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  • 9 April 2020, Vietnam
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The Agenda

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

9 April 2020, Hanoi, Vietnam

08:30 – 09:00

Registration

09:00 – 10:00

Welcome Address

Ngyuen Toan Thang, Secretary General, Vietnam Bankers Association

Riddhi Dutta, Regional Sales Head, ASEAN & India, Backbase


Opening Keynote

Senior Executive from State Bank of Vietnam


International Keynote

“No Time to Waste - The Future is Now”

Presentation by Spiros Margaris, World's leading venture capitalist and influencer in the “triple crown” areas of fintech, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain; Founder, Margaris Ventures

Leadership Dialogue

Envisioning the future of Vietnam’s digital economy

Trends and developments in the financial industry – Challenges in the process of digitization

Trends and developments in the financial industry – Challenges in the process of digitization

Disruptors and non-traditional players redefining established market boundaries with artificial intelligence (AI), automation and analytics

Impact of regulations on the industry – a look at compliance protocol and policy harmonization in the region

Financial technology tapping on the rural unbanked, the migrant workers and e-commerce for increased domestic consumption

Panelists include

Spiros Margaris, World's leading venture capitalist and influencer in the “triple crown” areas of fintech, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain; Founder, Margaris Ventures

Ngyuen Toan Thang, Secretary General, Vietnam Bankers Association

David Hardoon, Expert in Artificial Intelligence; Executive Education Fellow, National University of Singapore

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

10:00 – 10:30

Tea/ Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:30

Digital strategy, speed and inclusiveness driving a stronger leadership

The current climate of disruption brings to light different dimensions of diversity, prompting the need for organisations to expand their diversity, re-think fraud and compliance as a way to enable businesses and inclusiveness agendas to maintain market competitiveness. Although disruptive forces are ever-changing and dynamic, leading inclusively with a connected ecosystem against cyber and fraud risks are constants that can enable organisations to respond with agility and thrive through disruption.

Customer journey integrating a seamless experience

The new role of branches in the digital age

Speed to market launching new digital channels and products while keeping fraudsters at bay

Disruptors and challengers redefining long established market boundaries

Transferring the focus from products to customer needs

Driving the digital transformation and combatting fraud with the 3 C’s: culture, collaboration and competition

Speakers/Panelists include:

Tran Nhat Minh, Deputy CEO & Chief Information Officer, Vietnam International Bank

Sanjay Chakrabarty, Deputy CEO & Head, Consumer Banking, Orient Commercial Joint Stock Bank

Fred Lim, Country Head Retail, UOB Vietnam

Riddhi Dutta, Regional Sales Head, ASEAN & India, Backbase

Michelle Weatherhead, Operations Director, APAC, GBG

Session chaired by Mobasher Zein Kazmi, Head of Research, The Asian Banker

11:30 – 12:00

Incorporating digital payments in our business: from e-wallets to wearables

Making purchases, from buying a cup of coffee to a high-ticket item, can be done with a scan, click or swipe. We invite a panel of industry insiders to share their insights on the next frontier of the instant payments industry.

Technology tapping on the rural unbanked, the migrant workers and e-commerce for increased domestic consumption

No wallet? No problem. – Internet of Things (IoT), e-wallets, and wearables

Global peer-to-peer payments and transfers

The future of plastic: What to expect in the cards space?

Integrated payments: Streamlined processes for a seamless experience

Use of AI and blockchain to monitor and expedite effective data transmission

Strategies to deal with fraud and cyber related threats in payments

Speakers/Panelists include:

Diep Nguyen, Executive Vice Chairman, MoMo (invited)

Gunneet Singh Bally, Head of Card Business, Vietnam Prosperity Bank

Le Quang Huy, Chief Officer, Cards & Digital Bank, Sai Gon Joint Stock Commercial Bank (SCB); CIO, Vin University

Session chaired by Richard Hartung, International Resource Director, The Asian Banker

12:00 – 12:30

The drive to implement the concept of application programming interface (API) and open banking

Rethinking the world of collaboration using APIs and open banking

Breaking down an organisation’s processes into individual services to be reused and shared with customers and suppliers

How sustainable digital platforms enable collaboration with small and medium enterprises grow in the long term?

Comparing cost reductions, timely responsiveness and value-added services through improved collaboration and productivity

Creating new or modified automated processes over existing infrastructures of front-office and back-office banking applications

Panelist include:

Tam Nguyen,Digital Strategy Director, Orient Commercial Joint Stock Bank

Le Hien, Head of Innovation, Techombank (invited)

12:30 – 13:30

Luncheon

13:30 – 14:15

The non-standard compliance procedures and how to keep financial institutions safe

Financial institutions are vulnerable to attacks as they hoard data (and wealth) and are susceptible to fraud. International Know Your Customer (KYC) protocols are non-standardised across different jurisdictions that will need harmonisation to minimise system disruptions and enhance anti-money laundering (AML) compliance.

The latest developments in financial and capital markets compliance

Use of internationally-recognised core standards and frameworks in the management of risk

Security architecture for a digital bank with KYC and AML protocol

Compliance-as-a-Service (CaaS) framework for adaption across different regulatory landscape

Session chaired by Richard Hartung, International Resource Director, The Asian Banker

14:15 – 14:45

Briefing on the Vietnam Awards Programme 2019 and Key Trends - Retail, Risk and Technology

Awards programme: Process, methodology and scorecards

Overview of the Vietnam retail banking market

Key findings from the awards programme

Best practices in Vietnam (based on submissions)

Briefing by Mobasher Zein Kazmi, Head of Research, The Asian Banker

14:45 – 15:15

Tea/ Coffee Break

15:15 – 16:30

The Innovation in Finance Council - “From legacy to innovation, changing the rules of engagement in Vietnam”

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

Exchange views between investors (both traditional banks as well as private equity players and the major startup 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:

- Keynote Address

- Briefing on the innovation trends in Vietnam

- The Innovation Leadership Dialogue

The rise in investment funds, angel and venture capitalism

The risks and statistics of startup failures

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

How can banks incubate a startup in their midst?

Use of blockchain, AI and data and analytics in the future

Panelists include

Tran Nhat Minh, Deputy CEO & Chief Information Officer, Vietnam International Bank

Nicole Nguyen, Innovation and Blockchain advocate, former Head of APAC, Infinity Blockchain Ventures

Arnab Ghosh, MD & CEO, Post & Telecommunication Finance Company (PTF)

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

16:30

End of Convention

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

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