Fintech Events

Scotland is a vibrant fintech hub with a very active community. Browse our
fintech events, discover our Fintech Festival and see how we collaborate with
other sectors. If you want your event listed here please do contact us.

Next Upcoming events

13 May


Learn the basics of data analysis and try your hand at writing code, by coding along with one of our instructors. Experience our immersive style of teaching and get an idea of what a typical day at CodeClan looks like, during this remote taster session. If you're thinking about a career in data and want to test out our learning style first, this is the perfect session for you!

14 May

Profit-Driven Classification with Machine Learning.

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

With guest speaker Professor Sebastián Maldonado, this event seeks to present the proposal of incorporating a group penalty function in the SVM formulation in order to simultaneously penalise the variables that belong to the same group (the L-infinity norm).

14 May

Charging Ahead to Net Zero – RBS

10:00am -11:00am

The Government has confirmed that new petrol and diesel vehicles won’t be sold in the UK from 2030, but that some hybrid vehicles will still be sold until 2035. Royal Bank of Scotland has developed an innovative package with Octopus Energy to help you understand what the changes mean for you and will feature a range of speakers discussing renewable energy tariffs, how to finance new vehicles and how and where to charge them.

18 May

BOE: Managing the impact of Climate Change


The event will be taking place in conjunction with the University of Edinburgh and will be introduced by Professor Peter Mathieson, Principal and Vice-Chancellor. Sarah Breeden, the Bank of England's Executive Director for UK Deposit Takers Supervision and Executive Sponsor for Climate Change, will explain the importance of scenario analysis for understanding and measuring the financial risks to the system.

18 May

Dare to Know – Leadership Post-Covid


‘Dare to Know’…about Leadership as we recover from Covid in conversation with Benny Higgins. In collaboration with the Small Business Charter and together with other SBC Business Schools, Strathclyde Inspire is launching the Dare to Know series of thought leadership events. Giving you unique access to entrepreneurial leaders, the Dare to Know series will be launched by Benny Higgins, who, amongst his various positions has most recently been appointed as Chair of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society Board.

19 May

Accessing expertise to drive innovation


Edinburgh Innovations and the Edinburgh Futures Institute at the University of Edinburgh have the pleasure of inviting you to join this online event to explore how your organisation can drive innovation through a partnership with the University of Edinburgh industry-based Doctoral Programme in Fintech (PhD in Financial Technology). This event will offer the opportunity to hear about the programme, business benefits, and co-funding options. You will also hear about two current projects with Franklin Templeton Investments and DirectID.

19 May

9am - 11am

Seamless Europe will bring you insights from over 80 of the world’s expert leaders across a series of live presentations, live interviews and live panel debates. Join in live from wherever you are, or watch the sessions on-demand.

25 May


Thinking about upskilling or changing career? Shift your skills into a tech role by learning to code on our Professional Software Development course. With an estimated 12,800 tech opportunities available in Scotland each year* there’s never been a better time to join our thriving tech industry!

27 May

Bringing together thousands of investors and innovators in Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Quantum Technology, Big Data and the Internet of Things

27 May

Intro to Coding for Software Development


Learn the basics of software development and get an idea of what a typical day at CodeClan looks like, with one of their instructors. There's the option to code-a-long with the session to truly experience our immersive style of teaching! If you're thinking about a career in software and want to test out our learning style first, this is the perfect session for you!

27 May

Machine Learning is Transforming the Trading Desk


This panel will bring together industry leaders from the banking and asset management industries to discuss how the growing use of machine learning is changing the nature of work on the trading desk. The panel will look at the skills set required, whether machine learning is "replacing" human decision-making, or instead is changing wherein the trading or investment process it is needed; and how the practice of risk management changes when trading decisions are automated.

01 Jun

Global Fintech Festival (GFF2021)


The world is currently witnessing its largest digital transformation era, as an offset of COVID 19. There has been a major overhaul in the functionality of top industry verticals specifically the BFSI domain which has been witnessing a rapid transition over the last few years. The fest will be held from 01 June – 03 June 2021

08 Jun

Ethical Finance 2021 – Global Ethical Finance Initiative


Themed “Financing a Sustainable Future: Climate and Beyond”, this Summit will begin with leadership showcases hosted in five global financial centres on day one, with a focus on climate finance and natural capital, ahead of COP26, on day two. The third day will explore the long-term future of ethical finance, looking at financing sustainable development goals, social impact (the “S” in ESG) and leadership for the journey ahead.

List your event

Scotland is a vibrant fintech hub with a very active community. We list major events as well as recurring ones. So if you want to learn or just meet-up with like minded people, you should find an event or a conference for you. If you want your event listed here please contact us.