WSBI Innovation workshop

Open Banking – Leveraging the Power of APIs, Data & Partnerships 

​26 June 2019

​09:00 – 16:30 hrs

Venue: Česká spořitelna coworking area, Olbrachtova 1929/62, Prague​



Tuesday, 25 June 2019

​Welcome Dinner

Chateau Havel, Před nádražím 1/6, Prague

Wednesday, 26 June 2019​

​Registration and Networking Coffee
​Opening & Welcome 

Introduction to the Day & Setting the Scene, WSBI 
Open Banking Business Models: Insights from Česká spořitelna & Erste Group – Martin Medek, Open Banking Leader, Česká spořitelna

Hear more on insights of solution examples banks can build to foster the open banking evolution. Real experience with open banking as a business area. If open APIs is just a beginning, what is the next step?

Polish open banking developments and Polish API Standard​ – The next steps in open banking and data access – Maciej Kostro, Polish Bank Association ZBP & Tomasz Jakubczyk, Fintech & Insurtech Independent Advisor​, Cashap

Insights on the Polish market as an interesting case in open banking and innovative payment solutions, API standardisation and the latest developments in terms of open banking beyond PSD2.

Moderated Roundtable Exchange on Participants’ Experiences and Best Practices (45 min)
​Coffee Break
Integrating the concept of Platformisation: Anywhere-commerce. How to combine finance and commerce – Peter Vesco, General Manager, Rezolve

Open banking – who is the spider in the web? How to build a b2b2c ecosystem and what can we learn from global / international platforms? How to combine finance and commerce and integrate the concept of platformisation?
Open banking in the corporate/SME sphere – Adam Soukal, CEO & Co-Founder, Czech FinTech Startup Roger​

Hear about use cases in open banking in the corporate and SME sphere. Integration as a key component to provide proactive services to customers. Roger has introduced a Business Finance System for corporates and their suppliers to help businesses take charge of their cash flow quickly and easily.

Q&A and Moderated Roundtable Exchange on Participants’ Experiences and Best Practices (30 min)​
Breakout Session – Workgroup Discussions

Participants will split into workgroups and will be given a specific area and segment to discuss in depth. Discussions will revolve around: What is the state of play in various countries, what are challenges encountered and what will be the next steps? 

Topics will include:

  • Implementing PSD2 and looking ahead into open banking
  • Integrating the concept of Platformisation
  • Partnerships – how to establish viable partnerships in an open banking ecosystem
  • Data & Value-added Services ​
View from the Israeli market: Leveraging your legacy, APIs and partnerships – Gil Cohen, General Manager EMEA, Israeli FinTech startup Open Legacy

Insights into the Israeli open banking developments and fintech startup ecosystem, views on other industry experiences with legacy transformation and APIs and real cases from Open Legacy on how banks can leverage their legacy to power their open banking and API strategy.
​Open Banking & How to build successful Partnerships – Per Aström, Open Banking Manager, Swedbank

Hear more from Swedbank on their Open Banking strategy and lessons learned from setting up Bank – FinTech startup partnerships.​
Wrapup & Closing 

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