RegTech: Addressing Regulatory Challenges with Automation & Advanced Data Analytics
Grace Brasington – VP Global Leader Risk & Compliance, Banking & Financial, IBM
Regulatory compliance is one of the most time and resource consuming activities for financial institutions. An emerging group of companies are helping FIs to more efficiently comply with regulatory requirements by harnessing new technologies such as cloud computing, machine learning and blockchain. In this session, learn why "RegTech" is the next big thing from the perspective of regulatory experts, financial institutions and solution providers.
Sunday, October 23 at 2:00pm - 2:50pm Pacific Time
Murano, The Venetian Level 3
Track 2: Legal & Regulatory: Risk & Compliance
Balancing Blockchain Public Policy: Thoughtful Regulation Without Stifling Innovation
Jerry Cuomo – IBM Fellow & VP Blockchain Technologies, IBM
In only a few short years, a technology that began as an alternative digital currency has managed to capture the imaginations of thousands of innovators and investors around the globe. This session will explore the public policy landscape for blockchain tech, including the key question of how regulators and operators can balance the fine line between protecting consumers and stifling innovation.
Sunday, October 23 at 4:10pm - 5:00pm Pacific Time
Murano, The Venetian Level 3
Track 2: Legal & Regulatory Risk & Compliance
IBM Announces Branded Mobile Payments Solution for Merchants
Alberto Jimenez – Program Director, Mobile Payments, IBM
More than 75% of consumers are now using their mobile devices for in-store shopping, but third-party mobile wallet offerings can sometimes create a payments experience that disintermediates merchants from their customers. In this session, IBM demos a new white-label mobile payments offering for retailers that allows them to own and manage the last mile of their customer's journey in-store or online.
Tuesday, October 25 at 4:30pm - 4:40pm Pacific Time
Palazzo Ballroom, J, K, L, The Venetian Level 5
Demos and Announcements
All Together Now: How Bank & Tech Partnerships Are Shaping the Future of Blockchain
Chris Ferris – IBM Distinguished Engineer, CTO Open Technology, IBM
Blockchain tech has come a long way. By now, most of the largest banks and some notable tech giants are participating in industrywide blockchain standard-setting activities, partnering with startups and taking different approaches to determining which use cases would improve upon existing technology. Hear some of the key participants in these cross-industry partnerships discuss how collaboration is shaping the future of blockchain technology. How will these partnerships be successful? And what are the key challenges to overcome?
Tuesday, October 25 at 5:00pm - 5:50pm Pacific Time
Lando, The Venetian Level 4
Track 4: Blockchain Tech
Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence Powering Next Gen CX in Financial Services
David Gilvin – Partner, Banking & Financial Markets Leader, IBM Digital Consulting, IBM
With the advent of digital disruption, Machine Learning and AI-based offerings are creating a significant buzz for their ability to predict and fulfill client expectations. Intelligent algorithms backed by big data and predictive analytics are enabling banks to create personalized customer experiences–including intelligent robo-advisors, automated underwriting, contextually aware personal agents and chatbots–that mimic human judgment to enrich client experience. Hear from practitioners how machine learning and AI can raise the customer experience benchmark in financial services.
Wednesday, October 26 at 8:00am - 8:50am Pacific Time
San Polo, The Venetian Level 3
Track 1: Data Analytics & Algorithm-Based Innovation