AIR’s leaders are popular keynote speakers, addressing thousands of people annually throughout the world.

Upcoming Speaking Events

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The Economic Times Innovation Summit

Jo Ann will be giving a keynote speech on AIR's Regtech Manifesto.

  • 11/24/2020
  • Virtual
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FinTech Abu Dhabi 2020

Co-hosted by Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) and the Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) and powered by Unbound, FinTech Abu Dhabi 2020 will offer new ways to participate through a mix of digital content and live gatherings. Content and events include 'The Search' connecting FinTech hubs with the MENA region, the FinTech100 programme, the Innovation Challenge and a virtual content series all culminating at the live event from the 24-26 November.

  • 11/24/2020
  • Virtual
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Singapore Fintech Festival

Plans are underway for the Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) 2020 to take place from November 9-13, 2020 in Singapore. The organizing committee is closely monitoring the situation arising from COVID-19 outbreak and will keep the public informed of any updates.

  • 12/07/2020
  • Virtual
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ABA Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference

Jo Ann will join a panel on "Building the Business Case for Future Technology – Now!" The panelists will walk through the timeline (from exploration to onboarding) that banks should be considering based on their current business model. They will also share the latest information surrounding cutting edge technology – what’s available now, near-term and what is still a few years away and the challenges of implementing new technology.

  • 12/09/2020
  • Virtual
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2020 Speaking Engagements

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Central Bank of the Future Conference

Jo Ann participated on a panel: "Responsible Innovation: Can the Regulatory Perimeter Keep Up?" and David hosted a breakout session on AIR's "How to Produce a TechSprint" paper.

11/18/2020

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A-Team Group RegTech Summit

Regtech Summit Virtual explored how business and operating models are adapting post COVID and how RegTech can provide agile and enhanced compliance for managing an evolving risk and compliance landscape. As the dust settled, we looked at the outlook for the global RegTech industry, where Regulators are focusing as they get back to business, and deep dove into global regulatory priorities for the rest of the year and into 2021.

11/17/2020

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Open Source Strategy Forum

Open Source Strategy Forum (OSSF) is the only conference dedicated to driving collaboration and innovation in financial services through open source software and standards. Experts across financial services, technology, and open source are brought together to engage our community in stimulating and thought-provoking conversations about how to best (and safely) leverage open source software to solve industry challenges. Both Jo Ann and David were a part of sessions this year.

11/13/2020

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DC Fintech Week

AIR's Regtech Manifesto paper was been selected to be presented at DC Fintech Week. Fintech Week is a unique event that brings entrepreneurs and thought leaders across the financial ecosystem together with the regulatory community. Our gathering offers firms, nonprofits, foundations and philanthropists a unique opportunity to introduce their work to an engaged, influential audience—while helping to support serious, sustainable and action-oriented policy dialogues.

10/21/2020

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Making Finance Work for Women Summit

Making Finance Work for Women Summits are a cornerstone of the work of Women's World Banking. The Summit provides a unique platform to discuss key issues in financial inclusion and advance innovations for low-income women. Jo Ann Barefoot was part of the Ask the Experts panel on RegTech.

10/20/2020

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Seamless: The Future of Fintech

Jo Ann participated in a keynote panel: "From fintech to big tech: reimagining financial policy, embedding digital infrastructure and preparing for regulatory disruption worldwide."

10/19/2020

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NFCC Connect 2020

Jo Ann participated in a session following the keynote speaker on the COVID-19 Impact on Consumers and Financial Markets. The coronavirus pandemic has forever changed the way people live and work, but it has also delivered a significant shock to the economy. The speakers and panel identified who has been most impacted and discussed the unintended consequences.

10/14/2020

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Fintech South 2020

Jo Ann and David had a fireside chat session to talk about the Future of Financial Regulation. Jo Ann also had a fireside chat with FDIC Chairwoman, Jelena McWilliams as a deep dive on Regulating Fintech.

10/05/2020

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LendIt Fintech USA 2020

Jo Ann moderated a keynote session with Chairman Jelena McWilliams on "How the FDIC is Encouraging Fintech Innovation"

09/30/2020

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CFTC Empower Innovation

Empower Innovation 2020 is a three-part series of interactive virtual events designed to facilitate a dialogue among innovators, regulators, market participants, and the public around cutting-edge fintech innovation. This first session featured a fireside chat with CFTC Chairman Heath P. Tarbert and Jo Ann Barefoot.

09/24/2020

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2019 Speaking Engagements

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