Leadership in the Digital Economy

Leadership in the Digital Economy

We are observing human-like, yet technology-based interfaces and voice-driven tools being deployed in financial services. Data and enhanced insight are boosting customer profitability while financial institutions are investing heavily into research of blockchain technology to develop feasible applications. The Internet of Things, as well as Artificial Intelligence and cognitive computing are the main focus of chief innovation officers. Join us in this exciting conference to improve your processes, technology, and understand where the industry will lead. The market is evolving so be among the pioneers in the changing face of finance!

Key focus areas:

 

Highlighting the Real Value of Blockchain and Crypto-currency Technology

 

Exploring the Future of Analytics - How will Data Analytics Change our Businesses, Cities and Lives

 

Artificial Intelligence - Blurring the Lines Between Humans and Machines

 

The Internet of Things - Going Beyond Operational Cost Savings

 

How RPA, AI and Chatbots Will Become Key Parts of Your Customer Delivery Infrastructure

CONFERENCE DAY ONE - Thursday 8 June 2017

08:00

Registration

09:00

Welcome Note

Opening Keynote:
Reinventing The Future of Finance


Keynote Dialogue:
The Role of Banks in Disintermediation – How to Adapt and React to Changing Market Situations?

10:30

Coffee Break

11:00

Pascal Bouvier, Venture Partner, Santander InnoVentures

Within Santander Group’s Global Fintech fund, Bouvier currently focus on emerging and high-growth FinServ and FinTech companies in blockchain and distributed ledger technology, banking as a platform, insurance, and AI applied to the financial services industry in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.


Panel Discussion
:
Data Analytics: How the Future of Analytics will Change our Businesses, Cities and Lives
Enabling businesses to tap into Data Analytics opportunities in the area of decision making, business processing, and customer services leading to better ROI.


Speakers/Panellists include:

  • Pascal Bouvier, Venture Partner, Santander InnoVentures
  • Sameer Gupta, Regional Head for Customer Experience and Business Analytics, Consumer Banking Group, DBS Bank

12:30

Luncheon

14:00

Imagining The Future of Work in Banking – A Strategic Lens?
From self-driving vehicles and semi-autonomous robots to intelligent algorithms and predictive analytic tools, machines are increasingly capable of performing a wide range of jobs that have long been human domains. Experts predicts that robots will have replaced one-third of jobs currently in existence in the developed world over the coming decade – with potentially profound implications for both workers and society as a whole.

  • Omni-channel development - Knowing what your customers want before they do to keep ahead of the competition
  • Transformation opportunity – Rescale and relearn in order to innovate
  • Digital transformation in alignment with your business and strategy

Sreeram Iyer, Chief Operating Officer, Institutional Banking, ANZ


Panel Discussion:
The Disruption Caused by Digitisation: Altering the Question of Range, New Business Models, and Processes
Discussing the ongoing transformations in the industry landscape for payments players. Developing a frictionless omni-channel experience that fundamentally change the way we pay for goods and services.


Speakers/Panellists include:
  • Sreeram Iyer, Chief Operating Officer, Institutional Banking, ANZ
  • Kanags Surendran, Managing Director and Head, Digital Banking, CIMB Bank Berhad
  • Bernard Leong, Head of Post Office Network & Digital Services, Singapore Post Ltd
  • Lito Villanueva, Managing Director, Smart Communications, Inc.

15:30

Tea Break

16:00

Driving Interoperability with ABRA - Enabling Free Cross Border and Domestic Money Transfers and Payments
Developing a fully interoperable mobile wallet solution that enables users to send, receive and spend digital cash anywhere in the world, in any currency, instantly!
Bill Barhydt, Start-up Investor & Technology Entrepreneur, Founder and CEO, ABRA


Panel Discussions
:
The Real Value of Blockchain and Crypto-currency Technology – Are They Really Worth Storing?

  • Solving the problems of trust, verifiability, and accountability in today’s Internet-based hyper-connected world
  • Supporting other forms of transactions like contracts, information processing, and secure communication using blockchains
  • Automating your processes enabling data-driven intelligence and real-time responsiveness for your customers
  • Gaining interoperability in a global digital driven economy 


Speakers/Panellists include:

  • Bill Barhydt, Start-up Investor & Technology Entrepreneur,Founder and CEO, ABRA
  • Ron Hose, Founder and CEO, Coins.ph

17:00

Closing Dialogue:
The Global Rise of Alternative Businesses in Sourcing, Payments, Loans, and Investments
As technology is playing an increasing role in the financial services sector globally; banks, insurance companies, and organizations across financial technology have started to learn about the fast-growing Fintech ecosystem.

18:00

Close of Conference Day One

CONFERENCE DAY TWO - Friday 9 June 2017

08:30

Registration

09:00

Opening Keynote:
The State of the Industry: Examining the Past, Present, and Future of Fintech
Ron Suber
, President, Prosper Marketplace
Prosper Marketplace is America's first peer-to-peer lending marketplace, with more than two million members and over $8 billion in funded loans. Since its launch in 2006, Prosper Marketplace has evolved into a personal finance company that offers products and services beyond personal loans to help people get on top of their finances.


Keynote Speaker:
Successfully Harnessing the Chinese Market and Fighting Competition by Developing One of the Most Advanced Peer-to-Peer Company
Soul Htite, Co-Founder of Lending Club, Founder and CEO, Dianrong.com
Soul Htite co-founded Lending Club, the world's largest and benchmarking peer-to-peer (P2P) company, where he served as head of technology until 2011.In 2012, Soul Htite came to China and built Dianrong on basis of advanced technology and his expertise. Dianrong is now a leading Internet finance company that focuses on the online marketplace and banking solution services.


Keynote Dialogue:
Payment (R)evolution - Forging Ahead, Building Communities
Discussing which technology platforms, message standards, interoperability frameworks and business models will emerge as the leading next generation payment winners.


Speakers/Panellists include:

  • Alvin Wong Kee Choong, Regional Products Samsung Pay, Samsung
  • Jeremy Tan, Chairman, Korvac Holdings and CEO, Liquid Group
  • Rakesh Krishnamuti, Head of Large Enterprise Acquisition and Relationship Management, Southeast Asia, PayPal

10:30

Coffee Break

11:00

Peer-to-peer (P2P) Insurance: Back to the Original Idea of the Mutual Company
New types of insurance have come along with new industries, business models and monetization strategies, technologies and gadgets, as well as data on customers’ behaviour.

  • Making good use of mobile, connected devices and wearables technology - to allow you to better manage risk, and improve your subscriber loyalty
  • Leveraging your local community with big data and online-scoring platforms to help optimize your operations from sales to underwriting
  • What does the insurance industry know about your long term investment needs?

Slava Solodkiy, Managing Partner, Life.SREDA VC


Panel Discussion
:
Going Beyond Customer Relationship Management (CRM): Why Customer Experience Matters Even More in the Digital Economy

  • Transforming your approach to enhance digital marketing possibilities
  • Increasing Brand Awareness – How to enhance digital marketing possibilities
  • Discussing your loyalty program - Using data and analytics to enrich your knowledge of customer preferences, deepen customer relationships and seek to generate repeat sales


Speakers/Panellists include:

  • Raju Nair, Managing Director- Regional Head Customer Journey Experience, DBS Bank
  • Stephanie Myers, Vice President, Customer Strategy, Experience and Loyalty, Prudential Assurance
  • Natividad Alejo, Executive Vice President, Consumer Banking Group Head, Bank of the Philippine Islands
  • Olivier Berthier, Co-Founder and CEO, Moneythor

12:30

Luncheon

14:00

The Future is Here - How Artificial Intelligence & Robots Will Change Our Lives
Looking ahead to the year 2030, not only will the financial and insurance industry be disrupted, but all industries across the globe as most of the transactional tasks will be taken over by Artificial Intelligence (AI). This session will focus on how robots such as Pepper and chat bots like KAI are advanced technologies that will help humans cognitively offload transactional, daily tasks to focus more on the strategy level.


Panel Discussion:
The Internet of Things Goes Beyond Operational Cost Savings: Unlocking the Business Value of Connected Devices


Speakers/Panelists include:

  • Bernard Leong, Head of Post Office Network and Digital Services, Singapore Post Ltd
  • Alvin Ng, General Manager, GE Digital Business

15:30

Tea Break

16:00

The Uber Concept - Making Entry into Financial Services
Vidit Agrawal, Strategic Vehicle Partnerships APAC, Uber


Panel Discussions
:
Artificial Intelligence: Blurring the Lines Between Humans and Machines – To Drive Cars, Talk to your Personal Assistants Such as Siri or Alexa

17:00

Building Key Partnerships Around the Region in Order to Create a Global Network of Financial Assets
Featuring Ant Financial’s investments in India with mobile payment and e-commerce website Paytm, Thai financial technology firm Ascend Money, the Philippines with a stake in Globe Telecom's fintech firm Mynt and South Korean with mobile payment subsidiary Kakao Pay. These deals are hugely strategic and we can expect to see more soon.

18:00

Close of Conference Day Two

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

  SPEAKERS

Agenda & Speaking Opportunities:

Marine Schikowski

+65 6236 6520

mschikowski@theasianbanker.com

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