Learning the Technology of Finance!

Technology is evolving at a rapid pace, and so too is the Financial Technology industry.


Businesses must successfully prepare for the future of finance and be competitive in this landscape through sound understanding of the emerging innovations that are facilitating significant change. This is why FutureX provides thought-provoking discussion through informative workshops, Q&A sessions and Ted-Talk inspired discussions on the future of FinTech, positioning strategies, advancements in technology, and successful marketing approaches.


In order to be competitive in FinTech, you must consider forward-thinking through fresh approaches, technological innovations, reconceptualised business models, and scaling. However, forecasting and analysing external disruptions that attribute to FinTech innovation, is essential in developing a pro-active and competitive business strategy.


Are you considering the relevance that this has for you and your business? The answer is competitive advantage… Due to the rapid pace at which FinTech is developing, to not actively innovate, is to lose competitive edge. FutureX will provide you with valuable insight from industry experts to assist you in remaining informed to stay ahead of the game.


To ensure a competitive edge amongst peers, you must be proactive through applying a predictive lens towards changes in the industry: technological advancement capabilities, scaling potential, or marketing tactics. At FutureX, our experts will explore various topics that will equip you with the tools to predict the trajectory of FinTech to develop a strategic business approach.


Join our exclusive panel of industry experts for insightful discussions on the innovations of financial technology and most importantly… how YOU can have a competitive edge over peers.

target audience

Who will get the most out of this track?

Don’t miss out on this thought-provoking opportunity if you are a…

  • Business Owner that is eager to be proactive and informed of innovative opportunities that can establish a competitive edge
  • Emerging Tech Developer desiring an understanding of the evolving technologies influencing the direction of the FinTech industry
  • Business or Strategy Analyst requiring a fresh perspective of new developments and approaches to business operations
Key Takeaways

What will you walk away with?

FutureX provides you with innovative approaches to FinTech through offering…

  1. Insights into the future of financial technology, and how to establish competitiveness
  2. Understanding of how to execute a strong scaling approach
  3. Organisational strategies to leverage data traction to its fullest capability
  4. Guidance on establishing and fostering healthy partnerships
  5. Mentoring on developing successful FinTech marketing strategies
  6. Advisement on the key technologies driving significant change
  7. Informative approaches on how to balance innovation whilst supporting business operations
  8. Advice on establishing best practice approaches in positioning an enterprise architecture function

Does this sound like something you would be interested in?

Enjoy the Professional Development

Ticket Options

1 Day Access Pass
Access to FutureX Main Stage
Access to 40+ Daily Dose sessions

Thurs 29th Sept 9am – 4pm

Location – University of the Sunshine Coast (Sippy Downs)

2 Day Access Pass
Access to FutureX Main Stage
Access to 80+ Daily Dose sessions

Access to Wed 28th & Thurs 29th Sept

Location – University of the Sunshine Coast (Sippy Downs)

fintech options

Daily Dose Sessions

The Future of Finance?


Banks are getting in bed with FinTechs … and liking it.

(Panel discussion)

Head of Growth Tips & Tricks 

(Panel discussion)

Lessons learnt from Mentoring FinTech Startups


Finding balance in your Enterprise Architecture

(Panel discussion)

Data traction: Is your company a “data thriver” or just a “survivor”?


Our sessions align with following 3 core themes

Tech & Innovation

Connecting innovators and intrapreneurs to accelerate growth and drive positive change through sustained innovation of existing products, services and processes – targeted to the needs of current customers and employees.

CX & Marketing

Exploring new ways to invest and build effective and targeted CX and marketing strategies that boost sales, enhance customer retention and forge stronger relationships in today’s evolving business landscape.

Future Skills

Understanding that technological advancements power much of the revolution but embracing that cognitive, interpersonal, leadership and digital skills are essential for future sustainable and scalable growth.

In addition to the FinTech Sessions you might enjoy sessions from these other tracks – also INCLUDED in your Thursday Daily Dose Pass.


Track Partner


SunCoast Angels

FinTech Australia

FinTech Australia Ltd. is the peak body for the Australian financial services, technology and innovation – FinTech industry. We were founded by Startups, and are a startup ourselves. We work with founders, startups, scaleups and the FinTech ecosystem. We represent our members and advocate for outcomes that facilitate the growth of the FinTech ecosystem with the goal of making Australia a leading FinTech market.

Forward Festival Sunshine Coast partner FinTech Australia

SunCoast Angels

FinTech Queensland

FinTech QLD was established in 2016 with the aim to connect the fintech community in Queensland. Since our beginning, we’ve held many successful events and our network has grown substantially, allowing Queenslanders in the fintech space to foster and create new opportunities.


Program Partners

Silicon Coast would like to thank the support of these key partners in delivering Forward Fest 2022

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