9th Annual Technology & Innovation – the Future of Banking & Financial Services

The 9th annual Technology & Innovation – the Future of Banking & Financial Services conference will bring together more than 450+ of financial services elite including CIOs, CTOs, CMOs and Divisional Heads of IT, Retail Banking, Digital, Customer, Data, Mobile and Channels. Speakers from leading Iocal and international financial services organisations will drive dynamic conversation around the opportunities and challenges shaping the market today and tomorrow.

Hear insights from International speakers including  Marco Bressan, Chief Data Officer, BBVA (Spain); Simon Pomeroy, Chief Digital Officer, Westpac New Zealand and  Krishnan Govindan, Head of Customer Service Phone Banking, ICICI Bank (India). The Australian perspective on banking innovations will be delivered by Vaughn Richtor, Chief Executive Officer, ING Direct; Robert Wilson, Chief Technology Officer, Westpac; Mark Gay, Chief Information Officer, ME Bank; John Moss, CIO, Platform Solutions Group, UBS; Kamal Nankani, Global Chief Enterprise Architect, GE Capital; Tim Tez, Chief Product and Marketing Officer, Metlife, plus many more.


FutureTech Kuala Lumpur 2017

Malaysia’s premier FutureTech event bringing together 100+ C-level and senior technology executives from across financial services, retail, government, utilities, manufacturing, health and telecommunications organisations.

Future of Financial Services, Sydney

Mark your 2017 calendar for Asia Pacific's largest annual banking and financial services technology conference.

Blockchain has introduced a flurry of discussions and experimentations across the world. When Bitcoin, based on blockchain, grabbed headlines as a major cryptocurrency, it ignited discussions on the future of this new technology.

Today, the discussions at banks have gone past Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Many are looking at various implementations and use cases, and examining the role of blockchain in streamlining key processes and make them more cost-efficient and immutable.

"We are encouraging experimentation and iteration; people won’t get it right the first time and they should not be admonished for that..."

The peak body, Innovation Australia, has added two new international experts to its advisory board, drawing on industry know-how from the US and Israel.

With close to 30 million devices sold in the second quarter of 2016, India has the fastest-growing smartphone network in the world, according to the International Data Corporation.

FST Media: What are your business and digital priorities for the next 6 months?

Flutey: From a business perspective, our focus can be condensed to grow our userbase and to capture 10 per cent of the domestic market before turning our attention abroad.

FST Media: What are your business and digital priorities for the next 6 months?

Beaumont: I’m responsible for transforming how we deliver service and improve service standards in Standard Chartered’s client contact centres across 23 locations in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. A lot of these improvements will be delivered through technology so our clients can enjoy a better banking experience. 

The Victorian government is racing to become a cyber-security hub under an incubator funding package that galvanises domestic and global partners.