Driving intelligent automation | Increasing process efficiency | Reducing costs

Cognitive Finance fuels you with new ideas, connections and new inspiration

The Cognitive Finance is Europe’s leading annual event dedicated to presenting the use & business cases of Robotic Process Automation, discussing the practical use of cognitive technologies, and delving into the substance of the potentials of intelligent automation in the Finance Industry on its way to algorithmic business.

Event at a glance

Leading Experts
Industry-focused Speakers
Hours of networking
% Decision Makers / Senior Influencers

What can you
expect as an Attendee
at Cognitive Finance?


Cognitive Finance is the leading business platform for RPA practitioners in the financial industry. The event focuses on real word end-user case studies on how intelligent automation technologies are increasing process efficiency, saving costs and progressing business. Speakers from leading European companies give insights into their concepts, present current use cases and highlight their strategies.


Senior level executives and leading professionals discuss the most pressing challenges and solutions, technologies, trends and best practice innovations in the field of robotic process automation in the financial industry.

Speakers & Moderators

35+ pioneering experts and industry leaders share experiences, forecast trends in the intelligent automation, present their best practices, evaluate best-in-class projects and explain development in recent projects.

Networking- Multi-Touchpoint

Multiple opportunities in 40+ hours of networking. You are invited to meet and greet with those hard-to-meet executives in a relaxed and social setting. Join our unique networking approach.


40+ innovative and interactive sessions ensure that all key topics are covered.


Icebreaker round tables, 7 World Café sessions, more than 20 case studies, inspiring start ups and Keynotes fill 2,5 days of the latest innovations, technologies and research in this field.

Join the most influential experts – The entire RPA ecosystem in one platform, here is a snapshot of our confirmed attendees:

What can you
expect as a
Solution Provider?

Commercial focus

With over 70% of the attendees coming from the industry, this is the most important and commercially focused event for the RPA scene in the financial industry.

Comprehensive Program

The Cognitive Finance agenda covers all business and technical aspects & challenges regarding implementing RPA!


through our unique Multi-Touchpoint Concept, the Cognitive Finance provides the right ecosystem for the entire cognitive business automation scene looking for business, deals and partnerships to stay abreast of innovation, latest research & technologies.


Cognitive Finance is the most interactive and in-depth RPA use & business case event in Europe gathering the entire cognitive business automation ecosystem under one roof.

Leading solution providers

Being an financial industry driven conference, Cognitive Finance focuses on bringing only solution providers with a very innovative or relevant approach to RPA Tools & Technologies, Intelligent Automation Project Management & Organization, Process Excellence & Cognitive Business Automation, business solutions and technical development strategies.

Co-located with Cognitive Business Automation

The leading cross-industry event for the cognitive business automation. With more than 150 additional delegates you get the chance to be part of one Europe’s fastest growing RPA event!

What is the unique Networking Experience at Cognitive Finance?

We know that networking, ideation, knowledge sharing and getting this „little detail I didn‘t know so far“ is one of the most important reasons to participate at our events. To guarantee the best networking experience, various sessions has been created, tailored to your needs and curated from the industry – we call it Multi-Touchpoint Concept!


Top speakers, trendsetters, evangelists and experts in the field share their personal experience.

World Café Session

Be part of several thematic conversation rounds with changing topics and team constellations.

Matchfinder! Powered by AI

we.CONECT’s unique Event App & Matchfinder – Use our unique matching platform to make new connections, arrange meetings and find tailored solutions to your needs.

Search – Find – Match – Connect

Say Hello?

Get the show on the road. Discover who is joining the conference and why. To warm you up for the conference we invite you to get to know your conference peers. Have your business cards ready.

Case Study

Selected brand new case studies from the industry offering insights into strategic approaches, project planning and operative realization. Learn from the most successful practices and use these real business results for benchmarking with the competition.


Round tables on the evening before the first conference day. The Icebreaker is a first informal networking.

Challenge your Peers

Parallel round table discussions offer the delegates the possibility to talk about their own challenges

Meet! Cognitive Finance

Discover who else is participating at the Cognitive Finance. Our unique Polaroid Picture Wall will help you identify who you want to meet at the conference.

Breakfast Club

Start the conference with coffee and… NETWORKING! Join the we.CONECT Breakfast Club – an exclusive area in your hotel – and get into a conversation with other delegates already while having your first coffee.

Networking Dinner

Wind down, enjoy great food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere to absorb all the new stimulations from the day.

Live Tech Take

we.CONECT gives you the opportunity to showcase your work and ideas and provides an excellent opportunity for start-up level companies to present their best tools & solutions in a live Tech Take Session.

Tweetback & Comments

The unique interactive live feedback system! Note down your thoughts on comment cards which will be pinned on walls in the networking area for further discussion.

What are the
10 reasons to attend
Cognitive Finance?


how to setup Process Mapping and Enhanced Process Mining and how to optimize automation tracking & analysis, automatic process visualization, root cause analysis and KPIs.


how continuous evaluation of IA & RPA programs works and get to know what realistic IA project management timelines & KPIs are to meet and what performance measurements are required to ensure that your IA opportunities and benefits meet their maximum potential.


new case studies on how to set up a talent management in RPA and intelligent automation and how to recruit top IA talents considering the fierce market demand and high salaries being offered by the competition.


the benefits of starting small and how doing so will lower risks and how to scale an RPA program at a later stage.


with colleagues and develop a data governance strategy and learn how to streamline your data preparation flow.


your knowledge by discussing how to automate less standardized and smaller volume processes and how they determined which “low volume, less standardized – or both” processes were cleared for IA, including their business case that won their stakeholders’ approval?


various RPA and AI Roadmaps and speak with the community about how to setup proof of concepts (PoC).

Gain insights into

current use cases from leading companies and most mature automation projects, new solutions and best holistic approaches to an overarching cognitive automation.


the advantages of RPA tools and challenges of integration with your legacy systems and size up the vendor landscape to get to know which IA software tools would be the best fit for your functional needs, project/s scope, and budgets.


your management and colleagues with new fresh ideas to improve your RPA programs.

we understand clients – we go deeper – we transform the experience

Audience Profile

Geographic Split

Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Germany, Austria, Switzerland: 40%
Western Europe
Western Europe: 25%
Nordic: 20%
Other: 15%

Industry Split

Banks (Commercial & Investment)
Banks (Commercial & Investment): 55%
Wealth management
Wealth management: 22%
Insurance Companies
Insurance Companies: 19%
Credit Card Issuer
Credit Card Issuer: 4%

Job Functions

RPA CoE / CoC : 61%
Business Operations
Business Operations: 29%
CFO: 10%

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