Finserv Experts consultants regularly speak at conferences and workshops around the world, from local community meetups to major global summits like the G20.
Recent appearances include…
Finserv Experts’ newly appointed Digital Transformation Ambassador addresses the conference on Why Policymakers Need To Understand Blockchain Technology and it’s Applications.
At this event, four leading blockchain solutions were presented live to members of both the UK and European Parliament, as well as selected industry and academic leaders. Areiel presented the Lloyd’s/LMTOM DLT prototype, and served as one of the organizers of the event.
Areiel Wolanow delivered the opening keynote for the conference, a session on how to drive blockchain adoption through effective business modelling, using the successful London Insurance Market prototype commissioned by Lloyd’s of London as a case study.
Areiel Wolanow and business archiect Charles Ayorinde gave a live demo of the working DLT prototype for claims agreement and transaction accounting that was commissioned by Lloyd’s of London on behalf of the London Market Target Operating Model programme.
Areiel delivered a talk on how blockchain is already in the process of transforming the insurance industry
The event hosted a keynote Oxford debate on whether blockchain would prove transformational for professional services. Areiel delivered the argument in favor of the assertion.
Areiel took part in a panel that explored the application of emerging technologies towards transforming the claims experience in the London Market.
Areiel delivered a talk at the UK’s leading generalist IT conference, entitled “How AI is driving financial inclusion and job creation around the world”.
Areiel took part in a roundtable discussion at the House of Commons with lawmakers and other industry leaders on the future direction of blockchain and who is most likely to succeed in a DLT-enabled world.
Areiel led a Devonshire-House sponsored forum for corporate directors on the London Market’s vision for a decentralized operating model, as set out in their recently published white paper (of which Areiel was one of the authors)
Areiel was the keynote speaker for this session, and led a discussion about the white paper recently published by the London Market Target Operating Model (LMTOM) that outlines a vision for a new, decentralized business model.
Areiel addressed the conference on the impact of blockchain and distributed ledger technology on accountancy as a profession.
Areiel delivered a workshop for business owners interested in cryptocurrency for both commerce and investment
In conjunction with the publication of their position paper on Blockchain, the ICAEW convened a panel of experts to advise on next steps, and Areiel was invited to be a part of this panel.
Areiel presented one of the main sessions for the conference, entitled “Blockchain – What You Need to Know”. It focused on the relevance of blockchain and cryptocurrency to the audit profession, and how their advent will change the nature of accounting practice.
Finserv Experts delivered a talk on the impact that blockchain and machine learning will have on how assurance is performed in auditing, financial reporting, and regulation, and sat on a panel to evaluate the conference’s ideas for innovation in financial reporting.
Areiel delivered a talk on the skills and capabilities auditors will need in a post-blockchain future.
Areiel served as lead judge for a panel of experts who evaluated digital solutions designed and built by UCW students for local business owners.
E4U Entrepreneuership Challenge, 16 April 2017. Weston-super-Mare, UK.
Areiel served as lead judge for Dragon’s Den style competition, selecting the best business plans put forward by groups of high school students
Areiel served as the keynote speaker at a blockchain-focused meetup in Milton Keynes, hosted by Triad Consulting
Inaugual speaker for Russam’s Blockheads Breakfast series.
Areiel spoke at a WEF-sponsored rountable, on how machine learning and blockchain could be used as the basis for business growth and formation.
Areiel represented IBM at a panel on digital innovation, and demonstrated how cognitive banking solutions were being deployed to achieve huge increases in loan origination placements while at the same time producing dramatic reductions in non-performing loans.
Areiel spoke on the potential of machine learning to enable greater financial inclusion in Arab countries.
International Forum for China Financial Inclusion, 19 September 2015, Beijing, China. Areiel spoke on the adaptability of machine learning algorithms to solve different use cases in financial inclusion.
Areiel addressed the G20 on how machine learning had enabled a rapid expansion of available capital to small business holders in Kenya.
Areiel spoke on the evolving role of the CIO in Africa.