- World Financial Information Conference - WFIC 2019
Every two years, WFIC brings together more than 500 industry peers from 40 countries for the only global event focused on the sourcing, compliance and delivery of financial information.
As the leading provider of financial data, Refinitiv will have a dedicated onsite presence at this year’s WFIC event with our team available for presentations & demos in our booth.
October 13-16, 2019
JW Marriott Parq Vancouver
Our WFIC insights for 2019
See how we leverage data to uncover the latest financial information trends for 2019. This year at WFIC we offer valuable insight into the rise of cloud adoption, the human element of Artificial Intelligence, and the future of sustainable investing.
Meet the speakers
Meet our speakers
Our experts will be at WFIC to share insights about cloud adoption, the human side of AI, and innovation in finance.
Our plan for the week
Visit us at WFIC! Our expert team will be participating in a number of panels and keynotes throughout the week. Take a look at our scheduled activities and join us for the latest insights across sustainable investing, cloud adoption and what the future holds for financial services.
Sunday, Oct 13
|18:00 - 20:00||Fairview Ballroom
Welcome Reception, Sponsored by Refinitiv
Monday, Oct 14
|14:30 - 15:15||Technology Forum - Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence: Real-Life Use Cases and Impacts
Panelist: Tim Baker, CFA, Global Head of Applied Innovation & Refinitiv Labs, Refinitiv
|14:30 - 15:15||Emerging Markets: Growth Spurts and Growing Pains
Panelist: Jutta Werner, Head of Content Partners, Asia, Refinitiv
|15:45 - 17:00||
Focus on Cloud Transformation
Tuesday, Oct 15
|09:00 - 09:30||
The Human Side of AI
Keynote: Debra Walton, Chief Revenue Officer, Refinitiv
|14:45 - 15:30||Show and Tell: The Journey to Cloud Adoption
Moderator: Brennan Carley, Managing Director, Platform Consulting, Refinitiv
|16:00 - 17:00||
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Roundtable: Paul Klug, Global Head, Order and Rights Management, Refinitiv
|16:00 - 17:00||Wanted: Usable ESG Data
Roundtable: Hugh Smith, Market Development Manager, Research & Portfolio Management, ESG, Americas
Wednesday, Oct 16
|11:30 - 11:45||Digital Rights Management
Panelist: Paul Klug, Global Head, Order and Rights Management, Refinitiv
Our environmental commitment
As part of our ongoing commitment to sustainability, including our pledge to be carbon neutral by 2020 - we’re playing our part to reduce our environmental footprint at WFIC by:
- Living locally: We built a map of nearby sustainable businesses so conference attendees can quickly find green businesses and restaurants.
- Going digital: All of our content will be digital – no paper.
- No giveaways: We are replacing giveaways with a charitable donations.
- Carbon offsetting: Visit the Refinitiv booth to offset the emissions from your flight to WFIC.