The 2nd
Using APIs to benefit customers and create new revenue streams
Conference Date
22nd - 24th October 2019
Sydney Harbour Marriott
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Reshaping the financial services sector
1 July 2019 marked the first step in the beginning of Australia’s transition from a Closed to an Open Banking system. Over the next year, huge changes will continue to be made to increase competition and ensure significant market opportunities are available for those who are able to maximise on the promise of Open Banking.

Taking you beyond compliance to unpack how you can harness the opportunities Open Banking presents, the 2nd Open Banking Summit will provide you with what you need to create cutting-edge customer experiences and be ready for February 2020.

Conference highlights  
  • International keynote presentation, to see how different institutions are tackling Open Banking across the globe
  • 4 thought-provoking panel discussions to unpack the key Open Banking challenges
  • Dedicated networking time and interactive sessions to learn how others in the field are implementing the changes
  • An interactive World Café to address education, to ensure maximum uptake by consumers
  • Keynote sessions from some of the most innovative organisations in the Financial Services sector
Who will attend?
ADIs, Fintechs, Utilities & Telecoms providers and Industry Regulators with roles and responsibilities of:
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Chief Digital Officer
  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Consumer Data Right
  • Open Banking
  • Digital Banking
  • Heads of Digital
  • Heads of Technology

Attend to learn:

  • Prepare for the API economy
  • Maximise the strategic opportunities afforded by open banking
  • Strengthen partnerships between your institution & third parties
  • Improve customer awareness & education

Key Speakers

Julian Sawyer
Former Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder
Starling Bank UK
John Ford
Chief Executive Officer
Australian Military Bank
Richard Hough
Head of Open Banking



  • Date: 13 Oct 2019  By: Criterion Content Team
  • Date: 6 Feb 2019  By: Ash Natesh

    Australia has begun its trek towards an Open Banking Regime, but still has a lot to learn from the UK, which is much further down the implementation process. Chris Michael, the Chief Technology Officer with the UK’s Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE) spoke with about the challenges and the journey the UK is facing …

  • Date: 6 Feb 2019  By: Ash Natesh

    Open Banking regulations are coming into force in jurisdictions around the world, including in the last couple of weeks in Australia, it’s important that Australian bankers understand what it means for them. Is it really going to challenge incumbents the way some say, and make certain business models obsolete? What do people mean when they …

  • Date: 9 Oct 2018  By: Ash Natesh

    The bulk of Australia’s biggest financial institutions have been forced by the prudential regulator to go through an in-depth review of their culture and governance before the royal commission ends next year. After coping heavy criticism over a lack of enforcement strategies in the financial sector, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has demanded Westpac, ANZ …

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