Top 5 U.S. FinTech Conferences You Should Attend
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Top 5 U.S. FinTech Conferences You Should Attend

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Financial Technology (or FinTech) has been around since the first computer organized a bank’s ledgers. Now, with the reliance on a global cloud of financial networks, blockchain technology, and the ever-present specter of cyber crime shadowing every financial institution, it’s more important than ever to stay abreast on the latest innovations in the field.

Conferences in FinTech take place all over the world, but here are some of the most robust gatherings happening in the U.S. If you work in the FinTech field, you’ll want to make time to attend at least one of these events this year.

Risk Americas – May 14-15, 2019, New York City, NY
Featuring an agenda built around cyber security and financial fraud prevention, the Risk Americas conference will provide attendees with a full weekend of the latest safety practices for the fintech sector. It features not only speakers by leaders in the industry, but also several masterclasses on cyber threats, model risk and machine learning, and the world of financial risk in a day. Featuring over 100 speakers from some of the world’s top financial institutions this is a conference that risk officers and those tasked with keeping operations safe and secure can’t miss.

Register and learn more.

AI World, June 24-25, 2019, Washington, DC
There are many conferences out there dealing with the integration of AI (artificial intelligence) tools, but only one focused on those partnerships in both the public and private sector. Set in D.C., this gathering will bring together not only public fintech professionals, but also dive deep into the relationship between cyber security, automation, and smart government. It will also feature a summit as well as speakers on topics across the fintech spectrum.

Learn more and register.

Future Branches – July 23-24, 2019, Boston, MA
Exploring the future retail banking, Future Branches will focus on banking technology in the new millennium. What does banking look like for today’s retail customers — and the customer of tomorrow? Unique offerings include immersive, hands-on branch tours to explore the potential of the retail banking experience, as well as a conference built to appeal to traditional banks as well as credit unions.

Learn more, register, and check out the downloadable agenda.

U.S. Fintech Symposium, September 16-17, 2019, Chicago, IL
If you’re struggling on staying on top of the latest technology in the banking world, then this is a great conference to attend. Based around the developing fintech field, speakers will range from entrepreneurs to banking mainstays. Gain a greater understanding of the world of financial technology, as well as ways to tackle the problems of tomorrow with today’s resources.

Register, submit proposals, and learn more.

Money 20/20 USA – October 27-30, 2019, Las Vegas, NV
One of the final conferences of the year is a big one. Money 20/20 heads to the US for its annual gathering for all workers concerned with transactions: from those who labor in payments, fintech, or the financial services fields. The local symposium with a global outlook, Money 20/20 has big names and a broad reach. They’ll bring together speakers from all walks (2018’s roster included Barbara Corcoran from Shark Tank as well as Bill Ready, COO of PayPal and Patrick Gauthier, VP Amazon Pay at Amazon) with 2019’s list TBA.

The conference also hosts the forward thinking and inclusive Rise Up program designed to highlight and empower women in leadership in the financial industry. Rise Up alumni get to continue their journey after the lights go down at Money 20/20 with networking and career support throughout the year.

Learn more, submit ideas, and register.

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