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The latest agenda for the upcoming Nepal FinTech Summit 

Day 1 - 13th DECEMBER

8:30 AM

Registration and Morning Coffee

9:00 AM

Welcome

Mr. Milan Raj Nepali | Country Head - Nepal | UBC

Opening and Inauguration 

In presence of Chief Guest, Special Guest, Government Representatives and VIPs

9:15 AM

Opening Address : Government's role in implementing effective FinTech practices

Address by Chief Guest

9:30 AM

Panel Discussion: The current landscape and the future of FinTech in Nepal

  • The current state of FinTech

  • The legal and regulatory requirements for further growth of FinTech

  • Is FinTech Putting Traditional Banks Under Pressure?

  • Potential to transform lives

[Panelist] Allen Bailochan Tuladhar | CEO | E-Dheba

[Panelist] Hem Raj Dhakal | Co-Founder and Managing Director | IME Group

[Panelist] Vikas Bajaj | Sr. Manager, Solutions Architecture | Amazon Web Services (AWS)

[Panelist] Naresh Purohit | Head - Systems Engineering | Nutanix

[Moderator] Amol Shivaji Dethe | Editor | ETBFSI & ETCFO (By The Economic Times)

60 minutes panel discussion

10:30 AM

Coffee & Networking Break

11:00 AM

Presentation: Digital Dexterity is the new Black - It’s the Autonomous Datacentre

Mohammad Haseem | System Engineer | Nutanix

11:40 AM

Presentation: Elevate your security with the cloud

Vikas Bajaj | Sr.Manager, Solutions Architecture | Amazon Web Services (AWS)

12:20 AM

Presentation: App Security

Harpreet Kaur | Solution Architect - Cloud | F5 Networks

The above sessions will bring you tech demonstrations from world class vendors

1:00 PM

Lunch Break

2:00 PM

Presentation: aXess - Open Banking Partnership with FinTechs

Dr. Sebastian Wedeniwski | CIO Technology Strategy & aXess | Standard Chartered Bank

Karthik Ramesh | Head aXess Labs India | Standard Chartered Bank

2:30 PM

Presentation: Current IT Security Posture of BFI's in Nepal and Areas for Improvement

Mr. Narayan Koirala | Managing Director | Eminence Ways

3:00 PM

Presentation: AI Innovations in FinTech - Transforming business for 21st century

Dr. Pramod Parajuli | AI Consultant | Former IBM Fellow

3:30 PM

Coffee & Networking Break

4:00 PM

Media Interaction & End of Day 1

Day 2 - 14th DECEMBER

8:30 AM

Registration and Morning Coffee

9:00 AM

Welcome Speech by Chairperson

Mr. Milan Raj Nepali | Country Head - Nepal | UBC

Day2 agenda announcements

 

9:30 AM

Presentation: Digital Transformation in the Microfinance Sector

Basanta Lamsal | President | Nepal Microfinance Bankers' Association

CEO | Vijaya Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Ltd.

10:00 AM

Presentation: Cloud Computing in Nepal; Prospects and Challenges

Anjani Phuyal | Global Chief Technical Officer | Genese Solutions

10:30 AM

Coffee & Networking Break

11:00 AM

Panel Discussion: FinTech Ecosystem: How FinTech firms can scale innovation to solve consumer problems

[Panelist] Sujit Shrestha | Chief Operating Officer | Standard Chartered Bank Nepal

[Panelist] Mr. Amit Agarwal | Co-Founder/ Managing Director | Khalti Digital Wallet

[Panelist] Mr. Neelesh Man Pradhan | Chief Executive Officer | Nepal Clearing House Ltd.

[Moderator] Mr. Anuj Dhungel | Editor | Technology Khabar

12:00 AM

Presentation: Robotic Process automation in Financial Sectors

Binay Raut | CEO | Paaila Technology

12:30 PM

Presentation: Digitization in insurance sector

Rajendra Maharjan | Assistant Director | Beema Samiti (Insurance Regulatory Authority of Nepal)

1:00 PM

Lunch Break

2:00 PM

Presentation: Bank BI: Deep Drive

Shree Khanal | President and Founder | Himalayan SQL Server User Group

2:45 PM

Presentation: Technology in Nepalese Capital Market

Niranjan Phuyal | Acting Manager | Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE)

3:15 PM

Coffee & Networking Break

3:45 PM

Presentation: Digital Banking - A reality check for Banks in Nepal

Vivek S. Rana | Enterprise Architect | InfoAssure LLP

4:15 PM

Presentation: Payment in a background

Pratap Shrestha | Managing Director | nPAY

5:00 PM

Closing Speech from Chairperson

Mr. Milan Raj Nepali | Country Head - Nepal | UBC