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Programme


Day 1 | Thursday, 4th February 2016


09:30-10:15 Registration and coffee
10:15-10:45 Welcome from the WBS Dean, Professor Mark Taylor and Introductory remarks by the conference organizers: Dr. Markos Zachariadis, Warwick Business School & Dr. Nathaniel Tkacz, Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, University of Warwick
10:45-12:30 Session 1 - Digital innovation in the payments industry
 

Moderator: Susanne Chishti, CEO, Fintech Circle // Leda Glyptis, Director, Sapient // Carlos J. Menendez, President, Enterprise Growth and Partnerships, MasterCard // Dr. Carsten Sorensen, Department of Management, London School of Economics // Richard Morgans, Head of Innovation and Procurement, Atom Bank // Dr. Pinar Ozcan, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick

12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:15 Session 2 - From cash, to plastic, to mobile payments: Discussing the evolution of monetary forms
 

Moderator: Dr. Nathaniel Tkacz, Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, University of Warwick // Jean-Stéphane Gourévitch, Director, Mobile Convergence Ecosystems Limited // Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, Bangor Business School, Bangor University // Marc O’Brien, Partner, Payments Practice, Capco // Brett Scott, Alternative Finance Author & Journalist // Dr. Joe Deville, Management School and Dept. of Sociology, University of Lancaster

15:15-15:45 Coffee break
15:45-16:45 Workshop - Technologies of exchange in a digital economy: When theory and research meet practice
16:45-17:00 Closing remarks
17:00-20:00 Evening reception

   

Day 2 | Friday, 5th February 2016


08:30-09:00 Registration and coffee
09:00-10:45 Session 3 - Financial inclusion and the role of mobile money
 

Moderator: Professor Michael Barrett, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge // Kosta Peric, Deputy Director, Financial Services for the Poor, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation // Claire Alexandre, Head of Commercial & Strategy, Mobile Payments, Vodafone // Dr. Susan Johnson, Centre for Development Studies, University of Bath // Claire Calmejane, Director of Innovation, Lloyds Banking Group // Dr. Gianluca Iazzolino, Centre of Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford

10:45-11:15 Coffee break
11:15-13:00 Session 4 - Transactional data, analytics and algorithms
 

Moderator: Dr. Markos Zachariadis, Assistant Professor, Warwick Business School // Dr. Kimmo Soramäki, Founder and CEO, Financial Network Analytics // Daniel Drummer, Fintech leader, World Economic Forum & McKinsey // Professor Yuval Millo, School of Management, University of Leicester // Crispin Rogers, CEO, Whole Hearted Marketing // Charles Radclyffe, Consultant & Entrepreneur, dataPHILOSOPHER

13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:45 Session 5 - ‘Interrogating the Blockchain’: A conversation on the applications, issues and impact of
distributed ledgers in payments
 

Moderator: Dr. Garrick Hileman, Economic History, London School of Economics // Professor Tomaso Aste, Head, Financial Computing & Analytics Group, University College London // Dr. Rachel O’Dwyer, Lecturer, Trinity College Dublin // Gene Vayngrib, CEO and Co-founder, Tradle // Dr. Primavera De Filippi, Faculty Associate, Berkman Centre for Internet and Society, Harvard University // Simon Taylor, Vice-President, Blockchain R&D and Experimentation, Barclays

15:45-16:00 Closing remarks - End of conference
16:00-17:00 Coffee/Tea and Networking