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Rotman FinHub Launch

8:00-8:29am check-in and refreshments; 8:30am sharp to 3:30pm conference (includes luncheon)

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Finance | Speaker Series | Panel Discussion

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Date: Tuesday November 21, 2017 | 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Speaker(s): Cristina Amon, Dean & Alumni Professor in Bioengineering, Applied Science & Engineering, U of T
Pat Chaukos, Deputy Director, OSC LaunchPad
Kathleen Coulson, Executive Director, Capital Markets Institute, Rotman
Baiju Devani, VP Analytics, AVIVA
Alexander Dyck, Director, Capital Markets Institute, Rotman
Angie Elkhodiry, VP & Director, Risk Management, TDAM
Kesem Frank, Co-founder, Nuco
John Hull, Professor Finance, Rotman
Bryan Kelly, Professor of Finance, University of Chicago
Mariana Khapko, Assisstant Professor, Finance, Rotman, University of Toronto Scarborough
Alex LaPlante, Managing Director, Research, Global Risk Institute
Mark Majewski, Business Development Manager, Ontario Centres of Excellence
Katja Malinova, Associate Professor, University of Toronto
Charles Martineay, Assisstant Professor, Finance, Rotman, University of Toronto Scarborough
Justin Mathena, Corporate Partnerships Lead, Creative Destruction Lab
Christian Nelissen, SVP Enterprise & Data Analytics, TD
Joseph Orozco, The Entrepreneurship Hatchery, University of Toronto
Joseph Paradi, Information Engineering Chair and Executive Director, CMTE, Engineering, U of T
Andreas Park, Associate Professor, Rotman, University of Toronto, Mississauga
Tanner Philip, Director, Corporate Development, KIK
Pauline Shum Nolan, CEO & Co-founder, PW Analytics
Caspar Sinnige, Special Counsel, MaRs Discovery District
Topic: Rotman FinHub Launch
Venue:

Desautels Hall (2nd Floor, South Building) | map
Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto,
105 St George Street
Toronto, ON

Location: Toronto
Cost: Free to attend. Pre-registration is mandatory by noon on November 20.
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SYNOPSIS: The new Rotman FinHub has been created to bring together FinTech practitioners with researchers and students interested in financial innovation issues. The FinHub faculty members will conduct research, integrate financial innovation into their teaching, and work with FinTech practitioners to exchange and incubate ideas for financial applications of new technologies including blockchain, machine learning, big data, and quantum computing.

Agenda: (subject to change)

Financial Innovation: The Next Chapter
John Hull, Maple Financial Chair in Derivatives and Risk Management, Rotman

Smart Settlement
Mariana Khapko, Rotman, University of Toronto Scarborough

How is Earnings News Transmitted to Stock Prices?
Charles Martineau, Rotman, University of Toronto Scarborough

Luncheon Keynote - Text as Data
Bryan T. Kelly, Professor of Finance and Robert King Steel Faculty Fellow, University of Chicago

Panel Discussion: How can Finance Academia and the FinTech Industry best Work Together?

New financial technologies are rapidly disrupting the financial sector bringing challenges and opportunities to financial innovation specialists from the incumbent financial services sector and FinTech startups. The Rotman FinHub aims to facilitate the contribution of the academic community at the University of Toronto to the evolution of the sector. Financial innovation experts will discuss and debate how the academic community of the Rotman FinHub can contribute through its research, teaching, and broader engagement

Panelists:

  • Baiju Devani, VP Analytics, AVIVA
  • Angie Elkhodiry, Vice President & Director, Risk Management, TD Asset Management
  • Kesem Frank, Co-founder Nuco
  • Tanner Philip, Director, Corporate Development, KIK
  • Pauline Shum Nolan, CEO and Co-Founder of PW Portfolio Analytics
  • Moderator: Andreas Park, Rotman, University of Toronto Mississauga

Panel Discussion: Getting it Done in Fintech: Working with Accelerators, Regulators

FinTech is transforming the Canadian financial services sector. Traditionally a highly regulated industry dominated by large banks, FinTech companies are rapidly revolutionizing many areas of financial services. This panel will discuss the current cycle of identifying, originating and launching financial innovation applications as well as highlight pitfalls, best practices and areas for improvement.  

Speakers include:

  • Pat Chaukos, Deputy Director, OSC LaunchPad
  • Mark Majewski, Business Development Manager, Ontario Centres of Excellence
  • Justin Mathena, Corporate Partnerships Lead, Creative Destruction Lab
  • Joseph Orozco, The Entrepreneurship Hatchery, University of Toronto
  • Joseph C. Paradi, Information Engineering Chair and Executive Director, CMTE, Engineering
  • Caspar Sinnige, Special Counsel at MaRS Discovery District
  • Moderator: Katya Malinova, University of Toronto

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