BankTech Asia Overview 2017
BankTech Asia returned for the 9th year in 2017 and saw tremendous response from the Banking and Fintech community across the region. After a successful 2016 of launching our inaugural conference at Jakarta and Manila, we expanded into another country; Sri Lanka.
2016 was an exciting year for the banking and fintech industry with regulators and incumbents from the region each responding with their own strategy to fintech and other disruptions. In 2017 we anticipated that the need to innovate and compete to be even more urgent in order to remain relevant in this ever changing landscape.
Our first stop for 2017 was at the beautiful island nation of Sri Lanka in March followed by our signature multi-streamed conference in Kuala Lumpur in July, Manila in September and Jakarta in November.
We teamed up with the top sources of the industry in order to best meet the volatile banking needs by keeping abreast with the latest technologies in the region. BankTech Asia 2017 certainly proved to be the one stop conference for banking technology and fintech enthusiasts to have a better understanding and expectation of the future of banking technology.
BankTech Asia Sri Lanka 2017
BankTech Asia launched its inaugural event in Sri Lanka on the 21st -22nd March joined by close to 100 bankers the event proved to be essential to helping senior level bankers in navigating the new landscape of disruption and fintech.
This view was echoed by Dr Nandalal, Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka who said “The new reality for the banking landscape is disruption; the financial services sector needs to disrupt itself before someone else does it for you,” during his opening speech
Special thanks to our partners and sponsors, Hitachi, Sampath IT Solutions, Virtusa Polaris & Learn TV helping BankTech Asia Sri Lanka the success it deserves to be.
With our success this year at Sri Lanka, we’ll definitely be returning to the beautiful island nation of Sri Lanka in 2018!
BankTech Asia Kuala Lumpur 2017
BankTech Asia returned to Kuala Lumpur for the 9th year, we’ve seen a very successful year with close to 300 senior level bankers, over 200 trade visitors and 40 exhibitors. The flagship Kuala Lumpur event consisted of a 2-days conference featuring more than 35 experts, and 3 concurrent streams.
In his opening remarks YB’ Dato Wira Othman Aziz, Deputy Finance Minister of Malaysia made a call to the banking sector to invest in digital strategies and collaborate with fintech to avoid losing the market share and emphasized on the government’s commitment towards driving the fintech ecosystem in Malaysia.
Various topics were covered extensively including AI, Cyber-security, Blockchain and many more with the regulator’s panel discussion with Bank Negara Malaysia, Monetary Authority of Singapore and Otoritas Jasa Keuangan being the key highlight.
The event also featured the launch of one of China’s fastest fintech start in Malaysia
Special thanks to our sponsors and partners, iPayLinks, Comarch, Tech Data and SME Bank in a Box for making this the success it deserves to be.
BankTech Asia Manila 2017
Retail banking being one if not the biggest and most profitable areas of the banking industry is growing and expanding with the latest and most advanced technologies.
BankTech Asia 2017 held its second Manila leg at the Dusit Thani Hotel last September 19 – 20, 2017. The event featured leading edge financial technology solutions and provided the opportunity for the speakers and delegates –composed of key industry leaders and decision makers from the banking sector –to exchange best practice strategies for applying innovation.
The conference in the Philippines was carefully designed to help the retail banking industry advance and reposition their strategic responses to the ever changing technological environment. Combining Information, Innovation and Technology, the theme of the conference centered around how the banking industry could move to the next level in the digital banking system with various national level topics such tackling financial inclusion and the National Retail Payment System (NRPS).
BankTech Asia Jakarta 2017
BankTech Asia returned to Jakarta for the 2nd year, we’ve seen good turnout with close to 100 bankers and solution providers. The flagship event consisted of a 2-days conference featuring more than 20 experts, focusing on Payment Technologies, Technology Risk and Retail Banking Technology.
Various topics were covered extensively including Payment technology innovations in Asia, Artificial Intelligence in the Banking sector, Cybersecurity, Biometrics and many more with a focus on insights and topics that are taking the financial services industry by storm with the goal of assisting bankers and solution providers to better navigate their tech and innovation strategies.
Special thanks to our sponsors and partners, iPayLinks, Arthatel & Thales, KPI Soft, Fido Solutions, Beans Group and Pillar Media for making this the success it deserves to be.