Events

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FinTech: Balancing Freedom and Progress

07/06/2017 - 19:00
07/06/2017 - 21:00

Venue: Burges Salmon Bristol office
One Glass Wharf, Bristol BS2 0ZX

Speakers: Adrian Shedden, Dave Tonge, and Charles Radclyffe

7.00pm Welcome
7.30pm Main Talks
8.30pm Refreshments

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This third talk in the 2017 series will continue the theme about “of now” technology subject matters and have an underlying theme to examine the increasing careful balance required between “freedom and efficiency” that modern technology provides to us. This talk will be delivered by three representatives with varied experiences.

Adrian SheddenAdrian Shedden - Senior Associate, Burges Salmon

Adrian leads Burges Salmon’s cross-departmental fintech and regulated lending practices and is a senior associate in the firm's funds and financial regulation team. Adrian has experience advising financial institutions, high net worth individuals, start-ups and major private and public companies in relation to regulation in the following main areas:

  • fund and asset management
  • retail finance, mortgage and consumer credit
  • payment services and electronic money
  • virtual currencies and decentralised ledger technology
    regulatory disputes.

Adrian is heavily engaged with the fintech sector. He is a mentor on the Barclays Techstars Accelerator and together with the Burges Salmon fintech practice has been assisting the FCA with its regtech call for input and engaging with R3 CEV and stakeholders on smart contract templates.
Adrian qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2009 and is an alumnus of the University of Bristol and University of West England.

Dave TongeDave Tonge - CTO at Moneyhub Enterprise

Dave is a member of the Open ID Foundation working on open standards for financial APIs and is the technical representative for the Financial Data and Technology Association(FDATA). He also represents FDATA within the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) PSD2 Stakeholder Group as well as working with the Open Banking Implementation Entity to define the standard for UK Banking APIs. At Moneyhub Enterprise, Dave leads the team of Software Engineers, QA Engineers, UX Architects and Systems Administrators to deliver the best personal finance management solutions on mobile devices and across the web, for businesses to share with their customers.

Charles RadclyffeCharles Radclyffe - FinTech practitioner

Charles is a serial entrepreneur who has built and sold three FinTech and AdTech companies, and passionately supports and mentors young entrepreneurs and start-up teams.

In addition to providing advisory services to companies on their Data Analytics strategy, he is an experienced public speaker on topics relating to Smart Devices, Data Science, and Artificial Intelligence.

Charles holds an MA in Law from Cambridge, and his hobbies include golf, motorsport, science fiction and early modern history. Charles currently serves as the Head of Technology for the Innovation Function at Deutsche Bank in London, dbLabs.

Balancing Freedom and Progress: IoT & the Supply Chain

21/06/2017 - 19:00
21/06/2017 - 21:00

Venue: Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Filton Road, Bristol BS34 8QZ map
plenty of parking available

Speakers: Prof. Glenn Parry, Dr Carl Shaw, and Georgina Graham

7.00pm Welcome
7.30pm Main Talks
8.30pm Refreshments

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This fourth talk in the 2017 series will continue the theme about “of now” technology subject matters and have an underlying theme to examine the security and privacy issues of modern technology.

The talk will examine how new technology is pushing the boundaries of value, how security is often forgotten within the IoT arena and the challenges that arise by the regulatory framework for data protection and privacy when applied to the Iota ecosystem.

This talk will be delivered by three representatives with varied experiences.

Prof. Glenn ParryProfessor Glenn Parry

Glenn Parry is Professor of Strategy and Operations Management at Bristol Business School, University of the West of England. He is primarily interested in what 'Good' means for an organisation, exploring value as a measurement of 'goodness'. He uses business models as a framework to understand value co-creation between provider and client in context. He is currently working on personal data business models, perceived vulnerability and data, ‘blockchain for good’, and business models in the charities sector.

Dr Carl ShawDr Carl Shaw

Carl Shaw has over 20 years of developing and securing embedded systems an is one of the founders of Cerberus Security Laboratories Ltd, a UK company that specialises in embedded systems and IoT technical security consultancy, development and testing. Prior to this, he: was one of the founders of the software company MathEmbedded Ltd., where he built a reputation for delivering software security consultancy; worked for the silicon manufacturer STMicroelectronics as technical leader of their global Linux OS team, where he led security projects for pay TV System-on-Chips; was a senior scientist at the MoD; and earned a Ph.D in Astrophysics. His current work involves the end-to-end security design, architecture and assessment of complex IoT and “smart” devices. Current interests include hybrid hardware/software methods for securing CPUs and software countermeasures for side channel attacks. He is a regular speaker at conferences, the most recent being Embedded World 2017 in Germany.

Georgina GrahamGeorgina Graham

Georgina is a Senior Associate in Osborne Clarke's Commercial team, specialising in technology and data protection and privacy.  She advises on a range of data privacy issues, including in the context of Internet of Things, mobile payments, big data analytics and data monetisation / exploitation.
 
Georgina is currently working with a number of clients to prepare for the impact of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation, helping them to develop their privacy compliance programmes and navigate through the minefield of European data protection laws. 
Her work also includes advising clients on: global data transfer issues, data sharing arrangements, and direct marketing.  Georgina works with businesses to provide solutions for the tensions that can exist between the desire to recognise the value in data with (sometimes) complex legal and regulatory challenges.