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Opening of BankTech Asia Manila 2023 by the Chairperson
Keynote Speech: Innovation, Inclusivity, and Sustainability in Finance
The speaker will share insights on the latest innovations in finance, including technological
advancements, new business models, and emerging trends. The importance of inclusivity in
finance, including strategies for reaching underserved and marginalized communities,
promoting financial literacy, and addressing social and economic inequalities.
Panel Discussion: The Digital Transformation of Banking – What It Holds for the Future
This session will explore what the potential impacts of 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.
Panel Discussion: Trust and Tech: Building Inclusive Banking Communities
As a large portion of the Philippines is underbanked with low financial services penetration, alternative payment services enabled through mobile wallets allow users to easily make in-store payments as well as transfer and receive money digitally without physical bank cards or bank visits.
Panel Discussion: How Neobanks Are Meeting the Demands of SMEs
Neobanks provide a variety of services designed specifically for SMEs, including quick and simple account setup procedures, streamlined lending procedures, and user-friendly expense tracking systems. They also offer real-time transaction monitoring, which enables firms to keep an eye on their cash flow and make wise choices. Learn how these digital banks are in a prime position to assist SME expansion and spur economic growth in future.
Panel Discussion: Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and Decentralised Finance (DeFi)
Panellists will discuss the potential of blockchain and cryptocurrency to transform traditional finance by offering customers new and better ways to manage their finances. We will also delve into the emerging trend of DeFi, its impact on the financial industry, and its potential to create more accessible and decentralized financial systems as well as the challenges and opportunities of these technologies.
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.
Panel Discussion: Banking 4.0: Preparing the Workforce and Skills for the Future of Finance
The rapid digital transformation of the banking industry has significant implications for the future of the workforce and the skills needed for success. The session will cover topics such as the impact of automation and artificial intelligence on jobs in banking, the importance of upskilling and reskilling employees, and strategies for attracting and retaining top talent in the banking industry.
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Panel Discussion: The Future of Payments – Innovations and Trends
The Future of Payments session will explore the latest trends and innovations in the payments landscape, such as digital payments, e-wallets, contactless payments, NFC technology, and biometric authentication. As more consumers embrace digital and mobile payments, the industry must adapt to meet their needs while ensuring secure transactions. The session will also examine the potential of biometric authentication in improving security and reducing
fraud in payments.
Panel Discussion: Data Analytics and AI: The Future of Banking Decision Making
This session will explore how data analytics and AI are shaping the future of banking decision making and offering insights on the challenges and opportunities presented by these technologies, the ethical considerations that come with the use of data and AI, as well as the impact on the workforce and the future of banking jobs.
Panel Discussion: From Traditional to Digital: Blockchain-Powered Cross-Border Payments
Through the use of a distributed ledger system, blockchain technology enables parties to safely and immediately transfer value without the involvement of middlemen. Using this technology, cross-border payments may be made more quickly and cheaply while simultaneously increasing security and transparency. Hear from expert on how the major challenges of adopting this technology from getting everyone onboard to feel at ease as well the clarity needed in crypto market regulations.
Panel Discussion: Money Everywhere: The Power of Embedded Finance
Embedded finance refers to the integration of financial services into non-financial platforms such as e-commerce, social media, and other digital services. This trend is rapidly transforming the financial industry and creating new opportunities for businesses to expand their customer offerings. One of the most popular forms of embedded finance is "Buy Now Pay Later" services. Learn from experts how, with the rise of embedded finance, traditional financial institutions are facing increased competition from tech companies and startups that are leveraging their data and customer relationships to offer innovative financial products and services.
Panel Discussion: Banking in a New Reality: Leveraging Metaverse for Enhanced Customer Support
Some of the benefits of leveraging metaverse as part of banking services are the easy access for clients to navigate through virtual bank branches, accessing financial education and information, and even conduct transactions. Metaverse helps banks increase their reach and serve customers in remote areas with limited access to traditional banking services, creating a virtual presence that provides financial services to rural communities, without the need for a physical branch. While metaverse offers many benefits to banks and their clients, there are also some challenges that need to be addressed, including the need for robust cybersecurity measures to protect clients' sensitive information while ensuring the service is inclusive and accessible to all clients, regardless of their digital literacy or physical abilities.
Panel Discussion: Open Banking and Application Programming Interfaces (APIs): Innovations and Opportunities in Financial Services
For the last session, panelists will discuss how open banking and APIs are revolutionising the financial services industry by making it easier for banks and outside companies to share information and services. Customers can use this method to manage their funds from several sources on a single platform. However, the deployment of Open Banking and APIs is not without its difficulties, though, including legislative, technical, and privacy and security issues with data. To overcome these obstacles and guarantee the safe and secure adoption of
Open Banking and APIs, collaboration between banks and third-party providers is vital.
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