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FinovateEurope: Fintech Talk at London’s Tobacco Dock

FinovateEurope 2019 kicks off this week here in London, U.K. And for the second year in a row, FinovateEurope has a new home in England: London’s famous Tobacco Dock. We’re hoping that you’ll be able to join us this week for what promises to be three days (plus an additional summit day on Friday) of innovative fintech demos, insightful keynotes, and deep dive breakout sessions.

To help ensure you make the most of the event, here are a few last minute notes and need-to-knows.

Save Your Spot!

Registration for FinovateEurope is still open! If you haven’t picked up your ticket, run – don’t walk – to our registration page to make sure you don’t miss a minute of this year’s event. Group, government, and startup discounts are available. Contact us at gf-registrations@knect365.com for information on government and regulatory entity discounts. For more information on startup discounts, email us at europe@finovate.com.

Location! Location!

FinovateEurope moves to London’s Tobacco Dock this year. Located in London’s growing enterprise zone and just one stop on the DLR from Bank, Tobacco Dock is close to the Tower of London and only a few kilometers from Tech City and London’s Financial District. Tobacco Dock is on Wapping Lane, St. Katharine’s & Wapping, London, E1W 2SF.

Timing = Everything

Registration on Tuesday morning begins at 0800, and the first demo starts at 0925. Both coffee and a continental breakfast will be provided, so be sure to arrive a little early, pick up some refreshments, and join us in the main hall.

On Thursday, registration begins at 0800, with our Chairman’s opening remarks – courtesy of Dave Birch, Global Ambassador with Consult Hyperion – starting at 0840, and our opening keynote beginning at 0845 – featuring Tan Le, founder and CEO of EMOTIV. On Friday, registration begins at 0815, with opening remarks from our Chairs begin at 0900. Opening keynotes begin at 0910 for the Open Banking Summit and at 0915 for the AI Summit.

Live Demos and Deep Dive Discussions

Both Tuesday and Wednesday will feature four live demo sessions each for a total of 64 scheduled demos. Get to know our demoing companies ahead of time via our FinovateEurope 2019 demos page, and then learn a little more about them in our FinovateEurope 2019 Sneak Peek series.

On Thursday, we bring the experts to the stage to discuss some of the most important technology trends in fintech. We will begin with an opening address and opening keynote, and then proceed to a variety of main stage addresses and panels on topics including e-commerce, innovation and collaboration, and digital transformation. Thursday will also feature streams on subjects such as challenger banks, blockchain technology, the the democratization of data, and the role of augmented intelligence in chatbot technology.

And remember we will also hold a special Summit Day on Friday with two streams: one dedicated to Open Banking, and the other focused on AI. For more information on how to attend our Friday Summit Day, check out our registration page. Discounts are available for attendees purchasing tickets to all four days of FinovateEurope 2019.

As you can see, there’s a whole lot going on at FinovateEurope this year. We look forward to seeing you this week here in London at the Tobacco Dock!

Have a question about FinovateEurope? Check out the FAQ section on our FinovateEurope 2019 page, or send us an email at europe@finovate.com.