June 4, 2019

Belgrade, Yugoslav Film Archive Museum

start

09:30 –10:00

REGISTRATION

Coffee, Tea & Snacks

10:00 –10:05

WELCOME REMARKS

Karen Westergaard, Chief of Party, USAID Cooperation for Growth Project

10:05 –10:35

OPENING REMARKS

Ana Ivković, Vice-governor, National Bank of Serbia

Ana Brnabić, Prime Minister of Government of the Republic of Serbia

10:35 – 10:50

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION – THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF FINTECH

Marie Paoli, Start-up Strategist / Advisor, Blackbox

10:50 –11:05

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION – THE CHANGE IS HERE

Jonathan Galea, Managing Director, Blockchain Advisory

11:05 - 11:25

COFFEE WITH...

Vladimir Dornik,Head of Cards, Ebanking and Digital Products, Société Générale Serbia

Sandra Rodić, Access to Finance Director, USAID Cooperation for Growth Project

11:25 – 11:45

NETWORKING BREAK

01 showcase

11:45 – 13:15

THERE IS ANOTHER WAY – FINTECH FINANCING SOLUTIONS

  • Intro to FinTech – It’s not rocket science but it can take your business to outer space
  • Encouraging SMEs to use alternative lending sources: types, possibilities, do’s and don’ts
  • Crowdfunding – does it work in SEE today – practical examples of crowdfunding in use
  • Breaking the myths: the truth behind cryptocurrencies and AI in the world of finance
  • Lending: p2p, small business, credit & underwriting – how it’s used in the real world
  • Blockchain tech – what the heck is it for?
  • Banking on Social Media – urban myth or reality?
  • Payment solutions, mobile banking & supply chain financing

Daniel Horak, Managing Partner Sales & Marketing,Conda

Ivan Bjelajac, Director, MVP Workshop

Michael Pinkus, CFO, Bitbond

Philipp Piper, Cofounder and CEO, Swarm

Vasilija Grubić, Head of Customer Relations, Penta

Charlie Pommier, Owner & Founder, Charlie Pommier

13:15 – 14:15

FOODTECH – LUNCH

14:15 - 14:35

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION – ELEVATERO LAB – YOUR PARTNER IN CEE

Christina de Cillia, Group Strategy & Innovation, Senior Innovation Manager, Fintech Partnerships, Raiffeisen Bank International AG

02 debate

14:35 – 15:40

DEBATE: REGULATING FINTECH – WHEN, HOW, WHY?

  • Financing and fintech market trends – what are the latest trends in Europe and SEE?
  • Creating the right regulatory ecosystem for fintechs – what needs to be done?
  • To be or not to be? Will regional regulatory institutions be proactive or reactive?
  • New investment opportunities attracting the best fintech companies
  • Absence of digital technology – what is the best place to start building up and implementing the most progressive digital solutions?
  • The economy of fintech – boosting local and regional economies

Jonathan Galea, Managing Director, Blockchain Advisory

Marko Petrović, CEO, iPay SEE

Vladislav Stanković, Comissioner, Securities Commission of the Republic of Serbia

Nemanja Petrović, CBO, RealMarket

 

Nebojša Djurdjevic, CEO, Digital Serbia Initiative

Moderator

Zoran Stanojević, Journalist & Editor, RTS

15:40 - 16:00

NETWORKING BREAK

16:00 – 16:15

PRESENTATION – THE ULTIMATE PITCH

Angela Go, Founder, The Ultimate Pitch

16:15 – 16:25

PRESENTATION BLOCK.IS ACCELERATOR INNOVATE, EXPERIMENT & COMMERCIALIZE

Mladen Radišić, Inosens Team Lead

03 debate

16:25 – 17:25

DEBATE: CHANGE IS THE ONLY CONSTANT – A NEW GENERATION PARTNERSHIP

  • Changing the business model – How will the banks align their business strategies with the disruption of the industry and attract more SME clients?
  • The role of Fintech in digital banking services
  • Changing the behavior of SMEs – Traditional or alternative financing?

Zoran Petrović, Chairman of the Managing Board and CFO, Raiffeisen Bank

Slavko Carić, President of the Executive Board, Erste Bank

Dušica Lukač, Partner, DL Capital Partners 

Michael Pinkus, CFO, Bitbond

Ammar Al Saleh, Associate Director – Senior Counsel, EBRD

Miroslav Minović, CoFounder & CTO, Blinking

 

Moderator:

 

Zoja Kukić, Program Director, Startup Ecosystem, Digital Serbia Initiative

17:30

END OF FORUM AND THE BEGINNING OF A NEW ALTERNATIVE FINANCING ERA