Qatar Fintech Summit

Banking on The Future of Fintech

Overview

Aug 24: 9:00 - 17:00  • 
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Qatar Fintech Summit, a Virtual Expo and Summit on Fintech, will take place on 24 August 2021.

Qatar Fintech Summit is the definitive meeting place facilitating multi-stakeholder dialogue with power packed networking opportunities among C-Level executives, leading industry experts, decision makers, policy makers and government officials from across the value chain to foster collaboration, discuss current challenges, business opportunities, develop market strategies, share knowledge and identify solutions aimed at shaping the future of Fintech.

The financial industry with its banking activities, is one of the key sectors of Qatar’s Economy. Fintech holds considerable opportunities for economic diversification and is one of the four pillars of Qatar’s National Vision 2030. 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.

Ongoing social distancing and other precautionary requirements have forced traditional financial institutions, especially in the MENA region, to hasten the implementation of their digital transformation plans, with customers and businesses demonstrating a heightened level of engagement with Fintech. Accelerated digitization, with banks embracing new Fintech strategies have enabled them to develop products and services that meet existing and ever-changing customer and regulatory requirements, overcome current market challenges, while building resilient systems and enhancing operational efficiencies. Fintech solutions will have to play an ongoing role in the economic recovery, while accelerating the emergence of an inclusive, robust and innovative financial services industry.


Unique offerings

  1. Product Showcase: Present new products and services in the Product Showcase. Similar to on-stand presentations, you can showcase your products and services.
  2. Exhibitor Virtual Booth: Similar to a live event, you will have a presence at the summit.
  3. Generate New Leads: The meetings function within the Event lets you to connect with the highest level of tech trade industry professionals with direct purchasing power.
  4. Watch Live: Watch presentations, fireside chats and panel discussions from top industry thought-leaders all day, every day!
  5. 1-2-1 Meetings: Use our innovative virtual event to connect and share ideas. Schedule individual meetings and network with industry professionals.
  6. Discuss: Comment and question in real time. Spark conversations with your fellow attendees.
  7. Webinars & Round Tables: Attend live sessions debates and forums from industry experts covering a range of key areas.
  8. On-Demand: Missed a session? Catch-up in your own time through our on-demand service.

Speakers

· H.E Sheikh Khalid Saoud Al-Thani, Executive Director, Qatar Central Bank

· Waleed Ali, Digital Government Specialist, Ministry of Transport & Communications, Qatar

· Jeremy K. Balkin, Managing Director, Global Head of Fintech & Innovation, J.P. Morgan

· Suleiman Barada, Head of UAB Digital, Union of Arab Banks

· Hamid Rashid, Founder, Finterra

· Imran Chowdhury, Global Data Protection Officer, Al Jazeera Network

· Shyam Mohan, Vice President Fintech & Enablers, Mastercard

· Ronit Ghose, Head, Global Banks Research Co-Head, FinTech Theme Group, CITI

· Dr. Raghavan Seetharaman, CEO, Doha Bank 

· Linoy Kidd, CIO Markets Security Services, HSBC

· Helie D’Hautefort, CEO, FootPay by RCS

At The Summit, meet the people who matter. 1 day summit, with over 300 industry experts, decision makers, technologists, entrepreneurs, investors, academics and more in attendance. The Summit is the perfect platform to engage with the industry peers and make the virtual connections you need to drive business growth and stay ahead of the curve.

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