The 4th International Conference on the Digital Transformation of the Economy and New «FinTech» Financial Technologies, organized by the Vedomosti business paper, will bring together representatives from government, large and medium-sized businesses, and financial technology companies to discuss initiatives and projects for the development of the digital economy in the financial sector. Each year, the FinTech conference is attended by a number of major opinion leaders, CEOs from top companies, and key news-makers.

The discussion will focus on

  • Domestic digital currency: prospects and opportunities, its place in the banking system, infrastructure.
  • Technological trends in payment systems: how will we be paying for goods and services in the coming years?
  • Projects that have taken off during lockdown.
  • Which projects will be the drivers of industry growth in the short and long term?
  • Fintech as a marketplace for the customer.
  • Security in a single-window system. How do we hide data while still allowing third parties access to client information for effective work?


Heads of state agencies for financial industry regulation, heads of banks and innovation departments, directors of business development and IT, financial experts and venture capitalists, startups, business leaders interested in financial and digital technological development, telecommunication companies, retail and insurance companies, law firms, consultants and companies involved in technology, data storage, BigData, and software.


9 am – 10 am. Participant registration and morning coffee

10 am – 11.30 am. Expert session. Ecosystems, new challenges, and strategies in fintech

This discussion will focus on
  • Technological trends in payment systems: how will we be paying for goods and services in the coming years?
  • How do we access every aspect of the customer's life?
  • Fintech as a personal assistant.
  • Partnerships in marketplaces: how to develop win-win strategies.

11.30 am – 12pm. Coffee break

12 pm – 1.30 pm. Session 2. Covid-19 as the catalyst of the new digital model

This discussion will focus on
  • Projects that have taken off during lockdown.
  • Voice assistants: a new way to communicate with customers.
  • Super apps: where are they heading?
  • Artificial intelligence in real life.
  • CoinKeeper and other mobile assistants.
  • Biometric acquiring: how soon will the industry shift from experiments to real-life implementation?
1.30 pm – 2.20 pm. Lunch break

2.20 pm – 3 pm. Special presentation.

3 pm – 4.30 pm. Session 3. Be safe. Is data safe?

– The pandemic has changed the world and business, but it certainty hasn't stopped fraud. Moreover, we have only seen the burden of information security increase as consumers move from brick-and-mortar outlets to online stores. Con artists and scammers have migrated online alongside consumers.

This discussion will focus on
  • Security and APIs—is it even possible? What do open APIs bring to the market and what can they offer customers?
  • Has Federal Law 187-FZ improved security or has it gone the way of 152-FZ? Is it working in practice?
  • The problems of automated registration. Human being or a bot? How can you verify a human?
  • Biometric identification: an alternative view of security.
  • Insurance for cyber risk.
4.30 pm. End of the conference. Evening Cocktail Party.