Open Banking Sydney 2019

16 - 18 October, 2019 | Primus Hotel, Sydney, NSW

Conference Day One: Thursday, 17th October 2019

8:30 am - 9:00 am Coffee and Registration

9:00 am - 9:10 am Conference Opening – Remarks from the Conference Chairperson

9:10 am - 9:50 am INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE: How DBS Are Leveraging Partnerships with 3rd Parties and Organizing APIs To Offer Innovative Customer Propositions Through Open Banking

Jitendra Tekchandani - Head of Open Banking/APIs (Partnership & Program), DBS Singapore
DBS Bank was the first bank in Singapore to dive into open banking, launching in mid 2015. In just 4 years they have become world leaders in the space. A strong data infrastructure and collaborating with 3rd party providers has seen them execute initiatives around Open Banking which have led to huge successes across multiple areas of the business.
Here they share:
- Transforming from a customer-centric to a partner-centric business
  • Partnership development and engagement
  • Problem facing and co-creating
  • Building solutions to ease integration
- Building the API development portal, DBS Developers : a platform of over 155 APIs across 20+ categories
- Identifying APIs which can be applied to multiple partners
- Onboarding 50+ companies within 4 years to develop solutions for consumers
  • Examples use cases with 3rd parties

Jitendra Tekchandani

Head of Open Banking/APIs (Partnership & Program)
DBS Singapore

9:50 am - 10:30 am Stay ahead of the API Age while creating a secure and seamless customer experience for Open Banking

Adrian Melillo - Regional Executive, Office of the CTO, MuleSoft
Leigh Doddy - Principal Sales Engineer, Okta
The bank of the future will look very different from what people are accustomed to. With revolving customer expectations and new regulations coming into place, are you ready for the bank of the future? Join Adrian Melillo, Regional Executive, Office of the CTO, MuleSoft in learning how to build a road to the bank of the future one API at a time.

Adrian Melillo

Regional Executive, Office of the CTO

Leigh Doddy

Principal Sales Engineer

10:30 am - 11:00 am Speed Networking

11:00 am - 11:30 am Morning Tea

11:30 am - 12:15 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: How To Successfully Prepare To Become Both Data Provider And Data Recipient

Graham Dickins - CTO, Judo Capital
Van Le - Chief Strategy, Innovation and Design Officer, Xinja
All financial institutions, irrelevant of size, will be looking to ready themselves for being a data recipient as well as a data provider. This panel will be an opportunity to understand the Neobank perspective of Open Banking – how they are impacted, how they are preparing and what the partnerships they are planning to explore might be.

  • What are the opportunities available to Neobanks and how to seize these a competitive market
  • What will the internal impact of becoming a data provider be on the bank?
  • What will be the opportunities for partnerships with other banks and third parties?

Graham Dickins

Judo Capital


Van Le

Chief Strategy, Innovation and Design Officer

12:15 pm - 12:55 pm Moneysoft: Working With Financial Services To Implement PFM – the Intrust Super case study

Jon Shaw - CEO, Moneysoft
Moneysoft are a member of Fintech Australia and are working with financial institutions such as super funds on creating products in the Open Banking ecosystem. In this session Jon will share Moneysoft’s work with Intrust Super – the product build, implementation and the relationship management when working with other institutions on Open Banking products which will improve the customer offering.

  • The fintech perspective of working with 3rd parties such as Super funds
  • Implementation of personal financial management systems
  • The Intrust Super case study: the project, the partnership and Open Banking
  • The journey of becoming accredited and lessons learned

Jon Shaw


12:55 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch Break

Interactive Discussion Groups


2:00 pm - 3:30 pm What are the opportunities for partnerships with other banks and third parties? How will you choose your partners
Gary Cobain - CEO, Pokitpal

Gary Cobain



2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Are you ready for Open Banking and the trust that comes with it?

IDG Three

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm How to negotiate relationships with 3rd parties to provide valuable customer products from Open Banking
Peter Lalor - CEO, Money Brilliant

Peter Lalor

Money Brilliant

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Afternoon Tea

4:00 pm - 4:40 pm Bankwest: The Introduction Of A New Channel In Open Banking & The Adaptations Necessary For Business and Customer

Brendan Harrap - CTO, Bankwest
Bankwest have recognized Open Banking as a new channel through which they must interact with their customers, alongside digital channels, branches and ATMs. In this session Bankwest will share expertise on how banks should adjust their mindset and way of working with their customer base in order to best respond to the changes which will be felt internally.

  • How to perform as a business and reach the market through a new channel
  • The fundamental changes of mindset needed for Open Banking
  • What are the perceived risks and opportunities for the business
  • Educating the customer on owning and sharing their data

Brendan Harrap


4:40 pm - 5:30 pm CHAMPAGNE ROUNDTABLE: Requirement to Opportunity: How To Prepare All Aspects Of Enterprise To Leverage The Full Potential of Open Banking

Ville Lauttamus - Product Owner – Open Banking Identity & Access, Nordea
From cultural considerations to technical back-end work, all aspects of an organization will need to be aligned and compliant to gain maximum value from the data possibilities offered by Open Banking.
This roundtable will look to address the threats, opportunities and changes which will be seen and will give clarity on the best strategies to become both data provider and data recipient.

  • How to effectively build a secure API framework which complies with legislation and standards
  • Culture – how do you instill an attitude of opportunity into the business with regards Open Banking
  • What are the threats and opportunities for legacy institutions
  • How to move from data provider to data recipient
  • How has the customer experience changed and what are customers’ attitudes towards Open Banking?

Ville Lauttamus

Product Owner – Open Banking Identity & Access

5:30 pm - 5:40 pm Conference Closing – Remarks from the Conference Chairperson

5:40 pm - 5:40 pm Networking Drinks