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ACT Canada Forum 2019 Agenda

A printable version of the agenda can be found here.

8:00am. Registration and Networking Breakfast - sponsored by TD

9:00am. Open Banking - The Consumer Perspective

This session will feature an overview of open banking opportunities, followed by a panel discussion on the consumer perspectives of open banking.

Open Banking Opportunities for Canadian FIs: Jonathan Magder, Open Banking Lead, North America, Accenture Strategy

Cyrielle Chiron, Head of Research and Strategic Foresight, Payments Canada

Xavier Giandominici, VP Sales, FIME

Ray Kong, President, Ipsos Canada

9:50am. Legal Update: Impacts of Canada's Digital Charter, and The Risks of Data Management

This presentation will help you understand Canada’s Digital Charter and how it is set to impact the business industry, including the impact on new innovative platforms such as open banking. It will also address assessing the risks and rewards associated with data ownership and consent, including treatment of personal information and data trusts.

Daniel Leslie, Associate, Norton Rose Fulbright

10:10am. The Innovation Process Panel

This session will feature a presentation on disciplined innovation - what it is, what it means, and how to make sure you can implement it right.  This will be followed by a panel discussion on innovation in your own organization.

Moderated by John Ambrose, President, Ambrose Connection Ltd

Disciplined Innovation Process: Milos Dunjic, AVP Payments Innovation Technology Solutions, TD Bank

Michelle Beyo, Founder, FinAvator

Jon Worren, Lead Executive of Venture and Corporate Programs, MaRS Discovery District

11:30am. Digital ID and Changes in the Canadian Market

This session will feature an update on the state of digital ID in Canada, followed by a panel discussion on what’s left to accomplish.

Digital ID in Canada - Overview & Opportunities: Nick Norman, EVP Sales, Consult Hyperion

Neil Butters, Director of Products and Platforms, Interac Corporation


Greg Wolfond, CEO, SecureKey Technologies

2:00pm. Secure Remote Commerce - What to Expect in Canada

This presentation will provide you with the need to knows about Secure Remote Commerce.

Ellie Zolghadr, Product Manager, Digital Payments and Innovation, MasterCard

2:20pm. Enabling Digital Commerce in Canada

These presentations are tailored to enable digital commerce in Canada

Fighting eCommerce Fraud & Improving the Consumer Experience: Helen Hartsell, Director, Global Issuer Partnerships, Ethoca

Mobile Verification for Digital Transactions: Almis Ledas, President and COO, EnStream

Customer Centric Shopping Experience & Using AI for Fraud: Claude Clausing, SVP, Head of eCommerce,Elavon

3:40pm. Innovation Changing our Market

Long gone are the days of traditional payments. So how are we staying ahead of the rapid acceleration of innovation that is taking hold here in Canada?

Kashmera Self, Director Innovation Research and Emerging Solutions, Interac Corporation

4:00pm. Payment Insights Panel

Where are payments headed in Canada?  What are the key considerations you should be focused on today?  This panel will feature the thought leaders who are shaping our industry.

Tracey Black, Executive Director of Modernization, Payments Canada

Debbie Gamble, Chief Officer, Innovation Labs and New Ventures, Interac Corporation

Elena Litani, Director of Product - Emerging Payments, nanopay Corporation

Michele Poole, Global Head of Customer Experience, Buckzy Payments

5:00pm. Gala Reception, sponsored by Gemalto

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