Nepal Fintech Summit and Expo means to advance the Fintech and cyber Security ecosystem in Nepal by bringing in the leading Fintech Leaders and Innovators from around the World. Unlike many other events, this event will create top-level programs and vivid discourse among the speakers and other participants as well. Nepal Fintech Summit and Expo will have leading Tech Leaders, academics, central bankers and the numerous bank supervisor, insurers, government agencies.

Event Details

Date 13TH and 14th December
Time 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Venue Hyatt Regency, Kathmandu
Dress Code Business Casual

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Speakers at the event   

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Dr. Pramod Parajuli
AI Consultant, Former IBM Fellow with Ph.D. in AI
Mr. Milan Raj Nepali President, ICT Professional Association of Nepal
Dr. Pawan Kumar Sharma
Vice-Chairman, Centre for Cyber Security Research and Innovation (CSRI)
Mr. Basanta Lamsal
President, Nepal Microfinance Bankers’ Association
Mr. Amit Agrawal
Co-founder & Director, Khalti Digital Wallet
Dr. Sebastian Wedeniwski
CIO Technology Strategy & aXess, Standard Chartered Bank
Mr. Narayan Koirala
Managing Director, Eminence Ways
Mr. Pratap Shrestha
Managing Director, nPAY
Ankur Mishra
Co-Founder, PayNet Systems
Mr. Niranjan Phuyal
Manager, Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE)
Punit Jain
CEO, Nelito Systems
Mr. Rajendra Maharjan, Ph.D. Scholar

Assistant Director – Research Department, BEEMA SAMITI (Insurance Regulatory Authority of Nepal)

Karthik Ramesh
Head aXess Labs India, Standard Chartered Bank

Event Agenda

fintech summit and expo speakers

Day 1, 13TH December

Time Agenda
8:30 AM Registration and Morning Coffee
9:00 AM Welcome Speech by Chairperson

Mr. Milan Raj Nepali | President | ICT Professional Association of Nepal

9:15 AM Opening Keynote: Nepal Rastra Bank
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
10:00 AM Presentation: Reserved for VISA
10:30 AM Coffee & Networking Break
11:00 AM Presentation: RegTech in Financial Services – Technology Solutions for Compliance & Reporting
11:30 AM Presentation: Reserved for Amazon Web Services (AWS)
12:00 AM Presentation
12:30 PM Presentation: Digital Transformation in the Microfinance

SectorBasanta Lamsal | General Secretary | Nepal Microfinance Bankers’ Association
CEO | Vijaya Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Ltd.

1:00 PM Lunch Break
2:00 PM Presentation
2:30 PM Coffee & Networking Break
3:00 PM Presentation: AI Innovations in FinTech – Transforming business for the 21st century

Dr. Pramod Parajuli | AI Consultant | Former IBM Fellow

3:30 PM Coffee & Networking Break
4:00 PM Presentation: Current IT Security Posture of BFI’s in Nepal and Areas for Improvement

Mr. Narayan Koirala | Managing Director | Eminence Ways

4:30 PM Presentation: Building Trust and Values (Ethics) into Open Banking Collaboration & Artificial Intelligence

Karthik Ramesh | Head aXess Labs India | Standard Chartered Bank

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

5:00 PM Day 1 Closing Speech from Chairperson

Mr. Milan Raj Nepali | President | ICT Professional Association of Nepal

Day 2, 14TH December

Time Agenda
8:30 AM Registration and Morning Coffee
9:00 AM Welcome Speech by Chairperson

Mr. Milan Raj Nepali | President | ICT Professional Association of Nepal

9:15 AM Opening Keynote
9:30 AM Panel Discussion: Current Global FinTech trends and forecast for 2020 and beyond
10:00 AM Presentation: Reserved for Genese Solutions
10:30 AM Coffee & Networking Break
11:00 AM Presentation: TBA, Reserved for F5 Networks
11:30 AM Presentation: Digital Payment Landscape

Dr. Pawan Kumar Sharma | Vice-Chairman | Centre for Cyber Security Research and Innovation (CSRI)

12:00 AM Presentation: Digitization in the insurance sector

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

1:00 PM Lunch Break
2:00 PM Presentation: TBA

Ankur Mishra | Co-Founder | PayNet Systems

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: TBA, Reserved for VISA
4:15 PM Presentation: Payment in a background

Pratap Shrestha | Managing Director | nPAY

5:00 PM Closing Speech from Chairperson

Mr. Milan Raj Nepali | President | ICT Professional Association of Nepal

Why you should attend this event?

Nepal FinTech Summit and Expo will highlight the cutting-edge Technological innovations and the latest trends, all of the personnel will be discussing those topics. There will be speeches and presentation as well. The attendees will be informed about the latest trends and best practices through Leadership Keynotes, Case Studies, and the Tech presentations. You can register here.


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