Payments Canada in the Field: Upcoming Industry Events (November - December)

Payments Canada encourages engagement and participation in industry events to facilitate progress and collaboration. To close out 2018, top industry conferences are expanding into new markets, as Money 20/20 enters China for the first time, and Blockchain for Finance Conference comes to North America.

Find us at the following events this November and December:

AFP 2018 - Chicago, United States - Nov 4-7

This annual conference for treasury and finance professionals focuses on discovering practical solutions to move the finance industry forward.

Hosted by the Association for Finance Professionals

The Canadian MSB Association Conference - Toronto, Canada - Nov 7

This annual fall conference was designed as an educational workshop for the money service industry.

Payments Canada Watch: Robyn King, Lead, Industry Relations - Modernization -  will provide an overview of the payments Modernization program, from 8:15 - 9:00 a.m. ET.

Hosted by the Canadian Money Services Business Association 

BSides Ottawa - Ottawa, Canada - Nov 8-9

This conference provides an open platform for security experts and industry professionals to share ideas and insights.

Hosted by a grassroots-driven committee

Blockchain for Finance Conference, North America - Boston, United States - Nov 13-15

This annual conference has emerged into North America for the first time. It will explore how the finance sector is developing Blockchain/distributed ledger technology programmes and the steps needed to move from use case to production.

Payments Canada Watch: Segun Bewaji, Senior Economist, will participate on “The future of payments for financial institutions” panel on Nov. 14, 4:30 pm ET.

Hosted by Fintech Network

Money 20/20 China - Hangzhou, China - Nov 14-16

This annual conference series brings together industry leaders in the financial market to discuss the future of money, domestically and internationally. The 2018 conference will be focused on China’s growing fintech market.

Hosted by Money 20/20

Canadian Payments Innovation Forum - Toronto, Canada - Nov 22

This annual forum brings together Canada’s payments industry to discuss pertinent industry issues affecting Canada.

Payments Canada Watch: Sue Whitney, Head of Product Management and Strategy, will participate in “Payments Modernization - An Industry View,” a panel from 11:20 am -12:45 pm ET.

Hosted by RFi Group

Canadian FinTech & AI Awards - Toronto, Canada - Nov 26

This annual event recognizes and celebrates Canadian innovation in financial technology and artificial intelligence.

Hosted by the Digital Finance Institute

Payments Innovation Summit - San Francisco, United States - Nov 28-29

This annual summit brings together the payments industry to explore how intense competition and evolving regulations are driving innovation to benefit  consumers. This year’s theme is real-time payments.

Hosted by Innovation Enterprise Group

AltFi Toronto Summit 2018 - Toronto, Canada - Dec 5

This annual summit will feature speakers from fintech sectors in the UK and Europe - with a particular focus on digital banking, online lending and robo-advice - while also showcasing the best of Canadian fintech. This year’s summit theme is open banking.

Hosted by AltFi

The Toronto Global Forum - Toronto, Canada - Dec 10-12

This annual forum attracts heads of states, central bank governors, ministers and global economic decision makers to foster dialogue on a range of national and global economic issues.

Hosted by the International Economic Forum of the Americas (IEFA)