ABOUT DIFC FINTECH WEEK

DIFC FinTech Week is a thought-leadership-driven, business-focused summit that deep dives into the latest challenges and technology trends in the Middle East's financial services sector.

DIFC FinTech Week sets the standard for financial innovation in the region by connective global fintech experts, technology innovators and startups with technology innovators and startups with pre-qualified CFOs, CEOs, CTOs, Heads of Business Transformation, Chief Digital Officers, Heads of Innovation and fintech investors across the Middle East

The summit features exciting keynotes, enterprise use-case presentations, product showcase, panel discussions and tech talks to discuss the latest challenges for the sector arising from the pandemic situation. Witness next-gen financial solutions from global leaders and explore their relevance and impact on your organisation.

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SPEAKERS

ARIF AMIRI: DIFC Fintech Week 2022 |Speaker - Arif Amiri
His Excellency Essa Kazim is the Governor of Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), Chairman of Borse Dubai, Deputy Chairman of Supreme Legislation Committee in Dubai and a member in Dubai Supreme Fiscal Committee.

H.E. Essa Kazim

Governor of DIFC

UAE

ARIF AMIRI: DIFC Fintech Week 2022 |Speaker - Arif Amiri
H.E. Hamad Bu amim has been the President & CEO of Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry since November 2006. He also serves as the Chairman of the World Chambers Federation - ICC in Paris. H.E. Buamim is also the Chairman of National General Insurance (PJSC), member of the board of directors of Dubai World, and Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) Authority.

H.E. Hammad Bu amim

President & CEO

Dubai Chamber of Commerce

UAE

ARIF AMIRI: DIFC Fintech Week 2022 |Speaker - Arif Amiri

ARIF AMIRI

Chief Executive Officer

DIFC

UAE

BASIL AL ASKARI: DIFC Fintech Week 2022 |Speaker - Basil Al Askari
A serial entrepreneur with an impressive track record of successful startups. He launched Binance in July 2017 and grew Binance into the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world.

CHANGPENG ZHAO

Chief Executive Officer

Binance

Singapore

BASIL AL ASKARI: DIFC Fintech Week 2022 |Speaker - Basil Al Askari
In February 2015, Mr. Alain G. Bejjani was named Chief Executive Officer of Majid Al Futtaim Holding. Under Mr. Bejjani’s leadership, the company grew its revenues, profits, employment and geographic footprint; established the Majid Al Futtaim Leadership Institute as a centre of excellence for developing current and future leaders; established the Majid Al Futtaim School of Analytics & Technology as a platform for leadership in understanding, predicting and responding to customer preferences; among other initiatives.

Alain Bejjani

CEO

Majid Al Futtaim Holding

UAE

BASIL AL ASKARI: DIFC Fintech Week 2022 |Speaker - Basil Al Askari
Salmaan is the Chief Business Development Officer for the Dubai International Financial Centre. He is a member of the management team and is responsible for overseeing the DIFC client portfolio as well as the DIFC’s growth strategy. Salmaan has 25+ years of experience in North America, Asia and MENA with leadership roles at global firms such as Oliver Wyman, Citibank, American Express and PwC.

Salmaan Jaffery

Chief Business Development Officer

DIFC

UAE

BASIL AL ASKARI: DIFC Fintech Week 2022 |Speaker - Basil Al Askari
Ghafur oversees the Bank of America’s capital markets sales, trading and research, corporate and investment banking, and global treasury services across MENA. Ghafur has led some of the bank’s largest transactions, such as the IPOs of Saudi Aramco, ADNOC Distribution, ADNOC Drilling, Al Yah Satellite Company, Emaar Malls, and Emaar Development.

Arshad Ghafur

President – MENA

Bank of America

UAE

BASIL AL ASKARI: DIFC Fintech Week 2022 |Speaker - Basil Al Askari
René is responsible for coordinating the strategic approach across Standard Chartered and SC Ventures, aligning innovation and capability delivery to provide clients with safe access to digital asset solutions. René is leading the development of Digital Asset products across the Financial Markets business including crypto trading, broking, and custody. René has extensive experience in building innovative products across payments, merchant platforms, digital assets and trading and has partnered with fintechs to build market leading services.

René Michau

Global Head of Digital Assets

Standard Chartered

Singapore

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HAPPENINGS

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TICKETS TO DIFC FINTECH WEEK

STANDARD

US$ 399




  • Conference zone
  • Networking zone
  • Exhibition zone
  • Executive lunch and coffee zone
  • Speakers lounge
  • VIP lounge

VIP

US$ 599

VIP tickets are sold out. Book a standard ticket now before they’re gone!

  • Conference zone
  • Networking zone
  • Exhibition zone
  • VIP lunch and coffee zone
  • Speakers lounge
  • VIP lounge

RESERVE A BOOTH

US$ 3999

Exhibition booths are sold out.
Book tickets here to attend the event.

Booth : 2 MTR X 2 MTR

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Branding :

  • Your company logo with a hyperlink to your website will appear on the event website.
  • Your company logo will be branded on pre-event promotional materials and at-event materials including but not limited to:
    • LED screen stage backdrop
    • Roll-up standees
    • Event emailers
    • Post-event report
  • Event website to contain and maintain the same level of branding for up to 6 months after the event

DISCUSSION TOPICS

BNPL EVOLUTION - Buy Now, Pay Later is moving fast. What now, and what’s next?
Is embedded finance the next evolution in Fintech?
Studios & Corporate Innovation: The Emergence of Venture Studios in the MENA Region
The Disruption of Wealth Management - Robot VS Human
Towards a broader virtual asset management ecosystem in the UAE
How do you have an innovative payments model that overcomes the challenges of security and fraud?
Is digital onboarding/AML delivering to the bottom line of the bank or is it an extra cost?
Current state of world / Geopolotical / Economics - Navigating growth in the time of uncertainity
Innovation: A path to sustainability for all
Institutional investments in Digital Assets
2030: What’s next for Bitcoin and Digital Assets?
The Evolution and Challenges of Digital Asset Regulation
Stablecoins, Central Bank Digital Currencies, and Cross-Border Payments: An overview of the future of the International Monetary System
Blockchain interoperability and the cross-chain future
The role of VCs in fostering the Blockchain and Digital Asset Ecosystem
The Metaverse, Web3, and the Inevitability of NFTs
DeFi and crypto: The bridge to the future of finance
Disruptive Power of Blockchain on the Insurance Industry: Blockchain applications in Insurance
Smart contracts for financial accessibility: User benefits of Decentralized Finance

WHO WILL YOU MEET?

C-Level Executives
  • Chief Executive Officers & Founders
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Chief Information Officers (CIOs)
  • Chief Technology Officers (CTOs)
  • Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs)
  • Chief Innovation Officers (CINOs)
  • Chief Digital Officers (CDOs)
  • Chief Risk Officers (CROs)
  • Chief Operating Officers (COOs)
  • Managing Directors
Management Level Executives
  • VPs of Finance
  • Directors of Finance
  • Heads of Finance
  • Finance Managers
  • Financial Controllers
  • Private & Institutional Investors
  • Directors of Cloud
  • Heads of Anti Money Laundering
  • Heads of Customer Experience
  • Heads of Compliance
  • Heads of Financial Regulatory
  • Heads of Payments
  • Heads of Retail Banking
  • Heads of Policy
  • Heads of Strategy
  • Heads of Digital Transformation
  • Heads of IT & Infrastructure
  • Heads of Mobile Banking
  • Heads of Operations
  • Heads of Risk Management
  • Heads of Customer Experience / Engagement
  • Heads of Digital Banking
  • Heads of Mobile Banking
  • Heads of Product Development
  • Heads of Research and Development
  • Heads of Information Security
  • Heads of Insurance
  • Treasury Managers
  • Accountants
Industry Sectors
  • Government
  • SME Financial Institutions
  • Private Fundraising
  • Personal Finance & Treasury Management
  • Banking Infrastructure
  • Legacy Banks
  • Insurance
  • Telecom
  • Adtech
  • Postal Services
  • Retail – Online Shopping sites / Ecommerce
  • Utilities
Attendee Profile
  • CEO / Founders
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Innovation Officers
  • Chief Technology Officers
  • Chief Digital Officers
  • Chief Creative Officers
  • Chief Business Officers
  • Chief Operating Officers
  • Directors (Technical)
  • VP's (Technical)
  • Head of Digital Innovation
  • Head of Blockchain
  • Head of Crypto
  • Head of Metaverse
  • Investors and HNIs
  • Global Head of Digital
  • Head of Digital Transformation
  • Directors of Metaverse Engineering
  • Crypto Influencers
  • Heads of Analytics
  • Chief Product Developers
  • Blockchain Solution Architect
  • Blockchain Quality Engineer
  • Blockchain Software Engineer
  • Blockchain Legal Consultant
  • Cryptocurrency regulator
  • Blockchain Developers
  • Fintech Professionals
  • Managing Partners/ Directors
Industry Sectors
  • Banking
  • Cybersecurity
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Healthcare
  • Government
  • Insurance
  • Transportation
  • Cloud Storage
  • Real Estate
  • Manufacturing
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Hospitality
  • Infrastructure & Energy
  • Construction and Architecture
  • Oil & Gas
  • Retail & E-commerce
  • Food and Beverages
  • Metaverse
  • Gaming
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Human Resources
  • Venture Capitalist
  • Enterprise Tech
Solution Categories
  • Banking Solutions
  • Banks
  • Blockchain/ DLT Solutions
  • Financial Institutions
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • Card Issuance and Management
  • Cloud Solutions
  • Core Banking Solutions
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Centers
  • Digital Lending
  • Digital Payment
  • Accounting and Auditing Solutions
  • Document Storage Solutions
  • E - Payment Solutions
  • E - Wallets
  • E-commerce Solutions
  • Forex Software
  • Insurance Solutions
  • IoT Based Applications
  • Network Solutions / Communication
  • Online Trading Software
  • Payment Gateways
  • POS Machines and Payment Solutions
  • Risk Management
  • Robotic Process Automation
  • Software and Solutions
  • Taxation Solutions
  • Threat Management Solutions
  • Transactional Platforms

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