As the Big 4 prepare for their Open Banking ‘Pilot Program’ and the new February 2020 deadline, pressure has heighted to ensure a robust, reliable and secure regime for Australian consumers. All other banks can gain exclusive insights into their strategies to assist in preparing for their own unchanged July 2020 deadline. All key managers in financial organisations must determine what their organisation may look like in the future and how services will be created, marketed and distributed.
The Open Banking conference will address how to:
- Identify the capabilities and investments needed to make it happen
- Cover the basics by targeting specific lifestage moments using external APIs
- Look for partners aligned with your open platform vision
- Choose a strategic ecosystem model that is close to your strategic priorities and market positioning
- Create new business models, revenue models, product development processes, and sales strategies to optimise the value of open banking
Open Banking is Australia’s premier conference for chief executives and their teams to truly evaluate the opportunities and risks that Open Banking presents. It provides an unparalleled forum for these influencers to exchange ideas, debate viewpoints, reveal their strategies to the same market challenges, and share experience in an environment of their peers.
Who will attend?
- Chief Executive Officers
- Chief Strategy Officers
- Chief Technology Officers
- Chief Operations Officers
- Chief Digital Officers
- Chief Customer Officers
- Chief Risk Officers
- Incumbent banks
- Challenger banks
- P2P lenders
- Cards & payments providers
- Alternative lenders
- Utilities & telecoms providers
- Industry regulators
- API platforms / service providers
Attend to learn:
- Platform strategy & open business models that meet increasing consumer demands
- Timelines & scope of data that will be included in the framework
- How to forge successful bank/fintech partnerships that build market share
- Planning risk mitigation strategies for data protection, privacy & liability concerns
Lareina Wang is the Regional Head of Customer Strategy and Retail Propositions for HSBC in Asia. Prior to taking on this role in April, she was Head of FinTech Partnerships at HSBC UK. In that role she led on the selection of strategic FinTech partners to accelerate HSBC’s innovation agenda and led two successful tests within the FCA Regulatory Sandbox. Lareina was heavily involved in defining Open Banking strategy for HSBC UK.
Prior to that, Lareina managed the digital comercial performance in HSBC UK; she previously held marketing roles in HSBC, Barclays and Ogilvy.
Lareina holds a BA in English Literature and a MSc in International Marketing.
Robert is a technologist and a banker with in excess of 25 years of international experience with a number of global institutions, both in financial services and technology. Within Westpac he is responsible for Strategy & Innovation, Architecture, Consulting, Transformation, GRC, Strategic Alliances and Information Security.
Prior to joining Westpac, Robert worked with SAP in a Global Banking role, with responsibility for driving strategic transformation within the industry. Before joining SAP he ran a FinTech start-up backed by Swiss Re & McKinsey, supporting innovation in digital credit management & securitisation, and for 11 years prior with ABN AMRO, holding a number of senior management functions in Asia, the US & Europe.
Robert is also a member of the investment committee of Reinventure and holds Non-Executive Director roles on both QuintessenceLabs & Data Republic Boards.
Educated in Australia, Europe and the US, he holds an Economics & Econometrics degree from University of NSW, with executive study in Europe & the US. Robert is married and has one son.
Office of the Australian Information Commission
As the acting Deputy Commissioner, Melanie Drayton is a principal adviser to the Australian Information Commissioner and Australian Privacy Commissioner. Prior to her current appointment, Ms Drayton was the Assistant Commissioner in Regulation and Strategy and responsible for the regulation and assessment functions of the OAIC. She previously held a variety of senior positions within the OAIC, which allowed her to influence both reactive and proactive regulatory activities and strategic policy work.
Unisys is a global information technology company that specialises in providing industry-focused solutions integrated with leading-edge security to clients in the government, financial services and commercial markets. Unisys offerings include security solutions, advanced data analytics, cloud and infrastructure services, application services and application and server software.
In financial services, our expertise lies in modernising the core banking environment, enabling more seamless, personalised customer journeys and fortifying security.
Some facts about Unisys in financial services:
- More than 450 financial institutions worldwide rely on Unisys solutions
- More than $1 trillion is transferred every day by a clearinghouse powered by Unisys
- Unisys improves the home buying process for tens of millions of Americans
- Unisys solutions protect more than 5 million internet banking customers in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia from banking fraud
For more information about our innovative solutions, contact email@example.com
Cuscal is Australia’s leading independent provider of payment solutions. We are the largest Australian payment processor after the Big 4 banks and the RBA with the widest range of products and services.
We represent our clients’ interests on all of Australia’s major payments boards and associations where we work to increase competition and create a more level playing field.
Our recent track record of innovation includes enabling over 60% of the financial institutions that were live on NPP Day 1 and enabling our clients to be the first Australian financial institutions to offer their customers all three global mobile wallets (Apple Pay, Google Pay and Samsung Pay).
MuleSoft’s mission is to help organisations change and innovate faster by making it easy to connect the world’s applications, data and devices. With its API-led approach to connectivity, MuleSoft’s market-leading Anypoint Platform™ empowers over 1,600 organisations in approximately 60 countries to build application networks. By unlocking data across the enterprise with application networks, organisations can easily deliver new revenue channels, increase operational efficiency and create differentiated customer experiences.
Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organisations to both secure and manage their extended enterprise, and transform their customers’ experiences. With over 5,500 pre-built integrations to applications and infrastructure providers, Okta customers can easily and securely adopt the technologies they need to fulfil their missions. Over 5,600 organisations, including 20th Century Fox, JetBlue, Nordstrom, Slack, Teach for America and Twilio, trust Okta to securely connect their people and technology.
Fujitsu Australia Software Technology (FAST) is a software development company specialising in creating information technology solutions that deliver real business benefits for customers.
FAST was established in 1989 by Fujitsu Limited. It was the first Fujitsu software development company to be formed outside Japan.
Our mission is to build high quality solutions using advanced software to achieve the leadership in leading-edge information technologies.
We have a focus on utilising Open Source software and making Fujitsu more visible in OSS community. We have a history of developing high quality OSS based Fujitsu products and services and are active in active in the OSS community; PostgreSQL (DB) and Cloud Foundry (Cloud) community.
FAST also has a commitment to enabling the transformation to open banking particularly in relation to utilising a platform that enables data to be unlocked to provide deeper engagement between customers and financial institutions.
Infosys is a global leader in technology services and consulting, enabling clients across the world to create and execute strategies for their digital transformation. Finacle is the industry-leading digital banking solution suite from EdgeVerve Systems, a product subsidiary of Infosys. Finacle helps traditional and emerging financial institutions drive truly digital transformation. Today, banks in over 100 countries rely on Finacle to service more than a billion consumers and 1.3 billion accounts. Rated a leader by several independent industry analysts, Finacle is proven across Listed Banks and Community Owned Banks in Australia. To know more, visit www.finacle.com
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Championing the customer owned model
The Customer Owned Banking Association (COBA) is the industry advocate for Australia’s customer owned banking sector. Our vision is for COBA to be the recognised, successful and leading advocate for a more competitive retail banking sector and a champion of the benefits of the customer owned model.
The customer owned banking sector has grown significantly over the past year and COBA has been successful in running the consumer-focused ‘Own Your Banking’ campaign and achieving some big wins for our members. Our video below celebrates our 2017-18 achivements.