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FIBA to Launch FIBATech Conference to Facilitate Relationships Between FinTechs and Banks

Thursday, August 3, 2017  
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(Miami, August 3rd 2017) – Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA) has announced a new event that will be taking place in Miami, Florida on Wednesday, August 30th to connect FinTechs and banks titled “FIBATech.”

David Schwartz, President and CEO, FIBA:

“I am pleased to announce that FIBA will be organizing a new event, “FIBATech – Connecting FinTechs and Banks,” that will explore the innovation and disruption that technology has brought to the financial services industry through demos from FinTech companies in the fields of blockchain, payments and lending, and panel discussions between FinTech companies, bankers and technology experts and consultants.”

Alexander Sjogren, CTO, YellowPepper will be the the keynote speaker and will share his insigths in a session named “Helping Banks Go Digital,” following the panelOpportunities in the Current Fintech Marketplace.” The panel will be moderated by Dario Fuentes, Managing Partner, Innovative Pace, and panelists will be Jorge Ruiz, Tech Founder and CEO, Above and Beyond, Allan Cuelli, Director, Latin America & the Caribbean, VISA, and Roberto Gomes, Executive Director, Financial Services Technology, North LatAm, EY.

Following the first Demo session and before the second one takes place, Claudio Fiorillo, Senior Partner, Head of Financial Industry LatAm, Deloitte, will moderate Joe Dewey, Partner, Holland & Knight, Thomas Wenrich, CEO, LAB Miami Ventures , Carlos Kuchkovsky, CTO - New Digital Business, BBVA, and Brian Graham, CEO, AlliancePartners, in the session “How to partner with Banks: Opportunities and Obstacles.”

For more information and to register, please visit: fibatech.fiba.net.

 

About FIBA

Founded in 1979, the Florida International Bankers Association is a trade organization that provides comprehensive support to the global financial services industry through training, conferences, and advocacy. Its members include some of the largest and most influential financial institutions and organizations in the world. FIBA is recognized by the financial services industry, regulators and authorities as a center of excellence for its knowledge and experience.

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