Bringing together CEOs and leaders of Technology, Payments and Treasury from across the country, Momentum is an opportunity to discuss the tremendous disruption facing our industry and collaborate on our collective strategies. You will also hear firsthand about Central 1’s Strategic 5-year Plan and our path of transformation to power your success.

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There’s a reason our summit is called Momentum. At the end of our event, you’ll leave with the critical strategies, solutions and tools you need not only to survive but thrive in the coming climate of disruption, including Main stage sessions on: 

  • Today’s ingredients for tomorrow’s successful financial institution. How to be prepared for the global and local forces shaping our industry, and how those are rapidly changing the expectations of our customers.

  • Preparing for Payments Modernization. Consumers expect cheap, fast and easy payments. How to prepare for this in the coming open payments market that will bring increased competition as well as new opportunities.

  • The UX Platform & the digital branch. See the reveal of the UX Platform and learn how it will revolutionize customer engagement and experience, and provide the foundation to build your digital branch of the future.

  • The Age of Data: insights at scale. Best practices of from other industries that have revolutionized customer experience, created operational efficiencies and driven profit growth.

Rounding out the agenda is a fantastic keynote lineup who will speak to transformation and leadership during times of disruption, and the power of collaboration.


PETER ACETO is a passionate leader. His goal is to transform three areas of thinking - leadership, innovation and diversity - that helps businesses not only survive, but thrive. Peter was a founding member of the ING DIRECT/Tangerine’s senior leadership team in 1996. As CEO from 2008 to 2017, he transformed how banking, and business is done in Canada — not only through innovation, but equally through his transformative leadership and emphasis on diversity.


“Leadership is about finding ways to get things done,” says BONNIE BROOKS, the CEO who restored Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor to their rightful places as world-class retailers. As the first female President and CEO of Hudson’s Bay Company, Brooks led sweeping, institutional changes, bringing North America’s oldest company back from the brink of failure.


JON MONTGOMERY delighted Canadians by winning Gold in Men’s Skeleton at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. Now, as host of The Amazing Race Canada, he is a charming ambassador for our country’s most beautiful sights. In his talks, Montgomery shares his Olympic journey and important lessons on teamwork, leadership, and dreaming big.

To see an overview of the Agenda, click here