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IDC Financial Forum 2019

The Sound of Future. Financial Services Unplugged

Bucharest, November 14, 2019

What is it About?

IDC Financial Forum 2019 aims to guide financial institutions in their on-going transformations towards a connected core.

Through our specialized insights and thought-leadership sharing from top executives, the Forum helps attending organizations, vendors and customers alike, to better prepare for open, agile and dynamic financial services.

We work directly with CxOs to ensure we share with you their priorities and insights. The dialogue we create with key stakeholders from the industry help us deep dive into the right priorities and relevant content for the event.

Join us on November 14th to hear industry-leading voices speak and immerse yourself in insight – on success, failure and the future of change.

Key Topics


Open Banking Strategies

Partnerships between business platforms and partner ecosystems are critical for accessing new customers.


Conversational Banking

Chatbots & digital assistants now process complex instructions, initiate payments & manage customers accounts.


Connected Core

Integration of third-party solutions from fintech marketplaces.


Cloud Computing

The shift of operational workloads to public & Private cloud.


The Future of Work in DX

The challenge of making them work in the banking ecosystem.


Personalization at Scale

The move from traditional Batch campaigning to a real-time insight-based digital sales, defined by next-gen CRM capabilities.


The challenges that financial institutions are facing today require a closer than ever cooperation between core departments. The event will address topics that concern IT departments, Digital departments, Marketing, HR and Retail from banking, insurance, and non-banking financial institutions.

Join like-minded peers to learn new perspectives and case studies through presentations, panel discussions & interactive round tables.


Time Event & Speakers

Registration & Welcome Coffee


Forum Opening

Alina Georgescu
Regional Director, IDC SEE

IDC Keynote


Keynote Address | The Financial Workplace of the Future

Miruna Senciuc
Chief Executive Officer, BNP Paribas Personal Finance

Platinum Partner Presentation | certSIGN


IT Leaders Debate

Alina Georgescu
Regional Director, IDC SEE

Speaker: CIO, Banking Company

Speaker: CIO, Insurance Company

Moderated by: Alina Georgescu, Regional Director SEE, IDC


Platinum Partner Presentation | Fortinet

Adrian Danciu
Senior Regional Director, South Eastern Europe, Fortinet

Independent Speaker | Case Study


Platinum Partner III | Presentation


Special Moment | Unplugged


Coffee Break & 1-2-1 Meetings


The Space Between the Notes | Communication in Financial Industry


Silver Partner I | Presentation


The Future of Work | HR Perspective

Disruption in the financial services sector is being driven by technology, but financial services must not ignore the human factor. Talent and skills in digitization are being fought over as established and new players in the financial services sector look to recruit and retain creative digital talent that can adapt to a continuously changing market.


Silver Partner II Presentation

Dan Popa
Territory Manager for Romania, Bulgaria and Albania, Veeam Romania

Exceed Customer Expectations with Interactive Personalized Digital Marketing

As technology and digital services continue to ingrain themselves into more aspects of our lives, the financial sector has not been immune. New technology has given way to new services and with new services comes disruption of the old. Customers are gravitating more towards digital experiences and digital products. Join this session where we will learn how to transform our organization to break down internal silos and drive a unified customer experience externally.


Silver Partner III | Presentation


Networking Lunch & 1-2-1 Meetings


IDC Connect Session | Interactive Group Workshop

Răzvan Savu
Senior Consultant, IDC Romania

Cocktail Partner Welcome Speech


Music Inspired Moment


Closing Cocktail & Networking

General Details

November 14, 2019

8:30 AM



 Registration fee
Free admission for invited guests only. Registration fee applies for IT vendors & business consultants.


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Contact Us

Bianca Nastasie

Conference Assistant

+40 722 287 907

Alina Georgescu

Country Manager, IDC Romania

About IDC

55 Years | 1100 Analysts | 110 Countries

International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. With more than 1,100 analysts worldwide, IDC offers global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. IDC's analysis and insight helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community to make fact-based technology decisions and to achieve their key business objectives. Founded in 1964, IDC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading media, data and marketing services company. To learn more about IDC, please visit