The much-anticipated AI in Finance Summit New York 2024

January 3, 2024

The AI in Finance Summit New York 2024, on April 24 to 25 at the prestigious etc.venues 360 Madison in New York City, is a highly anticipated event in finance and technology. 

This summit converges industry leaders and innovators across AI and machine learning within the banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) sectors.

It’ll delve into the latest advancements in AI and machine learning, particularly generative AI, and its impact on the financial industries.

It’s a two-day event with 16+ hours of networking time and talks from top experts and executives representing global financial institutions and academia. 

AI’s growing role in finance

AI’s role in the economy is a topic of both promise and trepidation. Advanced machine learning is helping financial institutions analyze and model data at scale, and generative AI has shown promise in improving fraud detection and cybersecurity.

Forecasts from McKinsey and Goldman Sachs indicate that AI is set to contribute trillions to the global economy annually, but there is also debate about how to mitigate risks.

Open and effective dialogue is required to pave the way for safe applications of AI in finance while supporting innovation. 

Events like the AI in Finance Summit New York 2024 are an invaluable component of that dialogue. 

Key topics for discussion

The summit will delve into cutting-edge topics facing AI in finance today, including generative AI, deep learning, neural networks, machine learning for fraud detection, NLP, ethics, regulation, and more. 

It rates an exceptional opportunity for professionals in banking, financial services, and insurance to gain valuable insights and learn about practical applications from leading AI experts and data scientists.

Notable speakers

The summit brings together a huge range of esteemed speakers, each bringing unique insights to the table. A non-exhaustive selection of the event’s many speakers includes:

  1. Henry Ehrenberg (Co-Founder, Snorkel AI): With a background in Facebook Applied AI and a focus on representation learning, Henry is expected to share valuable insights on AI development.
  2. Diana Meditz (Director of Advanced Digital Solutions AI/ML, BNY Mellon): Her role in promoting AI within BNY Mellon and her experience in strategy development positions her as an expert in leveraging AI for operational improvement and client experience enhancement.
  3. Allan Anzagira (Senior Associate, AI Research, JP Morgan & Chase) and Natesh Arunachalam (Lead Data Scientist, Finicity, a Mastercard Company): They bring frontline experiences from major financial institutions, offering practical insights into AI applications in banking.
  4. Upal Sen (VP, Fidelity Investments) and George Samakovitis (Professor of FinTech, University of Greenwich): These professionals represent both the academic and practical sides of AI in finance, focusing on technologies like DLT and blockchain in FinTech.

Sessions to look forward to

The summit will feature a range of sessions and panels focusing on both the technical and strategic aspects of AI in finance. 

Select talks and sessions include:

  • Suresh Ande (Director of Global Markets Risk Analytics, Bank of America Merrill Lynch) will discuss new trends in data and AI, emphasizing their impact on the financial services industry.
  • Nan Li (Vice President, AI/ML & Statistical Practice, Nationwide) will share insights on building AI capabilities from the ground up, aligning them with business strategies, and avoiding common pitfalls.
  • A panel on “The ROI of AI in Financial Services” featuring Harry Mendell (Data Architect, Federal Reserve Bank of New York) and others will explore the opportunities and challenges in capturing ROI from AI developments in BFSI.
  • Olga Tsubiks (Director, Strategic Analytics and Data Science, RBC) will provide an overview of scaling AI in organizations.
  • Claire Gubian (Global VP of Business Transformation, Dataiku) will discuss leveraging large language models (LLMs) to drive value and improve operational efficiencies.

Key information about the AI in Finance Summit New York 2024

  • Dates: April 24 to 25, 2024
  • Location: New York
  • Focus: AI applications in finance, covering generative AI, deep learning, fraud detection, NLP, etc.
  • Activities: Workshops, roundtable discussions, expert talks, networking
  • Speakers: Experts from Mastercard, Nationwide, Bank of America, and more
  • Agenda: Practical workshops, expert insights, networking events
  • Tickets: In-person and virtual/on-demand tickets are available here.

For details and ticket information, visit the event’s website.

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Sam Jeans

Sam is a science and technology writer who has worked in various AI startups. When he’s not writing, he can be found reading medical journals or digging through boxes of vinyl records.


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