December 08, 2020
From 10 AM to 11 AM

Location Online
Join this Rencontre OFF Forum FinTech in collaboration with Payments Canada.

Webinar « Unlocking the potential of FinTechs in light of the payment Modernization in Canada »

Webinar « Unlocking the potential of FinTechs in light of the payment Modernization in Canada »

The Montreal FinTech Station, in collaboration with Payments Canada are pleased to invite you to this virtual "Rencontre OFF" Forum FinTech Meeting.

For the last few years, Payments Canada, in collaboration with the financial incumbents and fintech companies, has been working on the Modernization of the payment infrastructure in Canada.

We are glad to invite you to this discussion where we’ll have look at the Modernization roadmap updates, the access and membership reform to payment infrastructures and the impacts it may have on different stakeholders of the industry.

Want to learn more about Central Bank Digital Currency? We’ll also have a look at some research done in that field. 

- How Payments Canada sees international competition’s head start on the business?
- Would a Central Bank Digital Currency play in the same space as Libra?
- Should we embrace and work towards a “global solution”?

Join us on December 8th for this engaging discussion.

- Ryan Grundy, Lead, Industry Relations, Payments Canada
- Charl Ackerman, Principal, Policy, Payments Canada
- Cyrielle Chiron, Head, Research and strategic Foresight, Payments Canada
- Abdulah El Tarazi, Chief Business Development Officer, Expertus
- Jacques Leblanc, Founder and CEO, Expertus
- Simon Jacques, Executive advisor, Risk Management and Derivatives, Finance Montréal

When: December 8th, 2020 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Where: Online

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About the Rencontre OFF Forum FinTech Meetings
In correlation with the Fintech Canada Forum, for more than 5 years we have been organizing a series of meetings to deepen and gather the players of the Fintech ecosystem in Quebec. In the context of Covid-19, we will be holding 4 special editions online to provide an experience for the local community of the FinTech Canada Forum while waiting for the next edition in 2021.

The " Rencontre OFF “Forum FinTech meetings are made for professionals, entrepreneurs and students who want to:

- understand the challenges and opportunities in FinTech.
- understand alternative business models and underlying technologies.
- understand the dynamics of the Fintech market (trends, growth, and consolidation, etc.)

About the FinTech Canada Forum

The most important FinTech event in Canada, the FinTech Forum is an essential international gathering organized by Finance Montreal whose objective is to discover new global trends in FinTech, new applications of technology serving the financial industry as well as Growing FinTech start-ups. The event attracts nearly 3,000 participants in Montreal and the 8th edition was held in October 2019. Due to the Covid-19, the 2020 edition is canceled and replaced by a virtual program including 4 webinars from September to December and a podcast series that will air in November.