SVP, Risk

    RBC

    Speaker
  • Ardalan Shojaei

    Chief Credit & Risk Officer

    Fig

    Speaker
2:00 - 2:30

Taking Care of Business: The State of Business Banking

  • Stefanie Marotta

    Banking Reporter

    Globe and Mail

    Moderator
  • Don Ludlow

    VP Small Business

    RBC

    Speaker
  • Rob Khazzam

    CEO | Founder

    Float

    Speaker
  • Cato Pastoll

    CEO | Founder

    Loop

    Speaker
2:00 - 3:00 Concurrent

A 60 Minute Playbook to Scale AI within Financial Services

This workshop will run into the afternoon coffee break. Attendees are welcome to grab a snack and coffee and bring this back to the part two of the session 🙂

  • Prithvi Srinivasan

    Managing Director, Advisory

    Blanc Labs

    Moderator
  • Ali Khachan

    Managing Director, AI

    Blanc Labs

    Moderator
Network

Afternoon Break

Freshly Brewed Coffee & Assorted Specialty Teas

3:00 - 3:30

Insight on Oversight: Regulating Canada’s Financial Infrastructure

  • Jackie Shinfield

    Financial Services | Regulatory Compliance

    Blakes

    Moderator
  • Carol Brigham

    Managing Director, Supervision

    Bank of Canada

    Speaker
  • Hanna Zaidi

    VP, Payments Strategy & CCO

    Wealthsimple

    Speaker
  • Catharine Dutt

    Enterprise Risk Services Partner

    MNP

    Speaker
3:00 - 3:30 Concurrent

Strange Bedfellows: Navigating the BaaS Revolution

  • Kris Hansen

    Co-Founder

    Synctera

    Moderator
  • Noah Buchman

    President | Co-Founder

    Propel Holdings

    Speaker
  • Stephen Murphy

    Group Head

    CWB

    Speaker
3:30 - 3:50

Finance Award Winners Announced

The Tiffany & Co Award presented to individuals and companies:

  • EQ Bank

    Sponsored by EQ Bank

  • Mahima Poddar

    EQ Bank

    EQ Bank

4:00 - 5:00 Concurrent

Al Fresco Drinks

Outside with a view of the downtown cityscape, network with peers with cold wine and beer.

Details

Date

May 15th, 2024

Time

8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Venue

 

The Quay, 100 Queens Quay E 3rd Floor, Toronto, ON M5E 1V3

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