Philippine International Banking Convention 2016 - Agenda
Friday - 7 October 2016

08:30 – 09:00


09:00 - 10:00

Welcome Address:
Foo Boon Ping
, Managing Editor, The Asian Banker

Opening Keynote:
Nestor A. Espenilla Jr., Deputy Governor, Supervision and Examination, BangkoSentral ng Pilipinas

International Keynote
Anurag Mathur, Head of Retail Banking and Wealth Management, HSBC Singapore

Leadership dialogue - Outlook for the Philippine banking industry

  • Current trends and developments
  • Consolidation of the financial sector
  • Open markets – Chances and opportunities
  • Consequences from the Bangladesh heist

10:00 – 10:30

Tea/ Coffee Break

10:30 – 12:00

Digitisation as a game changer in the retail banking industry

  • How far are Philippine banks along on the way to become digital enterprises?
  • Competing with fintech startups and the threat of disintermediation
  • Should banks listen more to their data and analytics departments?
  • Social marketing, Facebook and ApplePay and instant payments

Rana Peries, Director, Innovation & Digital (Asia & Africa), Barclays
Paolo Azzola, MD, co-Chief Operating Officer, PayMaya Philippines
Hitesh Arora, Director, Strategy and Customer Advocacy, CRMNEXT

Session chaired by Alex Medana, CEO, FinFabrik

Heads of Transaction Banking Dialogue
(By invitation only)

  • The future of the correspondent banking model - Trends and challenges
  • Creating profitable financial supply chain products
  • The potentials of blockchain technology for cash management and trade finance

Session chaired by Foo Boon Ping, Managing Editor, The Asian Banker

Session co – chaired by Bill Chua, Former MD, Head of Global FI Group, UOB

12:00 – 12:30

Briefing on the Philippines Awards Program 2016 & key trends - Retail, Risk and Technology

  • Awards programme: Process, methodology and scorecards
  • Overview of the Philippines retail banking market
  • Key findings from the awards programme
  • Best practices in Philippines (based on submissions)

Presentation by Janine Crisanto, Research Analyst, The Asian Banker

12:30 – 13:30


13:30 – 14:00

IT architecture for a competitive bank

  • Best practise cases of core banking transformation
  • Innovative branch models
  • APIs and new collaborative business models

Presentation by: Donlad Limcaco, SVP Transaction Banking Group, BDO Unibank

14:00 – 14:30

Essential technologies required to keep pace with current regulations

  • What are the most promising cutting-edge technologies with potential application to the financial industry?
  • Which regulatory policies can be put in place to ensure a safe and yet thriving and vibrant banking landscape?

Presentation by: Markus Gnirck, Partner & Co-founder, tryb

14:30 – 15:00

Tea/Coffee Break

15:00 – 16:00

Strategies to combat against the fullspectrum of financial crime

  • Meeting the need of dynamic customer and banking needs while maintaining regulatory compliance
  • Evolving regulations and data management implications
  • Artificial intelligence to support compliance officers
  • Safeguards to ensure against anti money laundering, rouge trading, and identity fraud
  • Rearranging data storage to keep crucial information safe from breaches and hacks but accessible for analytics and business usage

Dante Fuentes, Chief Compliance Officer, Security Bank Corporation
Praveen Kumar, General Manager, APAC, ASG Software Technologies

Session chaired by Bill Chua, Former MD, Head of Global FI Group, UOB

16:00 – 17:00

Fintech Innovation Showcase
Case studies from fintech players as well as bank internal innovation departments demonstrating outstanding creativity and potential in the market in the following areas:

  • Branch innovations
  • Financial inclusion
  • Bitcoin applications
  • Block chain and distributed ledgers
  • P2P lending platforms
  • Banking through wearable technology
  • Online and mobile platform

Fintech Showcase advisors include:
Mark Perez, SVP & Retail Banking Group Head, Metropolitan Bank
Ken Arthur Tiambeng, VP- TBG Electronic Banking, DBO Unibank
Markus Gnirck, Partner & Co-Founder, tryb, Former Co-Founder and Global COO, Startupbootcamp Fintech
Alex MedanaCEO, FinFabrik

17:00 – 18:00

End of Conference

* Please note that this is a working agenda and topics and speakers will be updated frequently. 

For more information, please contact
Essraa Mansi, Program Manager