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The pace of digital innovation and the adoption of new technologies is increasing across retail and commercial finance. Practitioners and regulators alike face challenges in terms of the impact on business models, customer experience and management of emerging risk.

Following our highly successful 2018 Digital Innovation Summit in London last September, UK Finance is delighted to launch its first Northern Ireland technology-focused event in Belfast, a city with 100% employment in cyber and digital roles.

Our Digital Innovation Summit: Northern Ireland conference will consider the latest developments in technology, digital innovation and data security. The event will feature international experts and renowned industry speakers who will debate the biggest digital topics facing member firms, including digital identity, data ethics, open banking, and cross-sector collaboration against cyber crime. View the agenda below.

The summit - taking place on Tuesday 30 April (10am - 5pm) - will bring together financial services digital policy and innovation, offering delegates the opportunity to meet the most exciting FinTech entrepreneurs and disruptors in Northern Ireland.

Join the debate at this essential conference, where themes include:

  • Operational resilience
  • Cyber security and intelligence sharing
  • Third-party risk management and tech resilience
  • Open banking: Building trust into new products
  • Digital identity
  • Digital transformation
  • FSCCC: Collaborating towards operational resilience
  • Frictionless SME Banking


For the first time, UK Finance is convening hundreds of delegates from across the financial services sector in Belfast, for six events over the course of two exciting days.

Hosted at one of the UK's most impressive conference venues, the Titanic Museum in Belfast, the festival includes four conferences, an awards ceremony, a gala dinner, a members? networking reception and other satellite events including workshops, lunches and museum tours. 

Of interest to organisations working in Digital Innovation, Commercial Finance, SME Banking, Invoice Finance and Asset Based Lending, and Mortgages, the festival schedule includes:

Tuesday 30 April

Wednesday 1 May


Our Festival Pass is the most cost-effective way to access all events offering unrestricted access to all six events over the two-day festival. If you plan to attend two or more events, or would like to attend the Member's Reception, or gala dinner, this is the ticket for you.

  • Festival Pass £635.00 + VAT: UK Finance full and associate members
  • Festival Pass £1,135 + VAT & FEES: non-members