The Digital Finance Conference 2019 started with the Pioneers' Eve in the Atrium of the Deutsche Bank. Interesting impulses, an exciting keynote and a lively panel discussion made a successful start to the #digifin19.
After the welcome receptions of Achim Berg - President of Bitkom - and Harald Eisenach - Head of Commercial Clients Region East of Deutsche Bank - State Secretary Dr Jörg Kukies opened the Pioneers' Eve with his keynote on the chances and challenges for the European financial market through the digitalisation.
In the following panel, the experts from the banking and insurance industry - both from established companies and startups - discussed the effects of the European ecosystem in the financial sector with regard to global competitiveness. The evening programme was completed by the two Bitkom experts Julian Grigo and Fabian Nadler with their summary of the experiences and an outlook on the following conference day in the Cafe Moskau. The Digital Finance Conference on 23 May 2019 hosts further inspiring sessions and panel discussions by over 60 speakers on two stages.
The kick-off of the conference on the eve of the conference ended in a friendly atmosphere with a networking event with snacks and drinks at the Get Together in the Atrium of the Deutsche Bank. First impressions of the Pioneers' Eve and the Digital Finance Conference will follow soon on the website. There you can also book last tickets for the conference day.