Over 340 senior leaders from across the financial ecosystem gathered in Canada to discuss ‘Seizing the Opportunity’ of the financial industry.
On 21 March 2018, over 340 financial services professionals gathered to discuss the opportunities and threats that the community faces in this time of rapid technological advancement, at the SWIFT Business Forum Canada.
The opening plenary discussion included Justin Ferrabee, Chief Operating Officer at Payments Canada, who described how Payments Canada has been working to renew the country's infrastructure. He noted that they are moving from talking to doing, and have implemented a number of projects in the past couple of years. He outlined the full spectrum of collaboration, cooperation and competition, and noted that all three are necessary in a transformation project. Collaborating is hard, but essential, said Ferrabee.