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Amman to host third FinTech summit in June

By JT - Feb 17,2019 - Last updated at Feb 17,2019

AMMAN — The Moments INNOVATION platform is scheduled to hold the third edition of the FinTech summit in the Kingdom in June, under the theme: “The future of banks and financial institutions in the age of modern technologies”.

The summit will address several issues related to strategies, laws and mechanisms in the financial technology sector for their importance as the main drivers for the growth of commercial, financial, banking and insurance activities, according to a platform statement carried by the Jordan News Agency, Petra. 

The 2019 summit is scheduled to attract speakers from big financial groups, entrepreneur companies and start-ups in the technology field from the region and the world, where the event is planned to welcome 300 experts and speakers of senior CEOs and managers of local and regional banks.

The summit will also discuss the latest international trends in the financial technology industry, such as payment through mobile phones, artificial intelligence, blockchain and the role of innovation in enhancing the reputation and profitability of financial and banking institutions in the e-globalisation age. 

CEO of the platform, Ayman Irshaid, said that the third iteration of the summit follows the success of the previous two, held in Dubai in 2017 and Amman in 2018.

Irshaid expected the event to be the richest among the three in terms of content, due to the participation of international financial trademarks, the elite of mobile phone developers and leaders of technologies and banks. 

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