Global FinTech
Conference India

  • 2K+FinTech/Blockchain fans and lovers
  • 30+Speakers
  • 2Tracks (FinTech + Academic and Workshops)

February 23-24, 2019

New Delhi, India

Agenda of the Conference

Are you into Blockchain, Ethereum, HyperLeder, Zcash and AI and hungry to learn from the best?

Take part in the exploration of the Global FinTech universe! Focusing on in-depth talks, hands-on workshops, and finding new opportunities, Global FinTech Conference provides space for everyone to exchange, share and grow your idea together.

Last December, Global FinTech Conference brought 250 attendees from all over the world to New Delhi, and since then, the crowd has been gathering at Blockchain Developers meetups tailored for the most passionate part of the Blockchain community. Early 2019 will see the conf on full blast – join us and you’re in for a ride.

Our speakers’ guns are set on stun

Diversity, sharing of ideas, and critical thinking are the core values when it comes to selection of our speakers. Both Blockchain’s pros and its rising stars will take over two stages at Global FinTech Conference New Delhi.
They’ll shed light on all things puzzling your mind, be it Blockchain/Ethereum, AI, Deep Learning, Quantum Post-cryptography, Solidity or other.

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    Deepak Lalan

    Blockchain Practice Leader for India, Accenture

    Deepak Lalan is a Blockchain practice leader at Accenture. A vivid keynote speaker at major industry conferences and an Enterprise blockchain subject matter advisor to corporates (board C-level). Professional experiences include AI, Blockchain, Cloud, Data, and Enterprise Architecture. Intrigued by lean philosophy, design thinking, and Game of Thrones series. Currently aspiring to a be a rock climber.

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    Vishal Saraswat

    Cryptographic Expert

    Vishal Saraswat, Visiting Faculty, at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Jammu, and formerly, Visiting Scientist, at the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata, and Assistant Professor, at the C.R.Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science (AIMSCS), Hyderabad-India, studying Number Theory, Cryptography, Computer Security, and related subjects.

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    Dr. Pavan Duggal

    Advocate, Supreme Court of India; Founder & Owner, Pavan Duggal Associates & Head - Artificial Intelligence Law Hub

    Practicing as an advocate, Supreme Court of India, for over 2 decades. He is the Founder & Chairman of International Commission on Cyber Security Law. Dr Duggal is also a member of the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center Panel of Neutrals.

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    Prof. Sushmita Ruj

    Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata

    Sushmita Ruj is an Assistant Professor at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. She is currently working on blockchain, cryptocurrencies, cloud security, security and privacy in IoT, mobile ad hoc networks, vehicular networks, smart grids. She is a member of the advisory committee of Kerala Blockchain academy. More Details,

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    Dr. Paritosh Basu

    Senior Professor and Chairperson of MBA (Law) of NMIMS University School of Business Management.

    Dr. Basu is a scholarly academician with a background of thirty-four years corporate experience mainly in finance, strategic planning and IT enablement functions. His last two corporate positions were that of the Group Controller and CFO of two large MNCs of India. Presently he is a full time Senior Professor and Chairperson of MBA (Law) of NMIMS University School of Business Management. and engaged in several research and consulting activities. His current areas of research include professional scepticism, Industry 4.0, blockchain, artificial intelligence and digital transformation.

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    Gokul Alex

    Post Quantum Cryptography expert, Associate Director @PwC

    Gokul Alex is a Blockchain Educator, Enterprise Architect, Data Scientist, Internet Technologist, and Quantum Computing Researcher with strong expertise on Artificial Intelligence, Distributed Computing, Digital Transformation, Epistemology, Innovation Management, Social Entrepreneurship and Semiotics.

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    Vipin Rathi

    Asst. Professor University of Delhi

    Vipin is expert in Hyperledger. He is the Hyperledger Telecom SIG chair. Previous experience includes CERN, Deutsche Telekom. His reserearch work includes Telecom on Blockchain, Distributed Consensus Protocols, Edge Computing. Vipin is organizer of open source Meetup groups like Hyperledger, OSNUG, Openstack India etc.

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    Vartul Mittal

    Technology & Innovation specialist

    Vartul Mittal is a leading Technology & Blockchain Research & Development Specialist and a seasoned Digital Transformation & Automation leader. He has 12+ years of strong Global Business Transformation experience in Management Consulting and with Global-Inhouse-Centres with a remit to drive understanding and deliver Business Operations & Technology Strategy solutions globally.

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    Prof. Simrit Kaur

    Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), Delhi, India

    Prof. Kaur is currently the Principle of SRCC, University of Delhi and has undertaken several research projects and acted as an advisor to institutes and organizations such as the Ministry of Finance/Industry (Government of India), National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.

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    Prof. Madhu Vij

    Professor of Finance at the Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi

    Dr Madhu Vij is a Professor of Finance at the Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi where she has been teaching for over three decades. Her professional and teaching interests include the areas of International Finance, Risk Management, Banking and Financial Services, Corporate Finance and Accounting. She has received the Alumni Excellence award from Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi. Dr Vij has participated and attended the Global Colloquium on ‘Participant Centered Learning’ at Harvard Business School, Boston, USA. Prof Vij was on the Panel of Judges for award of PM’s trophy for selecting the best steel plant for 2 years (2011-2013) and has also been a member of Ad-Hoc Task Force, Results Framework Document (2011-2013). Dr. Madhu Vij has been an Independent Director of MOIL Limited. Currently, she is an Independent Director for four private limited companies.

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    Oliver Feldmeier

    Chief Operating Officer @ Smart Valor

    Oliver is a expert in delivery of complez IT Projects. He as a string background in managing large scale technology projects in the financial sector. Previous roles include Founder and managing Firector of Verto Advisory(Switzerland).

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    Indradeep Ghosh

    Associate Professor & Dean (Faculty) at Meghnad Desai Academy of Economics.

    Indradeep Ghosh is Associate Professor & Dean (Faculty) at Meghnad Desai Academy of Economics. He has a PhD in Economics from MIT, where he was trained as a macroeconomist, but his research interests are now mainly interdisciplinary, and he writes about whatever problem he finds interesting. Recently, he has written in the field of urban economics and is currently thinking about the international political economy of China's BRI, the role of Fintech in financial inclusion, and the cultural economy of the Government's JAM (Jan Dhan, Aadhaar, Mobile) project.

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    Prof. Kumar Bijoy

    Faculty - Finance at SSCBS-University of Delhi

    CFA & Professor in University of Delhi. People with the most experience and know how have the fewest choicest words to speak. When they do speak almost every one around them listens and hangs to every word spoken. Professor Kumar is one such person who tends to dominate any debate just by his sheer breadth of knowledge and experience.

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    Jaidev Deshpande

    Data Scientist at Gramener

    Jaidev specializes in building end-to-end machine learning solutions and data driven products. In the last seven years he has built machine learning software for scientific computing, healthcare and logistics. He has written open source libraries for nonstationary time series analysis and harmonic analysis which are part of academic curricula in various universities. You're likely to run into him at any FOSS event.

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    Debajani Mohanty

    Author & Honorary Faculty

    Author of Amazon bestseller “BlockChain from Concept to Execution” and “Ethereum for Architects and Developers”. Debajani is a NASSCOM event speaker, Honorary Faculty with Amity University and among the international panels of mentors at Kerala BlockChain Academy, the first BlockChain Academy in India. Debajani is also a woman activist and writer. She has been felicitated by Nobel Peace prize winner Mr Kailash Satyarthi with the prestigious Aarya award for her outstanding contributions to women empowerment in the field of literature.

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    Prasanna Lohar

    HEAD INNOVATION | TECHNICAL & DIGITAL ARCHITECT | INNOVATOR | BANKER | SPEAKER | INFLUENCER | TEAM BUILDER | MENTOR

    Over 18 Years of Industry Experience in Engineering & Development, Product Development, Organization Strategy & Governance, Risk Audit Compliance Management, Business Process Management, Enterprise Architecture, Mobile Apps, Digital Transformation, Fintech, E-Commerce, Payments, Platform and Product Innovation, Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Open Stack, Cloud Computing, Analytics, Big Data, IOT, BlockChain, UI-UX, Product Roadmap Strategy, Business Development , Leadership & Team Building

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    Amit Kumar Jaiswal

    PhD Researcher | Kaggle Competitions Expert

    Currently a Ph.D. student as well as a full-time researcher working on Quantum Information Retrieval in the University of Bedfordshire. If anyone is interested in collaborating on ML/AI/DL, IR and Quantum Machine Learning.

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    Anurag Yadav

    Co Founder & CEO Prima Felicitas

    Anurag Yadav is an Entrepreneur, Blockchain Consultant, and a regular speaker at Blockchain Conferences. He has over seventeen years of experience, has led Global Organizations, and has lived and worked in several countries. Currently, he is the Co-Founder & CEO of PrimaFelicitas LLC, a leading Blockchain Consultancy and an end-to-end Blockchain Technology Solution Provider, based in San Francisco, London, and New Delhi. PrimaFelicitas is focussed on developing innovative Blockchain products for Governments, Enterprises, and start-ups in the FinTech, Energy, Securities, Healthcare, Digital Commerce, Real Estate, Payment Settlement, and Gaming sectors. Anurag is an Engineering Graduate from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and holds a Master’s in Business from the Stanford University.

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    Prashant Agarwal

    PHD. IIT Delhi

    Prashant is pursuing a Ph.D. in the Department of Computer Science, IIT Delhi. His primary research interest is in formal verification, and he is currently looking at the problem of distributed verification in an adversarial environment which has huge impact on the security of various modern cryptocurrencies. Prior to this, he has worked in the software industry for about 6 years, working as a software developer and an architect in companies like Nvidia and Enthought. He has a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Aerospace Engineering from IIT Bombay.

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    Tapasweni Pathak

    Manager at Reliance Jio Financial Innovation

    Tapasweni as a Manager at Reliance Jio Financial Innovation focuses on owning highly distributed system based financial products from end to end work and making them seamlessly available. She likes keeping herself involved with open source projects and communities.

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    Prof. M.L. Singla

    FMS, University of Delhi, India

    Faculty at FMS since 1985, he has also worked with TCS, Delhi and MDI, Gurgaon. He is actively involved in teaching, training, research and consultancy in the areas of Information Technology Management, Computerization of Business Systems, and Business Process Re-engineering. More Details,

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    Akshay Arora

    Electrum & Kivy Core Dev

    Current Focus: Blockchain, AR/VR Bootstrapped Communities like : Kivy, PyDelhi, ILUG-D, PyData Delhi, BlockchainDevs Conference Chair: PyCon India 2016, 2017, PyDelhiConf 2016, 2017, Global Blockchain Conf 2017 Core Developer: Kivy Framework, Electrum BitCoin Wallet Google Summer Of...

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    Ivon Anastassov

    Head of Investor Relations at Smart Valor

    Ivan has 6 years of startup experience in the Fintech, SaaS and Blockchain space. In the Blockchainspace Ivan worked in one of the top IT consulting banks and financal institutions on how to adapt first Blockchain usecases.

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The city on the edge of tomorrow

New Delhi, India’s capital, is one of the busiest India tech centers and the best talent gravitates towards the city. With a international airports and modern infrastructure, you don’t even need a hyperdrive to get here.

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FinTech, the fuel for a great party

Fun is relative, but there’s no chance to be bored in New Delhi, one of the party capitals of India. Our afterparty will make Global FinTech Conference New Delhi the tech event of the year!

The city on the edge of tomorrow

New Delhi, India’s capital, is one of the busiest India tech centers and the best talent gravitates towards the city. With a international airports and modern infrastructure, you don’t even need a hyperdrive to get here.

Delhi photo

Rashtrapati Bhawan at the festival

The city on the edge of tomorrow

New Delhi, India’s capital, is one of the busiest India tech centers and the best talent gravitates towards the city. With a international airports and modern infrastructure, you don’t even need a hyperdrive to get here.

Delhi photo

Lotus Temple

The city on the edge of tomorrow

New Delhi, India’s capital, is one of the busiest India tech centers and the best talent gravitates towards the city. With a international airports and modern infrastructure, you don’t even need a hyperdrive to get here.

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India Gate

Talks & Schedule

23rd Feb: Shankar Lal Concert Hall
24th Feb: DU Conference Hall

Registrations

Inauguration Ceremony

ceremony

"Blockchain for Money Market and intraday Settlement"

Debajani Mohanty

Author & Honorary Faculty

Trading
Blockchain
Ethereum

Blockchain of things: Blockchain’s adoption in IOT

Vartul Mittal

Technology & Innovation Specialist

Business
Strategy
Fintech

Tea & Networking Session

Caterors

Food critics

Hunder Games

Blockchain Enabled Data Sharing

Sushmita Ruj

Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata

Data
Blockchain

Emerging Dimensions of Blockchain Technology

Paritosh Basu

Senior Professor and Chairperson of MBA (Law) of NMIMS University School of Business Management.

future
finance
Blockchain

Panel discussion: "Impact of decentralised technologies on finance""

Paritosh Basu, Debajani Mohanty, Sushmita Ruj, Simrit Kaur, Madhu Vij

Govt
Trust
Govt

lunch & Networking Session

Quantum Resistant and Quantum Assisted Blockchains - Algorithms, Architectures and Applications

Gokul Alex

Post Quantum Cryptography expert, Associate Director @PwC

Quantum Computing
Cryptography
Algorithms & Architecture

Searchable Encryption for Outsourcing Banking Services to the Cloud

Vishal Saraswat

Cryptography expert

Banking
Cryptography
Algorithms & Architecture

Panel Discussion: Cryptography, Finance, Law & Regulations around decentralized technologies

Pawan Duggal, Gokul Alex, Kumar Bijoy, Vishal Saraswat, Indradeep Ghosh

Cryptography
History
Cypherpunks
Cryptography

Blockchain@Telecom

Vipin Rathi

Asst. Professor University of Delhi, HyperlEdger & Telecom(5G) Expert

Case studies
Hyper Ledger
Telecom
5G

Tea & Networking session

Tea
Networking

Legalities and Regulations around emerging technologies like Blockchain

Dr. Pavan Duggal

Advocate, Supreme Court of India; Founder & Owner, Pavan Duggal Associates & Head - Artificial Intelligence Law Hub

Animations

Can Payments Banks Deliver Financial Inclusion?

Indradeep Ghosh

Associate Professor & Dean (Faculty) at Meghnad Desai Academy of Economics.

Deep dive

DISPERSAL 🎉

Registeration

Reg

DApp using Ethereum and IPFS: Hands on Workshop

Tapasweni Pathak

Manager @ Reliance Jio Financial Innovation

Finance

Detailed Study of Distributed Ledgers Operated at Scale

Tapasweni Pathak

Manager at Reliance Jio Financial Innovation

DLT
Scalability

Handling Nonstationarity in Financial Time Series Analysis

Jaidev Deshpande

Data Scientist @ Gramener

Data Science
Finance

Principles behind consensus protocols (e.g. Algorand, Avalanche)

Prashant Agarwal

PHD, IIT Delhi

Protocols
Consensus
Blockchain

Lunch & Networking Session

Impact of the intersection of AI, IoT, and Blockchain on FinTech

Anurag Yadav

Panel Discussion: Emerging technologies in Blockchain & Finance

Anurag Yadav, Jaidev Deshpande, Vartul Mittal, Prasanna Lohar, Deepak Lalan, Tapasweni Pathak, Oliver Feldmeier

Tea & Networking

Identities on Blockchain and its impact on FS

Deepak Lalan

Blockchain Practice Leader for India, Accenture

Future of Work with Blockchain

Prasanna Lohar

Head Innovation | Technical & Digital Architect

Closing ceremony

Sponsors

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History




With over 30 meetups, 3 conference and various other hackathons & Dev Sprints we're no stranger to delhi's blockchain scene!

Location

Visit a monument to the future

With the ever-growing blockchain community, it’s only appropriate that we are hosting Global FinTech Conference in New Delhi.