Open Banking Forum
January 22, 2019

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

08.00 Reception with coffee, tea and pastries

Welcome note and opening of the Open Banking Forum 2018
Damir Bogdan, Digitalization & Innovation Lead, Actvide AG

Open Banking – Chances for Retail Banking
• Challenges of Open Banking
• What does it mean for the relation to the customer, and what does the customer want?
• Which opportunities evolve for new banks to strengthen their customer loyality?
Peter Zuber, Managing Director Financial Technology, Netcetera

Swisscom Open Banking Hub – Experiences and Outlook
• What is an Open Banking Hub?
• Experiences since the launch in autumn 2017
• What are the next steps?
Michael Hochstrasser, Head Business Analysis and Param, Swisscom

10.10 Networking and Coffee Break

Open Banking und API Standardisation-Initiatives
• Market overview Open Banking initiatives, regulations and trends
• Focus on Europe: CMA Open Banking in the UK and PSD2 in the EU
• API Standardisation is the key to success for a pan-European digital ecosystem –Open Banking UK and Berlin Group NextGenPSD2 as an example
• Take-away for Switzerland: Standardisation for the financial centre Switzerland
Hakan Eroglu, Senior Manager, Payments & Digitization, Accenture AG

Open Banking: Real Life Experiences from Sweden
• The importance of partnerships between fintechs and banks
• First hand experience and reference case from our native integration with Swedbank
• Customer testimonials, how do the bank‘s customers react to TPP solutions
• The change in behaviour and expectations from the modern consumer, and how a bank shall face this trend
• How we, as a TPP, apply and benefit from APIs 
Joakim Sjöblom, Co-founder and CEO, Minna Technologies

„Digital Identity is a Bank Business - why banks should seize the opportunity to provide identity services to the mass market“. 
David Birch, Director of Innovation, Consult Hyperion

12.30 Lunch Break

Open Banking: What Does It Mean for the Organisation?
• How to get ready for the upcoming changes and how you can keep control of them
• How to induce the necessary change of the mindsets in your organisation
• Identifying the most important factors to be adjusted and what influence they have
• First steps towards a successful implementation
Markus Lachnit, Management Consulting, Capco

Open Banking and PSD2 in the EU – but what´s going on in Switzerland?
Dr. Cornelia Stengel, Lawyer, Partner, Kellerhals Carrard and 
Niklas Grisar, Principal Consultant, Capco

A digital society needs a digital ID
• Consortium of banks and mobile network operators
• Itsme set-up and service offering
• Key Success Factors
Tom Van Den Bosch, Head of Product, Belgian Mobile ID

15.15 Networking and Coffee Break

Finstar Open Banking API Platform
• New business model for financial service providers
•Hurdles concerning the implementation
• Experiences regarding the cooperation with FinTechs
André Renfer, Leiter Services, Hypothekarbank Lenzburg

Networking Round Tables
One Table - One Topic - One Lecturer
Break free of traditional presentation sessions. Meet the speakers on your favourite topic and join high-level peer-to-peer discussions and networking with other experts.

Chairman's closing remarks 

Apéro Riche 
Following the official program, Vereon invites all participants and speakers to an Apéro Riche. Seize this opportunity to make valuable new contacts and strengthen existing ones in a pleasant atmosphere.