MONTRÉAL, Oct. 9, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – The Canada FinTech Forum, the most important event of its kind in the country, will take place from October 29 to 31 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. More than 70 speakers will be there to discuss this year’s theme, “Open Innovation in Financial Services”. A conference featuring Janet Yellen, who served as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, will kick off the event on the evening of October 29.
Honorary president of the 2018 Canada FinTech Forum, Paul Desmarais III, Senior Vice-President of Power Corporation of Canada, will also be speaking during the event. “The Canada FinTech Forum is an essential event in the financial technology sector. In addition to its conferences and activities, it provides the ideal setting for start-ups and investors to network and do business. As Executive Chairman of Portag3 and Senior Vice-President of Power Financial, I am delighted to play a role in this year’s Forum.”