BankTech Asia Sri Lanka

30th & 31st May 2023

Mövenpick Hotel

The Digital Chapter
Embracing Innovation and Sustainable Growth

Embracing Innovation and Sustainable Growth

The longest running banking and technology conference BankTech Asia is back! The BankTech Asia Conference in Sri Lanka is a two-day event focusing on exploring the innovative technologies while riding on the sustainable solutions that can help banks move forward after the pandemic and political crisis.
The conference intends to chart the next wave of banking revolution to provide the learning and development opportunity for banks to rise up to their customers’ expectations and thrivingly rise to meet today’s technological revolution in the banking sector.

Overall, the Bank Tech Asia Sri Lanka is a must-attend for banking professionals and practitioners interested in the future of banking and technology.

Why Attend

Gain valuable insights on emerging technologies and trends in the banking industry that can drive sustainable growth.
Learn from industry experts on how to embrace digital innovations and leverage them to improve customer experience and drive business growth.
Understand the challenges and opportunities in cross-border banking and explore ways to expand your business internationally.
 Hear success stories and best practices from leading banks and financial institutions that have undergone digital transformation.
Network with industry peers, thought leaders, and decision-makers to exchange ideas and build new business partnerships.
Discover the latest developments in areas such as neo banking, open banking, API economy, data analytics, and AI, and learn how they can help transform your business.


His Excellency Dr. Joachim Bergström

Ambassador of Sweden to Malaysia

Rizal Il-Ehzan Fadil Azim

Chief Executive Officer, Alliance Islamic Bank Berhad, Malaysia

Joanne Rodrigues

Group Chief Financial Officer, Affin Bank Berhad, Malaysia

Zalina Shamsudin

Head of International Programs - Asia Pacific, Climate Bonds Initiative, United Kingdom

Nadjme Yusuf

Group Sustainability Accelerator Officer, Affin Bank Berhad, Malaysia

Shanta Helena Dwarkasing

Director of Programs, UN Global Compact Network, Malaysia & Brunei

Dr. Gary William Theseira

Council Member, Climate Governance Malaysia (CGM) Malaysia

Arina Kok

Partner, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, Ernst & Young Consulting Sdn Bhd, Malaysia


Bank Tech Asia 2023

Find out on how to make the most of the banking industry at this year’s Bank Tech Asia conference. With experts in Sustainable Finance, you can explore the latest opportunities in sustainable financing.

0830 - 0930 AM

Registration for BankTech Asia 2023 - Sri Lanka Series

0930 - 0940 AM

Opening of BankTech Asia Sri Lanka 2023 by Chairperson

0940 - 0945 AM

Welcome remarks

0945 - 1000 AM

Keynote Speech: The State of BankTech in Sri Lanka: Exploring Sri Lanka's Digital Frontier

The speech will cover ways in which the banking industry can align its sustainable development goals, social responsibility, and financial inclusion at the heart of its business strategy. The speaker is expected to discuss emerging trends and technologies that can help financial institutions in their efforts to promote sustainability and inclusivity while driving growth and profitability. The speech may touch upon issues such as green finance, ethical banking, microfinance, and social impact investing. how banks can invest in environmentally responsible practices.

1000 - 1045 AM

Panel Discussion: Right at It - Emerging Trends for 2023

Explore with panellists on the potential impacts cutting-edge technologies have on the banking industry. The discussion will cover topics such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, and the Internet of Things (IoT), and how these technologies can drive innovation and transform banking operations. The panellists will also examine how emerging trends such as digital transformation, open banking, and customer centricity are shaping the future of banking.

1045 - 1115 AM

Morning Refreshments

1115 - 1200 PM

Panel Discussion: Navigating Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainability Banking

While sustainable happens to be the buzzword for all banking trends, the question remains on how committed banks are? Panellists will explore the current state of sustainable practices in banking and discuss emerging trends and technologies that can help financial institutions in their efforts to promote sustainability and inclusivity while driving growth and portability.

1200 - 1245 PM

Panel Discussion: The Role of AI and Machine Learning (ML) in Cybersecurity: Advancements, Risks, and Best Practices

AI and machine learning can be leveraged by cybersecurity professionals to strengthen cybersecurity measures and reduce the attack surface by proactively
identifying and mitigating potential vulnerabilities. However, cybercriminals can also exploit AI and machine learning algorithms for malicious purposes, underscoring the need for robust security measures to protect against emerging threats in the digital age.

1245 - 1400 PM

Networking Luncheon

1400 - 1445 PM

Panel Discussion: AI and Automation: Shaping the Future of Customer Experience

The interactive session on AI and Automation will explore how emerging technologies, i.e. chatbots, voice assistants, and personalized recommendations are
transforming customer experience and engagements in the banking industry, making processes more efficient, and saving banks money in the long run. Speakers will also look at the potential issues, such as privacy and ethics and which practices are considered the best for the future of customer experience in banking.

1445 - 1530 PM

Panel Discussion: Money Everywhere: The Power of Embedded Finance

Panel discussion will focus on the transformative potential of embedded finance in the financial services industry and how embedded finance can unlock new revenue streams and opportunities for financial institutions. It can be used as one of the main instruments to promote financial inclusion and improve access to financial services for underserved populations.

1530 - 1600

Afternoon Refreshments

1600 - 1700 PM

Panel Discussion: Prepping for the Metaverse Experience

A new world of opportunities is emerging thanks to the metaverse. Risk will be present, but banks were developed to manage risk. Join the panellists as they
discuss the metaverse vs traditional branch and how banks can leverage it to reconnect with customers and form meaningful relationships throughout the customer journey.



EARLY BIRD RM 1,700 / pax

Early Bird ends on 15th FEB 2023 *Price does not include 6% SST

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NORMAL PRICE RM 2,000 / pax

 *Price does not include 6% SST

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