In an exciting change, this Live Debate followed a more traditional format. This means that each of our panellists was either for or against the motion proposed, with each side giving their arguments and the delegates voting for the side that they felt had put forward the most convincing argument.
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The motion for the Live Debate was:
'This house believes that the FinTechs are more friend than foe in the world of financial services'
Joining our Chairman, Douglas Blakey, Group Editor of Consumer Finance Titles, Timetric and Chairman of The Digital Banking Club were:
For the motion:
- George Depastas, Head of Product, Real-Time Analytics | Data Products & Platforms, Barclays
- Sophie Guibaud, Vice President European Expansion, Fidor
- Jon Hall, Managing Director, Masthaven Bank
Against the motion:
- David Parker, CEO, Polymath Consulting
- Roy Vella, Digital Expert and Consultant
- Simon Cadbury, Director of Strategy and Innovation, Intelligent Environments
The agenda for the Live Debate was as follows:
08:30 Registration & Breakfast Buffet
09:00 Attendees to move to main room for debate
09:10 Debate starts
11:00 Post Live Debate Networking
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