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We bring to you the AI & Blockchain Fintech Confex on September 27th and 28th, 2018. This conference is intended to assist each attendee in not only sharing their experiences, but also discussing the emerging trends and challenges of Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain bolstered by real world use cases. We are excited to partner with both established banks and technology companies along with newer players in the market, who can bring their different perspectives into our event. This combination of different perspectives will give conference attendees a better overall view of the emerging technologies and their potential.

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10 Hours of Networking


Time Speaker Name Presentation Title
08:55 Marc Kaufman Opening remarks from Chairman
09:00 Awesome Image Shailendra Singh (Shelly) Keynote Presentation by MarketsandMarkets
09:15 Claudine Bianchi MarketsandMarkets Perspective – How AI and Blockchain is impacting the Fintech world?
09:35 Conan French How AI and machine learning can enhance the banking industry
10:05 Spiros Liolis Force for Change in Fintech through AI and ML
10:35 Kayvan Alikhani The Role Artificial Intelligence (AI) Plays in Managing Financial Regulations
11:45 Awesome Image Tonia Durfee AI promise: changing Risk Management and Compliance
12:15 Naresh Vyas Learn how RBS empowers their content centre agents through Chatbots technology
12:45 Kamesh Moola Chat bots and Robotics in Capital Markets Operations
14:15 Hemal Gandhi Leveraging Technology Innovation
14:45 Marc Kaufman Blockchain: A walk through Blockchain: low down of what it is and what not?
15:15 Lance Morginn Cryptocurrency Climate and Compliance Solutions
15:45 Sundeep Kumar Using Block Chain to track Assets and Liabilities to augment Credit Underwriting
16:45 Awesome Image Panel Discussion What are the opportunities and threats in adopting Blockchain for the Finance Industry?
17:30 Gerard Daché How central banks around the world are approaching blockchain
Time Speaker Name Presentation Title
09:00 Brett Noyes Opening Remarks from the Chairman
09:10 Simeao Joao Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning For Fraud Prevention in the Financial Industry
09:40 Arindam Chatterjee Artificial Intelligence from structured, unstructured and market data to improve customer exp
10:10 Neha Ramdas Improving digital engagement and customer experiences to drive loyalty
11:10 Anand Rao Responsible AI: Building AI models that are explainable, transparent, and fair
11:40 Alex Mashinsky Bringing the Next 100 Million People to Crypto
12:10 Awesome Image Panel Discussion Impact of Compliances and Regulations on Blockchain Adoption
12:45 Ravi Sarkar Blockchain solution walkthrough for custodian bank, real estate and mortgage industry
14:05 Dilip Rao The current state and potential of digital assets and different areas of classification.
14:35 Newcombe Clark Applied Machine learning to improve customer experience and drive profitable growth
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Anand Rao
Anand Rao

Global Artificial Intelligence Lead


Khwaja Shaik
Khwaja Shaik

IBM Thoughts Leader


Marc Kaufman
Marc Kaufman

Co-chair of the Blockchain IP Council, Chamber of Digital Commerce

Our Speakers

Anand Rao
Anand Rao

Global Artificial Intelligence Lead


Marc Kaufman
Marc Kaufman

Co-chair of the Blockchain IP Council, Chamber of Digital Commerce

Naresh Vyas
Naresh Vyas

Head of Solutions Delivery

Royal Bank of Scotland

Simeao Joao
Simeao Joao

Senior Vice President

Citi bank

Sundeep Kumar
Sundeep Kumar

Executive Director, Global Technology, JP Morgan Chase

Arindam Chatterjee
Arindam Chatterjee

US Bank

Conan French
Conan French

Senior Advisor for Innovation and Fintech

Institute Of International Finance

Michael Maloney
Michael Maloney

Managing Director, Galaxy Digital Advisory Group

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Radisson Hotel JFK Airport, USA


 AI & Blockchain Fintech Confex  will be held at 

Radisson Hotel JFK Airport -135-30 

140th Street, Jamaica
New York 11436 

Hotel Booking Link

Accommodation is currently available at the Radisson Hotel JFK Airport at a discounted rate. You will receive a link to book your accommodation via once you are fully registered. (Please note that we do not authorize any 3rd party agencies (e.g. Exhibitors Housing Management) to book on our behalf and, occasionally, companies fraudulently try to represent us. If you are contacted by anyone other than us regarding your accommodation requirements for this event, please let us know immediately on events@marketsandmarkets.com


About the Hotel

Located 15 miles southeast of Times Square in Jamaica, Queens, Radisson Hotel JFK Airport is the ideal stopover for guests flying into New York through America’s fifth-busiest airport. Take a five-minute ride to the hotel on our free, 24-hour airport shuttle, and then head out to explore world-famous attractions like One World Trade Center and the Statue of Liberty.Because New York has a lot to offer, we help you navigate with a concierge, on-site car rental services, and our tour and airline desks. Whether you’re here for vacation, business or a long layover, you can stay productive with free Wi-Fi and keep up with your workouts in our fitness center. Enjoy these amenities:

For further information, please contact: Email: events@marketsandmarkets.com

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