5th Edition Connected Banking-South Africa

Connected Banking Southern Africa -27th September Johannesburg, South Africa

Countdown

Connected Banking

A Premier Banking Summit

The banking sector ibn Southern Africa is progressing towards becoming a ‘marketplace without boundaries’. This by the impending entry of new digital players who are challenging the status quo and driving unparalleled levels of innovation.

Technology is fast becoming a central factor in the banking and financial services industry generating new opportunities and contributing to the region’s financial sector. Financial institutions in the last decade have witnessed dramatic changes owing to rising competition, growing customer expectations, innovative compliance regulations, and more. The last year has also witnessed a drastic accelerationand shift to a cashless digital economy, with extraordinary growth in the number of e-payment transactions.

Banking,customer onboarding, engagement and retention, digital payments, and digital lending services greatly boosted the economic cogs forward. The banking and finance sector has been growing even in the face of turbulences and uncertainties, thisbased on the tenets of digital transformation, innovation, diversity, cooperation and sustainability.

Why South Africa

81% of South Africa’s population above the age of 16 had access to a bank account

Large Banks hold over 85% of the industry’s deposits

Digital adoption has been on the rise, with an increasing number of customers using banking apps and online banking platforms to perform transactions.

Over 91% of the population now participates in the formal financial system based on the interoperable payment transaction facilities between registered banks and FSPs

With this as a driver, ICSA presents Connected Banking, formerly named the Africa Digital Banking Summit. Connected Banking – Southern Africa will deliberate on, and focus on developing solutions to, critical issues faced by banks and FIs on the East Africa region. The Summit is a not to be missed opportunity for experts, business people, and practitioners form the BFSI fraternity to discuss practical and cost-effective solutions to developing digital banking solutions

Connected Banking is an ideal platform for networking with industry players; senior managers, decision-makers, and practitioners operating in the industry and making the most of banking technologies.

The Summit will host leaders and experts from across the region representing, Banks, Insurance Companies, FinTechs and TechFins, Digital and NeoBanks, Non-Banking Financial Organizations, Cooperatives, Investments funds, Asset Management Companies.

Key Focus Areas

Crafting a Cashless Economy

Customer Experience and Digital Transformation

Cyber Resilience Strategy

Automation and to simplify core banking operations and reduce complexity

Trends and Challenges in the Digital Only Model

Synergies Between traditional FIs and Telecoms

Role of AI, ML and Robotics in Financial Services

Security – An all pervasive model

Identity and Access Management

What in Store for you at Connected Banking?

SVG Icon

Engage with new audiences

By partnering with us we can help you engage with your target audiences, such as decision makers or influencers. As a sponsor/partner you will benefit from our full online and offline marketing infrastructure and expertise.

SVG Icon

Exclusive Branding

Our brand is based on valuing people, integrity, creativity and professionalism. These values define everything we do.

Evaluating to sponsor, co-brand or become an official partner?, we can add value to your brand. Through channels including online campaigns social media and a wide set of media partners, we can promote your brand nationwide and internationally.

SVG Icon

Meet Experts and Influencers

Our account managers are well equipped to make sure you get to interact with top C-Suite Executives. The Summit is exclusively for C-Suite Executives and decision makers and therefore will network and engage with experts that have a success story with best practices and case studies. Also, as a solution provider, you will be meeting your direct buyer. People who have the capacity to buy your product or solution or at least influence the decision to buy. This is an opportunity you do not want to miss.

SVG Icon

Gain an Edge, with Latest Perspective

Global Industry Experts, who will delve into the latest cutting-edge tools and frameworks - shaping the business – will also share case studies and success stories that help acquire a competent viewpoint in achieving your set goals.

Why Attend

Renowned Speakers, Unparalleled Content

Global Workforce Management Summit - is an ideal platform for networking with industry players; senior managers, decision-makers, and practitioners operating in the workforce strategy and change management space The Summit will host leaders and experts from across the continent representing, varied industry verticals.

Gain an Edge, with Latest Perspective

Global Industry Experts, who will delve into the latest cutting-edge tools and frameworks - shaping the workforce and impacting the business – will also share case studies and success stories that help acquire a competent viewpoint in achieving your set goals, Join them and form and execute a workplace strategy. Leverage People Analytics to drive the future of talent acquisition and retention.

Network with industry leaders face-to-face

Meet subject experts who are leading the transformation agenda, discuss and deliberate on various issues. Leverage this opportunity to meet your idols and click a selfie with leading luminaries.

Learn, Learn Learn!

Expand your knowledge and find relevant solutions to pressing concerns, learn from thought-leaders, share your ideas and gain insights on the best and next practices prevalent in your industry.

Highlights

SVG Icon

ENGAGEMENT

REGISTRATIONS
LOGGED IN ATTENDEES
PARTICIPATING COMPANIES

+

Registrations

+

Logged in attendees

+

Participating Companies
SVG Icon

THE ACTUAL EVENT

Minutes of live stream
Sessions

( Keynotes, Fire-side Chats and Panel Discussions )

MEDIA AND SOCIAL AMPLIFICATION

SVG Icon

Past Highlights

SVG Icon

ENGAGEMENT

REGISTRATIONS
LOGGED IN ATTENDEES
PARTICIPATING COMPANIES
Speakers

+

Registrations

+

Logged in attendees

+

Participating Companies

+

Speakers
SVG Icon

THE ACTUAL EVENT

Minutes of live stream
Sessions

( Keynotes, Fire-side Chats and Panel Discussions )

MEDIA AND SOCIAL AMPLIFICATION

SVG Icon
Event Speakers

Meet Our Speakers

Mukwandi Chibesakunda

Chief Executive Officer- Zambia National Commercial Bank (Zanaco) PLC

Desmond Takawira

Chief Technology Officer-Steward Bank

Ghita Erling

Chief Executive Office, Payments Association of South Africa

Dr. Sizwe Gwala

Head of Data Governance- Absa Group Compliance

Dr. Henry Clarke Kisembo

Group Chief Managing Partner-Development Associates link International

Pragashani Reddy

Head of Corporate Banking,Standard Bank

Yudhvir Seetharam

Head of Analytics, FNB South Africa

Luntente Ndyamba

Director: CIB Service, Absa Corporate and Investment Banking.

Konstantin Tsanis

Senior Investment Officer Fintech and Digital Banking - World Bank

Krishnan Menon

Chief Operating Officer - Absa Bank Botswana

Ravikumaran Govender

Executive head digital, Nedbank

Joseph Shiku

Chief Information Officer- Zambia National Commercial Bank

Jacob Basera

Head of Technology Platforms - Standard Bank Moçambique

Oswin (Kanyaka) Zulu

Group Chief Digital Officer- Zimnat

Christopher Naidoo

Head of IT Operations, Investec

Lizzy Mogale

Managing Executive for Insights and Advisory, Nedbank Retail and Business Banking- Nedbank

Prenton Chetty

Head: Intelligent Systems, Nedbank

Summit Sponsors

FOur esteemed sponsors of the DBS & Connected Banking Series

Media Partners

Testimonial

Register now

For speaking, sponsorship, attending and exhibiting, please fill the form below