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2018 Symposium Theme

Payments at the Speed of Change

September 26 - 27, 2018 | Toronto, ON

The Women in Payments Symposium program includes keynote presentations, executive panel discussions, and breakout sessions that provide powerful and relevant content in the rapidly changing fields of consumer payments, commercial payments and leadership.

Jun

5

Networking

WOMEN FINTECH ENTREPRENEURS - HOW CAN WE ENCOURAGE MORE?

It’s no secret that women-led fintech companies are few and far between. Of the founders at Fintech50 companies, less than 5% (only 6 of 124) are women. And yet, many fintech solutions are used equally by both men and women. A 2014 study by Babson College indicated that businesses with women CEOs received just $1.5B of a total $50.8B invested during 2011-2014. How can we bridge the gap and suppo...

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Apr

3

Networking

Open Banking: What’s all the Fuss About?

Based on the premise that 'The Customer Owns the Customer's Data,' the EU and UK are leading the charge on Open Banking. New use cases are emerging, that may radically alter financial services as we know it. What can the UK and EU Open Banking experience teach us? What use cases are proving popular? Will banks transition to be infrastructure providers and custodians of customer data? What oversig...

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Feb

6

Networking

Artificial Intelligence 1.0 - Simple Use Cases, Great Potential

Some of the hottest buzzwords for 2018 seem to be AI, machine learning, and deep learning. AI today is at its infancy in Level 1, given the long term continuum of Narrow AI (Level 1), Artificial General Intelligence (Level 2), and Super AI (Level 3). Use cases continue to evolve within today’s market, but what does all these mean in practical terms, especially within the realm of payments and fi...

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Our Testimonials

  • "What a powerful and knowledgeable group of women who are subject matter experts in payments. I have been to the event a few times and the agenda keeps getting better!"

    2017 Canadian Symposium Attendee

    "Great presenters, fab content, very relatable.”

    2018 UK Symposium Attendee

    "This was my first year as a young professional. I truly appreciate every aspect of this symposium. The topics were very appealing, I had a hard time selecting which sessions to attend!"

    2017 USA Symposium Attendee
  • "I LOVED the diversity of topics and the high-caliber speakers. It was so great being surrounded by so many like-minded women. The attendees were all excellent to talk to and network with."

    2017 Australian Symposium Attendee

    "It was like a spa day for the brain!"

    2018 UK Symposium Attendee

    “The content and speaker were brilliant, engaging, relevant and inspiring. Great chance to network.”

    2018 UK Symposium Attendee
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