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EIT DIGITAL NETWORKING EVENT: Creating World Class FinTech Innovations

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Business School

The University of Edinburgh

29 Buccleuch Place

Edinburgh

EH8 9JS

United Kingdom

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EIT Digital and Fintech Scotland invite you to a Digital Finance focused event at the Business School, The University of Edinburgh in the afternoon of Tuesday 11th June.

EIT Digital, which recently opened a Scottish Satellite office, is a leading European digital innovation and entrepreneurial education organisation driving Europe’s digital transformation.

The half-day event is focussed on the future of Fintech in Scotland, and the opportunities for universities, corporates and start-ups within this thriving ecosystem.


PROGRAMME

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch and Networking

14:00 - 14:10 EIT Digital Introduction

Morgan Gillis, Node Director, EIT Digital
Antonio Garcia Hortal, Digital Finance Innovation Leader, EIT Digital

14:10 - 14:20 Welcome

Stephen Ingledew, CEO, FinTech Scotland

14:20 - 14:40 Keynote "Scaling FinTech businesses in Scotland"

Autorek

14:40- 15:20 Industry Panel “How Scotland is a leading ecosystem for innovative financial services"

Derek Smith, Engineering Lead - Protection, Insurance & Wealth, Group Transformation, Lloyds Bank
Damien McGarrigle FCMA, Financial Services & Fintech Team Lead, The University of Edinburgh
Kate Ho, Head of Innovation Labs, Sainsburys Bank
Anurag Agrawal, Team Leader, Information Systems, Baillie Gifford

15:20- 15:40 HR Development "Strategic Investment through the EIT Digital Doctoral Training Centre"

Ksenia Siedlicka, Business Development Manager, The University of Edinburgh

15:40 - 16:20 Coffee & Networking

16:20 - 16:50 Startup / SME Pitches To Corporates

James Gumble, Cofounder, Xpand
Susan Brown, Chairwoman, Zortrex
Loral Quinn, Cofounder, Sustainably

16:50 - 17:30 Open Innovation Panel "How best can SMEs and Corporates work together to drive innovation"

James Gumble, Cofounder, Xpand
Callum Murray, Founder, Amiqus
Karen Bird, Innovation Consultant, RBS
Phill Gillespie, Proposition Consultant, Prudential

17:30 - 19:00 Drinks , Networking & Close

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Business School

The University of Edinburgh

29 Buccleuch Place

Edinburgh

EH8 9JS

United Kingdom

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