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ABOUT THE EVENT / reasons to come

Misys will host a one-day forum of panel discussions, presentations, and specific industry breakout streams for Capital Markets, Corporate Banking and Retail Banking. Our forum provides a platform to meet the industry leaders and subject matter experts, discuss the challenges faced, and hear best practices from the global experts. The key themes will be transformation, digitalisation and cloud.


We are expecting over 200 C-level delegates from across corporate banking, retail banking, and capital markets.

Registrations closed

Thank you for your interest in the Misys Connect Forum – Singapore, on 6-7 December 2016 in Singapore. We have received a high number of registrants and due to this demand, we have closed the registration. Please contact asiamarketing@misys.com if you have any questions. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Conference agenda

Registration and coffee


Simon Paris

Transforming the financial services industry in the era of digitalisation and the cloud

How we make our customers more resilient, efficient and competitive
Chris Ip

Keynote: Embracing a new banking landscape

Digitalisation is changing the world: The latest trends in financial services in Asia Pacific
Robin Crewe

Panel discussion: PaaS – Accelerating innovation across financial services

Martin HäringBob HaywardGerben VisserRiteesh Singh

PaaS and the key benefits of the app economy

Potential use cases that support greater business agility
Imad Abou Haidar

Regional perspective

Trends, challenges and Misys vision for the Asia Pacific region

Coffee break

Breakout Retail Banking, Corporate Banking, Capital Markets

Coffee break

Ned PhillipsBalázs Vinnai

The robots are coming: Artificial intelligence, machine learning and algos

  • Reasons why robo intelligence has risen as advisor but also as trading entity
  • The impact it has and will continue to have on the industry with real life examples
  • Machine learning/intelligence; natural language understanding; machine perception
  • Robo-advisory
  • Algo trading
Sam Ahmed

Keynote presentation: Banking and Markets: An inevitable disruption?

  • Reaching out to the unbanked population through technology
  • Crowd Funding and P2P platforms: The impact on banks
  • Why blockchain can overhaul the existing derivatives market
  • Risks on embracing disruption and the Regulatory response so far
Alex KwiatkowskiSam AhmedZelda AnthonyMike KayamoriAntony LewisAlex Wolff

Closing debate: Exploring the new boundaries of Internet of Finance – beyond the buzz of blockchain

  • Understanding blockchain and distributed ledger technology
  • The key use cases in corporate banking and capital markets
  • Impact of distributed ledger technology on costs, operations and efficiencies
  • Challenges such as regulations, legal challenges, interoperability issues and overhauling legacy infrastructure

Closing remarks

Balázs VinnaiAlex LivingstoneLuke JanssenPeterjan Van Nieuwenhuizen

The emergence of two-speed banking

Customers, investors, regulators are driving banks to modernise and transform to meet customer experience expectations, achieve operational efficiency and ensure ongoing adherence to compliance. This session will discuss how to approach a front-to-back transformation and get in the fast lane? it will touch on topics such as innovation, ecosystem and partnerships.
Hal BosherZennon Kapron

The rise of mobile payments in Asia Pacific

Mobile payments are predicted to account for $1 trillion USD in value in 2017. Asia Pacific markets will contribute to this growth greatly as mobile commerce transactions with remote payments take off across the region. NFR, MpoS, mobile wallets. Find out how the diversity of the Asia Pacific market will drive different mobile payments developments and adoptions.

Lunch break

Alex KwiatkowskiMukul Agrawal

“The Power of One – Reaching persona based banking nirvana”.

Big Data and analytics enable banks to build customer engagement and drive better business decisions. How to capture and store incoming data at the bank, and convert those data silos into informative customer insights whilst respecting privacy issues. How ultimately to leverage this data to deliver relevant products and services to your customers.

Roundtables and networking

Select one of the 3 topics presented which is of greatest interest to you, and participates in an informal roundtable discussion with your peers and industry experts. Share insights and take the opportunity to network.
Elliott LimbChristopher EmslieAmit Alok

Panel discussion: Killer tech apps easing the corporate experience

65% of corporations say banks don't understand their needs. How can banks help corporates to benefit from the nexus of integrated relationship banking, emerging technologies and digital service innovation? Fintech often provides user-experience improvement on the edges of the corporate value chain, but what are the integrated use cases for banks, fintechs and corporates to come together and drive working capital efficiency and frictionless financial services?
Jacqueline Morcombe

Industrialisation of the lending lifecycle: Redefining credit, risk and service

Corporate borrowers have defaulted on $50bn of debt in 2016. Unifying loan performance and risk intelligence with the industrialised lending lifecycle is vital to injecting innovation. Learn how forward thinking organisations are building a digital path of least resistance across loan products, from bi-lateral to syndicate. How can you reach lending Nirvana?
  • Transformation driven by customer journeys
  • Data optimisation for regulatory and management reporting and IFRS9
  • The role of crowd lending, blockchain and portal technologies in the new risk environment

Lunch break

Daniel FlattJordane RollinBevan Davies

Panel discussion: The driving forces of digital trade

New use cases in digital trade enabled by eDocs and trade automation. What to gain from deeper business intelligence. Integrating the path for trade and supply chain finance. Changing the world of trade – actions from the World Trade Symposium.
Andrew ColesSreeram IyerSean NorrisBrian Edmondson

Creating the connected ecosystem for corporate banking

  • Ecosystem redefinition in corporate financial services.
  • The National Trade Platform:  what is it and why does it matter?
  • Collaborative fintech approaches and open banking possibilities.
  • Extending innovation across borders: barriers in blockchains and supply chains.
Sadiq JaveriJan BellensStafani Wang

FINtech or finTECH: Investment banking in the innovation age

  • Does the investment banking model need an overhaul for the innovation age?
  • How can investment banks transform as budgets are slashed?
  • How can capital markets firms keep up with the pace of innovation?

The easy migration: Upgrading for good and without pain

  • How to turn a necessity into a competitive advantage.
  • Manage, test and deploy in a cost effective, secure and timely manner.
  • Build a future-proof tomorrow.

Lunch break

Aaron WoolnerSadiq JaveriDr. Frederick Shen

Preparing for transformational regulations in capital markets: The fundamental review of the trading book

The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) is one of the currently most debated and significant regulations affecting capital markets. Pre-assessment and planning – even for the new standardised approach, is not easy and often underestimated. What and where are the main challenges? What is best practice and how should you prepare to avoid any pitfalls?
Vincent LaiPeter FarleyGuillaume Spay

The strategic treasury: Optimising working capital

Providing a holistic view of risk across the banking, lending and trading books. Using big data, analysis and reporting to improve workflows and optimise profits. Performing faster high volume calculations for more precise simulation and stress testing.

Event Location

W Singapore – Sentosa Cove
21 Ocean Way
Singapore 098374

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