Thursday , 5 September 2019, Colombo, Sri Lanka
The sessions will be highly experiential in format with opening and closing keynotes, plenary session and dialogues with working luncheons.
Trends and developments in retail financial industry – Challenges in the process of digitisation
The promise of profit for retail banking in the future, is it vanishing?
The impact of regulations on the industry
Digitisation and data to dominate alongside blockchain, artificial intelligence, and open banking making waves in the financial sector
Financial inclusion and the unbanked, where are they now?
Disruptors and challengers redefining established market boundaries
Roadmap for sustainable finance in Sri Lanka – Effectively managing environmental, social, and governance risks
Session chaired by Emmanuel Daniel, Chairman, The Asian Banker
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
Innovative ways to provide financial services to un/-der banked and SMEs
Speaker/Panelists include :
Session chaired by Foo Boon Ping, Managing Editor, The Asian Banker
The latest developments in payments landscape
The increasing use of QR codes across the region
Breakthroughs in cross-border payments and remittance industry, in lowering technology costs, foreign exchange costs, and speed of delivery
Distributed ledgers and blockchain, is it really a game changer? Use of blockchain to expedite effective transmission of money
The launch of the National Card Scheme – another milestone in local payments landscape
Session chaired by Richard Hartung, , International Resource Director, The Asian Banker
Cybersecurity as a leadership strategy in the networked world
Use of internationally-recognised core cyber standards and frameworks in the management of cyber risk
Security architecture for a digital bank
Enhancing institutional cyber-resilience through blockchains
The dark net, including bitcoin use and ransomware
Session chaired by Rajkumar Kanagasingam, Founder & President, Fintech Association of Sri Lanka
Awards programme: Process, methodology and scorecards
Overview of the retail banking market in Sri Lanka
Key findings from the awards programme
Best practices in Sri Lanka (based on submissions)
Briefing by Richard Hartung,International Resource Director, The Asian Banker