The Summit is an event geared towards bringing together the finest and most innovative subject matter experts who are at the forefront of digital innovation both locally and on the global stage.
About FirstBank FinTech Summit
The FirstBank FinTech Summit has become a tradition since inception in 2016. The Summit is an event geared towards bringing together the finest and most innovative subject matter experts who are at the forefront of digital innovation both locally and on the global stage. This year’s edition will be the fifth in the series, having skipped the Summit in 2017.
The FirstBank Fintech Summit had been a physical event, with attendance of about 1,000 participants, up until last year, when it was hosted online due to the COVID-19 pandemic and in line with the guidelines for managing the situation. As was the case last year, this year’s Summit will also be hosted as a virtual event, to allow people from all over the world participate and access the same quality of discussants and speakers.
This year’s theme (Open Banking & its Derivative Opportunities for the Financial Ecosystem) has been carefully selected against the backdrop of the increasingly prominent role open data, artificial intelligence and cloud-based technologies are playing, not just in the broader tech-space, but more specifically in the financial services and financial technology landscapes. The increasingly pervasive intersection of these variables in various aspects of human enterprise represents a powerful force for the creation of new ventures via a new gateway that will promote unlimited value creation or innovation. As a bank, we are of the view that Open Banking is representative of such an intersection, setting its roots down in the financial-services space but embodying the transformative potential capable of redefining customer satisfaction across the entire landscape of the financial ecosystem. This shall form the pivot of the conversations around the Summit this year.
Join us, as it promises to be interesting.
Summit: Thursday, 7 October 2021
Duration: 2 Hours
Venue: Zoom (Stream on YouTube)