On the 21st – 22nd January 2016, BrightTALK Digital Banking Summit will bring together financial technology thought leaders to discuss recent trends and insights in the industry. BrightTALK, the online education platform for professionals to research, discuss, and share ideas is bringing together individuals from Oracle, Dell Services, Gartner, Secco Bank, Fidor and others to share their thoughts.
All of the sessions that are offered are free to attend and available to watch live and on demand. Panels will debate the key obstacles facing traditional banks in 2016; some of the discussions that will be taking place are:
- Blockchain: The Last Chance for Banks to Reinvent Themselves.
- Banking Disruption: Behind the Tech.
- It’s All About What Customers Want – The Beauty of Hybrid Models for Banks.
In the discussion around blockchain, (Blockchain: The Last Chance for Banks to Reinvent Themselves), the talk will focus on the challenges that blockchain poses and what measures the financial services industry will have to take in the upcoming year if they wish to remain competitive.
The outline of the discussion identified the attention that blockchain technology has been receiving lately, rather than the previous focus on bitcoin, and pointed out the possibility it has to revolutionize the industry. It also pointed out the number of banks that were investigating blockchain technology and how it could be used to transform their workings.
Ina Yulo, FinTech Community Manager at BrightTALK , stated: “FinTech companies have disrupted the status quo of the financial world through unprecedented advancements in technology. This event will delve into the ground breaking elements of the FinTech industry and the shifts that are impacting global strategies in 2016.”