The 2nd Innovation for Financial Services Summit will be held in Luxembourg, Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg on 19-21 September 2012. Organised by the Public Research Centre Henri Tudor in partnership with ISPIM - International Society for Professional Innovation Management, this Summit will bring together innovation management professionals from research, industry and intermediary organisations with a shared interest in the Financial Services Sector and affiliated services. The format will include leading keynote speakers together with discussion panels, workshops and themed sessions for academic and practitioner presentations.
The objective of the Summit is to bring together international academics and practitioners, to discuss the various challenges linked to innovation in, and for, financial services. Luxembourg is the second largest investment fund centre (after the USA) and leader in the private banking segment of the Euro zone. The international character of the country, its openness and multicultural composition are well known to its various business partners.

On Wednesday 19 September 2012 the program is the following:
from 17:30 to 18:00 Delegate Registration
from 18:00 to 18:30 Welcome address by Xavier Bettel, mayor of Luxemburg City
from 18:30 to 20:00 Welcome Cocktail (Dress Code: smart casual (i.e. ties not required)

On Thursday 20 September 2012 the program is the following:
from 8:00 Delegate Registration
9:00 – 09:15 Opening Address
Luc Frieden, Minister of Finance, Luxembourg
9:15 – 09:40 Keynote Address
Jonathan Haskel, Professor of Economics, Healthcare Management and Innovation and Enterprise Group, Imperial College Business School, Uncovering Innovation in Financial Services - An Intangible Assets Approach
9:40 – 10:05 Keynote Address
Philippe van Fraechem, Country Manager,BENELUX, EFMA, Innovation in Retail Banking 2012
10:05 – 10:30 Keynote Address
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Roundtable Discussion Sessions
12:30 – 14:00 Networking Lunch
14:00 – 14:30 Luminary Speaker Sessions
14:30 – 16:00 Facilitated Parallel Sessions
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 18:00] Facilitated Parallel Sessions
18:00 End of Sessions - Day One
19:15 – 23:45 Summit Gala Dinner at Cercle Cité

On Friday, 21 September 2012 the program is the following:
9:00 – 9:15 Opening Address
9:15 – 9:40 Academic Keynote Address
Anand Srinivasan, Associate Professor of Finance, Dean’s Chair, National University of Singapore
An International Perspective of Challenges for Financial Services
9:40 – 10:05 Practitioner Keynote Address
Michael Araneta, Associate Director, Consulting and Research, IDC Financial Insights
Shattering the Myths of Asian Financial Services
10:05 – 10:30 Practitioner Keynote Address
Christian Bieck, Global Leader, Insurance Practice, IBM Institute for Business Value, Solving the Innovation Puzzle - A framework for Consistent Innovation in Banking and Insurance
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:30 Practitioner Keynote Address
Steve Gauthier, Vice-President, Corporate Development, International Financial Centre Montréal
Canadian Strategies and Perspectives in a post Financial Crisis Economy
11:30 – 12:30 Panel Discussion - TBC
12:30 – 14:00 Networking Lunch
14:00 – 14:30 Luminary Speaker Sessions
14:30 – 16:00 Facilitated Parallel Sessions
16:00 – 16:15 Closing Address: Invitation to the 3rd Event
16:15 Close of Summit

Venue: CRP Henri Tudor, 29, avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg

Organiser: Public Research Centre Henri Tudor, ISPIM

Price: 350€ (delegate), 300€ (Tudor or ISPIM Member); 125€ (for accompanying guest




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