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European Commission - DG FISMA invites you to their webinar

Digital Finance Outreach 2020 - Closing conference

About this webinar

The Digital Finance Outreach 2020 (“DFO”) is a series of events organised in collaboration with Member States in February-June 2020 on fintech and digital innovation in the financial sector to prepare the new EU Digital Finance Strategy.

The public consultation is available here: https://ec.europa.eu/info/consultations/finance-2020-digital-finance-strategy_en


AGENDA


2:00 pm-2:20 pm – Start of live-stream with Keynote by EVP Valdis Dombrovskis 


2:20 pm-2:30 pm – Presentation of the winners of the EUvsVirus Hackathon with demo by winner: Bankera Business Care, Co-Founder, Vytautas Karalevičius


Panel Discussions


2:30pm-3:10 pm – Panel debate: – A Digital Single Market for finance

Which barriers to tackle for scaling up digital finance in the internal market? How to approach onboarding issues? How can we further improve sandboxes, innovation hubs and the European Financial Innovation Forum of the European Supervisory Authorities?


Participants from Digital Finance Outreach events:

  • Marius Jurgilas, LT Central Bank -DFO Lithuania
  • Karel Baert, Febelfin - DFO Belgium
  • Laura Manescu, Fintech Specialist, Modex - DFO Romania
  • Cyril Chiche, Lydia/France Fintech - DFO France


EU policy makers:

  • MEP Markus Ferber (DE-EPP), ECON Committee EPP MEP
  • José Manuel Campa, Chairperson of the European Banking Authority (EBA)


3:10 pm-3:50 pm – Panel debate: - Ensuring a technology-neutral and innovation friendly regulatory framework

How to ensure that EU regulation is technology neutral and innovation friendly? What shape for the upcoming crypto-assets framework?


Participants from Digital Finance Outreach events:

  • JUDr. Alex Ivančo, Ph.D., Director, Department of Financial Markets III, Ministry of Finance - DFO Czech Republic
  • Irene Piki, Acting Director, Ministry of Finance - DFO Cyprus
  • Nasir Zubairi, CEO Luxemburg House of Fintech - DFO Luxembourg
  • Antonella Sciarrone Alibrandi, Professor Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, member of ROFIEG - DFO Italy 


EU policy makers:

  • Joerg Kukies (State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Finance, incoming German Presidency of the Council of Ministers)
  • MEP Eva Kaili (MEP – S&D)


3:50 pm-4:30 am – Panel debate: – Promoting a More Data-Driven Financial Sector

How can the EU support data driven innovation in the financial sector? From PSD2 to open finance? How to ensure that all market players are subject to the principle “same risk, same rules”?


Participants from Digital Finance Outreach events:

  • Johan Rosén, Swedbank, DFO Sweden
  • Carolin Gabor, Finleap/German Fintech Council - DFO Germany
  • Judith Arnal Martinez, Director, Spanish Treasury - DFO Spain
  • Dr. Paul Ryan, Director of International Finance Division, Department of Finance - DFO Ireland


EU policy makers:

  • MEP Ondrej Kovarik (MEP- REG) rapporteur own initiative report Fintech
  • Gabriel Bernardino, Chairman of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA)


4.30 pm – Wrap-up by Director-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union (FISMA), European Commission John Berrigan  

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    Paul Ryan Director @ Irish Department of Finance

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    Laura Manescu Fintech Specialist @ Modex

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    Ruxandra-Gabriela Adam Legal Officer @ DG FISMA - European Commission

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    Roxana Gheorghiu Legal Officer @ European Commission

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    Delphine Leroy Policy officer @ European Commission

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    Peter Kerstens European Commission

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    Laszlo Butt Policy officer @ European Commission - DG FISMA

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    Boris Augustinov Policy Officer @ European Commission, DG FISMA

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    Jan Ceyssens Head of Unit - Digital Finance @ European Commission

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    Carolin Gabor Managing Director @ Finleap

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    Antonella Sciarrone Professor, member of ROFIEG @ Universita Cattolica

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    Mattias Levin Deputy Head of Unit @ European Commission

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    Johan Rosen Head @ Swedbank

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    Justin Sullivan

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    John Rega Financial Services Editor @ Politico

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    Manon Loison Head of Marketing @ The LHoFT Foundation

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    Thierry Ruch Digital Finance and Payments @ German Ministry of Finance

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    José Manuel Campa Chairperson @ European Banking Authority

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    Nasir Zubairi CEO @ Luxembourg House of Fintech

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    Karen Cullen Head of Unit - International Financial Services @ Department of Finance

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    Markus Ferber Member @ European Parliament

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    Florian Denis Policy officer - DG FISMA - Digital Finance - B5 @ European Commission

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    Paulo Silva European Commission

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    Gabriel Bernardino Chairman @ European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority

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    Jon Isaksen Policy Officer @ European Commission

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    Raluca Painter deputy head of unit @ european commission

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    Irene Piki Head of Strategy @ Cypriot Ministry of Finance

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    Ondrej Kovarik Member @ European Parliament

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    Ludmila Andreeva Policy Officer @ European Commission, DG FISMA

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    Vytautas Karalevičius Founder @ Bankera Business Care

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    Gundars Ostrovskis

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    James Galand-Jones Policy Officer - Digital Finance @ DG FISMA

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    Magnus Astberg European Commission

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    Eva Kaili MEP - Chair Science & Technology @ European Parliament

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    Valdis Dombrovskis Executive Vice President @ European Commission

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    Alexander Stevens Policy Officer @ DG FISMA

    Shaping digital finance policies for the European Union

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    Jörg Kukies State Secretary @ German Ministry of FInance

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    Cyril Chiche Vice President @ France Fintech

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    Marius Jurgilas Member of the Board @ Bank of Lithuania

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    Karel Baert CEO @ Febelfin

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    Mila Sullivan Ireland for Finance @ Department of Finance

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    Judith Arnal Director @ Spanish Ministry of Economy

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    Alex Ivanco Director @ Czech Ministry of Finance

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    Andres Lehtmets Expert on InsurTech @ EIOPA

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    John Berrigan Director-General @ DG FISMA

European Commission - DG FISMA

Shaping digital finance policies for the European Union