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Discussing digital for African finance DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION is the way forward for banks, insurers, capital market firms, and financial regulators around the world. Experts are of the opinion that Africa is leading the world in financial innovation and AFRICA’S LEADING BFSI EVENT Embracing Innovation fordigital a Better Africa space is currently the number EVENT DETAILS one priority for CEOs from across different markets in Africa. WHEN: 19-20 February 2019 Against this backdrop, global 25+ 16+ 20+ 100+ 200+ conference organiser, Tradepass has WHERE: launched the Africa BFSI Innovation Nairobi, Kenya Summit 2019, scheduled to take place WEBSITE: ✔ GMs & Senior Management ✔ CIOs, CTOs, CISOs & Heads ofon IT February 2019 in Nairobi, ✔ Heads of19-20, Data Analytics ✔ Heads of Cards & Payments www.africabfsi.com ATTENDEE ✔ Customer Experience ✔ Heads of Fraud, Risk & Compliance Kenya. ✔ Heads of Retail Banking ✔ COOs & Heads of Operation BREAKDOWN Over 200 senior BFSI professionals, ✔ Wholesale Banking ✔ CMOs, Heads of Marketing including the top CIOs, CISOs, CTOs, of IT, ICT, risk, compliance, ABIS 2019 KEYNOTEHeads SPEAKERS BFSI INDUSTRY SPECIALISTS

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Jerome Ochieng Principal Secretary for ICT & Innovation Ministry of ICT

TOP ORGANIZATIONS

Steve Njenga CIO Barclays Bank

WWW.AFRICAOUTLOOKMAG.COM Lawrence Mwai

James Nyakomitta Group CIO

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Thomas Gachie COO Resolution Insurance Kenya Gouri Shankar Sharma Head IT

retail banking, customer experience, analytics etc. from banks, microfinance, credit unions and insurance companies across East Africa, will attend the event to listen to subject matter experts discuss and share insights on various topics. These include Africa’s current banking strategies and vision for 2020, how digital banking can impact Africa, how blockchain technology can disrupt the banking Industry, data sovereignty, amongst other topics. ABIS 2019 will lay focus on the trends witnessed in this growing industry and will also discuss the opportunities and challenges present in operating an effective banking system. The two-day event will bring together 20 innovative solution providers for the attendees to network with, a few early confirmed ones being Openway, Seamfix, Virmati and Union Systems Global. The technological advancement has resulted in a sudden increase in the usage of biometrics, e-wallet payments, mobile banking, etc. in the African BFSI sector. The customer experience landscape in the country is constantly shifting, and so are the expectations of the digital consumer. At the same time, this era of digitisation is giving rise to competitive threats. With these threats looming over them, banks and financial institutions in the market have realised the risk of being left behind. Thus, it has now fallen upon these BFSI leaders to discover innovative ways to implement these emerging technologies, in order to ensure customer experience beyond satisfaction. Registrations are now open for Africa BFSI Innovation Summit 2019. For more information, visit www. africabfsi.com. To get updates about the Summit, follow/subscribe to #ABIS2019 on social media. For more information on Tradepass, visit www.tradepassglobal.com

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