Schedule

4TH ANNUAL FUTURE BANKS SUMMIT KSA 2023

  09:00 - 09:55

REGISTRATION & WELCOME COFFEE

09:55 - 10:00

OPENING NOTE BY THE CHAIRPERSON

10:00 - 10:20

VISION 2030 - EMERGENCE OF THE KINGDOM AS A GLOBAL FINANCIAL LEADER

  • With KSA being a global junction for businesses, how does the banking industry prove to be a strong pillar of economic growth?
  • Opportunities for Saudi Arabia to position itself as a global banking leader
  • How Saudi Arabia’s new Open Banking policy turbocharging digital innovations?

10:20 - 10:40

Modern IT structures in a future banking environment would focus on key innovations, technologies, and methodologies shaping the landscape

  • Shift to Cloud Infrastructure and Adoption of Microservices Architecture
  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD)Cybersecurity
  • & Compliance in Digital Banking and Data-driven Decision Making

10:40 - 11:20

PANEL DISCUSSION | DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION - THE FOUNDATIONAL PLATFORM FOR ACHIEVING BUSINESS AGILITY

  • The cultural shift from the traditional ecosystem to the new digitized banking culture
  • Driving Banking innovation and delivering excellent customer experience
  • Where do the tech trends lead the kingdom’s banking ecosystem

11:20 - 11:40

BUILDING THE BANK OF THE FUTURE: UNLEASH COLLABORATION FOR CORE BANKING MODERNIZATION AND HYPER-PERSONALIZATION

  • The banking and finance industry is undergoing a significant shift caused by new technologies, digital finance, and rising cyber threats, expecting hyper-personalized experiences from organizations they can trust.
  • The speed of core infrastructure modernization will define the success of every bank, eventually forcing banks to exit who fail to modernize.
  • Digitization as key technology enabler and how to leapfrog your existing IT infrastructure while reducing costs and ensuring organizational efficiency with the required specialized skills.

11:40 - 12:00

DATA VIRTUALIZATION - EMBRACING DATA DIVERSITY

  • Financial organizations are globally accelerating their digital journey, making rapid strides with digitization efforts, and adding key capabilities to adapt and innovate.
  • Many companies find digital transformation challenging as they rely on established systems that are often poorly integrated and also highly resistant to modernization without downtime.
  • How BSFI industry is leveraging data virtualization that facilitates digital transformation via a modern data integration, data management and data delivery approach to gain greater agility, flexibility, and efficiency.

12:00 - 12:30

NETWORKING & PRAYER BREAK

12:30 - 12:50

DELIVERING THE NEXT GEN DIGITAL EXPERIENCE WITH AI FOR FSI

  • AI is leading the CX transformation journey with knowledge AI, conversational and emotional intelligence to deliver an omni channel experience
  • Combining AI and automation to drive automation across the entire customer journey, prioritize agent performance, and enable informed decisions using actionable insights
  • Transforming the contact center from a cost to value center

 

12:50 - 13:30

PANEL DISCUSSION | CEO’s PERSPECTIVE ON THE BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION WITH NEW-AGE ADOPTIONS IN BANKING

  • What's next for the bank’s innovation strategies?
  • Latest innovations & the path towards the Vision 2030
  • What is the next step for Saudi banks to set global benchmarks?

13:30 - 13:50

FROM PLATFORM BANKING TO OPEN ECONOMY...WHAT A LONG JOURNEY!

13:50 - 14:30

FUTURE BANKS AWARDS KSA 2023

Nominate

  14:30 - 14:35

CLOSING REMARKS BY THE CHAIRPERSON AND END OF DAY ONE

  14:35 - 15:35

NETWORKING LUNCHEON

*This is a draft agenda. Timings are subject to change*

09:00 - 09:55

REGISTRATION & WELCOME COFFEE

09:55 - 10:00

OPENING NOTE BY THE CHAIRPERSON

10:00 - 10:20

INCLUSIVE BANKING THROUGH OPEN BANKING – BRINGING LEGACY BANKS AND FINTECHS TOGETHER

  • How Open banking developments are shaping the future of BaaS, PaaS & SaaS
  • Is Cloud and SaaS adoption a key driver of success for the future of Inclusive Banking?
  • What lies ahead as Banks and FinTechs learn to coexist?

10:20 - 10:40

EXPERIENTIAL BANKING IN METAVERSE - THE THIRD WORLD BANKING

  • Entering The Third World Through Extended Reality (XR)
  • Role Of CBDCs In Metaverse Banking
  • Investments & Innovations in Digital Currencies & Blockchain

10:40 - 11:25

PANEL DISCUSSION | THE FUTURE OF NBFIs – REVOLUTIONISING THE MONEY MARKET IN KSA

  • How is it shaping the future blueprint of the financial ecosystem in KSA?
  • How fintechs are empowering the NBFIs to lend, transact, & contribute to the kingdom’s growth?
  • What comes next for Gen Z? How are NBFIs creating a cultural shift from traditional to digital?

11:25 - 11:50

CONTEXTUAL BANKING AND BANKING OF THINGS ... WHERE ARE WE HEADING?

11:50 - 12:25

NETWORKING & PRAYER BREAK

12:25 - 13:15

PANEL DISCUSSION | PAYMENTS TODAY & TOMORROW – THE FUTURE OF DIGITAL PAYMENTS

  • Advanced core banking & omnichannel transformations enhancing digital CX
  • How DevOps & API integrations provide a seamless domestic & international payments solution?
  • Innovations in PoS – Building a bridge toward multisectoral growth culture

13:15 - 13:35

PIONEERING SYNTHETIC AI FOR CREDIT TAILORING

13:35 - 14:00

CLOSING REMARKS BY THE CHAIRPERSON AND END OF THE SUMMIT PROGRAM

14:00 - 15:45

NETWORKING LUNCHEON

*This is a draft agenda. Timings are subject to change*