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Join us for a free webinar on September 1 at 10:00 a.m. (ET) to learn more about the first-ever Sustainable Finance Summit, organized by Finance Montréal, and the 8th edition of the FinTech Canada Forum.
Find out about the latest global trends in FinTech, new applications of technology to serve the financial industry, and growing FinTech startups.
About Finance Montréal
Founded in 2010, Finance Montréal, the financial cluster in Quebec, is at the heart of the development and promotion of the Quebec financial services industry and its international positioning as a growing, competitive, attractive and innovative world-class financial center. With its International Financial Center (IFC) team, Finance Montréal works to attract foreign financial companies to Montréal.
The organization also focuses on FinTech and innovation, sustainable finance and talent development. Hub of the financial community, Finance Montréal mobilizes its forces around these poles, much like the community it built around its Montréal FinTech Station.
Learn more about Finance Montréal's initiatives
Finance Montréal, through its Finance and Sustainability Initiative (FSI), and supported by Québec's responsible finance ecosystem, is launching the Sustainable Finance Summit. This first edition, which will be held from October 4 to 8, 2021 in Montréal, will symbolically host the North America Regional Roundtable for UNEP FI (United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative), a partnership between the UN and the global financial sector to mobilize private sector financing for sustainable development.
As for the FinTech Canada Forum, back for its 8thedition this year, it will be offered in a virtual format. This flagship event is a must-attend international gathering that aims to showcase new global trends in FinTech, new applications of technology to serve the financial industry, and growing FinTech startups. The FinTech Canada Forum also aims to facilitate networking and collaboration between financial institutions, technology providers, start-ups and other key players in the financial services sector, and contribute to the visibility of Canada's financial technology talent.
A unique opportunity to:
- Learn more about sustainable finance and the international FinTech sector;
- Find out about trends in the international FinTech sector;
- Find out all about the FSI and the FinTech Canada Forum.
Who is this Desjardins International Meetings webinar for?
- Montréal's FinTech companies;
- Representatives of Québec's financial sector;
- Financial institutions;
- Insurance companies.
10:00 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.: Introduction by Anaïs Nguyen, Advisor, International Market Development, Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal
10:05 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.: Discussion between Mathieu Paquette-Lambert, Director, FinTech Development at Finance Montréal, and Florian Roulle, Senior Director, Strategy and Partnerships, Head of Sustainable Finance at Finance Montréal
10:40 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.: Question period and wrap-up