BankTech Asia 2020 - Sri Lanka Series
Conference Agenda

Guess who is back for the 3rd year in Sri Lanka? Its BankTech Asia!
BankTech Asia 2020 – Sri Lanka Series is bringing forward the most picked and essential topics discussed in the banking industry currently. 5 key themes which are Digital Transformation, Digital Banking, Open Banking, e-KYC and Cybersecurity are the focus in the conference. Professional speakers and experts are hand-picked to speak and share their knowledge and insights to the Sri Lankan banking industry. Come and join us to celebrate the 3rd annual banking technology conference specially designed based on the hot and trending topics.

0800 - 0900
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Selva Nagappan, Managing Director, BankTech Asia 2020 – Sri Lanka Series

H A Karunaratne, Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka

Consumers around the globe expect their banks to act and interact more like top technology companies. How many chatbots will we deploy? How much AI will we be using? What will result in all these transformations? Find out as we gather some of the digital transformation specialist to discuss about the latest trend and future development.

Moderator: 

 

Rajeev Ratna Srivastava, Country Head, State Bank of India, Sri Lanka

 

Panelist:

 

Ruwan Bakmedeniya, Chief Information Officer, Hatton National Bank, Sri Lanka

 

 

L. Sajith Sameera, Chief Information Officer, Nations Trust Bank, Sri Lanka

1005 - 1035
Refreshment Break & Tour to Exhibition Hall

• Fraud detection with analyzing on past spending behaviors on different transaction instruments to point out odd behavior.
• Harnessing the power of machine learning and big data to prevent criminal activities and monitor potential threats.

 

Alex Dilan Perera, Head of Risk Management, Cargills Bank, Sri Lanka

• Leveraging on the popularity of mobile phones to make banking available for everyone.
• Penetrate the unbanked through the power of social media.
• Collaborations with telco companies to reach out to the rural areas.

1205 - 1400
Networking Luncheon & Tour to Exhibition Hall

• Banks are reaching out to innovative FinTech to provide solution to improve processes and customer satisfaction.
• Case studies on successful implementation.

 

Roger Norton, Country Head Transaction Banking, Standard Chartered, Sri Lanka

• What is the future of banking in terms of collaboration with Fintechs.
• Banks working together with Fintechs to give each other an upper hand.
• How the disruption of Fintechs will push banks to ensure their customers stay.

Moderator:

 

Roger Norton, Country Head Transaction Banking, Standard Chartered, Sri Lanka

 

Panelists:

 

Ruwan Bakmedeniya, Chief Information Officer, Hatton National Bank, Sri Lanka

 

  

Deepal Akuretiyagama, Chief Operating Officer, National Development Bank, Sri Lanka

1545 - 1615
Refreshment Break & Tour to Exhibition Hall

• Collect customer experience data in real-time across all channels and touchpoints.
• Monitor end-to-end customer journeys to create 360º view of every customer.
• Track and address individual customer feedback with closed-loop functionality.

 

Deepal Akuretiyagama, Chief Operating Officer, National Development Bank, Sri Lanka

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• Observe patterns in past data to predict future trends in trading.
• Implementation of chatbots to reach out to more client inquiries while analyzing data simultaneously.
• Enables financial institutions to easily get answers in real-time to key business questions.

   

Kanchana Hewavitharana, Chief Operating Officer Sri Lanka & Maldives, HSBC Bank, Sri Lanka

• Increasing demand for digitalized banking services has created an opportunity for Sri Lanka to build a better KYC system.
• How information will build banks to better service their customers.
• A shared KYC system will be a factor in increasing financial inclusion.

Moderator:

 

Rajeev Ratna Srivastava, Country Head, State Bank of India, Sri Lanka

 

Panelists:

 

Teran Pasindu Dharmasiri, Head of Cash Management, Hatton National Bank, Sri Lanka

 

 

L. Sajith Sameera, Chief Information Officer, Nations Trust Bank, Sri Lanka

 

 

Seshika Fernando, Head of Financial Solutions, WSO2, Sri Lanka

 

1030 - 1100
Refreshment Break & Tour to Exhibition Hall

• Key insights on global cybersecurity trends and cyber threats in today’s rapidly-changing technology-dependent environment.
• Case study on cyber-attacks and talk on emerging technologies such as block chain, artificial intelligence (AI), cloud computing and big data to further enhance cybersecurity preparedness.

 

Pramith De Zoysa, Chief Information Security Officer, National Savings Bank, Sri Lanka

• Deep dive into the opportunity and challenges in borderless payment.
• Discuss on the complication of cross border compliance.

 

L. Sajith Sameera, Chief Information Ofcer, Nations Trust Bank, Sri Lanka

 

1230 - 1400
Networking Luncheon & Tour to Exhibition Hall

Banks are always dealing with security threat it has become something of a hot topic for them. From new regulations to fraud mitigation, banks are facing fire from all side of the board! In this Fireside Chat, our panellists will focus on:
• What kind of encryptions will the bank cover to help avoid problem?
• Where does the banking industry see itself in terms of future security threats?

Interviewer:

 

Rajeev Ratna Srivastava, Country Head, State Bank of India, Sri Lanka

 

Interviewee:

 

Ahmad Shukri Abd Rahman, Chief Risk Officer, Bank Rakyat, Malaysia

With the rise of digitalization and IR 4.0, the Central Bank of Malaysia has introduced a policy document, “Risk Management in Technology”. This session will provide guidance for financial institutions to manage the technology and cyber risks that come with the latest industrial revolution.

 

Ahmad Shukri Abd Rahman, Chief Risk Officer, Bank Rakyat, Malaysia

1545 - 1615
Refreshment Break & Tour to Exhibition Hall

• Discuss how regulations can help to safeguard the interest of financial institution.
• Payments regulatory framework, impact and evolution in the digital era.

Moderator:

 

Dilani Sooriyaarachchi, Head of Compliance, Seylan Bank PLC, Sri Lanka

 

Panelists:

 

Ahmad Shukri Abd Rahman, Chief Risk Officer, Bank Rakyat, Malaysia

 

 

Ashok Goonesekere, Chief Risk Officer, DFCC Bank PLC, Sri Lanka

 

 

Pramith De Zoysa, Chief Information Security Officer, National Savings Bank, Sri Lanka

 

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