Date: 18 March, 8.30 a.m.
Location: VU Library Scientific Communication and Information Center, Conference room, Sauletekio ave. 5, Vilnius

The so-called exponential technologies such as the IoT, cloud, artificial intelligence or blockchain are changing the way how data is collected and processed, how business processes and transactions are executed, and how new services are developed and can be monitored or regulated by responsible institutions.

While industry players are already applying new knowledge to develop financial innovations, to improve customer experience, and to reduce costs, the dual novelty on the process and the tech side implies high uncertainties and risks with regard to management function and the capability of the regulatory function to be effective without compromising legal and ethical norms.
At this conference we will bring forth views, opinions, and arguments from the industry and academia to discuss the trends and challenges of the financial technologies (FinTech) and their compliance- and regulation-oriented programmes (RegTech).

The conference is intended for lecturers, students, enthusiasts, industry and government reps – all those who can benefit from open, motivated, interdisciplinary discussion on the topic.



08:30-09:00 Registration, welcome coffee and croissant
09:00-09:10 Tech Hub introduction and opening of the conference
09:10-10:20 Speaker presentation session 1
10.20-10.40 Coffee break
10.40-11.20 Speaker presentations session 2
11.20-12:20 Panel discussion, Q&A session


1) Learning to work with machines
Gintautas Jonutis, Director & Global Head of Robotics & Automation, Western Union

2) Theoretical perspectives on organisational regulation
Prof. Vladislav V. Fomin, Distinguished Professor, VU Kaunas Faculty

3) Possibilities and limitations today in FinTech
Liudas Kanapienis, CEO at Ondato

4) The importance of ethics in artificial intelligence
Dr. Deimantė Teresienė, Head of Finance Department, VU Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

5) Regulatory Sandbox: opportunity of testing financial innovations
Dovilė Arlauskaitė, Project Manager, Bank of Lithuania

Moderated by: Audrius Rutkauskas, Innovation center manager, SEB Bank

Event is free. Registration mandatory

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