Here's what's scheduled for the event. All times are in GMT.

8:30 AM
Registration and networking
8:55 AM
Chair’s opening remarks

Vivienne Artz OBE FCSI (Hon), Board Director and Expert Advisor on AI, Data & Privacy Strategy, Financial Crime & ED&I

9:00 AM
Keynote address I - The CMA’s work on AI and its relevance to financial services

Dr Karen Croxson, Chief Technology and Insights Officer, The Competition and Markets Authority

9:15 AM
Keynote address II

Generative AI: Opportunities and challenges for financial services

John Buyers, Partner, Head of AI and Machine Learning, Osborne Clarke LLP

9:30 AM
Panel I

How do financial institutions, clients and society at large perceive AI and how does this impact a firm’s digital transformation strategy?

How can AI help leaders drive financial services forward in the coming years and what is the role of regulation?


Jane Finlayson-Brown, Partner, Allen & Overy


Professor Carsten Maple, Turing Fellow, The Alan Turing Institute; Professor of Cyber Systems Engineering, University of Warwick's Cyber Security Centre (CSC); Principal Investigator, NCSC-EPSRC Academic Centre of Excellence, Cyber Security Research

Andy Thornley, Head of Financial Services, techUK

Tomas Klenke, Managing Director & Cluster Lead in “Big Data & Advanced Analytics”, Commerzbank

Matt Quinn, Azure Data & AI Specialist Director, Financial Services, Microsoft

10:30 AM
Keynote address followed by panel II

AI and existing laws - insights into international AI regulatory frameworks. The latest in the evolving laws in the UK, US, EU and Asia

Keynote address

Kai Zenner, Head of Office and Digital Policy Advisor for MEP Axel Voss (EPP Group), European Parliament


Simon Persoff, Partner, Clifford Chance LLP


Kai Zenner, Head of Office and Digital Policy Advisor for MEP Axel Voss (EPP Group), European Parliament

Karen Silverman, Founder & CEO, The Cantellus Group & Global Innovator, World Economic Forum (WEF)

Shameek Kundu, Head of Financial Services and Chief Strategy Officer, TruEra & Member, Singapore Government's Advisory Council on the Ethical Use of AI and Data 

Dessislava Savova, Partner, Head of Continental Europe Tech Group, Clifford Chance

11:25 AM
Morning coffee and networking
11:45 AM
Panel III

AI vs generative AI – setting out the differences. The impact of generative AI on the financial services sector. Assessing the risks


Dr Martin Goodson, CEO and Chief Scientist, Evolution AI


Dr Reza Dilmaghani, Partner, Head of Data Science & Analytics, AI Solutions, Wipro

Ankit Jain, Managing Director – Senior Data, Technology & Transformation Advisor

Fiona Phillips, Head of Digital, Intellectual Property and Data Legal, UBS AG

12:35 PM
Panel IV - The steps you need to take to manage AI risks – a practitioner view. AI/ML as part of model risk management for banks?


Martin Koder, AI Governance Lead, SWIFT


Jason Maude, Chief Technology Advocate, Starling Bank

Belinda Doshi, Head of Legal, Data & Digital, Lloyds Banking Group

Meryem Arik, CEO and Co-Founder, TitanML

1:25 PM
Networking and lunch
2:30 PM
A series of keynote presentations

New opportunities and use cases in financial services and beyond – what do they look like and what governance needs to be put in place?

Presentation I

A Use Case in Anthropology, AI, and Financial Innovation:  A proven strategy, balancing a human-centred approach with the unprecedented use of data, LLMs and AI, for quantifiable market wins

Angelique Mohring, Founder & CEO, GainX

2:50 PM
Presentation II - Integrating ChatGPT and other generative AI safely into your business

José Martín Quesada, Founder & CEO, Krew

3:10 PM
Presentation III

Opportunities and Risks of Introducing AI into Financial Services Supply Chains

Julian Cunningham-Day, TMT Partner, Global Co-Head of Fintech and Technology Sectors, Linklaters LLP

3:30 PM
Afternoon tea and networking
3:50 PM
Panel V

Data sourcing for machine learning: quality, governance, privacy issues and the potential of synthetic data


Vivienne Artz OBE FCSI (Hon), Board Director and Expert Advisor on AI, Data & Privacy Strategy, Financial Crime & ED&I

Guest speakers

Cameron Craig, Deputy General Counsel, Group Head of Data Privacy, Group Legal, HSBC

Sarah Gadd, Chief Data Officer and Head of Data & Process Automation, Julius Baer

Meg McGlone, Associate Legal Director, Responsible AI Programme Lead, Onfido

4:40 PM
Fireside chat

The ethical implications of AI: how can you be confident that your AI will make a positive human impact? Culture, training, and governance in AI


Francesca Bennetts, Partner, Allen & Overy

Guest speakers

Alderman Alexander Barr, City of London Corporation, and Head of Sarasin Bread Street, and Partner, Sarasin & Partners LLP

Prof. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, ManpowerGroup; Professor of Business Psychology, UCL and Columbia University

5:10 PM
Chair’s comments and close of proceedings

Vivienne Artz OBE FCSE (Hon), Board Director and Expert Advisor on AI, Data & Privacy Strategy, Financial Crime & ED&I