• 22 August 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • +65 62366521

Finance Indonesia 2019

22 August 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

The sessions will be highly experiential in format with opening and closing keynotes,
plenary session & dialogues and working luncheons.

  • TIME
08:30 – 09:00


09:00 – 10:30

Welcome Address

Opening Keynote

International Keynote

Leadership Dialogue
The road to being South-East Asia’s largest digital economy

Digitalisation and data to dominate alongside Robotic Process Automation, Blockchain, AI, open banking and 5G infrastructure making waves in the financial sector

Financial inclusion and the unbanked, where are we now?

Disruptors and challengers redefining established market boundaries

How regulation impacts on the industry – a look at Regtech helping E-commerce and payments

10:30 – 11:00

Tea/ Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:00

Fulfilling the promise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in finance using Advanced Analytics and Data Management

How does AI transform the way in which we talk to customers, invent products and services and organise ourselves for competition?

Should financial institutions be investing in AI or buying these services from technology players who are better invested?

What are some of the limitations of algorithms and how should we guard against biases?

Productive use of data and analytics for better customer insights and informed decision-making

12:00 – 12:30

Briefing on the Indonesia Awards Program 2019 & key trends - Retail, Risk and Technology

Awards programme: Process, methodology and scorecards

Overview of the Indonesia retail banking market

Key findings from the awards programme

Best practices in Indonesia (based on submissions)

12:30 – 13:30


13:30 – 14:30

Tapping on the rural unbanked, the migrant workers and E-commerce for increased domestic consumption

Increasing participation from the previously untapped sectors of the large young working population

Enabling technologies for reaching the unbanked and benefiting small businesses

Effective product building and cross selling

Incorporation of digital payments into lifestyle platforms

Reduced foreign investment limits on E-commerce to enlarge the playing field

14:30 – 15:30

The International Innovation in Finance Council for Indonesia

This international council is made up of decision makers from local banks, start-ups, unicorns and P2P players as well as investors from the region. The Council is meeting in this session to:

Exchange views between investors (both traditional banks as well as private equity players and the major start up accelerators)

Get a glimpse of the “investible ideas” emerging in the country

Have a glimpse of breakthroughs of innovations in banks and traditional financial institutions

The flow of the session will be as follows:

- Opening Address

- Key research findings on areas where we see innovation turning up in Indonesia and some of the issues faced

- The Innovation Leadership Dialogue

The rise in investment funds, angel and venture capitalism

The risks and statistics of start-up failures

Laws and regulations to drive innovation while ensuring secure P2P lending and development of the digital economy

How banks can incubate a start-up in their midst?

15:30 – 16:15

Presentation by the leading innovative Fintechs

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

The Council will converge to hear from the best-in-class innovation cases and select the top innovative start-up.

16:15 – 16:45

Tea/ Coffee Break

16:45 – 17:30

Awarding of Innovation in Finance Prize

The future of cryptocurrency in Indonesian financial services

The case for and against Libra in securing cross border payments

The role of Regtech in smart contracts

Use of decentralised ledger technology with validators

Indonesia’s Futures Exchange Supervisory Board (Bappebti) recognizing crypto as a trading commodity


End of Conference

This is a working agenda, content and speaker will be updated on a timely basis

For more details please contact:

Joanna Lim Program Manager jlim@theasianbanker.com Tel: (+65) 6236 6529