21 - 22 May, 2019 | The Victoria Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

Pre-Conference Interactive Workshops: Monday, 20th May 2019

Workshops A

9:00 am - 11:00 am Expectations and Lessons Learned: Open Banking UK Share Their Expertise and Guide Your Open Banking Journey

Chris Michael - CTO, Open Banking UK
What the workshop will cover:
  • Current position: Discuss and evaluate where your business stands in this space
  • Broaden your understanding of how much regulations will steer development
  • Understand what the need will be on a technology level
  • Familiarize yourself with the intricacies of testing, tech stacks and security
  • Learn to recognize the gap between regulation and opportunities to build on top of the regulation, in order to align with business objectives


Chris Michael

Open Banking UK

Workshops B

11:30 am - 1:30 pm How to get a competitive advantage in the financial market with the disruption of open banking

Jamie Leach - CEO, Open Data Australia
What the workshop will cover:
  • Discuss what we know already with preparing for Open Banking
  • Understand the realities of technical strategic changes to your organization
  • Realise the necessity of cultural transformation and steps needed to ensure successful transitions
  • Learn how to move towards a higher level of transparency to establish further brand value
  • Develop best practice strategies for shaping internal governance to maximize on open banking


Jamie Leach

Open Data Australia

Workshops C

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm The Open Banking Strategy Game with HSBC

Georgios Miltiadous - Head of Open Banking Delivery, HSBC UK
What the workshop will cover:
Take on the ‘role’ of an Open Banking ecosystem participant and walk through scenarios which could arise, discussing the possible hurdles and solutions

This will include discussion around:
  • regulatory requirements and differing approaches
  • strategic frameworks for addressing open banking
  • effective delivery
  • commercialization


Georgios Miltiadous

Head of Open Banking Delivery