AICB’s Global Banking Conference 2018 (GBC 2018) themed “Banking in The Digital Age: Disruption. Reinvention. Revolution” was held on 10-11 July 2018 to provide an interactive platform to promote discourse and debate on the latest emerging technologies, trends, and challenges shaping the future of the banking industry and the strong need for banks to clarify their digital strategies, develop new capabilities and transform their cultures.
GBC 2018 commenced with a series of technology labs by IBM to introduce and showcase emerging technologies in banking, including cognitive computing and artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, robotic process automation (RPA), and cognitive claims. This was followed by a Design Thinking Session by Innothink Advisory to help participants get started on driving innovation.
The conference featured several prominent local and international speakers including Philipp Kristian Diekhöner, digital innovation strategy leader and author; Sandeep Lal, Managing Director of Digital DBS Consumer Banking Group Singapore; Cyril Duffy, Chief Operating Officer, HSBC Bank; Rajesh Singh, Managing Director, Head Of Asean And South Asia Strategy, Standard Chartered Bank Singapore; Domenic Fuda, CB, Group Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Hong Leong Bank Berhad; Michael Foong Seong Yew, Group Chief Strategy Officer & Chief Executive Officer, International, Maybank Group and many more.
Close to 400 bankers attended the two-day event held at Sasana Kijang, Bank Negara Malaysia.