Finance Latvia Association and Microsoft Baltics in partnership with Finance Norway, EY Norway, Norwegian Chamber of Commerce in Latvia and Magnetic Latvia on June 12 in Oslo is organizing Nordic-Baltic Industry Event: “Various Facets of Data Economy - Private and Public Sector Approaches to Information Sharing, Decision Making and Execution in the new Open Data, AI and RPA world”.

The goal of the event is to foster an action-focused dialogue on the various facets of data economy and what is the latest thinking on private and public sector approaches to information sharing, decision making and execution in the new open data, artificial intelligence (AI) and robotic process automation (RPA) world.

Presentations of Session I PDF
Presentations of Session II PDF
Presentations of Session III PDF


The event will focus on the topics of innovative technologies and approaches that support the idea of sharing economy and better use of open data, as well as public-private data sharing (such as with public registers and public-private utilities) and cooperation on AI and RPA to help financial service providers and the real economy they serve.

Latvian delegation consists almost of 30 high-level public sectors, financial and related industries representatives to learn from our Nordic colleagues, for example, Latvijas Banka, Parliament, the Register of Enterprises of the Republic of Latvia, Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development, the State Revenue Service of Latvia, the Representation of the European Commission etc.


Contact person: Kristīne Mennika, Kristine.mennika@financelatvia.eu, +371 26528533

 

AGENDA

9.30-10.00 Registration

10.00-10.20 Opening: Digital Finance and Data Economy. Nordic-Baltic Highlights. Experts panel:
Rishikesh Deole, Head of Digital, Banking Financial Services & Insurance - Europe North West, TATA Consultancy Services Limited
Tina Rellsve, Director, Enterprise Commercial, Microsoft Norway
Renāte Strazdiņa, GM, Microsoft Baltic
Per Mortensen, CEO, Linstow AS & Chairman of the Board, OSU
Moderator: Sanda Liepiņa, CEO, Finance Latvia

10.20-12.00 Session I: Open Banking in Nordic-Baltic: State of Play and Challenges. Presentations:
Johanna Herbst, Chief Digital Officer, Danske Bank Norway
Erik Klausen, Partner, Financial Services Organization Leader, EY Advisory, Norway
Bjørn Skjelbred, Senior Vice President, International Business Development, Vipps, Norway
Marit Wetterhus, CEO and Founder, Capassa, Norway

Panel discussion:
Johanna Herbst, Chief Digital Officer, Danske Bank Norway
Erik Klausen, Partner, Financial Services Organization Leader, EY Advisory, Norway
Bjørn Skjelbred, Senior Vice President, International Business Development, Vipps, Norway
Marit Wetterhus, CEO and Founder, Capassa, Norway
Deniss Fiļipovs, Head, Payment Systems Policy Division, Latvijas Banka, Latvia
Moderator: Sanda Liepiņa, CEO, Finance Latvia

12.00-12.45 break and networking

12.45-13.40 Session II: Use of RPA&AI in public registers. Presentations:
“Nordic Smart Government and new opportunities for applying RPA&AI in public registers” by Håkon Olderbakk, Senior Adviser, Director Generals Staff, The Registry Authority, Norway
“Robotic process automation at the Norwegian Mapping Authority: achievements and future plans” by Jan Olav Knutsen, Project Manager, Electronic Registration, Norwegian Mapping Authority

Panel discussion:
Håkon Olderbakk, Senior Adviser, Director Generals Staff, The Registry Authority, Norway
Jan Olav Knutsen, Project Manager, Electronic Registration, Norwegian Mapping Authority
Guna Paidere, Director General (Chief State Notary), the Register of Enterprises of the Republic of Latvia
Kaspars Kauliņš, International Business Development Director, Tilde, Latvia
Moderator: Māris Vainovskis, Senior Partner, Attorney at Law, Head of M&A and Commercial, Co-Head of Banking and Finance, Eversheds Sutherland Bitāns

13.40-14.20 break, networking and excursion

14.20-15.20 Session III: Data Collaboration and Innovative RegTech solutions. Presentations:
“The Nordic bond market – development, transparency and credit ratings data” by Carl Olsson, Chief Compliance Officer, Nordic Credit Rating, Norway
„KYC Utility and other innovations for AML“ by Jānis Timermanis, CEO, Credit Information Bureau, Latvia

Panel discussion:
Carl Olsson, Chief Compliance Officer, Nordic Credit Rating, Norway
Silje Gulbrandsen, Co-Lead, Startup v-team, Microsoft Norway
Jānis Timermanis, CEO, Credit Information Bureau, Latvia
Rishikesh Deole, Head of Digital, Banking Financial Services & Insurance - Europe North West, TATA Consultancy Services Limited
Moderator: Renāte Strazdiņa, GM, Microsoft Baltic

15.20-15.30 Closing

Agenda of the event PDF

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