Conference Agenda

Conference Day 1
24 July 2017 (Monday)

0800

Registration 

Digital 2025

0900

Opening Keynote

Dr. Sein Maung, Vice-President, Myanmar Banks Association/ Chairman,First Private Bank

0910

Chairperson's Opening Remarks

Raphael Goue, Director China, Mongolia, Myanmar and Vietnam, European Financial Management Association - EFMA 

0915

2nd Keynote  

Digital 2025 – the Vision and Way Forward for the Region

Bosky Subramanian, Head – Digital Banking Strategy and Transformation APAC, Temenos

0945

Speed Networking & Morning Refreshments

2 Years On

1030

Taking Stock of the Banking Reforms 2 Years On: Insights & More

Sean Turnell, Senior Economic Advisor, Myanmar Government/ Director of Research, Myanmar Development Institute

1100

SWOT Analysis: Myanmar's Banking Landscape in the Here & Now

  • Immersion of the 13 Friendly giants - What happened since April 2015?
  • Has the interbank market been kick-started? Challenges & opportunities?
  • Vision for Digital 2025

Rajesh Ahuja, CEO, Myanmar, ANZ Bank  

Azeem Azimuddin, CFO & Advisor to Chairman, AYA Bank

Vikram Kumar, Country Manager, International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Win Lwin, Managing Director, International Banking Division, KBZ Bank  

Ghanshyam Srivastava, CEO, SBI Yangon

Hal Bosher, Special Advisor to Chairman & CEO, Yoma Bank

Moderator:  Takehiko Koyanagi, Editor-At-Large, Nikkei Asian Review

1200

Networking Lunch

Extending the Reach

1310

Leveraging the Blockchain Framework to Streamline Trading Operations and Improve Supply Chain Efficiency

Masato Kaneda, Deputy General Manager, Digital Innovation Department, Mizuho Financial Group

 

1335

Cash still King? Embracing Technology towards Greater Financial Inclusion 

  • Overcoming the teething challenges 
  • Reaching out to the unbanked  
  • Leapfrogging with technology  

Aung Aung Cho, COO, Mobile Banking Department, A-Bank 

David Wang Soe Lin, Deputy Managing Director, AYA Bank

Dr. Hla Nyunt, Deputy Managing Director, Global Treasure Bank  

Geert Warlop, COO, TrueMoney International

1420

Harnessing the Blockchain Advantage for Effective and Secure Transactions  


Altona Widjaja, VP Fintech and Innovation Group - The Open Vault, OCBC Bank

1445

Taking On the FinTechs: Competition or Collaboration? 

  • Are FinTechs the future? 
  • If you can’t beat them, join them? 
  • How should banks respond for a win-win?

Than Htike @ Nelson Tan, Head Information Officer, Myanmar Oriental Bank

Justin Hadgkiss, VP, Head of Technology & Commercial, Wave Money

Mike Phone Myint, Head of IT, Yoma Bank

Moderator:  Bosky Subramanian,  Head – Digital Banking Strategy and Transformation APAC, Temenos

1525

Afternoon Refreshments 

Long Live the Branch – or Not
1600 Transforming the Branch Network – A Cost-Effective Way to Serve Areas of Different Footfall 
1630 

The Changing Face of Branch Banking – from Function to Experience

1650 

Making a Difference – Improving Access to Financial Services with, or without a Branch Network

1710

Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

Raphaël Goué, Director China, Mongolia, Myanmar and Vietnam, European Financial Management Association - EFMA

1715

End of Conference Day 1

Networking Cocktail hosted by PARKROYAL Yangon 

Conference Day 2
25 July 2017 (Tuesday)

0800

Registration 

0900

Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Tim Scheffmann, Managing Director, Scheffmann Lmtd. 

Cards & Payments

0905

Security for Financial Transactions in Cyber Space

Jack Tay, Senior Account Manager, Entrust Enterprise Security 

0935

Towards Greater Inclusion with Cards and e-Wallets  

  • Are Cards & Payments the future for Myanmar too? 
  • Issuance vs. Acceptance – which is the driver?
  • Challenges and opportunities

Kyaw Hlaing Win, Head of Cards & Payments, AGD Bank

Zayar Aung, Head of Cards, CB Bank

Ronald Lee, Project Director, City Mart Holdings Ltd.

Allen Gilstrap, CEO, Ongo Myanmar

Arturo Planell, Country Manager, Visa Myanmar 

1020 Morning Refreshments
1050

Pathom Suksathit, Channel Account Manager, Myanmar, Cambodia & Laos, Fortinet

1120

 

1150

Closing Keynote

Financial Inclusion in Myanmar and the SEA Region: What Lies on the Road Ahead?

1220

Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

Tim Scheffmann, Managing Director, Scheffmann Lmtd. 

1225

Networking Luncheon 

1330

End of Conference